Flow, Level and Control

Bürkert delivers savings and efficiency for new life science facility

Creating a new hygienic production facility that includes ATEX zone 1 areas is a complex task, especially when the facility will need over 1,400 control valves. Hygienic process systems specialist Briggs of Burton PLC called in Bürkert to help deliver a large-scale manufacturing facility for a Life Sciences company Purolite. …

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KROHNE appoints new advisory board chairman and new executive board

The KROHNE Group has appointed a new Chairman of the Advisory Board and has changed Executive Board. The changes herald a generational change in the family-run company and ensure that the KROHNE Group will continue to be successfully positioned to meet the challenges of the market in the future. After …

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Rotork electric and pneumatic actuators chosen to deliver fresh water to German towns

Rotork electric and pneumatic actuators have been installed to help deliver fresh drinking water to neighbourhoods in Germany. Stadtwerke Lohr am Main has been supplied with 39 GT pneumatic piston actuators and 13 CK modular electric actuators to be used at two municipal water works which supply the town of …

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Process control valves – making the right choice

Modern process control valves offer a wide range of features and benefits for industries that require precise control over fluids, steam and other gases. With so many control valves on the market, it is important to establish the features that will deliver the most cost-effective design for a particular application. Damien …

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Chell begins new era as part of SDI Group

Norfolk-based Chell Instruments has been bought by the SDI Group of scientific and technology product manufacturers. SDI Group (formally Scientific Digital Imaging) own more than fifteen companies and brands which design and manufacture products for use in imaging, sensing and control applications. Established in the 1970’s, Chell’s purchase by the …

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Optical flow sensors monitor cooling of the world’s most sensitive astronomical camera

Titan Enterprises has reported on how optical flow sensor technology has solved a high-tech problem – monitoring the flow of coolant to the world’s most sensitive astronomical camera. The world’s largest optical telescope, the 10.4m Gran Telescopio Canarias (GTC) on the Canary Island of La Palma, is equipped with a …

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ABB proves world-first subsea power technology system, signaling new era for offshore oil and gas

ABB’s pioneering subsea power distribution and conversion technology system is commercially viable, bringing groundbreaking potential for cleaner, safer and more sustainable offshore oil and gas production, following the completion of a 3,000-hour shallow water test. For the first time worldwide, energy companies will be able to access a reliable supply …

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Ultrasonic flowmeters help reduce drug production costs

Titan Enterprises has reported that its Atrato and MetraFlow ultrasonic inline flowmeters are used by drug manufacturers to streamline production and reduce costs. These devices measure a liquid’s rate of flow with extraordinary levels of accuracy, helping drug manufacturers control small details that make a big difference during production. Production of …

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Major chemical manufacturer utilises Magnetrol technology for total level and interface applications

One of the world’s largest producers of caprolactam, an organic chemical used as a precursor to the manufacture of synthetic fibers, recently required continuous monitoring of liquid levels in tanks. The temperature range of the medium could reach 170°C (338°F) with an operating pressure of 3.5 bar(g) (50 psig).  Level …

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Chell Instruments celebrates three of the best

Despite economic uncertainty across the UK, North-Walsham based Chell Instruments are celebrating the three best years in their 40-year history. The manufacturers of gas pressure, vacuum and flow measurement devices have attributed their success to their innovative product range and the support of a new marketing agency. “We’ve been working …

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