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Heat Exchanger Differentials

A Heat Exchanger plays an important role in many industrial processes from chemical plants to water treatment. Their role allows operation processes to run effectively and efficiently. Today we want to look at how to get the most out your operations that involve Heat exchangers. What is a Heat Exchanger? Heat exchangers are devices that have been designed to move heat between two or more fluids. Heat exchangers play a pivotal role in industrial applications. They are used for purposes of heating and cooling of process fluids on a large scale. The Efficiency of Heat Exchangers The efficiency of your

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Customer Story: Stable and accurate temperature signal readings in natural gas compressors with heavy engine vibration

A number of applications require signal conditioning devices to operate in extremely harsh environments – natural gas compressors with heavy engine vibration is one example… An Italian manufacturer of natural gas compressors selected the PR 5333D transmitter for its compressor engines because of the transmitter’s ability to deliver high quality temperature readings in an ATEX area with heavy vibration… CUSTOMER STORY Safe S.p.A. is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of natural gas compression solutions for commercial and industrial applications. The company specifies the PR 5333D 2-wire programmable transmitter when designing heavy-duty gas compressors for reliable and efficient operation throughout

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Industrial Instrumentation Gas Detector for Safety and Environment
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SenSmart 5000 Gas Detector

We are excited to announce the next release from our Universal Gas Detector Series, our SenSmart 5000 3 wire Gas Detector. Our SenSmart 5000 boasts high performance at a very competitive price. The SenSmart 5000 supports all temperature compensated smart sensor types including Electrochemical, Catalytic Bead,Infrared and Photoionization sensors. It also has Arctic options available for extreme low temperature installations. Offering Modbus abilities and programmable relays, and meeting the demands of the marketplace, there is no competitive product package equivalent. certified for Class 1 Div 1 and Class 1 Div 2 areas, and feature rich, the SenSmart 5000 is the

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MEMS technology to support compact gas chromatography equipment

Semiconductor chip technology is enhancing our lives in many ways. Emerged from semiconductor technology, MEMS chip technology is also present in devices around you in the form of sensors. Think of your smartphone that captures your voice and senses the smartphone position, orientation and movement by means of Micro Electro Mechanical Systems (MEMS). Adding those features is barely impacting the physical dimensions of a smartphone ; it still fits in your hand and pocket. What Are The Benefits of Miniaturization by MEMS technology? Miniaturization In a laboratory environment, it is advantageous to work with desktop-sized equipment. Advantages of increasing functionalities

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(ultra) low flow

How to measure low flow rates of liquids using ultrasonic

More and more companies in varying industries are trying to make the transition to low flow solutions. Especially in the chemical industry and food & pharma market the trend is to focus on continuous manufacturing, waste reduction, lower downtime and more flexibility. In these industries the availability of ultrasonic flow meters for liquids suitable for 1” pipe lines or larger are enormous, but it is much harder finding solutions for smaller line sizes. Conventional ultrasonic flow meters use either the Doppler Effect or Transit Time measurement. These techniques are practically suitable for large bore sizes. But what about ultrasonic flow

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(ultra) low flow

Low Flow Control for Corrosion Protection

There are many methods of corrosion control to combat the many causes of corrosion. A Bronkhorst low flow control device, available from Process Solutions, can be a formidable weapon in the fight against corrosion. Experiencing harsh industry applications for many years now, Jos Abbing (with Bronkhorst USA) has seen several unpleasant results of corrosion. The global corrosion costs are huge, more than 2000 billion Euros according to NACE. Almost 60% occurs in industrial use, with the chemical, process, and oil & gas industry accounting for the majority share. These types of industries are coping with demanding environmental and process conditions in

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