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SAGE THERMAL GAS MASS FLOW METER
Operations and
Instruction Manual
For Prime Models SIP and SRP
DOCUMENT NUMBER 100-0065
REVISION 16 - SIP/SRP (SAGE PRIME™)
Make the Wise Choice.
Choose Sage Flow Meters.
SAGE METERING, INC.
8 Harris Court, D1
Monterey, CA 93940
1-866-677-SAGE (7243)
Tel 831-242-2030
Fax 831-655-4965
www.sagemetering.com

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  • Page 1 SAGE THERMAL GAS MASS FLOW METER Operations and Instruction Manual For Prime Models SIP and SRP DOCUMENT NUMBER 100-0065 REVISION 16 - SIP/SRP (SAGE PRIME™) Make the Wise Choice. Choose Sage Flow Meters. SAGE METERING, INC. 8 Harris Court, D1...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    SIP Series Integral Style Flow Meters ....... . . 35...
  • Page 4 Returning Your Sage Flow Meter ........
  • Page 5: Welcome

    115/230 VAC). The power dissipation is under 2.5 watts (e.g. under 100 ma at 24 VDC for the DC version.) Please let us know if we can assist you in any way with your Sage Meter, or if you have any questions about its installation, operation, or features. Simply phone us at 866-677-SAGE (7243), or visit our website at www.sagemetering.com to contact a...
  • Page 7 Section GETTING STARTED...
  • Page 9: Unpacking Your Sage Meter

    A soft brush can be used to gently clean the sensing element’s surface, using Your Sage flow meter is a sensitive, yet rugged, caution to avoid damaging the sensor elements precision built electronic instrument. Upon delivery, (the RTDs).
  • Page 10: Installation And Mounting

    field. However, on both the Transmitter as well as the Remote if the displ y needs to be rotated, then the meter must be sent back to Sage to be modified. Do not Electronics enclosure. Do not mismatch the seri- attempt this in the field.
  • Page 11: Insertion Flow Meter Application

    GUIDELINE DRAWING (page 14) and INSTALLA- pressure during installation, a hot tap drill (not TION DEPTH CHART (page 15). available through Sage Metering) may be required. SAGE VALVE ASSEMBLY OPERATION FLOW CONDITIONING AND STRAIGHT RUN Valve assemblies (SVA05 and SVA05LP) are an op -...
  • Page 12: Compression Fitting Operation

    2. Make sure that the tubing is positioned properly can be provided by the user or purchased as an per the PROBE INSERTION GUIDELINE DRAW- option from Sage Metering (see page 38). Prior to ING AND CHART, pages 14 & 15. installation, a clearance hole to accommodate the 3.
  • Page 13: Captive Flow Conditioners

    Assembly is (user supplied) inserted here. NOTE: The larger of the two perforated plates of the Sage Flow Conditioning assembly is positioned between two flanges and two gaskets as shown. The smaller of the two perforated plates of the conditioner will freely slide into the application pipe, facing downstream.
  • Page 14: Probe Insertion Guideline Drawing

    Contact Factory for Assistance (See Installation Depth Chart for X and Y Dimension) 1. SIP Industrial Meter shown in drawing. Note, probe is not bi-directional. 2. Probe should be inserted per Installation Depth Chart (see following page), so sensors are in the center of the pipe.
  • Page 15: Installation Depth Chart

    fitting. to pipe OD. 1 For other Pipe Schedules, such as Schedule 10, contact Sage, however the Y dimension will be the same for any Schedule Pipe 2 The 1" Pipe Size needs to have the Probe “Bottomed Out” (option “BOT"); the calibration method for the 1 ⁄...
  • Page 16: Large Duct Or Stack Applications

    O p e r a t i o n s a n d I n s t r u c t i o n M a n u a l Large Duct or Stack Applications CONFIGURATION FOR UTILIZING FOUR (4) SAGE INSERTION MASS FLOW METERS FOR LARGE ROUND PIPES OR DUCTS LARGER THAN 36" TO MINIMIZE EFFECTS OF VARYING FLOW PROFILES (It is recommended that Factory be contacted to assist with applications of this nature) 1/2"...
  • Page 17: In-Line Flow Meter Application

    IN-LINE FLOW METERS ing, flanging, welding, etc. DO NOT USE REDUCERS. It includes the sensing element (a self-heated flow In-line mounting styles are available through Sage sensor and a temperature/reference sensor) mounted Metering, Inc. in sizes from 1/4" pipe through 4"...
  • Page 18: Terminal Hookup Prime Integral (Series Sip)

