Archive - September 2005

Condition monitoring systems help prevent damage from resonant vibrations

Early problem detection on rotating machines

Everyone is familiar with the catastrophic effect that resonant vibrations can have on bridges when winds cause the structure to oscillate violently to the......

The end of land line dependency

Communication without boundaries

The availability of information is made easier and location-independent by using mobile terminals. An entirely new quality of mobile business is achieved with......

Trade fair

A+A with more exhibitors

The international trade fair for Safety and Health at Work takes place from 24 to 27 October 2005 in Düsseldorf. Approximately 1300 exhibitors from 52 nations......


International trade fair for biotechnology

Taking place from 18 to 20 October 2005 at the Hannover Exhibition Center, Germany, the 14th Biotechnica is gearing up to once again assert its reputation as......



BASF will acquire 100 % of the Swiss fine chemicals company Orgamol S.A. Orgamol’s Swiss employees approved with more than 99 % the sale of their 25%......


Aerzener established subsidiary company

Together with 80 invited guests from customer and supplier side Mr. Klaus-Hasso Heller, managing director of Aerzener Maschinenfabrik GmbH, opened in Shanghai......

Three different methods of measuring benzene on site

Quick, robust and safe

Benzene concentration monitoring in chemical plants needs to meet a wide range of requirements. The measurement system must be easy to operate and sufficiently......

Gas mixing with thermal mass flow controllers

A few simple mouse clicks

Gas mixtures are very often needed in process technology and chemical engineering. By using thermal mass flow controllers, the application gains stability and......

FDT/DTM offers an open and manufacturer-independent automation platform

A historic opportunity

FDT/DTM technology is convincing more and more users of its benefits. The transition from the old insular solution to an open system offers decisive......

Explosion protection, reliable power supply and optimum availability from the system construction kit

Fieldbus is ready for practical use

Fieldbus topologies according to the high-power trunk concept form the basis of several major automated process production plants. Fully adapted explosion......

With a pressure of 10 to 20 bar, the Observer is suitable for all kinds of gas

Ultrasonic hearing aid for gas leaks

Gas leak detection is essential in order to reduce the risk of material damages, unwanted environmental impact and jeopardy to human lives. Ultrasonic gas leak......

Secco: The world’s largest Foundation Fieldbus complex

From greenfield to on-spec in record time

Using advanced digital automation architecture and a unique approach to project management, Shanghai Secco beat the schedule for start-up of one of China’s......

Foundation Fieldbus for any plant

Economical retrofit

Emerson Process Management has announced the latest release of the Rosemount 3420 Fieldbus Interface Module (FIM). Designed for users in facilities without......

Coatings prevent scale formation in valves

Abrasive media under control

When scale is formed on the moving elements of ball or gate valves, the consequence is either blocking of the valve movement or damage to the valve seats with......

Valves and pumps with permeation-resistant lining

Designed for continuous use

For many plant operators, PFA-P facilitates a significant extension of service life when used as a lining in valves and pumps. This is attributable to the......

Piston compressors used for fat hardening

Absolutely oil-free

IPSA in Castignano is a leading Italian manufacturer of industrial food. Hydrogen is used for hardening during the production of margarine. The hydrogen is......

Frequency controlled compressors deliver compressed air on demand

Conquest of efficiency

An optimally configured compressed air supply can easily cut energy costs by 50 %. For this reason, rational compressed air generation is increasingly......

Digital dosing controller for diaphragm pumps

Precision for even the smallest quantities

Modern digital dosing pumps have set benchmarks in terms of precision and functional reliability. Industry continues to use conventional systems for dosing and......


Hybrid dry recooler

The hybrid dry recooler is an interesting alternative to other, closed cooling systems. It is used as a liquid cooler or as a condenser, e.g. for NH3. It has......


Large dimensions

The use of Bianca PTFE seated butterfly valves with PFA coated discs reduces production losses in chemical processes compared to conventional valves. The PFA......


High-shear mixer/granulator

The PMA-Advanced is a multi-purpose processor suitable for the high-speed dispersion of dry powders, aqueous or solvent granulations, effervescent products and......


Slender Body

The size of diaphragm pump heads has so far been determined by the diameter of the flat diaphragm. Feluwa has developed a hermetically sealed hose-diaphragm......


Ready mounted for production

The drum fillers type 32 and small container fillers type 34 are designed for the filling of liquid and pasty products into drums, pails or cans. Feige......


Level sensor with Hart-protocol

The magnetostrictive level sensor Torrix is now also available with a Hart-protocol. This functional extention enables the simultaneous measurements of the......


TA-Luft compliant gasket

The Corratherm gasket launched by Burgmann Industries is a high-grade gasket designed to comply with the stringent TA-Luft directives with regard to volatile......


