eNews Vol. 16 No. 14
Candian Process Equiptment & Control News


Craig Richardson joins Thermoforming Systems' aftermarket team

Davis-Standard of Pawcatuck, CT, has announced the appointment of Craig Richardson to aftermarket sales manager for Thermoforming Systems, LLC (TSL), a Davis-Standard subsidiary. Read More

Dundee Sustainable Technologies provides arsenic plant update

Dundee Sustainable Technologies (DST) of Montreal, has provided an update on its industrial scale plant its proprietary arsenic stabilization technology. Read More

IEA oil market report provides initial 2020 vision

The International Energy Agency (IEA) has published its first outlook for 2020. In its Oil Market Report: 2020 vision, the consequences for oil demand are becoming apparent, the IEA says. Read More

Chevron Phillips Chemical said to acquire Nova Chemicals

Chevron Phillips Chemical Company, a joint venture between Chevron Corp and Phillips 66, has offered to acquire Nova Chemicals Corp for more than $15 billion including debt. Read More

OPAF partners with ISA on specifications for cybersecurity standards

Research Triangle Park, NC-based ISA, a global professional society comprised of automation engineers and technicians, has entered into an agreement with The Open Group Open Process Automation Forum (OPAF) to facilitate cybersecurity testing of prototype O-PAS compliant components. Read More

Process Products

Machine monitoring made mobile

Predict machinery issues before operations are impacted, simplified inspection, machine health data collection and analysis are now available with SKF Pulse. The mobile application… Read More

Discharger pierces single-use bulk bags, cuts cycle times

A new bulk-out bulk bag discharger from Flexicon features a bag piercing receiving hopper and side-mounted flow promotion devices to feed downstream processes at high rates. Read More

Integrated infrared temperature sensors

The Thermalert 4.0 series of integrated infrared temperature sensors from Fluke Process Instruments are said to provide accurate temperature measurement for a wide variety of process control applications. Read More

WirelessHART CO detector allows for flexible mounting

United Electric Controls has announced that it has added carbon monoxide (CO) to the list of gases detected by the latest Vanguard WirelessHART gas detector. Vanguard version 1.2 also includes new… Read More

Rotating nozzle for tank cleaning machines

The 5TM rotating nozzle from Lechler is used for large tank cleaning for applications in the petrochemical and food and beverage industry. It is noted for its… Read More

Feature Articles

The 3 Rs of analog position sensor-based mechanical measurements

Those of us old enough to remember the "good old days" recall that grade school focused on learning the 3 Rs: reading, 'riting, and 'rithametic.In the world of sensors, there are also 3 Rs: Repeatability, Resolution, and Response. Read More

Common applications of hydraulic O-ring face seals

O-ring face seal SAE J1453 fittings are popular in hydraulic lines onboard off road vehicles such as tractors, combines and other heavy equipment used in mining and construction. Due to the frequent… Read More

Taking the guesswork out of specifiying a dust collector

From baghouses to cartridge collectors, dust collection is an important component of many successful manufacturing processes. Whether you're looking to upgrade an old system or you need to… Read More
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