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Non-contacting Radar for Automatic Tank Gauging and Overfill Prevention Systems

Posted in Safety, Tank Gauging on Monday, January 20th, 2020. No comments yet
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Bulk liquid storage tanks often contain fluids that are hazardous, flammable and/or explosive. These tanks require not only a control system to control levels but and overfill prevention system (OPS) as layer of protection beyond the control system. This basic process control system (BPCS) is commonly referred to as an automatic tank gauging (ATG) system […]

Accurately Measuring Flow in Slurry Applications

Posted in Flow on Wednesday, January 15th, 2020. No comments yet
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Slurry flows are common in many process industries including metals & mining, pulp & paper, and oil & gas. Wikipedia defines a slurry as: …a mixture of solids denser than water suspended in liquid, usually water. The most common use of slurry is as a means of transporting solids, the liquid being a carrier that […]

Liquid Level Measurement Automation Basics

Posted in Level on Wednesday, December 11th, 2019. No comments yet
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What is the purpose of your level measurement? If you know the answer to that I highly recommend an Intech article, How to measure liquid level in vessels, by Emerson’s Lydia Miller. This article is but one of a number of excellent learning articles in the International Society of Automation (ISA)’s Automation Basics series of […]

Two-Wire Coriolis Flow Meter Transmitter Advancements

Posted in Flow on Tuesday, December 10th, 2019. No comments yet
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Flow measurements are critical in many manufacturing and production processes. One example is in filling processes where accuracy is important for safety, reliability and quality. In an on-demand Chemical Engineering magazine webinar, Advancements in 2-Wire Coriolis Technology, Emerson’s Anthony Gentile joins Chemical Engineering’s Scott Jenkins to discuss how 2-wire Coriolis flow meter improves reliability by […]

Improved Quality with Mass Flow and Density Measurements

Posted in Flow, Food & Beverage on Monday, December 9th, 2019. No comments yet
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For food & beverage producers, managing the quality of each batch can be challenging when there are manual processes involved. For instance, if the raw materials are manually added, variations can cause batches to fall outside of the recipe’s specification. In a Processing magazine article, Monitoring recipe and batch quality in real-time with flowmeters, Emerson’s […]