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Aquaculture Research

Checking Flow & Assessing the Impact of Flow Rate through Tanks

Accurate measurement of flow rate is an important factor in aquaculture research With aquaculture playing an increasingly important role in the provision of global fish supplies, there is a corresponding growth in aquaculture related research to support the industry and optimise its activities. F VA Trogflux rotameter flow meters have been supplied to a number of marine science centres and envi...

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Bulk Solids Flow

Flow Detection of Super Absorbent Pellets

The Triangle flow sensor for bulk solids is used as a back-up system for the volumetric screw feeder The Triangle flow sensor is an innovative flow rate system for accurate measurement of free flow powders, pellets & granular bulk solids, even in pneumatic conveying or 'free fall' applications. In the nappy industry the Triangle system is being used as a back-up system for the volu...

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Flow / No Flow Detection in Flour Milling

The Triangle flow sensor for bulk solids is used to detect strainer breakage in flour milling The Triangle flow sensor is an innovative flow rate system for accurate measurement of free flow powders, pellets & granular bulk solids, even in pneumatic conveying or 'free fall' applications. In the flour milling industry the Triangle system is mounted in the pipeline and used as an ale...

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Customised Flow Meters for OEMs

Monitoring Flow in Tool Heaters and Temperature Controllers

The IC-LPM industrial inline paddle wheel flow meter has a versatile, adaptable design with custom options for OEM applications such as flow monitoring in tool heaters and temperature controllersThe IC-LPM paddle wheel flow meter is employed by a UK based temperature control specialist in their range of tool heaters and temperature controllers which ensures that temperatures are accura...

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Energy Meters

Ultrasonic Heat Meters for RHI Supported Wood Pellet Heating Systems

Ultrasonic heat meters are being used in RHI supported commercial wood pellet heating systems that provide energy for heating and hot watericenta has supplied Gwres Glas, a Powys based company designing and installing renewable energy systems, with ultrasonic heat meters as part of its commercial wood pellet heating systems, providing energy for heating and hot water. Biomass he...

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Leading Airport Terminal uses Flow Meters to Monitor Energy Usage

Managing the energy costs of an airport terminal is no small task. When our client was commissioned to measure how efficiently the energy centre was ope...

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Fuel Flow Monitoring

Monitoring Diesel Usage for Engine Development and Testing

The OVAL Flowmate gear flow meter is used to monitor engine performance and give an indication of engine fuel economy on a small, lightweight, diesel aircraft engine The OVAL Flowmate gear flow meter is used to monitor engine performance and give an indication of engine fuel economy on a small, lightweight, diesel aircraft engine. The test rig is fitted with two meters, one meter on th...

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Flow Meter for Fuel Storage & Handling

The IC-LPM paddlewheel flow meter with a battery powered flow rate indicator is being used for monitoring the flow of diesel to / from storage tanksA company that concentrates on fuel storage and handling of diesel and oil is using the standard temperature IC-LPM with a battery powered flow rate indicator for monitoring the flow of diesel to/from storage tanks. The IC-LPM meter was cho...

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Coriolis Meters are used in Marine Fuel Management to Avoid Bunker Disputes due to Aeration of Fuel

Coriolis meters are being used in the shipping industry to give true volume of fuel being delivered and to avoid bunker disputes due to aeration of fuel, known as the 'Cappuccino' effect Fuel suppliers sometimes introduce air intentionally into marine fuel during the pumping of bunkers to the ship, meaning that the quantity of fuel being delivered for a given volume of supply is less t...

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Gas Consumption Monitoring

Keeping Track of Gas Consumption, Operating Efficiency and Costs

Continuous gas consumption monitoring plays an important role in optimising process operating efficiency and economical allocation of resources with associated cost and energy savings. In addition, rapid detection and localisation of leaks is a vital safety issue when handling gases. CMOS Sensor TechnologyBy using high-precision CMOS te...

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Gas Flow Control

Burner Gas Flow & Ratio Control: the Basis for Constant Flames

Burner Gas Flow & Ratio Control: the Basis for Constant FlamesThe most important requirements for flame control are stability and regulation of gas mixture ratios and gas flow to burners, facilitating optimum process efficiency. With fast regulation and high precision, Red-y smart thermal mass controllers have proved to be highly successful and cost effective in flame c...

