Product News: Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

Flow Conditioner minimizes flow meter errors.

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March 22, 2010 - Designed to mount directly into piping system, Model 3000 features 4 leading tabs and 4 anti-swirl plates that suppress turbulence and swirl to produce fully developed velocity profile within 8 diameters downstream. Unit is available in sizes from ½-120 in. diameter and measures 2 diameters long. Fabricated from PVC, FRP, or 316 SS with or without Teflon® coating, conditioner is suitable for any fluid and minimizes turbulence regardless of flow conditions or mal-distribution upstream.

Westfall Mfg. Co.

15 Broad Common Rd., Bristol, RI, 02809-2721, USA

Original Press Release

Flow Conditioner Reduces Flow Meter Errors

Press release date: March 19, 2010

A new (patent pending) flow conditioner that resolves turbulence issues to achieve a fully developed velocity profile with minimal head loss (K=.579) is being introduced by Westfall Manufacturing Company of Bristol, RI.

The Westfall Model 3000 Flow Conditioner mounts directly into a piping system and features four leading tabs and four anti-swirl plates that suppress turbulence and swirl to produce a fully developed velocity profile within eight diameters downstream. Suitable for any fluid, this compact flow conditioner is ideal for increasing flow measurement accuracy; especially when using ultrasonic flow meters.

Minimizing turbulence regardless of flow conditions or mal-distribution upstream, the Westfall Model 3000 Flow Conditioner is available in sizes from 1/2" to 120" dia. and measures two diameters long. Easy to install and requiring virtually no maintenance, it can be fabricated from PVC, FRP, 316 SS, with or without Teflon® coating, and other engineering materials.

The Westfall Model 3000 Flow Conditioner is priced from $295.00 to $30,000.00 (list); engineered to the application.

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