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Technical Learning Water Hammer

Thu May 30 01:52:35 EDT 2019 |

Water Hammer Water hammer effect is an impact load that is the most misunderstood force known to pressure transducers today. A water hammer is created by stopping and/or starting a liquid flow suddenly.

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Product Info RTD Elements and Sensors

Tue May 28 01:52:05 EDT 2019 |

RTD Elements and Sensors RTD elements come in many types conforming to different standards, capable of different temperature ranges, with various sizes and accuracies available.

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Product Info Flow meters

Fri May 10 09:05:41 EDT 2019 |

Flow meters As the name implies a Flow meter is an instrument for monitoring, measuring, or recording the rate of flow, pressure, or discharge of liquids or gasses.

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Technical Learning How Does a Pressure Transducer Work?

Wed May 01 10:22:53 EDT 2019 |

How Does a Pressure Transducer Work? A pressure transducer is a device that measures the pressure of a fluid, indicating the force the fluid is exerting on surfaces in contact with it.

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Technical Learning Measurement of pressure

Thu Apr 18 01:43:26 EDT 2019 |

Measurement of pressure Mechanical methods for pressure measurement have been known for centuries. U-tube manometers were among the first pressure indicators.

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Technical Learning What is a mass flow meter and how does it work?

Wed Apr 17 10:11:47 EDT 2019 |

What is a mass flow meter and how does it work? A thermal mass flow meter measures the flow rate of gas mass based on the convective heat transfer of a heated surface to the flowing fluid.

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Technical Learning What is a Coriolis Flow Meter and how does it work

Wed Apr 17 10:11:21 EDT 2019 |

What is a Coriolis Flow Meter and how does it work A Coriolis flow meter is a type of mass flow meter. It is designed differently and works differently than thermal or differential mass flow meters.

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Case Study The International Temperature Scale of 1990 (ITS-90)

Wed Apr 17 10:07:01 EDT 2019 |

The International Temperature Scale of 1990 (ITS-90) President of the Comité Consultatif de Thermométrie and Vice-President of the Comité International des Poids et Mesures Division of Physics, National Research Council of Canada, Ottawa, K1A OS1 Canada

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Technical Learning RTD vs Thermocouples

Wed Apr 17 10:05:32 EDT 2019 |

RTD vs Thermocouples Selecting the best temperature sensor for your application can be a challenge. A broad range of sensors are available today, and the better you understand the key differences between them

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Technical Learning Vortex Flow Meter

Wed Apr 17 10:03:07 EDT 2019 |

Vortex Flow Meter A vortex flow meter is a flow measurement device best suited for flow measurements where the introduction of moving parts presents problems.

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Technical Learning Cold junction compensation for thermocouples

Wed Apr 17 10:02:33 EDT 2019 |

Cold junction compensation for thermocouples In this article different types of cold junction compensation are review. Discover common practices when accurate thermocouple measurements are required.

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Technical Learning Thermocouple types

Wed Apr 17 10:02:02 EDT 2019 |

Thermocouple types Thermocouples are available in different combinations of metals or calibrations. The most common are the “Base Metal” thermocouples known as Types J, K, T, E and N.

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Technical Learning Thermocouple Response Time

Wed Apr 17 10:00:08 EDT 2019 |

Thermocouple Response Time Time constants calculated for air at room temperature and atmospheric pressure moving with velocity of 65 feet per second for thermocouples

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Product Info How to choose a Thermocouple

Wed Apr 17 09:58:01 EDT 2019 |

How to choose a Thermocouple There are different types of thermocouples and their applications may vary. An exposed thermocouple will work best when high response times are required, but an ungrounded thermocouple is better in corrosive environments

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Technical Learning How to Use Ferrite Cores with Instrumentation

Wed Apr 17 09:55:21 EDT 2019 |

How to Use Ferrite Cores with Instrumentation OMEGA’s thermocouple and RTD connectors with built-in nickel-zinc ferrite cores are used where it is desired to suppress electro-magnetic, interference commonly known as EMI.

