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SPS/IPC/Drives 2015 24. - 26.11.2015 Nuremberg, Germany.
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PRODUCT Pressure measurement innovations for tough installations - Emerson has taken advantage of its pressure expertise and industry field experience to tackle these tough measurement challenges eith their Rosemount 3051S range.

NEWS Catalogue for pre-owned test instrumentation. - Microlease has just published an updated catalogue detailing its Certified Pre-Owned (CPO) products, complementing the company’s rental and brand new equipment options.

NEWS Cooperation in smooth system integration. - Endress+Hauser has launched the Open Integration partner program that promotes the cooperation between providers of industrial automation systems and fieldbus communication. To date, eight companies have joined the program: AUMA Riester, HIMA Paul Hildebrandt, Honeywell Process Solutions, Mitsubishi Electric, Pepperl+Fuchs, Rockwell Automation, R. STAHL and Schneider Electric.

Research & Education Energy efficient obsolete technology has a new name.BLOG - "With international standards such as ISO 50001 and programmes like the Ecodesign Directive and the Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme, being energy efficient is as important as being cost efficient to many plant managers," explains Jonathan Wilkins, marketing director of European Automation. "Implementing Eco Obsolete Technology fulfils both objectives, reducing your carbon footprint whilst avoiding a costly system upgrade."

PRODUCT Panel feed-through for Gigabit Ethernet! - Harting has expanded its har-speed range of industrial connectors with an X-coded M12 panel feed-through that is supplied complete with a length of cable allowing it to be integrated directly into Gigabit Ethernet systems.

PRODUCT Streamlining specification processing to reduce project risk. - Emerson Process Management has released Project Data Link, a project engineering environment that helps reduce complexity and accommodate changes in capital projects.

PRODUCT Photoelectric sensor innovations in intelligent combinations and compact design . - The R100 and R101 from Pepperl + Fuchs, are available in standard, assembly-compatible housing designs and offer photoelectric sensors for both detection and measurement.

PRODUCT Mobile plant management in the process industry. - Version 2.0 is the latest release of Comos Mobile Solutions, and offers a new graphical user interface for touch-capable terminals. This simplifies operation for the user by providing context-sensitive support functions. All project stakeholders can now navigate to relevant plant information with the aid of quicklinks, view documents and submit project-related inquiries faster than ever - also using a tablet.

PeopleNick Plummell
Low Power Radio Solutions (LPRS) has appointed Nick Pummell as Managing Director.

Standards Humidity & air velocity calibration at the highest level. - E+E Elektronik maintains the national standards for humidity and air velocity in Austria as a designated laboratory of the Federal Office for Metrology, BEV (Bundesamt für Eich-und Vermessungswesen). Recently, the International Bureau of Weights and Measures (BIPM) authorised E+E Elektronik to use the CIPM MRA logo (International Committee for Weights and Measures - Mutual Recognition Arrangement) on its BEV/E+E calibration certificates.

PRODUCT Miniature proportional valve. - Emerson is introducing its Preciflow 12.7mm miniature proportional valve by ASCO Numatics. This small and highly accurate proportional valve offers users an easy-to-integrate solution on a broad range of pressure and flow control applications.



SPS IPC Drives 2015
Electric Automation - systems & Components
24/11/2015 to 26/11/2015
Nuremberg (D)

mcT PetroChemical

Milan (I)

Level School - Introductory/Advanced
E+H Winter Schedule
30/11/2015 to 4/12/2015
Mobile (AL USA)

Fluke Seminar
Save Money and Identify Energy Waste
Shrewsbury (GB)

OPC Integration and Diagnostics
1/12/2015 to 2/12/2015
Taastrup (DK)

OPC Applications and Architectures
Taastrup (DK)

PTU® test drive
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7/12/2015 to 11/12/2015
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Power-Gen Intenational
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8/12/2015 to 10/12/2015
Las Vegas (NV USA)

Instrumentation Technology School
E+H Winter Schedule
8/12/2015 to 10/12/2015
Matthews (NC USA)

Industrial Automation India

9/12/2015 to 11/12/2015
New Delhi (IND)

pH & Conductivity Measurement School
E+H Winter Schedule
14/12/2015 to 16/12/2015
Memphis (TN USA)

PTR® Test Drive
E+H Winter Schedule
Chalfont (PA USA)

PRODUCT Scanning accessory for spot pyrometers. - Fluke® Process Instruments has introduced the SpotScan™ line scanning accessory for its family of best-in-class spot pyrometers. Compatible with the Endurance™, Marathon, and Modline® 5 and Modline 7 Series of infrared (IR) noncontact temperature measurement sensors, the accessory features an innovative scanning mechanism that enables users to gather temperature data over a larger area on the target.

PRODUCT Peristaltic metering pump enhanced and redesigned. - The FLEXFLO® Peristaltic Metering Pump from Blue-White, has a re-designed that greatly increases both performance and strength.

PRODUCT Condensate monitor. - The condensation monitor is an electronic Hygrostat, from B+B Sensors, which is designed to sense dew formation or beginning of water condensation on cooled objects such as piping.

PRODUCT Intelligent drive with integrated motion controller. - TECHNOSOFT has released iPOS4808 MY-CAT-STO, an intelligent drive with integrated motion controller offering 1 kW of peak power in a compact and flexible design.

PRODUCT Commissioning made easy! - Emerson Process Management has introduced Smart Commissioning, a technology-enabled process that drastically reduces automation commissioning time and effort. Smart Commissioning helps automation projects meet strict and shifting deadlines by reducing trips to the field, eliminating tasks, and accommodating late project changes.

PeopleLonnie Anthony
Lonnie Anthony has been appointed as Vice President of Sales & Marketing for the U.S. business of Ion Science.

PRODUCT Operator control and monitoring in special environments. - The new stainless steel Simatic Inox Pro devices have the high IP66K degree of protection, and are suitable for use in hygienic production areas in the food and tobacco, pharmaceutical, cosmetics, and fine chemical industries.

EVENTS The concept of Industry 4.0 is bound to achieve global resonance. - The impact of Industry 4.0 on the Indian manufacturing industry will be outlined by Frost & Sullivan Global President and Managing Partner, Mr. Aroop Zutshi, during his presentation at upcoming SPS IPC Drives exhibition in Nuremberg, Germany.

Web Site Browse over 2500 sensors. - Sterling Sensors have recently launched a new Ecommerce website. A significant shift for the company who specialise in the manufacture of made to order temperature sensors.

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