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PRODUCT Debut for emissions & pressure sensors and signal amplifiers. - Kistler Instruments are showing three new products at the Sensors & Instrumentation Show 2015 (Sept) in Birmingham (GB); acoustic emission sensors, high sensitivity miniature pressure sensors and a signal amplifier for both piezoelectric and voltage output sensors.
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Research & Education Integrated industrial cybersecurity courses and certificate programs. - Building on its global leadership in industrial cybersecurity and its commitment to help prepare a new generation of workers capable of preventing potentially catastrophic cyberattacks, the International Society of Automation (ISA) has introduced an expanded suite of industrial automation and control system (IACS) cybersecurity training, including three new technical training courses with associated certificate programs.

NEWS Vertical integration of production plants & #ERP systems for consistent Industrie 4.0 infrastructures. - A close collaboration has begun between COPA-DATA and COSMO CONSULT, the leading pan-European Microsoft Partner for the enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution Microsoft Dynamics NAV.

PRODUCT Plug-in DC modules for reactive loads. - The Reactive Load powerMod series of plug-in DC output modules that are optimized for driving DC motors and other reactive loads has been introduced by Excelsys Technologies.

PRODUCT Flow transmitter provides improved measurement insight! - The Micro Motion® Model 5700 Transmitter is a Coriolis flow transmitter designed to translate measurement data into meaningful insight and instruction. It is designed for a broad range of applications, from liquid and gas custody transfer to simple process control.

PRODUCT Managing a pipeline enterprise! - Yokogawa Electric Corporation has announced the release of the Enterprise Pipeline Management Solution (EPMS), a modular software suite that is the product of over 20 years of practical experience in implementing pipeline management solutions across the globe.

PRODUCT Motors & drives. - Emerson Industrial Automation has led the energy efficiency market for many years and aims to provide ever more effective, ergonomic and modular drive systems.

Publication Digital panel meter guides published! - Precision Digital Corporation has released a new series of Quick Start Guides for its most popular displays and controllers.

Research & Education Demand for IoT testing and monitoring equipment.BLOG - As the escalating number of connected devices adds breadth to the IoT concept, solutions that can proactively monitor, test and zero in on anomalies in the infrastructure will garner a sustained customer base. The incorporation of new testing and wireless standards will broaden testing requirements and further aid development in IoT testing and monitoring equipment. (Frost & Sullivan Report)

NEWS UHF RFID integration system gains European certification. - Harting's Ha-VIS Middleware, which provides easy and flexible integration of UHF RFID readers into plant-wide projects, has become the first system of its type to successfully fulfil the official certification process of the GS1® EPCglobal® standard.

PRODUCT Dual DC socket proves 2 into 1 will go! - The patented "Dual DC" socket from Cliff Electronics, leaders in the design, development and manufacture of connectors, offers designers a single power socket which is suitable for use in both USA and rest of the world markets.

PRODUCT Energy harvesting switch evaluation kit. - Cherry Industrial Solutions has released an updated Evaluation Kit 2.0 to demonstrate their market leading Energy Harvesting Switch Technology.

PRODUCT Process gas analysers. - Quantitech has launched a new range of process gas analysers based on tuneable diode laser absorption spectroscopy (TDLAS).

PRODUCT Carbon Dioxide analysers! - The new CTX 300 CO2 detector, from Oldham, is a 4-20 mA analog detector designed for industrial applications in areas without explosion hazard classifications.

Research & Education Industry 4.0 business ecosystem will change dynamics in the Global industry.BLOG - According to a recent Frost & Sullivan research on the industrial services market, a new wave of influence is disrupting business dynamics between end-user and supplier.

White Paper A Practical Guide to Improving Temperature Measurement Accuracy! - For many temperature applications, getting a high level of accuracy is vital. A new white paper from Moore Industries highlights how plant and site engineers can ensure the most accurate temperature measurement for critical applications.

PRODUCT Flexible protection for automation networks. - The Scalance S615 is the latest addition to the Siemens security module product line. This cost-effective entry-level device from the Scalance S range protects industrial networks and automation systems against unauthorized access.

APPLICATION Silica monitoring supports power station efficiency. - This case study provides information on why Silica analysis is important and how a successful Hach Si monitoring programme has now been achieved at this power station in England.

NEWS Camogie team qualifies for National tournament! - For the first time in five years the young women of Celbridge GAA club (IRL) have qualified for the Féile na nGael All Ireland Tournament, and Mitsubishi Electric are supporting them all the way.

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PRODUCT Rugged single board computer. - GE Energy Management's Intelligent Platforms has announced the SBC347A rugged 3U OpenVPX single board computer (SBC). Based on the latest 'Broadwell' processor technology from Intel®, it delivers higher performance and greater functionality than previous generations of SBC while maintaining the same power envelope.


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EVENTS Longest running industry event maintains its momentum - More than 5,000 attendees flooded the Long Beach Convention Center from June 9-11 to celebrate the 30th Anniversary of Sensors Expo & Conference.

