Interviews

Off to new Shores With Joined Forces
Custom SWIR Optics for Material Sorting and Inspection
Staying Smart in all Industrial Fields
Following the Customer Needs
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

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Trust FIKE to be your explosion protection partner

Trust FIKE to be your explosion protection partner

Protecting your facility and its people from explosions is a tremendous responsibility. But it’s not one you have to handle alone. 

As the leading experts in explosion protection, Fike is bringing over 70 years of experience to you through a number of free half-day Explosion Protection Seminars which we are holding throughout Europe in May and June.

In these exclusive seminars, we’ll explain the unknown dangers of dust explosions, the steps that can be taken to mitigate them and guide you through all the complexities and relevant code...

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See with more sensitivity from farther away

See with more sensitivity from farther away

Flir System cooled midwave infrared (MWIR) cameras have long held a tactical advantage over uncooled longwave infrared (LWIR) cameras in many airborne and ground-based missions.

While cooled MWIR cameras are highly sensitive, they are also larger, heavier, require more power, and cost more than uncooled LWIR cameras. Recent advancements in High Operating Temperature (HOT) MWIR technology open up new possibilities. 

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A Compact Proximity Sensor Built to Last in the Most Extreme Environments

A Compact Proximity Sensor Built to Last in the Most Extreme Environments

Emerson presents the TopWorx™ GO™ Switch model 52M, a low profile, dry contact, proximity sensor with a 316L stainless steel sensing face in an industry standard 12mm package. The temperature ranges from -40°C to 100°C and it’s suitable for IP69K applications. The 52M does not require power to operate and is polarity insensitive with zero need to specify NPN or PNP circuits and maintains the ability to be a plug-and-play replacement for inductive proximity sensors. 

Features & Benefits

Can operate in large...

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Brady Inspection Timer

Brady Inspection Timer

The innovative Brady Inspection Timer can help save lives by clearly showing on machines, equipment and tools when maintenance is needed. Its LED lights grab the attention of users and maintenance professionals alike from a distance and help avoid the use of uninspected or worn out equipment.

The Brady Inspection Timer clearly highlights when the next planned maintenance intervention is due. Versions are available that count down 7 days, 30 days and 365 days. Each version is equipped with a dark green, light green, yellow and flashing red LED light...

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DonadonSDD Rupture Discs for Aseptic Applications

DonadonSDD Rupture Discs for Aseptic Applications

DonadonSDD products for aseptic applications have been designed to meet the high quality standards required by 3-A SSI, an American no-profit corporation whose aim is to ensure public health through hygiene equipment.

Rupture discs are particularly used in the Pharmaceutical, Food industries, and are particularly suitable for C.I.P. (Cleaning-In-Place) and S.I.P. (Steaming-In-Place) processes and productions that comply with Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP).

PTFE gaskets, which are certified in compliance with FDA and USP class VI, 3-A, and Eu 10/2011...

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HD Optical Gas Imaging Camera Improves Inspection Safety

HD Optical Gas Imaging Camera Improves Inspection Safety

Designed for oil and gas industry professionals, the FLIR GF620 high-definition (HD) optical gas imaging (OGI) camera sets a new standard for detecting and visualizing invisible leaks of hydrocarbons, such as methane, and common volatile organic compounds (VOCs).

With four times the pixels of previous models, the HD resolution GF620 helps inspectors survey for fugitive hydrocarbon emissions from further, safer distances than possible with lower-resolution OGI cameras. The new GF620...

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Affordable OGI Camera for Methane Detection

Affordable OGI Camera for Methane Detection

The FLIR GF77 is a next generation handheld Optical Gas Imaging (OGI) camera that offers inspection professionals the features they need to find potentially dangerous, invisible methane leaks at natural gas power plants, renewable energy production facilities, industrial plants, and other locations along a natural gas supply chain.

The uncooled GF77 provides methane gas detection capability at roughly half the price of cooled gas inspection thermal cameras, to empower the oil and gas industry to reduce emissions and ensure a safer work environment.   

For...

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Safeguarding Staff from Carbon Monoxide Leaks

Safeguarding Staff from Carbon Monoxide Leaks

The FLIR GF346 Optical Gas Imaging Camera is designed to detect even the smallest Carbon Monoxide (CO) leaks. Able to scan large areas rapidly and pinpoint leaks in real time, the GF346 is ideal for monitoring plants where it is difficult to reach components with contact measurement tools such as gas sniffers. Using a FLIR GF346 safeguards personnel from the dangers of Carbon Monoxide poisoning, reduces repair downtime and provides verification of the process. And above all it is exceptionally safe, allowing potentially dangerous...

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TWO Neutrino™ Camera Series - Performance & SWaP+C

TWO Neutrino™ Camera Series - Performance & SWaP+C

The performance series includes two new models; the FLIR Neutrino OX and Neutrino SX12. Ranging from 1.3 to> 3.1 megapixels, this series includes the highest resolution MWIR camera from FLIR.

The new compact and lightweight Neutrino LC, with its high operating temperature (HOT) focal plane array, sets the standard for SWaP+C. Neutrinos are ideal for commercial, industrial and defense applications. Built from the ground up for integrators, they are easy to integrate, making for shorter time to market.

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Quantifying Methane Leaks & Flares

Quantifying Methane Leaks & Flares

FLIR Systems GF-Series Optical Gas Imaging (OGI) cameras are being used by the oil and gas industry to quantitatively measure methane emissions and create a datum point for future methane reduction calculations. FLIR Systems, in partnership with Providence Photonics, has developed Quantitative Optical Gas Imaging (qOGI) technology, which is designed to work exclusively with FLIR GF-Series OGI cameras. Quantitative OGI represents a critical step forward in the world of optical gas imaging because it eliminates the need for secondary sampling devices to quantify gas emissions.

Methane...

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Emerson Starts New Digital Transformation Organization
Non-invasive Temperature Sensors - a Better Method of Industrial Temperature Measurement
Optical Systems for High Temperature Applications
Who is the most inspiring innovation leader?
Choosing the Right Cobot Gripper for Cosmetics Handling
Accuracy and Repeatability for Non-contact Measur
Coriolis Mass Flowmeter with Sanitary Design
Decentralizing Controls
Benchtop Lab Gas Analyzer for Hydrogen Sulfide
Digital Point Level Switch
Advances in the Field of Chemical Injection
Advanced Oxygen Analysers
Pietro Tomasi is Romaco’s new Vice President Sales & Service
Leak-free Mag-drive Pumps