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Just to let you know we’re still open for Business as normal but working remotely with reduced warehouse staff.
However please note there may be a delay on some deliveries due to supply chain issues during the COVID-19 Coronavirus crisis.

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Date: 8 October 2021
A flowmeter is a device that measures the rate at which a liquid or gas moves through a pipe. It is important to measure the rate in volumetric or mass flow rates for a number of reasons such as; fine-tuning costs, monitoring emission levels, and following industry regulations.
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Date: 30 September 2021
You may have heard the term Industry 4.0 being thrown around for a few years now, but what does it actually mean? At the minute a significant transformation regarding the way we produce products is changing due to digital developments within the manufacturing industry. This transition is being called Industry 4.0 representing the fourth revolution that has occurred in manufacturing.

However, this transformation hasn’t happened overnight and there has been a lot of trial and error over the last couple of years and the outcome of some new developments has been hard to predict at times. But now with new developments from industry leaders, the aim is to reduce the amount of trial and error by using new simulation and AI developments.
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Date: 26 July 2021
The most important element of flow meters is the accuracy of their measurements.
Inaccurate flow measurement can have a number of adverse effects.
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Date: 17 June 2021
Process optimisation is at the top of the list for many production plants. This is true for everything from improving efficiency in production to lowering maintenance costs.
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Date: 16 June 2021
This article will explain the difference between direct-acting and pilot solenoid valves and everything you need to know.
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Date: 25 May 2021
Every plant knows how important it is to monitor temperatures. That is why plants, as well as other organisations in different industries, invest in reliable equipment so that they can be sure of accurate temperatures.
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Date: 25 May 2021
Every distillery wants to deliver quality products to its customers. It does not matter whether they are producing whisky, rum or gin, there is a current demand for these spirits that mean businesses want to up their game and improve their processes.
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Date: 10 May 2021
Introducing the Siemens SITRANS FM100 Electromagnetic Flow Meter. Recently, the range of magnetic flow meters has been expanded by Siemens, a trusted and reputable brand used across many industrie
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Date: 29 March 2021
Water treatment is often an important process for a lot of industries, with many applications requiring the correct water hardness in order to function and operate efficiently. However, it can also be a costly and budget-draining operation if it is not done right. But that is where Bürkert instrumentation is able to help
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Date: 22 February 2021
Fine Controls were approached by a major aircraft manufacturer to assist with the planning and construction of an Aircraft Pressure Testing Simulator. Find out how we did it in this case study.
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Date: 16 February 2021
All companies want to upgrade their plants to become more competitive and to keep up with modern advancements in technology. For instance, this includes using smart valve positioners. They’re a device that can be beneficial for a variety of industries, including energy and manufacturing.
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Date: 3 December 2020
The brewing industry faces a host of challenges today, one of which is controlling hygiene measures in the manufacture and packaging of foodstuffs.
Discover how Siemens tested their Sitrans LR250 in a research brewery and made it the first radar level transmitter to be certified as aseptic in accordance with the rules of the EHEDG.
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Date: 26 November 2020
Siemens works alongside a wide range of industry experts around the world. As a result their level measurement instruments offer reliability and come with extensive field experience based on over a million instruments in industrial applications.
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Date: 5 October 2020
The latest Burkert FLOWave surface acoustic waves sensors are an exciting innovation for the pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical industries and here’s why.
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Date: 5 October 2020
When it comes to valve positioners, Siemens are known for their robust and reliable range. With the PS2 already being a popular choice for many different sectors, Siemens have extended the family with the PS100. Find out more.
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Date: 7 July 2020
Fine Controls is excited to introduce the Siemens Sitrans LR100 series 80 GHz radar transmitters.

These compact, versatile transmitters take reliability and convenience to a new level. Siemens describes the Sitrans LR100 series as the “latest advancement in non-contacting level measurement”, and it is easy to understand why.
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Date: 18 May 2020
Why is WRAS approval required?

In the UK, it’s a legal requirement that a water fitting should not cause waste, misuse, undue consumption or contamination of the public water supply. Water fittings must also achieve an appropriate quality standard. The requirements are part of the Water Supply (Water Fittings) Regulations or Scottish Byelaws and all water fittings that carry or receive water from the public mains supply must comply.
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Date: 27 November 2019
Not all regulators are alike, which makes sense as different applications require different pressure ranges, capacity, and even port size.
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Date: 15 October 2019
We’ve introduced the iconic Siemens Moore range of products to our extensive product range.
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Date: 25 September 2019
Fine Controls introduces a new partnership with industry-leading pressure regulator and relief valve manufacturer, Valfonta.
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Date: 10 July 2019
Fine Controls awarded as Siemens Tech partner growth partner of the year 2019
Fine Controls awarded as Siemens Tech partner growth partner of the year
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Date: 9 July 2019
Fairchild Model Precision pressure regulators are second to none when high precision performance is needed.
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Date: 11 June 2019
We sit down with Andrew Davies at process control and instrumentation specialist Fine Controls to find out what goes on behind the scenes.
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Date: 31 May 2019
Marks been with us for over 17 and work his way through a range of roles with in the company from junior store man in our dispatch department, to internal sales and now one of our product mangers. So we thought it was time to tell you a little bit more about Mark.
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Date: 5 February 2019
Fine Controls now stock a wide range of Burkert control valves
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Date: 16 October 2018
Our Technical Director, John Donaldson, pictured above, has been a core member of the team for over 23 years. So we thought it would only be fair to shine a spotlight on him to reveal all you need to know about him and his role.
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Date: 27 September 2018
Here's a Q&A profile on Gareth Hall, our Sales Director, has been a core member of the Fine Controls team for over 20 years now.
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Date: 9 January 2018
Bürkert presents its new generation of high-precision mass flow meters (MFM) and controllers (MFC) for gases.
Bürkert presents its new generation of high-precision mass flow meters (MFM) and controllers (MFC) for gases. These devices feature an integrated Industrial Ethernet switch and support all standard Industrial Ethernet protocols. This allows the devices to be flexibly integrated in existing systems
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Date: 9 January 2018
Maximum system availability and process reliability for pneumatic controllers is the goal of a strategic partnership between Bürkert and Siemens
Maximum system availability and process reliability for pneumatic controllers is the goal of a strategic partnership between Bürkert and Siemens. The result of the cooperation is the new Type 8647 AirLINE SP valve island, which is compatible with the Siemens I/O system SIMATIC ET 200SP.
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Date: 5 December 2017
The new stainless steel PS2 XP/Ex d housing of our positioner is made for harsh operating environments, including the oil & gas and marine industries.
Siemens PS2 Valve positioner Welcome to the next level - The flameproof stainless steel enclosure is the newest
member of the positioner familySIPART PS2 is currently the most widely used positioner for linear and part-turn actuators
in a broad range of process industries. This is not without reason. The proven all-rounder
offers comprehensive functionality and diagnostics, controls a variety of valves both safely and dependably, and fulfills a multitude of highly specific requirements. It is also available for harsh environments in a flameproof 316L stainless steel enclosure.
The new PS2 XP/Ex d stainless steel positioner is made specifically for nearshore, offshore and explosive oil & gas applications.
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