THE WORLD MARKET FOR ULTRASONIC

FLOWMETERS

Book One

 

Researched by:

 

 

Flow Research, Inc.

27 Water Street

Wakefield, MA 01880

781-245-3200

www.flowresearch.com

Project team: Jesse Yoder PhD.,

Belinda Burum

 

Ducker Research Company, Inc.

6905 Telegraph Road Suite 300

Bloomfield Hills, MI 48301

248-644-0086

www.ducker.com

Project team: Nick Limb, Scott Shober

Josiah Waxman, Lorena Ferrari

 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Published by

 

 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Ducker Research Company, Inc.

A Division of Ducker Worldwide

 

 

 

March 2003

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

THE WORLD MARKET FOR ULTRASONIC

FLOWMETERS

Book Two

 

Researched by:

 

 

Flow Research, Inc.

27 Water Street

Wakefield, MA 01880

781-245-3200

www.flowresearch.com

Project team: Jesse Yoder PhD.,

Belinda Burum

 

Ducker Research Company, Inc.

6905 Telegraph Road Suite 300

Bloomfield Hills, MI 48301

248-644-0086

www.ducker.com

Project team: Nick Limb, Scott Shober

Josiah Waxman, Lorena Ferrari

 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Published by

 

 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Ducker Research Company, Inc.

A Division of Ducker Worldwide

 

 

 

March 2003

 

 

 


TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

     Chapter                 Description                                                                                Page Number

 

        One........................... Executive Summary..................................................................... 1-1

Overview............................................................................................. 1-1

Ultrasonic Flowmeters Continue to Show Rapid Growth....................... 1-1

Overview............................................................................................. 1-3

A Complete Analysis of the Flowmeter Market..................................... 1-5

Study Objectives.................................................................................. 1-5

Methodology....................................................................................... 1-6

Supplier Input...................................................................................... 1-6

Supplier Analysis.................................................................................. 1-8

OEM and End-User Analysis............................................................... 1-8

Forecasts............................................................................................. 1-8

Definitions............................................................................................ 1-9

Smart Flowmeters................................................................................ 1-9

Product and Technology Analysis....................................................... 1-10

Paradigm Case Selection Method....................................................... 1-11

Growth Factors for the Ultrasonic Flowmeter Market......................... 1-12

Shipments of Ultrasonic Flowmeters Worldwide by Region................. 1-13

Shipments of Ultrasonic Flowmeters Worldwide by Technology.......... 1-13

Market Shares for Ultrasonic Flowmeters by Geographic Region........ 1-14

Overview of Strategies....................................................................... 1-14

Become a Broad-line Supplier............................................................ 1-14

Move Beyond Clamp-on to Spoolpiece Meters.................................. 1-16


TABLE OF CONTENTS

(continued)

 

     Chapter                 Description                                                                                Page Number

 

        Two........................... Introduction and Methodology................................................... 2-1

Overview............................................................................................. 2-1

A complete Analysis of the Flowmeter Market...................................... 2-2

The Role of Viewpoint Pluralism........................................................... 2-4

The Importance of Multi-Technology Research..................................... 2-6

Leading Suppliers vs. All suppliers........................................................ 2-7

Study Objectives.................................................................................. 2-8

Methodology....................................................................................... 2-9

Definitions.......................................................................................... 2-12

Smart Flowmeters.............................................................................. 2-13

Communications Protocols................................................................. 2-14

Geographic Regions........................................................................... 2-18

End-User Industries........................................................................... 2-21

Ultrasonic Flowmeter Industry Structure............................................. 2-21

Team History and Experience............................................................. 2-21

Flow Research, Inc............................................................................ 2-22

Ducker Research............................................................................... 2-27

Custom Projects................................................................................ 2-28

Acknowledgement............................................................................. 2-28

 

        Three........................ Ultrasonic Product and Technology Analysis............................. 3-1

Overview............................................................................................. 3-1

New Technology Flowmeters............................................................... 3-2

Coriolis Flowmeters............................................................................. 3-2

Magnetic Flowmeters........................................................................... 3-3

Ultrasonic Flowmeters.......................................................................... 3-4

Vortex Flowmeters.............................................................................. 3-6

Paradigm Case Selection Method....................................................... 3-11

Ultrasonic Flowmeter Product Analysis............................................... 3-14

