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  • Paddle Level Switch

    December 18, 2012

    The ECHO RotoSwitch 300 Series includes a range of rotating paddle level switches for monitoring and controlling bulk solids level. The switch is weatherproof and includes a red LED status light. High-temperature or explosion-proof options are available. It can be side or top mounted with the...

  • Wireless Temperature & Humidity Monitoring Kit

    December 17, 2012

    The HOBO wireless temp/RH monitoring kit is an easy-to-use, wireless system that includes everything needed to make environmental monitoring fast, cost-effective, and convenient. In three easy steps, users can monitor critical temperature and humidity conditions, log data for trend analysis, and...

  • HI 1756-nDF Dispenser/Filler Module

    December 12, 2012

    The HI 1756-nDF dispenser/filler modules for Allen-Bradley ControlLogix PLCs are easy to install and set-up. They are ideal for a variety of material-feed by weight applications, especially when speed, repeatability, and accuracy are important. Material-feed management is used in filling or...

  • SOLO-L Level Measurement Solution

    December 11, 2012

    This new level-measurement system is used for continuous monitoring of bulk storage materials in silos. Based on the patented StrainCell sensor technology, the new SOLO-L improves on existing silo level measurement devices by eliminating problems caused by material density, angle of repose, wave...

  • Multi-Channel Particulate Monitor

    December 6, 2012

    This multi-channel particulate monitor is ideally suited for monitoring multi-compartment fabric filter baghouses, multi-chamber cartridge dust collectors, multi-clone cyclones, and clusters of bin vents. For large fabric filters in the combustion industries, such as coal burning power plants,...

  • FT4 Powder Rheometer Uses Patented Dynamic Methodology

    December 5, 2012

    The FT4 Powder Rheometer uses patented dynamic methodology, a fully automated shear cell, and several bulk property tests to quantify powder properties in terms of flow and processability. Dynamic methodologies measure a powder’s resistance to flow while the powder is in motion. Testing can...

  • The Facts about Acoustic Wave and Radar

    December 3, 2012

    Many level applications pose special problems for process level equipment and technologies. Whether the industrial site is a mine, power generation facility, or cement plant, or any other plant wanting to make a solids measurement, these sites all require technologies that will withstand the tough...

  • MaxxFlow Flow Meter

    December 3, 2012

    The MaxxFlow is designed to measure medium to high flow rates (10–600 tn/hr) of powders, pellets, and granules. In the past, only complex mechanical systems like impact flow meters and weigh feeders were possible. Advanced technology in electromagnetic velocity measurement and microwave...

  • Shaft Rotation Speed Sensors

    November 29, 2012

    The patented ST420, ST420-LT, and ST420-DI are two-wire, loop-powered, analog-output shaft speed sensors. They detect passing magnets of a shaft-mounted pulser disc or wrap and output a smooth, continuous 4-20 mA analog signal in direct proportion to shaft rotation speed. The ST420 is Intrinsically...

  • Guided Wave Radar Continuous Level Sensor

    November 27, 2012

    The GWR-100 Guided Wave Radar level sensor measures powders and bulk solids in vessels up to 78 ft tall. The GWR-100 provides highly accurate level measurement utilizing time domain reflectometry (TDR) to continuously measure the distance, level, and volume of material contained in bins, tanks, and...