FLEXIM - FLUXUS HPI - Hydrocarbon Media Detection and Mass Flowmeter - Hydrocarbon Media Detection and Flow Measurement

Hydrocarbon Media Detection and Flow Measurement

Non-invasive Hydrocarbon Media Detection and Mass Flow Metering

By combining the attributes of FLEXIM’s highly accurate and reliable non-invasive ultrasonic flow measurement with temperature and, where necessary, pressure inputs, the integrated FLUXUS HPI flow meter is the ideal solution for hydrocarbon flow metering and media detection / identifcation applications, where the fluid viscosity can significantly vary over the temperature range.

The FLUXUS HPI flow meter allows to report:

  • Operational and standard (net) volume and mass flow
  • Density, API number and Specific Gravity
  • Sonic ID (for Interface Detection)
  • Liquid ID (for Fluid Identification)
  • Leak detection (data source based on multiple HPI flow meters)

FLEXIM’s FLUXUS HPI flow meter eliminates measurement errors associated with multiple devices at various places and provides a complete turn-key solution to your flow metering needs.

Hydrocarbon Media Detection and Flow Measurement - FLUXUS HPI Flow Meter

Advantages

Cutting-edge Features of FLEXIM's ultrasonic non-intrusive flow measurement

  • Automatic Fluid Identification and Interface Detection
  • Bi-directional flow metering
  • Superior temperature stability - No zero drift
  • Certified and traceable Multi-Point wet flow calibration
  • Robust “Fit for Purpose” Flexibility and Stability using PERMALOK mounting fixtures
  • Operational capabilities from –40 °C up to +200 °C
  • Extremely high turndown range - capability of measuring at very low flow rates

Technical Facts

Quantities of measurement
Operational and standard volume and mass flow, Flow velocity, Sound speed, Customized Fluid Identification (Liquid ID)
Quantities of measurement
Automatic Interface Detection (Sonic ID, Sonic ID Slope), Base Density, API# and Specific Gravity
Flow velocity range
0.03 to >75 ft/sec
0.01 to 25 m/s
Repeatability
0.15% of reading +/- 0.03 ft/s
0.15% of reading +/- 0.01 m/s
Measurement accuracy
NIST/PSB traceable wet flow*: +/- 1% of reading +/- 0.03 ft/s / 0.01 m/s
With field calibration**: +/- 0.5% of reading
Data logger capacity
>100 000 meas. values - stores about 2 months of data at a 15 min storage rate
Outputs
Modbus RTU, HART analog 4 ... 20 mA, 0 ... 10 V, pulse , other protocols available
Output data: All quantities of measurement
Additional Notes
* for measurement acc. to the transit time difference principle, under reference conditions and at v > 0.03 ft/s / 0.01 m/s
Additional Notes
** reference uncertainty <0.2%
Additional Notes
Flow metering of hydrocarbon products (Temperature measurement with clamp-on temperature probes (if used))

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Non-Invasive Hydrocarbon Products Mass Flow Measurement, Media Identification and Leak Detection

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