eNews Vol. 15 No. 15
Candian Process Equiptment & Control News

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BinMaster and Stockpile Reports team up for an integrated inventory experience

Companies that store materials in bins and stockpiles can now manage inventory for both using a single system. BinMaster and Stockpile Reports have joined forces to optimize material management for companies that demand better control and reliability of inventory volume and value. Read More

Chromatic Industries collaborates with RMT Valvomeccanica

Chromatic Industries of Conroe, TX, has announced the establishment of an Exclusive Joint Collaboration between it and RMT Valvomeccanica. The latter is part of one of the oldest valve manufacturing group in Italy, the Giva Group operating since 1962. The factory and headquarter of the company are located in the town of Solbiate Olona just north of Milan in the very heart of the Italian and European Valve Industry. Read More

Cummins Canada launches an online store

Cummins Inc. of Surrey, BC, has announced the opening of its online store in Canada. Located at shopcummins.ca, the site launched on June 1 allowing customers to choose from over 300 products at their convenience. The new online store features a team of parts experts, speaking English and French, to provide live chat assistance, an optimized mobile site, an opportunity to receive exclusive offers and promotions, and a hassle free return policy. Read More

Emerson certifies sales and service channel

Emerson announced today the launch of its Emerson Impact Partner Network representing the company's highest level of customer support. This sales and service channel serves as an integral part of Emerson's commitment to help process and industrial companies digitally transform their operations to help achieve Top Quartile performance - reaching the top 25 percent of peer companies across metrics critical to the business. Read More

KBR awarded contract for Methanex's potential Geismar 3 methanol project

KBR, Inc. of Houston has announced it has been awarded a reimbursable Engineering, Procurement and Construction Management (EPCM) contract by Vancouver, BC-based Methanex Corporation for providing Front End Engineering Design (FEED) services for a 5000 MTPD world-scale methanol plant to be located adjacent to their existing Geismar, Louisiana facilities. Read More
 

Process Products

High temperature drawer magnet removes ferrous contaminants

Bunting Magnetics has introduced a high temperature version of its FF series drawer for the plastics industry. The most important feature of this new unit is its ability to perform at 350°F temperatures inside the drawer. Read More

One-amp fuse module includes status indicator

Emphatec has released a new 5 x 20 mm fuse module that includes an innovative status indicator.Not only does the LED indicate that the fuse is healthy, but it also indicates a current is flowing to the load, the company says. Read More

Pulse radar solids level sensors provide reliable measurement

Echopulse 26 GHz pulse radar sensors from Flowline are said to provide reliable and cost-effective non-contact level measurement for difficult applications.The sensors work with powders, grains, pellets and aggregates in dusty environments with limited space and varying angles of material repose. Read More

Piston pump delivers displacement suitable for precision metering

Kinitics Automation has announced the KPP05 piston pump, a shape memory alloy-based positive displacement pump that uses proprietary Bundled Wire technology to deliver a precision stroke. Driven by the company's KLA05 Linear Actuator, the product requires only AC or DC electrical power to operate and allows for displacement or pressure control when additional sensors are used. Read More

Stainless steel combination container lift dump is versatile

Side load hydraulic lift and dump container dumper from Material Transfer and Storage safely discharges containers of free-flowing material into an existing process at 81 in. above floor level. A stainless steel sanitary design, provides a clean operation designed for operating within food processing environments. Read More
 

Feature Articles

Design helps combined-cycle plants avoid system piping disruption and improve NOx Reduction

CECO Environmental of Dallas, a global provider of air quality and fluid handling technology, has announced that the company's engineered energy equipment CECO Peerless brand has recently completed a number of SCR system retrofit upgrades as well as new SCR Exhaust Systems utilizing its patented EDGE AIG technology. With a growing number of natural gas-fired combined cycle plants in need of retrofits and upgrades, or new SCR systems, the company is seeing a growing demand for its EDGE AIG technology, which stands for ammonia injection grids. Read More

Low-cost, emissions-free natural gas power system now operating

NET Power of Durham, NC, says it has successfully achieved first fire of its supercritical carbon dioxide (CO₂) demonstration power plant and test facility located in La Porte, TX, including the firing of the 50MWth Toshiba Energy Systems & Solutions commercial-scale combustor. Firing of the combustor involves the integrated operation of the full NET Power process. Read More

New 'promiscuous' enzyme helps turn plant waste into sustainable products

A new family of enzymes has been discovered which paves the way to convert plant waste into sustainable and high-value products such as nylon, plastics, chemicals, and fuels. The discovery was led by members of the same UK-US enzyme engineering team which, in April, improved a plastic-digesting enzyme, a potential breakthrough for the recycling of plastic waste. Read More
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