Many tools are available to assist system designers with the planning, design and testing of FOUNDATION segments.
Fieldbus Foundation Tools:
Design tools allow engineering firms, system integrators, plant control engineers and technicians to design and preview specific FOUNDATION fieldbus plant implementations before commissioning a job on site. In particular, the Fieldbus Foundation's DesignMate™ segment verification tool allows plant automation professionals to audit segment layouts in a user-friendly environment.
Conformance Test Tools; Device Description Development Tools; Interoperability Test Tools:
Go to Tools Section of the Fieldbus Foundation website
Other Technical Tools:
Tools available from Fieldbus Foundation members for use with Foundation Fieldbus:
Technical Tool 001: Segment Checker
Technical Tool 002: Advanced Diagnostic Module
Technical Tool 003: Fieldconnex Emerson Integration Tool
Technical Tool 004: Segment Design Tool