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Image: Refurbished instruments and back-pressure regulators (original Sampling system not supplied by Swan Systeme AG).
Hinwil, Switzerland 25-11-2016 – SWAN Systeme AG upgrades the instrumentation on a third party sampling system. The installation of multiple AMI CACE analyzers and of Swan Back-pressure regulators in a Swiss waste incineration plant improves the overall instrumentation availability and reduces system maintenance cost. The original sample coolers, valves and system structure from a third party supplier were kept unchanged, mainly for budgetary reasons.
The periodic exchange of passive cation exchanger resin with new or with regenerated resin is costly, requires time and leads to temporary loss of measurement during maintenance and rinse-down time. Additionally, fresh resin causes biased measurements due to varying resin quality and ion leaching effects.
The upgrade of the sample conditioning according to VGB-S006-2012 and the AMI CACE were well perceived due to its application-specific low maintenance concept featuring integrated automatic electro-deionization (EDI) for continuous resin regeneration. The significantly smaller resin volumes of AMI CACE enabled shorter response times in detecting the anions. The integrated flow throttle and digital sample flow meter provides stable hydraulic conditions as well as local and remote sample flow monitoring. The AMI CACE determines the sample pH value by differential conductivities, other than maintenance intensive pH electrodes in samples with volatile alkalisation. The robust high-precision conductivity and temperature sensors and the non-linear automatic temperature compensation feature guarantees the integrity of the measured values.
Hinwil, Switzerland April 15, 2016 – SWAN’s AMI monitors V2.5 communication options support all common interfaces and communication protocols. The AMI Transmitters enable digital, analog and hybrid communication covering the following protocols and interfaces:
“Our multiple interfaces and communication protocols allow us to suit our customers’ requirements and implement our on-line monitoring system solutions into any plant” said Marco Brunner, General Manager from SWAN Analytical Middle East.
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