Level Measurement & Control


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Digital innovations using the vibronics measuring principle
February 2020, Endress+Hauser
Continuous optimisation and increasingly automated processes are shaping the history of process automation, as well as that of industrialisation.

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High-speed level measurement
February 2020, Morton Controls
Morton Controls in partnership with Anderson-Negele has introduced the innovative NSL-F level sensor based on a modular device platform. The new platform strategy used with this sensor is based on a building-block ...

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Capacitive level limit switch
February 2020, Morton Controls
The Capanivo level limit switch can be used in most solids and liquids as a full or empty detector. The robust, glass reinforced PPS (polyphenylene sulphide) sensor is suitable for food applications while ...

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Rotary paddle switch with rope extension for point level measurement in silos
February 2020, Morton Controls
Limit detection is required in most silos and containers to avoid overfilling or unnecessary downtime. The sensor needs to deal with an assortment of process conditions within a wide range of industries. ...

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Digital float switch
January 2020, WIKA Instruments
As its first instrument of this kind, WIKA has launched a float switch with a PNP/NPN output signal. The model GLS-1000 detects the level of liquids with an accuracy of 1 mm or less. The digitised float ...

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Level measurement in silos
January 2020, Morton Controls
UWT has taken a traditional method of content measurement in silos and storage hoppers and remastered it to enable seamless integration with modern-day control systems and PLCs. The UWT NivoBob continuous ...

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Radiometric solutions in refineries
November 2019, Mecosa
Berthold Technologies’ radiometric instruments for non-contacting level and density measurement are widely used in the oil refining industry, where customers include Exxon Mobil, Sinopec, Shell, BP, Conoco ...

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Interface measurement in desalters
November 2019, Mecosa
Interface measurements in desalters are often regarded as non-critical, even though every drop of oil to be refined passes through the desalter. As refineries try to maximise their margins, so-called ...

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Level monitoring of groundwater
October 2019, WIKA Instruments
Much of our drinking water is extracted from subterranean resources. Water that falls to the surface of the Earth drains not only into rivers and lakes, much of it will permeate into subterranean reservoirs. ...

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Ultrasonic sensor for remote water level measurement
October 2019, Instrotech
Instrotech has available the Senix ToughSonic CHEM range of ultrasonic sensors, in service around the world in some of the most demanding and corrosive industrial environments. They measure a wide variety ...

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Simple measurement of liquid levels
October 2019, VEGA Controls SA
In 2016, VEGA introduced the Vegapuls 64, its first radar level sensor for liquids that measures at a frequency of 80 GHz, which allows considerably better focusing of the radar beam. With Vegapuls 64, ...

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Density compensated pressurised vessel level measurement
October 2019
The traditional approach to level measurement in closed vessels such as boilers, evaporators, crystallisers or distillation columns, has been to use a conventional differential pressure (DP) transmitter ...

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Kobold’s new float level switches
August 2019, Instrotech
Kobold’s M-series level switch comprises a float that slides up and down with the liquid along a guide tube. Thus, up to 4 reed contacts moulded in the guide tube are switched in a non-contacting fashion ...

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Foxboro buoyancy level transmitter
August 2019, EOH Process Automation Solutions.
Principle of operation When an element a (displacer rod) is immersed into a liquid, according to Archimedes’ Principle, the displacer will ‘lose’ some of its weight proportional to the level of the liquid ...

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Level measurement for sanitary applications
August 2019, WIKA Instruments
WIKA’s model FLM-H magnetostrictive sensor has been specifically designed to meet the requirements of the food and beverage, pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries. The sensor is particularly suitable ...

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Water level system controls cathodic protection
August 2019, Omniflex Remote Monitoring Specialists
Corrosion Control Services is a leading specialist in the design, installation, commissioning and monitoring of cathodic protection. CCSL carries out works on reinforced concrete structures, historic ...

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A case for IIoT’s future in supply chain management
Technews Industry Guide: Industrial Internet of Things & Industry 4.0, VEGA Controls SA
This paper will explore how one construction materials hauling company used level measurement sensors and IIoT networks to manage their operation while simultaneously securing its customers’ supply chain, and keeping costs low.

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Continuous level measurement
July 2019, DRH Components
DRH Components is the official distributor of Bindicator bin level sensors in South Africa. These prevent overflow spills, controlling surge bins, detecting blocked chutes and providing on/off control ...

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Continuous level measurement
Africa Automation Fair 2019 Preview, Morton Controls
The Nivobob series from Morton Controls is used for continuous level measurement within bulk storage silos and for interface measurement of sludge beds. The system is immune to dust, dielectricity, conductivity, ...

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A range of level sensors
1 May 2019, GHM Messtechnik SA
GHM Messtechnik has available the Val.co range of affordable and effective level sensors that have application across all sectors of industry, especially tank building. The range includes small float ...

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