Level Measurement & Control


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Handheld gaussmeters
March 2000, PREI Instrumentation
A new series of FW Bell portable Hall-effect gaussmeters is available from PREI Instrumentation. The inexpensive basic model measures DC fields up to 25 kG with an accuracy of 4% while the top model measures ...

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New developments in small radar sensors
March 2000, VEGA Controls SA
Radar level measuring sensors have special properties - they are rugged, abrasion proof, intelligent and suitable for virtually all products. Vega has now developed the improved radar sensor for liquids, ...

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More questions than answers at the speed of light.
Feb 2000
The design process of futuristic products is a convoluted path that relies more on the determination of the human spirit than it does on good planning. When engineers at NASA set out to put a man on the ...

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Capacitive and admittance probes
Feb 2000, VEGA Controls SA
Finding the right level measurement probe for the product is not always a simple task. Conditions that need to be overcome could include conductive material, eg watery materials or acids, a possible build-up ...

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Reliable level switching in bulk materials
Feb 2000, VEGA Controls SA
For the measurement of free-flowing bulk materials, the practical range of Vegavib level sensors from Vega Instruments has been designed with many advantages to the user. The rounded probe allows for ...

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Low-profile level sensor
Feb 2000, Shorrock Automation
The new KNQ capacitive level sensors from sensing and control specialist, IFM Electronic, have regular rectangular bodies with a low profile, allowing them to fit almost flush against tank and vessel ...

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Accurate level switching in liquids
Feb 2000, VEGA Controls SA
There are some common problems that can affect the accuracy of the sensor used for level monitoring in liquids. These include pressure and temperature variations, the formation of foam and bubbles, vessel ...

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New Level alarm and interface detection system
Feb 2000, Endress+Hauser South Africa
Endress+Hauser has launched a new range of float level switches to complement its existing float range. The Meca and Tuba float switches can be used in a wide variety of applications and are compatible ...

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Low maintenance ,high reliability level measurement for food aplications
Jan 2000
Krohne Measurement has released details of the latest version of the Reflex Radar BM100, a level sensor suitable for many applications within the food industry. Ideal for the measurement of all liquids, ...

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Glass foil packaging-no problem
Jan 2000
Laser sensors open up new possibilities for the detection of glossy objects or difficult packaging surfaces. Conventional light sensors are challenged by glossy targets. In addition, if the package surface ...

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Reflex radar on mill slurry discharge
Jan 2000
Krohne's BM100, electromagnetic pulse level transmitter was installed on a mill slurry discharge application. Previous experience using ultrasonics had proved troublesome due to splashing and material ...

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Process measurement instrumentation for Foskor's Extension 8 project in Phalaborwa.
Jan 2000
EMS (Engineering Management Systems) recently ordered process measurement instrumentation valued at almost R1 million from Endress+Hauser for Foskor's Extension 8 project in Phalaborwa. Foskor's core ...

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