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PRODUCT Frequency selectable RF power sensor: A world first! - The Power Master MA24507A is an ultraportable, millimeter wave (mmWave) power analyser that enables simple, numeric, frequency based measurement of RF power from 9 kHz to 70 GHz has been introduced by Anritsu.

PRODUCT Ethernet switches on trains! - To meet the growing need for more capacity in train communications networks, Westermo has introduced a new generation of Ethernet train switches that provide highly robust networks to support many end devices and high data rates. Specifically designed for train applications, the wide range of interoperable Viper switches delivers reliable and versatile solutions for train networks, enabling optimal configuration for every need.

The ISA Society leader election in progress on line at present. Members should proceed to the ISA Website
to cast their votes!
Brian CurtisBrian J Curtis is one of the nominees for President-Elect/Secretary in the International Society of Instrumentation (ISA). He is a long-time member of the Ireland Section.

Standards Gas detector achieves wireless certification. - The ISA100 Wireless Compliance Institute announces today that Riken Keiki's SDWL1 wireless gas detector has successfully been certified as ISA100 Wireless interoperable, assuring that the SDWL1 will seamlessly join and interoperate in any other suppliers' certified ISA100 Wireless network.

PRODUCT Low-power compute module. - Mouser Electronics is now stocking the highly anticipated Intel® Curie™ module, a complete low-power solution designed for use in wearable devices and consumer and industrial edge solutions.

PRODUCT Touch control! - Kurz has developed plastic component decoration solutions that are tailored to the application of sensors. When metallic designs are employed, Kurz uses so-called NCVM (non-conductive vacuum metallized) films that do not interfere with the function of the capacitive sensor field.

PRODUCT Secure data access across DMZs. - Matrikon OPC DMZ Agent facilitates the transfer of real-time and archived automation data through DMZs in a secure and controlled manner.

NEWS Pharma MES partnership endorsed! - Werum IT Solutions has recertified NNE Pharmaplan as "Endorsed Service Partner" for Europe, the USA and China. Thus, NNE Pharmaplan, an international company specialised in pharma engineering, is qualified to support pharma and biotech companies with the implementation of Werum's PAS-X MES.

PRODUCT Voltage transducers for the traction market. - The DVM series for insulated nominal voltage measurements in traction applications has been itroduced by LEM. This family of devices spans the range from 600-4200 VRMS and incorporates their proven and patented insulating technology.

PRODUCT No lab too small for a LIMS! - Matrix Express is Autoscribe's entry-level 'Out of the box' Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) and provides all the key functions expected of a LIMS for smaller organisations.

EVENTS Water & Wastwater event to break records. - With 8 Conferences, more than 80 Workshops and over 140 Exhibition stands, WWEM 2016 (November 2nd & 3rd) is destined to outperform all previous attendance figures.

PRODUCT Intelligent and Cyber Secure PSU. - Bedrock Automation has added an intelligent, standalone power supply to its growing line of simple, scalable and secure control technologies.

APPLICATION Spectrometers help developing infrared lasers. - One of Edinburgh Instruments' mid-IR fluorescence spectrometers is in the Shanghai Institute of Optics and Fine Mechanics (China). Here, materials for solid-state mid-IR lasers such as rare earth-doped silicate or Cr,Fe:ZnSe have been successfully developed with help from an FLSP920 Spectrometer.

PRODUCT Single hand held solution for fibre testing! - The new CPRI RF module installed in the Anritsu Network Master Pro™ MT1000A, will enable wireless carrier engineers and technicians responsible for optical fibre testing, and solving interference and PIM issues have a single handheld solution for accurate and efficient LTE CPRI testing and verification of the latest generation of tower mounted radios (Remote Radio Heads, RRH).

PRODUCT Not "completely normal" switches! - They look like "completely normal" compact position switches with standard dimensions according to DIN EN 50047. But the construction details of the light and robust Ex 97 switching devices with plastic housings now available from steute's business unit "Extreme" make these devices unique.

PRODUCT Modular in-line flow meter. - The compact EE741 in-line flow meter from E+E Elektronik measures accurately the consumption of compressed air and technical gases. Thanks to the modular design, one and the same transmitter can be used for three different pipe diameters (DN15, DN20, DN25).

NEWS European test centre. - Rockwell Automation and Endress+Hauser have now inaugurated their first joint test plant for validation purposes in Europe.

PRODUCT Differential pressure transmitter now in Europe! - Yokogawa's EJXC40A digital remote sensor is now available in Europe. This is a newly developed DPharp EJX® series differential pressure transmitter. Equipped with two pressure sensors that are connected with an electric cable, the EJXC40A offers superior performance in the measurement of liquid levels in large tanks and large differential pressure with high-pressure fluids.

NEWS Core products for pneumatics available globally. - Festo is now offering more than 2,200 pneumatic actuators and drives, valves, sensors and accessories for factory and process automation as part of its 'blue star' core product range.

EVENTS Training in control fundamentals. - Registration is now open for the ACTC Control Fundamentals Training Course being held on 11th - 13th October 2016 in Glasgow, Scotland.

PRODUCT Portable optical tester enhancements. - A tri-wavelength OTDR module has been introduced for Anritsu's Network Master™ Pro MT1000A portable optical tester that provides field engineers and technicians with a comprehensive test tool to verify fiber lines in core, metro, and mobile networks.



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22/09/2016 to 23/09/2016

ISA Leaders' Meeting
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24/09/2016 to 26/09/2016
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8th EVI-GTI conference on Gas Turbine Instrumentation

26/09/2016 to 27/09/2016
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Smart Industrt 2016
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26/09/2016 to 28/09/2016
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WindEnergy Hamburg
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27/09/2016 to 30/09/2016
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Sensors MidWest
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27/09/2016 to 28/09/2016
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Practical OPC Training - OPC Classic Fundamentals & Real-World Architectures
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27/09/2016 to 29/09/2016
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CAN 2020: The future of CAN technology
"To inform and to discuss the future of CAN FD, CANopen FD, and J1939 on CAN FD"
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MEMS 2016
"The high precision manufacturing expo!"
28/09/2016 to 29/09/2016
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Northern Manufacturing & Electronics
"Britain's must-attend event for every industrial engineering and manufacturing professional!"
28/09/2016 to 29/09/2016
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Yokogawa User Conference
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3/10/2016 to 6/10/2016
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"Partnering with Industry fir a Brighter Future!"
3/10/2016 to 6/10/2016
Orlando (FL USA)

TTBC - Technician Training Boot Camp
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3/10/2016 to 7/10/2016
Houston (TX USA)

SIL & The Process Safety Lifecycle (IEC 61508/IEC 61511)
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4/10/2016 to 6/10/2016
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Medtec Ireland
Ireland’s largest pure medical design and manufacturing event.
4/10/2016 to 5/10/2016
Galway (IRL)

Machinery Regulations incorporating CE Marking Training
Pilz Training
Cork (IRL)

CAN 2020: The future of CAN technology
"To inform and to discuss the future of CAN FD, CANopen FD, and J1939 on CAN FD"
Lyon (F)

AEST- Automation Engineering Survival Training
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10/10/2016 to 14/10/2016
Houston (TX USA)

Control Fundamentals
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11/10/2016 to 13/10/2016
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The ATEX Directives
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Strategic Automation Leadership Conference
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IO-Link Interoperality Workshop

13/10/2016 to 14/10/2016
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EC50 - Safety Instrumented Systems: Design, Analysis & Justification
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17/10/2016 to 21/10/2016
Houston (TX USA)

Provision & Use of Work Equipment Regulations (PUWER) 2002
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19/10/2016 to 20/10/2016
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