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HONEYWELL LAUNCHES SEARCHPOINT OPTIMA PLUS IR GAS DETECTOR WITH OPTIONAL HART® OUTPUT

Press Release  •  May 13, 2013 12:44 BST

POOLE, United Kingdom, July 2012 – Honeywell (NYSE: HON) today announced the launch of a new Searchpoint Optima Plus model variant, which now includes HART® (Highway Addressable Remote Transducer) communications protocol.

Searchpoint Optima Plus is a market-leading Point IR (Infrared) gas detector offering high performance detection of a wide range of Hydrocarbon gases. With immunity to adverse weather affects such as snow, fog, rain and sunlight, and fail-to-safety operation, Searchpoint Optima Plus provides a flexible monitoring solution that is ideal for a diversity of hazardous applications.

The addition of HART® to this device enables sites using a 4-20mA output to gain  
value-added functionality without any additional infrastructural wiring costs, because HART® works by superimposing a digital signal on an existing 4-20 mA cable, meaning that no additional cabling is required. HART® allows users to gain access to full information from Searchpoint Optima Plus anywhere in the loop, helping to save valuable time when carrying out routine maintenance work, because the full scope of work needed can be identified before entering the field.

Using HART® also eliminates the need for proprietary handheld devices because a single handheld HART® communication device can be used to access any HART® enabled equipment on site, delivering further cost savings.

The Value of Searchpoint Optima Plus with optional HART® output

·  Flexibility to evolve with process changes: Searchpoint Optima Plus with optional  HART® output detects a wide range of Hydrocarbon gases

·  Enhances site safety:

-  High performance IR Point gas detector offering immunity to adverse weather and fail-to-safety operation

·  Reduces operational costs and saves money:

-  HART®  does not require additional cabling on a 4-20mA output

-  HART® removes the need for proprietary handheld devices; a single handheld HART® communication device can be used with any HART® enabled equipment on site

·  Reduces maintenance costs

-  HART® allows full device information anywhere in the loop, via a handheld HART® communication device, helping to reduce time spent in the field

-  Easily accessible device information helps permit preventative maintenance  

For more information on this product or additional products and services offered by
Honeywell Analytics, please visit www.honeywellanalytics.com or call: +41 (0)44 943 4300.

ENDS

Honeywell International (www.honeywell.com) is a Fortune 100 diversified technology and manufacturing leader, serving customers worldwide with aerospace products and services; control technologies for buildings, homes and industry; automotive products; turbochargers; and specialty materials. Based in Morris Township, N.J., Honeywell’s shares are traded on the New York, London, and Chicago Stock Exchanges.  For more news and information on Honeywell, please visit www.honeywellnow.com. Honeywell Analytics is based in Lincolnshire, Chicago, Zurich, Switzerland, and Seoul, Korea with distributors and agents located across the globe. For additional information, please visit www.honeywellanalytics.com, e-mail gasdetection@honeywell.com  or call free on +41 (0)44 943 4300 from Europe and Asia / 1 800 538 0363 from the U.S.

  This release contains “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. All statements, other than statements of fact, that address activities, events or developments that we or our management intend, expect, project, believe or anticipate will or may occur in the future are forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements are based on management’s assumptions and assessments in light of past experience and trends, current conditions, expected future developments and other relevant factors. They are not guarantees of future performance, and actual results, developments and business decisions may differ from those envisaged by our forward-looking statements. Our forward-looking statements are also subject to risks and uncertainties, which can affect our performance in both the near- and long-term. We identify the principal risks and uncertainties that affect our performance in our Form 10-K and other filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

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Honeywell International (www.honeywell.com) is a Fortune 100 diversified technology and manufacturing leader, serving customers worldwide with aerospace products and services; control technologies for buildings, homes and industry; automotive products; turbochargers; and specialty materials. Based in Morris Township, N.J., Honeywell’s shares are traded on the New York, London, and Chicago Stock Exchanges.  For more news and information on Honeywell, please visit www.honeywellnow.com. Honeywell Analytics is based in Lincolnshire, Chicago, Zurich, Switzerland, and Seoul, Korea with distributors and agents located across the globe. For additional information, please visit www.honeywellanalytics.com, e-mail gasdetection@honeywell.com  or call free on +41 (0)44 943 4300 from Europe and Asia / 1 800 538 0363 from the U.S.

 

This release contains certain statements that may be deemed "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. All statements, other than statements of historical fact, that address activities, events or developments that we or our management intends, expects, projects, believes or anticipates will or may occur in the future are forward-looking statements. Such statements are based upon certain assumptions and assessments made by our management in light of their experience and their perception of historical trends, current economic and industry conditions, expected future developments and other factors they believe to be appropriate. The forward-looking statements included in this release are also subject to a number of material risks and uncertainties, including but not limited to economic, competitive, governmental, and technological factors affecting our operations, markets, products, services and prices. Such forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance, and actual results, developments and business decisions may differ from those envisaged by such forward-looking statements. We identify the principal risks and uncertainties that affect our performance in our Form 10-K and other filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.


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