Level indicators reach new heights
In this installment of Field Test, CONTROL’s Jim Montague talks to end users of Magnetrol/Orion’s Eclispse and Aurora products to get the real skinny on how well they work.
Post Date: 02/21/2006
Rising levels of process level measurement devices
Worldwide and regional shipments of process level measurement, solids process, and inventory tank gauging devices are projected to increase steadily through 2009, according to a new report.
Post Date: 11/09/2005
In the future: More, better, cheaper sensors
According to Editor in Chief Walt Boyes, instrumentation companies are going to have to re-think their design criteria if they are going to make the “lights out” plant of the future practical.
Post Date: 07/27/2005
Special rules for tuning level controllers
Loss of level controls can kill a process in a heartbeat, so tuning them properly should be a priority. F.G. Shinskey reports on the different tuning rules that apply to level loops based on vessels being regulated.
Post Date: 05/20/2005
Radar love dominates the level scene
Market researchers last year predicted radar sensors would be the fastest-growing sensor, and they got it right — this time. Check out CONTROL's Product Roundup of new level instrumentation devices.
Post Date: 05/10/2005
Special rules for tuning level controllers (Part-1)
In Part I of his article on tuning level controllers, process control consultant F.G. Shinskey points out that loss of level controls can kill a process in a heartbeat, so tuning them properly should be a priority.
Post Date: 05/01/2005
ISA <I>Transactions</I> abstracts on ControlGlobal.com
ControlGlobal.com is pleased to publish abstracts from one of the very few scholarly journals in the process automation field<EM>. </EM>Keep pace with technology developments and applications from the world's experts.
Post Date: 03/10/2005
Editor in Chief Walt Boyes issues a cognitive dissonance alert! If you want to play in the big leagues and move into the process of control, you would do well to go back and concentrate on the fundamentals.
Post Date: 03/02/2005
Float level gauges: Ol' reliable is up to the task
Product Exclusive: K-Tek's KM 26 float level sensor.
Post Date: 03/01/2005
Tricky level applications on the rise
Level measurement is as old as the Nile, but some application problems simply will not go away. Editor in Chief Walt Boyes provides his thoughts on the results of the recent ControlGlobal.com Web Poll.
Post Date: 02/02/2005
Some Things Do Exactly What They're Supposed To
Field Instrument Upgrades Aren't Always as Easy as 1-2-3
Post Date: 02/01/2004
New Product Exclusive: Sludge Density Meter Works in Pipes or Tanks
Post Date: 10/09/2003
How Can We Improve Combustion Control?
Post Date: 07/25/2003
Ultrasonic Level Sensors Have Radar-Like Performance
Ametek Drexelbrook's IntelliScan and UniScan
Post Date: 05/05/2003
Improved level control of a feed water valve
Process control authority Bela Liptak answers a reader's question regarding improved level control for a feed water valve that is too far from a boiler drum.
Post Date: 11/07/
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