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  • Brookfield Donates Powder Flow Tester to Bulk Solids Innovation Center

    June 9, 2015

    Brookfield Engineering has donated a PFT Powder Flow Tester to the new Kansas State University (KSU) Bulk Solids Innovation Center. This new facility at KSU will be used to study and develop the understanding of bulk solids materials handling, in turn enhancing businesses that use these...

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  • Proximity Sensors for Speed Monitoring Applications

    June 5, 2015

    4B Components Ltd, a manufacturer of material handling and electronic components for bucket elevators and conveyors, has developed two new models within the P800 line of proximity sensors. The P800 Proxswitch is now available in two versions (P8003V10C & P8004V10C) with solid state relays...

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  • Enhanced Capacitance Point Level Indicator

    June 4, 2015

    4B Components Ltd offers a second generation capacitance point level indicator. The Binswitch Elite detects level or plug situations for bulk granular solids in tanks, bins, or silos, and can be used as a plug/choke detector in chutes, conveyors, and elevator legs. This new model has a user...

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  • Materials for Energy and Environment Workshop

    June 4, 2015

    An advanced three-day GdRi workshop on materials for energy and the environment, organized by Micromeritics Instrument Corp., the Joint CNRS-MIT laboratory, MSE2, and the International Research Network, M2UN, will take place August 26–28, 2015 on the MIT campus in Boston. With a theme of...

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  • Level Indicator Features SMART Electronics

    May 26, 2015

    UWT Level Controls introduces the RFNivo RF capacitance switch with smart electronics, self-diagnostics, and a LCD for communication.   The unit will measure and display the capacitance of the material being measured telling the user if RF can detect the material and also allow for...

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  • New C-Lever Flow Metering System

    May 21, 2015

    There is more to a good weighing system than an accurate measuring method. The connected controller, also known as the processing unit, electronic device, or measuring amplifier, is a decisive factor for the powerful performance of the system. The new REMBE EVA HE controller for the C-Lever...

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  • Process Instrumentation and Automation Forecast

    May 19, 2015

    The Measurement, Control & Automation Association (MCAA) has published its Annual Market Forecast, prepared by Global Automation Research. The report covers 12 industry segments and 12 product categories of the Process Instrumentation and Automation Industry (PI&A) for the U.S. and Canada....

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  • Plumb Bob Style "Smart" Level Sensor

    May 15, 2015

    The SiloPatrol plumb bob style "smart" level sensor can be equipped with an optional stainless steel interface style plumb bob in order to provide level measurement for settled solids in a blanket of water. The interface style plumb bob will penetrate through the water, make contact with...

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  • ISA Releases Automation System Tuning Pocket Guide

    May 11, 2015

    The newly released fourth edition of the International Society of Automation’s (ISA) Good Tuning: A Pocket Guide by Gregory K. McMillan has been updated to deliver more precise and optimal tuning for nearly all types of applications in the process industries. “This new edition is...

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  • Instrument Offers Digital Load Cell Communications

    May 11, 2015

    Fairbanks Scales introduces the user-friendly model FB6011 digital instrument for legal-for-trade, inbound/outbound weighing applications. Equipped with Intalogix digital load cell communications technology, the FB6011 is packaged in a NEMA 12 desktop enclosure, and specially designed for...

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