bulk level measurement News

  • NIVUS, the measurement technology manufacturer celebrates its 50th anniversary

    At the 1st of June 1967, company founder Udo Steppe started his own business founding NIVUS. In a time when the first microwave oven was introduced and the first ATMs were put into operation, Udo Steppe began trading in measurement systems for bulk solids and liquids. The beginning of the seventies saw his pioneering work by launching ultrasound technology for industrial level measurement. ...


    By NIVUS GmbH

  • Prosonic S – New Prosonic S Ultrasonic Level Measurement System

    Open channel flow measurement of wastewater streams in sewers Greenwood, Indiana – Endress+Hauser, Inc. introduces a new addition to the Prosonic family of ultrasonic flowmeters, the Prosonic S. From non-contact level measurement and flow measurement in open channels to pump and screen control, liquids or bulk solids, the new Prosonic S allows you to individually configure the system for ...


    By Endress Hauser

  • Bulk Container Manufacturer Unveils Sanitary Dispensing Container

    Material handling product manufacturer MODRoto, Madison, IN (MODRoto.com) has unveiled its Powder-Saver dry hopper container in a sanitary design. Rotationally molded from FDA/USDA-approved polyethylene and fitted with a stainless steel, dust-tight slide gate, the plastic, sanitary dispensing container ...


    By MODRoto

  • Bulk Fuel Tank Monitoring with Remote Display

    Pulsar Process Measurement have supplied non-contacting ultrasonic volume measurement equipment with associated remote plant mimic software to help solve an issue for Northern Rail at three sites; their Newton Heath LMD (Light Maintenance Depot) near Manchester, Blackpool LMD and Barrow LMD, allowing them to control the ordering, delivery and usage of fuel more efficiently. Equipment used: ...

  • Growth of distributed renewable generation poses challenges for bulk electricity market

    The growth in renewable energy resources—particularly ones distributed across the grid—provide both an opportunity and a management challenge for the wholesale bulk-power market, according to a report from the ISO/RTO Council or IRC. The report by IRC’s Emerging Technologies Task Force ...

  • Real-time control drives efficiency into dry bulk handling operations

    Dry bulk cargos have to be loaded and unloaded quickly, efficiently, cost effectively and safely if shipping operations are to be profitable. The processes have long been mechanised, but by harnessing the power of computers to monitor the handling equipment, operational performance can be improved, scheduling for maintenance can be optimised and billing of customers can become automated. Tony ...


    By Sensor Technology Ltd

  • Extreme Mining Extreme Measures

    Undoubtedly, the biggest challenge of deep level mining is providing a safe environment for miners. Today, gold and platinum mines descend as far as 5km below surface in some cases. In this extreme environment, virgin rock temperatures often exceed 60°C, requiring sophisticated cooling methods and equipment to reduce temperatures to safe levels for miners to work in. Due to the ...

  • Turbine meter with a single measuring element

    Elster is showcasing its H5000 Woltmann turbine bulk water meter at Wasser Berlin International, Europe's event for water and wastewater from 2nd to 5th May 2011 in Berlin, Germany. A single measuring element improves sensitivity, durability and maintains its useful life even at the highest flow rates. With low-flow capabilities similar to combination meters, the H5000 provides a metrological ...


  • Single-measuring element turbine meter

    Elster is showcasing its H5000 Woltmann turbine bulk water meter at Wasser Berlin International, Europe's event for water and wastewater from 2nd to 5th May 2011 in Berlin, Germany. A single measuring element improves sensitivity, durability and maintains its useful life even at the highest flow rates. The H5000 provides a metrological performance that ensures accurate measurement of minimum ...


  • U.S. EPA cites two Guam bulk fuel companies for chemical safety violations

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has reached separate agreements with South Pacific Petroleum Corporation and Tristar Terminals Guam Inc. for a total of $406,000 in penalties to resolve federal chemical safety violations at their facilities in Guam. The actions were taken under the Clean Air Act’s Section 112(r) Risk Management Plan requirements. South Pacific Petroleum Corp. (SPPC) ...

