Flumes

How to Choose a Flume Style

Flumes are among the best solutions for flow rate measurement efforts, as they offer near-universal compatibility with a wide variety of flow channel conditions. That compatibility is only possible, however, thanks to the variety of different flume styles available. You’ll still have to find the right style for your unique conditions. Learn how to choose …

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How to Spot Submergence

One of the most important factors in a flume’s operation is avoiding submergence. When a flume becomes submerged, all your measurement efforts will be thrown off. You may be thinking that the idea of looking for submergence is fairly easy, but it doesn’t necessarily mean simply checking if the flume is underwater. Learn how to …

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Parshall Flumes and Free-Spilling Discharge

When you’re using any kind of flume, how the discharge is handled is among the most important factors to consider. With Parshall flumes specifically, a free-spilling discharge is the preferred method, though not the only one available. To truly understand how Parshall flumes handle free-spilling discharge, you have to dive a bit deeper. Learn all …

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