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FAQ'S

BLANCETT

Blancett B3100
Q: What is the operating temperature of the Blancett B3100 Series Flow Meter?
A: The operating temperature is – 40...158° F (– 40...70° C). 

Q: How do I connect the battery on the B3100 flow meter?
A: 1. Unscrew the enclosure lid and remove the lid. 2. Remove the display and set it next to the enclosure. 3. Plug the battery into the connector. 4. Replace the display and the lid.

Blancett B3000
Q: What is the operating temperature of the Blancett B3000 Series Flow Meter?
A: The operating temperature is –22...158° F (–30...70° C).

 

Blancett B2900
Q: What is the operating temperature of the Blancett B3100 Series Flow Meter?
A: The operating temperature is –22...158° F (–30...70° C).

 

QuikSert
Q: What is the  operating temperature of the Blancett QuikSert In-line Turbine Flow Meter?
A: The standard operating temperature is –150...350° F (–101...177° C). Units equipped with a high-temp pickup increase the range to  450° F (232° C).

Q:What are the straight pipe requirements for the QuikSert Inline Turbine Meter?
A: 10 pipe diameters upstream and 5 pipe diameters downstream of the sensor.

Q: What is the  operating temperature of the Blancett Gas QuikSert Turbine Flow Meter?
A: The operating temperature is –40...330° F (–40...165° C).

FloClean
Q: What is the  operating temperature of the Blancett FloClean Sanitary Turbine Meter?
A: The operating temperature is –150...300° F (–100...149° C). 

Q: What are the straight pipe requirements for the FloClean Sanitary Turbine Flow Meter?
A: 10 pipe diameters upstream and 5 pipe diameters downstream of the sensor. 

Model 1750
Q: What is the  operating temperature of the Blancett Model B1750 Positive Displacement Flow Meter?
A: The operating temperture for the aluminum model is –20...185° F (–29...85° C). For the stainless steel model it is –20...400° F (–29...204° C).

Q: What are the straight pipe requirements for the B1750 Positive Displacement Meter?
A: There is no need for straight run piping upstream or downstream of a positive displacement flow meter.

Model 1500
Q: What are the straight pipe requirements for the B1500 Turbine Flow Meter?
A: 10 pipe diameters upstream and 5 pipe diameters downstream of the sensor. 

 

Model 1200
Q: What is the  operating temperature of the Blancett Model 1200 In-line Turbine Flow Meter?
A: The operating temperature for the meter is –60...350° F (–51...177° C), for the Module it is –20...160° F (–7...71° C), and for the Pickup it is –150...325° F (–101...162° C).

Q: What are the straight pipe requirements for the Model 1200 In-line Turbine Flow Meter?
A: 10 pipe diameters upstream and 5 pipe diameters downstream of the sensor. 

Model 1100
Q: What is the  operating temperature of the Blancett Model 1100 Turbine Flow Meter?
A: The operating temperature is –150...350° F (–101...177° C).

Q: What are the straight pipe requirements for the 1100 Series Explosion-proof Turbine Meter?
A: 5 pipe diameters upstream of the sensor.

Model 900
Q: What is the  operating temperature of the Blancett 900 Series Flow Meter?
A: The operating temperature is 30...200° F (–1...93° C).

Q: What are the straight pipe requirements for the Series 900 flow meter?
A: There is no need for straight run piping upstream or downstream of a positive displacement flow meter.

CORIOLIS

RCT1000
Q: What is the  operating temperature of the Coriolis RCT1000??
A: The operating temperature is –40...392° F (–40...200° C).

Q: What components comprise the Coriolis RCT1000 remote mount metering system?
A: The complete Coriolis remote mount metering system consists of a senor, transmitter and cable assembly, each of which must be purchased separately.

Q: What are the straight pipe requirements for the Coriolis RCT1000 mass flow meter?
A: There is no need for straight run piping upstream or downstream of a Coriolis mass flow meter.

COX

EC80 Flow Processor
Q: What is the  operating temperature of the Cox EC80 Flow Processor?
A: The operating temperature is –40...185° F (–40...85° C).

Q: What are the straight pipe requirements for the Cox EC80 flow processor?
A: There is no need for straight run piping upstream or downstream of a Cox mass flow meter.

IFC15 Flow Processor
Q: What is the  operating temperature of the Cox IFC15 Flow Processor?
A: The operating temperature is –40...185° F (–40...85° C).
Exact Turbine
Q: What is the  operating temperature of the Cox Exact Turbine Meters?
A: The operating temperature is –150...330° F (–101...165° C).

Q: What are the straight pipe requirements for the Cox Exact Dual Rotor Turbine flow meter?
A: 10 pipe diameters upstream and 5 pipe diameters downstream of the meter. 

Precision Turbine
Q: What are the straight pipe requirements for the Cox Precision Turbine flow meter?
A: 10 pipe diameters upstream and 5 pipe diameters downstream of the meter.  

 

Gas Turbine
Q: What are the straight pipe requirements for the Cox Precision Gas  flow meter?
A: 10 pipe diameters upstream and 5 pipe diameters downstream of the meter. . 
LoFlo Turbine
Q: What are the straight pipe requirements for the Cox Precision LoFlow meter?
A: 10 pipe diameters upstream and 5 pipe diameters downstream of the meter. 

DYNASONICS

TFX Ultra
Q: What is the operating temperature of the Dynasonics TFX Ultra Transmitter? 
A: The operating temperature is –40...131° F (–40...55° C) for line AC power with Ethernet option; –40...149° F (–40...65° C) for all other options.

