Turbine Flow Meter Offers Low Range, High Accuracy

AW-LAKE’s TRG turbine flow meters are said to provide more accurate and dependable low flow water metering in its reverse osmosis filter system.   Several test stands within the facility require high accuracy measurement of water pumped through assorted valves and orifices at very low flow rates to compare results to expected conditions.

 

Previous meters used by the water softener manufacturer failed on either durability, flow range, accuracy or stability.  Looking for alternates, PD gear meters used for low flow oil applications posed the risk of slippage.  Most turbine meters on the market designed for water flow did not have the measurement range required for this application. AW-Lake TRG-11-375-5 Turbine Meters with 10:1 turndown range allowed for measurement of water flow down to 0.1 gpm and up to 3 gpm with an accuracy of better than 0.5%.  The TRG Turbine Meter also offers:

Free Newsletter

Like this article? Subscribe to FierceSensors!

The sensors industry is constantly changing as innovation runs the market’s trends. FierceSensors subscribers rely on our suite of newsletters as their must-read source for the latest news, developments and analysis impacting their world. Register today to get sensors news and updates delivered right to your inbox.
  • Sturdy construction for long-term high performance and longer service life at an affordable price
  • Simplified maintenance with only one moving part
  • Electronic integration to display flow rate, totalization, and current or voltage output to compatible electronics 

The solution included a TRG-11-375 Turbine Meter mounted to an AW-Lake Frequency to Analog Converter that provides 4-20mA output to an existing controller, so operators do not have to make changes to test stand controls. Standardizing to the AW-Lake Turbine Flow Meters for all testing requirements, the water softener manufacturer can now use one test stand to test a broad range of products.

 

For more information, checkout the TRG Turbine Flow Meter datasheet and the application note. For even more details, visit AW-Lake Company and/or call the company at 800-850-6110.

Read more on

Suggested Articles

SiC can make medical devices more perceptive, it can make electronics more energy-efficient, and it can help sensors perform in higher temperatures.

Components supplier CTS Corporation has acquired temperature sensor supplier Quality Thermistor, Inc. (QTI), for $75 million in cash.

Infrared (IR) sensors detect the electromagnetic radiation that humans perceive as heat.