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07.11.2019

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Joint Venture Between Samson and Krohne Develops Intelligent Process Nodes

This could change the market: Samson and Krohne set up a joint venture. The 50:50 joint venture is called Focus-On and will initially help a new intelligent process node that integrates valve functions with flow, pressure and temperature measurement to break through the market.

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02.02.2018

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Innovations in Industrial Process Measurement

At Achema 2018, Krohne will be presenting innovations for the process industry. The products section showcases several innovations and highlights within a complete portfolio for flow, level, pressure and temperature measurement as well as process analytics: the company introduces...

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02.02.2018

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Industrial Ethernet for Flowmeters

MFC 400 signal converter is now available with the Profinet I/O option. Hereby, all Krohne Optimass x400 Coriolis mass flowmeters (compact and field versions) can be equipped with Industrial Ethernet communication, complementing the existing Hart 7, Foundation Fieldbus, Profibus ...

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19.10.2017

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Hygienic Housing Option for Converters/Operating Units

The signal converters IFC 100 and MAC 100 as well as the Smartmac 200 operating unit are now available in stainless steel housing, Krohne says. Mainly targeted at applications in the food and beverage industry, they can be also used where high corrosion resistance is demanded, e....

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22.03.2017

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Flowmeter Goes Hart 7.4

Field Comm Group FCG (formerly Hart Communication Foundation HCF) has validated Hart 7 compliance and interoperability and issued a „Hart Registered“ certificate for Krohne's H250 M40 flowmeter.

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15.02.2017

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Extending the Options for Injection Skid Applications

Measuring technology specialist Krohne has extended the options for their H250 M40 flowmeter in order to match the requirements of the oil and gas industry.

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30.09.2016

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Approved for Heat Metering: A Red–Hot Opportunity

Krohne's ultrasonic flowmeter Optisonic 3400 is now available with heat meter approval according to MID 2014/32/EU Annex VI MI-004 (CEN EN1434, OIML R75) in accuracy classes 1, 2 and 3.

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22.09.2016

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What Is the Overriding Consideration in Flow Measurement?

... the answers are unequivocal. Reliability is the top priority in the process industry.

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05.08.2016

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A New Arrival to the Sensor Family

Krohne introuces Smartac 200 W, a -wire loop powered operating device with HART 7 communication for its Smartpat process analytical technology. With this new device, Smartpat sensors can be read, calibrated and configured “online” at the measuring point.

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30.05.2016

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Why PAT Must Come Out of the Silo

The 11th colloquium on Process Analytics was held in the historical dome hall of TU Vienna under this motto. The nearly 200 participants were unanimous: process analytics must come out of the ivory tower and finally shed the perception of complexity. How is this to happen? How wi...

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29.03.2016

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Inline Analyser System for Edible Oil and Fat Processing

Krohne introduces Optiquad-EOF 4050 W for the continuous inline measurement of free fatty acids (FFA), total polar material (TPM), peroxide value (POV), moisture or dirt. The optical spectroscopic analyser system is aimed at frying and other edible oil as well as fat applications...

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16.02.2016

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For Bypass Chambers and Magnetic Level Indicators

With Optiwave 1010, Krohne introduces a new radar level transmitter for bypass chambers and magnetic level indicators. The 2-wire FMCW radar level transmitter is designed as a cost-effective solution for the continuous level measurement of liquids in bypass applications in variou...

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25.08.2015

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No Loss of Measurement

Krohne introduces the Optimass 1400 and Optimass 2400 with the new signal converter MFC 400. Thereby, the Entrained Gas Management EGM feature is now available for the twin straight tube sensors, providing no loss of measurement with gas entrainment up to 100 %.

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09.04.2015

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Measuring Superheated Steam Flow Precisely

With the Optisonic 8300, measuring technology specialist Krohne presents a dedicated ultrasonic flowmeter for the measurement of superheated steam. The 2-beam flowmeter stands out with a measuring accuracy of one percent, high repeatability, and a large dynamic measuring range.

