Posts Tagged ‘Quantum Cascade Laser’

Improving Quality for Food and Beverage Producers

Posted in Food & Beverage on Wednesday, January 16th, 2019. No comments yet
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Consumers have come to expect only the highest quality when it comes to the food and beverages they purchase. Automation has driven the variability of the products way down over the years. But even with these improvements, the average food & beverage producer takes almost a full day to respond to shipments with quality issues. […]

Measuring and Analyzing Gas Components Across Broad Range

Posted in Analyzers on Thursday, April 26th, 2018. No comments yet
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Many applications including emissions monitoring, ethylene purity, ammonia slip, hydrocarbon gas composition, and more require the measurement of the concentration of various components in a gas mixture. One technology used to perform this measurement is tunable diode lasers and laser absorption spectrometry (TDLAS). This fast, high resolution detects and identifies a range of molecules in […]

Laser Gas Analyzers for Optimizing Ethylene Production

Posted in Analyzers, Chemical on Tuesday, October 17th, 2017. No comments yet
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The ethylene molecule consists of a double bond between carbon atoms and four hydrogen atoms bonded, two to each carbon atom. Per the Wikipedia Ethylene entry, it: …is widely used in the chemical industry, and its worldwide production (over 150 million tonnes in 2016[5]) exceeds that of any other organic compound.[6][7] Much of this production […]

Continuous Emissions Monitoring for Energy Optimization

Posted in Analyzers on Thursday, August 3rd, 2017. No comments yet
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For process manufacturers, the energy bill can up to 40-60% of the total operating budget. One way to optimize the energy expended is with Continuous Emissions Monitoring Systems (CEMS). Many people think of CEMS as something used for emissions regulatory reporting to help ensure certification and compliance with local and international regulatory agencies. But these […]

Disruptive Innovations in Automation

Posted in Wireless on Thursday, June 8th, 2017. One comment so far
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Technology advances have disrupted many markets including photography, music, video and communications to name just a few. These disruptive innovations have improved usability and reduced costs for those taking advantage of the technology advancements. In our world of industrial instrumentation and automation, Emerson’s Roel Van Doren notes: …the introduction of microprocessors and digital communications led […]