Pulsar Process Measurement Ltd design, manufacture and market level, volume, open channel flow, pipe flow and pump control instrumentation. Our company specialises in non-intrusive measurement, and our technology is used in a wide variety of industries and applications worldwide. By concentrating on the development of ultrasonic level measurement, we believe that Pulsar can be fairly described as the world technology leader in this field. The product range has been designed to provide a full range of alternatives, from single point of measurement installations right through to complex multi-point applications with digital communications. The ultrasonic range has been augmented with other products, so for the water industry, interface monitors for tricky sludge level measurement application have been added together with units that can be used to warn of pump failure. In more general level applications, single point measurement devices are available where continuous level measurement is inappropriate.
Mr Alistair MacKinnon
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Flow Pulse - A Major Advance in Non-Invasive Flow Measurement
Pulsar Process Measurement have launched Flow Pulse, a compact and cost-effective pipe flow monitor that promises exceptional repeatability, accuracy and simple installation with no down time.
Flow Pulse is perfect for monitoring flow rate in fluid distribution systems, for pump efficiency checks, in process plants or sewage pumping stations.
Flow Pulse (patent pending) is a leap forward in flow measurement and in ease of installation - no need to break into a pipe, or to get any engineering involved, just clamp a small sensor to the outside of a pipe and immediately get a reliable, repeatable flow measurement (tools required = one screwdriver). Virtually no installation costs, no interruption to service, clean and simple.
Flow Pulse uses a novel spread spectrum analysis technique never before used in flow monitoring. It introduces a radical new Digital Signal Processing approach for exceptional repeatability:
Ultrasound is fired through the pipe wall at 90 degrees to the flow via a tangentially mounted high-output ceramic, then refracted at angles across the axis of the flow and subsequently reflected from bubbles, particles and vortices in all directions and at a wide range of frequencies. The wide, refracted, ultrasonic beam maximises the ultrasound energy that could be captured from flowing particles. These multiple reflections are received back into the unit via a second crystal.
The mass of data generated is analysed using Flow Pulse's Refracted Spread Spectrum Analysis (RSSA) digital signal processing platform to derive flow information. RSSA analyses and integrates the received signals over a wide frequency range, then slices them for real-time analysis and flow rate calculation.
Flow Pulse operates in a flow range from as little as 0.3m/s through to 4m/s, with a minimum particle size of 100µ and concentration of 200ppm or above (the equivalent of hard water).
Pipe material can be rigid plastic, stainless steel, mild steel or cast iron. Corrugated pipe is not an issue and even light corrosion will give a good result. Flow Pulse provides repeatability and accuracy of around ±5%.
For more information please contact Pulsar Process Measurement.
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