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Immediate Quantification of Gas Leaks

Immediate Quantification of Gas Leaks

FLIR Systems announces new Quantitative Optical Gas Imaging (qOGI) technology, developed in conjunction with Providence Photonics, that was designed to work exclusively with its GF-Series cameras. qOGI represents a major advance in the world of optical gas imaging because it eliminates the need for secondary sampling devices to quantify gas emissions.

Using a Providence Photonics’ QL320™ in conjunction with a FLIR GFx320 or FLIR GF320 camera, surveyors can now measure mass leak rates (lb/h or g/h) or volumetric leak rates (cc/min or L/min) for most hydrocarbons.

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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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Detecting Fluorinated Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Detecting Fluorinated Greenhouse Gas Emissions

The FLIR GF306 visualizes Sulfur Hexafluoride (SF6) emissions and is the only optical gas imaging camera that has the sensitivity to detect levels of 0.1% of total SF6 amount in any given system. Used in the electric power industry as an insulator and quenching medium for gas-insulated substations and circuit breakers, new EU legislation on SF6 emissions is set to become law in 2019**.

The portable, non-contact GF306 camera allows you to quickly scan substations for leaks while maintaining a safe distance from high-voltage equipment. By catching leaks early, the GF306 reduces lost...

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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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Print a Compliant, Safe and Efficient Workplace

Print a Compliant, Safe and Efficient Workplace

With professional safety & facility identification printers & software from Brady, you can take full control of your workplace identification to quickly comply with national and European safety requirements, to make it safer and more efficient in line with 5S and lean manufacturing. Check out printer comparison guide, try Workstation software 30 days for free and get free samples!

On-site printing capabilities

Having professional safety & facility identification printing capabilities and software on-site, offers a set of interesting advantages:
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Create Compliant, Safe & Efficient Workplaces

Create Compliant, Safe & Efficient Workplaces

Use durable pipe markers, safety signs, CLP-labels and area marking from BRADY. Align with International Directives and national legislation, prevent accidents by communicating important safety information when and where co-workers need to see it, and identify areas in line with 5S and lean manufacturing for more efficiency.

Avoid collisions between pedestrians, forklifts and other vehicles by clearly marking traffic lanes. Let employees and first responders know which pipes or chemical containers have a dangerous content and implement prohibition, warning, mandatory, evacuation and fire...

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Tailored Asset & Component Labels

Tailored Asset & Component Labels

Asset and component traceability, from production to maintenance and even spare part service contracts, becomes easier because more information can be printed in a legible way on durable labels. This can also result in better compliance with legal requirements such as UL certification, safety standards and environmental responsibilities. 

Brady’s asset and component labels can be created with the highest flexibility.
This includes:
-    small prints of text in every language, symbols and special characters
-    improved serialisation...

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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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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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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. 

 

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