What is a digital water flow meter?
A Digital Water flow meter is a flow meter that can display the water flow rate, and have the output for the flow rate. Like 4-20mA output, HART, RS 485, and so on. Digital Water Flow Meter is also called Electronic Water Flow Meter. Digital Water Flow Meter is widely used in industrial water and household water measurement. Most of the Sino-Inst flow meters are digital water flow meters. Like the electromagnetic flowmeter, Portable ultrasonic flow meter, Turbine flow meter…..
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Water flow meter types
Water flow meters are flow meters that can diaplay the flow rate of industrial water pipe.
A water flow meter measures the amount of water flowing through a pipe. We have several kinds to choose from, depending on the application, maintenance needs, and budget.
There are four common water flow meter types:
Turbine (also called mechanical), Vortex, Ultrasonic, and Magnetic. We will tell you everything you need to know about them and help you choose one for your application.
First, you should know the flow meter working principles.
Flow Metering Principalples
- Differential Pressure Flowmeters
- Velocity Flowmeters
- Positive Displacement Flowmeters
- Mass Flowmeters
- For Open Channel Flowmeters – weirs, flumes, submerged orifices, current meters, acoustic flow meters, and more
Types of water flow meters
Read more about: Industrial flow meters for Different industrial applications
What is the difference between a flow meter and a water meter?
Flow meter usually refers to industrial flow meters. Water meter usually refers to residential water meter.
Industrial VS residential digital water flow meter
1. From a functional point of view. Industrial digital water flow meter mainly measures instantaneous flow. It is a real-time state. It can understand the usage of each site. And can output pulses, 4~20mA, etc. Residential digital water flow meter is mainly a cumulative function, generally cannot see instantaneous flow .
2. From the cost point of view. The manufacturing cost of the Residential Digital Water Flow Meter is relatively low. The cost of an Industrial Digital Water Flow Meter is generally relatively high.
3. In terms of quality. Relatively speaking, the Residential digital water flow meter has poor accuracy. It cannot withstand high pressure and high temperature, and cannot output linear signals. It cannot participate in the automation control of modern industry. The industrial digital water flow meter can do the above.
4. From the point of view of usage. Residential digital water flow meter only measures water and is not used to measure gas. And some liquid media water meters cannot be used. Industrial digital water flow meter liquids (water, oil, turbid liquids, etc.) can be measured.
Of course, Residential digital water flow meters can realize various functions such as prepayment. Remote data transmission. Remote valve control. Step water pricing, etc. It is a must-use metering product for residential homes.
Extended reading: Liquid Mass Flow Meter
Read more about: What is a Flow Meter? Types and how does it work?
How do you measure the speed of the water?
Normally, like the Domestic water, industrial water, raw water, ground water, urban sewage, industrial wastewater, the processed neutral pulp, pulp slurry, etc.
We need to know the flow rate. We know the flow, we can analyze the water flow, control the flow, and so on.
For industrial water, most time is in the pipeline. Sometimes in the open channel.
- For pipe flow measurement, we can install a flow meter on the pipe.
- If the pipe can be changed, we can install a pipe flow meter or a flange to mount.
- Electromagnetic flowmeters, turbine flowmeters, are all installed in this way.
- If the pipe diameter is large, we can choose to install a plug-in electromagnetic flowmeter at a lower cost.
- If the pipe cannot be changed, we can install the ultrasonic flowmeter, which is convenient and quick.
- For open channel flow measurement, we can specialize open channel flowmeters. If you need to purchase an open channel flowmeter, you can contact us to customize it according to your requirements.
Extended reading: Ultrasonic Insertion Flow Meter for Lined/Large Pipes
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Sino-Inst offers over 30 water flow meter products. About 50% of these are differential pressure flow meters. 40% are water meters (like the Insertion Turbine Flow Meter), and 40% are water treatment (like the Annubar flow meter ).
A wide variety of water flow meter options are available to you, such as free samples, paid samples.
Sino-Inst is a globally recognized supplier and manufacturer of water flow meter, located in China.
The top supplying country is China (Mainland), which supply 100% of the water flow meter respectively.
Sino-Inst sells through a mature distribution network that reaches all 50 states and 30 countries worldwide. Water flow meter products are most popular in Domestic Market, Southeast Asia, and Mid East.
You can ensure product safety by selecting from certified suppliers, with ISO9001, ISO14001 certification.
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