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Titan Flow Meters: Blog Articles

Small Bore, Low-Flow Sensors, Meters, Indicators and Instrumentation

October 2020

Pure Water Flow Metering

In-line Flow Meters for Pure Water Dispensing
Titan Enterprises have been offering in-line flow meters for pure water flow metering for nearly 40 years. Today, this type of flow device can fulfill critical roles in measuring the rate of flow and volume of pure water in areas including laboratory water purification dispensers, semiconductor cleaning processes […]

Precise Food & Beverage Flow Meters (NSF Certified Flow Meters)

Titan Enterprises is a leading supplier of precise food and beverage flow meters, providing precision flow measurement devices for the food and beverage sector. Flow measurement is widely recognised as a critical tool for food and beverage manufacturers looking to control operations, including filling of vessels, measurement of liquid ingredients and controlling cleaning processes.

Titan […]

Flow Meters Optimised For Specific Applications

Application-Optimised Flow Meters
Titan Enterprises are a respected international supplier of application-optimised flow meters, designed and manufactured under Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) agreement.

Drawing upon decades of experience – Titan have developed a comprehensive range of standard oval gear, turbine and ultrasonic flow meters and optional instrumentation. However, when the requirements of a specific flow application […]

July 2020

ATEX compliant flow meters

Titan Enterprises offer specific design options for challenging applications. In this article we examine ATEX compliant flow meters. Titan design robust oval-gear flow meters to ensure safe operation in potentially explosive atmospheres – such as those often encountered within the petrochemical industry.

Based upon a proprietary oval gear design, Titan OG Series flow meters are […]

March 2020

WHAT MAKES A GOOD PRODUCT DESIGN?

Drawing upon over 40 years of experience of management and new product development I have become a great believer in keeping things as simple as possible but this philosophy in itself can cause problems.  Recently I was pushing the Titan development team to reduce the number of components in a new product to decrease […]

FLOW MEASUREMENT IN THE LABORATORY

Flow measurement in a typical laboratory or pilot plant posses some unusual problems. Inevitably the pipes are small and the flow rates low and these factors introduce some unique problems. The low energy available from the fluid and the miniaturisation of flowmeter components are the most obvious but the fluidic considerations can also be […]

February 2020

MEASURING THE FLOW OF CROP PRESERVATION CHEMICALS

Hygiene and the elimination of pests and fungus is a major problem when it comes to the growth and storage of bulk crops in modern agriculture. From the preparation of the buildings used for food production to the silos containing the mass storage of products, cleanliness is essential in ensuring the quality of the […]

UK INNOVATION LEADS TO SUCCESS IN THE WORLD OF FLOW METERS

Way back in 1981 as a relatively young man with a small family and £1000 redundancy money, my wife and I approached our bank manager for a small business start-up loan to manufacture liquid flow meters.  His predictable response was why, and what is a flow meter used for anyway.  In the interim years […]

January 2020

TROUBLE-FREE FLOWMETER INSTALLATION

When choosing and installing a flowmeter you should look at specification, specification and you’ve guessed it – specification. Get this wrong and you will never attain a trouble-free installation.

After careful consideration of application parameters including flow, pressure, fluid type and properties plus required function you should look at the proposed installation location for your […]

Flowmeter Miniaturisation – Benefits & Trade-Offs

For over 40 years – Titan Enterprises has strived to make smaller and better flowmeters, ranging from miniature turbines and gear meters through to more recently ultrasonic devices. As with any product development when considering miniaturising a flow device there will be benefits as well as trade-offs to consider. In this article we look […]

December 2019

Titan Enterprises Seasonal Opening Hours

How To Choose A Partner for Your OEM Product Development

Given that flow technology offers measurement solutions for a myriad of applications we are frequently asked to supply a flowmeter to function in a new or previously unmetered process.  Unfortunately, a large proportion of the enquiries centre around early stage interest from entrepreneurs seeking a flow metering solution to a tantalising application not soluble […]

November 2019

How Old Flow Technology Solved a High-tech Problem to Cool the World’s Most Sensitive Astronomical Camera

The world’s largest optical telescope, the 10.4m Gran Telescopio Canarias (GTC) on the Canary Island of La Palma, is equipped with a powerful new astronomical camera built by the University of Sheffield, UK. This camera, called HiPERCAM, was commissioned on the telescope in 2018 and can take over 1000 pictures every second simultaneously in […]

What to look for in a small bore flowmeter?

Achieving optimal performance from small bore flowmeters (less than 12.5mm / ½-inch) has very different challenges to those faced when using larger diameter meters. As the flows are lower, less energy is available in the liquid to convert to mechanical movement. The liquid is often running in the laminar flow region and viscosity and boundary layer […]

October 2019

Flow Measurement of ‘Difficult Fluids’

Last month, leading materials technology web portal – AzoM.com interviewed Trevor Foster on a topic many of you might be interested in. Trevor’s answers to Azom editor – Adam King’s questions draw upon over 40 years of using innovative design and production techniques to produce elegant flow metering solutions for organisations around the globe.
Q: […]

Flow Metering of Lubrication Fluids & Liquids

Lubrication Flow Meters, Indicators, Switches, Sensors and Instrumentation
Titan’s OG range of Oval Gear flow meters provide accurate flow metering of lubrication fluids & non-lubricating liquids. Unlike other flow meters, measurement accuracy using oval gear meters, actually improves as the liquid viscosity increases, from a nominal 1% to around 0.1% of flow rate at higher […]

Formula 1 Flowmeters: Titan Flow Meters Provide Valuable Data to Formula 1© Racing Teams

Flow Meters Provide Valuable Data to Formula 1© Racing Teams
Titan Enterprises reports on the successful application of its flow meters for research by Formula 1© racing teams at their test facilities around the world

Managing Director of Titan Enterprises – Trevor Forster commented “Formula 1© Flow meters have recently become a hot topic with one team […]

Flow Meters for Petrochemical Applications

To successfully transport and refine crude oils often large amounts of additives are required. These range from simple surfactants through to complex blended scale and corrosion inhibitors. Crucial to the entire refining process, these chemicals are injected in small quantities at high pressure. As a result, it is important to carefully monitor their addition […]

September 2019

Beer Wall Flow Metering – Drink Dispensing Flow Meter Installations

In this case study we discuss how several Titan customers now use Titan NSF-approved beverage flow meters for “Beer wall flow metering” applications. Beer wall flow metering is required within establishments which install a quantity of beer taps on a single wall and then allow/charge customers to pour their own drinks.

