Space and cost-saving flow control concept

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By means of the innovative mounting concept FLOW-SMS, a variety of components for mass flow and pressure measurement and control can be assembled to constitute a very compact gas delivery system. On a lightweight –but still rugged – mounting rail system, one or more mass flow (or pressure) sensor/control modules can be combined with mixing chambers, (pneumatic, electrical or manual) shut-off valves, filters or any other functional module as per the customer’s request. Flow ranges can be selected between approximately 5 mln/min up to 50 ln/min or even higher. Where a pressure sensor or controller is included, the pressure range can be chosen between 0–100mbar and 0–10bar absolute or gauge.

The three major criteria for development – space efficiency, service friendliness and flexibility of expansion or modification – are realised within a compact, top-mount design. As a standard, FLOW-SMS systems can be configured for up to nine channels. In agreement with the customer, Bronkhorst High-Tech will supply the complete assembled systems tested for functionality and leak tightness, ready to plug and perform. Customers will not only benefit from efficient space usage but also from a reduction of labour in pipe installation and testing. Using the customer’s flow chart, Bronkhorst will realise the “LEGO-principle” fluid delivery or mixing system – accurate, reliable and well documented.

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