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A new smartphone for hazardous areas The new Bartec Pixavi Phone (photo) is this company’s next-generation smartphone for hazardous areas in Zone 1, Div. 1. It includes technical specifications that meet the requirements for the toughest industrial environments. The intrinsically…

Compressors, Fans, Blowers

Steel alloy compressor valve offers lower installed cost Unlike its stainless-steel counterpart, designated StraightFlo SS (severe service), the new SE StraightFlo SE (standard edition) reciprocating compressor valve (photo) serves relatively non-corrosive compressor applications typically found in upstream and midstream gas-compressor…

Pipes, Tubes and Fittings

A portable pipe beveling tool prepares pipe for welding The Wart Millhog Portable Pipe Beveler (photo) is a right-angle I.D. clamping tool for performing any angle of end prep on 0.75 in. I.D. to 4-in. O.D. pipe of different schedules.…

Focus on Pumps

Track pump operation with this monitoring system This company has developed Smart Monitoring for its ecoflow and triplex metering and process diaphragm pumps (photo). A combination of sensors integrated into the pump and software-based evaluation provides the user with comprehensive…

Weighing and Dosing

Pressure compensation ups accuracy in LIW feeders Loss-in-weight (LIW) feeder performance is dependent on accurate weighing, which can be affected by a variety of influences. In a closed system, pressure variations, such as backpressure from a downstream mixer or extruder…

Focus on Solids Handling

This bag slitter eliminates dust and reduces waste The MINILux (photo) is an automated food-grade bag slitter constructed to U.S. Food and Drug Admin. (FDA) standards with self-contained dust collection and recovery. The MINILux is said to recover 1.5–2% more…

Focus on Analyzers

Measure every liquids’ ‘fingerprint’ in real time This company has developed a new radio-wave-based analysis technology that enables continuous monitoring of the state of any liquid, including thick slurries, resins, adhesives, coatings, emulsions, beer, water and more. The Collo Analyzer…

Flow Measurement & Control

Thermal flowmeter supports compressed-air systems FS10i Series compressed-air flowmeters (photo) helps users improve productivity by measuring accurately and quickly detecting system leaks, which improves overall process quality while simultaneously reducing system energy costs. The compact FS10i flowmeter series measures the…

Focus on Particle Sizing

Learn more than just particle size with this imaging unit The Hydro Insight (photo) is a dynamic-imaging accessory for this company’s Mastersizer 3000 particle-sizing instrument. Through real-time particle imaging, this tool helps users to see beyond particle size — powering…

Focus on Valves

A check valve for urea service A new in-line, axial check valve (photo) for urea and ammonia service was recently introduced. The new axial check valve complements this company’s extensive urea service product line, which includes Clampseal Y-, T- and…