Monitoring for OEM Control Cabinets

Monitoring for OEM Control Cabinets

Turck is expanding its series of cabinet guards with the addition of the IM18-CCM. The integrated sensors of the narrow 18 mm device monitor temperature, air humidity and door distance, in order to send this information via Ethernet to higher-level IT systems....

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IO-Link Master With OPC UA Interface

IO-Link Master With OPC UA Interface

By combining IO-Link and OPC UA in a single device, Pepperl+Fuchs offers its customers data communication from the lowest field level to the cloud. The data can then be analysed in detail to facilitate Industry 4.0 solutions. Pepperl+Fuchs is the first company to...

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Inductive Safety Sensors with OSSD Outputs

Inductive Safety Sensors with OSSD Outputs

Inductive safety sensors with two OSSD (output switching signal device) outputs complete Turck's portfolio for safety technology. The proximity switches enable users to also exploit the benefits of contactless and thus wear-free position and range monitoring in...

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Go IIoT in 30 minutes

Go IIoT in 30 minutes

The Machine Builders' Smooth, Pain-Free Entry, into the World of IIoT—no code or cloud development needed! UniCloud is specifically designed to enable OEMs and Machine Builders to get up and running with their IIoT cloud platform in less than 30 minutes. Unitronics’...

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Custom Cabinet Coolers for Electrical Enclosures

Custom Cabinet Coolers for Electrical Enclosures

The EXAIR Cabinet Cooler systems can be customized to provide cooling within electrical enclosures in NEMA 12, NEMA 4, NEMA 4X and Hazardous location environments. These customizations include specific Btu/Hr values from 275-5600 Btu/Hr., adaptations for high...

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Catching the Particle Matter Measurement Accurately

Catching the Particle Matter Measurement Accurately

Industrial areas are often associated with high levels of air pollutants as a result of their manufacturing or processing activities. Owners and developers of construction sites, mining and chemical processing plant, smokestacks, combustion engines and power plant are...

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Bypass Level Indicators – Always on the Level

Bypass Level Indicators – Always on the Level

Introducing Kobold’s NBK level indicators for continuous measurement, display and monitoring of liquid levels in above- or below-ground tanks. According to the law of communicating tubes the level in the bypass tube equals the level in the vessel. The bypass tube is...

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Technology for the Digital Age – Automation 4.0

Technology for the Digital Age – Automation 4.0

Global data volumes are growing exponentially as a result of digitization. More and more industrial processes are being monitored, analyzed, and automated using sensors. The new Jumo Cloud and the Jumo smartWARE SCADA make an important contribution to the development...

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Say Goodbye to Gas Maintenance Headaches

Say Goodbye to Gas Maintenance Headaches

If you purchase gas detectors, you’re responsible for ensuring that the instruments are working properly and will alert workers to potential hazards. But it can be difficult to know when there is an issue, what the issue is, how long it could take to fix it, and how...

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Robot Streamlines Food Deliveries in a Pilot Trial

Robot Streamlines Food Deliveries in a Pilot Trial

An autonomous mobile robot has been seen moving around the corridors of the REDI shopping centre in Kalasatama, a neighbourhood in Helsinki. Operated by Omron’s solution partner Dimalog, the robot was taking part in a month-long ‘Home-on Demand’ automated courier...

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New Ultrasonic Level and Distance Sensor

New Ultrasonic Level and Distance Sensor

Instrotech, local representative of Senix Corporation, has the new ToughSonic CHEM 12 Ultrasonic level and distance sensor on offer. The Senix Chem12 is ideal for applications where rapid changes in temperature occur and is tested under more stringent temperature...

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In-Line Converters – Bring More Operations Online

In-Line Converters – Bring More Operations Online

Are you using IO-Link to enable OEE analytics yet still have remote pockets where critical equipment should be continuously monitored during operations? The Banner S15C Modbus to IO-Link converters can be used at the end of a Modbus communication line, very near the...

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Coastal, River and Urban Flooding – Sensors of Choice

Coastal, River and Urban Flooding – Sensors of Choice

ToughSonic sensors, waterproof and housed in stainless steel, have become the “flood sensor” of choice for flood monitoring systems around the world including the Iowa Flood Monitoring information system, the Philippine Metro Advanced Traveler Information System,...

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Changeover Solutions for the Pharmaceutical Industry

Changeover Solutions for the Pharmaceutical Industry

Siko, represented locally by Instrotech, increases the efficiency and production quality of machines, by offering intelligent positioning systems for machine manufacturers and end users in the pharmaceutical industry. The manufacture of pharmaceutical products...

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Cable Locator for Failsafe Cable Fault Diagnostics

Cable Locator for Failsafe Cable Fault Diagnostics

Accidentally hitting a power cable during a project can lead to costly repairs and create seriously hazardous safety situations.  Digging in the wrong place can also lead to significant and unnecessary delays, not to mention run-on costs for the project. Lourenco...

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PC-based Control Simplifies Integration of S7 Controllers

PC-based Control Simplifies Integration of S7 Controllers

The openness of PC-based control and the resulting array of connectivity options with other systems number among the fundamental advantages of TwinCAT automation software from Beckhoff. A new add-on now also enables easy and efficient communication with Siemens S7...

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Rugged New Thermal Camera With Unexpected Features

Rugged New Thermal Camera With Unexpected Features

The new Fluke TiS20+ handheld thermal camera puts the power of thermal imaging at users’ fingertips, saving time with the right level of infrared and analysis. Whether inspecting heating, ventilation and air conditioning on a rooftop, scanning a motor at a remote...

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Proportional Valves and Controller Solutions

Proportional Valves and Controller Solutions

BMG – distributors of the Hydraforce range of proportional valves in Southern Africa – works closely with Hydraforce engineers and customers in diverse industries, to design and manufacture customised hydraulic control solutions, which enhance performance, value and...

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Now, Maintenance Can be Proactive Instead of Reactive

Now, Maintenance Can be Proactive Instead of Reactive

The new TiS55+ and TiS75+ thermal imagers are easy-to-use infrared cameras that easily transform plans for preventive maintenance (PM) programs into reality. These cameras offer technicians and contractors who need quality images and feature-rich cameras, an option...

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A True All-Rounder Precision Pressure Transmitter

A True All-Rounder Precision Pressure Transmitter

Jumo Taros S47 P is used for acquiring relative and absolute pressures in liquid and gaseous media. Its excellent active temperature compensation ensures precise pressure measurements and therefore increased process reliability over a wide temperature range. The...

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Remote Monitoring Cathodic Protection Systems

Remote Monitoring Cathodic Protection Systems

The coronavirus pandemic has forced businesses to change how they operate at a fundamental level, with staff forced to work from home because it isn’t safe to go on site as normal. Unfortunately, problems like corrosion are not waiting for people to get back to sites...

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Need for Speed – New High-Speed Pyrometer

Need for Speed – New High-Speed Pyrometer

With very fast processes, requirements for the pyrometers used for temperature measurement are especially onerous. Typical examples are plastics processing machinery, such as those used for blow-molding PET bottles, which work on very short cycle times. Another...

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Handheld Manometers with Higher Precision and Accuracy

Handheld Manometers with Higher Precision and Accuracy

Manometers offer many benefits for engineers and technicians who need to measure and monitor pressure, but critical elements such as high accuracy, high precision and ease of use, play a large role in their selection of the best-for-application manometer, which is...

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Exact Determination of Fuel Consumption

Exact Determination of Fuel Consumption

Kobold DOE is an oval gear flowmeter, categorised as positive displacement flow technology. When liquid flows through this positive displacement flowmeter, two oval geared rotors measure a constant volume per rotation, within a precisely machined measuring chamber....

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Wide Beam Retroreflective Sensor

Wide Beam Retroreflective Sensor

The Q76E has a unique design that enables consistent detection of a broad range of targets that typically challenge other sensors. Each sensor generates a wide sensing beam capable of reliably detecting pallets, boards, totes with gaps or holes, packages, pouches, and...

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Why PROFINET is a Great Choice for IO Networks

Why PROFINET is a Great Choice for IO Networks

Darrell Halterman, senior product manager of PACSystems controllers at Emerson’s machine automation solutions business, explains the advantages of using PROFINET protocol for PLC, PAC and industrial edge controller applications. The PROFINET industrial Ethernet...

