Flow, Level and Control

Brooks Instrument names Eric Pipal as new vice president and general manager

Eric Pipal has been promoted to vice president and general manager at Brooks Instrument. The company provides in advanced flow, pressure, vacuum and vapour delivery solutions. Pipal originally joined Brooks Instrument as an operations director in 2007. Since then, he has held positions of increasing responsibility within the operations department prior to …

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Jet engine flow meters

Titan Enterprises recently supplied a set of aerospace flow meters with associated electronics to a leading aerospace company. The objective was to meter the oil consumption of a jet engine to an accuracy, better than ±0.5 per cent. The jet engine flow meters were calibrated using the actual fluid used …

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Bürkert UK evolves into process valve partner with £1m expansion of ex-stock product range

Aiming to minimise the complexity of process control projects in a number of industries; from water to food & beverage and pharma, Bürkert UK has massively increased its product range and its UK stock-holding for standard everyday process products. Bürkert now holds a wide variety of the more common valve …

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Katronic streamlines water well flow measurements for Supra Indodrill

A water well drilling company in Indonesia is using a Katronic portable flowmeter to reliably measure the debit of water from a well to monitor the pump performance. Supra Indodrill is the leading Indonesian water well drilling company, helping government, businesses and individuals to manage underground water throughout the region. …

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New calibration projects mark key milestone in Saudi Arabian partnership

Two ambitious new projects have started as part of TUV SUD NEL’s long-term agreement with the Arabian Calibration Company (ACC). The work will involve the construction of both a mobile calibration facility and a liquid flow measurement facility, to be located in the city of Damman in the Eastern Province …

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VA40 used for hydrogen flow measurement in tungsten production

A New York based tungsten producer uses KROHNE‘s VA40 variable area flowmeters for hydrogen flow measurement in tungsten powder production. In the last production step, hot tungsten oxid at a temperature of 800°C/ 1,472°F is reduced in a hydrogen atmosphere: tungsten oxide and hydrogen react to tungsten and water. Here, …

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ABB to exhibit latest technologies for water and air monitoring at WWEM & AQE 2018 shows

ABB will be highlighting its offering for water and air quality monitoring applications at this year’s co-located Water, Wastewater and Environmental Monitoring (WWEM) and Air Quality Emissions (AQE) shows at the Telford International Centre, 21st-22nd November 2018. Amongst the products on display on stands 144 and 145 at WWEM will …

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A polished performance in batch control

Kemet International is at the forefront of precision lapping and polishing technology, creating diamond polishing compounds, slurries and machinery for a wide range of industrial processes. As part of a process improvement initiative, the company wanted to create a more efficient fluid control system, making the entire manufacturing process more …

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TUV SUD NEL launches collaborative industry projects to save Oil & Gas industry $millions

TUV SUD NEL has launched two industry-wide collaborative projects to address the impact that evolving real-world conditions have on flow meter performance, as it believes that significant measurement errors are costing the oil and gas industry approximately $7million per day. To optimise flow meter performance, the oil and gas industry relies upon …

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Renowned multiphase oil and gas expert joins TUV SUD NEL

TUV SUD NEL, the flow measurement R&D specialist, has appointed Anna Pieper as Multiphase Flow leader. As a globally renowned expert, Pieper’s appointment will consolidate the organisation’s multiphase testing and research capability. With more than a decade of specialising in multiphase flow metering, Pieper joins the company from Schlumberger. During this …

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