Articles Tagged with ''sensors''

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Making sense of all that big data

For most processors, traditional daily reports are compiled too late to be useful.
April 9, 2013

“Terabytes of data are spinning on our servers,” Dex Dutson, process control manager with ConAgra Foods Lamb Weston told attendees at ARC Advisory Group’s World Industry Forum held in Orlando in February.


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Conductivity sensor

April 9, 2013

The Sensorex CS615 sterilizable conductivity sensor monitors process fluids for changes in sanitary applications.


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Flush-mount sensors

April 9, 2013

Pepperl+Fuchs NBB flush-mount inductive sensors deliver sensing ranges to 1.5mm and a switching frequency up to 10 KHz in temperatures ranging from -13°F to 185°F.


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Tech Update: Wireless Applications

Eliminate wires and legwork with radio communications

Wireless systems help alleviate plant installation obstructions and provide cost efficiencies. With FSMA looming, it’s time to get moving to support electronic recordkeeping with wireless capabilities.
March 6, 2013

Look around you. You probably have operating parameters you’d like to measure and track to satisfy the requirements of regulators, especially with FDA getting serious about implementing parts of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA).


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Point level switches

February 7, 2013

Suitable for monitoring minimum and maximum liquid levels in safety applications up to SIL3, Endress+Hauser Liquiphant FTL8x point level switches have 2 relay outputs.


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Hygienic environment sensors

February 7, 2013

Suitable for hygienic and washdown environments, Banner QM26 and the QMH26 photoelectric sensors are used in food and beverage manufacturing and packaging zones.


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Particulate monitoring system

February 6, 2013

BinMaster’s Model BM-30 LGX particulate monitoring system provides continuous emissions monitoring, baghouse filter leak detection and process particulate flow monitoring.


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Safety cable pull switches

February 6, 2013

Aplus Finetek Sensor’s belt conveyor safety cable pull switches provide a switching system to isolate the power to conveyor system and other equivalent process equipment in the emergency condition in the event of torsional belt movement due to uneven side loading.


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Non-contact safety sensor

January 9, 2013

Used on interlocked gates and hatches, the ABB Jokab Eden non-contact, non-magnetic safety sensor has built-in diagnostics and a quick disconnect.


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Food safety

Safeguard your brand with process control

January 7, 2013

At any level, process control will not only improve food quality, but also enhance food safety.


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Burns & McDonnell project manager RJ Hope and senior project engineer Justin Hamilton discuss the distinctions between Food Safety and Food Defense as well as the implications for food manufacturers of the Food Safety Modernization Act.
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