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Gas Measurement Catalog

Ultrasonic, Differential Pressure, Gas Chromatograph, Gas Turbine Meters, Flow Computers, Systems and Services

Daniel Company Overview Is unaccounted hydrocarbon draining your bottom line?

When the stakes are high, any amount of unaccounted hydrocarbon drains the bottom line. That's why companies like yours count on proven measurement technology and industry expertise from Daniel to improve service, reduce costs and add value. For more than 70 years, Daniel Measurement and Control, Inc. has brought best-in-class natural gas and liquid flow measurement products for fiscal custody transfer, systems and services to the oil and gas industry. Known around the world, the Daniel name is synonymous with quality products, industry expertise, reliable and innovative engineering that delivers cutting-edge technology. Daniel is well positioned to serve its customers with locations throughout the world. All Daniel products meet or exceed international hydrocarbon measurement standards. Daniel, as a division of Emerson Process Management, empowers customers to achieve their business objectives by providing better service to their customers, reducing their costs and adding value to their bottom line. As Daniel continues to innovate and build its product technology and global organization, you can be confident that Daniel is stronger than ever. As part of the Emerson Process Management group of companies and its $15-billion parent company, Emerson Electric Co., (NYSE:EMR), Daniel has financial strength, staying power and proven history. Change and continuous improvement means success for Daniel customers. One commitment remains constant - to continue to earn and keep our customers trust.

Industries and Applications

Daniel designs its gas measurement products and services to serve the natural gas production, transmission and distribution industries. Daniel measurement products are commonly found in onshore and offshore production facilities, natural gas transmission pipelines, compressor stations, processing facilities and city gates. Daniel's extensive experience is also provided to industries that consume large volumes of natural gas as a fuel or feedstock, such as power generation, refinery and process and petrochemical facilities.

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Daniel Ultrasonic Flow Meters

Daniel Ultrasonic Gas Flow Meters are natural gas flow measurement instruments that have no moving parts and eliminate pressure loss common to differential pressure measurement. This advanced measurement technology provides higher accuracy and greater rangeability (turn-down) than traditional measurement instruments. The Daniel Ultrasonic Meter is easy to operate and maintain, using advanced Windows based Customer Ultrasonic Interface (CUI) software and Mark III Electronics. Daniel's CUI software has set the industry standard for real-time ultrasonic flow meter monitoring. Through a single monitor screen, virtually all live data is simultaneously displayed in an easy-to-understand graphical format. Important real-time information is readily viewed, such as alarms, flow profile, speed of sound, signal-to-noise ratio, transducer gain, digital waveforms and much more. Ease-of-use is further enhanced with several set-up wizards to simplify routine technician tasks. Mark III Electronics is the new scalable and upgradeable electronics platform for Daniel Ultrasonic Meters. Mark III Electronics operates on the Linux operating system and uses a single board for increased reliability. This new, industry-leading electronics platform provides: transducers sampling up to 8 times faster than before; high-speed serial and Ethernet communications; enhanced audit logging for ease of data verification; outputs updated within one second; internal meter health monitoring to ensure reliable operations, and much more.

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SeniorSonicTM Gas Flow Meter

The Daniel SeniorSonic Gas Flow Meter with Mark III Electronics is designed for natural gas fiscal custody accuracy and long-term, reliable performance. This advanced 4-path meter helps customers reduce lost and unaccounted natural gas with exceptional accuracy and linearity throughout the flow range. The Daniel SeniorSonic Gas Flow Meter is exceedingly tolerant to noise and installation effects, and maintains excellent performance in dirty environments. Accuracy after calibration is 0.1% of reading with a rangeability exceeding 50:1.

