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Since 1986, TRACOM has been partnering with companies across the nation. We create and install fiberglass products for wastewater management and other industrial and construction projects. Our goal is to become the #1 trusted source for durable fiberglass products, and each day we are one step closer. Our dedication to quality, our wide variety of products, and our customizable product options make us a top choice among the industry.

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One of our customers’ favorite parts of working with TRACOM is our wide selection of fiberglass products. We believe as a top fiberglass product company, it is imperative to provide and install the necessary products for each of the projects your business needs. This is why we offer multi-purpose consoles and shelters, fiberglass flumes, manholes, other products and accessories.

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Your Options for Fiberglass Shelter Ventilation

If you have important equipment on your worksite that you want to protect as fully as possible, then your best option is to install a fiberglass shelter. With a fiberglass equipment shelter, you’ll be able to effectively protect your equipment and give your operators quick and easy access. Before you

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How Long-Throated Flumes Are Impacted by Sedimentation

Flumes come in a wide variety of styles, and certain flumes, such as the RBC and Palmer-Bowlus, come equipped with long-throated ramps. While this can be beneficial in some regards, long-throated ramps are also very much at risk from sedimentation, and as anyone in the flow management field knows, sedimentation

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Weir Boxes vs Other Flow Management Devices

If you’ve been looking for a flow management device for your operation, there are countless options you could select. However, if you want one of the most versatile tools on the market, you should consider investing in a weir box. Unlike other devices, such as the Parshall flume, few people

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Why Are Parshall Flumes So Popular?

If you know anything about measuring open channel flow, then you’re probably aware that the most popular device for this task is the Parshall flume. The Parshall flume is one of the most widely used flow management devices in the entire world, benefitting operations both large and small. While you

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What to Know When Picking a Flume for Minimizing Build-Up

Depending on the nature of your water management operation, there may be several factors you need to consider, including the possibility of solid build-up. In certain applications, such as sanitary systems, solid materials in the flow can easily accumulate in the flume, causing blockages that your operators will need to

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Flume and Weir Staff Gauges Errors

In your flume or weir, there are several different tools you could use to determine the depth of your flow. However, when it comes to ease of use, there are few better options than using a staff gauge. Unlike other flow measurement tools, no expertise is needed to read a

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Flumes vs. Weirs For Farm Operations

Although many people are unaware of this fact, flow measurement is one of the biggest responsibilities for farming operations. Whether these measurements are a requirement for water rights or are needed for irrigation purposes, it’s important to use the right tool, and the two most popular flow measurement devices for

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How Does A Flow Metering Manhole Work?

If you want your flow management operation to succeed, there are several different tools you can choose. However, one of the most beneficial devices that you could add to your system is a flow metering manhole. As you might expect from its name, a flow metering manhole is a manhole

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Palmer-Bowlus Flume Errors

If one of the main responsibilities of your operation is measuring sanitary flows, there are several devices that you could choose to help with this task. However, when it comes to ease of use and consistent accuracy, there are few better options than the Palmer-Bowlus flumes. Since first introduced in

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Measuring Flow with Thin-Plate Weirs

The sharp-crest, thin-plate weir is one of the most useful flow measurement tools in the entire world. A thin-plate weir possesses several one of a kind features that make it the perfect choice for your flow measurement needs. However, if you’re not familiar with thin-plate weirs, then you might be

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Disadvantages of Parshall and Palmer-Bowlus Flumes

When it comes time for you to pick a device to fulfill your water management needs than a flume such as the Parshall or Palmer-Bowlus. These two flume types can be used in a variety of situations and can help you take consistently accurate readings that will help you’re operation

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Materials for your Weir Plate

If you’re thinking about using a weir to fulfill your flow management needs, there are several crucial decisions you will need to make. However, your most important choice is what material you will use for your weir plate. While there are a variety of materials you could have your weir

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Options for Mounting HS/H/HL Flumes

When it comes to versatility, there is almost no more impressive device than an HS/H/HL flume. These flumes were designed specifically to measure water run off, which means they are built to fit into natural channels. However, before you can start using your HS/H/HL flume, it’s important to make sure

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How to Monitor Dame Seepage with Weir Boxes

When you need to monitor dam seepage in below grade applications, finding the right tool can be extremely difficult. Fortunately, in these situations, there is one device you can use to effectively monitor seepage without having to make major adjustments: A weir box. Weir boxes are the perfect primary device

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Irrigation Flume Problems and their Solutions

When you need to measure irrigation flow, whether for water rights or some other purpose, your perfect tool. While Parshall flumes are the most popular choice for measuring irrigation flumes, other styles, such as RBC and Trapezoidal flumes, can also be used. Whichever flume style you choose to measure irrigation

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Improve Your Weir Box with a Splash Guard

When you need to manage and measure flow, regardless of the application, you want to make sure you have the right tool. Fortunately, if you’re looking for flexibility and versatility, installing a Tracom weir box in your system can be a great choice. Weir boxes provide a convenient solution for

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Using Parshall Flumes For Irrigation

When you’re looking for a tool to help you manage and measure irrigation flows, there are several options you can choose. However, if you want to most accurate readings possible, then your best option is a Parshall flume. There are countless benefits you can receive for using a Parshall flume

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Can You Use a Wooden Weir for Stream Gauging?

If you need a tool for stream gauging, there’s in no better option than installing a weir. However, if you’re looking to control your costs, you might be thinking about having your weir constructed out of an affordable material such as wood. While it may seem like you could make

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Selecting a Primary Device: Is a Weir or Flume Right for You?

In a water management operation, there’s nothing more important decision than picking your primary device, with the two most popular options being flumes and weirs. If you’re familiar with these devices, then you probably know that both have their distinct benefits. However, you probably also know that neither is right

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