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Technical Learning Practical Guidelines for Temperature Measurement

Wed Apr 17 09:54:43 EDT 2019 |

Practical Guidelines for Temperature Measurement Temperature can be measured via a diverse array of sensors. All of them infer temperature by sensing some change in a physical characteristic.

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Technical Learning Water and Wastewater Test Methods for Operators

Wed Apr 17 09:52:59 EDT 2019 |

Water and Wastewater Test Methods for Operators A variety of test procedures and methods are available for use by water and wastewater operators.

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Technical Learning ph Control

Wed Apr 17 09:52:33 EDT 2019 |

ph Control Systems for pH control are characterized by extreme rangeability and sensitivity, and are also subject to difficulties arising from contact between measuring electrodes and hostile fluids.

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Technical Learning Technical Conductivity and Resistivity

Wed Apr 17 09:51:33 EDT 2019 |

Technical Conductivity and Resistivity Conductivity measures the ability of a solution to conduct an electric current between two electrodes.

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Technical Learning Wiring a Bridge Type Sensor

Wed Apr 17 09:50:29 EDT 2019 |

Wiring a Bridge Type Sensor One of the most common applications is acquiring data from a load cell or a pressure transducer ( or any full-bridge type sensor such as a strain gage bridge) with an A/D board.

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Technical Learning Flow Meter Tutorial

Wed Apr 17 09:50:04 EDT 2019 |

Flow Meter Tutorial So you want to measure flow? The answer would seem to be to purchase a flowmeter.

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Technical Learning Troubleshooting Thermocouple Input Devices

Wed Apr 17 09:49:23 EDT 2019 |

Troubleshooting Thermocouple Input Devices Testing a thermocouple input measuring device is as simple as connecting a short across the input terminals.

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Technical Learning Electronic Halogen Leak Detector

Wed Apr 17 09:47:36 EDT 2019 |

Electronic Halogen Leak Detector For many years the most effective, and only, method for finding gas leaks of any type was the use of a soap or "bubble" solution.

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Technical Learning Electrode Basics

Wed Apr 17 09:47:05 EDT 2019 |

Electrode Basics pH electrode technology hasn't changed much in the past 50 to 60 years, yet pH electrode manufacturing remains an art.

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Technical Learning Ion Selective Electrodes: Measurement Considerations

Wed Apr 17 09:46:38 EDT 2019 |

Ion Selective Electrodes: Measurement Considerations This article is designed to apply, in general, to all specific ion electrodes.

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Technical Learning Technical Principles of Valves

Wed Apr 17 09:42:58 EDT 2019 |

Technical Principles of Valves Solenoid valves are used wherever fluid flow has to be controlled automatically. They are being used to an increasing degree in the most varied types of plants and equipment.

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Technical Learning Technical Dissolved Oxygen - The Fundamentals

Wed Apr 17 09:41:04 EDT 2019 |

Technical Dissolved Oxygen - The Fundamentals Dissolved oxygen (DO) is the term commonly used in liquid analytical work for the measurement of the amount of oxygen dissolved in a unit volume of water.

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Technical Learning Top 6 Methods to Measure or Monitor Fluid Levels

Wed Apr 17 09:37:47 EDT 2019 |

Top 6 Methods to Measure or Monitor Fluid Levels Measuring and monitoring fluid levels accurately and precisely requires choosing the correct methodology for the target medium and vessel.

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Technical Learning Scaling Voltage & Current to Engineering Units

Wed Apr 17 09:36:23 EDT 2019 |

Scaling Voltage & Current to Engineering Units It is very often necessary to convert a voltage, millivot or current reading into a more useful value such as PSI, GPM, LBS, etc.

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Technical Learning Data Noise Reduction in DAQ

Wed Apr 17 01:45:01 EDT 2019 |

Data Noise Reduction in DAQ Noise is unavoidable in PC based data acquisition systems. There is board induced noise which can be measured by shorting an analog input to ground and taking a series of readings and plotting them in a histogram.

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Technical Learning Calibration of load cells in Weighing Applications

Wed Apr 17 01:43:09 EDT 2019 |

Calibration of load cells in Weighing Applications Inspect the load cell cables, and coil and protect any excess. The load should be equally distributed among multiple load cells of multiple load cell installations.

