ALEXANDRIA, Va., May 18 -- Micro Motion, Boulder, Colorado, has been assigned a patent (No. 11,333,537, initially filed Dec. 26, 2019) developed by two co-inventors for "load leveling boost supply for magnetic flowmeter." The co-inventors are Kirk Allan Hunter, Eden Prairie, Minnesota, and Jared James Dreier, Chaska, Minnesota.
The full-text of the patent can be found at https://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO1&Sect2=HITOFF&d=PALL&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsrchnum.htm&r=1&f=G&l=50&s1=1,13,33,537.PN.&OS=PN/1,13,33,537&RS=PN/1,13,33,537
The abstract states: "A magnetic flowmeter for measuring a fluid flow includes a flow tube assembly receiving the flow and having a coil with first and second coil wires for receiving a coil current and responsively producing a magnetic field thereby generating an EMF in the fluid representative of a flow rate. An EMF sensor is arranged to sense the EMF and generate an output indicating the flow rate. Current supply circuitry applies a current supply signal to the coil. A load leveling boost supply provides power to the current supply circuitry. In another aspect, power scavenging circuitry recovers power from the coil."
Written by Kusum Sangma; edited by Biyat Pragnya Rout.