Process instrumentation

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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.
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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.
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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.


  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 02/03/2020 Detecting liquid in pipes

    The SICK T-Easic FTS is a new thermal flow switch designed to detect liquid flow in pipes – for example in pumps, machine tool lubrication, or industrial cleaning systems.

  4. 24/02/2020 Insertion turbine flowmeters for large diameter pipes

    Titan Enterprises offers a range of reliable insertion turbine flowmeters for accurately metering flow in larger diameter pipelines (40 - 900mm).

  5. 10/02/2020 Intelligent I/O for the IIoT

    Opto 22 has launched groov RIO, a family of intelligent, distributed input/output (I/O) for IIoT and automation applications.

  6. 06/01/2020 PLC networked valve

    Durapipe UK has launched a new network controlled actuated valve.

  7. 16/12/2019 Machine-level block I/O devices with IP65/67 protection

    Siemens has launched a new generation of machine-level block I/O devices.

  8. 02/12/2019 Ultrasonic liquid flow meter

    The Badger Meter Dynasonics TFX-5000 ultrasonic clamp-on flow and energy meters are now available in the UK from Bell Flow Systems.

  9. 20/10/2019 Mobile solution for configuration and parameterisation of field devices

    Endress+Hauser is now offering its Field Xpert together with Softing's mobiLink interface as a bundle for parameterising and commissioning field devices.

  10. 06/10/2019 Valve technology improves safety for cable deployed ESPs

    Pragma has developed an advanced downhole safety valve to create an improved well control solution for cable deployed Electric Submersible Pumps (ESPs) retrofitted to production wells.

  11. 20/09/2019 Flow rate measurement of viscous liquids

    The OG range of oval gear flowmeters from Titan Enterprises are offer a solution for the accurate measurement of the flow of viscous liquids and lubricating fluids.

  12. 08/07/2019 New control unit for hygienic valve

    SPX FLOW has introduced a new control unit for its next generation APV/Waukesha Cherry BurrellD4 Series double seat mix proof valve. With fully integrated seat lift detection, the CU4plus, combined with the D4 Series hygienic valve is said to offer a sophisticated and reliable valve solution.

  13. 01/07/2019 Artificial Intelligence suite for manufacturing

    DataProphet has launched a comprehensive Artificial Intelligence Suite to improve production quality and reduce defects for Industry 4.0.

  14. 01/07/2019 Interface device family expanded for non-Intrinsically Safe signals

    The IM12 interface devices make the benefits of Turck's IMX12 series available for non-intrinsically safe signals.

  15. 01/07/2019 Liquid level and pressure transmitter offers improved performance

    PSM Instrumentation has launched the APT1000 liquid level and pressure transmitter to replace the ICT1000.

  16. 03/06/2019 2-wire Coriolis flow meter

    Emerson has released the Micro Motion 4200 2-wire loop-powered Coriolis transmitter, a new design that makes it possible to replace existing 2-wire flow devices with minimal effort and without the need for additional power or cabling.

  17. 15/04/2019 Ball valves with integrated position feedback

    GEMÜ can offer a range of ball valves for manual operation with suitable position feedback – all are pre-assembled, preset and tested.

  18. 15/04/2019 Fill level management in the IoT

    Pepperl+Fuchs has introduced a level sensor which transmits data to a secure remote station in the industrial Internet of Things (IIoT).

  19. 08/04/2019 Multiple valve actuator control solution

    Rotork has launched the latest generation of its monitoring and control system for valve actuators and plant equipment.

  20. 22/03/2019 Integrating IO-Link devices in Profinet

    Turck's Simple IO-Link Device Integration (SIDI) aims to simplify the handling of IO-Link devices in Profinet engineering systems.