Control Technology

  • Rexnord, a Milwaukee-based industrial manufacturer, announced recently that it is expanding its role in the process controls market with the formation of the Process Controls Division.

    The new division combines the product lines, markets and control technology capabilities of Rexnord's recent acquisitions—Fife Corporation, Tano Corporation and Micro Pure Systems Inc.—and the company's former Electronic Products Division.

    In making the announcement, James J. Hayden, a corporate vice president and division president, said: "This unifying of our process controls capabilities provides Rexnord with a higher level of controls technology and more aggressive approach to the marketplace.

    The acquisitions were an excellent complement to our existing sensing technology. We are optimistic that through our commitment to quality products, new product development and selective acqusitions, we will further strengthen our position in the control products marketplace.

    Fife Corporation is a leading supplier of automatic guiding and spreading or expanding continuous flexible material such as paper, plastic, textile, steel or copper. Its facilities are located in Oklahoma City.

    Tano Corporation, headquartered in New Orleans, designs and manufacturers computer-based automation and control systems for marine, oil and gas, and energy management applications.

    Micro Pure Systems Inc. manufacturers instruments which use ultrasonic technology to detect microscopic particles in liquids. The instruments are used in the manufacture of semiconductors and in oil production monitoring. The company is located in Smithfield, R.I.

    Rexnord's former Electronic Products Division manufacturers industrial weighing equipment, microprocessor- based process controls and systems, water and wastewater analytical instruments, fixed gas detection equipment and self-contained breathing apparatus. Its operations are located in New Berlin, Wise.; Malvern, Pa.; and Sunnyvale, Calif.

    Rexnord serves the world's marketplace as a major manufacturer of industrial components and machinery.

    The company produces power transmission components, specialty fasteners, crushing and processing machinery for the aggregate and mining industry, water pollution control equipment, material handling systems, process controls, chemical products and other specialized equipment. They employ people in 51 United States and Canadian plants and in 22 oversees facilities. They are headquartered in the Milwaukee area.

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  • software in an operator-friendly format. Since our start, we have grown steadily and have invested heavily in the development of a navigation and control technology that enables unprecedented increases in operator efficiency and capability. The Tech: • openSEA. Greensea anchors its navigation and control

  • and efficient data transmission. In 2011, identifying demand from commercial marine markets for accurate, reliable, fuel management and emissions control technologies, Krill became a ‘system integrator’ with the ability to supply a broad spectrum of fuel flow meters and other accessory components. Commercial

  • too cold of a weld setting, for instance, can lead to poor fusion and/or porosity, especially when welding over pre-construction primer. Remote control technology enables the welding operator to set welding parameters at the arc without a control cord and without using wireless controls that require batteries

  • Motion and control technology specialists, Parker Hannifin, recently introduced the compact, icountBSplus. The icountBSplus is a fully contained, portable bottle sampling system that uses laser particle counting technology to ensure fast and accurate detection of contamination in hydraulic oils and hydrocarbo

  • Wartsila and Marioff, agreed earlier this year to cooperate within the area of emission control technologies for reciprocating engines. Marioff is a specialist in creating humidity, while Wartsila needs humidity for reduction of NOx in diesel, and perhaps gas engines. The introduction of water into

  • European research initiative aimed at enabling ships already in service to more easily and more rapidly benefit from advances in computer and control technology has led to a demonstrator system being installed on the bridge of a Swedish icebreaker. The development of a methodology for retrofit applications

  • in Edinburgh, has developed a new stabilizer system which combines the latest developments in hydromechanics with state-of-the-art electronic control technology. Called the VM Series, the new system, which has generated extensive interest from cruise and ferry operators, features a uniquely shaped

  • , harbor-craft, offshore drilling rigs and all manners of workboats. These efforts will require retrofitting existing engines with aftermarket emissions control products or replacement with newer, low emission “green” engines. The primary regulatory agencies driving this change include the U.S. Environmental

  • this month reached an agreement in principle with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Coast Guard to develop its own advanced emission control technology to be used in waters surrounding U.S. coasts. According to the EPA, Carnival will develop and deploy a new exhaust gas cleaning system on up

  • , which have been brought together in a package that is no larger than a juice bottle and can be easily mounted on an engine and connected to other control technology and systems to deliver major user benefits in terms of advanced monitoring capabilities, financial savings and better on-site emission control

  • fleets facing spiraling fuel prices and new tougher environmental regulations from the EPA and IMO, fleet managers have had to look for new technology to control costs and emissions.  One of the most promising areas to considerably cut spending while meeting all EPA and IMO regulations is reducing maintenance

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    Halter Marine has teamed with Cat- erpillar for the main engines, ABB/Tri- dent Marine for the Azipod propulsion system, and Raytheon as the command and control systems integrator. The ? rst ship delivery is scheduled to occur in 2024, the second in 2025 and the last de- livering in early 2027, if the options

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