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Flowmeter Technical Papers & Articles

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Flowmeter Technical Papers

 

Ceramic Ball Bearings
Flow Technology has extended the application range of its FT & HS Turbine Flowmeter series through the introduction of ceramic ball bearings that provide superior performance & corrosion resistance over traditional stainless steel and journal bearings in process applications.

Smart Turbine Flowmeters Improve Flow Sensing Performance in the Aerospace Industry (registration required)
This technical paper describes the use of turbine flowmeter in typical aerospace applications and how the accuracy is enhanced using 'smart' electronics.

Selection and Calibration of a Turbine Flowmeter (registration required)
This technical paper describes the operation of a turbine flowmeter, calibration systems, viscosity effects and real time correction for viscosity and density variations

Flow Technology Flies Around the World With Global Flyer (registration required)
This article published in Aerospace Engineering, "Breaking records via fuel management," describes the use of a turbine flowmeter to measure fuel burn by the turbofan engine across the flight envelope.

   

Flowmeter Articles

 

**NEW**Flowmetering Challenges & Considerations (registration required) Aerospace Manufacturing and Design Magazine article examines the types of flowmeters for aerospace applications.

**NEW** Choosing a Marine Vessel Fuel Management System (registration required) Diesel & Gas Turbine Worldwide article discusses the importance of understanding disel fuel usage in marine vessels.

Flow Calibration: Heart of Flowmeter Accuracy, Intech
Some industrial users of flowmeters develop a false sense of security by merely performing frequent calibrations without really understanding the implications of calibration uncertainties and errors.

A Primer on Flowmeter Calibration Techniques – Methods for Assessing the Performance of Your Measurement System (registration required)
In today's industrial marketplace, where many companies must adhere to strict specifications to ensure quality standards are met, proper flowmeter calibration has never been more critical.

Turbine Flowmeters Will Never Be the Same, Measurement & Control
With the advent of modern microprocessor technology and the development of advanced fluid conditioning techniques, it is safe to say that turbine flowmeters will never be the same.

Modern Electronics Meet Turbine Flowmeters, Measurement & Control
High accuracy, exceptional turndown, repeatability and speed of response have made turbine flowmeters the choice for obtaining precise flow measurements in liquids and gases.