Emerson FB1100 Quick Start Manual

Emerson FB1100 Quick Start Manual

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Emerson FB1100 Flow Computer Quick Start Guide
D301785X012
March 2019
Emerson FB1100 Flow Computer
Quick Start Guide
Remote Automation Solutions

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  • Page 1 Emerson FB1100 Flow Computer Quick Start Guide D301785X012 March 2019 Emerson FB1100 Flow Computer Quick Start Guide Remote Automation Solutions...
  • Page 2: Device Safety Considerations

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  • Page 3: Safety First

    Performing this operation in a hazardous area could result in an explosion. Important Use only batteries supplied with the flow computer or sold by Emerson as spare parts for this flow computer. If you substitute a battery you obtain elsewhere you will void your certification unless it is the identical part from the same manufacturer as that supplied with the flow computer from Emerson.
  • Page 4: Required Tools

    Emerson FB1100 Flow Computer Quick Start Guide D301785X012 March 2019 Required Tools Certain tools and equipment are required for installing and servicing the flow computer. Table 1: Required Tools Tool For bolting/mounting the flow Torque wrench computer 2.5 mm hexagonal wrench...
  • Page 5: Removing/Replacing The Retaining Clamp

    Emerson FB1100 Flow Computer Quick Start Guide D301785X012 March 2019 Removing/Replacing the Retaining Clamp For flameproof ATEX/IEC applications, each end cap includes a retaining clamp which screws down to prevent the end cap from being unscrewed. Front End Cap with Retaining Clamp Fitted...
  • Page 6: Removing The Front Or Rear End Cap

    Emerson FB1100 Flow Computer Quick Start Guide D301785X012 March 2019 Retaining Clamp and Screw Removing the Front or Rear End Cap The flow computer includes two threaded end caps (covers). The front end cap includes a window for viewing the HMI module, while the rear end cap provides access to the terminal plate for power and I/O wiring.
  • Page 7: Replacing The Front Or Rear End Cap

    Emerson FB1100 Flow Computer Quick Start Guide D301785X012 March 2019 Front End Cap Removing Front End Cap Rear End Cap Removing Rear End Cap Replacing the Front or Rear End Cap DANGER EXPLOSION HAZARD: Never remove end cap(s) in a hazardous location. Removing end cap(s) in a hazardous location could result in an explosion.
  • Page 8: Bolting Considerations

    Only use bolts supplied with the flow computer or sold by Emerson as spare parts. Refer to figures below for common flow computer assemblies with the bolt length required for proper flow computer installation.
  • Page 9 Emerson FB1100 Flow Computer Quick Start Guide D301785X012 March 2019 Use the following bolt installation procedure: Carbon steel bolts do not require lubrication. Stainless steel bolts are factory-coated with a lubricant to ease installation. Do not apply any additional lubricant when installing either type of bolt.
  • Page 10: Coplanar Mounting Kit

    Emerson FB1100 Flow Computer Quick Start Guide D301785X012 March 2019 Coplanar Mounting Kit DANGER EXPLOSION HAZARD: Ensure the area in which you perform this operation is non-hazardous. Performing this operation in a hazardous area could result in an explosion. Tubular L-shaped bracket 3/8-16 x 1 ½...
  • Page 11: Inline Mounting Kit

    Emerson FB1100 Flow Computer Quick Start Guide D301785X012 March 2019 Inline Mounting Kit DANGER EXPLOSION HAZARD: Ensure the area in which you perform this operation is non-hazardous. Performing this operation in a hazardous area could result in an explosion. Pipe mounting bracket U-bolt 2 ½...
  • Page 12: Traditional Flange Mounting Kit

    Emerson FB1100 Flow Computer Quick Start Guide D301785X012 March 2019 Traditional Flange Mounting Kit DANGER EXPLOSION HAZARD: Ensure the area in which you perform this operation is non-hazardous. Performing this operation in a hazardous area could result in an explosion.
  • Page 13: Terminal Plate

    Emerson FB1100 Flow Computer Quick Start Guide D301785X012 March 2019 Terminal Plate The terminal plate includes the various terminal blocks (TB) for power and I/O connections.
  • Page 14 Emerson FB1100 Flow Computer Quick Start Guide D301785X012 March 2019 Grounding DANGER EXPLOSION HAZARD: Ensure the area in which you perform this operation is non-hazardous. Performing this operation in a hazardous area could result in an explosion. The flow computer includes a ground lug on the terminal plate.
  • Page 15: Wiring Communications

