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  • Top 10 level sensing technologies
    Bürkert Fluid Control Systems
    Level sensing is one of the most common functions for process control but it also uses a wide range of different technologies to achieve the same goal; it is therefore important to select the correct design for each...
  • Thermal spraying within the law
    The Filter Company Group Ltd
    Dust created during thermal spraying processes can give rise to a number of potential hazards to equipment operators, unless correctly addressed. It is now mandatory within the law to undertake a proper risk assessment when...
  • Level and flow control for the food and drink industry
    Bürkert Fluid Control Systems
    Process control equipment for the food and beverage industry has to operate effectively with a wide variety of fluids, granules and powders of varying viscosities. Add to this the requirement for a hygienic environment and...
  • Selecting materials for use with aggressive chemicals
    Bürkert Fluid Control Systems
    Bürkert's chemical resistance chart can be downloaded via the 'visit website' link on the right. The tables in it provide useful information to simplify the selection of suitable materials when useing aggressive fluids.
  • Valves: the correct chemical resistance properties?
    Bürkert Fluid Control Systems
    The correct selection of the valves being used within any process control system is key to ensuring the performance and reliability of that system. Michael Hannig, Product Manager for Solenoid Valves at Bürkert Fluid Control...
  • Precision control for CIP processes
    Bürkert Fluid Control Systems
    Clean-in-place (CIP) has been used for maintaining the cleanliness of process equipment in the pharmaceutical and food & beverage industries for over 50 years. However, specifying the most appropriate valves and sensors to...
  • Micro dosing – creating an application specific solution
    Bürkert Fluid Control Systems
    The two most common methods of micro dosing are time-pressure dosing and volumetric dosing; each has its strengths and most appropriate applications so making the right choice is essential to a successful installation.
  • Control signals - which option is best?
    Bürkert Fluid Control Systems
    As process control systems continue to advance and the use of complicated networked solutions develops, is there still a requirement for the simple analogue signal? Chris Hoey of Bürkert, provides an insight into selecting...
  • Water treatment with reed bed systems
    ARM Ltd
    Reed beds have been used informally for water treatment for thousands of years. The formalisation of this knowledge into an applicable technology in the 1960's has resulted in the rapid expansion of their use globally and...
  • Heat exchanger design and control best practice
    Bürkert Fluid Control Systems
    Ian Webster, steam expert at Bürkert UK, reviews the key areas of focus when designing an efficient and effective steam heat exchange system. Heat exchangers are used in many forms across a range of industries, but one of...
  • How critical are reverse osmosis membranes to a process?
    Bürkert Fluid Control Systems
    High purity water is used in several industries such as pharmaceutical production and power generation, where reverse osmosis (RO) or nanofiltration plants are used to purify the process water. However, the integrity of the...
  • Sizing a steam pipe
    Bürkert Fluid Control Systems
    The following information is an excerpt from Bürkert's Steam Site Guide, a free document to help process engineers to size, optimise and ensure the safe designs of their steam systems. Introduction It is widely appreciated...
  • The 4 important selection parameters for ATEX devices
    Bürkert Fluid Control Systems
    Explosion Protection to ATEX 95 and 137 explained Introduction Bürkert provides a guide to the four most important criteria to consider when selecting an ATEX-certified device, such as a level sensor, a valve, a flow sensor,...
  • What is Cleaning in Place for hygienic processes?
    Bürkert Fluid Control Systems
    What is Cleaning in Place, how does it work and where should you use it? This guide from Burkert answers these and many more questions. Click 'Visit website' opposite to download this article as a PDF. What is CIP?...
  • The beauty of vortex flow control technology
    Hydro International
    Seeing beauty and elegance in natural patterns and processes is a fundamental human pleasure. We have an admiration for the simple and perfect way things work and an enthusiasm to capture and replicate them. The vortex is a...