American Sigma................................................................................. 3-15

Automated Sonix............................................................................... 3-17

Caldon............................................................................................... 3-18

Controlotron...................................................................................... 3-19

Danfoss............................................................................................. 3-21


TABLE OF CONTENTS

(continued)

 

     Chapter                 Description                                                                                Page Number

3  (continued)

 

Datam Flutec..................................................................................... 3-23

D-Flow.............................................................................................. 3-25

Durag Group...................................................................................... 3-26

Dynasonics........................................................................................ 3-27

Eastech Badger.................................................................................. 3-28

EES................................................................................................... 3-29

Elis Plzen........................................................................................... 3-30

EMCO.............................................................................................. 3-32

Emerson-Daniel................................................................................. 3-34

Endress & Hauser.............................................................................. 3-36

Flexim................................................................................................ 3-37

Flotech.............................................................................................. 3-38

Fluenta............................................................................................... 3-39

FMC Measurement Solutions............................................................. 3-40

Fuji Electic......................................................................................... 3-41

GE Panametrics................................................................................. 3-42

Greyline............................................................................................. 3-44

Honda Electrics.................................................................................. 3-45

Instromet Ultrasonic Flowmeters........................................................ 3-46

Kaijo................................................................................................. 3-48

Krohne.............................................................................................. 3-49

Laaser............................................................................................... 3-51

Matelco............................................................................................. 3-52

Mesa Labs......................................................................................... 3-54

Micronics........................................................................................... 3-56

Nanomaster....................................................................................... 3-58

Rittmeyer........................................................................................... 3-59

Sick................................................................................................... 3-60

Siemens............................................................................................. 3-61

Solatron............................................................................................. 3-64

Sparling Insturments........................................................................... 3-65

Teksco.............................................................................................. 3-66


TABLE OF CONTENTS

(continued)

 

     Chapter                 Description                                                                                Page Number

3  (continued)

 

Teledyne Monitor Labs...................................................................... 3-67

Thermo MeasureTech........................................................................ 3-68

Thermo Polysonics............................................................................. 3-69

Tokimec............................................................................................ 3-71

Tokyo Keiso ..................................................................................... 3-73

Ultraflux............................................................................................. 3-75

Ultrasound Research Center............................................................... 3-76

 

 

        Four.......................... Ultrasonic Flowmeter Market Size and Forecast...................... 4-1

Overview............................................................................................. 4-1

Mixed Results from 2001 to 2003........................................................ 4-2

Ultrasonic Flowmeters Continue to Show Rapid Growth....................... 4-3

An Opportunity Waiting to Happen...................................................... 4-7

Growth Factors for the Ultrasonic Flowmeter Market........................... 4-8

Flowmeter Factors............................................................................... 4-8

Ultrasonic Flowmeters More Widely Understood................................. 4-8

Technology Improvements in Ultrasonic Meters.................................... 4-9

The Development of Multipath Flowmeters......................................... 4-10

More Calibration Facilities Available................................................... 4-10

Industry Approvals of Ultrasonic Meters............................................. 4-11

Wider Use of Spoolpiece Ultrasonic Meters....................................... 4-12

Increased Use of Ultrasonic Flowmeters in the Process Industries....... 4-13

Factors Limiting the Growth of Ultrasonic Flowmeters........................ 4-14

Lack of Familiarity with Ultrasonic Flowmeters................................... 4-14

The Inherently Conservative Nature of Users in the Process

Industries........................................................................................... 4-14

The Cost of Ultrasonic Flowmeters..................................................... 4-15

Market Size and Growth Forecasts.................................................... 4-15

Shipments of Ultrasonic Flowmeters Worldwide by Region:
Figures 4-1 to 4-5.............................................................................. 4-17

Shipments of Ultrasonic Flowmeters Worldwide by Technology:
Figures 4-5 to 4-13............................................................................ 4-17

Average Selling Prices of Ultrasonic Flowmeters:
Figure 4-14 to 4-16........................................................................... 4-18


TABLE OF CONTENTS

(continued)

 

     Chapter                 Description                                                                                Page Number

4  (continued)

 

Shipments of Ultrasonic Transit Time Flowmeters Worldwide
and by Region: Figures 4-17 to 4-21.................................................. 4-18

