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5 Key Elements When Specifying Your Sight Glass

5 Key Elements When sightglass_image_6 (002)Specifying Your Sight Glass

I have a tank and need a sight glass.  What are my options?  Although this may seem like an innocuous question… many factors come into play.  While the choice is clear for some customers, there are many more for whom this choice is anything but clear.

Sight glasses allow you to safely observe processes inside your tanks, vessels, pipes, and reactors. It is a window that allows operators to inspect the process media, observe reactions, observe the functioning of mixing equipment, verify the presence or absence of media, see liquid level, etc. It consists of metal, glass and gasket components.  In order to ensure optimal performance a variety of factors need to be considered. Here are 5 critical things to consider when specifying a sight glass for your process.

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Sight Glass Maintenance Tips

Sight Glass Maintenance Tips from L.J. Star IncorporatedSight Glass Products from L.J. Star

The temperatures are warming up, flowers are blooming and spring is thankfully here!  Along with the warmer weather comes the annual task of Spring cleaning –  you know, the time to make your windows sparkle again, dust out all the cobwebs, assess any of winter’s damage or just clear out the clutter.   Believe it or not there are benefits of a good cleaning – that sense of accomplishment (I love crossing things off my list!), getting rid of the dirt and dust that has collected over time and finally making those repairs before it’s too late. Leaving things unchecked or worse ignored can lead to bigger and messier problems.  This holds true for maintaining your sight glasses.

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Manufacturing Summit

Ready to roll….  The time and effort deciding where and when to show has been a challenge for some time.   Making the right choices to promote oneself and stay on top of industry trends, demands and forecasting the needs of customers is critical in any business.   So when an opportunity arises you’d be a fool to pass it by.   And this week LJ Star, Inc will be taking advantage of such an opportunity by showing at the American Manufacturing Summit, February 29- March 1, 2016.

 

The Summit is a leadership focused meeting designed around improving plant floor operations and manufacturing strategy across the globe. “This year’s Summit creates an opportunity to examine key case studies around how workforce management, lean manufacturing, process improvement and automation are being rolled out in the world’s best facilities.” Retrieved from http://manusummit.com/

 

The benefits of positioning ourselves as industry leaders as having the most expertise in process control applications/industry requirements.  Our products are critical to operational safety: sight glasses, sight flow indicators, sanitary fittings and lighting.  Roger, John and Eric will be at the LJ Star booth sharing their expertise with those at the American Manufacturing Summit.