Why need to measure fatty acid flow rate?
Fatty acids are a kind of compounds composed of carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen, and are the main components of neutral fats, phospholipids and glycolipids. Lower fatty acids are easily soluble in water, but as the relative molecular weight increases, the solubility in water decreases, and even soluble or insoluble in water, but soluble in organic solvents. Glycerides containing a large amount of saturated fatty acids are often solid at room temperature, such as tallow, mutton, etc., mostly animal fats. Triglycerides that contain more unsaturated fatty acids are often liquid at room temperature, such as corn oil and rape oil. Plant and fish oils are mostly glycerides of unsaturated fatty acids. The fatty acid contained in sunflower oil, corn oil, soybeans and other vegetable oils and marine fish are mostly polyunsaturated fatty acids. Fatty acid flow measurement is important.
Fatty acids or hydrolyzed acids of natural oils is a basic organic raw material with a very wide range of applications, especially the development of surfactants in recent years, making it the basis of its basic raw materials. Fatty acids are widely used mainly as the basic raw materials of surfactants. At present, the main applications are: rubber industry as vulcanization active agent, plastic industry as lubricant and stabilizer, textile industry and household detergent as softener and bactericide, wool scouring agent, paper industry Water repellent, gloss agent, excipient in pharmaceutical industry, emulsifier in food industry, wax mold in precision casting, soap base in grease industry, etc. . Above all fatty acid flow meters are widely demanded in the factory.
Fatty acid flow meter types:
We have several types’ fatty acid flow meters, such as analog fatty acid flow meter, inline fatty acid flow meter, mass flow meter, volumetric flow meter for fatty acid flow meter, rotameter for fatty acid flow rate measurement.etc.
Here we normally introduce variable area flow meter ( VA flow meter) to measure fatty acid flow rate.
How rotameter measure fatty acid flow rate?
Rotameter measures the fatty acid flow based on the throttling principle, but it changes the flow area of the fluid to keep the differential pressure constant up and down the rotor, so it is also called variable flow area flowmeter, also called float flowmeter.
Technical specifications for fatty acid flow meter (Rotameter type)
1. Suitable for small pipe diameter and low flow rate measurement
2. Reliable work, low maintenance, long life
3. Low requirements for downstream and upstream straight pipe when installation
4. Wide flow range for fatty acid rotameter flow meter: 10:1
5. Local display type without output or power supply, option with flow transmitters.
6.Option with LCD display, which can display instantaneous and cumulative fatty aicd flow, and can also output pulses, 4-20mA or relay alarms
7. Option with horizontal installation
8. Different flow sensor material, such as stainless steel 304, stainless steel 316, 316L or PTFE lined, suitable for fatty acid measurement
9. Different fatty acid flow sensor options: 1/2”, 1”, 3/4 inch, 2”, 3”, 4”, 6 “or 8” flow meters.
10. Low price from China flow meter factory
Fatty acid flow meter price
The price of fatty acid flowmeter is determined by many factors, such as the sensor size of a flowmeter. Generally speaking, a large size is more expensive, such as 8" fatty acid flow meter is more expensive than 2inch fatty acid flow sensor. In addition, it is related to the principle of flow meters. We have a variety of flow meters to measure fatty acid, such as mass flow meters, PD flow meters, VA flow meters, turbine flow meters, throttling elements, orifice v-cones, DP flow meters . Different principles have different prices. Mass flow meters are the most expensive to measure fatty acids mass flow. The price of fatty acid flowmeter is also related to the function, such as whether to HART, PROFIBUS-DP and so on. The price of our fatty acid flow meter starts from $300 if you buy from SILVER AUTOMATION INSTRUMENTS.