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This is the February 28, 2017 edition of Canada's Process Network's informative e-newsletter. In each edition we offer process solutions and application information.

CGIS – Defining Severe Service Valves

The term Severe Service Valve (SSV) is commonplace to the industrial valve industry. The problem is, no one really knows exactly what it means. CGIS is in the process of establishing the exact definition alongside the Manufacturers Standardization Society of the Valve and Fittings Industry (MSS). In the meantime, we pulled from our internal best practices and over 35 years of experience to put together this brief guide. We hope you’ll consider these 6 key factors for selecting the right valve for your application.


Low Cost Conveying Through Hose Or Pipe

Line Vac air powered conveyors convert ordinary hose or pipe into a complete conveying system for bulk materials, pills, plastic granules, scrap, trim, and other complex shapes. Units use a small amount of compressed air to generate a vacuum on one end and high output flows on the other. There are no moving parts to wear out. Line Vac is available in many sizes and materials from stock. Our web site offers detailed information, application video, downloadable drawings and PDF literature.


Cameron Instruments -
Laboratory Announces A2LA Accreditation

We are proud to announce A2LA has accredited Cameron Instruments for technical competence in the field of Pressure Calibration in accordance with ISO 17025. Our laboratory covers the entire range from Gauge/Absolute: 5kPa (0.7psia) to 200 MPa (30,000psia). We also provide temperature calibrations and fully service and support the instruments we provide. Contact us today for a free quote! Providing a solutions based approach for your instrumentation needs for over 25 years!


Swagelok -
Pressure is having to replace half your brainpower

Up to 50% of skilled workers could retire in the next 10 years, forcing you to bring new employees up to speed – fast. Swagelok can help you build up your team’s expertise with training offered worldwide on advanced subjects like sampling systems. It’s just one more way we’re engineered to perform under pressure.

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Alpha Controls & Instrumentation -
PD6800 ProtEx-Pro Explosion-Proof Loop-Powered Process & Level Meter

The ProtEX-Pro PD6800 is one of Precision Digital's most advanced and feature-packed explosion-proof, loop-powered indicators. The fact that this meter is loop-powered means that there is no need to run additional, costly power lines into a hazardous area. Like all ProtEX products, the PD6800 carries FM, CSA, ATEX, and IECEx approvals for use in hazardous areas.


Winsted - Take a Stand for Good Health

Movement throughout the day is important to maintaining good health. Winsted's Impulse Dual Sit/Stand consoles take ergonomics and operator comfort to a whole new level by offering two independently adjustable, ergonomically curved work surfaces. Both work surfaces are controlled by two electric-lift legs and adjust from 30” to 46” high at the touch of a button. The dual work surfaces feature a durable, high-pressure Graphite Nebula laminate with Safeguard Edge.


Moore Industries - SFY Functional Safety Frequency-to-DC Transmitter

Moore Industries announces the new SIL 3 capable SFY Functional Safety Frequency-to-DC Transmitter with display. Part of the FS Functional Safety Series, the SFY provides reliable and accurate monitoring of frequency or pulse signals in Safety Instrumented Systems (SIS) that often helps provide over speed protection by sending signals that warn the logic solver to alarm or shut down the monitored device for plant, process and personnel safety. The SFY has been certified by exida after rigorous evaluation to ensure conformance with strict IEC 61508:2010 standards for safety-related applications.


Hammond Manufacturing -
HMI cover solutions for tough industrial applications

Harsh environments present challenges to protecting displays, pushbuttons and other devices mounted on enclosure doors. Hammond Manufacturing offers a number of HMI cover solutions for tough industrial applications – painted steel, stainless steel and polycarbonate hinged viewing doors provide an effective practical solution.


FDT Group -
FDT IIoT Server (FITS™) - Advancing Today’s Connected Industrial Enterprise

FDT Group is committed to making the IIoT a reality via a broad ecosystem that spans the process, hybrid and factory automation markets, and involves controls and instrumentation suppliers, end users, standards organizations, etc. – all aimed at promoting interoperability, security and mobility through new, adaptive manufacturing assets. FITS™ represents the next generation of technology intended to protect legacy investments in the FDT standard through advanced business logic, well-defined interfaces and common components, while also providing the foundation for a modern, integrated automation architecture.


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