eNews Vol. 15 No. 9
Candian Process Equiptment & Control News


Omron puts technology in students’ hands at Georgian College

An important part of applied learning is having students hone their skills in the classroom using the tools they will encounter in the workforce. For more than 20 years, Omron Canada has been helping Georgian College students to learn manufacturing processes on the latest industry equipment. Read More

RotoPrecision achieves MAC Approval in Canada

Mississauga, ON-based RotoPrecision has announced it has achieved MAC Approval and is now a fully authorized Motovario Assembly Center (MAC) in Canada. Read More

Triplepoint Environmental specifies DDI heater exchanger for aerobic lagoon application

Triplepoint Environmental, a specialist in the aerobic markets of waste water treatment plants, has awarded DDI Heat Exchangers its first order for a heat exchanger to be used in that market. Read More

AW-Lake appoints sales channel manager for thermal mass flow meters

Oak Creek, WI-based AW-Lake Company has appointed Robert Murphy as Vogtlin sales channel manager responsible for new international business growth and customer service. Read More

Process Products

Rope pull switch adds layer of safety to production areas

Whether on the assembly line or machine or where safety in the production area is concerned, PSENrope safe rope pull switches from Pilz Automation Safety Canada switch off functional processes via manual action. Read More

Modular reference pressure calibrator

The Huber Instrumente TM40 modular pressure calibrator from Cameron Instruments includes four slots which are independently configurable, including three different module types to choose from; MM40 for measuring pressure, GM40 for generating pressure and the forthcoming VM40 for Voltage/Current. Read More

Bright digital display for Modbus level sensors

The DPM-100 digital panel meter from BinMaster can be used indoors or outdoors. The vibrantly bright and large red LED display is visible in bright sunlight, fog, dust or yards away. Read More

Drive series suitable for lightweight applications

Festo has added the ELGC/EGSC drive series to its portfolio of electric handling systems. The series includes ELGC spindle axes and toothed belt axes, EGSC mini-slides as well as axial and parallel kits of ideally paired servo and stepper motors. Read More

Feature Articles

Nine examples of effective process applications using Big Data

Last posting, in part one of this three-article series, we learned about Big Data — what it is, how it supports analyses, and how it can be helpful when we have to visually depict large volumes of data. In this article, we will look at nine actual situations from industry of how big data has been used in troubleshooting, maintenance and operations applications. Read More

Wireless remote monitoring of pump jack operations in oil fields

A pump jack is a common sight in the oil field used to mechanically extract crude oil out of a non-self-flowing well. Ensuring pump jacks operate according to schedules is imperative to oil production. Read More
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