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08.10.2019

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Successfully Focusing on the Core Business

While food lovers immediately think of cherry gateau and the regional ham, measurement and control engineers all around the world associate the Black Forest with level and pressure measurement. With close regional ties to its site in Schiltach right in the heart of the Black Fore...

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08.10.2019

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Technology Leadership Means Thinking about the Long Term

Since the company was founded in 1959, the signals have been continuously set to growth at Vega. Today, the company generates turnover of around 420 million euros. This is thanks to the fact that it has concentrated on two core technologies: level and pressure measurements. But i...

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26.07.2019

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How Sensors Ensure Precise Filling in Yoghurt Production

The yoghurt producer La Fageda has been proving every day for 25 years that a business run by a team of people including persons with disabilities can be successful. The recipe for this is a mix of solid personal commitment, local raw materials and a clever marketing concept — an...

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26.03.2019

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A Quarter Century Full of Highlights in Radar Level Measurement

Since the company was founded in 1959, the clear objective of Vega Grieshaber has been the development of innovative and pioneering products for challenging measurements of level, point level and pressure. Particularly in the area of radar sensor technology for level measurements...

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08.06.2018

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Vega Are Already Very Close to the 100,000 Mark with their 80 GHz Radar Level Sensors

... after not quite four years! Even the radar experts from the German Black Forest area themselves were surprised that the rather conservative market accepted the new technology so quickly. A look back and into the future.

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03.08.2017

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Stay Focussed During Level Measurement

Focused signal, precise results: Suitable for nearly all bulk solids applications, Vega's radar sensor Vegapuls 69 operates with a frequency of 80 GHz. It has been on the market since 2014 and proven itself in numerous applications, as more than 30,000 installed units show.

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07.04.2017

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Reliable Radar Level Measurement under Harsh Conditions Thanks to 80-GHz Sensors

The DMS process is a special flotation process in diamond ore processing. Dust and dirt are, among other things, the major factors that adversely affect level measurement in the flotation tank. Read the exciting example of diamond ore processing and find out what advantages one o...

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16.06.2016

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New Radar Sensor for Liquids — with 80 GHz in the Spotlight

Vega is sending to the starting line a real “game changer” in radar level measurement — the first 80-GHz sensor for liquids characterized especially by extremely good focusing. This feature will make level measurement more reliable than ever before. Measuring points that were pre...

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13.05.2016

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Stage Time for Innovation: These Nine Developments Were the Stars of Powtech 2016

Among trade exhibitions, congresses and new technologies; the innovative developments were the real stars of Powtech — From filling-level sensor to the containment-solution: Powtech 2016 offered innovations in all sizes and for all fields of application ranging from pharmaceutica...

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10.03.2016

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Vega to Start a New Era of Radar Level Measurement with a “Game Changer”

March 1, 2016, the day on which a new calendar begins in the radar level measurement for liquids. Place of event: Schiltach in Black Forest/Germany. Persons in action: the level measurement specialists of Vega. Eponymous hero: the Vegapuls 64, the first radar level sensor worldwi...

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22.09.2015

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The Intelligent Link in the Supply Chain

Instrumentation manufacturer Vega uses the strengths of its level measurement technology as the basis for a next generation software: Vega Inventory System. With it, sensors on tanks and silos can now communicate directly with the supplier — via a Web portal — and report the need...

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04.02.2015

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Level Measurement the Easy Way – How Radar Measures Plastic, Concrete and Other Bulks

‘Just give me the level!’ Even the simplest user requests cannot always be easily fulfilled. However, a new level gauge based on the guided radar principle meets exactly this requirement with its self-learning signal processing and innovative algorithms.

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25.11.2014

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New Radar Level Measuring Instrument Focuses on the Essential

Radar level measuring instruments have written a success story. The areas of application were gradually extended. However, according to the unanimous opinion of the experts, a measuring instrument that really covers all applications had not yet been sighted. Thanks to the higher ...

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25.09.2014

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Made from the Same Mould

The new signal conditioning instruments and isolating modules of Vega’s Vegator 100 series embody the plics idea.

