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Measurement Technology Ltd (MTL Instruments Ltd)

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Customer Application - IS Ethernet in Coal Mining 07 March 2011

Reliable control and portability are critical requirements for underground coal mining operations. A mine environment is an ‘enclosed space’ where explosive dust and methane gas can be present, with areas often many kilometres from the nearest exit. In such an environment, an intrinsically safe solution - not only for the ‘at-face’ mining equipment but also the associated communications system - can provide significant economic advantage compared with conventional systems...

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Modular barriers cut hazardous area maintenance 25 May 2010

A new generation of fieldbus barrier wiring hubs for connecting intrinsically safe field instruments to Foundation fieldbus networks has been launched into the hazardous area market by MTL Instruments. Networks using the 9370-FB Series Fieldbus Barrier carry sufficient energy to power the instruments in an intrinsically safe manner in the hazardous area....

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Protecting against harmful network traffic 06 November 2009

Byres Security and MTL Instruments, a division of Cooper Crouse-Hinds, has announced that Honeywell has selected Tofino technology for its OneWireless Firewall. The Honeywell OneWireless Firewall is designed to sit between Honeywell’s Experion Process Knowledge System (PKS) control system and the OneWireless network, providing an additional layer of protection against unwanted and harmful network traffic, thereby promoting control system integrity....

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Company adopts FISCO system 03 September 2009

MTL Instruments, a division of Cooper Crouse-Hinds, been selected to supply Redundant FISCO power supplies for use on the PSVM (Plutao, Saturno, Venus and Marte) development by BP in Angola's offshore Block 31 oilfield....

VPN module makes securing remote Scada communication easy 29 July 2009

Byres Security and MTL Instruments have introduced the Tofino Virtual Private Network (VPN) product line as part of the Tofino Industrial Security Solution, extending cyber security beyond plant walls. The Tofino VPN Server LSM (Loadable Security Module), the Tofino VPN Client LSM, and the Tofino VPN Client License are designed specifically to be simple to use and to securely connect facilities and people together over untrusted networks, such as the Internet. ...

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Surge protectors certified for ENV3 environmental conditions 18 May 2009

MTL Surge Technologies has announced that the FP32 Surge Protector has been certified for ENV3 environmental conditions as described in Lloyd’s Register Test Specification Number 1, 2002....

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Modbus TCP/IP security revolutionised 03 November 2008

MTL Instruments, for the first time in the history of industrial automation, has announced the commercial availability of a security module designed specifically for managing the leading Scada protocol, Modbus TCP. Byres Security Inc. and MTL Instruments, are introducing the Tofino Modbus TCP Enforcer Loadable Security Module (LSM), which performs detailed analysis and filtering of all Modbus TCP messages, and is certified by Modbus-IDA. ...

Intrinsically safe Ethernet gives access to hazardous areas 31 July 2008

MTL Instruments, a part of Cooper Crouse-Hinds, has released an intrinsically safe (IS) Ethernet product with its own power supply, which incorporates patented Fast Switch technology. The 9400 IS Ethernet range of hardware devices can deliver Intrinsically Safe (IS) Ethernet into Zone 1 and Zone 0 hazardous areas. ...

Full redundancy for Fisco components 01 June 2008

MTL is claiming to be the first company to introduce redundancy for the Fieldbus Intrinsically Safe Concept (Fisco) concept wiring components, which will provide a high level of reliability for critical hazardous area applications....

GE Fanuc acquires MOST product lines 01 May 2008

GE Fanuc has acquired the assets of the MTL Open Systems Technology (MOST) product lines including the MTL8000 general purpose I/O, intrinsically safe I/O, SafetyNet system, and process control technologies. The product lines include general purpose I/O, intrinsically safe I/O, a safety networking system and process control technologies. Allowing the I/O to be mounted directly in Division 2/Zone 2 or Division 2/Zone 1 hazardous areas provides a cost-effective intrinsic safety solution. ...