In establishments looking to […]

The Expanding Role of Ultrasonic Flowmeters in Fluid Metering

Back in May 2019, leading materials technology web portal – AzoM.com spoke to Trevor Foster on the expanding role of ultrasonic flowmeters. Trevor’s answers to Azom editor – Matt Rafferty’s questions draw upon over 40 years of using innovative design and production techniques to produce elegant flow metering solutions for organisations around the globe.

Q: […]

Ultrasonic Flow Technology … the Future for Beverage Metering?

For many years, Titan has been a pioneering innovator in developing turbine flow meter technology for beverage metering. Turbine flow meters offer many advantages, most notably they offer high performance, competitive pricing and are compatible with flow rates up to 10 litres per minute. We report (below) on an exciting development that organisations involved […]

August 2019

Ultrasonic Flow Meter for Process Measurement & Monitoring

Using patented ultrasonic flow meter technology, that enables it to operate accurately over wide flow ranges, the Process Atrato from Titan Enterprises incorporates advanced signal processing system permitting both viscous and non-viscous fluids to be metered.
Flow Meter for Process
The Process Atrato is a compact flow meter designed to provide fast response time, high sensitivity […]

5 Things to Consider When Purchasing a Flowmeter for Your Lab.

What to look for when choosing a liquid flowmeter for your lab experiments, is not perhaps as obvious as you might think. This blog post was written to let you benefit from our years of experience to help you avoid making a sub-optimal or even worse a wrong choice.

On a simple level we would […]

Displaying Flow Meter

Flexible Replacement for 800 Series Turbine Displaying Flow Meter
A new ‘displaying flow meter’, consisting of a combination package of 800 series turbine flow meter and Pulsite Solo display unit has been developed by Titan enterprises. The new displaying flow meter package is intended as an upgraded replacement for the Titan 800 Series Displaying Turbine […]

Measuring Liquid Flows at Elevated Temperatures

Titan Discuss Key Considerations of Measuring Liquid Flows at Elevated Temperatures
The challenges of accurately measuring liquid flows at elevated temperatures are often based on the resultant changes in fluid properties rather than attributes of the measuring device used.

Aqueous solutions are one of the most common type of fluids that have to be metered and […]

Flow Meter Re-Calibration Intervals

Five considerations for flow meter re-calibration intervals
Flowmeter re-calibration and calibration is a regular topic of conversation between Titan and its customers. Calibration is crucial for assuring reliable performance over the longer term and the frequency of the calibration will depend on the duty cycle the flow meter is being subject to. The graph below […]

July 2019

The Challenge of Metering the Flow of Liquids

(an interview with Sara Ibrahim, editor IEN Europe)
Titan Enterprises is constantly upgrading its ultrasonic flow meter range, a technology that has many advantages, from no pressure drop to powerful electronics. The company aims to expand its ultrasonic range to reach lower flows, and higher pressure, and is currently working on the development of domestic water meters […]

Flow Meter With Display – Flexible Flow Sensor & Display Unit Combo

For customers requiring a flow meter with display, Titan Enterprises have introduced a combination package of 800 series turbine flow meter and Pulsite Solo display unit as a replacement for their 800 Series Displaying Turbine Flowmeter (800D).

This new ‘flow meter with display’ combination from Titan provides users with more versatility, more information and the […]

Accurate Flow Measurement of Corrosive Fluids

Metraflow Ultrasonic Flow Meter: Accurate Flow Measurement of Corrosive Fluids
The Titan Enterprises, Metraflow-ultrasonic flow meter has been selected by a leading fluid metering and water treatment company, for it’s exceptional performance within accurate flow measurement of corrosive fluids. In this particular case, the Metraflow was installed to accurately measure chemical disinfection dosing using sodium […]

June 2019

Chemically Resistant Flow Meters – Robust Oval Gear Flow Metering

For applications that require highly accurate and chemically resistant flow meters, OG2 oval gear  flow meters from Titan Enterprises provide an ideal solution .
OG2 Chemically Resistant Flow Meters
There is a choice of construction materials for the OG2 flowmeter, including totally non-metallic wetted components, like ceramic, a choice of elastomer, and PEEK for metering aggressive […]

Specifying a Flowmeter: 10 Common Mistakes

Correctly specifying the flowmeter that will be used to meter the flow of a chemical process is very important. Getting it wrong can have a serious impact on the quality of your product, process efficiency and ultimately your operating profit. Drawing upon decades of experience we have prepared a guide to the 10 most […]

May 2019

Domestic Water Flow Meters

Titan’s Advanced Platform for Water Leak Reduction Management
Titan Enterprises have been working with leading players in the UK water industry to develop next-generation, domestic water flow meters. Titan’s smart flow-metering technology assists in the management of water leaks within properties and within the immediate vicinity.
Domestic Water Flow Meters & Smart Leak Detection
The aims of […]

Top 10 Tips – Flowmeter Selection Guide

Selecting, implementing and optimally maintaining a flowmeter need not be complicated. Drawing upon decades of experience we have prepared an informative set of 10 tips to guide you through this potential minefield.

