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MCERTS certification for bidirectional KATflow 150

Advantage of bi-directional ultrasonic flow measurement over electromagnetic measurement demonstrated.   Katronic’s KATflow 150 Advanced clamp-on flowmeter has gained approval through the UK Environment Agency’s MCERTS scheme for measurement of effluent and other wastewater flows in industrial and wastewater company applications after an extensive programme of testing both in the lab and on site. [...]

2024-02-21T10:24:42+00:0021/02/2024|Water & Afvalwater, Water | Wastewater|

Efficient water management at airports

Cam Ranh International Airport in Central Vietnam welcomes more than 8.5 million passengers per year. The increasing number of travelers has made clear the need for proper management of both the water supply and the discharge of waste water into the surrounding environment. The most suitable solution involved the installation of an electromagnetic flowmeter [...]

2024-01-11T14:35:00+00:0011/01/2024|Water | Wastewater|

BTU measurement for efficient HVACR energy management

with non-invasive, clamp-on ultrasonic flowmeters Efficiency is the key to responsible and cost-effective energy management. Whether it involves achieving more with less, or reducing the expenditure of financial, human or natural resources, efficiency requires a well-considered approach. BUILDINGS AND OPERATING COSTS We live in an environment full of buildings. The energy consumption involved [...]

2023-10-23T14:03:53+00:0019/10/2023|Building services, HVAC systems|

Quick check of volume flows in pumpsystems

Volume flow measuring with the portable clamp-on flow meter KATflow 200; checking the installation parameters for pump systems (design and dimensioning).  KSB Service and the KATflow 200 German manufacturer KSB SE & Co. KGaA supplies innovative, tailor-made system components for industrial applications; from heating circulation pumps to larger pump components in nuclear power plants. [...]

How to make cooling in data centers more efficient

Every day we generate and use a huge amount of data that needs to be stored online. This need is being met by a growing number of data centers. They are large energy consumers that dissipate the heat generated by computers and machines through cooling systems. Its efficiency can be monitored using a thermal [...]

2023-01-30T10:33:20+00:0030/01/2023|Building services|

Drought emergency: reducing water losses

The world is struggling with increasing drought and all of its consequences. The numbers rerelating to water losses in the various distribution networks are alarming. An emergency situation like this calls for intervention on existing infrastructures using a new approach.  WATER STRESS According to the Unicef-WHO Report, the disparities in water consumption around the [...]

2022-09-09T13:20:17+00:0008/09/2022|Water | Wastewater|

Ultrasonic water flowmeters in greenhouse horticulture

Ultrasonic flowmeters are on the rise in greenhouse horticulture. There are strong reasons for that. To keep control over water consumption and flow capacities, the need for fast and accurate measuring is growing. In the past, mainly mechanical instruments were used for this purpose, such as a propeller or a paddle wheel. However, since [...]

Analysis of bathing water circulation in public swimming pools

Verification of volume flows with KATflow 200 to check energy-optimised control systems The German electronics specialists from Klingenberger GmbH undertake control cabinet construction and building control technology projects for public swimming pools and public buildings. In addition to production, installation and commissioning, their services include project planning for the conversion, renovation and new construction [...]

Non-invasive flow measurement in tank storage

Download the article in pdf This Katronic™ article was originally published in Tank Storage Magazine. U-F-M is the exclusive distributor in the Benelux for Katronic™. This English company has long specialized in the development of ultrasonic flowmeters. A reliable partner who delivers excellent service and quality with references in all possible [...]

2023-10-23T14:22:58+00:0020/01/2022|Tank terminals|

How to measure in case of a disturbed flow?

One of the assumptions made when installing a flowmeter is that the instrument is placed there where the flow is stable and undisturbed. In reality, however, such ideal measurement conditions hardly ever occurs. Disturbed flow profiles could be caused by numerous things but generally are a result in a change to the pipe through [...]

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