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Jul 30, 2013

Application Considerations When Specifying Ultrasonic Contact Technology for Liquid Level Sensing

Ultrasonic contact level measurement technology plays a key role in the safe and effective measurement of liquids across all process industries. To ensure that you implement an optimal solution for your facility, it’s important to learn about the different applications where an ultrasonic gap switch can be used – and the advantages and limitations of using this technology.
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Jul 9, 2013

Application Considerations When Specifying Pulse Burst Radar (Non-Contact Radar) for Liquid Level Sensing

Assessing your level instrumentation needs correctly is essential for process efficiency and performance.
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liquid level sensing
May 21, 2013

Considerations for Complying With the API 2350 4th Edition Update

Significant tank overfill incidents have focused attention on improving safety measures for petroleum refineries and tank storage terminals.
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maintenance
Apr 26, 2013

Learn How the New API Recommended Practices Help Ensure Tank Overfill Prevention

In response to the impact of critical tank overfill incidents over the past decade, the American Petroleum Institute (API) released the fourth edition of its Recommended Practice 2350 4th Edition, to remediate inconsistent or unsafe overfill prevention processes at petroleum facilities.
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automated tank
Mar 5, 2013

Technology Considerations for Measurement of In-Plant Natural Gas Consumption

The control of in-plant natural gas consumption has become a critical component of strategic energy management measures in process industries.
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TA2
Feb 19, 2013

Storage Tank Categories: API RP 2350 Definitions

With the American Petroleum Institute’s API RP 2350 fourth edition guidelines having been updated earlier this year, tank storage facility operators are using the recommendations to safeguard against potential life- and environment-endangering overfill accidents.
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