Process instrumentation

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Machine safety without SIL

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


  1. 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.

  2. 14/07/2020 Ball valves for hygienic applications

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

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.

  11. 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.

  12. 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.

  13. 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).

  14. 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.

  15. 06/01/2020 PLC networked valve

    Durapipe UK has launched a new network controlled actuated valve.

  16. 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.

  17. 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.

  18. 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.

  19. 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.

  20. 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.