Series UFC Ultrasonic Flowmeter Set

Non-Invasive Pipe Flow Measurement, Easy Operation and Data Logging Option

The Series UFC Ultrasonic Flowmeter Set utilizes the transit-time difference for measuring flow rates in pipes non-invasively. This is the permanent model, allowing the user to mount the converter on a surface or pipe and easily clamp on the sensors and guide bar. The easy-to-use compact and lightweight design is intended for mechanical devices using ideally homogeneous liquids that contain no air pockets. The Series UFC comes with a sturdy IP65 rating, protecting it from dust and direct water contact. The Series UFC has data logging capability, and additionally comes with USB output as well as 4 to 20 mA and pulse output capabilities.

PRINCIPLES OF OPERATION
Two sensors are placed on the exterior of the pipe, and each transmits an ultrasonic pulse through the pipe and fluid to the other. The velocity of the liquid flowing through the pipes causes the pulse to accelerate or decelerate. The difference in the transit times of the two pulses is used to calculate the flow rate. The use of transit time allows the flowmeter to be unaffected by pressure or temperature changes.

For non-data logging version see Series UFB.

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Product Applications

  • Treated Water
  • River Water
  • Sea Water
  • Potable Water
  • Demineralized Water
  • Glycol/water mix
  • Hydraulic System
  • Diesel Oil
  • Flow Rate

Models & Ordering

Model Description Usually Ships Price Code Order
UFC-122
Ships: Same Day
Price: $3,720.00
Complete Ultrasonic flowmeter set, pipe size range 0.5 to 4.5" (13 to 115 mm), 86 to 264 VAC. Same Day $3,720.00 B Order
UFC-123
Ships: Same Day
Price: $3,808.00
Complete Ultrasonic flowmeter set, pipe size range 2 to 79" (50 to 2000 mm), 86 to 264 VAC. Same Day $3,808.00 B Order
UFC-222
Ships: Consult Factory
Price: $3,720.00
Complete Ultrasonic flowmeter set, pipe size range 0.5 to 4.5" (13 to 115 mm), 24 VAC/VDC. Consult Factory $3,720.00 B Order
UFC-223
Ships: Same Day
Price: $3,808.00
Complete Ultrasonic flowmeter set, pipe size range 2 to 79" (50 to 2000 mm), 24 VAC/VDC. Same Day $3,808.00 B Order

Specifications

Service:
Homogeneous liquids that do not contain more than 3% of air bubbles or particulate and capable of ultrasonic wave propagation.
Inputs:
TNC cable from sensors.
Range:
0.33 to 33 ft/s (0.1 to 10 m/s) .
Display:
240 x 64 pixel graphic display, high contrast black on white with backlight. Languages: English, French, German, Swedish, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, Norwegian, and Dutch; 5" W x 1.3" H (5 x 33.02 mm).
Accuracy:
> ±0.5 to ±2% of flow reading of flow rate > 0.03 ft/s (0.01 m/s) and pipe OD > 3.0 in (75 mm); ±3% of flow reading for flow rate > 0.03 ft/s (0.01 m/s) and pipe OD 0.5 to 3 in (13 to 75 mm); ±6% of flow reading for flow rate < 0.03 ft/s (0.01 m/s).
Power Requirements:
86 to 264 VAC (50 to 60 Hz) or 24 VAC/VDC (1 A max.).
Power Consumption:
10.5 W.
Temperature Limits:
>Transducer: -4 to 275°F (-20 to 135°C);
Controller: -4 to 122°F (-20 to 50°C).
Outputs:
>Analog:
1 opto-isolated output: 4 to 20 mA, 0 to 16 mA or 0 to 20 mA (selectable);
Error current: 0 to 26 mA (selectable);
Load resistance: 620 O max;
Alarm:
2 opto-isolated MOSFET NO relays, 48 V at 500 mA, maximum 200 Hz;
Pulsed:
1 opto-isolated MOSFET relay, 48 V at 500 mA, 1 to 250 pps;
Pulse width: 2 to 500 ms (selectable).
Serial Communications:
USB.
Materials:
Plastic ABS and aluminum.
Repeatability:
±0.5% of measured value or 0.03 ft/s (0.01 m/s).
Electrical Connections:
Removeable screw in type terminal block.
Mounting:
Wall mounted using 3 type M4 screws.
Turbidity:
<3% by volume of particulate content.
Permissible Air Content:
<3% by volume.
Response Time:
<500 ms.
Weight:
>Unit not including accessories: 2.80 lb (1.26 kg);
Unit including accessories: 9.92 lb (4.5 kg).
Agency Approvals:
CE.

ADDITIONAL SPECIFICATIONS:
Applicable Pipe Material:
Carbon steel, SS, copper, UPVC/PVDF, concrete, mild steel, glass, brass.
Applicable Pipe Lining:
Rubber, glass, concrete, epoxy, steel, plastic, other.*
Pipe Wall Thickness:
0.04 to 3" (1 to 75 mm).
Pipe Lining Thickness:
<1" (<25 mm).
*Selectable option for special material with known propagation rate of the lining material.

Features

  • Kit Includes:
  • Converter
  • Set of Transducers
  • Ruled Guide Rail
  • Steel Banding
  • Banding Clips
  • Set of Transducer Cables
  • Set of High Temperature Interface Cables
  • Type ‘A’ to Type ‘B’ USB Communications Cable
  • USB Memory Stick
  • Ultrasonic Coupling Grease

Accessories

Model Number Description Usually Ships Price Code Order
Silicone-based grease acoustic couplant, 3 oz tube. A-186 Silicone-based grease acoustic couplant, 3 oz tube. Same Day $13.00 B Order
Silicone-free acoustic couplant, 4 oz tube. A-188 Silicone-free acoustic couplant, 4 oz tube. Same Day $63.50 B Order
NISTCAL-FU NIST traceable calibration certificate for ultrasonic flowmeters. NOTE: EQUAL CERTS WILL BE CHARGED PER UNITS PURCHASED. 2-3 Weeks $300.00 Order
Silicone based RTV acoustic couplant, 2.8 oz. A-197 Silicone based RTV acoustic couplant, 2.8 oz. Same Day $4.75 B Order

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