India's largest Lube Producer uses Wireless Tank Farm Management to improve Efficiency and Safety
Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL), India's largest Lube manufacturer owns a Lube Refinery and 6 Lube Plants across India. They had concerns over utilizing the limited storage capacity to the full potential. Also, the Pollution Control Board imposed Environmental safety regulations for overspill. Wireless, SIL2 certified, Tank gauging systems combined with Vibrating Fork Level switches improved the capacity utilization of the tanks to 95%, while complying with the Safety Regulations. Usable capacity increased by 5000KL equivalent to 5.5%, thereby increasing the revenue by 15M US$ per year.
Vijay Vidyasagar - Product Manager, Asia Pacific, Emerson