Product News - June 2014

Product News - June 2014
The Modbus Network Display from Automation Products Group (APG)

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Blue-White diaphragm metering pump

The Chempro-M diaphragm metering pump from Blue-White Industries is designed for the injection of aggressive and/or viscous chemicals. The non-loss motion pump is powered by a variable-speed DC motor. Features include a Dia-Flex single layer PVDF diaphragm for chemical compatibility and all PVDF pump head. The LCD with UV protective cover indicates output in several optional measurements, including mL/mm or gpm. Intelligent electronics permit connection to SCADA systems and other remote controllers. 714/893-8529; www.blue-white.com.

Spire ultrasonic water meter

The Prime Series 280W – Cl ultrasonic water meter from Spire Metering Technology is designed for durability, wide dynamic range (2 to 10 inches) and leakage detection. Features include multi-path technology, no moving parts, bidirectional flow and it is AMR/AMI ready with pulse, M-Bus, Modbus, BACnet or wireless interface. 888/738-0188; www.spiremt.com.

Automation Products Group Modbus network display

The Modbus Network Display from Automation Products Group (APG) can operate in sniffer or master mode to locally display volume, level, distance and/or pressure readings from up to 10 sensors in a Modbus RTU network. Readings are presented as a five-digit display with 0.4-inch characters for at-a-glance readability. 888/525-7300; www.apgsensors.com.

Endress+Hauser FMR5X level transmitters

The Micropilot FMR5X series of free space radar level transmitters from Endress+Hauser features software with multi-echo tracking algorithms and functions to suppress echoes for 0.078 inch accuracy. Designed for the level measurement of liquids and bulk solids, liquids can be measured in metal or plastic tanks, stilling wells, bypass chambers or other vessels up to 131 feet high with standard units or 197 feet with the enhanced dynamics option. 888/363-7377; www.us.endress.com.

Val-Matic QuadroSphere ball valve

The QuadroSphere ball valve from Val-Matic Valve & Manufacturing Corp. features a contoured ball with four recessed surfaces that allow solids to be flushed from the body/ball cavity, preventing them from being trapped around the back of the seat rings and bearings. Recessed surfaces on the ball provide lipped edges for scraping the seats clean to avoid buildup of solids and scale. 630/941-7600; www.valmatic.com.

Dakota Instruments acrylic flowmeters

The 6A03 line of acrylic flowmeters from Dakota Instruments have interchangeable direct reading scales for air, water, argon, oxygen, carbon dioxide, nitrogen, helium and hydrogen. Dual scales display flow rates in metric and English units. Optional scales can be developed for diverse flow conditions. 800/879-7713; www.dakotainstruments.com.

PRIMEX Web-based remote monitoring system

The Pump Watch remote monitoring system from PRIMEX Controls enables lift stations and wastewater collection systems to be managed remotely on a PC, tablet or smartphone. Alarms are monitored and service personnel notified by email or text message. Data and trending can be monitored 24/7 from the website. 800/746-6287; www.primexcontrols.com.

FLIR iPhone thermal imager

FLIR ONE thermal imager from FLIR Systems is designed to attach to an Apple iPhone 5, displaying a live thermal image on the phone’s screen. The noncontact device detects infrared energy and converts it into an electronic signal that produces a thermal image on the phone screen and performs temperature calculations. 866/477-3687; www.flir.com.

Chemineer static mixer

The Kenics KMX-V state mixer from Chemineer is designed for fluids with extreme viscosity or volume ratios. Features include cross-stream mixing and flow splitting for rapid blending. Other features include proprietary V-shaped blades, liquid dispersion/gas-liquid contacting, standard dimensions to 24 inches, injectors designed to optimize process and high volumetric flow ratios between mainstream and additive. 800/643-0641; www.chemineer.com.

Hach portable data collection

Support for mobile devices from Hach automatically collects data and imports it to the WIMS management system, enabling doForms and AuditMatic software to collect information from water and wastewater processes. Data can be collected on Android, iPad and iPhone (Android and IOS operating systems) mobile devices. AuditMatic also runs on Windows Mobile hand-held computers and Windows tablets. 800/227-4224; www.hach.com.