Robust construction

The all welded plate heat exchangers Platular from Barriquand Echangeurs is of a robust construction, manufactured from either stainless steel or higher......


Energy management

Installation, maintenance and signal processing with flow sensor devices can be expensive, especially when non-linear differential pressure devices are......

Mixing and homogenising plant for pharmaceutical and cosmetic applications

A stunning innovation with Atex certification

Berlin-based P.W. Beyvers GmbH has specialised over the years in the production, testing, filling and packaging of liquid and semi-solid products. In order to......

Washing system for exterior container cleaning

Under high pressure

Due to the increasing demands regarding transport container cleanliness, not only the inside but also the outside surface has to be cleaned. The special......

100 % control of active tablet ingredients

During continuous production

The use of near-infrared spectroscopy (NIR) for broader in-process control makes it possible to determine the active content of each tablet whilst it is still......

Qualification and cleaning validation of pharmaceutical mixers

Certificate included

Although the system manufacturer has no influence over production-related QA systems or lacking instructions from pharmaceutical companies, he can make a......

Gentle mixing technology for a broad field of applications

Effective air bubbles

The outstanding feature of the Pulsair mixing system is that it utilises no moving parts within the tank. The key to the formation of the bubble masses is......


Multi-purpose spray granulator

Ammag has developed and constructed the laborscale spray granulator A-WT 25. Air supply and heating station and process-modul are designed in sparate units. A......


Zero discharge production

With EVA compact evaporation technology GEA Wiegand offers a range of plants for capacities of 0.1 to 20 m³/h and a number of applications for zero discharge......


Medium sized peristaltic pumps

The 620 series represents the next generation in medium sized peristaltic pumps. With the 620 range, Watson-Marlow is introducing market-leading flow rates......


For high pressure applications

Tescom Europe has developed a series of pneumatically operated valves that are suitable for any high pressure application. The VA & VG series products are......


Bluetooth technology for scales

A specialist for laboratory and process technology offers solutions and application options based on the widely established Bluetooth wireless technology: The......


Explosion protection system

The constructive explosion protection system of Rembe is a passive one and requires no maintenance from part of the supplier. Once installed no further running......

Powtech and TechnoPharm 2005 with an overall of about 950 exhibitors

Innovation forum

Powtech, the International Trade Fair for Mechanical Processing Technologies and Instrumentation, together with TechnoPharm will take place in the Exhibition......


Paddle dryer

The Paddle Dryer, developed and supplied by Nara offers a wide range of possibilities for material treatment. The NPD is applied to dry, heat or cool organic......


Sprayed-on hard compound

Kalcret hard compound, applied by casting or trowelling, has been proven as a versatile wear protection material for lining components of industrial plants......


Efficient, quiet, compact

Kaeser’s Compact blower series now includes the HB 950 C model. The series is ideal for delivery of volumes ranging from 1.5 to 93 m³/min and pressures down......


Gastight belt dryer

Heinen delivers belt dryers for products with a max. operation temperature of 300 °C. The belt dryer consists of an infeed section, four drying sections and......


Aseptic diaphragm valves

All the surfaces of the Gemü-Biostar are continuous and without edges and adhesion and deposits of impurities are thus prevented by this design. The......


Laboratory disk mill

Fritsch developed the labo- ratory disk mill pulverisette 13 for batch or continuous fine grinding of brittle to very hard material. The maximum feed particle......


For bulk materials

Soliphant T FTM20/21 is a low cost sensor for limit detection in bulk materials with a granulation size of 25 mm. The instrument is available as compact FTM20......


Monitoring of diaphragm pumps

The Lewa Condition Monitoring System is suitable for a wide range of metering and process diaphragm pumps of different designs and for a wide range of fluids......

Automatic feeding and dosing systems for constant quality

Paints and lacquers under control

Environmental friendliness, creative design opportunities, a variety of hues with a richness of tone, optimum finishes on the most varied sub-surfaces: the......


Emerson acquires Solartron Mobrey

Emerson has acquired Solartron Mobrey from The Roxboro Group PLC in the UK. Solartron Mobrey whose measurement technologies include level, density, viscosity......


Change of name

Dosapro integrated the American group Milton Roy, dosing pump manufacturer, in 1984. Being European subsidiary of the group since that time, Dosapro Milton Roy......


Changes in the Management Board

With effect as of 1 July, 2005 Professor Elmar F. Baur, until then CEO of Burgmann Industries GmbH & Co. KG, Germany, left the Management Board and joined......

Multi-purpose filter device in modular design

Ready to operate in the twinkling of an eye

The special feature of the Minofiltertube is the possibility of operating with different process modules on the same filter device. The different process......


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