The FLOWSIC500 ultrasonic gas flow meter from SICK

Innovation in natural gas distribution

Being a reliable and proficient partner to the oil and gas industry, SICK has revolutionized the natural gas distribution in the last four years. Before the market launch of the FLOWSIC500 in 2012 it was mainly conventional technologies that were put to use by public utilities and large-scale industrial consumers such as rotary piston and turbine gas meters. Several thousand SICK FLOWSIC500 devices have so far been put to use around the world for natural gas measurement by users hailing from a variety of industries – with success and high customer satisfaction. Continue reading


iF Product Design Award for FLOWSIC500

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


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

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