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Jan 7, 2014

NACE MRO175 Recommended Practice: Assuring Compliance in Sour Service Applications

Due to the hazardous nature of sour service applications, which contain hydrogen sulfide (H2S), the National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE) has issued a standard recommended practice that includes minimum requirements to resist sulfide stress cracking.
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Sep 17, 2013

API RP 2350 Overfill Protection Recommended Practice for Storage Tanks in Petroleum Facilities: Frequently Asked Questions (Part 3)

The recently revised API RP 2350 recommended practice for overfill protection has generated much discussion about tank level sensing.
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Aug 13, 2013

Q&A from Our Recent ‘Heat Rate Awareness’ Webinar

Magnetrol® recently sponsored an information-packed webinar, Heat Rate Awareness: Minimizing Controllable Losses Through Effective Feedwater Heater Level Control. 
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Webinar: Heat Rate Awareness
Jul 30, 2013

Application Considerations When Specifying Ultrasonic Contact Technology for Liquid Level Sensing

Ultrasonic contact level measurement technology plays a key role in the safe and effective measurement of liquids across all process industries. To ensure that you implement an optimal solution for your facility, it’s important to learn about the different applications where an ultrasonic gap switch can be used – and the advantages and limitations of using this technology.
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Jul 9, 2013

Application Considerations When Specifying Pulse Burst Radar (Non-Contact Radar) for Liquid Level Sensing

Assessing your level instrumentation needs correctly is essential for process efficiency and performance.
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liquid level sensing
Apr 26, 2013

Learn How the New API Recommended Practices Help Ensure Tank Overfill Prevention

In response to the impact of critical tank overfill incidents over the past decade, the American Petroleum Institute (API) released the fourth edition of its Recommended Practice 2350 4th Edition, to remediate inconsistent or unsafe overfill prevention processes at petroleum facilities.
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