News Coverage

Transmitter Option on Lube Meters Serve Crushers

Rock Products, July 2013

Universal Flow Monitors offers the addition of a 4-20mA transmitter option to its lubrication flowmeter line for use in rock-crushing operations. These variable area meters now have compact, noncontact magnetically coupled transmitters as an alternative to the usual alarm switches or they can be specified in addition to the switches for signal redundancy.

Vortex Shedding Flowmeters

Processing Magazine, June 2013

Universal Flow Monitors has added a PROFINET option to its CoolPoint™ Vortex Shedding Flowmeters. The CoolPoint™ meter with PROFINET features fast start up (within 500 milliseconds) and dual RJ45 connectors with a built-in hub. Enclosed in a molded plastic housing, it measures and transmits flow over PROFINET Industrial Ethernet networking for manufacturing and process plants. CoolPoint™ Vortex Shedding Flowmeters measure the velocity of liquids such as water, chemicals and corrosives.

Vortex Flow Meters With Intrinsic Safety Feature

Flow Control, March 2013

Universal Flow Monitors Inc. announces the availability of its Coolpoint vortex flow meters with an Intrinsic Safety option. CoolPoint flow meters are electronic instruments that measure and monitor liquid flows. Unlike mechanical switches, these vortex flow meters have no moving parts to stick or coat, eliminating potential for clogging.

Vortex-shedding Meters

WaterWorld, February 2013

Universal Flow Monitors' P420 plastic-construction, vortex-shedding flowmeters are suited for use in process water, membrane permeate, brine and corrosive fluids in water treatment, and desalination and chemical treatment applications. The flowmeters are often used as components of skid-mounted systems offered by water treatment vendors.

Battery-Powered Vortex Shedding Flowmeters

Flow Control, January 2013

Universal Flow Monitors’ seven new Battery-Powered CoolPoint Vortex Shedding Flowmeters are designed for water, chemicals and corrosives in situations where there is no power located nearby or in which it would be cost-prohibitive to wire the monitoring station.

Vortex shedding flowmeters

WaterWorld, January 2013

Universal Flow Monitors has added the PROFINET option to its CoolPoint™ Vortex Shedding Flowmeters.

Consistency, Reliability & Low Maintenance

Flow Control, November 2012

Universal Flow Monitors' Universal Series of flow-indicating flow switches is designed to provide flow rate consistency, reliability and low maintenance in processing applications.

Low-Cost Solution w No Moving Parts

Flow Control, November 2012

Universal Flow Monitors' P420 Series vortex-shedding flow meters are designed to meet the requirements of water desalination, chemical, and water treatment operations. The meters feature an inexpensive flow rate transmitter with no moving parts that can stick, bind, or coat when processing corrosive fluids. Applications include water, chemicals, brine, corrosive sand low-viscosity pure liquids.

Flowmeter with PROFINET Option

Flow Control, November 2012

Universal Flow Monitors is adding a PROFINET option to its CoolPoint Vortex Shedding Flowmeters. The flowmeter with PROFINET is expected to be available for sale in Q1 of 2013.

New Product Development: Behind the Scenes

New Equipment Digest, November 2012

The editors of New Equipment Digest go behind the scenes for a special Q&A session to discuss the development and background of innovative products. In their conversation with Erik Rosaen, Vice-President of Marketing for Universal Flow Monitors, they discuss the Intrinsic Safety option and battery-powered option added to the CoolPoint Vortex Shedding Flowmeter line.

Flowmeters Feature Intrinsic Safety Option

Chemical Processing, June 2012

Universal Flow Monitors now offers its Coolpoint vortex shedding flowmeters with an Intrinsic Safety (IS) option. CoolPoint flowmeters are electronic instruments that measure and monitor liquid flows. With no moving parts, the models are designed to eliminate the potential for clogging.

Universal Flow Monitors' CoolPoint Vortex-Shedding Flowmeters

Control, June 2012

Battery-powered CoolPoint vortex-shedding flowmeters for water, chemicals and corrosives run on 3 AA alkaline or lithium batteries. The expected battery life is six months for alkaline or two years for lithium. They indicate flow rate or total on an LCD screen, and range in size from ¼ in. to 2 in. with maximum flow ranges from 4 gpm to 200 gpm, maximum pressure of 300 psi, and temperature ranges from 32 ºF to 210 ºF

Universal Flow Monitors' CoolPoint Vortex-Shedding Flowmeters

Control, June 2012

CoolPoint vortex-shedding flowmeters have an intrinsic safety option. They are electronic instruments that have no moving parts to stick or coat, eliminating potential for clogging. The transmitter with intrinsic safety is two-wire and 4-20mA with approved barriers and no display, alarm or pulse output. It conforms to requirements for NEC Class I, Division 1, Group D environments.

Universal Flow Monitors adds intrinsic safety to Coolpoint flowmeters

Automation.com, January 2012

Universal Flow Monitors. announces Coolpoint vortex shedding flowmeters with Intrinsic Safety as an option. CoolPoint vortex shedding flowmeters are electronic instruments that measure and monitor water flows. Unlike mechanical switches, the vortex shedding meters have no moving parts to stick or coat, eliminating potential for clogging.

These Transmitters are for Higher Temperature Water and Corrosives

Chemical Engineering online, March 2011

Made of chlorinated polyvinyl chloride (CPVC), these flowrate transmitters offer heat resistance in processing corrosive fluids, water, brine and low-viscosity fluids in water treatment, chemical and desalination applications.

Measure Flowrate and Temperature with One Instrument

Chemical Engineering online, March 2011

The CoolPoint vortex shedding flowmeter is offered with a temperature transmitter for measuring and monitoring both flow and temperature in processing water, water with chemicals added, water-glycol coolant, and corrosive fluids.

