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SimpleSelect™ Valve Sizing and Selection Software Tool from Siemens

Let the FREE SimpleSelect™ VALVE SIZING AND SELECTION SOFTWARE tool help you get more done.


Quickly and accurately size, select, schedule and simplify consuming work with SimpleSelect™.  The Simple Select ™ tool quickly narrows your search from our entire portfolio of valves down to the products you need.

Navigate easily
An intuitive, easy-to-use interface helps you quickly size the valve you need with menus that allow you to:

Select type of valve from the range
Choose the medium being controlled
Determine the correct Cv
Calculate pressure drop and quantity of steam

Enhance accuracy
Find the correct size and selection criteria with drop down menus and calculator tools that ensure accuracy based on the performance of application attributes required for the job:

Choose the configurations
Select end connections needed based on piping of system
Determine the body rating
Identify the control signal for the actuator
Determine the actuator’s failure mode (Fail-safe position)
Choose the close-off psi to select the actuator

Increase productivity
Export into an Excel spreadsheet, PDF, or .csv file for effortless project collaboration and easier ordering.

Key Features of SimpleSelect ™

  • Select Valve Type Drop Down Menu
  • Selected Valve Types
  • Search by Part Number
  • Valve Parameters Window
  • Pressure Drop and Steam Calculators
  • Go to Actuator Parameters Window
  • Valves Data Grid
  • Show Tooltips
  • Customize Column Information
  • Data Sheet PDF’s
  • Actuators Data Grid
  • Add Valve, Actuator, Assembly & Favorites Icons
  • Valve Selection grid
  • Sort column order in Valve Schedule
  • Valve tagging
  • Customer Info
  • Exporting Options

To download and use it on your desktop, find the link on our Siemens Control Valves Page here.


ACI New Product Alert!

MidwestBAS is pleased to announce the development of ACI's newest CO2 Sensor with Temperature, RH & Display.
TSENSE is an advanced and versatile 3-in-1 transmitter. Designed for installation in the air conditioned zone, it measures CO2 concentration, temperature and humidity in the ambient air.

The data is transmitted to a BMS system or stand-alone controller using industry standard output signals and communications protocols, including BACnet™. TSENSE combines all the necessary elements for effective climate control in commercial office buildings, hospitals, hotels, schools and other facilities, allowing for a comfortable and healthy environment for the occupants.

It is flexible in design and is suitable for use in many different energy efficient ventilation strategies.  The TSENSE Series is covered by ACI's Five (5) Year Limited Warranty. The warranty can be found in the front of ACI's Sensors & Transmitters catalog, as well as on ACI's web site, www.workaci.com.

These products are not available until May 15th – please contact us for a quote today!


Portable IP Camera Install Tool

Source: "PelcoMail" (1-23-14)


Set it and forget it

Save time and money with this compact, battery-powered diagnostic/installation tool that enables installers to complete an IP camera installation their first time up the ladder, without requiring a second person at the control system for verification. The IPCT01 camera installation tool connects directly to a camera to provide power and to display live video for adjusting camera viewing angles and focus.

At a glance:

• Compact, battery-powered diagnostic/installation tool
• Camera power over Ethernet (PoE) support
• Connects directly to camera, displays live video
• Compatible with Sarix™ Value, Professional, and Enhanced Range cameras
• In-field upgradable

The industry’s best selection

Save time, money, and provide tested and proven solutions for your customers — ask your Pelco™ by Schneider Electric™ representative for genuine Pelco IP camera and system accessories.


Preset Current Sensors

SOURCE: Senva November Newsletter (11/22/13) 

Installing adjustable current sensors is not only time consuming and expensive, but it is also dangerous. Remove the potential for arc flash and save on labor costs by at least 15 minutes per install with Senva’s current sensor line.  

  • Preset scaled calibration enables set-point adjustment for proof of flow
  • Eliminates calibration in energized enclosures, reduces arc flash hazard
  • No need to return to calibrate – saves time and money
  • Optional relay for additional savings
  • Split-core and solid-core available

The complete line of Senva sensors are available through MidwestBAS