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    • Field Control Processor 280

      EcoStruxure™ Foxboro DCS

      Powerful, secure EcoStruxure™ Foxboro DCS field control processors (FCPs) boost operations and reliability.

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  • Overview

    Field Control Processor 280 dependably performs regulatory, logic, timing and sequential control, as well as data acquisition, alarm detection and notification. Their patented, fault-tolerant design offers the highest availability plus nonstop operation.

    The FCP280 coexists with — and migrates from — the earliest generations of Foxboro automation platform hardware. The FCP280 provides twice the capacity and three times the performance of previous controllers — improving performance and cost-effectiveness in even the most demanding applications.
  • Features

    • Ensured cybersecurity — ISA EDSA certified
    • Online image upgrade (OLUG)- Accepts four PIO channels (four separate HDLC fieldbuses)
    • Plant-wide data integration
    • Rated for Class G3 harsh environments
    • CE-certified for field mounting in enclosures
  • Benefits

    • Secure design for protected operation
    • Lower cost of ownership with future-proof design
    • High performance, high accuracy, fast updates, ultra-high reliability for continuous operation
  • Applications

    • Refining and petrochemicals
    • Upstream and midstream oil and gas
    • Chemicals and specialty chemicals
    • Power generation
    • Metals, mining and minerals
    • Water and wastewater
    • Food and beverage
    • Life sciences and pharmaceuticals