Process instrumentation

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Flow meters gain real-time Ethernet solution

Bronkhorst is now able to offer POWERLINK as its 10th on-board fieldbus interface option on its digital flow and pressure meters and control offerings.
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Ready-to-connect distribution blocks with integrated disconnect element

The PTFIX distribution blocks with Push-in connection from Phoenix Contact are individually configured and just need to be unpacked and connected at the user’s premises. The first distribution blocks with integrated function are now available.
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IO-Link radar sensors for level measurement

A new family of IO-Link-capable radar sensors complete Turck's portfolio for level measurement in the 0.35 to 10m range.


  1. 08/02/2021 Embedded software solution aids automation and digitalisation of multiphase flow measurement

    Emerson has introduced a new software solution to boost process automation and the application of its Roxar 2600 multiphase flow meter (MPFM) for the oil and gas industry.

  2. 19/01/2021 IO-Link radar sensors for level measurement

    A new family of IO-Link-capable radar sensors complete Turck's portfolio for level measurement in the 0.35 to 10m range.

  3. 10/11/2020 Control valve combats vibration, cavitation and noise

    Emerson has introduced the Fisher V280 full-bore trunnion-mounted ball control valve for severe and specialty pressure, flow and process control applications.

  4. 02/11/2020 Monoflange valve assembly with block and bleed capability

    The new Ashcroft V02 monoflange provides block and bleed capability for process or instrumentation control.

  5. 02/10/2020 Connecting pressure data to the cloud

    SignalFire Wireless Telemetry has introduced the PRESSURE RANGER, an LTE-M cellular pressure transmitter that provides plug & play, instant connectivity of pressure sensor data to the cloud over cellular networks.

  6. 02/10/2020 Four-in-one compact flow meter

    Emerson has introduced the Rosemount 8800 Quad Vortex flow meter which has been designed to meet stringent safety standards in environments and applications that require safety instrumented systems (SIS).

  7. 15/09/2020 Machine safety without SIL

    Wachendorff has recently launched redundant versions of its WDGR and WDGE series incremental and absolute encoders.

  8. 01/09/2020 Adaptable pressure transmitters

    A new range of pressure transmitters, designed to meet key requirements in most manufacturing and production industries, has been launched by ABB.

  9. 24/08/2020 New radar antenna for level measurement

    Siemens has introduced the Sitrans LR250 PLA (polypropylene lens antenna). The radar level measurement transmitter is a field-proven device from Siemens that is able to deliver reliable level readings for inventory management or critical process control.

  10. 20/07/2020 Modular I/O solution for mixed IP20 and IP67 applications

    In addition to centralised automation technology, there is also an increasing need for decentralised, intelligent control systems to bring greater flexibility to production environments.

  11. 14/07/2020 Ball valves for hygienic applications

    SPX FLOW has introduced a new range of ball valves to its APV brand.

  12. 06/07/2020 Transmitter for industrial measurements

    Vaisala has introduced a new industrial level Vaisala Indigo 520 transmitter. The durable, metal transmitter is compatible with the company’s range of Indigo compatible smart probes multi-parameter measurements – humidity, temperature, dew point, carbon dioxide, vaporised hydrogen peroxide, and moisture in oil measurements.

  13. 22/06/2020 Temperature monitoring relays offer more functions in less space

    Siemens Smart Infrastructure has transformed the temperature monitoring relays from its Sirius portfolio. The new series 3RS2 devices are available in analogue and digital versions and they use sensors to measure the temperature – of engine, bearing, and transmission oils, or cooling liquids – in industrial control cabinets.

  14. 08/06/2020 Simplifying smart machines in harsh applications

    The new on-machine Allen-Bradley ArmorBlock I/O modules are able to operate in a wide range of temperatures and offer up to IP69K protection.

  15. 01/06/2020 App-based flowmeter monitoring and performance optimisation

    Bronkhorst High-Tech has developed a new ‘connect and go’ software tool, called Bronkhorst FlowSuite, which allows instruments to be easily be monitored, configured and optimised via a single interface.

  16. 11/05/2020 Manual flow control option for ball valves

    In addition to electric or pneumatic actuation, Bonomi (UK) can now offer a manual flow control device for use in conjunction with much of its Valpres V-Notch ball valve range.

  17. 14/04/2020 Easy migration without detours

    Siemens is expanding its distributed I/O system with new modules for the Simatic ET 200MP/Simatic S7-1500 IOs as well as a backplane bus.

  18. 06/04/2020 Smart actuators for process applications

    The new PROFOX electric valve actuator from Auma is said to be suited for process industry applications which require fast and precise positioning, flexibility and future-proof interfaces.

  19. 08/03/2020 Mobile Android solution for configuring and setting up HART field devices

    Softing Industrial, together with MOBILE GmbH and ProComSol, is now able to offer a complete solution for setting the parameters and configuring HART field devices in Android applications.

  20. 08/03/2020 A solenoid valve alternative

    Electric valves have appeal as an alternative to pneumatic actuators, on account of their cost efficiency and performance. The reduced risk of contamination and the application in a wide variety of plants are also positives in favour of electrically operated valves. GEMÜ is responding to this demand with the launch of the GEMÜ eSyLite, eSyStep and eSyDrive valves.