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Robust Safety Light Curtains

Robust Safety Light Curtains

EZ-SCREEN® LS light curtains are intuitive, easy-to-use safety devices used for machine safeguarding. They are built to withstand challenges commonly found in manufacturing and packaging environments. Heavy-duty aluminum housing and recessed window ensure the...

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Process Cranes for  Green  Power Generation

Process Cranes for Green Power Generation

Demag, Germany, will supply Green Steam Hürth GmbH, a subsidiary of E.ON, with three process cranes equipped with grabs for a heat and power plant project. The project comprises the build of a biomass power plant with an output of 20 MW of electricity and 87 MW of...

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In-Line Illuminator

In-Line Illuminator

S15WL features white light in a highly visible body for better machine visibility. It produces close to 100 lumens of in-line illumination. Simple Installation S15WL is a compact illuminator with double-ended connections for mounting in-line with cordsets and other...

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How to Troubleshoot Conveyor Belt Challenges

How to Troubleshoot Conveyor Belt Challenges

Some of the toughest maintenance challenges at manufacturing facilities are presented by large belt-driven conveyor systems. These critical assets require gear oil for their gearboxes, electric motor grease for the motors, and grease for multiple lubrication points –...

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High-level Pressure Sensors for Complete Systems

High-level Pressure Sensors for Complete Systems

Keller’s standard product catalogue covers most applications for pressure measurement technology. However, there are often great benefits to optimising pressure sensors specifically for use and integration into higher-level complete systems. Keller’s modular product...

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A Safe and Easy Way to Keep an Eye on Water Quality

A Safe and Easy Way to Keep an Eye on Water Quality

Ready-to-use water analysis panels ensure water monitoring with minimum effort and maximum reliability. The complete modular solutions are suitable for all industries. They are customized and perform particularly well at challenging measuring tasks. Operators of...

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The Internet of Things Is Changing Logistics

The Internet of Things Is Changing Logistics

Level sensors in LoRaWAN technology optimise the logistics of circulating containers that transport raw materials between manufacturers and consumers. The low-power wide-area technology used saves energy and enables users to operate a private wireless network on-site....

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Networked Beer Tanks Delight Both Landlords and Breweries

Networked Beer Tanks Delight Both Landlords and Breweries

The Internet of Things (IoT) offers “smart” solutions that help make life easier and more convenient, improve and streamline processes, and receive information in good time that was previously unavailable or difficult to acquire. Smart solutions are highly...

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New Motorized Control Valve

New Motorized Control Valve

The semiconductor industry places stringent requirements on valves, measurement and control systems. Pneumatically operated valves are to an increasing degree no longer able to comply with the control requirements of leading process equipment manufacturers. For this...

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How Do You Measure Energy Consumption

How Do You Measure Energy Consumption

With power, demand... and a power quality tool. With energy costs high, and getting higher, many facilities are trying to reduce their energy consumption. Most have not previously analyzed their monthly energy usage, traced it to operational components, or broken out...

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A Revolutionary Idea Celebrates its Anniversary

A Revolutionary Idea Celebrates its Anniversary

The electronic terminal block is a foundational component and global standard in automation technology. 25 years ago, Beckhoff had an idea that revolutionized the automation technology of the time: The Bus Terminal combined fieldbus technology with the proven terminal...

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Secure Cloud Service for Industrial Remote Solutions

Secure Cloud Service for Industrial Remote Solutions

More than ever, we all need reliable networks to provide us with the necessary information, whenever and wherever we need. That’s exactly why HMS Networks launched the Ewon Talk2M in 2007. Since 2006, the unique Talk2M service meets the expectations of Machine...

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Specialist Lubricant for High Temperature Applications

Specialist Lubricant for High Temperature Applications

Lubrication products used in certain applications are subjected to much harsher conditions or higher temperatures than others. By choosing products specifically designed for challenging circumstances, you can protect your equipment, improve performance, and save on...

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Robust Needle Valve for High-Pressure Applications

Robust Needle Valve for High-Pressure Applications

WIKA has supplemented its portfolio of shut-off valves with the model HPNV high pressure needle valve. The new valve is designed for four pressure ranges: up to 15,000 psi (1,034 bar), up to 20,000 psi (1,379 bar), up to 30,000 psi (2,068 bar) and up to 60,000 psi...

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Compact Drive Technology in a Robust Metal Housing

Compact Drive Technology in a Robust Metal Housing

Beckhoff integrates servo drives with higher performance and functionality directly in the EtherCAT I/O system. The new ELM72xx EtherCAT Terminals are fully functional servo drives in a robust metal housing that deliver an output current (Irms) of up to 16 A at 48 V...

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Automated Cake Cutting System

Automated Cake Cutting System

Tectra Automation engineered a unique automated cake cutting system for Brenell Quality Desserts in Pietermaritzburg. The company’s previous solution for cake cutting was a manual process and it now sought an automated solution that would be more productive, faster,...

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Optimized Convection Cooling

Optimized Convection Cooling

Optimized Convection Cooling Delivers Long Service Life, Reliability and High Efficiency The three new PS power supply series comprise a total of 18 devices. The 1- and 3-phase DIN-rail mountable power supply units are very compact and supply output currents from 2.5...

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New Operating System for Beckhoff Industrial PCs

New Operating System for Beckhoff Industrial PCs

 Multi-Core-Capable, Unix-Compatible Operating System For TwinCAT 3 Real-time Applications With TwinCAT/BSD, Beckhoff presents a new operating system that combines the advantages of Windows CE – low cost and small footprint – with the numerous features of large...

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Monitoring Contamination Efficiencies

Monitoring Contamination Efficiencies

Monitoring Contamination Efficiencies with the Power of Connectivity A significant drawback of the Covid-19 Pandemic has been the limiting aspect of travelling and especially, visiting installations in remote locations. The disruption to business has made hydraulic...

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Mission Critical Alarm Systems

Mission Critical Alarm Systems

Upgrading Mission-Critical Alarm Systems When dealing with oil terminals in remote locations, there are significant hazards that workers must be aware of, so it’s vital that all on-site alarms are up to date and comply with regulations. When the Sullom Voe oil...

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Integrating Data and Communication Services

Integrating Data and Communication Services

Integrating Data and Communication Services Efficiently Into The Cloud Beckhoff has offered diverse IoT communication capabilities with its TwinCAT IoT product family since 2015. Transmitting data to the cloud or between networked machines in this way creates enormous...

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Gearboxes Enhance Performance of Wet and Dry Cooling Towers

Gearboxes Enhance Performance of Wet and Dry Cooling Towers

BMG’s electromechanical team plays an important role in the dependable operation of wet and dry cooling towers in the mining sector, through the supply and support of many power generation components, including Hansen gearboxes. “Hansen units, which have been designed...

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Embedded PC Series With AMD Processors

Embedded PC Series With AMD Processors

With the new CX20x3 Embedded PCs, the Beckhoff Industrial PC portfolio now includes devices with AMD Ryzen™ processors. This new and powerful hardware can be used with both TwinCAT 2 and TwinCAT 3 automation software. The new series is ideal for 32-bit and 64-bit...

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Barcode Line Scanners

Barcode Line Scanners

New Barcode Line Scanners Wenglor’s new BLN Barcode Line Scanner sets new standards for the reading of one-dimensional codes. With the increased scanning area, the stationary scanner can be used at manual workstations and in fully automated systems. The integrated CCD...

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Automatic Code Generation

Automatic Code Generation

Automatic Code Generation Enables Efficient Module Engineering The Module Type Package (MTP) is a modern solution for modularizing plants in the process industry. It defines an interface for easily orchestrating and connecting modules to a higher-level control system....

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Directly Controlled Process Solenoid Valve

Directly Controlled Process Solenoid Valve

Directly Controlled Process Solenoid Valve With Innovative Bellows System Announcing the launch of the new GEMÜ M75 process solenoid valve with pressure compensation. This uses an innovative double bellows principle to compensate for pressure forces. This principle...

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Optimum Flow Restriction at Low Cost

Optimum Flow Restriction at Low Cost

The KOBOLD REG flow restrictors maintain constant quantities of liquids in pipework systems. The REG rate regulators are ideally suited for the simple restriction to a preset value of throughputs of water, or of liquids similar to water. The flow restrictors ensure...

