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Understanding Setpoints in Temperature Control

Posted by Chloe Garrett-Dyke

Jul 6, 2015 2:17:17 PM

In temperature control applications a setpoint is the target value at which a controller attempts to maintain the process variable. This can be achieved by adjusting its control output power (the correcting variable). Controllers have a local setpoint and sometimes remote or other alternative setpoints. Setpoint values are limited by the instrument input range and any setpoint limits.

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Topics: Temperature Control, Temperature Controller, Setpoint Ramping, Remote Setpooint, Setpoint Limits, Setpoint,

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