At WEFTEC: An electromagnetic water meter was unveiled as setting new standards with its high sampling rate and long battery life. Called the WaterFlux, this GSM-capable device remotely transmits flow rate readings using the Internet or cellular telephone.
At WEFTEC: Attendees were able to view the Innova-Flo Volumetric Vortex product line with its redesigned electronics package including HART Communications protocol.
At WEFTEC: The ST50 flowmeter was presented to wastewater treatment plant engineers looking for a more convenient, faster, and lower cost way to communicate with aeration and compressed air flowmeters. The new meter is wireless with an IR link for PDA communication.
Living under the lid of tight margins for food processors creates the mission of getting as much production out of equipment as possible while getting the most out of every square foot of floor space.
Energy management used to be straightforward in the past. For example, food manufacturers simply received a bill and paid it. But today, there is a different scenario.
MTS Systems Corp.'s Sensors Division, Cary, NC, is providing fuel barges with its M-Series sensors and, thus, increasing the safety of international coastal shipping between European nations.
Pittsburgh Paints has announced its 2007-08 color trends, which the company says bring together elements from nature, as well as from South American and traditional Japanese cultures, to create colors that respond to our need for connection, energy, and escape.
The Fabricators & Manufacturers Association is helping its members take the shock out of rising electricity costs.
Seven pesticides from Pharm Solutions Inc., Salem, OR, have achieved USDA National Organic Program Certification.
Industrial talc, an open-pit-mined mineral used in ceramic, paint, and paper manufacturing contains asbestos fibers responsible for a pottery artisan's fatal mesothelioma, a jury ruled in the first U.S. verdict connecting industrial talc with asbestos-related cancer.
Several leading chemical manufacturers have announced plans to replace their entire U.S. and Canadian chlorine tank car fleets by the end of 2017 with new rail tank cars that will feature significantly enhanced safety and security attributes.