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Technical Learning Mechanical Flow meters

Wed Apr 17 01:42:22 EDT 2019 |

Mechanical Flow meters Discussed in this chapter are various types of mechanical flow meters that measure flow using an arrangement of moving parts,

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Technical Learning Differential Pressure Flow meters

Wed Apr 17 01:42:01 EDT 2019 |

Differential Pressure Flow meters The calculation of fluid flow rate by reading the pressure loss across a pipe restriction is perhaps the most commonly used flow measurement technique in industrial applications

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Technical Learning RF/Capacitance Level Instrumentation

Wed Apr 17 01:41:04 EDT 2019 |

RF/Capacitance Level Instrumentation Capacitance level detectors are also referred to as radio frequency (RF) or admittance level sensors. They operate in the low MHz radio frequency range, measuring admittance of an alternating current (ac) circuit that varies with level.

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Technical Learning Liquid Flowmeters

Wed Apr 17 01:40:36 EDT 2019 |

Liquid Flowmeters Measuring the flow of liquids is a critical need in many industrial plants.

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Technical Learning Variable Area Flow meters

Wed Apr 17 01:39:56 EDT 2019 |

Variable Area Flow meters Variable area flow meters are simple and versatile devices that operate at a relatively constant pressure drop and measure the flow of liquids, gases, and steam.

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Technical Learning The Venturi Effect

Wed Apr 17 01:38:26 EDT 2019 |

The Venturi Effect Venturi tubes are available in sizes up to 7 inches and can pass 25 to 50% more flow than an orifice with the same pressure drop

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Technical Learning Pressure sensor

Wed Apr 17 01:37:55 EDT 2019 |

Pressure sensor Piezoelectric presssure sensors can further be classified according to whether the crystal's electrostatic charge, its resistivity, or its resonant frequency electrostatic charge is measured.

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Technical Learning Strain Gauge

Wed Apr 17 01:37:21 EDT 2019 |

Strain Gauge When external forces are applied to a stationary object, stress and strain are the result.

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Technical Learning Orifice plate flow meter

Wed Apr 17 01:34:40 EDT 2019 |

Orifice plate flow meter The orifice plate flow meter is commonly used in clean liquid, gas, and steam services. It is available for all pipe sizes but it is very cost-effective for measuring flows in larger ones (over 6" diameter).

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Technical Learning Wheatstone bridge for strain gauges

Wed Apr 17 01:34:10 EDT 2019 |

Wheatstone bridge for strain gauges In order to measure strain with a bonded resistance strain gauge, it must be connected to an electric circuit that is capable of measuring the minute changes in resistance corresponding to strain.

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Technical Learning Pitot Tubes

Wed Apr 17 01:33:39 EDT 2019 |

Pitot Tubes Although the pitot tube is one of the simplest flow sensors, it is used in a wide range of flow measurement applications such as air speed in racing cars and Air Force fighter jets

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Technical Learning Strain Gage Technical Data

Tue Apr 16 01:49:25 EDT 2019 |

Strain Gage Technical Data The most universal measuring device for the electrical measurement of mechanical quantities is the strain gage.

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Technical Learning How to measure pressure with transducers?

Tue Apr 16 01:45:59 EDT 2019 |

How to measure pressure with transducers? OMEGA transducers have three main types of electrical outputs; millivolts (mV), volts (V), and current (mA). It is important for the user to know which output suits his application to ensure proper selection of a transducer.

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Technical Learning Specialty Level Switches

Mon Apr 15 01:51:02 EDT 2019 |

Specialty Level Switches Thermal, vibrating, and optical level switches are specialty devices developed to solve specific level detection problems.

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Technical Learning Electronic Flow meters

Mon Apr 15 01:50:37 EDT 2019 |

Electronic Flow meters While the flow measurement technologies discussed in this chapter--magnetic, vortex, and ultrasonic--are neither exclusively nor exhaustively electronic in nature, they do represent a logical grouping of flow measurement technologies.

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Technical Learning What is a Load Cell and How Does it Work?

