Technology News (November 01, 2006)
November 1, 2006 By Pulp & Paper Canada
DWYER INTRODUCES MINEG
MICHIGAN CITY, IN — Dwyer Instruments has launched MINEG series gauges. With dual psi and bar scales with red, green and yellow zones on the 2″ dials, the gauges have 1.5 % full scale and are designed with a one piece forged brass case and connection. The silicone-filled gauges also possess brass sockets and phosphor bronze bourdon tubes. Units can withstand ambient temperatures of 30 to 160F, and provide a mining industry standard hydraulic quick-connect connection.
LORENTZEN & WETTRE LAUNCH ‘FIBRE GUIDE’
SWEDEN — Lorentzen & Wettre have launched the ‘Fibre Guide,’ a new book designed to cover the principles of fibre analysis and its applications in the pulp and paper industry. The publication shows how new methods can be used to analyze fibres in a statistically viable manner. It describes measurement techniques, statistical terminology and the interplay between raw materials, processes and paper quality.
“Our hope and belief is that ‘Fibre Guide’ will be used as a reference work for those seeking and interested in information about fibres, processes and measurement techniques, and these subjects are covered on both basic and advanced levels,” said Hkan Karlsson, product manager at Lorentzen & Wettre and author of the book.
GARLOCK AND TIMKEN SIGN SUPPLY AGREEMENT
PALMYRA, NY — Garlock Sealing Technologies has entered a supply agreement with the Timken Company that is expected to increase global sales for engineered oil seals and bearing isolators. The expanded line of Timken industrial seals will be available in the United States and Canada starting this month. Other regions will follow in 2007.
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