Q: What are the straight pipe requirements for the TFX Ultra Transit Time Flow Meters?
A: 10 pipe diameters upstream and 5 pipe diameters downstream of the sensor. 

TFX-500w
Q: What is the  operating temperature of the Dynasonics TFX-500w Ultrasonic Clamp-on Flow Meter Transmitter?
A: The operating temperature is  –4...140° F (–20...60° C) with the display or –40...158° F (–40...70° C) without the display.

Q: What are the straight pipe requirements for the TFX-500w Ultrasonic Clamp-on Flow Meter?
A: 10 pipe diameters upstream and 5 pipe diameters downstream of the sensor. 

Q: What tools do I need to install a TFX-500w meter?
A: 1. Screwdrivers, wide blade and tiny blade (for securing wires to the terminal blocks) 2. User manual for the transducers 3. Four #8 or M4 screws, if mounting the transmitter on a wall  4. Stainless steel banding straps, if mounting the transmitter on a pipe 

EasyRail Transducer
Q: Can the Dynasonics Easy-Rail transducer be installed vertically?
A: The Easy Rail mounting system (DTTJ/DTTK) can be installed on vertical or horizontal pipes. For horizontal applications, install the system on the side of the pipe.

Q: What are the straight pipe requirements for the EasyRail Mounting System (DTTJ/K) Transducers?
A: 10 pipe diameters upstream and 5 pipe diameters downstream of the sensor. 

DTTS/C Transducers
Q: What are the straight pipe requirements for the DTTS/C Transducers?
A: 10 pipe diameters upstream and 5 pipe diameters downstream of the sensor. 
DTTH/L/N/R Transducers
Q: What are the straight pipe requirements for the DTTH/L/N/R Transducers?
A: 10 pipe diameters upstream and 5 pipe diameters downstream of the sensor. 
DXN Portable
Q: What are the straight pipe requirements for the DXN Portable Ultrasonic Measurement System?
A: 10 pipe diameters upstream and 5 pipe diameters downstream of the sensor. 
DFX Doppler
Q: What are the straight pipe requirements for the DFX Doppler Ultrasonic Flow Meter?
A: Depends on piping configuration. See page 11 of user manual.
iSonic 4000
Q: What are the straight pipe requirements for the iSonic 4000 Flow Meter?
A: None. Install the sensor at a maximum of 49.21 in. (125 cm) above the flume bottom (minimal measured level) with a minimum of 1.97 in. (5 cm) distance above the maximal measured level.
UFX Handheld
Q: What are the straight pipe requirements for the UFX Flow Meter?
A: 10 pipe diameters downstream and 5 pipe diameters upstream of the sensor. 
U500w
Q: What are the straight pipe requirements for the U500w Ultrasonic Meter?
A: 5 pipe diameters upstream of the sensor.

E-SERIES

E-Series Residential Meters (5/8...1 in.)
Q: What is the measured-fluid temperature range of Polymer or Stainless Steel meters 5/8 through 1 in.? 
A: 34…140° F (1°…60° C) 

Q: What are the straight pipe requirements for the E-Series Ultrasonic flow meter for industrial applications?
A: 5 pipe diameters upstream of the meter. 

Q: On E-Series meters, what flow rate initiates a Backflow Alert? 
A: The E-Series meter starts recording reverse flow as soon as it is sensed by the meter. For the 5/8…1 inch E-Series, the meter needs to register around 1 gallon of reverse flow for the alarm to activate on the meter display. For the 1-1/2 in. and 2 in. E-Series, the meter needs to register around 10 gallons of reverse flow for the alarm to activate on the meter display.

Q: What are the straight pipe requirements for the E-Series Ultrasonic flow meter for residential applications?
A: 5 pipe diameters upstream of the meter. 

E-Series Light Commercial Meters (1-1/2...2 in.)
Q: What is the measured-fluid temperature range of Stainless Steel meters 1-1/2 and 2 in.? 
A: 34…140° F (1°…60° C)
E-Series Plus
Q: What are the straight pipe requirements for the E-Series Ultrasonic Plus flow meter for industrial applications?
A: 5 pipe diameters upstream of the meter. 
E-Series Fire Service
Q: What is the measured-fluid temperature range for 3/4 and 1 in. meters?
A: 34…140° F (1°…60° C) 

Q: What is the measured-fluid temperature range for 1-1/2 and 2 in. meters?
A: 34…140° F (1°…60° C)  

FLO-TECH

Activa Sensor Array
Q: What are the straight pipe requirements for the Flo-tech Activa Sensor Array?
A: 10 pipe diameters upstream and 5 pipe diameters downstream of the meter. 
Classic Flow Sensor
Q: What are the straight pipe requirements for the Flo-tech Classic Flow Sensor?
A: 10 pipe diameters upstream and 5 pipe diameters downstream of the meter.
Ultima Sensor Array
Q: What are the straight pipe requirements for the Flo-tech Ultima Sensor Array?
A: 10 pipe diameters upstream and 5 pipe diameters downstream of the meter. 
Quad Flow Sensor
Q: What are the straight pipe requirements for the Flo-tech Quad Flow Sensor?
A: 10 pipe diameters upstream and 5 pipe diameters downstream of the meter. 
PFM Portable Hydraulic Testers
Q: What are the straight pipe requirements for the Flo-tech PFM Portable Hydraulic Testers?
A: 12 inches upstream and 5 and 12 inches downstream of the tester. 
USB Hydraulic System Analyzer
Q: What are the straight pipe requirements for the Flo-tech USB Hydraulic System Analyzer?
A: There are no straight pipe requirements for the analyzer.