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Fieldbus indicators

Field or panel mounted indicators for use with FOUNDATION fieldbus and Profibus PA systems. FF ITK 6 compliant Zone 0, 1 and 2 plus Div 1 and 2 certified for gas and dust. Bus powered ATEX, FM, cFM and IECEx certified IP66 enclosures 5 digit 20mm high display with bargraph …

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Yokogawa makes CDP Water Security A List and Supplier Engagement Leader Board

Yokogawa has made it onto CDP’s Water Security A List and Supplier Engagement Leader Board. The A listing is for the company’s sustainable water management practices and disclosure of information on these activities, and the selection to the leader board is for the company’s leadership in engaging with its suppliers …

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Sensors help keep ketchup fresh

A food-processing plant trusts Contrinex’s sensors to help it ensure plastic bottles, filled with liquid food products, are hermetically sealed and its customers kept safe. Prior to the containers being capped, a long-distance inductive sensor, positioned directly over the packaging line confirms the presence of an aluminium-foil seal over the top …

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Vaisala probes facilitate rollout of environmentally friendly refrigeration

Supermarkets all over Australia and New Zealand are benefiting from advanced carbon dioxide monitors as new natural refrigeration systems are installed in the fight against climate change. The Woolworths Group employs over 205,000 staff and serves 900 million customers each year. As a large and diverse organisation, Woolworths knows that …

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Gardner Denver delivers faster digital insights with iConn HD

Gardner Denver’s smart IoT analytics system, iConn, is now available as a subscription streaming service that enables plant operators and equipment providers to stay fully in control of all their compressed air processes – 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The iConn HD upgrade pushes critical information about …

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Moore Industries’ ECT isolator/signal converter wins award

Moore Industries‘ UL approved ECT-DIN 2-Wire Isolator has won the Control Engineering 2020 Engineers’ Choice Award in the Network Integration – Signal Conditioning category. The award will be presented at the 2020 Engineering Awards in Manufacturing dinner on Monday, 27 April 2020, at the Sofitel Chicago Magnificent Mile hotel. The …

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RS Components launches DesignSpark ‘Power Technology Hub’

RS Components (RS) has announced the creation of a new technology hub on its DesignSpark website. A valuable resource for design engineers and students, it includes free design tools and a breadth of key product and system development information. Sponsored by Maxim Integrated Products, the DesignSpark Power Technology Hub features …

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Podium place for Bulgin connectors in international school ROV competition

A school robotics team sponsored by rugged connector and component manufacturer Bulgin won third place overall in the 2019 MATE (Marine Advanced Technology Education) International ROV competition, with connectors from Bulgin featured in the design. Among the 24 other schools that qualified in the Explorer age group final, a California-based high school’s robotics …

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Manufacturing Technology Centre looks for engineers of the future

The Manufacturing Technology Centre in Coventry has issued an invitation to the engineers of the future to look at the record numbers of apprenticeship opportunities available in its Advanced Manufacturing Training Centre. The AMTC, on the MTC campus, plans to recruit more than 100 apprentices to start in September 2020, …

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Endress+Hauser Digital Solutions celebrates 20 years of innovation

For two decades, Endress+Hauser has given the topic of digitalisation a place it can call home. Endress+Hauser Digital Solutions is responsible within the Group for everything related to digital communications and automation solutions. Currently, applications for the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) are the focal point of the work. According …

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