De Nora (Milan, Italy); www.denora.com
The ClorTec® DN Gen II electrochlorination is designed to offer greater on-site sodium hypochlorite generation efficiency, easier operation, and less maintenance. Upgrades to the system include a new design that allows the duty and standby units to be mounted on the same frame, saving as much as 50% of the footprint. Other improvements include 100% access to every component, making operation and maintenance simple, and a proprietary liquid flow backboard that can be located anywhere in the building for additional flexibility. Additional features ensure optimal performance and efficiency including new non-intrusive level switch and temperature sensor design, optional split flow technology, and new water and brine flow controls.
Antaira Technologies (Brea, Calif.); www.antaira.com
The Antaira’s LNX-0500-M12-67 M12 IP67 layer two series switches have been designed specifically for harsh industrial environments. The 5-year warranty guarantees reliable operation in applications that are subject to high vibration and shock. The redundant power inputs of 12 to 48 VDC through an M12 5-pin A-coded male connector ensures availability and uptime. The IP67 rating signifies these switches can withstand large volumes of water and submersion for up to 1 min. Other features include a wide operating temperature of -10° to 70°C in the standard model and -40° to 75°C in the extended temperature model.
Electro-Chemical Devices (Anaheim, Calif.); www.ecdi.com
Electro-Chemical Devices Total Organic Carbon Analyzer with non-dispersive infrared detection technology is a full-featured instrument that utilizes the ultraviolet persulfate oxidation method, which detects generated carbon dioxide using its highly stable non-dispersive infra-red detector for analysis. The analyzer’s advanced design features a valve-free sample line, which largely eliminates blockages. Its auto clean, auto-calibration, and auto-validation functions guarantee correct, reliable values that can be reproduced at any time without the need for manual intervention unlike conventional analyzers where the flow is controlled by a glass tube rotameter. The carrier gas flow is controlled digitally. The analyzer compartment is rated IP54, NEMA 3, and conforms to EN610004-2, EN610004-4, C46-022, EN 55022 and EN 61326, and is housed in a dual-compartment enclosure.
TRU-Vu Monitors Inc. (Arlington Heights, Ill.); www.tru-vumonitors.com
The SXOBH-43-XTR sunlight readable waterproof monitors are ideal for use in nearly any environment where bright light, water, dirt, dust, or airborne contaminants would damage a standard monitor. The monitor offers excellent image quality as well as the ultimate protection against the elements. The 43-in. screen features 1920 x 1080 full HD resolution and more than 2500 nits of brightness — 10 times brighter than a standard monitor. The screen is optically bonded and protected via 5 mm anti-reflective, impact resistant.
Stormwater Treatment System
StormwateRx LLC (Portland, Ore.); www.stormwaterx.com
The Purus Nitrate targets soluble nitrate in industrial stormwater runoff. This system is ideal for industries where nitrogen compounds or petroleum products are used or where organic materials are processed, including fabricated metal products, food processing, and chemical manufacturing. The system is normally installed and flow-matched in a treatment-train configuration with the company’s Aquip stormwater filtration technology, an upstream pre-filtration system.
ABB (Zürich); www.abb.com
The ACQ580 variable-frequency drive enhances pump performance, simplifies operation, and improves flow in pumping and aeration applications. The drive’s innovative software, intuitive keypad, and menu-driven programming simplify the operation of even the most complex applications. The keypad optional Bluetooth capability provides flexibility and an extra level of safety for commissioning and troubleshooting. The product range includes 1 to 700 hp and 480 V, to be followed by the 100 hp and 240 V, and 300 hp and 600 V. It is available in enclosure classes UL Type 1 and 12.
Markland Specialty Engineering Ltd. (Georgetown, Ontario, Canada); www.sludgecontrols.com
The Automatic Sludge Blanket Level Detector enables water and wastewater treatment facilities to measure, monitor, and control solid-liquid interface levels in clarifiers and sedimentation basins, including dissolved air flotation units; sequencing batch reactors; the constricted area of lamellas; and automate the removal of primary, secondary, and backwash silt/sludge. The detector enables users to program de-sludge pumps to operate only when necessary, reducing energy usage, wear-and-tear on pumps, and downtime for maintenance. In addition, it helps in preventing carryover and optimizing feed density for enhanced dewatering. The detector automatically adjusts the beam power intensity of the LED-phototransistor sensors in its vertical probe, enabling it to accommodate thick or thin biosolids concentrations, or light flocs, such as in the overlying cloud layer. No calibration required.
Flowline (Los Alamitos, Calif.); www.flowline.com
The EchoTouch® Reflective-Ultrasonic™ Liquid Level sensorswork in condensation. By orienting the transducer vertically, condensation runs off the unimpeded transducer face to deliver reliable level measurement. The transmitters are offered in small and bulk tank versions with optional push button display or software configuration and HART® communication.
Bobcat (Seoul); www.bobcat.com
The Bobcat TL43.80HF is a compact telehandler with a width of 2.30 m and a length of less than 5 m from the rear to the fork face. It offers a range of 15 different rigid frame telehandler models, covering maximum lifting capacities between 2.6 and 4.3 ton, and maximum lifting heights from 6 m to 18 m. The system provides a new solution for heavy lift handling applications found in general industry, manufacturing, building materials, warehousing, quarrying, and mining. It also is ideal for heavy duty, high-productivity segment of the agricultural market, taking lift capacity, lifting height, and breakout force to unprecedented levels. It is available with a choice of three different AGRI packs for the farming market.
