Fluid Handling Testing

Coltraco Ultrasonics is at the forefront of innovation in fluid handling testing, offering state-of-the-art solutions to ensure accuracy, reliability, and efficiency in various industries. Our advanced technology enables precise measurement and monitoring of fluid levels, helping to maintain optimal operational performance and safety. Whether for marine, industrial, or energy sectors, our comprehensive range of testing equipment is engineered to meet the highest standards, giving you the confidence to manage your fluid handling systems effectively. Discover how Coltraco Ultrasonics can enhance your fluid management processes with our cutting-edge testing solutions.

Portasonic® PLUS is a portable ultrasonic transit-time flow meter designed to measure, internally record, and export the flow rate within a pipe with precision and ease. Portasonic® PLUS uses a customisable pre-programmed database to allow it to work with a wide variety of pipe materials and liquid types as a highly versatile monitoring solution that can be adapted for specific applications.

P/N: 2618949-PSOPLUS


The Portapipe® is a portable and battery powered liquid level indicator designed to non-invasively, accurately, and reliably measure the level of liquid within a pipe. The Portapipe® can be applied to both vertical and horizontal pipes from 25mm to 330mm in diameter to provide a precise result within ±1% of true level.

P/N: 3174740-PIPE


The Portagauge® 6 is a multiple echo ultrasonic thickness gauge for measuring thicknesses of various metals and hard plastics, which ignores any coating up to 20mm in thickness. It comes with built-in datalogger to store up to 200,000 thickness measurements and minimum thickness alarm functionality. 

P/N: 2099382-6

The Permaflow® is a fixed, clamp-on, ultrasonic transit time flow and heat meter that is non-invasive for measuring the flow rates of liquids containing less than 10% of gas/solid contents. It is mains powered, designed for 24/7 monitoring and is accurate to +/- 0.5% of measured value under ideal conditions.

P/N: 3578010-FLOW

Calculate internal pipe pressures using externalnon-invasive and portable flow sensors. To be used alongside the Portasonic 2.FLO® portable ultrasonic flow meter 

P/N: 2618949-CALC


Portatank® is a handheld, portable, and battery powered liquid level indicator designed to non-invasively, accurately, and reliably measure the level of liquid within a tank. Portatank® is suitable for application on vessels from 0.5m to 15m in diameter and can reliably detect the level of most clean liquids in metal, plastic, or glass vessels. It is also commonly used to detect oil levels in transformers in both pole mounted or pad mounted transformers.

P/N: 3141184-TANK



The Portasonic® PRO is a handheld tablet-based ultrasonic clamp-on flow meter with built-in pressure prediction software for calculating internal pipe pressure from measured flow rates. It combines the functionality of the non-invasive flow measurement of the Portasonic® with the pressure prediction capability of the Portasonic® CALCULATOR, to form the first instrument capable of predicting the internal pressure within pipes, using non-invasive, externally measured flow sensors.

P/N: 2618949-PSOPRO


Precision and Reliability with Ultrasonic Flow Meters and Liquid Level Indicators

Precision and reliability are crucial in fluid handling testing, and our ultrasonic flow meters and liquid level indicators deliver just that.

Utilising advanced ultrasonic technology, here at Coltraco, we offer flow meters and other non-destructive testing products that provide non-intrusive, highly accurate flow measurements to maintain optimal system efficiency and safety.

Similarly, our liquid level indicators offer precise and reliable detection of liquid levels in tanks and vessels, ensuring consistent process control and real-time monitoring.

With ease of installation, minimal maintenance, and adaptability to various industrial environments, Coltraco Ultrasonics’ solutions are engineered to meet the highest performance and durability standards, making them the preferred choice for critical fluid management applications.

Why Do Fluid Handling Systems Need Testing?

Fluid handling systems are integral to various industrial processes, and their testing is crucial for safety and operational efficiency. Ensuring the integrity of these systems through rigorous testing helps prevent leaks, spills, and contamination, which can have profound environmental and safety implications for customers.

Engineers conduct comprehensive testing to determine the reliability and performance of each component within the system, ensuring that every part meets the required standards. For instance, in industries such as oil and gas, chemical processing, and water treatment, minor leaks can lead to hazardous conditions, endangering personnel and surrounding communities.

