Flow measurement instruments are used to determine flow rate by monitoring the amount of media passing during a specific time. Devices within this category can monitor liquids, gases or solids, and measure in units of mass, velocity or volume.
Air Flow Sensors (269 suppliers)
Electromagnetic Flow Meters (104 suppliers)
Electromagnetic flow meters operate on Faraday's law of electromagnetic induction, which states that a voltage is induced when a conductor moves through a magnetic field.
Search by Specification | Learn more about Electromagnetic Flow Meters
Flow Computers, Totalizers, and Indicators (276 suppliers)
Flow computers, totalizers, and rate indicators integrate the functions of flow and temperature measurement, computation, data acquisition, input / output (I/O) standardization, and closed loop control. They require external sensor inputs and may be used as local rate indicators.
Search by Specification | Learn more about Flow Computers, Totalizers, and Indicators
Flow Controllers (458 suppliers)
Flow Meters (1,660 suppliers)
Flow Switches (370 suppliers)
Flow switches are devices that monitor flow and send a trip signal to other devices, like a pump, for protection. These switches can be used for the measurement of gases, liquids, and steam.
Search by Specification | Learn more about Flow Switches
Flow Transmitters (244 suppliers)
Flow transmitters provide electrical outputs that are proportional to flow inputs. They use flow meters to measure the flow of liquids and gases.
Search by Specification | Learn more about Flow Transmitters
Gas Flow Meters (426 suppliers)
Infrared Windows (35 suppliers)
Infrared windows are IR transmissive viewing-port inspection devices designed for enclosure integration. They are used for real-time visual monitoring of infrared (IR) light produced by a variety of heat-generating sources.
Search by Specification | Learn more about Infrared Windows
Liquid Flow Meters (606 suppliers)
Liquid Leak Detectors (245 suppliers)
Mass Flow Meters and Controllers (261 suppliers)
Mass flow meters and controllers measure flow rate in units of mass or volume per units of time (e.g., pounds per minute). They are designed for use with gases, liquids, steams, or slurries.
Search by Specification | Learn more about Mass Flow Meters and Controllers
Mass Flow Switches (40 suppliers)
Mass liquid flow switches and mass gas flow switches are devices used for measuring the flow or quantity of a moving liquid or gas in terms of a unit of mass per unit time, such as pounds per minute. These devices may be sensors with electrical output or may be stand-alone instruments with local displays and controls.
Search by Specification | Learn more about Mass Flow Switches
Open Channel Flow Meters (62 suppliers)
Open channel flow meters measure fluid flow through open channels.
Learn more about Open Channel Flow Meters
Paddlewheel Flow Meters (73 suppliers)
Paddlewheel flow meters have a paddle wheel that is perpendicular to the flow path. The rotor axis is positioned to limit contact between the paddles and the flowing media.
Search by Specification | Learn more about Paddlewheel Flow Meters
Positive Displacement Flow Meters (159 suppliers)
Positive displacement flow meters measure the volume or flow rate of a moving fluid or gas by dividing the media into fixed, metered volumes. These devices consist of a chamber that obstructs the media flow and a rotating or reciprocating mechanism that allows the passage of fixed-volume amounts.
Search by Specification | Learn more about Positive Displacement Flow Meters
Rotameters (107 suppliers)
Rotameters are typically tapered glass tubes positioned vertically in the fluid flow. A float within the tube rides upward in relation to the amount of flow.
Search by Specification | Learn more about Rotameters
Sight Flow Indicators (185 suppliers)
Sight Windows (196 suppliers)
Sight windows are an effective and economical way of viewing tank, pressure vessel and piping systems interiors. They are also referred to as sight glasses.
Search by Specification | Learn more about Sight Windows
Solids Flow Meters (33 suppliers)
Solids flow meters measure the flow rate of bulk solids, powders, grain, etc.
Learn more about Solids Flow Meters
Turbine Flow Meters (272 suppliers)
Ultrasonic Flow Meters (224 suppliers)
Velocity Flow Switches (80 suppliers)
Gas flow switches and liquid flow switches, velocity, are used to measure the flow or quantity of a moving fluid in terms of velocity, such as feet per minute.
Search by Specification | Learn more about Velocity Flow Switches
Volumetric Gas Flow Switches (83 suppliers)
Volumetric gas flow switches are devices with a switch output used for measuring the flow or quantity of a moving gas in terms of a unit of volume per unit time, such as cubic feet per minute.
Search by Specification | Learn more about Volumetric Gas Flow Switches
Volumetric Liquid Flow Switches (140 suppliers)
Volumetric liquid flow switches measure the flow or quantity of a moving fluid in terms of a unit of volume per time, such as liters per minute. These flow sensing devices have a switch output.
Search by Specification | Learn more about Volumetric Liquid Flow Switches
Vortex Flow Meters (121 suppliers)
Vortex flow meters are flow sensors that detect the frequency of vortices shed by a bluff body placed in a flow stream. The frequency of the vortices is proportional to the flow velocity.
Search by Specification | Learn more about Vortex Flow Meters