Product News: Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

Flow Conditioner minimizes flow meter errors.

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Flow Conditioner minimizes flow meter errors.

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 Ā½-120 in. diameter and measures 2 diameters long. Fabricated from PVC, FRP, or 316 SS with or without TeflonĀ® coating, conditioner is suitable for any fluid and minimizes turbulence regardless of flow conditions or mal-distribution upstream.

Westfall Manufacturing Co. - Bristol, RI

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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