From temperature and process controls to power controls and process monitoring equipment, flip through this section to find the devices you need to take control.

High Temperature Sensors

From hot to hottest, temperature sensors are designed to function under the most extreme temperatures. The units are suitable for hostile and unbearable conditions.
Circle 416
Pyromation
(260) 484-2580
www.pyromation.com

Infrared Temperature Sensors for Small Spaces

IR-FA Series fiber-optic infrared thermometers are offered in two-color (ratio) and single-wavelength versions. The devices' quartz fiber allows long fiber lengths and small measuring spots. The compact infrared-thermometer portion can be DIN rail-mounted. The measuring end of the fiber is small, fits into tight spaces and can be placed in ambient temperatures up to 300oF (150oC).
Circle 412
Chino Works America Inc.
(888) 321-9118
www.chinoamerica.com

Multifunctional Gas Valve

VG Series gas-valve bodies are combined with SKP Series electrohydraulic actuators to provide multiple flow control functions, including shutoff, constant pressure regulation and air/gas ratio control. Design allows fewer gas train components to be used, which results in lower pressure drops and smaller diameter trains.
Circle 367
Siemens Building Technologies
(800) 877-7545, ext. 5120
www.siemenscombustioncontrols.com

Infrared Sensing

Noncontact infrared temperature measurement is suitable for numerous industrial processes, including molding, coating, drying, curing and heating, as well as for OEM applications.
Circle 417
Raytek, Automation Products
(800) 227-8074
www.raytek.com/automation

SCR Power Controls

Self-protected phase-angle-fired SCRs provide variable control of AC voltage to constant-resistance electric heating loads. 18D/E controls incorporates the company's "three pillars of protection" to protect them against potentially destructive conditions. Their integral heat-sink chassis utilizes natural convection cooling for full-rated operation in ambient temperatures to 122oF (50oC) without fans.
Circle 348
Payne Engineering
(800) 321-1345
www.payneng.com

Resistance Temperature Detector

Element conforms with DIN, IEC, JIS and SAMA standards and is fully traceable to NIST. Standard platinum wire-wired RTD can be supplied in a range of sizes and accuracy tolerances.
Circle 366
Sensing Devices Inc.
(717) 295-2311
www.sensingdevices.com

Small-Footprint SCRs

Suitable for embedded OEM applications, MaxPac family of SCR power controllers includes models for single phase, three-phase/two leg, and three-phase/three-leg configurations. They provide power control output from 120 to 575 VAC at 100 to 1,200 A and are suitable for high-power resistive or infrared heating. When an electronic temperature sensor on the heat sink registers an overheat condition, the user is notified via a contact closure. If the condition worsens, the system will shutdown automatically.
Circle 334
Chromalox
(800) 443-2640
www.mychromalox.com

Temperature Calibrator

Model 724 has measure and source functions that can test and calibrate most temperature instruments. Standard features allow the device to measure and source/simulate RTDs, thermocouples, volts and ohms to test and calibrate temperature sensors and transmitters; simultaneously view input and output data on a dual display; power transmitters during test using loop power supply with simultaneous mA measurement.
Circle 364
Fluke Corp.
(800) 300-1088
www.fluke.com

All-in-One Sensing Package

AS-interface (AS-i) bus connection for line of flow, level, pressure and temperature transmitters and switches is tailored to the needs of devices such as sensors and valves where low installation cost per device is critica. AS-i is a two-wire cabling methods that carries power and data to multiple process points. Designed to be a connection solution for interfacing sensors with pumps and process valves, it allows up to four input or output signals in bidirectional modules (up to 248 binary signals in one cable network).
Circle 331
Burkert USA
(949) 223-3102
www.burkert-usa.com

Thermometer

Ashcroft Duratemp thermometer has a molecular-sieve design that uses a combination of chemically unreactive gas and activated carbon, which produces much lower internal pressures than conventional thermometers. Featuring an accuracy rating of +/-1 percent of range span, the thermometer is available in ranges from -320 to 1,200oF (-196 to 649oC).
Circle 335
Dresser Instrument
(800) 328-8258
www.ashcroft.com

