Master-Touch™ Series 9100MP Flow Meters
MP Series flowmeters are approved for use in hazardous locations (see specifications)
Inline style thermal mass flowmeters include a flow section that is usually specified to match the user’s flow conduit and is then plumbed directly into the process line. This design has the sensing elements mounted directly on the flow section for exposure to the process gas. Our inline style flow averaging thermal mass flowmeters are available in sizes from 2″ pipe through 4″ pipe and are provided with flanged end configurations, as required. Pipe sizes in excess of 4″ typically require insertion style thermal mass flow meters.
Remote style thermal mass flowmeters utilize two enclosures. One enclosure is mounted at the point of measurement on the flow section or on the probe assembly. This enclosure may be rated for either hazardous environments or for ordinary, non-hazardous environments, as necessary. The second (remote) enclosure is usually placed in a readily accessible location rated for non-hazardous conditions. (Contact the factory for information concerning remote explosion-proof enclosure). The remote enclosure includes the all of the electrical connections as well as the linearizing electronics and the display/keypad assembly.
Our patented Flow Averaging Tubes™ (FAT™) use the principle of convective heat transfer to directly measure mass flow, and are well suited to most applications with limited available straight run. In many installations, the up-stream straight run can be reduced to three diameters. The probe has a number of large diameter inlet ports along the length of the upstream impact surface. The pressure at each inlet port is averaged inside the tube to create the axial flow through the tube and across our flow sensor. The gas returns to the main flow stream through the ports located near the sensing elements. Anomalies in the actual flow profile or installations in non-circular ducts may still some require minor adjustment to achieve the best accuracy.