Fluid & Gas Controls & Controllers

Controls & Controllers, Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

Danfoss Partners with New AB-QM(TM) Sales Representative for Oregon/Washington

July 19, 2016

Danfoss has announced its partnership with Johnson Barrow, which will serve as its newest sales representative organization for Danfoss’ line of AB-QM™ pressure independent control valves (PICVs) in Oregon and Washington. With offices in Portland, Ore., and Seattle, Wash., Johnson Barrow has been serving the Pacific Northwest for more than 50 years. The company represents more than 40... Read More

Controls & Controllers

Cognitive Pump Control optimizes boiler efficiency.

July 18, 2016

Pre-engineered and fully tested, variable speed Eco Propel integrates boiler firing rate with pump speeds, optimizing boiler and system efficiency while reducing electrical consumption. Demand is calculated based on supply temperature and return temperature, and boiler firing rate is determined from outdoor air sensor, header sensor, or set-point. To harmonize operation, 0-10 V signal is communicated to pump, ensuring desired flow and constant delta T across all firing rates. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

Gas Regulators are designed for visual clarity.

May 31, 2016

G150 (light-duty regulator), GT350 (2-stage, heavy-duty regulator), and GRF400 (light-duty, flow meter/regulator) feature alloy bonnet for maximum strength, ergonomic knob shape that facilitates setting of pressure, and color-coding that aids gas identification. Available for acetylene, oxygen, LP, and inert gas, products offer color combination on gauge face for clarity in reading needle position; scale and red tick marks indicate actual service pressure. Read More

Controls & Controllers

Digital Flow Controllers measure flow from 20 sccm to 5 slm.

May 17, 2016

Designed to accurately measure and control gas flow in wide variety of demanding applications, Digital 300 Series is accurate to better than ±0.5% of reading +0.2% of full scale for full scale flow rates from 0–10 sccm to 0–10,000 slm. Controller use thermal-based mass flow sensor that provides optimized linear response to changing flow rates. In addition, electronics associated with each sensor are precisely tuned to give fast response times. Read More

Controls & Controllers

Mass Flow Controller delivers instant-on, real-time operation.

May 16, 2016

Designed for original equipment manufacture and process integration, 20SLPM BASIS™ model controls gas flow rates. BASIS series, featuring instant on technology, offers models with FS at 100 cm³/min and 1 or 20 Lpm. Models perform at full accuracy within 70 msec, and 100 msec control response enables real-time reaction to upstream fluctuations. Multi-gas and single-gas units offer NIST-traceable accuracy of ±(1.5% of reading + 0.5% FS) as well as multiple communications options. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Services

Trimble Offers a Free App for AMERICAN Flow Control Water Valves and Hydrants

May 13, 2016

Trimble Unity AFC Mapper App Allows Customers to Map and Capture Data on Hydrants and Valves using Trimble Handhelds, Smartphones and Tablets SUNNYVALE, Calif. - Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) announced today the release of its AFC Mapper App, a free, standalone Web and mobile app that can run on the latest version of the Trimble® Unity software-as-a-service (SaaS) solution for managing critical... Read More

Controls & Controllers

Digital Valve Controller supports Profibus protocol.

May 9, 2016

Available for use by process industries with PLCs and PROFIBUS communications, Fisher™ FIELDVUE DVC6200p with Device Type Manager software supports control valve startup, commissioning, and diagnostic activities. Failsafe option enables users to set instrument to hold its last value or position to actuator fail, based on process needs. Incorporating control logic, module assignment, and linkage-less, non-contact sensor technology, controller and DTM provide plug and play capabilities. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Material Handling & Storage, Mounting & Attaching Products, Green & Clean

Pulsation Dampener supports AODD pump applications.

May 9, 2016

Constructed of 316L stainless steel with PTFE diaphragm, AODDampener is specifically designed to eliminate pulsations in air operated double diaphragm pump applications. Unit employs automatic air control that utilizes existing compressed air source in AODD pump system for charging. As fluid line pressure increases, air charge in dampener is increased to match it. When line pressure drops, dampener bleeds off charge, keeping dampener optimally charged for maximum dampening effect. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers

Touchscreen Pump Controller features built-in programming.

May 3, 2016

Providing motor speed control for Hydra-Cell® pumps, Control Freak™ allows user to enter desired flow rate or volume in gallons or liters and system pressure in psi or bar. Controller then automatically runs pump manually at desired flow rate or volume total/time, or in pre-set batches. Featuring variable frequency drive, unit can control up to 6 pumps with 1 screen and 10 separate batch set-up screens per pump. Housed in NEMA 4X enclosure, 7 in. color touchscreen is visible in low-light areas. Read More

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

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

Air Flow Controller maintains constant system pressure.

February 12, 2016

Available for 250–18,000 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

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™ 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.
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Communication Systems & Equipment, Controls & Controllers

Radar Displays aid situational awareness in adverse conditions.

December 3, 2015

Intended for Halo™ and Broadband Radar™ 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™ 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