Mon Apr 01 09:27:07 EDT 2019 |

What is a Load Cell and How Does it Work? Before strain gage-based load cells became the method of choice for industrial weighing applications, mechanical lever scales were widely used.

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Technical Learning Load Cell Installation

Sun Mar 31 09:26:29 EDT 2019 |

Load Cell Installation Each load cell installation is unique; consult a structural engineer when in need of very high accuracy, long-term stability, custom applications and specifications, and when using varied R&D environments.

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Product Info Working principle of thermocouples

Tue Mar 05 11:46:18 EST 2019 |

Working principle of thermocouples A typicial thermocouple is made up of two dissimilar metals joined together to form two junctions.

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Case Study Monitoring Juice Level in a Vessel using Transmitters and Transducers

Wed Dec 19 03:11:31 EST 2018 |

Monitoring Juice Level in a Vessel using Transmitters and Transducers The Role of Flow and Level Transmitters and Pressure Transducers in the Monitoring of Juice Level in a Vessel

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Technical Learning What is a Displacement Transducer?

Fri Nov 16 02:51:44 EST 2018 |

What is a Displacement Transducer? A Displacement Transducer is an electromechanical device used to convert mechanical motion or vibrations, specifically rectilinear motion, into a variable signal.

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Technical Learning Preventing Explosions with FM Approved

Thu Nov 15 09:23:27 EST 2018 |

Preventing Explosions with FM Approved "Intrinsically Safe" Instrumentation Industrial explosions have caused devastating loss of life on many occasions.

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Technical Learning Optimizing Strain Gage Performance for Inhomogeneous Materials

Wed Nov 14 02:34:42 EST 2018 |

Optimizing Strain Gage Performance for Inhomogeneous Materials How to use strain gages and optimize their performance while working with inhomogeneous materials

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Technical Learning Particle Pollution & Environmental Safety

Wed Nov 14 01:15:31 EST 2018 |

Particle Pollution & Environmental Safety Indoor air quality is the responsibility of building owners, managers and employers.

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Technical Learning Factory Air Quality: Five Substances and Conditions you Should be Monitoring

Wed Nov 14 00:17:43 EST 2018 |

Factory Air Quality: Five Substances and Conditions you Should be Monitoring Top 5 conditions and substances your Air Quality System should be monitoring

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Technical Learning Get Started with Predictive Maintenance

Tue Nov 13 11:14:53 EST 2018 |

Get Started with Predictive Maintenance Examine how to maximize the ROI of your equipment, along with the other advantages of implementing a maintenance plan.

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Technical Learning 5 Reasons to Wirelessly Measure Relative Humidity

Mon Nov 12 00:17:03 EST 2018 |

5 Reasons to Wirelessly Measure Relative Humidity Monitoring Relative Humidity in Lab can be challenging. Choose the most simple and powerful way by using wireless transmitters.

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Technical Learning Applying Ultrasonic Level Sensors in Life Science Pre-Treatment

Wed Oct 10 11:57:15 EDT 2018 |

Applying Ultrasonic Level Sensors in Life Science Pre-Treatment Using Ultrasonic Level Sensors in Pre-treatment systems can ensure exhibit tanks maintain the required water quality and liquid levels to protect the aquatic species.

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Technical Learning Applying Ultrasonic Level Sensors in Life Science Post-Treatment

Wed Oct 10 10:40:14 EDT 2018 |

Applying Ultrasonic Level Sensors in Life Science Post-Treatment Post-treatment systems ensure exhibit tanks maintain the required water quality and liquid levels to protect the aquatic species.

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Technical Learning Applying Ultrasonic Level Sensors in Cooling Tower Water Basins

Wed Oct 10 10:22:19 EDT 2018 |

Applying Ultrasonic Level Sensors in Cooling Tower Water Basins Cooling towers are heat exchange systems that require precision sensors to ensure water basin liquid levels are monitored.

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Case Study Science Team Sets Out to Measure Just How Strong a Python Is, Using a Pressure Transducer

Wed Oct 10 05:19:53 EDT 2018 |

Science Team Sets Out to Measure Just How Strong a Python Is, Using a Pressure Transducer Our engineers help design a system that will figure out just how much deadly force a python really has.

