Status of the valve can help to save lives. When maintenance personnel are reworking pipes it is mandatory to have these empty or at least no more pressurized. Especially the manually controlled valves the status in the control room for supervision is very valuable.
No any mismatch in the position of the valves and an enrichment of the automated field information with more data from a simple only mechanical valve. The long-term track of the valve status by combining the change with the time stamp. With the value of active moving the valve in order not to get mechanically fixed and loose is smooth functionality.
The device is easy for installation and all needed for calibration are onboard. With the hazardous location certification option and its mechanical robust design supports the sensor the application also in that harsh environment where ever is applicable