Rate of change alarms are used to predict an event that is abnormal behaviour for a system or process. The objective being in order to take preventative action in order to avoid system or process failure or damage. If a process value suddenly increases at a rate beyond the normal, then it indicates something unusual has changed in the system or process. This is different to an absolute (low or high) alarm.
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With VNC Viewer, EasyView HMI users will be able to view another HMI screen or another PC using an existing HMI provided the other HMI or PC has VNC server installed. Continue reading "View other HMIs using an existing HMI and VNC Viewer"
Omniflex is proud to announce a range of EasyView HMIs which have now been Atex rated.
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Mapping PLC addresses to HMI addresses when importing PLC Tag Table and Program Blocks is a familiar problem that HMI project designers often encounter.
EasyBuilder Pro in conjunction with EasyView HMIs not only supports S7-1200/1500 user-defined types (UDT), Default Data Structures, and PLC Tags but it is also possible to import tags by importing PLC project created by TIA Portal into EasyBuilder Pro project in “One Click”.
All the PLC Tags and Program Blocks in the PLC project can be used in EasyBuilder Pro, which greatly improves project development efficiency.
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The Teleterm M3 RTU now boasts a satellite communications option to the Omniflex Web based Data2Desktop Datacentre. GSM communication although ubiquitous has its limits in global reach and isolated geographical regions. The benefit of Satellite communications is that it bridges those gaps adequately and with cost benefit ratios reducing all the time, satellite communications becomes a good option for remote monitoring.
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EasyBuilder Pro and our HMIs work seamlessly together to deliver a seamless user experience. Build, simulate and download.
These HMIs have been developed to provide an easy way to design a stylish and professional operational display.
The new EasyBuilder Pro provides a more powerful, rich, and realistic picture library that makes user’s projects truly reflect actual environment. Continue reading "EasyBuilder Pro Offers More Versatile, Professional and Useful Picture Library"
Water quality as part of Environmental responsibility are a key element to triple bottom line reporting with water licensee operators needing to provide data for licensing authorities and compliance data for reporting. Omniflex has tackled the challenges for this type of remote monitoring application head on and has dealt with a number of key issues:
• Remote un-protected and un manned sites
• Solar Powered
• Vandal Proofing
• Automated operation
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Getting alarms to the right people at the right time can be a difficult exercise. People often need to be made aware of certain alarms that are triggered wherever they are. The Silent Sentry's SMS functionality provides a convenient way to do this!
Overview of typical Omni16 SMS Alarm System
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In today's fast changing world of electronics, it’s all too common for the consumer to see new products become obsolete within months of purchase. We know that in industrial plants this can cause havoc. Omniflex products have been supplied to the process control industry worldwide for over 50 years and we continue to support all of these products regardless of their age for as long as they are operational in your plant even including products under the old Conlog brand!
In line with this commitment, Omniflex has launched an online Help Desk Ticketing System which can be accessed at https://www.omniflex.com/helpdesk or located under "Technical Helpdesk" under the "Support" menu of the Omniflex website.
This now provides a more convenient method for our customers to obtain support for any of our products no matter when they were purchased!
Never has a single off-the-shelf device incorporating so many features been available before now. Features such as Universal Input, 16-point linearisation, two "rate of change" or alarm trips, with retransmit output in mA, V or pulse are now available on the revolutionary Omniterm TTT Trip Amplifier. Continue reading "Need 'Rate of Change' relay alarms with retransmit?"