HGTF Target Flow Meter

Application: volumetric or mass flow measurement of liquid, Gas or Steam.
Target flow meter has wide applicability, especially in the harsh process of high viscosity, high temperature or ultralow temperature, high pressure where other flow meters are not competent.

Product Description

Structure of Flange type:

HGTF Target flow meter mainly consists of meter tube , stress element (target plate), sensing elements (force transducer, pressure transducer and temperature transducer), transition part (adjusted according to temperature and pressure), and accumulation calculation, display and output part. Refer to the following figure for the structure:

structure 1


The stress element (target plate) is placed at center of measurement tube (instrument body) coaxially, with rigid connection with transducers. When measured medium flows at certain velocity (m/s), this medium has certain momentum that directly acts on the stress element (target plate). Due to rigid connection between stress element and transducer, the transducer is subject to direct force F generated by fluid momentum. This force is related to flow velocity V, medium density ρ and area of target subject A , the relation meet the formula:  F = CD ρ V2 A / 2

F—force on target plate;   CD—resistance coefficient;   P—fluid density, kg/m3;  V—fluid velocity, m/s;    A—area of target plate subject to force, m2
the flow is calculated as follow fomular:

flow formula


Main technical data:
Applicable medium Liquid,  Gas,  Steam
Nominal diameter Pipeline type
15 ~ 300 mm
Wafer type
15 ~ 600 mm
Inserted type
100 ~ 2000 mm
Nominal pressure 0.6 ~ 42 Mpa 0.6 ~ 42 Mpa 0.6 ~ 42 Mpa
Media temperature Normal temperature: -20 ~ 70℃
Ultra low temperaure / Ultra high temperature: -196 ~ 450 ℃
Accuracy ±0.2% ±0.2% ±1.0% ±1.5% ±2.5%
Range Ratio 1 :10 1 :15 1 :30 1 :100 (Gas) 1 :15 (steam)
Compensation type Temperature compensation;  Pressure compensation
Repeatability 0.1% ~ 0.08%
Power supply Battery powered type: buil-in 3.6V Lithium battery
Extermal power type: 24VDC ( for compact type flow transmitter); 220VAC( for remote type flow transmitter)
Output signal Site reading;  4~20mA(2-wire);  Pulse;  0~10V;  RS485 (optional)
Material of meter tube Carbon steel; 304; 316L (on request)
Explosion-proof Intrinsically safe type: Exia IICT4;  Explosion isolating type: ExidIICT4
Weather-proof IP65, IP67(optional)
Note:  Flow meter flange execute GB/T9115.1~9115.4-2000 series standard. Small size target flow meter such as DN6, DN8, DN10 etc. can be manufactured according to user request.
Description of product types:

● Liquid flow meter: normal temperature and high temperature
● Gas flow meter: normal temperature and high temperature
● Steam flowmeter: saturated steam and superheated steam
● Pipeline type (Thread connection): applicable for size of DN15~DN80 (mm)
● Pipeline type (Flange connection):  applicable for size of DN15~DN300 (mm)
● Wafer type: applicable for size of DN15~DN600 (mm)
● Inserted type: applicable for size of DN100~DN2000 (mm),  Inserted type includes fixed type and telescopic online removable type.




Answer : Please send your question or enquiry to our email: sales@hginstrument.com, we will forward the questions to the related engineer.

Answer :  Please communicate with the sales about the return procedure before returning product.

Answer :  The delivery time depends on the order quantity and product specification.  If the product’s specification is conventional ( not special ),  delivery time is 5 or 7 working days for order quantity ≤ 10 pieces;  delivery time is 2 or 3 working weeks for order quantity 15 ~ 30 pieces. 

Answer :  by Courier,  by Sea or by Air

Answer :  Yes,  Generally warranty is one year.

Answer :  From year 2015  to year 2021,  average annual sales is RMB 350 million ( about USD 54.7 million )

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