Jaye Johnson| Nov 25, 2015

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Giving Thanks

At this time of year, our thoughts turn to celebration and gratitude.Siemens wishes you a special Thanksgiving greeting and our sincere appreciation for your confidence and loyalty. We are deeply thankful and extend to you our best wishes for a happy and healthy Thanksgiving Day.   

Herman Coello| Nov 19, 2015

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Product Spotlight: SITRANS LU150 Ultrasonic Level Transmitter

Siemens has recently introduced the new and enhanced SITRANS LU150.The SITRANS LU150 is an integrated level transmitter, which is a transmitter and ultrasonic sensor in a one-piece sealed unit. It is based on the well-known and proven Siemens ultrasonic level platform, and is part of a family of products that have provided solutions in more than a million level applications.The level monitoring reliability is based on Sonic Intelligence echo processing algorithms that have been refined over seve ...

Jack Roushey| Nov 12, 2015

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What are the advantages and disadvantages between a mechanical flow meter and a magnetic flow meter? Part 2

In September we started the discussion of magnetic flow meters versus mechanical flow meters. In the first blog, we talked about the differences in construction and how a meter with moving parts can affect the total cost of ownership through maintenance and reduced performance. In this article, I want to address some of the mounting, accuracy and process considerations of mechanical meters compared to mag meters. Let’s look at process considerations first.Mag meters are suitable for the measurem ...

Charles Fialkowski| Nov 03, 2015


Are you prepared for the new independence rules for BMS designs?

On December 1, 2014, the 2015 edition of the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 85, Boiler and Combustion Systems Hazards Code was approved as an American National Standard. The scope and purpose of the NFPA 85 committee, as well as its six technical sub-committees, is to establish the minimum requirements for:  design safety, installation, operation, maintenance, and training for all types of boilers including single and multiple burners, stokers, fluidized bed and heat recovery steam ...

Herman Coello| Oct 20, 2015


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Product Spotlight: HydroRanger HMI 200 Ultrasonic Controller

Siemens is introducing an enhanced HydroRanger HMI 200 ultrasonic level controller. The HydroRanger 200 offers new features, which includes faster commissioning with an improved HMI (Human Machine Interface) and graphical Quick Start Wizard that makes set-up a snap. The redesigned enclosure with removable terminal blocks further simplifies wiring for new or retrofit installations. The controllers also offer a wider range of communication options including Profibus DPV1 industrial protocol.  All ...