Monthly Archives: January 2013

Magnetrol Expands to Accommodate Growth

We’re pleased to announce that Magnetrol will be relocating our U.S. headquarters from Downers Grove to Aurora, Illinois. In addition, we will be expanding Magnetrol International NV in Zele, Belgium. Our headquarters relocation to a new 221,000 square-foot facility in … Continue reading

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Using Guided Wave Radar for Heat Rate Reduction

Guided Wave Radar (GWR) has become the premier choice for power plant operators who want to replace aging level instrumentation to reduce their heat rate and fuel costs. Unlike older Differential Pressure, Magnetostrictive, RF Capacitance and Torque Tube/Displacer technologies, GWR … Continue reading

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The Impact of Instrument-Induced Errors on Heat Rate

A key way to reduce a power plant’s heat rate – and fuel costs – is to ensure accurate level control within its feedwater heaters. Although many physical anomalies can degrade feedwater heater performance, many older power plants use outdated … Continue reading

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How to Monitor Feedwater Heater Performance to Ensure Optimum Heat Rate

Many power plant operators have begun replacing outdated level instrumentation with newer technologies to accurately control feedwater heater levels and decrease their plant’s heat rate. However, assurance of proper performance can only be determined with a feedback reporting system in … Continue reading

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