Honeywell’s Experion LX Experion® LX is a purpose-built distributed control system (DCS) for continuous and batch process control applications. Boost plant efficiency and flexibility with a proven distributed control system from Honeywell that lowers your total cost of ownership.
It’s ideal for a wide range of processes from smaller 1,000 process I/O points to mid-size 10,000 process I/O points and up to 50,000 SCADA points. It supports 10-15 operator stations and up to five DSA clusters.
What Is It?
With Experion LX, users can:
Manage all continuous process control applications
Optimize batch and sequence-oriented applications
Scale from a single personal computer and controller to many stations and controllers
Benefit from Honeywell’s latest C300 controller and new Series 8 I/O platform
Utilize in-built function blocks, pre-built templates and rich function libraries
Address their specific requirements
Integrate with existing automation systems, including PLCs, DCS, RTUs, drives and smart field devices.
Its straightforward configuration and advanced engineering tools enable faster project implementation and system changes to meet changing business demands.
How Does It Work?
Experion LX is packed with features for controlling and optimizing applications:
Experion C300 controller for powerful and robust control
Controller-based S88-compliant modular batch control
High-performance Fault Tolerant Ethernet (FTE) network
Revolutionary Profit Loop algorithm for predictive control
Series 8 I/O module design for compact footprint, and easy installation and maintenance
Optional redundancy at all levels: server, network, C300 controller, Series 8 I/O modules
Powerful reporting tool for fast debugging and system maintenance
Smart device integration through industry standard protocols, such as HART, Modbus and Profibus™
Distributed Server Architecture (DSA) for integration of processes across multiple units, control rooms or geographies
Easy-to-use engineering tools with templates, bulk build and bulk edit functions, control strategy simulation, loop tuning and pre-built displays.
What Problems Does It Solve?
Experion LX helps users:
Maximize plant uptime and improve plant reliability
Optimize plant efficiency and increase scalability for future expansion
Boost plant performance and agility to respond to business changes
Enhance operator effectiveness and safety through alarm management, display management and procedural operations designed in association with the Abnormal Situation Management (ASM) Consortium
Communicate effortlessly with third-party devices and drives
Reduce Total Cost of Ownership (TCO).