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Articles on Case Studies

Sep 13, 2016

Improving the Efficiency of Industrial Steam Generation: Case Studies

Steam generation is an essential part of numerous industries. Although the pulp and paper industry is one of the largest producers of steam outside power generation, the primary metals, petroleum refining, chemical process, and food processing industries also allocate significant portions of their total energy consumption, anywhere from 10% to 60%, to the production of steam.
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Oct 13, 2015

Just Can’t Stop These Magnetrol® Level Switches!

Ever since Magnetrol® buoyancy switches were introduced to process industries in 1941, customers have counted on their outstanding reliability and performance in level control applications – even after decades and decades of service.
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Apr 28, 2015

Guided Wave Radar Provides Accurate, Cost-Effective Level Measurement for Single Use Systems

A variety of technology solutions can measure level, volume and mass in single use systems utilizing disposable bioprocess bags. These include load cells, floor scales, pressure transmitters and guided wave radar.
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Eclipse Model 706 Guided Wave Radar
Feb 24, 2015

The Buncefield Report and API RP 2350: Comparing Standards for Overfill Prevention

The explosion in 2005 at the Buncefield Oil Depot in Hertfordshire, England was the largest fire in Europe since World War II.
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Jan 6, 2015

Safety Standards of Level Control Devices

Malfunctioning level controls allegedly contributed to the 1986 Chernobyl meltdown and the 2005 Buncefield depot explosion north of London, to name just two of the more notorious incidents.
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Sep 30, 2014

Ultrasonic Level Transmitter Instrumentation Revives Transformer Sumps

A key regional energy company owns a large coal-fired electric generating facility in the Midwest, with seven coal-fired units creating a total of 2,220 megawatts. 
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