Product News - February 2013

Product News - February 2013
Cw sealed rocker switches

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Nidec vertical pump motors

TITAN II 5812 and 5813 frame vertical motors from Nidec Motor Corp. have a cast iron frame and insulated bearings with shaft grounding provisions. Bearing and winding temperature detectors are available. Both frame sizes are custom built. The 5813 includes WPI and WPII (weather protected) enclosures ranging from 250 hp to 1,750 hp. The motor is available as hollow or solid shaft in both low and medium voltages. The 5812 has a fan-cooled enclosure for applications in severe-duty industries. Speeds range from 400 to 1,800 rpm and power ranges from 200 to 1,250 hp. 888/637-7333; www.usmotors.com.

Endress+Hauser operations app

The operation app from Endress+Hauser is designed for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad mobile devices. The free app lets instrument engineers and maintenance technicians download operating instructions and technical information for Endress+Hauser instruments and analyzers and data from the Life Cycle Management program. 888/363-7377; www.us.endress.com.

FRAKO UL, IEC capacitors

UL and IEC capacitors from FRAKO AC Power Capacitors are engineered for power factor correction and harmonic filters and can handle continuous current up to 2.25 (60 Hz)/2.7 (50 Hz) times rated current. Features include self-healing, overpressure disconnector and segmented film technology. 262/618-2403; www.alliedindustrialmarketing.com/capacitors.php.

Rig-A-Lite LED explosion-proof lighting

XP LED series explosion-proof lighting from AZZ Rig-A-Lite is available in 2- and 4-foot lengths in multiple lumen packages. Features include 60,000 hour system life, corrosion resistance, and replaceable Class 2 Philips integral LED driver and circuit boards. 713/943-0340; www.rigalite.com.

Opto 22 upgraded I/O processors

G4D32EB2-UPG and G4EB2 I/O processors from Opto 22 enable automation professionals to upgrade a legacy mistic or Pamux G4 digital I/O system on a serial network to operate as part of a modern, Ethernet/TCP-based control system without replacing or modifying existing I/O or field wiring. 800/321-6786; www.opto22.com.

Niles Steel Tank glass-line pipe

Sludge Block glass lining from Niles Steel Tank is designed for ductile iron pipe used in wastewater treatment plants, minimizing the buildup of sludge and allowing clear passage within piping systems. Sizes range up to 24 inches in diameter. 269/683-1910; www.nilesst.com.

Xylem open-channel UV system

The WEDECO Duron open-channel ultraviolet disinfection system from Xylem eliminates the need for chemical-based disinfection while reducing energy costs. Designed for midsize to large open channels, the system delivers clean, safe, treated wastewater in a minimal footprint. 704/409-9700; www.wedeco.com/us.

Val-Matic Swing-Flex check valve

The Swing-Flex check valve from Val-Matic Valve & Manufacturing Corp. features a smooth, unrestricted, full-flow design for sludge and slurries and non-slam performance. Valve sizes range from 2 through 48 inches with fusion-bonded epoxy interior and exterior for pressure ranges up to 250 psi. 630/941-7600; www.valmatic.com.

Pentair aluminum cabinet platform

The Schroff brand NOVASTAR 19-inch aluminum cabinet platform from Pentair Technical Products is available in 46 standard models to accommodate multiple configurations for rack-mounted electronics and instruments. Features include 180-degree door opening, grounding cables and connections on all tops, sides, doors and bases, equipment supports on side panels, cast aluminum top and bottom, choice of glass or perforated steel doors with optional steel and composite casters. 763/421-2240; www.hoffmanonline.com.

Premier Magnesia cement shrinkage additive

PREVent-C cement additive from Premier Magnesia prevents shrinkage and cracking by 90 to 100 percent when used in the construction or repair of water and wastewater treatment plants, reducing wastewater leakage and preventing waste from migrating into freshwater reservoirs or aquifers. 800/227-4287; www.premiermagnesia.com.

Larson Electronics explosion-proof tank light

The EPL-24BS-1X4-100 explosion-proof portable base stand tank light from Larson Electronics is Class I, Division 1, Groups C and D approved. The light provides 20,000 square feet of work area coverage with 36,000 lumens (400 watts) of light output and has a 23 7/8-inch removable light head with aluminum base. 800/369-6671; www.magnalight.com.

Extech remote clamp meter readings app

The EX845 METERLINK industrial app from Extech Instruments enables plant workers who use Extech's EX845 clamp meter to remotely view and display readings from the meter on an Android phone or tablet from 30 feet away. 603/324-7801; www.extech.com.

Sensorex fluid monitor

The TX-3000 pH/mV transmitter from Sensorex Corp. monitors changes in process fluids, displaying pH or oxidation-reduction potential and temperatures. The line-powered monitor can be programmed on site to measure pH or ORP. A large backlit LCD screen displays both parameters simultaneously. Two adjustable Hi/Lo relay contacts deliver results to automated process control systems. 714/895-4344; www.sensorex.com.

Watson-Marlow chemical injection pump

The 520R high-pressure chemical injection metering pump from the Watson-Marlow Pumps Group offers flows to 55 gph and pressures to 100 psi. The tube element and pump head design enables the unit to be utilized in applications requiring accurate metering, dosing and transferring of harsh chemicals, including sodium hypochlorite, ferric chloride, sodium bisulfate, fluoride, carbon and lime slurries, polymers, aqueous ammonia, potassium permanganate and caustic slurries. 800/282-8823; www.wmpg.com.

CW sealed rocker switches

IP68-rated, heavy-duty rocker switches from CW Industries are made for use in harsh environments and resist dust and liquids. Rated at 25 amps 12VDC, the GRB-1X4 and GRB-2X4 series switches are available in SPST, SPDT, DPST and DPDT with maintained, momentary and center-off functions. 215/355-7080; www.cwind.com.



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