Fluid & Gas Controls & Controllers

Controls & Controllers, Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

Electronic Driver enhances hydraulic proportional valve control.

April 13, 2016

Operating over -40 to +185°F range from 8–32 Vdc supply, configurable ECDR-0506A can enhance control of hydraulic proportional valves. Features include 32-bit processor; 6 inputs (4 analog and 2 digital), and 5 outputs (4 closed loop and one open loop). While HF-Impulse software enables configuration, CAN 2.0B communication interface enables reading of CANOpen and SAE J1939 communication protocols. Along with fully sealed housing, unit has IP69K qualified Deutsch connectors. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Alicat Releases Gas Select 6.0 Firmware for its Mass Flow Meters and Controllers

April 6, 2016

New user-selectable engineering units, better control and faster data with new control software Tucson, Arizona – Alicat Scientific has updated its Gas Select™ firmware for Alicat mass flow meters, mass flow controllers and pressure controllers. Gas Select 6.0 improves user control and data speed, adding features that enable users to make changes to instruments without a factory visit. ... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Software

Teledyne Hastings Instruments Announces New Digital 300 Series Mass Flow Control Software

April 6, 2016

HAMPTON, VA.  - Teledyne Hastings Instruments announces the release of their new Windows™ based software for use with the Digital 300 Series line of thermal mass flow instruments. The software allows the user to control, observe, and record real-time flow data. The free software is flexible and provides windows for flow rate, setpoint control, graphical data visualization, flow totalization,... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

Flanged Control Valve features modular housing.

March 29, 2016

Targeting industrial refrigeration retrofit market, Model ICV (H)A4A uses single common housing and 3 functional inserts: ICS-(H)A4A and ICS-(H)S4A pilot valve, ICM-HMMV and ICMHMMR motor valve, and ICLX-S9A two-step valve. Unit is rated for pressures to 754 psi and temperatures from -76 to 248°F. Valve is approved for use with ammonia, CO2, and other non-flammable refrigerants. Flexible design facilitates planning, designing, and fitting of refrigeration installation. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, HVAC

Danfoss to Demonstrate Easy and Reliable Aftermarket Solutions at ACCA 2016 and IE3 Expo

March 3, 2016

Danfoss, a world-leading supplier of technologies for refrigeration, air conditioning, heating, motor control and mobile machinery, will be demonstrating the reliability and ease of its aftermarket solutions at the ACCA 2016 and IE3: Indoor Environment Energy Expo. Stop by Booth 721 to learn about Danfoss products and technologies for all your application needs. The products to be showcased... Read More

Agricultural and Farming Products, Controls & Controllers

Irrigation System Controller helps farmers optimize water use.

February 12, 2016

Allowing farmers to apply consistent amount of water on area covered by center-pivot corner arm, Irrigate-IQ&trade; uniform corner prevents over- and under-watering through uniform application. Algorithms enable consistent water application regardless of position of corner arm. To minimize risk of application overlaps or gaps, solution controls each individual nozzle based on desired application depth and position of corner arm. Product works with multiple brands of corner arm equipment.<br /> Read More

Controls & Controllers, Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, HVAC, Material Handling & Storage

Air Flow Controller maintains constant system pressure.

February 12, 2016

Available for 250&ndash;18,000 scfm system capacities, Kaeser Flow Controller (KFC) creates effective storage by accumulating compressed air in receivers and only delivering air needed for production. System, responding to fluctuating demand, actively maintains constant system pressure downstream to help eliminate artificial demand and reduce air losses through leaks. Also, stored compressed air can be used to satisfy air demand spikes without pressure drop at point of use. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Controls & Controllers

Radar Displays aid situational awareness in adverse conditions.

December 3, 2015

Intended for Halo&trade; and Broadband Radar&trade; antenna solutions, R2009 and R3016 are operated by integrated keypad and rotary dial with direct-access buttons along side of display. Both standalone dedicated radar stations are IPX7 water-resistant from all sides. While 9 in. R2009 has daylight-viewable 480 x 800 pixel color display, 16 in. R3016 has 1,366 x 768 pixel (HD) widescreen landscape display. Both radar control units feature Simrad® Ethernet, dual NMEA 0183® ports, and NMEA 2000® port. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Intelligent Mass Flow Meters and Controllers

November 27, 2015

Aalborg® Instruments' ZFM Mass Flow Meters and Controllers combine intelligence, user convenience, and outstanding flow performance. Aalborg Instruments' ZFM Mass Flow Meters and Controllers are designed for multi-gas/multi-range functionality up to 8 bar (currently 6 gases) and a standard accuracy of ±(0.5% RD + 0.2% FS) based on actual calibration. By connecting the instrument to... Read More

Agricultural and Farming Products, Controls & Controllers

Remote Irrigation Controller enables creation of no spray areas.

November 23, 2015

Irrigate-IQ&trade; optimal flow lets growers with standard irrigation pump equipment (without variable frequency drive pump) incorporate no spray areas within their irrigation plan to concentrate irrigation efforts in highest-producing field portions. Standard pump equipment is utilized to keep water pressure regulated across entire pivot, even when operating in no spray areas, and system allows pivot to operate within defined pressure range even as water table reduces throughout growing season. Read More

Adhesives & Sealants, Controls & Controllers, Material Handling & Storage

Adhesive and Dispenser are optimized for medical applications.

