Record-setting drone utilizes ant-inspired smarts to make its way home

Tiny aerial drones have many potential uses, but their ability to navigate is severely limited by their minuscule amount of onboard processing power. Scientists have now set about addressing that limitation, taking a cue from foraging insects such as ants.

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Enhancing Control Valve Performance with ControlAir’s Precision Pneumatic Controls

ControlAir stands at the forefront of precision pneumatic controls, which are essential for achieving reliable and durable pressure regulation in a wide spectrum of applications involving control valves. Our products are assembled and tested in the USA. Our core products—Air Pressure Regulators, Filter Regulators, Volume Boosters, I/P Transducers, and Valve Positioners—deliver unmatched precision and repeatability. These components are not mere accessories but integral to optimizing performance and energy efficiency in automated systems.

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Badger Meter Delivers BlueEdge™ Solution for Wastewater Monitoring

Using the BlueEdge™ suite of fully scalable solutions by Badger Meter, a Serbian Wastewater treatment plant has created a bespoke system, integrating both technology and software, for the monitoring of wastewater quality and quantity. Installed at a wastewater treatment plant in Central Serbia, the system monitors the influent at the inlet to the treatment plant, providing an integrated leading-edge solution for the continuous online monitoring of flow and wastewater quality. This has led to improved control of the treatment process and increased plant efficiency, ensuring that effluent levels comply with regulatory standards before discharge into the Morava River.

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OPW Fluid Transfer Solutions Introduces New 8800 Series Overfill and Ground Monitoring System

OPW Engineered Systems, part of OPW® Fluid Transfer Solutions, has introduced the new 8800 Series Overfill and Ground Monitoring System. The 8800 Series is an advanced solution for terminal operators who are looking to make their filling processes safer and more intuitive. It offers features that can be integrated into existing terminal-automation systems.

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Warren Controls Enhances ARIA Series Actuator with Robust Power Supply Options for Water Heater Applications

Warren Controls, a leading manufacturer of control valves and specialty fluid handling products, announces significant enhancements to its ARIA Series actuators, which are now available with more robust power supply options. These improvements are designed to meet the demanding needs of commercial steam-fired water heater applications.

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Overcoming High-Temperature Challenges with Perlast® G77X

Specifying elastomer sealing solutions for high temperature process control valves can be particularly challenging. In such aggressive conditions, many types of materials can degrade quickly, impacting seal performance and eventually leading to significant leakage through the valve.

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Loopy cache multitool stashes bits to double up utility

Carabiner-type multitools with integrated bit drivers may be a dime a dozen, but the new EH4 distinguishes itself in one important way. It provides storage space for three double-ended bits, offering users a total of six onboard bit options.

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