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PRODUCT Metal free flowmeter! - There are no metals in the fluid path of F-462N Series inline Variable Area Flowmeters from Blue-White Industries, making these units well suited for use in many ultrapure applications.
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PRODUCT RF shielding effectiveness measurement. - Wave Scientific now provides an RF shielding effectiveness measurement service which measures the performance of 19” racks, cabinets and other small enclosures.

NEWS 3D-print design on International Space Station. - Mouser Electronics Inc. is teaming up with celebrity engineer Grant Imahara for the International Space Station (I.S.S.) Design Challenge, the newest series in the exciting Empowering Innovation Together™ program. Mouser is accepting entries for this incredible competition now through Oct. 7, 2016.

APPLICATION Continuous compliance with PLM - Adam Bannaghan, technical director of Design Rule, discusses the growing role of PLM in managing quality and compliance.

PRODUCT Continuous gas analyser analyses 12 gases simultaneously. - In response to the worldwide need for highly accurate, easy-to-use and cost-effective process gas analysis and emissions monitoring systems, the Rosemount™ CT5400 continuous gas analyser has been launched by Emerson.

APPLICATION Automated sample digestion system. - The latest addition to the Thomas Cain range of sample preparation equipment, the DEENA II from SEAL Analytical, is finding global success in environmental laboratories because automation saves time and money, improves safety and lowers the risk of human error.

PRODUCT Ethernet connectivity in Zones 1 & 2. - The IS1+ remote I/O system from Stahl is for use in zone 1 and 2 hazardous areas. It gives users versatile options to embed field devices into sophisticated automation structures via standard Ethernet technologies.

NEWS Substantial increase in installed base of IO-Link in industry. - The results of the market survey into the number of sold devices for the technologies of PI (PROFIBUS & PROFINET International) are published annually. More recently, IO-Link has been included in the notarised statistical analysis of the number of installed nodes in the field.

NEWS Broadening awareness of integrating both OT and IT to protect against cyberattack. - The SANS Institute (SANS) - a global leader in cybersecurity training, certification and research - is the latest and seventh working group in the Automation Federation (AF).

APPLICATION Variable speed drives eliminate reliability issues. - A leading coil processing equipment manufacturer has introduced variable speed drives from Control Techniques. Unidrive M variable speed drives eliminate reliability issues and increases speed production by 300%.

Sue Roche Sue Roche is the new General Manager at SolutionsPT.

PRODUCT An automation and controls industry first - PAC Project. - Opto 22 has announced immediate availability of version 9.5 of PAC Project™, a Microsoft® Windows®-based integrated software development suite for industrial automation, process control, remote monitoring, and Internet of Things application.

PRODUCT Valve diagnostic system for nuclear utilities. - Emerson Process Management and Teledyne Test Services (TTS) jointly developed and introduced the QUIKLOOK 3-FS diagnostic system, a new platform for testing air-operated (AOV) and motor-operated (MOV) control valves used in the nuclear industry.

PRODUCT Simpler multipole connector assembly. - The Han® Multiplier range from Harting has been expanded. These Multipliers help simplify the assembly of connectors where multiple contacts are carrying the same potential (voltage).



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