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Interface for Managing Process

Abstract: 

An improved interface is established between a field management system and a calibrator for calibrating a process device to provide increased efficiency. The interface includes a communication module for communicating with the calibrator in accordance with a calibrator-specific protocol and a translation module for translating calibration information between an FMS-compatible format and a common data format. The interface allowing calibration information to flow between the calibrator and the FMS.

Patent Number: 
6,330,517
Date Of Issue: 
12/11/2001
Inventors: 

Patrick Dobrowski;Jon Westbrook;Kenneth L. Holladay