Vortex flowmeter with temperature compensation

December 5th, 2014, Published in Articles: Energize


Krohne flowmeterKrohne offers the Optiswirl 4200 vortex flowmeter, equipped with a temperature compensation for saturated steam applications. An optional pressure sensor gives the flowmeter an integrated density compensation, which even allows an exact measurement of gases and superheated steam with varying process conditions. The additional integrated gross and net heat measurement makes the instrument a reliable partner for advanced energy management systems. The unit was designed for safety-related applications, and was developed according to the IEC 61508 edition 2 standard. The instrument can be used for continuous volume flow measurement in SIL2 safety-related applications. The unit offers comprehensive communication options, and a remote version with field housing converter is available, with a 50 m connection cable. The device is suitable for use in chemical, oil and gas, power generation, food and beverage, pharmaceutical, iron, steel and metal, paper and pulp, and water industries.

Contact John Alexander, Krohne South Africa, Tel 011 314-1391, j.alexander@krohne.com

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