Fabrication Products and Equipment
A University of Toronto research project aims to produce a bioplastic using shellfish that will be used to make vehicle parts.
Recent technology innovations overcome impediments to wireless networking in automotive plants.
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Dell, Crate and Barrel place confidence in quirky packaging made from mushrooms.
In the world of machine vision and automated optical inspection systems, smart cameras receive a lot of attention. In fact, they are often presented as the favored—if not only solution. Like PC‐based vision systems, which include a camera, frame grabber, commercial motherboard and vision library, smart cameras also have strengths and weaknesses. Here are 10 ...
Version 4.0 of COMPASS for Pressure software advances to transfer standards characterizing racks of sensors.
Dream Report, is a real-time reporting generator you can use out of the box but works effectively with professional databases.
Parker Hannifin’s Porter Instrument Division has expanded its P-Series area flow meter line to accommodate greater flow rates, temperatures and environmental conditions.
Omega’s CL540ZA simulators check and calibrate all thermocouple instruments.
Measure multiple temperature points in distant plant locations with the YTMX580, a wireless multi-input temperature transmitter from Yokogawa Corp.
Operators of process plants measure electrically conductive liquids remotely and in real-time with Endress+Hauser’s Promag 53 electromagnetic flow meter.
XacTorr digital capacitance manometers from Brooks Instrument minimize drift, resist diaphragm contamination and minimize thermal effects in vacuum measurement applications.
Ford has reduced the weight of the instrument panel (IP) in its all-new Escape using for the first time a special injection-moulding process that creates micron-sized cells.
Cloud or “adaptive” computing is one of several emerging technologies that offers strategic advantages relevant to companies across many industries.
Spotting defects and deficiencies in critical, load-bearing lifting equipment is tough to do, especially when many of the potential problems are not visible to the naked eye.
WAGO Corp.’s 859 DIN-rail timer relay module offers on-/off-delay timer modes and multiple time ranges for diverse applications.
Harsh conditions in processing plants are hard on visualization systems. Control room HMI that can take the heat and whatever else hazardous locations offer on the process floor is now available.
The Bio-Circle system from Montreal-based Walter Surface Technologies uses bioremediation rather than solvents to clean machine parts.
The Canadian Centre for Occupational Health & Safety (CCOHS) reports some US statistics show skin disorders comprise more than 35% of all occupationally related diseases. In Ontario, there have been 1,000 compensation claims reported annually for contact dermatitis.
Sensitive safety equipment such as respirators need to be protected. Allegro Industries’ Hi-Viz Heavy Duty SCBA wall cases shield gear from dust, moisture and damaging plant environments.