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Should You Choose a Flow Straightener or Straightening Vane?

In parallel with propeller meters, straightening vanes and flow straighteners have become a significant component of flow calculation in the agricultural industry, and with an important purpose. Flow straighteners and vanes, usually mounted close to flow disturbers or in short straight-run applications, minimize swirl and assist propeller meters in achieving a precise flow reading. With … Continued

WaterPoint LNC Simplifies Leak Detection

Previously we talked about the WaterPoint Network (WPN) by 64seconds, a robust utility management system integrating several useful features such as leak detection and easy work order management. Today, we’re focusing on one of the components of WPN, WaterPoint LNC, a leak noise correlator capable of pinpointing pipe leaks designed for use on Apple® iOS … Continued

WaterPoint PLD Provides Dynamic Leak Detection

We conclude our spotlight of the 64seconds WaterPoint tool with a closer look at the WaterPoint PLD. This is a specially designed highly sensitive listening device used in the water delivery system to detect possible leaks. The PLD2 App allows users to record and save an infinite number of recordings and play them back at … Continued

Easy Utility Management With the 64seconds WaterPoint Network

The WaterPoint Network (WPN) system is a complete solution for efficient utility management. It integrates many essential features like leak detection, asset management, and managing orders through the use of an iOS app. For infrastructures such as wastewater, gas distribution, and stormwater, WPN can prove to be an invaluable tool. With WPN asset management features, … Continued

Food Processing Facility Saves with the Dynasonics TFX-5000

Food processing utilities have stringent cleaning requirements. Personnel requires powerful solutions to thoroughly clean, sanitize, suppress dust, and keep odors under control. Modern plants typically rely on high-pressure cleaning systems that expedite cleaning, allowing them to save money by cutting down their use of water and chemicals. A major poultry processing facility in the Southeastern … Continued

Dealing with Agricultural Flow Debris

Debris in a pipeline can mean a wide range of organic or inorganic matter – but what really matters is the effect it has on your flow meter and measurement data. So, how does debris affect various flow meters, and what are your best options for various flow applications? Let’s take a look. Agriculture surface … Continued

Utility Improves Burst Event Detection with Syrinix

The Dutch utility Evides provides drinking water for more than two million businesses and households in The Netherlands. The utility contacted Syrinix to inquire whether transient monitoring could prove a viable solution in the location and detection of bursts as well as developing a targeted response to operations. The plan to detect burst events began … Continued

New Options for the Dynasonics TFX-5000 Ultrasonic Meter

With its exceptional reliability and low costs of installation, the Dynasonics TFX-5000 Ultrasonic clamp-on flow meter has earned significant acclaim and popularity within the water and wastewater industry. Customers that purchase the meter now have the option of ODVA certified EtherNet/IP communication to provide precise flow measurements to different systems. In water and wastewater applications, … Continued

What Is Cladding All About?

You may have come across the terms “weld overlay” and “cladding” at some point. While they are related to one another, they also have considerable differences. Cladding is the wide term used to layer one substance over another in order to provide a covering or coat. When it comes to flow meters, it is the … Continued

The Dynasonics TFX-5000 Earns a Prestigious Award

Badger Meter was recently bestowed the 2020 Dealer Design Award, sponsored by The Air Conditioning Heating & Refrigeration News for excellence in product design. In the category of testing and monitoring products, its Dynasonics TFX-5000 ultrasonic clamp-on flow meter earned the gold prize. The Dealer Design Awards honor products aimed at contractors with features that … Continued

Syrinix Featured in WaterStart

Syrinix is a respected pioneer in delivering sophisticated pipeline management tools for deeper visibility into the network. The company allows utilities to make structural improvements to long-term stability, reducing costly network interruptions, and expanding the lifespan of aging facilities to preserve vital water supplies. Syrinix also happens to be one of the success stories of … Continued

Bend, Oregon’s Terrain Is No Match for the SL-RAT

The City of Bend, Oregon encompasses just over thirty square miles and has more than 90,000 residents. Its Utility oversees the maintenance of over 450 miles of pipe and 74 lift stations. Along with these, Bend Utility Department is also responsible for maintaining more than 300 residential lift stations. Due to the terrain largely comprised … Continued

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Should You Choose a Flow Straightener or Straightening Vane?

In parallel with propeller meters, straightening vanes and flow straighteners have become a significant component of flow calculation in the agricultural industry, and with an important purpose. Flow straighteners and vanes, usually mounted close to flow disturbers or in short straight-run applications, minimize swirl and assist propeller meters in achieving a precise flow reading. With … Continued