Category Archives: PECMN714

EuroMixers – Mixing Technology

Euromixers IBC mixers quickly re-mix & re-suspend solids that have settled out during transport or storage.

The Use of Rapidox Oxygen Analysers in Industrial Nitrogen Gas Applications

Nitrogen gas is the most commonly used of industrial gases. It is used within a wide range of industries, including chemicals, pharmaceuticals, steelmaking and other metals refining. A selection of metal based nitrogen applications include annealing, sintering, brazing and hardening and tempering. By using nitrogen based process systems, product quality and consistency is greatly improved and the metal protected from oxidation. Benefits also include increased production in the form of faster start-ups and fewer process interruptions.

New Wireless Access Point Extends the Reach of EtherNet/IP, Eases Access to Production Data

Stratix 5100 wireless access point is ideal for remote and difficult-to-reach areas

To make accessing critical production data easier within the manufacturing enterprise, Rockwell Automation has launched the Allen-Bradley Stratix 5100 wireless access point (WAP) featuring a work group bridge. Unlike typical wireless clients that only connect a single IP address, the Stratix 5100 WAP enables engineers to connect up to 20 IP addresses simultaneously – helping reduce design time when integrating machines and equipment into the industrial control network.

JSP awarded first ever BSI Kitemark for its Respiratory Protection Products

JSP has become the first – and only – company in the world to be awarded BSI Kitemark Certification on its respiratory protective products.

The prestigious Kitemark, one of the most recognised global symbols of quality, integrity and safety, demonstrates beyond doubt that JSP’s RPE meets the applicable British, European, international and other recognised standards for quality, safety, performance and reliability.

Unistrut – What Price do you put on the Safe Operation of your Plant?

In this increasingly competitive market with copies and lower quality unbranded metal framing products and their lack of a traceable steel pedigree and certification, can you afford to run the risk of specifying or fitting non-safe products?

Yes it may look as though you save a few pence per meter up front, but when it gets right down to what’s important to you, those few pence saved could end up costing you far more when product performance lets you down and causes a failure or far worse a safety issue.

Best Practice Guide to Corrosion Prevention

Corrosion prevention in refineries and chemical plants has been, and still is, the subject of many studies, papers and web forums. Although significant progress in understanding corrosion has been made, the problem continues to present a major challenge in this industry.

MCERTS award for VOC emissions analyser

Quantitech has announced that the Sick 3006 portable VOC monitor has a new MCERTS certificate, valid to July 2019. The company’s Dominic Duggan says: “This is important news for any process that needs to report total hydrocarbon emissions data; MCERTS is essential for monitoring Part A processes, however, as a portable instrument, the 3006 is also ideal for Part B processes and stack testers in a wide range of industries.”

HBM wins long-term legal dispute against Zemic.

The long-term legal dispute regarding a patent infringement by Zemic Europe B.V has finally been decided in favor of Hottinger Baldwin Messtechnik GmbH (HBM). Zemic had copied characteristics of a load cell configuration with a special rotation stop for pendulum load cells and sold their own load cell configurations using these characteristics. They are however protected by a patent issued to HBM.

Agar Scientific

Agar Scientific specialises in consumables and equipment in support of all forms of microscopy within the Biological Science and Material Science related fields.

Heraeus Carbon Infra-Red Oven Improves Powder Coating Flexibility and Quality at SFS Intec

A three-zone, carbon infra-red medium wave oven from Heraeus Noblelight is helping SFS Intec to improve the flexibility and quality of its powder coating operations.

New paper provides practical advice for specifying temperature controllers

West Control Solutions, a global specialist in temperature and process control, has released new technical guidance on controller specification. The whitepaper is the latest in a series of useful downloads designed to give engineers practical advice for their temperature control applications.

Safe Storage of Drums & IBCs

For companies storing large amounts of hazardous substances DENIOS offers solutions that minimise investment costs without compromising on safety.

DENIOS IBC and drum storage systems offer everything that you need to store hazardous materials in large quantities in accordance with current legislation with an outstanding price/performance ratio.

InSmart – Keeping it Simple

Renfrew Group International – The Science of Design

The InSmart Artificial Pancreas is the result of a collaboration between designers at Renfrew Group International and Joan Taylor, Professor of Pharmaceutics at De Montfort University. The pancreas is an implantable device with the potential to end multiple insulin injections for sufferers of Type 1 diabetes – a large proportion of whom are at risk of over or under medicating with current treatment methods.

Blower engineered to operate at 180oC from ACI

Engineered for working in high temperature environments of up to 180oC, the Air Control Industries ‘EP10AH’ industrial blower is suitable for many applications too trying for many alternative units.

Sheffield Forgemasters International Ltd

As the world’s largestindependently owned Forgemaster, Sheffield Forgemasters International Ltd (SFIL) isrenowned globally for its steel production and engineering. Its Sheffield headquarters is one of the iconic landmarks of the City and has a history spanning more than 200 years. The vast River Don site currently employs around 800 staff.

Oldham Launches the BM 25 Wireless

Oldham, and IST Company, is very pleased to announce the launch of the exciting wireless version of the five-sensor transportable gas detector, the BM 25. As wireless capabilities reach new technological milestones, the integration of wireless gas detection systems in industrial applications is ever increasing.

Latest charge amplifier measures over 1MN securely and reliably

HBM’s latest PACEline CMA5000/2 piezoelectric charge amplifier has a measuring range of 5,000,000 pC making it ideal for safe and reliable measurement of large forces above 1MN although smaller forces in partial areas can also be measured rapidly and precisely.

Everything you need to know about industrial climate control

Rittal has produced a second guide book, ‘Enclosure and process cooling’. This handy publication from the Rittal Technology Library, provides information on a variety of topics, including the basic principles of climate control, energy saving opportunities and project planning, installation and operation – even for more complex applications.

Flextech’s comprehensive range of hose assemblies

Flextech manufacture bespoke hose assemblies for process engineering applications suitable for use within the food, beverage, pharma and petrochem industries. Our range covers PTFE, Silicones, Rubber and flexible metal lined hoses. Let us help you choose the right product for your application.