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Field Control Processor 280

EcoStruxure™ Foxboro DCS


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

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

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