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Chemical industry process and plant engineers looking for a precision flow measurement solution compatible with rugged environments will find the V-Cone® Chem Processing flow meter from McCrometer offers accuracy and repeatability in a highly compact, no-moving parts instrument with virtually no recalibration or maintenance required over the product’s life.

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Chemical flowmeter

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Chemical industry process and plant engineers looking for a precision flow measurement solution compatible with rugged environments will find the V-Cone® Chem Processing flow meter from McCrometer offers accuracy and repeatability in a highly compact, no-moving parts instrument with virtually no recalibration or maintenance required over the product’s life. It’s excellent for measuring water, other mixed liquids or specialty gas flows within process lines, as well as plant systems for water/wastewater, chilled water, steam, natural gas and HVAC. McCrometer, Hemet, CA, 800-220-2279, www.mccrometer.com.

Colorimeter

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LaMotte Co. introduces the new multi-wavelength SMART 2 Colorimeter with 75 pre-programmed tests. The new unit replaces the original SMART Colorimeter® and is less than half its size yet contains more pre-loaded tests at less cost. Features include a compact, handheld design and simple menu-driven display that is appropriate for field or lab use. The meter comes with four 25mm vials and with optional cell adapters, can accommodate 16mm COD vials and 10mm vials or cuvettes. The microprocessor driven unit can store three separate sequences made up of tests selected from its pre-programmed list or 10 user-defined tests. LaMotte Co., Chestertown, MD, 800-344-3100, www.lamotte.com.

Turbine agitator

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Chemineer recently released a new product brochure featuring the Chemineer® HT turbine agitator. The agitator is capable of handling virtually any process and its unique design results in high strength, low wear, quiet operation and minimal maintenance. The new 12-page, full-color brochure provides detailed information on the rugged, versatile Chemineer product, including: Gearbox drive features, gearbox drive internals, shaft seals & designs, seal change procedure, process technology & innovation, dimensions, and aftermarket & technical support information.Chemineer Inc., Dayton, OH, 800-643-0641, www.chemineer.com.

Pulp & paper solutions

Nalco Co. has introduced SMART Solutions for Efficiency, a grade-based offering to the pulp and paper industry designed to maximize operational efficiency and improve finished product performance. It’s supported by an exclusive global distributor agreement with HelioJET Cleaning Technologies Inc., a manufacturer of high pressure, high-temperature water delivery systems. The program provides tools and services that allow the papermaker to address key performance indicators such as on-machine efficiency with a focus on multiple components, interconnectivity and changes implemented across the paper machine for greater results and subsequent returns. Nalco Co., Naperville, IL, 877-813-3523, www.nalco.com.

Molded pipe fittings

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George Fischer Sloane adds molded 45° Wye fittings to its popular Fuseal® polypropylene and Fuseal 25/50™ PVDF (polyvinylidene fluoride) corrosive waste piping systems. The fittings provide smoother transitions with no internal weld beads and shorter lay lengths, offering improved performance and labor-saving installation. These systems feature excellent chemical and physical properties, making them ideal for handling corrosive waste drainage systems where acids, bases and solvents are present. George Fischer Sloane Inc., Little Rock, AR, 800-423-2686, www.us.piping.georgefischer.com.

Double wall tanks

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Assmann Corp. expands its overall line of double wall tanks, containment vessels that provide primary and secondary containment in one integral space-saving unit. The expanded line now includes even smaller tanks at 20, 40, 65, 85, 120, and 165 gallon units, in addition to the 150 and 250 gallon units introduced in 2003. The tanks are designed for storing hazardous and corrosive chemicals inside or outside, incorporating Assmann’s IMT system consisting of a primary inner tank and a secondary outer tank. Assmann Corp., Garrett, IN, 888-826-5329, www.assmann-usa.com.

Food & beverage filters

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To help beverage and liquid food manufacturers optimize increasingly complex processes to ensure quality, safety and economic efficiency of their end products, Pall Industrial, a unit of Pall Corp., showcased its broad portfolio of Total Fluid ManagementSM (TFM) technologies at Drinktec 2005 in Munich, Germany. As a global specialist in filtration, separation and purification technologies for the food and beverage industry, its scope of technology platforms can support all phases of the production process from incoming water through outgoing waste streams and the key steps in-between. Pall Corp., East Hills, NY, 888-428-5597, www.pall.com.

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