    O p e r a t i o n s a n d I n s t r u c t i o n M a n u a l Prime Integral (Series SIP) SEE “WIRING” ON PAGE 10 FOR INSTRUCTIONS ON HOW TO REMOVE REAR LID;...
  • Page 19: Vdc Prime Integral Terminals Series Sip

    (i.e. ≅ 100ma @24VDC) 1 Specify the Sage Prime PLUS option in order to have the Modbus Ground (Terminal C1, COM) isolated can be entered into the FLOW MIN Functions. In Versions 1.82 or higher, the Low Flow Cutoff and from the 24 VDC Sage Power Supply Ground (Terminal B6).
  • Page 20: Integral Terminals (Series Sip)

    MODBUS GROUND (REQ’D) 1 Specify the Sage Prime PLUS option in order to have the Modbus Ground (Terminal C1, COM) isolated can be entered into the FLOW MIN Functions. In Versions 1.82 or higher, the Low Flow Cutoff and from the 24 VDC Sage Power Supply Ground (Terminal B6). All other features of Prime PLUS are the 4-20 mA Scaling are independent of each other.
  • Page 21: Terminal Hookup Prime Remote (Series Srp)

    (ON REMOTE STYLE SRP) TERMINAL BLOCK SIDE Junction Box contains no electronics, just terminals 3/4" NPT for 1/2" NPT Remote Cable User Entry for Wiring (ONE ON EACH SIDE) 3/4" NPT for 3/4" NPT for Remote Cable Probe Support FLOW REV. 16-SIP/SRP...
  • Page 22: Vdc Prime Remote Terminals (Series Srp)

    (i.e. ≅ 100ma @24VDC) 1 Specify the Sage Prime PLUS option in order to have the Modbus Ground (Terminal C1, COM) isolated can be entered into the FLOW MIN Functions. In Versions 1.82 or higher, the Low Flow Cutoff and the from the 24 VDC Sage Power Supply Ground (Terminal B6).
  • Page 23: Ac Powered Prime And Dc Powered Prime Plus Remote Series Terminals (Series Srp)

    (i.e. ≅ 100ma @24VDC) (REQ’D) 1 Specify the Sage Prime PLUS option in order to have the Modbus Ground (Terminal C1, COM) isolated can be entered into the FLOW MIN Functions. In Versions 1.82 or higher, the Low Flow Cutoff and from the 24 VDC Sage Power Supply Ground (Terminal B6).
  • Page 24: Junction Box Wiring Terminals For Remote Style Meters

    1 NOTE: There are hidden jumpers (underneath the terminal strip) that short together the Blue 2 Sage supplies 25 feet of cable for the interconnect wires between the Junction Box and the Remote and Green wires, and also short together the Black and Orange wires. These extra wires are part Enclosures: Carroll (manufacturer), Part #C0783, 20 gauge, 6 conductor, foil shielded, grey PVC jacket.
  • Page 25: Section B

    Section STYLES AND FEATURES...
  • Page 27: Principle Of Operation

    S A G E M E T E R I N G , I N C . Principle of Operation of the Thermal Mass Flow Meter Sage Thermal Mass Flow Meters have two sensors It is essential that this constant temperature differ - constructed of reference grade platinum windings ential be maintained, even if there are wide fluctua-...
  • Page 28: Features And Benefits

    Direct Mass Flow – No need for separate temperature or pressure FOR GASES transmitters Sage Prime is the top selling meter in our Product Line. The Sage Prime Thermal Mass Flow Meter features a bright, high contrast, High Accuracy and Repeatability – Precision measurement and...
  • Page 29: Sage Prime Styles & Specifications

    ENGINEERING SPECIFICATIONS OF OPTIONAL SAGE PRIME PLUS This is an optional version of Sage Prime offering a separate ground for the 24VDC ground from the power supply ground. All other features of Prime PLUS are identical Power Supply (optional 5 VDC or 12 VDC Power Supplies) which isolates the Modbus to the standard Sage Prime, except Approvals do not apply at this time.
  • Page 30: Sage Prime Organic (Oled) Display

    S A G E M E T E R I N G , I N C . O p e r a t i o n s a n d I n s t r u c t i o n M a n u a l Sage PRIME Organic (OLED) Display 1,2,3 M E T E R I N G , I N C .
  • Page 31: Approvals

