Microthermal Technology A Breakthrough For Natural Gas Metering

Requirements for the natural gas industry are changing and are set to change even more at a rapid pace. The development and influx of environmentally-friendly technologies are setting new standards that utility providers need to adhere to. These include technologies such as power-to-gas and biogas production systems. As a result, future gas metering will be confronted with new mixtures of natural gas, including those that contain significant amounts of non-conventional fuel gases such as hydrogen or carbon dioxide.


Obviously, the unique gas mixtures will present challenges for all the technologies currently used in natural gas metering. In response, Sensirion unveils what it is calling a major breakthrough in microthermal gas metering. Adding to its current product portfolio of SGM6000 modules, the SGM6200 series promise to meet both current and future market requirements. One single module covers natural gases in groups H and L and E (as defined in EN437) as well as natural gas mixtures, including non-conventional fuel gases with up to 25% hydrogen content.

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The SGM6200 family will output temperature-compensated volumes of natural gas, aligned with today’s most widely used billing systems for natural gas. Competitive prices and ultra-low current consumption below 10 µA enable users to design very competitive, cutting-edge meters for natural gas.


Samples of the SGM6200 series are expected to be available by February 25, 2018. Start of production for the G4 module of the SGM6200 family is planned for Q3 2018. For more details, visit the SGM family product page.


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Staefa, Switzerland                             Chicago, IL

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