Riester launches the latest Stethoscope at Medicall 2014.

Riester introduced the Latest Stethoscope in the Indian Market at the Medicall 2014 show. The 12th Medicall Expo was held in Chennai from Aug 1-3. Medicall is India’s premier hospital needs and equipment exposition and the biggest of its kind in India.

Medicall brings the latest, appropriate and affordable technologies, for the benefit of all hospitals including smaller hospitals, clinics, nursing homes and physicians setting up group practice. The annual conference saw over 10,000 doctors, medical professionals and related people attending the conference and expo.

Riester’s New Stethoscope with constructed cardiophon 2.0 and duplex® 2.0 assign nothing less than a quantum leap in the quality of acoustics. Auscultation (listening to the internal sounds of the body) is significantly disturbed by interfering side noise. Therefore during the construction phase of the cardiophon2.0 and the duplex® 2.0 special attention has been paid to the design of the binaural and the ear-tips. The contact pressure of the binaural can be adjusted individually; the ear-tips are pivotable and made of extra-soft material. Altogether the ear canal is perfectly sealed against external side noise. In addition, disturbing noise due to the friction between the ear-tips and the ear will be avoided, even if the stethoscope is moving.

Riester Stethoscope

Riester stethoscopes are manufactured to an uncompromisingly high quality standard. The production of the binaural for example is automated. This guarantees a perfect production of the binaural at the ear. The chest-pieces are manufactured using latest CNC-technology to minimize any tolerances – a precondition, which allowed the novel sound pick-up system of cardiophon 2.0 and duplex® 2.0. The continuously high level of quality is guaranteed by multiple quality checks under our 1SO:9001 quality management along with the trademark German art of precision.

For such a regular but key diagnostic tool, the technology and clarity of Riester’s stethoscope got the attention of the key opinion leaders in the Medical industry of South India. Riester’s presence at Medicall through their channel partner ‘Naik Meditech’ saw the exhibition booth being visited by key doctors and professionals from the Apollo, SRM TVS group, Manipal GKNM, and many other prestigious groups in the four southern states of India.

Govardhan of Riester at Medicall 2014

Govardhan of Riester at Medicall 2014


Govardhan (on the left) at the Medicall 2014 booth with a salesperson from Naik Meditech

Govardhan, the Senior Sales Manager for South East Asia/ India/ Gulf had this to say, “Riester’s products are crafted with typical German precision with a lot of attention is given to every minute aspect of the product design and manufacturing. Riester’s products are the best tools that doctor can depend on for precise diagnosis. A premium product with proven reliability, it is also user friendly. No wonder many medical professionals are staunch loyalist of Riester range of products. With the launch of the stethoscope, we intend to bring a change in the very basic tool that every doctor depend on.

For more information on Riester’s range of products, contact Govardhan on: M: +91 98410 47371, or Email: govardhan@reister.de

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Hanovia UV Ensures Safe Direct Drinking Water for Luxury Property in Jinan, China

A luxury private residential complex in Jinan, the capital city of China’s Shandong Province, has recently installed a Hanovia UV disinfection system to guarantee the safety of its drinking water. Since installing the system, the Jiezheng Lingyu Plaza has won plaudits from residents.

Luxury Property in China uses Hanovia's UV disinfection system

Luxury Property in China uses Hanovia’s UV disinfection system

Quancheng Square in the centre of Jinan

The prestigious, high-end luxury property aims to ‘enhance the living experience of its residents by providing innovative, smart facilities’. To this end, its developer is treating the entire complex’s drinking water system with Hanovia UV.

Hanovia’s medium pressure UV system destroys potentially pathogenic microorganisms in municipal water supplied to the complex. After UV treatment the water quality meets the strict WHO guidelines for drinking water quality, as well as the requirements of China’s National Bottled Water Standard (GB19298-2003). Hanovia’s systems are designed to remove at least 99.9% of E.coli, cryptosporidium, flagellate and other harmful microorganisms.

“Of all known disinfection technologies, only UV can effectively sterilize water rapidly and safely without any residues, and this is the main reason we chose Hanovia,” said Mr. Li, the sales manager of Qing Dao Bei Te, one of Hanovia’s Chinese business partners. “Moreover, Hanovia’s equipment is extremely compact and easy to maintain, which fits our requirements very well. In fact, offering safe drinking water for our residents has been one of the key reasons for the commercial success of this project.”