Shipments of Doppler Flowmeters by Type and by Region:
Figure 4-22 to 4-26........................................................................... 4-19

Shipments of Hybrid Flowmeters by Type and by Region:
Figures 4-27 to 4-31.......................................................................... 4-19

Shipments of Ultrasonic Flowmeters Worldwide by Fluid Type:
Figures 4-32 to 4-38.......................................................................... 4-19

Shipments of Ultrasonic Flowmeters Worldwide by Type:
Figures 4-39 to 4-45.......................................................................... 4-20

Shipments of Ultrasonic Flowmeters by Communication Protocol:
Figures 4-46 to 4-52.......................................................................... 4-21

Shipments of Ultrasonic Flowmeters Worldwide by Industry:
Figures 4-53 to 4-58.......................................................................... 4-22

Shipments of Ultrasonic Flowmeters Worldwide by Distribution
Channels: Figures 4-59 to 4-61.......................................................... 4-23

Shipments of Ultrasonic Flowmeters Worldwide and by Region
by Customer Type: Figures 4-62 to 4-64............................................ 4-23

 

 

        Five.......................... Ultrasonic Flowmeter Supplier Market Shares......................... 5-1

Overview............................................................................................. 5-1

Market Shares for Ultrasonic Flowmeters by Geographic Region.......... 5-1

Market Shares for Transit Time Flowmeters by Geographic

Region................................................................................................. 5-9

Market Shares for Doppler Flowmeters.............................................. 5-10

Market Shares for Hybrid Flowmeters Worldwide.............................. 5-11

Market Shares for Ultrasonic Flowmeters for Liquid Applications....... 5-11

Market Shares for Ultrasonic Flowmeters for Gas Applications........... 5-11

Market Shares for Ultrasonic Flowmeters by Type............................. 5-12


TABLE OF CONTENTS

(continued)

 

     Chapter                 Description                                                                             Page Number

 

        Six............................ Strategies for Success................................................................. 6-1

Overview............................................................................................. 6-1

Become a Broad-line Supplier.............................................................. 6-1

The Ultrasonic Flowmeter is not a Universal Flowmeter........................ 6-3

Form Alliances with Other Companies.................................................. 6-4

Prepare for Market Consolidation........................................................ 6-5

Move Beyond Clamp-on to Spoolpiece Meters.................................... 6-7

Emphasize the Advantages of Ultrasonic Flowmeters............................ 6-9

Create a Coherent and Understandable Product Naming System......... 6-10

Build a Great Website........................................................................ 6-11

Educate Your Customers................................................................... 6-12

Invest in Smart Flowmeters, and in Communication Protocols............. 6-13

Offer Many Models and Types of Ultrasonic Flowmeters.................... 6-14

Offer Ultrasonic Meters for Measuring Gas Flow................................ 6-16

Offer Multipath Ultrasonic Flowmeters for Custody Transfer
Applications....................................................................................... 6-17

Work with Industry Associations to Obtain Approvals for
Ultrasonic Flowmeters........................................................................ 6-17

 

 

        Seven....................... Ultrasonic Flowmeter Company Profiles.................................... 7-1

American Sigma .................................................................................. 7-2

Automated Sonix Corporation.............................................................. 7-4

Brinck HMT........................................................................................ 7-5

Caldon, Inc.......................................................................................... 7-6

Controlotron Corporation..................................................................... 7-8

Danfoss A/S Flow Division................................................................. 7-11

D-Flow AB....................................................................................... 7-14

Datam Flutec..................................................................................... 7-15

Durag................................................................................................ 7-16

Dynasonics........................................................................................ 7-18

Eastech Flow Controls....................................................................... 7-20

Eastern Energy Service....................................................................... 7-22

Elis Plzen a.s...................................................................................... 7-23

EMCO.............................................................................................. 7-25


TABLE OF CONTENTS

(continued)

 

     Chapter                 Description                                                                                Page Number

7 (continued)

 

Emerson Daniel.................................................................................. 7-27

Endress & Hauser AG....................................................................... 7-29

Flexim................................................................................................ 7-33

Flotec UK Ltd................................................................................... 7-34

Fluenta AS......................................................................................... 7-35

FMC Measurement Solutions............................................................. 7-37

Fuji Electric Co. Ltd........................................................................... 7-39

