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July 24, 2014
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Licensed Serial and Ethernet Solutions Provide Flexibility

            Eaton’s range of licensed and unlicensed wireless modems provide flexibility for industrial applications. Whether developing secure private networks with licensed Ethernet modems or utilizing low-cost unlicensed serial connectivity, our portfolio can help customers solve problems. The ELPRO 450U-E Wireless Ethernet Modem is a robust, licensed and license-free wireless transceiver […]

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July 24, 2014
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Filter Housings are More Robust, Easier to Use

Critical Process Filtration, Inc. has announced a significant change in its line of industrial filter housings. In order to improve performance, the company will now offer only the robust “Swing Bolt” closure system for stainless steel industrial housings made to hold 4, 5 or 7 filter assemblies. This is in addition to the housings that hold […]

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July 24, 2014
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Integrated Production Control System Features Enhanced Alarm and Batch Functions

            Yokogawa Electric Corporation has released CENTUM® VP R5.04, an enhanced version of the company’s flagship integrated production control system. This new CENTUM release features enhanced alarm and batch functions. R5.04’s enhanced alarm function improves operational safety, and the enhanced batch function meets specific requirements of industries, such as specialty […]

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July 24, 2014
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Multi-Purpose Lubricant is Designed for Extreme High-Temperature Applications

              Klϋber Lubrication, a worldwide manufacturer of specialty lubricants, has introduced Klübertemp GR AR 555, a multi-purpose lubricant offering exceptional corrosion protection and high evaporation stability. Developed for high-temperature applications (up to 250 °C) and applications exposed to aggressive media, Klübertemp GR AR 555 is a white, homogeneous long-term […]

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July 23, 2014
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Scott Saunders Named New CEO of Moore Industries-International

Company veteran Scott Saunders has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of Moore Industries-International, Inc. (Moore), effective July 15, 2014. In his new position, he reports to Leonard W. Moore, who remains  Chairman of the Board of Directors of the instrumentation and process control company he founded in 1968. Saunders joined Moore Industries in 1999 as a Regional Sales Manager. […]

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July 21, 2014
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SKF Introduces Laser Vibrometer for Non-contact Vibration & Noise Measurement

SKF’s new MSL-7000 series laser vibrometer offers a non-contact means for measuring vibration and structure-borne noise from fans, electric motors and pumps. According to the manufacturer, direct integration of this new instrument into a production line also can create a real-time quality control system that measures structure-borne vibration in products with low noise/vibration requirements. The digital, single-unit laser […]

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July 21, 2014
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Production Process Offers New Entry-Level CMMS with Run-Hour & Cycle-Count Metering Capabilities

Production Process has launched ProductionACE/CMMS, a new entry-level computerized maintenance management system that meters run hours and cycle counts. The company says that although preventive maintenance based on equipment run hours and cycle counts can be more effective than calendar scheduling, equipment meters often don’t exist. When they do, manually entering meter readings into a CMMS can be a labor-intensive, error-prone […]

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July 21, 2014
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Mitsubishi Electric Automation Introduces Graphic Operation Terminal with Touchscreen Capability

Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. (Mitsubishi) has introduced the GOT2000 Series, a human machine interface (HMI) that monitors and controls machine components with a graphical touchscreen. Operators are able to  interact with this HMI through intuitive gestures and multi-touch actions, much like they do with tablet and smartphone technologies. According to the manufacturer, the GOT2000 acts as a seamless gateway to industrial automation […]