Burkert released its new 8030HT paddle-wheel flow sensor with a 316 stainless steel paddle-wheel. The new nonmagnetic paddle-wheel, a change from Burkert’s previous PVDF paddle-wheel, can now withstand temperatures up to 320F and pressure up to 580 psi and is corrosion resistant. The 8030HT also has a velocity range of 1.64 ft/sec to 32.8 ft/sec.
The flow sensor comes in two versions: the three-wire powered sensor and the two-wire self-powered sensor. The powered version has an output frequency pattern of a square wave and can be transmitted over lines of up to 150 ft. The self-powered version has an output frequency pattern of a sine wave and is limited to transmissions of up to 30 ft.
Burkert's 8030HT paddle-wheel flow sensor is used for high-temperature liquid applications, specifically in water treatment and automotive industries. The design of this quarter-turn, in-line sensor allows for easy mount/dismount from the line without shutting down the system, by housing the electronics separately from the paddle-wheel sensor. The list price of the 8030HT ranges from $524 for the half-inch pipe size and $830 for the two-inch pipe size.
Burkert's new 8030HT in-line sensor with stainless-steel paddle-wheel
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