The new Counter Pen from Control Company (Friendswood, TX) is a combination marker and digital counter designed for the lab and plant. Each time a black mark is made with the felt-tipped pen, it automatically sounds a beep and an LCD displays the count. It can be used to inventory parts and tally samples received.
The Spectroline (Westbury, NY) OPK-340 Industrial Leak Detection Kit has everything a technician needs to accurately and efficiently pinpoint the exact source of all fluid leaks in hydraulic equipment, compressors, engines, gearboxes, fuel systems, and water-based systems. The heart of the kit is the cordless, rechargeable OPTIMAX 3000 blue light LED leak detection flashlight.
Workers can now perform drum racking with wireless drum tilt function for maximum control, precision, and efficiency with advancements in drum handling from Morse (East Syracuse, NY). Morse rackers slide quickly onto forks to move drums on and off racks, pallets, and more with virtually zero clearance between drums.
The Uvex Stealth Goggle Retainer for hard hats from Honeywell Safety Products (Smithfield, RI) helps ensure workers’ eyes are protected by creating a gap-free seal around the eyes. The goggle retainer is designed to attach flawlessly to most hard hats. When not in use, Uvex Stealth goggles are held securely to the hard hat, keeping them close at hand and further improving worker safety.
Centrifugal trash pumps from Subaru Trash Pumps (Lake Zurich, IL) combine a powerful engine and heavy-duty construction to move high volumes of trash water without clogging the pump. The centrifugal-type pumps are available in models with 2-, 3- and 4-inch discharge outlets. A Subaru overhead cam or overhead valve gasoline engine powers each model.
Computype Inc. (St. Paul, MN) has launched a paint patch label, a clear laminate applied directly over a label to cover and protect barcodes or other tracking identification information during paint applications. The paint “patch” can be easily removed by a glove-handed operator by peeling off the laminate, leaving the label and paint job perfectly intact.
High Flex Unshielded Silicone Cables from Cicoil (Valencia, CA) Cables are designed for applications that require absolute reliability in severe environments. Cicoil’s unique silicone extruded cable is unaffected when exposed to extreme temperatures (-65 degrees C to +260 degrees C), vibration, flames, water, UV light, ozone, radiation, and most chemicals.
Rustlick (Glenview, IL) has released a new premium, long-lasting semi-synthetic coolant. Ultracut 380R is ideal for a wide range of machining and grinding applications. This coolant delivers resistance to microbials and is stable in a wide range of light to heavy-duty applications, including machining, cutting, grinding, milling, broaching, threading, and turning.
The NITRA pneumatic line from AutomationDirect (Cumming, GA) now includes D-Series heavy-duty air cylinders, ideal for applications where abusive conditions are a concern. The heavy-duty double-acting cylinders are constructed with high quality aluminum components, including a magnetic piston fitted with a PTFE wear band.
Flexaust (Warsaw, IN) has introduced a new expandable hose for easy handling and storage in a variety of vacuum and dust collection applications. Flexaust Flexadux PV R-4 Stretch is a medium weight PVC hose reinforced with a spring steel wire helix that expands up to 7 times its original length to provide optimum flexibility.
Modern Linear, Inc. (San Rafael, CA) has released a new low profile bushing. Ideal for lower profile applications, this bushing can save space and create a lower profile carriage assembly. Available is sizes one through four, concentric and eccentric, this bushing is compatible with all other components.
FasMate FN-Series connectors from FasTest (Minneapolis, MN) provide quick connections to threaded ports, delivering fast results in diverse applications. Used in pressure and vacuum testing, filling, flushing, and performance testing, these connectors feature easy actuation and a split collet design to create instantaneous connections, eliminating the need for thread sealant and wrench tightening, and preventing costly port thread damage and unnecessary downtime.
Mokon (Buffalo, NY) now offers power and process control panels approved for use in hazardous locations in both Canada and the United States. Typical features available on Mokon’s power and process control panels include UL and cUL approval with UL 508A labels, ESA electrical approval and CSA compatibility, and CE Mark and directives compliance.
