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Volume 4, Issue 5
Published: August 26, 2016
Intelligence is the future
Heathrow Airport in London, UK, is among the busiest airports in the world. In 2015, nearly 75 million passengers passed through its gates, with more projected for 2016. But what these...
A three-in-one solution
Multiphase flowmeters play an important role in today's oil and gas exploration and production activity. They are called "multiphase" flowmeters because they measure three or more phases...
It PACs a punch
When a water treatment works in northern England faced a spike in pesticide concentration exceeding the allowable concentration limit for the incoming water, the site was forced to...
A matter of frequency
With the recent launch of radar instruments in the 80GHz frequency range for liquid level measurement, it is now a good time to examine what is behind this new direction in radar technology....
Emergency measurements
System failure strikes at a fuel processing plant! The process control system is temporarily out of order. Emergency power generators now have to ensure that there are no system outages...
Measuring the olive level
When it comes to process control, level measurement is an important task and is used in many different areas. This means that the requirements can vary greatly – they depend on...
Don't judge a tank by its bubbles
Looks can be deceiving. At first glance there can often appear what seems to be plenty of aeration activity in an effluent tank, but in reality there is sometimes very little happening...
Non-negotiable!
For the optimal control of many processes, it is crucial that a valve reaches a certain position. The process of moving from one position to another is governed by the valve's actuator,...
Empowered performance in automation
From chemical industry to water treatment, from petrochemical to process applications, from oil and gas to the paint industry, Omal has been recognised as a reputable brand and a...
A heavy-duty solution
Solids and particles suspended in liquids can be a huge challenge, especially when one of the process requirements is to disintegrate them while forwarding a homogenised product. The...
A smooth operator
Industrial pumps consume up to 20% of the world's energy production and can be responsible for 25 to 50% of a process plant's energy bill, according to Europump, the Hydraulic Institute,...
Optimising energy consumption in pumping systems
Pumping systems account for nearly 20% of the world's electrical energy demand and between 25% -50% of the electrical energy usage in certain applications. Pumps are the single...
Electricity trumps air
Centrifugal pumps often have unwanted effects on sensitive materials. When material is fed into the pump, operators cannot always be sure of what is going to come out from the other...
A fresh approach
When it comes to selecting the most appropriate type of impeller, there is no shortage of choices for pumping wastewater and effluent. The most important factor in impeller selection...
The newbie with a history
Across the wastewater sector there is a demand for ever more efficient and intelligent technologies that solve the complex challenges facing those working in the sector on a daily basis....
The German spectacle
The Hamburg Messe in Germany will once again be a meeting place for the top experts of tank storage industries, who gather on 16-17 November to discuss the latest developments...
Right tool for the right job
A nuclear power generating facility, located in the northeastern US, relies on four vertical service water pumps to feed water to a heat exchanger, which cools the sealed ultrapure...
I know safety
The largest challenge for any plant, facility, or rig is keeping its workforce safe. According to US Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), nearly...