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Use these electromagnetic flowmeters for batching

| By Mary Page Bailey and Gerald Ondrey

New MIM electromagnetic flowmeters (photo) provide accurate readings in a space-saving design. With extensive options for onsite programming, they are suitable for a wide variety of applications, particularly in batching operations, such as matching media during coating of tablets or during coolant supply. Their electromagnetic nature means there are no moving parts, making these devices effective in measuring the flow of conductive media, such as water, pulps, pastes or emulsions. Configurable optical buttons can be used to display parameters, including flowrates or temperatures. A changing color system in the display also provides warnings for limit violations. Since the MIM is produced in a remote version, the flowmeter can also be used with media temperatures from –40 up to 284°F. In addition to the temperature measurement function, the MIM can be used for very small nominal pipe sizes and covers an even larger measuring range, depending on the nominal pipe size. — Kobold Instruments, Inc., Pittsburgh, Pa.