1. Consider why you might need a flow meter.

Common applications for a flowmeter might be monitoring the amount of fluid travelling through a […]

Ultrasonic Flow Meters For Low-Flow Applications

Titan Enterprises is a leading international manufacturer of ultrasonic flow meters capable of measuring very low flow, down to 2 ml/min.

The Atrato range of inline low-flow, flow meters from Titan Enterprises use patented ultrasonic technology, which enables it to operate with excellent accuracy over very wide flow ranges (0.002 to 20 litres / minute).

The […]

Sound Solutions to Flow Measurement Problems

The performance of a flowmeter can change considerably according to the fluid your process runs in. This industrial case study describes how altering the calibration procedure allowed a customer to use a Process Atrato ultrasonic flowmeter outside its normal speed of sound window.

Titan Enterprises has been working in the flow measurement industry for over […]

April 2019

Flowmeter Measurements in Hot Water (and other liquids)

The challenges of accurately metering the flow of liquids at elevated temperatures are often based on the resultant changes in fluid properties rather than attributes of the measuring device used.  While the density of water changes by around 3% from 1 to 90°C, it could still be critical if your application requires an accurate […]

Calibrating Flow Meters – How Often Should I Recalibrate my Flow Meter?

Calibrating flow meters and subsequent re-calibrations are crucial for assuring reliable flow-meter performance, over the longer term. The required frequency of the flow meter calibration will depend on the duty cycle that the flowmeter is being subject to.  A new technical note discusses the differing calibration requirements for different types of flowmeter and offers […]

Smart Domestic Water Leak Detection

Titan Work With Market Leaders on Intelligent Domestic Water Leak Detection Device – Waterfall
Working with leading players in the UK water industry, Titan Enterprises has helped develop a next generation device ‘Waterfall’ for smart domestic water leak detection & water management within properties. The aims of this innovative new device are to monitor customer […]

Low Flow Ultrasonic Flow Meters

Low Flow Ultrasonic Flow Meters, from Titan Enterprises

Titan Enterprises are a leading international manufacturer of low flow ultrasonic flow meters.
Titan’s low flow ultrasonic flow meters are capable of measuring very low flow, down to 2 ml/min.

The Atrato range of inline low flow ultrasonic flow meters from Titan Enterprises use patented ultrasonic technology, which […]

March 2019

High Pressure Flow Meter For Liquid Refrigerant Flow Measurement

Titan Enterprises, a leading manufacturer of specialist flow meters, reports on the development of a high-pressure turbine flow meter for liquid refrigerant flow measurement.

In response to their OEM customer’s requirements, Titan Enterprises designed a high pressure flow meter for liquid refrigerant, able to deliver reliable, high performance flow measurement across 6 flow ranges from […]

Titan’s Brexit Policy & Customer Assurance

The outcome of the EU membership referendum on 23rd June 2016 meant that The UK will leave the European Union.

Titan Enterprises has been manufacturing and shipping globally for over 30 years from its UK facility and is committed to mitigate issues that could arise due to the UK leaving Europe. We are working with […]

February 2019

Aerospace Flow Meters

Jet Engine Flow Meters

Flow Monitoring Jet Engine Oil Consumption

Titan Enterprises recently supplied a set of aerospace flow meters with associated electronics to a leading aerospace company. The objective was to meter the oil consumption of a jet engine to an accuracy, better than ±0.5%. The jet engine flow meters were calibrated using […]

January 2019

Turbine Flowmeters – Avoiding the Pitfalls

Small turbine flowmeters are adaptable devices that Titan has successfully employed for a wide range of laboratory dispensing applications.

Turbine flowmeters offer the high level of repeatability and dependability required for accurate laboratory batch delivery systems. Assuring the linearity of these low cost small flow devices should however be carefully considered. Turbine flowmeters are intrinsically […]

December 2018

Titan Launch Metraflowmeter.com – PFA Ultrasonic Flow Meter

Titan have launched www.metraflowmeter.com
The website details the Metraflow Non-Invasive PFA  – Ultrasonic Flow Meter –  For Challenging Liquids & Fluids
Take a look at the new website here:

High Pressure Flow Sensors: High Pressure Testing Facility

Having relied on an external pressure test facility for many years – Titan has recently taken delivery of a high-pressure test unit for in-house pressure testing of our high pressure flow sensors. The new unit is able to accommodate and test even our largest high pressure flow sensors with a 600mm cubic loading capacity. […]

November 2018

Beverage Dispensing Flow Meters – How Much Have You Drunk?

Based upon a unique Pelton wheel design, Titan Enterprises beverage dispensing flow meters are inherently reliable and proven in tens of thousands of installations around the world.

At the heart of each beverage dispensing flow meter is a precision Pelton wheel turbine that rotates freely on robust sapphire bearings and contains over-moulded magnets that are detected […]

Measuring Low Flows in Liquids at High Pressures

Whilst some flow meter manufacturers have developed devices capable of measuring low flows in liquids at high pressures, very few of them perform to a high standard overall. Looking at total installation and life time cost, they are often too expensive and uneconomic to consider as a credible low-flow, measurement solution.
Measuring Low Flows in […]

October 2018

Clean Bore Ultrasonic Flow Meters for Lab Experiments

Titan Enterprises manufacture clean-bore, low-flow, flow sensor solutions covering wide ranging flow measurement applications, including flow meters for lab experiments and pilot plant applications.
Flow Meters for Lab Experiments & Pilot Plant
Titan reports that the rugged, clean bore construction of their Atrato ultrasonic flow meter range is ideal for a wide range of low-flow laboratory […]

Beverage Dispensing Flow Meter

Based upon a unique Pelton wheel design, Titan Enterprises beverage dispensing flow meter designs are inherently reliable and proven in tens of thousands of installations around the world.
Inside a Titan Beverage Dispensing Flow Meter
At the heart of each beverage dispensing flow meter is a precision Pelton wheel turbine that rotates freely on robust sapphire […]

September 2018

Candidate Required for ‘Research Software Engineer’ Position

Titan Enterprises is looking for an enthusiastic software engineer with an interest in electronics to work in the development of novel flowmeter design and manufacture.  As a family run small progressive business, this role gives the applicant the opportunity to be directly involved in the development of leading edge technology.

