9 October 2008

October Products 4 U, 2nd edition

Adjustable angle bimetal thermometer

The adjustable angle bimetal thermometer allows for easy temperature monitoring from virtually any position with a complete 180 degree dial adjustability (360 degree case rotation).  This thermometer is well-suited to most industrial applications. The thermometer has a 1% full-scale accuracy and is silicone fillable to protect against process vibration.  This all stainless steel thermometer is hermetically sealed (ASME B40.3) and has a standard external reset. Choose from options such as a pointed stem, tempered glass, min/max pointer, certificates of calibration, and certificates of conformance.

REOTEMP Instruments
www.reotemp.com

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Linear measurement sensors

The PMI14V-F112-U-V3 inductive linear measurement sensors are 35 mm wide x 41 mm deep and provide a 14mm sensing range with resolutions up to 0.033 mm.  PMI14V sensors feature a voltage output with zero position adjust, giving users the flexibility to scale the unit to shorter usable lengths to satisfy specific application requirements. They are an ideal high performance linear measurement sensing solution in applications requiring short-range linear measurement in a compact package.  They are particularly well suited for spindle gripper position measurement in the machine tool industry.

Pepperl+Fuchs
www.am.pepperl-fuchs.com

Combustible gas detector

The S4000C Combustible Gas Detector is available with HART. The S4000CH detector is suitable for a wide range of demanding industrial applications where the potential presence of dangerous hydrocarbon-based combustible gas is a threat to people, equipment, and facilities. The S4000CH gas detector features the company's precision catalytic bead sensor.  This sensor provides exceptional reliability for precise gas detection, ease of set-up and use, as well as simple maintenance.  In harsh industrial process environments, it delivers dependable safety monitoring with low cost-of-ownership. The S4000CH is a hydrocarbon gas detector suitable for use in SIL 3 applications and approved by FM, CSA, ATEX, GOST and has CE Marking.

General Monitors
www.generalmonitors.com

Precision dew point analyzer

The S8000 Integrale Chilled Mirror Dew Point Analyzer is a new design from the optics through to the styled housing. It offers a wider measurement range, major improvements in the response speed, a frost assurance system, easy mirror cleaning, intuitive menu system, multiple language display and an appealing, styled, distinctive housing among many other innovations. The S8000 Integrale requires no external utilities to achieve a -85°F/-65°C dew point even with an ambient temperature of 104°F/40°C.

Michell Instruments
www.michell.com

Simulation software

The SimSci-Esscor's PRO/II software is a steady-state process simulator used to design, analyze, and improve chemical processes. In addition to the numerous infrastructure upgrades and enhancements that address the emerging needs of the hydrocarbon and chemicals processing industries, PRO/II simulation software can now be used on Microsoft Vista Enterprise & Business operating systems, and IPS has provided an updated install procedure and support for Microsoft Office 2007. PRO/II 8.2 simulation software includes improvements for modeling heavy oils and electrolytic systems and for generating pure component properties. The software has also integrated the Mixed Solvent Electrolyte model, the latest electrolyte model from OLI Systems.

Invensys Process Systems
www.ips.invensys.com

Spread spectrum data radio

The KR30, 900MHz spread spectrum data radio, is license-free and boasts a 1 Watt transmitter, up to 256kbps over-the-air data rates, a highly sensitive long-range receiver, and two independently powered antenna connections. Unique SCADAWave technologies position the KR30 above the competition, including LinkXtend network bridging and KwikStream high-speed repeater capabilities, MultiStream simultaneous data stream support, and ChannelShare collision-avoidance for spontaneous remote transmissions. The KR30 supports industry-standard DNP3, Modbus and IEC 870-5-101 protocols and is certified for hazardous locations.

Control Microsystems
www.controlmicrosystems.com

Pressure transducer

The new digitally compensated, CE approved, AST20HA high accuracy pressure transducer is available to complement the company's existing OEM and Hazardous Area pressure sensing products.   This model is intended for use in applications requiring high performance over a range of operating conditions at an affordable price.  The AST20HA is extremely versatile and suitable for a variety of applications including, but no limited to:  test stands, hydrogen filling stations, medical laboratories and military/aerospace vehicles and equipment. The AST20HA's ASIC design features real-time thermal compensation and linearity correction, enabling it to excel in dynamic temperature environments where ordinary sensors fail.

American Sensor Technologies
www.astsensors.com