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Technical Learning Air Quality Monitoring | Things you should know about it

Wed Oct 10 03:08:02 EDT 2018 |

Air Quality Monitoring | Things you should know about it Ambient air contains life supporting oxygen, nitrogen, carbon dioxide, and chemicals that can harm you and your employees.

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Technical Learning Ultrasonic Level Sensor applications in Plating Tanks or Baths

Wed Oct 10 02:46:52 EDT 2018 |

Ultrasonic Level Sensor applications in Plating Tanks or Baths How Ultrasonic Level Sensor applications improve the process of Plating. Improving the appearance, corrosion resistance, hardness and durability of parts.

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Technical Learning 3 Factors to Consider When Choosing a Custom or Off-the-Shelf Sensor

Wed Oct 10 02:31:22 EDT 2018 |

3 Factors to Consider When Choosing a Custom or Off-the-Shelf Sensor Given the risk to human lives and the financial costs when things go wrong, aerospace engineering...

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Case Study Monitor and Protect High-Value Assets During Storage and Transport

Wed Oct 10 02:18:43 EDT 2018 |

Monitor and Protect High-Value Assets During Storage and Transport High-value assets such as aerospace systems must be monitored and protected while in transit to the final assembly location...

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Technical Learning Ultrasonic Level Sensor Application in Above Ground Bulk Storage Tanks

Wed Oct 10 01:44:35 EDT 2018 |

Ultrasonic Level Sensor Application in Above Ground Bulk Storage Tanks By installing level sensors, operators can be proactive and monitor liquid levels - ensuring environmental regulations associated with the design and operation are consistently met.

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Case Study Wireless Monitoring Solution Keeps Fruit Quality High and Energy Costs Low

Wed Oct 10 01:01:02 EDT 2018 |

Wireless Monitoring Solution Keeps Fruit Quality High and Energy Costs Low Discover how a wireless temperature monitoring system can provide a more precise and cost-effective way to cool produce.

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Case Study Unique Solutions to Challenging Automation Applications

Wed Oct 10 00:52:19 EDT 2018 |

Unique Solutions to Challenging Automation Applications In pursuit of weight savings, aerospace companies are moving towards more exotic materials. While stronger and lighter, these materials are also...

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Technical Learning Applying Ultrasonic Level Sensors in Water Treatment Chemical Feed Tanks

Wed Oct 10 00:36:04 EDT 2018 |

Applying Ultrasonic Level Sensors in Water Treatment Chemical Feed Tanks Chemical feed systems produce chemically treated water fit for specific purposes. Omega sensors can play an important role in chemical supply refill process.

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Technical Learning Applying Ultrasonic Level Sensors in pH Neutralization Tanks

Wed Oct 10 00:17:25 EDT 2018 |

Applying Ultrasonic Level Sensors in pH Neutralization Tanks Before wastewater can be reused or released to the municipal sewer or environment, it must be treated to acceptable standards.

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Technical Learning Applying Ultrasonic Level Sensors in Boiler Chemical Feed Tanks

Mon Oct 08 03:11:13 EDT 2018 |

Applying Ultrasonic Level Sensors in Boiler Chemical Feed Tanks Ultrasonic Level Sensors help boilers generate and maintain heated water or steam for use in facility processes, maintaining the integrity of the boiler.

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Technical Learning 5 Ways the Right Expertise Can Simplify the Customization Process

Sun Oct 07 08:50:47 EDT 2018 |

5 Ways the Right Expertise Can Simplify the Customization Process Pressure transducers and load cells play a critical role in ensuring the safety, reliability, and accuracy of products and processes across a wide variety of industries—including aerospace, mining, manufacturing, technology, and more.

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Case Study Hybrid Ultrasonic Flow Meter Application Helps Ensure Accurate Enzyme Injection

Fri Oct 05 11:22:32 EDT 2018 |

Hybrid Ultrasonic Flow Meter Application Helps Ensure Accurate Enzyme Injection Learn how flow meters helped an Oil company achieve accurate measurements of the water flow rate and total flow.

