Original Press Release: July 20th 2017
Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management and automation, launches a new range of Eurotherm programmable precision controllers with Ethernet communications that help deliver an efficient and secure process maintaining high standards of production and helping to ease cybersecurity concerns.
Eurotherm has designed this new range around best practice for cybersecurity, and EPC3000 is the first Eurotherm process controller tested to the highly demanding Achilles® CRT Level 1 qualification, a unique solution designed to enable device manufacturers to conduct comprehensive quality testing throughout the product development lifecycle.
At one of the launch events in India, a system integrator commented, “The performance of this controller is impressive and the certification for Ethernet robustness will help our cybersecurity strategy and give peace of mind for the future”
With a high level of functionality and configurability, EPC3000 controllers are easy to install, commission and replace, and are built to last. Global certification to international standards allows the EPC3000 range to be adapted to a wide spectrum of markets and applications with a robust design for high reliability in demanding environments.
Christopher Ashworth, VP & Managing Director, Eurotherm by Schneider-Electric said “Whatever your process, EPC3000 precision controllers easily achieve the required stability, accuracy and repeatability and provides real-time indicators for efficient monitoring of process equipment effectiveness.”
Ashworth adds “our customers can adapt more easily to changing needs with flexible software and instant upgrades available online. Ethernet connectivity enhances the convergence of information and operations technology, giving EPC3000 device operators access to all the data they need. This allows our customers to capitalize on the industrial internet of things in their manufacturing processes across a multitude of applications.”EPC3000
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