April 2021

Figure 1: After a successful test of the SignalFire wireless tank gauging system on 25 tanks at one site, the bulk storage terminal company added them to 21 tanks at another site and then went back to the original site to upgrade 25 more tanks.
Level Measurement

Case Study: Wireless tank gauging system improves accuracy for bulk storage terminal business

April 26, 2021
In addition to meeting custody transfer requirements, the improved accuracy is important for inventory control as well as overflow and runout prevention.
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Figure 1: Marine terminal tanker loading arms
Oil & Gas

Case Study: Marine terminal loading arms prevent spills with the help of a reliable thermal flow switch

April 19, 2021
When a marine terminal’s operating team decided to prevent a certain type of loading arm accident, they contacted the applications group at Fluid Components International to discuss...
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Instrumentation & Measurement

Product Focus: Sensors and transmitters

April 19, 2021
New products from Laser Tech, Ashcroft, and Endress+Hauser.
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Flow Measurement

Quiz Corner: Coriolis mass flowmeter orientation for liquid applications, part 2

April 19, 2021
Which of the following orientations can be used to install a Coriolis mass flowmeter to measure the mass flow of a liquid in a vertical pipe flowing up?
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Oil & Gas

Critical measurements and best practices for future-proofing the refining industry

April 13, 2021
Refiners need to adopt new measurement and control practices to run in a more efficient and environmentally friendly way.

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Instrumentation & Measurement

Product Focus: Flow and level measurement

April 6, 2021
New products from Hawk Measurement Systems, KROHNE, and VorTek Instruments.
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Instrumentation & Measurement

Application Corner: Four flowmeters, two sewage districts

April 5, 2021
The four sewage flowmeters emptied into the second district’s system at different locations, so the amount of sewage produced by the second sewage district alone could not be ...
Figure 1: With the oil and gas industry poised to exploit more challenging reservoirs, advances in flow measurement software architecture will ensure operators are supported with the reliable insights they need to ensure efficient and optimized production — even in the most demanding field conditions.

The next generation of multiphase flow measurement

April 5, 2021
Multiphase flowmeter software is taking resolution and automation to new heights.
Figure 1: Petrochemical plant personnel must be vigilant in maintaining safe operations.
Level Measurement

Case Study: Petrochemical manufacturer improves ease of use with radar technology

March 30, 2021
A level instrument solution helps prevent false alarms and overfills.
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Pressure gauges are a critical part of any fluid system, offering an easy visual indicator of whether the system is operating within the desired pressure range, or if a problem is imminent.
Instrumentation & Measurement

5 ways to detect and prevent pressure gauge failures before they happen

March 23, 2021
Stop these critical components from impacting operations when broken or not operating properly.