Additionally, tested fluid handling systems enhance operational reliability by identifying potential issues before they escalate into costly failures or downtime. Accurate flow measurement and liquid level detection ensure that processes run smoothly and efficiently, reducing waste and optimising resource usage.

By implementing complete testing protocols with advanced technologies like ultrasonic flow meters and liquid level indicators, industries can achieve more excellent safety standards, maintain regulatory compliance, and realise significant operational benefits, including increased productivity and reduced maintenance costs.

Flow Meters Can Test Using Non-Invasive Tests

Our ultrasonic flow meters are engineered to deliver precise and consistent flow measurements, which are essential for maintaining the efficiency and safety of your fluid handling systems. Using state-of-the-art ultrasonic technology, these flow meters offer several key benefits:

  • Non-Invasive Measurement: Ultrasonic flow meters provide non-intrusive flow measurements, ensuring no interruption to your processes and no risk of contamination.
  • High Accuracy: Experience precise flow measurements with high repeatability, essential for critical applications in oil and gas, water treatment, and chemical processing.
  • Versatile Applications: Our flow meters are suitable for a wide range of fluids and pipe sizes and are adaptable to various industrial environments.
  • Ease of Installation and Maintenance: Ultrasonic flow meters are easy to install and maintain with no moving parts, reducing downtime and operational costs.

Liquid Level Indicators Help Find Defects In Fluid Handling Systems

Our liquid level indicators offer reliable and accurate measurement of liquid levels in tanks and vessels, providing critical data to ensure optimal operation and safety. Key features include:

  • Accurate Level Detection: Our indicators utilise ultrasonic technology to deliver precise liquid level measurements, helping you maintain consistent process control.
  • Real-Time Monitoring: Get real-time data on liquid levels, enabling prompt decision-making and efficient fluid management.
  • Safe and Non-Contact: Our non-contact measurement method eliminates the risk of contamination and ensures the safety of your operations.
  • Durability and Longevity: Designed for rugged industrial environments, our liquid-level indicators offer long-lasting performance with minimal maintenance.

Coltraco’s Favourite – The PERMAFLOW And The PORTATANK

PERMAFLOW® is a fixed clamp-on ultrasonic transit time flow/heat meter designed for the fluids handling market sectors—accurate to +/—1%. Coltraco Ultrasonics’ flow meters allow users to be better, faster, and cheaper in their applications. In a single instrument, the Permaflow® measures and monitors volumetric flow rate, mass flow rate, and energy (heat quantity) flow rate with a built-in database of over 23 different pipe materials.

PORTATANK®, a handheld, non-invasive ultrasonic liquid level indicator, has been designed and created for our customers’ needs. It accurately measures and identifies the liquid level within tanks/ large containers between 0.5-15 meters in width. It has instant liquid level detection within a clear LED result with noticeable LIQUID / NO LIQUID results. Verifies fixed-level indicators/ sight glasses to ensure the accuracy of measurements where the tank cannot be opened for safety reasons. This is vital to keeping your team safe.  Ergonomic, rugged, and hand-held, with a durable enclosure and a slim-line extension rod for inspecting banked rows of cylinders.

Why Choose Coltraco Ultrasonics?

At Coltraco Ultrasonics, we are committed to providing innovative solutions that enhance your fluid handling systems’ safety, efficiency, and reliability. Our ultrasonic flow meters and liquid level indicators are developed with cutting-edge technology and backed by our expertise and dedication to quality. Here’s why you should choose us:

  • Expertise: With decades of experience, we understand the unique challenges of fluid handling and offer solutions tailored to your needs.
  • Innovation: Our continuous investment in research and development ensures that you benefit from the latest advancements in ultrasonic technology.
  • Customer Support: Our dedicated team of experts is always available to provide support, from installation to ongoing maintenance and troubleshooting.

Browse Our Fluid Handling Testing Products Today – Coltraco Has Something For All Fluid Needs

Browse our site today to explore Coltraco’s comprehensive range of fluid handling testing products, which have been developed to meet all your fluid needs.

With years of experience in the industry, we carry an extensive selection of cutting-edge equipment, including ultrasonic flow meters and liquid level indicators. Our products are designed to ensure precision and reliability in every application.

We also specialise in Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) solutions, providing access to advanced technologies that enhance safety and operational efficiency. Trust Coltraco to deliver innovative, high-quality tools that support your fluid handling systems and streamline your processes.