GE Panametrics................................................................................. 7-41

Greyline Instruments, Inc.................................................................... 7-45

Honda Electronics.............................................................................. 7-46

Instromet International NV................................................................. 7-48

Kaijo Corporation.............................................................................. 7-49

Krohne Messtechnik Gmbh & Co. KG.............................................. 7-50

Laaser & Co. GmbH......................................................................... 7-54

Matelco S.A...................................................................................... 7-56

Mesa Laboratories, Inc...................................................................... 7-57

Micronics Limited.............................................................................. 7-58

Oval Corporation............................................................................... 7-59

Quality Control Equipment Company.................................................. 7-63

Rittmeyer, Inc. .................................................................................. 7-64

Sick, Inc............................................................................................ 7-66

Siemens AG....................................................................................... 7-68

Solartron Mobrey Ltd........................................................................ 7-74

Sparling Instruments, Inc.................................................................... 7-76

Teksco USA...................................................................................... 7-78

Teledyne Monitor Labs, Inc............................................................... 7-79

Thermo MeasureTech........................................................................ 7-81

Thermo Polysonics, Inc...................................................................... 7-83

Tokimec, Inc...................................................................................... 7-84

Tokyo Keiso Company, Ltd............................................................... 7-86

Ultraflux............................................................................................. 7-88

Ultrasound Research Center (URC)................................................... 7-89

Yokogawa Electric Company............................................................. 7-91


LIST OF FIGURES

 

   Figure                                                                                                                                

  Number     Description                                                                                                 Page Number

 

1-1                   Total Shipments of Ultrasonic Flowmeters Worldwide...................................... 1-19

1-2                   Total Shipments of Ultrasonic Flowmeters Worldwide...................................... 1-20

1-3                   Shipments of Ultrasonic Flowmeters by Region................................................. 1-21

1-4                   Shipments of Ultrasonic Flowmeters by Technology.......................................... 1-22

1-5                   Market Shares for the Leading Suppliers of Ultrasonic Flowmeters

               Worldwide...................................................................................................... 1-23

 

 

 

2-1          New-Technology and Traditional Technology Flowmeters................................ 2-29

2-2          Flowmeters Offered by Ultrasonic Flowmeter Suppliers.................................... 2-30

2-3          Models and Types of Ultrasonic Flowmeters by Supplier.................................. 2-33

2-4          Flowmeters Approved by the Fieldbus Foundation........................................... 2-35

 

 

 

3-1                    American Sigma Ultrasonic Flowmeters............................................................ 3-16

3-2                    Caldon Ultrasonic Flowmeters......................................................................... 3-18

3-3                    Controlotron Ultrasonic Flowmeters................................................................. 3-20

3-4                    Danfoss Ultrasonic Flowmeters........................................................................ 3-22

3-5                    Datam Flutec Ultrasonic Flowmeters................................................................ 3-24

3-6                    D-Flow Ultrasonic Transducer......................................................................... 3-25

3-7                    Durag Group Ultrasonic Flowmeter.................................................................. 3-26

3-8                    Dynasonics Ultrasonic Flowmeters................................................................... 3-27

3-9                    EES Ultrasonic Flowmeters.............................................................................. 3-29

3-10                Elis Ultrasonic Flowmeters............................................................................... 3-31

3-11                EMCO Ultrasonic Flowmeters......................................................................... 3-32

3-12                Emerson-Daniel Ultrasonic Flowmeters............................................................ 3-35

3-13                Endress & Hauser Ultrasonic Flowmeters......................................................... 3-36

3-14                Flexim Ultrasonic Flowmeters.......................................................................... 3-37

3-15                Flotech Ultrasonic Flowmeter........................................................................... 3-38

3-16                Fuenta Ultrasonic Flowmeters.......................................................................... 3-39

3-17                FMC Measurement Solutions Ultrasonic Flowmeter......................................... 3-40

3-18                Fuji Electric Ultrasonic Flowmeter.................................................................... 3-41

3-19                GE Panametrics Ultrasonic Flowmeter.............................................................. 3-43


LIST OF FIGURES

(continued)

 

   Figure                                                                                                                                

  Number     Description                                                                                                 Page Number

 

3-20                Greyline Ultrasonic Flowmeters........................................................................ 3-44