With over 40 years’ experience […]

Weatherproof Flow Meters: NEMA 4X Approved Metra-Smart Flow Computer

Weatherproof Flow Meters from Titan Enterprises
The Metra-Smart weatherproof flow meters from Titan Enterprises are designed for computing and displaying flow rates and totals as well as giving analogue outputs proportional to flow.

The Titan Metra-Smart flow computers are weatherproof flow meters/computational flow devices to IP66 / IP67 (NEMA 4X) standards. UV resistant, the Metra-Smart flow […]

August 2018

Battery Powered Flow Meter: Rate and Total Flow Indicator

The Pulsite Solo from Titan Enterprises is a low cost, battery powered flow meter – rate and total flow indicator.

This panel or surface mounting battery powered flow meter, that requires no external power when used with magnetic sensors or contact closures, is designed to be as versatile as possible permitting customisation to suit almost […]

July 2018

Titan Flow Meter Products Expands Offerings with RS Components

Titan Enterprises announces further integration of its flow meter products within the Flow Sensors, Switches and Indicators section of the RS Components international product catalogue (https://bit.ly/2KJpn8V).

Through a new agreement RS Components are now additionally offering flow meter products such as the Atrato ultrasonic flowmeter, Process Atrato ultrasonic flowmeter and Pulsite Solo flow indicator.

Trevor Forster, […]

How to Specify Liquid Flowmeters

The optimal liquid flowmeter for your application will vary considerably according to a wide range of operational parameters including pipe bore, flow path, liquid viscosity, particulate levels, measurement accuracy, measurement dynamic range, maintenance and target purchase price.
In this 8-page technical paper different styles of flowmeter (differential pressure, turbine, propeller, positive displacement, vortex, ultrasonic, electromagnetic […]

June 2018

Non Invasive Ultrasonic Flow Meter: PFA MetraFlow

PFA Non Invasive Ultrasonic Flow Meter Preserving the Cleanliness of Your Process
Titan Enterprises announces MetraFlow® – an exciting new addition to the company’s expanding non invasive ultrasonic flow meter range.

The new MetraFlow non invasive ultrasonic flow meter from Titan Enterprises incorporates a chemically resistant Perfluoralkoxy Alkane (PFA) tube onto which are mounted high sensitivity ultrasonic sensors. There are no […]

May 2018

Measuring the Flow of Low Viscosity Fluids & Liquids

Based on a radial flow technique, Titan Enterprises turbine flowmeter range provides the ideal way for accurately measuring the flow of low viscosity fluids & liquids.

Classic turbine flowmeters use propeller type turbines in a closed circular conduit. The turbine is mounted on low friction bearings and its rotation is detected through the chamber wall by […]

April 2018

The Effect of Pulsating Flow on Flow Measurement Accuracy

Pulsating Flow

Flow meter manufacturers calibrate their products in steady flow conditions for a very good reason. Pulsations cause big errors.

Dealing with pulsating flow has been an issue in flow measurement for over 100 years. In the 1920’s a gentleman called John Lawrence Hodgson working for George Kent Ltd identified that pulsations induced in fluid […]

Flow Meters for Alkaline Fluids

Flow Metering the flow of highly alkaline fluids
When approaching the area of flow measurement which handles flow meters for alkaline fluids, high pH liquids present unusual flow metering challenges. Generally, such fluids are incompatible with metals, with polymer material construction being the most popular material in use with flow meters for alkaline fluids – […]

March 2018

NSF Flow Meters: NSF Accredited Flowmeters for Use with Food Products

Titan Manufacture NSF Flow Meters, Accredited for Use within Food and Beverage Production
Titan Enterprises has achieved certification under NSF/ANSI 169 as equipment for food products for their 800 Series turbine flowmeters and Beverage meter. This accreditation is especially important for manufacturers of food production and handling machinery who can now install NSF flow meters, […]

Flow Indicator – Entry Level, Battery Powered Rate and Total Flow Indicators

Battery Powered flow indicator, Rate-Flow-Meter and Totaliser

Panel or Surface Mounting Totalising Flow Meter

DC-Power Capable – Flow Rate & Total Indicator

Flexible Installation of Flow Meter – Suitable For Many Applications

5 Year Typical Battery Life
Launched in 2017, the Pulsite Solo is an entry level battery powered rate and total flow indicator.

Designed as a panel or surface mounted digital […]

February 2018

Trouble-free Flow Meter installation

Trevor Forster is Managing Director of Titan Enterprises. His experience in fluid handling dates back to the mid 1960’s when he started working on rotating seals and flowmeter design for third party clients. Trevor draws upon over 40 years of using innovative design and production techniques to approach the subject of flow meter installation.
Successful Flow […]

Oil Flow Meter: Flow Measurement of Oil in Heavy Machinery

Oil Flow Meter: Monitoring Oil Flow to Critical Bearings in Heavy Machinery
Titan Enterprises reports on how the company developed an oil flow meter for a specific application. An adapted version of the Titan OG5 flow meter was manufactured for a leading supplier of mobile rock crushers, to monitor oil flow to the rotating cylinder […]

January 2018

Coolant Flow Measurement in Industrial and Medical Lasers

Monitoring Coolant Flow to Industrial and Medical Lasers
Used in thousands of industrial and medical laser installations – often for coolant flow measurement, the Titan Enterprises 800 Series turbine flow meter is a trusted monitoring device that ensures accurate and repeatable long-term operation.

