Process instrumentation

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Valve technology improves safety for cable deployed ESPs

(06/10/2019)
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.
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Flow rate measurement of viscous liquids

(20/09/2019)
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.
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New control unit for hygienic valve

(08/07/2019)
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.


Archive

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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).

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 29/01/2019 Plug and socket option added to intelligent actuator

    Rotork IQ intelligent electric valve actuators are now available with the option of a bespoke plug and socket electrical connection.

  10. 14/01/2019 Severe Service app for optimised control valve maintenance

    Emerson has released a Severe Service app, developed for process control engineers who need quick and easy control valve diagnosis and maintenance for difficult installations within process plants.

  11. 23/11/2018 Extended actuator range offers improved control valve automation

    Rotork has extended its CMA range of compact modulating actuators with new sizes specifically designed for reliable automation of larger linear control valves.

  12. 14/10/2018 Remote access to weighing and inspection equipment

    The miRemote service tool enables remote access to Minebea Intec industrial weighing and inspection solutions via an App. This allows Minebea Intec service technicians to analyse issues or problems in real time and to provide support via a live-chat function.

  13. 18/09/2018 Mass flow meters and controllers for gases

    The Mass Stream range of instruments from Bronkhorst operate on the basis of direct through-flow measurement in accordance with the constant temperature anemometer principle. They contain no moving parts and the measured gases pass the two stainless steel sensor probes directly, without bypass.

  14. 10/09/2018 Pressure insensitive mass flow controller

    EL-FLOW Prestige, the latest generation of Bronkhorst mass flow meters/controllers for gases, can now be equipped with an on-board pressure sensor. In combination with its ‘Differential Temperature Balancing’ sensor technology and an incorporated gas database with physical properties, the instrument automatically compensates for inlet pressure variations.

  15. 02/09/2018 Weatherproof flow computer

    The Metra-Smart from Titan Enterprises is designed for computing and displaying flow rates and totals as well as giving an analogue output proportional to flow.

  16. 02/09/2018 Variable speed actuation for large butterfly valve

    AUMA has supplied valve manufacturer KOSO Kent Introl with an AUMA SEVEN HiMod variable speed actuator and a large GS gearbox which will operate a 48in butterfly valve as part of a project for Danish utility supplier Hofor that will transfer the Copenhagen district heating system from steam to hot water.

  17. 19/08/2018 Quarter-turn adapter enables universal installation of electrical position indicators

    Quarter turn adapters from GEMÜ now enable the operation of electrical position indicators for linear actuators in combination with pneumatic actuators for quarter turn valves.

  18. 30/07/2018 Modbus flow totalizer for local and remote turbine meters

    SignalFire Wireless Telemetry has introduced the ModQ Sentry, a Modbus Flow Totalizer that interfaces with pulse-type inductive turbine (and other) flow meters to provide instantaneous flow rates, accumulated totals and status information. Units are configurable for volume and time settings and offer options to configure the K factor to match the turbine.

  19. 17/07/2018 Remote monitor for automatic lubrication systems

    SKF has introduced the LRM2 lubrication remote monitor. Compatible with oil or grease, it is designed for use with lubrication systems that cannot be checked daily due to the nature or position of the application.

  20. 09/07/2018 I/O modules help increase productivity and flexibility

    The creation of smarter, more productive and flexible industrial control systems is possible with the Allen-Bradley FLEX 5000 I/O platform, says Rockwell Automation.