Hydraulics Simplify Auto-lube System

SKF’s Lincoln HTL 201 EEX hydraulically driven pump is intended for use in applications such as underground mining. Featuring a steel pump body and lubricant reservoir, the unit is claimed to be a cost-effective alternative to electrically driven pumps that need a cabinet for protection. The HTL 201 EEX is operated via the hydraulic system of a primary machine or carrier system and supplies lubricant as long as that machine or carrier is active.

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New Compressors Talk to the Internet

Ingersoll Rand unveiled its new RS30 and RS37 models, described as the first in a series of next generation oil-flooded, rotary screw air compressors for use in a wide range of industrial plant applications. According to the company, the new compressors improve performance through a state-of-the-art air end. The new air end design was developed through advanced analytics and modeling, and includes an optimized rotor profile that provides up to an 18% efficiency improvement compared with previous models.

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Valve Controllers Get Software Upgrade

Emerson has enhanced the software for its Fisher Fieldvue DVC6200 series digital valve controllers, which are now available for use in applications that employ PLCs and Profibus communications as the dominant protocol. It has also been tested and integrated for use with multiple Field Device Tool (FDT) host systems. The Fieldvue DVC6200p digital valve controller with Device Type Manager (DTM) software supports control valve startup, commissioning and diagnostic activities.

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