With the BriskHeat Centipede 2 temperature control system, each heater in a system has its own PID temperature controller and RTD sensor; the controllers network together to a touch screen interface for global programming and monitoring. The power duty cycle is displayed to calculate heater energy efficiency. A DIN-Rail STACK version features 3 zones of temperature control per module and connects to a PLC or external computer for control panel and tool integration where up to 512 heating zones are located in a limited space.
BriskHeat Corporation; 800-848-7673; www.briskheat.com
Temperature control system
February 6, 2012