PANAMETRICS has released a new product, the TransPort PT878 portable ultrasonic flowmeter. Based on its successful Model PT868, first introduced in 1992, the PT878 combines all the power and performance of the PT868 with advanced features and capabilities.
New features include a large liquid crystal display with electroluminescent backlight. One to four parameters can be displayed in split screens at one time.
The unit has multiple language support while drop-down menus and soft keys make programming easier than ever.
The unit is designed for rugged, industrial work and is submersible to IP67. A rubber boot with a built-in stand protects and secures the electronics. An adjustable hand strap makes the lightweight package easy to carry.
It can data log more than 100,000 data points and then download the data via an infra-red communications port to a PC. PanaView communications software is available to facilitate managing data collection and retrieval.
A complete system includes the battery-operated, rechargeable PT878 electronics, a set of two ultrasonic transducers, a clamping fixture, and transducer cables that fit into a durable carrying case the size of a briefcase.
Optional equipment includes a thickness gauge for determining pipe-wall thickness.
The PT878 is capable of liquid flow measurement in applications with 400:1 turndown, in pipes ranging from 12mm to 7620mm and at temperatures up to 260ºC. Panametrics 02 9525 4055.