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Alarm management system

Issue 7 and Volume 117.

AMETEK Power Instruments added the IEC61850 protocol t its SER Alarm Management System. The system is designed to interconnect all intelligent electronic devices via a station bus.

The Web browser-based alarm management system records alarms with 1 millisecond precision for determining root cause and corrective actions. The system can also simultaneously receive digital alarm contacts that are time stamped and archived in the database for one common Web browser-based display and analysis. The protocol also reduces installation time by eliminating the need for discrete wiring and providing a standardized approach to system configuration using the open protocol.

AMETEK Power Instruments
Info: http://powereng.hotims.com RS#: 400


BACnet controller

BACnet controller

Wago Corp.’s 750-830 BACnet Controller features software with extended functionality and simplified system-wide integration/configuration.

The new model features text messaging support, control algorithms, alarm queries, object types and creation of a Trend Log and Calendar dynamic objects during runtime.

Part of the Wago I/O system can pair with a 750-493 3-Phase Power Measurement Module for energy monitoring and data collection.

Wago Corp.
Info http://powereng.hotims.com RS#: 401


Thermal Insulation Ceramic Blankets

Thermal Insulation Ceramic Blankets

Cotronics 370R REACH compliant ceramic blankets are made from alkaline earth silicate wool and were specifically designed for use in applications that require highly efficient thermal insulation and compliance with strict safety requirements and regulations. 370R blankets are thermally stable to 2730ºF, flexible, and resilient with non-wetting characteristics, low heat storage and low shrinkage.

Cotronics ceramic blankets are designed to replace noncompliant, RCF blankets. Applications include: furnace and boiler linings; chemical reactors, ovens, door seals, reusable steam and gas turbine insulation; mold wraps and investment castings, expansion joint packing, high temperature filters, fire protection, sound absorption, non-contaminating brazing and sintering separators, melting furnace back up insulation, aluminum ladle and trough covers and more. Not recommended for use with HF, H3PO4, NaOH and KOH.

Cotronics


Turbine ignition transformers

Turbine ignition transformers

Foster Transformer’s high voltage ignition transformers for stationary gas turbines are designed to operate in ambient temperatures of up to 275 degrees F and are proven for turbines manufactured by GE, Pratt & Whitney, Allison, Westinghouse and more.

Standard input voltage 115/230 V, 50 – 400 Hz, custom input voltages and frequencies available. Output voltage is 15,000 V, with power rating 0.450 kVA, and 8-32 screw terminal line voltage connection.

Each ignition transformer is encapsulated in MIL-PRF-23586F UL940V Silicone Elastomer for protection against shock and vibration, thermal cycling stress, dielectric failure and corrosion.

Foster Transformer
Info http://powereng.hotims.com RS#: 402


Static discharge grounding cables

Static discharge grounding cables

Mueller Electric Co. Inc. is offering static and electrostatic discharge grounding cables that are designed to protect workers and associated equipment from the potential harmful efforts of static electricity and electrostatic discharge. The cables are available in multiple lengths and in insulated and non-insulated versions with copper or stainless steel wire construction. The cables also come with the option of five types of end connectors that are available on all cable lengths and types.

The cables are available for online purchase directly from the Mueller website at www.muellerelectric.com or through the company’s global distribution network.

Mueller Electric Co. Inc.


Hydrogen fuel-cell powered generator

Multiquip’s H2G EarthSmart hydrogen fuel cell-powered generator is the industry’s first mobile hydrogen fuel cell-powered generator. The H2G is non-polluting, with no particulate emissions. Because the machine does not use fossil fuel sources, no combustion occurs in the process, making it safer for use in any environment, indoors or out. The generator operates cleanly with zero emissions and can be operated inside and for tunnel/underground applications.

Multiquip


Inverter and charger

OutBack Power Technologies Inc. announced its grid-interactive Radian Series GS7048E Inverter/Charger. The charger offers 230 V of adjustable power for residential, industrial, commercial and other applications.

Grid-tied renewable energy systems save money by offsetting utility costs, while off-grid systems provide energy independence when grid power is unavailable.

