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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

29. 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.

The level sensor VEGAPULS 64 secures the raw material supply in the cosmetics industry

23. April
Whether confronted by installations such as agitators, adhesive media or extreme conditions such as SIP and CIP processes: the 80-GHz level sensor VEGAPULS 64 always delivers reliable measured values from the tanks and silos of the cosmetics industry.

Ready-mix operations and materials haulers find a better way to do business

08. March
A bulk solids truck makes a delivery to a ready-mix cement plant.
Ready-mix concrete and construction materials hauling companies are working together to do business more efficiently and keep costs down. A solution consisting of better measurements and more easily accessible data allows both companies to focus on what they do best.

Measuring through plastic tanks: Application of the Month

04. March
Operators can mount the VEGAPULS WL S 61 above the poly vessel for a non-intrusive level measurement.
Radar signals can penetrate non-conductive products like plastic, and VEGA radars have been making non-intrusive level measurements using this method for a long time. During those years, VEGA has perfected a few tips and tricks to get the best results when you're storing materials inside poly vessels and IBC tanks.

Radar level transmitter VEGAPULS 64 measures the level in whey production

27. February
The Tirol Milch plant in Wörgl, which belongs to the Berglandmilch Group, is renowned for its cheese far beyond the borders of Tyrol. VEGA has been working together with the company for a long time. 10 to 12 VEGA radar level transmitters are currently in use.
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