There are many applications of industrial and medical lasers. Whether used for cutting, […]

December 2017

Merry Christmas from Titan & Christmas Opening Hours

Titan Enterprises team would like to thank our supply chain and customers, world wide, for custom and supply during 2017.

We wish you all a very merry Christmas, and a happy, healthy and prosperous new year into 2018.
Christmas Opening Hours
Titan be closing at 4pm on Thursday 21st December 2017 and reopening at 8.30 on Tuesday […]

High Viscosity Flow Meters: The Measurement of Viscous Liquids

Titan Discuss The Merits of High Viscosity Flow Measurement Technologies
Titan Enterprises was founded on the belief that the market required a high quality reasonably priced mini-turbine flowmeter. This proved to be correct but we quickly ran into problems with attempting to meter more viscous flow as these turbine flowmeters are Reynolds number dependant. We […]

November 2017

High Temperature Flow Meters: Titan Flowmeters

High Temperature Flow Meters: How do I measure the flow of liquids at elevated temperatures ?
I well remember my physics teacher dropping a piece of sodium into a bath of water and being mesmerised by the pyrotechnics. In its solid form sodium is a soft silvery-white metal which is highly reactive with a lot […]

Flow Controller Instrument – Titan Metra Batch For Flow Meters, Sensors & Indicators

Ruggedly constructed to provide years of trouble-free operation, the Titan Metra Batch – flow controller instrument is proven to deliver precise control of batch dispensing, blending and bottle/tank filling. This high quality flow measurement instrument is suitable for beverages, chemicals, food ingredients, fuels and solvents. The Titan Metra-Batch flow controller instrument is designed for […]

October 2017

Wind Turbine Flow Meters: Flow Sensors Manufactured for Power Generation.

Wind Turbine Flow Meters – Metering Grease Lubrication Flow in a Wind Turbine
Used in hundreds of wind turbine installations, the Titan Enterprises OG2-700 flowmeter is a well-established monitoring device. Perfectly suited as wind turbine flow meters, the OG2-700 bar flow meters provide valuable data helping to ensure safe and reliable operation.

Although China leads the […]

Beer Flow Sensors: Titan Supply 600,000 Flow Sensors to Beer Industry

Titan Reports Supply of 600,000 Beer Flow Sensors to Beer Industry
Titan Enterprises report on its long-standing working relationship with Vianet (formerly Brulines) for the development and supply of beer flow sensors. Over the last 20 years – Titan Enterprises has delivered over 600,000 beer flow sensors – in various guises.

This close working relationship started […]

September 2017

Process & Control Flow Meter: The Titan Process Atrato Ultrasonic Flow Sensor

Designed to IP65 standards the Process Atrato ultrasonic flowmeter from Titan Enterprises is the ideal process & control flow meter –  built for use in demanding process and control environments.

Durably constructed from 316 stainless steel and PEEK, and incorporating proprietary ultrasonic flowmeter technology, the Process Atrato process & control flow meter offers reduced cost […]

Flow Meters for Large Diameter Pipes: Titan Insertion Flow Meters

Insertion Turbine Flow Meters For Large Diameter Pipes
Titan Enterprises is a leading supplier of affordable, high quality flow meters for large diameter pipes. Specifically, Titan supply insertion turbine flow meters, which are ideal for installation in larger diameter pipelines (40 – 900mm).

Titan insertion turbine flow meters combine proven technology with modern materials and innovative design. […]

August 2017

Batch Controller for Flow Meters: Flow Meter Batch Control.

Titan’s Batch Controller for Flow Meters
The Metra-Batch from Titan Enterprises is primarily a batch controller for flow meters, but can service other machinery with pulse or frequency outputs.

Ruggedly constructed to provide years of trouble-free operation, the Metra-Batch is proven to deliver precise control of batch dispensing, blending and bottle / tank filling of beverages, chemicals, […]

July 2017

High Specification Ultrasonic Flow Sensors

Titan’s High Specification Ultrasonic Flow Sensor Range
Titan Enterprises reports on strong sales, excellent customer feedback and new developments for its Atrato range of low-flow high specification ultrasonic flow sensors.

Managing Director – Trevor Forster commented “We now have several thousand Atrato units in use by customers worldwide ranging from sample-sensitive medical and pharmaceutical use right through […]

Choosing a Flow Meter: Web Based Customer Resources, by Titan Enterprises.

Choosing a Flow Meter or Determining a Flow-System Specification
Titan Enterprises have added a new, informative online customer-resources section, accessible throughout the website at www.flowmeters.co.uk via the ‘Customer Resources’ link (top left). These resources are invaluable whilst choosing a flow meter or flow measurement system.
Designed for engineers and scientists tasked with making flow measurements – […]

June 2017

Non-Invasive Flow Meter: Atrato Ultrasonic Flow Meters for Challenging Liquids

Titan Non-Invasive Flow meter: Product Preview
None-Invasive Flow Meter: The Titan MetraFlow®
MetraFlow® will be a further addition to our expanding ultrasonic flowmeter range available for sale by the third quarter 2017, a non-invasive flow meter .

The MetraFlow® non invasive flow meter utilises Titan’s latest patented technology to give a straight through construction. The flow tube is […]

Flow Meter Calibration Techniques – Titan Talks Technical

Calibrating Flow Meters
There are numerous flow meter calibration systems. Each method has its own pros and cons and the best method to select will depend upon the size of the meter and the required outcome.
Flow Meter Calibration Techniques
Bucket and stopwatch
This is a commonly used calibration method for a quick flow meter check and for […]

May 2017

Flow Meter Data Sheets

Titan produce new suite of technical product data sheets
Following a series of products introductions and many product updates over the last few years – Titan Enterprises has published a suite of 24 new data sheets and seven new instruction sheets. Following a common format each data sheet provides a wealth of information including product […]

Flow Meter & Flow Technology Research and Development

Leading UK technical innovator – James Dyson has announced a massive expansion of his research and development plans. Figures of over one billion pounds have been quoted in the press. His team of engineers, only nine hundred a few years ago is going to increase to some three thousand five hundred over the next […]

Low Power Flow Sensor/Indicator, by Titan Flow Meters

Low Power Flow Sensor…
800-series Low Power Flow Sensor for Battery Operated Equipment
Titan Enterprises has introduced a new version of its popular 800 series turbine, a low power flow sensor that enables integration with battery powered or portable equipment.

