- September 29, 2010
September 29, 2010 - Siemens Industry announced the Sitrans FST020 clamp-on ultrasonic flowmeter. It is designed specifically for basic applications that only require flow reading functionality along with easy communication capabilities. The device offers features tailored to the requirements of basic water and wastewater, HVAC, power, chemical and general process industry applications.These include single channel measurement and simplified configuration options that make product selection straightforward while still offering solutions that fit industry requirements. It also comes with RS232 communication and a simple, user-friendly design that ensures easy set-up and configuration.Sitrans FST020 can be installed on pipes up to 360 inches in size, and, thanks to the simplified configuration options and setup, it can be quickly commissioned. It is the perfect solution for retrofit applications and installations where corrosive, toxic or high pressure liquids rule out the option of cutting the pipe.The accuracy of the device is in the 1-2 percent range and, as with all other clamp-on ultrasonic flowmeters from Siemens, it offers great performance and reliable measuring results. Sitrans FST020 also features the optional transit time ultrasonic WideBeam sensor technology, allowing continued operation on even the most challenging applications. It offers high repeatability and sensitivity to changes in fluid type or physical properties. About Siemens: A division of Siemens Industry, Inc. (SII), the Industry Automation (IA) Division is a global leader in the fields of automation systems, low-voltage switchgear and industrial software. IA‚Äôs portfolio ranges from standard products for the manufacturing and process industries to enterprise-wide automation solutions for automobile production facilities and chemical plants. As a leading software supplier, IA optimizes the entire value chain of manufacturers ‚Äì from product design and development to production, sales, as well as a wide range of maintenance services. With nearly 43,000 employees worldwide, Industry Automation posted worldwide revenues of $9.6 billion in fiscal year 2009.