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Pepperl+Fuchs’ Fieldbus Segment Protectors Approved by Emerson for use with PlantWeb Architecture


TWINSBURG, OH – Pepperl+Fuchs’ Fieldbus Segment Protectors have received approval from Emerson Process Management, a world leader in the supply of DCS systems, for use with their DeltaV system, part of Emerson’s PlantWeb architecture. The approval paves the way for Emerson’s worldwide sales and service centers to obtain full P+F factory support when utilizing Fieldbus Segment Protectors in DeltaV system proposals and implementations.

Fieldbus Segment Protectors connect non-incendive and general-purpose fieldbus devices to a fieldbus trunk, while providing short circuit and overload protection for up to eight spurs. They mount inside safe areas, or Class 1, Division 2 or Zone 2 hazardous areas, and include a built-in selectable fieldbus terminator and LEDs for short-circuit indication. Multiple housing styles and other options are available to meet specific application requirements.

Fieldbus Segment Protectors join a number of Emerson-approved Pepperl+Fuchs products, including the Foundation Fieldbus FieldBarrier, Junction Boxes, Extension Cables, Cordset and Connectors.

About Pepperl+Fuchs
Pepperl+Fuchs is the global leader in intrinsic safety interfaces, fieldbus and HART solutions, remote I/O and AS-Interface, and purge/pressurization systems. Their solutions are employed in a variety of industries, including chemical, pharmaceutical, refining, wastewater management, automotive production, and printing processes, among others. With the most comprehensive line of industrial automation products available today, Pepperl+Fuchs is uniquely qualified to provide solutions for hazardous locations and complex applications.

About Emerson Process Management
Emerson Process Management ( is a leader in assisting businesses to automate their production, purchasing, processing and distribution in the pharmaceutical, chemical, oil and gas, refining, pulp and paper, power, and food and beverage industries, among others. Emerson Process Management combines superior products and technology with industry specific engineering, consulting, project management and maintenance services.

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