Designed to operate with minimal power input, this competitively priced, low power flow sensor, based on the 800 […]

April 2017

Low-Flow Flow Sensors: Low Flow Measurement, by Titan Flowmeters

Low-Flow Flow Sensors: How do I meter applications with low flows?
Liquid/fluid, low-flow flow sensors, meters and indicators are a challenging application to satisfy. Mechanical flow meters typically cannot extract enough energy to give linear and therefore accurate results. By comparison, electronic flow meters often have problems with sensitivity, zero drift and response times – again […]

March 2017

Refrigerant Flow Sensors: High Pressure Refrigerant Flow Indicators

Refrigerant Flow Sensors – Measuring Refrigerant Flow
In addition to a wide range of stock flow sensors, Titan Enterprises develop flow meters for specific applications – in this case, refrigerant flow sensors. A new, high pressure version of the Titan 900 Series turbine flow meter is now available for measuring refrigerant flow. The new refrigerant flow […]

Mining Flow Meters: Dosing of Expensive Mining Reagents

In this new feature we look to bring you a further example of a customer application solved by mining flow meters development by Titan Enterprises. This article reports on developments in conjunction with JLC International, our agent for North and South America, to enable accurate and reliable dosing of expensive mining reagents.
Mining Flow Meters […]

February 2017

Fluid Flow Sensors: Jet Engine Oil Consumption

Titan Fluid Flow Sensors – Jet Engine Oil Consumption – Do I know enough about my fluid?
Titan Enterprises recently supplied a set of fluid flow sensors with appropriate electronic package to a highly regarded company to meter the oil consumption of a jet engine to an accuracy of better than ±0.5%.

The flow sensors were calibrated on […]

ISO9001:2008 Quality Accreditation: Flow Meters Calibrated to an Uncertainty of ±0.25%

Following a recent independent audit – Titan Enterprises has received renewed accreditation to the ISO 9001-2008 Quality Standard for its design and manufacture of off-the-shelf flowmeters or fully bespoke OEM flow systems.

All flow meters produced by Titan are designed and manufactured to ISO9001-2008 and calibrated to an uncertainty of ±0.25%.

January 2017

Flowmeters for Critical Applications

Titan Enterprises is a leading manufacturer of off-the-shelf meters or fully bespoke OEM flow systems for challenging applications in a broad range of sectors, including automotive, food and drink, industrial, laboratory, medical, petrochemical and pharmaceuticals. All flowmeters produced by Titan are designed and manufactured to ISO9001 and calibrated to an uncertainty of ±0.25%. We […]

December 2016

Thermal Flow Meters – Flow Measurement Technology Spotlight

Titan Discuss Thermal Flow Meters
Hot-wire-anemometers are early examples of thermal flow meters. These were useful but delicate devices that were often used to roughly measure the air velocity in ventilation ducts.

Today modern thermal flow meters are very useful tools for measuring both large gas flows and micro-flows of liquids and gases. There are numerous […]

October 2016

Flow Meter Vortex Shedding : The Karman Vortex Street Effect

Titan Discuss Flow Meter Vortex Shedding
If you place an obstruction (such as a bluff body) in a fluid stream vortices will be formed downstream of the impediment. If the arrangement is symmetrical the swirls will be shed from alternate sides of the obstruction. The frequency of the vortices will be directly proportional to the […]

High Viscosity Fluid Flow Meters

High Viscosity Fluid Flow Meters. High viscosity liquids pose a problem for many flow meter types, such as the vortex meter discussed in the newsletter. Turbine meters, differential pressure devices and quite frequently velocity measuring devices rely on a minimum liquid speed and consequently are challenged by high viscosity fluids. To use these techniques […]

September 2016

Viscous Fluid Flow Meters: The Titan Oval Gear (OG-2) 700 Bar Flowmeter

Titan Viscous Fluid/Liquid Flow Meters
Built for metering viscous fluids and liquids, such as hydraulic oils used in heavy machinery, at pressures of up to 700 bar and temperatures up to 150°C, the Titan OG-2 700 bar ‘viscous fluid flow meters’ are designed to be fully IP67 / NEMA 4 compliant. With a standard flow […]

Reliable Beverage Dispensing Flow Meters, Titan Flow Measurement Solutions

Titan Enterprises offer a range of drink dispensing flow meters, designed specifically for applications including beer, wines, spirits and non-alcoholic beverages.
Beverage Dispensing Flow Meters
Based upon a unique Pelton wheel based flowmeter design, the Titan Enterprises beverage dispensing flow meter is inherently reliable and proven in tens of thousands of installations around
the world. Constructed from totally […]

Critical Flow Measurements: High Accuracy Flow Meters by Titan

Critical Flow Measurements
For critical flow measurements – Titan Enterprises Ltd. has established a itself as a leading manufacturer of off-the-shelf meters or fully bespoke OEM flow systems for challenging applications.

Drawing upon over 40-years experience of flowmeter innovation, Titan Enterprises is able to today supply innovative flow measurement solutions into a broad range of sectors, […]

August 2016

Medical Flowmeters: Chemotherapy Flow Meter Integration

Medical Flowmeters: Ensuring Optimum Coolant Flow during Chemotherapy Treatment
This article focuses on medical flowmeters, and Titan Enterprises reports on how Paxman Coolers Ltd (www.paxmanscalpcooling.com) has enhanced their innovative Scalp Cooling System for chemotherapy treatment through integration of Titan 800-Series medical flowmeters.