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Keeping The Clean Room More Than Clean

Keeping The Clean Room More Than Clean

Industrial, manufacturing and scientific Clean Rooms by the very nature of their activities are required to maintain extremely high levels of ‘cleanliness’. This means that it is imperative to monitor differential pressure, temperature and humidity to be compliant...

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Pressure and Level Switches for Food Production

Pressure and Level Switches for Food Production

Hygiene Under High Pressure: Pressure and Level Switches for Food Production Milk is tops! But what makes milk so special? It’s not just a healthy blend of protein, nutrients and vitamins, but the end result of a safe, hygienic production process. New compact...

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Soft Seated Butterfly Valves

Soft Seated Butterfly Valves

 Latest Generation of Soft Seated Butterfly Valves GEMÜ has redesigned its tried-and-tested butterfly valves and now offers the GEMÜ R480 Victoria in wafer version. In redesigning the GEMÜ R480 Victoria series, a specialized team from the design, product management,...

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Remote Magnetic Inductive Flowmeter

Remote Magnetic Inductive Flowmeter

World-First Remote Magnetic Inductive Flowmeter with New IO-Link Technology   IO-Link is the first standardized short distance, bi-directional, digital, point-to-point, wired, industrial communications networking standard (IEC 61131-9) worldwide.  It is used for...

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Parametric Test System

Parametric Test System

Parametric Test System Supports Wide Bandgap (WBG) Fabrication Announcing the release of the new Keithley S530 Series Parametric Test System with KTE 7 software and other enhancements. The S530 platform enables semiconductor fabs to add parametric test capacity for...

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OEM and Custom Ultrasonic Sensors

OEM and Custom Ultrasonic Sensors

Wide Range of OEM and Custom Ultrasonic Sensors Instrotech, local representative of Senix Corporation, has on offer the smart and rugged ToughSonic line of ultrasonic non-contact Distance and Level sensors, a value-add partner for the Original Equipment Manufacturers...

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New IO Link Technology

New IO Link Technology

What is this New IO-Link Technology? IO-Link is the first standardized short distance, bi-directional, digital, point-to-point, wired, industrial communications networking standard (IEC 61131-9) worldwide.  It is used for communicating with digital sensors and...

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Locate The Invisible Threat

Locate The Invisible Threat

Now You Can “See” Sound and Locate the Invisible Threat... Introducing Fluke’s new ii910 Precision Acoustic Imager that detects corona, partial discharge and gas, steam and compressed air leaks that can hurt both production uptime and the bottom line. While most...

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Highly Dynamic Linear Motors

Highly Dynamic Linear Motors

Highly Dynamic Linear Motors With Flexible, Modular Design Backed by its wealth of expertise in the development of rotary servomotors, Beckhoff has added an innovative product to its portfolio in the area of drive technology. This new generation of high‐performance...

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Flipping the Switch

Flipping the Switch

Flipping the Switch - Monitoring Mission-Critical Electrical Equipment   The Natref petrol refinery, located in the industrial region of Sasolburg, was commissioned in 1971 and is one of South Africa’s oldest inland refineries. Historically, engineers at the refinery...

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Compact True RMS Meter

Compact True RMS Meter

Compact True-RMS Meter for Accurate Electrical Installation and Troubleshooting The new Fluke 110 is a versatile multimeter for accurately measuring voltage, continuity, resistance and more. Fluke multimeters have long been trusted by both residential and commercial...

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Setting Up Your Valves For Success

Setting Up Your Valves For Success

Setting Up Your Valves For Success Most valve damage is caused by installation and related issues, says JP Thysse, Senior Technician at Allmech. This includes: water damage to motor and electrical components, damage caused by power spikes, debris (sand, grit or...

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Safety Retrofitting

Safety Retrofitting

Safety Retrofitting: From Virtual Planning to Real Application Improving safety technology on older machines is a challenge faced by many industries. Protecting employees while increasing machine productivity demands constant safety technology enhancements. Questions...

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Intrinsically safe wifi system

Intrinsically safe wifi system

High-Speed Wi-Fi System for Dependable Underground Communication Becker Mining Systems has designed a dependable Wi-Fi system, which is recognised by the global mining sector for reliable, safe and efficient high-speed communication underground. “The company has made...

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OEE in Manufacturing

OEE in Manufacturing

Reaping the Benefits from Enterprise OEE Solution Overall Equipment Effectiveness or OEE as it is commonly known remains one of the best methods of evaluating a production machine or line. By measuring the Performance, Quality and Availability of any discrete...

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New actuators

New actuators

New Actuators for Pneumatically Operated Quarter Turn Valves The GEMÜ GDR and GSR basic actuators are available for pneumatically operated butterfly valves and ball valves. The single acting design of GEMÜ GSR and the double acting design of GEMÜ GDR are suited to...

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Level detector in all positions

Level detector in all positions

Level Detector In All Positions The Kobold LNM microwave level switch is used for detecting levels of fill. The microwave field penetrates several millimeters into the medium. Foam, condensate or remains of the transported medium that have stuck on to the tank are not...

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Highest energy efficiency reduces operating costs

Highest energy efficiency reduces operating costs

Highest Energy Efficiency Reduces Operating Costs Each piece of equipment or pipe integrated into an existing piping system will result in an increase in the pressure loss. With higher pressure losses, pumps and compressors must work harder in order to keep the flow...

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Control head with IO Link

Control head with IO Link

Control Head with IO-Link for Intelligent Communication Control heads now assume complete control of pneumatic valves, including feedback and diagnostic functions, for decentral automation concepts. They are used, for example, in the pharmaceutical, beverage and food...

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Complete Image Processing Solution

Complete Image Processing Solution

The Complete Image Processing Solution The complete image processing solution for all vision applications …the Wenglor VisionSysterm2D consists of up to 16 digital cameras, lenses with various fixed focal lengths, external illumination components and a control unit...

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Medical research companion

Medical research companion

Biology, Medical Research and Applied Life-Science Companion The world's most critical health disease and disorders can be fought with early-stage diagnosis.  Discovering and implementing the best electrical sensing platform for clinically accurate detection of...

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Maintaining backup battery systems

Maintaining backup battery systems

Maintaining Backup Battery Systems for Maximum Usage and Reliability Standby battery backup systems play a critical role in keeping essential operations functional in the event of a utility outage.Facilities like data centers, hospitals, airports, utilities, oil and...

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Improved temperature compensation

Improved temperature compensation

ToughSonic RTTC System Provides Improved Temperature Compensation Senix ultrasonic sensors have a temperature sensor inside the sensor technique to compensate for changes in ambient air temperature. As the ambient air warms or cools, the sensor body temperature...

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Hygienic Pressure sensors and level switches

Hygienic Pressure sensors and level switches

New pressure sensors and level switches for hygienic processes. The special challenges faced by the food and pharmaceutical industries result from the wide diversity of their processes. Success depends on the consistency and continuity of the production processes –...

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Existing cabling to create a new industrial LAN

Existing cabling to create a new industrial LAN

Using Existing Cabling to Create a New Industrial LAN You wouldn’t build a new railway or motorway every time you needed to travel somewhere, so why install new cable? After all, you’ve probably already got spare cores in your existing multi-core cable network or,...

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Compact analysis of incremental signals

Compact analysis of incremental signals

Compact and Cost-effective Analysis of Incremental Signals Incremental encoders have become indispensable in many applications due to their compactness and low price points. Beckhoff meets this important need with the comprehensive EL51xx EtherCAT Terminal series for...

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Smart cameras simplify code reading

Smart cameras simplify code reading

New Smart Cameras Simplify Code Reading and Inspection with Ultra-small Footprints The powerful yet compact MicroHAWK V/F400 and V/F300 Series Smart Cameras simplify applications by offering the possibility to combine code reading and vision inspection into a single,...

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See Beyond the Noise

See Beyond the Noise

See Beyond the Noise  … Industry’s First 10 GHz Oscilloscope with 4, 6 or 8 Channels The 6 Series B Mixed Signal Oscilloscope (MSO) extends the performance threshold of the Tektronix Mainstream Oscilloscopes Portfolio to 10 GHz and 50 GS/sec. Developed to meet the...

