anemometer News

  • Rotating Cup Anemometer Calibration Correlation

    Anyone wishing to be involved in a interlaboratory calibration of a rotating cup anemometer, should contact Jill. A small rotating cup anemometer will be used for the correlation study. Ideally the laboratory should be ISO 17025 ...


    By Young Calibration Ltd

  • Video: Class 1 Anemometer Installation

    How many technicians does it take to install an anemometer? Just one, of course! This video shows how easy it is to go from box to boom in just a few minutes. View Video click ...


    By NRG Systems

  • UKAS Air Velocity Calibration

    The UK's best accuracy accredited air velocity calibration instruments across 10 - 80 m/s is based on the south coast of England. The facility has a total coverage range of 0.01 m/s to 100 m/s. UKAS accredited calibrations from 0.05 to 80 m/s for thermal anemometers, pitot tubes and vane anemometers. With a multi-variable tunnel concept, the optimum tunnel size can be used to minimise ...


    By Young Calibration Ltd

  • Air Velocity, Actual or Reference Conditions?

    How many thermal anemometers actually provide air velocity calibration readings at standard reference conditions, rather than actual test conditions. Most late model units do provide this facility and this is clearly described in the operations manual. But what about older model types? Do you correct your anemometer wind speed readings to standard conditions? Do you know how to do this? If not ...


    By Young Calibration Ltd

  • Anemometer Calibration

    Topics on anemometer calibration, air velocity wind tunnels, blockage effects, calibration techniques and ISO17025 accreditation. For more information visit our air velocity calibration ...


    By Young Calibration Ltd

  • ASTM D5096 - 02(2011) standard test method for determining the performance of a cup anemometer or propeller anemometer

    This test method will provide a standard for comparison of rotating type anemometers, specifically cup anemometers and propeller anemometers, of different types. Specifications by regulatory agencies (4-7) and industrial societies have specified performance values. This standard provides an unambiguous method for measuring Starting Threshold, Distance Constant, Transfer Function, and Off-Axis ...


    By ASTM International

  • Video: RNRG`s Turbine Retrofit Solutions

    RNRG offers wind vane and anemometer retrofit kits for multiple turbine makes, including Mitsubishi, Siemens, GE, and Gamesa. Each kit includes a sensor, the cable and wiring needed for your application, and a mechanical mounting solution to fit the sensor to your turbine. To veiw ...


    By NRG Systems

  • UKAS Air Velocity Calibration Update Jan 2019

    Anemometer Calibration, Latest news for customers requiring ISO 17025 UKAS accredited calibration with our recently improved measurement calibration uncertainty for all types of air velocity, wind speed or anemometer instruments. Cup Anemometer, being one of the oldest types of anemometer, commonly referred to as a rotating cup anemometer, as the wind blows, the cup rotates and outputs a ...


    By Young Calibration Ltd

  • Climatronics Corporation`s new aerodynamically designed, rugged, “high survivability” sonic anemometer

    (Bohemia, NY, USA) -- Climatronics Corporation offers a new, “high survivability” sonic anemometer designed specifically for ambient wind sensing in the extremely harsh environments specific to wind turbine control.  A replacement for conventional mechanical propeller cup and rotor anemometers as well as other types of wind sensors, this rugged, “next generation”, no moving parts wind sensor ...


    By Climatronics Corporation

  • Scarlet Participated in Big5 Dubai

    At Big5, an International & Building Construction Exhibition held in Dubai World Trade Center, Scarlet Tech presented wireless instruments such as anemometers, sound meter, radar safety camera, and products like thermal image glass, explosion proof flashlights, IP 67 rated waterproof hard case, thermal image glass, and automatic car umbrella. ...


    By Scarlet Tech Ltd.

  • Vantage Pro2 likes this windy mountaintop

    We liked John Lyndsey's article in the February 2 issue of the San Luis Obispo Tribune about the interesting weather mountaintops get - most importantly, wind and lightning. In the article, he says that "at a height of 33 feet, the winds often move twice as fast as winds at lower ...


