Upgraded FPI Mag Flow Meter Receives CSA Certification

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Thursday, April 11, 2013
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McCrometer’s FPI Mag (Full Profile Insertion) Electromagnetic Flow Meter now features the new M-Series Converter, providing excellent accuracy to ±0.5% of reading. The FPI Mag Flow Meter also obtained CSA certification to UL 61010-1 and CSA C22.2 No.61010-1-04,expanding the markets and applications for this meter.

Featuring an advanced filtering algorithm, McCrometer’s M-Series Converter supports FPI Mag Flow Meter accuracy of±0.5% of reading from one to 32 ft/s and ±1% from 0.3 to one ft/s. The M-Series Converter, now standard with all McCrometer mag meters, offers many other new features, including built-in dual 4-20 mA outputs for communication flexibility, additional programmable outputs to support SCADA systems and a simplified menu structure for ease of use.

The FPI Mag Flow Meter is the industry’s only hot tap full profile insertion flow meter available on the market. The FPI Mag installs without service interruption making it ideal for retrofits, upgrades and maintenance projects and sites never metered before. The hot tap installation significantly reduces installation time by eliminating the need to de-water lines or cut pipe, saving customers up to 45%, the manufacturer claims. 

The FPI Mag is available for forward-flow only or a bi-directional measurement for line sizes from four to 138 inches. The flow sensor comes pre-calibrated from McCrometer’s NIST traceable Calibration Lab and requires no recalibration in the field.

The FPI Mag supports liquid flow measurement requirements in municipal water and effluent wastewater treatment, industrial process intake water, feed water, chilled water, cooling water, fire water, water recycling and effluent discharge. Typical municipal water applications include wells, booster stations, effluent, filter balancing and backwash, pumping stations, UV dosing and potable water distribution.

The FPI Mag Flow Meter also supports applications in a wide range of industrial process plants including chemical, electric power, food/beverage, oil/gas refining, metals/mining, pulp/paper and more. The flow meter is also suitable for campus style facilities for chilled water and HVAC applications.

www.mccrometer.com


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