Product News - July 2013

Product News - July 2013
Bird-B-Gone electric bird deterrent

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Precision Digital level meter

The PD6801 ProtEX F&I explosion-proof level meter from Precision Digital Corp. is designed for safe and hazardous environments. The 4-20 mA loop-powered input displays the level in feet and inches. A second line shows volume, percent or a custom label. A 20-segment tank level indicator displays height. The meter has FM, ATEX, CSA and IECEx approvals and is housed in a cast aluminum NEMA 4X enclosure. Through-glass buttons permit operation without removing the cover. 800/343-1001; www.predig.com.

Siemon fiber optic duplex jumper

The LC BladePatch fiber optic duplex jumper from The Siemon Co. eliminates the need to access a latch during installation and removal, avoiding disruption or damage to adjacent fiber connectors. Features include push-pull boot design, a rotating latch that eliminates potential connector and cable damage during polarity changes, and uni-tube cable design to reduce pathway congestion. 860/945-4200; www.siemon.com.

Dialight stainless steel linear LED fitting

The stainless steel linear LED fitting from Dialight is designed to reduce maintenance in hazardous areas as a replacement for conventional Ex fluorescent fittings. Available in both 32-watt and 64-watt versions (2 x 18W and 2 x 36W fluorescent equivalents), the fitting is highly durable and resistant to shock, vibration and corrosion. 732/919-3119; www.dialight.com.

Larson explosion-proof fluorescent light

The EPL-48-216 explosion-proof fluorescent light fixture from Larson Electronics delivers 20,000 lumens and is Class 1 and Class 2 Division 1 UL listed. The 4-foot fixture features four T5HO bulbs in a standard two-lamp fixture. 800/369-6671; www.magnalight.com.

Endress+Hauser cell density sensor

The OUSBT66 sensor for cell density from Endress+Hauser uses near-infrared light absorbance to monitor cell density in real time, providing an easy and reliable method for measuring biomass concentration. The sensor can be operated continuously up to 158 degrees F and exposed to temperatures up to 275 degrees F with the lamp turned off for CIP, SIP or steam sterilization in an autoclave. 888/363-7377; www.us.endress.com.

Pepperl+Fuchs KC modules with spring terminal

KC series signal conditioners from Pepperl+Fuchs are 12.5mm wide and available with spring terminals to simplify installation. The SIL-rated modules deliver a broad range with three-port isolation. They can be programmed and configured in the field using the push-button or dip-switch logic functions. Features include limit detection with form C alarm contacts, as well as fault detection and alarm functionality. 330/486-0002; www.pepperl-fuchs.us.

B&B Electronics industrial router

The SPECTRE RT 300 series industrial wired Ethernet router from B&B Electronics Manufacturing is designed to securely connect Ethernet and serial equipment in harsh environments. The router can connect a private network to a public one, enabling devices to communicate across the Internet. The 1.7- by 3.1- by 4.5-inch router has an operating temperature range of -40 to 75 degrees F, DIN-rail mount, ability to use 10 to 30VDC power input, and I/O that can be used to monitor door closures or set alarms. 815/433-5100; www.bb-elec.com.

AllMax operations management software

The Operator 10 v10 suite of operations information management system from AllMax Software has ribbon-type toolbars for displaying menu options and program features. A new database feature enables users to organize information from multiple components into an easily readable display. Graph, data, gauge and navigation shortcuts can be created for instant access. The software can be linked to SCADA or other compatible systems through OPC/DDE interface applications (available as an add-on). A built-in import function collects data from the LIMS (laboratory information management system) and automatically transfers it into the Operator 10 program. 800/670-1867; www.allmaxsoftware.com/tpo.

Iwaki America slurry bearing

The SB slurry bearing from Iwaki America is designed for pumping slurry liquids with concentrations up to 10 percent by volume and particle sizes up to 100 microns, including diatomaceous earth, metal oxides and other abrasive liquids. 508/429-1440; www.iwakiamerica.com.

BGB Technology slip ring assemblies

The SPB 03 line of slip ring assemblies from BGB Technology, designed for use as collector columns within half bridge clarifier and scraper systems, feature standardized components and can be refurbished and rebuilt. The assemblies are compliant to WIMES Directive 2.01 Section 6.12.2 for rotating half bridge scrappers, and are capable of both power and signal transfer. 804/451-5211; www.bgbtechnology.com.

Polston multi-purpose cleaning truck

The PAT 949 combination truck from Polston Applied Technologies provides a standalone cleaning system for large diameter lines, digesters, grit chambers, lift stations, water treatment plants, ponds, lagoons and other difficult-to-clean environments. The combination unit delivers up to 425 hp, enabling it to pump/separate sand and water at up to 2,500 gpm and at depths of more than 27 feet. Features include a hydraulic knuckle boom crane with up to 49 feet of reach from the center and 180-degree rotation. 866/862-7271; www.polstonprocess.com.

Pentair 14U 14-slot AT CA chassis

The Schroff 14U, 14-slot 450/40 family of AT CA chassis from Pentair Equipment Protection deliver 400 watts of cooling capacity per slot in the front of the chassis and 50 watts per slot in the rear transition modules. Features include bussed or radial IPMI, 800-watt electrical power for double-wide blades, redundant power entry modules and redundant push-pull fan tray cooling for fault tolerance. 763/421-2240; www.hoffmanonline.com.

Bird-B-Gone electric bird deterrent

The Clear Track electric bird deterrent from Bird-B-Gone, part of the Bird Jolt Flat Track line, is effective on both small and large bird pests. The system does not harm birds, but conditions them to avoid an area. The system emits a slight shock when birds land on its surface. Made of clear, lightweight PVC, the 1/4-inch-tall system blends into any colored surface. It can be solar or electric powered and is UV protected for durability. 800/392-6915; www.birdbgone.com.

Hach TOC analyzer

The BioTector B3500c TOC analyzer from Hach Co. was designed to meet the requirements of clean water applications, including condensate return, cooling water, potable water, pharmaceutical water and demineralized water. The analyzer offers process insights, process incident alerts, environmental monitoring, energy optimization, product and water low prevention, and boiler and plant protection. 800/227-4224; www.hach.com.

Hayward Flow Control basket strainers

The Platinum GF-PP (glass-filled polypropylene) SB Series of basket strainers from Hayward Flow Control are available in sizes from 1/2 to 4 inches with true union threaded or flanged end connections. The vessels have a non-shock maximum pressure rating of 150 psi at 70 degrees F with maximum service temperature of 240 degrees F. 888/429-4635; www.haywardflowcontrol.com.

Opto 22 scalable operator interface

The groov scalable operator interface from Opto 22 monitors and controls systems and equipment using computers and mobile devices. The system enables end-users to build and deploy browser-based interfaces for automation, monitoring and control applications. The interfaces can be viewed on most computer and mobile devices, regardless of manufacturer or operating system. 800/321-6786; www.opto22.com.

Reznor stainless steel heater

The VC series stainless steel heater from Reznor can withstand humid conditions in a wastewater treatment plant and is approved for installation outdoors. The single-stage and two-stage heater runs on propane or natural gas; model EWHB runs on electricity. The heater can be suspended from the ceiling or wall mounted. 800/695-1901; www.rez spec.com/en/home.



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