Surveying Equipment

Altus Signs Apex-Nav as Dealer in France, Belgium, and Northwest Africa

Torrance, Calif. - Altus Positioning Systems has named Apex-Nav as a dealer for its GNSS surveying products in France, Belgium, and Northwest Africa. Apex-Nav, based in Orvault in the Loire-Atlantique Region of France, will sell and service Altus products, including the new APS-3L and APS-U, which were just introduced by Altus to the world surveying market at INTERGEO 2012. The APS-3L is the...

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Six-Axis Parallel Kinematic Positioning System supports 450 kg.
Positioners

Six-Axis Parallel Kinematic Positioning System supports 450 kg.

Able to accommodate centered load of 450 kg or load of 200 kg in any orientation, 550 mm dia x 395 mm highÂ- HXP1000 Hexapod suits motion positioning tasks that require up to 6 degrees of motion and flexible coordinate systems or pivot points. Quality of actuators and backlash-free cardan joints enhance repeatability and positioning performance, while 2 software-settable pivot points promote...

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FEI QEMSCAN WellSite Expands to Onsite Core Analysis with System Delivery to Kirk Petrophysics
Instrumentation

FEI QEMSCAN WellSite Expands to Onsite Core Analysis with System Delivery to Kirk Petrophysics

Advanced onsite core analysis provides fast support for critical decisions in formation evaluation and drilling operations. Hillsboro, Ore., USA and Surrey, U.K. - FEI (NASDAQ: FEIC) and Kirk Petrophysics (Surrey, U.K.) today announced that FEI has delivered a QEMSCAN® WellSite(TM) analysis system to Kirk Petrophysics who will use it to provide rapid onsite analysis of drill cores in oil...

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Precision Rotation Stage serves high-torque applications.
Positioners

Precision Rotation Stage serves high-torque applications.

Developed to accelerate loads having higher rotational inertia, RGV100HL employs direct-drive technologyÂ- and is compatible with XPS-DRV02 driver. Precision glass scale encoder ensures 0.0003° repeatability and 0.0001° min incremental motion, while brushless DC torque motor with rare earth magnets optimizes available torque to deliver rapid point-to-point motions. Integrating...

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Gages

Cooper Instruments & Systems Announces Updates to Mark-10 Product Line

Warrenton, VA - Cooper Instruments & Systems announced on Monday that new products have been added to the Mark-10 line of electronic force gauges to replace some older models. Cooper has been a long-time distributor of Mark-10 products. In some cases, the older version of the gauge, like the BGI, will not be sold after the end of 2012, but the updated models are available for purchase now. Cooper...

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Linear Motion Module integrates ironless direct drive motor.

Linear Motion Module integrates ironless direct drive motor.

By integrating ironless linear motor with Ball Rail® system, CKL Compact Module eliminates need for mechanical drive elements to execute movement, providing wear-free and zero-backlash drive that enables precise positioning. Unit is available in pre-configured lengths up to 5,500 mm, travel velocities up to 5 m/sec, and acceleration up to 150 m/sec. Module is suited for packaging and...

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Rigs

FMC Technologies Receives $39 Million Subsea Equipment Order for Statoil's Tyrihans Field

HOUSTON - FMC Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: FTI) announced today that it has received an order from Statoil (NYSE: STO) for additional subsea equipment for the Tyrihans field. The order has an estimated value of $39 million in revenue. This order covers the supply of two subsea trees and three choke modules. The equipment is scheduled for delivery in 2013 and will be engineered and manufactured at...

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Fuels

Italy's Largest Refiner to Use Honeywell's UOP/Eni Ecofining(TM) Process Technology at Venice Refinery

Innovative project marks first conversion of a process unit producing petroleum-based fuel into a unit for renewable fuel DES PLAINES, Ill. - UOP LLC, a Honeywell (NYSE: HON) company, announced today that Italy's largest energy company, Eni S.p.A., will produce renewable diesel using Honeywell's UOP/Eni Ecofining(TM) process at its facility in Venice. In a difficult environment for the European...

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UL-Recognized Plugs also serve as liquid-tight bushings.
Plugs and Stoppers

UL-Recognized Plugs also serve as liquid-tight bushings.

Designed for 020–.063 in. thick panels and mounting hole diameters of .500–1.093 in., HEYCo-molded™ Liquid Tight Break-Thru Plugs consist of co-molded nylon and elastomer parts. They function as liquid tight plugs with IP 67/68 rating andÂ- may also be pierced by round wire, cable, or tubing to function as liquid tight bushings with same resulting IP rating. Locking fingers...

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Asquith Butler Open House to Feature Mill-Turn Capability and Volumetric Compensation System
Milling Machines

Asquith Butler Open House to Feature Mill-Turn Capability and Volumetric Compensation System

The one remaining UK manufacturer of large capacity machine tools, Asquith Butler, has announced that its next biennial open house exhibition will take place at its Brighouse manufacturing facility and technical centre from 4th to 6th December 2012, 9.00 am until 4.00 pm each day. Anyone wishing to attend should contact Paul Hinchliffe, Managing Director, email phinchliffe@asquithbutler.com tel:...

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