Features and benefits: Excellent accuracy performance Long-term stability Easy-to-install and use Advanced digital noise reduction without need for transducer replacement Excellent high and low-flow performance Comprehensive audit trail Dual communications ports with Modbus, and Ethernet Intrinsically safe, replaceable transducer wiring Available in 4 to 42-inch line sizes

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JuniorSonicTM Gas Flow Meter

The Daniel JuniorSonic Gas Flow Meter is the meter of choice for natural gas non-custody transfer applications such as check metering, pipeline balance, storage measurement, production, or wet gas applications. This ultrasonic meter is available in single or dual path configurations. The JuniorSonic Gas Flow Meter utilizes many of the same quality features common to the SeniorSonic Gas Flow Meter such as the same transducer, Mark III Electronics, CUI software and the same exacting manufacturing process.

Features and benefits: Economical ultrasonic meter for non-fiscal custody transfer applications Tolerant of wet gas Available with two-path design for measurement redundancy Accuracy is 1.0% of reading after calibration Available in 4 to 42-inch line sizes

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Daniel Differential Pressure Products

Depend on Daniel differential pressure products for reliable fiscal flow measurement. This metering technology is fast, time-proven and allows removal and/or replacement of orifice plates without line-flow interruption. These instruments meet requirements and recommendations for accurate measurement and are certified by the most important energy trade associations and regulatory agencies in the world. They're available in most sizes, pressure ratings and connections for users in gas transmission, gas pipeline, gas distribution and other energy and process industries. Differential pressure products contain a restriction that reduces the flow of product through that section of the pipeline. As fluid approaches the restriction, pressure increases slightly and drops suddenly as the restriction is passed. Established procedures and calculations allow the flow rate to be inferred from the differential in pressure. Differential pressure products are the most widely used means of fiscal flow measurement for natural gas. Daniel has been manufacturing differential pressure flow meters since its inception more than 70 years ago. Daniel delivers differential pressure products with outstanding quality and supported with the most technically knowledgeable expert staff in the industry. Differential pressure products from Daniel are found in all corners of the globe and include the most complex measurement systems as well as routine applications.

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Daniel Senior Orifice Fitting

The Daniel Senior Orifice Fitting saves users time and money by providing a fast and simple method of changing orifice plates under pressure without flow interruption. The dual chamber design of the Daniel Senior Orifice Meter eliminates the burden of bypass piping. In addition to multiple sizes and pressure ratings, the device is field-repairable, meaning no downtime and eliminating extra costs associated with shipping to a repair site.

Features and benefits: Quick and easy plate replacement with no down-time Field-repairable Special trim Available with soft seat Available in 2 to 48-inch sizes

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Daniel Simplex Orifice Plate Holders

Daniel Simplex Orifice Plate Holders are single-chambered fittings that allow for quick and economical inspection and replacement of orifice plates without removing the Simplex fitting from the flow line. The Daniel Simplex Orifice Plate Holder is designed for fast, safe and easy plate inspection or change with a minimum of line shut down time. Since Simplex fittings use one piece bodies, there is no spillage in liquid service, no rusted stud bolts, no nuts to remove, no flanges to spread apart and no line strain.

Features and benefits: Fast, economical removing or inserting of orifice plates No flanges to spread Plate removal without spillage Available in line sizes 2 to 8-inch sizes

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Daniel Junior Orifice Fitting

The Daniel Junior Orifice Fitting has established a strong reputation for safety, simplicity and reliable measurement at large meter stations. The Junior Fitting is a single-chamber fitting, engineered and manufactured to make orifice plate changing quick and easy at installations where line movement from flange-spreading is undesirable. Features and benefits: Rack-and-pinion configuration ensures fast plate changing Saves time without flange-spreading Installation on liquid lines prevents product spillage during plate changing All parts can be replaced on location without removing the fitting from the line Available in line sizes from 10 to 48-inch sizes