OutBack Power Technologies Inc.
Info http://powereng.hotims.com RS#: 402


Rubber pocket bumpers

Rubber pocket bumpers from Heyco are designed to use as mounting feet to prevent equipment from sliding or moving. Designed for through hole installation, the rubber pocket bumpers offer a 60-70 durometer range and are available in 29 sizes from .500” (12.7 mm) to 2.500” (63.5mm) to accommodate various mounting holes and panel thicknesses, and to provide vibration dampening. They are constructed out of Styrene Butadiene and have an operating temperature range of -40°F (-40°C) to 221°F (105°C).

Heyco Products Inc.
Info http://powereng.hotims.com RS#: 403


Inverter series

Inverter series

Power-One Inc. is offering the ULTRA-700/1100/1500-TL inverter series available in 780 kW, 1.17 MW and 1.56 MW models.

The AURORA ULTRA extends the power range of their inverters to 1.56 MW. They are made with a 98.6 percent efficiency and up to four independent maximum power point tracking (MPPT) algorithms along with a 690 V AC output voltage.

Power-One Inc.
Info http://powereng.hotims.com RS#: 404


Pressure regulator

Pressure regulator

Marsh Bellofram Corp.’s BelGAS division introduced the Type P143 spring loaded pressure regulator designed to provide high accuracy natural gas and air pressure regulation within commercial, residential and light industrial burners and unit heaters.

The regulators are available in ¾-inch, 1-inch or 1-1/4-inch pipe sizes and incorporates a corrosion-resistant stainless steel body with a lightweight aluminum bonnet. The units also offer internal relief to reduce internal pipe stresses with an available low-pressure cutoff version.

Marsh Bellofram Corp.
Info http://powereng.hotims.com RS#: 405


Remote Measurement Display

Remote Measurement Display

The Remote Measurement Display, from Setra Systems, Inc., facilitates clear and remote viewing capabilities of real-time “at a glance” HVAC/R conditions, ensuring effective climate control management within a variety of critical environments. The CE-compliant display accepts 0-10 and 0-5 VDC analog signals from virtually any sensing technology, including temperature, humidity, CO2, pressure, and others. The 1-inch, 3.5 digit LCD display may be clearly viewed from across a room with reduced glare and readings may be easily calibrated by the user. It is also wipedown capable, with no special maintenance requirements. These flush mount style units are compatible with standard 4-11/16 electrical box configurations.

Setra Systems, Inc.
Info http://powereng.hotims.com RS#: 406


Shock accelerometer series

Shock accelerometer series

Meggitt Sensing Systems introduced its Endevco Model 7264 Series piezoresistive shock accelerometer family. These transducers are designed for measuring long duration transients and short duration shock impacts of structures or systems.

Models within the series meet both SAE J211 impact testing and SAE J2570 anthropomorphic device testing standards as well as Euro NCAP standards. They also include a “B” variation, the Endevco model 7264B series, and the “C” variation, the model 7274C series.

Meggitt Sensing Systems
Info http://powereng.hotims.com RS#: 407


Gas detectors

Gas detectors

Sierra Monitor has introduced the new IT Series network-enabled gas detectors, featuring user-friendly digital display, 4-20 mA output, RS-485 Modbus output, HART, integral relays, SentryBus output and extensive self-diagnostics for reliable, accurate monitoring. The IT Series meets the user needs in integrated gas monitoring with plant-wide safety monitoring.

Sierra Monitor


Quality control software

Kistler North America has announced the introduction of the STASA Quality Control plastics injection molding process optimization software, designed to optimize machinery parameters. The software is based on a repeated systematic design of experiments method for determining best machinery setting operating points as well as online process. The methodology allows for machinery behavior simulation and visualization, preventing unnecessary experiments.

The software offers lower overall production costs with shorter cycle times, fewer defective parts and greater ability to accurately forecast parts processes. Additional benefits include reduced cycle time and rejection rate; setup phase systemization; and enhanced setup process documentation and knowledge.

Kistler North America


Industrial generators

Industrial generators

Subaru’s Industrial Generators feature four models all featuring power and reliability.

The models are the R1100, which features a 2.4 horsepower EH09-2 Subaru engine and delivers a maximum output of 1,100 watts. The next three models, the RGX2900, the RGX3600 and the RGX4800, all feature Subaru’s EX series overhead cam engines and are equipped with a 4.4 gallon fuel tank and a gauge, as well as a full tubular steel frame.

