Monthly Archives: October 2018

How can you simplify your grain level measurement?

31/10/18

Here is the situation: a grain handling company in Minnesota needed level measurement for a cluster of eight grain silos. This seemed like a usual, run-of-the-mill request. However, the cluster consisted of six 120 foot tall concrete silos that were arranged in such a way that they formed additional storage, which resulted in two interstice […]

Content counts! Exact weighing for fruit and vegetable packaging

30/10/18

Pre-packaged fruit and vegetables are convenient, but how can you be sure that the listed weight is accurate? A Dutch machine builder designed a speedy check weighing solution for just this purpose, using Siemens SIWAREX electronics and SIMATIC controllers. Continue reading →

Hygienic measurement technology with IO-Link signal

25/10/18

Especially for hygienic applications in the food, pharmaceuticals and biotechnology sectors LABOM now offers pressure and temperature transmitters with the globally standardised IO-Link technology. The digital point-to-point connection between the field device and the IO-Link master facilitates easy, cost effective integration of process technology. The pressure transmitter COMPACT IO-Link and the transmitter for temperature Pt100 […]

What’s the best way to connect a pressure transmitter to any process?

25/10/18

Have you ever wondered what the best way to attach a transmitter to a process is? I get this question all the time and it’s a fairly simple solution. While you can use remote seals, impulse lines are the most popular way to do this. An impulse line is tubing or pipe between the process […]

Biogas Measurement and Automation

23/10/18

Pressure, temperature, flow and level must be monitored at various locations in renewable energy plants. The correct choice of instrumentation and analytical systems influences both the efficiency and life-span of the plant. Process Instruments is a specialist instrumentation and system integration company with a wealth of experience in the design, supply, commissioning and support of […]

Identifying and minimizing water loss is a major challenge for water distributors

22/10/18

SUEZ North America uses data from the Siemens MAG 8000 battery-operated water meter to pinpoint and stop leaks within hours, saving 1 million+ gallons a day! Suez Solves Big Data Problem with Siemens Magnetic Flow Meter Technology Siemens SITRANS FM Mag 8000 provides accurate water balance data for water utility in New York, pinpointing line […]

Burkert Industrial Ethernet Interface for Mass Flow Controller

18/10/18

Seamless integration with new connectivity options. As a result of digitization, the demand for automated machines and plants with intelligent field devices is increasing. To ensure seamless integration into your network, the MFC / MFM Types 8741 and 8745 are now available as Industrial Ethernet versions. All standard industrial communication protocols are supported, such as […]

Delivering a decade of reliable service

18/10/18

Maintaining productivity in the food and beverage sector. Cleone Foods produce Jamaican patties and distributes them under its Island Delight brand name. Derived from the Cornish pasty, Jamaican patties can contain a range of fillings with a distinctive, spicy taste. For the past 10 years, Burkert Type 2000 flow control valves have been used to […]

Burket Solenoid valves now available with WRAS approved seals

18/10/18

We now stock valves which contain seals using WRAS approved materials. WRAS approval is the most recognised way to establish compliance with the Water Supply Regulations. This is why we now stock valves that contain non-metallic seals which are appropriate for all your water applications. Contact us for further information.

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