Process Control

Temperature and process control has a large dual display, self-tune capability and fuzzy logic. Other features of the 1/32 DIN control include universal input, loop-break protection, peak/valley indication, percent output indication and an illuminated keypad. With ramp/soak function, 32 Series also provides auto/manual station function.
Circle 365
Love Controls Div., Dwyer Instruments Inc.
(219) 879-8000
www.love-controls.com

Sensor Elements

ABB Sensycon thin film, wire wound ceramic and glass, and surface mount devices offer compact size, fast response time, long-term stability and a selection of temperature ranges.
Circle 380
DWM & Associates
(732) 777-0020
www.dwmai.com

Infrared Thermometer

Wahl DHS-35 XT measures surfaces at very high temperatures. Infrared thermometer has a temperature range of 800 to 3,200oF (426 to 1,760oC) with a narrow spectral range of 3.5 to 4.1 micron. It is designed to minimize errors caused by reflectance from walls and flames, making it suitable for measuring furnace tube temperatures through open ports.
Circle 360
Instrumentation Group
(800) 421-2853
www.instrumentationgroup.com

Vapor Monitor

Model 670 Series is designed to help reduce VOC disposal costs by monitoring vapor at the source of emissions. Continuous mounting allows more air recirculation in the process, reducing the exhaust airflow. The incinerator has less air to process, therefore requiring less fuel. The unit meets safety standards set by NFPA.
Circle 332
Control Instruments Corp.
(973) 575-9114
www.controlinstruments.com

Modular Burner Control

System consists of primary controls with relays and interlocks. System hardware can be based on FM- or IRI-defined requirements and burner capacity. Modular system can be fabricated using most major control manufacturers such as Honeywell and Fireye. It can be combined with valve trains and field devices for total system responsibility.
Circle 333
Capp/USA
(215) 840-8672
www.cappusa.com

Flat Panel LCD Recorders

Designed to monitor temperature and humidity, Models FT and FH have large displays that shows both current readings and a graph of data that ranges from 1 hr to 32 days. Model FT121 uses a K thermocouple probe for process flexibility and a larger temperature range from -200 to 2,000oF (-129 to 1,093oC).
Circle 336
Dickson Co.
(800) 323-2448
www.dicksonweb.com

Natural Gas Flowmeter

Model 10A/NG is FM and CSA approved for Class I, Division 1, Groups B, C, and D hazardous areas. The microprocessor-based all-welded sensor is made of 316 stainless steel. It measures in scfm without the need for pressure and temperature compensation.
Circle 337
Fox Thermal Instruments Inc.
(408) 847-2090
www.foxthermalinstruments.com

Temperature Controllers

Model TM215M closed-loop temperature control module is microprocessor-based and designed for use with type J or K thermocouples. It compares the measured temperature to the operator's chosen setpoint and regulates current to the electric heater to maintain the processing temperature at this setpoint. The 15 A modules can function in 15 or 30 A mainframes.
Circle 343
IMS Co.
(800) 537-5375
www.imscompany.com

Temperature-Indicating Labels

Designed to provide quick visual assurance that quality control standards have been monitored during storage and transit of temperature-sensitive food, nutraceutical, pharmaceutical, diagnostic and electronic products, reversible and irreversible temperature-indicating labels tell the current temperature of a product at a glance or indicate whether a critical temperature threshold has been violated. Labels can monitor conditions from -223 to 572oF (-30 to 300oC). Also offered are labels and tags that indicate how long a product has been exposed above critical temperatures.
Circle 370
Dry Pak Industries Inc.
(877) 437-9725
www.drypak.com

Gas Treatment System

Designed to reduce nitrous oxide emissions from gas-fired radiant tube heaters by more than 75 percent, Ecothal comprises a catalyst package locate din the burner. The first catalyst is positioned in the furnace wall region of the recuperator and is set to provide reducing conditions. NOX formed in combustion is reduced here. To ensure that no CO leaves the system, the second catalyst is positioned after the burner, in the exhaust pipe. Results show that less than 50 ppm is achieved as standard compared to about 200 ppm with conventional systems.
Circle 344
Kanthal Bethel
(203) 744-1440
www.kanthal.com

