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Larson Electronics releases EPCS-PB20-600V-AXC explosion proof emergency stop switch
January 23, 2019

Larson Electronics releases EPCS-PB20-600V-AXC explosion proof emergency stop switch

Larson Electronics’ explosion proof emergency switch features a red mushroom head switch for visibility and is mounted with mounting lugs This unit allows operators to connect to low-voltage auxiliary contacts.

Brooks Instrument announces EtherNet/IP digital communications for SLA5800 Series mass flow controller
January 22, 2019

Brooks Instrument announces EtherNet/IP digital communications for SLA5800 Series mass flow controller

Ideal for applications in life science, chemical/petrochemical research, laboratory, analytical, fuel cell, thin film and other segments, the SLA5800 Series features zero stability and high repeatability. Available with configurable multi-gas/multi-range capabilities, the SLA5800 Series offers a zero-drift specification.

Yokogawa announces TDLS8100 probe type tunable diode laser spectrometer
January 22, 2019

Yokogawa announces TDLS8100 probe type tunable diode laser spectrometer

With its integrated light launcher and detector, this probe type tunable diode laser spectrometer is intended to reduce the need for the installation of flangesand scaffolding.

NK Technologies introduces DT-BB DC Current Transducer
January 18, 2019

NK Technologies introduces DT-BB DC Current Transducer

The DT-BB is rated to measure DC current at working voltage to 1500 VDC. The power supply and output signal wires are connected to the sensor with a terminal block, which plugs into the header on top of the sensor.

PCB Piezotronics releases Models 637A06 and 638A06 of case-isolated, cryogenic ICP accelerometers
January 18, 2019

PCB Piezotronics releases Models 637A06 and 638A06 of case-isolated, cryogenic ICP accelerometers

They are designed for liquefied natural gas (LNG) processing, industrial gas processing (argon, helium, hydrogen, nitrogen and oxygen), pharmaceutical production (statin drugs, biotech products such as vaccines) and frozen food production/storage.

Rockwell Automation introduces Allen-Bradley 42AF RightSight M30 photoelectric sensor
January 17, 2019

Rockwell Automation introduces Allen-Bradley 42AF RightSight M30 photoelectric sensor

Built with environmental resistance and long-distance detection in a right-angle housing, the RightSight M30 smart sensor offers performance required for a range of applications.

AMETEK Process Instruments introduces 3050 series of moisture analyzers
January 17, 2019

AMETEK Process Instruments introduces 3050 series of moisture analyzers

Originally designed for WDG-V analyzers, the AMEVision system provides real-time moisture measurements and trend data while also detailing a variety of maintenance and troubleshooting information.

Emerson introduces Performance Learning Platform automation technology training solution
January 17, 2019

Emerson introduces Performance Learning Platform automation technology training solution

The platform reinforces the competencies essential to fostering digital transformation and is intended to help close the workforce skills gap as the Industrial Internet of Things (IoT) era continues to change the way manufacturing and process companies do business.

Microchip Technology announces MCP6V51 zero-drift operational amplifier
January 15, 2019

Microchip Technology announces MCP6V51 zero-drift operational amplifier

The device provides precision measurement while minimizing the increasing influence of high-frequency interference by offering an operating range and on-chip electromagnetic interference (EMI) filters.

 Kaman Precision Products announces Extreme Environment displacement sensors and systems
January 15, 2019

Kaman Precision Products announces Extreme Environment displacement sensors and systems

With their design and all-welded and hermetic construction, the sensors and systems are suitable for rocket and turbine engine validation testing. They are also a choice for other applications, including nuclear reactors, steam and gas turbines, chemical processes, and high temperature processing.

Sensata Technologies introduces MHM5 and MHK5 Absolute Multi-Turn encoders
January 15, 2019

Sensata Technologies introduces MHM5 and MHK5 Absolute Multi-Turn encoders

These model MH encoders provide up to 16 bits per turn and 14 bits of turns counting. The packaging allows these encoders to be integrated into existing designs while an operating temperature range (-40 to +85C) and an IP65 rating makes them suitable for most industrial applications.

EXAIR introduces Gen4 Super Ion Air Wipe
January 14, 2019

EXAIR introduces Gen4 Super Ion Air Wipe

The Super Ion Air Wipe uses compressed air to entrain high volumes of room air. Two shockless ionizing points powered by a UL Component Recognized 5kV power supply fills the airstream with static eliminating ions.

Adesto Technologies announces SmartServer IoT edge server platform
January 14, 2019

Adesto Technologies announces SmartServer IoT edge server platform

Adesto’s SmartServer IoT edge server platform features built-in device and data management for sensors, meters, actuators and controllers in buildings, through various emerging and traditional protocols including BACnet, LonWorks, Modbus, and others.

EGE releases STD flow controller with aseptic Varivent F process adapter
January 11, 2019

EGE releases STD flow controller with aseptic Varivent F process adapter

The thermal sensor is suitable for use in category 2 hazardous areas. It detects flow velocities between 1 cm/s and 10 cm/s in water and between 3 cm/s and 200 cm/s in oil.

Bacharach announces MGS-400 Gas Detection Series
January 11, 2019

Bacharach announces MGS-400 Gas Detection Series

The MGS-400 gas detectors support safety compliance inside of machinery rooms, mechanical equipment rooms, chiller plants, cold storage facilities and walk-in freezers by monitoring for dangerous refrigerant leaks for numerous gases including HFCs, HFOs, HCFCs, CO2, and NH3 (ammonia).

Watlow releases batch processing feature for its F4T temperature and process controller and D4T data logger
January 10, 2019

Watlow releases batch processing feature for its F4T temperature and process controller and D4T data logger

The batch processing feature is designed for OEMs and end users with thermal processes who seek to collect manufacturing part processing thermal data. The F4T or D4T with batch processing automates data record entry and reports.

Mitsubishi Electric introduces MAPS 4 SCADA solution
January 10, 2019

Mitsubishi Electric introduces MAPS 4 SCADA solution

Built on a Service Oriented Architecture (SOA), the full MAPS 4 process suite delivers flexibility in handling, automating, controlling, verifying and auditing processes.

Bedrock Automation announces OSA Remote controller with Achilles Level 2 certification
January 09, 2019

Bedrock Automation announces OSA Remote controller with Achilles Level 2 certification

The OSA Remote embeds more than 30 cyber security technologies, including public key infrastructure (PKI) with secure keys inserted at birth, and advanced authentication and encryption capabilities for SCADA.

Aerotech introduces XL4s linear amplifier
January 09, 2019

Aerotech introduces XL4s linear amplifier

All parameters are software-settable including control-loop gains and system safety functions. With the XL4s, userscan achieve settling times, thermal stability, and sub-micron-level tracking accuracy with features such as full state feed-forward, 192 kHz servo rates, and look-ahead-based velocity control.