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Case Study Load Cell Customization  A Small, But Critical Component in the World’s Brightest X-Ray Laser

Wed Oct 03 01:45:47 EDT 2018 |

Load Cell Customization A Small, But Critical Component in the World’s Brightest X-Ray Laser By modifying its standard load cells, OMEGA helps keep novel laser project on track for completion in 2018.

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Technical Learning Infrared Temperature Measurement Theory and Application

Tue Oct 02 02:55:05 EDT 2018 |

Infrared Temperature Measurement Theory and Application Infrared thermometers for non-contact temperature measurement are highly developed sensors which have wide-spread application in...

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Technical Learning Measuring pH with a Wireless Device: 3 Must-Have Features

Tue Oct 02 02:23:14 EDT 2018 |

Measuring pH with a Wireless Device: 3 Must-Have Features Ready to measure pH with a Wireless Device? This is what you should be looking for in a portable data logger for pH measurement.

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Technical Learning Practical Considerations When Choosing a Pressure Transducer

Tue Oct 02 01:22:43 EDT 2018 |

Practical Considerations When Choosing a Pressure Transducer Understand the necessary criteria to select the right type of pressure transducer for your application

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Technical Learning Flow Measurement in a Return Activated Sludge Line

Mon Oct 01 10:33:43 EDT 2018 |

Flow Measurement in a Return Activated Sludge Line Keene Waste Water Treatment Plant uses a secondary treatment process called activated sludge, a process which converts non-settable substances into a biological floc

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Case Study Cardinal Glass Reduces Risk of High-Value Asset Loss with Omega’s New Data Logging Software

Mon Oct 01 04:17:34 EDT 2018 |

Cardinal Glass Reduces Risk of High-Value Asset Loss with Omega’s New Data Logging Software Cardinal Glass needed a way to interface their humidity control sensors to their human machine interface (HMI).

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Technical Learning Server Room Remote Environmental Monitoring

Mon Oct 01 02:10:08 EDT 2018 |

Server Room Remote Environmental Monitoring Monitoring temperature and relative humidity conditions in a server room is essential to maintaining the operating efficiency of this critical infrastructure.

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Technical Learning Sensor Theory of Operation

Mon Sep 24 08:14:16 EDT 2018 |

Sensor Theory of Operation Omega is a reliable source for pressure transducers and load cells that provide high quality data in a myriad of processes.

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Technical Learning Machine Safety Checklist : Top Aspects to Consider

Fri Sep 21 10:57:10 EDT 2018 |

Machine Safety Checklist : Top Aspects to Consider Safety should always be the top priority in a facility with production machinery. Proper safety measures help to ensure that your workers are safer, and it’s simply a smart business practice.

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Case Study Custom Pressure Transducers

Fri Sep 21 08:22:06 EDT 2018 |

Custom Pressure Transducers A custom pressure transducer is a transducer that converts pressure into an analog electrical signal, often manufactured with the exact specifications required for an application.

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Technical Learning What is MI Cable?

Wed Sep 19 08:56:31 EDT 2018 |

What is MI Cable? The basic construction provides high-temperature capability, exceptional electrical isolation, and physical protection for the conductors especially when subjected to harsh environments.

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Technical Learning The importance of wind tunnel testing in the lab

Tue Sep 18 08:43:47 EDT 2018 |

The importance of wind tunnel testing in the lab Failure rates for many electronic components rise with temperature.

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Technical Learning High Temperature Pressure Transducers vs. Cooling Elements

Wed Sep 12 09:47:29 EDT 2018 |

High Temperature Pressure Transducers vs. Cooling Elements Pressure measurement is often a challenging task due to the harsh environments frequently found in industrial manufacturing.

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Technical Learning Coriolis Flow Meter Applications & Installation

Wed Sep 12 07:44:43 EDT 2018 |

Coriolis Flow Meter Applications & Installation Coriolis mass flow meters can detect the flow of all liquids, including Newtonian and non-Newtonian, as well as that of moderately dense gases.

