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Why your hygienic application needs Bürkert’s FLOWave

The Bürkert FLOWave is a hygienic flowmeter tailor-made for the rigours of the hygienic industries. This remarkable device employs surface acoustic wave (SAW) technology to return ultra-precise measurements and its one-piece, electropolished stainless steel body contains zero wetted parts to deliver the ultimate hygienic flow measurement solution. 

What is the Bürkert FLOWave and how does it work?

The Bürkert FLOWave is a hygienic flowmeter that uses surface acoustic wave (SAW) technology to return precise flow measurements. An electrical signal triggers surface acoustic waves to spread across the media, with the time difference between each wave being proportional to the flow. This unique, patented SAW technology is what enables the Bürkert FLOWave to deliver extremely accurate flow measurements. 

How is the Bürkert FLOWave a hygienic flowmeter?

The Bürkert FLOWave was designed for the demands of hygienic applications. The SAW technology employed in this hygienic flowmeter has enabled Bürkert to introduce a raft of features that merely add to the hygienic prowess of this impressive device. As such, the Bürkert FLOWave boasts some formidable features and benefits that are sure to appeal to manufacturers from all walks of the hygienic industries.

Single-piece piping

Beneath the futuristic technology and shiny aesthetic, the Bürkert FLOWave is really quite a simple device at heart. Because Bürkert have created a hygienic flowmeter using one single piece of piping. It’s a devastatingly simple but effective design. It means this compact and lightweight device has none of the usual issues with pressure drops, leakages or dead spaces. All of which can seriously hamper hygienic operations.  

Free of wetted parts

Another major benefit of the Bürkert FLOWave is the fact that it comes completely free of any wetted parts within the measuring tube itself. By employing SAW technology, Bürkert have been able to dispense with inline sensors within the body of the flowmeter. As such, there is no risk of harmful and costly contamination to sanitary and ultra-pure media, which is essential for products destined for human consumption.

Stainless steel body

The Bürkert FLOWave is constructed from an electropolished stainless steel body. Not only is stainless steel strong and durable, but its chromium content makes it highly corrosion resistant. So it can easily handle the type of aggressive daily CIP and SIP washdowns required in pharmaceutical, medical, and food and beverage applications. No wonder the FLOWave is considered one of the most hygienic flowmeters on the market.

Buy the Bürkert FLOWave at Fluid Controls

Fluid Controls is extremely proud to call ourselves an official Bürkert distributor. We have been supplying a wide array of Bürkert’s precision-engineered fluid control products for many years now. That means we have an in-depth knowledge and understanding of all their market leading devices and instrumentation, including the ground-breaking Bürkert FLOWave flowmeter.

Our expert team can provide all the advice, guidance and ongoing technical support you need to get the most out of your Bürkert device. We provide a full installation and technical back-up service across all the products we supply, as well as inhouse/on-site product training. At Fluid Controls, we are dedicated to maintaining the highest standards of service and go the extra mile to add value to your operations.  
For more information about the Bürkert FLOWave hygienic flowmeter, or to discuss your application requirements in more detail, please contact Fluid Controls today on +44 (0)118 970 2060 or email fluid@fluidcontrols.co.uk.

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