Paxman has been pioneering scalp cooling technology worldwide for over 25 years and are […]

Viscous Fluid Flowmeters & Flow Metering Viscous Fluids

Titan Viscous Fluid Flowmeters
Viscous fluid flowmeters by Titan – built for metering all manner of viscous fluids, such as hydraulic oils used in heavy machinery, at pressures of up to 700 bar and temperatures up to 150°C, the Titan Enterprises OG2-700 bar flowmeter is designed to be fully IP67 / NEMA 4 compliant.

With a […]

July 2016

Informative Flow Measurement Bulletin

FLowdown 8 ‘Flow Measurement’ E-bulletin
Earlier in the year, Titan Enterprises published the Spring 2016 edition of its quarterly fLowdown ebulletin which contains a wealth of hints and tips, technological developments, interesting applications advances and breaking news from the field of flow measurement.

The e-bulletin is available for download from www.flowmeters.co.uk/mailer-files8/flowdown8a.html

The popular Technical Tip column looks […]

June 2016

Viscous Fluid Flow Meter: Flow Metering Viscous Fluids

Titan Flow Meters, Discuss the Flow Metering of Viscous Liquids
The (OG2) Oval Gear 700 Bar Flow Meter from Titan
Built for metering viscous liquids, such as hydraulic oils used in heavy machinery, at pressures of up to 700 bar and temperatures up to 150°C, the Titan Enterprises OG2-700 bar viscous liquid flow meter is designed to […]

May 2016

High Quality Flow Sensors – Manufactured in the UK

Titan Enterprises Ltd are a genuine UK based manufacturer of high quality flow sensors
Titan manufacture oval gear flow sensors, turbine flow sensors, ultrasonic flow sensors & bespoke design for specific flow measurement solutions. Here’s a taste of our latest flow sensor systems, products and updates.
Coffee Flow Sensors – Beverage Sensors For Coffee Machines
Titan were recently approached and […]

Coffee Flow Meters – Beverage Meters For Coffee Machines

Coffee Machine Ultrasonic Flow Measurement
Titan were recently approached and asked if we could make a $1 coffee flow meters for use in coffee dispensing machines – which would be more reliable than the current $1 turbine coffee flow meters. Leveraging technological innovations detailed in one of our recent ultrasonic flowmeter patent applications we produced […]

Coriolis Flow Meters – Accurate Flow Meters

How Coriolis Flow Meters Work
Functions of Some of the Most Accurate Flow Meters Available
Coriolis flow meters are one of the most, if not the most, accurate flow meters on the market, but how is this achieved? They are used in critical situations such as custody transfer as well as general process control. The operating principle […]

Low Flow Rate Ultrasonic Liquid Flow Meter – a Novel Approach

Titan Ultrasonic Liquid Flow Meter for Low Flow Rates
Across the industrialised world there is an increase in demand for liquid flow meter systems operating at low flow rates. The range of applications that might benefit from such systems is very wide and includes offshore, industrial, medical, food, beverage, pharmaceutical and laboratories. The requirements on flow […]

Farming Flow Meters: Semi-automated additive applicators for silage

In this new feature we look to bring you an example of a customer application that was solved by a flow meter development by Titan Enterprises. In focus today, farming flow meters.

In this issue of fLowdown we report on farming flow meters & developments made for Selmech Supplies Ltd – a leading manufacturer of […]

April 2016

Metering Batches of Liquid & Fluids: Flow Meter Design

Trevor Forster is Managing Director of Titan Enterpises. His experience in fluid handling, and specifically in this case – metering batches of liquid & fluids, dates back to the mid 1960’s when he started working on rotating seals and flow meter design for third party clients. Drawing upon over 40 years of using innovative […]

Using Data Matrix bar codes to carry calibration information on flow meters

One of the challenges of supplying thousands of flow meters a year is the storage and accessibility of the calibration information. Not a week goes by without a customer requesting a lost calibration certificate or in one case 300 lost calibration certificates ! To facilitate easy response to these calibration certificate losses – Titan […]

Process Atrato: Ultrasonic Flow Meter for Process & Control

Titan Enterprises announces the Process Atrato – a new low volume, high performance ultrasonic flow meter packaged to address the challenges of the process and control environment.
The compact Process Atrato flow meter combines all the technological advantages of market-leading Atrato ultrasonic technology (high linearity, high sensitivity, wide flow range linearity, no moving parts, fast […]

Affordable Rate & Totaliser Flowmeter

The Pulsite Solo from Titan Enterprises is an affordable battery powered rate and total flowmeter. Offering the flexibility of panel, wall or surface mounting this new digital display instrument has been designed for use with switch, coil and magnetic sensor inputs. With housing constructed from durable polymer, and sealed to IP65 specifications, the Pulsite […]

March 2016

Agricultural Flow Meters – Ensuring Correct Additive Dosing

Agricultural Flow Meters – Reproducibly Precise Flow Measurement Ensures Correct Additive Dosing
Discussing the marketplace of agricultural flow meters, Titan Enterprises report on how Selmech Supplies Ltd (www.selmechsupplies.co.uk) has integrated Titan 800 Series turbine flow meters into their silage additive applicator systems to ensure precise dosing of these additives.

