Flow Meters & Metering Systems

How to Keep Your Flow Meters in Good Shape

Flow meters are essential components of many industrial systems, and it’s important to keep them in good shape in order to ensure their performance. Here are some tips for keeping your flow meters in good condition: 


Clean Regularly

Flow meters should be cleaned regularly with a soft, non-abrasive cloth. This will help remove any dirt or debris that may have accumulated, preventing clogs and improving accuracy. 


Check for Leaks

Leaks can cause inaccurate readings and other problems. Check your flow meter for any signs of leaks, such as water on the outside of the meter or around connections. 


Avoid Temperature Extremes

Flow meters should be kept away from extreme temperatures. This can cause the meter to become inaccurate or malfunction. 


Calibrate Regularly

Regular calibration is important to ensure accuracy. Calibration should be done at least once a year, but more often if the flow meter is used frequently. 


Store Properly

When not in use, flow meters should be stored in a clean, dry area. This will help prevent damage or dirt buildup. 


Following these tips can help keep your flow meters in good condition and improve their performance. Regular maintenance and calibration will help ensure accuracy and reliability.


To learn more about the Avanti Company and the services and products we provide, including flow meters and on-site flow meter testing, please visit us online or call us at 800.284.5231.

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