Capacity Assurance Marketplace
EP Editorial Staff | November 16, 2012
Multiprocess Welding Power Source
Miller Electric’s Multimatic 200 is an all-in-one, portable multiprocess welding power source capable of performing MIG, stick and TIG welding processes in one compact design. The Auto-Set Elite feature allows operators to quickly and easily set weld parameters based on material type and thickness, as well as fine-tune those parameters to match each specific application. The system weighs 29 pounds, and connects to common 120- and 230-volt power receptacles with the Miller-exclusive MVP multi-voltage plug.
Miller Electric Mfg. Co.
Pipe Inspection Software For Tablets
Designed for touchscreen data entry on a tablet PC, WinCan ProTouch from Pipeline Analytics allows operators to easily document pipe inspections made with a video crawler, push camera or zoom survey camera. ProTouch generates basic reports that include schematics and captured images, and can also export inspections to freely distributable viewer software. Data is fully compatible with the company’s WinCan v8, which means an operator can transfer the data to exploit v8’s enhanced reporting, querying, GIS features and standards support.
VSD-Equipped Single-Stage Compressor Lineup
Sullair has expanded its line of V250S Single-Stage Rotary Screw Air Compressors with models that include Variable Speed Drive (VSD) technology. Based on the same footprint and operating characteristics of the company’s comparable constant-speed designs, the new units incorporate Sullair’s WS Microprocessor Controller. Featuring an easy-to-read graphics display that highlights frequently used compressor information, this control system is programmed to monitor all necessary functions and provides a WSPC interface for service diagnostics and trending capabilities. Sullair’s VSD-equipped models range from 250 to 350 hp, with capacities of 1085 to 1580 cfm, and pressures of 100 to 125 psig.
Michigan City, IN
Water-Soluble Cutting Fluid
Prolong® Super Lubricants notes that its Ultra Cut 1 Water Soluble Cutting Fluid can help eliminate uneven cuts, reduce power consumption and increase tool life. Designed to maximize results in sawing, grinding, boring, turning or milling processes that require coolants, it protects metals from corrosion and extends the life of cutting solutions and tools. It also can be used as a flood coolant and for making emulsions in machine shops. Ultra Cut 1 comes in gallon-size bottles, 5-gallon buckets and 55-gallon drums.
Prolong Super Lubricants
Expanded Electronic Parts Catalog
Allied Electronics has released its 2013 Allied Catalog, which showcases 10,000 new products in addition to the 115,000 that were already featured in the book. New to this year’s catalog is an extensive product offering from Siemens. Other new suppliers include FLIR Commercial Systems, Interfan, Keithley Instruments/Tektronix, Spacecraft, wakefield-vette, WIKA Instrument Corporation and Yokogawa. This year’s catalog selection is complemented by over two million parts accessible online.
Allied Electronics, Inc.
Fort Worth, TX
Industrial Diesel Engine With Notable Power Density
Caterpillar’s latest generation of its Cat® C9.3 ACERT™ industrial engine is designed to meet U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final/EU Stage IV emission standards. The engine is a six-cylinder, 9.3-liter platform that produces excellent power density, with ratings from 300-400 hp (224-298kW). It is equipped with a robust, fully-integrated Clean Emission Module (CEM), which includes a diesel oxidation catalyst (DOC), diesel particulate filter (DPF), and selective catalytic reduction (SCR) technology that reduces NOx.
Fluid Storage With Spill Containment
IFH Group’s Fluid Storage & Dispensing Systems incorporate spill containment systems that can prevent costly clean-ups, make fluid dispensing easier and provide compliance with EPA regulations such as 40 CFR 264.175. All 21 IFH standard centralized systems are equipped with a drip pan, making dispensing of fluids into containers from self-closing faucets quick and spill-free. For all two-, three- and four-container systems with outboard console mounting, a spill containment pan is provided at the base of the system to collect any accidental spills.
The IFH Group, Inc.
Rock Falls, IL
High-Speed Gearbox Series
David Brown’s HX high-speed gearboxes are designed specifically for critical applications such as pumps, compressors and generators in the oil and gas and power industries. The line’s core platform is easily adaptable to suit all packaging requirements through a flexible case design and multiple oil inlet/outlet positions, combined with optimized oil flow. The gearboxes are fully compliant with major international standards such as API and AGMA. Bearing choices are available to suit all application demands.
David Brown Gear Systems Ltd.
Steam-System Component Literature
Spirax Sarco has released the 14th edition of its Mechanical Product Manual. Subtitled “First for Steam Solutions,” it provides a complete range of information needed to evaluate and apply steam-system components. It includes technical information about Spirax Sarco’s regulators, steam traps, condensate recovery, strainers, high-purity, liquid drain traps, pipeline auxiliaries, humidification and engineered products. For a free copy, visit www.spiraxsarco.com/us or contact your local Spirax Sarco representative.
Spirax Sarco, Inc.
DPM-Reading Technology Goes Wireless
Cognex Corp.’s DataMan® DPM-reading technology has gone mobile. The industrial-grade DataMan 9500 mobile computer can even the most challenging DPM (direct part mark) codes in applications where operators need to view the data on an integrated handheld device. Designed for the factory floor, the product features the 2DMax™ algorithm for decoding difficult-to-read codes, including dot peen and laser-etched, on any metal surface. Small and lightweight, the computer connects to factory networks via 802.11 a/b/g protocols on the 2.4GHz and 5GHz bands for real-time wireless communication.
MCC Combats Arc Flash Incidents
According to ABB, its new MNS-MCC Low Voltage Motor Control Center is the first product of its kind to address the causes of arc flash incidents while providing superior equipment and personnel protection. For flexibility and minimization of downtime, the product offers a plug-in type, withdrawable and full-height-unit technology, with up to 4000A horizontal bus and 1600A vertical bus. The design is available in a variety of unit types, including starters, softstarters, variable frequency drives and mains and feeder breakers. The company notes that no other MCC allows operators to remove a unit with the door closed, with no tools and without disconnecting wires.
ABB Low Voltage Products
New Berlin, WI
High-Performance Metalworking Fluid
NuSoL® Alumax 89 from Chemtool is specifically formulated for all operations on non-ferrous alloys, exotic ferrous alloys (including titanium), Inconel and Monel, plastics and composites. According to the manufacturer, while NuSoL Alumax 89 provides the type of wetting, detergency and boundary lubrication that’s associated with other NuSoL metalworking fluids, this product incorporates a new performance-enhancing additive package that demonstrates lower foaming characteristics for typical use concentrations (5-15%).
Compressor Solutions For Large-Scale Oil & Gas Applications
York by Johnson Controls provides a single-source solution for large-scale process applications in the oil & gas industry. These compressors and controllers ensure facilities stay up and operational while lowering maintenance costs and increasing efficiency. The company’s Quantum™ HD controller offers secure networking features that enable remote control and systems monitoring from any Web-enabled device. The controller has been developed to operate as a single platform with custom programmed features, including compressor sequencing, condenser control, digital output control and real-time historical trending. The enhanced design features a high-definition display, as well as open access to all points for easy service and components that can be individually replaced.
Heavy-Duty Slurry Pumps
The ITT Goulds Pumps XHD Extra Heavy-Duty Lined Slurry Pump is designed for extreme slurry applications and can replace existing slurry pumps with minimal baseplate and piping changes. The pump can be maintained even while running with more accessible and adjustable parts than other slurry pumps. The XHD is intended for applications such as primary metals, mineral processing, non-metallic mining, power utilities and sand and aggregates.
A subsidiary of ITT Corp., Inc.
Seneca Falls, NY