Thermal Mass Flow Meter | How do they operate?

What is a thermal mass flow meter? As gas flows by the heated sensor (flow sensor), molecules of the flowing gas transport heat away from this sensor, the sensor cools and energy i…

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Sage Thermal Mass Flow Meter Calibration

Meter Calibration Required The Sage Thermal Mass Flow Meter calibration is the foundation for the award-winning meter to achieve accurate gas mass flow measurement. A critical port…

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Propane

In the event of a natural gas disruption, propane makes a reasonable backup for natural gas, and thermal mass flow meters improve combustion control and efficiency to the boiler. P…

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Measuring Ozone in Water Treatment

Ozone Wastewater Treatment Ozone systems are an alternative to chlorination in water treatment plants. This method is environmentally friendly and dependable. Generally, the system…

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Oxygen

At large Municipal Waste Water Treatment Plants, deodorizing aeration basins may be required. Deodorizing is achieved by blending a controlled quantity of a fragrancing agent with…

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Air Separation Gases

Air separation plants separate atmospheric air into its primary constituents, which are approximately 78% nitrogen, 21% oxygen, 0.9% Argon and a handful of rare inert gases (xenon,…

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Natural Gas Flow Measurement by Sage

Natural Gas Application Guide Natural gas measurement is an area that Sage Thermal Mass Flow Meters excel in. There are various applications where natural gas flow rate needs to be…

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Methane

Methane is a powerful greenhouse gas that remains in the atmosphere for over 10 years and accounts for approximately 1/3 of all methane emissions in landfills (landfills are the la…

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Landfill Gas Monitoring and Measurement Flow Meter

Thermal mass flow meters are a resource for landfill gas monitoring. Landfill Gas Accurate measurement of landfill gas is needed throughout the system whether the objective is moni…

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Hydrogen

Monitoring hydrogen (and nitrogen) in solar cell manufacturing is an essential part of the quality control in polysilicon manufacturing. In-Line Thermal Mass Flow Meters do not req…

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Helium Gas

Helium (and also, argon and hydrogen) can be used in heat treatment, and measurement is required. Thermal Mass Flow Meters have a fast response and turndown to help control the pro…

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Greenhouse Gases

The US EPA mandate per 40 CFR Part 98 requires reporting of greenhouse gas emissions (in tons of mass flow), effective January 1, 2010. Over 10,000 facilities have operations that…

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Flue Gas

Flue gas measurement is often required for environmental reporting, and thermal mass flow meters offer a reliable means to measure and monitor flue gases which contain greenhouse g…

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Flare Gas

Oil Refineries, well drilling operations (such as offshore oil rigs), wastewater treatment plants, chemical processing plants, natural gas plants, and landfills are but a sampling…

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Ethanol Distillation & Refining

Ethanol production is a complex process involving both fermentation tanks and distillation tanks. Thermal Mass Flow Meters measure the flow of air and fuel going into the distillat…

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Digester Gas – Waste Water Treatment

Digester gas (typically 65% methane and 35% carbon dioxide) is produced when organic matter, such as raw sewage, decomposes in the absence of oxygen. Modern WWT processes incorpora…

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Digester Gas – Farming Operations

Digester gas from farming and other agricultural operations is generated from the breakdown of livestock waste captured within a large plastic cover, known as a digester. The manur…

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Combustion Air Flow

Natural Gas Application Guide One of the most important ways to reduce energy consumption in a manufacturing environment is to optimize the combustion control on industrial boilers…

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Carbon Dioxide

Thermal Mass Flow Meters are frequently used to comply with Greenhouse Gas protocols because they measure the flow rate of carbon dioxide and methane mixes in landfills (typically…

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Biogas

Biogas is produced when organic matter such as household food waste, plant matter, or industrial waste decomposes in the absence of oxygen. This process may take place in an anaero…

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Ammonia Measurement

Ammonia is commonly used as a fertilizer, an industrial coolant and reduces NOx emissions from combustion sources. In each case, thermal mass flow meters can be used for ammonia me…

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