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Environmental Protection With A FLIR Optical Gas Imaging Camera
By FLIR Systems, Inc - Optical Gas Imaging

Some industrial, pharmaceutical, and petrochemical plants emit gases that can harm the environment and impede the health of company employees and inhabitants of the surrounding area. Environmental protection agencies have the responsibility to make sure that these emissions fall within governmental and international policy guidelines. To help them with that task environmental protection, agencies can use an optical gas imaging camera.

Determination Of The Density Of Bitumen And Highly Viscous Materials With Anton Paar's DMA HP
By Anton Paar USA

Bituminous materials include bitumen (asphalt), pitch, tar, and related substances, which are residues of the distillation processes of coal or petroleum products. These substances (as well as certain crude oils) are highly viscous or even solid at room temperature, but melt at temperatures of 100 to 150°C to give liquids with lower viscosity.

All WirelessHART Devices Are Not Created Equal
By ABB Measurement & Analytics

Though they all must support routing functionality, some devices do it better than others. Routing consumes more energy, so the lifetime of the battery will be affected. Therefore, a device with a battery that is inexpensive, has a long lifetime, and is easy to change would be ideal. With all this considered, a WirelessHART temperature transmitter is a suitable option to operate as a repeater.

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Air Fin Cooler Technology Gaining Momentum

It is safe to assume that all plant engineers are aware of the extreme financial penalties and, more importantly, the potential dangers associated with heat exchanger tube failures.

Finding Inefficiencies In Your Process, Leading To Better Performance And Cost-Savings

Learn how a thermal mass flow meter from Fox Thermal Instruments can help you find inefficiencies in your process, which can lead to better performance and cost-savings.

Wafer-Cone Flow Meter

The Wafer-Cone flow meter is a differential pressure type flow measurement device. A cone is positioned in the center of the pipe to increase the velocity of the flowing fluid and create a differential pressure. This pressure difference can be measured and used to accurately interpret flow rate. 

Seeq Advanced Analytics Solution

With Seeq applications, you and your team can rapidly investigate and share insights from operations and manufacturing data sources to improve production outcomes. OSIsoft PI, Honeywell PHD, GE Proficy, and other historians, as well as relational data from SQL Server, Oracle, and MySQL, may be easily integrated to find insights that enable continuous improvement in production yield, quality, availability, and other KPIs.