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FLOWMETERS

Rugged, for changing viscosity apps

Intended for high-viscosity, non-abrasive fluid applications, the HPD Series of positive displacement flowmeters and batch controllers reportedly offer seamless integration into any central process control system. According to the company, they maintain a consistent accuracy within plus or minus 0.5 percent at low flow rates, despite changing viscosity conditions. Applications include oils, greases, polyurethanes, solvents, chemicals, additives, lubricants, and fuels. Hedland Flow Metershttp://rbi.ims.ca/3859-606

MULTIPOSITION VALVES

Multiple configurations

Available with up to 16 positions in five configurations ranging from simple stream selection to more complicated trapping functions, the MW Type Multiposition Valves from Valco offer a wide variety of flow configurations, port and fitting sizes, and actuation options. Traditionally made of stainless steel, the valve body can also be ordered in materials such as Hastelloy C-22 or Nitronic 50. The valves' preload design allows the rotor to be inspected or replaced without removing the valve from the actuator. Valco Instrumentshttp://rbi.ims.ca/3859-607

O-RING

Trapezoidal-shaped

The Trap-Seal(TM) from Parker Hannifin Corp. provides improved seal reliability by reducing the possibility of the O-ring popping out of the O-ring face seal (ORFS) groove. Featuring greater seal retention, reduced risk of seal damage and leakage, and a smoother pre-assembly process, the Trap-Seal is designed to stay securely lodged under the ORFS groove lip. The Trap-Seal is also interchangeable with the standard O-ring used in half-dovetail grooves, making seal replacement quick and easy. Parker Hannifinhttp://rbi.ims.ca/3859-608

PRESSURE-REDUCING VALVE

Lightweight

The DR20 is designed as a compact, light-weight valve for use with any small to moderate steam requirement. According to the company, superior flow characteristics through the use of a flow-up design, as well as a flat valve and plug arrangement, promotes secondary pressure stability. The stability reportedly augments the pressure reduction capability to allow the product to reach a turnover ratio of 30:1. It has a stainless steel construction. TLV Corp.http://rbi.ims.ca/3859-609

AIR FILTERS

Fully framed

Designed specifically for 1U and 2U high rackmount electronics, the Rackmount Air Filters are fully framed and cleanable. They were developed to help OEM designers provide small rackmount electronics that are reliable and cost-effective, and that meet Telcordia NEBS and UL/CSA 60950 requirements. They are intended for a variety of applications, including data centers, telecommunications central offices, and CATV headends. Universal Air Filter Co.http://rbi.ims.ca/3859-610

PICK-UP FILTERS

Miniature in size

With a standard 40 micron nylon filter, the company's line of miniature pick-up filters are designed to eliminate contamination on pick-up lines. They are reportedly cleanable and easy to service, and can be replaced by rotating the nut. Nylon housings are standard in white and offered in black, red, green, blue, orange, or yellow, as well. Fittings can reportedly be supplied as barbs, tees, elbows, male and female threads, and panel mounts. Industrial Specialties Mfg.http://rbi.ims.ca/3859-611

HEAT EXCHANGERS

Small in size

The Brazepak heat exchangers are brazed-plate units that are reportedly compact, efficient, and economical. They offer high thermal efficiency while withstanding high pressures and temperatures, according to the company. It is a suitable choice for refrigerant condensers and evaporators, as well as oil coolers in engines and machinery, because of its small size and installation and operation ease. ITT Standardhttp://rbi.ims.ca/3859-612

FLOW SWITCHES

Lower pressure drop

The FS-480 Series flow switches are designed for monitoring fluid systems with higher flow rates. The incline flow switch reportedly accommodates fluid pressures to 1,000 psi. The stainless-steel product is intended for medical equipment applications. In addition to .75-inch NPT ports, they are also available with .50-inch NPT and .50-inch tube end compression fitting connector ports. Gems Sensorshttp://rbi.ims.ca/3859-613

PRESSURE REGULATORS

Two models available

The company is offering two vaporizing pressure regulators that are available to vaporize liquid samples or preheat gas samples. The KEV Series electrically heated vaporizing pressure regulator is designed to be used to heat incoming gas samples or vaporize liquid samples. The KSV Series steam-heated, vaporizing, pressure-reducing regulator reportedly has low internal volume and vaporizes liquid samples or preheats gas samples. Both reportedly feature 315 stainless steel construction. Swagelokhttp://rbi.ims.ca/3859-614

EDUCATIONAL INITIATIVE

Save money

"Pump Systems Matter"(TM) is an educational initiative that places a primary focus on pump systems education and outreach, addressing energy savings, and total cost of pump ownership. It will reportedly serve to transform the market for pumps and pumping systems by changing owner/operator and contractor focus on lowest first cost to a total life-cycle cost in purchasing pumps, pump systems, and service. It will also develop new educational materials and tools to train and educate pump and supplier OEMs, owner/operators, contractors, and others, according to the company. Hydraulic Institutehttp://rbi.ims.ca/3859-615