Addition of a preservative to forage crops is […]

Medical Flow Meters

How do I measure?
Medical Flow Meters
In this article we discuss an issue of general interest to all of us – medical flow meters and specifically, blood flow…

Titan’s interest in measuring blood flow was initiated by an enquiry for a set of meters to record the flow of blood substitute around a model of the human circulation […]

Mini Turbine Flow Meters – Flow Meter Applications: Problem Solved

Mini Turbine Flow Meters & Titan Flow Meter Applications
In this new blog feature we look to present examples of customer flow meter applications that were solved by a flow meter system development by Titan Enterprises. This example reports on developments made for Agrochemical specialists – Stored Crop Conservation Ltd. (www.storedcrop.co.uk) and looks at Titan mini turbine […]

Rate & Totalising Flow Meter: Introducing the Pulsite Solo

Rate & Totalising Flow Meter
During 2016 Titan will be launching a range of display instruments. The first introduction will be a battery powered rate & totalising flow meter (rate/totaliser) – the Pulsite Solo. This digital display rate & totalising flow meter instrument has been designed for use with switch, coil and magnetic sensor inputs. […]

February 2016

Aggressive Media; Flow Meters & Flow Applications

Selecting Materials for Aggressive Media Flow Meter Applications
For the purposes of this feature I have defined aggressive media to include corrosive and abrasive flows and also measurements made at higher temperatures. Corrosive materials are commonly encountered in flow measurement and they present a series of problems. Typically corrosion resistance changes with temperature, a material […]

Recording on the Atrato Ultrasonic Flow Sensor Data

Data Recording Flow Sensors at Titan
A new data recording version of its Atrato ultrasonic flow sensor software interface has been developed by Titan Enterprises. Easy to set-up and use, the Atrato flow recorder enables data recording via an external computer. With features that provide monitoring, reporting and management of flow data – the Atrato flow recorder […]

Expansion at Titan Enterprises: Growth at flowmeters.co.uk

Following a period of steady growth, and to provide extra capacity for expansion in the future, the management of Titan have purchased a further 235 square meters of space and now completely own their HQ & production facility in Sherbourne, UK.

With over 40 years’ experience in flowmeter innovation and manufacture, Titan Enterprises philosophy of […]

Ultrasonic Flow Sensors & Meters

Summarising a series of blogs discussing standard and bespoke versions of our Atrato ultrasonic flow sensors/meters, Titan Enterprises cover the broad spectrum of ultrasonic flow measurement:
Ultrasonic Flow Sensors & Flow Measurement

Atrato Ultrasonic Flow Sensors: Data
Atrato Ultrasonic Flow Sensors: DATA The Titan range of Atrato ultrasonic flow meters uses patented technology that enables our ultrasonic flow meters to […]

January 2016

Electromagnetic Flow Meters: Flow Measurement Technology Spotlight

Electromagnetic Flow Meters, by Trevor Forster
In each issue of our fLowdown newsletter we review a particular flow metering technique, its benefits, shortfalls and the applications to which it is best suited. This article extract from our newsletter focuses on electromagnetic flow meters.
Electromagnetic Flow Meters
Informed opinion indicates that electromagnetic flow meters are the third fastest […]

Digital Rate & Totalising Flow Meters

Titan Enterprises has announced the launch of the Pulsite Solo –  affordable battery powered rate and totalising flow meters. Offering the flexibility of panel, wall or surface mounting this new digital display instrument has been designed for use with switch, coil and magnetic sensor inputs.  With housing constructed from durable polymer, and sealed to […]

The Laboratory Flow Meter From Titan Enterprises

Laboratory Flow Meters: Ultrasonic Flowmeter for Laboratory Testing
Designed to handle low flows from laminar to turbulent, and largely immune from viscosity, the Atrato ultrasonic flowmeter from Titan Enterprises is a perfect tool for laboratory testing applications – the ideal laboratory flow meter.

The Atrato ultrasonic flowmeter is a true inline non-invasive flowmeter without the contorted flow path […]

December 2015

atrato ultrasonic flow meters

Atrato Ultrasonic Flow Meters: DATA
The Titan range of Atrato ultrasonic flow meters uses patented technology that enables our ultrasonic flow meters to operate over very wide flow ranges with excellent accuracy over the whole span. The device is a true inline meter with a direct flow path. The housing is robust and compact with full […]

Atrato Ultrasonic Flow Meter Applications:

The Atrato ultrasonic flow meter delivers a step change in flow meter performance in a wide range of applications. It can handle low flows from luminar to turbulent and is largely immune from viscosity. It has excellent turndown, repeatability and linearity and can monitor flow over a range of 200:1. Accuracy is better than […]

Titan: The Flow Meter Company

This article summarises and links to the most recent blog posts from Titan Enterprises: The flow Meter Company.
10 Common Mistakes When Specifying a Flowmeter
In a recent discussion on Linkedin someone asked if the future of flowmeter sales was through online marketing? There was a great outpouring from industry professionals explaining why this approach could […]

November 2015

Titan Flow Meters: Agrochemical Flow Meters

Titan Discuss Agrochemical Flow Meters and Flow Measurement
Titan Flow Meters Record Use of Agrochemicals
Examining a very specific sector of flow measurement, agrochemical flow meters, Titan Enterprises reports on how agrochemical specialists – Stored Crop Conservation Limited (www.storedcrop.co.uk) has standardised on their 900 series meters and OG series flow meters to accurately record use of […]

Flow Meter Repeatability: Titan Flow Measurement

In this article we look at how flow meter repeatability is determined at Titan.
Flow measurement performance critically depends on flow meter repeatability. Without a repeatable sensor you cannot have good performance. The reference that your flowmeter is calibrated against must also have excellent repeatability. The Titan Enterprises flow meter test rigs are based upon piston provers. […]

Insertion Flow Meters

Titan Insertion Flow Meters
The Polyvinylidene Fluoride (PVDF) turbine on Titan insertion flow meters rotates freely on a 316 stainless steel shaft and has specially aerofoil shaped blades to extend the dynamic range of the meter. The specially contoured housing further improves the meters linearity particularly at lower fluid velocities. Each insertion flow meter contains […]

October 2015

Compact High Pressure Flow Meter Options

Based upon its proprietary oval gear design – Titan’s OG-1 and OG-2 high pressure flow meter options are designed to give reliable, high performance in h