CPCA Corner2018-07-21T17:14:43+00:00

CPCA Corner

New Rules for Radar Level Measurement in Canada

Recent CPCA Corners New Rules for Radar Level Measurement in Canada Author: Kevin Martyn Published: April 2015 The level measurement market in Canada has seen considerable growth in the usage of radar level devices. One type of radar level device is known as “non contact” or "through air radar". These devices use, and emit, very low levels of microwave energy. A small fraction of what a cell phone emits. However as these devices are “intentional radiators” they fall under the review of Industry Canada, and [...]

Nuclear Density Calibration

Recent CPCA Corners Nuclear Density Calibration Author: Doug Branch Published: April 2015 Nuclear density measurement instrumentation is the only practical option for some applications from a standpoint of non-invasive and low-maintenance operation. But the question of calibration and performance is difficult since there is not a practical, physical material to use as a standard. You cannot easily “feel” if the density reading is correct. The quality of a density measurement is composed of two parts: repeat-ability and accuracy. However, the accuracy of any nuclear [...]

Filtration – a Lower Price is Never the Answer

Recent CPCA Corners Filtration - a Lower Price is Never the Answer Author: Clive King Published: June 2014 We are all very aware of initiatives to potentially achieve savings and improve our bottom line results. In many cases, the perception is that a lower price will result in savings; this is not the case in the area of filtration. Consider one filter with a unit cost of $15 verses another at $30, yet the filter costing $30 provides superior performance results to that of [...]