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Technical Learning Wastewater Lift Station Surveillance and Management

Wed Apr 17 10:21:28 EDT 2019 |

Wastewater Lift Station Surveillance and Management A wastewater lift station decided to renovate its lift station cabinets - getting a much simpler, more cost-efficient setup with remote access to transmitter data and programming.

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Technical Learning Temperature Sensors go ‘Hand in Hand’

Wed Apr 17 10:21:05 EDT 2019 |

Temperature Sensors go ‘Hand in Hand’ The value of a products’ ability to complete temperature measuring solutions with quality and reliability.

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Technical Learning Temperature Sensors go ‘Hand in Hand’ with Temperature Transmitters

Wed Apr 17 10:19:50 EDT 2019 |

Temperature Sensors go ‘Hand in Hand’ with Temperature Transmitters A leading temperature sensor manufacturer develops, manufactures and sells thermocouples and Pt100 resistance thermometers (RTDs), cables and connectors, and so much more.

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Technical Learning Stable and Accurate Temperature Signal Readings

Wed Apr 17 10:19:26 EDT 2019 |

Stable and Accurate Temperature Signal Readings A number of applications require signal conditioning devices to operate in extremely harsh environments – natural gas compressors with heavy engine vibration is one example.

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Technical Learning Renovation of Digestion Tower at Wastewater Facility

Wed Apr 17 10:16:53 EDT 2019 |

Renovation of Digestion Tower at Wastewater Facility During the renovation of a wastewater facility it was determined that a flexible and durable transmitter was needed for the installation.

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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 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 Low Noise Thermocouple System

Wed Apr 17 09:42:24 EDT 2019 |

Low Noise Thermocouple System A low noise thermocouple system consists of a probe, a connector and wire. Each component has distinct noise and they provide a way to reduce electrical noise

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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 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 What is the Load Cell Calibration Procedure for Weighing Applications?

Wed Apr 17 01:43:09 EDT 2019 |

What is the Load Cell Calibration Procedure for 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 How to Wire a Load Cell?

Sun Mar 31 09:24:20 EDT 2019 |

How to Wire a Load Cell? One of the most common applications is acquiring data from a load cell or any full-bridge type sensor such as a strain gauge bridge with an A/D board.

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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 Wireless Signals & Faraday Cages in Temperature Measurement

Fri Nov 16 00:19:31 EST 2018 |

Wireless Signals & Faraday Cages in Temperature Measurement Whether you want roses in January or fresh salmon in August, a temperature-controlled supply chain...

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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 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 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 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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Technical Learning Improving Safety in Machine Control Systems with Limit Switches

Wed Oct 03 09:34:14 EDT 2018 |

Improving Safety in Machine Control Systems with Limit Switches Imagine a product being moved on a conveyor belt that somehow gets out of place.

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Case Study Turning up the heat: 12 MI thermocouple probes get tested in extreme conditions

Tue Oct 02 09:42:54 EDT 2018 |

Turning up the heat: 12 MI thermocouple probes get tested in extreme conditions In an intense heat environment, such as in solid waste incinerators, sintering powdered metals, or gas or oil fired-furnaces, you need a thermocouple probe that can withstand extreme heat.

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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 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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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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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 Temperature Transmitter Scaling Methodologies

Wed Sep 12 03:08:41 EDT 2018 |

Temperature Transmitter Scaling Methodologies Temperature transmitters are used to send a signal from a temperature sensor, such as a thermocouple or RTD, to a measurement or control device.

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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 Creating a Machine Guarding Policy

Fri Sep 07 02:44:12 EDT 2018 |

Creating a Machine Guarding Policy A machine guarding policy is a critical part of the safety program at any firm where employees interact with machinery.

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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 Measuring Temperatures in Furnaces with Oxidizing Atmospheres

Mon Sep 03 09:59:08 EDT 2018 |

Measuring Temperatures in Furnaces with Oxidizing Atmospheres Measuring temperatures inside a furnace can present several challenges: high temperatures, temperature cycling, and hostile atmospheres exceeding the limits of many measurement devices while others have greatly reduced lifetimes and poor accuracy.

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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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Technical Learning Calibrating Temperature Measurement Devices Used in Manufacturing

Fri Aug 31 07:21:05 EDT 2018 |

Calibrating Temperature Measurement Devices Used in Manufacturing Calibration equipment options and reasons for and against using an AS17025 calibration laboratory.

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Technical Learning Tuning a PID Controller

Wed Aug 29 11:59:24 EDT 2018 |

Tuning a PID Controller Heat treatment processes exemplify the need for PID control. To ensure consistent product quality the temperature inside an oven or furnace must be kept within narrow limits

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