Canada Sensor Technology (CST) manufacturers advanced “smart” pressure and liquid level transmitters that offer HART communication protocols along with others. Available from Cameron Instruments, the sensors are available in intrinsically safe designs for hazardous locations and general-purpose models for non-hazardous applications.
In many cases, industrial process plants include hundreds or even thousands of measuring devices. Particularly for basic applications, demands for simplicity in commissioning, operation and maintenance have increased significantly in recent years.
The Dräger X-act 7000 instrument tests benzene and other toxic substances, providing lab-quality analysis on site, the company says. The analysis system consists of Dräger MicroTubes and an opto-electronic analysis device that is said to let users precisely measure gases in the low ppb range.
Altivar Process is a Services Oriented Drive from Schneider Electric designed to reduce OPEX (operational expenses) in process and utilities installations, including wastewater, thanks to embedded digital services, the company says.
Pressure sensors from Noshok include switches and transducers said to provide excellent reliability, durability, and repeatability at a cost-effective price. The pressure transducers are available with a wide selection of measuring ranges, output signals, and process and electrical connection options.
Beamex has introduced a CMX analytics dashboard to help users more easily analyze trends and identify productivity and efficiency improvements as well as opportunities for cost savings.
Pilz Automation Safety Canada has launched myPNOZ, a modular safety relay. Users can create their own safety features, while Pilz assembles, tests, and delivers a safety relay batch size 1 ready to plug and play, the company says.
Pepperl+Fuchs ecom, a manufacturer of mobile devices rated for hazardous areas, has introduced the Ex-Cover Pro D2, a mobile device for the frontline workers in Division 2 areas. Building on the strengths of the Samsung Galaxy XCover Pro, the device has been certified for use in potentially volatile settings and is designed to help those in oil and gas, chemical, petrochemical, and pharmaceutical industries work faster and more efficiently, while also staying safe.
The Minco CT224 system available from Mod-Tronic Instruments consists of a 12-channel temperature monitor and MincoSoft CT224 software. The 12-channel scanning capability, standard RS485/RS232 interface and Windows-compatible software utility for system configuration and data logging provide overtemperature and undertemperature protection and critical feedback to safeguard expensive machinery.
igus has introduced a new bearing with an improved iglide material, TX2, which offers self-lubricating and maintenance-free properties for heavy duty applications. The material increases wear-resistance by a factor of 3.5 in load ranges with more than 100 MPa surface pressure, the company says.