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December 1, 2011
Today’s plant turnarounds bear little resemblance to those of the past: Last-minute preparations and procurements combined with hurried work plans penciled into a notebook often led to undisciplined procedures, incidents and equipment that still operated with defective parts. Those bygone practices have been cleaned up and replaced with clearer processes as turnarounds have become critical to a...
November 1, 2011
The Gladiator Acoustic Switch series is designed for continuous operation in applications in which detecting blocked feed chutes is important. The device has two acoustic wave transducers that pulse and receive each other’s...
November 1, 2011
The next-generation xSort handheld energy-dispersive X-ray fluorescence spectrometer now comes in a smaller, lightweight package. The instrument offers improved analytical performance, the company says. The xSort is designed for...
November 1, 2011
The new Rosemount Analytical Mode RB Sensor is designed for optimum sensor life in demanding scrubber applications. pH sensors are said to be most vulnerable to failure due to...
November 1, 2011
This company has added a compact thermoelectric thermostatting device to its line of accessories for its gas sorption instruments — used to measure pore...
November 1, 2011
The Cary 630 Fourier transform infrared (FTIR) spectrometer is claimed to be the world’s smallest FTIR, and offers “outstanding performance and reproducibility” for routine laboratory...
November 1, 2011
LiquiSonic Plato (photo) is an inline analyzer for liquids in the beverage industry. The system consists of one or more intelligent sensors and a controller that are connected to each other by a digital...
November 1, 2011
Spectroblue is a new, inductively coupled-plasma, optical emission spectrometer (ICP-OES) for environmental laboratories that require a low-cost, high-throughput spectrometer solution, says the company. It was designed for...
November 1, 2011
A new version of this company’s Ultramat 23 gas analyzer records the concentration of oxygen using a paramagnetic measuring cell. The analyzer combines the measurement of up to three infrared-sensitive gases and the...
November 1, 2011
The 4CM carbon-monoxide sensor was developed to meet the most stringent toxic-gas and mining standards. The 4CM is said to respond 12% faster to CO hazards and recovers in over half...
November 1, 2011
The new Type 8022 flow transmitter and pulse divider combines the functions of the company’s 8021 pulse divider and its 8023 flow transmitter into a single device. This electronic module can display and further process the flow measured by the sensors of type...
November 1, 2011
Last month, this company introduced three new or improved transit-time ultrasonic flowmeters. The new Innova-Sonic 203 has been optimized for good performance and lower cost, without the feature-rich option for dedicated clamp-on ultrasonic...
November 1, 2011
Effective level measurement helps ensure smooth, continuous processes by maintaining material inventory at economic quantities, and maximizes plant output by preventing spillage, system clogging and process upsets. In chemical process industries (CPI) applications, level measurement of liquids, powders and slurries are often complicated by the presence of steam, dust, foam, turbulence, caking or...
November 1, 2011
The Rosemount 530 Series Guided Wave Radar and 5400 Series non-contacting level transmitters now include the ability to communicate via the Modbus protocol. The addition of Modbus...
November 1, 2011
The CoFox CMG 01 level indicator is used for continuous level measurement in tanks containing liquid, electrically conductive media at temperatures from –40 to 150°C. The device...
November 1, 2011
The Microshim is a precision adjustable shim for positioning large machinery, leveling grinding equipment, adjusting roll assemblies, leveling extruders and injection molding equipment and more. The simple, compact device comes in packs of four, and...
November 1, 2011
Utilizing non-contact digital telemetry, the TMS 9250 Torque Measurement System is designed to meet evolving industry needs for wireless torque measurements. The need for...
October 1, 2011
The HIX HART signal isolator recently received certification from third-party testing organization CSA International for use in general locations, and in Class I, Division 2 (non-incendive) industrial areas. The two-wire HIX provides superior...
October 1, 2011
The Design of the Poly Power Unit (PPU; photo) features extremely good cooling properties, has low space requirements and can be integrated precisely in polysilicon production plants thanks to...
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