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Riding the Process Upswing at ACHEMA
Are Off-the-Shelf Optics Always the Best Choice?
An All-in-one Outside the Box Approach
The Digital Transformation Takes Off at Hannover
Pushing the Boundaries of Lubrication Demand
Lens Talk: Technology for the Nuclear Industry
“Together, Anything is Possible”: Shell Lubricants Has a New Motto
Looking Forward to.... 2017 HANNOVER MESSE
Bio, Pharma, Chemical Technologies
The Value of Water

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Pneumatic Stoppers

Pneumatic Stoppers

Socap’s pneumatic stopper is suitable for the temporary plugging of circular pipes, like sewer lines, aqueducts, drainage lines etc. to completely isolate one section of the pipe containing the liquid from the section where repair or maintenance will take place. This type of pneumatic stopper can also be used to carry out pressure test on the pipe.

Socap ‘s Pneumatic Stopper is also use of temporarily plugging metal pipes (pipelines, gas mains etc.) to be serviced in the presence of flammable gas and liquids at medium pressure. This type of pneumatic stopper...

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Integrated Machine Vision

Integrated Machine Vision

Machine vision becomes an integral element of the automation ecosystem with B&R. At this year's SPS IPC Drives, B&R introduced its first image processing solution to be seamlessly incorporated in the automation system. The solution comprises cameras, software and lighting accessories.
 

At the heart of the solution is a broad selection of intelligent camera technology. Options at the lower end will replace simple machine vision sensors, while the top of the range will harness the full potential of high-end...

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eBook: Secure Remote Access for Industrial Machines

eBook: Secure Remote Access for Industrial Machines

Wouldn’t it be awesome — for you and your customers — if you could quickly and securely perform diagnostics and resolve most of issues remotely?
•    Learn the business benefits of remote access
•    Diagnose and solve problems remotely
•    Ensure secure access via Internet or cloud
 
 
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Should Solenoid Valves be Classed as Commodity Items?

Should Solenoid Valves be Classed as Commodity Items?

There are those who view solenoid valves as merely a commodity, and there are those who are interested in long-term reliability. The overall reliability of any system in a process plant cannot exceed the reliability of the final link in the control chain.

Unfortunately, however, low cost and high reliability may be divergent ambitions when it comes to valves. Engineers seeking operational longevity and high-quality performance should think beyond initial purchase price, as any other strategy is likely to cost far more in the long run. 

Driven by cost pressures,...

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Flexible electronic and electric device labelling

Flexible electronic and electric device labelling

Critical and practical instruction labels on electric and electronic devices are important for safety, compliance and ease of use. Brady Corporation offers a complete range of reliable labels that can be designed with the highest flexibility and printed with advanced technologies.

Great flexibility

More information can be placed on labels for devices thanks to extremely accurate printing that allows more special characters, symbols, signs, logos and letters from every alphabet to remain clearly legible in small fonts. This enables increased flexibility in...

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Detect Carbon Monoxide Leaks Safely

Detect Carbon Monoxide Leaks Safely

The FLIR GF346 is an optical gas imaging camera designed to detect carbon monoxide and a number of other gases. It is unbeatable for detecting even the smallest leaks. The FLIR GF346 can scan large areas rapidly and pinpoint leaks in real time. It is ideal for monitoring plants where it is difficult to reach components with contact measurement tools such as gas sniffers. Literally thousands of components can be scanned per shift without the need to interrupt the process. Using a FLIR GF346 safeguards personnel from the dangers of carbon monoxide poisoning, reduces repair downtime and provides...

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The complete 3-in-1 Lockout/Tagout Solution

The complete 3-in-1 Lockout/Tagout Solution

Brady offers a complete 3 in 1 solution for an optimal Lockout/Tagout implementation, even in multiple sites: site surveys, best practice procedures and all tools for successful LO/TO in your facilities. Get the free Guide!

Brady can send a specialised Engineer to help survey your sites, and to offer a comprehensive report on how you could implement Lockout/Tagout in line with worldwide best practices. The survey can include:

identification of on-site machinery that could require Lockout/Tagout in order to prevent workplace accidents identification of every energy...

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Cloud-Based Communication Channel

Cloud-Based Communication Channel

Molex has worked with MB Connect Line GmbH to realise a new platform for remote access, monitoring and predictive maintenance: it is a cloud-based communication channel. Data transparency is getting increasingly important, and this platform adds communications and networking to the production process, offering machine and system builders’ capabilities designed to enable real-time condition monitoring and predictive maintenance, supporting the drive towards smarter machines and factories. 

 

As...

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High Sensitivity Remote Leak Detection

High Sensitivity Remote Leak Detection

FLIR Systems High Sensitivity Mode (HSM) is a technological innovation to enhance the leak detection performance of their GF-Series optical gas imaging cameras. FLIR GF Series OGI camera's offer quick, non-contact remote measurement of gas leaks in real time.
Using the high sensitivity mode even the smallest of gas leaks can be spotted.

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Easily Print Durable Signs to Increase Safety & Efficiency

Easily Print Durable Signs to Increase Safety & Efficiency

Safety signs, floor marking, 5S labels, lean labels, labels to identify racks, doors, stairs, bins, desks and chairs and CLP-labels to identify chemicals can all be printed with the new S3100 at your location whenever you need them.

The S3100 Sign & Label Printer enables you to easily print a wide range of reliable safety signs and facility labels, even in standalone mode, to increase workplace safety and efficiency on demand.

Designed to last

The S3100 prints on Brady's industrial grade vinyls that offer 8-10 year outdoor durability, and on durable polyesters...

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Detecting Fluorinated Greenhouse Gas Emissions
Electromagnetic Flowmeter for Pipes up to DN 400
High Speed Cameras for Maintenance and Troubleshooting
New Global Lubricants Collaboration Agreement Signed
Halogen-free Connectors
Guided Radar Sensors
Prevent slips, trips and falls
More Productivity and Fewer Failures
Gas Turbine Measurement
Haver & Boecker and Windmöller & Hölscher Presented Aventus at Achema
SIL Certified Vortex Flow Meter Rosemount 8800
SAMSON Announces new Chief Digital Officer
DANFOSS INAUGURATES THE LARGEST ATEX LABORATORY IN EUROPE
More Performance for Compact Industrial PC