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Breaking Down Differential Pressure (DP) Flow Meters Part 3 of 3

Before continuing, be sure to have read the last two parts of this blog in order to fully understand the many applications of Differential Pressure (DP) Flow Meters. Regardless of how long they have been around for, sometimes the latest technology isn’t always the greatest.   An In-depth Exploration of Differential Pressure Flow Meters   …

Breaking Down Differential Pressure (DP) Flow Meters Part 1 of 3

As a recent report by the Global Industry Analysis, Inc. states, one out of six new systems purchased globally in 2014 used differential pressure flow meters and techniques. And over 40% of existing measurement installations are, in fact, differential pressure flow meter devices. Is this not surprising?   Consider the idea that engineers today would …

Using Flowmeters for Varying Tasks – Part two: Batch Control

Pelton Wheel   As previously explored, the Pelton Wheel is also known as a radial turbine. Please refer to Part one: Blending and Mixing of this blog to reference more information regarding the major advantages the Pelton Wheel has. Here, we will be exploring the Pelton Wheel in relation to batch control.   The Pelton …

Using Flowmeters for Varying Tasks – Part one: Blending and Mixing

Pelton Wheel Being highly efficient, the Pelton Wheel meter, also known as a radial turbine, has many distinct advantages: The blade area, being very large compared with the flow inlet port size, produces an exceptionally wide-range flowmeter, which easily can measure very low flows. The flow through the inlet of the meter is accurately directed …

7 Points to Consider When Metering Batches of Liquid

Metering batches of liquid may seem like a very simple task, but not when obstacles arise. Engineers should be aware of the problems that can occur during the process, and understand how to assess them to ensure successful set-up. Typically, the easy process of metering fixed volumes of liquid entails putting a flow meter in …

Industry Terms Briefly Explained: Part 5

Some engineering terms have been found to be misunderstood or confusing in the industry. In part five of our goal to properly define key phrases in the engineering field, we focus on dispelling misinterpretations of various terms.   Dewpoint Temperature Dewpoint Temperature is the temperature at which water vapor condensates. It is the temperature to …

Terms Used in Industry Briefly Explained: Part 3

Throughout the industry, some associated terms have a history of being misunderstood or confusing. In our last attempt to concisely define the most frequently used expressions, we break down the meaning of terms that relate to requirements for quality and testing.      ISO 9001 ISO 9001 is a worldwide recognized quality system and sets …