The Rosemount 3408 level transmitter (photo) is a non-contacting radar device designed to optimize ease-of-use, leading to increased safety and enhanced plant performance. While the benefits of radar level measurement are widely acknowledged, the company says radars are still sometimes perceived as being complex to commission, operate and maintain. Addressing this concern, the device provides a range of functions that reduce complexity throughout its lifecycle, including a highly intuitive interface, Bluetooth wireless technology remote capabilities, predictive alerts, in-situ verification, data historian and an upgradeable design. The user interface provides clear pictorial instructions, allowing operators to be easily guided through installation, commissioning, proof-testing, operation and maintenance. This increased ease-of-use gives process and manufacturing organizations the confidence to replace time-consuming manual procedures, thereby helping to increase safety and maximize productivity. — Emerson, St. Louis, Mo.
These radar level transmitters are Bluetooth enabled
| By Mary Page Bailey and Gerald Ondrey