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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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How to Handle, Install, and Protect Your Cutthroat Flume

Cutthroat flumes are modified versions of the consistently popular Parshall flume, and they are an excellent primary flow management device for many operations. Because a flume is such a big investment, you want to be certain that you’re using your device the right way and that you’re doing everything you

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Tips for Maintaining Your Trapezoidal Flume

When it comes to measuring flow in outdoor applications, there’s almost no better choice than a trapezoidal flume. With these flumes, you’ll have the ability to measure flow in several different outdoor settings, including irrigation canals, streams, and ditches. Like any device, however, your flume will need periodic maintenance to

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What is The Best Way to Condition Flow in Flumes

If you want to effectively use a flume for flow management and measurement, it’s important that the flow entering your flume is properly conditioned. Poorly conditioned flow can massively interfere with your readings and the overall success of your operation. Fortunately, several different devices are available that can help you

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Important Facts to Know About Fixed Weir Plates

If you need to measure flow in an open channel, there are several devices that you can choose, including a fixed weir plate. Weir plates provide a number of benefits, and they are a popular choice when measuring flow in outdoor settings. Here are a few facts about fixed weir

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How to Accessorize Your Fiberglass Shelter

Whether you need a secure workspace or storage location, installing a fiberglass shelter on your job site is an excellent decision. Fiberglass shelters are highly durable, and they can be customized to meet almost every need. Here are a few of the different fiberglass shelter accessories that you should know

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Largo Palmer-Bowlus Flumes Explained

The Palmer-Bowlus flume is a versatile flow management device that’s perfect for sanitary operations. One of the reasons that the Palmer-Bowlus flume is so popular is that it’s available in several different styles, including the versatile Lagco flume. If you need a flume to help you measure sanitary flows, you

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Staff Gauges—Your Dependable Flow Measurement Tool

There are countless flow measurement tools on the market today, but none can provide you with the accuracy and ease of use that you’ll find with a staff gauge. Install one of these gauges in your system, and your operators will be able to read flow depth without any trouble.

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Choosing The Right Weir Box

Installing a weir box in your flow management operation provides a wide range of benefits, including allowing you to record consistently accurate flow readings. The biggest advantage, however, is the ability to customize your weir box to fit your precise operational needs. A variety of customizations and accessories are available

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The Whys and Hows of Fiberglass Shelter Ventilation

Whether you need to protect your valuable equipment or need a workspace for your employees, installing a fiberglass shelter on your job site is an excellent decision. One of the biggest benefits of these shelters is that they’re available with a wide range of useful accessories, including several ventilation options.

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What Flumes Can You Install in a Sewer Manhole?

Measuring sewer flow can be a very difficult task, especially if you don’t have the right flow management tool installed. Fortunately, with a little bit of research, you should easily be able to find a flume that will work perfectly in your sewer manhole and allow you to0 easily and

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How to Extend the Life Of Your Flume

When you install a flume in your flow management operation, you likely have two primary goals.  First, you want the flume to provide accurate flow readings. Second, you want the flow management device to last as long as possible. While the first goal can be easily accomplished, the second can

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What You Need to Know About Fiberglass Equipment Shelters

Protecting equipment on a jobsite can seem an uphill battle, particularly if you don’t have the right tools at your disposal. Fortunately, if you want to both protect your valuable equipment and give your workers a safe and convenient workspace, you can invest in fiberglass equipment shelters. Shelters made from

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Submergence In Flow Management

Understanding submergence is one of the most important aspects of proper flume operation. Virtually every type of flume available is vulnerable to submergence to some degree, and if you’re not able to detect and correct this issue, it can be difficult to take the accurate readings that you need for

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A Domed Top Manhole Installation Guide

For flow management operations that need to measure below-grade flow, installing a domed top manhole is the perfect solution. Not only do these manholes securely store your primary flow management device, they also give your operators easy access when they need to take a reading. To make sure that you

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Why Weirs are One of the Best Flow Management Devices

When it comes to flow management and measurements, a flume is the primary device of choice for most operations. While flumes are certainly an excellent option, using a weir for your flow management needs is an equally great choice. Weirs provide a variety of benefits that many people may not

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Choosing the Right Equipment Enclosures

Protecting the equipment that you use every day in your flow management operation is of the utmost importance if you want continued success. In addition to making sure that your tools are adequately protected from the elements, you need to be certain that they are only accessible to your operators.

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Chlorine Buildings For Flow Management

One of the most important tasks of water management is cleaning the water so that it is safe for public consumption, and completing this task involves using harsh chemicals such as chlorine. Without these chemicals, it would be impossible to fully clean the water in your system, meaning your operation

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The Different Types of Fiberglass Manholes You Could Use

Measuring and managing flow requires having the right tools for the job, and for many operations, this means installing a fiberglass manhole. Manholes made from fiberglass come in a wide variety of styles, meaning if that if you’re interested in purchasing one of these devices, you need to be sure

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Strengths and Weaknesses of Bubbler Flow Meters

Whether you use a flume or a weir in your open channel flow operation, it’s crucial for you to choose the right tool to take flow measurements. While there are several flow measurement devices for you to choose from, a bubbler flow meter is one of the best. When used

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Shorter Flumes For Open Channel Flow Operations

If you’re looking for a flume for your open channel flow operation, there are several issues you need to consider. While most of your time will be spent deciding the proper size of your flume and what style best meets your needs, you should also consider the height of your

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