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  • New IIoT Tool Demonstrates Potential of Digitized Pneumatics

    June 4, 2019

    Emerson introduces a new tool to help pneumatic system users quickly and easily see the potential benefits of integrating IIoT. By connecting the new Aventics smart pneumatics analyzer to the compressed air supply on an existing machine, users will have instant analysis options for key machine...

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  • Transitioning to In-Line Powder Flowability Measurement

    May 21, 2019

    The flow properties of powders are a topic of significant industrial interest. The flowability of intermediates routinely impacts manufacturing efficiency, for example the maximum achievable tableting rate for a pharmaceutical formulation, while for products as diverse as powder coatings,...

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  • New Digital Weight Indicator for Hazardous Environments

    May 20, 2019

    Ideal for potentially explosive and hazardous environments, the new Rice Lake 882IS intrinsically safe digital weight indicator has FM, IECEx, and ATEX approvals. A stainless steel IP66 enclosure protects this indicator in a variety of applications, including fuel refineries, chemical plants,...

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  • Endress+Hauser Releases New Point Level Switch

    May 20, 2019

    Endress+Hauser announces the Nivector FTI26 point level switch for detection of all types of powdered and fine-grained solids such as plastic granules, detergent, grain, sugar, spices, milk powder, animal feed, and other dry materials. The switch can be installed at the top of a tank to indicate...

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  • Point Level Switches

    May 16, 2019

    L&J Technologies’ Delavan Sonac 220 and Microwave 320 point level switches measure material with constantly changing physical properties without damaging or altering products. The Sonac 220 is used for material that constantly changes physical properties such as light low bulk density...

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  • Data Monitoring System Tracks Equipment Efficiency

    May 13, 2019

    Antares Vision launches AVionics, a comprehensive software tool designed to monitor equipment performance and efficiency throughout the production process.  This solution satisfies pharmaceutical companies’ increasing desire to leverage data initially generated to comply with...

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  • Preventative Maintenance Management Planning Software

    May 10, 2019

    Sterling Systems & Controls announces the availability of its new PMPlanR software. PMPlanR is a robust standalone preventative maintenance planning software application. It allows users to “build a plant.” Each plant consists of areas, machines, and assets. You can construct...

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  • FMCW-Based Radar Level Measurement

    May 6, 2019

    Ametek Drexelbrook expands its open-air radar level offering with the addition of the DRX400 (24 GHz) and DRX500 series (80 GHz) level transmitters.  The DRX400 Series consists of three new models (DR5400, DR6400 and DR7400). This set of 24 GHz radar transmitters covers a broad range of...

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  • Working with Powders: How Comprehensive Characterization Can Optimize Your Process

    May 3, 2019

    Freeman Technology will be hosting a free webinar “Working with Powders – How Comprehensive Characterization Can Optimize your Process” on May 29 at 12pm Eastern/9am Pacific. The company has nearly 20 years’ experience in the field of powder characterization and designed...

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  • Vibrating Sensors Measure Levels in Hazardous Locations

    May 3, 2019

    Operations processing powders, fine-grained, or coarse-grained bulk solids can add the VR-90 vibrating rod or VF-95 vibrating fork to their arsenal of point level sensors for hazardous locations. The VR-90 and VF-95 are approved to ATEX, FM, CSA, and IEC standards for use in hazardous...

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