Archive | 2014

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AVnu Alliance’s Industrial Focus to Open New Paths Across the Industrial Internet

AVnu Alliance (Alliance), the industry consortium driving open standards-based deterministic networking through certification, has announced the creation of a new Industrial market segment. The move appears to be based, in part, on standard Ethernet’s expanded range, functionality and application with the evolution of the Audio Video Bridging (AVB) standard into Time Sensitive Networking (TSN).  Those new TSN capabilities, […]

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December 10, 2014
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Emerson Extends Control System Capabilities with Integrated Generator Excitation

Emerson Process Management has integrated generator excitation capabilities into its Ovation control system for more reliable power plant operation. This capability helps to better control the generator and, in doing so, contributes to grid stability. Built on the Ovation control system platform, the Ovation generator excitation system offers precise excitation control for rotating, brushless or […]

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December 10, 2014
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SFC Portable Valve Actuation is Designed for Water and Wastewater Installations

Operating valves in water and wastewater installations can be a laborious and dangerous task, especially if the valves are used infrequently, corroded or have varying torque requirements. Smith Flow Control’s EasiDrive portable valve actuator is designed specifically for these scenarios, by allowing operatives to operate valves without the need for dedicated valve actuators. With the […]

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December 10, 2014
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Siemens Power Supply Designed for Networked Automation Applications

Siemens compact and modular Sitop PSU8600 is the first power supply system to integrate into networked automation applications and Siemens Totally Integrated Automation Portal (TIA Portal), considerably reducing engineering, configuration and operation costs. Only 125-mm wide, the power supply system’s space-saving base unit provides 40 amperes.  It is capable of providing 50% extra power for […]

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December 10, 2014
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EXAIR Reversible Drum Vacs are CE Compliant

EXAIR’s Reversible Drum Vac and High Lift Reversible Drum Vac are ideal for the recovery of fluids like: coolant, hydraulic oils, sludge and chips, waste water, and liquid spills. After undergoing rigorous testing by an independent laboratory, EXAIR’s Reversible Drum Vacs have been proven to meet the stringent requirements of the European Union in order […]

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December 10, 2014
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Insulated Blower Hose Transfers Heat for People and Processes

A lightweight, insulated blower hose that is highly compressible, energy efficient and easy to handle for onsite fracking, oil & gas, and utilities applications has been introduced by Flexaust. Flexaust Arctic Duct U Insulated Blower Hose features a 1” fiberglass insulation barrier that is protected by two single-ply fabric polyester plies and reinforced with a […]

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December 9, 2014
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Leica Geosystems Launches Certification for 3D-Plant-Documentation Service Providers

  Leica Geosystems Inc. has announced the availability of a new Certified Plant Service Provider (CPSP) program to promote a standard of excellence for 3D laser scanning in plant environments. The immersive three-day program includes lectures and hands-on exercises to teach the types of specialized skills that lead to safety and accuracy in common and unique plant applications. […]

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Multiquip Rolls Out New Rugged Natural-Gas Generators at POWER-GEN Show

Multiquip used this week’s POWER-GEN International show in Orlando, FL, as an opportunity to roll out its new NGA150 (120kw) unit, the first in a line of MQ Power natural-gas-fueled generators. Available for sale in the second quarter of 2015, the NGA150 will be followed immediately by a 200kw version. According to the company, these […]

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