Rollouts February 2011

Aggregates Manager, February 2011

In this guide to new and updated equipment and supplies in the aggregate industry, Universal Flow Monitors is featured for the addition of a transmitter to its lubrication flowmeter line. The three variable area lubrication meters in the line (SN, MN, and LL) now have compact, non-contact magnetically coupled transmitters instead of potentiometers that can easily wear out. Print coverage is featured on page 11 of the February issue.

Universal Flow Monitors Upgrades Lubrication Flowmeter Line

Machinery Lubrication, January 2011

Universal Flow Monitors announces the addition of a transmitter to its entire lubrication flowmeter line. The three variable area lubrication meters in the line now have compact, noncontact magnetically coupled transmitters instead of potentiometers that can easily wear out. They are designed to be more durable and to be less costly than the products that Universal Flow Monitors and its competitors have offered in the past. These flowmeters are easy to install, operate and maintain.

Upgraded Lubrication Flowmeters

Chem.Info, October 2010

Universal Flow Monitors has upgraded its SN Series variable-area lubrication meter with a compact, non-contact magnetically coupled transmitter, which can be used to replace a potentiometer. Introduced in this small vane-style meter for circulating lubrication oil, the transmitter gives the SN Series greater durability, while incurring less costs, according to the company.

Flow-Rate Transmitters

Water Technology, October 2010

Universal Flow Monitors, Inc. has released new literature describing its P420 Series of plastic, vortex-shedding flow-rate transmitters for water treatment, brine, desalination and other applications.

Universal Flow Monitors Expands Its Web Site

Flow Control, May 2010

Universal Flow Monitors has expanded its website to include a flowmeter technologies section featuring a clickable overview of 16 flowmeter technologies. Animations briefly show how a specific flowmeter type works, and viewers may choose a product tab or a technology tab on each animation to learn more about the technology. Detailed explanations of industrial applications for flowmeters are also available.

Vortex Shedding Flowmeter

Industrial WaterWorld, May 2010

The P420 plastic-body vortex shedding flowmeter from Universal Flow Monitors can be incorporated into emulsion polymer blending systems in industrial wastewater applications. The coverage is on page 8 of the May/June 2010 issue.

A Hot Technology for Steam & Gas Flows

Flow Control, March 2010

In this article on vortex flowmeters, author Jesse Yoder, PhD, mentions Universal Flow Monitors' CoolPoint line. The print version is on pages 26-28 of the March 2010 issue.

New Flow Meter Literature

Water Technology, January 2010

Universal Flow Monitors, Inc. has released new literature describing its CoolPoint™ vortex shedding flow meters for processing cooling water, water/glycol coolant and low-viscosity fluids.

A Universal Flow Rate Monitoring Solution

Chem.Info, October 2009

Universal Flow Monitors recently unveiled its P420 Series vortex-shedding flowmeters, which are plastic flow rate transmitters that meet water treatment, chemical and desalination industry requirements. The flowmeters are further highlighted by a number of features including accommodations for low-viscosity, clean or dirty water-like liquids, flow rates from 6 to 200 GPM) depending on pipe size, PVC or CPVC wetted parts, and a response time of 0.9 seconds.

Control, July 2009

Universal Flow Monitors' flowmeter technologies online resource is featured in Control's July issue resource guide for flowmeter products. UFM's resource compares technologies in such areas as cost, accuracy and installation requirements.

Manufacturing Automation, June 2009

Universal Flow Monitors, Inc.'s FlowStream OFM Series mass flowmeters are designed for testing products for gas and air leaks during or after assembly. A user can program the meter to select a variety of gases by pushing buttons on the meter face.

Universal Releases CoolPoint Totalizing Flowmeters

Processingtalk, May 2009

CoolPoint totalizing vortex shedding flowmeters can measure, monitor, verify and control flows of water, water/glycol coolant or low-viscosity fluids. They are suitable for manufacturing and processing applications.

Vortex-Shedding Flowmeters for Chilled Water Flows

Process Cooling, April 2009

Consistency in chilled water flows is provided by CoolPoint's high repeatability and accuracy. An optional flow totalizer increases the ability to control the total amount of chilled water used. CoolPoint is among "Cool Products" featured in the April issue, page 7.

Universal Publishes Extra Data on P420 Flowmeters

ProcessingTalk, February 2009

Universal Flow Monitors has uploaded to its website an information sheet on P420 vortex shedding flow rate transmitters. These flowmeters are suitable for use on corrosive fluids, water, brine and low-viscosity fluids. 

Vortex Shedding Flowmeters Feature 316 SS Construction

Industrial Equipment News, September 2008

Offered in 3/;4, 1, 1-1/2 and 2 inch pipe sizes, CoolPoint stainless steel flowmeters measure and monitor corrosive fluids and water with chemicals added. Maximum 4-20mA flow rates are 25, 50, 100 and 200 gpm respectively.

Flow Switches Monitor Water and Lubrication

Industrial Equipment News, August 2008

Comprised of variable area flowmeters with flow switches, Universal Series monitors cooling water, circulating lubrication oi and other clean fluids. Units include transmitter for remote readout as well as high-amperege-limit alarm switches for troubleshooting.

Variable Area Flowmeter for Robotic Processing Operations

Industrial Equipment News, June 2008

Universal Series piston and vane styles, constructed of 316 SS, measure and monitor flow rates of various chemicals as well as corrosive liquids, acids, caustics, water/deionized water and brines. 

Flow Meters for Adding Chemicals

Water Technology Magazine, May 2008

Universal Flow Monitors offers CoolPoint vortex shedding electronic flowmeters for measuring and monitoring flow rates of drinking water in applications requiring addition of chemicals to water.

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