Product News - October 2012

Product News - October 2012

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RIDGID SeeSnake Max camera system

The SeeSnake Max rM200 camera system from RIDGID combines portability and versatility for inspecting lines up to 200 feet long and 1 1/2 to 6 inches in diameter. It has a built-in docking system for attaching viewing monitors and is compatible with SeeSnake CS10 and CS1000 digital recording monitors. 800/769-7743; www.ridgid.com

Hach LDO probe, model 2

The LDO probe from Hach uses a luminescent sensor to measure the concentration of dissolved oxygen (DO) in a solution. Molecules within the sensor are excited by a blue LED and the oxygen in a sample causes them to relax. The higher the concentration of O2 in a sample, the faster the luminescent molecules return to their normal state. The sensor also takes into account the temperature of a sample. Each sensor cap is calibrated in the factory prior to shipping. 800/227-4224; www.hach.com

Endress+Hauser ultrasonic biogas flowmeter

The Proline B 200 ultrasonic biogas flowmeter from Endress+Hauser measures the flow and methane content of biogas for process control, emissions reporting and energy balancing in anaerobic digesters and other biogas producing processes. The meter operates in temperatures of 32 to 176 degrees F and pressures up to 145 psi. Accuracy of volume flow is 1.5 percent of reading and accuracy of the optional methane measurement is 2 percent absolute. 888/363-7377; www.us.endress.com

Victaulic stainless steel pipe press

The flame-free Vic-Press system from Victaulic joins small-diameter (1/2- to 2-inch Type 304/304L and Type 316/316L) pipe in seconds. The press-to-connect system is designed for off-the-shelf Schedule 10S stainless steel pipe. Pipe is cut to size, deburred, marked for visual inspection and inserted into a lubricated coupling, fitting or valve. The PFT510 handheld tool presses the component onto the pipe end, providing a positive mechanical interlock and rigid, permanent, leaktight joint. 610/559-3300; www.vic-press.com

Universal Flow Monitors battery-powered flowmeters

Battery-powered CoolPoint vortex shedding flowmeters for water and low-viscosity fluids from Universal Flow Monitors are designed for locations where there is no power nearby or it is cost-prohibitive to wire the monitoring station. The meter runs on three AA alkaline (six-month lifespan) or lithium batteries (two-year lifespan) and has no moving parts to wear or clog. Flow rates or total are indicated on an LED screen. Flowmeters range in size from 1/4 to 2 inches with flow ranges from 4 to 200 gpm, maximum pressure of 300 psi and temperature from 32 degrees to 210 degrees F. 866/542-9641; www.flowmeters.com

CHEMetrics Total Phosphate test kit

The Total Phosphate test kit from CHEMetrics is based on U.S. Environmental Protection Agency methods 365.2 and 365.4. The test employs the persulfate digestion-ascorbic acid method to convert various forms of phosphate to orthophosphate. Results can be obtained using the CHEMetrics V-2000 photometer or a spectrophotometer capable of accepting a 16 mm cell. 800/356-3072; www.chemetrics.com

Pepperl+Fuchs EXTA3 industrial keyboards

EXTA3 Division 2 industrial keyboards from Pepperl+Fuchs feature an antimicrobial and chemical-resistant design to withstand chemical cleaning and washdown environments. Available as industrial panel mount or standalone keyboards for use in Class I, Division 2, Groups A, B, C and D environments, the IP66-rated keyboards have a stainless steel desktop housing and anodized aluminum polyester foil faceplate. The keyboards offer multiple connectivity options with 5-foot cable and are available in mouseless, touchpad mouse, joystick mouse and optical trackball mouse versions. 330/486-0002; www.pepperl-fuchs.us

Flowrox LPP-T4 hose pump

The LPP-T4 hose pump from Flowrox can move up to 440 gpm with pressure up to 150 psi. The pump's low-friction, rolling design enables it to operate continuously in 200 degree F temperatures. 410/636-2250; www.flowrox.us

