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Sponsored Content: Flow meter accuracy is critical to biofuel production

Titan Enterprises’ OEM customer Green Fuels has been involved with advancing biofuel technologies – expected to be an important contributor to the global net zero target.

For 13 years, Titan’s Oval Gear (OG) flow meters have been an intrinsic component within Green Fuels’ biodiesel plants converting biowaste into sustainable biofuels. Green Fuels’ award-winning research and pioneering process plants have powered buildings with sustainable fuel from used cooking oil, and most recently developed a process to convert fish oil and sewage sludge to biofuel. Jason Askey-Wood, Green Fuels’ UK MD, said: “Accuracy of measurement in our chemical processes is critical and Titan’s range of oval gear flowmeters provide just that. Simple, accurate and chemically resistant, Titan’s OG flow meters, with the addition of the Namur switch, were the ideal solution for precise batch dosing within a potentially hazardous environment.”

The OG Series flow meters are designed to give reliable, high performance across a wide range of applications. Almost immune from the effects of varying liquid viscosity, density and temperature, the measurement performance improves as liquid viscosity increases.

Intrinsically safe options provide safe operation in potentially explosive atmospheres. They are constructed from durable materials including stainless steel, Hastelloy and PEEK. A fully-certified NAMUR proximity switch can be installed.

Jeremy Thorne of Titan Enterprises said: “The OG flow measurement devices are ideal for use with aggressive chemicals, combining durable materials, robust design and proven technology to ensure they will have a long product life with reliable, accurate operation throughout.” Jason added: “It’s an exciting time for Green Fuels with carbon reduction and climate change at the top of the worlds’ agenda. We have seen a shift in our business in developing joint ventures with both advanced economies such as Oman and developing countries, working together to find sustainable fuel solutions for the Transport and Energy sectors as they look to decarbonise and reduce harmful emissions.”

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