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Equipment balancing

Ludeca has introduced the Vibxpert II Balancer, the latest addition to the Prueftechnik family of portable measurement devices. The rugged yet lightweight device is designed for field balancing of rotating machinery in one plane or two planes. Unbalance is one of the most common causes of increased levels of vibration in plant equipment. The balancer offers an intuitive and easy-to-use graphical interface, which leads the user through the balancing procedure step-by-step. Its large and bright color display facilitates the presentation and interpretation of the balancing data.
Ludeca Inc.
www.ludeca.com/balancing

Level meter

Krohne's new Optiflex 2200 C/F level meter for liquids and solids features software-based dynamic parasite rejection (DPR) technology that eliminates false reflections caused by environmental disturbances and product build-up. The 2-wire device is the newest addition to the company's time domain reflectometry (TDR) guided radar level meters. The meter is designed for use in tank and silo applications in the chemical industry, as well as in the oil and gas, energy, wastewater, mining or pulp and paper sectors.
Krohne
www.us.krohne.com

Digital positioner

Spirax Sarco has released the SP500 HART® electro-pneumatic digital positioner supporting HART® communication protocol. The protocol allows for digital data transfer and communication over existing 4-20mA wiring, requiring no additional power supply or wiring to the positioner. Through the protocol, the positioner can be configured and process parameters updated or modified remotely using a PC or handheld device.
Spirax Sarco
www.spiraxsarco.com/us

Web-based store

AquaOnDemand is built to service the needs of professionals who construct, operate, or maintain municipal or industrial water and wastewater treatment facilities. Thousands of competitively priced products, services and educational resources are detailed in the 24/7 online store, many of which were suggested by plant operators. The web store also houses a Resources section with a comprehensive library of instructions, case studies, data sheets, videos, and more relating to catalog products. "AquaNotes" serve as a quick reference on common subjects.
AquaOnDemand
www.aquaondemand.com

Filtration system

H2O Inc. has added the Monsoon self-cleaning filtration system to its product line. The compact, lightweight, self-cleaning filtration package removes 99.9 percent of particles larger than 20 microns from seawater. It can replace all large, heavy multimedia filters currently used for seawater filtration. The filter is ideal for use with seawater or other corrosives because it is constructed with high alloy and fiberglass. It does not require regular filter changes or maintenance.
H2O Inc.
www.watermaker.com

Filter bags

Hayward Flow Control now offers an expanded Filter Bag product Line. The line now includes bag sizes 1 (16") and 2 (32"), with material options in Polypropylene, Polyester and Nylon. The new selection includes Needle Felt and Monofilament Mesh in sewn or welded construction. They are an ideal fit to the new FLV Series Filter from Hayward. Available with PP Rings or PP Flanges, the bags are available from 1 to 800 micron rating for diversified separation in liquid systems or to protect any process application.
Hayward Flow Control
www.haywardflowcontrol.com

Water baths

A line of general purpose water baths designed to provide temperature control in a wide variety of clinical and laboratory applications is available from PolyScience. Equipped with microprocessor-based PID controllers, the water baths maintain bath temperatures from ambient +5° to 100°C with ±0.1° precision and ±0.2°C uniformity. They are available with 2, 5, 10, 20, or 28 liter single chamber reservoirs. The baths also feature a digital temperature readout, one-touch set point recall, and three user-defined temperature preset buttons for the quick selection of frequently used temperature set points.
PolyScience, a Div. of Preston Industries
www.polyscience.com

Stainless steel enclosures

Rittal's TS8 modular enclosures feature new single-door freestanding and double-door floormount models in stainless steel rated to the UL Type 4X standard. Available in Type 304 stainless steel the new models are designed for easy access and easy configuration. They offer as much as 15 percent more space than other designs thanks to three-dimensional frame structure. Component installation is simplified by a series of accessory platforms that clip into the frame without drilling, tapping or welding.
Rittal Corp.
www.rittal-corp.com

Water service filter

Schroeder Industries has introduced its WQF5 Water Service Filter for applications that include mining. The medium pressure, 300 gpm filter is designed to eliminate contamination in the water used to make invert emulsions like 95/5 fluids often used in underground mining applications. The WQF5 is a Q size housing that is nickel-plated for service in water applications, and features a 40 lb bypass spring. It is offered with the company's Excellement® Z-Media™ ranging from 25 to 1 micron and Metal Mesh Media in 60 and 150 micron.
Schroeder Industries
www.schroederindustries.com

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