Research & Innovation
SAFETY: PLCS PROVIDE SAFETY CONTROL
By Pulp & Paper Canada
MAYFIELD HEIGHTS, OH -- Rockwell Automation has introduced GuardPLC 1200 and 2000 Series safety controllers to provide scalable safety control solutions for use in a wide range of fail-safe applicati...
By Pulp & Paper Canada
MAYFIELD HEIGHTS, OH — Rockwell Automation has introduced GuardPLC 1200 and 2000 Series safety controllers to provide scalable safety control solutions for use in a wide range of fail-safe applications where safety is paramount. GuardPLC programmable safety controllers are designed to monitor and regulate the safe operation of an entire automation system in unison with existing PLCs.
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SAFETY: SENSE FOR SAFETY
OKLAHOMA CITY, OK — Fife Corporation introduced its latest innovation in sensor technology, the SE-31-IS Intrinsically Safe Ultrasonic Sensor. The Sensor is designed for hazardous areas (class I, division 1, groups C & D), where safety is the primary issue.
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SEALS: EXTEND LIFE OF PUMPS
GEORGETOWN, ME — Woodex Bearing company, in co-operation with Robbins & Myers Inc. has developed a MECO seal that outlasts the pumping elements of Moyno progressing cavity pumps so that they do not have to be pulled out of service for seal changes. The MECO-DR seal is claimed to outlast not one, but two or more sets of pumping elements.
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CONDENSATE: SEPARATE OIL FROM CONDENSATE
BOISBRIAND, QC — Kaeser’s Condensate Management System, with its six-stage separation system, automatically and reliably separates oil from condensate, while requiring no electricity. Models are available in six sizes, featuring rugged construction and easy installation.
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LUBRICANTS: SMOOTHER RUNNING
MIDLAND, MI — Dow Corning has designed a complete package of industrial lubricants and services to reduce overall maintenance costs and extend equipment life. The package combines Dow Corning and Molykote brands of high performance industrial lubricants to offer a complete selection of synthetic and ultra-pure mineral oil fluids, specialty lubricant compounds, greases, pastes, anti-friction coatings and dispersions, supported by lubrication management software, service and supply.
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HEAT EXCHANGER: IMPROVED HEAT TRANSFER
NORTH ANDOVER, MA — The new KMVX heat exchanger from Chemineer Inc. is engineered with a patent pending design for superior efficiency and low cost in medium viscosity process heating/cooling applications. In comparison to the empty tubes of conventional heat exchangers, the KMVX incorporates Kenics static mixing technology for improved heat transfer coefficients.
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Pacifica Papers has embarked on an extensive upgrade at Powell River, BC, mill and is using the supplier of all five of the mill’s original TMP refining lines: Andritz.
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SAFETY: BEST GLOVE
COATICOOK, QC — Best Glove introduces several products, including new, improved PVC coated chemical resistant gloves and a light-weight, palm-dipped, Nitrile-coated gloves that offer increased grip when wet or dry, with the added feature of excellent dexterity.
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SAFETY: CEASE FIRE!
MINNEAPOLIS, MN — Fire Combat inc. has introduced a compact go-anywhere, fire-fighting rig called Uni*Fire. The self-contained rig carries its own dry chemical plus a pressure-propellant system and has enough capacity for up to seven minutes of all-out fire-fighting.
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