The SERIES VA Variable Area Glass Flowmeters are designed with easy to read universal mm scale and supplied with correlation charts containing calibration data for air and water.
Glass flowmeters are suitable for metering carrier gases, liquid and gas measurement in pilot plants, laboratories, process flow and level indicating. Units are equipped with a standard 6-turn needle valve for flow rate control. High precision metering valves with non-rising stems (sold separately) are available for high sensitivity control and resolution – particularly suited for very low flow rates.
Flowmeters are shipped completely assembled and ready for panel mounting. Use an optional acrylic tripod base to convert to self-standing bench mounting.
Note: Calibration data is provided in each unit and is unique to each scale. If you require a calibration certificate for your flowmeter, please contact customer service to place your order.
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Service : Compatible gases or liquids.
Wetted Materials : Flowtube: Borosilicate glass; Floats: Glass or SS (sapphire, Carboloy and tantalum are optional); Float stops: PTFE; End fittings: Anodized aluminum, 316 SS, brass or PTFE; Packings: Fluoroelastomer, none on VAX5XX models; O-rings: Buna-N on aluminum models and brass models, fluoroelastomer on SS models, PTFE on VAX5XX models.
Temperature Limits : 250°F (121°C); VAX5XX: -15 to 150°F (-26 to 65°C).
Pressure Limits : 200 psig (13.8 bar); VAX5XX: 100 psig (6.7 bar).
Accuracy : ±2% FS @ 70°F (21.1°C) and 14.7 psia (1 atm absolute); VA1043, VA1243, VA1343, VA25425, VA25025: ±5% FS @ 70°F (21.1°C) and 14.7 psia (1 @ absolute).
Repeatability : ±0.25% FS.
Scales : Universal 65 mm or 150 mm with correlation charts.
Turn-Down Ratio : 10:1.
Connections : Two 1/8″ female NPT.
Mounting : Vertical.
Valve : 6-turn needle (standard), optional 16-turn high precision valve.
Valve Orifice : Acetal on aluminum models and brass models, PCTFE on stainless steel models; PTFE on VAX5XX models.