Industrial applications refer to the utilization of various technologies, processes, and equipment in manufacturing, production, and other industrial settings to achieve specific objectives. These applications are diverse and can encompass a wide range of sectors, including manufacturing, energy production, agriculture, and more.
Depending on specific features and functions, GAO Tek’s turbidimeters are sometimes referred to as Turbidity meters, Nephelometers, Turbidity analyzers, Haze meters, Suspended solids analyzers, Cloudiness meters, Particle content analyzers, Water clarity meters, Sediment content analyzers, Optical turbidity sensors, Fluid opacity meters, Milk clarity testers (in the dairy industry).
GAO Tek’s turbidimeters have the following applications in industrial applications:
- Water Treatment: Turbidimeters are extensively used in water treatment plants to monitor the clarity of drinking water. They help ensure that water is free from excessive suspended particles, which can affect water quality and pose health risks. Turbidity measurements are critical to maintaining compliance with regulatory standards.
- Wastewater Treatment: In wastewater treatment facilities, turbidimeters are essential for assessing the effectiveness of filtration and sedimentation processes. They help ensure that treated effluent meets regulatory requirements before being discharged into the environment.
- Pharmaceutical Manufacturing: In pharmaceutical production, turbidimeters are used to monitor the clarity and quality of pharmaceutical solutions and suspensions. This ensures that medications are manufactured to precise standards and meet safety and efficacy criteria.
- Food and Beverage Industry: Turbidimeters play a role in quality control within the food and beverage industry. They are used to measure the turbidity of beverages like beer and wine, ensuring that they are clear and free from suspended particles. In dairy processing, turbidimeters may be used to monitor milk quality.
- Chemical Processing: Many chemical processes involve the mixing of various substances, some of which may be in a suspended or particulate form. Turbidimeters help monitor the clarity and stability of chemical solutions and reactions, ensuring consistent product quality.
- Mining: In the mining industry, turbidimeters are used to assess the turbidity of water in tailings ponds and process water. This helps in managing and mitigating the environmental impact of mining operations by ensuring that water discharged from mining sites meets regulatory standards.
- Industrial Cooling Systems: Turbidimeters can be employed in industrial cooling systems to monitor the clarity of cooling water. High levels of turbidity can indicate issues such as scale formation or biofouling, which can negatively affect the cooling efficiency.
- Brewing Industry: In breweries, turbidimeters are used to monitor the clarity of wort and beer. Ensuring the proper turbidity levels is crucial for brewing beer with the desired flavor and appearance.
- Pulp and Paper Manufacturing: Turbidimeters are used in pulp and paper production to monitor the clarity of process water. Excessive turbidity can impact the quality of paper products.
- Aquaculture: In aquaculture operations, turbidimeters can help assess water quality, particularly in fish and shrimp farms. Maintaining clear water is essential for the health and growth of aquatic species.
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Complying With Industrial Applications Standards
GAO Tek’s turbidimeters comply or help our customers comply with the industrial applications standards such as:
- ISO 7027
- ASTM D6698
- EPA Method 180.1
- EN ISO 7027
- NIST Traceable Calibration
- IEC 60601-2-24
- USP General Chapter <1085>
- ASBC Method 440
- ISO 15527
- AWWA Standard B120
- ISO 7027-1
Complying With Government Regulations
GAO Tek’s turbidimeters comply or help our customers comply with the U.S. government regulations such as:
- Clean Water Act (CWA)
- FDA Regulations for Medical Devices
- NIST Handbook 150
- General Industry Standards
- Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA)
- AWWA Standards
- ASTM Standards
- USP General Chapters
- Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) Regulations
- Consumer Product Safety Regulations
GAO Tek’s turbidimeters comply or help our clients comply with the Canadian regulations such as:
- Medical Devices Regulations
- Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA)
- Food Safety Regulations
- Radiocommunication and Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) Regulations
- Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations
- CSA Standards
- Accreditation for Calibration Laboratories
- Provincial and Territorial Regulations
GAO Tek’s turbidimeters comply or help our clients comply with the Mexican regulations such as
- Health Regulation for Medical Devices (Regulación de Dispositivos Médicos)
- Federal Environmental Law (Ley General del Equilibrio Ecológico y la Protección al Ambiente)
- Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) Regulations
- Mexican Standards (NMX)
- Workplace Safety and Health Regulations
- Consumer Protection Regulations
- State and Municipal Regulations
GAO Tek’s turbidimeters comply or help our clients comply with the European regulations such as
- European Union (EU) Machinery Directive (2006/42/EC)
- European Union (EU) Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) Directive (2014/30/EU)
- European Union (EU) RoHS Directive (2011/65/EU)
- European Union (EU) WEEE Directive (2012/19/EU)
- European Pharmacopoeia (Ph. Eur.)
- European Committee for Standardization (CEN)
- National Regulations and Authorities
- CE Marking
Case Studies of Turbidimeters in Industrial Applications
Turbidimeters are sometimes called as:
Turbidity meters, Nephelometers, Turbidity analyzers, Haze meters, Suspended solids analyzers, Cloudiness meters, Particle content analyzers, Water clarity meters, Sediment content analyzers, Optical turbidity sensors, Fluid opacity meters, Milk clarity testers (in the dairy industry), Liquid clarity meters, Solids content analyzers, Particle density analyzers.
