EcoStruxure™ Foxboro DCS - Distributed Control System
Provides measurable operational profitability improvementsEcoStruxure Foxboro DCS (an evolution of Foxboro Evo) is an innovative family of fault-tolerant, highly available control components, which consolidates critical information and elevates staff capabilities to ensure flawless, continuous plant operation.
Ignite Your Profit EngineLearn how EcoStruxure Foxboro DCS helps process plants consistently deliver measurable operation profitability improvement safely, enabling 100% ROI in less than a year.
FeaturesPacked with state-of-the-art OT technologies like Dynamic SAMA, Engineer Anywhere and Control Anywhere capabilities, Visualization and Situation-Awareness functionalities, and the latest IT technologies in mobility, cloud and analytics, the Foxboro DCS is architecturally optimized for Smart Design and Flexible Engineering reducing capital and operating expenses, protecting operational integrity while enhancing decision making, problem resolution and workflow.
With unified control and safety through integration with the industry-leading EcoStruxure Triconex safety systems, the Foxboro DCS provides a powerful platform to turn your industrial automation into the Profit Engine of your business, driving measurable operational profitability, safely.
Benefits• Future-proof technology preserves your investments
• Customizable, embedded real-time accounting models measure and control financial value of every point of the process
• Drives measurable operational profitability at every level of the industrial enterprise
• Delivers 100% ROI in less than one year
EcoStruxure Foxboro DCS technology platforms
- Controller & I/O
- Network / interfaces
- Asset Management
- Advanced applications
The Foxboro DCS family of fault-tolerant, highly available components collect, process and disseminates valuable information to every corner of the plant. With flexibility and scalability in mind, the Foxboro DCS offers multiple types of controllers and I/O options to optimize cost, space and functionality requirements.
The Foxboro DCS features state-of-the-art, multi-purpose workstations and servers which are versatile and robust, with different options catering for different plant environments and operation requirements.
Pre-configured on secure, state-of-the-art, multi-purpose workstations and servers
Industrialized Workstations & ServersMagelis iPC line offers industrialized, powerful, secure workstation options to help ensure the operational integrity of your plant
Virtualization & Thin clientsExperience true operational agility and production schedule integrity throughout your system’s lifecycle with virtualization technology
Annunciator KeyboardsAnnunciator keyboards easily and effectively organize alarms and process display for faster operator response and resolution times
MonitorsState-of-the-art process visualization designed for utmost user safety, security and productivity
The Foxboro DCS control networks and interfaces provides scalable, robust connections between field, plant and business systems that put critical information in your hands to make timely decisions that impact your business.
Control NetworkControl network leverages advanced commercial communications technologies in robust industrial configurations
Netsight ConsoleNetsight console from Extreme Networks provides a wide selection of advanced networking management and analytic tools
Control Network interfaceOperate multiple EcoStruxure Foxboro DCS as one system
Modicon connectivityWith a Schneider Electric intelligent interface between EcoStruxure™ Control Expert (formerly known as Unity Pro) and Foxboro control editor, you can configure Modicon PLCs from a Foxboro DCS automatically
Triconex connectivityThe market-leading EcoStruxure Triconex Safety Systems can be integrated into EcoStruxure Foxboro DCS for improved security, reliability, availability and performance
Power connectivitySchneider Electric’s intelligent power and motor control center (iPMCC) approach blends process automation and energy management to enable safer, more reliable, and more cost-efficient energy use
The Foxboro DCS is equipped with advanced features and elevated human elements of Human-Machine Interface (HMI) which delivers intuitive configuration, accelerate fault-finding, speed up engineering and consolidate critical information, ensuring flawless, continuous operation.
Operator performance HMI
Situational Awareness Libraries
Alarm Management and Shelving
Foxboro DCS proven advanced, cloud‑based engineering tools and virtualization technology fast-track greenfield implementations and system expansions, minimizing risk and ensuring peak long-term performance.
The Historian provides a robust, single-software infrastructure for enterprise-wide collection, storage, and retrieval of historical process information. Designed and optimized for use with the Foxboro DCS historian client, it enables trend analysis and reporting that guide intelligent troubleshooting, and help identify opportunities for cost savings.
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