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Evaluation of a Valve Controller: Series ND9000


This report deals with the evaluation of a microcontroller based intelligent valve controller Series ND9000 model ND9100H rev 2, manufactured by Metso Field Systems Oy, Finland. The instrument is a standard production model. The instrument was evaluated according to a test program drawn up by the WIB project team and TNO and accepted by the manufacturer. Two configurations were tested, the positioner mounted on a double acting rotary configuration (DR) Metso Automation valve and the positioner mounted on a single acting linear configuration (SL) Arca valve. Tested configuration are of type ND9103HN and are not EX versions.






Metso Automation Oy




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