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7 good reasons for using pressure transmitters with ceramic measuring cell

22. January
Pressure transmitters with ceramic CERTEC® measuring cell have virtually no drift, are oil free, with high compatibility to most process media, excellent long term stability and capable of measuring accurately over very small measuring ranges.

Monitoring the level of molten polyethylene for car parts

15. January
Car Interior - Steering Wheel
Many car parts are made from plastics and plastic composites, and this includes polyethylene. A major auto parts manufacturer was having difficulties finding a level measurement solution for their polyethylene tanks. Fortunately, VEGA representatives heard of the problem, and they found a solution with an 80 GHz radar.

Level transmitter for reliable disposal of sewage sludge

11. January
VEGAPULS WL S 61 is an all-rounder for water and wastewater applications. Its good focusing makes it ideal for pumping stations and rain overflow basins, as well as for flow measurement in open channels or continuous monitoring of river levels.

How loop reactors help keep us organized in the New Year: Application of the month

07. January
Loop Reactor at a Petrochemical Plant
The loop reactor is a critical step in polyethylene and polypropylene production. Monitoring the product density as the reaction occurs is equally as difficult as it is important. However, VEGA can provide a solution for these plants just as the products they're making provide solutions to homeowners looking to declutter in the New Year.

Making Shingle Manufacturing a whole lot safer with 80 GHz radar

12. December 2018
Asphalt roofing shingles installed on a house
Making roofing shingles is a hot, messy process. Monitoring the level of the hot asphalt being sprayed onto these shingles is important for keeping the operation running safely and smoothly, without interruption.

Radar level sensors ensure optimal flow in slurry and UF tanks

12. December 2018
VEGA measuring systems are being designed more and more with hygiene in mind, in order to reliably protect closed biosystems from microbes.
At Lonza, high-precision VEGAPULS 64 radar level sensors measure biopharmaceutical solutions in what are known as 'slurry' tanks. A precise level measurement ensures the quality of the highly patented substances.

Level measurement in glass vessels with 80 GHz radar sensor

06. December 2018
In addition to the many other advantages of the new radar sensors, two aspects make level measurement with 80 GHz in glass vessels particularly interesting: the small process fittings and the ability to measure through non-conductive materials. De Dietrich Process Systems, a company specializing in QVF® glass equipment, uses the new high-frequency radar based level technology to allow its users to significantly improve process monitoring.

Signal Conditioners: The Translational Heroes

04. December 2018
A row of signal conditioners
Engineers and technicians rely on signal conditioners to track and perform a number of tasks ranging from a simple display to intelligent units controlling pumps, valves, or motors. Throughout their history, signal conditioners have transformed from pens on chart recorders to smart devices able to wirelessly communicate to the cloud. This paper will explore the role signal conditioners play in the process industry.

Getting an accurate level measurement in vessels of hotel soap

28. November 2018
A sudsy bar of soap.
If you’ve ever stayed in a hotel and used one of those tiny bars of soap, chances are that soap was made in a plant in Northern Mississippi. Making the soap is a hot, sticky process and getting an accurate level measurement inside the tanks is no easy task.

The radar level transmitter VEGAPULS 64 delivers reliable measurement under fluctuating process conditions

20. November 2018
One of the major process conditions in this  production facility is strong foaming.
The specialty chemicals manufacturer CHT Germany GmbH uses the VEGAPULS 64 radar level transmitter to protect its tank stirring units. Its process measurement has a direct effect on the power output of the agitator motors in the mixing tanks.
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