"The 5009 to 5009FT upgrade kit is available to all owners of Woodward 5009 fault-tolerant control hardware. The program provides you with a clean and quick way to upgrade your existing 5009 system to a state of-the-art Woodward 5009FT steam turbine control.
The 5009-to-5009FT Upgrade Program is available to all owners of Woodward 5009 fault-tolerant control hardware. The program provides you with a clean and quick way to upgrade your existing 5009 system to a state-of-the-art Woodward 5009FT steam turbine control.
Customer access to this upgrade is via Woodward’s RTR (Recognized Turbine Retrofitter) network.
The upgrade involves the replacement of certain 5009 modules with modern versions that perform the same control functions with improved
New CPUs and new Kernel Power Supplies—Existing 5009 CPUs, while still supported, are no longer sold as new
Ethernet Communications Capabilities—Simplex or redundant configurations are included—your choice
Converts ALL serial ports into fully-isolated ports
New functions that can be configured into your application
Inlet and Speed Decoupling—Useful in compressor applications
SNTP Time Synchronization—Synchronizes control log files to plant DCS
Extends the useful life of your 5009 by many years—no need to retrofit your control system!
Key Benefits for the Plant:
Uses existing I/O modules and control chasses
No field wiring changes required
Uses the same application program settings as before
Easy to upgrade—Module change-out and machine restart estimated at 3 to 5 hours
Easy to Support—Included engineering workstation allows I&E techs to monitor system and securely make changes
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