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Alfa Laval Flow Transmitter

Installation
Installation guidelines to minimize air in product

Vertical Mounting

Horizontal Mounting (Seen From One Side)


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Alfa Laval Flow Transmitter


Installation
Installation Guidelines To Minimize Cavitation

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Ensure That The Valve Is Always Mounted After The Flow Transmitter (Downstream). Slide 40

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Alfa Laval Flow Transmitter


Installation
Best Measuring Results Are Obtained With A Straight Pipe Run Of At
Least Three Times The Pipe Work Diameter Before And After The Meter. 3xD 3xD

Never Install Just Before A Pump Due To Risk Of Cavitation / Vacuum

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Alfa Laval Flow Transmitter


Installation
Always Ensure That Meter Is Filled With Liquid As Air Bubbles Will
Give A Measurement Error

Remember Product Must Have Conductivity >5S

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Alfa Laval Flow Transmitter


Installation, Linearising Function
0.06 Error % fullscale 0.04

Turndown 100:1

0.02

1% of max Flow rate can be measured

-0.02

-0.04

-0.06 0 20 40 60
Flow % of Fullscale

80

100

120

The graph shows the linearsing curve for a specific flow transmitter. If this flow transmitter measures the flow rate at 20% of full scale, this value will be www.alfalaval.com compensated by 0.01% of full scale. Alfa Laval Slide 43