ABB ProcessMaster Minimag flowmeter

The ProcessMaster Wafer (flangeless) FEM300 Minimag flowmeter from ABB's Measurement Products is available in 1/10- through 4-inch (DN3 through DN100) sizes with a Tefzel liner. Standard electrode choices include Hastelloy C, Tantalum and Platinum/Iridium. The transmitter can be integral with the sensor or remotely located. Advanced data storage within the sensor eliminates the need to match sensor and transmitter in the field. Factory-set parameters can be modified without opening the housing via the display and soft-key buttons. The unit rejects invalid entries. 800/752-0696; www.abb.com

Opto 22 SNAP communication module

The SNAP-SCM-CAN2B, high-speed I/O serial communication module from Opto 22 acquires data from generators, motors, sensors, actuators and other devices connected to a controller area network (CAN). The module, used with the SNAP PAC System, includes programmable automation controllers (PACs) and Ethernet-based I/O systems. The unit has one input for receiving data from devices on a CAN network. The module does not transmit. It is optically isolated from the equipment and devices it connects to, as well as from other modules on a shared I/O rack. 800/321-6786; www.opto22.com

Parkson large-volume Aqua WashPress

The Aqua WashPress from Parkson is designed to meet the demands of special, large-scale applications, including sluiced flows with high water volumes. Water-driven sluices carry screenings to the press, replacing conveyor systems for a simpler system with fewer moving parts and less maintenance. The system ties in directly with the screen to operate only when the screen is active and as needed. The unit also incorporates a wash zone that uses water to separate organics, keeping them out of the screenings and inside the plant for additional processing. 888/727-5766; www.parkson.com

GfG Instrumentation G460 atmospheric monitor

The G460 portable atmospheric monitor from GfG Instrumentation offers up to six gas capabilities, including infrared for the detection of CO2 and PID for the detection of VOCs. Features include watertight case and interchangeable battery packs. 800/959-0329; www.gfg-inc.com

Vacon AC drives

Vacon 100, Vacon 100 X and Vacon 20 X AC drives from Vacon are designed to optimize efficiency. The Vacon 100 is a multipurpose drive with graphical multilingual display and extended built-in block programming for drive customization of pumps, compressors, fans and conveyors. Features include Safe Torque Off function, on-board Ethernet-based communication protocols as well as ATEX-certified motor over-temperature protection. The Vacon 100 X and Vacon 20 X are part of Vacon's new range of decentralized AC drives for situations where space is limited. Both feature IP66/Type 4X enclosures for harsh environments. 717/261-5000; www.vacon.com

Omega differential pressure transmitter

The PX5200 differential pressure transmitter from Omega Engineering is made for flow and tank level applications where reliable, low differential pressure measurements are required. The compact NEMA 4X rated unit can measure a variety of wet or dry media. Features include backlit LCD for easy reading, rotating display in 90-degree increments, stainless steel, FKM and ceramic wetted parts, flow measurement totalization/square foot extraction function, min/max and hold functions, loop check function and program lock function. 800/826-6342; www.omega.com

Hydra-Stop 250 psi insertable valve

The 16-inch IVP 250 permanent insertable gate valve from Hydra-Stop, a Division of ADS LLC, is rated for 250 psi working pressure and 375 psi test pressure. It has a 2-inch-diameter stainless steel valve stem for superior strength and reliability, interchangeable valve gate/paddle system to accommodate most types of pipe, double O-ring seal, true wedge style gate design, thrust washers, reinforced valve gate seal and loose stem nut design (aluminum bronze) for simplified operation and superior performance in severe conditions. 800/538-7867; www.hydra-stop.com

Enviro-Care Flo-Septage receiving station

The Flo-Septage "Beast" receiving station from Enviro-Care and SAVI S.r.l. features a tank designed to eliminate sedimentation. A dual-drive system allows the screen basket and auger to run independently for better capture and faster removal of solids. The screen unit sits at a 25-degree angle of inclination that enables the screen to process more solids and shorten tanker unloading time. 888/805-5794; www.enviro-care.com

Bredel APEX peristaltic hose pump

The APEX peristaltic hose pump from Bredel, a member of the Watson-Marlow Pumps Group, is designed for all dosing, metering and transfer duties between 0.7 and 317 gph. Offering pressures up to 116 psi, the low-maintenance pump features cast aluminum housing for heat dissipation and adjustable body to accommodate three hose sizes (10, 15 and 20 mm). 800/282-8823; www.wmpg.com



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