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March 1, 2014
VibGuard Viewer (photo), the software platform for this company’s VibGuard family of online condition-monitoring systems, now comes fully geared for complex machine diagnosis. VibGuard Viewer 1.1, the new software...
http://www.chemengonline.com/software_automation_and_control/instrumentation_automation_and_control/testing/Turning-vibration-data-into-knowledge_11528.html
November 1, 2013
This company’s new Maintenance Pad is a rugged route-based condition-monitoring data collector and analyzer with IP 65 and MIL-STD-810G certification for operation virtually anywhere. Using wireless sensors and measurement modules makes...
http://www.chemengonline.com/software_automation_and_control/instrumentation_automation_and_control/testing/A-new-window-to-route-based-condition-analysis_11158.html
November 1, 2013
Enclosed in a sturdy aluminum case, VibGuard portable is ideal for vibration experts to conduct short-term analyses and diagnoses with a high-end measurement device. The combination of VibGuard and mobility enables users to optimally...
http://www.chemengonline.com/software_automation_and_control/instrumentation_automation_and_control/testing/Troubleshooting-out-of-the-box_11167.html
September 1, 2013
The wireless version of the ShaftAlign system is said to be the first wireless system in its segment on the market. The optional Bluetooth-based module makes measurement and...
http://www.chemengonline.com/software_automation_and_control/instrumentation_automation_and_control/testing/Avoid-tangled-cables-with-this-wireless-alignment-module_10925.html
July 1, 2013
The new BSTW II family of mechanical controllers and limiters for electric trace heating has system approval for hazardous (potentially explosive) areas (94/9/EC), which covers the self-limiting heating cables as well. The...
http://www.chemengonline.com/software_automation_and_control/instrumentation_automation_and_control/testing/A-new-controller-for-electric-trace-heating_10683.html
April 1, 2013
This article provides guidance to the designer and operator of a safety-instrumented system (SIS), with an emphasis on conducting measurements. The use of best practices to ensure the strength of the overall system design, and the use of instrument diversity to combat common causes of failure, are covered briefly. Greater detail are provided on the use of new technologies — in particular, new...
http://www.chemengonline.com/software_automation_and_control/instrumentation_automation_and_control/testing/Safety-Instrumented-Systems-Focus-on-Measurement-Diagnostics_10393.html
January 1, 2013
New measurement program apps for this company’s AliSensor Level System enable users to quickly measure vertical-shaft plumbness to an angle accuracy of down to...
http://www.chemengonline.com/software_automation_and_control/instrumentation_automation_and_control/testing/New-apps-for-shaft-level-and-shaft-plumb_10054.html
December 1, 2012
The newly launched sensALIGN is an intelligent sensor system for machinery alignment. By incorporating the patented intelligent-sensor technology from a partner into its own platform, this company offers...
http://www.chemengonline.com/software_automation_and_control/instrumentation_automation_and_control/testing/Accurate-machinery-alignment-in-rough-field-conditions_10004.html
November 1, 2012
The Module PA4550 for the Dynamic Foam Analyzer DFA100 measures the liquid content of foam via its conductivity in parallel at seven different heights of the foam column, so that drainage is...
http://www.chemengonline.com/software_automation_and_control/instrumentation_automation_and_control/testing/Measuring-the-liquid-content-in-metastable-foams_9913.html
November 1, 2012
The Sirus 2RR24 current monitoring relay for IO-Link monitors motors over the complete torque curve and is also dimensioned for current monitoring of the overall plant. The device detects...
http://www.chemengonline.com/software_automation_and_control/instrumentation_automation_and_control/testing/A-relay-that-monitors-many-motor-parameters_9920.html
October 1, 2012
With ATEX Zone 0 and Class I, Div. 1 ratings, the CSI 9420 Wireless Vibration Transmitter can now be installed directly in hazardous areas, such as chemical, petrochemical and offshore facilities, as...
http://www.chemengonline.com/software_automation_and_control/instrumentation_automation_and_control/testing/This-wireless-vibration-transmitter-now-has-ATEX-approval_9802.html
October 1, 2012
Launched last month, the CL420 Clamp-on Process Meter measures 0–120-mA d.c. process-control signals without breaking the loop. Typical applications include distributed control...
http://www.chemengonline.com/software_automation_and_control/instrumentation_automation_and_control/testing/Clamp-on-this-process-meter-to-measure-currents_9809.html
September 1, 2012
The portable GSP3 and GSP3 Flex (photo) gas detectors are designed for fast and reliable detection of leaks of inflammable gases at gas pipes and...
http://www.chemengonline.com/software_automation_and_control/instrumentation_automation_and_control/testing/Detect-gas-leaks-at-the-source-with-this-handy-device_9656.html
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...
http://www.chemengonline.com/software_automation_and_control/instrumentation_automation_and_control/testing/A-helium-leak-detector-without-using-a-mass-spectrometer_9546.html
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...
http://www.chemengonline.com/software_automation_and_control/instrumentation_automation_and_control/testing/Balance-rotating-equipment-in-two-planes_9559.html
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...
http://www.chemengonline.com/software_automation_and_control/instrumentation_automation_and_control/testing/A-portable-leak-detector-for-vacuum-systems_9561.html
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...
http://www.chemengonline.com/software_automation_and_control/instrumentation_automation_and_control/testing/A-detection-kit-for-oil-based-fluid-leaks_9565.html
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...
http://www.chemengonline.com/software_automation_and_control/instrumentation_automation_and_control/testing/Test-steel-passivation-in-one-second-with-this-device_9281.html
April 1, 2012
The TVOC-2 Arc Guard System detects faults in low- and medium-voltage switchgear within 1 ms and disconnects the power provided to the arc within 30–50 ms, preventing serious injury to personnel and reducing damage to expensive equipment. Without the system, an arc flash...
http://www.chemengonline.com/software_automation_and_control/instrumentation_automation_and_control/testing/This-electrical-arc-protection-system-acts-within-50-ms_9190.html
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...
http://www.chemengonline.com/software_automation_and_control/instrumentation_automation_and_control/testing/A-table-for-characterizing-drops-on-surfaces_9205.html
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