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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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Addressing Submerged Flow in Parshall Flumes

Water operators across the country know that the most versatile, accurate flow measurement tool that you could use is a Parshall flume. Ideally, your Parshall flume will operate under free flow conditions. With free flow, there is only a single point of measurement, which both eases your operations and leads

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What’s the Right Tool for Measuring Flows at High Temperatures?

In most water management systems, the temperature of your flow should be relatively normal and won’t need to be taken into account when choosing a measurement and management tool. However, there are certain circumstances where flow can be high temperature, which means you’ll need to handle a flow measurement tool

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Ventilating Fiberglass Shelters Without Power

Fiberglass shelters are one of the most useful tools that there is. They house your operation’s important equipment and give your employees easy access to tools needed to complete their tasks. However, there is one problem that fiberglass shelters can sometimes run into: ventilation. In an unvented fiberglass shelter, it’s

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Ways To Prolong The Health Of Your Dam

For water management systems that employ an embankment dam, there is no more important task to prolong the health of your dam and your reservoir than measuring dam seepage. Whether you measure seepage with a flume or with a weir, periodic measurement can help you to know that your dam

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Like any task related to water management, measuring free spilling flow out of pipes successfully requires having the right tools at your disposal. While there are many methods for measuring free spilling pipe flow, such as the California method, the one that offers you the highest level of accuracy is

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Why Do You Need Modular Equipment Shelters?

Depending on the necessities of your water management system, you may need to use large equipment to maintain your success. While this equipment is surely necessary, its size can make it hard to move and protect. Fortunately, if you’re looking for a solution to help you house your large water

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Reasons to Use Fiberglass in Your Water System

When you’re shopping for tools for your water management system, you want to make sure that they are manufactured with the most durable, versatile materials available. Whether you need a flume, a weir or some other flow management tool, there are a variety of construction materials for you to choose

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Measuring Embankment Dam Seepage

If your water management system uses an embankment dam, then measuring dam seepage is one of the most important things that you can do to gauge how your system is functioning and its overall health. When the amount of seepage that your system experiences abruptly changes and the cause is

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Does Your Flume Need Wing Walls?

Flumes are perhaps the most useful tools that exist in a water management system. No matter which type of flume you’ll choose, you’ll be getting easy flow management and highly accurate measurements, both of which can improve your operational success. However, for first time flume users, or for those looking

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Why Should You Avoid Galvanized Steel?

If you use weirs or flumes in your water management system, then you know how important it is to choose the right material for these tools. A popular weir and flume material choice for many systems is galvanized steel. Galvanized steel is very cost-effective, which is what makes it such

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Using a Cutthroat Flume for Free Flow in Existing Channels

Possibly the most important decision that needs to be made in water systems in existing channels is what kind of flume will be used to manage and measure flow. While there are several excellent options that you could select, the best choice of flume for an existing channel is a

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The Different Types of Flow Metering Manhole

For water management operations that are looking to increase the ease and accuracy of their measurement, one of the best tools to use is a flow metering manhole. Flow metering manholes provide all the flow measurement and management tools in one convenient location, which is why so many operations are

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Parshall Flume Materials and Lifespan

Parshall flumes are perhaps the most popular tool for water management systems everywhere, and for very good reason. These top-quality flumes provide great accuracy, flexible installation and are very easy to use, making it small wonder they remain such a consistently popular choice. However, before you can install Parshall flumes

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How Can I Counteract The Risks of Energy Dissipation

If you’re one of the many water management systems that uses weirs in a natural channel, then you know that energetic flow is always a risk. In order to manage energetic flow and to preserve the integrity of the system, a great deal of water management operations will employ some

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How to Choose H-Flumes for Storm Flow Measurements

One of the most difficult tasks in the water management industry is successfully monitoring storm water flows. Because of varying flow rate and the difficulties of working with a natural channel, successfully managing storm flows requires possessing the right flumes, which is why many operators across the country choose to

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Choosing The Correct Height for An Ultrasonic Sensor

When you’re looking for the right measurement tool for your water management system, the choice for supreme accuracy and ease of use is an ultrasonic sensor. Ultrasonic sensors are simple to stall and provide consistently accurate readings, which is why so many water operations rely on this too. However, if

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Weir Box Clean-Out Accessory

For water management systems that use natural channels, there is no more useful tool than a fiberglass weir. Weirs provide some of the most accurate measurements that you could hope for, providing your operation with the consistent level of success that you are looking for. However, if you want to

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The Risks of Steel Weir Plates

For almost any water management application imaginable, an excellent tool is that of weir plates. Weir plates are inexpensive, easy to install and use and are usually very durable. To maximize the durability of weir plates, many water management systems choose to use steel versions. While this may seem like

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Palmer-Bowlus Flume Source Errors

A crucial decision for anyone running a water management operation is what kind of flume that they’ll use to measure and manage their flow rates. Although there are several excellent styles of flume that your water operation could use, one of the most versatile is the popular Palmer-Bowlus flume. While

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