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An operator-friendly workstation for use in harsh environments

By Chemical Engineering |

The VisuNet XT operator workstation features a high-bright LED-backlit LCD panel display with an optically bonded, glove-friendly and sunlight-readable 15- or 19-in. touchscreen for clear resolution in all lighting conditions. The workstation can operScreen Shot 2017-05-23 at 9.52.26 AMate in harsh environments in temperatures ranging from –40 to 65°C. VisuNet XT features North American Class I, Division 2, Class I, Zone 2, ATEX and IEC-Ex Zone 2 certifications from third-party agencies, with additional certifications and approvals underway, says the company. With a polyester-powder-coated, lightweight, cast aluminum housing, the IP66-rated VisuNet XT features a front panel with user-configurable function keys, brightness control down to zero illumination, monitor-off button and a touchscreen-disable button to enable the touchscreen to be cleaned without unintentionally activating random control functions. Users will also benefit from flexible networking options that include redundant LAN ports, a multi-mode fiber-optic LAN connection and wireless Ethernet. — Pepperl+Fuchs GmbH, Mannheim, Germany

www.pepperl-fuchs.com

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