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March 1, 2012
The 3DLevelScanner HE is designed for use in storage silos containing challenging materials, such as clinker, alumina and flyash. This new model of the scanner has an operating temperature...
March 1, 2012
To serve industrial processes with “critical” media, this company has expanded its range of electronic pressure switches with the addition of...
March 1, 2012
The iTCX transmitter is designed to allow users to monitor temperature from two independent thermocouple channels over an Ethernet network or the Internet with no special software aside from a Web browser. Serving...
March 1, 2012
This company now offers an intrinsically safe Bluetooth module for wireless transmission of measured data from its laser shaft-alignment systems. Now it is possible to work wirelessly in explosive...
February 1, 2012
Last month, this company launched an explosion-protection option for enclosures, enabling them to be ideal for analyzers in open-field sites, such as petroleum refineries and chemical process plants. A new inert-gas...
February 1, 2012
Version 8 of the Simatic PCS 7 process-control system boasts a host of new functions. The new features range from improved data exchange and an easier engineering workflow, more powerful communication, redundancy-related and fault-tolerant functions to new controllers and extended...
February 1, 2012
The pursuit of manufacturing excellence is a strong theme across all of the chemical process industries (CPI). Improving operations by eliminating variability and waste, a cornerstone of the six sigma approach, is essential for competitive performance in the global marketplace. In addition, of course, health, safety and the environment (HSE) remains the subject of intense scrutiny and concern. Within this...
February 1, 2012
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulations call for continuous emissions monitoring (CEM) systems to be tested with “zero-air” materials to qualify the accuracy of the instruments. CEMS operators sometimes mistakenly use a...
February 1, 2012
Last month, this company launched a new range of SOLA solid-phase extraction (SPE) cartridges and plates. SOLA combines polyethylene frit materials and stationary phase components into one, uniform entity. As a result, these...
February 1, 2012
This supplier of online near-infrared (NIR) sensors now offers the NIRView process monitoring software. With NIRView, the measurement from the...
February 1, 2012
Level measurement and control in process vessels can be one of the most challenging applications in which to obtain consistently safe and reliable results. Part of this difficulty may be due to the fact that the sizing of the vessel and selection and installation of the level instruments are frequently performed by different people at different times, rather than evaluated holistically as a system. Level...
February 1, 2012
Vegamet 391 with SIL (safety integrity level) qualification is a universal signal-conditioning instrument for a variety of measurement tasks, such as level, gage-and process-pressure...
February 1, 2012
A digital pressure gage combines the accuracy of digital technology with the simplicity of an analog pressure-measuring device. Given its very high...
February 1, 2012
The new wSeries Wi-Fi transmitter communicates on a standard Wi-Fi network, which is an economical solution for facilities with an existing Wi-Fi network as well as for new...
January 1, 2012
A limit controller that is suited for oven applications Yokogawa This company has recently introduced the UT35A-L Limit Controller (photo), which is an FM-approved instrument suited for oven, furnace and kiln applications. The UT35A-L can be configured as a high or low limit. It comes standard with universal input, three alarm outputs and retransmission output. There is also a timer for exceeded duration...
January 1, 2012
The Multibox Vario insulated outdoor enclosures can be specified to millimeter accuracy and cover a wide range of sizes, with dimensions as small as 100 x 100 x 100 (with...
January 1, 2012
This company has improved its fault-tolerant Simatic S7-400H high-performance controllers and equipped them with new functions. In addition, the range of controllers has been extended with the new CPU 416-5H. All CPUs now have a Profinet...
January 1, 2012
This company has extended its rheometer accessory range to support ultraviolet (UV) curing cell requirements. With common oscillatoric shear methods, it is often difficult to...
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