RBC Flumes

RBC flumes were developed in the mid-1980’s to measure very low flows in furrows and small earthen channels. Although they are technically considered flumes, they are more accurately broad-crested weirs. In some ways, they are a mixture of Trapezoidal and Palmer-Bowlus flumes. RBC flumes have several distinct advantages, a few options and accessories, as well as various sizes and applications.

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RBC Flume Characteristics & Advantages

RBC flumes have important and distinguished characteristics that create a great deal of advantages over other flumes. Because their size is so small, they should be used where solids are not expected. In addition, channel slope should not exceed 1%. Some RBC flumes, such as those without inlet and outlet wingwalls will need grout to create a smooth transition from the channel into and out of the flume.

Because of these unique characteristics, RBC flumes offer the following advantages:

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