FLEXCONNECT SOLUTIONS FOR FOXBORO I/A SERIES 100 SCHNEIDER
Foxboro I/A Series 100
Since its inception in 1987, the Foxboro® I/A Series® system has kept a Continuously Current promise to its users – as technology and your needs evolve so will your I/A Series system. Today, the I/A Series system is continuously infused with the latest technologies, and committed to maintaining interoperability with previous generations. This assures easy upgrades and significantly reduces total cost of ownership. Modernizations can often be high cost, high risk projects with significant impact to production – serious factors that users can’t afford in today’s economy. The 100 Series FBM Upgrade program is another example of the Invensys Continuously Current philosophy, providing a cost-effective upgrade path to the I/A Series system’s latest fieldbus modules – the 200 Series FBM product line.
If concerns about downtime and wiring costs are preventing you from migrating your Foxboro I/A Series 100 I/O to a new DeltaV™ system, consider FlexConnect™ Solutions for Foxboro I/A Series 100 I/O.
Reduce business risks by minimizing process downtime.
This solution brings device signals to DeltaV I/O from existing Foxboro I/A 100 Series Fieldbus Modules (FBMs). Keeping
device wires intact accelerates the new system startup, enabling you to rapidly resume production. Save installation costs. Eliminating new device wiring saves money and reduces the risk of errors. Time and material savings are significant. Preserve HART signals. Use HART® Pass-through for complete diagnostics at the DeltaV workstations.
Product Description and Specification
FlexConnect Solutions provide direct connection from Foxboro I/A Series 100 I/O to DeltaV Electronic Marshalling. The following Foxboro I/A Series 100 I/O FBM point types have FlexConnect Solutions as described below:
Analog Inputs FBM01 8 Analog Inputs connect to 8 4-20mA AI HART CHARMs
Analog Inputs/Outputs FBM04 4 Analog Inputs and 4 Analog Outputs connect to 4, 4- 20mA DeltaV AI HART & 4, 4-20mA DeltaV AO HART CHARMs
Digital Inputs FBM07A/12A 16 Digital Inputs connect to 16, 24 VDC DeltaV DI 24 VDC Isolated CHARMs
Digital Inputs FBM07B/12B 16 Digital Inputs connect to 16 24VDC Low-Side Sense (dry contact) CHARMs
Digital Inputs FBM08/13 16 Digital Inputs connect to 16 120 VAC Isolated CHARMs
Digital Inputs/Outputs FBM09A 8 Digital Inputs (external power source) connect to 8 24VDC Isolated CHARMs and 8 Digital Outputs connect to 8 24VDC Isolated CHARMs
Digital Inputs/Outputs FBM09B 8 Digital Inputs (internal power source) connect to 8 24VDC Isolated CHARMs and 8 Digital Outputs connect to 8 24VDC Isolated CHARMs
Digital Inputs FBM09C 8 Digital Inputs (external power source) connect to 8 24VDC Low-Side Sense (dry contact) CHARMs and 8 Digital Outputs connect to 8, 24VDC Isolated CHARMs
Digital Inputs FBM09D 8 Digital Inputs (internal power source) connect to 8 24VDC Isolated CHARMs and 8 Digital Outputs connect to 8 24VDC Isolated CHARMs
Digital Inputs FBM10/15 8 Digital Inputs connect to 8 120VAC Isolated CHARMs and 8 Digital Outputs connect to 8 120VAC High Side CHARMs
THE 100 SERIES FBM UPGRADE APPROACH
Fast and easy installation
We’ve designed new 200 Series FBM rack-mounted inserts to plug-in directly to your existing 100 Series cells. Field wiring is retained and communicates to the 200 Series FBMs via new Termination
Assembly Adapters (TAAs) and your existing nosecones. Much of your existing infrastructure is retained,including field wiring, with no extra footprint needed.
Hardware conversion in a few, simple steps:
1. Disconnect Nosecones from FBMs
2. Remove 100 Series FBMs
3. Disconnect and Remove 100 Series FBM Mounting structures
4. Insert new 200 Series FBM rack mounted inserts into same location
5. Plug in standard 200 Series FBMs
6. Plug-in Term Assembly Adapters (TAAs)
7. Replace Nosecones
THE BENEFITS OF NEW TECHNOLOGY
Improved performance and lifecycle management
The 100 Series FBM product line has served as a reliable and rugged I/O sub-system to the I/A Series installed base for over 30 years. While we continue to support our 100 Series FBM users, the 200 Series FBM product line is our preferred I/O subsystem, featuring a longer product lifecycle and offering greater capabilities than its 100 Series FBM predecessor. As an I/A Series user, the 100 Series FBM upgrade approach provides you with a cost-effective path to our latest technology to improve your operations.
Take advantage of the latest I/A Series system has to offer you:
• 200 Series FBMs − improved diagnostics, predictive maintenance capabilities and increased reliability
• 1 GB self-healing Mesh Network − increased performance, capacity, and availability
• Faster, more powerful and fault-tolerant Controllers − triple the block processing speeds, twice the capacity
• Cyber Secure enhanced system − protection against cyber security vulnerabilities and compliance with industry standards (NERC, FERC, CIP)
• InFusion™ Enterprise Control − with the latest I/A Series system platform, take advantage of complete integration of your enterprise for better business decisions and improved profitability
In addition to our fast and easy plug-in approach, Invensys offers innovative discounts and flexible funding options for our upgrade customers through Customer FIRST and Performance Advantage Programs. Call your service or sales representative today to discuss your upgrade plan.