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  • ASTM E1571 - 11 Standard Practice for Electromagnetic Examination of Ferromagnetic Steel Wire Rope

    This practice outlines a procedure to standardize an instrument and to use the instrument to examine ferromagnetic wire rope products in which the magnetic flux and magnetic flux leakage methods are used. If properly applied, the magnetic flux method is capable of detecting the presence, location, and magnitude of metal ...


    By ASTM International

  • Frankfort Electric and Water Plant Board Verifies Distress on Ductile Iron Pipe Using Electromagnetics

    Commercial introduction of ductile iron pipe (DIP) began in the mid-1950s and was established as the most frequently selected material of choice for ferrous pressure pipe by the early 1970s. Due to the widespread use of DIP during a large expansion of pipeline infrastructure in the 1970s, there are many thousands of miles of pressurized DIP in operation today. Water and wastewater utilities ...


    By Pure Technologies

  • Eriez Presents New Overband Magnet at Hillhead 2014

    Eriez Magnetics Europe Ltd, leading authority in separation technologies presents its brand-new suspended permanent magnet, the CPRE at the Hillhead Quarrying, Construction and Recycling Tradeshow. This international show, in a working quarry, is held at Hillhead Quarry, Buxton between the 24th and 26th of June 2014. Eriez’ new Rare Earth Permanent Overband Magnet provides an alternative ...


    By Eriez Magnetics Europe Ltd

  • A First For Europe: Scottish Water Initiates Condition Assessment Using Advanced Pipediver Technology

    Scottish Water takes innovative and responsible approaches to pipeline management. To assess the condition of its Newmore Raw Water Main, the water provider used PipeDiver™ inline inspection technology, the first use of the technology in Europe. Scottish Water (SW) is the fourth largest water and wastewater provider in the United Kingdom ...


    By Pure Technologies

  • WATERFLUX: self-powered for ten years

    KROHNE introduces WATERFLUX, an electromagnetic water meter that sets new standards with its high sampling rate and battery life of ten years. The GSM-capable water meter allows users to read flow rates using the internet or a cell phone. The WATERFLUX water meter has all the advantages of mechanical water meters while offering an elegant solution for traditionally problematic applications, ...


  • WATERFLUX: self-powered for ten years

    KROHNE introduces WATERFLUX, an electromagnetic water meter that sets new standards with its high sampling rate and battery life of ten years. The GSM-capable water meter allows users to read flow rates using the internet or a cell phone. The WATERFLUX water meter has all the advantages of mechanical water meters while offering an elegant solution for traditionally problematic applications, ...


  • Wake-Up Call: Unexpected blowouts on never-failed pipeline compel Texas Water Authority to change course on asset management

    When your pipeline operates well for five decades, it’s easy to be lulled into a false sense of security about the condition of your buried assets. Out of sight, out of mind. Then, in an instant, that mindset can change. For Canadian River Municipal Water Authority (CRMWA), that wakeup call happened ...


    By Pure Technologies

  • Krohne`s OPTIFLUX is a reliable partner for brine preparation

    A long-standing Swiss salt mine is impressed by the reliability and sturdiness of KROHNE's OPTIFLUX 4300 electromagnetic flowmeters. The role of salt should not be underestimated: Besides being used in food preparation and its healing effects in spas, it is also an essential raw material in the chemical industry. For over 170 years a large Swiss salt mine in the Rhine valley has been supplying ...

  • Never Assume: Ontario utility surprised to find unexpected pipe material during force main condition assessment

    The familiar adage, “never assume anything” certainly applies to the water and wastewater pipeline industry. The message was brought home to Utilities Kingston (UK) early this year when the utility was surprised to find unexpected pipe material on sections of pipe during a condition assessment on its Dalton Avenue (North ...


    By Pure Technologies

  • As fast as lightning: The new weather sensor with lightning detection

    Up to now, there was little evidence to prove that damage or fires were caused by lightning. Lightning strikes can not only cause dangerous fires but can also give rise to great financial losses in the case of surge damage. This is especially critical for smart grids, solar panels and wind turbines, but also for building insurance, outdoor events and the forestry sector. “WS800”, the ...

