Temperature Control News

1/32 DIN controller for industrial or scientific applications

1/32 DIN controller for industrial or scientific applications

Posted by Bryony Jaques in on 18 April 2019

The CAL range, by West Control Solutions, provides a choice of compact, efficient temperature controllers. Designed for industrial or scientific applications, the CAL 3300 1/32 DIN temperature controller provides essential temperature control functionality including heat/cool operation and a simple ramp/dwell program. Integrated auto-tune for optimum PID (Proportional Integral Derivative) settings and a unique dAC (Derivative Approach Control) function for minimizing overshoot is also included.

New features added to KS98-2 for Firmware 2.0

New features added to KS98-2 for Firmware 2.0

Posted by Bryony Jacques in on 21 January 2019

West Control Solutions’ newest release, PMA KS98-2 Firmware 2.0, offers Firmware upgrades such as intuitive touch screen operation, data logging, and Profinet. New features allow this multi-function device to continue to excel in its many control applications.

Panel mounted and behind panel safety temperature limit devices

Panel mounted and behind panel safety temperature limit devices

Posted by Bryony Jacques in on 10 January 2019

For thermal process machinery applications, West Control Solutions excels in temperature controlling devices. As part of this offering, safety limiters ensure machine and personnel protection in ovens, furnaces, combustion plant, steam systems, food heating equipment, and similar applications.

Multi-Function Humidity Device

Multi-Function Humidity Device

Posted by in on 09 August 2018

The KS98-2, PMA’s new multi-loop controller, is designed for applications that require PID (Proportional- Integral-Derivative) control, process monitoring, sequence control, data logging and alarms. This controller is a complete solution in a single unit. It offers hardware flexibility, easy creation of applications and programmable functionality. It also helps to reduce programming, installation costs and control cabinet space. 

Multi-Function Controller for Inline Blending

Multi-Function Controller for Inline Blending

Posted by Bryony Jacques in on 26 June 2018

Inline blending is a unique process that takes a defined quantity of different materials and precisely blends them based on ratio. This process is used to create a final product in industries such as Oil and Gas. The new KS98- 2 is a multi-function controller that successfully creates products by the process of inline blending. This single unit measures, controls, calculates and records. 

KS Vario updated with improved response time for even more I/O flexibility

KS Vario updated with improved response time for even more I/O flexibility

Posted by Bryony Jacques in on 16 May 2018

Recently, PMA updated the KS Vario multi-loop control system to improve its response time and to deliver even more I/O flexibility. Process input scan speeds are now faster for larger systems, allowing up to 15 loops of process control with 100mS scan speed or 30 loops at 200mS. Now, the system serves an even wider range of applications.

PMA Xtra Website Content Now Available at www.west-cs.co.uk

PMA Xtra Website Content Now Available at www.west-cs.co.uk

Posted by Bryony Jacques in on 16 May 2018

PMA product information is even more accessible than ever before. All content that was on the www.pma-xtra.de website is now located at www.west-cs.co.uk (English site) or www.west-cs.de(German site).

Multifunction hardware with fully modular design maximizes flexibility in process control instrumentation

Multifunction hardware with fully modular design maximizes flexibility in process control instrumentation

Posted by Bryony Jacques in on 23 February 2018

West Control Solutions, the global specialist in process and temperature control, continues to strengthen its extensive product portfolio. Through the company’s PMA division, it has now developed the KS98-2. This freely-programmable, simple to upgrade unit is highly suited to deployment in automated production processes - providing a compact and cost effective multifunction solution that delivers industry-leading performance.

Pressure Transmitters for Demanding Industrial Applications

Pressure Transmitters for Demanding Industrial Applications

Posted by Bryony Jacques in News on 31 January 2018

Based on either thin-film or micro-electro-mechanical system (MEMS) sensing technologies, these high performance devices have been introduced through our product range. They are optimized for use in demanding industrial environments - with industry leading resilience to shock, vibration and humidity, plus extensive temperature ranges, all being supported. Their elevated reliability characteristics are underlined by the fact that they are supplied with a 3-year warranty.

5 Reasons to use a temperature controller over a PLC

5 Reasons to use a temperature controller over a PLC

Posted by Tim Cox in News on 12 July 2016

Programmable logic controllers (PLCs) and temperature controllers serve many of the same functions in manufacturing for automating manufacturing processes, minimising staff oversight while ensuring consistent quality.