Morgan teams up with Loughborough University to swap steel for alumina in flow meters

By Liz Gyekye
Published: Thursday, 04 June 2015

The UK-based refractories producer’s thermal ceramics business is investigating whether alumina can be used in new generation ultrasonic flow meters employed in water and gas smart meters. Global demand for smart meters is increasing, which may create growth opportunities for the industrial mineral.

Refractories producer Morgan Advanced Materials has joined forces with UK-based Loughborough University to investigate the use of alumina blocks in place of stainless steel in new generation ultrasonic flow meters for water management applications.

A flow meter is an instrument used to measure the volume flow rate of a liquid or...

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