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23.02.2015

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Transferring Flow Measurements

Krohne brings a new option for its flowmeter portfolio: The new optionally available 'WIM' provides a 4...20mA electrical output signal for the company's variable area flowmeter VA40.

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22.08.2014

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Krohne Becomes Official FDT DTM Test Site

FDT Group has recently accredited Krohne Messtechnik as official FDT Test Site for FDT DTM certification. The certificate is the official acknowledgement for the fulfilment of the FDT specifications and thus an important mark of quality in the market for manufacturers and their p...

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25.06.2014

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Pin Down the Sedimentation Process

Krohne introduces the Optisys SLM 2100 optical measuring system for sedimentation profile measurement and continuous tracking of sludge blanket. It allows for reliable tracking of sedimentation layers in industrial and municipal applications, e.g. in sedimentation bassins of powe...

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11.03.2014

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Goodbye Transmitters! New Sensor Technology Offers Safe and Reliable Operation

With Smartsens, Krohne has unveiled the first family of analytical sensors that eliminates the need for external transmitters, thus allowing users to rule out some of the typical problems that affect analytical measurement. A revolution in analytical measurement, Krohne states — ...

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17.01.2014

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Globally Approved Flowmeter for Hazardous Areas

With the North American FM approvals for the ignition protection types “intrinsically safe” (IS) and “non-incendive” (NI), Krohne has now received the last pending approvals for hazardous areas for its H250 M40 variable area flowmeter.

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01.03.2013

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New Converters for Flowmeter Systems

Krohne introduces the new IFC 050 signal converter for electromagnetic flowmeters. Developed for the growing water markets worldwide, IFC 050 is designed to fit in any basic water or wastewater application. The unit can be combined with Optiflux and Waterflux electromagnetic flow...

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23.08.2012

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Coriolis Mass Flowmeter with EGM

At Achema 2012, Krohne introduced the new Optimass 6400 twin bent tube Coriolis mass flowmeter. The unit is well suited for standard liquid and gas applications in the chemical and petrochemical, oil & gas, pharmaceutical as well as food & beverage industries, the manufac...

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13.03.2012

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Accentuating Trends as Achema Approaches

Trends, Facts and Figures – Read what the industry expects of ACHEMA 2012! PROCESS has talked with professionals from different branches about the themes and technology highlights of ACHEMA 2012.

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07.02.2012

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New Guided Radar Level Measurement Unit

From Krohne comes a new guided radar level measurement unit that handles the varying of physical properties such as dielectric constants, pressure or density and eliminates the need for wet calibration.

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02.03.2011

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Modern Flow Meters Also Monitor The Immediate Process Environment

Meters know more about the process than commonly supposed. Flow meters, for instance, can detect critical process states such as partially filled pipelines, non-homogeneous media and deposits. The question is only how users can get hold of this information.

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13.10.2010

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Basis for Reliable Balance Sheets – Vortex Flowmeters Provide Reliable Data for Energy Balance

On the lookout for savings potential, plant managers are increasingly interested in auxiliary processes. To ensure accurate balancing of steam, measuring devices are required that not only measure accurately but that also feature an appropriately large measuring range to measure ...

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14.04.2010

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Transmitter has Long-Term Accuracy of ±0.05 Percent

The new Optitemp TT 51 temperature transmitter from Krohne is designed for high reliability and accuracy in chemical industry applications.

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08.04.2010

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Control Valve Position is Crucial in VA Flowmeters

When using variable-area (VA) flowmeters to measure gas flows, the position of the control valve in relation to the flowmeter is not just a matter of taste, points out Krohne Messtechnik.

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20.01.2010

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Krohne Helps a Wastewater Plant Measure Flow Accurately in a Part-Full Pipe

Some people see the glass as half full, some as half empty. Neither approach is inherently bad, it’s just two different ways of looking at things. If a pipe is only 50 percent full, however, and you want to measure flowrate, the problem is more than just one of terminology. As on...

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