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Professional grade pocket thermal imager

Professional grade pocket thermal imager

 What Factors Make a Great Professional-grade Pocket Thermal Imager? Ever wondered how much functionality/durability could fit into an imager the size of a smartphone?  You’d be surprised.  Electron­ics continue to shrink in size, making it possible to include an...

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Membrane level monitors

Membrane level monitors

When Bulk Needs Precision ... Membrane Level Monitor The Kobold NMF membrane level monitors are the best choice for cost-effective level monitoring of bulk goods in storage vessels. NMF indicates full and empty states, detecting the load demand for dusty, powdery,...

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Industrial Edge Controller

Industrial Edge Controller

Industrial Edge Controller Provides High Availability For Mission-Critical Redundancy A consulting company specialising in emergency standby power control systems, load management control systems and monitoring solutions offers a host of technical services to other...

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High precision calibration source

High precision calibration source

One Calibration Source, Six Measured Variables Measuring instruments and transducers have to be precisely calibrated for the respective measuring ranges before use, and in commercial applications they also require periodic recalibration. Often this calls for several...

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Handheld sonic industrial imager

Handheld sonic industrial imager

Handheld Sonic Industrial Imager   Fluke ii900 handheld sonic industrial imager – fast, simple detection of compressed air, steam, gas and vacuum leaks in compressed air systems.  Intuitive interface allows technicians to isolate sound frequency of leaks to...

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Electrical loggers

Electrical loggers

Electrical Loggers Help Reduce Facilities' Energy Costs Energy is significant cost at any industrial facility, and while managers view energy as an unavoidable expense, it’s really a variable cost that can be monitored and managed, significantly improving the bottom...

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Check valves for high and low temperatures

Check valves for high and low temperatures

Check Valves for High and Low Temperatures The valve specialist GEMÜ is expanding their product range with the GEMÜ R90 disc check valve and the GEMÜ R91 dual plate check valve. The check valves withstand media temperatures in a range of -200 to 400 °C and are...

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The New Normal of Factory Automation

The New Normal of Factory Automation

 How To Address The “New Normal” of Factory Automation in Food Manufacturing Food and beverage companies can now set the course for the time after the Covid-19 pandemic using automation to boost competitiveness and productivity. Manufacturers should focus their...

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HVAC Transmitters and Hygrostats

HVAC Transmitters and Hygrostats

High Quality Simple to Use HVAC Transmitters and Hygrostats   Ensuring an environmentally friendly workplace, cleanroom operation or storage space for specialised products, that meet the most stringent parameters of humidity and temperature measurement can be...

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Efficient pneumatic multifunctional sensor

Efficient pneumatic multifunctional sensor

Efficient Pneumatic Multifunctional Sensor   The recently introduced multifunctional FTMg (Flow Thermal Meter for gases) flow sensor detects pneumatic system leakages well before pressure loss causes machine failure. It is engineered to output up to eight process...

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Big data enters the factory floor

Big data enters the factory floor

Get The Full Value From Your Factory Floor Data With Data Sciences Industry 4.0 and IIoT have been buzz words for several years and these concepts are actually implemented on more and more machines. A huge amount of data becomes available: machine data, data of the...

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Wear Resistant Pneumatic Conveyor

Wear Resistant Pneumatic Conveyor

Wear Resistant Pneumatic Conveyor Provides High Throughput The new EXAIR 2-1/2 NPT Heavy Duty Threaded Line Vac™ is a powerful in-line conveyor that transports high volumes of material through ordinary pipe. Designed for rugged, industrial applications, it has a...

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Thermal camera

Thermal camera

Thermal Camera Gets The Job Done Right First Time The new TiS60+ with patented Fluke IR-Fusion technology allows users to see things that are invisible to the eye and reveal problems that cannot be detected with other tools. The unit establishes a baseline for...

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Smart way of monitoring flow

Smart way of monitoring flow

The Smart Way of Monitoring Flow The Kobold KAL-D flowmeter is an integrated microcontroller that allows users to optimally adapt the device to their individual process conditions. Its intelligent compensation function ensures stable switching points, even during...

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Simplify gas detector maintenance

Simplify gas detector maintenance

Three Ways to Simplify Gas Detector Maintenance Your workers are depending on you to make sure the gas detectors they rely on each day are working properly and will alert them to potential hazards. Because of this, your job is incredibly important—but it can also be...

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Rugged vehicle mounted computer

Rugged vehicle mounted computer

Android-Based Rugged Vehicle-Mounted Computer The VM3010A is an Android-based rugged vehicle-mounted computer that features a high-performance Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 660 Octa-core CPU. The computer showcases enterprise mobility in a vehicle-mount computer form factor...

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Shortest Control Cycles

Shortest Control Cycles

Shortest Control Cycles Now Combined With Multiple Sampling Per Communication Cycle The high-performance AX8000 multi-axis servo system from Beckhoff is characterized by extremely high dynamics and very short cycle times. The motor current is scanned in μs cycles and...

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Measure Flow, Pressure, and Temperature

Measure Flow, Pressure, and Temperature

Measure Flow, Pressure, and Temperature with One Device The new FTMg multi-functional sensor provides leakage detection with accurate flow, pressure, and temperature measurement, all in one device. Energy efficiency and transparency are playing an increasingly...

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Late-stage Customization

Late-stage Customization

Late-stage Customization in Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Late-stage customization is vital due to the latest serialization legislation worldwide. It can also be an opportunity for finding a solution that can handle both serialization and the production of small batch...

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Temperature Measurement

Temperature Measurement

Keeping Temperature Measurement on Track – Small Device, Big Functions The Jumo eTRON T 100 DIN-rail mount electronic thermostat is specifically designed for temperature control and monitoring. In addition to the input signals for RTD probes and thermocouples, a 0(4)...

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Peer-to-Peer Wireless Connectivity

Peer-to-Peer Wireless Connectivity

A Safety Manager's Guide to Peer-to-Peer Wireless Connectivity Every day, in facilities across the world, workers take on jobs without having all the information they need to get them done safely. More often than employers would like to admit, this lack of important...

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Condition Monitoring

Condition Monitoring

Condition Monitoring – Bottling and Canning BMG’s Light Materials Handling division has introduced a new condition monitoring system, which has been developed to automatically monitor the coefficient of friction of bottling or canning lines, ensuring consistently high...

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Predictive Analytics for Artificial Lift

Predictive Analytics for Artificial Lift

Predictive Analytics for Artificial Lift Machine learning and Artificial Intelligence applications in artificial lift systems have seen a growth in importance recently and are no longer a “nice to have” but essential tools for design, optimisation and failure...

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Integrated compact motor controller

Integrated compact motor controller

Integrated Compact Motor Controller Reduces Cabling Effort and Increases Diagnostic Capabilities for Roller Conveyor Systems With the new EP7402 EtherCAT Box from Beckhoff, the control architecture and cabling of roller conveyor systems become significantly more...

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Accurately Measure Small Signals

Accurately Measure Small Signals

Accurately Measure Small Signals in Electrically Noisy Environments Comtest is offering MICROCHIP’s MCP6V76/6U/7/9 Single, Dual and Quad 2MHz Zero-Drift Operational Amplifiers for measuring small signals with less errors.  The zero-drift architecture enables low...

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Wet-Dry Vac

Wet-Dry Vac

Simplifying the Process of Vacuuming Wet and Dry Materials Exair’s new EasySwitch® Wet-Dry Vac simplifies the filter change process when switching from vacuuming a dry material to a liquid or vice versa. Utilizing minimal compressed air, the EasySwitch is a powerful...

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New check valve

New check valve

New check valve with redundant sealing The new model CV check valve is designed for a wide range of applications in the process industry. Its sealing system with a self-centering piston reliably prevents backflow of liquid and gaseous media. The reliability of the new...

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Bridge Loads

Bridge Loads

Efficiently Monitoring Bridge Loads The Internet of Things (IoT) offers “smart” solutions that help make life easier and more convenient, improve and streamline processes, and receive information in good time that was previously unavailable or difficult to acquire....

