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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.
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