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Sensors, Vision March 1, 1998

Videoscopes

Series 6 videoscopes with dual optics technology inspect inside piping, machinery, valves, and other hard-to-access locations. The product measures defects viewed on a video screen with 95% accuracy. Olympus America, Inc. www.olympusipg.com

By Staff
Sensors, Vision March 1, 1998

Containment system

Thermoplastic system features patented dual containment piping with options, including leak detection, HDPE manholes, valve boxes, sumps, and lining systems. Fluid Controls, Inc. www.fluidcontrols.com

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Sensors, Vision March 1, 1998

Portable electric pump

Utility pump is corrosion resistant, lightweight, and durable. This product is the latest addition to a line of submersible, portable electric pumps. Grindex Pumps www.grindexpumps.com

By Staff
Sensors, Vision February 1, 1998

Proper Steam Hose Selection Leads To Performance, Safety, And Economic Benefits

There are powerful economic and safety reasons for properly specifying and handling steam hose assemblies.

By Howard Aspinall
Sensors, Vision February 1, 1998

Selecting Liquid Level Detectors For Tanks

How much liquid is in the tank? How much did we use today? Is it time to refill? These are common questions around a typical plant. There are many ways to determine how much liquid is in a vessel.

By Joseph L. Foszcz
Sensors, Vision February 1, 1998

Vacuum pump rebuild

A 4-p brochure describes a service for rebuilding vacuum pumps ranging from conventional belt drive models to the latest dry pump technology. Pumps are rebuilt under an eight-step program that assures performance. Mass-Vac, Inc.

By Staff
Sensors, Vision February 1, 1998

Using Ultrasonic Instrumentation To Enhance Plant Maintenance

Ultrasonic technology's primary function -- to detect air and gas leaks -- plays a significant role in reducing plant energy costs and is an important part of any plant maintenance program.

By Howard Malm
Sensors, Vision February 1, 1998

PLANT ENGINEERING COST INDEX* – 1998-02-01

Change, % Current Month Year Facilities group index ago ago Clay construction products 144.1 0 1.1 Electric devices 146.9 -0.1 2 Foundry and forge products 134.2 0 0.9 Glass 108.5 -0.1 -1.3 Gypsum products 172 -0.

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Sensors, Vision February 1, 1998

Drive/Motor Load Sharing: Match Technology To Needs

Many industrial applications require multiple drives mechanically coupled to a common load. When specifying a new or retrofit multiple-drive system, you are confronted with several choices of motor and drive technologies.

By David L. Perugini
Sensors, Vision February 1, 1998

Hoist motors

A 6-p brochure describes a line of crane and hoist motors. Several types cover speed ranges from 40:1 to 1000:1 and horsepower to 300. Options include brakes, encoders, and insulation protection system for dirty and caustic environments.

By Staff