The Consumer Guide to Coriolis Mass Flowmeters / Edition 2

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The first completely independent consumer guide to the world's Coriolis mass flowmeters, ranked by performance, by size, and by supplier.

The guide contains technical information about evaluating and applying these flowmeters, including pointers for installation, such as fluid, piping, hydraulic, mounting, and electrical considerations. Tables include the types of flowmeters and selected features that are available from each supplier, along with their country of origin or source.

This guide is indispensable for designers, engineers, owners and end users of Coriolis mass flowmeters. See where your flowmeter ranks and use this guide to help you choose your next Coriolis mass flowmeter.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781932095142
  • Publisher: Copperhill & Pointer, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 1/28/2010
  • Edition description: SPITZER & BOYES, LLC
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 120
  • Product dimensions: 7.30 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Table of Contents

0.0 Disclaimer
1.0 Executive Summary
2.0 Coriolis Mass Flowmeter Technology

2.1 Principle of Operation
2.2 Temperature and Density Measurements
2.3 Measured Quantity
2.4 Typical Applications
2.5 Additional Information

3.0 Flowmeter Design Categories

3.1 Liquid Coriolis Mass Flowmeters
3.2 Gas Coriolis Mass Flowmeters
3.3 High Pressure Coriolis Mass Flowmeters
3.4 High Temperature Coriolis Mass Flowmeters
3.5 Metal (other than 316SS) Coriolis Mass Flowmeters
3.6 Plastic/Polymer Coriolis Mass Flowmeters
3.7 Sanitary Coriolis Mass Flowmeters
3.8 Single Path Coriolis Mass Flowmeters
3.9 Straight Path Coriolis Mass Flowmeters

4.0 Transmitter Design

4.1 Analog Transmitters
4.2 Digital Transmitters
4.3 Fieldbus Transmitters

5.0 Supplier Data Sheets

5.1 Header
5.2 Flow Tube
5.3 Installation/Maintenance (Flow Tube)
5.4 Transmitter
5.5 Installation/Maintenance (Transmitter)
5.6 Reference Performance
5.7 Operating Effects (Flow Tube and Transmitter)

6.0 Supplier Data Sheet Analysis

6.1 Ambient Conditions
6.2 Process Operating Conditions
6.3 Installation/Maintenance
6.4 Transmitter Features
6.5 Reference Performance
6.6 Operating Effects

7.0 Summary of Analysis
8.0 Flowmeter Performance

8.1 Accuracy Statements
8.2 Calculating Rate Statements
8.3 Coriolis Mass Flowmeter Accuracy
8.4 Data Analysis

9.0 Flowmeter Performance

9.1 Calibration Effects
9.2 Pulse Output vs. Analog Output Performance

10.0 Actual Performance
11.0 Supplier Performance Claims

11.1 High Turndown
11.2 Low Flow Operation
11.3 High Accuracy
11.4 Improved Accuracy Claims
11.5 Inexpensive Coriolis Mass Flowmeters

12.0 Installation Considerations

12.1 Fluid Characteristics
12.2 Piping and Hydraulic Considerations
12.3 Mounting Considerations
12.4 Electrical Installation

13.0 Accessories

13.1 Coriolis Mass Flowmeter Flow Tube
13.2 Coriolis Mass Flowmeter Transmitter
13.3 Coriolis Mass Flowmeter Transmitter Signals

14.0 Explanation of Attachments
15.0 Coriolis Mass Flowmeter Supplier Profiles


Coriolis Mass Flowmeter Categories
Availability of Selected Features
Flowmeter Reference Accuracy and Pressure Drop at Different Full Scales
Less than 0.003 kg/min
0.01 kg/min
0.03 kg/min
0.1 kg/min
0.3 kg/min
1 kg/min
3 kg/min
10 kg/min
30 kg/min
100 kg/min
300 kg/min
1000 kg/min
3000 kg/min
10000 kg/min

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