5 Handy Online & Mobile Tools for Fluid Handling Pros

Five new online and mobile resources for fluid handling professionals.

Fluid Handling Web Resources
Fluid Handling Web Resources

Fc Blog 0513 FlowsOnline Store for Flowmeters
Flows.com launched a new online storefront showcasing quality flowmeter products from GPI, KOBOLD, Assured Automation, and more. Now it is easier for engineers to find and purchase flowmeters and accessories by categories like media, body material, and even by applications. Flows.com features online chat for questions as well as training videos, datasheets and installation, and maintenance manuals.

Fc Blog 0513 MagnetrolNew Industry Blog for Flow & Level Best Practices
Magnetrol recently launched an industry blog, covering key applications and technology issues for thermal mass flow and level measurement. The blog focuses on best practices in a range of industries.

Fc Blog 0513 OmegaRedesigned Website for Process Measurement & Control Solutions
Omega Engineering’s website Omega.com has gotten a new look and upgraded navigation. The goal of the redesign is a more streamlined and cleaner layout, but with the same functionality, service, and quality products offered with the former site. Omega says end-users should also expect consistent and clearer navigation.

Fc Blog 0513 ParkerMobile App for Hose Assembly Replacement
Parker Hannifin Corporation has launched a mobile version of its Parker Tracking System® (PTS) for hose assembly replacement. PTS uses a Web-based application to generate a unique identification code that is attached to all hose assemblies. This unique code allows the user to efficiently manage and document inspection, maintenance and replacement activities. Now PTS Mobile will enable users to initiate a replacement order directly at the point and time of need right from their smartphone. PTS Mobile is available at no charge in both the Apple App Store and Android Marketplace.

Fc Blog 0513 ValmaticValve Energy Cost Calculator

Val-Matic’s Energy Cost Calculator for Valves projects 40-year energy cost savings. Since valve selection affects energy consumption in pumping systems, this program allows end-users to enter specific application information, which will then calculate headloss and 40-year energy costs for various valve types. Smaller than line size valves can also be evaluated with consideration to the headloss from the upstream and downstream pipe reducers.

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