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Jun 7, 2016

Displacer Level Transmitter Technology Provides Reliable Measurement

For liquid level measurement in challenging process operations, displacer level transmitter technology is a safe, reliable solution.
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The E3 Modulevel displacer transmitter
May 24, 2016

The Advantages of Range Spring/LVDT Technology For Level Measurement

One of the most trusted devices for continuous liquid level measurement remains the displacer level transmitter.
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range spring/LVDT accuracy vs. Torque Tube
May 17, 2016

Vulnerabilities in Boiler and Steam Drum Level Control Technology

Technologies historically used for boiler and steam drum level control rely on inference or buoyancy to determine the level. This in itself leaves them vulnerable to process dynamics (specific gravity, pressure, temperature, etc.) or limits their ability to precisely manage the level for improved fuel economy.
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The hardware and calibration complexity and vulnerability to process conditions introduce additional costs and potential errors in any given level measurement technology.
Apr 26, 2016

Determining The Right Radar Level Measurement Device for Your Application

In a recent article for Industrial Products Process and Technology Magazine (IPP&T), Magnetrol® Global Product Manager Bob Botwinski discusses how guided wave radar (GWR) and non-contact radar can work together to provide reliable level measurement.
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Apr 12, 2016

Solving Level Measurement Problems With Guided Wave Radar Technology

Guided wave radar technology (GWR) has emerged as a level measurement staple in many industries around the world. Since its introduction in the late 1990s, users of GWR have discovered that it has unique characteristics that make it well suited for difficult level control challenges
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overfill safe probes
Mar 29, 2016

Level and Flow Solutions for Liquid Gravity Separator Skids

Nearly any unit operation in the process industry can be fabricated as a self-contained, modular skid system. Modular fabrication has increasingly become a viable alternative to field construction for owner/operators, OEMs and plant engineers. This post discusses level and flow instrumentation for liquid gravity separator skids and is part of an occasional Magnetrol® blog series on modular skid systems.
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liquid separation skid