Daniel Simplex Orifice Flange Unions

Daniel offers a complete line of Orifice Flange Unions manufactured to ensure accurate measurement backed by the reliability and experience only Daniel can provide. Daniel Orifice Flange Unions provide economic differential measurement with little or no maintenance. Advanced machining equipment enables Daniel to meet the most stringent tolerances and recommendations for flanges as specified in ANSI B16.36: Steel Orifice Flanges, and ANSI/API 2530 (AGA #3): Orifice Metering of Natural Gas. Careful attention is paid to the tap location, bolt and flange facings and bore smoothness. Features and benefits: Holds plate in line effectively while saving money on upfront investment Designed for simple plate replacement Meets strict AGA tolerances Available in line sizes 1 to 12-inch sizes

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Daniel Orifice Plates

Daniel Orifice Plates are precision made from the finest materials and undergo stringent quality testing to achieve the highest accuracy standards in the industry. Daniel Orifice Plates are machined with specially configured lathes and then validated on a CMM (coordinate measurement machine) to verify tolerances. They are offered in a wide variety of line and orifice sizes. Features and benefits: Special equipment and CMM machining ensure accuracy Distinctive preparation, including individual inspection, ensures maximum quality Daniel offers Universal, Paddle Type and DVS plates Available in 1/2 to 60-inch sizes

Daniel Meter Tubes

Daniel Meter Tubes are inspected and certified. Upstream and downstream pipe sections are accurately manufactured to ensure measurement accuracy of the flow meter. Daniel Meter Tubes are up-stream and down-stream pipe sections that incorporate the primary measurement instrument, such as an orifice, turbine or ultrasonic meter, to guarantee accurate measurement. Daniel Meter Tubes "smooth out" turbulence providing for dependable and consistent determination of flow variables. Features and benefits: Quality-controlled manufacturing and testing environment for greater accuracy than field-fabricated tubes Fabricated to the latest AGA / API standards ISO compliance available

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Daniel Gas Turbine Meters

Daniel Gas Turbine Flow Meters are accurate and repeatable measurement technologies used in custody transfer applications to measure natural gas. Turbine meters operate with a bladed rotor that turns at a speed proportional to rate of flow. As the turbine blades turn, they pass a pick-up coil that creates an electronic signal, or pulse. The electronic pulses are totalized to calculate volumetric flow. Daniel Gas Turbine Flow Meters are low cost alternatives to other measurement technologies. This value is achieved without sacrificing accuracy or repeatability and has turn-down ratios as high as 200 to 1.

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Daniel Gas Turbine Meters

Daniel Gas Turbine Meters are preferred as a low-cost, accurate and repeatable measurement technology. Daniel Gas Turbine Meters have fewer moving parts than other turbine meters with a fully electronic design. This delivers value in the form of reduced maintenance and down-time in both standard and high-capacity models. Features and benefits: Linearity of 1.0% or better over turn-down ranges as high as 200:1 Repeatable to 0.1% Remote or local readouts Two standard independent pulse outputs Available from 4 to 12-inch sizes

Daniel Mini Gas Turbine Flow Meters

The Daniel Mini Gas Turbine Flow Meter is the right meter for natural gas applications where there is a need to measure smaller volumes. Meter sizes range from one to three inches. Though small in size, this measurement instrument ranks high in performance. The Daniel Mini Gas Meter offers the same accuracy and repeatability as the standard 4 to 12-inch Daniel Gas Turbine Flow Meters. The Daniel Mini Gas Turbine Flow Meter is available in a wafer body in one and two inch sizes. That design is especially important in applications with limited space. Daniel also offers a flanged version in two and three inch designs for low-flow pipeline applications. Features and benefits: Small size and light weight allow for ease of installation in small spaces High resolution, repeatability and rangeability Vertical or horizontal installation flexibility