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05.08.2014

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Setting a New Standard in Pressure Measurement Technology

To cater to the growing requirements of its customers, Vega has launched a new Vegabar pressure transmitter family. It has simplified the product range by enhancing the underlying technology, enabling it to be structured more clearly, besides adding new capabilities. The company ...

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11.03.2014

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Level Measurement in High Temperature and Abrasive Ambience

Non-contact microwave sensors can be used in various industries. Through the use of simple mechanical tools and components, the sensors can be easily adapted to harsh operating environments with high temperatures, extreme dust generation or abrasion, ensuring maintenance-free, re...

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04.07.2013

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PROCESS Presents Awards for Outstanding Innovation at POWTECH 2013

For the 6th year, the trade journal PROCESS presented the Innovation Award in recognition of ingenious new or enhanced technologies. Prizes were awarded in six categories during a ceremony at Powtech 2013.

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12.06.2013

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Reliable Switching Down to -196 °C

Vega has extended its product portfolio by adding a vibrating level switch for extreme temperatures: Vegaswing 66, especially suitable for cryogenic liquids, switches reliably in process temperatures down to -196 °C.

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16.04.2013

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The New Simplicity: Guided Radar for Level Measurement

“Just give me the level!” Even the simplest user requests cannot always be easily fulfilled. However, a new level gauge based on the guided radar principle meets exactly this requirement thanks to self-learning signal processing and innovative algorithms.

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25.11.2012

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Level Measurement in High Temperature and Abrasive Ambience

Non-contact microwave sensors can be used in various industries. Through the use of simple mechanical tools and components, the sensors can be easily adapted to harsh operating environments with high temperatures, extreme dust generation or abrasion, ensuring maintenance-free, re...

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29.10.2012

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Life–Cycle Management with Excellence

Device integration and life cycle management are the talk of the town these days, but not always in a positive sense. The keyword is compatibility. To guarantee the investment security of FDT (Field Device Tool) technology demanded by users, the associated device drivers or DTMs ...

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24.10.2012

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Gearing Up for India – Process Control Firms Adapt to Local Markets

Addressing the emerging need from the Asia Pacific region, the German manufacturer of process instruments, Vega Grieshaber KG has started its Indian subsidiary – Vega India Level and Pressure Measurement Pvt. Ltd., in 2012. Sudarsan Srinivasan, General Manager- India Operations, ...

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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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13.04.2011

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Inventory Monitoring Made Easy

The stocking and transport of raw materials are often the biggest cost factor for a company. When the supplier looks after the customer’s raw materials inventory (Vendor Managed Inventory – VMI), both parties benefit from the close dovetailing of their processes. Vega supports th...

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27.04.2010

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A Real Alternative to Ultrasonic

In water/sewage applications Radar offers considerable advantages over ultrasonics. For one thing, measurement with radar is independent of temperature influences, wind movements, fog or rain.

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13.04.2010

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Closing the Validation Gap in the Pharmaceutical Industry

Damaged or cracked metal diaphragms are one of the most frequent causes of failure in pressure transmitters.

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12.04.2010

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PROCESS Presents Awards For Innovation at the Powtech/TechnoPharm Trade Fair

For the third time PROCESS chose the best product innovations in the industry at this year’s Powtech/TechnoPharm trade fair in Nuremberg/Germany. The judging panel selected the best entries from more than 50 nominations and presented awards in a prize-giving ceremony.

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06.11.2009

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Vega Introduces Still More Powerful Radar Level Sensors

“Radar sensors were, are and will remain our flagship product!” With this clear statement, Vega is getting ready for the future. The market leader has proven with its plicsplus instruments Vegapuls 60 that even good things can be improved.

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30.04.2009

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Vega Presents its New Generation of Instruments for Level, Switching, Pressure and Density Measurement

Achema is set to be lit up with a veritable fireworks of innovations, as Vega, the German measurement specialists from the Black Forest, have timed it just right for the biggest event in the processing industry calendar to introduce their plics plus instrument concept, an upgrade...

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08.05.2007

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Level Measurement Made Easier

The time-tested vibrating level switches of the Vegaswing series 60 measure in media with process temperatures up to +250 °C and pressures up to 64 bar.

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