Newsletter Q3 2018

 

New Tutorial Video: Vögtlin Digital Mass Flow Meter Featuring Touch Screen Configuration

Vögtlin’s red-y compact 2 Mass Flow Meter for gases offers touch screen technology and automatic screen position adjustment for intuitive navigation. Users can configure the parameters of the mass flow meter including alarms, totalizer, gas selection, flow (over 20 units!), and other settings are easily accessible using fingertip selection on the touch screen display.  A more intelligent and user-friendly VA meter alternative, the battery-operated red-y compact 2 saves time in the field and reduces the need for training.

Watch the video that shows the simplicity of navigating and configuring the red-y compact HERE


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Substantial Gulf of Mexico Platform Project for TASI Flow

On a new oil production platform, injection of chemicals and methanol into the oil flow line ensures a smooth startup and continued oil production.  The meters of choice for chemical injection offshore in the GOM include AW Gear Meters, AW/KEM Turbine Meters and Litre Meter Rotary Piston Meters because they meet the specifications for wide parameters in flow rates, viscosity and pressure ranges. After recovery, the oil and produced water are also chemically treated once it reaches the topsides system adding a low-pressure component to the project scope…

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Wireless Telemetry System Streamlines Water Distribution System of Open Pit Mine

SignalFire Wireless Telemetry provided a wireless sensing system to streamline data transmissions at a vast, high elevation open pit mining operation. The mining company experienced problems when manually monitoring water flow through a pipeline system that supported its open pit mine. The manual process involved workers traveling along the waterline several times a day to record readings on numerous ultrasonic flow meters.

The wireless solution from SignalFire provided a system that performs reliably in snow and cold temperatures present in the high mountainous elevations, maintains its own long-term energy source, and allows for safety measures to protect worker safety at lower elevations onsite…

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EXACT Servo Gear Metering System Automates Taylor Guitar Assembly

Taylor Guitar automated a messy and cumbersome manual process to affix steel reinforcements into guitar necks with the EXACT B Series Servo Gear Pump Metering System. A previous dispensing machine mixed but did not automate the process. Not only does the EXACT B Servo Gear Pump Metering System dispense epoxy, it automatically mixes the correct amount to bond wood and metal during an automated assembly process.

According to Taylor Guitar, the addition of the gear pump metering system ensures higher product quality at a reduced production expense…

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Successful Certification of Revised ISO 9001:2015 Standard

In recent weeks, Vogtlin Instruments and AW-Lake Company successfully passed certification according to the revised ISO 9001:2015 standard. In an intensive review process, our internal processes were examined and compared to the current standards. Receiving the ISO 9001:2015 certification indicates company operations are in conformity with the international quality standards.

We are happy to pass on this high quality standard to our sales partners and customers with innovative and reliable products!


Reverse Flow Measurement — An expert view from Litre Meter

Most flow meters are setup for forward flow measurement. That is, they have a preferred direction for operation and that is adopted by the manufacturer/designer and advised to the customer.

Some flow meters are symmetrical in the forward and reverse direction and will work in the reverse direction, too. Some are symmetrical and may not function or function well, due to meter design or principle, in reverse…

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SignalFire Wireless Telemetry Announces New Management Structure as Founder Retires

SignalFire Wireless Telemetry, innovators of wireless mesh networking systems used in challenging and hazardous locations such as oil and gas, announces the retirement of its founder and the restructure of its management team.

Scott Keller, who co-founded SignalFire in 2006 and remained as General Manager after its acquisition by the TASI Group in August 2015, officially retires from the company…

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EXACT Is Now a Certified System Integrator for Universal Robots

EXACT Dispensing Systems now serves as a Certified System Integrator for Universal Robots, a market leader of collaborative robots or “cobots” that operate alongside employees in automating a multitude of manual tasks. When integrating into a dispensing system, the automated system can be programmed to perform extremely precise maneuvers, including intricate traverse patterns, multi-stage dispensing, and variable shot size and placement…
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The installation of pipelines for oil and gas transport is accomplished with pipelayers. Many utilize sideboom tractors that lift long lengths of pipes for easy navigation of heavy loads over difficult terrain. The SignalFire Tilt Scout counts each lift and calculates the length of pipe installed, thereby automating the piece count and depth of the well.

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