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Magnetic Flowmeters

Magnetic Flowmeters

Magnetic Flowmeters Meet Individual Measuring Challenges Whether in the pharmaceutical industry, water treatment or in food production, Instrotechhas Kobold’s magnetic inductive flowmeters family, MIS, MIK & MIM for conductive media. These compact, high-precise...

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Liquid atomizing spray nozzle

Liquid atomizing spray nozzle

Liquid Atomizing Spray Nozzle for Cooling, Washing and Rinsing Exair’s new 1/4 NPT FullStream™ liquid atomizing spray nozzle provides a full cone spray pattern for pressurized liquids. They are applied to solve cooling, cleaning, washing, rinsing and dust suppression...

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(GNSS) Firewall Software

(GNSS) Firewall Software

Major Update to Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) Firewall Software, Strengthens Protection Critical infrastructure systems including power utilities, financial services, mobile networks and transportation rely on Global Positioning System (GPS)-delivered...

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Expanded TBS1000C

Expanded TBS1000C

Expanded TBS1000C Digital Storage Oscilloscope The new Tektronix TBS1000C Digital Storage Oscilloscope is a cost-sensitive addition to the entry portfolio and an expansion of the TBS1000 series. The TBS1000C series boasts a 7-inch WVGA color display with up to 1 GS/s...

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Solenoid vs Ceramic Valves

Solenoid vs Ceramic Valves

Solenoid vs Ceramic Valves: What You Need to Know Selecting the right valve goes beyond understanding the function it needs to serve. It’s also important to factor in cost efficiency, durability and maintenance considerations. In some cases, according to Lionel...

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Ultrasonic flowmeter

Ultrasonic flowmeter

New Ultrasonic ‘Allround’ Flowmeter for Vast Ranges Bi-directionally transmitted ultrasonic waves provide precise results of volume flow as the result of their transit time difference. Installed in any position, the units can measure ranges of 1:250. Announcing the...

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Object detection systems

Object detection systems

Custom Object Detection Systems Senix ToughSonic® Ultrasonic Sensors, perhaps the most versatile and flexible sensors available today, can be used in a wide variety of object detection applications and can be customized for users’ specific needs. For example,...

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World Water & Wastewater Challenges

World Water & Wastewater Challenges

World Water & Wastewater Challenges Addressed As the world population rises and people pursue higher standards of living, more water is needed in homes and for production of food and products. By 2050, the United Nations projects global water demand to increase by...

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Remote Monitoring

Remote Monitoring

Refrigeration Remote Monitoring Made Easy and Affordable  Small and medium sized stores are now able to monitor their refrigeration assets, from anywhere, at any time, without the need for expensive central management control infrastructure, with the new ProsaLink...

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Optical Sensor

Optical Sensor

Optical Sensor Range Expanded with 1N and 1P Housing Formats Wenglor’s PNG/smart generation of photoelectronic sensors is distinguished by a combination of performance and communication. An aligned optical axis and a balanced switching point, as well as large...

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Infrared thermometers

Infrared thermometers

High quality handheld infrared thermometers with laser sighting Within the Calex range of infrared temperature sensors is the ST680 Series of top quality handheld thermometers with laser sighting and large backlit LCD displays The instruments measure in a wide...

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Pressure Gauge

Pressure Gauge

Hastelloy Pressure Gauge for Highly Aggressive Media  For pressure measurement in processes with highly aggressive media, WIKA has a new Bourdon tube pressure gauge in its portfolio, the model PG28. The wetted parts are made of Hastelloy C276 and are even resistant to...

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Water Treatment

Water Treatment

Municipal Water Treatment Plant Seamlessly Integrates PC-based Control Technology with Existing Automation   In the public water utilities sector, plant operators must ensure a reliable water supply to all consumers, while at the same time getting by with tight...

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Digital Optical Sensor

Digital Optical Sensor

Digital Optical Sensor for Dissolved Oxygen in Aqueous Solutions With its state-of-the art optical fluorescence quenching technology and digital signal processing functionality, the Jumo digiLine 0-DO S10 ensures long-term stability when measuring oxygen and...

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Collaborative Robots

Collaborative Robots

The Future of Collaborative Robots – Mobile and Intelligent ‘Cobots’    Factories worldwide are dealing with manufacturing a high mix low volume of products to meet customer demands, in addition to shorter product life cycles and labour shortage issues.  Manufacturing...

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Automatic Energy

Automatic Energy

Automatic Energy Optimization Saves AEL Intelligent Blasting 500 kWh per hour AEL (African Explosives Ltd.) Intelligent Blasting 720 Mtpd nitric acid plant saves R3.6 M annually on operating costs, thanks to an upgrade from direct-on-line operation to VLT® drive...

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Image Processing

Image Processing

Image Processing Software Now Gets PROFINET Interface Wenglor’s image processing software, uniVision, is now offered with new features. The latest release 2.2 version enables Smart Cameras and control units to be integrated into controls quickly and easily via a...

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Flow Switch

Flow Switch

Flow Switch Offers Largest Switching Value Selection and Widest Valve Seat Design Housing Spectrum Honsberg has introduced the FF type series flow switch which offers the largest switching value selection as well as the widest housing spectrum with a valve seat...

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Fever Screening

Fever Screening

Fever Screening Systems – When Temperature Matters Viral epidemics like SARS, MERS, swine flu or the current coronavirus / COVID-19 have created a worldwide demand for infrared cameras able to screen for fever conditions in humans. Instrotech, South Africa’s leading...

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ARC1

ARC1

ARC1 with the latest NB-IoT and LTE-M mobile communications technology Instrotech has announced the upgraded of ARC1, the IoT communications module, to the latest transmission technology with NB-IoT (narrow band) and LTE-M. Keller was able to adapt the firmware and...

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The New Mobility

The New Mobility

The New Mobility: How Sensors Control the Cobots of the Future The ongoing development of small, powerful and flexibly positionable robots that can collaborate with humans is progressing in leaps and bounds. The sensors from SICK Automation are an important component...

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Agile and Clever

Agile and Clever

Agile and Clever: Tailor-Made Mobile Robotics Revolutionize Human-Machine Collaboration in the Automotive Industry Automobile production and assembly line production have always been closely linked. It was not until Henry Ford began using conveyor belts in his...

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Oil and Gas Monitoring

Oil and Gas Monitoring

Workers in the oil & gas industry encounter a wide range of dangers in inherently risky environments. Many of the environments can be hazardous in which workers are at risk of exposure to dangerous gases. Most common of these gases is hydrogen sulfide (H2S). H2S...

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Cobot

Cobot

Cobot and Flexible Production - Future-proofing SMEs Many countries in the EMEA region are likely to experience serious labour shortages over the coming decade, especially in relation to technical specialists. At the same time, product lifecycles are becoming shorter....

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Fork Sensor

Fork Sensor

Fork Sensor in Hygienic Design Production sequences in the pharmaceuticals and food industries are subject to extremely demanding hygiene standards. With corrosion-free stainless steel, FDA-conformity and Ecolab certification, wenglor’s P1HJ00X laser fork sensor in...

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Motorized Valves

Motorized Valves

Expanded Range of Motorized Valves With immediate effect, the GEMÜ R629 eSyLite motorized diaphragm valve is also available in diaphragm sizes MG 10 and MG 40, covering nominal sizes DN 12 to 50. The GEMÜ eSyLite is available alongside the GEMÜ eSyStep and GEMÜ...

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Camera Calibration

Camera Calibration

How Are Infrared Cameras Calibrated, And How Does Ambient Temperature Affect Readings? Infrared thermometers are calibrated with the help of reference radiation sources, so called black bodies. These radiant sources are able to produce different temperatures with a...

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Overpressure Control

Overpressure Control

Overpressure Control in Mini-environments and Hygiene Rooms For the production and packaging of active ingredients in the pharmaceutical industry, hygiene is an important factor in determining the purity and efficacy of medications. Production therefore takes place in...

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Valves Protecting Pumps

Valves Protecting Pumps

Valves Protecting Pumps Thyssenkrupp Steel Europe AG has opted for Schroeder pump protection valves during the recent overhaul of Unit 4 of its power station, “Hermann Wenzel", in Duisburg. The valves that were installed previously from another supplier repeatedly...

