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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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3 Factors to Consider Before Installing a Thin-Plate Weir

Every flow device has its own distinct pros and cons, including thin-plate weirs. In a vacuum, a thin-plate weir is one of the most accurate flow devices you could ask for, but in a real-world setting, there are several factors that can impact the accuracy of your device. Before purchasing

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Protecting Your Flume From Plant Matter

A flume is the perfect tool for measuring flow outdoors, but there are several factors that you must consider to make sure that your flume functions the right way. For instance, depending on your installation site, your flume may be surrounded by vegetative growth, which can easily interfere with your

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3 Easy Tips for Weir Plate Maintenance

Every flow measurement device, including a weir plate, needs maintenance from time to time to make sure that it functions correctly. A variety of issues can affect the performance of a flow management device, and if you don’t address these issues, taking accurate measurements you need will be very difficult.

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A Quick Guide to Installing a Portable Weir Plate

A portable weir plate is one of the most versatile tools you could ask for when it comes to measuring flow. As long as you handle installation correctly, you can take your plate from site to site and enjoy accurate flow measurements at every location. Here are a few quick

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How Various Flow Meters Work

If you need to measure open channel flow, you need both a primary device such as a flume and a flow meter. Several different flow meters are available, and all of them function differently. To make sure that you choose the right tools for your system, it’s important to learn

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Measuring Piped Flow

If you need to measure flow inside of a pipe, there are several different devices that you can choose, but almost none is better than a trapezoidal flume. Thanks to their unique design, trapezoidal flumes are particularly adept at measuring and managing piped flow, and they can be found in

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Why the Palmer-Bowlus Flume Is a Great Long-Throated Flume

If you’re looking for a long-throated flume to meet your flow management needs, look no further than the Palmer-Bowlus flume. Thanks to this flume’s signature design, you should have no issue getting accurate flow measurements, and because there are five different variations of this flume, it can fit in any

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Some Important Information About Montana Flumes

If you’re looking for a versatile flow management device for your open channel flow operation, look no further than the Montana flume. A modified version of the Parshall flume, Montana flumes are very dependable devices that will help you take accurate readings, particularly if you know what makes this flume

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Why is Fiberglass The Right Material for Equipment Shelters?

If you’re looking for a shelter to house your operation’s most valuable equipment, you should be sure that your shelter is constructed from the right material. While different types of metal are popular choices for equipment shelters, fiberglass is the better option in almost every circumstance. Fiberglass is one of

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Tips & Tricks for Maintaining a Trapezoidal Flume

After you’ve invested in a trapezoidal flume, you want to make sure that your device always works the way that you need. Unfortunately, there are several different issues that can interfere with flume performance, which is why regular maintenance is so important. Flume maintenance involves a variety of tasks, so

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A Guide to Trapezoidal Flume Installation

Installing a trapezoidal flume is a lot easier if you follow the right tips. By meeting certain criteria, you’ll be able to install your flume the right way so that it functions the way you need for ongoing operational success. Check out this quick trapezoidal flume installation guide that will

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Tips for Maintaining Your Weir Box

After you’ve installed a weir box in your open channel flow system, you want to be certain that it will always function the way that you need. Fortunately, with just a little regular maintenance, you should be able to keep your weir box up and running with ease. Here are

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A Beginner’s Guide to Fixed Weir Plates

Successfully managing open channel flow is dependent on having the right primary device. Although there are several options from which to choose, one of the best is a fixed weir plate. Here are a few fixed weir plate facts that you should keep in mind when you’re shopping for a

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Limitations of Weir Boxes to Keep in Mind

When you’re looking for a primary flow management device, there are several different options that you can choose, including a weir box. Weir boxes have several strengths and, when used correctly, can make it easier for your operators to take accurate flow readings. That being said, weir boxes also have

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