Tag Archives: monitoring

Endothermic process and heat treatment furnaces

Endothermic gas (CO/H₂/N₂) is often used as a ‘neutral’ protective gas or carrier gas during heat treatment process. Monitoring and controlling the furnace gas composition is essential to ensure metallic products retain their desired properties. This article outlines why CO and CO₂ levels must be precisely controlled, and the best …

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Marine monitoring system development powered by innovation

Innovation is driving advanced monitoring and control technologies for environmental and safety compliance in the marine sector, says Gérard Baldellou, marine business unit manager at CMR Group. The marine diesel power sector continues to face significant challenges, particularly in areas where emissions resulting from combustion inside engines, along with fuel …

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Energy monitoring solution saves over £400,000 a year

John Pointon & Sons operates the largest single-site rendering and recycling facility in the UK. The processes at this site in Cheddleton, Staffordshire, use a large amount of gas and other utilities and the company was struggling with reliable metering. I/O modules that were being used for energy monitoring were …

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Water level monitoring technology

VINCI Facilities has won an innovation award for its work in the Royal Parks using advanced water level monitoring technology and cloud-based data management from OTT Hydromet to improve the management of the Longford River. The VINCI Facilities Innovation Awards competition takes place every two years covering 12 regions throughout …

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Building trust in environmental monitoring data

The accuracy and reliability of environmental monitoring data is of paramount importance, and certification schemes are available for instrument manufacturers to demonstrate the performance characteristics of their equipment. In the following article, Josh Thomas, from Ashtead Technology, will explain how the MCERTS scheme for environmental monitoring equipment provides several important …

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How to mass produce cell-sized robots

Tiny robots no bigger than a cell could be mass-produced using a new method developed by researchers at MIT. The microscopic devices, which the team calls “syncells” (short for synthetic cells), might eventually be used to monitor conditions inside an oil or gas pipeline, or to search out disease while …

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Monitoring is essential for VOC emissions reduction

In the following article, John Clements, managing director of UK-based monitoring equipment manufacturer Signal Group, explains why VOC emissions reduction is important, how monitoring performs an essential role, and what the latest developments are in monitoring technology. Background In general, volatile organic compounds (VOCs) are harmful to both health and …

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