Ultrasonic gas flow meter

Continuous measuring even in the event of mains voltage failure with PowerIn Technology™

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Now there is no need to go without ultrasonic precision and fall back on other mechanical measurement techniques in the event of a mains voltage failure. The back-up batteries in the FLOWSIC-X gas flow meters supply energy in this case. Autonomous operation has been proven with the FLOWSIC500 and is now integrated in the FLOWSIC600-XT: With PowerIn TechnologyTM  Continue reading

Using CO2 “green” products

Cutting emissions: there is another way

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The energy revolution has also brought to light the fact that carbon dioxide is only a bad thing when it is released into the air. If, however, CO2 is captured and stored, it could make a significant contribution to reducing CO2 and generating “green” products. Carbon dioxide is the key ingredient in the power-to-gas concept, for example. This technology involves storing renewable energy in the form of synthetic methane gas to provide a combined solution that both reduces CO2 and allows problematic green power surpluses to be stored. What’s more, CO2 forms part of the process for producing plastics which are free of petroleum. Continue reading

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iF Product Design Award for FLOWSIC500

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In early 2014 the international iF jury judged a total of 4,615 products, communication and packaging designs that had been submitted as entries for the renowned iF design award competition from 55 countries. Forty-nine design experts assessed the entries on the basis of various criteria, such as degree of innovation, material, and functionality. The ultrasonic flowmeter FLOWSIC500 from SICK impressed the jury with its exceptional design quality and was awarded with the iF product design award 2014. Continue reading

Integrated Metering Solutions

SICK Metering Systems: System solutions for gas flow measurement

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SICK Metering Systems is the joint venture between SICK Engineering GmbH and the belgian system integrator GGS Oil and Gas Systems bvba (GGS). The new partnership will focus on high-end integrated metering solutions for ultrasonic gas measurement stations. SICK Metering Systems is present at the conferences CEESI (Colorado Engineering Experiment Station, Inc.), from march 25th to 27th, 2014 in Lisbon and the South East Asia Flow Measurement Conference, from march the 4th – 5th, 2014 in Kuala Lumpur. Continue reading

Gas flow measuring devices

FLOWSIC500: The world’s first compact ultrasonic gas meter for natural gas distribution

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Ultrasonic flow meters are so far advanced when it comes to custody transfer readings: ultra-modern technology for ultra-reliable measurements. The new compact FLOWSIC500 ultrasonic gas meter from SICK is specially designed for custody transfer natural gas flow readings, allowing highly precise calculations. It is just perfect for municipal utilities and industrial consumers. Continue reading