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This issue sponsored by Industrial Automation INSIDER

December 2016

The Vendor Relationship (Part 2)

Here's where it often breaks down. Many users are simply not willing to see that the problem isn't with the equipment the vendor provided, or with the control system the equipment is tied to, but rather is an application problem. click for more...

Quiz Corner: Doing What Is Right

Some flow problems transcend flow measurement. As a professional in flow, it is likely that you have come in contact with people who are more skilled in other areas. Sometimes these individuals will be positioned as your boss, or have appointed themselves as your mentor, whether or not they are qualified for these roles. My son was recently confronted with such a situation. click for more...

Quiz Corner: Flowmeter Performance Claims

As I rifled through a report that I wrote some time ago, the section about manufacturer performance claims caught my attention. It was only 2.5 pages long and had three subheadings --- high turndown, low flow operation, and high accuracy --- yet its importance cannot be overstated. click for more...



In addition to over 35 years of experience as an instrument user, consultant, and expert witness, David W Spitzer has written over 10 books and 250 articles about flow measurement, level measurement, instrumentation, and process control. David (with Walt Boyes) is the author of seven Consumer Guides to various industrial flow and level technologies. David teaches his flow measurement seminars in both English and Portuguese.

Spitzer and Boyes, LLC publishes the Industrial Automation INSIDER that is an independent subscription newsletter for industrial automation and process control system users, installers and suppliers world-wide, giving a monthly update on the continuing evolution, development and convergence of automation technologies.

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