Posts Tagged ‘radar level measurement’

Modernizing Tank Gauging Systems in Manageable Steps

Posted in Tank Gauging on Tuesday, April 3rd, 2018. No comments yet
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Bulk liquids storage tanks are used across the supply chain from upstream production through downstream petrochemicals and chemicals. A Tank Storage magazine article, Emulation: The Cost-Effective Solution to Tank Gauging Upgrades, highlights a statistic of an estimated one million bulk liquids storage tanks in use across the globe. Many of these storage tanks use older, […]

Refinery Desalter Efficient and Reliable Operation

Posted in Level, Refining on Monday, March 26th, 2018. No comments yet
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While oil and gas production processing equipment can separate the gas, oil, basic sediment and water from the production stream, this equipment typically can’t separate the salt that can be found in solution in the oil. At high enough concentrations, this salt can lead to corrosion and fouling of downstream refining equipment and operations. In […]

Stepwise Tank Gauging Modernization

Posted in Level, Tank Gauging on Monday, February 19th, 2018. One comment so far
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Instrumentation for manufacturing continues to improve as the electronics grow ever more powerful. Modernizing instrumentation such as tank gauging level sensors on bulk liquids storage tanks has been made easier through emulation technology. This quick, 1-minute YouTube video, Tank Gauging Emulation: Unlock the Potential in Your System, shows how older, less reliable level measurement devices […]

Continuous Floating Roof Tank Condition Monitoring

Posted in Level, Tank Gauging on Tuesday, June 6th, 2017. 5 comments so far
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Floating roofs are used on storage tanks to minimize vapor space between the top of the tank and the level of the liquid, typically a petroleum-based product, inside the tank. Per the External floating roof tank Wikipedia entry: The roof rises and falls with the liquid level in the tank. As opposed to a fixed […]

Reliable Level Measurement for Marine Vessel Tanks

Posted in Level on Wednesday, January 4th, 2017. No comments yet
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Measure tank levels can be challenging based on many factors including liquid composition, tank geometry, fill/empty rates, etc. And, if measuring levels on marine vessel tanks, there is added complexity with this non-stationary environment. I saw a LinkedIn post from Emerson’s Bert Konings about the complexities of level measurements in marine environments. In it, he […]