Monthly Archives: November 2012

Factors to Consider When Assessing Tank Overfill Risk

With increased focus on improved safety measures in the petroleum refining industry, the American Petroleum Institute has addressed tank overfill prevention with its recently published API 2350 4th edition update. It is a requirement of the recommended practices and the … Continue reading

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The Impact of Roof Configuration on Tank Overfill Protection: Level Instrumentation Considerations

The API RP 2350 4th Edition Update provides details about the type of storage tank, class of liquid, level of concern and attendance category that are affected by the new recommended practices. Additionally, it requires sensors on tanks with floating … Continue reading

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New API 2350 Overfill Prevention Standards: What You Need to Know About the Fourth Edition Update

In the wake of the Buncefield Oil Depot and other significant tank overfill incidents in recent years, the American Petroleum Institute has revised its API 2350 recommended practices to address malfunctioning or insufficient tank level gauging. While not mandatory, the … Continue reading

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Magnetrol® – Preferred Partner for 80 Years

For 80 years Magnetrol® has been recognized as the worldwide leader in process level and flow measurement instrumentation.  It began with the need for a simple mechanical level switch and today is a catalog of innovative and robust products like … Continue reading

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MAGNETROL® A NEW CHAPTER

Today marks the first post of Magnetrol’s new blog.  Rather than write a lengthy introduction, let’s answer a few of the obvious questions readers might have regarding this new endeavor. Why did Magnetrol start a blog? With over 80 years … Continue reading

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