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flowmeter

[′flō‚mēd·ər]
(engineering)
An instrument used to measure pressure, flow rate, and discharge rate of a liquid, vapor, or gas flowing in a pipe. Also known as fluid meter.
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This report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global ultrasonic flowmeter market for the period 2015-2019.
The OPTIFLUX electromagnetic flowmeters, UFM 3030 ultrasonic flowmeters, and OPTIMASS Coriolis Mass flowmeters are used extensively to accurately monitor and measure the flow of liquids and gases through pipelines.
FMC Technologies Measurement Solutions has released what it describes as its latest, most advanced technological tool in fluid measurement, the Smith Meter[R] Ultra 8c liquid ultrasonic flowmeter.
Endress+Hauser has recently launched the new PROline Prosonic Flow 92 portable clamp-on ultrasonic flowmeter.
The Time Delta S Version 3 ultrasonic flowmeter features a fully automatic transmission method and wave pattern selector based on fluid process properties for which flow rate is to be measured.
This means that in pipeline applications where there are large variations in flow, a single ultrasonic flowmeter may suffice where several orifice or turbine flowmeters once would have been required.
Although differential pressure flowmeters are the most prevalent technology, the ultrasonic flowmeter market is the fastest-growing, with thermal mass flowmeters close behind.
The first commercially viable ultrasonic flowmeter was introduced in Japan in 1963 by Tokyo Keiki.
The company has installed two flowmeters, a straight-tube Optimass Coriolis mass flowmeter and a UFM 3030 ultrasonic flowmeter, which are being used to measure accurately the amount of materials, such as mineral oils that are added during the production of greases.
Designed to benefit service and facility maintenance personnel and commissioning engineers, the Model UF10A is an ultrasonic flowmeter that is able to measure the transit time of almost any liquid with an accuracy of [+ or -] 2%.
The ease and economy of adding a clamp-on ultrasonic flowmeter to an existing loop is also important when a plant manager considers adding flowmeters to increase efficiency.