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Type 804 and Type 804 mini EM Insertion Flowmeter

Valeport Water's Type 804 and Type 804 mini are a fully waterproof, electromagnetic insertion flowmeter that offers industry-standard performance coupled with robust build quality and reliability, all backed up by Valeport Water’s exceptional customer service and support.

Valeport Water's Type 804 and Type 804 mini are a fully waterproof, electromagnetic insertion flowmeter that offers industry-standard performance coupled with robust build quality and reliability, all backed up by Valeport Water’s exceptional customer service and support.

Our Type 804 insertion flowmeters will measure bi-directional flow rates as low as 0.02m/s and up to 5 m/s with accuracies of better than 0.002m/s. Add a real-time temperature measurement we can help you manage your water distribution networks.

A highly cost-effective solution due to reliability, ease of installation and recovery, with no interruption to supply, for pipe diameters from 100mm to 2000mm.

A standalone Type 804 can:

  • operate for over 4 years without need to change batteries, as standard
  • interface to loggers and SCADA systems through fully documented and open data protocols:
    – Pulse
    – RS232 | RS485 | Modbus RTU

Valeport Water can provide telemetry and logging options with the EnviroLog 4G.

Key Features:

  • High accuracy at low velocities
  • Bi-directional flow measurement
  • Low power | long battery life
    > 4 years (note 1)
  • Digital signal processing
  • Direct data output – open protocol
  • Internal self check: in accordance with OIML R49, type P
  • Integrated temperature
  • Pressure monitoring port (max 20bar)
  • 3-year warranty

note 1 – Depends on observation schedule and external battery modules

Operations:

  • Flow monitoring
    - night flow | meter testing
  • DMA & zoning surveys
  • Leak detection
  • Metering
    - reservoirs | treatment and pumping stations
  • Expert mode for data diagnostic
  • Hot tap installation with safety chain
  • Permanent installation
  • Temporary deployment

Support

Type 804 Datasheet
Type 804 Technical Documentation
Type 804 Installation Manual

Software

Valeport Water Configure Software

Valeport Water Configure has been introduced to simplify the configuration of instruments prior to deployment.

Technical Specifications

Sensor

The Type 804 and Type 804 mini measure the flow of water based on Faraday’s law of induction to generate a voltage proportional to the flow speed of the water.

Operational Performance

Bi-Directional Flow
from a minimum of 0.02m/s
to a maximum of 5.0m/s
Accuracy
In steady, fully developed flow
less than 0.1m/s⠀-⠀±0.002m/s
greater than 0.1m/s⠀-⠀±2%
(minimum conductivity of 20μs/cm required)
Temperature
from a minimum of: 0ºC
to a maximum of: 50ºC
Accuracy ±0.5º unit

Operational Characteristics

Operational Temperature
Electronics
from a minimum of -20ºC
to a maximum of +60ºC
Sensor Element
from a minimum of 0ºC
to a maximum of +60ºC
Operational Pressure
Internal to pipe - 20 bar max.
(safety chain to be fitted)
Humidity
Potted solution for all environments
IP68 | NEMA 6
10 metres for 72 hrs with connector mated
Units - User Selectable Options:
mm | Metre | Foot
Second | Minute | Hour | Day
Litre | Megalitre | Metre3 | Kilometre3
Ft3 | Kilo Ft3
Imp Gallon | Kilo Imp Gallon | Mega Imp Gallon
US Gallon | Kilo US Gallon | Mega US Gallon
Centigrade | Fahrenheit

Electrical Power

Battery
Internal: Lithium primary cell x2
External: Optional packs
External Power
3.6 V DC
cabled options available
Power Consumption
0.7mA - typical scenario
Connector
Souriau - 10 way
[female]

Physical Characteristics

Materials
All materials in contact with the water are approved by WRAS
Stainless Steel - 316 | Brass | Nickel plated Brass |
PVC | PVDF | Nitrile Rubber - 4470
Type 804 - Dimensions (mm)
Spar length: 300 | 500 | 700 | 1000 | special
Sensor diameter: 22
Stem diameter: 19
Electronics module: diameter 106 | height 80
Pipe Connection
1” (25mm) BSP | 1” NPT
Weight
<3.5 kg
Type 804 mini⠀- Dimensions (mm)
Insertion length: 300
Sensor diameter: 15
Stem diameter: 12.3
Electronics module: diameter 106 | height 80
Pipe Connection
¾” hot tap | BSP or NPT
Weight
<2 kg

Communications

The instrument will operate in real time over a serial connection. Set up is carried out using a PC App before deployment

Analogue

Pulse
2 pulse outputs (isolated), four options:
flow | direction
forward flow | reverse flow
forward flow | temperature
dose output | dose output
up to a maximum of 50Hz

Digital

RS232/RS485 | Modbus RTU
4800 up to 38400
8N1 or 8E1
Data Available
point speed | average speed | flow
totalisers: positive | negative | net
signal quality
temperature

Calibration

The Type 804 and Type 804 mini are calibrated in a purpose built facility against multiple flow speeds to a traceable standard

Software

Valeport Configure - Windows software for instrument set up and real time data display

Ordering

Contact Valeport Water, or your local Agent

080402-3-XXX-YYY
Type 804 Insertion Flowmeter
080403-3-001-YYY
Type 804 mini Insertion Flowmeter (300mm only)
080400-10XXX-YYY
Pipe ID Gauge (1” and 2” fittings available)
here XXX = insertion length
001 = 300mm
002 = 500mm
003 = 700mm
004 = 1000mm
Where YYY = fitting size
BSP or NPT

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