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Digital Flowmeters

Digital Flowmeters

New Pressure Sensing Digital Flowmeters Monitor Pressure and Flow EXAIR's new Pressure Sensing Digital Flowmeters provide a way for plant personnel to monitor pressure throughout a compressed air system along with flow. A pressure sensor is mounted between the two...

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Control Valves

Control Valves

Control Valves for Biomass Heat and Power Plant Kronospan, a global manufacturer of chipboards, MDF boards, OSB panels, laminated flooring and worktops have been working with the “Factory Of The Future “, EU’s project to reduce CO² emissions and environmental impacts...

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Torquing

Torquing

Torquing (about) advanced pump controller Factory automation continues to develop year on year and pumps are increasingly required to supply real time operating data to control networks so that their performance can be monitored and adjusted to meet constantly...

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Retooling

Retooling

Retooling with packaging industry trends Sustainability, industry 4.0 and customization are the biggest trends in the industry right now. In order to meet the challenges associated with these trends, the intelligent drives from halstrup-walcher offer packaging machine...

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Diaphragm valves

Diaphragm valves

Safe installation and commissioning of diaphragm valves with PPF multifunction adapters These PPF (Pressure, Passivation, Flushing) multifunction adapters can be used to prevent the penetration of foreign particles when installing diaphragm valves, resulting in...

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Improve Operations

Improve Operations

HMIs Improve Operations and Maintenance Collaboration Traditional manufacturing plants have control rooms staffed by operators, who monitor the status of systems and equipment, issue commands and address alerts. Most sites also have maintenance personnel to respond to...

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Water Softener

Water Softener

Water Softener Maintenance – Protect Your Equipment and Save on Energy Costs All boilers and cooling towers need a water softener to help to prevent scale on heat transfer surfaces. It’s important to maintain these softeners to avoid equipment or machinery failures,...

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Label Sensor

Label Sensor

New Label Sensor The new WLS27 Pro comes in distinct IO-Link and discrete controlled Pro Editor compatible models. Banner’s Pro Editor software allows users to program device status, colours and animations for control via three discrete inputs. The application-based...

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Multi-touch Panels

Multi-touch Panels

Multi-touch Panels for Ex Zone 2 By systematically integrating advanced multi-touch technologies into its Control Panel and Panel PC portfolio, Beckhoff has provided machine builders, manufacturers and other industries with forward-looking operator interface concepts...

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Measuring Sensors

Measuring Sensors

Measuring Sensors with IO-Link Inductive measurement sensors with IO-Link and a voltage output complete the range of Turck's sensor portfolio. The flexibility of the new analog sensors offer users a range of different application scenarios. The devices can firstly be...

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Inline Conductivity

Inline Conductivity

Inline Conductivity Meter with Modular Platform and IO-Link  Anderson-Negele’s ILM series of conductivity sensors are for all hygienic applications in the food, beverage, and Bio-Chemistry industries. The ILM conductivity sensor is used for many applications such as...

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PC-based control

PC-based control

Development of automated N95 mask machines with PC-based control technology   The outbreak of the Covid-19 virus in China created a massive demand for masks and other medical products. Xiamen Booltech Co., Ltd. recognized the need to efficiently produce N95...

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Oscilloscopes

Oscilloscopes

New Series of Digital Storage Oscilloscopes Tektronix Inc.’s new TBS2000B Series of Digital Storage Oscilloscopes was developed to meet the performance, usability and affordability needs of both engineers and educators. The TBS2000B scopes extend the performance of...

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Digital Optical Sensor

Digital Optical Sensor

With its state-of-the art optical fluorescence quenching technology and digital signal processing functionality, the Jumo digiLine 0-DO S10 ensures long-term stability when measuring oxygen and temperature. Jumo’s digiLine O-DO S10 sensor can be used in fresh and salt...

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Temperature Calibrator

Temperature Calibrator

Temperature Dry-well Calibrator with Light, Compact Design The innovative CTD4000 series calibrators have been designed for on-site applications as well as for the severe conditions of the naval and marine sectors. Their ease of use and their compact and practical...

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Pressure switch

Pressure switch

Upgrade for PSM-700 pressure switch  The PSM-700 pressure switch with large adjustable switch differential is now able to withstand higher process temperatures. Previously, the process media was limited to a temperature range of -30 oC to +60 oC. As a standard, the...

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Moisture Analyzer

Moisture Analyzer

Excellent Measurement Performance of Process Moisture Analyzer An independent report confirms excellent measurement performance of Michell’s OptiPEAK TDL600 process moisture analyzer. A new report undertaken by DBI Gas- und Umwelttechnik in Leipzig has demonstrated...

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Optimized Encoder

Optimized Encoder

    Optimized Encoder Portfolio With an optimized encoder portfolio, Turck will serve in future a wide range of customer requirements – from price sensitive encoders, right through to particularly robust and wear free devices. From three product lines, users...

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Dew-Point Analyzer

Dew-Point Analyzer

On-Line Hydrocarbon Dew-Point Analyzer Automatic, on-line measurement of hydrocarbon and water dew point in natural gas Michell Instruments offers the Condumax II On-Line, a fully self-contained hydrocarbon dew point analyzer, using the proven "Dark Spot" hydrocarbon...

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XTS

XTS

XTS combines the functionality of five machines in a single production line In its Caudry plant France, the L’Oréal Group produces high-quality skin care products, mascaras and make-up foundations for its Division Luxe. Three of the production lines are already based...

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Thermowell design

Thermowell design

New tool can turn 50 hours of thermowell design time into 15 minutes Emerson’s Rosemount Thermowell Design Accelerator eliminates the largest pain point of temperature process design – manual thermowell iterations – significantly increasing operational efficiencies...

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Welding Fumes

Welding Fumes

Protection Against Welding Fumes BMG’s Tools & Equipment division has introduced a range of specialist products, systems and services to assist industry to create a healthy and safe work environment, by reducing the risks associated with welding and cutting fumes,...

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Barcode Scanning

Barcode Scanning

Barcode Scanning with Mobile Devices in Hazardous Areas Extech Safety Systems worked with Mobexx in the UK to develop the mobXscan mobile application for barcode scanning with mobile devices. The application has been released for Windows 10 and Android offering 100 ms...

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Green is Key

Green is Key

Green is Key How can automation solutions with artificial intelligence help optimize maintenance and production for sustainable manufacturing? This article describes how Omron supports the E-mobility market of the future in sustainable pouch battery cell production....

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Augmented Reality

Augmented Reality

Augmented Reality in Hazardous Areas Extech, in collaboration with UtilityAR, unleashes the power of augmented reality in hazardous areas (Atex/IECEx/IA). Combining the power of UtilityAR and the iSafe HMT-1Z1 Head Mounted device, this augmented reality solution is...

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Industrial Ethernet Switch

Industrial Ethernet Switch

Next Generation Industrial Ethernet Switch Platform Westermo has developed a next generation industrial Ethernet switch platform to meet the needs of future data communication networks. The platform is ideal for handling big data and Industrial Internet of Things...

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PULSE System

PULSE System

Industry-First All-in-One 2601B-PULSE System SourceMeter® Tektronix Inc.’s new 2601B-PULSE System SourceMeter® 10μs Pulser/SMU Instrument, integrates a high-speed current pulser with DC source and measurement functions in one instrument. The new system incorporates...

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Wide range of valves

Wide range of valves

Wide range of valves and condition monitoring services By combining condition-based maintenance products for process valves, with planned maintenance programmes, downtime at a plant is reduced and productivity and safety levels are significantly improved. BMG - which...

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Magnetic encoder

Magnetic encoder

Magnetic encoder system with Drive-Cliq interface   The BML absolute magnetic encoder in the SGA series  stands out in any application where high absolute accuracy of position and end-of-travel is required. Comprehensive diagnostics functions ensure reliable...

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No Drip Spray

No Drip Spray

No Drip Spray Nozzles Sanitize, Clean and Cool While Conserving Liquid Exair’s new 1/2 NPT No Drip External Mix Air Atomizing Spray Nozzles work in the same way our standard atomizing nozzles do, but have the added benefit of positively stopping liquid flow when...

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Wastewater treatment

Wastewater treatment

Lubrication key for wastewater treatment plants to operate effectively In South Africa, awareness about the value and scarcity of water has increased in the face of significant droughts in many regions of the country. This has brought with it a greater understanding...

