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Flowmeter Manufacturers and Suppliers

IQS Directory provides a comprehensive list of flowmeter manufacturers and suppliers. Use our website to review and source top flowmeter manufacturers with roll over ads and detailed product descriptions. Find flowmeter companies that can design, engineer, and manufacture flowmeter to your companies specifications. Then contact the flowmeter companies through our quick and easy request for quote form. Website links, company profile, locations, phone, product videos and product information is provided for each company. Access customer reviews and keep up to date with product new articles. Whether you are looking for manufacturers of peak flowmeters, venturi flowmeters, liquid flowmeters, or customized flowmeters of every type, this is the resource for you.

  • Monterey, CA 800-866-0200

    As an innovative company, the high performance flowmeters manufactured at Sierra® Instruments are reliable. Worldwide, businesses depend on flowmeters to provide accurate and reliable measurement. As a result, flowmeter manufacturers like Sierra® carry varied flowmeters, including digital flowmeters and industrial flowmeters, in order to have the best equipment for every application.

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  • Sparta, NJ 888-722-3569

    Here at GPImeters.com we put an emphasis on manufacturing top of the live flowmeters. These products are designed from the latest technology and we aim to always keep your production goals in mind. If you would like to learn more information about our highly versatile products then please give us a call today and we can answer any of your questions.

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  • Sparta, NJ 888-463-7678

    Flowmeters are our specialty! We know how to provide what you need for your machines! When it comes to liquid, steam, and gas control, we’ve got you covered! No matter what you need, we can help you find it. Choose from out extensive list of stock products to find your ultimate solution, today! Contact us by phone or email or visit our website to learn more!

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  • Elizabeth City, NC 800-628-4584

    We have over 40 years of experience with flowmeters, and during that time, we have seen a lot of changes! We do not use old technologies when there are better options available, and we are constantly looking for new ways to help facilitate all kinds of flow issues! Contact us today to find out how we can help you with the most innovative products on the market!

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ARTICLES AND PRESS RELEASES

Hoffer Flow Controls to Provide Space Flight Qualified Flow Solutions for NASA’s Orbital Satellite Servicing Project

  Hoffer Flow Controls, Inc. will design, qualify and construct flow measurement solutions under a NASA contract for low flow turbine meters to be used onboard the agency’s Restore-L semi-autonomous satellite refueling service vehicle scheduled for launch in 2019/2020.  The project is under development by the agency’s Satellite Servicing Projects Division headquartered at the Goddard Space Flight Center.  The project’s mission is to use the vehicle to rendezvous in orbit with an existing satellite, capture the satellite and refuel it with hydrazine in order to extend the satellite’s useful life. ... Read More

Capillary Tube Thermal Mass Flow Meters & Controllers - A User's Guide

This paper describes capillary tube mass flow meters and controllers for use in general purpose industrial and laboratory applications and in the fabrication of semiconductor devices. It provides a detailed description of the major components---flow body, flow conditioner, bypass, capillary sensor tube, control valve, and electronics. Flow ranges and specifications for which this technology is best suited are presented. The paper explains the principle of operation; describes gas conversion factors that provide multi-gas capability in a single instrument; lists best practices for users, including the selection, installation, and operation of... Read More

Sierra Instruments Announces QuadraTherm® Thermal Mass Flow Meters Now Have Full Device Description Foundation Fieldbus

Sierra Instruments Announces QuadraTherm® Thermal Mass Flow Meters Now Have Full Device Description Foundation Fieldbus   Monterey, CA- February 24, 2014 – Sierra Instruments, a leading global mass flow meter manufacturer, announces its QuadraTherm® 640i and 780i are now available with full device description Foundation Fieldbus digital communication protocol, making them the ideal flow meters for industrial applications, including oil and gas. Foundation Fieldbus technology is a proven, systemic technology comprised of a bi-directional communications protocol used for: Communications among field devices and to the control system ... Read More

Consistent Thermal Flow Meter Measurement for Increased Accuracy and Profitability

With more than 40 years of experience developing and selling inline and insertion thermal flow meter technology, Sierra has established a large and successful installed base. Our immersible thermal gas mass flow meters were also deemed North America's #1 selling immersible thermal mass flow meter (2009 Flow Research, Yoder). We offer both inline and insertion thermal mass flow meters for heavy and light industrial applications. Our thermal flow meters range from our highest-performance QuadraTherm four-sensor technology to our more traditional, but also very accurate, two-sensor technology instruments. Sierra’s immersible thermal... Read More

Brooks Instrument Launches Upgrades to GF 40/80 Series Thermal Mass Flow Controllers

HATFIELD, PA (March 18, 2013) – As a world-leading provider of advanced flow, pressure, vacuum and level solutions, Brooks Instrument has expanded its GF 40/80 Series portfolio of thermal mass flow controllers. The expansion includes broader capabilities, including increased flow rated up to 50 slpm and a “normally open” valve for non-hazardous gas applications, are ideal upgrades for users of Aera (Hitachi), Celerity, Tylan, Mykrolis, Millipore and Unit mass flow controllers, as well as other competitive devices. The GF 40/80 Series is leading the market in long-term zero stability at... Read More

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Flowmeters

Flowmeters are used to measure the flow of air, fluids and gas. Many flowmeters measure the volume of the material while other flowmeters measure the speed, and still other flowmeters measure the mass of the materials. For the most part, flowmeters are used to infer mass flow through calculations that flowmeters and flow monitor instruments make after taking various flow measurements, such as absolute pressure, differential pressure, viscosity and temperature.

Most flowmeters are made of three parts: the primary device, transducer and transmitter. These three flowmeters parts are usually combined so that the flow meter is one complete instrument. Flow indicators, which are observation windows in industrial processing lines, aid in measuring flow by visual indicators. Flowmeters are useful in a variety of fields. Medically, flowmeters are can be used measure a patient's air intake. In plumbing, flowmeters are used to measure the amount of fluid running through a tube for efficiency purposes. In general, flowmeters are used in many industrial purposes for flow measurements to help companies determine profit gain or loss. Other industries that benefit from the use of flowmeters include automotive, petroleum and gas, utility services, HVAC, food processing and raw materials.

Flowmeter manufacturers offer various instruments for different measurements of flow. Thermal mass flow meters take measurements with two sensors that work together. A temperature sensor reference and an active heated sensor take measurements by calculating how much heat loss occurs in the flowing liquid, and thus these flowmeters can determine the flow rate based on this amount. Another type of flowmeter is the Coriolis mass flow meter, which operates on the basis of the Coriolis Effect. In the Coriolis Effect, an excitation force is applied to the flowmeter tube, causing the fluid or gas to rotate because the acceleration is acting in opposite directions on both sides of the applied force. A flowmeter measurement can then be taken. Other kinds of flowmeters operate using sound. These are called ultrasonic flowmeters, and include several types, like Doppler Effect flow meters and time-of-flight flowmeters. Each type of flowmeter has specific guidelines that must be followed for proper use. For example, when using gas flowmeters, the flowmeters must remain full of gas. Liquid in gas flowmeters can affect the flowmeter's accuracy. Similarly, in order for liquid flowmeters to work properly, they must remain full of liquid. Gas in liquid flowmeters can affect the accuracy of flow meters' readings, as well as contaminants of any kind.

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