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Mass Flow Controllers for Regulating Gas Flow Rates

For automatic or manual control, Voegtlin's thermal mass flow controllers allow high precision regulation of gas flow rates and consistent quality of gas mixtures. The fast control response minimises the setting time. CMOS Sensor Technology By using high-precision CMOS technology (semiconductor sensors) Voegtlin's thermal measurement and control devices are settin...

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Mass Flow Control in Bioreactors

Vogtlin mass flow controllers are an excellent tool for precise control of gas flows in bioreactors. Bio reactors are used for critical and delicate processes where mass flow control of relevant gases need to be reliable, repeatable and flexible. For example, the dissolved oxygen needs to be carefully controlled to obtain repeatable pH control and volumes of fermentation gases like CO an...

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Gas Flow Mixing & Blending

Precision Control & Measurement Accuracy for Gas Mixtures & Blends

Precision control and measurement accuracy are the key requirements for gas mixing and blending applications. Vögtlin's thermal mass flow regulators permit both master-slave mixtures and gas mixtures with fixed percentage proportions. CMOS SENSOR TECHNOLOGYBy using high-precision CMOS technology (semiconductor sensors) Voegtlin's thermal measurement and control d...

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Controlling Gas Atmospheres & Industrial Gases

Efficient control of gas atmospheres requires excellent measurement stability and a maximum level of automation. When controlled by a remote signal (eg CO2 gas sensor), Vögtlin's thermal mass flow controllers offer a short reaction time and fast regulation for optimising control of gas atmospheres. Gas mixtures remain stable and adapt rapidly to new requirements. BENEFIT FROM TH...

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Leak Detection & Energy Monitoring

Reliable Leak Measurement due to High Accuracy & Calibration with Real Gas

The ability to measure low flow rates with high accuracy and a short response time is important for successful leak measurement. With a turndown ratio of up to 1 : 100 and calibration with the actual gas, Voegtlin thermal mass flow meters offer exceptional accuracy over the entire measurement range. BENEFIT FROM THE FOLLOWING RED-Y SMART THERMAL MASS METER FEATURES:...

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Measuring Local Consumption of a Centralised Gas Supply Helps Minimise Leaks & Reduce Costs

Measuring local consumption of a centralised gas supply encourages users to be economical with resources, assists in leak detection and reduce overall costs. Thermal mass flow meters can easily be fitted into local gas lines so that the user knows exactly where, when and how much gas has been consumed. BENEFIT FROM THE FOLLOWING RED-Y COMPACT FEATURES:...

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Liquid Flow Sensors

Flow Control of Machine Cutting Fluid

The IC-LPM paddlewheel flow meter is used to control flow of cutting fluid in CNC machinesA leading provider of engineering solutions in machining technology has integrated the standard temperature IC-LPM paddlewheel flow meter with mV output into a CNC milling machine to control flow and optimise usage of machine cutting fluid. BENEFIT FROM THE FOLLOWING IC-LPM PADDLE...

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Flow Monitoring of De-Icing Fluid

The IC-LPM paddlewheel flow meter is used to monitor use of aircraft de-icing fluid.The IC-LPM with battery-powered resettable flow totaliser is being used in mobile aircraft de-icing systems to monitor use of de-icing fluid and allow billing of individual airlines. The IC-LPM was chosen as a cost effective alternative to a turbine flow meter or insertion paddlewheel meter. ...

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Liquid-Solid Flow Measurement

Monitoring Leakage in Landfill Leachate Control Systems

Landfill leachate monitoring requires a flow meter with no moving parts and minimal maintenance such as a Magflow meter Landfill leachate is a aggressive liquid, typically carrying debris, which needs to be managed, controlled and removed to prevent groundwater pollution. Such applications require a flow meter with no moving parts and minimal maintenance. A UK landfill s...

