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elgazery
elgazery
07:13 Jun-13-2001
Flowmeters

Please,
I am looking to any information about the calibration of ultrasonic flowmeters.
Any bit of information will be respectable whatever how much help me.
Thanks in advance.


 
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Marius Dinu
NDT Inspector, Pre-service and In-Service Inspections
General Electric - Life Extension Services, Romania, Joined Oct 1999, 5

Marius Dinu

NDT Inspector, Pre-service and In-Service Inspections
General Electric - Life Extension Services,
Romania,
Joined Oct 1999
5
07:27 Jun-13-2001
Re: Flowmeters
: Please,
: I am looking to any information about the calibration of ultrasonic flowmeters.
: Any bit of information will be respectable whatever how much help me.
: Thanks in advance.
.
What kind of of flowmeters are you talking about? Are they "clamp-on" or intrusive type?

At Cernavoda Nuclear Power Plant we are extensively using Controlotron Uniflow 990 Series Flowmeters. These flowmeters have an intrinsec calibration which, usually, ensure an accuracy better than 1% (enough for the majority of our applications).

However, if you want a better calibration, you have to go to a specialised facility. There is such a place in Romania, and I think that is also in Canada one (RPC - Research and Productivity Council). Try also to find more information from the manufacturer (Controlotron Corporation - they have the headquarter in New York; accessing www.controlotron.com could be a good ideea too).

Marius Iulian DINU
Inspections & NDE Supervisor
Cernavoda 1 N.P.P.
Romania


 
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Alexander Mironenko
Sales,
INTRON PLUS Ltd., Russia, Joined Sep 2001, 17

Alexander Mironenko

Sales,
INTRON PLUS Ltd.,
Russia,
Joined Sep 2001
17
09:04 Sep-11-2001
Re: Flowmeters
: : Please,
: : I am looking to any information about the calibration of ultrasonic flowmeters.
: : Any bit of information will be respectable whatever how much help me.
: : Thanks in advance.
: .
: What kind of of flowmeters are you talking about? Are they "clamp-on" or intrusive type?
.
: At Cernavoda Nuclear Power Plant we are extensively using Controlotron Uniflow 990 Series Flowmeters. These flowmeters have an intrinsec calibration which, usually, ensure an accuracy better than 1% (enough for the majority of our applications).
.
: However, if you want a better calibration, you have to go to a specialised facility. There is such a place in Romania, and I think that is also in Canada one (RPC - Research and Productivity Council). Try also to find more information from the manufacturer (Controlotron Corporation - they have the headquarter in New York; accessing www.controlotron.com could be a good ideea too).
.
: Marius Iulian DINU
: Inspections & NDE Supervisor
:Cernavoda 1 N.P.P.
: Romania
.
:I recommend you to visit home page of Transonic Systems Inc. - leader flowmeter manufacturer and our sister company - www.transonic.com .



 
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