PRODUCT NEWS

   
    
New open channel flow meter helps companies 
meet environmental legislation.
 
Emerson Process announces the latest addition to its
HART-compatible MCU family, the MCU FLOW. This
easy-to-use dedicated open channel flow meter and
control unit can be used on a variety of flow applications
but also meets Environmental Agency (EA) and BS3680
requirements for effluent discharge. 

MCU FLOW provides instantaneous, daily and cumulative readings
and can log up to 7,200 flow values and 365 daily flow totals. This
can provide an additional line of defence in disaster recovery with
the 365 days of data remaining logged within the unit should an IT
malfunction or error occur within the control room. 

All data is real-time stamped and stored for download via a RS232
connection e.g. to a portable PC or Solartron Mobrey Hand Held
Communicator. Once the data has been collected the Windows
compatible Mobrey LogView software enables it to be
manipulated as required including searches for maximum and
minimum flows and data from any specified day and time. 

The new system is based on Mobrey's highly respected
4-20mA/HART loop powered MSP900 series ultrasonic transmitter
technology with a new MCU90F control unit to provide accurate
and reliable open channel flow analysis. The entire system carries
an ATEX 11 (1) G certificate for use in Zone 0 areas making it
ideal for all process applications including those used in the
chemical, industrial processing and water industries. The control
unit is housed in a tough Polycarbonate enclosure for harsh or
outdoor environments.

MCU FLOW can be used with standard and non-standard flow
structures such as Venturi flumes and flat V-weirs. Mobrey also
offers an on-site service that reviews the existing flow structure
and instrumentation to ensure it is in accordance with BS3680. 
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February 2005
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