Ultrasonic Gas Flow Meters GFA-202 Energoflow

Energoflow GFA-202 Flow Meters can be used as part of metering units of gas distribution points, industrial enterprises and communal service installation. Flow meters are designed for use in continuous operating mode and require minimal maintenance. Flow meters can be included to the measurement networks and control systems.

Flow meters has the protection marking “0ExiаIIBT4 Х ” and can be installed indoors in explosions hazard zones. Flow meter consists of the electronic unit (EU) and flanged in-line section, having two pairs of inserted ultrasonic transducers as well as temperature sensor and pressure sensor.

Control software program is used for recording, viewing and changing the settings of the flow meter , recording and viewing of measurement data, as well as for reading data archive.

This program allows you to view the archive data and modify the flow meter settings via a PC monitor and then upload the archive data to a file on the flow meter. The flow meter provides protection of settings and archive data from unauthorized changing by restricting access through a system of passwords and hardware based protection of configuration from being overwritten.

The main technical features of GFA-202 are:

  • The flow meter is powered by an built-in lithium battery having service life not less than 4 years.
  • The flow meter carries out direct measurement of temperature and pressure and on basis of the measured values of these parameters calculates the kinematic gas viscosity, which is then used for calculating correction coefficients of Reynolds number.

Flow meters are designed for :

  • measurement of the volumetric flow rate and volume of natural gas
  • measurement of temperature of gas
  • measurement of absolute pressure gas

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Parameters Volume
Nominal diameter (DN) from 50 to 300 mm (400 mm under special order)
Measurement range of gas flow velocity from 0,15 to 40 m/s
Number of channels 2
Operating gauge pressure 1,6 MPa; 6,3 MPa, 10 MPa and 16 MPa
Limits of permissible relative error,of the Flowmeter, for range,of flow rate
from Qt to Qmax ± 1%
from Qmin to Qt (included) ± 2%
Pulse outputs:
– two low-frequency (LF), to 20 Hz;
– one high (HF), to 2 кHz;
Type “Dry Contact” Voltage from 5 V to 28 V,
current – up to 20 mA
Temperature gas measurement Resistive,Temperature ensor, Pt100, corresponding to standard DIN EN 60751, class A
Pressure measurement of gas Tensoresistive
absolutepressure sensor with temperatue correction
Absolute basic error of temperature measurement ± 0,15°С
Derived basic error of pressure measurement Not more than,±,0,1 %
Communication channels Interface RS-232/RS-485;
Data transfer protocol, ModBus RTU;
Data rate, upto 115200 bits/s;
Power supply Buil-in lithium battery of capacity 2×19 A*h, (provides operation for 4 years)
Optional power supply from an external source 16 – 24 VDC;
current consumption – up to 100 мА
Ingress,Protection of casing as per GOST 14254 IP67
Ambient Temperature from -30°С to 55°С

Archive data: 

  • hourly- for every preceding hour – size of archive 1488 records (62 days);
  • daily- for every preceding day – size of archive 730 records;
  • power on/off instances – size of archive 600 messages;
  • emergency situations – size of archive 1000 messages;
  • intervention – changing the adjustment parameters (size of archive 1000 messages).
Ref: Energoflow.com

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