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Litre Meter launches new annual industry surveys

15 October 2015

UK flowmeter specialist Litre Meter has launched two new annual opinion surveys – building on a number of surveys conducted in the past –to examine industry trends. They are also designed to enable manufacturers and resellers of process instrumentation to test assertions about functionality, construction and quality of manufacture. 

The new surveys look at the challenges facing manufacturing and production, regulation, safety, international standards and general trends. One lucky respondent will win a Kindle for taking part.

One survey is specifically for oil and gas (, the other is for the general process sector (

Meeting the requirements of safety standards including safety integrity levels (SIL), pressure equipment directive (PED), positive material identification (PMI), ISO17025 and the control of major accident hazards (COMAH) can help to avoid the potential failure of a critical component which could lead, in the worst case, to a catastrophic failure of a process and loss of life.

Litre Meter CEO Charles Wemyss said: “There has been increased focus on safety issues in the offshore and process sectors over recent years. We want to make sure that our manufacturing focus is on safety in relation to both the environment and industry trends.

“Issues surrounding the environment and hydrocarbon releases, asset aging and life extension drive the focus on safety. We want to be able to help in the process of recognising hazards and reducing risk as well as help engineers to take ownership of risk and asset integrity through proving assertions about the functionality and construction of instruments.

“Asset integrity management ensures that the people, systems, processes and resources that deliver integrity are in place, in use and will perform on demand over the asset’s lifecycle.
“Being able to prove assertions about the manufacture and functionality of equipment are vital in this process.

“That’s why we are seeking the views of design engineers, industry leaders and decision makers across industry.”

To take the survey click on the links above and spend just a few minutes answering the questions.

About the company:

Litre Meter, based near Buckingham, UK, was established in 1975 and specialises in the custom design and manufacture of instruments for measuring and controlling fluids.

The company has particular expertise with offshore and sub-sea flow measurement and has supplied flowmeters for these applications throughout the world. The company’s VFF flowmeter was developed specifically for the petrochemical industry.

Litre Meter also pioneered the development of the Pelton wheel flowmeter, an accurate and versatile technology that has since been used across many industries to measure a variety of low viscosity materials at both low and high flow rates.

The company is also UK distributor for other flowmeter technology including Euromag Electromagnetic, Sierra Thermal, TRICOR Coriolis and Vortex Mass gas flow meters.

Litre Meter is part of the Tasi Group of companies which includes AW Lake, KEM and TRICOR.

The company has run previous surveys on issues such as safety integrity levels (SIL), positive material identification  (PMI) and the pressure equipment directive (PED).

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