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United Electric Controls announces addition of ammonia and hydrocarbons sensors to Vanguard WirelessHART Gas Detector
November 20, 2019

United Electric Controls announces addition of ammonia and hydrocarbons sensors to Vanguard WirelessHART Gas Detector

WirelessHART Vanguard Gas Detectors interface with existing networks to provide continuous coverage while working to reduce the cost of detecting toxic and combustible gases

Leuze electronic introduces CMS 700i 3D contour measurement system
November 15, 2019

Leuze electronic introduces CMS 700i 3D contour measurement system

With the CMS 700i, Leuze electronic is bringing a 3D contour measurement system to market. It is based on the CML 730i measuring light curtains and can be adapted to specific customer requirements.

Endress+Hauser and Softing announce combination of Softing's mobiLink interface with Endress+Hauser's Field Xpert
November 15, 2019

Endress+Hauser and Softing announce combination of Softing's mobiLink interface with Endress+Hauser's Field Xpert

The combination of Softing's mobiLink interface with the Field Xpert SMT70 or SMT77 Tablet PC from Endress+Hauser offers users a system solution for configuring and parameterizing field devices for the most important process automation protocols - HART, PROFIBUS PA and FOUNDATION Fieldbus

FCI releases Wet Gas MASSter Sensor for the ST80 Series Flow Meters
November 14, 2019

FCI releases Wet Gas MASSter Sensor for the ST80 Series Flow Meters

FCI's wet gas (WG) sensor delivers gas flow measurement in the presence of moisture and condensation droplets. Available with the Model ST80, this WG sensor can be applied for use in entrained moisture and rain-shielding applications.

Siemens introduces Reyrolle 5 series of protection relays
November 13, 2019

Siemens introduces Reyrolle 5 series of protection relays

The first device applications of the protection relay will be overcurrent and earth fault protection and transformer protection in substations.

Nordson ASYMTEK introduces Vortik Series of pumps
November 12, 2019

Nordson ASYMTEK introduces Vortik Series of pumps

Three pump families in the Vortik series - VPs, VPm, and VPg - are based upon general volume ranges, and each includes models for dispensing one-component (1K) and two-component (2K) fluids.

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Siemens announces V8.0 of Braumat brewery process control system
November 12, 2019

Siemens announces V8.0 of Braumat brewery process control system

In order to enhance the reporting options, a batch report with a basic choice of process parameters has been integrated. Users can now create reports with the help of MS Excel. Braumat V8.0 is also now connected to the established PM- Quality option.

PCB Piezotronics releases Models 421B30, 421B31 and 421B3X differential charge amplifiers
November 11, 2019

PCB Piezotronics releases Models 421B30, 421B31 and 421B3X differential charge amplifiers

The products were developed for use in power generation turbine research & development and rotating asset monitoring in nuclear facilities.

Emerson announces Roxar 2600 Multiphase Flow Meter Performance Monitoring service
November 11, 2019

Emerson announces Roxar 2600 Multiphase Flow Meter Performance Monitoring service

The Roxar 2600 Multiphase Flow Meter Performance Monitoring service provides operators with actionable recommendations to optimize meter performance and enable proactive maintenance, based on continuous data collected from an onsite multiphase flow meter and analyzed remotely by Emerson’s experts.

Hexagon announces OPTIV M CMM multisensor
November 11, 2019

Hexagon announces OPTIV M CMM multisensor

The configuration makes the OPTIV M future-ready and compatible with a portfolio of contactless and tactile sensors, software and collaborative technologies.

Emerson releases ASCO Series 273 Pinch Valve for the life sciences market
November 08, 2019

Emerson releases ASCO Series 273 Pinch Valve for the life sciences market

The Series 273 features a pinching mechanism that remains firmly in place to provide better tube retention and eliminates breakage or damage to the soft tubing

Fluke announces addition of shortwave sensors to Thermalert 4.0 series of spot pyrometers
November 07, 2019

Fluke announces addition of shortwave sensors to Thermalert 4.0 series of spot pyrometers

With three spectral models–measuring at wavelengths of 1 µm, 1.6 µm, and 2.3 µm, respectively–the full Thermalert 4.0 lineup can measure temperatures between -40°C and 2,300°C and is ideal for applications where non-contact temperature monitoring is critical, such as metal, steel, or glass.

SyTech announces release of XLReporter version 14.0
November 07, 2019

SyTech announces release of XLReporter version 14.0

This release expands the capability of XLReporter for Web reporting, 21CFR Part 11 features and ISA18.2 Alarm Management.

Siemens announces launch of Sirius 3RW55 Failsafe and Sirius 3RW50 soft starters
November 06, 2019

Siemens announces launch of Sirius 3RW55 Failsafe and Sirius 3RW50 soft starters

The Sirius 3RW55 Failsafe soft starters are suited for starting and stopping operations of high-power motors with a rated output of 5.5 to 560 kilowatt (kW) at 400 volts (V).

Electromate announces Zettlex position sensors
November 06, 2019

Electromate announces Zettlex position sensors

Zettlex sensors use printed circuits. This enables position sensors with no contacts. IncOders are suited to environments where potentiometers, optical or capacitive devices may prove unreliable.

AutomationDirect announces ProSense VFS series vortex flow sensors
November 05, 2019

AutomationDirect announces ProSense VFS series vortex flow sensors

Vortex flow sensors are intended as a method for measuring flow of water-based liquids that is independent of the liquid's pressure or temperature fluctuations.

Endress+Hauser releases iTEMP TMT71 and TMT72 single-channel transmitters with wireless communication via Bluetooth
November 04, 2019

Endress+Hauser releases iTEMP TMT71 and TMT72 single-channel transmitters with wireless communication via Bluetooth

The transmitters are available with an integrated Bluetooth interface that enables users to wirelessly display measured values and perform configuration tasks. The device is operated using Endress+Hauser’s SmartBlue app.

ABB announces AWT420 transmitter
November 01, 2019

ABB announces AWT420 transmitter

Key to the transmitter is its use of interchangeable communications and sensor modules enabling the transmitter to be upgraded as required without having to purchase additional units. Modules for HART, Profibus, Modbus or Ethernet communications and ABB’s digital EZLink pH/ORP, conductivity, dissolved oxygen or turbidity sensors are available.

Würth Elektronik releases WSEN-PADS absolute pressure sensor
October 31, 2019

Würth Elektronik releases WSEN-PADS absolute pressure sensor

The WSEN-PADS absolute pressure sensor offers the possibility of preparing the measured data for various applications using activatable integrated algorithms in such a way that the programming workload for a connected controller is reduced.

RIGOL Technologies releases DS1202Z-E 200MHz Oscilloscope
October 31, 2019

RIGOL Technologies releases DS1202Z-E 200MHz Oscilloscope

The DS1202Z-E comes standard with 2 analog channels, 24MPts of deep memory, a 60,000 frame segmented record mode, standard serial decode and triggering, high resolution FFT, 15 trigger types and 37 integrated measurements making the DS1202Z-E a debug tool for design engineers.