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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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Micromeritics Names New European Marketing Manager

    May 2, 2019

    Micromeritics Instrument Corporation announced Thursday that the company has named Petra Roth, to the newly created position of European Marketing Manager. Petra Roth had spent 15 years with industry giant Thermo Fisher Scientific in various positions, most recently as Marketing Business...

  • Level Detection for Plugged Chutes and Conveying

    May 2, 2019

    Dynatrol DJ level detectors are successful as plugged chute detectors for most types of conveying. They are also ideal for high, mid, or low point level detection, providing dependable operation in dusty environments as well as on vessels, storage bins, or hoppers equipped with vibrators. For...

  • Oil Shear Brakes, Clutches, and Clutch Brakes

    April 30, 2019

    MagnaShear, Posistop, and Positorq motor brakes and Posidyne clutch brakes are available in washdown configurations for food processing applications.  While all oil shear products, by design, are totally enclosed in a heavy cast housing, the washdown option provides additional protection from...