New AW-Lake TRG Turbine Flow Meters Provide Sturdy Construction for Long-term High Performance

Press Release Summary:

  • Includes 10:1 turndown range, allows measurement of water flow down to 0.1 gpm and up to 3 gpm with an accuracy more than 0.5%
  • Features electronic integration to display flow rate, totalization and current or voltage output to compatible electronics
  • Comprises TRG-11-375 Turbine Meter mounted to an AW-Lake frequency to analog converter that provides 4-20mA output to an existing controller

Original Press Release:

AW-Lake Turbine Flow Meter Offers Low Range and Accuracy Needed for Valve and Orifice Testing in Water Softener Manufacturing Plant

Oak Creek, Wisconsin-April 16, 2019- A large manufacturer of water softeners replaced failing turbine meters with AW-LAKE TRG Turbine Flow Meters for more accurate and dependable low flow water meteriin its reverse osmosis filter system. Several test stands within the facility require high accuracy measurement of water pumped through assorted valves and orifices at very low flow rates to compare results to expected conditions. 

Previous meters used by the water softener manufacturer failed on either durability, flow range, accuracy or stability. Looking for alternates, PD gear meters used for low flow oil applications posed the risk of slippage. Most turbine meters on the market designed for water flow did not have the measurement range required for this application. AW-Lake TRG-11-375-5 Turbine Meters with 10:1 turndown range allowed for measurement of water flow down to 0.1 gpm and up to 3 gpm with an accuracy of better than 0.5%. The TRG Turbine Meter also offers:

  • Sturdy construction for long-term high performance and longer service life at an affordable price
  • Simplified maintenance with only one moving part
  • Electronic integration to display flow rate, totalization, and current or voltage output to compatible electronics

The solution included a TRG-11-375 Turbine Meter mounted to an AW-Lake Frequency to Analog Converter that provides 4-20mA output to an existing controller, so operators do not have to make changes to test stand controls. Standardizing to the AW-Lake Turbine Flow Meters for all testing requirements, the water softener manufacturer can now use one test stand to test a broad range of products.

For more information on AW-Lake TRG Turbine Flow Meter used for this application, visit, download the application note at or contact Marcia Reiff, Marketing Manager, at 800-850-6110, e-mail mreiff@aw-lake.com.

About AW-Lake Company

AW-Lake Company, a TASI Group company, is a leading North American design, manufacturing and service company of flow measurement technology for the fluid control needs of various industries, including oil & gas, chemical processing, paints & coatings, hydraulics & pneumatics, food processing, and fluid power. Together with its European sister companies, KEM-Kueppers, Vogtlin Instruments, and LitreMeter, AW-Lake services and distributes a broad portfolio of flow measurement instrumentation throughout North America, South America, Europe, and Asia. For information, please contact Marcia Reiff, Marketing Manager, at 800-850-6110, e-mail mreiff@aw-lake.com, or visit AW-Lake’s Web site at www.aw-lake.com.

About the TASI Group

The TASI Group of Companies is comprised of three technologically advanced product platforms commonly linked by a disciplined focus on Test, Measurement, and Assembly. Each TASI company delivers products and services to today’s world manufacturing environments, focusing on Automotive, Medical Devices, Oil and Gas, Plastic Containers, Consumer and General Industrial markets. For more information about the TASI Group, visit their Web site at www.tasigroup.com.

Contact:

Marcia Reiff

mreiff@aw-lake.com

2440 W. Corporate Preserve Dr. #600

Oak Creek, WI 53154 USA

262-898-2511

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