Monthly Archives: July 2016

Kiln dust’s second life


Aluminium cans, rubber tyres and cement kiln dust are three products that, at one time, almost exclusively ended up in landfills – and in staggering amounts. In the case of kiln dust, an unavoidable byproduct of cement production, Siemens process instrumentation helps manage dust in the cement plant, and makes reuse and repurposing of the […]

Siemens: How do you reduce water hammer by utilizing your valve positioner?


Water hammer is a very common term in the world of water. Not only can this phenomenon happen in water treatment plants but it can also happen in just about any pumping system and even in steam systems. The effects of water hammer vary from loud banging noise to pipe vibration, pipe breakage, equipment damage […]

Siemens: Cost-efficient carpet dyeing with Coriolis flow measurement


True colors At Lano Carpets in Belgium, the inline mixer can handle any color with the help of the SITRANS FC410 Coriolis flowmeter. Automatic color switching made a reality Lano Carpets in Harelbeke, Belgium, produces 20,000 m² of tufted carpet every day. To increase the flexibility of its machines and reduce costs, the company decided […]

Siemens: Rethinking interface detection


In this tightening economic environment, every drop flowing through a hydrocarbon pipeline must be accounted for – regardless of how similar one flowing product may be to the next. This is only possible with advanced interface detection technology. As one international oil company with a Malaysia-based pipeline learned, clamp-on ultrasonic flow measurement is currently one […]

Siemens: Lifecycle instrumentation solutions for oil & gas


The landscape is changing across all segments of the oil and gas industry. Today’s operators must contend with evolving methods of extraction, tightening regulations and greater cost pressures than ever before. Innovative yet cost-effective process instrumentation from Siemens is designed to meet these challenges, helping you to do more with less by improving the efficiency […]

Siemens boss Joe Kaeser vows to invest in UK in Brexit U-turn


Source: The German company was among multinational firms to openly back a Remain vote ahead of the referendum on June 23. Siemens, the largest engineering company in Europe, has vowed to continue to invest in the UK despite the nation’s vote to leave the EU, backing away from earlier warnings. The German company, which […]

Capacitance sensor solves foam level measurement problem


William Grant & Sons Distillers are the producers of Glenfiddich single malt whisky which has been created, since 1866, at the Dufftown Distillery in Scotland. The recipe today is the same today as it was 150 years ago, although the process itself has seen some improvement. Recently the company turned to Siemens to inject some […]

Labom – Temperature measurement in a regulated environment


Abstract Measuring the medium temperature is a common task in the pharmaceutical industry. This is usually achieved with invasive measuring systems which reach into the process area. This procedure is common and robust. The downsides of this approach are that it is not suited for small pipe diameters and that the necessary process interfaces add […]

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