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Apr 4, 2017

Thermal Dispersion Technology Helps Utility Meet Federal Environmental and Health Regulations

Complying with governmental regulations while maintaining a high level of functioning is a challenge for plants throughout the process industries, and particularly in water and wastewater plants.
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A Thermatel® TA2 thermal mass flow meter in the field.
Feb 28, 2017

Frequently Asked Questions About Ultrasonic Level Switches

Ultrasonic level switches use high-frequency sound waves that are easily transmitted across a transducer gap in the presence of a liquid media, but are attenuated when the gap is dry. The Magnetrol® ultrasonic portal,, provides information about the Echotel® series of ultrasonic switches and how they can improve the safety and efficiency of many processes. Periodically, MAGNETROL product manager Tom Kemme answers questions about ultrasonic level switches in the portal’s “Ask Tom” column. This week’s blog post shares some recent Q&As.
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Echotel ultrasonic level switches
Jan 10, 2017

Answers to Key Measurement Questions About Thermal Mass Flow Meters

The Magnetrol® flow portal,, provides information about thermal mass flow meters and how they can improve the efficiency and safety of many processes.
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Nov 29, 2016

Increasing Energy Efficiency by Tracking Natural Gas With Flowmeters

With today’s increased emphasis on strategic energy management, many throughout the chemical process industries and elsewhere are attempting to obtain better information on the natural gas consumption in their facilities.
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Nov 8, 2016

E3 Modulevel® Displacer Level Transmitter Outperforms Torque Tubes

For continuous liquid level measurement, many operators turn to a displacer level transmitter to monitor their applications. The two main technologies that are used as displacer level transmitters are torque tubes and range spring/LVDT (Linear Variable Differential Transformer) technologies.
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The E3 Modulevel displacer transmitter
Sep 6, 2016

Ultrasonic Level Measurement Technology Replaces Tuning Fork for International Oil and Gas Company

Ultrasonic level measurement is an advanced technology that can be used as an alternative to the traditional tuning fork or vibration technologies in liquid level applications. One of the world’s leading oil and gas companies needed a reliable low level alarm in a propane stripper.
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Magnetrol Echotel 961