Temperature Transmitters

Line of temperature transmitters for thermocouple or RTD input includes push-button digital linearization with isolation for temperature controllers. DIN rail conditioners and DIN rail RTD transmitters also are available.
Circle 350
Pyco Inc.
(215) 757-3704
www.pyco.com

Gas Flow Control

Moduline system is a compact assembly of coordinated modules for controlling the flow of gas in heating equipment. The company can combine multiple modules, assemble, test and deliver a gas train in accordance to customer specifications.
Circle 345
Kromschroder Inc.
(330) 342-0595
www.kromschroder.com

Temperature Probes

PTFE-encapsulated probe body and cable allows them to be used for corrosive and aggressive chemical applications. Isostatically molded to a PFA-covered cable, the probe and cable have the identical chemical resistance at temperatures from -328 to 536oF (-200 to 280oC). Platinum RTDs, thermistors, IC chips or thermocouples allow integration with a range of monitoring equipment.
Circle 346
Mastco
(877) 662-7826
www.mastco.net

Sensors, Wire, Tubes

The company offers a range of products and services for those in the process heating industry, including thermocouples, RTDs, protection tubes, thermocouple wire and calibration services.
Circle 338
Furnace Parts LLC
(800) 321-0796
www.furnacepartsllc.com

Flexible Temperature Sensor

Worm for thermowell temperature assemblies bends right through the top or face of enclosures. It trims to length (up to 36") to handle nearly every thermowell assembly. It is designed to slide through the enclosure's entry port and snaps into place without removal of the enclosure, connection head or any assembly components.
Circle 347
Moore Industries-International Inc.
(818) 894-7111
www.miinet.com

Turbine Flowmeter

HO Series provides precise measurement with accuracy of +/-0.5 percent (+/-0.25 percent typical). End fittings include MS, NPT and flanged types. Sizes are available in 0.25 to 12" with 17 overlapping ranges. The flowmeter is designed to operate over a range of temperatures.
Circle 342
Hoffer Flow Controls Inc.
(252) 331-1997
www.hofferflow.com

Custom, Standard RTDs, Transmitters

Standard RTDs are 100 ohm platinum with DIN curve. Other values and custom R/T curves are available. Two-wire 4 to 20 mA output transmitters can be provided with 8.5 to 36 VDC power and three-wire length-compensation. Offered with Various enclosure designs, units are stand-alone or matched to the RTD.
Circle 372
Translogic Inc.
(714) 890-0058
www.translogicinc.com

Water Filter

Filter protects heat exchangers and prevents clogging of nozzles, tubes and other narrow passages by removing dirt particles down to micron size, of any specific gravity, from once-through and recirculating cooling water systems. Line-pressure powered, the filter cleans itself without external power and does not interrupt system flow. It installs in any position, including upside down.
Circle 140
Orival Inc.
(800) 567-9767
www.orival.com

Hybrid Controller

HC900 offers a modular, scalable design that is sized to meet the automation needs of the process industry. Many analog and digital modules are available to support up to a total of 256 I/O points. Up to 128 universal analog inputs minimize the number of input cards and spare parts required. The unit's integrated loop and logic control shortens design time; its preformatted color displays reduce development time; and automatic tuning and fuzzy logic shorten startup time. The controller's software provides system configuration using a Windows NT-, 2000- or Me-based PC.
Circle 371
Honeywell Industrial Measurement and Control
(800) 537-6945
www.honeywell.com

Combustion Safeguard Control

Protectofier is designed to protect against buildup of combustible fuel mixtures due to flame failure or other faults in ovens and heating equipment. System can monitor one or more burners and will respond to the presence or absence of flame via the flame-rectification principle or ultraviolet scanner sensors.
Circle 369
Protection Controls Inc.
(847) 674-7676