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14.05.2018

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Spoilt for Choice: How to Select the Right Measuring Spot?

Criteria for selecting the most suitable electrical temperature measuring point. — The temperature is one of the most important measured variables of a process medium and is predominantly monitored with electrical thermometers. But as simple as the task sounds, know-how is requir...

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10.03.2017

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What Has Changed with the 2016 Revision of the ASME PTC 19.3 TW Standard?

It stands as the benchmark: Those who operate with thermowell strength calculations in accordance with the globally recognised standard ASME PTC 19.3, will protect themselves against all eventualities. With the additional mark of “TW-2016”, the standard specifications are now ava...

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22.05.2015

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Double Diaphragm Seals and Break Monitoring – A Safety–Net for Pharma–Production

How double–diaphragm and diaphragm break monitoring technology provides safety for pharmaceutical production plants — By using diaphragm seals, pressure measuring instruments can be adapted to even the harshest of process conditions. Here, a diaphragm separates the measuring inst...

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16.03.2014

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In-line Seal Pressure Sensors – a Good Choice for Hygienic Applications

When specifying pressure measurement systems one of the most important aspects is the pressure gauge or transducer itself. If the process requires sterile connections measuring elements with a diaphragm seal should definitely be considered.

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27.02.2014

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Tips for a Perfect Turndown of Process Instruments

It’s a proven fact, that a larger turndown of a process instrument isn’t to be compared to a better performance in any case. This article specifies all that matters concerning the interpretation of the data sheet and the definitions.

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22.11.2012

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Process Safety With Dry Measuring in Sanitary Applications

In manufacturing processes for food, pharmaceutical and biotechnology products, safety for the consumer has the highest priority. In these processes, measurement technology delivers valuable information for high-quality and efficient production. For the specific requirements with...

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18.10.2011

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Innovation Award Recognises Innovative Product Developments

Clear the stage for innovative developments: at the Powtech 2011 fair, PROCESS, PharmaTEC and Schüttgut chose the winners of the Innovation Award for the fourth time in a row, which spotlights firms for clever new products. Find out which developments particularly convinced the j...

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13.04.2011

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New Family of Electronic Switches for Pressure, Temperature and Level

Wika is presenting an innovative product family of electronic switches for fluid technology in machine building.

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10.03.2010

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Form Follows Function

Attractive design is the rule in consumer goods, but in most industrial products it still plays a subordinate role. As a result, many products do not look at all in a way that matches their “all new” performance. The example of the new PSD-30 pressure switch from Wika illustrates...

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26.01.2007

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How to Choose and Use Pressure Transmitters for Sterile Tanks in the Food Industry

Pressure is an important process parameter in the food industry. For example, certain reactions only take place at defined pressures, vapor pressure has to be monitored in sterilization processes, or levels in storage tanks are monitored by measuring the hydrostatic pressure. Thi...

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