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  • Using Indicator Technology to Improve Process Efficiency, Profitability

    July 6, 2012

    Precise weight measurements are critical in material handling operations as they directly impact many aspects of production, from inventory accuracy to customer satisfaction and overall profitability. To achieve the necessary weighment precision, indicators are an essential component of scale...

  • Gravimetric Flow Meter

    June 22, 2012

    The patented CentriFlow meter is a mass flow metering device for measuring dry solids in a variety of applications, including mixing, blending, batching, and ratio-control applications. The CentriFlow meter has been successfully installed in industries ranging from the agricultural and aggregate...

  • Guided Wave Radar Level Measurement

    June 22, 2012

    The TDR-2000 is a guided wave radar instrument that provides non-mechanical, continuous level measurement. It guides the signal to the material surface and back again. Even in dusty and noisy conditions, a consistent and reliable measurement is obtained, making TDR-2000 ideal for active silos. It...

  • Rotalog Level Indicator

    June 21, 2012

    The Rotalog rotary paddle switch is designed to signal the presence or absence of bulk materials in silos and hoppers, as well as for blockage detection in conveyor chutes. Ideal for dry bulk solids, including powders, chips, and granules, the Rotalog detects the product when the rotation of the...

  • Signal-Conditioning Transmitters

    June 20, 2012

    For PLC systems that require weight data from a scale, Rice Lake’s compact SCT transmitters deliver equivalent signal-conditioning function without the cost or bulk of a full-size weight indicator/controller. Each SCT is DIN Rail mountable within a cabinet or control panel, where it serves to...

  • Dynatrol Bulk Solids Level Sensors

    June 19, 2012

    The full line of Dynatrol bulk solids level sensors includes probes for a variety of applications. The DJ series handles products ranging from low-density flakes and powders to heavy granules and pellets. The GJ detector is constructed to handle problem applications that have a tendency...

  • Weighing Controller with Internal Recipe Handling

    June 18, 2012

    The BATCH-X5 is a weighing controller with internal recipe handling to allow automation of batching, manual additions, and production steps. The stand-alone batch controller meets the requirements of small batch applications in several industries, including food and chemical. The robust stainless...

  • VHS Level Sensors

    June 15, 2012

    The Model VHS vibrating element point level sensor line includes a fork and rod version in short, standard, and extended lengths for a wide range of powder and bulk solids applications. The Model VHS is a level control sensor using piezoelectric technology to create its harmonic vibration in the...

  • Powder Flow Tester

    June 14, 2012

    The Brookfield Powder Flow Tester is a user-independent system that in trained but unskilled hands can generate repeatable measurements of powder flow properties, as well as quantify the magnitude of the cohesive strength. The tester requires a sample volume of 263 cc for the standard cell and 40...

  • Web-Enabled Ultrasonic Sensors for Remote Tank, Vessel Monitoring

    June 11, 2012

    LOE Web-enabled ultrasonic level sensors are self-contained units that provide a tailored sensing solution for monitoring solids in remote tanks, and can also be used for local tank monitoring applications. LOE ultrasonic sensors feature Power Over Ethernet (POE) for easy wiring, AutoSense software...