Hardy Instruments Partners With Schneider Electric

SAN DIEGO, CA -- Hardy Instruments is pleased to announce that they have entered into a strategic partnership with Schneider Electric as a member of its Collaborative Automation Partner Program (CAPP). Hardy Instruments will support Schneider Electric worldwide with precision weighing and process instrumentation technology.

Hardy Instruments is a solution provider of precision weighing and process instrumentation systems and brings to Schneider Electric its innovative technology and approaches. Schneider Electric is a global specialist in energy management. Hardy's participation in CAPP will enable it to maximize productivity by building on Schneider Electric's open automation platforms and strategies.

Hardy has established itself as an industry leader in weighing automation and tension control by providing high accuracy and precision measurements while seamlessly integrating process weight signals into the plant control system. Innovative core technologies incorporated into Hardy products include:

  • WAVERSAVER which eliminates the effects of surrounding vibration to provide a fast, stable weight display
  • C2 which allows for electronic calibration without the need for test weights
  • Secure Memory Module with Secure Digital (SD) card (SMM-SD) which allows manual transfer of configuration data to another instrument or PC using SD technology
  • INTEGRATED TECHNICIAN (IT) for system diagnostics and troubleshooting

Hardy Instrument products include advanced process control instrumentation, load cells, scales, junction boxes and its specially designed C2 cable, all compatible with Schneider PLCs via Ethernet Modbus TCP communication. Applications include batching, bulk bag, check weighing, dispensing, filling, force measurement, level control and loss- and gain-in-weight rate control.

About Hardy Instruments
Hardy Instruments has been a leader in weighing solutions for 90 years and is best known for its innovative approaches to precision weighing equipment. An ISO 9001:2008 certified manufacturer, Hardy Instruments is based in San Diego, CA.

About Schneider Electric
As a global specialist in energy management with operations in more than 100 countries, Schneider Electric offers integrated solutions across multiple market segments, including leadership positions in energy and infrastructure, industrial processes, building automation, and data centres/networks, as well as a broad presence in residential applications. Focused on making energy safe, reliable, and efficient, the company's 100,000 plus employees achieved sales of 15.8 billion euros in 2009, through an active commitment to help individuals and organizations "Make the most of their energy."

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