November 2005


Switch strategies for the hydrocarbon industries

WIL CHIN, CONTRIBUTING EDITOR       Comments? Write: ..

WIL CHIN, CONTRIBUTING EDITOR       Comments? Write: Electromechanical switches have taken a back seat to their pressure and temperature transmitter cousins. New digital switch technologies have overcome many of the drawbacks of old electromechanical brethren. Electromechanical switches used in hydrocarbon processing, particularly in safety system applications, lost favor to intelligent transmitters due to their increased mean-time-between-failure (MTBF) and perceived improv

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