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Air Flow Meter Manufacturers and Suppliers

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  • Monterey, CA 831-373-0200

    Sierra manufacturers high performance mass flow meters and controllers for nearly any gas, liquid or steam. Customers choose Sierra when they need an accurate and repeatable flow measurement, short delivery lead times, expert flow advice and long term support. When it matters, choose Sierra. Visit www.sierrainstruments.com.

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  • Sturtevant, WI 262-886-2695

    SIKA is a developer and manufacturer of flow control products and a wide variety of other measuring and monitoring systems. Our inventory includes flow sensors, flow meters, flow switches, and many more. We know that flow solutions aren't one-size-fits-all, which is why we provide consultation and flow management solutions that are individualized and customized to your requirements. When you choose SIKA, you will receive efficient, durable products and customer service tailored to your needs.

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  • Tucson, AZ 888-290-6060

    We are manufacturers of Internally Compensated Laminar (ICL) mass flow meters and mass flow controllers. Flow rates as low as 0.5SCCM full scale, as high as 1500SLPM full scale. Standard features: local display, 14-gas calibrations per unit, digital and analog communication, 100:1 turndown.

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  • Itasca, IL 888-539-3623

    Keyence is a leading supplier of flow meters and many other automation components. Our flow meters are compatible with everything from compressors to receiving tanks to machine drop points, while measuring both overall usage and costly leakage amounts. Additional features include multiple numerical and graphical data displays. Visit our website to find out more about our products.

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  • Wilmington, NC 910-392-2490

    Since 1984, Eastern Instruments has been engaged in the development of solid particle mass and airflow measuring and control systems for clients in the food, petrochemical and agricultural industries. Many of the “legend” companies use Eastern Instruments’ in-processes, making brands that touch the lives of millions every day.

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Air Flow Meters

Air flow meters are devices used to measure various aspects of the flow of air. Air flow meters may measure the volume of the air, the speed of the air or the mass of the air, depending on the type. Air flow meters are most frequently used to infer mass flow after taking various flow measurements such as absolute pressure, differential pressure, viscosity and temperature as air flows through a tube. Besides air, these flow meters can also measure many different types of gases including nitrogen, oxygen, argon, helium, hydrogen, natural gas and carbon dioxide.

Air flowmeters have many plastic or metal parts that work together to produce a reading. The parts are manufactured to very close tolerances in order to provide readings with an accuracy as low as 2%. Air flow meters come in several types. Besides variations such as size or material, they may vary in pressure range, switching technology, and the presence and type of transmitters. These variations allow air flow meters to have applications in several industries. In the medical industry, flow meters are used to measure patients' air intake, allowing physicians to further determine the severity of any illness. These types of flow meters are called peak flow meters and are particularly beneficial for asthma patients. Air flow meters are also common in the automotive, petroleum and gas, utility services, HVAC, food processing and raw materials industries.

There are four main categories of air flow meters that are identified based on how they obtain a reading of the flow rate or quantity of air. Differential pressure air flow meters are the most common type. These devices take both a primary and a secondary measurement and report the difference. The first measurement causes a change in kinetic energy by directing the air through a hole or orifice in the flow meter which is measured by the second element. Positive displacement meters separate the air flow into specific volumes which are then counted. Vanes, gears, pistons, or diaphragms are commonly used to divide the air which is counted mechanically or electronically. Velocity air flow meters use a depth measurement and the average air velocity of the flow to produce a reading. They have a greater range than differential pressure devices. The last category is true mass air flow meters. They directly measure the mass of the fluid, not the volume; two common kinds are thermal meters and Coriolis flow meters. Air flow meters vary in how they obtain and report a reading but the list of parts may include pressure ports, bellows, spindles, pinions, gear mechanisms, gauges, cell caps, magnets, sensors, pistons, nuts, seals, levers and more.

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