    By Davis Instruments Corp.

  • Worth reading: latest issue of Meteorological Technology International Magazine

    Discover our article about Lufft wind sensors on page 76 of the latest Meteorological Technology International issue - a leading magazine of the meteo industry. No matter whether ski resorts, TV towers or maritime measurement networks: Ultrasonic wind sensor VENTUS endures even the most extrem conditions reliably. Discover some success stories and technical details in the latest ...


    By OTT HydroMet

  • RainWise compact aervane - Wins praise for design!

    At a recent convention in Iowa (see article below), RainWise VP, Carsten Steenberg, was pleased to discover that our compact aervane is praised by industry professionals for it's unique design: unlike our trademark rotary blade design, other companies use 3-cup anemometers. The cups are susceptible to collecting water that can cause freezing and breaking, leading to repeated down time and ongoing ...


    By RainWise Inc.

  • GrayWolf Airspeed (thermal anemometer and pitot static tube) brochures

    Two new brochures detail GrayWolf’s patented thermal (“hotwire”) anemometer design, and unique extendable pitot static tubes for air velocity and volume airflow measurement. GrayWolf Sensing Solutions of Shelton, Connecticut introduces new literature detailing probes that connect to its highly innovative AdvancedSense Air Velocity and Differential Pressure Meters. Alternatively, ...


    By GrayWolf Sensing Solutions

  • Large Wind Tunnel Commences Build

    A new large 1m x 1m wind tunnel has commenced build at the companies Shoreham Airport facility. Adding to the exisiting UKAS accredited wind tunnel, the new facility will comprise of a 100 kW fan and selectable open or closed jet test section, capable of calibrating larger rotating cup type anemometers, flow visualisation of motorsport components and general research and ...


    By Young Calibration Ltd

  • Labor safety threatened by crane collapses

    A tower crane collapsed the morning of January 23, 2019, when it was working at a worksite in Hunan Province, China. Two people died on the spot while two others died soon after they arrived at the hospital. The falling crane also struck several other construction workers. On May 19, another accident happened in Israel. In one construction site, drivers were lifting some heavy stuff. However, ...


    By Scarlet Tech Ltd.

  • ComfortSense Mini – Compact and Robust single point anemometer for draught and ventilation measurements

    The ComfortSense Mini is a compact and robust single point anemometer that covers a wide range of applications within indoor climate measurements. Draught rate can be measured according to the ISO 7730 standard. For automotive applications, ComfortSense Mini with a 54T34 Draught probe Manikin can be built into thermal manikins to measure the airflow at a certain point of a body. The 54T33 Draught ...


    By Dantec Dynamics

  • Climatronics` new rugged, `no-moving–parts` sonic anemometer provides the reliable wind speed and direction data so critical to efficient wind turbine operation

    Aerodynamic design maximizes wind measurement and 'ice–free' reliability heating efficiency for extreme applications. Climatronics introduces a new, “high survivability” sonic anemometer designed specifically for ambient wind sensing in extremely harsh environments for wind turbine control.  A replacement for conventional mechanical propeller cup and rotor anemometers as well as other types ...


    By Climatronics Corporation

  • ASTM D5527 - 00(2011) standard practices for measuring surface wind and temperature by Acoustic Means

    Sonic anemometer/thermometers are used to measure turbulent components of the atmosphere except for confined areas and very close to the ground. These practices apply to the use of these instruments for field measurement of the wind, sonic temperature, and atmospheric turbulence components. The quasi-instantaneous velocity component measurements are averaged over user-selected sampling times ...


    By ASTM International

  • ASTM D5741 - 96(2011) standard practice for characterizing surface wind using a wind vane and rotating anemometer

    This practice will characterize the distribution of wind with a maximum of utility and a minimum of archive space. Applications of wind data to the fields of air quality, wind engineering, wind energy, agriculture, oceanography, forecasting, aviation, climatology, severe storms, turbulence and diffusion, military, and electrical utilities are satisfied with this practice. When this practice is ...


    By ASTM International

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