Industrial Vortex Flow Meter

Vortex shedding flow meter, also called Vortex flow meter. Vortex shedding flow meter is suitable for measuring steam flow rate as well as liquids and gases. Vortex shedding flow meter, easy installation, low cost, analog and 4-20mA output. Pressure & temperature compensation can improve the sensor for more accurate measurement. Others flow meters can also measurement flow rate of liquids, like ultrasonic and turbine.

Industrial vortex shedding flow meter features

  • High accuracy:
  • +/- 0.75% of reading (liquid)
  • +/- 1% of reading (gas and steam)
  • Remote electronics housing
  • Advanced self-diagnostics
  • Replaceable shedder bar
  • High safety
  • Reduced maintenance and TCO

Sino-Instrument industrial vortex flow meters are available in a number of different sizes,

ranging from 1/2-inch to 16-inch.

Available with wafer style or flanged style

(ANSI Class 150 to ANSI Class 900),

Sino-Instrument has the size and style you need for your process.

Specifications of Vortex shedding flow meter

Medium Steam, Water, high temperature water, oil, beverage, chemical liquids, etc.
Accuracy Pipe type: Class 0.5
Insertion type: Class 2.5
Medium temperature -40~+400
Nominal pressure ≤1.6Mpa (offer ≤2.5Mpa and ≤4.0Mpa customization)
Flow rate 0.6-6m/s
Output Voltage pulse, 4-20mA output, HART, Modbus, RS485, RS232 options.
Installation Flange, clamp flange, insertion, threat, clamp connection
Power 12~28VDC
3.6V lithium battery (on site display)
85~265VAC (Remote display)
Operating condition Temperature: -25~60
Humidity: 5%~90%
Housing material 1Cr18Ni9Ti

Applications of industrial vortex flow meters

Steam Flow Measurement

Steam has often been described as the ‘lifeblood’ of the industry.

Vortex meters are known to be superior devices for steam flow measurement,

due to their inherent linear measurement, large turndown,

low-pressure drop, and high accuracy.

The vortex flowmeter is ideal for high temperature, superheated,

and saturated steam applications,

since it eliminates the need for separate components and associated installation temperature.

In addition, it provides quality,

dependability and high-pressure ratings,

along with a stable and reliable flow measurement.

Liquid Applications

Liquid applications in the oil refinery industry become challenging,

since the process liquid is a higher viscosity at lower process temperatures.

As a result, clogging becomes an issue when a flow meter has moving parts.

Sino-Instrument vortex meters have advanced self-diagnostics,

that alert the operator if clogging or plugging in the area around the shedder bar are present.

Alerts are also triggered in high-vibration environments

and those with excessive flow fluctuations in the area around the shedder bar.

This enables automatic condition-based maintenance.

Liquid level transmitters

Installation for Industrial
Vortex Flow Meter

Know more about vortex shedding flow meter:

What is a vortex shedding flow meter?

A vortex flow meter is a flow measurement device best suited for flow measurements,

where the introduction of moving parts presents problems.

They are available in industrial grade, brass or all plastic construction.

Sensitivity to variations in the process conditions are low,

and with no moving parts have relatively low wear compared to other types of flow meters.

Vortex flow meters operate under the vortex shedding principle,

where an oscillating vortexes occur,

when a fluid such as water flow past a bluff (as opposed to streamlined) body.

The frequency that the vortexes are shed depend on the size and shape of the body.

It is ideal for applications where low maintenance costs are important.

Industrial size vortex meters are custom built and require appropriate sizing for specific applications.

How does a vortex flow meter work?

The Vortex Shedding flow meter detects the vortices,

that are created by a process medium going past a bluff body.

The frequency of these vortices can be equated into flow velocity,

which, in turn, is used to calculate volumetric flow rate.

The integral temperature sensor is used in saturated steam service,

to determine the operating conditions and specific volume of the steam being measured.

The steam table incorporated into the electronics,

then calculates the flow or energy of the steam flowing through the meter.

The optional pressure sensor can be used for similar calculations,

for gasses and superheated steam.

Intelligent Signal Processing (ISP) provides stable readings, free of external influences.

More industrial vortex flow meters:

Sino-Instrument offer over 10 Vortex flow meters, with Best Price.

A wide variety of industrial Vortex sheddingflow meters options are available to you, such as free samples, paid samples.

All of our flow meters can wokrk with the AMS NEW TREX.

About 13% of these are magnetic flow meter, 14% are Insertion Magnetic Flow Meter, 25% are Venturi flow meter,

13% are Handheld ultrasonic flow meter,

and others are Liquid Turbine Flow Meters.

Sino-Instrument is Vortex shedding flow meter suppliers, located in China.

Vortex shedding flow meter products are most popular in North America, Mid East, and Eastern Europe.

The United States, and India, which export 99%, 1%, and 1% of ultrasonic level transmitter respectively.

You can ensure product safety by selecting from a certified supplier,

with ISO9001, ISO14001 certification.

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