Sight glasses are used throughout many industries like oil and gas production or food and chemical processing as they allow to directly peer into pipes and boilers even under extreme conditions. BOROFLOAT® 33 borosilicate glass performs exceptionally well in these areas.
Oil prices have fallen worldwide, primarily due to a significant rise in oil and natural gas production in the United States – which at times increased by more than 50 percent between 2010 and 2014. This growing output makes it all the more important to sustain the greatest possible efficiency and safety in industrial engineering. Electronic sensors are increasingly being used to monitor and guide processes, however quick discovery and assessment of deviations still need the direct supervision of a well-trained expert looking at the flow of materials in conveyance systems, pipes, and reservoirs.