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Natural Gas Measurement, Control, and Odorization Log
We provide insights into natural gas measurement, control, odorization, and various natural gas products.
Brian Cox is one of our natural gas odorization experts, along with being a Linc Energy Systems sales associate. Brian will be blogging about natural gas odorizers and other natural gas products.
I am pleased to announce that Preston Marcoux has joined the Linc Energy Systems team and serving as a Mechanical Engineer.
Linc Energy Systems is happy to announce that DUALCO has a new foot-operated air or hydraulic grease gun for pumping valve cleaners, flush or lube sealants into ball valves and plug valves. The company also released a new packing stick injection tool.
Linc Energy Systems is an authorized distributor of Honeywell Elster-Instromet ultrasonic flow meters. The ultrasonic gas meter is ideal for custody transfer applications and measuring natural gas flow in gathering, transmission, and distribution.
The Western Gas Measurement Short Course (WGMSC) is April 10-13, 2017, in Anaheim California at the Anaheim Marriott. Visit Linc Energy Systems at booth #10.
Rotary and turbine gas meters require regular lubrication to ensure accurate measurement, reliability and enhance the service life of the equipment. To assist our customers, we currently recommend the following IMAC Systems meter oilers to lubricate and drain their gas meters.
We are happy to announce that GPL Odorizers, the manufacturer of environmentally responsible natural gas odorization systems has released their new odorizer for accurate, repeatable and optimal odorant injection in low flow and intermittent flow conditions.
In an earlier post, we announced that Shelter Works, the manufacturer of advanced fiberglass buildings published an eBook that is helpful in customizing composite buildings. One section of the eBook discusses the evolution of composites. From ancient civilizations to present day polymer science, composites play a fundamental role in protecting equipment, property, and people.
Natural gas in its original form is odorless and combustible. Odorization, or to odorize, is adding an odorant, such as mercaptan to gas is undeniably the most important stage in gas operations. This step offers the first line of defense when natural gas is present as it permits a person to smell the mercaptan, that rotten egg smell, and respond.
There are some parameters needed to size a natural gas regulator properly to recommend the right unit for an application. This is true, no matter the brand, whether Itron, Emerson, Maxitrol or Belgas. While there are automated sizing programs available on the internet, until these apps are unfailing, I still do it the old-fashioned way. Call me old school, but it allows me to chat with our customers and assure them that they are getting the correct regulator for their application.