Category Archives: PECMN114

A Fresh View on Boilerhouse Control

THE SYSTEM

The Unity control system from Byworth Boilers offers an unprecedented level of visibility and control over everything in your boiler house from water treatment, right through to the steam header in one easy to use interface.

Environmental Sensing For A Smarter Life

At the Mobile World Congress 2014, Sensirion AG is presenting its latest humidity and temperature sensor SHTW1, which opens up new possibilities in the wearable and mobile market with its chip-scale packaging technology. This global innovation combines minimal size with maximum performance to define the latest generation of humidity and temperature sensors, enabling unprecedented opportunities. Sensirion creates space for new ideas – there is no limit to the range of possible uses of the tiny SHTW1.

Free webinars help update engineering understanding

HBM is offering a series of free on-line webinars throughout February to examine a number of different topics of interest to engineers wishing to keep up to date with the latest developments in data acquisition.

The first webinar looks at HBM’s T12 Smart Torque Transducer. It will review the capabilities of the T12 Assistant and give an insight into its more advanced torque sensor capabilities by demystifying its dual range capabilities. The webinar takes place on 11 February and lasts for 45 minutes.

Calibration ensures correct process equipment monitoring and measurement

From torque wrenches to high temperatures ovens, calibration certifies the safe and economical operation of equipment asserts Barry Atkins, managing director of independent test expert PASS Ltd.

All instruments and measurement tools drift over time and will need calibration. When a high pressure gas station is manufactured for example, most of the pipe connections to valves and meters are flanged. Various nuts and bolts are used for the flange connections, which must be tightened by using torque wrenches.

Maximise Quality Control in Plastic Bottle Manufacturing

Learn how vision inspection can maximise quality control by eliminating out of specification bottles and containers from your manufacturing processes, reducing costly losses in production.

METTLER TOLEDO’s White Paper ‘Measuring with Vision Inspection in Plastic Bottle Manufacturing’ outlines how vision technologies can measure and detect a range of product defects to maximise quality.

LE Unveils New Synthetic H1 Oven Chain Lubricant

Ovenworx™ H1 Syn Fights Heat & Moisture To Ensure Efficient Oven Chain Operation

WICHITA, Kan. (Jan. 22, 2014) – Lubrication Engineers, Inc. has added a new synthetic NSF H1 offering to its line of oven chain lubricants. The company specifically formulated Ovenworx™ H1 Syn Chain Lubricant (4061) to combat the demanding conditions present with oven chain applications, including those at food manufacturing plants.

Precision Eforming produces a full line of electroformed nickel mesh.

The material is available in the following specifications: from 5 wires per inch to 2,000 wires per inch, from 1% transmission to 95% transmission, thickness from 3 microns to 250 microns, sheet sizes up to 22 inches square, standard openings are square but can be custom made slotted, round, or rectangular, in any designable geometry, 99.98% pure nickel, can be flashed with Gold or Copper and also can be black nickel coated.

New range of servo gear reducers for Automation Applications

With automation and motion control applications outpacing many standard and traditional application, choosing the right gearbox to fulfil the needs of these applications is becoming more important. It is estimated that by 2016 the annual sales of automation products globally will reach 2.0 million units.

In order to keep pace with developments in this market segment, Rossi SpA have recently launched their new SR13 and SM09 range of Servo Gear reducers which is comprised of worm, coaxial, helical and helical bevel servo units as well as low backlash planetary servo.

Power Capacitors Ltd Celebrates 40 years of Energy Saving and Carbon Reduction.

2014 sees Power Capacitors Ltd celebrating 40 years of business; 40 years of saving customers money and reducing carbon emissions.

As a market leader in the specification, design and manufacture of Power Factor Correction systems, Power Capacitors Ltd has consistently delivered the right solution for every application across every industry.

Properly specified and maintained, Power Factor Correction equipment offers not only commercial benefits, but also reduces Carbon Emissions, improves Power Quality, and increases the reliability and lifetime of major items of plant

Heraeus Carbon Infra-Red Emitters Ensures Perfect PVC Gelling During Manufacture of Flooring Products

Carbon infra-red (CIR) emitters from Heraeus Noblelight are helping Polyflor of Manchester to ensure perfect gelling of PVC applied to a substrate before the web is further processed under an oil-heated chrome drum. The installation has prevented un-gelled PVC from running off the edges of the substrate, saving product as well as eliminating process and maintenance problems.

Investment drives instrument service business

As Technical Director of environmental instrumentation specialist Quantitech, Jim Monaghan is acutely aware of the level and range of resources that are necessary to be able to deliver an effective instrumentation maintenance and calibration service. “Most of the company’s service work is preventative maintenance,” he says.

Online T Card System Simplifies Trailer Logistics

A logistics provider specialising in transportation services primarily between the UK and Scandinavian countries has recently switched to using T Cards new OnLine system for improving management of trailer movement in and out of
some twenty different port locations.