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  • Smith Flow Control Moves to New Facility

    July 17, 2008

    To accommodate for its continued growth, valve drive system and safety interlock manufacturer, Smith Flow Control (SFC), has moved to a new location in Erlanger, KY. In addition to providing a larger 2000-sq-ft office space for the growing company, the new 5100-sq-ft facilities also provide a...

  • Malvern Spraytec Now Online and Interactive

    July 10, 2008

    Visitors to Malvern Instruments’ Web site can now explore the capabilities of the company’s Spraytec system interactively, in three dimensions, direct from their desktops at www.malvern.com/spraytec. The introduction of a new online demo model allows everyone to immediately explore the...

  • PANalytical and Malvern Celebrate U.S. Office Opening

    July 7, 2008

    The PANalytical and Malvern Instruments U.S. teams recently celebrated the opening of their new headquarters. The sister companies now share state-of-the-art facilities in Westborough, Massachusetts. Gjalt Kuiperes and Brian Dutko, general managers of PANalytical and Malvern’s U.S....

  • Hawk Measurement Systems, Australia, Announces Joint Venture with MS Instrumentos in Brazil

    July 2, 2008

    Hawk, a leading global provider of level, positioning, and flow measurement technology, has announced a joint venture with MS Instrumentos in Brazil. “Brazil has a booming mining industry and MS Instrumentos has had great success with Hawk’s level measurement products,” said...

  • Image Analysis: A New View of Particle Characterization

    June 19, 2008

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  • Level Indicators & Flow Measurement Spotlight - July 08

    June 18, 2008

    Smart, Cable-Based Inventory Monitors SiloPatrol SE smart, cable-based sensors eliminate the danger of plant personnel climbing silos to take measurements of the material level. The sensors minimize risk to plant workers and can even reduce insurance rates through improved safety. A leading...

  • High-Temperature, High-Pressure Particulate Sensor

    June 3, 2008

    The Model PS 10 particulate sensor with ceramic insulation and a ceramic protective layer over the probe is designed for harsh processes with high temperatures and high pressures. For applications such as coal gasification, fluid bed reactors in the plastics industry, kilns, high-temperature carbon...

  • Guided-Wave-Radar Level Sensors

    May 27, 2008

    Unlike other devices, Flexar guided-wave-radar level sensors, based on time domain reflectometry, measure the level of challenging powders because TDR is not affected by dust. The sensors are reliable, accurate, and easy to install and commission. A continuous series of radar pulses is emitted and...

  • Moisture Sensors

    May 27, 2008

    This manufacturer of process and laboratory NIR moisture transmitters offers the 3000 series that is designed to measure powders, granules, and filter cake. Installed on spray dryers, rotary dryers, vacuum dryers, and conveyors, the sensors can be measured to within an accuracy of ±0.1% on...

  • Particle Characterization System

    May 27, 2008

    A key feature of the Morphologi G3 automated particle characterization system is its fully integrated sample dispersion unit (SDU). The system provides microscope-quality images and delivers statistically significant particle size and shape data by rapidly analyzing hundreds of thousands of...