New Tank Gauging System Has Modular Components- Literature Available

A new standardized marine tank gauging system, designed with modular, interchangeable, and plug-in components packed with marine gauging benefits, has been introduced by Metritape, Inc.

The new Metrimodule™ system features unique compact Metrimodule- digital displays—each providing level, temperature, and alarm indications plus operational controls for a single tank. Continuous tank ullage is displayed to the nearest centimeter, tenth foot, or inch, and product temperature in degrees C or F at the press of a button. Three adjustable audible and visual alarms are for high, overfill, and low levels.

Low alarm also monitors deck cables for open circuit.

Metrimodule-digital displays can be panel-box mounted in bowup tank plan pattern (up to 23 displays plus system control module), or recessed into an available console.

All major Metrimodule system components, including Metritape Level/Temp sensors, Multifunction- 4 circuit cards, intrinsic safety barriers and Metrimodule-digital displays are separate for each tank, interchangeable and plugin.

These standardized repeated elements assure most component failures will affect only one tank, and simplify service by shipboard personnel — maximizing system reliability.

For more information and free literature, write to Kathryn B.

Weaver, Metritape, Inc., Dept.

MR, 33 Bradford Street, Concord, Mass. 01742.

Maritime Reporter Magazine, page 14,  Nov 1980 Leslie J. Clark

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