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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.

Guided wave radar reads through buildup in the sulfur pit: Application of the month

03. September
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One of the most dangerous and corrosive byproducts is found in the sulfur pit – a concrete pit for storing molten sulfur. This is where you’ll also find hydrogen sulfide, a colorless, flammable, poisonous, and corrosive gas. Maintaining a safe operating level in the sulfur pit is just as important as it is dangerous.

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.

Vendor Managed Inventory offers better transparency and optimized logistics for grain mills

01. August
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VEGA Inventory System delivers fast, reliable reports that enable real-time data acquisition and visualization in grain mills.

VEGA measurement technology for the optimization of stone crushers

17. July
Sensors for monitoring and optimizing crushing machines: reliable level measurement protects the equipment, saves energy and leads to higher product quality.

Using radar for better pump control in a sticky situation

16. July
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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.

Measuring rock flow on a conveyor belt: Application of the Month

01. July
Mass flow measurements are a necessity at quarries, mines, paper mills, and power plants. These measurements are required for two main reasons: control and material transfer. Getting a reliable and accurate measurement ensures operations run smoothly without interruptions or slowdowns.
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