I D
× COMMENTARYCOVER STORYIN THE NEWSNEWSFRONTSCHEMENTATOR + Show More BUSINESS NEWSTECHNICAL & PRACTICALFEATURE REPORTFACTS AT YOUR FINGERTIPSTECHNOLOGY PROFILEEQUIPMENT & SERVICESFOCUSNEW PRODUCTS + Show More

Comment

Radar level measurement for smaller process connections

By Chemical Engineering |

Magnetrol International

Magnetrol International



The Pulsar Model R86 non-contact radar transmitter (photo) provides level-measurement performance with a smaller-wavelength 26-GHz radar signal, which results in smaller antennas and improved resolution. This is an important distinction for some process vessels because the smaller beam angle allows for installation into process connections as small as 1.5 in. (38 mm). Automated echo capture conveys realtime waveform and trend data. In addition, the event history displays up to 20 events, including diagnostic and configuration data, to pinpoint issues. The Pulsar Model R86 uses circular polarization, which eliminates the need to rotate the antenna orientation during commissioning. This simplifies installation and delivers proper alignment. High-temperature antennas are designed for use in operating conditions up to 750°F. Nozzle extensions ranging from 12 to 72 in. accommodate nonstandard nozzle lengths and buried vessel standpipes. — Magnetrol International, Aurora, Ill.


www.magnetrol.com


 

Related Content

ABB

The Big 6 level measurement technologies: Where to use them and why

WHITE PAPER — The Big 6 level measurement technologies: Where to use them and why Anyone who’s ever worn a tool belt knows that sometimes you have to use a tool for something it’s not designed to do. If you don’t happen to have a hammer, a heavy…

Chemical Engineering publishes FREE eletters that bring our original content to our readers in an easily accessible email format about once a week.
Subscribe Now
Securing the availability of chemical processes through a long-term partnership
Metering gas in biogas plants
The Big 6 level measurement technologies: Where to use them and why
Minimizing particle breakage and mother liquor residue in technical salts production
Expectations are shifting: How measurement solutions can help overcome chemical industry challenges

View More