What should I know about electromagnetic flow meters (magmeter)?
What should I know about electromagnetic flow meters (magmeter)? So many devices - how do you choose! Don't worry, we can help. You know all options have pros and cons, not only from brand to brand but also from process to process. You also know that high-end models usually offer more than low-budg ...
How does a Micro Motion flow meter work?
I've seen a Micro Motion flow meter in my plant, but I don't know how it works. Can you give me more context on that? ...
The definitive guide to Coriolis flow meter
The definitive guide to Coriolis flow meter Welcome to our third article of the definitive guide series. If you haven't seen the other two guides, then you're definitely missing out. We have definitive guides for differential pressure transmitters and time-of-flight devices. Now let's talk flow ...
Offshore and Onshore Flow Metering Systems – Final Chapter
Chapter Seven-  “The Problem with Master Metering is… ... that it is not a prover.” That’s usually how that sentence ends. Ball and piston provers are effectively discontinuous positive displacement flow meters. An accurate swept volume divided by the displacement period (measured accurat ...
Offshore and Onshore Flow Metering Systems – Part III
Offshore and Onshore Flow Metering Systems - Part III Chapter Five – The Shock of the New By the mid 1990s, the phrases ‘fit for purpose’ and ‘cost reduction’ hit the Oil & Gas projects. Traditional metering stations with relatively high CAPEX and maintenance costs.  But let's not f ...
Offshore and Onshore Flow Metering Systems – Part II
Chapter Three: Space – The Final Frontier Early on, people called Gulf rigs ‘lily-pads’. The traditional meter stations barely fit on the structures. The flow meter process offshore was either very unsophisticated  or simply carried out elsewhere. David Potter's work in the 1940s for the ...
Offshore and Onshore Flow Metering Systems – Part I
Offshore and Onshore Flow Metering Systems - Part I Chapter One: The Journey of the Fellowship Commences To begin our journey on flow metering systems we are going to ask ourselves a question: Why the hell would anyone get oil offshore when they could get it onshore? The simple reason is that they ...
The definitive guide to time-of-flight (ToF) devices
The definitive guide to time of flight (ToF) devices Here we go again with another guide! If you haven't read our definitive guide to pressure transmitters, then definitely check it out. This topic actually relates to what you learned in our previous guide. Time of flight (ToF) devices measure ...
Let’s scale out a Coriolis flow meter with Endress+Hauser’s Applicator!
Let's scale out a Coriolis flow meter with Endress+Hauser's Applicator! If we say nothing else in the articles we post on Visaya, we always tell you to scale out a device before you choose it. Why? Because you'll probably regret choosing by brand or features. Of course, you might say that you us ...
Comparison: OPTIMASS 7400 vs Proline PROMASS I 300
OPTIMASS 7400 vs Proline PROMASS I 300 I had a great time with my last flow measurement project in Brazil. The customer, a big Brazilian food company, had some natural gas to measure. This application only needed the totalization of the flow measurement, so it sounds easy, yeah? But it was outside ...