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Mass Flowmeters and Controllers

March 14, 2007 9:46 am | Product Releases | Comments

Brooks Model 4800 Series mass flowmeters and controllers, which offer a broad flow range and compact size, are engineered with a MEMS-based thermal sensor for exceptionally fast response to changes in gas flow rate.

Electromagnetic Flowmeter

March 14, 2007 9:39 am | Product Releases | Comments

The Optiflux 5000, with flanged connection, is available with high-tech ceramics for smaller meters, protecting its ceramic material against water damage while being able to measure abrasive substances with extreme accuracy.

Corrosion-Resistant Relief Valve

March 14, 2007 9:19 am | Product Releases | Comments

The Series TRVDT three-port in-line relief valve is suitable for systems requiring minimal footprint or where the use of a piping tee is not practical.


Balancing Act: How to Match Pumps With the Proper Sealing Systems

March 14, 2007 5:38 am | Articles | Comments

Upgrading the seal material, for example, to a fluoropolymer or PTFE can extend a seal's thermal limit.

Success in Mexico: LIMS Standardization Project

March 5, 2007 7:26 am | Articles | Comments

Better productivity and product quality generate increase in revenues By Ing. José Manuel Cardel Gonzalez and Oliver Faidi Cortes Automation of laboratory data capture and analysis is seen as the major challenge facing the petrochemical industry.


Hot News: Phasing Out PFOA

March 5, 2007 7:26 am | Articles | Comments

In a recent teleconference with key members of the press, DuPont executives talked about the breakthrough the company is making in developing high-performance products with reduced perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) content.

Actuated Ball Valves: Not Always Your Best Bet

March 5, 2007 7:23 am | Articles | Comments

Here's why Y-pattern valves might offer a better option By Paul Ainsworth Over the years, the ball valve has played a major supporting role in food manufacturing plant utilities: steam, water, and CIP chemicals. Invented for use in firefighting systems aboard U.S.

New Low-Power Transmitter

March 5, 2007 7:18 am | Product Releases | Comments

Moore Industries, North Hills, CA, has come out with a new low-power temperature transmitter with power consumption of only 3mA. This announcement is particularly timely with the increase in drilling natural gas wells, building offshore platforms, and installing remote environmental sites.


Issues Bubble Up for Detergent Makers

March 5, 2007 7:18 am | Product Releases | Comments

Manufacturers that are able to demonstrate pricing power derived from innovation, capital

Dry Bulk Show: Expert Demos Provided

March 5, 2007 7:18 am | Product Releases | Comments

Focusing on dry bulk material processing and handling, the Gulf Coast Solids Handling & Processing Show comes to the Pasadena Convention Center in Pasadena, TX, April 3-4.

Mag Meters for Low Flows

March 5, 2007 7:10 am | Product Releases | Comments

MAC Series electromagnetic flowmeters measure very low flows of electrically conductive chemicals and fluids of varying viscosities. The small plastic-bodied meters are capable of measuring pulsating flows from air and solenoid-driven metering pumps.

Manifolds for Filtration

March 5, 2007 7:10 am | Product Releases | Comments

Complete manifolds can be fabricated for multiple water filtration systems to ensure protection of heat exchangers, spray nozzles, pump seals, air compressors, I.E. and R.O. units, and other instrumentation to suit a wide variety of industrial, wastewater, and irrigation applications.

Volumetric and Gravimetric Feeders

March 5, 2007 7:10 am | Product Releases | Comments

The Mechatron LC feeder is designed for feeding dry minor ingredients at rates as low as 0.002 cubic feet per hour. It includes AC drive packages and a Coni-Flex flexible conical hopper.

Photo-Acoustic Infrared Gas Monitor

March 5, 2007 7:10 am | Product Releases | Comments

The Chemgard gas monitor uses photo-acoustic infrared sensing technology to detect industrial gases down to low ppm or percent levels. A variety of output ranges are available, and the monitor comes in three versions: explosion-proof, NEMA 4, and rack-mount.

Reaching Too Far?

February 27, 2007 4:25 am | Articles | Comments

REACH, the European Commission's newly initiated and controversial chemicals policy, will enter into force on June 1.


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