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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Emphasis has been added to highlight the need to ensure that the orifice meter run has been manufactured to the specifications of the standard.
The pipes, attached to an orifice meter to check the flow of secondary coolant, are similar to the one that ruptured and caused the fatal accident.
Years of testing show the orifice meter to have a very reproducible and predictable wet gas flow performance.
The checking was mainly conducted around the downstream part of the orifice meter for secondary cooling water.
Reducing the bore diameter will increase the pressure drop of the orifice meter and report incorrect mass flow.
An orifice meter consists of a straight piece of pipe called the meter tube plus a round metal plate with a hole through its center known as the orifice plate.
Tenders are invited for procurement of orifice meter tube assembly for gail, cauvery basin
A proper orifice meter installation is one key to accurate flow measurement.
With the orifice meter you get a rangeability' of 4:1 at best," Gotthardt said.
It should allow field technicians to electronically report orifice meter tests and calibrations, orifice plate inspections, gas use/loss, meter status changes, equipment inventory, manual meter reading and more.