Flow Meters & Metering Systems

Verifying the Accuracy of Your Flow Meter Readings: What You Need to Know

If you are involved in any process that involves measuring the flow of a fluid, it’s important to know if your flow meter readings are accurate. To ensure that your readings are correct, you will need to follow a few steps to verify the accuracy of the flow meter.


The first step is to check the flow meter for any physical damage or wear and tear. Make sure there are no cracks, bends, or other signs of damage that could affect the readings. Also, check the flow meter for any signs of corrosion or debris that could block or restrict the flow of the fluid.


Once you are sure the flow meter is in good condition, you will want to check the flow meter for any potential sources of error. This could include incorrect installation, incorrect settings, or any other factors that could affect the accuracy of the readings.


Finally, it is time to check the accuracy of the reading. To do this, you will need to compare the reading to a known standard. This can be achieved by using a reference flow meter.


Once you have compared the two readings, you will want to measure the difference between the two readings. If the difference is greater than the accuracy rating of the flow meter, then you will need to recalibrate it to ensure accuracy.


By following these steps, you can be sure that your flow meter readings are accurate. However, if you are still not sure, it is important to get help from a qualified technician. They can help you troubleshoot any issues and make sure that your readings are correct.



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

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