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Sierra Instruments announces flowmeter tech for existing products

Sierra Instruments, a global mass flowmeter manufacturer, has announced that two of its flowmeters are now available with additional technology, making them ideal for industrial applications like oil and gas.

The QuadraTherm 640i and 780i are now available with full device description Foundation Fieldbus digital communication protocol, a proven, systemic technology comprised of a bi-directional communications protocol designed to provide easy access to flowmeter data. The technology is used for:

Communications among field devices and to the control system
• A Function Block structure for true distributed control
• Device Description (DD) technology for parameterisation and integration of data
• A network hierarchy for subsystem integration
• A well-defined system management structure for reliability and determinism of functional execution

The company's full range of digital communications solutions allows flowmeter integration into automation and control systems.