Food-borne bacterial pathogens cause millions of infections annually in the U. S. and Canada. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that food-borne diseases cause illness in an estimated 48 million people every year, resulting in 128,000 hospitalizations and 3,000 fatalities.
The AutomationDirect line of sensors now includes capacitive proximity sensors with potentiometer adjustment for sensitivity. Capacitive proximity sensors allow sensing of metal and non-metal objects through insulating materials such as wood or plastic and are often used to sense fill levels of liquids or powders.
Heaters, Controls and Sensors has introduced the Model F48 1/16 DIN PID auto-tune temperature controller with Fuzzy Logic. The Fuzzy Logic plus PIM microprocessor-based controller series, incorporate a bright, easy to read 4-digit LED display, indicating process value or set point value, the company says.
In applications such as calibrating sensors atop a fermenter tank or smoke stack, using the cloud-based JofraCloud calibration software from Ametek STC, all set points and readings in between can be done remotely.
Winters Instruments of Toronto has extended its 5-year warranty to cover all products effective immediately. This includes all pressure gauges, thermometers, pressure transmitters, pressure switches, temperature sensors, diaphragm seals, valves, thermowells and all accessories.
POSITAL has extended its portfolio of rotary encoders with a line of through-hollow incremental encoders. The devices are designed to be installed with the machine shaft passing through the sensor.