Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Bronkhorst IN-FLOW MFCs Now Available with FM approval for Class I, Division 2 and PROFINET

IN-FLOW MFCIN-FLOW Mass Flow Meters and Controllers up to pressure rating 400 bar (5800 psi) are now available with FM approval for Class I, Division 2, for the North American market. These MFCs are available with a rugged  IP65 (dust - and waterproof) construction and an optional ATEX approval for use in Category 3, Zone 2 hazardous areas.

Additionally, Bronkhorst is now offering a PROFINET fieldbus interface on their industrial mass flow meters and controllers for gases (FM and ATEX approvals pending). PROFINET is looked at as the new standard for industrial automation, offering major savings in configuration and commissioning.

The flexible architecture of PROFINET, with its comprehensive scope of functions, enables innovative, flexible, and cost-saving machine automation provides:
  • Maximum performance and precision.
  • Flexible address assignment and modular design
  • Fast commissioning thanks to open access and defined interfaces
  • Optimal diagnostics of devices as well as the network.
Applications for Bronkhorst Mass Flow Meters and Controllers
  • Process gas measurement in food industry, chemical and petrochemical industries, in fermentation installations and in biotechnology
  • Sample gas measurement in environmental analysis
  • Gas consumption measurement for internal accounting
  • Systems for environmental air sampling
  • Hydrogen techniques
  • Burner control
For more information, contact Hile Controls of Alabama. Call them at 800-536-0269 or visit their web site at