News Category: Flowmeters
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]

August 8, 2017
Alicat Scientific has added Modbus TCP/IP compatibility to its line of mass flow, pressue and liquid instrumentation. The upgrade means that devices running the Modbus industrial automation protocol can be connected to Alicat instruments using an Ethernet cable. Headquartered in Tuscon, Arizona, Alicat produces instruments to monitor and control process parameters in... [Read More]

August 2, 2017
Scotland based specialists in flow measurement research and development NEL are leading a major research programme to enhance flow measurement standardisation across Europe between multiphase flow metrology testing facilities. 17 global partners are involved in the three year MultiFlowMet II project, including meter vendors, research specialists and multiphase test... [Read More]

July 25, 2017
Hydrotechnik has unveiled a significant extension to its calibration department, a £100,000+ flow test rig enabling them to provide full in house flowmeter recalibrations traceable to National Standards. The new rig runs on oil, which will be beneficial for hydraulic, lube and diesel use customers. The oil’s viscosity is adjusted from 15 to 100cst with 32cst... [Read More]

July 24, 2017
Fluid control systems specialist Bürkert has launched a new flowmeter for the food, beverage, pharmaceutical and cosmetics industries. The flowmeter, called FLOWave, operates according to the patented SAW process (Surface Acoustic Waves), which uses surface waves to perform measurements. According to the company, the primary advantage of this process is that there... [Read More]