Product News - July 2013

Product News - July 2013
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Omega stainless steel AC motors

WSS stainless steel AC motors from Omega feature windings double-dipped and cured in polyester insulating varnish, anti-rust coated rotor and double-lip seals plus V-ring shaft slingers. The three-phase industrial grade washdown duty motors are available in 1/3 to 2 hp (3,600 and 1,800 rpm) and 208 to 230/460 volt. 800/826-6342;

Metso moisture analyzer

The MR moisture analyzer from Metso Automation USA measures water content in bulk material, such as wood chips, minerals and biomass. The device has a touch-screen interface and can be connected to the distributed control or other plant system via Ethernet modbus. Moisture content can be measured in the field in less than two minutes. Calibrated with tap water, the analyzer handles sample volumes up to 0.8 liters, according to the European standard. 770/263-7863;

Pepperl+Fuchs KC modules with spring terminal

KC series signal conditioners from Pepperl+Fuchs are 12.5 mm wide and available with spring terminals to simplify installation. The SIL-rated modules deliver 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;

Tideflex inline check valve

The CheckMate inline check valve from Tideflex Technologies, a division of Red Valve Company, is designed for backflow prevention and odor mitigation in outfalls, stormwater, CSO and SSO applications. The custom-engineered, all-rubber unibody design eliminates backflow from oceans, rivers and interceptors. The valve is made of 100 percent fabric and elastomer to eliminate corrosion. It can open to a near-full pipe diameter for maximum flow capacity. Valves are available in 4- to 72-inch sizes. 412/279-0044;

Blue-White Industries ProSeries metering pump

The ProSeries-M M-2 peristaltic metering pump from Blue-White Industries is designed for small- to mid-sized municipal water and wastewater systems. The pump, which can be used with a variety of aggressive and viscous chemicals, has feed rates from 0.007 to 15 gph with pressures to 125 psi, a 200:1 turndown ratio and 4-20 mA input and output. 714/893-8529;

Green Access gangway extension

The SB-RT telescoping ramp gangway with extended reach access from Green Access & Fall Protection is designed to protect operators working on top of tank trucks or rail cars. Features include adjustable dual-tension springs in both box-channel side panels. Folding handrails and telescoping mid-rails are made of heavy wall tubing. Other features include 1/2-inch bumpers and grip-strut walking surface.

Matrox digital matrix switch

Avio KVM extenders from Matrox Graphics are compatible with APCON IntellaPatch Series 3000 XE network switches, supporting 10 Gbps. Avio F120 and F125 KVM extenders enable users to run remote desktops without compromising graphics performance through the uncompressed, high-bandwidth transmission of digital content. 514/822-6000;

Plastics Pipe Institute design software

Online plastic pipe pressure design software for water distribution, transmission main systems and force mains from the Plastics Pipe Institute enables industry professionals to perform calculations in accordance with AWWA and ASTM standards. The free Web-based program assists in the selection of appropriate pipe class for the required design life. Standards used in PPI PACE include AWWA C900, C901, C905, C906, ASTM F714 and D2241. Principal authors for the project were Karl Lawrence and Mark Knight.

MSA sensor for multigas detectors

The SO2/H2S-LC XCell sensor for Altair 4X multigas detectors from MSA has a range of 0-20 ppm SO2 and 0-100 ppm H2S with 0.1 ppm resolution on both channels. The standard H2S low concentration channel meets ACGIH recommendations for 1ppm TLV. The sensor provides pump tests in less than 10 seconds and full scan calibration in 60 seconds.

Lowell ratcheting socket wrench

The 8C ratcheting socket wrench from Lowell Corp. features a 1 1/4- by 1 1/16-inch hex socket and 1 1/8- by 15/16-inch socket for tightening 3/4- and 5/8-inch bolts. The 2 1/2-pound wrench is 1/2 inch thick, has a 17-inch handle and is rated at 200 ft-lbs torque. The ratchets have 36 teeth in a 10-degree handle throw for working in tight locations. 800/456-9355;

AALBORG pump heads

TPU1 and TPU2 pump heads from AALBORG are mounted on a front panel with adjustable occlusion wall and safety cover. Designed for low to high viscosities, the pump heads feature four rollers (TPU 1) or 10 rollers (TPU 2) to minimize pulsing, 340 inches maximum water lift at 12.3 psig and 350 inches water suction at 12.6 psig. 845/770-3000;

CW Industries enclosed power-slide switches

Enclosed, heavy-duty, power-slide switches from CW Industries are rated at 16 amps at 125 VAC. The G/GS-2011 and G/GS-2012 series are dust proof and available in SPST and SPDT circuitries. The switches install into a panel opening of 0.550 by 1.125 and are available in custom colors. Optional toppers can be added for enhanced appearance. Switches can be modified for specific actuation forces, height requirements and style. They have an operating temperature range of -13 to 221 degrees F and are rated at 100,000 cycles, no load minimum. 215/355-7080;

Adalet stainless steel instrument housing

The XIHNS stainless steel, explosion-proof instrument housing from Adalet has a 4 1/16-inch bored throat to accommodate a variety of OEM instruments and devices. Two solid cover and two glass cover options are available. The glass cover has a 3.21-inch viewing window and low-profile, tab-free retaining ring. Other features include removable, internal mounting pan for easy installation, three 3/4-inch conduit entries (six optional) and two cast-on mounting tabs (third optional). 216/267-9000;


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