- July 26, 2010
WARMINSTER, PA | ABB describes Torbar averaging pitot tubes as an economical flow metering solution for gases, liquids, and steam. The Torbar is a multiport self-averaging pitot tube of classic design. The company says thousands of these flowmeters have been installed in many industries worldwide.
A brochure describes Torbar's principle of operation as a differential pressure flowmeter, including its basic construction and installation. Next, a list details features and benefits, general specifications, typical applications, and successful fluids measured.
A model is available called the MASS TRIBAR that incorporates pressure and temperature compensation for mass flow measurement. Cost savings discussed include less wiring and piping, driving down installed costs by as much as 60%. This flowmeter also eliminates need for a mass flow computations, which are done within the instrument.
Also described is the SG 2000 Stack Gas flowmetering system, which is based on the Torbar self-averaging pitot tube. The SG2000 series, with internal purge, can be applied to chimneys and stacks where the dust concentration is higher than 20mg/m3 or where any moisture content may be a problem.
For a copy of the brochure "Torbar Averaging Pitot Tubes," contact Robert Mapleston, ABB Instrumentation, 125 East County Line Road, Warminster, PA 18974-4995 . For more information, contact 800-922-2475, visit ABB’s website or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.