Offshore and Onshore Flow Metering Systems – Part I
Offshore and Onshore Flow Metering Systems - Part I Chapter One: The Journey of the Fellowship Commences To begin our journey on flow metering systems we are going to ask ourselves a question: Why the hell would anyone get oil offshore when they could get it onshore? The simple reason is that they ...
The Power to Contain an Explosion!
The Power to Contain an Explosion! Visaya Weekly Episode 35 Well, to explain how I was able to turn milk powder into an explosive I need to first explain the components of an explosion: An explosion can be described as a triangle. First, you need fuel. In this case, the fuel is milk powder. Se ...
Comparison: Schneider 244LVP vs Magnetrol E3 Modulevel
Comparison: Schneider 244LVP vs Magnetrol E3 Modulevel Today, Visaya has two big companies in for product reviews! In the multi-colored corner, Magnetrol has returned, bringing the Digital E3 Modulevel! In the bright green, the folks from Schneider have the 244LVP up for grabs! Let's learn more abo ...
Product Review: Magnetrol Digital E3 Modulevel
Product Review: Magnetrol Digital E3 Modulevel You have a ton of tech for level measurement, especially in the new non-contact, high-accuracy devices. But all level solutions need one factor or another to measure correctly. Most vendors consider displacers outdated technology; radar tech has don ...
Comparison: VEGACAL 63 vs SITRANS LC300 capacitance level transmitters
Comparison: VEGACAL 63 vs SITRANS LC300 capacitance level transmitters Today we have two big brands here to have their devices reviewed at Visaya! The topic of the month is level measurement, so we've decided to review capacitance level transmitters this week. In the yellow corner, the folks fro ...
Product Review: VEGACAL 63 capacitance level transmitter
Product Review: VEGACAL 63 capacitance level transmitter Be careful, compadres. Don't think that seeing a neat level device in an application similar to yours means it'll work for you too. The right device depends on your process and budget requirements. Maybe that device won't last as long for you ...
Comparison: Autrol ATT2100 vs Aplisens LI-24ALW
Comparison: Autrol ATT2100 vs Aplisens LI-24ALW Today, we have two new companies in the comparison at Visaya! On the right, the gang from Autrol puts up the ATT2100 - a simple temperature transmitter, but maybe we can find useful features and accuracy. On the left, the crew of Aplisens has the LI-2 ...
Product Review: Aplisens LI-24ALW
Product Review: Aplisens LI-24ALW I first encountered Aplisens during a visit to check a flow meter at a Brazilian sugar refinery. As I walked across the plant, I saw this yellow device that looked like a VEGA transmitter. When I got closer, I saw a different brand and decided to look the company u ...
Product Review: WIKA TIF52 Temperature transmitter
Product Review: WIKA TIF52 When we first learn about temperature measurement, we never imagine the challenges we face on a new measurement point! Maintenance has its problems too, but the big challenges come when you scale out a new device. You need to consider many factors to pick the right instr ...
10 automation books you must read before you die!
10 automation books you must read before you die! Digital vs print In the digital age, you can get all kinds of information online. In fact, it's wonderful that we can access knowledge in just a couple of clicks. On the other hand, how much of that information can you trust? The fake-news phenomen ...