Something New is Brewing!

Dwyer Instruments, Inc. has solidified its presence in many markets and our versatility has allowed for our products to be implemented in a multitude of applications. Original equipment manufacturers and end users alike have been able to automate many processes that would otherwise be quite demanding and time consuming; one of which being home brewing! Home brewing and craft beers seem to be a growing trend across the country in recent years. With people developing an interest in creating a beer to their personal liking, many have found themselves dabbling in the world of home brewing. With a few ingredients, adequate equipment, and some patience, you can find yourself enjoying a Taylor-made beer!

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Protecting Newborn Puppies with Dwyer Temperature Controllers

Doberman Mother with Litter of Puppies in a Whelping Box

A whelping box is designed to protect puppies during birth, also called whelping, by keeping them safely contained, protected from the cold, and from being accidentally crushed or smothered by their mother.

Whelping boxes vary in construction, from cardboard boxes which have been found and re-purposed, to enclosures which have been designed specifically for the protection and care of the newborns. Continue reading “Protecting Newborn Puppies with Dwyer Temperature Controllers”

How to Set Up and Record with a SCD and Mini-Node™ Signal Converter

The DIN Rail Temperature/Process Controller, Series SCD, offers multiple PID loops in a compact size. Each SCD-1000 master controller can be combined with up to seven SCD-2000 slave controllers without any wires. Each controller has one universal input, one relay output, and one user selected output.

The Series SCD can be used with a Mini-Node™ Signal Converter for applications such as: oven, boiler, or chiller control; packaging equipment; environmental chambers; medical equipment; or food service equipment. The Mini-Node™ converter, Model MN-1, is a low cost device that converts half duplex RS-485 serial communications signals into a signal that can be read by any computer with a USB port.

Wiring up the MN-1 to an SCD controller can be accomplished in just a few steps, and the set up software is simple to use. Continue reading “How to Set Up and Record with a SCD and Mini-Node™ Signal Converter”