ASCO Introduces Stainless Steel Redundant Control System (RCS)


FLORHAM PARK, NEW JERSEY, USA, March 4, 2014 - ASCO Numatics, the world's leading manufacturer of comprehensive fluid automation, flow control, and pneumatics solutions, has introduced the ASCO Stainless Steel Redundant Control System (RCS). With the introduction of the Stainless Steel RCS, ASCO extends its market leadership position in Pilot Valve Safety into aggressive environments in midstream, upstream and offshore oil & gas applications.The new Stainless Steel RCS features 316L valve bodies and pressure switches, making it ideal for use in environments where corrosion resistance is critical.

The ASCO RCS is the only pilot valve system with no single point of failure that could result in an unwanted trip of the process valve. By greatly reducing spurious trips, the ASCO RCS helps customers avoid unplanned downtime and the associated costs.It achieves higher levels of safety by incorporating a redundant, fault-tolerant architecture, high diagnostic coverage and automated testing. The availability and reliability of RCS provides the industry’s best choice for process valve diagnostics and actuation.

Customers can easily select a Stainless Steel RCS unit using the online configurator at www.asco.com/RCSConfigurator. For more information, contact ASCO at 800-972-ASCO (800-972-2726), by e-mail at info-valve@asco.com or visit www.asco.com.

About ASCO Numatics

ASCO Numatics, an Emerson company, offers comprehensive fluid automation solutions, including fluid control and fluid power products, for a wide range of industry-focused applications.The ASCO Numatics product line in North America consists of more than 50,000 valves, an extensive selection of air preparation equipment and a full line of actuation products.ASCO products include solenoid pilot valves, angle body piston valves, linear indicators, redundant control systems, and pressure sensors. The Numatics line covers valve manifolds, cylinders, grippers, filters, regulators, and lubricators. For more information about ASCO Numatics products, visit www.asco.com.

About Emerson

Emerson www.Emerson.com is a global leader in bringing technology and engineering together to provide innovative solutions for customers in industrial, commercial, and consumer markets around the world. The company is comprised of five business segments: Process Management, Industrial Automation, Network Power, Climate Technologies, and Commercial & Residential Solutions. Sales in fiscal 2013 were $24.7 billion. Emerson Industrial Automation www.EmersonIndustrial.com , a business of Emerson, provides automation and power generation technologies and services to a wide range of industries. With its global capabilities and deep industry expertise, Emerson Industrial Automation is a trusted partner for products and solutions that increase machine performance, efficiency, reliability, and availability. Its industry-leading brands include Appleton®, ASCO®, Branson®, Browning®, Control Techniques, Kop-Flex®, Leroy-Somer®, McGill®, Morse®, Numatics®, O-Z/Gedney, Rollway®, SealMaster®, and System Plast™. Emerson (NYSE: EMR), based in St. Louis, Missouri (USA), is a global leader in bringing technology and engineering together to provide innovative solutions for customers in industrial, commercial, and consumer markets around the world. The company is comprised of five business segments: Process Management, Industrial Automation, Network Power, Climate Technologies, and Commercial & Residential Solutions. Sales in fiscal 2013 were $24.7 billion. For more information, visit www.Emerson.com.