Enerac Case Study: Metal Treating Inc.

Below you will find a testimonial for the Enerac products, submitted by a Master Mechanic for Metal Treating Inc., a Commercial Heat Treater in Cincinnati, Ohio.  They are both ISO 9000 and NADCAP approved.  They are proud to say "some of the worlds finest tools and parts are heat treated in their shop".  In order for them to make this claim, they must provide consistent and repeatable results from their furnaces.  Their customers know tht if they send in a batch of parts one week and another batch of identical parts next week…Read more

Differential Pressure Measurements with the nVision Reference Recorder

A faster, easier method for intrinsically safe, differential measurements at high static pressure Imagine this common scenario:  a pressure transmitter is mounted to a pipe in a hard-to-reach location.  On the previous night, a technician noticed its readings were suspect.  The transmitter monitors the differential pressure across an orifice plate and its operation is critical.  This pipe transports a flammable gas at 1,400 psi.  If this technician were looking for a way to verify the transmitter's reading on site, their selection of instruments for an accurate measurement would be inconvenient, heavy or fragile.…Read more

Introducing the Enerac 500 Gas Analyzer

Cameron Instruments is excited to announce that we have partnered with Enerac, leaders in the manufacturing of combustion gas analyzers.  Enerac invented the first electronic portable multi-parameter combustion gas analyzer in 1979 (in the U.S.A.).  They still service this analyzer today as well as all other units manufactured by Enerac.  The Enerac Model 500 is a low-cost, easy to use (no technical expertise needed, etc.) portable combustion efficiency emissions gas analyzer. The Enerac 500 gas analyzer is perfect for both determining the efficiency of a combustion source as well as collecting advanced emissions…Read more

Versatile Differential Pressure Gauges & Switches

Orange Research differential pressure gauges are designed to measure the difference in pressure between two points in a system and present the resultant differential pressure directly on a single gauge dial.  A magnetic movement allows the simultaneous sensing of both pressures while completely isolating the differential pressure gauge function from the pressure chamber without the use of mechanical seals.  They strive to offer an extensive variety of options for their standard products.  From lens materials to special seals (Teflon & Viton, plus pressure ranges, custom dials, port sizes and much more - Orange…Read more

FOM 330 – Objective Evaluation of the Quality of Frying Oil

The new FOM 330 Food Oil Monitor from Ebro Electronic is designed help you maintain high food oil quality.  Old frying oil can contain high concentrations of potentially harmful substances, e.g. acrylamide.  These substances will also get in the the fried food you consume.  Additionally, they will cause the food to be less crispy and diminish the flavour.  The FOM 330 helps you pinpoint the right time to change the oil in your fryer.  This way you can maintain a consistently high quality of fried food your customers will be grateful for. Fresh…Read more

Dew Point Temperature Q & A

Q.  What is dew point temperature? A.  Dew point temperature is the temperature at which water vapour in any gas at constant pressure begins to condense into liquid water at the same rate as it evaporates. If the air temperature is equal to or below the dewpoint, water condensation will occur meaning water vapour will tranform from the vapour state into the liquid state. Condensed water will appear as dew on a surface and may also appear as a cloud or fog suspended in the air.  When the air temperature is equal to…Read more

2271A Industrial Pressure Calibrator

The pneumatic pressure calibrator that grows along with your workload for wide workload coverage now and in the future. The Fluke Calibration 2271A Industrial Pressure Calibrator provides a complete, automated solution for calibrating a wide variety of pressure gauge and sensors.  Thanks to its modular design, it can be configured to meet different needs and budgets, and expanded to cover a broad workload. The 2271A is ideal for calibration laboratories starting out in pressure calibration because it offers wide pressure measurement capabilities in a single instrument.  Everything you need for calibrating pressure is…Read more

CO2 in Food Transportation and Storage

Food transportation and storage in general Research on gas concentration in food packaging has been ongoing since the 1930's.  It's proven that the control of gases, humidity and temperature within the food container can slow down the ripening process.  With better measurement and control of these parameters, it is now possible to better control decomposition and help prevent pathogens from growing on the food. Why the need to measure CO2? Food stays fresh longer and has enhanced flavour under controlled conditions.  Controlled conditions lead to reduced waste and more food for minimal amount…Read more

Calibration of Temperature Sensors in the Process Industry – Part II

To continue our discuss on calibration of temperature sensors in the process industry, we are going to move on to dry-block calibrators. Dry-block calibrators incorporate a heating/cooling element, but do not require the use of any liquids such as oil to perform their calibration tasks.  The units typically consist of a heating "block", an internal sensor, and some type of control to reach and maintain desired temperature ranges.  Some advanced dry-blocks also have internal reference sensors and associated accuracies thus eliminating the need for an external reference sensor.  Because there is no oil…Read more

Calibration of Temperature Sensors in the Process Industry

Temperature sensors within the process and pharmaceutical industries are important devices in ensuring that the process runs smoothly and product specifications are met on a continuous basis.  The calibration of these sensors on a regular schedule is important to provide confidence in the measurements being taken and thus the quality of the end product being produced.  This blog looks at the various types of temperature sensors, contrasts the value/benefit of dry-block calibrators verses liquid bath calibrators, and the effective process to follow in specifying and procuring temperature calibrators. Where are the temperature sensors…Read more