A new ST75 Gas Flow Meter has been introduced by Fluid Components International (FCI) for measuring and monitoring fuel gases such as natural gas, methane, and bio-gases, as well as air flows required for the efficient operation of a wide range of small line size fed process equipment and plant-wide systems.
The ST75 Flow Meter is ideal for use in fuel gas and air feed lines. Its rugged design and accuracy can help reduce the cost of operating the furnaces, burners, industrial ovens, heat treating systems, boilers, natural gas powered back-up power systems and power co-gen equipment that are commonly found in a wide variety of manufacturing and process industries.
The ST75 Flow Meter’s direct mass flow measurement also eliminates the cost, complexity and installation space necessary for the additional sensors required of alternative flow measuring technologies that merely infer mass flow. The ST75 is precision calibrated for the specific gas and under actual installation conditions to ensure accuracy and repeatability for its intended application.
The ST75 Flow Meter services a wide flow range from 0.013 to 1425 NCMH, depending on line size, and up to 100:1 turndown ration, which makes it equally well suited for low flow and high flow applications. The ST75 provides ±2% of reading accuracy with ±0.5% repeatability and includes media temperature compensation to ensure continuous performance in industrial environments
ST75’s standard outputs are fully scaleable 4-20mA and 0-10V that are user assignable to flow rate and/or temperature and a 0-1kHz pulse output of total flow.
The new Meter is enclosed in a rugged, all-metal, dust and water resistant, NEMA Type 4X (IP66) rated package that is designed for hazardous area installations.
Utilizing a wireless IR technology built–in to the ST75 Flow Meter and a standard low-cost PDA, process engineers can remotely obtain measurements, make setting changes and read trouble-shooting codes without ever having to open the instrument.