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09/01/2001


Workstations

Operator Adjustable workstations and accessories are the focus of All Metal Designs' new catalog, which also features Retro-Lift Kits that convert any machine or fixture into an ergonomic unit.

All Metal Designs, Inc. allmetal.com Circle 316

Insulation issues

Insulating in a chilled water environment is the subject matter of a new brochure by Pittsburgh Corning Corporation. "Chilled Water Issues and Challenges" includes information on moisture intrusion, design versus real world performance, and vapor barriers.

Pittsburgh Corning Corporation foamglassinsulation.com Circle 317

Repair Service

Advanced Machine & Engineering Co. features its 24-hour turn around services for service and repair of Ott drawbars. The company's Speedy Turn-Around Repair Service (S.T.A.R.S.) also offers engineering/technical support, new drawbar applications, retrofit services, and spindle shaft repair.

Advanced Machine & Engineering Co. ame.com Circle 318

Belt drive handbook

Choosing the correct belt drive air handling unit is discussed in bulletin #8C, a handbook by USA Coil & Air. Stocked from 2—20 tons in chilled water or evaporating units styles, commercial belt drive units are designed up to one and a half inches of external static pressure.

USA Coil & Air usacoil.com Circle 319

Technical bulletin

Photographs, illustrations, and product information are contained in a bulletin on Magnatex MP/MPL and MPT Series sealless magnetic drive pumps. The pumps are designed for cost-effective and efficient handling of low-flow and high-head applications.

Magnatex Pumps Inc. magnatexpumps.com Circle 320

Pump tester

Webster Instruments discusses the FIK Series hydraulic pump tester in a 4-p bulletin. Geared toward mobile and industrial applications, the tester is available in flow ranges of 8, 16, 32, and 48 GPM at working pressures to 6000 PSI.

Webster Instruments webster-inst.com Circle 321

Noise monitoring meters

Sound level meters to weatherproof enclosures are highlighted in Scantek Inc.'s 16-p brochure on environmental noise monitoring meters and systems from Norsonic.

Scantek, Inc. scantekinc.com Circle 322

Lighting fixtures

A new brochure by Holophane features Bern Series luminaires, a line of European-styled outdoor lighting fixtures. Offered with nine refractors, the luminaries provide designers with the choice of high pressure sodium, metal halide and mercury vapor lamps. Wattages range from 35-175.

Holophane holophane.com Circle 323





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