New HUB-40EX Flow Sensor is Compatible with Any Stainless-steel AW-Lake Flow Meter

Press Release Summary:

  • Available in either standard painted aluminum or 316 stainless steel for added protection against corrosion
  • Detects rotation of a meter’s gears and emits a frequency signal proportion to flow
  • Integral swivel union enables a 360° rotation of the junction box for wiring

Original Press Release:

AW-Lake Upgrades Hazardous Area Rated Flow Sensor with Sinking and Sourcing Digital Outputs and a Choice of Junction Box Material

Oak Creek, Wisconsin – May 20, 2019 - AW-Lake Company now offers its HUB-40EX Hazardous Area Rated Flow Sensor with a choice of either sinking or sourcing digital output and a choice of 316 stainless steel or aluminum junction box; or for areas with limited space, a version with no junction box at all. Compatible with any stainless-steel AW-Lake flow meter, the explosion-proof frequency output sensor is ideal for use in any industry or flow measurement application requiring an explosion-proof sensor such as chemical injection, hydraulic fracturing or industrial paint.

Added for equipment with active inputs, the sinking digital I/O provides a ground connection to the load while the sourcing digital I/O version provides an active voltage source for PLCs designed for source output.

The NEMA 4x junction box of the HUB-40EX Hazardous Area Rated Flow Sensor is available in either standard painted aluminum or 316 stainless steel for added protection against corrosion. For a more compact configuration, the sensor is available without a junction box and just wire with flying leads that allows a user to wire their conduit directly to the sensor.

When working with an AW-Lake flow meter or other PD or turbine meter, the HUB-40EX detects the rotation of a meter’s gears and emits a frequency signal proportion to flow. The square wave output signal has a duty cycle of approximately 50% and is protected with a self-resetting fuse. An integral swivel union enables a 360° rotation of the junction box for easy wiring. Units are available in a variety of hazardous area certifications including CSA (US & Canada) or ATEX/IECEx for use in Class 1, Division 1 locations. 

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 Director, 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

414-574-4300

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