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Safety gloves

The new TRX540 Impact Glove from Magid® Glove & Safety offers improvements in comfort, dexterity and impact protection with an ANSI Level 4 Cut Resistant rating. It offers superb, form-fitting comfort and dexterity achieved with a 13-gauge shell comprised of HPPE, polyester, glass, and nylon fiber; improved impact resistance rating of 29% in ASTM D2632 Resilience Testing; a firm hold in wet and oily conditions with Magid's proprietary NitriX™ sandy nitrile palm coating; high-visibility colors for improved compliance; and hook-and-loop wrist closures for a secure fit.

Magid Glove & Safety Mfg. Co. LLC
www.magidglove.com


Corrosion prevention

MCI®-2012 IntegraPel from Cortec is an integral water-based organic, waterproofing and corrosion-inhibiting admixture designed to prevent or retard corrosion of steel reinforcement in new concrete structures. It reduces the intrusion of corrosive species into the concrete and provides a self-replenishing protective layer on embedded reinforcement with Cortec's patented, time-proven migratory corrosion inhibitor (MCI®).

Cortec Corporation
www.cortecvci.com

 

Current sensors

NK Technologies' new ATS Series AC Current Sensors combine a current operated switch and transducer in a single package. A prominent feature of the new design is its built-in digital display that provides a quick visual indication of where the contact changes, making an easy and accurate setpoint adjustment. These sensors provide a solid-state contact that changes state when the current exceeds an adjustable level or falls below the normal running current.

NK Technologies
www.nktechnologies.com

 

Industrial sprocket

The Ditch Witch organization has introduced the new Low-Profile Sprocket™ for compact trencher booms. The new sprocket is designed with low-profile teeth on the tail roller, which helps reduce seize-up and flat-spotting during trencher operation. Engineered with lower-profile teeth than traditional sprockets, the Low-Profile Sprocket is designed to reduce chain wear and minimize binding caused by rocks and other debris.

DitchWitch
www.ditchwitch.com

 

Welding system

CLIMAX Portable Machining and Welding Systems announced the release of the AC5000 AutoClad to its line of on-site cladding machines. Designed to automate the internal cladding of small-diameter nozzles and pipes, the new system makes it easy for manufacturers of processing equipment to achieve the proper weld in the right place. A water-cooled torch keeps temperatures under control, allowing the AC5000 to complete long weld times. With infinitely adjustable step and rotation speed, the AutoClad produces high-quality welds with difficult-to-weld materials such as nickel alloys and stainless steels.

CLIMAX Portable Machining and Welding Systems Inc.
www.climaxportable.com

 

Rugged notebook

GammaTech announced the semi-rugged S15H notebook that provides a cost-effective solution to eliminating the need and expense of modifying how legacy systems display. It is tested to Military 810G standards, which ensures that it is drop-, shock- and spill-resistant. The S15H comes with the Intel Haswell CPU, so users can expect faster computing and graphics and longer battery life.

GammaTech Computer Corporation
www.gammatechusa.com

 

Ultrasonic flowmeter

Dwyer's UFM Ultrasonic Flowmeter is a compact, low-cost, clamp-on, ultrasonic flowmeter. It has a compact and lightweight design, featuring an easily-installed, all-in-one, clamp-on unit. This can measure velocity and flow in steel and copper plastic pipes with outside diameters ranging from 0.98 to 4.62" (24.89 to 117.35 mm). This model is capable of displaying instantaneous and totalized flow for monitoring flow and batch quantity. It is an ideal product for monitoring and metering water flow in building automation systems.

Dwyer Instruments Inc.
www.dwyer-inst.com

 

Enclosures

The Stahlin J Series product has evolved into a versatile industrial enclosure line available in 16 sizes with varied applications for use from high-end electronics to extreme corrosive applications, both indoors and out. Rugged design combined with tough, durable materials for extreme reliability in tough environments is a key attribute of this series.

Stahlin Non-Metallic Enclosures
www.stahlin.com

 

Pumping systems

Xylem has introduced new pumping systems that reinforce its focus on the global rental business for its premium products. The company offers a complete line of submersible pumps, engine-driven suction pumps, generators, piping, and complementary accessories for long or short-term rental. Xylem also produces a range of analysis equipment, pumps and mixers for the mining and mineral processing industries -- designed for the most severe applications with a wide range of
corrosion- and abrasion-resistant offerings.

Xylem Inc.
www.xylem.com

 

Leak detection flashlight

The Spectroline® OPTI-LUX™ 365 from Spectronics is a powerful yet compact leak detection flashlight that provides UV light for optimal fluorescent dye response. It is ideal for all industrial fluid system applications and produces a brilliant glow that makes leaks easier to find, while slashing valuable diagnostic time. The flashlight even works with difficult-to-fluoresce dirty fluids. "Instant-on" operation enables the flashlight to reach full power immediately, and it provides up to four hours of continuous run-time.

