Germany-based Elster has unveiled its Q.Sonic Plus, the ultrasonic gas flow meter, to the North American market.

The Q.Sonic Plus is designed primarily for gas transmission lines, including shale gas, and has the capability to operate with both upstream and downstream applications.

The Q.Sonic Plus, with its self-monitoring software, provides automatic updates on all diagnostics, providing continued accuracy even after long periods of operation.

The commercial meter features a six-path configuration technology to provide this level of advanced and precise gas flow measurement.

Elster is engaged in advanced metering infrastructure and integrated metering and utilization solutions to the gas, electricity and water industries.