May 2021

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Guided Radar

Level measurement with time domain reflectometry guided radar offers advantages

May 24, 2021
TDR level instruments have several advantages over other non-contact radar options, especially for tanks with a horizontal cylinder shape and in environments with heavy steam ...
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Flow Measurement

Quiz Corner: Coriolis mass flowmeter orientation for liquid applications, part 3

May 18, 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 down?
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Figure 1: Typical test setup for insulation resistance.

How and when to perform periodic verification or calibration of temperature sensors

May 16, 2021
Following these guidelines will ensure accurate and repeatable output from your PRTs and keep your process in control.
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Instrumentation & Measurement

Product Focus: Sensors and monitoring

May 11, 2021
New products from SpectraSensors, MSA Safety, and NewTek Sensors.
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Figure 1: Instrument manifolds provide isolation, venting and equalization for various types of pressure measurement applications.
Pressure Measurement

Reimagining the instrument manifold for greater reliability

May 10, 2021
A better manifold keeps process fluid from damaging the pressure transmitter while still ensuring it gives accurate pressure readings.

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Flow Measurement

Product Focus: Flow and pressure management

May 4, 2021
New products from Emerson, FCI, and Proportion-Air.
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Instrumentation & Measurement

Application Corner: Allocating costs for sewage districts

May 3, 2021
The previous year’s flow from the first sewage district could be calculated by summing the flows measured through each of the four flowmeters during the previous year.
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Figure 1: Since ultrasonic flowmeters do not have any moving parts, they have become a compelling choice for end users seeking to replace mechanical-type flowmeters.

Advancing ultrasonic flowmeters through continued innovation

Ongoing technology advancements have improved the accuracy and versatility of ultrasonic flowmeters, making them an effective solution for measuring volumetric flow in the most...
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Instrumentation & Measurement

Effective instrument commissioning enables seamless project startups

April 26, 2021
Finishing a major project on time and on budget could potentially depend on putting the best digital tools in the hands of highly skilled people.