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Introducing the New Wireless Rain Gauge

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Bell Flow Systems are pleased to introduce the ARG100 rain gauge into their range of environmental measurement products. 
The ARG100 is a cost effective solution for precipitation measurement. The aerodynamic design ensure that the sensor does not interfere with the surrounding airflow ensuring that accurate measurement of precipitation is continuously achieved. The U.V resistant materials ensure robustness in the field to maintain a high level of measurement accuracy. In standard form the rain gauge is offered with a 0.20mm per tip pulse output, however additional options are available.

Measurement of rainfall is achieved using a traditional “tipping bucket” mechanism which has been proven as a reliable industry and scientific standard for the measurement of precipitation for many years. Each tip of the bucket provides a contact closure of a reed switch to create an output from the rain gauge.

The output from the ARG100 can easily be connected directly to our OM-CPPULSE101 for local da…

GWR200 Flow Sensor from APG

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Bell Flow Systems are pleased to introduce the new GWR200 flow sensor from APG, which promises to take the problems and frustration out of your level measurement.

The Systems True Echo™ Communication Tool, which provides a Modbus-to-USB connection for communication with True Echo™ Software allows for advanced configuration and monitoring of multiple True Echo™ sensors.

Specifications includes an auto calibration for easy setup with the True Echo™ software, a robust IP65 ingress protection housing, innovative signal processing and disturbance signal suppression and featuring a range up to 10 feet with SS rod, 80 feet with cable. Additionally, the sensors are unaffected by foam, vapours or dust.

The Sensor NEMA 6 housing comes as standard, and its 316 SS or PFTE-coated 316 SS probes can operate in process temperatures from -40° to 203°C. Robust and reliable, the GWR200 sensor makes difficult level measurements easy.

With a programmable 4-20 mA or RS-485 Modbus outputs, and innovative signal…

TFX Ultra provides reliable leakage detection

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Bell Flow Systems were recently approached by a customer looking for a reliable solution to remotely monitor a fire hydrant for flow detection and leakage purposes.

The site, located remotely, required a clamp-on measurement solution to provide flow measurement without breaking into the pipeline. Information from the site also need to be available remotely, as well as providing visual alarms to operators at the site office.

Bell Flow Systems supplied the TFX Ultra flow meter and provided a local Modbus output to a third party telemetry system. Data From the telemetry system will be stored onto a web portal providing a visual indication of the current flow, total flow and diagnostic information from the flow meter. Information on the data portal will also show visual alarms so the operators can respond to leakage or flow events at the site office.

TFX Ultra has inherent advantages over traditional devices including clamping onto the outside of pipes and not contacting the internal liqu…

BDP ATEX Pumps from Gespasa

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The Gespasa BDP high-flow, explosion proof range of vane pumps are self-priming, positive displacement, and continuously rated. The BDP pumps in the collection are suitable for use with diesel, petrol, kerosene and other clean, non-corrosive liquids. Transfers using the range of BDP pumps are quick, uniform and inaudible for a simple operation.

Constructed from IP-55 hard-wearing die casted iron housing, the pumps are ATEX EExd IIBT4 certified for use in hazardous environments. Featuring an operation pressure of 3.5 bar and a maximum of 800 rpm, the pumps also have built-in bypass valves for heavy-duty applications.

With sizes from 1.5” to 3”, and flow rates from 200 L/min to 1000 L/min, these pumps are specifically designed for high volume transfer, S-1 service, fuel tank filling and discharging and storage of fuel. Motors are available in 230/400vAC and 400/660vAC, depending on the model.

Bell Flow Systems are the main UK distributor for Gespasa’s range of products. Gespasa are a Sp…

Bell Flow Systems Receive Silver Award from Badger Meter

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Bell Flow Systems, along with distributors over the world, were invited to the Badger Meter headquarters in Neuffen to celebrate the company's 45 year anniversary and to attend product seminars and the grand distributor’s award gala evening.




The Bell Flow Systems directors, Lee Brogan and Nick Cleaver proudly accepted the silver award for contributing to 6 years of distributing Badger Meter products at the Global distributor meeting awards ceremony.


Technical training days and product seminars were also included in the trip including a tour of the Porshe factory production line in Stuttgart, which the group thoroughly enjoyed.

New MS1000 Hygienic Mag Meter

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New Electromagnetic hygienic flow meter released by Badger Meter and available at Bell Flow Systems further extend our ability to provide an ideal solution for many applications.

The new MS1000 is a fully stainless steel, robust electromagnetic flow meter, specially designed to be used in the food industry and meet the highest requirements. It is available with various process connections and installation lengths for food, beverage and pharmaceutical applications. It is also resistant to aggressive chemicals used in CIP and SIP processes.

The MS1000 benefits from the attributes of all electromagnetic flow meters with no mechanical moving parts and the meter bore is free of obstruction producing a negligible pressure drop and giving the meter long life with long term high accuracy. The high accuracy makes it a great option for dosing or mixing applications and with digital and analogue outputs the measurements can be transferred to control systems.

The meter also benefits from Modbus RTU…

Vortex Flow Meters – Hot Tap & Compact Models

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The new VN2000 vortex flow meters from Badger Meter are available from Bell Flow Systems and offer an ideal solution for a range of applications for measuring volumetric or mass flow of liquids, gases and steam. As a robust and reliable meter and with a large turn-down ratio these meters are an ideal solution for a range of applications.

The vortex meter technology lends itself well to harsh environments due to the lack of mechanical parts and solid construction. The VN2000 model is no exception and with its solid stainless steel construction and non-wetted sensors it takes this further offering a heavy-duty option with an exceptionally long life span, maintaining accuracy for many years and reducing maintenance costs over time in comparison to other metering technologies.

The VN2000 meters have the option of an integrated RTD temperature sensor, which is used for mass flow calculations and can also have a second external RTD connected to calculate energy transfer across a heat exchan…