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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 […]

Frequency Modulation for Improved Radar Level Measurement

Posted in Level on Tuesday, November 5th, 2019. No comments yet
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For those that still listen to FM radio over the airwaves given our increasingly streaming digital world, you may know that the FM stands for “frequency modulation”. Information such as the music you hear on an FM music station is encoded in the radio signal through subtle changes in the frequency of the signal. In […]

Improving Floating Roof Tank Performance

Posted in Level, Tank Gauging on Tuesday, October 8th, 2019. No comments yet
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Bulk liquid storage terminals are a critical component in the energy industry supply chain between production and distribution. Floating roof tanks are commonly used to avoid having a vapor space or ullage between the liquid level and roof found in fixed-roof tanks. A Storage Terminals magazine article, Staying on the Radar, shared some thoughts from […]

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 […]

Accurate Oil Storage Tank Custody Transfer

Posted in Level, Oil & Gas on Tuesday, February 12th, 2019. No comments yet
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For oil & gas well pads not connected to pipelines, custody transfer of the produced oil and produced water occurs via truck transport. The trucks load oil from holding tanks and require accurate measurements for the custody transfer from producer. Similarly, this is true for the produced water in their holding tanks sent off for […]