PRODUCT Flat panels and panel PCs. - 19-inch widescreen Flat Panels and Panel PCs with all-round IP65 protection are the latest addition to the Siemens glass-front portfolio.

NEWS Driving strengths in robotics research & engineering in Britain. - Britain's ability to develop and exploit the vast potential of Robotics and Autonomous Systems was given a major boost today with the formal launch of The EPSRC UK Robotics and Autonomous Systems Network (UK-RAS Network).

PRODUCT 4-20mA DC clamp meter. - A Current Clamp Meter measuring 4-20mA DC that wirelessly relays measurements has been added by Fluke to the other Fluke Connect™ enabled master units or the Fluke Connect mobile App.

NEWS Coriolis and vortex flowmeters - Emerson’s Rosemount 8800 Vortex Flowmeters have been certified to the ASME B31.1 Emerson's Micro Motion Coriolis and Rosemount 8800 Vortex Flowmeters have been certified to the ASME B31.1 Power Piping design standards, in addition to the existing B31.3 Process Piping design standard.

PRODUCT Higher-precision pressure transmitters. - By adding the newly developed Sitrans P310 and P410 to the Basic and Advanced segments and the proven Sitrans P500 in the Premium segment, Siemens is now able to offer the right device class to address every conceivable measurement requirement.

PRODUCT OEE improvement through live monitoring of packaging lines! - In the future, Werum's KPI tool will be available as a standalone product solution for lean implementation with packaging machines of Mediseal and Dividella. KPIs such as Availability, Effectiveness and Quality are displayed together with the resulting OEE (Overall Equipment Effectiveness) in real time and right where they are generated.

PRODUCT Voltage proving tool. - Fluke has introduced a new battery powered electronic voltage source that sources both AC and DC voltages for test tool verification.

PRODUCT Valve Sizing Software! - New sizing software for Research Control® Valves (RCV) as been introduced by Badger Meter. This software will adapt to the unique process requirements of a plant and guides specifiers through selecting the right control valve for any project.

PRODUCT 500W switch mode power supply. - Stadium Power now have the AQF500 series of ultra compact high efficiency 500 watt switch mode power supplies with Active PFC available.

PRODUCT Flowmeter has no metals in the fluid path. - The F-462N Series flowmeters from Blue-White, feature metal-free wetted parts, making them ideal for use in many ultrapure applications, where contact with metal could contaminate the fluid.
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EVENTS User conference for Orlando! - Following a successful 2014 conference held in Houston, (TX USA), Yokogawa Corporation of America is holding its 2016 Users Conference and Exhibition to be held October 3 - 6, 2016 in Orlando, (FL USA).

PRODUCT New benchmark for standard valves!" - Festo has launched a new entry-level standard valve range, the VUVS series.

PRODUCT Motor protection relays! - WEG has launched a new series of highly versatile and efficient electronic motor protection relays to help engineers cut stock management costs and simplify design processes whilst ensuring high reliability according to international standards.

NEWS Environmental monitoring equipment distributorship in Ireland. - OTT Hydrometry has appointed NVM Ltd as exclusive distributor for Ireland. Based in Drogheda, NVM will be responsible for sales and service in Ireland with immediate effect.

PRODUCT "The last piece of puzzle" in diagnosing & correcting faults in rotating equipment! - Emerson Process Management has enhanced its portable CSI 2140 Machinery Health Analyzer with a wireless interface to popular laser shaft alignment tools. This advance reduces two burdens − equipment and time − for operators performing vibration analysis and corrective tasks in the field.

PRODUCT Weighing terminals! - Siemens is upgrading its weighing technology portfolio to include two complete packages for standalone applications: The new weighing terminals Siwarex WT231 for non-automatic scales and Siwarex WT241 for belt scales combine weighing electronics and touch panel in a single unit.

PRODUCT Explosion proof linear actuator. - The Exlar® linear actuator line from Curtiss-Wright Corporation, has been expanded to include the EL120 explosion-proof linear actuators.

PRODUCT System-wide automation development software. - The speed and efficiency of industrial control and machinery automation projects is enhanced significantly with a major new release of ABB's integrated development toolsuite.

PRODUCT Industrial Ethernet switches with PoE+. - Harting has extended its Ha-VIS eCon range of industrial Ethernet Switches by incorporating high-performance Power over Ethernet Plus (PoE+) for the supply of power to industrial devices such as vision camera on production lines.

PRODUCT Current clamp meter! - Fluke has introduced a Current Clamp Meter measuring up to 2000A DC that wirelessly relays measurements to other Fluke Connect™ enabled master units at a safe distance.

NEWS Heat monitoring system to portfolio added to range! - Svantek has joined forces with LSI Lantem to become distributor in Britain for the Italian company's newly-launched Heat Shield.

PRODUCT Diaphragm valve with pneumatic actuator. - GF Piping Systems has added the new diaphragm valve type 604/605 with integrated pneumatic actuator to its product range.

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