eNews Vol. 17 No. 10
Candian Process Equiptment & Control News


Edgewood donates anti-fatigue mats to front line workers

Edgewood Group of Richmond Hill, ON, a custom matting company, has decided to allocate anti-fatigue mats to Canadian first responders on the front lines who are working diligently to keep us all safe. Read More

Endress+Hauser sees itself as well positioned after 2019 increases

Endress+Hauser, a measurement and automation technology supplier for process and laboratory applications based in Reinach, Switzerland, states that it performed well across all fields of activity, industries and regions in 2019. Read More

ERIKS North America recognized by Marathon Petroleum as a top supplier

Pittsburgh-based ERIKS North America, a distributor of industrial products for the refining industry, was recently recognized as one of the Top Suppliers by Marathon Petroleum Corp. (MPC), the largest refining company in North America. Read More

Festo and MassRobotics form robotics and automation partnership

Esslingen, Germany-based Festo has entered into a strategic partnership with MassRobotics of Boston, to further global market growth and innovation initiatives dedicated to the development of the next generation of robotics. Read More

Study reveals Canada as a world leader in environmental performance

Canada’s environmental record outperforms a majority of comparable high-income countries around the world, finds a new study released today by the Fraser Institute, an independent, non-partisan Canadian policy think-tank. Read More

Process Products

Quick-disconnect M8 cables and M12 field wireable connectors

Quick-disconnect cables from AutomationDirect have a 3, 4 or 5-socket M8 female connector on one end and 3, 4 or 5 open leads on the other end designed to provide fast and easy connection between field devices and terminal connections. Read More

Guided wave radar measures liquid levels in tanks, standpipes & separators

The GWR-3000 guided wave radar from BinMaster is suited for types of liquids that include those with steam, vapour, foam, condensation or those prone to residual buildup. The unit is suitable for continuous... Read More

Intrinsically safe pressure calibrator

Cameron Instruments has announced the intrinsically safe HPC50 series pressure calibrator from Ametek STC – Crystal. The units combine features from the previous 30 series, like... Read More

Functional, ergonomic hand-held enclosures

Hammond Manufacturing has launched its new 1552 family of hand-held enclosures. Initially available in six sizes, the IP54 rated UL94-V0 flame-retardant ABS enclosure features an ergonomic design that fits… Read More

Imager inspects for air and vacuum leaks

The Fluke ii900 Sonic Industrial Imager available for sale or rent from ITM Instruments has been introduced. The unit features a 7 in. LCD touchscreen that overlays a colour SoundMap on a visual image for quick leak location identification. Read More

Feature Articles

In glowing colours: Seeing the spread of drug particles in a forensic lab

Black-light videos from National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) will help crime labs manage an invisible risk. When two scientists from the NIST brought black lights and glow powder into the Maryland State Police crime lab… Read More

Reinventing primer to prevent chemical facility corrosion

For chemical plants, chemical tank farms and refineries, atmospheric corrosion of steel is a continual concern that can require re-priming and re-painting every few years to prevent safety issues and the premature replacement of costly infrastructure. Read More

Ex protection – The difference between the Zone and Division model

“The product is suitable for use in Zone 1, as well as for use in Class 1, Div 1.” This statement is heard or read again and again in the descriptions for products for use in hazardous areas. But what is the difference between Zone 1 and Class 1, Div 1? Read More
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