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January 8, 2019

Algoma Steel poised for modernization, expansion

Algoma Steel Inc. announced it has completed the purchase of substantially all of the assets of Essar Steel Algoma Inc., with the new owners looking to resurrect plans to modernize its facilities in Sault Ste. Marie.

Humber, SICK partner on sensor technology training, awareness

Humber College and SICK have entered into a three-year partnership designed to build awareness of new industry automation sensor solutions and Industry 4.0 ready sensor technologies.

KROHNE wins MassEcon Economic Impact Award

KROHNE is one of 15 Massachusetts firms to have won a MassEcon Impact Award, recognizing companies for their outstanding contributions to that state’s economy.

Inspection notice for male UAC/Quick-Fill Couplers issued by MSA

MSA has issued a Product Information Notice (PIN 10198424) for inspection of SCBA male Universal Air Connection (UAC)/Quick-Fill Couplers, requiring all MSA customers to perform the steps.
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Five key machine safeguarding trends

According to one industry leader, there are five machine safeguarding trends that will be strategic for fabricators and manufacturers in the coming months. » Read more

Why a 0 mA Signal is Not Practical

Alpha Controls & Instrumentation
For decades, process instrumentation has largely relied on 4-20 mA signals to transmit process data easily and reliably. Moreover, it has been the signal of choice in the process control industry for many reasons. One in particular is the fact that current does not degrade and it remains constant at any point in the loop. Therefore, it is a very efficient means to transmit process information. But, why do we use 4-20 mA instead of 0-20 mA? That is a very common question among individuals in the industry. This article will discuss three reasons why a 0 mA signal is not as useful and why 4-20 mA is the industry standard.
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3-Phase SSRs for panel mounting

The RGC3.…48 Series, is a 48 AAC per phase rated device with a panel mount or thru-wall mount, natural convection heatsink from Carlo Gavazzi. » Learn More

Stepper motors serve as replacements for frame motors

PowerPlus Hybrid Stepper Motors from MOONS’ Industries eliminate the hassles of resizing motors by providing 25 to 40 per cent more torque across the entire speed range of a motor. » Learn More

Cruiser checkweighing scales offer value and versatility

Adam Equipment has introduced its new Cruiser bench checkweighing (CKT) scales, featuring seven built-in applications that are ideal for production, warehouse or field use in various industries. » Learn More

Configurable controls for brushless DC motors

American Control Electronics (ACE) has introduced the PML Series, a new family of versatile, feature-rich, configurable controls for brushless DC motors. » Learn More

PDAC 2019

Metro Toronto Convention Centre
Toronto, Ont.
March 3-6, 2019
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2019 CGA Operations, Engineering and Integrity Conference

Delta by Marriott Ottawa City Centre
Ottawa, Ont.
March 4-7, 2019
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2019 Canadian School of Hydrocarbon Measurement

Calgary TELUS Convention Centre
Calgary, Alta.
March 11-13, 2019
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Palais des congrès de Montréal
Montréal, Que.
March 26-28, 2019
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ISA Calgary Show

Stampede Park
Calgary, Alta.
April 9-10, 2019
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