Ultrasonic flowmeter for custody transfer (CT) measurement of liquid hydrocarbons

  • Multipath inline flowmeter for light crude oils and refined products
  • CT: OIML R117, MI-005, API, GOST etc.
  • Flange: 2…40"; max. ASME Cl 900
  • -200…+220°C / -328…+364°F

ALTOSONIC III Ultrasonic flowmeter

ALTOSONIC III Ultrasonic flowmeter

The ALTOSONIC III is a 3-path ultrasonic flowmeter for light crude oils and refined products. It offers decisive advantage over conventional, mechanical flowmeters in custody transfer metering applications. As the flowmeter has no obstructions or moving parts, there is no wear or pressure loss. In this way, operators stand to gain from maintenance-free operation and simplified meter run configuration (smaller pump capacity, no filters required). This results in considerable cost savings in both capital expenditure (CAPEX) and operational expenditure (OPEX).

Product highlights

  • Cost-effective alternative to mechanical turbine meters or positive displacement meters
  • Bi-directional flow measurement over a wide dynamic range
  • Excellent long-term stability and reliability
  • Easy integration with SUMMIT 8800 or any other approved flow computer
  • Full bore design: no moving parts, no wear, no pressure loss
  • No periodical maintenance or recalibration needed
  • Available as compact version or with remote field-mounted flow converter

Typical applications


  • Custody transfer (fiscal metering)
  • Single product applications with refined hydrocarbons or light stable crudes
  • As part of a pipeline leak detection system

Oil and gas industry

  • Allocation metering
  • Loading and offloading (terminals, trucks, rail wagons etc.)
  • Refined product pipeline metering
  • Product identification
  • Leak detection

Chemical and other process industries

  • Liquid hydrocarbons
  • Biofuels
  • Leak detection
  • Batching
  • Truck and ship loading

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