The Foothills Industrial Products Blog

The RABO Rotary Gas Meter

Posted by Melanie Takacs on Jul 9, 2018 12:02:25 PM

What is a Rotary Gas Meter?

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Topics: RABO, gas meter, Elster, Mercury, Honeywell, RABO rotary gas meter

What You Need to Know About the Q.Sonic Gas Meter by Elster-Honeywell

Posted by Melanie Takacs on Jun 5, 2017 2:21:01 PM

The Q.Sonic gas meter by Elster Instromet has been around for a few years but has recently been added to our repertoire (since the acquisition of Elster to Honeywell) and we couldn’t be more thrilled. This gas meter is truly exceptional and has the ability to greatly improve customer experience with ease of use and masterful precision. Elster is a known leader in ultrasonic flow metering with over 30 years of industry experience.

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Topics: Q.Sonic Meter, Ultrasonic meters, Elster Instromet, Honeywell, ultrasonic, 6-path meter, RABO rotary gas meter, Elster-Honeywell, ultrasonic gas meter, Q.Sonic plus, Q.Sonic, Calgary, Western Canada, gas products, natural gas measurement

Why We Are Still Raving About The RABO

Posted by Melanie Takacs on May 5, 2017 1:15:00 PM

A continuation from “Rockin RABO Meter” blog…

A quick recap, back in January Joe and his buddy Daryl were excited to get their hands on the new RABO (Rotary-All-By-One) meter by Elster Honeywell. Their current stock of Elster meters was missing something…based on experience from past sites:

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Topics: Elster, Honeywell, Alberta, Calgary, Alberta, RABO, RABO rotary gas meter, Rotary-All-By-One, gas meters, positive displacement, Analytical Measurement, gas distribution, high accuracy, rotary gas meter, low pressure drop, high maximum operating pressure, RPM, IRM, Honeywell Elster, high precision, competitive price

A Mini-Max Rotary Corrector Could Save the Day

Posted by Melanie Takacs on Mar 7, 2017 9:42:56 AM

It was a cold December evening at the site in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, where the young Technician Rob was just getting settled for his night shift. Being one of the newbies, he was assigned many of the graveyard shifts of watching the monitors, that displayed gas flows going into and out of the site. He had completed a handful of these before, often with someone more senior by his side. The company had been cutting some costs and felt he could handle the cumbersome task on his own. It was boring but someone had to do it. The hardest part was staying awake and alert, even with a cup of Joe! He decided to blast some obtrusive heavy metal music to help keep him going, there was no one to complain about his song choice after all.

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Topics: mini-max, volume correction, rotary meters, mini max rotary corrector, mini-max rotary, mercury instruments, Honeywell, direct-mount, PTZ volume corrector, rotary corrector, pressure corrector, volume corrector

Rockin' RABO Meter

Posted by Melanie Takacs on Jan 31, 2017 9:59:14 AM

Joe and his buddy Daryl have been using Elster RVG and IRM gas meters for ages (yikes over 15 years now) and they have always done the job exceptionally well. There are, however, certain characteristics of one product that Joe preferred, for example on the RVG, the easy access to the oil chamber from the front face of the meter allowed for quick and easy maintenance. While Daryl liked how the IRM had an index on the front cover that supports either vertical or horizontal installation positions and had an overall compact device size.

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Topics: RABO, RABO rotary gas meter, RABO meter, Elster, Honeywell, gas meter

Tough Love For Old TC Modules- the Honeywell TCI is Top Notch

Posted by Melanie Takacs on Nov 16, 2016 1:38:36 PM

“So (explicit) annoying” cursed an aggravated Joe. He was so tired of using this ancient mechanical TC Module and it had only been a couple of days.

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Topics: Honeywell, temperature compensating index, mechanical module, temperature corrector, tc module, mercury instruments, Honeywell TCI, electric module, TCI, natural gas rotary meters

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