FRP LOW FLOW-RATE KIT
Designed to be used with low flow-rate FLOW UNITS, XS, S and M.
- Flow Unit LQ connector for 1/32? OD tubing (x2)
- Green sleeve 1/16? OD x 0.033 ID x 1.6? (x1)
- Blue PEEK Tubing 1/32” OD x 0.010” ID (1m)
- Adapter PEEK 1/16? to 1/32? OD tubing (x1)
- Connect the USB cable between your computer and the Flowboard. The green led is now switched on.
- Connect the Flow Unit on the Flowboard.
Most of the times, flow-rate peaks represent air bubbles. In order to get a stable measured flow rate, you have to remove all the air bubbles into your set-up. To achieve this, flush your set up by applying a higher pressure until air bubbles disappeared. Besides, you own flow controller might not deliver a stable flow. Contact us for more information.
You can calculate a scale factor which will correct the measured flow-rate returned by the Flow Unit.
The different FLOW UNIT models are calibrated to provide an accurate reading when used with the corresponding fluid, water or isopropyl alcohol.
For the FLOW UNIT models XS/XL, only one single calibration for water is available. For the FLOW UNIT models S/M/L, two calibrations are available: Water and Isopropyl alcohol.
The FLOW UNIT can be used to handle different fluids not originally calibrated for. When possible, select a standard calibration field that most closely matches your fluid.
For example, water calibration can be used for water based solution and isopropyl alcohol calibration for hydrocarbons or oil. The calibration can be selected and switched in the software.
In order to obtain accurate flow-rates for alternative fluids, it is necessary to use correction factors (scale factor), to convert the displayed value into the actual value. The scale factor can be added in the software. Adding the scale factor ensures that the flow sensor reading is now accurate for the target fluid.
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