3-21                Instromet Ultrasonic Flowmeters...................................................................... 3-47

3-22                Kaijo Ultrasonic Flowmeters............................................................................ 3-48

3-23                Krohne Ultrasonic Flowmeters......................................................................... 3-50

3-24                Laaser Ultrasonic Flowmeter............................................................................ 3-51

3-25                Matelco Ultrasonic Flowmeters........................................................................ 3-53

3-26                Mesa Laboratories Ultrasonic Flowmeters........................................................ 3-55

3-27                Micronics Ultrasonic Flowmeters..................................................................... 3-57

3-28                Rittmeyer Ultrasonic Flowmeters...................................................................... 3-59

3-29                Sick Ultrasonic Flowmeter............................................................................... 3-60

3-30                Siemens Ultrasonic Flowmeters........................................................................ 3-63

3-31                Solartron Ultrasonic Flowmeter........................................................................ 3-64

3-32                Sparling Ultrasonic Flowmeter.......................................................................... 3-65

3-33                Teksco Ultrasonic Flowmeter........................................................................... 3-66

3-34                Teledyne Monitor Laboratories Ultrasonic Flowmeter....................................... 3-67

3-35                Thermo MeasureTech Ultrasonic Flowmeter.................................................... 3-68

3-36                Thermo Polytronics Ultrasonic Flowmeter........................................................ 3-70

3-37                Tokimec Ultrasonic Flowmeters....................................................................... 3-72

3-38                Tokyo Keiso Ultrasonic Flowmeters................................................................ 3-74

3-39                Ultraflux Ultrasonic Flowmeters........................................................................ 3-75

3-40                Ultrasound Research Center Ultrasonic Flowmeter........................................... 3-76

 

 

 

4-1                    Total Shipments of Ultrasonic Flowmeters Worldwide...................................... 4-25

4-2                    Total Shipments of Ultrasonic Flowmeters Worldwide...................................... 4-26

4-3                    Shipments of Ultrasonic Flowmeters by Region................................................. 4-27

4-4                    Shipments of Ultrasonic Flowmeters by Region................................................. 4-28

4-5                    Shipments of Ultrasonic Flowmeters by Region................................................. 4-29

4-6                    Shipments of Ultrasonic Flowmeters Worldwide by Technology........................ 4-30

4-7                    Shipments of Ultrasonic Flowmeters Worldwide by Technology........................ 4-31

4-8                    Shipments of Ultrasonic Flowmeters Worldwide by Technology........................ 4-32

4-9                    Shipments of Ultrasonic Flowmeters by Technology in North America.............. 4-33

4-10                Shipments of Ultrasonic Flowmeters by Technology in Europe.......................... 4-34

4-11                Shipments of Ultrasonic Flowmeters by Technology in Japan............................ 4-35

4-12                Shipments of Ultrasonic Flowmeters by Technology in Asia w/o Japan.............. 4-36


LIST OF FIGURES

(continued)

 

   Figure                                                                                                                                

  Number     Description                                                                                                 Page Number

 

4-13                Shipments of Ultrasonic Flowmeters by Technology in Rest of World................ 4-37

4-14                Average Selling Price of Ultrasonic Flowmeters by Region................................ 4-38

4-15                Average Selling Price of Ultrasonic Flowmeters by Technology......................... 4-39

4-16                Average Selling Price of Ultrasonic Flowmeters................................................ 4-40

4-17                Shipments of Transit Time Worldwide.............................................................. 4-41

4-18                Shipments of Ultrasonic Transit Time Flowmeters Worldwide........................... 4-42

4-19                Shipments of Ultrasonic Transit Time Flowmeters by Region............................. 4-43

4-20                Shipments of Ultrasonic Transit Time Flowmeters by Region............................. 4-44

4-21                Shipments of Ultrasonic Transit Time Flowmeters by Region............................. 4-45

4-22                Shipments of Ultrasonic Doppler Flowmeters Worldwide................................. 4-46

4-23                Shipments of Ultrasonic Doppler Flowmeters Worldwide................................. 4-47

4-24                Shipments of Ultrasonic Doppler Flowmeters by Region................................... 4-48

4-25                Shipments of Ultrasonic Doppler Flowmeters by Region................................... 4-49

4-26                Shipments of Ultrasonic Doppler Flowmeters by Region................................... 4-50