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Daniel Venturi Tubes

Daniel Venturi Tubes provide accurate measurement of non-viscous fluids in clean or dirty streams. Venturi tubes are virtually maintenance-free and corrosion-resistant. The Daniel Venturi Tube is a low-pressure-drop metering device identifiable by its tapered inlet, tapered outlet and straight, constricted middle section. It offers a constant accuracy, a low susceptibility to erosion, high-pressure recovery, and can be installed at any angle from horizontal to vertical. Corrosion-resistant, consistently accurate and virtually maintenance-free, this measurement product performs in a breadth of applications that include air, water, vapor, steam, gas, chemical, sludge and slurry applications. Features and benefits: Can be used on slurries and dirty fluids Low permanent pressure loss Extended product life with no moving parts Vertical or horizontal installation Available in line sizes from 2 to 48-inch sizes

Daniel Flow Nozzle

The Daniel Flow Nozzle is a differential flow meter with a contour that helps sweep suspended particles in the flow, therefore extending product life. The Daniel Flow Nozzle is a differential flow meter that creates a flow restriction to create a difference in pressure. This measurement device is commonly used for high-velocity, non-viscous, erosive materials. The rounded design provides a more effective sweep through of particles in the flow stream, which extends product life by reducing wear and potential damage. Features and benefits: Rounded inlet not subject to wear or damage, extending product life Better sweep-through effect for debris and liquids, eliminating the damming effect Direct welding into line, eliminating potential of leaking gaskets Available in 2 to 48-inch sizes
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Daniel Gas Chromatograph Products

Daniel On-line Gas Chromatographs set the standard in offering accurate on-line analysis of natural gas, with decades of experience in providing robust and reliable field-mounted gas chromatographs. Whether the analysis is the heating value measurement, trace contaminant monitoring, pipeline integrity, or product quality / process control, Daniel On-line Gas Chromatographs have decades of experience in providing these measurements. The Daniel Gas Chromatographs have established their place in the industry by offering low cost of ownership. Due to the analyzer's ability to be field-mountable without sacrificing the precision or reliability, the gas measurement can be made at or near the sample point greatly reducing such expenses as shelters, air conditioning, heating, and long / heated sample lines. Furthermore, Daniel Gas Chromatographs are designed to operate for long periods of time without maintenance. When adjustments are required, all components are easily accessible, and can be performed in the field in minutes. Many calibration adjustments can even be made remotely via a PC workstation communicating over a modem.

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DanalyzerTM 700 Gas Chromatograph

The Danalyzer 700 Gas Chromatograph is the latest offering of field-mounted gas chromatographs from Daniel. The Danalyzer 700 draws on the Danalyzer's long history of field-mounted performance with over 8000 installations - most of which are in rugged and uncontrolled environments. The Danalyzer 700 continues the tradition of providing the most precise and reliable measurement of the heating value of natural gas as well as other important gas properties such as gas density, Wobbe Index, and full chemical compositional analysis to C6+ and C9+.

Features and benefits: One package for all fiscal metering and gas quality needs including complete custody transfer analysis from C6+ to C9+, as well as contaminant monitoring Combine measurements and reduce analysis cost Oxygen ( 0 - 2% ) Trace H2S ( 0 - 50ppm ) CO2 ( < 90 seconds ) Helium / Hydrogen ( 0 - 10% ) Hydrocabon Dewpoint ( +/- 2o C ) Reduced installation and operating costs with rugged field mounting, low carrier and power consumption and the longest gas chromatograph valve and column warrantees in the industry Extremely high precision of analysis (0.05% BTU over complete temperature range and 0.025% BTU when installed in temperature controlled environment)

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Danalyzer 570 / 571 Gas Chromatograph

The Danalyzer 570 (and the 571 ATEX-certified version) Gas Chromatograph has long been known as the analyzer of choice for the most precise measurement of the chemical composition of the natural gas from N2 and CO2 through C6+. This analysis is so precise that the precision of analysis is an amazing BTU in 1000 BTU (0.05%) over the entire ambient temperature range. Like all Daniel Gas Chromatographs, the 570 and 571 are thoroughly tested to verify their performance by running in walk-in environmental testing chambers - cycling between 0F and 130F- for 24 hours minimum. Features and benefits: Compositional analysis of pipeline gas (C1 - C6+, N2 and CO2) and calculates the heating value compressibility, as well as other gas properties Fast 4-minute analysis standard (optional 2 to 12-minute analysis available) Extremely high precision of analysis (0.05% BTU over complete temperature range and 0.025% BTU when installed in temperature controlled environment)

