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Grounding rings are often used in pipes to ground unwanted electrical signals. In flow measurement, grounding rings are commonly installed upstream and downstream of magnetic flow meters. Grounding rings provide an electrical grounding pathway around the flow meter to safely eliminate accumulated voltage or induced current in the flowing conductive fluid. Additionally grounding rings act as a protective "wear plate" to prevent erosion of the leading edge of the flow meter liner.

Grounding rings look very similar to paddle type orifice plates and are constructed of materials compatible with the process fluid and pipe material. The inside diameter (I.D.) is the same or slightly smaller than the meter's inside diameter.


Grounding Rings