News Category: Level Monitoring
March 22, 2018
The mobile ‘dual-comb’ device adapts Nobel Prize-winning advancements in laser technology to continuously monitor a site for methane leaks. It is looking to replace costly infrared imaging and current spectrometer technology that is currently used to identify methane leaks. Methane leak detection prevents a harmful greenhouse gas from entering the atmosphere... [Read More]

March 16, 2018
The oil giant has developed a way to assess the make-up of crude oil, avoiding the dangers and time associated with traditional techniques. The method is called ground level optical water cut (GLOW) and allows operators to assess the water content of crude oil without exposing them to toxic gasses or hazardous conditions at the top of oil tanks. “The main reason... [Read More]

March 14, 2018
The company hopes to bring clarity to the problem of determining the energy density and chemical composition of LNG, enabling more transparent trade and pricing. The self-described global quality assurance and risk management company intends the new LNG testing facility to improve the ways industry assesses the energy content and chemical composition of natural gas. A... [Read More]

March 9, 2018
Yokogawa China’s gas chromatographs are going to the first phase of a project to construct an integrated refinery and petrochemical production complex by Zhejiang Petrochemical. The facility has a planned refining capacity of 40 million tons (36 million tonnes) per year. The first phase of construction will bring 20 million tons (18 million tonnes) of annual crude... [Read More]

March 5, 2018
The company says the product is ideal for water and wastewater, pharmaceutical and semiconductor applications. The new CA900 Titration Analyzer from Electro-Chemical Devices (ECD) automates the process of routine alkalinity measurement with what they say is a simple, accurate and cost-effective approach. Alkalinity is a measure of the capacity of water to neutralize... [Read More]

November 29, 2017
Hawk Measurement Systems has introduced a new distance and level measurement sensor which incorporates laser technology. The new OptioLaser 200 Series can be used for block chute detection, barrier detection, machine detection, stockpile monitoring and point level monitoring, according to a statement from Hawk. The device incorporates infrared 905 nanometers time-of-flight... [Read More]

November 21, 2017
Hamburg based Implico has launched a new system to allow its customers to connect legacy field technology with the OpenTAS terminal management system. The new TCP-X-Unit is capable of simultaneously converting signals from three serial-linked field devices for OpenTAS. In a statement, Implico explains that older hardware and modern software often do not “speak the... [Read More]

October 10, 2017
Data sets from the recent airborne trials in the WADI project have now been processed, resulting in indicators that are believed to reveal the presence of underground water leaks. It marks a significant step in WADI project’s goal of developing an airborne water leak detection system. Funded as part of the European Horizon 2020 programme, the WADI Project is coordinated... [Read More]

September 1, 2017
Foresight Group has invested £500,000 into Southampton based Utonomy, an intelligent gas grid solutions provider. The investment has been made on behalf of the Foresight Williams Technology EIS Fund. Utonomy has developed an innovative technology for reducing leakage in gas distribution networks. The unique ‘internet of things’ solution automatically... [Read More]

August 30, 2017
ABB has bolstered its level measurement portfolio with the addition of the LLT100 laser level transmitter. According to a statement from the Swedish-Swiss corporation, the LLT100 can “measure the level of any material, solid or liquid, in any condition”. The new product has been specifically designed for industrial applications and harsh environments. It can... [Read More]

August 9, 2017
Two engineers have developed a cost saving, more robust alternative to the expensive conductivity probes used to measure fluid properties such as water density. The new device has the potential to save costs in a range of applications that require water measurement and analysis. According to a statement from UC Santa Barbara, Paolo Luzzatto-Fegiz, a mechanical engineer... [Read More]

August 3, 2017
Implico Group has announced that its booth at this year’s Tank Storage Asia trade show is being designed around the slogan “from entrance to exit”. The consulting company will use its stand to demonstrate the ways modern software and cloud solutions can optimise their tank terminal processes. Like last year, Implico will team up with its hardware partner... [Read More]

July 13, 2017
Emerson has announced the launch of DeltaV Mobile, a platform that leverages Industrial Internet of Things (IoT) technology to give engineers access to real-time data, trends and insight to help in making critical operations decisions, securely from any location in the world. DeltaV forms part of Emerson’s ‘digital ecosystem’. It takes smartphone technology... [Read More]

July 11, 2017
Following the launch of their Optiwave series of level measurement meters in June, Krohne have now added three 24GHz and three 80GHz radar level transmitters to the range, on top of the 6GHz and 10GHz devices. Designed for liquids and solids level measurement in a range of industries, Krohne dubbed the Optiwave series ‘a new generation’ at its launch... [Read More]

July 7, 2017
Veghel, The Netherlands based company Fluidwell have announced a new product range which includes an extensive selection of indicators, controllers and monitoring systems for liquid and gas flow applications, as well as for level, pressure and temperature measurement. Named the F-series, the new selection of products are suitable for safe and hazardous areas alike. According... [Read More]

July 4, 2017
Leuze electronic has introduced contactless, wear-free capacity proximity switches which are resistant to electromagnetic influences, interference and contaminants such as dust. The  switches are designed for the reliable detection of objects and fill levels. The new capacitive proximity switches mark an expansion to the company’s portfolio of optoelectronic... [Read More]