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2910 Float & Tape Transmitter

The 2910 Float & Tape Transmitter (FTT) provides data from the tank side to the control room for use in inventory management volumetric calculations. It is also able to integrate a single temperature sensor and provide inputs and outputs for basic automation and control.

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2910 FTT
Accuracy

Encoder accuracy and repeatability of
± 1/16" (1.58 mm)

Application

Connect to any float & tape tank gauge

Integration

Standard communications allows direct replacement of existing transmitters

Servicing

Easy to understand,
simple to maintain

Meets API and is ATEX approved

Absolute Accuracy and Reliability

The 2910 FTT utilizes an absolute capacitance encoder and precision direct-drive gearing to accurately convert the mechanical level measurement from the connected tank gauge - the most accurate encoder technology on the market today. What's more, the encoder requires no service, no battery back-up and contains no parts that can wear out over time.

Automation and Control

The 2910 FTT provides the first steps to automation and control. It can activate alarms or relays using discrete inputs, SPDT cam-operated outputs and software-driven contact outputs.

Tank Installation

On Your Tank

The 2910 FTT is easy to install. It mounts directly to most mechanical tank gauges (Varec, GSI, L&J, Sakura) and integrates into existing tank gauging communication loops (MODBUS®, Mark/Space, Tankway).

Simplicity If Needed

If a simple level alarm system is needed the 2910 FTT can be ordered with only limit switches. This configuration does not require power at the unit.


Rated For Safety

The 2910 FTT is third-party approved for use in explosion hazardous areas, just as you would expect.

Float and Tape Tank Gauge Transmitter

Supported Worldwide

The 2910 FTT is available to ship today. Every transmitter is supplied with detailed user instructions, but sometimes you need to see how it's done. That's why we also have a YouTube channel with basic how-to-videos. If you need direct support, we offer standard training and service programs that we tailor to your staff and your facility.

Technical Specifications

Specification
Accuracy & Repeatability ± 1/16" (1.58 mm)
Range 0 to 120 ft; Meters: 0 to 36 m
Limit switch range is 100 ft (30 M) maximum
Communications Mark/Space
EIA‐485/GSI Type MODBUS®
L&J Tankway
Power Standard: 20 to 65 VDC 0.02A
Optional: 40 to 65 / 110 / 220 – 240 VAC
500 mW nominal, 50/60 Hz
Built-in galvanic isolation for both AC and DC models
Temperature Input High‐accuracy 20‐bit analog‐to‐digital converter. 3‐wire RTD copper (CU90, CU100) or platinum (PT100).
Discrete Inputs Enables connection to ancillary devices, such as switches, pumps or valves
Standard: (DC Unit) Option: Two (2) discrete inputs.
Optional: (AC Unit): 4 discrete inputs
Host signal: Open/Closed
Contact Outputs Triggers temperature or level alarm lights, horns, etc.
Optional (AC Unit): Four (4) software‐driven contact outputs
Host signal: Open/Closed
Ratings:
0.6 A @ 125 Vac
1 A @ 30 Vdc
0.6 A @ 110 Vdc
Limit Switches 11 amp ‐ 125, 250, 277 VAC
4 amp ‐ 125 VAC Tungsten filament lamp
Load: 1/3 HP ‐ 125 VAC, 250 VDC
Load: 1/2 amp ‐ 125 VDC, 1/4 amp ‐ 250 VDC
Approvals cFMus (USA & Canada) ‐ Explosion Proof Class I Division 1 (Ta≥ ‐25°C)/Zone 1 (Ta≥‐20°C) Groups C&D (Ta≤+85°C), NEMA 4 & IP66
ATEX/IECEx (International) ‐ Flameproof Ex II 2G, Ex d IIB T5 Gb ‐20°C ≤ Ta ≤ +85°C, IP66

For complete technical specifications, download the technical document or product manual.

Order Codes

The following options are available for this product.


  • cFMus
  • ATEX/IECEx
  • DC
  • AC
  • Not Applicable
  • Mark/Space
  • EIA-485 MODBUS/GSI Type MODBUS
  • Tankway (L&J)
  • Not Applicable
  • 0-25 ft
  • 0-50 ft
  • 0-100 ft
  • 0-7.5 m
  • 0-15 m
  • 0-30 m
  • None
  • Two (2) SPDT Limit Switches (180° adjustable dwell, positive activation)
  • Four (4) SPDT Limit Switches (180° adjustable dwell, positive activation)
  • Six (6) SPDT Limit Switches (180° adjustable dwell, positive activation)
  • No Additional Junction Box
  • Additional Junction Box
  • No Additional Digital Inputs or Outputs
  • Additional DIDO
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