The biogas market is booming. No wonder, as the gas can be used in a variety of beneficial ways – including fuelling vehicles or generating heat and electricity in combined heat and power plants.
The gas is obtained from:
Fermentation of energy crops
Leftover plant materials
For biogas plants to work properly,various process parameters have to be monitored around the clock: gas composition, pressure, temperature, and above all the produced gas quantity. Prosonic Flow B 200 is an industry-optimised ultrasonic flowmeter that measures the volume flow of biogas, landfill or digester gas reliably and with high accuracy, even under greatly fluctuating operating conditions.
Ultrasonic measurement has numerous benefits compared to conventional methods:
Reliable measurement – high accuracy (±1.5%) and a high operable flow range (30:1)
Energy saving – no pressure losses
Maintenance-free – no moving parts
Space-saving – short inlet and outlet runs
Wide range of uses – independent of the composition and the moisture of a gas
Measurement possible even with minimum operating pressure
Reliable process control due to direct methane content measurement!
Fermentation processes are not always uniform. The operating conditions, which in some cases fluctuate greatly, result in different levels of methane content (CH4) in the biogas, which have to be monitored constantly. With the Prosonic Flow B 200, it is now possible – using precisely measured sound velocity and an integrated temperature sensor – to simultaneously measure the methane content directly in the pipe, without the need for additional devices. This is a worldwide one-of-a-kind feature and opens up completely new perspectives:
Continuous, around-the-clock monitoring of gas quantity and quality
Fast and targeted reaction in case of interference in the fermentation process
Efficient process control and energy balancing by calculating additional characteristic values such as:
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Endress+Hauser is recognised as a leading supplier of industrial measurement and automation equipment, providing services and solutions for industrial processes all over the world.
We offer comprehensive process solutions for flow, level, pressure, analysis, temperature, recording and digital communications across a wide range of industries, optimising processes in regards to economic efficiency, safety and environmental protection.
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