Author Archives: Bob Steinberg

Greenhouse Gas Emissions Monitoring Using Thermal Mass Flow Meters

This paper explores monitoring greenhouse gas emissions using thermal dispersion or thermal mass flow meters [...]

Flare Gas Measurement Using Thermal Mass Flow Meters

Sage’s paper, “Flare Gas Measurement Using Thermal Mass Flow Meters,” explores gas flaring and overcoming [...]

Sage Thermal Mass Flow Meter

A thermal mass flow meter measures the mass flow rate and consumption of gases for [...]

Ultrasonic Flow Meter Reviewed Natural Gas Meter Types

We discuss the ultrasonic meter in this continuing series on natural gas flow meter types. [...]

Orifice Plate Reviewed | Natural Gas Flow Meter Types

In Part VII of our natural gas flow meter types series, I discuss the orifice [...]

Units of Measure: Gas Mass Flow

In earlier posts, we considered gas meter types and the difference between volumetric and mass [...]

What is a Flow Conditioner or Conditioning?

Flow profile impacts accurate flow measurement. Flow conditioners, or flow conditioning, improve a flow meter’s [...]

Stoichiometric Combustion Impact on Boiler Efficiency

In part one of this five-part series, we discuss stoichiometric combustion, the theoretical position in [...]

Comparing Mass Flow Rate to Volumetric Flow Rate

When comparing volumetric flow rate to mass flow rate, some distinct advantages for using thermal [...]

Air Fuel Ratio Effect Combustion Efficiency and Air Fuel Ratio

In part two of this series on combustion control of industrial heat sources, we consider [...]

4 Gas Flow Meter Types for Measurement

Natural Gas Flow Meter Types There are four natural gas meter types often used for [...]

How do I calibrate my Sage gas flow meter in-situ (onsite)?

Here are the in-situ gas flowmeter calibration directions. The Sage method to verify that the [...]

Part VI of Natural Gas Flow Meter Types – Thermal Flow Meters

In part VI of my series on natural gas flow meter types, I discuss the [...]

Natural Gas Flow Meter Types | Gas Turbine Meter

In my ongoing series on natural gas flow meter types, within this post, I discuss [...]

Natural Gas Flow Meters | Rotary Meter

Here I discuss another positive displacement meter in our continuing series on natural gas flow [...]

Natural Gas Flow Meter Types | Coriolis Flow Meter

We discuss the Coriolis flowmeter in part three of this series on natural gas flow [...]

Natural Gas Flow Meter Types | Diaphragm Meters

The diaphragm meter is a positive displacement natural gas flow meter used by utility companies [...]

Global Warming Sparks Flow Meter Development

In an earlier post, I discussed how the acid rain problem led to the advancement [...]

Acid Rain Influenced Thermal Flow Meter Development

Thermal flow meter development over the last couple of decades was largely driven to address [...]

Sage Thermal Mass Flow Meter Manufacturer History

When we examine the history of thermal mass flow meter manufacturers, what emerges is the [...]

FAQ: What is the Difference between Accuracy and Repeatability?

What is the difference between accuracy and repeatability? We frequently compare flow meters’ specifications to [...]

Mass Flow Meter for Measuring Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Thermal mass flow meters are becoming the preferred choice for monitoring and measuring greenhouse gas [...]

The Most Energy Efficient Thermal Flow Meter Available

There is some irony in that thermal flow meters identify areas to conserve energy while [...]

Measure Mass Flow Rate? Why is This Important?

Why measure the mass flow rate? That is the question I address in this new [...]

Flow Meter Manufacturer Releases New Video

Sage Prime Video Sage Metering, the manufacturer of the Sage Paramount and Prime® Thermal Mass [...]

Air Flow Meter for Combustion Efficiency | Industrial Boilers

We conclude this combustion efficiency series by explaining that thermal mass flow meters are ideally [...]

Mass Flow, Differential Pressure and Air Flow Meters

Many flow technologies can be used to measure gas flow. In part four of this [...]

Flowmeter Class 1 Div 2 has edge over Cl 1 Division 1

While the NEC permits the use of a Cl 1 Division 1 approved thermal mass [...]

Flue Gas Analysis and Air/Fuel Flow – Combustion Efficiency

In part three of this series on combustion control, we consider flue gas oxygen and [...]

Greenhouse Gas Emissions Monitoring for Petroleum and Natural Gas Systems

The EPA requires facilities emitting 25,000 metric tons of CO2e annually to report annual GHG [...]