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  • New Inductive Proximity Switch Introduced

    October 29, 2019

    Users can reduce downtime, protect expensive equipment, and safeguard operations with Control Concepts’ new Dazic Prox-Micro inductive proximity switch. This non-contacting speed-sensing device is ideal for use with conveyor systems or other shaft-driven components. It can be installed in...

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  • How to Improve Inline Moisture and Composition Measurements

    October 24, 2019

    In industries that produce powders and bulk solids, controlling moisture content can substantially impact the production costs and yields, material handling, purchase price, shipping costs, and, perhaps most importantly, the quality of the final product. When processing dry bulk solids such as...

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  • 3A Certified Point Level Measurement Probes

    October 23, 2019

    Ametek Drexelbrook has expanded its point level measurement offering with the new 700-3201 series of fully 3A certified capacitance/RF admittance probes, specifically designed for mid-level to premium point level measurement products within sanitary applications that require 3A approval. This 700-...

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  • Wireless Systems Save on Level Sensor Installation

    October 23, 2019

    BinMaster’s wireless communication solutions reduce the cost and complexity of installing silo inventory management systems. Easily programmable, compact devices replace wires with over-the-air technology. A simple point-to-point configuration eliminates the hassle and cost of running wires...

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  • Tuning Fork Level Switch Detects Low Density

    October 22, 2019

    Aplus Finetek Sensor Inc. announces the availability of the SC35 series tuning fork point level sensor. The SC35 features state-of-the-art piezoelectric crystal and electronic technology with self-diagnostics and a test button, and can detect material density as low as 0.624 lb/cu ft. The SC35...

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  • Micromeritics Introduces New Surface Area Reference Materials

    October 22, 2019

    Micromeritics Instrument Corp. has introduced a new range of secondary standards that make it easier to demonstrate the highest levels of data integrity when characterizing surface area by gas adsorption. Traceable to either NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) or BAM (...

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  • Belt Rip Detector Saves Downtime

    October 21, 2019

    The Model DB belt rip detector is a mine-duty and quarry-duty belt rip detector that operates on a simple cable pull concept.  When a belt flap or tear, or a foreign obstruction such as a wrench or screwdriver or piece of rebar has pierced a conveyor belt, the cable releases the activation...

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  • Free Webinar: Evaluating Process-Relevant Powder Properties for 3D Printing

    October 21, 2019

    Powder flow specialist, Freeman Technology, will continue its webinar series with “Evaluating Process-Relevant Powder Properties for Additive Manufacturing Applications” on November 26 at 11am Eastern. Additive Manufacturing (3D Printing) is a potentially transformative, highly...

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  • Why Moisture Measurement is Crucial in Powder & Bulk Solids Operations

    October 14, 2019

    Moisture is important in any manufacturing process, but when it comes to powder & bulk solid processing, excess moisture can ruin products. And what is worse than a wasted effort? Economical losses and decreased productivity. With continuous online moisture measurement, manufacturing/processing...

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  • Granulators with New Digital Control System

    October 10, 2019

    Hellweg introduces granulators with new digital smart control systems. This enables networked communication of the machines with upstream and downstream components, as well as with operators, in line with Industry 4.0 Internet of Things (IoT) principles. The new system measures and stores power...

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