Thermal Dispersion Flow Switches

Thermal Dispersion Flow Switch, Series TDFS2

Dwyer Instruments, Inc. offers several flow measuring products that use a thermal sensing element.

Thermal dispersion flow sensors use a temperature element that is heated up beyond the media temperature. Based on calorimetry, the flow moving past the sensor will have a cooling effect that is directly proportional to the flow velocity. The heat is convected from the heated probe surface to the boundary layer of the fluid flowing over the heated surface. Continue reading “Thermal Dispersion Flow Switches”

Ask the Expert: Series TSW Weatherproof Digital Temperature Switch Walk-through

Weatherproof Digital Temperature Switch, Series TSW

The Digital Temperature Switch, Series TSW, combines the trusted, reliable TS family of temperature controls with an installation friendly weatherproof enclosure. Units come standard with an easy-to-read LED display that will indicate the current output status and temperature measurement. The TSW is ideal for applications such as: chillers, walk-in coolers, wood boilers, and brewing systems. Continue reading “Ask the Expert: Series TSW Weatherproof Digital Temperature Switch Walk-through”

Benefits of Using Current Switches/Transformers

Motors are used for numerous industrial processes, be it moving air with a fan, pumping water with a pump, or driving a mechanical process. It is important to know when motors are not operating properly or require maintenance.

Many installations rely on a sensor or instrument used for the primary process, such as the use of a pressure transmitter to verify system pressure in a duct or the use of a flow transmitter to verify flow in a pipe. When errors or loss of pressure/flow are indicated, maintenance personnel may be dispatched to remedy the issue. However, this method does not indicate the root cause of an issue. Relying solely on primary process instrumentation opens the door to an unforeseen, possibly catastrophic situation. Continue reading “Benefits of Using Current Switches/Transformers”