What is a mechanical flow meter?
Mechanical flow meters are a type of flow meters that use arrangement moving parts to measure flow. The fluid passes through a series of gears or chambers (positive displacement or PD) or through a rotating turbine or rotor. Mechanical flowmeter is different from electromagnetic and ultrasonic in principle. Mechanical flow meters easily monitor liquid flow rates for water, fuels, viscous fluids and more.
Mechanical flow meter types
There are many types of flow meters.
The electromagnetic flowmeter is based on the electromagnetic principle. When a conductive fluid flows through an electromagnetic field, the velocity of the fluid can be obtained by measuring the voltage.
Ultrasonic flow meters use the principle of ultrasonic acoustics to measure flow velocity. The mechanical flow meter is a relative concept.
Compared with other flow meters, the mechanical flowmeter relies on the rotation and displacement of mechanical parts to measure the flow rate. Common mechanical flow meters have the following categories.
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Of course, if you are not clear about the principle and difference of the above flow meters. Can not choose the appropriate Mechanical Flow Meters. Then, you can also choose the appropriate Mechanical Flow Meters according to the fluid conditions that need to be measured.
Below are some of our experience sharing, hoping to help you find the right Mechanical Flow Meters.
What are the different types of flow meters?
Flow Metering Principals
Differential Pressure Flowmeters
Positive Displacement Flowmeters
For Open Channel Flowmeters – weirs, flumes, submerged orifices, current meters, acoustic flow meters, and more
For different working principle, We offer different types of flow meters, like:
Differential Pressure Flow Meters
The Sonic Nozzle – Critical (Choked) Flow Nozzle
Ultrasonic Doppler Flowmeter
Positive Displacement Flowmeter
Variable Area Flowmeter or Rotameter
Vortex Flow Meter
Open Channel Flowmeters
What are water meters used for?
Residential water meters can measure the water consumption of a household.
Industrial water meters mainly refer to water flow meters. Can measure the amount of industrial water. For example, the amount of wastewater discharged.
What is a digital flow meter?
Digital flow meter is a flow meter with digital display and signal output. Digital flow meter refers to a flow meter with digital display and signal output.Different digital flow sensors include turbine, thermal mass, electromagnetic, ultrasonic, orifice plate, venturi. The different designs of the flowmeters have a variety of applications. With 4-20ma, RS485, or others output.
Mechanical flow meter price
Sino-Inst offers Mechanical Flow Meters with best price. Please contact our sale engineer for quotation.
Sino-Inst offers over 50 Mechanical Flow Meters for flow measurement. About 50% of these are differential pressure flow meters, 40% is the turbine flow sensor, and 20% are dp flow meters and gear flow meters.
A wide variety of Mechanical Flow Meters options are available to you, such as free samples, paid samples.
Sino-Instrument is a globally recognized supplier and manufacturer of flow measurement instrumentation, located in China.