Precise measurement of natural gas requires high accuracy, low pressure drop and direct mass flow reading—all the hallmarks of Sierra’s immersible thermal, mass vortex and thermal mass flow controllers. Our mass flow controllers are ideal for natural gas flow measurement with 100:1 turndown and no moving parts, providing a robust MFC solution. Our natural gas flow measurement instruments can also handle liquefied natural gas (LNG) via our cryogenic mass vortex meters.
Oil wells almost always produce natural gas (“associated gas”) along with the petroleum. In many cases, it is uneconomical to process due to heavy contamination. As a consequence, this gas is combusted, “flared” or simply vented as-is during upset conditions in the process. Newly updated EPA regulations like 40 CFR Part 60 Subpart OOOO (also known as Quad O) as well as the new RSR MACT rule for refineries, requires oil & gas companies to report the flare gas emitted to our atmosphere....
For over 40 years Sierra has advanced our flow technology to offer customers around the globe the most cutting-edge thermal technology on the market. From heavy industrial to research and analytical applications, Sierra has a wide range of digital air flow meters and controllers with digital output protocols for easy network integration. Sierra offers digital gas flow meters and mass flow meters across two core technologies:
By Sierra Instruments, Inc. based in Monterey, CALIFORNIA (USA).
Assure accurate and repeatable gas, liquid and steam measurement throughout the oil patch, from monitoring injection at the wellhead and measuring natural gas for heaters and boilers to measuring the various process gases at the refinery or flared in the field. Our volumetric vortex flow meters, multivariable mass vortex flow meters, ultrasonic flow meters and thermal mass flow meters are used for precision measurement in the oil and gas industry.
With its high turndown and direct mass flow, our immersible thermal meters are the instrument of choice for measuring aeration basin air flow and monitoring digester gas. Our multivariable vortex meters are used to measure steam in the cogeneration processes, while ourPremium
As an industry leader in Clean Energy flow applications, our thermal mass flow meters are used extensively in measuring digester and landfill gas, making electricity from waste.Premium
Assure accurate and repeatable gas, liquid and steam measurement at your facility. Our volumetric vortex flow meters, multivariable mass vortex flow meters, ultrasonic flow meters and thermal mass flow meters are used for precision measurement of reactants, off-gases, and numerous other fluid flows in the refining industry.
The Kurz Insertion Mass Flow Meter products provide extremely reliable and accurate measurements for the harsh environment of a recovery boiler facility, without restricting airﬂow even in short run ducts.
By Kurz Instruments, Inc. based in Monterey, CALIFORNIA (USA).Premium
We have developed many flow meters and controllers to measure the emissions from landfills and other green house gas producers, in addition to being a long standing leader in the testing of emissions for large engines. Water treatment is also an important driver for the company as we continue to develop innovative solutions for waste water treatment.Premium
Sierra specializes in accurate mass flow measurement and/or control of Nitorgen gas. One of the most commonly measured gases, applications are found across numerous industries ranging from general process control to scientific research and development.Premium
Thermal mass flowmeters and controllers are ideal for Argon application where precision is key. Sierra specializes in accurate mass flow measurement and/or control of Argon gas. Popular applications range from general industrial process control, inerting and steel purification processes to name a few.Premium
Thermal mass flowmeters are ideal for Carbon Dioxide metering and mass flow control. Sierra specializes in accurate mass flow measurement and/or control of CO2 gas. Applications range from general industrial process control across numerous industries to Green House Gas monitoring requirements and general research.PremiumOur thermal flow meters are widely used in flotation cells in mining. Our multivariable mass vortex flow meters are used in the oil and gas industry both at the wellhead and in the refinery. Thermal mass flow meters also have a place in the power generation industry where they are used to measure and control fuel-to-fuel air ratios.
Thermal mass flow meters provide excellent measurement capabilities in dry gas flows. They have proven durability, accuracy, and repeatability. However, thermal flow meters are sensitive to liquid droplets in a wet gas stream. For a thermal flow meter to work accurately in a condensing gas environment, the probe must be placed far enough downstream so that the entrained water has condensed onto the pipe wall. In a very wet environment, any condensing liquid (commonly referred to as mist or fog) contacting the...
By Kurz Instruments, Inc. based in Monterey, CALIFORNIA (USA).
The gas generators for calibration based on the use of “Method of Permeation Tubes.”. The permeation tubes are sealed capsules containing a small amount of the component that is in contact with a permeable membrane stable. The permeation through the membrane produces a vapor of the compound of the component of small quantity, very stable as a stream in time. This permeate stream by mixing with a dilution gas controlled and precise (for example nitrogen) creates a mixture in track at the desired...
By ETG Risorse e Tecnologia S.r.l. based in Montiglio, ITALY.Premium
Sierra’s offers a complete line of precision flow solutions for any gas, liquid or steam measurement to improve energy efficiency in all facilities management applications. Our mass vortex meters are used to allocate steam, our in line thermal mass flow meters track and allocate natural gas and compressed air usage, and our clamp-on and insertion ultrasonic meters provide accurate water and water-based fluid measurement.Premium
The measurement of gas flow in large ducts or pipes offers its own set of challenges. Large ducts and pipes often have swirls or turbulence in them which makes measurement of true gas flow difficult. Sierra has developed a number of solutions to this vexing problem, including stand-alone flow conditioning elements and multiple arrays of thermal sensors. By including hot taps and purging systems, such arrays can be very flexible.Premium
Many large combustion plants are now required to monitor mass emissions of major pollutants and to do so requires an accurate measurement of stack gas velocity. The VCEM 5100 is certified to EN 15267 part 3 QAL 1 for all industrial processes including waste incineration. It has several key advantages, firstly the sensors optics are not in contact with the hot and dusty environment, the VCEM 5100 can monitor gases at temperatures exceeding 10000C and the analyser requires minimal maintenance. The VCEM 5100 can...
By Codel International Ltd based in Bakewell, UNITED KINGDOM.
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