Baker Hughes Oilfield Operations LLC
FOUNDATION Field Device
Device type 1 Rev.4 supports single and double-acting actuators.
Double-acting positioners can be identified with a model number
Low Power: 16mA of power to run
Frees up available power on the segment to add future devices
One Model Fits All
Mounts on Any Rotary or Any Linear valves
Manual Pneumatic override switch
Bypass electronics for valve installation, commissioning, diagnosing
On Board Valve Signature & Diagnostic Storage
Easily retrieve diagnostic information and Factory birth certificate
Built In Positioning Autotune
Patented For Optimal response regardless of Actuator Size / brand
Delivers Highest signal resolution (0.05% typical)
Increases tightness of control loops regardless of valve size
Positioner and Control Valve Health Diagnostics
Avoid Startup Issues by FF warnings from the field device
Measure Valve Health and Performance Without Process Disturbance
Record Of As Left Performance
Manufacturer ID (hex):
Device Type ID (hex):
FOUNDATION Physical Layer Profile:
111 - Standard-power signaling, bus-powered, Entity Model I.S.
113 - Standard-power signaling, bus-powered, non I.S.
FOUNDATION Stack Class:
1xAO(s), 1xPID(s), 2xDI(s), 1xRB(e)
Alarms and Events
Function Block Linking
DD/CFF Tester Version:
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