4-27                Shipments of Ultrasonic Hybrid Flowmeters Worldwide................................... 4-51

4-28                Shipments of Ultrasonic Hybrid Flowmeters Worldwide................................... 4-52

4-29                Shipments of Ultrasonic Hybrid Flowmeters by Region..................................... 4-53

4-30                Shipments of Ultrasonic Hybrid Flowmeters by Region..................................... 4-54

4-31                Shipments of Ultrasonic Hybrid Flowmeters by Region..................................... 4-55

4-32                Shipments of Ultrasonic Flowmeters Worldwide by Fluid Type......................... 4-56

4-33                Shipments of Ultrasonic Flowmeters Worldwide by Fluid Type......................... 4-57

4-34                Shipments of Ultrasonic Flowmeters in North America by Fluid Type................ 4-58

4-35                Shipments of Ultrasonic Flowmeters in Europe by Fluid Type........................... 4-59

4-36                Shipments of Ultrasonic Flowmeters in Japan by Fluid Type.............................. 4-60

4-37                Shipments of Ultrasonic Flowmeters in Asia w/o Japan by Fluid Type............... 4-61

4-38                Shipments of Ultrasonic Flowmeters in Rest of World by Fluid Type................. 4-62


LIST OF FIGURES

(continued)

 

   Figure                                                                                                                                

  Number     Description                                                                                                 Page Number

 

4-39                Shipments of Ultrasonic Flowmeters Worldwide by Type................................. 4-63

4-40                Shipments of Ultrasonic Flowmeters Worldwide by Type................................. 4-64

4-41                Shipments of Ultrasonic Flowmeters in North America by Type........................ 4-65

4-42                Shipments of Ultrasonic Flowmeters in Europe by Type.................................... 4-66

4-43                Shipments of Ultrasonic Flowmeters in Japan by Type...................................... 4-67

4-44                Shipments of Ultrasonic Flowmeters in Asia w/o Japan by Type........................ 4-68

4-45                Shipments of Ultrasonic Flowmeters in Rest of World by Type......................... 4-69

4-46                Shipments of Smart Ultrasonic Flowmeters Worldwide by Comm.
Protocol.......................................................................................................... 4-70

4-47                Shipments of Smart Ultrasonic Flowmeters Worldwide by Comm.
Protocol.......................................................................................................... 4-71

4-48                Shipments of Smart Ultrasonic Flowmeters in North America by
Communication Protocol.................................................................................. 4-72

4-49                Shipments of Smart Ultrasonic Flowmeters in Europe by Comm. Protocol........ 4-73

4-50                Shipments of Smart Ultrasonic Flowmeters in Japan by Comm. Protocol........... 4-74

4-51                Shipments of Smart Ultrasonic Flowmeters in Asia w/o Japan by
Communication Protocol.................................................................................. 4-75

4-52                Shipments of Smart Ultrasonic Flowmeters in Rest of World by
Communication Protocol.................................................................................. 4-76

4-53                Shipments of Ultrasonic Flowmeters Worldwide by Industry............................. 4-77

4-54                Shipments of Ultrasonic Flowmeters in North America by Industry.................... 4-78

4-55                Shipments of Ultrasonic Flowmeters in Europe by Industry............................... 4-79

4-56                Shipments of Ultrasonic Flowmeters in Japan by Industry.................................. 4-80

4-57                Shipments of Ultrasonic Flowmeters in Asia w/o Japan by Industry................... 4-81

4-58                Shipments of Ultrasonic Flowmeters in Rest of World by Industry..................... 4-82

4-59                Shipments of Ultrasonic Flowmeters Worldwide by Distribution Channel........... 4-83

4-60                Shipments of Ultrasonic Flowmeters by Region by Distribution Channel............ 4-84

4-61                Shipments of Ultrasonic Flowmeters by Region by Distribution Channel............ 4-85

4-62                Shipments of Ultrasonic Flowmeters Worldwide by End-User, OEM, SI.......... 4-86

4-63                Shipments of Ultrasonic Flowmeters by Region by End-User, OEM, SI............ 4-87

4-64                Shipments of Ultrasonic Flowmeters by Region by End-User, OEM, SI............ 4-88


LIST OF FIGURES

(continued)

 

