TechStar Blog

Wirelessly Enabling Flow Meters

Posted by TechStar on Aug 20, 2020 11:26:00 AM

Measuring the flow of a fluid or gas is essential to many industrial processes. Many technologies exist to measure flow including Electromagnetic, Ultrasonic, Turbine, Vortex, Positive Displacement, Coriolis, and Thermal Mass flow meters. The ability to monitor the flow rate and flow totals from various flow meters wirelessly enables users to avoid costly conduit runs from the point of the flow measurement back to a central controller.

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Topics: Flow Meter Solutions, Signal Fire, Wireless and Telemetry Solutions

SignalFire Ranger: New User Interface Improvements

Posted by TechStar on Apr 8, 2020 3:45:00 PM

The SignalFire Ranger have announced several new improvements to the user interface that went in to effect on April 7th. It simply requires you to close your browser and re-open it for the new look and feel to become active.

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Topics: Signal Fire, Wireless and Telemetry Solutions

Paper Plant Goes Wireless

Posted by TechStar on Mar 10, 2020 1:35:00 PM

In the pulp and paper industry, emissions of hazardous gas caused by chemical reactions during pulp production can pose a dangerous operating environment. To ensure the highest safety standards for employees while meeting industry environmental regulations, paper mills must continuously monitor levels of gases such as hydrogen sulfide (H2S) within different areas of the facility to ensure they remain within limit values.

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Topics: MSA, Gas Detection Solutions, Signal Fire, Wireless and Telemetry Solutions

LTE-M1 Cellular Products

Posted by TechStar on Dec 18, 2019 9:30:00 AM

This blog was originally posted by SignalFire.

With the family of RANGER products & cloud interface, SignalFire offers a platform to easily and quickly deploy measurements where you need them with the least amount of hardware. The key objective of this product line is to monitor and even control without traditional systems like SCADA, PLC, edge device , etc. SignalFire created a solution that brings the sensor data right into an easy-to-use and mobile friendly cloud interface.

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Topics: Signal Fire, Wireless and Telemetry Solutions

SignalFire Remote Sensing System Automates Tank Level Monitoring Applications Beyond the Oil & Gas Industry

Posted by TechStar on Aug 29, 2019 11:30:00 AM

 

Food manufacturing facilities, agricultural farms, chemical plants and other industrial plants use tanks and silos for storage of necessary processing ingredients or end product. Monitoring the levels of these steel storage vaults is essential for inventory control and safety. But, tank level monitoring is often a challenging task.

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Topics: Signal Fire

VEGAPULS69 Level Sensors with SignalFire Remote Sensing System Automate Flour Usage Management in Pizza Production Plant

Posted by TechStar on Aug 5, 2019 4:00:00 PM

This blog was originally posted by Signal Fire.

April 5, 2017…A regional pizza commissary will soon be able to remotely and more efficiently manage flour storage silos at its production plant from locally-networked personal computers. VEGA Americas and SignalFire Wireless Telemetry have teamed up to couple VEGAPULS69 radar level instruments with a SignalFire Remote Sensing System (SFRSS) to provide a wireless remote monitoring and control solution to track flour usage.

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Topics: Vega, Level Solutions, Signal Fire

SignalFire Telemetry System Design Guards Against Lightning Strike Damage

Posted by TechStar on Jun 13, 2018 11:30:00 AM

Lighting can be an issue for remote sensor control systems, especially in the upstream oilfield. Sensors located on top of 20 – 24 ft. steel tanks become ideal targets for lightning. One unfortunate strike can take out a sensor or the entire telemetry system.

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Topics: Signal Fire, Wireless and Telemetry Solutions