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V-Cone vs. Orifice Plate: Similarities and Differences

V-Cone vs. Orifice Plate: Similarities and Differences

McCrometer invented the V-Cone® in 1985 and has set a standard for cone-style meters ever since. However, despite that innovation, orifice plates are a more widely implemented differential pressure (DP) flow meter, especially when considered by engineers for flow...

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V-Cone vs. Coriolis: A Comparison

V-Cone vs. Coriolis: A Comparison

When engineers seek out a meter for high accuracy measurement, two potential options emerge that differ in technology: the Coriolis and the V-Cone®. So how do these meters compare in application and specs? Let’s review. Differing Technologies for Flow Projects The...

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V-Cone vs. Venturi: A Comparison

V-Cone vs. Venturi: A Comparison

The “V” in V-Cone® is often mistaken to mean “Venturi-Cone,” however, this is not the case. The “V” represents the shape of the cone in the meter itself, designed to measure flow via the Bernoulli principle. Both the V-Cone and the Venturi are both differential...

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Flow Meters for Agriculture Applications: An Overview

Flow Meters for Agriculture Applications: An Overview

The changing regulatory environment has made flow meter implementation more popular in many agricultural and turf irrigation applications. Meters have gotten a negative reputation because historically, they’ve been implemented only when resources are limited, and...

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McMag 2000 vs. McMag 3000: What’s the Difference?

McMag 2000 vs. McMag 3000: What’s the Difference?

We’ll let you in on a secret – the difference is more than just a number! The names may be similar, but each meter has a unique construction and design, different product specs, and value-rich features that different customers favor. The Mag Meter Tech Specs Despite...

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Stay Grounded: Avoiding Mag Meter Mishaps

Stay Grounded: Avoiding Mag Meter Mishaps

Electromagnetic (mag) meters are a desirable metering choice for their incredible accuracy and low to no maintenance required over its lifespan. Operating with no moving parts, the appeal is high – however, the ability to troubleshoot in-field is challenging and...

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