Parker Hannifin acquired thermal shielding-maker; Dwyer releases catalog; and other news briefs.
Dwyer Instruments Inc.,
Michigan City, Mich., released its 2009 catalog. The a 562-page guide includes
thousands of measurement and control instruments for temperature, temperature, flow,
pressure, level and other related variables. The catalog contains pricing,
applications, product dimensions, specifications and more. The digital version
of the catalog, available on CD, has interactive features such as keyword search
and the ability to add notes. The catalog can be requested at the company's web
Parker Hannifin Corp., Cleveland, acquired
Sdn Bhd, a provider of electromagnetic interference shielding
and thermal management products in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, with 2007 revenues
of approximately $4.2 million.
A 40-page catalog fromIdeal Industries Inc.,
Sycamore, Ill., includes products that promote electrical safety and compliance
with Occupational Safety and Health Administration standards and the National
Electrical Code. Products include lockout/tagout kits and stations, insulated
hand tools, facility signage and electrical testers.
Heightened regulatory demands have made lockout/tagout critical to plant
operations. The catalog describes a lockout/tagout training program for
employee safety and OSHA compliance. The kit includes a 10-minute video to
explain the importance of lockout/tagout and to demonstrate how to properly
apply the devices. In addition, reference cards, a compliance manual and 10
handbooks are provided for classroom training. To receive a copy of the
catalog, call (800) 435-0705 or visit the web site.
The redesigned web site launched by theWater Environment
Federationincludes a water blog, water “hero” section and a
resources library. According to Alexandria, Va.-based WEF, the site is easier
to use. “WaterBlog” centers on virtual water, discussing how much water is
needed to produce food, clothes and other goods and services. The blog will
alternate bi-weekly with the “Water Hero” section on the home page with photos
and brief biographies of members who work every day to clean the world’s water.
Recognizing the unsung heroes of clean water will help tell the story of the
role WEF members play in protecting public health and the environment. “Access
Water Knowledge,” the resources library, contains technical and educational
material for water quality professionals. To learn more about nominating a water
hero, contact Linda Kelly at firstname.lastname@example.org.
A step-by-step guide fromKaeser Compressor Inc.is
designed to help staff at industrial facilities save money by maximizing
efficiency and extending equipment life. The eight-page “Cost Savings with
Compressed Air System Maintenance” reference manual outlines maintenance
activities for all aspects of a compressed air system, including aftercoolers,
compressors, dryers, filters and drains. It describes the maintenance needs for
different component types such as reciprocating vs. rotary screw compressors
and refrigerated vs. desiccant air dryers. Each section includes “A Problem
Solved!” feature with solutions for common air system problems, and “5 Steps to
Save Money with Maintenance,” which offers suggestions for impacting the bottom
line. The guide also provides maintenance checklists, product diagrams, rules
of thumb and a reference library list. To request a copy, call (800) 777-7873
or visit the company's web site.
Electronics, Malmore, Spain, has signed a long-term agreement to
supply operator panels toAlfa Lavalof Lund,
Sweden. The companies will jointly prepare a standard solution for the
processing equipment that Alfa Laval currently sells worldwide.
A 28-page control pinch valve catalog fromRed Valve,
Carnegie, Pa., reviews the company’s core product line, introduces new products
and details several applications and installation options. It can be requested
on the company's web site.
Things to Know (October 2008)
October 9, 2008