Flowmeters encompass a wide range of flow options. With the capability to be installed both vertically and horizontally, flowmeters is versatile in installations where new or preexisting piping structures can be tight or inconvenient.
The remote mount display allows for panel, wall or pipe mounting, to easily view the digital LCD screen.
Flowmeters are easy to install and operate, resulting in a very low overall cost of ownership. Relatively low cost paddlewheel style electronic flowmeters are proof that high cost doesn’t always mean better value.
The rotameter is comprised of a vertically tapered tube through which the fluid to be measured is passed, from the smaller end of the taper and up to the larger end. As the fluid flows through the tube, it forces an indicator (float) upward. The clearance space between the float and tube increases as the float moves towards the top of the meter. This increasing area requires a larger amount of fluid to force the float higher. By varying the taper of the tube, the mass of the float, and the length of the tube, different flow ranges can be calibrated. The proper installation of the variable area rotameter, as with all flow instruments, is critical to performance. It must be plumbed into a piping system correctly: that is, with the narrow part of the taper at the bottom.