Posts Tagged ‘overspill protection’

Storage Tank Overspill Level Protection with Wireless Measurement

Posted in Level, Tank Gauging, Wireless on Friday, February 21st, 2014. One comment so far
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Sources of energy supply and shifts in demand increase the need for storage capacity to reduce imbalances. According to Industrial Info Resources: Oil & gas storage terminals for both imports and exports are springing up throughout the world as North America experiences a dramatic increase in production and energy-hungry Asia continues to increase its oil […]

Detecting Floating Roof Tilt

Posted in Level, Tank Gauging on Thursday, May 16th, 2013. 2 comments so far
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In an earlier post, Avoiding Dangerous Conditions through Tank Floating Roof Level Monitoring, we highlighted how technology can assist in providing early warning for abnormal situations such as roof tilt in tank farms. I received an email question: …so when the roof moves, the radar moves with it. How do you measure the level? If […]

Level Measurement and Overspill Protection

Posted in Level, Technologies on Tuesday, May 8th, 2012. 5 comments so far
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For oil & gas, chemical, petrochemical, and pharmaceutical producers, measuring levels in tanks is an important component for inventory management. I saw a write up by Emerson’s Kevin Cullen that describes how level measurement is not only important for inventory management, but also for overspill protection—where hazardous or environmentally damaging liquids are involved. Kevin notes […]