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What is a Vibration Sensor? | Types of Vibration Sensors

In this article, we are going to talk about the different types of vibration, the different types of vibration sensors, and how to choose a vibration sensor based on parameters. For optimum performance of the machines, it is necessary to continuously monitor the...

What is a Level Sensor? | Types of Level Sensors

When you get in your car to go on a drive you often look at your gas gauge, which is a type of a level sensor. Industries use several different types of level sensors to detect their products. In this article, we are going to talk about the different types of level...

What is the Difference between VFD and Soft Starter?

In previous articles, we have talked about variable frequency drives (VFD) and soft starters. If you need a refresher on the detailed working of either a VFD or Soft Starter be sure to look back at those articles by clicking the links below. What is a VFD? What is a...

What is DCS? (Distributed Control System)

In this video and article, we are going to do a deep dive into the DCS and discuss some of the why’s and how’s associated with the DCS. Let’s first clarify for the purpose of this lesson, what we mean by DCS. Over the years, the term DCS has evolved from the original...

What is a Soft Starter?

There are quite different methods for starting an electric motor such as “Direct On Line (DOL)”, “Star-Delta”, “Auto Transformer”, “Primary Resistor”, or using solid-state power electronic devices such as “VFD” or “Soft Starter”. Every single method has its own...

What is a Pressure Sensor?

If you are reading this article, then you are probably wondering what exactly is a pressure sensor. Today, we will hopefully cover all of the questions you may have about pressure sensors.What is Pressure?To understand pressure sensors, first, you need to understand...

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