Sarco Inc.'s UTM10 is an ultrasonic
clamp-on flow and energy meter. This unit has the ability to measure liquids
with small amounts of suspended solids or aeration in line sizes from half and
inch to 80 inches. It provides accurate and repeatable flow measurement
readings for full pipe liquid applications such as cooling lines, liquid
condensate, water distribution and processes where system shutdown is
UTM10 is designed to clamp onto the outside of existing pipes without
contacting fluids. There is no need to shut down the process for installation
or maintenance, therefore the UTM10 can be fully operational in minutes. With
no moving parts, there is no mechanical wear; no repair kits or replacement
parts are ever needed.
UTM10 features a rugged, compact aluminum enclosure, easy-to-read digital
display, bi-directional flow measurement, and a totalized featuring forward, reverse
and net total, and Modbus communications. An optional Ethernet connection is
available as well as a programming port. USP, a Windows based software utility
allows users to easily configure, calibrate, and troubleshoot the UTM with any
Windows based PC.
unit is available in two versions: a stand-alone flow meter and an energy flow
meter used in conjunction with dual clamp-on RTDs. The energy flow meter
measures energy usage in BTU or Tons and is excellent for chilled water and
other HVAC applications.
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