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Flow Switch Manufacturers and Suppliers

IQS Directory implements a thorough list of flow switches manufacturers and suppliers. Utilize our listing to examine and sort top flow switch manufacturers with previews of ads and detailed descriptions of each product. Any flow switches company can design, engineer, and manufacture flow switches to meet your companies specific qualifications. An easy connection to reach flow switch companies through our fast request for quote form is provided on our website. The company information includes website links, company profile, locations, phone, product videos and product information. Customer reviews are available and product specific news articles. This source is right for you whether it's for a manufacturer of water flow switches, air flow switches, and mass flow switches.

  • Monterey, CA 800-866-0200

    Our customers our are number one priority. That is how we were able to rise to creating over 150 factories around the world. Our large customer base can attest to the superiority of our products. Our flow switches will provide the durability and reliability that you need to get the job done the right way! Look to us to provide what you need, when you need it!

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  • Sparta, NJ 888-722-3569

    These items are cost efficient and we are a dependable manufacturer who takes all of your requests very seriously. These products can be utilized in a number of different demanding situations. We aim to provide you with the very best. If you have any questions then do not hesitate to one of our representatives a call today and we will answer your questions.

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  • West Valley City, UT 800-316-5342

    With over a decade of experience, HydraCheck has steadily grown to an industry-leading provider of thermoplastic products and systems used to measure the flow rate and quantity of a gas or liquid in a pipe on an industrial scale. When it comes to a flow meters, we can provide the exact solution today. Call or visit our website for additional information.

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  • Sparta, NJ 888-463-7678

    No one knows flow switches like we do! Our flow switch design is innovative and unique. Our designs are known for their durability and reliability, so you can count on our products to perform correctly when you need them to. No matter what you need, we can help you find it from our extensive list of product offerings. Find out how we can help you on our website or give us a call today!

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  • Elizabeth City, NC 800-628-4584

    Our flow switches will get the job done when you need it! We know you depend on the reliability of our products, which is why we work hard to create the most efficient and reliable designs possible. No matter what flow management issue you have, we can help! Look to us to provide you with just what you need, no matter what industry you are in. Contact us today for more info!

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ARTICLES AND PRESS RELEASES

Understanding 4-20mA Current Loop Communications

Imagine this: You’ve got your flow meter with 4-20mA output setup. Confidently, you flip the switch, turning it on and then it happens–the readings are off. You’re not getting the output you need. Frustrated, you tinker with it, and still nothing. Now, you’re out of your depth. You need to get this thing working so you can get your application up and running. What are you going to do? Who are you going to call to get help? Why is this even happening? Many times, I get asked by customers “how... Read More

810 Mass Flow Controllers: How to Effectively Perform a Leak Test

Cautions for Leak Testing   Jim Oswald shows you how to avoid common leak testing mistakes of inlet/outlet fittings for your mass flow meter controller.... Read More

New GF135 PTI Mass Flow Controller Revolutionizes Advanced Process Control for Semiconductor Manufacturers

HATFIELD, Pa. (March 27, 2012) – Brooks Instrument has released the GF130, a revolutionary pressure transient insensitive (PTI) mass flow controller for semiconductor manufacturing. It improved yield and uptime with real-time integral rate-of decay flow measurement and advanced diagnostic capabilities that verify accuracy, check valve leak-by and monitor sensor drift without stopping production of wafers. Alone in its class of mass flow controllers, the GF135 features “smarter” functionality with advanced zero drift and valve leak-by diagnostics. Onboard diagnostic logging, zero stability trending and correction, and early detection of valve corrosion... Read More

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Flow Switches

Flow switches are used to monitor fluid or gas flow while it is passing through its valve body, then to send an electrical control sign if the flow rate is too high or too low. The signal is sent as a safety measure to another device, such as a pump, that will respond accordingly or to a switching unit within the valve body. This is an important safety feature because many processes will only operate within a certain range of flow rate, halting or becoming compromised if the flow rate exceeds or falls under that range.

While all flow switches are flowmeters, not all flow meters are flow switches because they are not all equipped with the ability to control the flow rate, but simply to measure it. Flow switches are utilized in a wide range of applications, including air conditioning, water treatment systems, water cooled equipment, liquid transfer systems, pump systems and industrial process control. Categorized by characteristics such as flow material, measurement type and design, flow switches are used in diverse industries including HVAC, industrial, pharmaceutical, food and chemical processing, water treatment and commercial.

There are many different types of flow switches, the most common of which include gas, liquid, volumetric and velocity flow switches. The first two types are characterized by the flowing material, whereas the last two are characterized by measurement type; thus, these types can intermingle such as a volumetric gas flow switch or a liquid velocity flow switch. Flow switches at their most basic consist of a valve body, sensing devices and a switching unit that is connected to a pipeline. Gas flow switches include materials such as air and steam and are most often used in HVAC filter applications. Liquid flow switches include a much longer list of materials, which includes water, lubricants, coolants, chemicals and slurries, and are vital to many industrial applications. Volumetric flow switches, on the other hand, can measure the flow of liquids or gases. The most important characteristic of a volumetric flow switch is that it measures the flow of the material based on volume per unit time, an example of which is cubic feet per minute. Conversely, velocity flow switches measure the flow rate of a moving material in terms of velocity, of which an example would be feet per minute.

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