    Emerson FB1100 Flow Computer Quick Start Guide D301785X012 March 2019 Wiring Communications DANGER EXPLOSION HAZARD: Ensure the area in which you perform this operation is non-hazardous. Performing this operation in a hazardous area could result in an explosion. Notes You do not need to add termination resistors; you can configure termination through ◼...
  • Page 16 Emerson FB1100 Flow Computer Quick Start Guide D301785X012 March 2019 RS-485 port (COM1) on FB device RS-485-port on external device COM2 COM2 does not have its own GND terminal. Use either GND terminal on the COM1 terminal block. RS-232 port (COM2) on FB device...
  • Page 17 Emerson FB1100 Flow Computer Quick Start Guide D301785X012 March 2019 RS-485 port (COM2) on FB device RS-485 port on external device COM3 COM3 does not have its own GND terminal. Use either GND terminal on the COM1 terminal block. RS-232 port on external device...
  • Page 18 Emerson FB1100 Flow Computer Quick Start Guide D301785X012 March 2019 RS-485 port on external device RS-485-port (COM3) on FB device...
  • Page 19 Emerson FB1100 Flow Computer Quick Start Guide D301785X012 March 2019 Wiring I/O DANGER EXPLOSION HAZARD: Ensure the area in which you perform this operation is non-hazardous. Performing this operation in a hazardous area could result in an explosion. Notes You should terminate all shields at chassis ground.
  • Page 20 Emerson FB1100 Flow Computer Quick Start Guide D301785X012 March 2019 2-Wire RTD 2-Wire RTD 3-Wire RTD 3-Wire RTD...
  • Page 21 Emerson FB1100 Flow Computer Quick Start Guide D301785X012 March 2019 4-Wire RTD Note The default configuration is 4-wire RTD; you can change the configuration in FBxConnect. 4-Wire RTD...
  • Page 22: Wiring Power

    Emerson FB1100 Flow Computer Quick Start Guide D301785X012 March 2019 Wiring Power DANGER EXPLOSION HAZARD: Ensure the area in which you perform this operation is non-hazardous. Performing this operation in a hazardous area could result in an explosion. The flow computer accepts DC power with an input voltage range from 5.7 to 30V. The amount of power required depends on installed options.
  • Page 23 Emerson FB1100 Flow Computer Quick Start Guide D301785X012 March 2019 Connecting the Main Battery Pack DANGER EXPLOSION HAZARD: Ensure the area in which you perform this operation is non-hazardous. Performing this operation in a hazardous area could result in an explosion.
  • Page 24 Emerson FB1100 Flow Computer Quick Start Guide D301785X012 March 2019 Carefully slide the HMI module back onto the tab and tighten the four captive fastening screws. Reattach the end cap. Screw it clockwise (eight full turns) until it is tightly sealed to the...
  • Page 25: Replacing The Main Battery Pack

    Emerson FB1100 Flow Computer Quick Start Guide D301785X012 March 2019 Replacing the Main Battery Pack Periodically you must replace the main battery pack. FBxConnect provides a battery life indicator showing the number of days of usage to help you monitor battery life. In addition, for lithium batteries only, the Status LED shows yellow when the battery is low and needs to be replaced.
  • Page 26 Emerson FB1100 Flow Computer Quick Start Guide D301785X012 March 2019 Loosen the two captive fastening screws on the battery pack. Loosen the two bottom captive fastening screws on the HMI module. Leave the two top screws on the HMI module connected to the battery pack.
  • Page 27: Powering Up/Powering Down The Device

    Emerson FB1100 Flow Computer Quick Start Guide D301785X012 March 2019 Powering Up/Powering Down the Device DANGER Do not attempt to connect power or disconnect power from the unit in a hazardous area. Ensure the area is non-hazardous. Failure to do so could result in an explosion.
  • Page 28: Installing Field Tools Configuration Software

    Emerson FB1100 Flow Computer Quick Start Guide D301785X012 March 2019 Installing Field Tools Configuration Software You install Field Tools software (which includes FBxConnect) on your PC to configure the device. Important Field Tools (including FBxConnect) is available as a free software download to registered ▪...
  • Page 29 Emerson FB1100 Flow Computer Quick Start Guide D301785X012 March 2019 After software installation re-boot, start Field Tools from either the Windows Start Programs menu or (if you created it) from the desktop icon. Log onto Field Tools. Important The first time you log into Field Tools, complete the User name field with the default admin and leave the Password field blank.
  • Page 30: Setup Wizard

    Emerson FB1100 Flow Computer Quick Start Guide D301785X012 March 2019 Establishing a Connection and Launching the Setup Wizard CAUTION When making multiple FBxConnect connections to the same device (as with a remote and a local connection), be aware that the changes one connection makes to the device may not be immediately visible to other connections and may even require the other connections to restart FBxConnect before changes become visible.
  • Page 31 Emerson FB1100 Flow Computer Quick Start Guide D301785X012 March 2019 Choose FBx as the Device platform. Choose a Connection Type For serial: choose the PC Comm port (or the port for the USB/serial adapter). ▪ For WiFi: choose the default WiFi Network. The format for the WiFi Network (SSID) is ▪...
  • Page 32 Emerson FB1100 Flow Computer Quick Start Guide D301785X012 March 2019 Important When you finish initial configuration activities, be sure you change the password for the admin user. Otherwise, anyone reading this document could gain access to your device. When FBxConnect opens, click Configure.
  • Page 33 Emerson FB1100 Flow Computer Quick Start Guide D301785X012 March 2019...
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