Hach adds to flow sensor business.Loveland Loveland, city (1990 pop. 37,352), Larimer co., N Colo.; inc. 1881. Loveland lies in a fertile farm area, irrigated by the Colorado–Big Thompson project. It is a processing and shipping center for sugar beets, grains, fruits and vegetables, beans, and livestock. , CO 24/28/06--Hach, a Danaher company, has acquired Marsh-McBirney, a provider of flow measuring technologies. Financial details were not provided. "Water monitoring and analysis is Hach's top focus. Marsh-McBirney brings strong technical capabilities that, combined with Hach's global reach and worldclass manufacturing, distribution and customers service capabilities, creates a unique position to best serve the growing demand for flow measurement products and technologies worldwide," stated Hach President Tom Joyce. Founded in 1971, Marsh-McBirney is based in Frederick, Maryland Frederick is the county seat of Frederick County, Maryland. As of the 2006 census estimates, the city has a total population of 58,882 , making it the third-largest city in Maryland. . Its products include portable water velocity and current meters an instrument for measuring the velocity, force, etc., of currents.
See also: Current , flow meters flow meter
Device that measures the velocity of a gas or liquid. It has applications in medicine as well as in chemical engineering, aeronautics, and meteorology. Examples include pitot tubes, venturi tubes, and rotameters (tapered graduated tubes with a float inside that is for sewers and open channels, flow meters for frill-pipe applications and data delivery services.
The acquisition adds a full pipe flow metering system to line of electromagnetic electromagnetic /elec·tro·mag·net·ic/ (-mag-net´ik) involving both electricity and magnetism.
pertaining to or emanating from electromagnetism. flow measurement systems from McCrometer and further strengthens its involvement in water quality, analysis and control.