08929948 is referenced by 3 patents and cites 492 patents.

A wireless process communication adapter is provided. The adapter includes a housing having a plurality of openings. An end cap is coupled to a first opening of the plurality of openings. A field device coupling is disposed at the second of the plurality of openings. The housing, end cap and field device coupling define a chamber therein. At least one circuit board is disposed within the chamber, the circuit board has wireless communication circuitry disposed thereon and is coupleable to a field device through the field device coupling. In one aspect, substantially all remaining volume in the chamber is filled with a solid material. In another aspect, an explosion-proof barrier is provided in the field device coupling. Combinations of the aspects are also provided.

Title
Wireless communication adapter for field devices
Application Number
12/485169
Publication Number
8929948 (B2)
Application Date
June 16, 2009
Publication Date
January 6, 2015
Inventor
Ronald F Hurd
Marshalltown
IA, US
Christina A Grunig
Chanhassen
MN, US
Joel D Vanderaa
St. Paul
MN, US
Agent
Westman Champlin & Koehler P A
Assignee
Rosemount
MN, US
IPC
G01D 11/24
G01D 21/00
G05B 19/418
H01R 9/22
H04W 24/00
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