Averaging Pitot Tube, DF25


The Systec DF25 is an Insertion averaging Pitot tube from Systec Controls in Germany. This differential pressure primary device can be used on Steam, Gas or liquids.

The Systec DF25 is a very robust and durable sensor, it can be used in pressures up to 250bar and temperatures up to 1240c. With its large 8mm diameter pressure portholes, it is far more resistant to blockages than many other standard Pitot Tubes  

The Systec DF25 is a tailored solution for your needs, it can be supplied with temperature sensors and absolute pressure cells if your application requires. Flowline can also provide a suitable DP Cell or mass correcting Multivariable Transmitter.

How it works

The DF25 uses the well-established Differential Pressure (DP) measurement method. The DF25 is an insertion Averaging Pitot tube which is installed across the internal diameter of the pipe. The DF25 creates a very small, yet measurable differential pressure, that is measured and output via a DP Cell or Multivariable Transmitter

Installation Information

The DF25 comprises of the Pitot tube itself and the connection piece that is normally supplied to you and you weld it on to your pipe. The DF25 Pitot is then inserted through the connection piece and will be held in place via cut ring or flange connection. All that is then required is to mount the DP Cell or Multivariable Transmitter

Features & Benefits
  • Very Low Line Restriction - pressure loss is typically just a few mbar
  • Very Accurate Measurement - systems accuracy is typically 1% or better
  • Robust Construction - Pitot manufactured from 1.4571 (316Ti) for standard applications.
  • Insertion Type - ideal for retrofitting into an existing system with minimal modifications
  • Large 8mm pressure ports - helps prevent blockages in heavy dust load applications

Range Options

  • DF25’s are available for Gas, Steam, and Liquid.
  • DF25’s are available for pipes 80-2500mm
  • Pressure up to 250Bar
  • Temperature range -200 < +1240°C.

Approvals and Certificates

  • Certifications: Ex / ATEX
  • 3.1 and/or 2.2 material certificate EN 10204 on request
  • PED97/23/EG

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