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  • 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...

  • Video Shows How Batch Controller Minimizes Waste, Increases Profits

    November 26, 2012

    Consistent recipe creation and adherence to safety standards and regulations are the hallmark of any successful batching control operation. The latest addition to Mettler Toledo’s batch control line, the IND780batch controller, now helps small- to mid-sized batching operations minimize...