“Offering safe drinking water for our residents has been one of the key reasons for the commercial success of this project.”

Helen Zhang, Hanovia’s sales manager in China, added, “Jiezheng Lingyu is our first case study in the luxury property market in China. We are already providing safe water for many high-end hotels and office buildings across south-east Asia but, until now, in China most of our installations for building water treatment have been limited to high-end hotels and resorts. Our experience and reputation in providing high purity water for the pharmaceutical, food and beverage industries in China has gained us recognition and means we are now being invited to provide water of the same high quality to private residences and public buildings.”

For more details contact Mr.Gunvinder Bhogal; Tel: +44(0)1753 515300, E-mail: gunvinder.bhogal@hanovia.com; Website: www.hanovia.com

About Hanovia
Based in the United Kingdom, with a worldwide distributor network, Hanovia (a Halma company) is a world leader in UV disinfection technology for swimming pool, spa and leisure applications. The company is celebrating its 90th anniversary this year! From its early days manufacturing UV lamps to treat skin conditions to today’s validated, performance qualified UV water treatment systems, Hanovia has always been a technology leader and at the at the forefront of UV innovation.

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Crowcon’s Modular Gasmaster Control Panel Monitors up to Four Gas Detectors

Crowcon’s new Gasmaster control panel has a modular design meaning users only need purchase the required number of input modules. It can easily be extended by adding more modules at a later date. Gasmaster monitors up to four gas detectors or four fire zones, all from a single location.

Crowcon Gas Master

Crowcon Gas Master

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Simple to operate, the large multilingual LCD display shows gas levels from all detectors simultaneously and allows quick and easy system adjustment and testing from the control panel. It can operate as a stand-alone unit or interface with any alarm or visual warning devices and control systems.

In addition to standard 4-20mA-type gas detectors, Gasmaster can also be used with mV pellistor-type flammable gas detectors, which are significantly lower in cost than 4-20mA-types as they have no internal electronics. Sensor calibration is performed via the Gasmaster user interface: once commissioned, mV pellistor-type detectors do not need to be accessed until the sensor needs replacing – usually 3-5 years after installation. In addition, power to mV pellistor-type detectors is automatically cut if the gas reading exceeds 95% of the gas’ LEL (Lower Explosive Limit) to prevent sensor damage.

Gasmaster provides as standard a wide range of analogue, relay and Modbus outputs and a ‘calibration due’ warning informs the user when a service is due on a gas or fire detector. An IP65 enclosure also means the control panel can be installed in potentially wet areas without requiring the additional cost of high-IP enclosures.

Key industries include:
• Refineries
• Petrochemical, chemical and pharmaceutical plants
• Water and wastewater treatment
• Gas storage and distribution
• Power generation
• Manufacturing processes (e.g. car manufacturing plants)
• Universities and research facilities
• Local authorities

For more information contact Mr. Sandip Diwate of Crowcon India on Tel: +91 22 6708 0400.
M : +91 (0) 98205 76070; E-mail: sandip.diwate@crowcon.com / salesindia@crowcon.com;
Website: www.crowcon.com

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Hanovia’s webinar for the global beverage industry a huge success

Hanovia’s recent webinar on UV water treatment for the beverage industry was very well attended, with a global audience from many of the world’s leading beverage companies taking part. Hanovia would like to thank all those who registered and really appreciates all the feedback given during and after the event.

The seminar is still available to view on Hanovia’s website, so why not register and hear what Dr Mark Aston, Hanovia’s Technical Director, says on these topics:

• How UV eliminates the threat of bacteria in water
• Where UV fits into the beverage production process
• What is validated UV science?
• Benefits of low pressure and medium pressure UV lamp technologies
• Emerging requirements, such as sugar syrup disinfection
• Efficiency and economic benefits of using UV

Future webinars are already being planned, with each focusing on a particular aspect of UV science. This coincides with the recent launch of Hanovia’s UV Application Centre in Shanghai, China, where the company is investigating the science behind applications such as beverage and pharmaceutical production.

