Trapezoidal Flumes

Trapezoidal Flumes

  • Flat bottom from entrance to exit for better head conversion
  • Do not require a free-fall discharge to operate correctly
  • Staff gauge and instrument mounting brackets located within flume and factory installed

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Trapezoidal Flume sizes are available to measure everything from an intermittent trickle to a consistent canal.


All trapezoidal flumes exhibit similar flow characteristics and have application advantages over other flumes and weirs.

VPC offers a full line of standard flumes, along with countless custom structures used for open channel flow measurement. Sizes are available to measure everything from an intermittent trickle to a consistent canal.


CHARACTERISTICS:

  • Flat bottom from entrance to exit for better head conversion.
  • Do not require a free-fall discharge to operate correctly.
  • Staff gauge and instrument mounting brackets located within flume and factory installed
  • Natural shape of the flume mimics many earthen and concrete-lined ditches.
  • Flat floor and sloping wall allow solids to pass through the throat without being trapped.

Item #

Item Name

Size

Minimum Flow Range

Maximum Flow Range

GE-TRFL-SSmall Trapezoidal FlumeSmall0.17207 gpm31.143 gpm
GE-TRFL-LLarge Trapezoidal FlumeLarge0.17207 gpm116.34 gpm
GE-TRFL-XLExtra Large (XL) Trapezoidal FlumeExtra Large (XL)0.41751 gpm606.87 gpm