Monthly Archives: May 2016

Process Sensors: Measuring Moisture & Oil in Potato Chips


The continuous measurement of moisture prior to packaging is a key consideration in the production of potato chips. The proper moisture level of finished chips helps guarantee taste, texture and shelf life. The use of NIR (Near Infrared Reflection) moisture gauges in snack food manufacturing environments has become an accepted technology for monitoring and control. […]

Siemens Product of the Month: Sitrans LVS200


‘SWITCH’ to a Siemens Paddle In this newsletter, find out why the SITRANS LPS200 rotary paddle switch for point level detection in bulk solids should be your No1 choice. Sitrans LPS200 Rotary Paddle Switch – This plug and play device detects full, empty or demand conditions on solids materials such as grain, feed, cement, plastic […]

Coming full circle with Ultrasonic and Weighing Technologies from Siemens


Siemens (Germany) – Nickel is a precious metal that is naturally resistant to corrosion. This makes it useful in plating other metals, or as a component in alloys such as stainless steel. Companies that mine for nickel often increase the efficiency of their existing conveying and crushing systems through automation. In a typical configuration, raw […]

Bürkert: Virtual Water Treatment Plant


We recently made our Virtual Water Treatment Plant “live”. There are a few tweaks to make before we promote it but please preview it here. Click the “tour” to take a detailed journey around the plant which covers each process used to treat waste water and also generate power from its onsite Anaerobic Digestion plant. […]

Bürkert: Controlling CIP / SIP in food processing applications


It is important that both design and process engineers understand the importance of the right design, both in terms of the pipework and the control valves. Bürkert UK offers free charts to help with valve selection and valve material selection, plus free professional training days throughout the year. To find out more please click here.

Precision Digital: Level Measurement Technologies In The Process Control Industry


Few things are as ubiquitous in the process control industry as the need to measure the level of a process material in a container. Whether that material is water, waste water, petroleum, sugar, or any other form of liquid or solid, level measurement accuracy can be a determining factor in both profit margins and safety. […]

Check Out Fox’s New Applications Webpages


Fox has added several new webpages that highlight popular applications in which Fox Thermal Mass Flow Meters can be used. These six new pages include a main applications webpage and five subsequent industry divisions: Industrial Plants Oil & Gas Industry Wastewater and Biogas Applications HVAC / Building Automation Applications Pure Gas Applications View Main Applications […]

Supplier Video Library


We are pleased to announce the launch of our new supplier video library. Browse our library by supplier →

Check Out Fox’s Award Winning Products!


Fox has added a new webpage that outlines the full list of product awards that Fox Products have won over the years. Innovative design, industry impact, and revolutionary technology advances of Fox Products have earned them these honors. View Fox Product Awards →

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