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Case Study: Breakthrough water meter

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Master Meter is a leading Automatic Meter Reading (AMR) technology innovator and water meter manufacturer, delivering technology focused solutions to the North American utility market. It approached …

Master Meter is a leading Automatic Meter Reading (AMR) technology innovator and water meter manufacturer, delivering technology focused solutions to the North American utility market. It approached Sagentia to design the mechanics for a new water meter register. The result, AccuLinx, is contact-free and allows a common type of water meter to be read remotely for the first time.
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  • 1. The Approach Our challenge was to design the mechanics for a new water meter register. We carried out several phases of work on the design and during the development we came up with an idea for a new sensing principle for the absolute encoder: ‘Gray Wheels’ . The End Result The project resulted in Accu Linx , an 8-wheel absolute encoder without batteries that connects the water meter to third party AMR systems. It provides utility companies with a way of accurately, remotely and electronically reading the mechanical odometer for billing purposes and detecting leaks. Through a combination of maths and mechanics, we reduced the tooling outlay for the gearbox variants by 90 per cent – saving Master Meter millions of dollars. Breakthrough water meter system for Master Meter www.sagentia.com

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