Controls and Controllers

Emerson Automates Separations Research Facility

Process automation technology enables Separations Research Program to increase the efficiency and flexibility of its state-of-the-art pilot plant AUSTIN, TEXAS - The Separations Research Program (SRP) pilot plant in Austin, Texas, has been completely upgraded using the latest digital automation technology from Emerson Process Management. The plant, operated by The University of Texas at Austin...

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Pickled Fruit Manufacturer Slashes Set up Times and Improves Quality Control After Installing a Vacuum Measurement System for Jar Lids
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Pickled Fruit Manufacturer Slashes Set up Times and Improves Quality Control After Installing a Vacuum Measurement System for Jar Lids

A manufacturer of pickled fruits based in Kent has reduced set up times on three of its filling lines by more than 60 percent after installing a non-contact vacuum integrity measurement system for jar lids from Micro-Epsilon. Established in 1880, Bennett Opie is a private, family-owned business based in Sittingbourne, Kent. The company manufactures a wide range of products, including pickled...

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Pressure Transducer offers ranges from 0-20,000 psi.
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Pressure Transducer offers ranges from 0-20,000 psi.

With static accuracy of ±0.25% FS at 21°C, Ashcroft® T2 provides digital temperature compensation to ensure total error band better than ±1% between -20 and +85°C. Advanced sensor and electronics equip transducer for maximum stability in presence of overpressure, shock, vibration, and extreme pressure cycling. Variety of process connections, output signals, and...

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Dexela Wins British Engineering Excellence Award

Dexela collected the Judges' Special Award at the British Engineering Excellence Awards (BEEA) and received a special commendation in the Small Company of the Year category. The awards aim to demonstrate and promote the quality of engineering design within the UK. The BEEA judges agreed that Dexela's technological and commercial success was commendable in view of the company's size. The judges...

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Solar Panels

Centrosolar Modules Certified for the British Market

o Wismar Factory Increases Production to 200 MWp Centrosolar AG has received MCS certification for the British market for its crystalline solar modules. This British Board of Agrément (BBA) accreditation confirms the high quality of the modules, which is required for the sale of photovoltaic systems in the United Kingdom. Founded in September, the Centrosolar subsidiary, headquartered in...

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Radar Systems

Northrop Grumman Introduces New Coherent Doppler Radar System for Patrol Vessels and Small Combatants

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) today announced the introduction of a new family of X-Band Coherent Radar (XBCR) systems designed primarily for offshore patrol vessels (OPV) and other smaller combat ship platforms. The SeaGuard XBCR systems are being developed by Northrop Grumman's Sperry Marine business unit, in cooperation with Australian company CEA...

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Sensors / Detectors / Transducers

Infrared Sensor helps minimize defects in coated products.

Intended for packaging manufacturing industry, Reflectance Infrared Spectrometer uses proprietary array detector technology to measure multiple components of coatings, even on reflective or printed substrates. System includes online graphical calibration tools and offers choice of basic ratiometric calibration or advanced chemometric calibration. Internal optics optimize beam focusing, while...

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Switches

Brooks Instrument Magnetic Level Gauges Receive North American CSA and CRN Certificates

HATFIELD, PA (October 27, 2010) - Brooks Instrument, a world-leading provider of advanced flow measurement, control and level solutions, has announced important CSA and CRN approvals for the Model 810 magnetic level gauge and associated transmitters and switches. These approvals verify Brooks' high quality and compliance with international standards that customer's value. CSA International, the...

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Synaptics Announces Windows® Phone 7 Native Touch Support for its ClearPad(TM) Touchscreen Solution

Windows Phone 7 Platform Developers Can Now Easily Leverage Synaptics Best-in-Class ClearPad Technology SANTA CLARA, Calif., Oct 12 -- Synaptics Inc. (Nasdaq: SYNA), a leading developer of human interface solutions for mobile computing, communications, and entertainment devices, announced today that Windows® Phone 7 platform developers will have access to native touch support for Synaptics...

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Sensis Multilateration Systems Meeting the Demands of Continually Changing Airports

Extensible Technology Easily and Cost-Effectively Adapts to Airport Expansion and Reconfigurations EAST SYRACUSE, NY - Since deploying the industry's first surface multilateration system for the enhancement of ground movement safety at London Heathrow Airport in 2002, Sensis Corporation has supported its customers' continued growth through numerous expansions of its multilateration systems. This...

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