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  • Which SmartPD Meter Works for You?

    Jun 20, 2018
    SmartPD Meters are an upgrade to positive displacement meters with mechanical meter registers. Although they are the perfect fit for many applications, it is important to know whether you need a meter that operates with a nutating disc or an oscillating piston. Otherwise, you may receive flase readings from your meter.
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  • Save Time and Money Down the Road

    Jun 19, 2018
    Preventative maintenance is important for any piece of equipment. That is why you get your vehicle's oil changed on a regular basis. It is no different for utility trailers. Avoid spending extra time and money on major repairs by sticking to a preventative maintenance routine.
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  • The Solution to Challenges In the Food Industry

    Jun 14, 2018
    The food industry is full of abrasive and corrosive ingredients and materials. Only the most rugged, durable and heavy- duty equipment is able to hold up. Conveyor belts are one example of where abrasive material and movement makes for a hazardous environment. The good news is, not only are NAMCO limit switches durable and reliable enough for this and other food industry applications, but they can hold up for a longer lifespan than other models.
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  • Where is Your Point Level Device Located?

    Jun 12, 2018
    When point level measurement devices are installed incorrectly, measurements can be inaccurate. There are specific locations for the device to be mounted on the bin or silo to allow it to measure as accurately as possible.
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  • Choose Bolt-On Technology for Your Silo.

    Jun 12, 2018
    Bolt-On sensors are designed with dependable technology. This device excels in a variety of applications, but there are some needs that are better met with other measurement devices. Learn more about Bolt-On sensors are a better fit than devices such as load cells.
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  • Hubodometers Are The Solution You've Been Searching For

    Jun 06, 2018
    Do you have a need for tracking mileage on a trailer? There are many reasons to look into Veeder Root's Hubodometer as an odometer for your trailers. Read more about what makes this product stand out.
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  • Can Your Sensor Handle the Heat?

    Jun 04, 2018
    Infrared sensing technology is ideally suited for continuous casting processes, hot media mold filling and level sensing, high and low limit level controls, and measure/cutoff of hot cast or rolled materials. You should choose your specific sensor based on several important criteria such as sensing range, environment, location, and type of output.
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  • Does Your Solenoid Push or Pull?

    May 24, 2018
    Identifying material levels and part indexing are two key components of ensuring plant operations run smoothly. Loss of signal or movement can shut down an otherwise seamless operation. Your solenoid is essential.
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  • 7 Factors of Total Cost of Ownership

    May 24, 2018
    The are seven important factors to consider when purchasing products such as vacuum contactors. Knowing what makes up a product's total cost of ownership, helps identify it's overall value.
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  • Thomson Engineered Polymers Eliminate Extra Processes

    May 23, 2018
    Thomson Engineered Polymers cut extra oiling or greasing processes by sustaining low levels of friction. Our products are rugged and offer many benefits.
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  • Benefits of Eagle Signal's CT4 Series

    May 22, 2018
    There are many percentage timers on the market today. Sometimes, deciding which one is right for you can be challenging. Read this blog to learn more about what Eagle Signal's CT4 series has to offer and why it will suit your application.
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  • Underground Mining Customers Put Joslyn Clark Contactors to the Test

    May 14, 2018
    In recent years, more and more mining equipment manufacturers have started using Joslyn Clark vacuum contactors in their OEM designs. Specifically, at the request of their mining customers, who have heard about or experienced firsthand the many benefits of vacuum contactors.
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  • What is a STABILINE Voltage Regulator?

    May 11, 2018
    Electronics, vehicles, computers, battery charging systems and any other sensitive electronic device that needs stable input voltage is a lot safer when accompanied by the STABILINE® voltage regulator.
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  • 4 Key Benefits of Metal to Plastic Conversion

    May 09, 2018
    Every day, manufacturers find ways to make products smarter, more economical and more earth- friendly while keeping the durability and integrity of the product
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  • 6 Factors to Consider when Selecting an Electro-Mechanical Limit Switch

    May 09, 2018
    There are several general categories or classifications of limit switches on the market, the most common are electro-mechanical switches, non-contact proximity switches and photoelectric switches. The electro-mechanical limit switch should be the first choice because it is suitable for most applications and is generally the most economic to use.
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  • Why do Mechanical Odometers Still Count in a Digital World?

    May 09, 2018
    Some of the first mechanical meters were made of wood and were pushed by hand. Technology evolved over time, and odometers became more sophisticated.
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  • The Secret to Powder and Bulk Solid Inventory Management

    May 09, 2018
    Inventory management can be tricky in bins that store powder and bulk solids due to the air being dusty. The secret to measuring inventory in these applications may be simpler than you think.
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  • How to Avoid Costly Physical Inventory

    May 09, 2018
    There are several ways to measure bulk inventory in a bin or silo. While some farmers and other manufacturing facilities are stuck in the stone ages, others are taking advantage of new technology. Some benefits of upgrading your inventory routine include saving time and money and creating a safer work environment for employees.
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  • Time Totalizers Hit a Hole in One with Recreational Equipment

    May 08, 2018
    Electrical equipment such as golf carts require durable, long-term operation and scheduled maintenance. Maintaining accurate run-time records for carts and similar equipment helps prevent lost revenue for the owners or, even worse, a wrongly billed and unhappy renter.
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  • 2 Most Important Factors in Continuous Level Measurement

    May 02, 2018
    Radar is one of the most advanced forms of level measurement technology available in the dry bulk material industry. Radar measures the level of material by monitoring the time it takes for a microwave pulse to travel from the level meter to the surface of the material being measured and back to the meter. The time is calculated into distance which is then translated into a level measurement.
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