Danalyzer 590 / 591 Gas Chromatograph

The Danalyzer 590 (and the 591 ATEX-certified version) gas chromatograph is the analyzer of choice for those natural gas applications needing an extended compositional analysis for better accountability of the heavier compounds. By using two detectors, the Danalyzer 570 / 571 gas chromatograph is able to measure to the C9+ peak with a 2ppm minimum detectability. This supports a more complete AGA8 calculation, and even makes a hydrocarbon dewpoint calculation possible. Furthermore, for applications needing the measurement of H2S, this can be done in the same analyzer if the compositional measurement is only C6+. Features and benefits: Ideal measurement solution for compositional analysis of rich pipeline quality gas better accountability of the heavier components Supports a more complete AGA8 calculation as well as providing an optional hydrocarbon dewpoint calculation When doing a C6+ analysis, the 590 / 591 can also measure 0 - 50 ppm H2S in the same analyzer
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Daniel Model 500 Process Gas Chromatograph

Daniel offers a complete line of Gas Chromatographs made specifically for process applications. The Model 500 Process Gas Chromatograph has the analytical flexibility to handle a wide assortment of applications ranging from natural gas processing and fractionation, ethylene and other olefin processes as well as a number of refinery applications. Each gas chromatograph is custom engineered to meet the specific measurement requirements including the sample conditioning system. Features and benefits: Ideal for liquid fraction facilities by being able to measure liquid and gas samples in one analyzer Each analyzer is custom engineered for each application including the sample conditioning system Due to its large ambient temperature specification of 0F 130F, the cost of an expensive analyzer shelter can often be eliminated

Daniel Model 1000 Process Gas Chromatograph

The Daniel Model 1000 Process Gas Chromatograph extends the measurement flexibility of the Model 500 by using an air-bath oven design. This oven design allows the use of a wider range of detectors including a Flame Ionization and Flame Photometric Detector as well has having space for more column switching valves and columns if needed. The Model 1000 GC uses many of the same proven analytical components and electronics as the Model 500 as well as the same powerful MON Workstation software. Features and benefits: Airbath oven design provides maximum application flexibility with a maximum oven temperature of 150C Supports Thermal Conductivity Detectors (TCD), Flame Ionization Detectors (FID) and Flame Photometric Detectors (FPD) as well as dual detector applications Compatible with the powerful MON Workstation software making operation and maintenance of the GC easy to do

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Daniel MON2000 GC Software

Mon2000 software is a menu driven, Windows based HMI that will operate the entire family of Daniel gas chromatographs. With its simplified layout and colorful display that puts only the essential information in the right place, MON2000 makes start up, validation, and troubleshooting, fast and efficient. Whether youre a beginner or an expert, once you use this software, youll never want to operate another Gas Chromatograph without it.

Features and benefits: Chromatogram file is small, complete, and easy to email -- timed events, peak intergration parameters, and chromatograms on one screen. Hot-key short cuts to instant access of raw data and analysis results Trend any component or calculated value, and store/recall files effortlessly Overlay and compare chromatograms for proactive operation analysis

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Daniel Flow Computers

Daniel Flow Computers help businesses manage valuable flow measurement data. Flow computers calculate, analyze and process data from oil and gas production, pipeline and distribution operations. They increase productivity by freeing personnel from data gathering and processing, allowing them to focus their time and talent on more productive activities. They reduce cost by providing data that can be used to maximize production yields. Daniel Flow Computers enable faster response to market changes, reducing alarm response time and helping ensure compliance with safety and environmental standards.

