Explosion-proof I/P Transducer outperforms EPA regulations.

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With Natural Gas option, Model 950XP features bleed rate of 3 scfh, half of max bleed rate allowed by EPA-HQ-OAR-2010-0505 rule for continuous bleed natural gas-driven pneumatic controllers between wellhead and natural gas processing plant or oil pipeline. Transducer offers preset output ranges of 3-15, 3-27, and 6-30 psig with overall accuracy of 0.1% of span. Supplied with tapped exhaust and sealed conduit, unit includes FM, CSA, and ATEX approvals for use with natural gas.



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Explosion-proof I/P Transducer Outperforms New EPA Regulations for Low Emissions in Oil & Gas Industry



AMHERST, NH, USA – On August 16, 2012, the US Environmental Protection Agency published the following final rule:  Oil and Gas Sector New Source Performance Standards and National Emissions Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutant Reviews – (EPA-HQ-OAR-2010-0505). Under this rule, continuous bleed natural gas-driven pneumatic controllers between the wellhead and natural gas processing plant or oil pipeline must have a bleed rate not greater than 6 scfh. The industry has until October 15, 2013 to be in compliance.



The ControlAir model 950XP explosion-proof I/P Transducer with Natural Gas option, with a bleed rate of only 3 scfh, comes in at HALF the allowable rate. This model has FM, CSA, and ATEX approvals for use with natural gas, and comes with a tapped exhaust and sealed conduit.



The 950XP is also extremely accurate and durable. Its internal feedback design results in overall accuracy of 0.1% of span. It is not affected by vibration and change of mounting position. It is available with preset output ranges of 3-15, 3-27, and 6-30 psig. It is also available with a field selectable option, allowing the ability to change output range in the field.



ControlAir Inc. manufactures precision pneumatic and electro-pneumatic controls.  ControlAir’s markets include process control, semiconductor, printing and converting presses, diagnostic and surgical medical equipment, robotics, quality control, automotive, analyzers, compressors, pumps and paint equipment.  For more information, ControlAir’s website, www.controlair.com, offers full product specifications with pdf files, 3D product CAD drawing files, and company profile.



Technical Contact:   

John Walsh    

ControlAir Inc.   

8 Columbia Drive   Amherst, NH  03031 USA

Phone: 603-886-9400 

Fax: 603-889-1844

E-mail: sales@controlair.com

Website: www.controlair.com


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