For gas applications, positive displacement flowmeters are widely used for making gas utility flow measurements.
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PDF stands for Positive Displacement Flowmeter
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The magnetic flowmeter is the third most common flowmeter behind differential pressure and positive displacement flowmeters.
Trimec offers a range of positive displacement flowmeters providing high levels of accuracy and repeatability which are suitable for most liquids from low viscosity solvents and chemicals to viscous oils, greases and food bases.
Coriolis and positive displacement flowmeters handle the bulk of this business.
A new range of low-cost positive displacement flowmeters, based on the 'oval gear' principle, has been introduced by Flotech Solutions Ltd of Arden Business Centre, Horsfield Way, Bredbury Industrial Estate, Stockport, tel:0845 777 6356.
Most of these revenues were from positive displacement flowmeters sold for utility and billing applications.
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Onshore Order #4, "Oil and Gas Measurement" regulations point to positive displacement flowmeter or tank gauging technology as best practices for the measurement of liquid hydrocarbons departing Federal Leases.
One main difference between turbine and positive displacement flowmeters is that turbine meters compute flow based on a velocity measurement, while positive displacement meters actually capture the flow and measure it volumetrically.