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Overcoming Citrus Processing Level Measurement Challenges

Posted in Food & Beverage, Level on Thursday, August 29th, 2019. No comments yet
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Just imagine that you’re an operator in a facility that makes concentrated orange juice and the production process requires you to manually check the levels of large processing tanks in the freezing process conditions. Parkas and gloves are a part of your work attire. These were the conditions as told in an excellent story told […]

How to Install a Rosemount Non-Contacting Radar Level Transmitter

Posted in Level on Wednesday, August 14th, 2019. No comments yet
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Here’s a quick one-minute YouTube video, Rosemount 5408 How To – Mechanical Installation showing the mechanical installation of a Rosemount 5408 Non-Contacting Radar level transmitter.

Reducing Level Detector Proof Testing Complexity

Posted in Level, Safety on Tuesday, July 16th, 2019. No comments yet
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Each safety instrumented function (SIF) including its sensor, logic solver and final control element must be periodically tested to make sure it will perform as designed in the event of a safety demand. These “proof tests” help to uncover and failure conditions which may have developed since the last proof test or safety demand. A […]

Guided Wave Radar for Tight Boiler Steam Drum Level Control

Posted in Level on Tuesday, June 25th, 2019. No comments yet
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Boiler steam drum level control is critical in electrical power generation. Too high a level can mean water aspirating into the steam lines and causing damage to the turbine generator blades downstream. Too low a level can cause the boiler to dry and overheat. In a Power magazine article, Controlling Boiler Level When Operating Conditions […]

Measuring Sediment Buildup in Process Vessels and Tanks

Posted in Level on Monday, June 24th, 2019. No comments yet
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Some processes, such as oil & gas production, not only have to measure liquid levels but sometimes must measure sediment levels that can come along in the production stream and settle in vessels and tanks. This quick, 2:38 “How To” YouTube video, How Does the Rosemount Sand Switch Functionality Work?, shows how to change the […]