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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 […]

Level Sensor Safety Proof Testing

Posted in Level, Safety on Thursday, July 13th, 2017. No comments yet
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Backing up your computer or server is a waste of time if restoring the backup fails when you need it. Good practice is to test these backups on separate test systems periodically to make sure they restore properly. Similarly, safety instrumented systems (SISs) need to assure that each safety instrumented function (SIF)/safety loop does what […]

Minimizing Safety Risk and Improving Batch Performance

Posted in Level on Wednesday, January 6th, 2016. One comment so far
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Articles such as Oil & Gas iQ’s Five Deadliest Onshore Oil & Gas Blasts remind us of the critical importance and focus that is required for process and personnel safety. I lived in New Orleans at the time of one of the five mentioned. The accident occurred during the night and the shock waves from […]

Improving Offshore Oil & Gas Production Level Measurements

Posted in Level, Oil & Gas on Tuesday, September 8th, 2015. No comments yet
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I’ve always held a fascination for offshore oil and gas production. It was my first job out of school as a newly minted Electrical Engineer working as a systems engineer out of New Orleans. Technologies have advanced quite a bit since that time back in the mid-to-late ’80s. In an Offshore Design & Engineering Equipment […]

Level Switches in Tank Overfill Safety Applications

Posted in Level on Wednesday, April 1st, 2015. 2 comments so far
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Level measurements, especially in safety critical applications such as tank overspill protection, continue to advance in capability, accuracy and reliability. In this 3:16 YouTube video, Prevent overfills & decrease operating costs with Rosemount 2100 vibrating fork level switches, Emerson’s Marianne Williams shares how the Rosemount 2100 series of liquid level switches help solve measurement challenges […]