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Decades of industry experience in manufacturing, selling, and supporting one of the largest industrial instrumentation lines in the industry generates a wealth of knowledge that we are happy to share with you. We hope you find these educational articles helpful and remember, we are always here for you with free advice for any of your instrumentation questions or concerns.

Rotameters (Variable Area Flow Meters)

Rotameters (Variable Area Flow Meters)

Learn now all about Variable Area Rotameter Flow Meters: what they do, how they work, why they are called variable area meters, types, advantages, capabilities, accuracy, how to choose the right one, how to read one, installation, different media capacities, switches, calibration, pricing, and more.

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Positive Displacement Flow Meters

Positive Displacement Flow Meters

Learn now all about Positive Displacement Flow Meters: what they are, how they work, the different PD technology types, applications, compatible media types, advantages, disadvantages, considerations, accuracy, price, and more.

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How Does a Flow Meter Work?

How Does a Flow Meter Work?

Learn now all about How Flow Meters Work based on the technology type of the flow meter.

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Paddle Wheel Flow Meters

Paddle Wheel Flow Meters

Learn now all about Paddle Wheel and Pelton Wheel Flow Meters: what they are, how they work, how they are related to turbine flow meters, advantages, disadvantages, accuracy, applications, switches, installation, different types, price, and more.

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Straight Run Requirements for Flow Meters

Straight Run Requirements for Flow Meters

Learn now all about Straight Run Requirements for Flow Meters: why they matter, the requirements for each technology type and other variables and considerations.

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Thermal Mass Flow Meters

Thermal Mass Flow Meters

Learn now all about Thermal Mass or Thermal Dispersion Flow Meters: what they are, how they work, different installation types, switches, advantages, disadvantages, limitations, application areas, compatible media types, and more.

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Turbine Flow Meters

Turbine Flow Meters

Learn now all about Turbine Flow Meters: what they are, how they are related to but different from paddle wheel flow meters, how they work, advantages, disadvantages, accuracy, straight pipe requirements, different types, inline versus insertion, switches, pricing, and more.

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What is a Flow Meter?

What is a Flow Meter?

Learn now all about Flow Meter Basics: what they are, what they are used for, what they measure, types of flow meters, application areas, inline versus insertion and clamp-on installation types, switches, how to choose one, and more.

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Ultrasonic Flow Meters

Ultrasonic Flow Meters

Learn now all about Ultrasonic Flow Meters: how they work, their evolution, types, different installation types like the unique clamp-on models, advantages, disadvantages, accuracy, applications, versus other flow meter technology types, installation, guidelines, pricing, switches, sensors, and more.

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Water Flow Meters

Water Flow Meters

Learn all about Flow Meters for Water: what they do, types, how to select the right one, where they are used, specific application areas, inline versus insertion and clamp-on installations, capabilities, and more.

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