The Do’s and Don’t You Dare’s of a Control Panel

You’ve all seen the commercial where the guy says “We know a thing or two because we’ve seen a thing or two”. Sagacity can relate. We’ve stuck our head into panels that more resemble a rat’s nest than a control panel. We’ve also seen some pretty amazing work as well. Sagacity cannot emphasize enough how important good panel design and …

ASME Pressure Vessel and Boiler Code

ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code is a well-established standard in industry. What is the right section to use, and when? The PVBC defines how pressure vessels and their associated piping are to be designed and manufactured taking into consideration operating conditions and other variables. Pressure containing vessels exist in a vast array of industries and applications, so the sizing …

The Analyzer Technology Conference

THIS JUST IN: The Analyzer Technology Conference is coming next week people,  May 15 – 18 at the Galveston Convention Center. Come by our booth and see Waltron’s new Model 3054  Amine Analyzer, and check out our guys handiwork in our analyzer shelter and PLC enclosures.  For more information go to www.makingmeasurementsmatter.com/, or you email us at [email protected] for ticket …

Go With The Flow

Just go with the Flow. It’s easy when you have a metal tube rotameter you can trust. The Smart Measurement ALVAMT is such an animal.  If you have a hot liquid or gas service you need flow indication on, but don’t have power nearby, a metal tube VA meter is your answer. Several materials of construction are offered insuring compatibility …

Direct Spring-Operated Valves vs. Pilot Operated Valves: What’s the Difference?

Did you know that manufacturing facilities account for 11.39% of the total GDP of the US? If you’re someone who works in industrial applications, you know the importance of optimizing your productivity. You also know the role valves play in machinery operations and manufacturing applications. Here, we’re going to take a look at conventional spring-operated pressure relief valves vs pilot-operated …

What are Tube Fittings?

If you ever plan to connect your instrumentation to your process, more than likely you will need to use tubing rather than a pipe. To make the connection between your process piping and your tubing, you will need to use a tube fitting, which is a type of compression fitting. How much do you know about these important components? Find …