March 22, 2017
US-based Titan Enterprises has announced a new, high pressure version of the Titan 900 Series turbine flowmeter. The new refrigerant flow sensors are adapted with steel and reinforced polymer components, giving a pressure rating of 40 bar. The new flowmeter joins the US based developer of flowmeters and flow instrumentation’s wide range of flowmeters designed for... [Read More]

March 22, 2017
Non-metallic magnetic drive centrifugal pumps and systems manufacturer Iwaki Air has introduced the 2” TC-X500 series air operated double diaphragm pump. Capable of operating with variable air pressures, the powerful pumps are ideal for both start/stop and fully continuous duty pumping applications. The new pumps boast excellent flow rates and a new, heavy duty... [Read More]

March 21, 2017
HalenHardy, a US safety equipment manufacturer, has unveiled a new system to improve the response to oil and fuel spills. In a recent breakthrough in spill response, the team at HalenHardy has discovered a fiber compound that enables the user to store between 400% and 1,000% more response materials in the same space as traditional spill products. This process, called... [Read More]

March 21, 2017
Endress+Hauser has acquired SensAction, a manufacturer of innovative systems for measuring the concentration of liquids. With this move, the Switzerland-based group intends to strengthen its quality measurement portfolio. SensAction will remain headquartered in Coburg, Germany and keep the current staff of 13 employees. SensAction will operate as a division of the Endress+Hauser... [Read More]

March 21, 2017
Total US crude oil production in 2016 was below its 2015 level, despite increasing crude oil prices throughout most of 2016, according to the US Energy Information Administration (EIA). However, according to the organisation, monthly production began growing in the fourth quarter of the year after declining over the first three quarters. Total 2016 production remained... [Read More]

March 20, 2017
BP is in talks with chemicals giant Ineos to sell the North Sea’s largest and oldest oil pipeline, which is used to transport the crude that prices the global Brent benchmark. The pipeline system is around 100 miles long. It transports oil from the unmanned offshore Unity platform in the North Sea to the onshore terminal at Cruden Bay near Aberdeen. From... [Read More]

March 20, 2017
Flow measurement specialist Krohne has introduced a new Optimass 2000 S400 16-inch Coriolis mass flowmeter. According to the company, the large diameter mass flowmeter is ideal for bulk measurement of petroleum and oil, as well as syrup, molasses and raw chemicals. The meter has been approved for custody transfer of liquids and gases. The Optimass 2000 S400 features... [Read More]

March 17, 2017
Alicat Scientific has been selected by analytical instrumentation manufacturer Valco Instruments Company (VICI) as one of its preferred suppliers for gas flow controls in its Dynacalibrator Calibration Gas Generators. Alicat’s range of Basis OEM mass flow controllers provide the control required by VICI to create gas mixes down to fractions of a nanogram per minute,... [Read More]

March 17, 2017
Wales-based Huntingdon Fusion Techniques (HFT) has unveiled a range of lightweight inflatable stoppers for pipes up to 120” diameter to prevent the entry of debris into pipes. Ron Sewell, chairman for HFT, said: “For pipe diameters of 36” and over, not all applications require expensive and very robust, heavy rubber plugs, nor is it always necessary... [Read More]

March 17, 2017
AxFlow, a Swedish positive displacement pumps and fluid handling systems specialist, is offering a compressor system as an alternative to centrifugal pumps for emptying liquefied gas from storage tanks, vessels and mobile tankers. In a statement, AxFlow said: “Unlike pumps, which can only unload around 85% of the liquefied gas, the compressor system will easily... [Read More]

March 15, 2017
Thompson Pump & Manufacturing, a US pump maker, is planning to move its headquarters to a new location in Port Orange, Florida. According to media reports in the Daytona Beach News Journal, the hydraulic pump maker will move next to a retail hub called The Pavilion in Port Orange. The city announced Monday (13 March, 2017) it had closed on the sale of 15 acres off... [Read More]

March 15, 2017
Titan Enterprises, a developer of flowmeters and flow instrumentation, has launched a new responsive website Speaking about its new website, Dee Stapley, sales manager said: "The clean design of the new Titan website allows visitors to simply and quickly locate pertinent product information including the full technical specifications of our extensive range of ultrasonic,... [Read More]

March 14, 2017
Fluid Components International (FCI), a global flow sensing and measurement company, has introduced a new technology that protects water pumps from getting damaged. The new device is called FlexSwitch FLT93 Flow Switch. In a statement, the company said the technology will help engineers responsible for municipal or industrial water storage, disinfection or effluent treatment... [Read More]

March 14, 2017
Water technology company Xylem is launching a new ‘Smart Pump’ range. The Lowara Smart Pump range is equipped with built-in ultra-premium efficiency IE5 motors to achieve optimal performance in water supply and HVAC applications for commercial buildings. According to the company, the IE5 motor delivers the “highest level of performance, exceeding current... [Read More]

March 14, 2017
Pipes in New Zealand's capital are leaking a million litres (220,000 gallons) of water a day as a result of the powerful November 2016 earthquake, according to media reports in the BBC. The authorities in Wellington can't fix the problem yet because they don't know where the leaks are located, the Newstalk ZB reports. Utility company Wellington Water says that meters... [Read More]