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Process instrumentation

Forty year old actuators still going strong (27/01/2015)
Article image Actuators from AUMA’s first type range, SA 4 – 70, have been operating reliably at a district heating and power generation plant owned by ERZ Entsorgung + Recycling Zurich customer for four decades. Currently around 500 AUMA actuators are deployed at three combined heat and power plants and a 160 km district heating network operated by ERZ.
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Space saving I/O modules for the control cabinet (19/01/2015)
Article image Phoenix Contact has extended its range for the Axioline F I/O system with the addition of five compact analogue I/O modules. 
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A compact service interface for switch and control cabinets (16/01/2015)
The FrontCom Vario is a new, compact service interface from Weidmüller for switch and control cabinets, designed to allow easy access to the control system/PC and electronics. 
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3D scanner for continuous solids measurement 12/01/2015
Emerson Process Management has introduced the Rosemount 5708 Series of 3D solids scanners for the continuous measurement of level, volume and mass of bulk solids and powders in large vessels, bins and silos.  Full Story...

All-in-one vapour delivery solution 04/11/2014
Bronkhorst High-Tech, a manufacturer of mass flow meters and controllers for gases and liquids, has designed a new series of vapour delivery modules.  Full Story...

New I/O module for relay connection without tools 31/10/2014
With the new digital output module for Axioline F, coupling relays can be easily connected to I/O stations via pre-assembled system cabling, says Phoenix Contact. Full Story...

I/O system for safety applications 14/10/2014
The Profisafe modules of Phoenix Contact’s Axioline F I/O system now enable implementation of safety applications. Full Story...

Plastic connector hood offers flexible housing solution 09/09/2014
HARTING has extended its Han-Compact series of industrial connector hoods with the addition of a plastic version that features combined straight and lateral cable outlets. Full Story...

Modular valve actuation system 05/08/2014
Centork has introduced a modular electric valve actuation system that is designed to offer a flexible actuation solution.  Full Story...

Coriolis flowmeter solution for medium to large flow rates 29/07/2014
Emerson Process Management has extended its Micro Motion ELITE range of Coriolis flowmeters to include a  high flow version for use in applications such as gas and liquid custody transfer, process unit material balances in refineries, and critical chemical feedstock measurements. Full Story...

Multi-signal calibrator with single-layer interface 15/07/2014
A portable multi-signal calibrator that allows all functions to be controlled from the main screen for ease of use has been introduced by AMETEK Test & Calibration Instruments. Full Story...

Multi-signal calibrator with single-layer interface 15/07/2014
A portable multi-signal calibrator that allows all functions to be controlled from the main screen for ease of use has been introduced by AMETEK Test & Calibration Instruments. Full Story...

M12 connectors for Industrial Ethernet 01/07/2014
A new range of industrial M12 connectors with IP67 protection, from Murrelektronik, are suited to use in demanding industrial Ethernet applications. Full Story...

Delivering two process variables in a single installation 19/06/2014
Emerson Process Management has introduced the Rosemount 3051S MultiVariable wireless pressure transmitter, designed to directly measure two process variables in one installation enables users to gain greater insight into their process without increasing installation costs. Full Story...

Space optimising I/O family for process automation system 17/06/2014
The Foxboro Compact 200 Series I/O fieldbus modules (FBMs) support more I/O modules in less space, reducing footprint up to 50%. The new FBMs are said to be especially valuable for new implementations in confined spaces, such as encountered on offshore platforms, and for adding capacity to existing installations without incurring the trouble and cost of facility expansion. Full Story...

Automated online documentation for flowmeters 03/06/2014
Litre Meter has introduced a new electronic documentation system that uses a combination of QR codes and mobile technology to deliver quick access to flowmeter information on the fly. Full Story...

Over-pressure protection from miniature burst disc plugs 23/05/2014
Over pressure protection is essential for many critical liquid and gas flow control systems. A new range of burst disc plugs, from Lee Products are said to offer a solution. Full Story...

Electronic overload relay promises productive motor monitoring and protection 06/05/2014
Rockwell Automation has developed the new Allen-Bradley E300 electronic overload relay which integrates communications, including EtherNet/IP, current-measurement technology, and time-saving I/O options, in a modular design. Full Story...

Flowmeter features transit-time ultrasonic technology 06/05/2014
The new OMEGA FDT100 series comprises advanced-technology water flowmeters and uses transit-time ultrasonic technology which sees the signal being transmitted and received alternately between two flow sensors. Full Story...

Recovery trap redesigned for easy access 06/05/2014
Durapipe UK, a manufacturer of pipework systems and products, has re-designed its 910G glass base dilution recovery trap to incorporate a removable lid for easier access and maintenance. Full Story...

Fast response for large valve control 22/04/2014
It can be difficult to achieve the required levels of accuracy combined with fast positioning in process control systems that include larger valves. For example, where flow rates require valve sizes of 200mm and above enabling flows in excess of 200 m3/hr, pneumatic actuators are often fitted which provide significant positioning forces. Full Story...

Power Supply directly next to the load 22/04/2014
Emparro67 power supply units, from murrelektronik, are designed for applications outside the control cabinet and can withstand extreme environmental conditions. This is said to make them a good solution for decentralised installation concepts. Full Story...

Air actuated stainless steel ball valves 15/04/2014
Thorite has introduced a range of economy stainless steel, pneumatically actuated ball valves from Bonomi, designed to offer rugged performance in a number of general-use industrial process applications.  Full Story...



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