Article | April 19, 2017

Selecting Radar Level Instruments For Custody Transfer

Source: Endress+Hauser, Inc.
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Selecting Radar Level Instruments For Custody Transfer

By Brian Howsare, Endress+Hauser

Which radar level technology is best for tank gauging in custody transfer applications, FMCW or Time of Flight?‚Äč

In many applications, higher-accuracy measurements are required to protect the customer from over-billing and the supplier from under-billing. Common products requiring this level of accuracy are typically oils, fuels, edible oils, and alcohols. In the oil & gas industry, this requires a system called automatic tank gauging (ATG) as defined by the American Petroleum Institute (API) standards.