The Pitot tube is a primary measuring instrument for air velocity in pipelines and tubes. The measurement principle of the Pitot tube is mainly used when the temperature of the medium to be measured is very high and when very low air velocities are involved.
- air velocity measurements in wind tunnels
- Measurement of gas/liquid quantities through a pipeline
- control of air conditioning systems
- checking the draught of a chimney
- checking the dirtiness of filters
- air velocity measurements during flue gas measurements in chimneys
- measurements of speed of boats, planes and trains
A differential pressure gauge can be connected to the nipples of the Pitot tube. The choice of measurement depends on the desired accuracy and the further processing of the measuring signal. ACIN instruments has a wide range of differential pressure gauges, e.g. the Setra 267, and can advise on which gauge is suitable for your application.