Foxboro Vortex Flow Meter Manual

Foxboro has established itself in the market of flow measurement production with nearly a hundred years experience of innovation and excellence. The company offer flow meter solution to an astoundingly large number of industries to name a few food& beverages, chemical, nuclear, water& wastewater, transportation, oil& gas, metals, minerals, refineries, hydrocarbon processing, pulp& paper and the list goes on. The company has created one universal user manual that tries its best to offer a general overview of the flow meters thus to ensure that even a beginner can understand the basic processes.

In the manual you can find that they really tried their best to cover all areas, it has chapters describing the safety information, installation and quick start.

The safety information describes the various warnings, certificates, ratings and in addition describes the flow meter itself: the maximum working pressures (for flanged body flow meters, for wafer body flow meters, for sanitary flow meters and for isolation valves); the flow meter materials (for the flow meter body, for the isolations valves) and contains a table showing the sensor diaphragm, fill fluid, and temperature ranges.

In the installation part of the manual you can find information for mechanical installation procedures (for flanged body, for wafer body, for sanitary flow meters) and an overview of the field termination wiring.

The most important chapter is the last which talks about the quick start. It discusses the model 83-A, 83-D, 83-T, 83-F. For the 83-A model it assures information regarding the signal noise filter switches, low flow cut-in switches, output mode selection switches and calibration switches. While under the other three models the following mini chapters to describe the various start-up procedures for every model. For the model 83-D and /or 83-T using a PC based configuration, for 83-T using a HART communicator and for 83-F using the foundation fieldbus program. The last part of this chapter is using the local keypad /display, which of course, describes the functions of displays and provides a mean for configurations. It contains several articles to answer every button like answering a question; password; activating and edit, pick-list or user menu block; editing numbers and strings; picking from a list; setting the units or upper range value, using the menu tree and shows the entire menu trees.

All in all this one offers the best overview you could ask from a manual, and it offers a vast collection of information written in an easy to understand style.