Thybar Corporation (Addison, IL) has introduced a new line of laser cut, all welded construction, insulated metal building curbs. Each curb is custom designed to accommodate any rooftop equipment and to conform to any roof pitch. The curbs are fabricated using #14 & #18 Ga. AZ-55 Galvalume material with all welded construction, built-in diverter, and integral conforming notches.
Larson Electronic’s Magnalight (Kemp, TX) has introduced the RL-85-3W-1-UV365 rechargeable UV LED spotlight. This rechargeable UV LED spotlight produces a 365 nanometer ultraviolet light beam that is effective for illuminating UV identifiers, even at a distance, making it ideal for commercial and professional applications.
The Moyno 1000 close-coupled positive displacement pump from Moyno, Inc. (Springfield, OH) is ideal where space is a premium. The compact, close-coupled configuration is designed for a variety of services including shear sensitive chemical feeds, adhesives, and polymer metering. The pin-type universal joint is sealed and lubricated, providing long life with minimum maintenance.
Power Sources Unlimited, Inc. (Wrentham, MA) has announced the Traco Power TMP 4 to 10 watt AC/DC converter series. The TMP series AC/DC Power Modules is a new range of fully encapsulated power supplies in a compact module. They feature chassis mounting with a screw terminal block connection or direct PCB mounting with solder pins.
Kaeser Compressors (Fredericksburg, VA) has introduced the redesigned CSD rotary screw compressor series. Available in flows from 186-565 cfm (60-125hp) and pressures to 217 psi, the new CSD models offer reliability, efficiency, and easy maintenance. CSD compressors come standard with several new features including the Sigma Control 2 intelligent compressor control.
Plastic AH Series High-Pressure AODD Pumps from Almatec (Kamp-Lintfort, Germany) have no drives, no rotating parts, and no rotary shaft seals. The pumps offer dry-run capability, good controllability, and a gasketless mechanical design. A compressible drive medium permits gentle product delivery with attenuated pressure peaks.
MISUMI USA, Inc. (Schaumburg, IL) has announced new specialty clamp cylinders, rotary clamp cylinders, and air grippers for use in industrial machinery, testing and inspection devices, and factory automation equipment. The new products are compact, lightweight, strong and, versatile. Clamp Cylinders, Compressed Air Types are designed with crevices having concave knuckles for firm and secure holding.
Hougen Manufacturing, Inc. (Swartz Creek, MI) has announced the new RotaFoam Cutting Fluid, a heavy-duty foamy aerosol lubricant that provides protections to the cutting tool even in hard, high torque machining applications. RotaFoam has “super sticky” properties to adhere to the tool and reduce friction throughout the cut.
Desco (Chino, CA) has introduced a new Banana Jack Outlet Adaptor for ESD control wrist straps and other grounding hardware. It converts a standard outlet into a groundable point. The Banana Jack Outlet Adaptor plugs into a standard duplex receptacle and only the ground plug on the adaptor is functional.
3M Industrial Adhesives and Tapes (St. Paul, MN) has launched the new Low VOC Aerosols and 3M Hi-Strength 94 ET Spray Adhesives with up to 50 percent reduction of VOCs. 3M is offering these next generation materials for customers interested in pursuing LEED credits and other environmental certifications.
Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation (Milwaukee, WI) has expanded its Hammer Drill line with the introduction of the 5376-20 ½ inch Hammer Drill. Featuring an 8 Amp Motor, the 5376-20 is the most powerful single speed hammer drill in its class, delivering up to 2,800 RPMs and 48,000 BPMs.
Lista International Corporation (Holliston, MA) offers modular drawer storage cabinets that have 50 percent more storage capacity than conventional shelving. Lista cabinets feature either a 440 pound or 165 pound capacity and are available in six different full sidewall heights for maximum cubic storage capacity.