Here are some practical examples of using turbidimeters in industrial applications:
A water treatment plant in New York City employs turbidimeters to continuously monitor water clarity in the Hudson River, which is a source of drinking water for the city. Turbidity measurements help ensure the quality of the raw water before treatment.
A pharmaceutical manufacturing facility in New Jersey uses turbidimeters to control the quality of drug formulations. Turbidity measurements play a crucial role in maintaining consistent product quality and adherence to regulatory standards.
An agricultural cooperative in Iowa utilizes turbidimeters to monitor sediment levels in irrigation water. Turbidity data helps optimize irrigation practices and reduce soil erosion in the region’s farmland.
An automotive manufacturing plant in Michigan employs turbidimeters to assess the clarity of coolant and lubricating fluids used in the production process. Maintaining fluid clarity is vital for ensuring the reliability and quality of automotive components.
A paper mill in Georgia integrates turbidimeters into its wastewater treatment system. Turbidity measurements are used to assess the effectiveness of sedimentation and filtration processes, ensuring compliance with environmental regulations.
A brewery in Texas utilizes turbidimeters to monitor the clarity of beer during production. Turbidity measurements are crucial for achieving consistent product quality and appearance.
A mining operation in Nevada employs turbidimeters to measure the turbidity of water in tailings ponds and settling basins. Accurate turbidity data helps the company manage water treatment processes and meet environmental compliance requirements.
A solar power plant in California uses turbidimeters to monitor the clarity of cooling water used in its operations. Maintaining clear water is essential for maximizing the efficiency of solar panel cooling systems.
A water treatment plant in Toronto, Canada, implemented turbidimeters as a part of their quality control system. Turbidimeters were used to monitor the turbidity levels in incoming water sources, ensuring that the water met regulatory standards before treatment and distribution to the city’s residents.
A mining company in Alberta, Canada, utilized turbidimeters to assess the clarity of water in tailings ponds and wastewater treatment facilities. Monitoring turbidity helped the company manage environmental impact and ensure compliance with environmental regulations.
A large brewery in Mexico City integrated turbidimeters into their beer production process. Turbidimeters were used to measure the turbidity of wort and beer at different stages of brewing, ensuring consistent product quality and clarity.
A wastewater treatment facility in Monterrey, Mexico, employed turbidimeters to monitor the clarity of treated effluent water before discharge into local water bodies. Compliance with water quality standards was critical for environmental protection.
A pharmaceutical manufacturing facility in Germany incorporated turbidimeters into their production line. Turbidimeters were used to monitor the clarity and quality of pharmaceutical suspensions, ensuring that medications were manufactured to precise standards and met regulatory requirements.
GAO RFID Inc. RFID Hardware ,a sister company of GAO Tek Inc., is ranked as a top 10 RFID supplier in the world. Its RFID, BLE, and IoT products have also been widely used in industrial applications.
Use of Turbidimeters With Leading Software And Cloud Services in Industrial Applications
GAO Tek has used or has facilitated its customers to use GAO’s turbidimeters with some of the leading software and cloud services in their applications. Examples of such leading software and cloud services include:
- Data Logging and Visualization Software
- Control and Automation Software
- Calibration and Configuration Software
- Data Analysis and Reporting Software
- Remote Monitoring and Control Software
- Statistical Analysis Software
- Predictive Maintenance Software
- Environmental Impact Assessment Software
- Process Optimization Software
- IoT Platforms
- Data Storage and Backup Services
- Data Visualization and Dashboard Services
- Remote Monitoring Services
- Big Data Analytics Platforms
- Machine Learning and AI Services
- Environmental Data Modeling Services
- Collaborative Data Analysis Tools
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Meeting Customers’ Demands
Large Choice of Products
In order to satisfy the diversified needs of their corporate customers, GAO Tek Inc. and its sister company GAO RFID Inc. together offer a wide choice of testing and measurement devices, network products, RFID, BLE, IoT, and drones.
To shorten the delivery to our customers, GAO has maintained a large stock of its products and is able to ship overnight within the continental U.S. and Canada, and fast delivery to Mexico and Europe from the nearest warehouse.
Local to Our Customers
We are located in both the U.S. and Canada. We travel to customers’ premises if necessary. Hence, we provide a very strong local support to our customers in North America, particularly the U.S., Canada and Mexico and Europe.
Furthermore, we have built partnerships with some integrators, consulting firms and other service providers in different cities to further strengthen our services. Here are some of the service providers in industrial applications we have worked with to serve our joint customers:
- DXC Technology
- McKinsey & Company
- NTT DATA
GAO Has Many Customers in Industrial Applications
The products from both GAO Tek Inc. and GAO RFID Inc. have been widely used in industrial applications by many customers, including some leading companies. Here is more information on applications of GAO RFID Inc.’s products in industrial applications.
Here are some of GAO’s customers in industrial applications:
- Lockheed Martin