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Primary Settlement Tanks Sludge Level Measurement

A client approached us to help them find a solution to automate the de-sluging process of their primary settlement tanks. Automation was require to reduce down time and maintenance costs, high sludge levels were causing damage to the scrapers resulting in expensive replacement parts to be source from the USA and up to 3 days…

Softstater Panel

Pump Softstarters Panels

From our standard design Softstarter and Inverter Drive Panel range these 3 Softerstarter panels were built to meet the customers exact requirements, and finished in a custom colour to match their branding. Panel Specification: Emotron TSA Softstarter 55KW and 75KW. IP55 Floor Standing Steel Panel, 1200 x 800 x 400mm, powder coated to colour RAL…

Bitumen Storage Tanks Hawk Guided Wave Radar

Replacing pressure sensors in bitumen tanks with Hawk Centurion Guided Wave Radar.

Application problem: A manufacturer of Bitumen and Asphalt have successfully installed HAWK Guided Wave Radars in Bitumen tanks. The application is a 40 ton horizontal Bullet shaped Bitumen Tank (3m (9.8ft) diameter x 7.7m (23ft) long). Historically the site had been monitoring the level using pressure transmitters but had needed to replace them multiple times…

Gypsum Powder Silo Level Measurement - Hawk Centurion Guide Wave Radar

Gypsum Powder Silo Level Measurement – Hawk Centurion Guide Wave Radar

Application problem: Gypsum silos undergo a pyrolysis reaction in an environment which experiences unusually fast corrosion due to both temperature and the presence of an electrolyte solution (CaCl). Due to both the temperature and the presence of a large agitator the process was deemed unsuitable for ultrasonic measurement and large amounts of suspended dust particles…

Boom and Blocked Chute Protection - Hawk Microwave Switch

Boom and Blocked Chute Protection – Hawk Microwave Switch

Application problem 1. The customer had previously used lanyard rope switches, to protect the boom on stacker/reclaimers, from coming in contact with stockpiles. Lanyard rope switches, require high maintenance support, to keep them operational. If the lanyard rope is not tensioned properly, the system will not work. Brackets supporting the lanyard rope were frequently bent…

Blocked Chute Protection for Wet Applications - Hawk Gladiator Acoustic Switch

Blocked Chute Protection for Wet Applications – Hawk Gladiator Acoustic Switch

Application problem: The mine had used mechanical tilt switches to detect blocked chute problems in conveyor transfer, chutes, screens etc. Wet fine ore had built-up on the tilt switch and made it inoperable. The switch was not fail-safe and so when a blocked chute did occur the tilt switch did not operate, causing lost time…

Blocked Chute Protection - Hawk Measurement Gladiator Microwave Switch

Blocked Chute Protection – Hawk Measurement Gladiator Microwave Switch

Application problem: The customer had problems getting early enough indication of blocked chute on a critical application on a feeder to vibrating screen with mixed particle sizes. Speed of response was critical and probes proved unsuitable, because “on” delays had to be used to overcome intermittent impact by the product on the probes. The customer…

Tank Level Measurement - Hawk Measurement MiniWave

Tank Level Measurement – Hawk Measurement MiniWave

The Miniwave is a cost effective, loop powered Ultrasonic Level Transmitter designed for a reliable continuous level measurement of liquids up to 12 metres (40ft). Do you have storage tanks that need level measurement? Are you looking at offering your end user with a value added service of inventory management? Do you have tanks in…

Predictive Maintenance - Hawk Measurement Microwave Switch

Predictive Maintenance – Hawk Measurement Microwave Switch.

World’s First Microwave Switch that can be used to PREDICT  blockage / build-up saving considerable downtime. Profitably is directly linked to reliably and productivity. This why historically HAWK Gen 3 Microwaves have been installed to reduce downtime from false trip as these switches are able to punch through considerable amount of build up before they…

Pump Protection Emotron M20

Pump Protection – Emotron M20 Shaft Power Monitor

Pump Protection is of the up most importance when it comes to protecting, pumps, machines and processes against abnormal conditions. Installing the Emotron M20 is one of the cheapest, fast and most reliable ways of protecting your pump! Unlike conventional Amp / Current protection monitors, the M20 Shaft Power Monitor achieves accurate and repeatable results…

Field 5000 Series Critical Alarm Monitor

Field 5000 Series Alarm Monitor Replaces: Rosemount; 4000, 4001, 4002, Peek Measurement 4400, Thermo Measurement 4400 .

If you currently have installed a obsolete Peek Measurement, Rosemount or Thermo Measurement 4000 series Alarm Monitors. We would like to draw your attention to the following information:   4000 and 4400 series alarm monitors are becoming increasingly difficult to support due their age and obsolescence. The result of this is spares are hard to…

Rosemount 4001 Alarm Monitor

Rosemount 4001 Replacement Project – Field 5000 Series Alarm Monitor

Application problem: The Client Reckitt Benckiser Pharmaceuticals go in contact looking to source replacement channel cards for their Rosemount 4001 Alarm Monitor. This model went out of manufacture in 1990 therefore it is no longer possible to get spare parts. As a result when the unit failed it led long process downtimes of up to…