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EVENTS Process control & safety papers sought! - ISA's 2016 Process Control and Safety Symposium and Exhibition is seeking authors, innovators, thought leaders and other professionals in process measurement and control—particularly in the chemical and energy processing and other key process industry sectors—to submit abstracts for presentation consideration at the conference prior to the 22 July deadline.

PRODUCT Four-wire Coriolis mass flowmeters and transmitters family launched! - Yokogawa has announced the global release in all markets of ROTAMASSTotal Insight (TI), a new portfolio of four-wire Coriolis mass flowmeters and transmitters.

Research & Education Research and development - industry's road to success! - Andrew Keith, engineering director of power resistor manufacturer Cressall Resistors, discusses the role of research and development in the manufacturing industry.

APPLICATION RH probes on-line! - Michell's new web shop is now open for business, giving customers in Europe a quick and simple way to order and pay securely for a comprehensive range of relative humidity transmitters.

PRODUCT Field replaceable SMA connectors. - Intelliconnect (Europe) has introduced a range of cost effective, field replaceable SMA and 2.9mm connectors providing solderless attachment to 0.141" (RG402) semi rigid cables and 2.9mm connectors for 0.085"(RG405) and 0.141" cables.

PRODUCT Smaller push-pull connectors! - Fischer Connectors, the worldwide innovator in push-pull circular connectors and cable assembly solutions, today launched an even smaller ultra-miniature connector, MiniMax 06, as an extension of its miniature high-density product range, the Fischer MiniMax™ Series.

PRODUCT Pneumatic process actuator turns heads! - Festo has leveraged its design capability, manufacturing scale and logistical strengths to offer customers a modern quarter turn actuator - DFPD, with price reductions of up to 20% compared with previous models, as well as next day delivery.

APPLICATION Precision laser module - If the alignment of a laser is not possible because, for example, it is placed in a fix bore hole or adjustment is too complex, then Laser Components' precision laser may be used.

PRODUCT New Micro PLC provides PAC power plus... - The FC6A MicroSmart is a powerful PLC with up to 520 I/O just released by IDEC Corporation. The MicroSmart PLC provides the power of a PAC (programmable automation controller) in a low-cost controller with a small form factor, making it an ideal fit for demanding applications.

EVENTS Best & brightest in Water/Wastewater! - The best and brightest minds-including five eminent speakers-will address the critical issues and challenges in automation facing the water/wastewater industry at the 10th Annual ISA Water/Wastewater and Automatic Controls (WWAC) Symposium, next August in Orlando (FL USA).

APPLICATION MagMeter for concrete batching applications. - The new Badger Meter M7600 Flow Meter combines the most advanced electromagnetic flow metering technology, with a simple, yet robust output, providing an easy-to-use flow measurement solution for use in a wide range of concrete batching applications.

PRODUCT Inert media separation valves. - Humphrey Products is expanding the line of products suitable for use in the medical and analytical markets with the introduction of the iDP Valve family. Humphrey iDP are a series of inert media separation valves, specifically designed for aggressive liquids and gases.

PRODUCT Tool-free quick termination. - Harting has announced the introduction of its new Han® ES Press contact inserts with tool-free quick connection technology. These new inserts significantly reduce assembly time during wiring. In addition, jumpers offer the possibility of potential multiplication in the connector.

PRODUCT Test Solution for 802.11ax High-Efficiency Wireless. - National Instruments (NI) has announced an early access version of the WLAN Measurement Suite with support for the IEEE 802.11ax (draft 0.1) high-efficiency wireless draft standard.

PRODUCT Integrated production control system. - The CENTUM VP® R6.03, a new version of the Yokogawa's integrated production control system has been announced. It wwill be available from 1st June.

Research & Education Research collaboration agreed. - Emerson Process Management and Nanyang Technological University (NTU Singapore) have entered into a Research Collaboration Agreement under which they will create a new centre for research and development on the methods of using 3D printing for the manufacture of industrial control valves.



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