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  • Drives Bring Enhanced Control to DC Installations

    March 5, 2019

    ABB’s new series of DC variable speed drives (VSDs) allow users with a large installed base to get better performance from their existing systems. With the new DCS880 VSDs, customers who are heavily invested in a DC system have the option to continue using DC technology, while better aligning...

  • Simulation in Materials Handling

    February 28, 2019

    Simulation techniques are now a ubiquitous part of our lives whether it is computer gaming, training pilots, or a myriad of other applications. The design of bulk materials handling systems has also benefited from this technology, particularly regarding the application of Discrete Element Modelling...

  • Level Detection: Baghouse Dust Collectors

    February 25, 2019

    The Dynatrol DJ level switch is designed for application to either high or low point level detection of bulk solids. It operates successfully on applications such as baghouses, cyclone separators, and above airlocks. Maintain consistent results on chemical powders, minerals, and many other...

  • Powerful Benefits of IIoT in Manufacturing

    February 22, 2019

    Welcome to the connected world. Virtually every home today has some form of connected device be it a smartphone, Alexa, Google Home, video doorbells, networked sprinkler systems, smart plugs and smart lighting, and yes, networked refrigerators and microwaves. We can start our cars and unlock our...

  • New Belt Speed Sensor

    February 21, 2019

    The Model BSD (belt speed detector) is a "traction action" motion control that indicates when a conveyor belt has slowed or quit moving altogether. The unit can be adjusted as an overspeed, underspeed, or zero speed control. The output of the Model BSD can be wired into a PLC or DCS, or...

  • SMART Becomes Standard in Vacuum Generator

    February 21, 2019

    piCOMPACT23 SMART is an IO-Link-ready vacuum generator platform available from Piab. Offering operation with either standard 24V IO or IO-Link, the new SMART compact all-in-one ejector is ready to meet the future. Previously offered as an optional added feature, IO-Link is now included as a...

  • Zero Speed Switches for Slow-Speed Applications

    February 19, 2019

    Dazic zero speed switches provide an instant alert or relay throw if the rotary motion of equipment stops or deviates from standard operating parameters. Interlocked as part of a conveyor system or other shaft-driven process components, the 8100 Series detects changes in motion from 0.5 to 25 RPM...

  • Flowrox, Inc.

  • Cardinal Scale Unveils New Digital Weight Indicators

    February 12, 2019

    Cardinal Scale’s new 185 Rival is a durable weight indicator with bright-green LCD for easy viewing. The washdown IP66-rated attractive molded ABS enclosure is built for durability in harsh indoor or outdoor weighing applications. Also available with rechargeable battery power, the model 185B...

  • Amandus Kahl USA Corporation