SMARTFLOW® SMARTLINK™ Tracer®VM Interface

The Smartlink TracerVM Interface collects, transmits and saves data from TracerVM Base flowmeters installed in injection mold cooling circuits.

The Smartlink TracerVM Interface provides power to each connected TracerVM flowmeter and receives voltage signals for temperature and flow.

Part No. VMBTI-102 Categories: ,

The Smartlink TracerVM Interface communicates over Ethernet connection to PC software for network file storage and alerts. Configuration Files save alarm settings and session setups to save time and maintain data consistency.

When used with PC software, a dry contact switch is available for connection to a peripheral or machine control to signal an alarm for out of limit cooling water conditions. Alerts are disabled when recording is not active.

Data files (*.csv format) are easily read into database software for reference or analysis. Scientific Molders can use this data to confirm processing parameters and optimize cycle times and cooling water efficiency.

Network Connection Requirement
When used with PC Software, Smartlink TracerVM Interface must be connected through a DHCP Client such as a wireless router or Local Area Network that will automatically assign an IP address. The interface will not communicate if plugged directly into a computer.

 

The Smartlink  TracerVM Interface wirelessly transmits flow rate and temperature to display on a mobile device. Flow condition data log files can be created via app and saved on USB flash drive documenting the mold cooling water conditions.

Features and Benefits

  • Ethernet port connects the Interface to a local network for communication with Data Logger PC software.
  • Dry contact switch signals out of limit temperature and flow rate conditions when using the Data Logger PC Software.
  • Provides power, ground and signal terminations near the process to simplify connections to TracerVM units.
  • Transmits temperature and flow conditions in real time to mobile devices for process monitoring up to 20 meters away.
  • USB port provides mobile device charging plus flash drive connection.
  • Gasketed, water-resistant plastic enclosure provides secure mounting in locations where occasional water spray is present.
  • Free Android or iOS app and Smartflow Data Logger software.

Smartphone with Tracervm app

Specifications

  • Housing – NEMA4X Compliant
  • Operating Temperature – 0°C to 52°C (32°F to 125°F)
  • Maximum Wireless Range – 20 meters (65.6ft)
  • Maximum Sensor Distance to Smartlink TracerVM Interface – 3 meters (10ft)
  • Power Required – 8 to 28VDC with Earth Ground (required for signal integrity)
  • Relay Switch Rating – 2A, 250VDC/220VAC (model VMBTI-102 only)
  • Liquid-Tight Cord Grips
  • Smartphone, Tablet or PC purchased separately

Data Logger Screen Shot, Session View

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