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Technical Learning How accurate can a Coriolis Flow Meter be?

Mon Sep 10 11:01:35 EDT 2018 |

How accurate can a Coriolis Flow Meter be? Mass flow measurement is the basis of most recipe formulations, material balance determinations, and billing and custody transfer operations throughout industries that need to measure flow.

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Technical Learning Strain Gage Application Requires Quality Control Surface Preparation and Application Steps

Fri Sep 07 04:08:41 EDT 2018 |

Strain Gage Application Requires Quality Control Surface Preparation and Application Steps OMEGA Engineering offers four types of strain gages: The Karma Grid or K-Series, Precision Strain Gages, Pre-Wired Gages, Transducer Quality.

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Technical Learning Differentiating Between Doppler & Transit Time Ultrasonic Flow Meters

Thu Sep 06 11:42:46 EDT 2018 |

Differentiating Between Doppler & Transit Time Ultrasonic Flow Meters Ultrasonic flow meters are non-intrusive devices that use acoustic vibrations to measure the flow rate of liquid...

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Technical Learning Introduction to Coriolis Flow Meters

Tue Sep 04 11:35:50 EDT 2018 |

Introduction to Coriolis Flow Meters It was G.G. Coriolis, a French engineer, who first noted that all bodies moving on the surface of the Earth tend to drift sideways because of the eastward rotation of the planet.

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Technical Learning Types of Load Cells

Tue Sep 04 10:44:02 EDT 2018 |

Types of Load Cells Various load cell types are preferred, relative to the needs of the laboratory or operational environment.

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Technical Learning Using Load Cells to Weigh Trucks, Trains, and Aircraft

Tue Sep 04 03:04:11 EDT 2018 |

Using Load Cells to Weigh Trucks, Trains, and Aircraft In the airline industry, weight is money. Every additional pound requires more fuel to lift, so making sure there’s enough gas in the tanks means knowing what the aircraft weighs.

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Technical Learning Thermal mass flow sensors, theory of operation & design

Mon Sep 03 11:09:20 EDT 2018 |

Thermal mass flow sensors, theory of operation & design Thermal mass flow meters measure the mass flowrate of gases and liquids directly.

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Case Study Temperature Monitoring During Transportation, Storage and Processing of Perishable Products

Mon Sep 03 02:00:14 EDT 2018 |

Temperature Monitoring During Transportation, Storage and Processing of Perishable Products This White Paper provides some background to temperature and humidity logging in logistics and discusses equipment options.

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Product Info Cryogenic Temperature Sensors

Sun Sep 02 04:48:12 EDT 2018 |

Cryogenic Temperature Sensors Cryogenics is the branch of physics that deals with the production and effects of very low temperatures.

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Product Info Temperature Measurement

Sat Sep 01 10:08:16 EDT 2018 |

Temperature Measurement Temperature can be measured via a diverse array of sensors. All of them infer temperature by sensing some change in a physical characteristic.

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Technical Learning Installing a Load Cell: Best Practices

Sat Sep 01 03:55:33 EDT 2018 |

Installing a Load Cell: Best Practices Each load cell installation is unique. Consult a structural engineer when your application requires very high accuracy, long-term stability, custom specifications, or when using in a varied R&D environment.

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Product Info Remote Monitoring

Sat Sep 01 01:08:04 EDT 2018 |

Remote Monitoring Ethernet/internet-based data monitoring brings new capabilities and unprecedented access to process measurement and control.

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Product Info IC Sensors

Sat Sep 01 00:52:02 EDT 2018 |

IC Sensors An IC Temperature Sensor is a two terminal integrated circuit temperature transducer that produces an output current proportional to absolute temperature. The sensor package is small with a low thermal mass and a fast response time

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Product Info Fiber Optics

Fri Aug 31 11:23:33 EDT 2018 |

Fiber Optics Fiber optics are essentially light pipes. The group of sensors known as fiber optic thermometers generally refer to those devices measuring higher temperatures wherein blackbody radiation physics are utilized.

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Technical Learning Understanding Deadband for Pressure Switches

Fri Aug 31 02:34:40 EDT 2018 |

Understanding Deadband for Pressure Switches A pressure switch consists of a sensing component and an electrical switch.