    4) Sage Metering considers a linear correction suit- HAZARDOUS LOCATION APPROVALS able for temperatures exceeding the temp code All 24 VDC Powered Sage Prime Meters (SIP Integral rating of 40C (104F) thus no customer correction Insertion, SIP In-Line, SRP Remote Insertion, SRP is needed.
  • Page 33: Section C

    Section DRAWINGS...
  • Page 35: Sip Series Integral Style Flow Meters

    User Entry for Wiring 1 NPT Fittings standard 2 Flanged Mounting available for high pressure operation 3 Flow Conditioning built in to Flow Meter Pipe Sizes 1/2" and up. Contact Sage for optional Probe Length 1/4" tube flow body. FLOW...
  • Page 36: Srp Series Remote Style Flow Meters

    (NO ELECTRONICS) 1 NPT Fittings standard 2 Flanged Mounting available for high pressure operation 3 Flow Conditioning built in to Flow Meter Pipe Sizes 1/2" and up. Contact Sage for optional 1/4" tube flow body. 4 See Chart on page 35.
  • Page 37: Remote Bracket Layout

    O p e r a t i o n s a n d I n s t r u c t i o n M a n u a l S A G E M E T E R I N G , I N C . Sage Prime Remote Bracket Layout MOUNTING OPTIONS 1.
  • Page 38: Mounting Hardware

    (of appropriate radius) to mate with existing pipe after a 3/4" hole has been drilled in pipe. The 3/4" 24" 20.25" 3/4"x1" Male Coupling of the Sage Isolation Valve Assembly HALF COUPLING will thread into the user’s 3/4" threadolet. (THREADOLET) STCF SERIES TEFLON FERRULE...
  • Page 39: Sva05Lp Low Pressure Isolation Valve Assembly

    • Assumes ⁄ " Insertion Probe inserted to center of a Pipe (see Sage Probe Insertion Guidelines) • Teflon Ferrule permits ease of Probe insertion or removal • Exercise caution when loosening Ferrule nut during insertion and removal of Probe, since this model has no Safety Chain •...
  • Page 40: Drawings In-Line And Insertion Flanges

    O p e r a t i o n s a n d I n s t r u c t i o n M a n u a l Flanged Ends for Flanged Mounting for In-Line Meter Insertion Meter (OPTIONAL) (OPTIONAL) Flanges for 3" pipe sizes and smaller have 4 bolt holes Flanges for 3 ⁄ " pipe sizes and up, have 8 bolt holes REV. 16-SIP/SRP...
  • Page 41 Section DIAGNOSTICS...
  • Page 43: Common Diagnostics

    VFDs. c) Note, in late 2009, the Sage Prime was modified to incorporate a built-in photocell. The purpose SYMPTOM: Meter reading zero continuously, or Full...
  • Page 44 Reinsert. g) On integral style meters (SIP), there is no Junction l) Using a different gas or gas mix than the meter Box. In that case, refer to the Prime Integral was specified and calibrated for.
  • Page 45 Serial Number Tag has identical Serial Numbers to Tag on Remote Enclosure. i) Meter may appear to be reading low if user is comparing Sage flow meter readings (SCFM) to an uncorrected volumetric device (ACFM). For example, at constant volume, an increase in gas temperature will lower the mass flow (SCFM).
  • Page 46: In-Situ Calibration Check

    (EB61 Report, Annex 11, Page 1). 3 Sage "zeros" the meter in a horizontal pipe. If you have a vertical pipe, mW will be slightly lower 4. A value greater than 5 mw, but less than or equal at zero (also see note 4).
  • Page 47 Section WARRANTIES AND SERVICE WORK...
  • Page 49: Limited Warranty

    Sage at our factory in Monterey, California, prove 1) If credit card order or non-credit card order is to be defective. Sage shall not be liable for installa- cancelled within 7 days of issuance of purchase tion charges, for expenses of Buyer for repairs or...
  • Page 50 1 month of ship- ment, unless authorized by a representative at Sage Metering, Inc. The Sage representative will issue a Return Material Authorization (RMA) at that time and will advise of the restocking fee.
  • Page 51: Returning Your Sage Flow Meter

    Metering. This decontamination includes the sen- Monday through Friday. sor, probe, electronics and enclosures internally A Sage RMA Form (see page 52) must be filled out and externally. All packaging must be clean and and included with the meter being returned to free from contamination.
  • Page 52: Return Material Authorization Form

