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    PRODUCT Moisture analyser for natural gas! - Michell Instruments has launched of its latest moisture analyser for natural gas - the OptiPEAK TDL600.
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    NEWS Configuring and ordering measuring instruments online - On this website, customers of German measuring equipment manufacturers LABOM can now assemble their preferred product configuration by themselves and request a quotation for it.

    publications" A-Ha! 140 automation tips from a leading blogger! - Jim Cahill on Educational Tips for Automation Engineers guides readers through the most effective and recent developments in the world of training for the process automation industry.

    PRODUCT Next generation US flowmeters - The new Daniel™ multi-path gas and liquid ultrasonic meters from Emerson, feature a next-generation electronics platform.

    EVENTS Call for papers on water and wastewater. - The Program Committee of the 2015 ISA Water/Wastewater and Automatic Controls (WWAC) Symposium has issued a Call for Papers, inviting authors, innovators, thought leaders and other professionals in the water and wastewater industry to submit abstracts for presentation consideration at the conference.

    PRODUCT Mirror Switches! - Foremost Electronics now stocks the YB2 Half-mirrored push button switch family from NKK Switches.

    PRODUCT Design software for power switchgear - Rittal's RiLine60 shrouded busbar system has been developed to distribute power up to 1600A and with an extensive range of adaptors allows design engineers total flexibility.

    White Paper No simple solutions for Automation SecurityBLOG - Prof. Dr. Frithjof Klasen from ProfiBus, the writer writes on Securing automation systems - a step by step approach.

    PRODUCT Robust connector - The promise of reduced maintenance costs for outdoor theme park cabling systems is offered by the Han-Eco® Outdoor connector from Harting.

    PRODUCT New extreme foot controls for ship and port technology - As a manufacturer of switchgear for extreme and complex applications, steute provides customers with its own range of offshore products especially developed for use in offshore, ship and port technology.

    PRODUCT High speed data connector - The Peak Group now supply a range of VTAC High Speed Data (HSD) Connectors in Britain. These are for the Mass InterConnect systems produced by Virginia Panel Corporation (VPC).

    EVENTS Latest generation of industrial robots! - With such a lot happening in the robotics industry, it is imperative that factory owners keep up to date with the latest developments. And there's no better place to do this than in Hannover according to Marc Siemering, Deutsche Meße's Senior Vice-President responsible for Hannover Meße:

    PRODUCT Electro-hydraulic operator for remote valve emergency shutdown applications - Emerson Process Management has added a robust electro-hydraulic operator to its broad valve automation capabilities with the release of the Bettis™ EHO actuator.

    PRODUCT Intermediate position module with through-travel! - Freely positionable along the entire stroke length, the Festo intermediate position module, DADM, brings new flexibility and efficiency to pneumatic guided slides, rodless cylinders and 'self-built' drives.

    APPLICATION "Measuring Molasses with a WORM!" - Moore Industries has released a case study, "Measuring Molasses with a WORM," highlighting the use of the WORM Flexible Temperature Sensor by American Crystal Sugar Company, the largest beet sugar provider in the United States.

    publications" "It's not only educational and informative, but a lot of fun, too!" - The Android version of ISA's award-winning new mobile app, InTech Plus has been launched. The release significantly broadens automation and control professionals' access to a diverse range of technical and educational content and interactive tools.

    NEWS 2,800 Flow and level instruments for Columbia. - The main instrument vendor (MIV) by Refineria de Cartagena (Reficar) in Cartagena, Colombia is Endress+Hauser. They have supplied more than 2,800 flow and level measurement devices to support a $3.8 billion refinery expansion and modernisation project.

    PRODUCT Complete net oil solution with Coriolis flowmeters! - Yokogawa is releasing its patent pending solution for Advanced Net Oil and Real Time Gas Void Fraction measurement for use in upstream oil and gas.

    NEWS FTIR analysers enhanced and website launched! - Gasmet Technologies has announced a wide range of developments that further improve its range of FTIR analysers. At the same time, the company launched a completely new website.

    APPLICATION Track & trace! - Octapharma, one of the largest independent manufacturers of human protein products worldwide, has added the PAS-X Track & Trace Serialization Aggregation solution to Werum's PAS-X at their production site in Vienna. (A)

    PRODUCT Small but powerful! - The miniaturized MICROmoteš photoelectric sensors from Balluff with separate electronic processor unit provide a large amount of optical performance in a tiny amount of space thanks to the miniaturized LEDs, photodiodes and phototransistors.

    PRODUCT Hand-held meter for moisture content of industrial oils! - The new hand-held meter OILPORT 30 from E+E Elektronik accurately measures the water activity (aw) and temperature (T), and calculates the absolute water content x (ppm) of industrial oils.

    APPLICATION Failure is not an option!BLOG - ProSoft Technology's PROFIBUS Modules and Industrial Radios allow critical data to be transmitted from ControlLogix PACs at Flood Defense System.

    EVENTS Ergonomic software for the brewing industry! - Copa-Data has prepared live demonstrations to prove the advantages of Multi-Touch technology in the industrial environment at the BrauBeviale, the international beverage industry fair (Nuremberg, 11-13 Nov'14).

    PRODUCT Calibration accelerometer! - The new Type 8080 back-to-back vibration calibration standard accelerometer from Kistler, uses an innovative PiezoStar(R) based sensing element, first of its kind for a back to back sensor, which combines very good transient response with very low case/base strain sensitivity and a 50g range.

    Research & Education Upgrades in Test Instrumentation Software necessitated by advances in technology! - New analysis from Frost & Sullivan,"It's All About Software--Analysis of the Market for Global Instrumentation Software and Software Solutions for General Purpose Test Instrument".

    NEWS Control system for combined cycle power plant! - Yokogawa (Korea) has won an order from Samsung C&T Corporation to supply control systems for the Rabigh 2 combined cycle power plant, which is being built in Rabigh on Saudi Arabia's Red Sea coast.

    PRODUCT Non-contacting radar transmitter for demanding solids level. - A version of the Rosemount 5400 series of non-contacting radar level transmitters is aimed specifically at demanding bulk solids level measurement applications.

    Research & Education Part of the CROWD! - National Instruments has announced its collaboration with CROWD, the European Union Framework Project 7 (EU FP7), to define next-generation wireless 5G communications (see also their page Paving the way for 5G Wireless).

    PRODUCT Panel feed-through housings offer sealing on both sides! - The new Harting Han® HPR panel feed-through housings are sealed on both sides, and so meet the requirements of IP 66 and IP 68 according to IEC 60529 from both the cable side and the device side in a panel-mount installation.


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