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3 Reasons the PRS Excels in Solids Level Measurement

Close up view from above of quinoaTo get an accurate level measurement, a non-contact sensor has to be able to ascertain where the surface of the measured substance is. And while liquids generally “find their own level,” every solid piles in its own special way. Some lie wide, shallow, and evenly; others collect in pillars with sharp slopes. Added to the variety of the collecting shapes is the shape of the individual pieces: smooth or jagged, rectangular, round, or flat. All of this makes for chaotic readings when using reflecting sound waves or electromagnetic waves.

Unless you have a True EchoTM PRS Dual Frequency Pulse Radar Level Transmitter for Solids.

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Three Reasons Why The PT-405 Excels in Harsh Environments

MONSTER TRUCKWhat is it about a pressure transducer that makes it fit for use in harsh environments? "Insanely strong," "unbelievably tough," "the grittiest of them all," and other things that might be yelled by the announcer at a monster truck rally come to mind. And while grading pressure sensors on the "Monster Truck Scale of AWESOMENESS!" might not be helpful, thinking about a pressure sensor surviving a monster truck rally gives us a good jumping off point (just like the truck ramp!) for looking at why the Series PT-405 Explosion Proof, Heavy Duty Pressure Transducer excels in harsh environments.

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3 Reasons the Series PRL True Echo™ Pulse Radar Level Transmitter For Liquids Excels in Water and Wastewater Measurement

waste water retention pondThe Water and Wastewater industry provides many opportunities for liquid level measurement. (It helps that there is so much water to keep track of.) Opportunities can turn into challenges, though, if the measurement technology chosen can’t meet the demands of the job. No matter what the demands may be, APG’s new Series PRL True Echo™ Pulse Radar Level Transmitter For Liquids is up to the challenge.

Yes, that’s a big statement, but we can back it up. Let’s look at just three reasons the PRL excels in water and wastewater measurement.

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Top 10 Measurement Expert Posts in 2017

mascot with hard hat leaning on big red question mark2017 is drawing to a close, and we at the Measurement Expert blog appreciate the time you’ve spent with us this year. You visited this blog more than 165,000 times this year, with more than 19,000 views on the most popular post. So, thanks for coming by!

The numbers tell us what you, our readers, want to read about. So let’s take a look at your favorite topics from this past year.

Ladies and gentlemen, here are your Top 10 Measurement Expert posts in 2017:

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3 Reasons the MPX-E Chemical Excels in Aggressive Chemical Environments

Head and neck of APG's new MPX-E ChemicalAPG’s new Chemically Resistant Magnetostrictive Level Transmitter, the MPX-E Chemical, is built specifically for harsh chemical environments. While our other MPX probes, the MPX-E, MPX-R, and MPX-F, use bare 316L stainless steel for the stem, the MPX-E Chemical has a special chemical resistant coating on the stem, allowing it to perform exceptionally in situations that would, quite literally, eat a stainless steel sensor. Let’s look at a couple reasons the MPX-E Chemical works so well in such tough places.

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3 Reasons APG's Tank Mesh Wireless Excels in Remote Measurement Monitoring

remote tanksOften, when we talk about Remote Monitoring, we’re talking about having access to your monitoring system when you are not on site. That is, it’s for monitoring for when you are remote from the system. But what about when it’s the system that is remote?

Whether it’s a tank several miles up hill from a control house or pressure transducers along a pipeline, there are many examples of level and pressure measurements that are a long way from any control system. And when it’s the measurements that are remote, there’s only so much an internet connection can do for you.

With that in mind, here are three reasons APG’s Tank Mesh Wireless communication excels in remote measurement monitoring situations.

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3 Reasons the Series PT-510W Excels in Lift Station Level Measurement

APG's New Series PT-510W Submersible Pressure Transducer for WastewaterIn April we introduced our newest wastewater submersible pressure transducer, the Series PT-510W. The Series PT-510W is an OEM-ready submersible transducer, with a maximum depth of 46 feet. Made of 18-8 stainless steel, with 1.7” H x 3.6”Ø protective cage around the transducer, the Series PT-510W is perfect for accurate and reliable level measurements in lift stations.

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3 Reasons the Series PT-510 Excels in Well Water Measurement

APG's new Series PT-510 submersible pressure transducerIn February we introduced our newest submersible pressure transducer, the Series PT-510. The Series PT-510 is an OEM-ready submersible transducer, with a maximum depth of 46 feet. Today, let’s look at three specific advantages of using the PT-510 in well water measurement.

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Top 10 Measurement Expert Posts in 2016

Here we are at the end of 2016. We at the Measurement Experts blog appreciate your readership this year. You visited this blog more than 52,000 times this year, with more than 8,000 views on the most popular post. So, thanks for coming by!

The posts you read tell us which topics hold the most interest for you, our readers. To that end, we’ve gathered the 10 posts with the most visits in 2016. These are the posts that you read the most.

So, without further delay, the Top 10 Measurement Expert posts in 2016:

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Santa's PG7 Altimeter

Santa's Sleigh and ReindeerDuring the holiday season each year, we often hear familiar questions:

  1. Is Santa real?
  2. How do reindeer fly?
  3. How can Santa deliver presents to the whole world in one night?

  4. Or my favorite:
  5. What keeps Santa and his reindeer from passing out when flying at high altitudes?

While the first three questions are better left to other experts, APG provided a solution for question #4:

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