Spectronics Corporation
www.spectroline.com

Temperature indicators

Palmer Wahl announced the Factory Mutual (FM) approval of its digital Wahl DST500-FM Temperature Indicators with fixed probes in the U.S. and Canada. The technology is a wide-range, high-accuracy thermometer designed for hazardous locations where accurate and reliable temperature monitoring is critical. The system is also tamper resistant, with all adjustments requiring the optional DSTCAL software kit for programming and calibration. Use DSTCAL to adjust sample rate from 0.25 to 10 seconds in 0.25 second intervals -- an exclusive feature of Wahl Digi-Stems.

Palmer Wahl
www.palmerwahl.com

 

Membrane contactor

Membrana has introduced a new 8x20-inch stainless steel Liqui-Cel® Membrane Contactor to its portfolio of dissolved gas control products. This FDA-compliant device provides beverage and pharmaceutical customers with an option to economically design membrane-based systems with flow rate requirements that fall in between existing low and high flow rate products. Liqui-Cel Contactors have low energy requirements and can reduce chemical use, which contributes to low operating costs and supports customer sustainability objectives.

Membrana
www.membrana.com

 

Analyzer

GE announced the release of its new Sievers* M9 Total Organic Carbon (TOC) Analyzer, which has been designed to measure TOC in a broad range of samples, from ultrapure water to process waters. The analyzer enhances productivity by producing TOC results in two minutes. GE offers the technology in three versions -- portable, online or laboratory -- to meet the needs of customers in the pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, semiconductor, and power industries.

GE
www.ge.com


Fluid control systems

The Bürkert Type 8697 pneumatic control unit or position feedback is designed for integrated mounting on process valves of the ELEMENT and CLASSIC series. The devices are available in three versions: as a pneumatic control unit or position feedback for ELEMENT valves with actuator size 50 mm; as a control unit for CLASSIC valves with actuator sizes 40/50/63 mm; or as a position feedback, also for the CLASSIC series with actuator sizes 40 to 225 mm.

Bürkert Fluid Control Systems
www.burkert.de

 

Thermostatic valve

The Danfoss BVTS valve, available from Peerless, is designed for protection of biomass boilers, stoves and solar systems. The valve has two functions: Overheat protection -- if the water temperature exceeds 95°C, the valve opens and hot water is discharged from the boiler or the built-in heat exchanger; and protection against back-burning -- if the temperature in the fuel feed system rises above 95°C, the valve will dispense water to extinguish fire.

Peerless Electronics Inc.
www.peerlesselectronics.com


Safety switches

The ABB Low Voltage Products division has introduced a new line of heavy-duty safety switches for commercial and industrial applications, meeting the necessary UL98, CSA and NEMA KS-1 standards for the most demanding service-entrance and motor-load applications. Likewise, they are the first heavy-duty switches to offer touch-safe visible blades and operating mechanisms that are fully enclosed and protected from dirt and debris. The new safety switches range from 30 to 1,200 Amperes and are available as fused and non-fused, with Types 1/12/3R/4X steel or stainless steel enclosures.

ABB
www.abb.com

 

High-precision analyzer

The HYDROGUARD® HG-702 TurbiPlus is a patented multiparametric, high-precision analyzer from Blue I Water. It enables facilities to enhance water security systems by performing high-precision measurements of free chlorine, total chlorine and turbidity on the same water sample, ensuring that all parameters meet the necessary safety standards. It combines the multi-angle nephelometry white light (90°) turbidity measurement and the colorimetric DPD (N,N-diethyl-p-phenylenediamine) chemistry, measuring free and/or total residual chlorine.

Blue I Water Technologies
www.blueitechnologies.com

 

Regenerative blowers

AMETEK offers ROTRON Chem-Tough regenerative (side channel) blowers for situations requiring safe and efficient handling of corrosive and/or potentially explosive gases. The blowers employ regenerative air technology to develop proper air pressures and vacuums. An extensive product range allows users to achieve ideal flows, pressures and vacuums. Permanent salt spray resistance also makes them ideal for aquaculture.

AMETEK
www.ametektip.com

Remediation technology

REGENESIS announced the launch of a new remediation technology called PlumeStop™ Colloidal Biomatrix. It was developed to stop migrating groundwater contaminant plumes by rapidly reducing contaminant concentrations with a sorptive medium, while also enhancing or accelerating microbial-driven biodegradation processes. PlumeStop is effective on a wide range of organic contaminants and provides the first-ever colloidal biomatrix platform, designed to eliminate rebound, stop matrix back-diffusion and meet stringent groundwater standards at contaminated sites.

REGENESIS
www.regenesis.com

 

Filtration unit

The WesTech Rotary Table Vacuum Filter is a continuous filtration unit ideal for handling large flow rates. The horizontal orientation of the rotary table enables a thick filter cake to form on the surface. The filter features a uniquely designed cake discharge system that utilizes an extraction screw mechanism to remove the dewatered cake from the table and deposit it into a hopper. After discharge, the filter cloths are carefully washed and the filtration process continues. The WesTech Rotary Table Vacuum Filter is an ideal alternative to horizontal belt filters, rotary drum vacuum filters and filter presses.

WesTech Engineering Inc.
www.westech-inc.com

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