eNews Vol. 16 No. 9
Candian Process Equiptment & Control News


Digital Technology Supercluster announces seven projects worh $40 million

Canada's Digital Technology Supercluster has announced its first cohort of projects. The projects total $40 million of investment over three years; and is comprised of $15 million of co-investment from the Supercluster that has leveraged over $25 million from industry, research and academic partners. Read More

Endress+Hauser Group files 287 patents in 2018

The number of patents submitted by the Endress+Hauser Group continues to rise. As reported during the annual Innovators' Meeting held this year in France, the Group submitted 287 initial patents in 2018, a new record. Read More

Randy Breaux, Kevin Storer share 2018 GPC Manager of the Year award

Motion Industries, Inc., a distributor of maintenance, repair, and operation replacement parts based in Birmingham, AL, has announced that its parent company, Genuine Parts Company (GPC), presented the 2018 GPC Manager of the Year honour jointly to two recipients. Read More

Pickering man fined $10,000 for illegal use of the title "professional engineer"

On March 27, the Ontario Court of Justice at Toronto fined Cosimo "Cosmo" Polidoro $10,000 after his guilty plea to one count of breaching the Professional Engineers Act by using the title "P.Eng." Read More

Report reveals upskilling is key to ensure digital success

According to PwC Canada's Digital IQ report, Canadian executives are less likely than their global counterparts to focus on proactive transformation initiatives, such as digital upskilling. Read More

Process Products

Pressure transducer provides digital communication

The KD41 pressure transducer is said to combine the rugged and reliable Ashcroft sensor with industry standard CANbus protocol to provide state-of-the-art digital communication. Read More

A new spin on rotary level indicators

BinMaster's standard and fail-safe rotaries can be fit with a wide assortment of paddles and mounting plates, plus a compact mini-rotary is offered for constrained spaces. Read More

Reference pressure instrument replaces chart recorders

The nVision Reference Pressure Recorder from Ametek STC - Crystal Calibration is a replacement for the chart recorder. The recorder visualizes measurements graphically, with or without a PC, in real time as it is being recorded. Read More

M8 D-Code 100 MBPS Ethernet connector

Harting has introduced what it calls the world's first M8 D-code connector for 100 Mbit/s Ethernet communications from the cloud to any sensor. The connector is IP67 protected and standardization to PAS IEC 61076-2-114. Read More

Air conditioners for outdoor protection

Blue e, Wall-Mounted, UL Listed, Type 3R/4 air conditioning units from Rittal are said to be an excellent choice for in­door or outdoor enclosures where water is an issue, such as waste water facilities, transportation and toll booths, outdoor kiosks, and food and beverage facilities. Read More

Feature Articles

Five things you should know about O-ring face seal fittings

O-ring face seal (ORFS) fittings are a highly popular and reliable choice in hydraulic and tube connections. Well-designed ORFS connections provide a seal that is highly reliable due to its elastomeric seal and is one of the best choices for a leak-free connection. Read More

FAQs about stainless steel tubing and pipe

All steel is iron based, but stainless steel contains chromium at 10% or more by weight. Steel is susceptible to rust, an active iron oxide film that forms when steel is exposed to air and moisture. This iron oxide film is active and accelerates corrosion by forming more iron oxide. Read More

Advantages of high solids liquid biofertilizers

LysteGro is a unique product (a CFIA registered fertilizer in Canada and considered a Class A biosolids in the U.S.) in that it is produced and delivered in a highly concentrated, liquid form (ranging from 12 to 17% solids depending on the feedstock). Read More
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