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Tracerco™ PhaseFinderPlus

Increase production throughput, minimise unforeseen shutdowns and reduce chemical additive costs

Utilising advanced measurement technology, the Tracerco™ PhaseFinderPlus measures the interfaces between phases within process vessels. Visualisation of your vessel contents enables you to confidently increase production throughput, minimise unforeseen shutdowns, optimise chemical additive cost and greatly reduce the possibility of costly carryover/ carryunder occurring.

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Increase Production Throughput

Our real time measurement system accurately and reliably determines phase dispersion within process vessels. Having this critical information enables you to optimise your vessel's performance whilst reducing costs and increasing throughput.

Reduce Operating Costs

The Tracerco™ PhaseFinderPlus is used to obtain information on the vertical height of each phase and interface such as an emulsion layer. This enables you to optimise the use chemical additives and therefore reduce operating costs.

Minimise Downtime

The detection system is non intrusive with no moving parts and no contact with the process. The detectors are mounted on the outside of the vessel therefore there are minimal maintenance requirements.

Benefits of the Tracerco™ PhaseFinderPlus

  • Increase production through the use of improved process control.
  • Reduce operating costs by optimising the use of effect chemicals.
  • Improve environmental compliance by reducing the possibilty of carryover/carryunder.
  • Highly reliable and therefore maximising uptime due to no moving parts.

Typical Applications

Tracerco™ PhaseFinderPlus is suitable for use in:

  • HPHT applications.
  • Corrosive environments

Specification Table

Process Measurement

Principle

Gamma ray absorption

Interface/Level measurement

Phase elevation - up to 6 discrete phases

Performance

Interface/ Level Accuracy

Typically +/- 50% of detector pitch (typically 170mm)

Measuring Range

Modular - max range equal to 150 detectors multiplied by detector pitch*

Density Range

0 - 3000 kg/m3 (per point)

Density Accuracy

+/- 10kg/m3 (subject to update/filter factors)

Update Interval

1 to 10 seconds (nominally 3s)

Detector

Detector Type

Scintillator

Detector Operating Temperature

-40°C to +70°C

Processor

Standard PLC

Allen Bradley CompactLogix

Output Options

Active 4-20mA, digital volt free alarms, Ethernet,Modbus TCP/IP, Modbus RTU

Configuration and Visualisation Tool

Tracerco HMI

Mechanical

Detector Enclosure

316 SS, IP66

Dip Pipe (Source)

Material to suit application

Vessel Nozzle

Single 2" nozzle minimum

Sources

Cs-137

Compliance

Ex-Approvals

ATEX 94/9/EC EMC 2004/108/EC
ATEX - Zone 1 IIC T6 FM, CSA - Class 1 Div 1 Grps A,B,C,D T6

Source

ISO 2919 requirements

Source Shielding

ISO7205 (1986) and ANSI N43.8 (2008) requirements

For more information on Tracerco™ PhaseFinderPlus please fill out an enquiry form detailing your requirements and we will get back to you.

 
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