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Technical Learning Lessons about Positive Displacement Flow Meters

Fri Aug 31 01:59:59 EDT 2018 |

Lessons about Positive Displacement Flow Meters Positive Displacement flow meters are the only flow measuring technology to directly measure the volume of fluid that passes though the flow meter.

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Technical Learning Air Flow Measurement Instruments: How Precise and Accurate?

Wed Aug 29 04:11:46 EDT 2018 |

Air Flow Measurement Instruments: How Precise and Accurate? Calculating flow rates through ducts, pipes, hoods and stacks (collectively called ducts for our purposes), has never been difficult.

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Product Info Chart Recorders

Tue Aug 28 10:07:22 EDT 2018 |

Chart Recorders A chart recorder is an instrument used to record various process and electrical signals.

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Product Info RTD

Tue Aug 28 04:41:45 EDT 2018 |

RTD RTDs - or Resistance Temperature Detectors - are temperature sensors that contain a resistor that changes resistance value as its temperature changes.

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Product Info Pressure Transducers

Tue Aug 28 04:41:39 EDT 2018 |

Pressure Transducers A pressure transducer, often called a pressure transmitter, is a transducer that converts pressure into an analog electrical signal. Although there are various types of pressure transducers, one of the most common is the strain-gage base transducer.

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Product Info What Is an Ultrasonic Flow Meter and How to Use One?

Tue Aug 28 04:41:31 EDT 2018 |

What Is an Ultrasonic Flow Meter and How to Use One? An ultrasonic flow meter (non-intrusive Doppler flow meter) is a volumetric flow meter which requires particulates or bubbles in the flow.

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Product Info Anemometer

Tue Aug 28 04:39:49 EDT 2018 |

Anemometer An anemometer is an instrument used to measure the speed or velocity of gases either in a contained flow, such as airflow in a duct, or in unconfined flows, such as atmospheric wind.

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Product Info Strain Gauges

Tue Aug 28 04:39:28 EDT 2018 |

Strain Gauges A Strain gage (sometimes referred to as a Strain Gauge) is a sensor whose resistance varies with applied force; It converts force, pressure, tension, weight, etc., into a change in electrical resistance which can then be measured.

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Product Info Accelermorater & How to Measure Acceleration

Tue Aug 28 04:39:21 EDT 2018 |

Accelermorater & How to Measure Acceleration An accelerometer is a device that measures the vibration, or acceleration of motion of a structure.

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Case Study pH Meter

Tue Aug 28 04:38:22 EDT 2018 |

pH Meter A pH meter is an instrument used to measure acidity or alkalinity of a solution - also know as pH.

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Technical Learning Understanding What’s Meant by “Intrinsically Safe”

Tue Aug 28 04:26:56 EDT 2018 |

Understanding What’s Meant by “Intrinsically Safe” Fire is a hazard in many industries. Sometimes the risk is quite evident, as when flammable gasses...

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Product Info Level Measurement

Fri Aug 24 09:36:12 EDT 2018 |

Level Measurement Integral to process control in many industries, level measurement sensors fall into two main types. Point level measurement sensors are used to mark a single discrete liquid height–a preset level condition.

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Product Info Thermocouple Wire

Fri Aug 24 02:25:01 EDT 2018 |

Thermocouple Wire Wire that is used in a thermocouple from the point of sensing to the point of cold junction compensation (cjc end) where the signal is measured.

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Product Info Everything you need to know about Magnetic Flow Meters

Thu Aug 23 04:21:41 EDT 2018 |

Everything you need to know about Magnetic Flow Meters A magnetic flow meter (mag flow meter) is a volumetric flow meter which does not have any moving parts and is ideal for wastewater applications or any dirty liquid which is conductive or water based.

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Product Info Pressure Gauges and Switches

Wed Aug 22 02:27:03 EDT 2018 |

Pressure Gauges and Switches Pressure gauges and switches are among the most often used instruments in a plant. But because of their great numbers, attention to maintenance--and reliability--can be compromised.

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