The new EPC3000 precision controller range focuses on a robust cybersecurity strategy combined with IIoT connectivity

  • Eurotherm™ by Schneider Electric™ new range of programmable precision controllers designed to help optimize thermal processing and process automation
  • New EPC3000 precision controllers help deliver an efficient and secure process, maintaining high standards of production and helping to ease cybersecurity concerns
  • The EPC3000 range is a cost effective solution whatever your process, as it easily achieves the required stability, accuracy and repeatability across multiple industrial applications requiring precision control, with particular benefits in heat treatment for aerospace and automotive, life sciences, semiconductor, glass and food & beverage

Data security in the industrial environment is paramount, and it all begins with system integrity at every level, from enterprise to device.

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.

Eurotherm EPC3000

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”

Precise and repeatable control improves quality, increases yield and minimizes waste

EPC3000 Achilles certification​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 EPC3000 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, the EPC3000 range easily achieves the required stability, accuracy and repeatability and provides real-time indicators for efficient monitoring of process equipment effectiveness.”

Adaptable scalable and digitized

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 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.”

 

Article originally appeared in Engineering Update, June 2017

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