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PRODUCT HART communicators for hazardous areas. - ProComSol has added new HART Communicator kits for hazardous areas to its range. The communicators use the popular TAB-EX series of Android Tablets from ecom instruments. The kits include the tablet, HART modem, and the DevComDroid DD based Smart Communicator App for Android.

PRODUCT Gateway Line Expands Support for Intel® IoT Gateway Technology. - ADLINK Technology has released three ADLINK IoT gateway models supporting Intel® IoT Gateway Technology. The MXE-110i, MXE-202i, and MXE-5400i, based on the Intel® Quark™, Intel® AtomTM, and Intel® Core™ processors, respectively, further expand the scope of ADLINK's IoT gateway-based scalable computing platforms.

PRODUCT Ex illumination. - R.Stahl now offers energy-efficient LED linear luminaires for zone 1 in hazardous areas with gases and vapours of all types – even in environments with highly combustible substances of gas group IIC.

Fran BehanCorning's Fran Behan has been appointed as Adjunct Innovation Research Fellow at the Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT) Hothouse.

NEWS Sod turned for R&D centre - At Baumer's Stockach - Bodman-Ludwigshafen (D) site, in addition to a central logistics center for Europe, a new high-tech center for Research & Development and Production is being built.

PRODUCT Flame detectors. - The Rosemount 975 flame detectors, announced recently by Emerson, is a complete line of optical flame detectors designed to perform in the harshest environmental conditions and connect directly to alarm or automatic fire extinguishing systems.

PRODUCT Connector to meet Industry 4.0's 'appetite for energy. - Harting recently announced the launch the new Harting M12 Power. This new connector meets the demand created by energy-hungry Industry 4.0 applications in the field.

PRODUCT Laboratory power supply! - REO has refreshed its REOLINE range of portable power supplies for laboratory, test and factory applications. The range provides an adjustable low-loss output voltage, integrated short-circuit protection and does not generate electromagnetic interference (EMI), ensuring that the power supply is consistent and reliable.

White Paper Key to,high voltage success - TE Connectivity (TE) has published a white paper, "Material and Component Selection is Crucial to High-voltage Success".

NEWS Process safety lifecycle management selected! - Following a three-year software evaluation period, BP has selected aeShield® to assist asset personnel in monitoring Control, Alarm and Safety Instrumented Systems (CASIS) performance for all upstream oil & gas assets around the globe.

PRODUCT Tough humidity! - The new HygroSmart HS3 probe from Michell Instruments has been designed to withstand the kind of harsh and demanding conditions found in industrial processes.

Roger FenskeDr Dr Roger Fenske is the new CEO of Edinburgh Instruments.

PRODUCT Connecting to the cloud! - Delta Electronics has recently launched its innovative 3G Cloud Router DX-2100 series and Industrial Ethernet Cloud Router DX-2300 series. These state-of-the-art routers enable a built-in secure tunnel between the DIACloud cloud service and a set of industrial devices such as PLCs, HMIs, AC motor drives, AC servo systems, sensors and more.

PRODUCT Superior price/performance ratios for PSU. - The PS5R-V line of DIN-rail power supplies has been launched by IDEC, completely replacing their existing PS5R and PS5R-S series with more efficient, compact and cost competitive models. These power supplies are specifically designed for use in demanding industrial applications and improve upon existing models in many areas.

NEWS Hardy non corrosive electrical cabinets. - Foremost Electronics has been appointed as a distributor for Fibox, leading manufacturers of a wide range of standard plastic enclosures for the electrical and electronics industries.

EVENTS Substation automation & HMI. - COPA-DATA is presenting its newest solutions for substation automation and substation HMI at the CIGRE Session in Paris next month (August 2916).

PRODUCT Corrosion resistant waterproof RF connectors. - Pisces waterproof connectors in a nickel aluminium bronze alloy, suitable for use in harsh environments including marine, naval, chemical, oil and gas industries are available from Intelliconnect.



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