    (All non-warranty repairs could be subject to a minimum evaluation charge) Recommended steps to be used to duplicate problem/symptoms Sage Metering Technical Contact Take special care when packaging your meter for return to the factory. The sensor in particular may easily be damaged if not prevented from shifting around within the package and if the sensor itself is not cov- ered to keep it from contacting other package contents.
  • Page 53: Section F

    Section MODBUS...
  • Page 55: Modbus Register Listing

    O p e r a t i o n s a n d I n s t r u c t i o n M a n u a l S A G E M E T E R I N G , I N C . Modbus Register Listing SAGE PRIME REV. 1.80–2.07 UINT32 IEEE Float...
  • Page 56: Modbus Modbus Protocol & Function Codes

    The third field contains the data and byte counts. The fourth field contains the CRC value. 1 Parity on the Wireless Devices manufactured by Obvius is “None” rather than “Even”. The Sage default is 19200-8-E-1. Change to 19200-8-N-1 for the Obvius Modhoppers and related wireless devices.
  • Page 57 CT is the register count needed to transfer data. Typically this byte is set to 02 to request 1 full IEEE754 floating point value. (Modbus single registers are 16 bits wide, Sage floating point values are 32 bits wide.) DATA0-DATAn are bytes in binary format returned from the slave device representing the contents of the selected register(s).
  • Page 58 16 (0x10) WRITE REGISTERS Writes the binary contents of the specified register into the meter. Sage Prime values are typically 32 bits wide (4 bytes) and contain a single IEEE754 floating point value. Modbus registers are 16 bits wide (2 bytes) so a minimum of 2 Modbus registers are required to transfer all floating point bits into the...
  • Page 59 ASCII Text – SAGE PRIME v1.81x Response The Sage Prime will respond with an echo of the slave address and function code. The byte count will be 19 (0x13) to allow the master to account for all the remaining bytes that follow.
  • Page 60 1 uLONG actual displayed total *NOTE: Sage Prime Meters are factory programmed with the MODBUS slave address = 48 (0x30). It may be extremely useful to be able to write to an unknown slave address with a simple broadcast command. Be sure only one Sage Prime is connected during any broadcast writes using slave address = 0.
  • Page 61: Sage Register Output Format

    READ/WRITE Program with drop-down menus for convenient user interface between your PC or laptop these registers will require significant translation.) and the Modbus Terminals of the Sage Prime. Con - IEEE754 FLOATING POINT tact Sage for ordering information and instructions.
  • Page 62: Sage Addresser Typical Printout (Version 3.14)

    S A G E M E T E R I N G , I N C . O p e r a t i o n s a n d I n s t r u c t i o n M a n u a l Sage Addresser Typical Printout (Version 3.14) Units: SCFM Modbus: 0x31 Copyright 2011, Sage Metering Inc.
  • Page 63: Section G

    Section APPENDIX...
  • Page 65: Sage Prime™ Field Programmable "Dongle

    Full Scale, new Pipe Area, etc), and the device Totalizer-Reset Dongle, you will notice that the will be programmed at Sage and sent directly to you Totalizer has zeroed). within a few days (there is a slight fee for this serv- ice).
  • Page 66: Appendix Correction Factors For Varying Gas Mixes

    Variation From Original Condensation May Develop Digester Gas Calibration Sage can calibrate for any Digester Gas, Bio Gas or Landfill Gas Mix. However, it may be helpful to have correction factors for a typical calibration, in the event that the composition changes after delivery.
  • Page 67: J-Box And Upstream Orientation

    O p e r a t i o n s a n d I n s t r u c t i o n M a n u a l S A G E M E T E R I N G , I N C . J-Box and Upstream Orientation FRONT VIEW LOOKING DOWNSTREAM LOOKING UPSTREAM 4.40 2.72 2.72 FLOW DIRECTION FLOW DIRECTION FLOW DIRECTION REV. 16-SIP/SRP...
  • Page 68: What Is A Thermal Mass Flow Meter

    What is a Thermal Mass Flow Meter? • What is a Thermal Mass Flow Meter? It is a meter • The Sage proprietary hybrid-digital sensor drive that directly measures the gas mass flow based circuitry maintains a constant overheat between on the principle of conductive and convective the flow sensor and the reference sensor.

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