Thermon TraceNet ECM

Electronic Heating Control Module


Introducing the Thermon TraceNet ECM Electronic Heating Control Module, an innovative addition to the well-established TraceNet range. This state-of-the-art controller sets new standards in precision and versatility, providing reliable control for electric heat trace circuits in freeze protection and temperature maintenance applications.

Thermon TraceNet ECM Features

Wide Control Range and Hazardous Area Capability: The TraceNet ECM boasts a highly accurate and wide control range, making it suitable for diverse environments. From the frigid Arctic at -74°C (-76°F) to scorching desert temperatures at 55°C (+131°F), this controller is designed to perform seamlessly. Importantly, it is engineered to operate in hazardous areas, ensuring safety in challenging industrial settings.

Versatility in Mounting and Application: The ECM can be configured for pipe or wall mounting, offering flexibility in installation. This adaptability caters to various setups, making it a versatile choice for different heating applications.

Temperature Control and Limiter Functionality: The ECM serves dual purposes, acting as both a temperature controller and handling sensor and power connections for heat trace circuits. It can be employed as a combination temperature control and limiter, or as a temperature controller with low or high-temperature alarm functions.

Environmental Protection: Housed in a robust glass-reinforced nonmetallic enclosure with an IP66 environmental protection rating, the ECM ensures durability and reliability in challenging conditions. For offshore applications, an ECM-OS variant in a stainless steel junction box is available.

User-Friendly Configuration: The TraceNet ECM provides user-friendly temperature control and limiter set point adjustments through rotary switches. It supports temperature settings in both degrees Centigrade and Fahrenheit, catering to user preferences.

Communication Capabilities: Equipped with various data highway communication capabilities, the standard version communicates on an RS485 network using the Modbus RTU communication protocol. This ensures seamless integration into existing systems and ease of communication.

Approved for Both Ordinary and Hazardous Areas: The ECM holds approvals for use in both ordinary (non-classified) and hazardous (classified) areas, offering a broad spectrum of applications and compliance with safety standards.

The Thermon TraceNet ECM Electronic Heating Control Module stands out as the most versatile and cost-effective local-to-application controller in the market. With cutting-edge features, robust construction, and the ability to operate in extreme conditions, it redefines control solutions for electric heat trace circuits, ensuring reliability and performance in diverse industrial environments.

Thermon TraceNet ECM Specifications

Operating/control voltage 120/208/240 Vac
Operating ambient range -60°C to 55°C (-76°F to 131°F)
Minimum ambient storage range 74°C (-100°F)
Control switch type options SPST and DPST
Switching current ratings
SPST 30/30/20 amps 25°C, 40°C, 55°C (77°F, 104°F, 131°F)
DPST 28/23/17 amps 25°C, 40°C, 55°C (77°F, 104°F, 131°F)
Alarm output current rating 2 A
Electrical connection terminal blocks 3
Adjustable temp. control range 0°C to 500°C (32°F to 932°F)
Measurement range 60°C to 500°C (-76°F to 932°F)
Measurement accuracy (ambient) .
± 1°C (0°C to +55°C) ± 1.8°F (32°F to +131°F)
± 2°C (0°C to -60°C) ± 3.6°F (32°F to +131°F)
Temperature sensor(s) 100 Ohm three wire Platinum
High temp. alarm/trip programmable (auto or manual reset)
RTD input circuitry intrinsically safe (Ex i)
Life expectancy 250,000 cycles

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