Elbow conditions process flow

Vorel Elbow Flow Conditioner, from Vortab Co. (San Marcos, CA), isolates flow disturbances, reduces swirl, and develops a symmetrical, repeatable flow profile with minimal pressure loss at the inlet to process equipment. Vortab reports that compact plant designs, pumps, and valves are required to operate with inadequate length of straight-pipe runs upstream of process equipment mounting locations.

01/01/2003


A 2002 EDITORS' CHOICE AWARDS WINNER


INSTRUMENTATION & PROCESS SENSORS


Vorel Elbow Flow Conditioner , from Vortab Co . (San Marcos, CA), isolates flow disturbances, reduces swirl, and develops a symmetrical, repeatable flow profile with minimal pressure loss at the inlet to process equipment.


Vortab reports that compact plant designs, pumps, and valves are required to operate with inadequate length of straight-pipe runs upstream of process equipment mounting locations. This results in swirl, cavitation, and skewed flow profiles, and prematurely wearing impellers and trim, which translates to costly downtime and maintenance costs.

Vorel is simple and cost effective. It replaces the last pipe elbow upstream of the pump or valve to create a smooth, symmetrical flow pattern at the inlet.

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  • Develops a symmetrical, repeatable flow profile with minimal pressure loss

  • Reduces swirl

  • Increases flowmeter accuracy in poor piping configurations

  • Reduces vibration wear on pumps

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