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Monitoring Food Slurry and Water Dosing in Food Waste Depackaging Equipment

A manufacturer of waste food depackers is using Siemens MAG 5100 W magnetic flow meters to monitor both dosing water and food slurry Collected food waste from food manufacturers or retailers and domestically generated food waste includes a proportion of packaging waste such as paper, card, cans and glass. The presence of packaging materials is a problem if using food slurry as a feedstock for a...

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Oil Flow Monitoring

Oil Flow Rate Monitoring through Chilled Rollers in Carpet Ovens

A manufacturer of flooring systems is using the IC-LPM inline paddlewheel meter to monitor the flow of oil through chilled textile rollers in it carpet substrate ovens. Forbo is an internationally recognised manufacturer of vinyl, linoleum and carpet floor coverings. In its carpet substrate ovens, Forbo uses chilled textile rollers, cooled by oil flow, to prevent the substrate from s...

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Solids & Powder Level Sensor

Level Switch for Detection of Fly Ash Powder at High Temperatures

The Presense level switch indicates the actual level and can switch at preset levels of powders such as fly ash as well as pellets, granulates and other bulk material inside a vessel or container The Presense LDS300 is a level detection and switching system for solids and liquid in tanks, hoppers, vessels or containers that is particularly suitable for measuring in harsh, pressurised, abrasive,...

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Non Intrusive Level Detection of Flour & Bran without Product Contamination

The Triflex is ideal for level detection of contamination sensitive products like food or pharmaceutical products due to the lack of product contact The Triflex LNI 200 is a non-intrusive level detection system for solids and liquid in non-metallic tanks, hoppers, vessels or containers that is particularly suitable for measuring in harsh and abrasive environments. BENEFIT FROM TH...

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Tank Level Measurement

Sodium Hypochlorite Level Measurement in Water Disinfection Systems

EchoPod DL14 ultrasonic level sensor is installed on the sodium hypochlorite storage tank, providing continuous level measurement data to the chlorine generation controller UK water companies process and deliver billions of cubic metres of drinking water each day. For disinfection treatment, on-site sodium hypochlorite solution generation is increasingly regarded is a cost-effective, rel...

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Poultry Processing Chemical Level Measurement

The EchoPod DL24 measures a tank containing trisodium phosphate ensuring the correct amount is dispensed and the relay control enables switching capability and allows for pump control to replenishing supplies Millions of chickens are processed in the UK every month and effective plucking, bleeding, evisceration, cleaning and washing techniques are critical in ensuring satisfactory decont...

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Diesel Generator Level Measurement

EchoPod DL24 ultrasonic level sensors are measuring diesel fuel for a back-up generator At this major financial data centre, two EchoPod DL24 ultrasonic level sensorsare measuring diesel fuel for a back-up generator. The transmitters are connected to a PLC to provide real-time representation of the amount...

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Maintaining Cooling Tower Sump Water Level

he EchoSonic two-wire ultrasonic level transmitter is installed in cooling tower sumps to determine the need for water make-up due to evaporation. Cooling towers extract heat from industrial, commercial or municipal systems through the process of evaporation. Hot water is pumped into the cooling tower where it cascades over layers of vertical and horizontal splash elements surrounded by ...

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Water Flow Monitoring

Monitoring Flow in Water Chillers for MRI Scanners

A process cooling company is using the IC-LPM inline paddlewheel meter to monitor flow in their specialist water-based chillers for removing heat from the super conducting magnets in MRI body scanners. Effective cooling and precise temperature control are vital in limiting temperature fluctuations that would adversely affect the scanner's accuracy, efficiency and stabili...

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Water Meters for Various Utility Site Metering Applications

Icenta has supplied a number of Multijet and Woltmann water meters to an industrial energy, utilities and services provider. International Procurement Ltd, a valve, actuator and instrumentation supply specialist, has bought a selection of Multijet and Woltmann water meters on behalf of an industrial energy, utilities and services provider based in Teesside. One Woltmann meter is being u...

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Local Authority Water Supply Monitoring

In 2013-2014 ERS installed 24 electromagnetic flowmeter at properties around Aberdeen, Scotland, UK. These properties were located along the path of the proposed Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route (AWPR), and relied on private water supplies as they were not connected to the mains water network. ERS was appointed by the Local Authority to install monitoring equipment and undertake a one year ...

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