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Oxygen analyzer

Oxygen analyzer

Robust oxygen analyzer ensures quality of N2 for oil and gas industry in challenging conditions A major supplier of nitrogen generators has selected Michell’s XTP601 oxygen analyzer to ensure N2 quality as part of its engineered systems for the oil and gas industry in...

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Platinum sensors

Platinum sensors

Platinum sensors – quick response times and excellent process reliability Jumo has decades of experience in the production of high-quality temperature sensors and is continually working on further enhancements. The extensive range has now got a new addition: platinum...

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New i.safe

New i.safe

New i.safe mobile devices The IS530.1 and IS930.1 are both IA certified for South Africa including Ex ia Ma zone 0 for underground coal mining. Ex ib IIC T4 Gb Ex ib IIIC T135°C Db IP6X Ex ia I Ma IP64 IS530.1 The smart and innovative Zone 1/Cl I Div1-smartphone with...

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Comtest trading for 15 years

Comtest trading for 15 years

Comtest - SA’s leading provider of test & measurement and communications equipment, and solutions and specialized systems, is proud to mark their 15-year trading milestone in 2020. Barend Niemand, Comtest CEO says, “Comtest has representation throughout South...

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Industrial PC

Industrial PC

Ultra-compact Industrial PC enables direct integration into machine environments   With the new C7015 ultra-compact Industrial PC, Beckhoff combines its extensive expertise with PC-based machine control and IP 65/67 components. The result is an Industrial PC (IPC)...

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variTRON CPU

variTRON CPU

A totally integrated solution with the variTRON CPU   Jumo begins a new era of automation with the variTRON 500 Central Processing Unit (CPU). In terms of technical possibilities, the system falls in the top class of embedded systems and proves itself with high...

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Torque sensors

Torque sensors

Torque sensors for every application   Torque has to be measured in both production and assembly, and again in quality control. Burster – the precision measurement technology specialists – offer a range of sensors for the smallest torques of a few tenths of one...

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Optical sensor

Optical sensor

Optical sensor range expanded with 1N and 1P housing formats   Wenglor’s PNG/smart generation of photoelectronic sensors is distinguished by a combination of performance and communication. An aligned optical axis and a balanced switching point, as well as large...

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Infrared thermometers

Infrared thermometers

High quality handheld infrared thermometers with laser sighting   Within the Calex range of infrared temperature sensors is the ST680 Series of top quality handheld thermometers with laser sighting and large backlit LCD displays The instruments measure in a wide...

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Lighting solution

Lighting solution

The efficient and easy to configure DALI-2 lighting solution   The TwinCAT 3 Lighting Solution, which is easy and convenient to configure via Excel files, simplifies all work steps from engineering to maintenance. All typical lighting controls are integrated in the...

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Capacitive switch

Capacitive switch

Capacitive level switch for fluid, pasty and powdery media Introducing the MLC 437 Capacitive Level Switches for use principally for the registration of limit levels, full/empty signals in pipes and tanks in fluid, pasty and powdery media, and for the dry running...

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AC drives

AC drives

The Vacon® 100 AC drives have been designed to save energy, optimise process control and improve productivity in many sectors, including processing, mining and minerals, industrial HVAC, marine and water, as well as chemical, oil and gas industries. Vacon 100...

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IO-Link

IO-Link

IO-Link is not just gaining increasing acceptance in an ever greater number of applications ‒ the manufacturer-independent communication technology is also an enabler for innovative sensor solutions and supports the global availability of data and information required...

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Robotics

Robotics

Automation with robotics increases production by 40% BOLÇİ Bolu Chocolate was formed in 1992. It now has over 300 employees and produces over 800 different products. The company produces over 200 tons of chocolate items each month. The BOLÇİ Bolu Chocolate Factory...

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Ultrasonic transducer

Ultrasonic transducer

Industry’s first ultrasonic transducer with metal 3D-printed mini-horn array enhances flow meter performance This titanium-housed gas ultrasonic transducer delivers enhanced performance and long-term reliability in extreme wet, sour and corrosive chemical gas...

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Erosion corrosion

Erosion corrosion

Detect erosion corrosion and safeguard well integrity Erosion corrosion is believed to occur as a surprise. While other reasons of corrosion can be anticipated depending on presence corrosion causing factors such as H2S, water injection and oxygen in dry pipelines,...

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Butterfly valves

Butterfly valves

The InterApp Bianca and Desponia butterfly valves are recommended for high efficiency and safe use in demanding industrial flow control applications. Robust butterfly valves are designed for dependable shut-off and control of corrosive fluids, as well as high-purity...

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Road weighbridge

Road weighbridge

Innovative road weighbridge technology protects profits   The innovative Mettler Toledo Powercell® PDX® load cell—a revolutionary new technology that eliminates the typical maintenance, repair costs and downtime related to conventional analogue road and rail...

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A smarter scope

A smarter scope

A smarter scope for faster debug PicoTechnology announces the PicoScope 6000E Series FlexRes® oscilloscopes, featuring 8 channels with 500 MHz bandwidth, 16 digital channels, and resolution of 8, 10 or 12 bits. The products work with PicoScope 6 application software,...

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DC power supplies

DC power supplies

5 kW multi-range programmable DC power supplies  The new MR Series of 5 kW multi-ranging, single-output programmable DC power supplies offers up to 1000 V or 80 A in a compact 2U form factor and well suited for both bench use and automated test system applications....

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Butterfly valves

Butterfly valves

The InterApp Bianca and Desponia butterfly valves are recommended for high efficiency and safe use in demanding industrial flow control applications. Robust butterfly valves are designed for dependable shut-off and control of corrosive fluids, as well as high-purity...

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Automatic print

Automatic print

Automatic print inspection system “gets the message” Introducing the world’s first fully automated, smart vision inspection system for printed coding and marking on food, pharmaceutical and general consumer goods packaging. The 4Sight Automatic Print Inspection System...

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Temperature sensor

Temperature sensor

Precise temperature monitoring in systems and piping with new temperature sensor The new GEMÜ 3240 temperature transducer/switch now allows precise temperature monitoring in systems and piping across an even broader measuring range. The GEMÜ 3240 temperature...

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Inductive flowmeter

Inductive flowmeter

Kobold’s MIS magnetic inductive flowmeter has been especially developed for measuring medium-sized flow of conductive liquids in pipes. Operated by electromagnetic measurement, a voltage is induced in a conductor moving through a magnetic field. The electrically...

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Magnetic-inductive flowmeters

Magnetic-inductive flowmeters

The Kobold MIK is a compact, magnetic-inductive flowmeter, combining a large measuring range, from at 0.01 l/min and currently to 700 l/min, and six different measuring tube sizes, from G ½ male to G 2 ¾ male; perfect for users with smaller to medium-sized measuring...

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Small torque

Small torque

Small torque – an essential ingredient for developing the next generation of engineering systems Engineering design has a number of on-going long term trends, including a desire for ever more compact systems, more accurate measurement and finer resolution of data,...

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Proximity sensors

Proximity sensors

Introducing a new family of proximity sensors for use with pneumatic or electric actuators in a wide range of automation and motion control applications. P8S magnetic cylinder sensors enable quick, precise and contactless sensing of a piston‘s position in cylinders....

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Power pack

Power pack

Smarter format change – Power pack in the Industrial Ethernet The motorized size changeover of machine spindles or machine axes is now being implemented in various ways. The solutions to this are often relatively rudimentary and result in the fact that no handwheel or...

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Oval wheel flowmeters

Oval wheel flowmeters

These three Kobold oval wheel flowmeters give precise flow measurement for all viscous, non-abrasive clean liquids, and can be used in a number of diverse applications, such as measurement of fuel consumption for small aircraft, motor boats, and mobile power...

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New oscilloscopes

New oscilloscopes

Tektronix Inc. has expanded its scalable DPO70000SX Series Performance Oscilloscope to include new 13 GHz and 16 GHz models. The new offerings allow engineers to take advantage of the high sample rate and low noise floor of Tektronix’ highest performance family of...

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Artificial intelligence

Artificial intelligence

Implementing artificial intelligence in industrial manufacturing  In the manufacturing arena, people and machines tend to have a symbiotic relationship – they depend upon each other for their performance and for future improvements. People are increasingly making...

