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March 28, 2011
LOE Web-enabled ultrasonic level sensors provide a low-cost, tailored sensing solution for monitoring liquids or solids in remote tanks, and can also be used for local-tank-monitoring applications. LOE ultrasonic sensors feature Power Over Ethernet (POE) for easy wiring...
March 28, 2011
Monitoring the level of coke drum bottoms in a delayed coker is among the most important process in a petroleum refinery. The LB 490 Tower-Sens detector (photo) has proven to be a reliable and cost-effective...
January 1, 2011
  This level pressure transmitter is ideal for high-purity applications Endress+Hauser The Deltapilot FMB 70 hydrostatic, level pressure transmitter (photo) is particularly suitable for food, beverage, dairy and pharmaceutical applications. Its watertight pressure-measuring cell and 316L stainless-steel housing with polycarbonate sight glass withstand the harsh washdown environments needed in these...
December 1, 2010
As level is a critical parameter for those in the chemical process industries (CPI), level measurement instrumentation has been around for some time. But as processors scramble to become more efficient, reduce waste, control inventory and abide by environmental regulations, level measurement has become even more important. As a result, device manufacturers are improving existing technologies with...
December 1, 2009
Accurate level measurement in steam applications Emerson Process Management Dynamic Vapor Compensation (DVC) is a new option available for the Rosemount 5300 Series of High Performance Guided Wave Radar (GWR) level transmitters (photo). DVC eliminates accuracy errors associated with varying pressure and temperature that occur in vessels where steam vapor is present, such as in boilers, boiler feedwater...
February 12, 2009
Nivobob is a re-engineered model of this firm’s popular plumb-bob range of level measurement technology. Among the enhancements offered are: increased durability via a brushless...
December 1, 2008
Use magnetostrictive or laser transmitters for level measurements The LM80 laser transmitter (photo) can be used for noncontact level measurement and positioning in dry bulk and liquid level applications. Solid surfaces can be measured at any angle with the LM80, as well as moving targets, such as overhead cranes and tripper cars. Functionality is maintained in harsh conditions due to "last pulse...
July 15, 2008
  Plant performance and safety are key issues for the chemical process industries (CPI) and level measurement plays a crucial role in both. Level measurement helps maintain material inventory at economic quantities, improves product quality and ensures a smooth continuous process. It maximizes plant output by avoiding spillage, system clogging, or process upsets. An accurate level-measurement system...
July 15, 2008
Many types of industrial processes utilize liquid level sensors to provide the information needed to monitor and control a process. This enables the design parameters to be maintained in order to produce the end product at the desired level of quality and throughput. Typical sensors may measure product level, interface level, as well as temperature. The type of measurement and the sensor technology will...
March 1, 2007
    Instrument-maintenance training available This manufacturer is offering instrument-maintenance training on its Levelflex guided-radar level instruments. These schools (photo) are designed to teach you fundamental, theoretical and practical knowledge about instrumentation and application technology, with an emphasis on service and maintenance of the device. Sessions are scheduled in July and...
November 1, 2006
      Among the many parameters measured and controlled in the chemical process industries (CPI), level definitely ranks high in importance, and in some applications, can even be critical. Accurate level measurements commonly guide decision makers in inventory and process control, and level can play an important role in safety and maintenance, for leak detection, as an example.   Recent...
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