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9019122 Information retrieval for boundary reading processing  
Information in a data store may be efficiently accessed to perform boundary reading processing. In one example, register readings of one or more register channels that are linked to one or more...
8943901 Fluid flow meter  
Systems and methods for determining a flow rate or volume of fluid. The system includes a positive displacement meter including a plurality of non-contact sensors and gears configured to rotate in...
8881606 Fluid flow rate measuring device and water meter  
There is offered a water meter that requires no coil so that its cost is reduced. The water meter is formed to include an impeller, a rotation reduction unit, a first circular plate, a second...
8844433 Detection of airflow in an appliance  
The present invention provides for measuring the air flow in an appliance. An air flow measuring device, such as a vane (aka turbine) anemometer, is placed directly into an air flow passageway and...
8757010 Fuel dispenser flow meter fraud detection and prevention  
A fuel flow meter assembly for detecting fraud caused by tampering. The fuel flow meter assembly includes a fuel flow meter comprising a shaft and a displacement sensor operatively connected to...
8757009 Fuel dispenser flow meter sensor fraud prevention  
Methods and systems for detecting fraud caused by tampering with a fuel flow meter. In one embodiment, the method comprises providing a fuel flow meter for measuring the flow of liquid fuel. The...
8643496 Contact for fluid level detection apparatus and fluid level detection apparatus  
A contact is provided for a fluid level detection apparatus. The contact includes a contact support spring for rotating in response to a change in fluid level. The contact support spring includes...
8544345 Positive displacement flow meter  
There is a positive displacement flowmeter, which includes at least two primary measuring elements rotatable on respective spaced apart axes within a housing between a fluid inlet and a fluid...
8505376 Downhole flow meter  
A technique facilitates flow monitoring in a well. A well component is designed for engagement with a well string deployed downhole into a wellbore. The well component has an internal flow passage...
8508385 Metering device for the inhalation of a pulverulent substance  
A metering device can be activated by a suction airflow of a user for inhaling a powdery substance, in particular of medicinal type, which is arranged in a supply chamber and can be brought out of...
8448526 Dual paddlewheel flow sensor  
A paddlewheel flow sensor has two independently rotating paddlewheels in a flow passage. The spacing between the wheels can be selected to respond to most of the flow while simultaneously...
8353221 Mass flow meter  
A mass flow meter comprising a housing including a fluid inlet and a fluid outlet. The housing defines a chamber and a rotatable member is arranged in the chamber so as to be rotatable about an...
8279080 Systems and methods for remote utility metering and meter monitoring  
A remote water meter monitoring system is provided. A mesh network-type transceiver unit is coupled to a water meter housing having a water counting mechanism inside to transmit water consumption...
8205508 Motorless mass flowmeter  
A motorless mass flowmeter in accordance with one embodiment of the invention comprises a turbine subassembly, a drum, and an impeller. The drum is rigidly connected to the turbine subassembly...
8181512 Timing device having a flow control function  
A timing device includes a timer and a flow meter mounted on the timer. The timer has a water inlet port and a water outlet port. The flow meter includes a first guide pipe mounted on the water...
8166830 Meter devices and methods  
Some embodiments of a meter device for measuring volume flow of gas can include bearings and the timing gears may each include a least one component comprising a ceramic material that enhances the...
8051723 Encoder-type register for an automatic water meter reader  
An encoder-type register for an automatic meter reader to be interfaced with a visual read-only register of the kind found in a water meter that measures water consumption. The water meter...
7975560 Magnetic shield for water meter  
A magnetic shield may be mounted to a water meter housing to protect the magnetic operation of the water meter from a tamper magnet, including both smaller, flexible tamper magnets and larger,...
7942070 Flow rate sensor  
The invention relates to a flow sensor having a measuring chamber to which a fluid whose volume and/or rate of flow is to be measured is supplied and then drawn off. Inside the measuring chamber...
7913577 Flow meter  
A flow meter may include a case body formed with a fluid space in its inside, an impeller disposed in the fluid space, a detected part integrally provided in the impeller, a detecting part...
7900522 Flow meter having rotor with multiple flow channels of different diameter  
A gas flow meter for obtaining flow volume readings in a gas conduit, including sensors mounted upstream and downstream of a flow restriction device on a rotor, the rotor further including at...
7891257 Monitoring device of the feed to an electric household appliance of an operative fluid, in particular of a flow of water to a tank of a washing machine or dishwasher  
A monitoring device including first detector means of a flow rate of operative fluid in an electric household appliance towards a tank of the electric household appliance and second detector means...
7851775 Gear-type drink-o-meter to monitor fluid consumption  
An apparatus for monitoring the consumption of fluid by a user, particularly fluids being drank from a container. The apparatus may be used with wide variety of container types. The fluid...
7650800 Flow sensor and method for measuring the volume and/or flow speed of a medium  
A flow sensor comprises a measuring chamber, into which a medium may be introduced and then removed, the volume and/or flow speed of which is to be measured. Freely rotating measuring elements are...
7508318 Apparatus, system and method for monitoring, recording and billing for individual fixture and unit water usage in a multi-unit structure  
An apparatus including means for measuring and storing flow information for a fluid flowing through each of a plurality of fixtures in a single unit in a multi-unit structure, and each means for...
