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Lesman News Update for December 2014

Process Valving News

Maxon 5000 shutoff valves
Maxon: A Honeywell Company

FM-Approved Safety Shutoff Valves In Stock

Maxon 5000 series electromechanical safety valves shut off gas or oil lines in less than one second. And these models are available from stock at Lesman, ready to ship the same day.

Stock models shown below are all normally closed automatic gas shutoff valves, two proof of open switches, two proof of closure switches, six-second motor operator to fully open, cast iron body, BUNA-N O-rings and bumper, 115 VAC, 60 Hz voltage, NEMA 4 enclosure.

Connection Valve Size Catalog Number Price
NPT Threaded 1.5" (DN40) 150SMA11-AA11-BB22A0 $1875.98
2.0" (DN50) 200SMA11-AA11-BB22A0 $2177.00
2.5" (DN65) 250CMA11-AA11-BB22A0 $3088.01
3.0" (DN80) 300CMA11-AA11-BB22A0 $3738.90
ANSI 150# Flanged 4" (DN100) 400CMA11-BA11-BB22A0 $3863.20
  • FM, CSA, UL, CE approved; Full assessment to IEC 61508 as SIL 3 capable
  • Designed to meet Fluid Control Institute (FCI) 70-2 control valve standard for Class VI seat leakage
  • Other models available in sizes from 3/4" to 3" threaded connections

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In Stock at Lesman

UE switches in stock

United Electric in Stock at Lesman

All orders for in-stock UE switches ship the same day. Popular series and ranges are in stock at Lesman:

  • More than 200 models and ranges of mechanical pressure and differential pressure switches
  • More than 50 different mechanical temperature switches
  • One Series electromechanical pressure switches and One Series SIL-2 rated safety pressure transmitters
  • Wells and union connectors

See our full offering of UE products, and place your orders through our secure online store.

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Want to learn more about safety transmitters? Read UE's whitepaper, Four Key Considerations when Selecting SIS Sensors

Industrial Safety and Security

Whitepaper: Perils of A DIY Distributed Control System

Perils of a DIY Distributed Control System

Are you using PLCs to do the job of a DCS? Tired of "patching in" software to get your PLC to perform complicated control functions? Are licensing issue of hurting your plant productivity?

Control system engineers, maintenance managers, and plant managers are taking a fresh look at the trade-offs between a DCS and a PLC-based control system architecture for their control system upgrades.

Honeywell's whitepaper, The Perils of a DIY Distributed Control System, walks you through the key issues of systems upgrades: network and control performance, HMI graphics, control algorithms, application software, data management, batch automation, open connectivity, simulation technology, and process history.

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Lesman Training News

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Honeywell Combustion Control

Maxon, a Honeywell Company


Free Webinar: Advanced Air-Fuel Ratio Control

In January, our combustion specialist, A.J. Piskor will continue exploring air-fuel ratio control as a way to help reduce energy costs and adhere to environmental regulations regarding stack emissions.

In our next 45-minute webinar, on Tuesday, January 20, A.J. will cover:

  • Quick recap of combustion control basics
  • Maintenance Dos and Don'ts
  • Ratio adjustment best practices and techniques
  • Sample calculations
  • Your questions answered: Live Q&A

Tuesday, January 20, 9:00am Central (10:00am Eastern)

Please join us for the webinar. Or, if you're already booked then, register anyway and we'll let you know when the recording is posted to our website.

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Did you miss our December session?
Watch the recorded webinar "Intro to Air-Fuel Ratio Control" at your convenience.

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Are you short on training budget and time? Need to get your newer staff up to speed on technology and instrumentation? Over the last several years, Lesman has been producing webinars on much-needed topics, to help our customers make the most out of their instrumentation. And all of our webinars are available online, free to watch anytime you need them.

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