Product News - November/December 2012

Product News - November/December 2012
Goulds variable speed pump controller

Hach DR3900 spectrophotometer

The DR3900 spectrophotometer from Hach is designed to produce consistently accurate results in a simple testing format. Features include guided procedure, hands-free updates, flexible connectivity, sample tracking and the elimination of false readings. 800/227-4224;

Veolia Water KAPTA 2000-AC2 chlorine sensor

The KAPTA 2000-AC2 inline chlorine sensor from Veolia measures active chlorine and temperature in a pressurized pipe. Applications include management and control of a drinking water network, real-time, rapid control of chemical dosing for industrial water processes, protection of membranes and cleaning regimes and management of chlorine levels in swimming pools. The amperometric sensor uses a structured photo-polymerized membrane directly on the electrode, enabling the probe to be installed directly within pipes up to 145 psi without flow or pressure control. 312/552-2887;

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;

Pepperl+Fuchs EXTA3 industrial keyboards

EXTA3 Division 2 industrial keyboards from Pepperl+Fuchs feature an anti-microbial and chemical-resistant design to withstand chemical cleaning and washdown environments. Available as industrial panel mount or stand-alone 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;

Vacon AC drives

The VACON 100, VACON 100 X and VACON 20 X AC drives from Vacon are designed to optimize efficiency in application processes. 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, onboard 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;

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;

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 and it would be 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;

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;

Pentair direct air cooling system

The McLean direct air cooling system from Pentair Technical Products is designed for cooling electronics in diverse outdoor applications. An alternative to closed-loop cooling, the system features quiet, fan-based technology. Filtered ambient air is drawn into the enclosure to dissipate heat. The system is available in four models, ranging in size from 29 to 56 inches high, and available in aluminum, stainless steel and diverse paint options. Power options include 24, 48, 115 and 230 volts. 763/421-2240;

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;

Kruger natural organic matter removal process

The ACTIFLO Carb process from Kruger, a Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies company, is designed to enhance the removal of natural organic matter (NOM), taste and odor compounds, endocrine disruptors and pesticides with the benefits of ballasted clarification and the adsorption capacities of powdered activated carbon (PAC). The process can be applied to both drinking water and wastewater applications. 919/677-8310;

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. 800/321-6786;

Flowrox LPP-T4 hose pump

The LPP-T4 hose pump from Flowrox can pump 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;

Westfall Model 3000 flow conditioner

The Model 3000 flow conditioner from Westfall Mfg. features two sets of tapered and curved vanes with precise geometrics and positioning to eliminate swirl and turbulence. The unit mounts directly into a pipeline and produces a fully developed velocity profile within six diameters downstream. The flowmeter is available in sizes from 1/2 to 120 inches in diameter and is two diameters long. The unit can be fabricated from PVC, FRP, 316 stainless steel with or without a Teflon coating and other engineering materials. 888/928-3747; www.west

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, leak-tight joint. 610/559-3300;

Cummins mobile generators

C150D6R and C200D6R mobile generator sets from Cummins Power Generation are certified to EPA nonroad Tier 4 interim (Tier 4i) emissions levels. Rated at 150 and 200 kW capacity, the generators feature sound-attenuated enclosures, camlock distribution panel for quicker cable connections, auxiliary fuel valves for external tank connection and three-position lockable voltage selector switch. 763/574-5000;

BLACOH high-pressure pulsation dampeners

Sentry XPA high-pressure pulsation dampeners in 316L wetted stainless steel from BLACOH Fluid Control feature a threaded end cap that replaces retaining rings on original XP models. Larger multiple threads enable the grip area and shear allowance to withstand allowable working pressures up to 7,500 psi. The dampeners are available in 8, 12 and 24 cubic inch sizes and a variety of pressure ratings. 800/603-7867;

All-Flo diaphragm pump sensor

The All-Safe DRM (diaphragm rupture management) pump sensor from All-Flo Pump Co. instantly alerts pump operators in the event of a diaphragm rupture. The system features an early warning sensor installed between the PTFE overlay and backup diaphragm that detects a leak if the PTFE overlay becomes compromised and before fluid enters the air section. A second sensor is installed in the air section. Should both diaphragms become compromised, the sensor will detect fluid in the air section. The sensors can be configured to turn on a warning light, sound an audible alarm or trigger a pump shutoff. The sensor system is powered by 120 VAC. 440/354-1700;

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;

HEMCO UniFlow SE fume hoods

UniFlow SE Aire-Stream fume hoods from HEMCO are UL 1805 certified and offered in 48-, 60-, 72- and 96-inch widths in either constant air volume or restricted bypass models. 800/779-4362;

Sensorex portable pH meter

The PH-1 mobile accessory for pH measurements from Sensorex is compatible with Apple, iPod, iPhone and iPad devices. The accessory plugs into a standard Apple dock connector and uses a Sensorex pH electrode to measure pH with accuracy to 0.01. The free app displays pH, millivolts, ambient temperature and solution temperature in real time. The CE marked device supports 1, 2, 3 or more calibration points and sends readings by email for later analysis. When used with a GPS-enabled device, the pH meter app will record measurements with both timestamp and geographic coordinates, eliminating description errors. Powered from the Apple device, the PH-1 requires no supplemental energy source. 714/895-4344;

Accusonic transit-time flowmeter

The Model 8510 multiple-path, transit-time, backward compatible flowmeter from Accusonic Technologies is designed for challenging installations and measurement requirements associated with large pipes and channels. Measurable pipe and channel sizes range from 8 inches to 600 feet. 508/273-9600;

Fibrelite composite trench panels

A15 load rated 50 mm depth trench panels from Fibrelite are available in sizes from 800 to 1,600 mm long. Made of recycled glass fibers, the covers offer a lightweight alternative to metal, offering access to sewage systems, underground pipework, drainage networks, electrical junction boxes, wastewater treatment plants and commercial fuel storage. The panels will not corrode and are not electrically conductive. 860/599-6081;

ENECON polymer composite rubber repair

FLEXICLAD ER is a two-component, 100 percent solids, trowelable polymer composite from ENECON. It is formulated to repair damaged flexible components such as conveyor belts, hoses, off-road tire sidewalls and expansion bellows. The material requires no primer, bonds to most rubber/flexible materials and cures at ambient temperatures. 888/436-3266;

Goulds variable speed pump controller

The Aquavar SPD Plus variable speed pump controller from Goulds Water Technology is designed for commercial submersible and aboveground centrifugal pumps. The controller adjusts motor speed to match the hydraulic needs of the system and maintain pressure, substantially reduces energy draw during lower flow and allows the pump to run at its highest efficiency. 866/325-4210; http://unitedstates.xylem

Hayward spring return manual limit switch

Spring return "dead man handle design" LHB Series manual limit switches from Hayward Flow Control are designed for critical applications requiring compliance to safety standards or plant specifications where the valve must return to a closed position after operation. The LHB-SR ensures the handle will always return to its original starting position. The spring return fits all sizes of Hayward TB Series ball valves and through 8-inch BY Series butterfly valves. 888/429-4635;

Ultra Electronics multi-channel contact closures

EOTec 2000 series multi-channel contact closures from Ultra Electronics-NSPI are designed to convert up to 10 contact closure inputs (switches, relays) into fiber-optic signals for transmission over a single fiber-optic link. Each transmit module includes two inputs. An integrated backplane allows for communications between modules with no external intermodular connection. Power to all modules is derived from any standard EOTec 2000 power supply module through the integrated BUS connector, or from an external 24 VDC source supplied directly to the transceiver module. 512/434-2800;


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