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F4T Integrated Process Controller with INTUITION® 

Watlow’s F4T with INTUITION® Integrated Process Controller

The F4T with INTUITION® temperature process controller  from Watlow® offers a wide range of field removable I/O modules for maximum design flexibility. Configurations can be custom tailored to meet the scaling needs of a tremendous range of equipment and applications while providing exactly the hardware types required for compatibility. The F4T controller also features a 4.3 inch, color, graphical touch panel. Combining power, flexibility and functionality, this new controller offers unmatched versatility, and its best-in-class ease of use could very  well make user manuals a thing of the past.

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Description:  1-4 PID loops with profiles & data logging options
Control/Limit Loops:  4/4
Max Monitor Channels:  24
Alarms:  Up to 14
Mounting:  Front panel or flush mount
Max Output:  10A SSR
Phase Configurations:  1
Ambient Operating Range:  -18 to 50C°C  (0 to 122F°F)
Agency Approvals:  UL/EN 61010 Listed, UL508, CSA, FM (limit), RoHS by design, China RoHS Level 2, W.E.E.E., CE
Communication Protocols:  Standard Bus, Modbus TCP, Modbus RTU, SCPI, USB 2.0
Supported Controllers:  F4T, Flex Modules (FM), Composer PC software
Operating Requirements:  N/A
Adaptive Tuning TRU-TUNE+: 
Remote Limit Reset:  Yes
Display Height:  4.3" PCAP color graphical touch
Dimensions:  4.09 in H (104mm) x 4.73 in W (120mm) x 4.33 in D (110mm)
Note: The specifications in the table above are best available values in each category. Not all combinations of these values are available in a single model number.

Features & Benefits:

Features Benefits
4.3-inch, color touch panel with high-resolution, graphical user-interface
  • Shortens learning curve and reduces operator errors
  • Allows channels, profiles, alarms, inputs and outputs to be personalized with user defined names
Temperature PID, over/under-temperature limit, power switching, math, logic, timers and counters combined into an integrated system sts
  • Lowers ownership costs
  • Eliminates the need for separate discrete components
  • Simplifies design, ordering and installation
Robust algorithms for temperature, cascade, altitude, humidity and compressor
  • Improves process control
  • Offers 40 ramp and soak profiles with real-time clock and battery backup
  • Offers one to four channels of control
COMPOSER® graphical configuration PC software
  • Speeds up and simplifies commissioning
  • Archives and documents controller setup
  • Connects with controller easily via Ethernet
Many communications options available including Ethernet Modbus® TCP and SCPI and EIA-232/485 Modbus® RTU
  • Offers two USB host ports and one device port
  • Simplifies file transfers
  • Connects easily
Modular design
  • Adapts quickly to evolving requirements
  • Offers numerous types of field pluggable modules for maximum flexibility and easiest compatibility
  • Delivers scalable input/output quantities from 1 to 36
Agency certifications include UL®, FM, CE, RoHS, W.E.E.E., NEMA 4X/IP65
  • Ensures high quality and reliability
  • Verifies performance in installations worldwide
SERIES F4S/F4D/F4P backward compatible
  • Provides easy retrofit with minimum pain and disruption
  • Ensures proper fit in existing SERIES F4 panel cutout
Off-the-shelf solution
  • Provides cost-effective “make versus buy”
  • Offers preconfigured touch-panel screens
  • Assures quicker time to market

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