orifice meter


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orifice meter

n
(General Engineering) engineering a plate having a central hole that is placed across the flow of a liquid, usually between flanges in a pipeline. The pressure difference generated by the flow velocity through the hole enables the flow quantity to be measured
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6 beta ratio dual chamber orifice meter at the CEESI wet gas flow test facility.
The equation for converting the orifice meter fuel readings (static pressure, temperature and differential pressure) used was the standard ASME MFC-3M 1989 equation for flow through an orifice meter.
The real-world application showed that the level of pulsation generated by the reciprocating compressors was high, but it did not affect this meter like it did the orifice meter.
Measurement--assessment of auto-adjust and self-checking capabilities of dual rotor turbine meters; cost-effective orifice meter performance of diagnostic tools; extend the Meter Station Design Tool capability; develop low-cost, distributed gas quality sensors using crossover technologies.
Avoiding Orifice Meter Measurement Errors At Low Differential Pressures," Pipeline and Gas Journal, Jan.
ID finishing of orifice meter tubes is one of those important jobs that falls through the cracks of being low-tech enough that it is often still tackled with a die grinder and some form of manual, homemade hone.
Insuring Orifice Meter Accuracy," Pipeline & Gas Technology, vol.
This style is easily retrofitted into existing orifice meter installations and can be used to improve the measurement of an orifice meter that was installed without the proper straight run requirements.
For a 4-inch diameter orifice meter, Burgin (1971) reported that plate deflections of 1/8 inch gave an under-measurement error between 2.
Limited Tenders are invited for Modification And Replacement Of Existing Orifice Meter To Turbine Meter At M/S Magnum And M/S Teva Against E-Tender No.
Years of testing show the orifice meter to have a very reproducible and predictable wet gas flow performance.