With these webinars and the new UV Application Centre, Hanovia is putting customers at the forefront of its UV research and development.

For more details contact Mr.Gunvinder Bhogal; Tel: +44(0)1753 515300, E-mail: gunvinder.bhogal@hanovia.com; Website: http://www.hanovia.com

About Hanovia
Based in the United Kingdom, with a worldwide distributor network, Hanovia (a Halma company) is a world leader in UV disinfection technology for swimming pool, spa and leisure applications. The company is celebrating its 90th anniversary this year! From its early days manufacturing UV lamps to treat skin conditions to today’s validated, performance qualified UV water treatment systems, Hanovia has always been a technology leader and at the at the forefront of UV innovation.

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Wireless Gas Detection with Crowcon’s Detective Net

Wireless module works with Crowcon’s Detective+ transportable gas detectors.

Crowcon’s new Detective Net wireless module allows up to 25 Detective+ gas detectors to be linked without cables. It is ideal for use in the oil, gas, petrochemical and utility industries.

Wireless Gas Detection with Crowcon's DetectiveNet

Wireless Gas Detection with Crowcon’s DetectiveNet

The Detective+ is a free-standing, transportable multigas monitor that can be used individually or in groups to monitor up to four gases at once. By using the Detective Net module, up to 25 Detective+ units can be linked wirelessly and positioned as much as 100 metres apart. Should wireless connection between two of the detectors weaken, the RICOCHET® wireless network will ‘self-heal’ and automatically re-route communications via alternative devices. This creates a ‘mesh’ type network, ensuring greater reliability in safety-critical situations.

Over a dozen gas sensor options are available with the Detective+, including infrared sensors for flammable gas that are immune to the poisoning effects which plague standard flammable gas sensors. If a dangerous gas level is detected, the Detective+ unit warns with a wailing 104 dBA siren and flashing, high intensity LED beacons which are visible from all angles. A signal is also sent to all the other units, alerting workers to the danger. In addition Detective Net transmits other fault information such as loss of signal or low battery power.

If the signal is very weak, for example because of thick metal bulkheads, Detective Net can act as a repeater to boost the signal between units. A cable can even be used to extend the reach of an individual Detective+ unit and put it in a position with a stronger wireless signal – this is especially useful in cramped, confined spaces.

The Detective+ is indeed ideal for confined spaces, ensuring safe gas levels before workers enter and monitoring continuously during welding and other repair work. With 60 hours of battery operation, work can go on with a minimum of detector recharging, keeping shutdown time as short as possible. In commissioning new liquefied natural gas (LNG) plants, the Detective+ can be placed along the pipelines to check for leaks, minimising explosion risks.

The rugged tripod construction and raised profile keeps the Detective+ sensors away from obstructions and surface water. An integral safety cage gives extra protection in the event of the unit being overturned in chaotic work areas. An operating temperature range of -20°C to +40°C assures reliable detection in a variety of environments. The units are Class 1 Division1 Groups A, B, C, and D approved. Optional folding legs facilitate compact storage and transportation.

For more information contact Mr. Sandip Diwate of Crowcon India on Tel: +91 22 6708 0400.
M : +91 (0) 98205 76070; E-mail: sandip.diwate@crowcon.com / salesindia@crowcon.com;
Website: www.crowcon.com

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Avire hires Regional Sales Manager for IMEA region

Rajeev Joshi has joined Avire as Regional Sales Manager for the India, Middle East and Africa region. Rajeev adds to Avire’s investment in the strategically important growth markets and will drive our business and marketing efforts there.

Rajeev Joshi @ Avire

Rajeev Joshi @ Avire

Rajeev Joshi comes to Avire with a degree in Man Made Fibre Technology from Kanpur University and MBA (International Marketing) from Symbiosis, Pune. Rajeev has a strong background in Sales, business development with a lot of experience in the Polyester, Textile, Chemicals and Electronics industry. His last assignment was with Intelux Electronics Pvt. Ltd. where he was responsible for driving business for its Power Electronics product range.

The Indian market offers many opportunities for Avire’s unique product range which ensure the safety of passengers in lifts. Mr. Joshi’s initial efforts will be focused on quality conscious OEMs for whom safety is of paramount importance. The elevator industry will be in the spotlight with new infrastructural spending driving demand growth. Avire expects these to translate into demand for its light curtains, elevator displays, LED displays and emergency communication systems which are manufactured by it. The developed economies of the Middle East is now, also showing appetite for development and the African story is slowly unfolding.