HEMCO containment work area

The HazMax containment work area from HEMCO Corp. is engineered to isolate large equipment distillation procedures, pilot plant requirements, sampling, weighing and dispensing operations. The varaflow baffle system and bypass inlets safely vent vapors, odors and powders. The ventilated work area is constructed of corrosion-resistant composite resin surface panels. Other features include vapor-proof or explosion-proof lighting, secondary containment basin and raised fiberglass grate deck floor. 800/779-4362; www.hemcocorp.com.

NK Technologies power monitoring sensor

The APN series power monitoring sensor from NK Technologies measures three phases of current and voltage and computes 14 values necessary to track power usage in the RS485 Modbus RTU format. The monitor uses current transformers to measure amperes. The line voltage connects directly to the transducer, up to 600 volts AC. 800/959-4014; www.nktechnologies.com.

Xylem performance upgrade UV kits

Ecoray upgrade kits from Wedeco – a Xylem Brand, reduce the energy consumption of an ultraviolet disinfection system by up to 30 percent. Kits include Wedeco Ecoray UV lamps with ballasts that enable the lamps to consistently perform for 14,000 hours. Sensors guarantee accurate measurements and support optimum operation. Wipers and sleeves keep sensors free from dirt. 704/409-9700; www.wedeco.com/us.

Guardair pneumatic Gun Vac

The pneumatic Flexible Gun Vac from Guardair Corp. has an 18-inch by 1 5/16-inch O.D. tapered flexible metal extension. The tapered vacuum inlet accepts standard 1 1/4-inch vacuum accessories. Designed for industrial cleaning, features include comfort grip, filtration collection bag and dual 1/4-inch FNPT air inlets (bottom and rear). 800/482-7324; www.guardaircorp.com.

Thermo Scientific chlorine analyzer

The Orion Chlorine XP online process analyzer from Thermo Fisher Scientific measures chlorine and other water-quality parameters, including pH and temperature. Designed for drinking water, industrial and wastewater treatment applications, the analyzer uses colorimetric DPD chemistry to provide measurements of free, total residual and combined chlorine. 978/232-6000; www.thermoscientific.com/processwater.

Sodimate custom-fabricated slurry  tanks

Custom-fabricated slurry tanks from Sodimate include mixer, waterboard (with solenoid valves and flowmeters), level control systems and connections for slurry pumping and draining. Tanks are made from high-density polyethylene (HDPE), stainless steel or fiberglass with volumes ranging from 130 to 750 gallons. The dust-free tanks are designed to hold dry hydrated lime, powdered activated carbon (PAC) and polymers. 773/665-8800; www.sodimate-inc.com.

ExakTime Mobile 2.0 for Apple devices

The Mobile 23.0 time tracking app from ExakTime is designed for all IOS devices, including Apple iPhone and iPad products. Features include Team View, a GPS-enabled oversight option that enables a supervisor to view a map showing the clock-in coordinates of all company employees. 877/435-6411; www.exaktime.com.

Pump Solutions Group AODD pumps

Almatec E-Series air-operated double diaphragm (AODD) pumps from Pump Solutions Group feature a plastic, solid-body design for general chemical transfer. Plastic AH-Series AODD pumps in high-pressure configurations are designed for charging filter presses with chemical waste and sludge. 909/557-2900; www.psgdover.com.

Tintometer water-quality colorimeter

The Lovibond MD 600 colorimeter from The Tintometer Group (formerly Orbeco-Hellige) features a six LED photodetector array that supports 120 preprogrammed methods, including DPD chlorine, COD, phosphate and molybdate. Additional features include 1,000 data point storage, uploads via the Internet, infrared interface for data transfer and user calibration mode. 800/922-5242; www.tintometer.us.

Franklin Electric submersible turbines

STS Series submersible turbine pumps by Franklin Electric are designed for harsh environments. Features include ductile iron bowls, discharges, motor brackets, investment cast 304SS impellers, lengthened bronze discharge bearing and bronze motor bracket bearing. Custom options are available. 866/271-2859; www.franklinwater.com.



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