KROHNE Inc. (Beverly, Mass.); www.krohne.com
The WATERFLUX 3070 is the first all-in-one water meter with integrated pressure and temperature sensor. Simplified installation, integrated diagnostics, a long battery lifetime, remote communication options, and low overall maintenance make the meter ideal for installation in remote locations. The updated meter now offers a main power option with battery backup, and a Modbus RTU communication option for transmission of readings, meter status, and alarms. The polycarbonate converter housing with protection class IP68 rating is now standard for both compact and remote versions. The meter features IP68 waterproof plug and play connectors that don’t require wiring onsite, and a small installation footprint to fit into electrical cabinets.
CycloPure (Encinitas, Calif.); www.cyclopure.com
The DEXSORB™ line of cyclodextrin-based adsorbents selectively target and remove hazardous micropollutants from drinking water. The substance’s flexible formulations allow for its broad use in water treatment systems that serve communities, businesses, and households for applications that range from filtered water bottles to large municipal facilities. Derived from renewable corn-based cyclodextrin, the adsorbents represent a new class of water treatment adsorbents that safely eliminate such harmful chemicals as polyfluoroalkyl substances and perfluorooctane sulfonate, pesticides, and pharmaceutical compounds.
Schneider Electric (Knightdale, N.C.); www.schneider-electric.us
The EcoStruxure™ augmented operator advisor software brings together physical, real-life objects with virtual objects to increase operational efficiency, reduce costs, and improve proactive maintenance. The system’s interface gives operators access to information in the field for operations and maintenance. It allows for fast diagnosis without lockout or electrical qualification and provides opportunity for safe and rapid detection of abnormalities and access to key performance indicators. The plug-and-play architecture works on tablets such as iOS® and has Android™ and Windows® versions in progress. It uses a Windows-based PC as the server platform. The system can be used in mining, minerals and metals, water and wastewater, food and beverage, and infrastructure. It also can be adapted for any industrial domain.
Larson Electronics LLC (Kemp, Texas); www.larsonelectronics.com
The EPL-LP-48-LED-SFC.LP is a Class I, Divisions 1 and 2, Class II Divisions 1 and 2 rated extra low-profile LED light fixture that provides 13,520 lumens of high-quality light drawing just 104W. This integrated linear LED uses special positioned boards within the fixture to provide wide area light without sacrificing quality or output. The LED produces a brilliant wide flood beam with 100º horizontal and 140º vertical spreads and has a standard 5000K color temperature to produce colors and details more accurately than traditional luminaries. The light operates on 100-277VAC, 50/60Hz current without any modifications and comes equipped with terminal strips for wiring.
Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Group (Wilmington, Mass.); www.wmftg.com
The Qdos pump has mobile and remote applications and can be powered by a 12-24V DC power supply that can boost productivity and cut chemical waste via more accurate, linear, and repeatable metering than conventional solenoid or stepper-driven diaphragm metering pumps. Users can reduce chemical costs even when metering difficult fluids, or when pressure, viscosity, and solids content vary. This capability combines with peristaltic technology to ensure precise, continuous, smooth flow for optimal fluid mixing.
Digi International® (Hopkins, Minn.); www.digi.com
The Digi IX14 router provides reliable, efficient, low-cost IoT connectivity for devices located in rugged, demanding environments. The system contains an LTE modem capable of 3G fallback for North America, and a soon-to-be-released version will support 3G/2G fallback for Europe. The system has been physically hardened to withstand extreme environmental conditions with MIL-STD-810G certification for shock, vibration, and temperature, and an IP54 rating for dust and water resistance.
Industrial Scientific (Pittsburgh, Pa.); www.indsci.com
The RGX Gateway enables designated safety contacts to receive real-time alerts for gas hazards, panic, and man-down situations happening in plant or in the field. A live map shows the location of workers and current conditions, therefore improving response times and arming emergency personnel with critical information. The system is compatible with Ventis® Pro Series Multi-Gas monitors and Radius® BZ1 Area monitors. Through the LENS™ wireless instrument-to-instrument mesh communication system, the monitors share gas readings and alarms with one another and the RGX gateway. The gateway then transmits readings through cell, Wi-Fi, or Ethernet to iNet® Now Live monitoring software, which alerts key team members within seconds of an incident.
Master Bond (Hackensack, N.J.); www.masterbond.com
Master Bond has developed a formulation of opaque colored compounds, which represents a breakthrough in ultraviolet (UV)/visible light curing adhesive technology. These unique innovative environmentally-friendly products possess the capability of curing in a wide range of colors while offering the same combination of beneficial properties exhibited by transparent curing systems. They require no mixing, cure in seconds upon exposure to an appropriate commercial UV/visible light source, have excellent adhesive strength, thermal stability, chemical/moisture resistance, and electrical insulative properties. LED401 white is opaque white in color. It is a one-part system that cures fully upon exposure to a 405 nm wavelength light source.