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Cut installation costs in half with this orifice flowmeter

ABB Instrumentation (Warminster, Pa.; www.abb.com/instrumentation) has cut the cost of installing orifice-plate flowmeters by up to half with the launch of its OriMaster compact orifice DP flowmeter. The latest in the company’s FlowMaster range, the OriMaster comes fully factory configured…

Focus on Temperature Measurement & Control

This three-way valve improves temperature control This company has recently unveiled the GX 3-Way control valve (photo), which has the ability to accurately control the temperature of water, oils, steam, and other industrial fluids. Applications include heat exchangers and lubricating…

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Chementator: A new standard for viscosity measurement

The American Society of Testing Materials (Conshohocken, Pa.; www.astm.org) has developed a new standard for measuring viscosity: ASTM D 7483-08, Determination of Dynamic and Kinematic Viscosity of Liquids by Oscillating Piston Viscometer (OPV). The new ASTM method is part of…

Wireless technology: If they Build it, will You Come?

Despite various studies and process automation supplier suggestions that wireless sensing technologies cost less and provide tighter control than their wired counterparts, chemical processors are still proceeding with caution when it comes to implementing wireless instrumentation. Wireless supporters hope the…

Measure flow with only two transducer pairs over a diameter

With the new Fluxus F601 ultrasonic flowmeter, a reliable flow measurement can be obtained in a few minutes. No zeroing procedure is necessary since calibration data and transducer parameters are saved in a transducer internal memory and automatically sent to…

Use this viscometer for continuous measurement

The new goVisc 500 is a compact, high-performance precision viscometer with realtime viscosity outputs. It can be used in any laboratory-scale application for continuous viscosity measurement, and it is especially suitable for automated applications. The hygienic sensor is an all-welded…

Flange joint software for calculation and simulation

For safe operation of a flange joint, it is important to consider a number of parameters that have an impact on the bolts, gasket and flanges. The relatively large number of mathematical operations and the need for managing a large…

Measure distances up to 40m with this level measurement device

Nivobob is a re-engineered model of this firm’s popular plumb-bob range of level measurement technology. Among the enhancements offered are: increased durability via a brushless motor; a new rope system, which extends the time between servicing; and a larger measurement…

Measure oxygen levels remotely with zirconia sensors

This company’s range of zirconia oxygen analyzers measure oxygen, from % to ppm levels. The accompanying software allows the user to view readings, set output and perform calibration remotely via a fully bi-directional RS-232 port. The Z1030 is a panel…

High-throughput characterization of proteins, peptides & particles

Using dynamic light scattering, the BioDLS allows automatic particle sizing using industry-standard well plates. The BioDLS measures proteins, peptides, micelles and other nanoparticles in a highly efficient, high-throughput manner useful for the pharmaceutical industry. Up to 768 samples can be…