Transmitters for use in industrial-process control systems Part 2: Methods for inspection and routine testing
|Publication Date:||1 January 2003|
|ICS Code (Industrial process measurement and control):||25.040.40|
|ICS Code (Metrology and measurement in general):||17.020|
This part of IEC 60770 is applicable to transmitters, which have either a standard analogue electric current output signal or a standard pneumatic output signal in accordance with IEC 60381-1 or IEC 60382. The tests detailed herein may be applied to transmitters which have other output signals, provided that due allowance is made for such differences.
For certain types of transmitters, where the sensor is an integral part, other specific IEC or ISO standards may need to be consulted (e.g. for chemical analyzers, flow-meters, etc.)
This standard is intended to provide technical methods for inspection and routine testing of transmitters, for instance, for acceptance tests or after repair. For a full evaluation, IEC 60770-1 shall be used.
Quantitative criteria for acceptable performance should be established by agreement between manufacturer and user.
By agreement the tests need not be carried out by an accredited laboratory.