  • QuakeFinder Completes Major Expansion of Earthquake Sensor Network

    QuakeFinder, a private research organization dedicated to development of a system for forecasting major earthquakes, today announced that it has completed a major expansion of its network of instruments designed to detect electromagnetic signals that precede earthquakes. The QuakeFinder network now consists of more than 75 instruments, mainly located in California, and with smaller installations ...


    By Quake Finder

  • New water loss control products from ADS

    Huntsville, AL ADS LLC today introduces a full line of cost-efficient, advanced water loss control products for leak detection and flow measurement. These technologically innovative instruments form an integrated approach to system monitoring and leakage control for water distribution networks. ADS can now offer leak detection services and products with single point accountability for project ...

  • South Staffordshire Water chooses Krohne - and paints pipes to maintain accuracy

    Water supply utility South Staffordshire Water has chosen KROHNE OPTIFLUX electromagnetic flowmeters as its preferred meter– and has also standardised on a colour scheme for its pipework which helps to maintain the accuracy of the meters! South Staffordshire Water has around 500 flowmeters in its network.  All of the most recent abstraction and distribution input meters have been supplied by ...

  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Issues Two Patents to Nanoptek Corporation

    The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office today issued two patents to Nanoptek Corporation ("Nanoptek" or "The Company"). The Company now has five U.S. Patents, including U.S. Patent No. 7,947,221 that was issued in May, and nine patents pending or applied for, including four international. All are directed to Nanoptek's core technology and business -- products incorporating semiconductor ...


    By Marketwire

  • Still Healthy After 35 Years in Operation - DWS Takes Proactive Approach To Assess 90 Km of Large-Diameter Pipe

    The Usutu Water Scheme supplies raw water to a number of coal-fired power stations and towns in the Mpumalanga province of South Africa. The bulk water pipeline, completed in the late 1970s, consists of large diameter (DN1300 mm) pre-stressed concrete non-cylinder pipe (PCP) that links two mains for a total of 90 kilometers between the Rietspruit, Davel and Kriel Reservoirs.  ...


    By Pure Technologies

  • New IFC 100 flow converter from Krohne more than just an economical solution

    The IFC 100 is the new signal converter for KROHNE's OPTIFLUX product family of electromagnetic flowmeters, e.g. the OPTIFLUX 1000, 2000, 4000, 5000 and 6000. The signal converter is targeted at common applications in the water, food and chemical industries. Electromagnetic Flow Converter The more than economical solution Quick and easy to install and operate  ...

  • ASTM D6429 - 99(2011)e1 standard guide for selecting surface geophysical methods

    This guide applies to commonly used surface geophysical methods for those applications listed in Table 1. The rating system used in Table 1 is based upon the ability of each method to produce results under average field conditions when compared to other methods applied to the same application. An “A” rating implies a preferred method and a “B” rating implies an alternate ...


    By ASTM International

  • ReactIR 45P HL ATEX Approved for Global Hazardous Use

    To best serve customers operating in general purpose (GP) hazardous environments worldwide, METTLER TOLEDO is pleased to announce that ReactIR 45P HL (Hazardous Location) is now approved for use in both C1D1 and ATEX locations. Compliant with worldwide safety standards, ReactIR 45P provides compliance-enhancing abilities in sensitive chemical process scale-up. METTLER TOLEDO is pleased to ...


    By Mettler - Toledo Int. Inc

  • EPA, DOE and TDEC reach resolution on Oak Ridge reservation clean-up (TN)

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Oak Ridge Reservation (ORR) and Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) reached a resolution on two disputes related to ORR not fully completing its cleanup activities on two projects at the East Tennessee Technology Park (ETTP). DOE’s ORR facility was placed on the Superfund National ...

  • ABB flowmeters reduce water loss in Riyadh

    ABB FlowMaster flowmeters are helping the Saudi Arabian capital, Riyadh, to cut leakage in its water distribution network by around 40 percent. The flowmeters were repeatedly selected for their outstanding accuracy and performance. By ABB Communications ABB’s market-leading range of FlowMaster flowmeters has been selected on three separate occasions as part of a large-scale project to modernize ...


    By ABB

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