VEGAPULS 69 Excels in the Food & Beverage Industry

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At BBP, we are proud to serve a large variety of industries. Today on the blog we will highlight the food and beverage industry with an application story from VEGA. In this application story, you'll learn more about how instrumentation from VEGA delivers precise measurement aiding in the production of high-quality chocolate. “Square. Practical. Good.” Everyone knows the chocolate bars from RITTER SPORT. Quality, safety, and efficiency have top priority in their production. The process...

Process Optimization with Ultrasonic Flow Meters

BHGE
Process optimization is one of the main focuses for industry regardless of the segment in which they operate. When it comes to steam, it’s all about increasing efficiency and improving asset availability. A few years ago, a leading innovative lightweight metal technology company approached us to look into potential solutions to improving their steam process efficiency. The plant has 3 boilers feeding the production units with steam. Original flow meters installed were based on traditional...

Using a Mobile Phone or Tablet in Potentially Explosive Environments

Pepperl-Fuchs
Nowadays it is hard to deny that many workers around the world have disengaged themselves from the shackles of their desktop computers and are able to use their mobile smartphone or tablet on the job. As a study by StatCounter demonstrates, worldwide usage of the Internet is mainly based on mobile phones and tablets as opposed to desktop PCs. In addition, the push toward mobile devices will continue to increase. Many companies have already set up their data...

Employee Spotlight: Josh Billingsley

Employee Spotlight
We’re engineers, customer service representatives, accounting gurus, tech support superheroes, and more — but we’re also real humans. In our blog series, “Employee Spotlight”, you’ll meet BBP employees, learn about their background and roles, and discover what they like most about working at BBP. This week the spotlight is on Josh Billingsley, who has been a wonderful addition to the Valve Automation team. Josh has been a positive influence with the customers he serves...

Have you tried Zook’s Z-SIZE tool yet?

ZOOK
Zook is pleased to announce the global launch of a new web-based rupture disk sizing program. The Z-SIZE tool is intuitive, which saves you time and helps you eliminate errors that happen so often when sizing rupture disks. All you have to do is provide a few important values into the sizing configurator and Z-SIZE will automatically calculate the accurate rupture disk size for your application within minutes. Try the Z-SIZE tool now! Want to learn more about products from...

How To Set SMART Goals

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Have you ever wondered why you have had a difficult time achieving some of the goals you set for yourself? Maybe you have wanted to live a healthier lifestyle, finish that degree, or learn all of the features on your digital camera. But you keep putting it off and telling yourself, “Someday…” Well, there’s a specific process you can follow that can help you set and achieve your goals. It’s called the SMART goal-setting...

Field-Mount Pressure-to-Current Transmitter

Moore Industries
Moore Industries’ durable PIH Pressure-to-Current Transmitter provides an economical solution for any process that requires a rugged instrument capable of interfacing a pneumatic device with a data acquisition/control system, controller, recorder, or other electronic instruments. This compact yet powerful unit accepts most pneumatic signals (3-15 psig, 0.2-1 bar, 3-27 psig, etc.) and accurately converts them to a proportional 4-20mA output. The PIH is perfect for field mounting. Its metal casing makes it a tough field-mount...

Employee Spotlight: Sierra Richardson

Employee Spotlight
We’re engineers, customer service representatives, accounting gurus, tech support superheroes, and more — but we’re also real humans. In our new blog series, “Employee Spotlight”, you’ll meet BBP employees, learn about their background and roles, and discover what they like most about working at BBP. This week, the spotlight is on Sierra Richardson, better known as the "The ETC of BBP". This woman does it all! Throughout her time with us, she has worn...

5 Key Lessons When Using Guided Wave Radar

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    Guided wave radar is a both a popular and an ideal product for measuring level. It’s virtually unaffected by changing process conditions, temperature, pressure, vacuum, vapors and condensation and changes in the measured product properties like conductivity, density and viscosity. Guided Wave works well with solids too, unaffected by dust and uneven surfaces. Temperature ranges are from -196 to 450°C and Pressures up to 400 Bar. Its also simple to understand, a rod or...

5 Benefits of Wireless vs. Wired Remote Monitoring

SignalFire
  When first introduced to the industry, remote instrumentation was based on wired systems. Today, wireless remote monitoring and control systems can simulate the architecture of wired systems using links to transmit data. Offering substantial operating and cost advantages over wired systems, wireless systems are becoming more prevalent in different applications. Here are five reasons why:   1. No Wiring or Trenching A wired system may require thousands of yards of cable to connect to different endpoints. As...