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Thermal mass flow meter manufacturer wins 2012 Innovations Award
Since 2006, Sage Metering Thermal Mass Flow Meter (TMFM) has won three Flow Control Magazine Innovations Awards. The 2012 award recognizes how Sage Metering has led the way in in-situ calibration verification of thermal mass flow meters. This feature allows users to verify calibration onsite within minutes while the meter is still in line.
|Congratulations to Sage Metering for their well-deserved 2012 Flow Control Innovations Award.|
Onsite calibration saves time and money since the user does not have to remove the meter and return it to the factory for annual calibration. The breakthrough also opens the door to many other environmental applications to monitor and report greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) per EPA regulations.
- One manufacturer offers a less convenient way to verify the instrument is calibrated, with the purchase of an expensive add-on. More information on this meter can be found on Sage Metering blog: "Thermal mass flowmeter manufacturer offers in-situ calibration."
- Another company offers a way to confirm that the meter’s electronics are working, though it doesn’t verify the meter is accurate. Sage Metering’s "Thermal mass flow meter in-situ validation attempt" reveals this information.
- Most manufacturers still require their meter to be calibrated at the factory or through a third party.