Level Monitoring Articles

  • How To Cut The Cable & Go Wireless With Remote Tank Level Sensors

    One of the first questions we get asked about our remote tank level monitoring system, Tank Cloud, is whether or not it’s wireless. The answer is no, but we integrate very well with wireless. There are really two ways to cut the ...

  • 5 Tips for Remote Tank Level Monitoring on a Cellular Network

    Over the past decade, we have seen a continual rise in demand for remote tank level monitoring solutions that utilize cellular networks. Cellular networks provide many benefits to tank operators that have tanks spread out over large geographical areas. Ease of access to information, the ability to respond ...

  • How To Implement Remote Tank Level Monitoring With Tank Cloud

    With Tank Cloud, you can implement remote tank level monitoring in a number of ways. The system is designed to be flexible enough for an OEM and reliable enough for end-users with critical applications. But to simplify the matter, there are really three ways to go about implementing Tank Cloud: Traditional Wired ...

  • How To Build A Low Maintenance Remote Level Monitoring System

    If you find yourself visiting a remote tank level monitoringsite for troubleshooting and maintenance too often, then you are losing out on the benefit of having a remote monitoring system. This can happen to you when your sensors and their systems are either inadequate or installed improperly. So ...

  • The 5 Critical Components Of A Remote Level Monitoring System

    There are a lot of applications for remote level monitoring. Some of them have been around for a while, and the owners, operators, and engineers involved in purchasing remote systems are well versed in the options available and the cost associated. However, as more people learn about the technology and how it can benefit them, there are many who don’t understand what it takes to deploy ...

  • When Do I Need A Remote Level Transmitter?

    The word “remote” is used rather loosely in the world of industrial sensors. It can refer to anything that is removed by any distance from your sensor (such as a remote display), or anything that is located any distance from your control infrastructure. In this case, we’re talking specifically about a sensor that is removed from the control infrastructure. At what point do you ...

  • Which Is Better For Remote Tank Level Monitoring – Cellular or Satellite?

    It’s a question as old as the Internet. Cellular and Satellite communications have been battling it out for a couple of decades now – which in today’s world of lightning fast technological advancement feels like an eternity. Will one ever supplant the other? Is there a king of communications for remote monitoring technology out there? Well, sorry to disappoint so soon, but in ...

  • 49 stations along the Mekong River - Cambodia - Vietnam - Laos - Thailand - Case study

    The Mekong River Commission Secretariat (MRCS) is a Basin Management Organization formed through the joint-cooperation of Cambodia, Lao PDR, Thailand and Vietnam. China and Myanmar are also partners with the MRCS. The organization aims at sustainable development on managing water resources & sharing info among the Mekong member countries. In cooperation with the World Meteorological ...


    By OTT HydroMet

  • New monitoring network for Scottish ports - Case study

    In the past, the ferries operating off the west coast of Scotland would have to sail to port to assess weather and tidal conditions would allow them to berth alongside the pier.  In efforts to save time, fuel and costs, the Caledonian Maritime Assets Limited (CMAL), which owns many of the ferries, ports and harbors in the region, decided to install 15  tide and weather stations, using ...


    By OTT HydroMet

  • Senix Water Level Sensors Drive Irrigation Automation Project

    Australia’s Water Crisis Irrigation management is serious business in Australia especially within the Murray-Darling Basin, a 1,000,000 square kilometer watershed that is home to Australia’s most productive agricultural land. The basin’s 23 rivers have ...


    By Senix Corporation

  • Liquid Level Sensor Technology Decision Tree

    Here it is, the week after Christmas, and you still haven’t gotten that special something for your process system. A liquid level sensor would be great, but you just aren’t sure what type of sensor would be best for you, ...

  • How A Wireless Mesh Makes Tank Level Monitoring Easy

    Want to avoid wires? Want to lower the cost of installing sensors? If so, a wireless mesh is a good way to go. It’s a great solution for both remote and local tank level monitoring, and it’s an industrial grade, reliable, and proven technology. What is a wireless mesh? A wireless mesh network is a series of radios that talk to each other. It’s a point to ...

  • OEM / CKD options for Gauger Ultrasonic Leve Meters

    SPECIAL OFFER FOR OEM AND CLASS 1 DISTRIBUTORS Gauger systems are ultrasonic level meters for industrial and infrastructure applications. Three main models are available: Gauger420 exhibiting 4-20 mA output and HART option, GaugerGSM with cellular communication capabilities for remote monitoring projetcs and Gauger485 supporting digital RS485 output. Gauger ...

  • GaugerGSM - product highlights

    GaugerGSM is a remote level monitoring sensor, compact, cost-effective with unique firmware for detecting allerting events. GaugerGSM is based on an ultrasonic level meter integrated with cellular communication capabilities.    Novel integration of ultrasonic level sensor and GSM cellular modem ...

  • Capacitance Technologies have a real sense for the environment

    In the world of technology stars, capacitance has been type-casted. For over 100 years, capacitance has performed in countless applications for industrial control and automation. It is routinely used for high and low level alarm, continuous level monitoring, interface transmitters, plugged chute detection and even dry pump control. As new technologies have been introduced, ...


    By Arjay Engineering Ltd.

  • Preventing rain water flooding case study

    SmartScan 50 helps preventing rain water flooding by providing an efficient level measurement solution in a pop. 1M city. The municipality has been struggling for years with heavy flooding of rain water during winter time that damaged large parts of the city and caused distress to its residents. As a result, a long drainage pipe was laid between the city's shore and the flooded parts. This huge ...

  • Keeping it clean; close watch over wastewater level case study

    Osem Industries Ltd. chooses SmartScan50 to measure the level of its wastewater facility. Osem Industries LTD is one of the biggest food manufacturing and marketing companies in Israel. The group produces more than 1,000 different food items currently manufactured in ten production plants. The Sderot plant is Osem’s most-southern manufacturing point in Israel. This plant, which in the early ...

  • Buying Noise Measurement Equipment: how to cut costs, not quality

    At a time when budgets are under strain, the Pulsar Model 14, ultra-simple digital sound level meter offers a compliant, reliable, yet affordable noise meter. It is the preferred choice of employers looking for a meter for general purpose use whilst meeting the “Noise at Work” Regulations and the requirements of IEC 61672 to Class 2.  The ...


    By Pulsar Instruments plc

  • LIT25 level indicating transmitter controls swimming pool level - Case Study

    The Town of Okotoks, Alberta I never gave it much thought, but what happens to the displaced water when a hundred people jump into a large public swimming pool? It goes into a surge tank - of course. This Greyline LIT25 Level Indicating Transmitter with ultrasonic sensor is installed in the basement of the Okotoks Recreation Centre in Alberta, Canada. The LIT's 4-20mA output is connected to a ...


    By Greyline Instruments Inc.

  • Interface Control Document for GaugerGSM

    Users of level monitoring solutions based on GaugerGSM systems can now develop their own monitoring software with the aid of the released ICD.  The new Interface Control Document provides detailed information for both GPRS and SMS interfaces. In addition, a file interface may be employed, relieving the programmers from any communication task. GaugerGSM transmits ready-made alerts ...

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