Italian refinery to install 193 radar-tank gauges

Saab TankRadar 2930 is an example of one of many tank gauges that Esso Italiana SpA has purchased for its Augusta, Italy, refinery. This particular parabolic antenna gauge was designed for petroleum tanks with fixed roofs (Fig. 1). ESSO ITALIANA SPA AWARDED SAAB TANK CONTROL a contract to provide tank gauges for 193 tanks in its Augusta, Italy, refinery. The Saab TankRadar L/2 system (Fig. 1), to be installed on each tank, is a gauging system that uses radar to detect the liquid level within tanks. It has no moving parts and no contact with the liquid. The tank gauges can be installed while the tanks are still in service. They flange up to existing nozzles or ...

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