   Figure                                                                                                                                

  Number     Description                                                                                                 Page Number

 

 

5-1                    Market Shares for the Leading Suppliers of Ultrasonic Flowmeters
Worldwide...................................................................................................... 5-13

5-2                    Market Shares for the Leading Suppliers of Ultrasonic Flowmeters
in North America............................................................................................. 5-14

5-3                    Market Shares for Leading Suppliers of Ultrasonic Flowmeters in Europe......... 5-15

5-4                    Market Shares for Leading Suppliers of Ultrasonic Flowmeters in Japan........... 5-16

5-5                    Market Shares for Leading Suppliers of Ultrasonic Flowmeters in Asia
without Japan................................................................................................... 5-17

5-6                    Market Shares for the Leading Suppliers Ultrasonic Flowmeters in
Rest of World.................................................................................................. 5-18

5-7                    Market Shares for Leading Suppliers of Transit Time Flowmeters
Worldwide...................................................................................................... 5-19

5-8                    Market Shares for Leading Suppliers of Transit Time Flowmeters in
North America................................................................................................. 5-20

5-9                    Market Shares for Leading Suppliers of Transit Time Flowmeters
in Europe......................................................................................................... 5-21

5-10                Market Shares for the Leading Suppliers of Transit Time Flowmeters
in Japan........................................................................................................... 5-22

5-11                Market Shares for the Leading Suppliers of Transit Time Flowmeters
in Asia without Japan....................................................................................... 5-23

5-12                Market Shares for the Leading Suppliers of Transit Time Flowmeters
in Rest of World.............................................................................................. 5-24

5-13                Market Shares for Leading Suppliers of Doppler Flowmeters Worldwide......... 5-25

5-14                Market Shares for Leading Suppliers of Hybrid Flowmeters Worldwide........... 5-26

5-15                Market Shares for Leading Suppliers of Ultrasonic Flowmeters
for Liquid Applications Worldwide................................................................... 5-27

5-16                Market Shares for the Leading Suppliers of Ultrasonic Flowmeters
for Gas Applications Worldwide...................................................................... 5-28

5-17                Market Shares for the Leading Suppliers of Smart Ultrasonic Flowmeters
Worldwide...................................................................................................... 5-29

5-18                Market Shares for the Leading Suppliers of Conventional Ultrasonic
Flowmeters Worldwide.................................................................................... 5-30

 

 

6-1                    Become a Broad-Line Supplier........................................................................ 6-19

6-2                    Offer Many Models and Types of Ultrasonic Flowmeters................................. 6-22

 


LIST OF TABLES

 

    Table                                                                                                                                 

  Number     Description                                                                                                 Page Number

 

1-1                    Paradigm Case Conditions for New-technology Flowmeters....................... 1-12

 

 

 

3-1                    Advantages and Disadvantages of DP and New Technology Flowmeters....... 3-8

3-2                    New Technology and DP Flowmeters Principals of Operation..................... 3-10

3-3                    Paradigm Case Conditions for New Technology Flowmeters....................... 3-12

3-4                    EMCO Ultrasonic Flowmeters................................................................... 3-33

 

 

 


LIST OF PHOTOS

 

    Photo                                                                                                                                 

  Number     Description                                                                                                 Page Number

 

2-1                    World Map................................................................................................ 2-20

 

3-1                    American Sigma 2400................................................................................ 3-16

3-2                    American Sigma 2410................................................................................ 3-16

3-3                    American Sigma 2450................................................................................ 3-16

3-4                    Caldon LEFM 200..................................................................................... 3-18

3-5                    Caldon LEFM 2000................................................................................... 3-18

3-6                    Controlotron 1010 Spoolpiece................................................................... 3-20

3-7                    Controlotron 1010 WP.............................................................................. 3-20

3-8                    Controlotron 1010G Spoolpiece................................................................. 3-20

3-9                    Controlotron 1010G Hot Tap Spool........................................................... 3-20

3-10                Controlotron 1010P................................................................................... 3-20

3-11                Controlotron 1010 Energy Meter................................................................ 3-20

3-12                Danfoss Sonoflow 3100............................................................................. 3-22

3-13                Danfoss Sonoflow 3300............................................................................. 3-22

3-14                Danfoss Sonokit......................................................................................... 3-22

