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CorDEX INSTRUMENTS APPOINTS AL NAJIM SAUDI INDUSTRIAL COMPANY AS DISTRIBUTOR

UK-based manufacturer of explosion-proof products, CorDEX Instruments, has signed an agreement with Al Najim Saudi Industrial Company Ltd (NASICO) to enable NASICO to distribute CorDEX Instruments range of Centurion XP explosion-proof digital cameras in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

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Hazardous Area Weighing Advanced Webinar

Equipment and products operating in hazardous areas are required to meet stringent criteria. They must be 'protected' to avoid the possibility of them becoming a source of ignition. Weighing systems are often an integral part of a process within the hazardous area and therefore must have suitable protection.

METTER TOLEDO invites you to register for our FREE webinar on hazardous area weighing, being held on Thursday 15 April.

This online seminar takes a look at hazardous area weighing with a focus on: The risk of dust, the advantages of intrinsically safe design and new developments in hazardous weighing technology.

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World’s first ATEX certified 5Mega pixel digital camera with strobe flash

CorDEX Instruments Ltd., a developer of portable equipment for explosive atmospheres, releases Centurion XPG ATEX Certified 5Mp digital camera with strobe flash. The robust Centurion XP-series cameras offer best-in-class visual image capture for petrochemical and chemical applications.

The new Centurion XP series cameras support applications within Zone 1 IIC T4 type G (Vapour) explosive atmospheres and will provide users with the ability to document equipment with both still and moving images.

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WORLD FIRST DIGITAL CAMERA FOR THE MINING ENVIRONMENT

CorDEX Instruments, the developer of portable equipment for explosive atmospheres, has introduced another world-first.  Its new and unique Centurion XPM2 digital camera is designed specifically for use in the mining environment and brings a host of benefits.  By comparison with alternatives it removes the need for time-consuming protocol, provides far greater flexibility in use and above all makes imaging easier, quicker and more cost-effective.

The Centurion XPM2 explosion-proof digital camera combines robust construction with high image clarity.  It incorporates a 5 million pixel detector array with onboard interpolation options.  This allows image resolution to be increased to an outstanding 10 Mp.   In addition to taking still images it can also capture moving pictures in AVI format for replay with conventional Windows Media Player software.

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Buncefield Explosion

Video showing how GexCon applied the CFD tool FLACS and performed experiments to help understand the Buncefield tank farm explosion in 2005.
The work performed by GexCon clearly shows that the trees surrounding the tankfarm played a major role in causing the high explosion overpressures that destroyed a majority of the tankfarm site and neighbouring buildnings.

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