Air Cycle Corp.
Fluorescent Lamp Crusher
Air Cycle’s Bulb Eater is designed to crush spent fluorescent lamps of any length into recyclable material. The system is mounted to a 55-gallon container and can hold up to 1,350 4-foot fluorescent lamps. The unit is equipped with a side-mounted dust filter, a safety control panel, and a carbon filter, which captures and neutralizes the mercury vapor released from the lamps during crushing. The product is EPA and OSHA compliant.
KFS Humidity Sensors
Servoflo Corporation of Lexington, Mass., offers the KFS Series of humidity sensors from Hygrosens of Germany.
The series is a relative humidity sensor using a capacitive polymer to measure humidity. Key features include excellent price-to-performance ratio, good linearity, low hysteresis, compact size, and dew resistance. The KFS Series is also stable against chemical effects.
Measuring only 2 mm x 4 mm x 3.8 mm, the KFS-MSMD is a surface-mount version with a better signal-to-noise ratio then monolithic integrated sensors. As one of the smallest discrete humidity sensors in the world, the KFS-MSMD is priced under $7 for 1,000 pieces. This low-cost sensor is suitable for climate monitoring, HVAC, and other environmental monitoring systems.
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).