Brooks Instrument”s variable-area flowmeter line now offers a Foundation Fieldbus option, making the company the first variable-area supplier in the world to offer this communication option. Foundation Fieldbus is an all-digital, two-way communications technology for plant instrumentation. It provides devices expanded access to diagnostics and other digital information. Other benefits include lower engineering and installation costs and optional device-based control in the field. The variable-area Foundation Fieldbus option is available on the MT3809 and MT3750 metal tube products. Designed to integrally mount to these meters, the Foundation Fieldbus option utilizes SMAR transmitter technology and is DeltaV compatible.