Flow, Level and Control

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 …

Read More »

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 …

Read More »

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 …

Read More »

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 …

Read More »

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 …

Read More »

Flow measurement in F1 racing cars

High pressure flowmeters from Titan Enterprises have, over the last decade, been widely used in the hydraulic test systems of F1 racing cars to measure fluid flow. A high-performance engine company also uses Titan flow meters to monitor the oil flow lubricating its turbo units on the test bench. Formula 1 engines typically have no …

Read More »

Process level radar features 1mm accuracy

VEGAPULS 64 non-contact radar features an increased precision of 1mm, making it one of the most accurate non contact liquid level process radars on the market. The sensor has already proven its capability in focusing, ability to handle condensation and build up, operation through isolation valves, down long nozzles or …

Read More »

TÜV SÜD National Engineering Laboratory launches £16million advanced multiphase facility

TÜV SÜD National Engineering Laboratory, the flow measurement R&D specialist, today launches its £16million Advanced Multiphase Facility (AMF), which will help global oil and gas operators to ensure that production remains economically viable. The AMF’s test range (of operating pressures, temperatures, flowrates and metrology) is beyond the capability of any other laboratory …

Read More »

Fuel cells – controlling the energy of the future

Fuel cells have been hailed as the energy source of the future; they can provide a non-polluting supply of power by re-combining hydrogen and oxygen to create electricity and water. The chemistry sounds very simple, however creating a reliable, efficient and safe energy source requires considerable expertise, especially in the …

Read More »

Emerson selects Dragos to collaborate on cyber security protection for power and water industries

Emerson and Dragos, developer of the Dragos Platform for industrial cyber security asset detection, threat detection and response, have signed a global agreement that will enable power producers and water utilities to further strengthen the security of their critical assets. Emerson will integrate threat detection technology from the Dragos Platform …

Read More »