Experion LX

Experion LX

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Experion® LX is a purpose-built distributed control system (DCS) leveraging the proven Experion PKS technology to effectively meet process automation requirements in continuous and batch process control applications. This flexible automation solution is simple to use and configure and is ideal for differently sized industrial operations in a wide range of industries.

Honeywell offers a whitepaper on how the do-it-yourself (DIY) approach to DCS of integrating PLC and HMI packages can create technical risks and added costs.
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Experion LX helps users:

  • Manage all continuous process control applications 

  • Optimize batch and sequence-oriented applications

  • Scale from a single personal computer and controller to many stations and controllers

  • Benefit from Honeywell’s latest C300 controller and new Series 8 I/O platform that offers compact footprint, and easy installation and maintenance

  • Utilize in-built function blocks, pre-built templates and rich function libraries

  • Address their specific requirements

  • Integrate with existing automation systems, including PLCs, DCS, RTUs, drives and smart field devices.

Its straightforward configuration and advanced engineering tools enable faster project implementation and system changes to meet changing business demands. 

Experion LX is packed with features for controlling and optimizing applications:

  • Controller-based S88-compliant modular batch control 

  • High-performance Fault Tolerant Ethernet (FTE) network

  • Revolutionary Profit Loop algorithm for predictive control

  • Optional redundancy at all levels: server, network, C300 controller, Series 8 I/O modules

  • Powerful reporting tool for fast debugging and system maintenance

  • Complete HMIWeb solution pack to develop ASM compliant displays

  • Advanced alarm management tools for alarm shelving, tracking, paging and dynamic suppression

  • Smart device integration through industry standard protocols such as HART, Modbus and Profibus™

  • Distributed Server Architecture (DSA) for integration of processes across multiple units, control rooms or geographies

  • Easy-to-use engineering tools with templates, enhanced bulk build and bulk edit functions, control strategy simulation, loop tuning and pre-built displays

  • Virtualization solutions for improved performance and reliability

  • Improve lifecycle management and change control process verification with regulatory compliance. 

Experion LX helps users:

  • Maximize plant uptime and improve plant reliability

  • Optimize plant efficiency and increase scalability for future expansion 

  • Boost plant performance and agility to respond to business changes

  • Enhance operator effectiveness and safety through alarm management, display management and procedural operations designed in association with the Abnormal Situation Management (ASM) Consortium

  • Communicate effortlessly with third-party devices and drives

  • Reduce Total Cost of Ownership (TCO).

Documentation
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Experion LX BrochureHoneywell’s Experion LX solution gives industrial facilities the option to utilize advanced DCS capabilities according to their individual needs.1.54 MB23 Feb 2015Brochure
Experion LX CAB Product Information NoteExperion LX Custom Algorithm Block (CAB) Product Information Note.221.12 KB23 Feb 2015Product Information Note
Experion LX Fieldbus Foundation PINProduct Information Note on Experion LX Fieldbus Foundation 531 KB20 Feb 2015Product Information Note
Experion LX-QVCS PINProduct Information Note on Experion LX QVCS258.19 KB20 Feb 2015Product Information Note
Experion LX Virtualization PINProduct Information Note on Experion LX Virtualization.266.72 KB20 Feb 2015Product Information Note
Improving the Performance of Power Plants WorldwideHoneywell offers a complete range of field measurement and control products to meet application requirements in the power and energy markets.4.22 MB19 Feb 2015Brochure
Boost Specialty Chemical Production with Experion LXHoneywell provides Experion LX, a flexible (DCS) to meet the specialized requirements of specialty chemical sites — no matter their size. 286.34 KB19 Feb 2015Solution Note
Boost Power Generation with Experion LXHoneywell provides Experion LX, a flexible DCS, to meet the specialized requirements of power generation facilities — no matter whats their size. 324.37 KB19 Feb 2015Solution Note
Experion LX eServer Specification, LX03-230-110_V1Experion LX eServer 190.76 KB14 Aug 2014Tech Spec
Experion LX Server Specification, LX03-200-110_V1.3Experion LX Server403.22 KB12 Aug 2014Tech Spec
Public Support Documentation
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Experion LX Backup and Restore GuideR110. Provides the backup and restore information for Experion LX systems. Assists you in planning, setting up, and maintaining a backup and restore strategy for your system.146.5 KBSupport Document10 Feb 2014
Series 8 C300 Controller User's GuideR110. Assists in planning and designing activities, as well as the installation, operation, and troubleshooting of C300 Process Controllers in the Experion LX system.3.42 MBSupport Document10 Feb 2014
Experion LX Configuration Studio Overview GuideR410. Describes the Configuration Studio tool that is used to configure, check the status, and access information for Experion HS servers.446.79 KBSupport Document10 Feb 2014
Experion LX Control Builder Error Codes Reference GuideR110. Provides a numerical listing of Control Builder related error codes with cause and work around data where available. Describes the error codes generated from within Control Builder.3.63 MBSupport Document10 Feb 2014
Experion LX Control Builder Components ReferenceR110. Provides a brief technical reference for function blocks configured through Control Builder. It includes a list of configurable parameters associated with a given block.1.74 MBSupport Document10 Feb 2014
Experion LX Control Builder Components TheoryR110. Provides general and detailed theoretical and how it works information for selected Control Builder related functions and the control library function blocks.16.38 MBSupport Document10 Feb 2014
Experion LX Control Builder Parameter ReferenceR110. Provides information about parameters associated with configuration forms for the function blocks in Control Builder.10.14 MBSupport Document10 Feb 2014
Control Building User's GuideR110. Helps you in performing basic tasks within the Control Builder application such as configuring hardware devices, continuous control strategies, and sequential control strategies.14.52 MBSupport Document10 Feb 2014
Experion LX Control Hardware and I/O Module Firmware Upgrade GuideR110. Provides procedures for upgrading Experion LX control hardware and I/O modules to current firmware versions.268.62 KBSupport Document10 Feb 2014
Experion LX Control Hardware Planning GuideR110. Provides information to assist you in planning and designing the installation of your Experion LX control hardware.975.31 KBSupport Document10 Feb 2014

​Training, maintenance and support are critical aspects to consider when choosing a technology partner. Honeywell offers world-class training through our Automation College as well as comprehensive maintenance and support services designed to leverage your physical and intellectual assets and help you sustain and increase their value and performance over time.

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