#WishIknew – How does a pressure transmitter work?
When you have a question about process automation that needs a short answer, let us know with #WishIknew and @Visaya! We’ll reply with a #WishIknew post. It’ll give a quick explanation, then some related articles, videos, or reviews if you want to know more. I wish I knew how a pressure transmi ...
Pneumatic PID controller
Pneumatic PID controller A while ago I wrote an article about proportional-integral-derivative (PID) controllers, where I talked about the idea behind them. You'll often find them in programmable logic controllers (PLC), using electronic elements such as capacitors and inductors. And if you studied ...
How does a wireless pressure gauge work?
I saw a video from Emerson Automation Solutions with a comparison between a standard manometer and a wireless pressure gauge. The wireless gauge looks the same, so I'd like to ask, how does it work? ...
Palm oil flow measurement in the snack food industry
I manufacture snack food and use a lot of palm olein oil in my processes. I need to measure the quantity of oil in liters in two places. First from the tanker to the main tank (tank capacity 33,000 liters) on a 3-inch pipe with a flow of 1000 liter per minute - edible vegetable oil, flange, digital ...
The definitive guide to Coriolis flow meter
The definitive guide to Coriolis flow meter Welcome to our third article of the definitive guide series. If you haven't seen the other two guides, then you're definitely missing out. We have definitive guides for differential pressure transmitters and time-of-flight devices. Now let's talk flow ...
5 electromagnetic flow meter you must know
5 electromagnetic flow meter you must know When it comes to cost benefits, electromagnetic flow meter. End of story. Well, not really. Of course, these meters have specific needs in certain processes, as most do. But if everything fits, then you get a cheaper meter compared to other principles, wit ...
Buyer Guide: Endress+Hauser Micropilot FMR 10 and VEGAPULS WL S 61
Buyer Guide: Endress+Hauser Micropilot FMR 10 and VEGAPULS WL S 61 This article will provide insights on the Micropilot FMR 10 and the VEGAPULS Wl S 61, two radar devices that use the time of flight (ToF) principle to operate. Let's take a quick look at these devices separately, then send them to t ...
Limitless Processes -The 4…20 mA Loop
Limitless Processes -The 4...20 mA Loop| Visaya Weekly Episode 40 The 4-20mA pill for humans? Well, unfortunately, this kind of pill only exists in movies. But, what if I told you that there is a pill that your plant could take to make it smarter! Let's go back in time a little... I ...
Product Review: Endress+Hauser iTHERM TrustSens TM371
Product Review: Endress+Hauser iTHERM TrustSens TM371 Let's talk temperature! Today, we have an outstanding device for the food and beverage or pharmaceutical industries. Endress+Hauser has launched a new thermometer and kindly sent us one so we could learn more about it. Stick around and see the p ...
Offshore and Onshore Flow Metering Systems – Final Chapter
Chapter Seven-  “The Problem with Master Metering is… ... that it is not a prover.” That’s usually how that sentence ends. Ball and piston provers are effectively discontinuous positive displacement flow meters. An accurate swept volume divided by the displacement period (measured accurat ...