SIWAREX FTC

SIWAREX FTC weighing module

Weighing Module

SIWAREX FTC (Flexible Technology for Continuous Weighing) integrated in SIMATIC S7/PCS7, uses process control system features such as integral communication, diagnostics and configuration tools. The SIWAREX FTC weighing module is the optimum solution demanding continuous weighing applications. Weights can be measured with extreme accuracy in up to three ranges. 

SIWAREX FTC Catalog Specifications

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Benefits

  • Uniform structure and universal communication through the integration in the SIMATIC S7 and SIMATIC PCS7

  • Application in the decentralized system concept by connecting to PROFIBUS DP / PROFINET through ET 200M

  • Weight measurement or force to resolutions of 16 million parts

  • Precision (0.5 µV per e)

  • High measuring rate of 10 ms

  • Parameter definable input and output functions

  • Flexible adjustment for various SIMATIC requirements

  • Simple parameter definition with the SIWATOOL FTC program through the RS 232 interface

  • Module exchanging without readjusting the scale is possible

  • Scale progress recording/logging

  • Intrinsically safe load cell supply for Ex-Zone 1 (optional)

  • Application in Ex-Zone 2

  • Extensive diagnostic functions

Details

 Integration in automation systems S7-400, PCS7, S7-300
 Via ET 200M, Direct integration in S7-300
 Communication interfaces
 SIMATIC S7 (P-Bus), RS485, RS 
 232, TTY
 Accuracy
 3 x 6000 d ≥ 0.5 μV/e
 Internal resolution

 16 million parts

 Internal/external updating rate
 400/100 Hz

Typical applications: conveyor scales, loss-in-weigh scales and bulk flowmeters for belt load measurement, flowrate measurement, belt volume measurement, material loading and bidirectional force measurement.

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