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VEGAPULS 69 level sensor secures coal supply in an Indonesian power plant

19. September
Like hardly any other country, Indonesia has committed itself to an ambitious programme for expanding its energy reserves. Coal-fired power plants are playing an important role in this effort. And level measurement technology from VEGA is making sure that the coal bunkers in these plants never run empty.

VEGAPULS 69 radar level sensor measures the level of wood chips in a bunker

30. August
To be able to respond to increased demand, large bunker storage capacities are necessary.
Biomass bunkers can take on huge dimensions. In order to accurately determine the volumes of stored biomass, VEGA sensors are being used to measure not only vertically, but also horizontally. This is how one of Italy's largest biomass plants is reliably supplied with "fuel".

VEGAPULS 69 radar sensor measures the level reliably in small dosing vessels

12. August
In the production of dog food pellets, the manufacturer struggled constantly with an unreliable measuring point. After several different measuring principles failed, a breakthrough was achieved with 80-GHz radar level measurement technology.

Measuring water level of Earth’s largest lakes: Application of the Month

05. August
How do you monitor water levels of the biggest inland freshwater lakes in the world? All it takes is two countries working together with the most reliable radar available.

Using radar for better pump control in a sticky situation

16. July
vegapuls wl s 61
Water and oil – including vegetable oil – don’t mix. That couldn’t have been more clear for maintenance technicians at a large agroindustrial plant outside of Mexico City that produces vegetable oil. The vegetable oil goes on to be used for a variety of purposes like frying, baking, cooking, and even pharmaceutical applications.

Effective level control in milk of lime mixing vessel

09. July
British Sugar processes around 8 million tonnes of sugar beet a year. The sugar process requires a precise lime-water mixture to ensure high-quality sugar juice purification. A VEGAPULS 64 at the Newark site ensures reliable level measurement at the lime milk silo.

Radar provides reliable level measurement for drinking water

19. June
VEGAPULS WL S 61, water level
Nothing satisfies your thirst and is better for you on a hot summer day like an ice cold glass of water. But have you ever really thought about how that water makes it into your glass so clean? VEGA takes part in making sure the water you drink is safe and clean for your enjoyment.

Preventing overflows in fly ash silos: Application of the Month

05. June
fly ash silo
Safely storing fly ash is a matter of safety and air quality, which is why it’s heavily regulated by government entities. Having an overflow or a spill can be a big problem, which is why having a reliable and accurate level measurement is so important.

Soybeans keep flowing with the VEGAMIP microwave barrier switch

21. May
soybean food grain manufacturing plant
Soybeans are big business in the United States. The U.S. Department of Agriculture estimates world soybean production in the 2019/2020 market year will be near 355 million metric tons, and the United States is forecast to produce about a third of it. Most of those soybeans are destined for a processing plant where they’re turned into soybean oil for food companies or soybean meal for animal feed processors. Read about VEGA's products that keep the soybeans flowing in this article.

A case for IIoT’s future in supply chain management

25. April
The VEGA Inventory System can help improve supply chain management efficiency.
The Industrial Internet of Things, or IIoT, is being proclaimed as the next big thing in industrial automation. The technology brings together sensors, analytics, data storage, and people. Smart and imaginative industry professionals are just beginning to scratch the surface of improving inventory management using IIoT.
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Security in every application

Every industry places very specific requirements on the measurement technology it uses. VEGA sensors reliably fulfil the most demanding measuring tasks.