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August 1, 2012
With the MiniTest 300, this company introduces the first vacuum leak detector that uses a quartz window sensor instead of the conventional mass-spectrometer detector. The MiniTest 300 operates at a working pressure of up to 200...
August 1, 2012
The VibXpert II balancer is a portable device for field-balancing rotating machinery in one or two planes. Unbalance is one of the most common causes of increased levels of...
August 1, 2012
The MiniTest 300 is a vacuum leak detector that uses a quartz-window sensor, rather than a mass spectrometer. Weighing only 11 lb, the unit is suited to mobile leak detection at onsite service calls. The MiniTest 300 operates at a working pressure of...
August 1, 2012
The OPK-341 Industrial Leak Detection Kit is designed to help locate fluid leaks in hydraulic equipment, compressors, engines, gearboxes, as well as fuel and other synthetic and petroleum-based...
June 1, 2012
One of the most energy-intensive utilities for many facilities in the chemical process industries (CPI) is the steam system. Traditionally, steam-use optimization has centered on efficient heat transfer and eliminating waste [ 1]. Further optimization can involve a broader look at how steam supply and consumption interact dynamically throughout a large complex. This type of optimization often results in...
May 1, 2012
As in almost all other aspects of producing chemicals, processors are looking for cost-effective sensing solutions. And they won’t be disappointed by the newest offering of sensors for the chemical process industries (CPI). Gas and pH sensors, as well as spectrometers, are experiencing noteworthy advancements that allow the technologies to reduce costs via reliability, digital and intelligent design...
May 1, 2012
The continuous-emission monitor and baghouse leak detector from this company incorporates automatic self-checks (zero and span) to eliminate manual calibration audits...
May 1, 2012
The PassiFlash 3036, a portable instrument for stainless-steel passivation testing and validation, can test steel passivity in less than a second, the company says. The instrument works on all grades of stainless steel, and is designed for single-handed operation. The PassiFlash 3036 produces an immediate pass or fail signal...
May 1, 2012
The Model 6888 oxygen sensor monitors oxygen remaining in fluegas from combustion processes using boilers, incinerators, industrial furnaces, kilns and process heaters. Since the calibration...
April 1, 2012
Instrumentation best practices that are taught in colleges and published in standards are intended to be broadly applicable, guiding users in every industry and geography. However, for outdoor applications in cold climates, where the temperature can fall below –40°C, the optimum installation may be very different from those recommended via best practices, to ensure reasonable performance...
April 1, 2012
As a result of approvals by Germanischer Lloyd and UL-listed ANSI/ISA, the Quint DC/DC converter power supplies equipped with selective fuse breaking (SFB) technology can now be used in hazardous zones. Thanks to their low susceptibility to...
April 1, 2012
A new version of this company’s monitoring, alarming and reporting software is aimed at highly controlled and regulated environments in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries. Known as...
April 1, 2012
The newest generation of SpectroTest mobile metal analyzers is equipped with an efficient plasma generator and a newly designed ultraviolet probe. The analyzers also feature, and the field-proven Intelligent Calibration Logic (Ical) system, which...
April 1, 2012
With the aid of the tilting table PA4240/PA3240 for the contact angle measuring systems DSA30 and DSA100, users can evaluate a liquid drop’s ability to stick or roll off of a surface. The arrangement allows measurement...
April 1, 2012
The 1260 Infinity Hybrid SFC/UHPLC system is said to be the first commercial instrument that performs both supercritical fluid chromatography (SFC) and ultra high-performance liquid chromatography...
April 1, 2012
The new Signet 9900 SmartPro Transmitter features multi-parameter capabilities, flexible modularity and an auto-sensing, backlit display with “at-a-glance” visibility, even in dark conditions. The...
April 1, 2012
Next-generation ReactIR 45P technology allows reaction scaleup to be studied under actual process conditions. Designed to operate in the laboratory as well as in classified areas, ReactIR 45P uses in situ monitoring to study the...
April 1, 2012
The MXL (photo) is this company’s latest addition to its family of loop-powered indicators operating from a 4–20-mA d.c. input. This model incorporates the LCD from the company’s EJX...
April 1, 2012
The new VLM10 inline vortex flowmeter for mass, volumetric and energy-flow measurement on steam, liquid and gas applications is available in sizes 1 to 12 in. The device combines an inline vortex meter, a...
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