RODLESS CYLINDER

Three bore sizes avaliable

Designed to prevent monetary losses due to contamination in the production process, this rodless cylinder offers the only IPA-certified design for clean room specification avaliable on today's market. It comes in three sizes: 16, 25, and 32 mm. Hoerbiger-Origahttp://rbi.ims.ca/3859-616

COMMUNICATION PACKAGE

No circuitry or wiring changes

The company's "FlexSAM" system provides up to 32 inputs and 32 outputs without the wiring of remote operating valve manifolds. The modules utilize DIP switches for node addressing and baud rate setting, eliminating the need for software and reportedly reducing trouble-shooting time. Due to featured NEMA 4 protection, the modules can be mounted directly on a machine with no need for an enclosure. The company offers Input and Output Module Kits, and Connector Module Kits for single and dual Sub-D 25-pin, circular 19-pin, or M23 connectors. Parker Hannifinhttp://rbi.ims.ca/3859-617

ACTUATOR ACCESSORIES

Come in a variety

The company's accessories for their line of pneumatic actuators include three- and four-way solenoid valves, pneumatic positioners, electro-pneumatic positioners, valve status monitor, and proximity position indicator. All reportedly comply with NAMUR recommendations (VDI/VDE 3845) as standard. Ultraflo Corp.http://rbi.ims.ca/3859-618

CONVERTIBLE WATER JET PUMP

Six available pressures

This pump combines the power of 350 or 425 hp with the flexibility of changing pressures. Designed for long life and fast conversions, the pump features a slow-running triplex plunger pump, hard-coated valves and plungers, and corrosion-resistant stainless steel. A poly-chain system and water pressure-actuated throttle control adjust output to operator demand. Because it requires fewer parts to change pressures than other convertible pumps, the product reportedly reduces cost and downtime. The basic kit offers six pressures: 8,000, 10,000, 13,000, 15,000, 17,000, or 20,000 psi. NLB Corp.http://rbi.ims.ca/3859-619

CAVITY PUMPS

Versatile for uses

Created as a general utility pump, this product can handle clean, clear liquids, as well as viscous, harsh and corrosive fluids. Suitable for water sampling, as well as pumping adhesives, paints and coatings, chemical slurries, ink and oil scum, the pump's versatility enables customization for any specific plant. The progressing cavity pumps have a lightweight design, feature self-priming, and are said to require little maintenance. They accommodate flow rates to 50 gpm, pressures to 600 psi, and fluid temperatures to 240F. Moyno Inc.http://rbi.ims.ca/3859-620

SANITARY FLOWMETER

Meets rigid sanitary requirements

Designed to the 3-A Sanitary Standards for Clean-In-Place and Sterilize-In-Place environments, The Hedland FlowClean turbine flowmeter meets the requirements for monitoring flow in food, beverage, and pharmaceutical applications. This flowmeter reportedly features a turndown ratio of 10:1, accuracy reading of plus or minus 1 percent, and repeatability of plus or minus 1 percent. The meter is available with sanitary clamp-end connections in sizes from 19 to 63 mm, with an operating pressure of 1,000 psi, and temperature ratings from -100 to +300F. Hedlandhttp://rbi.ims.ca/3859-621

STAINLESS STEEL BALL VALVES

In various sizes

Created with full port construction for application in water, oil, and gas transmission and handling, these valves feature stainless steel balls for precise operation, Teflon seats and seals, and a locking safety handle. The valves undergo air pressure testing under water, and are rated up to 1,000 psi. The 316 SS models are available in sizes ranging from 0.375 to 3 inches. Bee Valve Inc.http://rbi.ims.ca/3859-622

VALVES

Double block-and-bleed

The double block-and-bleed valves' design reportedly allows for an easy transition from process to instrumental systems in one compact valve assembly. Each piece contains a primary isolation valve with a variety of secondary block-and-bleed valves. The valves' benefits over traditional systems may include fewer leak points and reduced mass. They are available in sizes ranging from 0.5 to 2 inches, and rated to temperatures from -50 to +400F, with pressure ratings in the 150- to 2,500-lb class, according to the company. Swagelokhttp://rbi.ims.ca/3859-623

NEW FILTERCART MODELS

Designed to extract fumes

Three new models of the FilterCart have been added to the Nederman line, all of which have a 7-ft extraction arm. The FilterCart Standard model features 270 ft2 of filtration surface area and general purpose extraction hood. The FilterCart Original model offers a 376-ft2 particle filter as well as a built-in halogen spotlight. The FilterCart Carbon model has 300 cfm air handling through 44 lbs of activated carbon. All systems are low maintenance and portable, the company says. Nederman Inc.http://rbi.ims.ca/3859-624

PRESSURE GAUGE

Stainless steel

The Type 316 stainless steel pressure gauge is available in many single-scale pressure ranges: 0-30 psig, 0-60 psig, 0-160 psig, and 0-200 psig. The instrument, designed to withstand vibration, pulsation, and mechanical shock, is also available in a vacuum version for 30-0 Hg and a compound scale model is available for the pressure range of 30 Hg-60 psig. The gauge is suitable for many applications including chemical process, petrochemical, pharmaceutical, food, beverage, pulp, and paper manufacturing. Spirax Sarco Inc.http://rbi.ims.ca/3859-625

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