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Contents… NEWS


4. Shale gas reserves fuel pump market PROCESS EQUIPMENT


Valves & actuators... 7. Take steps to make the right choice – Heiko Luckhaupt, category marketing manager, Automation & Control, RS Components looks at pneumatic pilot-operated control valves and their deployment in safety applications


Pumps... 11. Banging the drum for mobile pumping


ASK THE EXPERT 10. DesignSpark Mechanical – helpful hints


INDUSTRY FOCUS Water & waste treatment...


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16. Global water solutions 17. Controlling overflow risk • Life’s a beach for actuators 19. Robost motors for irrigation project • Detecting debris


Renewable energy... 22. It’s size that matters, not quantity


CONTROL & INSTRUMENTATION Temperature, humidity & moisture control...


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25. Well worth the effort – Understanding how thermowells are made and their importance to process safety 26. Accuracy leads to integrity


Intelligent field devices... 28. Avoid weak points to ensure accuracy – Experts from Swagelok explain the importance of the process instrumentation loop


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Next month... Features in the December 2013/January 2014 issue of Process & Control will include • Heat transfer • Seals & gaskets • Flow & level control • PLCs & soft control • Food processing & packaging • Focus on hazardous area & safety equipment


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