Woodward’s fault tolereant 5009FT TMR (Triple Modular Redundant) controls industrial steam turbines of all sizes and types in system-critical applications requiring maximum reliability and availability. This 220VAC steam turbine controller includes an actuator driver, specifically-designed algorithms and logic to start, stop, control, and protect industrial steam turbines or turbo-expanders, driving compressors, generators, or pumps. The model includes the configuration and commissioning software tools for installation.
Woodward’s 5009FT TMR controls industrial steam turbines of all sizes and types in system-critical applications requiring maximum reliability and availability. This steam turbine controller includes specifically-designed algorithms and logic to start, stop, control, and protect industrial steam turbines or turbo-expanders, driving compressors, generators, or pumps.
Designed for today's plant standardization practices, the 5009FT control system's versatile program can be configured to meet your production needs.
Control steam turbines including:
The 5009FT control's unique PID structure makes it ideal for petrochemical or power generation applications.
Control steam plant parameters including:
Turbine inlet pressures
Exhaust header pressures
Fault-tolerant I/O handling and processing:
Latent fault detection on relay outputs
Time-stamped alarms and trips
Discrete input time-stamp with 1 ms resolution
Analog input time-stamp with 5 ms resolution
Extensive fault detection and annunciation—including first-out indication
Critical speed avoidance (3 speed bands)
Auto start sequence (hot & cold starts)
Three sensors per critical parameter can be configured
Dual speed/load dynamics
Zero speed detection with proximity probe down to 0.5 Hz
Peak speed indication for overspeed trip
Automatic hand valve operation (using first stage pressure)
Independent Modbus® * communication links
Remote analog setpoints for all PIDs
CCT (Configuration & Commissioning Tool)—17” (43 cm) touchscreen engineering workstation for configuration, service, and Turbine operation.
Turbine or generator load control/limiting
Extraction and/or admission header pressure control
Compressor control (optional add-on)
1 or 2 loop
Turbine inlet header pressure control/limiting
Turbine exhaust header pressure control/limiting
Plant import/export power control/limiting
Isochronous load sharing between units (with EGCP-3 controls)
Any process directly related to unit load
Proportional or integrating Servo Position Control with LVDT/RVDT excitation (part number dependent)
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