  • Blending synthetic air to measure climate change

    Scientists at the National Physical Laboratory (NPL) have produced a synthetic air reference standard which can be used to accurately measure levels of carbon dioxide and methane in the atmosphere. This will greatly help scientists contribute to our understanding of climate change. A paper published in Analytical Chemistry describes how ...

  • Pulsar’s Ultrasonic Success with Super-light Fumed Silica Measurement

    Fumed Silica has a bulk density of around 30g/l, and a surface area of sometimes hundreds of square metres per gram. It is used as a thickening agent in everything from gel batteries to non-drip paint, as a light-scattering agent in cosmetics and a toothpaste abrasive. However, a material as light as this presents significant difficulties in bulk measurement. After a number of failed attempts, ...

  • Onset announces industry`s lowest-cost water level loggers

    Onset, a world leader in data loggers, today announced the HOBO U20L Series, the industry’s lowest-cost, research-grade data loggers for continuous water level and temperature measurements in streams, lakes, saltwater estuaries, and other underwater environments.  HOBO U20L Series Water Level Loggers set a new standard for price/performance in the water monitoring industry. Priced at ...


    By Onset Computer Corporation

  • SVE interim remedial measure on Long Island meets response action goals

    Northrop Grumman Corporation (NGC) is successfully implementing SVE as an interim remedial measure (IRM) to mitigate offsite migration of VOCs in soil gas from the Bethpage Community Park in the Town of Oyster Bay on Long Island, New York. The IRM is being conducted per an Order on Consent with the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) and in conjunction with a pump and ...

  • ASTM D7301 - 11 standard specification for nuclear graphite suitable for components subjected to low neutron irradiation dose

    1. Scope 1.1 This specification covers the classification, processing, and properties of nuclear grade graphite billets with dimensions sufficient to meet the designer’s requirements for reflector blocks and core support structures, in a high temperature gas cooled reactor. The graphite classes specified here ...


    By ASTM International

  • State of the Ultrasonic Art

    Non-contacting ultrasonic equipment has, for many years, been the default method to measure level and flow within the water and waste water industries. The combination of reliability and low maintenance, coupled with the sophistication of the most recent systems have meant that thousands upon thousands of applications worldwide call upon this most well proven of technologies. Ultrasonic ...

  • Phase-down of fluorinated gases essential to reduce effect on climate

    Fluorinated gases (F-gases) have been introduced as substitutes for ozone-depleting substances in many sectors, but they contribute significantly to climate change. The European Environment Agency (EEA) has today published a new report on their production, import and export, which contributes to tracking progress towards their phase-down. The new report ...

  • PANalytical spectrometers support compliance with RoHS, WEEE, ELV and other environmental legislations

    Almelo, the Netherlands, February 2007. PANalytical’s comprehensive range of XRF systems and reference standards enable industry to meet the challenges set by the new EU RoHS and WEEE directives and to monitor levels of regulated substances covered by other important environmental legislation such as ELV (End-of-Life Vehicles directive) and the EU packaging directive (EPD) as well as emerging ...


    By PANalytical

  • Lead in Toys & Consumer Products: Innov-X Systems Announces Release of Reference Materials for XRF Calibration

    Innov-X Systems is pleased to announce the development of reference materials specifically for the analysis of lead in toys and other consumer products. Critical for responsible toy and imports testing, these materials allow Innov-X to pre-calibrate their portable XRF units to offer immediate, quantitative results of ppm levels of lead in coatings. Previous to this development, it was not ...


    By Olympus

  • HORIBA System Revolutionises POCI3 Delivery, Wins PV Process Award

    HORIBA has won the 2016 Solar + Power PV Process Award, which was awarded at the Solar + Power Awards 2016 on June 22 in Munich, Germany, for a revolutionary Phosphorus oxychloride (POCl3) delivery system that improves process stability, increases uptime and reduces risk to human safety. HORIBA, as a leading supplier of mass flow controllers, vaporization systems and automatic refilling systems, ...


    By HORIBA Europe GmbH

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