Thermon TraceNet TCM2

Heating Control and Monitoring Module


The Themron TraceNet TCM2 Heating Control and Monitoring Module stands at the forefront of microprocessor-based temperature control and monitoring, expertly designed for precision in heat tracing applications.

Specifically crafted for heat tracing, the TCM2 unit offers comprehensive control and monitoring features through a digital information display. This module is adept at managing one or two heat tracing circuits, with the flexibility of incorporating input from up to two RTDs per circuit. This level of customization ensures optimal performance in diverse heat tracing scenarios.

One of the standout features is the TCM2’s scalability and networking capabilities. With the ability to interconnect up to 247 TraceNet TCM2 modules in an RS485 communication network, users can create an expansive and integrated system. The cumulative distance of up to 1220 meters (4000 feet) allows for versatile placement within industrial facilities, optimizing coverage and efficiency. To extend communication distances even further, an optional repeater is available, providing additional flexibility in system design.

The TCM2’s microprocessor-based architecture ensures precise temperature control and monitoring tailored to the unique requirements of heat tracing applications. The digital information display serves as an intuitive interface, offering real-time insights into the performance of one or two heat tracing circuits. This not only enhances operational efficiency but also facilitates easy troubleshooting and maintenance.

The Themron TraceNet TCM2 sets a benchmark in microprocessor-based temperature control for heat tracing. Its combination of versatility, scalability, and advanced features makes it an ideal choice for industries seeking reliable and efficient solutions for their heat tracing needs.

Thermon TraceNet TCM2 Specifications

Control and monitoring capacity 2 heat tracing circuits
Module supply voltages 100 to 240 Vac
Controlled output load voltage 100 to 600 Vac1
Storage ambient 40°C to 80°C
(-40°F to 176°F)
Power clamp function Programmable from 20%-100%
Temperature input up to two, 3-wire platinum
100 Ohm RTDs per circuit
Temperature control range 40°C to 600°C
(-40°F to 1112°F)
Control band Programmable in increments of 1 degree
Module dimensions (H x W x D) 118 x 119 x 83 mm
(4.65” x 4.7” x 3.25”)
High operating current alarm 1 to 300 Amps2
Low operating current alarm 0 to 299 Amps2
Ground/earth leakage alarm/trip 20 to 250 mA
(in 1 mA increments)
Alarm outputs rated to 100 mA
Self-test frequency Programmable from 2 to 99 hours
Communication Modbus ASCII/RTU via RS4853
Auxiliary power output 9 W @ 24 Vdc

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