orifice plate


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orifice plate

[′ȯr·ə·fəs ‚plāt]
(design engineering)
A disk, with a hole, placed in a pipeline to measure flow.
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Contract Awarded for 130sets of safety valve, 15sets of rupture disc, 5sets of positive displacement flowmeter, 4sets of turbine flowmeter, 2sets of vortex flowmeter, 4sets of rotameter, 19sets of electro-magnetic flowmeter, 10sets of mass flowmeter, 17sets of ultrasonic flowmeter, 10sets of target flowmeter, 4sets of orifice plate flowmeter, 8sets of restrict orifice, 12sets of solenoid valve, 9sets of differential pressure indicator.
As the differential pressure type flow meter, such as Venturi and orifice plate, becomes more applicable in the accurate flow metering applications, the understanding on its performance in various installation configurations is becoming critical in order to ensure the overall measurement accuracy requirement is met.
For the Law of Similarity to apply, it is a requirement of the inspection process to test and document that the orifice meter run, meter and orifice plate have been "manufactured to the specifications" of the latest edition of AGA-3/API 14.
Other types of meter, such as vortex and orifice plate, feature sharp internal edges that wear much more quickly in steam flows, impairing their accuracy and requiring frequent recalibration.
The plastic part was found on the metering head regulator valve not far from the minimum fuel flow orifice plate.
A lobed cross shaped orifice plate having 1mm in thickness is separating the investigated domain.
As differential pressure flow meters have a primary and a secondary element, the primary can be an orifice plate, Venturi, wedge-type, or flow nozzle.
3]/s (2000 cfm) by blocking off the appropriate orifice plate surface area.
According to the piping schematics, the 1-inch recirculation lines had a stainless orifice plate between flanges with an orifice diameter of 0.
The product features precision-machined orifice plate primary devices with flanged unions, manifold and transmitter, designed for applications in accordance with ASME B16.
The experimental set-up included a high velocity centrifugal blower (Model 492/3, Klaxon-Secomak, Elstree, Herts, UK), an orifice plate meter, a butterfly valve, pipework, and a conical-cylindrical column.
Trident has the printhead and fluid expertise, as well as the advantage of an inert stainless steel printhead with removable orifice plate for cleaning, repair and flexibility of design.