H2gO Water Purifier
Aqua Research’s H2gO Purifier is a handheld, 3-ounce device that makes water safe to drink with only 2 button clicks. The purifier never needs replacement parts and was designed for extreme environments. The water treatment device is ideal for campers, travelers, and natural disasters. For a limited time, the water purifier is also available at the company’s Indiegogo campaign.
According to the World Health Organization, over 3.4 million people die each year from waterborne disease. Water disinfection is one of the most effective interventions to save lives, but a large proportion of people in poor economies stop disinfecting due to complexity and on-going cost. In contrast, the H2gO Purifier is sustainable even for people at the poverty line because it is both simple to use and free to operate.
The H2gO Purifier works by converting a few grains of common salt to a powerful disinfecting solution in a matter of seconds. It treats 1 to 20 liters of water at a time. It’s driven by a cell phone battery that can be charged by the integrated solar panel or USB, able to treat 300 liters of water per charge. Only one hour of sunlight makes over 1 gallon of safe water. There is even an LED flashlight for night-time operation.
Electro-Chemical Devices, Inc.
T80 Universal Transmitter
Process and plant engineers in search of a powerful process analyzer for multiple analytical measurements will find that the Model T80 Universal Transmitter from Electro-Chemical Devices, Inc. provides a versatile, easy-to-use, economical solution for virtually all liquid analytical measurements.
Featuring a highly intelligent digital transmitter protocol, the T80 Universal Transmitter simplifies process measurement and reduces maintenance costs for seven common industrial plant parameters. Process measurement has never been easier or more affordable than with the T80’s virtually plug-and-play capabilities, which simplify daily operations and maintenance while reducing instrumentation costs simultaneously.
The ECD Model T80 Universal Transmitter is a single channel transmitter designed for the continuous measurement of multiple parameters in a general-purpose industrial environment: pH, ORP, pION, Dissolved Oxygen, Turbidity, Conductivity or Resistivity. The Model T80 digitally communicates with any ECD Model S80 Intelligent Sensor and automatically conﬁgures the transmitter’s menus and display screens to the measured parameter. The Model T80 automatically configures to any of the listed measurements so that there is no need to inventory multiple instrument types, saving time and reducing plant operating costs.
The T80 Universal Transmitter is flexible and user-friendly. It offers membrane switch navigation, a simple menu structure and soft key menu choices and an easy-to-read 2 ¾ -x- 1 ½ inch LCD display. The T80 accepts any S80 intelligent sensor or any standard pH, ORP or pION sensor with solution ground using the optional T80 input card. It is available with 4-20 mA output with MODBUS RTU on 24 VDC and 110/220 VAC instruments. The T80 can be configured with optional HART 7 communication and an optional three alarm relay.
Vindum Engineering, Inc.
CV Series Valves
Vindum Engineering, Inc. (VEI) announces the release of its patented high pressure and high precision CV Series Valves, capable of continuous operation at pressures up to 20,000 PSI. Either On-Off or 3-Way/4-Position models are available. This patented VEI valve design can be used in high temperature applications and/or with corrosive fluids, further enhancing its operating envelope.
This high-pressure model is pneumatically operated via a set of small, low voltage pilot valves. The valves are available in a wide range of seal materials as well as corrosion resistant wetted parts (Stainless Steel or Hastelloy C-276), with either 1/8 or 1/4 inch fittings for high pressure tubing.
This new valve maintains a constant internal fluid volume and does not trap any fluid within the valve body when switched. This is one of the unique aspects of VEI’s patented valve design that delivers superior, reliable performance in a wide range of operating environments.
Mi.Data is a web-based portal that enables municipalities to strengthen relationships with consumers by providing a consolidated view of water and electricity usage online. Usage data that is collected and stored by Mi.Net, an advanced two-way AMI system graphically presented to consumers in a format allowing them to monitor their water and electricity consumption; set preferences to receive informational alerts on water bans, usage goals, budget thresholds and data anomalies, which may indicate potential household water leaks; and compare current usage to previous time periods (by day, week, or month).