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RCS introduces ISA100 Microcor® Wireless Corrosion Monitoring Transmitter for Integration with Yokogawa and other ISA100 Wireless™ process systems

4/1/2015

Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, USA (01 April 2015) – The ISA100 Wireless Compliance Institute announced today that Rohrback Cosasco Systems (RCS) has introduced the new ISA100 Microcor Wireless Transmitter (MWT-3905). The MWT will be the first corrosion monitoring instrument to integrate with a Yokogawa or any other ISA100 wireless system. 

Multiple Microcor Wireless Transmitters can be combined with wireless extenders to form a single large network to cover up to tens of thousands of devices. ISA100 gives users the flexibility of choosing either star or mesh network topologies. RCS ISA100 devices have an effective wireless range of 1,500 feet (450m), providing a large and reliable network coverage area. 

“We are excited to welcome the new Microcor Wireless Corrosion Monitoring Transmitter to the ISA100 Wireless ecosystem,” said Andre Ristaino, managing director of the ISA100 Wireless Compliance Institute. “The ISA100 Wireless Compliant logo provides confidence that ISA100 Wireless products from any supplier will interoperate reliably and securely.”

The Microcor Wireless Transmitter uses high-resolution metal loss measurement providing 18-bit resolution, and is the industry's most widely used and only technology capable of operating in any process environment. The wireless corrosion monitoring transmitters can be deployed in hazardous area locations (Class 1, Zone 1) with temperatures ranging from -40°C to +70°C. The Microcor Wireless Transmitter power module has a typical life of three years and is hazardous-location certified to allow change out in the hazardous area.

More information and specifications on the ISA100 Microcor Wireless Transmitter and other corrosion monitoring equipment are available at www.cosasco.com.

About Rohrback Cosasco Systems

Rohrback Cosasco Systems specializes in a complete range of Corrosion Management & Monitoring Solutions. Corrosion equipment is used for a range of internal corrosion monitoring, atmospheric monitoring, remote monitoring, downhole corrosion monitoring, rouge monitoring, erosion monitoring, and scale in water monitoring. RCS provides leading-edge corrosion monitoring and chemical injection solutions for such diverse industries as oil and gas, petrochemical, water treatment, chemical, pulp and paper, pharmaceutical, and utilities.

Rohrback Cosasco is the known globally as the OEM for the following product brands Microcor®, Cosasco®, Corrosometer®, Corrater®, Corrdata® and Ultracorr®.

Rohrback Cosasco Systems combines superior products and technology with additional corrosion monitoring services including asset preservation consultancy, remote monitoring and data collection, and field services inspection, maintenance and training.

The company is ISO 9001: 2008 certified; the products conform to CE and ATEX standards.

About ISA100 Wireless

ISA100 Wireless (IEC 62734) is an international, industrial wireless networking standard engineered to serve the needs of process industries. With native IPv6 networking, ISA100 Wireless extends the Industrial Internet of Things (IIOT) to wireless.  End users can select ISA100 Wireless Compliant™ devices from a best-of-breed pool of suppliers with assurances of device interoperability. ISA100 Wireless enables automation engineers to quickly create, modify, optimize, and scale wireless networks that are open, interoperable, and reliable for their most critical applications. ISA100 Wireless is the first standard in the ISA100 family of open standards.

The ISA100 Wireless standard received ISA committee approval in 2011 and formal ANSI approval in January 2012.  Headed toward internationalization, ANSI/ISA-100.11a-2011 successfully completed the CD stage in the IEC standards process with unanimous approval of IEC 62734 CDV in October 2013.  ISA100 Wireless is the only IPv6LowPAN industrial protocol designed for industrial automation.

About the ISA100 Wireless Compliance Institute

The ISA100 Wireless Compliance Institute (ISA100 WCI) is a non-profit industry organization that provides users and developers with market awareness, educational information, technical support, and compliance testing for the ISA100 family of standards. ISA100 WCI provides real-world feedback from the deployment of ISA100 Wireless devices and systems to ISA Standards Committees, fostering rapid refinement to the standards.

More information about the ISA100 Wireless Compliance Institute can be found online at www.isa100wci.org.
The ISA100 Wireless and ISA100 Wireless Compliant are trademarks of ISA100 Wireless Compliance Institute.  All other marks are trademarks of their respective companies.

Press Contacts:

Mike Brazda
Marketing
ISA100 WCI
919-990-9227
mbrazda@isa.org

Andre Ristaino
Managing Director
ISA100 WCI
919-990-9222
aristaino@isa.org