3-15                Datam Flutec DFU10................................................................................. 3-24

3-16                Datam Flutec DFU25e............................................................................... 3-24

3-17                Datam Flutec DFU10p............................................................................... 3-24

3-18                D-Flow “Sing Around” Transducer............................................................. 3-25

3-19                Durag DFL 200......................................................................................... 3-26

3-20                Dysonics TFXD Transit Time..................................................................... 3-27

3-21                Dysonics 900 Doppler................................................................................ 3-27

3-22                Dysonics 902 Portable............................................................................... 3-27

3-23                EES Dedicated Flowmeter......................................................................... 3-29

3-24                EES Portable Flowmeter............................................................................ 3-29

3-25                SonoElis SE 404X..................................................................................... 3-31

3-26                SonoElis SE 405X..................................................................................... 3-31

3-27                EMCO Sono-Track................................................................................... 3-32

3-28                Daniel Senior Sonic Meter.......................................................................... 3-35

3-29                Daniel Hot Tap Meter................................................................................. 3.35

3-30                Endress & Hauser ProSonic DMU 93........................................................ 3-36

3-31                Flexim Fluxus ADM 6725.......................................................................... 3-37

3-32                Flexim Fluxus ADM 7807.......................................................................... 3-37

3-33                Flotech CO-DTTF..................................................................................... 3-38

3-34                Fluenta FGM-130...................................................................................... 3-39


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3-35                FMC Kongsberg MPU 1200..................................................................... 3-40

3-36                Fuji Electric Portaflow-X............................................................................ 3-41

3-37                Panametrics DF 868................................................................................... 3-43

3-38                Panametrics GF 868................................................................................... 3-43

3-39                Panametrics XMT 868............................................................................... 3-43

3-40                Greyline DFM-IV...................................................................................... 3-44

3-41                Greyline PDFM-IV.................................................................................... 3-44

3-42                Instromet CheckSonic................................................................................ 3-47

3-43                Instromet FlareSonic.................................................................................. 3-47

3-44                Instromet Q.Sonic-3S................................................................................ 3-47

3-45                Instromet Q.Sonic-5S................................................................................ 3-47

3-46                Kaijo GF-520............................................................................................ 3-48

3-47                Kaijo LF-700............................................................................................ 3-48

3-48                Krohne UFM 610P.................................................................................... 3-50

3-49                Krohne UFM 500...................................................................................... 3-50

3-50                Krohne AltoSonic V................................................................................... 3-50

3-51                Laaser EARL Type 560V.......................................................................... 3-51

3-52                Matelco UF-321........................................................................................ 3-53

3-53                Matelco UF-96.......................................................................................... 3-53

3-54                Mesa 1081 Doppler................................................................................... 3-55

3-55                Mesa vf-200.............................................................................................. 3-55

3-56                Mesa CM8000.......................................................................................... 3-55

3-57                Micronics Portaflow 204............................................................................ 3-57

3-58                Micronics Portaflow 300............................................................................ 3-57

3-59                Micronics Ultraflow 2000........................................................................... 3-57

3-60                Rittmeyer Risonic 2000.............................................................................. 3-59

3-61                Sick Flowsic 100....................................................................................... 3-60

3-62                Siemens Sitrans SUS.................................................................................. 3-63

3-63                Soloartron AC 600.................................................................................... 3-64

3-64                Sparling FS-555......................................................................................... 3-65

3-65                Teksco Compu-Flow C5........................................................................... 3-66

3-66                Monitor Laboratories Ultraflow 100........................................................... 3-67

3-67                Thermo MeasureTech Portable VersaFlo.................................................... 3-68

3-68                Polysonics DCT 6088................................................................................ 3-70


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3-69                Polysonics DCT 7088................................................................................ 3-70

3-70                Tokimec UFL-20....................................................................................... 3-72

3-71                Tokimec UFP-10....................................................................................... 3-72

3-72                Tokyo Keiso UCUF-10............................................................................. 3-74

3-73                Tokyo Keiso UCUF-4............................................................................... 3-74

3-74                Tokyo Keiso UL600N............................................................................... 3-74

3-75                Ultraflux Minisonic...................................................................................... 3-75

3-76                Ultraflux UF 322........................................................................................ 3-75

3-77                Ultrasound Research Center US 2000........................................................ 3-76