Test and Measurement World Terminology Section

One Stop For Your Test and Measurement Need

Advantages of Rotameter | disadvantages of Rotameter

This page covers advantages and disadvantages of Rotameter. It mentions Rotameter advantages or benefits and Rotameter disadvantages or drawbacks.

Introduction:
Rotameter is constant pressure drop type of variable area flowmeter. In this instrument, fluid flows from bottom to top part.

Rotameter-variable area type flowmeter

Benefits or advantages of Rotameter

Following are the benefits or advantages of Rotameter:
➨It can be used to measure flow of liquid, gases and vapours. It is useful to measure low flow rates.
➨Rotameters are independent from effects of viscosity upto certain range.
➨The accuracy of rotameters are higher compare to accuracy of obstruction meter types.

Drawbacks or disadvantages of Rotameter

Following are the disadvantages of Rotameter:
➨Rotameters must be mounted vertically.
➨They must not be used in high pressure applications.


Advantages and Disadvantages of other equipments, meters or devices


What is difference between or comparison between

Following links mention difference or comparison between various equipments and terms:
comparison between SPI and I2C
difference between PXI and PCI
Microscope vs Telescope
Amplitude Modulation vs Angle Modulation
difference between modem and router
Air Fuel Ratio Sensor vs O2 Sensor
Radiometer vs Spectrometer vs Spectroradiometer
Clamp meter vs digital multimeter
Colorimeter vs Spectrophotometer
difference between Prism and Grating
difference between Venturi meter and Orifice meter
difference between Lux and Lumens




Share this page

Translate this page

Latest Posts