Rajeev Joshi commented “I look forward to overcome the challenges that Avire faces in the market place and deliver sustainable growth over the long term. Expectations from developing and growing economies are high. I look forward to developing a strategy and a business plan to deliver on them.” For further information, please visit our web-site at www.avire-global.com or contact our office in India. Rajeev Joshi, the new Regional Sales Manager – IMEA can be contacted on T: +91 9167730003 or E-mail: Rajeev.joshi@avire-global.com

About Avire
Avire Global (a Halma company) – home to E-Motive, TL Jones and Memco – offers an extensive range of elevator safety and communication products. With manufacturing locations in Singapore, China, India and the Czech Republic, and sales offices in 13 locations worldwide, Avire is a truly global brand.

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Keeler & Volk makes a splash at BOA.

Keeler & Volk recently participated in the 20th Anniversary Congress of EyeAdvance 2014 and Focus 2014 a concurrent event organized by the Bombay Ophthalmologist’s Association (BOA). An annual congress where more than 1000 ophthalmologists gather to hear from nationally recognized speakers and ophthalmic experts in an outstanding scientific program. Popularly known as the BOA Congress, it was held at Hotel Renaissance from June 20-22.

On display at the Keeler-Volk stall were the Keeler Slit Lamp and Digital Volk lenses. The distributors like SMR Lens-Mumbai, Baliwalla-Mumbai, Homi –Mumbai and National Industrial Company-Delhi managed to sell a record number of Volk lenses at the Congress. Even the diagnostic products from the Keeler range like Indirect Ophthalmoscope, Direct Ophthalmoscope and Retinoscopes were sold – something which was beyond expectation. The sizeable number of enquiries generated from ophthalmologists was also very encouraging, reflecting the growing trend and preference for investment in quality products and diagnostic tools.

Mr. Mahadev Dhuri the General Manager for India operations of Volk and Keeler commented, “Perhaps what we saw was a sign of ‘achhe din aanewale hain’ which was the hope-filled slogan of the new govt. during the recently held election.”

For more details contact Mahadev Dhuri, General Manager – India (Volk-Keeler) on T: 91-22-67080400, M: +91 99303 11090, E-mail: mahadev.dhuri@halma.com

Keeler, UK specializes in diagnostic and magnification products for professionals in the ophthalmic and healthcare industry. Keeler aims to provide you with the latest instrumentation and service to enable ophthalmologists to execute their work more accurately, saving you time and money. Keeler has 97 years of experience in making ophthalmic products and even has a customer service centre in India. For more info visit www.keeler.co.uk

Volk Optical, US is an innovator in the design and manufacture of diagnostic, therapeutic and surgical ophthalmic lenses, equipments and accessories. The company is based in Mentor, Ohio, USA. Volk is known for its patented Double Aspheric Lends design and unmatched image quality. For more info visit www.volk.com

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Sensorex Adds Conductivity to Modular S8000 Industrial Platform CS8000TC cooling tower conductivity sensor and flow cell for convenient TDS monitoring

Sensorex has expanded its S8000 series modular electrode platform with the addition of the CS8000TC conductivity sensor. The new electrode delivers accurate conductivity measurement for cooling tower monitoring and a host of additional processing environments.

Sensorex CS8000TC - cooling tower

Sensorex CS8000TC – cooling tower

The CS8000TC sensor integrates easily into in-line systems. Its keyed flange facilitates sensor orientation. A detachable cable assembly eliminates the need to pull cable through a conduit and sensors can be removed without tools for cleaning and calibration. The sensor’s conductivity cell constant is k=1.0 +/-10% for a wide measurement range within its temperature/pressure of 60°C/100psig. Temperature compensation is included with a choice of four sensor types. 10K, 30K NTC, Pt100 and Pt1000 RTD options enable matching to existing conductivity transmitter or controllers.

