Fluid & Gas Controls & Controllers

Controls & Controllers, HVAC

Johnson Controls Brings Innovative New Technologies to 2017 AHR Expo

November 19, 2016

Company’s expanded portfolio advances energy efficiency and increases building intelligence

MILWAUKEE - (Nov. 17, 2016) - Johnson Controls will showcase several innovative new technologies at the 2017 AHR Expo, January 30 to February 1 in Las Vegas (booth numbers C2929, C3124 and C3329). The technologies include Verasys™, YORK® YVFA chiller, YORK EcoAdvance, BlueStream™ Hybrid...Read More

Controls & Controllers

Pegasus+ Pressure Controllers Cut Utilitys Weekly Water Costs by Over 30 Percent

November 9, 2016

Milford, OH (November 2, 2016) –Using the Pegasus+ pressure control system from conservation specialist HWM (known as FCS in the United States), Bournemouth Water municipal water supplier (Bournemouth, U.K.) achieved significant cost savings on repairs, leakage and production costs.

Bournemouth Water supplies drinking water to nearly 500,000 people in southwest England. Historically,...Read More

Controls & Controllers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Mass Flow Meters and Controllers suit high pressure systems.

September 26, 2016

Operating on systems up to 320 psia, MQ Series Flow Meters and MCQ Series Mass Flow Controllers measure mass flow rate, volumetric flow rates, and pressures. Units provide 10 ms sensor response speeds and sub-100 ms control response times. Preloaded with up to 98 on-board gas calibrations, instruments feature multivariate interface displays, as well as serial and analog connections. Each comes with NIST-traceable calibration certificate demonstrating 2% FS accuracy. Read More

Controls & Controllers

Single Process Level Controller serves tank filling operations.

September 20, 2016

Designed to complement Singer Single Solenoid Operated/Override Control Valves and sensor, LCP-TP provides gives option to control tank fill cycle as well as mechanically control valve while doing so as to allow control of water in system. Unit is programmable with customized level control algorithms and offers local (interactive display) and remote (4–20 mA, Serial Modbus SCADA) control. Rated to IP67, UL-certified product also integrates datalogging and trending features. Read More

Controls & Controllers

Digital Vacuum Controller supports altitude simulations.

September 9, 2016

Encased in 304 stainless steel, eVAC™ Automated Vacuum Control utilizes electronically activated valves to maintain programmed vacuum level within test or storage chambers. Upon receiving signal from eVAC, bleed valve reintroduces outside air into vacuum chamber. Conversely, solenoid vacuum valve electronically initiates vacuum pump. Users can monitor vacuum chamber conditions remotely using Ethernet connection. Thermocouple gauge measures atmospheric pressure from 1 mTorr to 760 Torr. Read More

Cleaning Products & Equipment, Controls & Controllers

M-B Companies Rely on Twin Disc for Runway Broom

September 7, 2016

The Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport takes snow seriously. When it needed to update its equipment, it turned to M-B Companies to supply a tractor-mounted runway sweeper broom. The state-of-the-art unit includes a compact Twin Disc AM110 Pump Drive that utilizes the full horsepower of the rig to drive the hydraulic machinery. M-B Companies chose the Twin Disc Pump Drive to ensure...Read More

Controls & Controllers, Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

Electronic Pressure Controller handles up to 3000 psig.

August 29, 2016

Intended for static or low-flow applications of non-corrosive gases, EPR-3000 controls pressure within closed system or in applications with small constant flow rates and provides pilot signal for dome-loaded regulators in high-pressure applications. Design has dual proportional valve construction and does not bleed gas when at steady state pressure. While electronic control is available through digital or analog communications, manual control is accommodated via front keypad and pushbuttons. Read More

Controls & Controllers

Mass Flow Controller performs accurately in high-volume processes.

August 26, 2016

Able to manage industrial processes with chaotic upstream fluctuations, MCRH accommodates flow rates up to 5,000 slpm with pressure drop of 12.1 psig FS and without compromising speed or precision of gas control. Stable and programmable unit, available with digital and analog communications options, has optimized flow geometry and precisely and rapidly controls mass flow rate, volumetric flow rate, or back pressure of gases. Dual valve design enables 100 msec control response time.
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Controls & Controllers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Hardy Celebrates 20th Anniversary of Industry's First Rockwell PLC Weighing Modules

August 10, 2016

SAN DIEGO, CA – Hardy Process Solutions (www.hardysolutions.com) is celebrating the 20th anniversary of its breakthrough process weighing PLC Plug-in modules. Hardy was the first weighing company to engineer and manufacture PLC Plug-In Weight modules, which are used in applications including: batching/blending, filling/dispensing, check weighing,...Read More

Controls & Controllers

Variable Speed Control eliminates complex programming at pump.

August 10, 2016

Available for Apex condensing boilers, Eco Propel Cognitive Pump Control integrates boiler firing rate with pump speeds to optimize efficiency while minimizing electrical consumption. A 0–10 V signal is communicated to pump to ensure desired flow and delta T is returned across all firing ranges. By reducing pump speeds as much as 85% under single-speed pumps, Eco Propel eliminates wasteful over-pumping. It also averages return temperature that is 20°F lower than other systems with on/off pumps. Read More

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 water...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

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