Fluid Handling

05/10/2004


Compact Coriolis meters

F-Series Coriolis flowmeters maintain superior measurement accuracy of flow and density within a form factor that is compact and drainable. The meters are available in sizes from

Micro Motion micromotion.com Write 302 on PE card

Tough pressure transmitter

Industrial pressure transmitters combine the reliability of solid-state design with the durability of stainless steel. A patented media stop contains process media if burst pressure is exceeded. Transmitters are available in 16 pressure ranges that span 14.5 to 8700 psi and can be ordered with 0-10-V or 4-20-mA outputs.

Turck, Inc. turck.com Write 303 on PE card

Valve has linear flow

Series LEF pre-pinched control valve offers excellent linear flow characteristics. Precise control is easily obtained at valve openings from 15% to 80%. The smooth, unobstructed design provides very low restriction to the media flow path, reducing unwanted turbulence and virtually eliminating plugging. Valves are available in sizes from 1 in. to 16 in.

RKL Controls rklcontrols.com Write 304 on PE card

Relief valves

Series 211 and 632 safety valves are for air, gas, steam, and liquid applications from 5 to 250 psi. They provide reliable overpressure protection for compressors, pressure vessels, piping, boiler, accumulators, and process equipment. They feature a dual-ring design for easy adjustment, precise opening, and high volume, short blowdown with high liquid flow capacity.

Spirax Sarco, Inc. spiraxsarco.com/us





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