Subaru
Info http://powereng.hotims.com RS#: 409


Sump cleaners

Sump cleaners

The Eriez Hydroflow line of heavy-duty industrial wet/dry vacuum sump cleaner units are designed to clean virtually any machine tool sump, tank or pit.

Eriez offers six models of sump cleaners: The Top Sump Cleaner, the Reversible Liquid Vacuum, the Sump Cleaner, the Single Compartment Sump Cleaner, the Push Sump Cleaner and the Truck Sump Cleaner.

Eriez Hydroflow
Info http://powereng.hotims.com RS#: 410


Tamper evident labels

Tamper evident labels

CILS International introduces its CILS-8800B label series designed to provide label strength needed for long-term product identification, yet will destruct on attempted removal.

Variable data, such as barcodes, serial numbers, etc., can be printed in minutes from a standard laser or thermal transfer printer while the adhesive permanently bonds to all surfaces, including power-coated and cast metal surfaces, oily smooth plastic.

CILS International
Info http://powereng.hotims.com RS#: 411


Telecontrol modules

Telecontrol modules

WAGO Corp.’s TO-PASS Compact Telecontrol Modules provide I/O monitoring, error-reporting and supplementary I/O control via bidirectional SMS text messaging. TO-PASS is designed to eliminate wiring and radio repeaters and bring SCADA-style capabilities to existing applications and create new ones.

The eight digital inputs send eight different error messages via email or fax to four user-designated receivers. Users can customize command text through dedicated configuration software.

WAGO Corp.
Info http://powereng.hotims.com RS#: 412


Tigerhood Futura XXL Welding Helmet

Tigerhood Futura XXL Welding Helmet

The Fibre-Metal brand Tigerhood Futura XXL welding helmet, from Honeywell Safety Products, delivers a large wide-view, distortion-free auto darkening filter lens with the highest-quality optics available in the U.S. and Canada. With a total viewing area measuring 10.2 square inches, the XXL model provides a 40 percent larger viewing area than standard auto darkening filters. ADC technology delivers uniform shading and distortion-free vision across the entire viewing area, even peripherally. As a result, welders can see clearly and work at awkward angles more easily. Engineered to perform across the spectrum of electro-arc welding processes, the Tigerhood Futura XXL is ideally suited for those working in the shipbuilding, heavy fabrication, mining, oil and gas, and petrochemical industries.

Honeywell Safety Products
Info http://powereng.hotims.com RS#: 413


Radio transmitter

Radio transmitter

Ritron introduces the Quick Talk RQT, an industrial-grade radio transmitter with sensor inputs and voice recording storage that automatically alerts radio-equipped personnel when plant conditions change.

The RQT radio can operate stand-alone on 6 AA batteries or it can be powered by an optional 110V AC adaptor. The polycarbonate enclosure is gasketed and sealed and offers built-in mounting flanges.

Ritron
Info http://powereng.hotims.com RS#: 414


Wire-Tap Branch Connectors

Wire-Tap Branch Connectors

WAGO Corporation¹s 730 Series Wire-Tap Branch Connectors expedite terminations for facility managers and engineers overseeing vertical transportation applications. Available in 3- and 6-pole variants, 730 Series female sockets utilize IDC to tap individual conductors at any place without stripping. Male plugs employ vibration-resistant CAGE CLAMP Spring Pressure Connection Technology to ensure reliability within elevator shafts. 730 Series is rated 300V/10A; female sockets accommodate fine-stranded conductors AWG 18¬16, male plugs accommodate solid, stranded and fine-stranded conductors AWG 28¬14. Created for switching functions, e.g., door switches or interlocks, 730 Series bright orange 3-pole Wire-Tap Branch Connector features an Isolation Blade that automatically cuts and isolates Live conductors in one step.

WAGO Corporation


Weld tracking and positioning systems

Weld tracking and positioning systems

Lincoln Electric says its Arc Products’ weld tracking and positioning systems are made to position arc and track joints for wind tower section fabrication.

Products include Seam Tracker Systems for automated weld joint tracking, Motorized Slide control systems for manual joint positioning and Cross Slide Assemblies to mount submerged arc or GMAW single or tandem welding arc equipment. All of the products are designed for wind tower section fabrication as well as tanks, pipe, pressure vessels, beams and stiffeners and rims/wheels.

Arc Products
Info http://powereng.hotims.com RS#: 415

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