Sparling Irrigation Saddle Flow Meter

Specifically designed to provide accurate and reliable flow measurement to the irrigation marketplace, Sparling Instruments' saddle flow meter is the ideal solution to trouble-free water flow measurement in irrigation's severe environments. The saddle design allows the meter to be used on existing piping and in many cases these robust irrigation flow meters can replace other saddle flow meters.

Available in an electronic flow meter or mechanical flow meter configuration.

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Sparling’s irrigation saddle flowmeters feature cast saddles and gear boxes making them robust and reliable. The simple and rugged design ensures that the meter can be maintained using standard tools.

The Sparling Irrigation Saddle Flow Meter is available in two configurations:

  1. Electronic Irrigation Saddle Flow Meter (Model FM314): features the reliability of fewer moving parts, permanent magnets and a digital display. Optional outputs allow for communication with data systems.
  2. Mechanical Irrigation Saddle Flow Meter (Model FM312): features a reliable worm and gear pair that prevents slippage and error in readings.

Options and accessories for the Sparling Irrigation Saddle Flow Meter

  • Dummy covers
  • Register Extensions
  • Remote mount (Electronic only)
  • Straightening vanes
  • Meter tubes, with plain or flanged ends
  • 4-20 mA and scaled pulse outputs (Electronic only)

The saddle design is based on Sparling’s proven meters that have been used in agricultural, municipal, and industrial applications for decades. The Irrigation Saddle Flow Meter is perfect for measuring flow in sprinkler systems and center pivot systems, and ideal for use with potable water, irrigation, water well production, pumping stations, nurseries, and golf course and park water management.

Product Data Sheet FT194-II Electronic Register
Product Data Sheet 190 Totalizers, Indicators & Transmitters
Product Data Sheet 190-111 Totalizer, Indicator & Transmitter
Product Data Sheet FM312 and FM314 Saddle Meters
Product Data Sheet 146 Register Extension
Instructions & Operations Manual for Direct Drive Saddle Propeller Meters Model FM312
Instructions & Operations Manual for Electronic Saddle Meters Model FM314
Instructions & Operations Manual for MA146 Register Extension