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2500 TurboTM Flow Computer

The Turbo version of the Model 2500 expands on the originals programming by allowing more software code and data storage. A simple upgrade also turns the Daniel TurboTM Flow Computer into an instrument that meets tomorrows speed, power and versatility challenges by adding more communication ports and faster program application execution. Thousands of users around the world have chosen Daniel 2500 Flow Computers, a powerful endorsement of this instruments reliability and accuracy in flow measurement. Features and benefits: 486/100MHz/4MB 32-bit microprocessor Improves versatility by allowing user to modify standard calculations for special applications Uses existing transmitters and wiring, reducing costs when replacing existing units Minimal downtime for upgrading saves time and money

FloBossTM S600 Flow Computer

The S600 Flow Computer is a maximum performance, panel-mounted instrument that ably handles six meter runs while performing other tasks. In effect, it saves time and money by doing the work of six single-stream flow computers. In oil and gas applications, this flow computer is popular for fiscal metering, custody transfer, batch loading, meter proving, multi-stream measurement, station monitoring / control and other applications that require high-performance measurement and control. Its designed to be flexible, enabling users to adapt quickly and costeffectively to application changes. It also connects to all commonly available flowmeters. Features and benefits: Saves time and money by measuring and controlling as many as six meter runs Handles multiple types of applications, saving on cost of additional equipment Performs quickly and accurately
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Daniel Engineered Systems

Daniel Measurement and Control, Inc. is the industry leader in designing, constructing and commissioning of complex oil and gas metering systems to exacting standards. This global organization offers decades of fiscal petroleum flow measurement application experience. Customers rely on Daniel's Engineered Systems Groups international fabrication facilities, customized engineering and success in field-testing and support. From the simplest single-stream skid to complex on-site installations, Daniel delivers both natural gas and liquid petroleum turn-key applications. The Daniel Engineered Systems team designs, constructs and commissions the metering project, blending up-to-the-minute technology with decades of understanding what customers need and expect. Components of a Daniel Engineered System installation typically include meters, valves, provers, flow-control instruments, instrumentation and read-out equipment, and process management components. Computer software and hardware are integrated with the measurement system. Standard calculation methods include AGA3 (now API-MPMS-14.3), ISO 5167, AGA5/7/8, AGA9 and the API Manual for Petroleum Measurement Standards. Daniel DMSS-2000 Supervisory Control System utilizes a sophisticated Graphical User Interface, database server, and a dedicated PLC for the metering skid/MOV interface. Redundancy is often used for custody transfer systems and/or when system integrity is essential. A dedicated Project Manager and Project Team are assigned to each measurement system project. This team is responsible for overall system design and project construction from start-to-finish. A separate internal QA/QC group reviews all design details, inside and outside fabrication, assembly and system testing. Whether it is a pipeline, offshore production facility, or a loading facility for ocean-going tankers, Daniel Engineered Systems is a proven, single-source solution for customers throughout the world.

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Daniel Measurement Services, Inc.

Daniel Measurement Services, Inc. takes pride in being there with the right solution for customers with gas and liquid fiscal flow measurement applications. Around the clock, and around the world, Daniel Measurement Services has experienced, highly qualified people prepared to assist customers with: Startup and commissioning Preventative maintenance Product repair/upgrades Project management and integration Meter tube inspection and recertification Educational services Remote diagnostics Warranty Plus! The Solution can be a warranty-enhancement program, or a remote dial-up check of installed equipment that keeps desired performance a fingertip away. Daniel Measurement Services also offers a series of educational courses essential to customer success. Courses can be at the factory or the customer's location, and are taught by an accredited engineer, technician or other trainer. Courses include product instruction on proper operation of Daniel gas chromatographs, ultrasonic meters, presets and other instruments for fiscal flow measurement applications. Daniel Measurement Services' educational courses and the commitment to being the world's leading provider of value-added measurement services, affirms that the Daniel support of customers has never been stronger.

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