PanaFlow MV80 - In-line Multivariable Mass Vortex Flow Meter

In-line Multivariable Mass Vortex Flow Meter

GE's PanaFlow MV80 in-line multivariable mass vortex flow meter is the next generation in vortex meters. PanaFlow MV80’s multivariable design consists of a vortex shedding velocity sensor, an RTD temperature sensor and a solid state pressure transducer that measures the mass flow rate of steam, gases and liquids. Other meter types use external process measurements to calculate mass flow. The temperature and pressure devices are typically not installed in the same location as the flow meter. Process conditions can vary greatly between the two locations, causing inaccurate mass flow readings. PanaFlow MV80 measures velocity,temperature and pressure at the same location, which provides more accurate process measurement.


PanaFlow MV80 Features

  • Multivariable vortex fl owmeter with built-in flow computer for measuring volumetric fl ow, temperature, pressure, density, energy, and mass flow    using a single meter
  • Measures most gases, liquids and steam without the need to recalibrate
  • Advanced design and digital signal processing for vibration isolation
  • Cost eff ective, accurate and reliable meter for volumetric and mass fl ow measurement
  • Energy management through accurate measurement of both temperature and mass flow simultaneously
  • Remote monitoring and integration to DCS using HART® and Modbus® communication protocols
  • Signifi cant cost savings through reduced installation costs, wiring runs and services support using MV meter with no moving parts
  • Ideal for high temperature and high velocity steam
  • Power Generation― fuel and steam applications
  • Industrial―HVAC, district energy management
  • Commercial―building, campus and facility energy management
  • Oil & gas―allocation of natural gas
  • Petrochemical―mass balancing, reaction processes heating
Accuracy Mass fl ow rate accuracy for gas and steam based on 50- 100% of pressure range
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Repeatability Mass Flow Rate: ±0.2% of rate
Volumetric Flow Rate: ±0.1% of rate
Temperature:±0.2°F (± 0.1°C)
Pressure:±0.05% of full scale
Density:±0.1% of reading
Response Time Adjustable from 1 to 100 seconds


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Power Requirements Model MV80-V: 12-36 VDC loop powered
Model MV80-VTP, DC option: 12-36 VDC, 100 mA max
Model MV80-VTP, AC option: 85-240 VAC, 50/60 Hz, 1 Watt
Display Alphanumeric 2 line x 16 character LCD digital display Six pushbuttons for full field configuration
Pushbuttons can be operated with magnetic wand without removal of enclosure covers
Display can be mounted in 90° intervals for better viewing
Output Signals Analog: 4-20 mA, loop powered for volumetric meters
Alarm: Solid state relay, 40 VDC
Totalizer Pulse: 50 millisecond, 40 VDC
Volumetric: One analog, one totalizer pulse, HART
Multivariable: Up to three analog signals, three alarms, one totalizer pulse, HART
Multivariable option: Modbus process monitoring


Wetted Materials 316L stainless steel, plus:
  • PTFE-based thread sealant on models with pressure transducer
  • PTFE packing on standard temperature models with packing gland
  • Graphite-based packing on high temperature models with packing gland
Certifications Explosion-proof for Class I, Division 1, Groups B, C & D Dust-ignitionproof for Class II, III, Division 1, Groups E,
F & G
Type 4x and IP66
T6 Temperature Class at -40°C - +70°C
KEMA ATEX/IEC Ex Approvals II 2G Ex d IIB + H2 T6
II 2 D Ex tD A21 IP66 T85°C

Sizing Considerations

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Velocity Range Maximum velocity, liquid: 30 feet/sec (9 meters/second)
Minimum velocity, liquid: 1 foot/sec (.3 meters/second)
Maximum velocity, gas or steam: 300 feet/sec (90 meters/second)
Minimum velocity, gas or steam feet/sec (meters/second):
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Turndown Turndown is application-dependent. Consult the PanaFlow MV Sizing Program for exact values. Turndown can exceed 100:1.
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Dimensional Outline: Remote Electronics Option

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Dimensional Outline: In-line Flanged Models

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Dimensional Outline: Wafer Models

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Descriptions English Français
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PanaFlow™ MV80 In-line Multivariable Flowmeter for Mass, Temperature and Pressure PanaFlow™ MV80 In-line Multivariable Flowmeter for Mass, Temperature and Pressure