News Category: Flowmeters
March 15, 2018
The device is backward-compatible with previous magnetic flow meter sensors and features advanced diagnostics. Emerson says that the Rosemount 8712EM Wall Mount Magnetic Flow Meter Transmitter comes with additional protocols, diagnostic capabilities and usability features to help operators in areas like water and wastewater, metals and mining. The meter’s local... [Read More]

February 14, 2018
The new version of the flowmeter is made to give accurate flow measurement of fluids from -10 to +110 degrees Celsius. The company used their PEEK pipe connections for the meter and gives the option of a glass or stainless steel flow tube. The Atrato meets an ingress protection standard (administered by the International Electrotechnical Commission) of IP54, which protects... [Read More]

January 31, 2018
The company says that the flowmeters reduce process down time and prevent false alarms. According to a company press release, a third party has rated its Rosemount 8800 Vortex Flow Meters at safety integrity level (SIL) 2 and the Dual Vortex model at SIL 3. SIL numbers correspond to how likely a product is to fail, the higher the SIL number, the less likely it is to fail. Redundancies... [Read More]

January 30, 2018
Flow measurement specialist NEL is investing in 2D flow visualisation technology. The Scottish company claims to be the first in the world to do so. According to a statement, the new technology uses 2D x-ray tomography to produce high-definition images of complex multiphase flows, which cannot be captured with conventional instruments. This is apparently a more precise... [Read More]

January 29, 2018
SoundWater Technologies has launched a clamp-on flowmeter for process measurement and control. The Wenatchee, Washington, US based company has recently begun shipping the new flowmeter, named the Orcas SP. According to the company, the new device can connect with any process automation system with 4-20mA pulse or serial data. It can also sends data wirelessly to nearly... [Read More]

November 30, 2017
Endress+Hauser has won the Swiss Technology Award, Innovations Leaders category, for its Promass Q flowmeter. The Coriolis-based flowmeter, developed with applications in the oil & gas and food & beverage industries in mind, was cited by the Swiss Technology Award panellists for its accuracy in difficult conditions. The prize was awarded during the Swiss Innovation... [Read More]

November 20, 2017
A Denver, Colorado based oil and gas producer is using Coriolis flowmeters for well head allocation. Bonanza Creek is an exploration and production company focused on extracting oil and associated liquids-rich natural gas in Colorado’s Denver-Julesburg Basin. The company required an accurate and reliable way to measure how much oil water each well was producing. Typically,... [Read More]

November 14, 2017
Flowmeters come in a variety of forms and operate on a range of different principles. Choosing the correct flowmeter for your application is vital for ensuring both accuracy, efficiency and value for money. Coriolis flowmeters are one of the most popular for measuring mass flow – that is, the movement of fluid down a pressure or thermal gradient.   How do... [Read More]

October 27, 2017
Although China leads the world in the amount of power generated from wind, Denmark has the highest generation rate per capita by a long way.  In 2015, the country was generating over 2 megawatt hours of wind energy per person, well ahead of China’s 0.26. This relatively high generation rate has resulted in a local industry which produces large numbers of wind... [Read More]

October 12, 2017
Flow measurement R&D specialist NEL has invested £200,000 into additional development of its Glasgow-based wet gas flow testing facility. The upgrade forms part of NEL’s strategic direction to make it the facility of choice for both vendors and operators, supporting the development and verification of instruments for multiphase and wet gas flows. According... [Read More]

October 6, 2017
Honeywell Process Solutions (HPS) has announced a new release of the company’s ControlEdge Remote Terminal Unit, which now offers measurement of both gas and liquid flow. The new version of the ControlEdge also offers expanded HART support, allowing for easier device commissioning and diagnostics. The new electronic flow metering capability supports liquid custody... [Read More]

September 18, 2017
Krohne has announced the introduction of new large line sizes as standard for its OPTIMASS series of flowmeters, including an addition which the company claims is the “highest capacity” Coriolis flowmeter on the market. For the OPTIMASS 6400, diameters DN150/6” and DN200/8” have been added, while the OPTIMASS 2400 is now available up to DN400/16”. According... [Read More]

September 13, 2017
Over the last 20 years flow measurement specialist Titan Enterprises has supplied over 600,000 flow measurement devices to the beer industry, the company reports. These devices have all gone to the same beer maker, Vianet (formerly Brulines), and have been used for a different functions in the beer production process. The relationship with Titan Enterprises started when... [Read More]

September 6, 2017
Construction has begun on NEL’s new, £16 million Centre of Excellence (CoE) for subsea development. According to NEL, a specialist in flow measurement research and development, its new high pressure multiphase flow test facility will have the largest test range in the world. NEL’s new facility is being built to allow a greater understanding of the impact... [Read More]

August 23, 2017
UK based Titan Enterprises has announced the launch of its Process Atrato ultrasonic flowmeter for use in demanding process and control environments. The process Atrato has been designed to IP65 standards. Its signal processing system permits flow measurement across the whole Reynolds number range, meaning both viscous and non-viscous products can be metered. Titan’s... [Read More]

August 16, 2017
A leading oil and gas operator in South East Asia commissioned NEL to undertake the system design for an allocation metering skid. This system was part of the equipment required for the development of a marginal oil field. However, several unexpected issues were discovered that made it clear that non-ideal conditions would be present at the point of measurement. NEL resolved... [Read More]