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Next generation sensors

Next generation sensors

Next generation vibration and temperature sensors for predictive maintenance solutions QM30VT Series sensors build on the capabilities offered by the QM42VT Series sensors they replace. They maintain all the same functionality, registers, and scaling of the QM42VT...

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Compressed air safety couplers

Compressed air safety couplers

Introducing a new series of safety couplings for compressed air systems. The new KP series is an ergonomic push-button, self-venting coupler with an intuitive, easy-to-use design. The KP series covers all European market requirements by including all commercially...

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Motor Controller

Motor Controller

The aim of the soft starter is to minimize the high inrush current during the start of a 3ph squirrel cage motor. This protects the electric supply and electric installation from overload. In plants with multiple motors, the use of a soft starter reduces the dimension...

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Mini oval wheel flowmeter

Mini oval wheel flowmeter

Instrotech now offers another space miracle from Kobold for OEM customers. With an all stainless steel body and temperature measurement for fuel consumption, the DOE offers different pulse output options including one to measure pulsating flow from, for example,...

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Motorized Diaphragm

Motorized Diaphragm

For several years now, the processing industry has been increasingly looking for alternatives to pneumatic actuators. Electric valves are an option. These have particular appeal on account of their cost efficiency and performance. The reduced risk of contamination and...

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CO exhaust gas analyzer

CO exhaust gas analyzer

The Monoxor XR (extended range) hand-held exhaust gas analyzer measures CO (carbon monoxide) in ambient air or directly from the exhaust pipe of forklifts, floor burnishers or other equipment burning propane, gasoline, diesel, or CNG (compressed natural gas). The...

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SCT current transformers

SCT current transformers

With the new SCT current converters, Beckhoff completes the power measurement chain that now ranges from measuring the physical value to transmitting the captured data to the cloud. The portfolio of current transformers covers all applications for currents ranging...

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One-Click Dashboard

One-Click Dashboard

Many machine builders and systems integrators looking to transform their business models have identified machine and plant process data as being a core fundamental. When it comes to tailoring new data-driven services to individual customer requirements, however, they...

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Inspection system for coronavirus

Inspection system for coronavirus

The coronavirus and other diseases are highly infectious and transferred by sick people or contaminated objects. Globally, aircraft are one way that this virus is quickly exported worldwide. China, the epicenter of the 2019/20 coronavirus outbreak, has more than 200...

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Flow meter

Flow meter

Even extremely small quantities of low viscosity and translucent fluids can be reliably measured and monitored with an impeller flow meter. Kobold’s flowmeter DPL is specifically designed to measure and monitor liquids. Its compact design is perfect for use in...

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Intel® Core™ in a compact design

Intel® Core™ in a compact design

The ultra-compact Beckhoff C6025 Industrial PC is designed to deliver the high computing performance of the Intel® Core™ i series in a fanless, small-form-factor device. The new Intel® Core™ i U processors, with exceptionally low power requirements, have made this...

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Simple flow measurement

Simple flow measurement

Two new devices from JUMO provide simple and convenient magnetic-inductive flow measurement for a variety of media and processors. Jumo flow-TRANS MAG S10 is designed for industrial standard applications in nominal widths from DN 3 to DN 2000 and the flowTRANS MAG H10...

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Power pack Industrial Ethernet

Power pack Industrial Ethernet

The motorized size changeover of machine spindles or machine axes is now being implemented in various ways. The solutions to this are often relatively rudimentary and result in the fact that no handwheel or crank is rotated, with one or more buttons being pressed...

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New temperature sensor

New temperature sensor

The new GEMÜ 3240 temperature transducer/switch now allows precise temperature monitoring in systems and piping across an even broader measuring range. The GEMÜ 3240 temperature transducer/switch supersedes the existing GEMÜ 3220 product range with immediate effect....

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Temperature measurement on glass

Temperature measurement on glass

Touch displays, such as for smartphones and tablets, use ultra-thin glass, which bring special challenges for temperature measurement technology in their manufacturing. The new CT laser G7 infrared thermometer is ideal for this application. The CT laser G7 can...

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Thermal imaging inspection system

Thermal imaging inspection system

The FLIR MR277 building inspection system is FLIR Systems’ first moisture meter with Infrared Guided Measurement (IGM™) to offer Multi-Spectral Dynamic Imaging (MSX®) technology. This all-in-one, thermal-enabled moisture meter with hygrometer provides users with a...

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New modular image processing

New modular image processing

The latest VisionSystem2D from Wenglor is a modular image processing system developed for all vision applications. The system consists of up to 16 digital cameras, lenses with various fixed focal lengths, external illumination components and a control unit (IPC) with...

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Pressure sensors with touchpads

Pressure sensors with touchpads

The new PS+ Series robust pressure sensors are the first products of a modular fluid sensor series that enables customers to provide reliable measuring instruments with intuitive operation. The sensor has already been awarded at the product start with the iF Design...

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A single sensor for all objects

A single sensor for all objects

Based on continuous, homogenous light band, Wenglor’s new retro-reflex sensors can also reliably detect objects with irregular or asymmetrical shapes, for example in the field of intralogistics. With three models for different light band heights, high levels of user...

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Ultra-compact Industrial PC

Ultra-compact Industrial PC

The ultra-compact Beckhoff C6025 Industrial PC is designed to deliver the high computing performance of the Intel® Core™ i series in a fanless, small-form-factor device. The new Intel® Core™ i U processors, with exceptionally low power requirements, have made this...

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New thermal camera

New thermal camera

Leading an industrial maintenance team requires a unique combination of communication skills, industry knowledge and technical expertise. Implementing standard work  and a preventive maintenance program is more than just good for business – it also aligns the team...

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Smart engineering directly in the cloud

Smart engineering directly in the cloud

PC-based control offers a central, open and comprehensive machine control platform ideal for delivering highly efficient, IoT-based automation strategies. It enables machines, plants and production lines to be connected in ways that unlock their full efficiency...

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Robotics revolutionize machines

Robotics revolutionize machines

Tailor-made mobile robotics revolutionize human-machine collaboration in the automotive industry Automobile production and assembly line production have always been closely linked. It was not until Henry Ford began using conveyor belts in his factories in 1913 that...

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Portable vibration meter

Portable vibration meter

Monitran has introduced an upgraded version of its successful portable vibration meter with a bright, easily readable display. When connected to a constant current type accelerometer the compact MTN/VM330D stores up to 100 time-stamped readings, which can be...

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Point  and shoot  laser distance meter

Point and shoot laser distance meter

Fluke’s new 417D, an accurate, durable, point and shoot laser distance meter, is  designed for indoor and outdoor, dusty and wet conditions.  The easy, one-button operation means users can minimize time taken by measuring, while the Fluke brand assures the quality and...

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New functions for  controller

New functions for controller

The range of functions of the proven process and program controller Jumo Dicon Touch, has been extended with numerous new features. Extensive control tasks can be implemented via four instead of two control channels. Several control zones can then be managed on a...

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Compact magnetic inductive flowmeter

Compact magnetic inductive flowmeter

Announcing a new product development in Kobold’s MIM Magnetic Inductive Flowmeter.  MIM now features IO-Link, a short distance, bi-directional, digital, point-to-point, wired, industrial communications networking standard used for connecting digital sensors and...

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Laser measurement

Laser measurement

The Aton Wire-laser measurement system offers a non-contact measurement system, enhancing dimensional accuracy and surface finishes. The ATON Wire-laser is a profile gauge that can measures three product variants namely wires, bars and tubes. The system enables a 100%...

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Time saving enhancements

Time saving enhancements

Fibox is proud to present further enhancements to the UL listed NEMA 4X, ARCA – IEC non-metallic polycarbonate cabinet series. Save time when assembling your next build with a snap-in lockable inner front door and an easy to mount DIN-Rail frame solution kit. The...

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Air conveyor converts standard pipe

Air conveyor converts standard pipe

The new Type 303 Stainless Steel 2-1/2 NPT Threaded Line Vac Air Operated Conveyors convert ordinary pipe into a powerful conveying system for parts, scrap, trim and other bulk materials. They are ideal for food, chemical, pharmaceutical and medical processes or areas...

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