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Top FAQs on Third Party Flow Meter Calibration

What is third party flow meter calibration? Third party flow meter calibration is when a recognized independent service company tests and adjusts your flow meter(s) for optimum performance, following the manufacturer’s recommended procedure. Why do I need third party flow meter calibration? There are several reasons third party calibration is recommended, including: Most permits require…

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Multiple Outfall Flow Monitoring Application Challenge

A recent application challenge was presented to us by an industrial customer in the Southeast Texas area. The customer was relocating their final outfall from their wetland treatment system to a remote area without AC power. They needed a way to measure flow rates in three side by side 36” culverts and collect flow weighted…

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Teledyne Isco 2150 Flow Meter Found After Hurricane Isaac

For several years the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority has utilized 3 Teledyne Isco 2150 Area Velocity Flow Meters to monitor freshwater flow into Coastal marshes. The Caernarvon Freshwater Diversion Project takes sediment laden freshwater from the Mississippi River and allows it to flow into the marsh providing nutrients and sediment needed to restore…

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Water Quality Monitoring With Remote Data Access

The need for remote data access for water quality monitoring stations is on the rise. Not only is there a significant cost involved in sending personnel into the field but there are also safety concerns in working in, over, and near the water. In addition, staff shortages can result in “stretching” out the time between…

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Teledyne Isco Refrigerated Sampler Trade-In Program

For the first quarter of 2013 Teledyne Isco is running a refrigerated sampler trade-in program. Customers can trade in their refrigerated samplers, Isco or competitors’ brand, for $700 towards the purchase of a new Isco 5800 refrigerated sampler.  The age of the sampler does not matter.  We only ask that the sampler trade in unit…

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Teledyne Isco Flow Calc App for iPhone and iPad

Teledyne Isco introduces “Isco FlowCalc,” an iPhone/iPad app that calculates flow rates in open, non-full channels and pipes. Teledyne Isco is the first company in the world to provide these features in an application for mobile devices. The app can be downloaded from the iTunes App Store using following link: //itunes.apple.com/us/app/isco-flowcalc/id585920226?mt=8

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Extend the Life of Your Refrigerated Sampler

The FR series refrigerated samplers by Isco are designed for long life in harsh outdoor environments.  The UV protected fiberglass outer shell and powder coated metal components make the FR the perfect selection for all outdoor applications.  Most FR units easily last 10 years, but there are few things that you can do to extend the life…

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Gravity Flow Measurement in Smaller Pipes – Application Toolkit Part 2

ISCO Flow Metering Inserts Gravity flow measurement in smaller pipes (6 – 12 inches) can present challenges; from access, to technique and cost.  With everything below grade, access tends to be the final manhole; out near the site’s perimeter. In these cases, ISCO’s Flow Metering Inserts can play an important role in our Application Toolkit.…

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The New Isco LaserFlow Non-Contact Flow Meter

We are excited to announce that in October 2012 Teledyne Isco will begin shipping the new LaserFlow non-contact flow meter. The LaserFlow meter remotely measures flow in open channels with non-contact Laser Doppler Velocity technology and non-contact Ultrasonic Level technology. The LaserFlow is unlike other non-contact flow meters which only measure surface velocity.  The LaserFlow…

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Isco Hot Tap Insertion ADFM Used for Pump Capacity Verification With 0.5 Pipe Diameters Downstream Straight Run

Pump performance curves or characteristic curves provided by pump manufacturers characterize the performance of the pump under ideal or “laboratory” conditions. Once installed in the field there are a number of conditions that could potentially impact the performance of the pump such as entrained air, impeller wear, improper operation, etc. Therefore end users may require…

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Is Your Instrument Dry??? The Importance of Desiccant Maintenance

It is summer time and hot and humid conditions are upon us. Now is a good time to check and make sure your instruments are equipped with the proper desiccant. For equipment with vented level sensors, the desiccant prevents moisture from getting into the vent tube that provides a reference to atmospheric pressure. Failure to…

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