PCI – Paints & Coatings Industry – 07/1/2022
Millwork paint operation gains visibility into paint usage
with cloud-based flow monitoring and control system
A producer of architectural wood trim gained visibility into paint consumption at its facility by installing a cloud-based flow measurement and control system that provides accurate and real-time data on paint usage, flow rates, density and other parameters from a computer or smart device….
pumps & Systems – 08/1/2020
The Benefits of Smart Electronics in Mechanical Metering
Simplify flow meter setup and get accurate data.
Flow measurement of liquids is critical to many process operations to ensure product quality and regulatory compliance. Whether monitoring pump performance to maximize production quality, accurately dispense product, or avoid waste, not measuring the flow rate proves too costly…
INSTRUMENTATION MONTHLY – 10/1/2019
THE IMPortance of ration control for automotive coatings
TO IMPROVE THE QUALITY OF END-PRODUCT AUTOMOBILES AND REDUCE ASSEMBLY COSTS, IT IS IMPORTANT TO CONSIDER RATION CONTROL FOR COATINGS – ESPECIALLY WHEN DEALING WITH PLASTIC COMPONENTS.
Besides body sheet metal, automotive plastics represent the largest sector of painted components on today’s saloons, SUV and HGVss. But these dissimilar substrates require vastly different paint measurement and application processes….
INSTRUMENTATION MONTHLY – 10/1/2019
accurate dispensing of high viscosity pvc sealants in automotive coatings
Helical Gear Positive Displacement Meter from AW Lake is used on an automobile production line to ensure precise measurement and dosing of sealants during paint finishing operations.
An automobile production line needed to ensure precise measurements and dosing of sealants during paint finishing operations. After auto production, sealant is applied to welding spots, tank wax to the chassis and PVC to the frame hub for better corrosion resistance…
CHEMICAL ENGINEERING – 10/1/2019
BUILDING A BETTER LIQUID-DOSING SYSTEM
Modernized pumps and advanced controls improve accuracy and repeatability of liquid-dosing systems
Whether the application is dosing chemicals for process or water treatment, whether it’s batch or inline dosing and whether it’s continuous or intermittent flow, at its heart, successful liquid dosing is really based upon choosing the proper pump and controls…
PUMPS & SYSTEMS – 9/23/2019
How Flow Meters Help Systems Achieve Optimal Performance
Measurements help users recognize and remedy adverse operating conditions, including cavitation and safety issues.
Pump system designs keep evolving, offering greater accuracy and reliability for users. While design specifications improve, different conditions can negatively affect operation. Parts still wear and unintentional conditions can cause pumps to perform incorrectly or fail…
FlUID POWER JOURNAL – 8/14/2019
Flow Control – 10/9/2017
ADDRESSING THE CHALLENGES OF LOW-FLOW MEASUREMENT
Several conditions can affect the small, incremental assessment of liquid flow.
Depending on application parameters, several flowmeters are wellsuited to low-flow situations. Pictured are examples of the different flowmeter types: Coriolis, spur gear positive displacement, rotary piston positive displacement and turbine…
Processing – 12/5/2016
ACCURATE FLOW MEASUREMENT
The benefits of making the switch from process timers to flowmeters, which provide continuous monitoring of flow rates to ensure the right additive amounts enter a well.
Measuring liquid flow is a critical activity in many industrial operations. When dispensing expensive chemicals or other fluids from point A to B, companies must ensure the right amounts reach their destination as part of quality control.