October 12, 2015

With elongations over 100% and fixture speeds under 10 sec, Henkel LOCTITE® 4902 flexible cyanoacrylate adhesive is ISO 10993 Biocompatible and suited for plastic, rubber, and metal bonding applications in medical items. Digital dispenser and valve controller, Fisnar DC200, is designed for facilitated dispensing of viscous materials. Internal air solenoid suits applications requiring immediate and accelerated reaction or de-pressurization. Read More

Controls & Controllers, HVAC

Thermal Control Unit provides programmable AC fan control.

October 8, 2015

Designed for use with any AC fan or fan tray in medical, industrial, networking, and telecom applications, Model TCAC001 saves energy by operating fans only when needed. Unit features remote sensor with temperature range of -20 to +60°C that is used as trigger for fan activation/deactivation based on temperature settings. Installed in 19 in. rack, 1U high device is rated up to 10 A and can control 3-, 6-, or 9-fan trays, individual fans, or fan trays mounted on bottom and top of rack. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Liquid Level Indicator has non-electric, dual-chamber design.

September 28, 2015

Incapable of freezing, nitrogen-filled model 5101 has front chamber that houses readily viewable color flag and another housing that holds magnet and float. These separate chambers, manufactured with either Brass or 316 SST, can be mounted into female spud and ensure that front flag indicator never comes in contact with liquid being measured. Design also allows use in hazardous locations. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Machinery & Machining Tools

Intelligent Control System automates well chemical maintenance.

September 23, 2015

Eliminating travel to well sites, iWaV seamlessly interfaces with existing SCADA (Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition) infrastructure to completely automate well location chemical maintenance on both solar/electric as well as pneumatic driven systems. This intelligent injection control system, suited for oil and gas chemical injection, allows operator to regulate all aspects of chemical titration remotely.<br /> Read More

Controls & Controllers, Materials & Material Processing, Mining, Oil Drilling & Refining, Green & Clean

Fritz Industries, Inc. Brings Innovative Long-Term Scale and Paraffin Inhibitor Solution to Customers Globally

September 17, 2015

New product line, previously custom manufactured for Baker Hughes, increases well production and reduces downtime MESQUITE, Texas – Fritz Industries, a leading manufacturer of oilfield products, announced today that it has reached an agreement with Baker Hughes Incorporated. Under the terms of the agreement, Fritz is now licensed to offer select flow assurance products to the market. These... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Materials & Material Processing, Services, Thermal & Heating Equipment, Green & Clean

Linde Highlights Advanced Technologies at Heat Treat 2015

September 15, 2015

For Heat Treatment Processes and Furnace Atmospheres MURRAY HILL, N.J. and NEW PROVIDENCE, N.J. – Linde LLC will showcase advanced gas control technologies and engineering services for heat treatment furnaces at Heat Treat 2015 in Detroit, October 20-22, booth 248. This includes:     --  CARBOJET® Gas-injection Technology for Improving Production up to 20%     --  HYDROFLEX®... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Services

ISM Fills Void by Expanding Short Run Manufacturing Services

September 10, 2015

Englewood, Colorado – Industrial Specialties Mfg. (ISM) has expanded its facilities to provide short run miniature pneumatic and fluidic flow control component customization services here in the U.S. ISM custom services now support projects of any size, from a handful of prototype parts to thousands of assemblies. This expansion fulfills pent up demand for low volume manufacturing services... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Flow Controllers and Meters offer sub-1 second setting times.

September 10, 2015

Featuring elastomer seal and metal seal, respectively, Brooks GF40 and GF80 are suitable for customers who use variety of gases and need to change gas types frequently, or who need to re-range while preserving gas measurement and controlling accuracy. Thermal mass flow controllers and meters are equipped with corrosion-resistant Hastelloy C-22 sensor. Units provide full scale flow range from 3 sccm to 50 slm with linearity of ±0.5% FS and flow accuracy of +1% SP 35&ndash;100% and +0.35% FS 2&ndash;35%. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Portable Tools

VIA Labs VL100 DP Alt-mode and PD Controller for USB Type-C(TM) Devices Passes USB-IF Compliance Testing

September 9, 2015

Support for DisplayPort Alternate Mode and Power Charge-Through make VIA Labs VL100 the Ideal Solution for USB-C Video Dongles and Multi-Function Docking Stations Taipei, Taiwan, – VIA Labs, Inc., a leading supplier of SuperSpeed USB silicon, today announced that the VIA Labs VL100 DP Alt-mode PD Controller has achieved USB-IF Certification. On top of basic power negotiation capabilities... Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Controls & Controllers, Thermal & Heating Equipment, Green & Clean

Air Products Signs Second Deal to Supply Integrated Oxy-fuel Solution to Techpack Solutions in Korea

August 19, 2015

Leading-edge Combustion Technology Helps Glass Industry Boost Environmental Performance, Productivity, Efficiency and Quality SEOUL, Korea, – Air Products (NYSE: APD), a leader in oxy-fuel combustion technology and integrated solutions to the global glass industry, today announced it has been selected by Techpack Solutions in Korea to supply its integrated oxy-fuel solution. It is Air... Read More