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Automechanika in Frankfurt/Main, 14.09.-19.09.2010
The leading international trade fair for the automotive industry, "Automechanika", will take place in Frankfurt/Main on September 14-19, 2010. Once again, we will be presenting our products for filling stations and process technology. We would be pleased to welcome you at our booth number B 95 in Hall 10.0 Please contact Sylwia Zagorska for an appointment: PR/Marketing Phone: +49/40/39 82 07-52 E-Mail: sylwia.zagorska@fafnir.de
FAFNIR Launches New Systems !
The new products were launched in May 2010 by ColVic, the southern African FAFNIR distributor, supported by FAFNIR Business Development Director Wolfgang Pein, who is globally responsible for new FAFNIR business. Mr Pein said that the new products were in line with the market-led FAFNIR approach which aims to produce quality engineered sensor products to match the changing needs of customers in the fuel and petrochemical industries. “The new VISY-Command GUI includes a graphical user interface which enables the user to monitor tank contents at a glance without the need for a support PC...
FAFNIR – Price for TUHH Student
TUHH Student awarded with the FAFNIR Price. Andreas Behn from the Technical University Hamburg-Harburg (TUHH) has been awarded on 12 of March 2010with the FAFNIR price: € 2500. The award ceremony was attended by Dr. Wolfgang Schrittenlacher (Head of Development / FAFNIR GmbH), and Prof. Dr. Herbert Werner (Dean of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology of the TUHH) and other scientists at the TUHH instead.
Gilbarco Veeder-Root Group
Gilbarco Veeder-Root is the leading global supplier of integrated fuel control, site management and support services for petroleum marketers and commercial fueling enterprises. Products include dispensers, payment systems, tank gauges, submersible pumps, point of sale systems, and remote monitoring of site functionality. The Gilbarco Veeder-Root Group of companies employs approximately 4.000 associates and is headquartered in Greensboro, NC, USA with manufacturing and research and development centers around the world. GVR will keep the FAFNIR-brand as a solution for the ATG and the...
Member of the EHEDG
(European Hygienic Engineering and Design Group) The EHEDG is a network consisting of approximately 600 international experts from various fields such as the food industry, machine and plant construction as well as scientists and government agencies. The EHEDG developed guidelines and instructions for the production of safe food and related products for all aspects of hygienic design and production of equipment and machinery. For the practical verification of equipment and apparatus, the EHEDG has developed several test methods by which sensors, devices and systems are tested and...
The display of the VISY-Command GUI visualises the data provided by the FAFNIR sensors. All of the relevant data related to the tank (tank number and product name), the product (level, water level andproduct temperature) and various additional data (e.g. ullage) are displayed. The displayed tank information is always up to date and available at any time. The VISY-Command GUI is operated by a coloured 5,7” touch screen interface. If required, all of the displayed tank information can be printed out using the integrated printer. An audio warning sounds in addition for tank alarms.
HPH Ex d
An integrated zener barrier allows the connection of sensors — protection classification Ex ia / ib — in the ex zone directly to the pressure housing. In addition, the pressure housing can be equipped with a digital display. The display can be adjusted individually to face a number of directions, facilitating its reading.The octal input module VISY-Input 8, installed in a splash proof case links external alarm outputs and the tank level gauge VISY-X. This allows the indication of alarms from different systems at one central point. The connection to VISY-X is done by a simple communication...
IECEx approval for VAPORIX
This VAPORIX is authorized now also in other parts of the world, for example in Australia and New Zealand.
The universal device has three inputs and can process alarm or status signals of all devices but FAFNIR output signals including devices from other manufacturers. This allows messages to be routed to the example of overfill protection, level sensors, separators or by e-mail or fax in a central office or as an SMS to a mobile phone. The user can adjust the speakers so that the message sent is one, or at intervals. Then the alarm sent out with regular repetition, until the error corrected on site wurde.Mit the SMS box can receive as alerts flexible. In addition, it also offers the ability to...
The tank gauging system VISY-X optimizes automatic monitoring of the wet stocks and helps to improve and cost reduce the logistics. At petrol stations without ducting available the wireless version of VISY-X is the recommended solution. With the new VISY-RFT module the tank data is wirelessly transmitted to the conversion VISY-Command RF that has been fitted with the suitable receiver. VISY-X RF is compatible to all VISY-X components and very easy to install. The battery’s life time is very long.