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Vortex Flow Fundamentals

FC105 - Two day (16 hours)

This Vortex flow course provides maintenance and engineering personnel with a fundamental understanding of the principles of operation, focusing on concepts required to properly install and commission Vortex flow meters. We will demonstrate how to properly troubleshoot/diagnose, test/repair common errors which may arise in this flow meter technology. This class will consist of classroom & hands-on training performed with table top/live devices installed on our Process Training Unit (PTU).

PTU ©Endress+Hauser


  • Vortex flow meter technology basics / Vortex flow meter overview

  • Proper installation and process influences on the measurement

  • Gathering data needed for commissioning

  • Sizing and verifying meter suitability for application / Field tooling

  • Meter commissioning / Meter verification

  • Possible sources of error and troubleshooting

  • Spare part identification and device repair


  • Explain the basic concepts of how a Vortex flow meter operates

  • Understand what information is needed to properly configure the device

  • Install and commission Vortex flow meters

  • Troubleshoot errors with Vortex flow meters to determine the source of the issue and repair the device when needed

Who should attend?

  • Operations and maintenance personnel responsible for the installation, commissioning or maintenance of Vortex flow meters


Basic computer and instrumentation knowledge