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Production Process Insights

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With proven sampling expertise since 1924, Sentry products and services provide business operations the critical insights to optimize process control and product quality. We deliver true representative sampling and analysis techniques to customers around the globe, empowering them to accurately monitor and measure processes for improved production efficiency, output and safety. Standing behind our commitments, we are determined to tackle any application, anywhere.

Recent Posts

Ask Sentry: What are ISOLOK Samplers?

Posted by Sentry Equipment on 7/22/21 8:00 AM

Automatic representative sampling is the act of capturing a limited volume of material from a process stream that accurately reflects the characteristics of the entire lot, batch or process stream. Most material within a production environment can be sampled and then analyzed for product quality and process monitoring. 

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Topics: Food & Beverage, Solids & Powder, Liquid & Slurry

Employee-Owner Profiles - Canton Larson

Posted by Sentry Equipment on 7/15/21 8:00 AM

Our commitment to health and safety has never been more critical than the last year, as the world contended with the COVID-19 pandemic. In a stroke of excellent timing, Canton Larson joined Sentry Equipment in 2019 as an Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) Specialist. This role became essential in leading the company through the crisis.

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Topics: Company News

Ask Sentry: How Do Mag Traps Mitigate Magnetic Particles?

Posted by Sentry Equipment on 6/24/21 8:00 AM

Magnetite is a form of iron particulate that forms naturally on the inside of steam and water pipes. In power plants, particles can shed, damaging a plant's steam and water analysis system (SWAS) by plugging components and analyzers. And when the SWAS doesn't operate properly, the water chemistry for the whole plant is at risk.

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Topics: Power, Steam & Water

Employee-Owner Profiles - Cheri Conners

Posted by Sentry Equipment on 6/10/21 8:00 AM

Cheri Conners discovered Sentry Equipment the old-fashioned way, through a classified ad in the newspaper. Thirty-five years later, there is nowhere she’d rather work.

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Topics: Company News

Ask Sentry: What are Atomizers and Do I Need Them?

Posted by Sentry Equipment on 5/20/21 8:00 AM

Corrosion is a significant contributor to gas and oil pipeline failures. That's why many oil and gas companies implement chemical treatment methods to eliminate corrosive contaminants within gas pipelines. But a chemical's efficiency can be drastically affected by improper injection methods.

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Topics: Downstream, Upstream & Midstream, Liquid & Slurry, Gas

Employee-Owner Profiles - Peter Tishler

Posted by Sentry Equipment on 5/6/21 8:00 AM

When Peter Tishler was a kid, he wanted to be a dentist – until he took a medical tech course in high school and realized he couldn’t work with teeth. Instead, he turned his attention to math and science and eventually found a home in engineering at Sentry Equipment.

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Topics: Company News

Ask Sentry: Cation Conductivity and Why It's Important

Posted by Sentry Equipment on 4/22/21 8:00 AM

In the utility industry, cation conductivity measurements help plants identify minor problems so plant personnel can remedy the issues before they become major complications.

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Topics: Power, Steam & Water

Employee-Owner Profiles - Quality Interns

Posted by Sentry Equipment on 4/8/21 8:00 AM

At Sentry Equipment, we’re committed to creating a forward-thinking company that respects the employee-owner experience while embracing fresh perspectives. That’s what intern Nikole Trudeau and co-op Isabelle Yoshizaki have learned through interning at Sentry Equipment headquarters.

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Topics: Company News

Employee-Owner Profiles - John Kuykendall

Posted by Sentry Equipment on 3/4/21 8:00 AM

Company acquisitions can be stressful transitions. For John Kuykendall, joining Sentry Equipment through an acquisition was a seamless move that accelerated his career trajectory.

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Topics: Company News

Employee-Owner Profiles - Nate Leonard

Posted by Sentry Equipment on 2/4/21 8:00 AM

 

One of the things Nathan Leonard loves about his job as a Director of International Sales is traveling the world and learning about other cultures. Even though his travel is now restricted due to COVID-19, he still gets to experience the world through his relationships around the globe.

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Topics: Company News