Sensorex’s S8000 series modular platform saves users time and money by configuring a custom system that can grow and change with process needs. The platform includes pH, ORP (Redox) and conductivity electrodes, a choice of mounting hardware, and a variety of electronics options including unity gain pre-amplifiers and blind 4 – 20mA transmitters. If monitoring needs change, users simply update the applicable module without replacing the whole system and only need to stock one sensor for a range of installation considerations.

To learn more about the modular S8000 platform, as well as the company’s full range of sensing products, visit www.sensorex.com, email sales@sensorex.com, or phone +1 714-895-4344.

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Smith Flow Control’s technology makes valve interlock adjustment effortless.

Trapped-key interlocks offer enhanced safety and efficiency for the most difficult process management challenges. Mounted directly to valves, interlocks ensure a process only happens in the correct operational sequence.

GLM - Handwheel operated

GLM – Handwheel operated

Trapped-key Interlocks for handwheel-operated valves are different from those for lever-operated valves, as the latter only have a finite movement (normally 90 degrees). Interlocks on handwheel-operated valves, however, usually require several full revolutions between the locked open and locked closed positions.

Mechanical Interlocks

Mechanical Interlocks

Because of this, handwheel operated interlocks need to be able to ‘count’ the number of handwheel turns in order to release keys in the required open and/or closed positions. Similarly, with gate and globe valves, the closed position can vary through the effects of valve seat wear. After a period of use, the closed position on gate and globe valves may have altered. This can mean that when the valve is shut tight, the interlock (closed) key will not release as the valve has travelled past the original set key release position.

Smith Flow Control’s (SFC’s) GL Interlocks are ideal for this scenario as they can be adjusted in-situ in a matter of minutes simply by operating the valve back to the original key release position in two easy steps:

1. Using the special tamperproof tool (provided), the interlock cover is removed and the set screws adjusted
2. The valve is then operated again to its shut tight (closed) position and the screws are retightened (reset) in the new position

This simple in-situ adjustment feature is unique to SFC’s GL interlock and provides a fast and efficient method of maintaining valve interlocks on site.

For more information, contact Ms. Louise Cracknell at +44 (0) 1376 517901, email: l.cracknell@smithflowcontrol.com, or sales@smithflowcontrol.com ; or visit www.smithflowcontrol.com

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Texecom appoints new sales manager for West India

Team Expansion will lead to more focused attention on Texecom’s customers in western India.

Santosh Kumar Nanda has been appointed as the new Regional Sales Manager for West India by the Texecom team in India. Texecom is an award-winning manufacturer of intruder alarm products, including a full range of motion detectors, control panels, perimeter protection devices, heat and smoke detectors, external sounders, power supplies and wireless peripherals. Santosh will be responsible for Texecom’s products all across the western states of India i.e. Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh. He joins the Texecom national team which is headed by Munish Dudeja and growing steadily year-on-year.

Santosh Nanda

Santosh Nanda

Santosh brings a wealth of experience in safety & security products to the role. After completing his B.E. in Industrial Electronics, he has worked for various reputed firms for 10 years. In his previous stint at Oscar Online he was responsible for sales of security products to key accounts, national and global accounts. He has previously worked with Tyco, Godrej & Boyce, G4S, and Foster & Freeman in various sales roles. His experience in selling security products to corporates as well as govt. customers will be of great help as he looks forward to provide focused attention to the West India market.

Munish Dudeja who leads the India team says: “Texecom India has built a reputation for customer satisfaction with its focus on quality product and service in India in a short time. Santosh is joining us at an exciting time, with several major new products being introduced. The Ricochet technology which was introduced recently has received good encouraging reviews. We place a great emphasis on building long lasting relationships with our distributors and customers, and I am looking forward to working with Santosh. West India market has a lot of potential for Texecom anti-intrusion alarm systems which Santosh will help us focus on with his systematic and dedicated efforts”

Sunil Balan, the Marketing Manager of Halma India (Texecom is a Halma company) said: “I am very pleased to welcome Santosh Nanda to the Texecom team in India. With his tremendous experience in sales of security solutions, I am looking forward to see Santosh bring his rich experience to benefit Texecom and our customers alike.”

For more details contact Munish Dudeja, Business Development Manager – India (Texecom) on T: 91-22-67080400, M: +91 98990 20406, E-mail: mdudeja@texe.com , Website: www.texe.com

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