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Level Measurement 101: Understanding Differential Pressure

15. May
Differential pressure
This article will focus solely on how differential pressure is used to calculate a liquid level measurement in pressurized tanks. Advantages, limitations, and common industrial applications for differential pressure will be discussed.

Guided radar sensor VEGAFLEX steams ahead to ensure efficient process heat supply

09. May
Guided radar sensor and vibrating level switch for reliable level measurement and redundant monitoring of high and low water level in the steam boiler

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.

Reliable levels for the right taste: Fohrenburg brewery relies on VEGA sensors

15. April
Anyone who has a unicorn in their coat of arms must certainly believe in magic and power of legend. Since 1260, the unicorn has featured in both the emblem of Bludenz and the trademark of the Fohrenburg brewery. However, in everyday beer production, instead of magic, it is better to rely on real measured values, preferably those delivered by VEGA sensors.

Pressure transmitter with ceramic CERTEC® measuring cell meets the stringent demands of the pharmaceutical industry

14. March
Thanks to its wide measuring range, one VEGABAR 82 sensor is sufficient, where previously two pressure transmitters operated in parallel.
A good example of this can be found at CARBOGEN AMCIS AG, where VEGABAR Series 80 is used for pressure measurement. Thanks to their wide measuring range and ceramic CERTEC® measuring cell, these high-performance pressure transmitters meet the requirements of bioprocesses, from fermentation and filtration to purification.

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.

Accurate level measurements for foamy applications

12. February
Foam makes it difficult to get a level measurement
Getting an accurate level measurement in the presence of foam can be especially challenging. Fortunately, there are technologies that can read through the foam and get a necessary liquid level measurement, giving operators better control over their process.

VEGA sensors handle complex measuring tasks in pharmaceuticals production

11. February
In pharmaceuticals manufacturing, the plant operator must be able to trust the measured values and the measuring instruments must function reliably for many years. For that reason, an Italian pharmaceuticals manufacturer relies exclusively on VEGA sensors for pressure and level measurement.

Level measurement in the reactor: ceramic and metallic VEGA measuring cells easily handle high temperatures and aggressive substances

28. January
While conventional diff erential pressure transmitters were previously used for level measurement, BASF’s measurement and control engineers in Kaisten have now decided to replace their instrumentation. They have switched their process control over to electronic diff erential pressure, which is silicone oil-free, without capillary lines and therefore without mechanical pressure diaphragms.
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