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How to monitor Noise Levels digitally

How can we make this world a better, smarter place? How can we harness our digital achievements to ensure well-being?  On plants, there are many different noise sources. A too high noise level can have fatal consequences for the human

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Flowmeters are vital to your Plant Operations – don’t neglect them

Flowmeter Verification via Maintenance Manager Functionalities The human body is a remarkable piece of engineering and involves many complex processes. We work our bodies hard and are concerned with keeping it healthy. Hence, even if we work-out and look after

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Expert Guide vs Instruction Manual: Advancements in Flowmeter Technology

Often as devices get smarter, they get harder to set-up. Shouldn’t setting up a flowmeter be simple? Modern technology, like phones, computers, and televisions, is getting smarter as each new generation is released. The same is happening in the production

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The secret to keeping your plant’s steam and water cycle well-balanced

A power plants’ steam and water cycle play a crucial role in energy production. The way laboratories operate and perform analyses is ever-changing. The market is demanding laboratories to become more efficient in order to reduce overall operating costs. Besides,

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Disadvantages of Manual Vibration Sampling

Before the introduction of industrial instrumentation, the manual vibration sampling and recording of data was commonplace. As we moved to advanced process control, having real-time data became critical for accurate decision-making. This resulted in most manual sampling being replaced by

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The Problem of Choice- Flow technology selection can often be a challenge (Part 2)

In the first part of the article, I have gone into the difficult choice process when you look for a flowmeter and which questions you should ask yourself before the purchase.  Now I focus on fluid parameters. Process fluids come

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The Problem of Choice- Flow technology selection can often be a challenge (Part 1)

Why flow is one of the most important parameters Choice is the act of selecting between two or more possibilities. Generally, choice can be an exciting experience, but sometimes it can also be very difficult. We are all familiar with

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Blue LED and Energy saving

  I tried several times asking myself what Shūji Nakamura and Carlos Gardel could have in common. At first glance, there does not seem to be any relationship. However, a feathered friend helped me find a connection.   A bird

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A short Story about Structures

What do you expect as a plant operator/owner from an Automation System? Plant operators/owners, as well as other parties, have standardized plant structures over the years. The  ISA-106/95/88 series of standards are commonly referenced for this purpose. The aim is

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The Rhythm of Investments

Positive effects on your brain When I was ten years old, my mother supported my idea of learning music in the youth school of the local municipal band. There, I was able to learn music theory and eventually learned how

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