7454985 Method and device for determining the hydraulic flow rate in a pump driven by a synchronous electric motor  
The present invention relates to a method and relevant electronic device (10) for determining the hydraulic flow rate in a pump driven by a synchronous electric motor (12), said motor (12) being...
7437952 Shrouded body flow meter assembly  
A shrouded body flow meter assembly includes an inner fluid-conducting conduit disposed in a spaced relation from and within an outer conduit. The shrouded flow meter assembly can be connected to...
7397389 System and method for retrofitting utility meter reading modules  
The system and methods of the present invention generally include retrofitting at least one shrouding device that is associated with a meter reading module drive shaft that operates within a meter...
7383742 Septum leak detector  
A gas flow sensor receives a low-volume gas flow to be measured in a selectively sealed chamber. A flow rate signal is generated using a measuring device in response to the received gas flow. The...
7272512 Flow sensor signal conversion  
A method of obtaining at least one representation of a characteristic function of a sensor from a test fluid during calibration of the sensor according to a sensor model having a transfer function...
7225685 Pipe assembly unit with built-in flow sensors  
Cost is reduced by simplifying piping work and reducing the number of parts. At the same time, the degree of freedom in the arrangement of piping is raised by making the mounting posture of the...
7007557 Flow scale having a hingedly suspended impact plate  
An impact flow scale includes a first tube, disposed substantially vertically a second tube, disposed with a downward inclination and having an inlet at an upper end thereof and a lower end of the...
6984902 High efficiency vibration energy harvester  
In a vibrational energy harvester, an external vibration causes relative motion between a permanent magnet and a magnetic field sensing element composed of a magnetostrictive material bonded to an...
6945125 High resolution pulse count interface  
A high resolution pulse count interface is situated between a positive displacement (PD) meter and a flow computer. A magnetic wheel attaches to the PD meter, with the interface using Hall Effect...
6935356 Underground storage tank metering system in a service station environment  
A meter coupled in close proximity to an underground storage tank fuel pipe that delivers fuel from the underground storage tank to fuel dispensers in a service station environment. The meter...
6926821 Water treatment device with volumetric and time monitoring features  
A totalization meter system for a water treatment device, the device having an inlet aperture and an outlet aperture, and a channel for channeling water between the inlet and outlet apertures. A...
6898987 Flow meter  
A flow meter includes a cylindrical flow chamber having an axis and an internal cylindrical wall. Axially spaced about opposite ends of the flow chamber are an inlet and an outlet. Both the inlet...
6881507 Method and apparatus for measuring the mass flow of hydrogen in a fuel cell  
The mass flow of hydrogen fuel in the anode loop of a hydrogen fuel cell is measured using a rotating flow meter. The flow meter includes a bladed rotor mounted for rotation within a tube disposed...
6796173 Fuel flowmeter  
A fuel flowmeter has a flowmeter with rotating impellers with meshed lobes rotatable in partially cylindrical housings joined in a case having an inlet at one side and an outlet at an opposite...
6789434 Fluid flowmeter having a hall effect sensor with an internal magnet  
A flowmeter for sensing fluid flow. The flowmeter includes a housing including a first port, a second port, a chamber in fluid communication with the first port and the second port, and a fluid...
6792361 Controller for monitoring fluid flow volume  
A system, method and program for calculating a fluid flow volume within a conduit having an operably connected flow meter is disclosed. The system includes a controller having a backplane. A flow...
6776055 Measurement of fuel flow  
A fuel mass flowmeter 10 includes a rotatable drum 22 through which fuel to be metered may pass and an impeller 24 mounted within the drum such that it may rotate relative thereto but is biased...
6778100 Conduit network system  
A conduit network system includes at least one, and typically multiple, node elements in communication with an inner area of a conduit, which is used to transfer material therein. The node element...
6755148 Dual magnetic register for a utility meter  
The present invention provides a device, system, and method for detecting and measuring the bi-directional flow of a fluid through a fluid meter, such as a household or business water meter. In...
6729192 Moving target flow sensor  
A moving target flow sensor has at least one vane mounted on a shaft and rotated or oscillated in a flowing fluid. Changes in the drag forces are measured to determine the flow rate of the fluid,...
6694825 Method and apparatus for flow control of NH3  
An apparatus and method for accurately controlling the amount of NH3 to be applied to a field by measuring the NH3 flow rate without condensing or cooling the NH3. The system includes a control...
6651517 Fuel dispensing system  
A fuel dispensing system employing a dual rotor turbine flow meter is disclosed.
6644133 Flow meter module for a controller  
A method and apparatus for utilizing a controller to monitor a flow volume in a fluid transportation system. The controller being operably connected to a module. The module being operably...
6611769 Meter register with programming and data port and meter input resolution factor  
An electronic, programmable meter register (10) includes an input section (18, 19, 30) for generating pulses in response to units of flow in a water meter, a stored control program (46), a...
6581476 Measuring apparatus  
The invention relates to a measuring apparatus (1) for fluids with the following features: a) the measuring apparatus (1) has a support tube (2);b) a rotor (3, 36, 42) is rotatably journaled in...

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