Digital moisture sensor

The sand- and granular products-suited AquaSense has new electronics in an extra-rugged stainless steel and ceramic body, along with internal firmware and a Windows app for setup and calibration. The digital RS485 communication interface can handle up to 10 sensors daisy-chained on the same cable using protocol compatible with most batch controllers; a USB converter allows connection to all types of hardware.

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Mobile device interface headlines Scale-Tron upgrades to SiloWeigh II Pro

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Company has completed an overhaul of its signature system for controlling silo and liquid tank inventory. The touch-screen based SiloWeigh II Pro warns of low levels in vessels to prevent running out of material and halts in production; identifies potential overfills before spillage can occur; and, measures every fill amount as a check on delivery shortages and fraud. A trend graph for each vessel is zoomable to any date and time, with all data stored on a USB memory stick for transfer to a computer running Excel.

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