Level Measurement & Control


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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, I-PAS (Industrial 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
Africa Automation Fair 2019 Preview, 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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Keller’s water level monitoring systems
April 2019, Instrotech
The Grib Mine, located in Russia’s Mezensky District in the Arkhangelsk Oblast, is one of the largest diamond deposits in the world. During winter, temperatures can drop to -25° and sometimes -37°. The ...

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80 GHz for liquids
April 2019, VEGA Controls SA
Vegapuls 64 radar level measurement improves efficiency for bitumen supplier.

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Level monitoring and visualisation
March 2019, Morton Controls
UWT’s Nivotec series is designed to make data movement and communication between monitoring and control systems easy and flexible. The Nivotec 2000 and 3500 series are specifically adaptable to customer ...

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Monitoring the level of molten polyethylene
March 2019, VEGA Controls SA
More than ever before, the number of car parts made from plastics and plastic composites is on the increase. According to the American Chemistry Council, plastics account for approximately 50% of the ...

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The next level in dairy applications
February 2019, Endress+Hauser
Reliable and repeatable tank level measurement proven with 80 GHz technology.

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Digital float switch
February 2019, 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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