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Not all fluids are created equal, and so it is the case when it comes to moving and storing liquids. You can’t put sulfuric acid in a ceramic container, nor would it be wise to use copper pipes for sewage. Most liquids have one of two types of media that they can be stored in, or used to move, however, there are some instances where catastrophic consequences can occur if the wrong media is chosen. Here is a list of fluids and the type of media they should be stored in or by which they should be moved. Here is a guide:

Oil – glass, ceramic
Sewage – PVC, mild steel, ceramic, glass
Potable water – PVC pipes, ceramic, glass UDHD
Acids/H2S04 – PVDF
Alkalis – UDHD, PVC
Petrol – PVC pipes, glass, ceramic, UDHD
Mercury – glass, ceramic
Brake fluid - PVC
Paint - PVC
Chlorine - PVC
Machine lubricants - PVC
Slurry – concrete, PVC
Wet concrete – mild steel
Alcohol – PVC pipes, ceramic, glass, UDHD
By Type
ST80 Series flow meters
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10/03/19 - AMS Instrumentation and Calibration announces the launch of the new state-of-the-art ST80 Series thermal mass flow meters from FCI.
MASS-STREAM D-6390 thermal mass flow meter
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06/02/19 - Bronkhorst presents the MASS-STREAM series of robust mass flow meters and controllers for gases.
FCI’s ST51A biogas flow meter
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04/02/19 - AMS introduces a new range of thermal mass flow meters from Fluid Components International (FCI), designed to resist corrosion in biogas environments.
IN-FLOW series mass flow meter
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31/01/19 - Bronkhorst High-Tech presents the IN-FLOW series of mass flow meters and controllers featuring a rugged, IP65-rated dust-proof and waterproof design.
Simply put on the flange, the new sealing rings protect iglidur plain bearings and components behind them from extreme dirt accumulation.
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18/11/18 - Treotham introduces a new range of seals from igus for maintenance-free plain bearings.
Festo’s SFAH flow sensor
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14/10/18 - The SFAH flow sensor from Festo allows for easy and cost-effective monitoring of compressed air use.
FCI’s FS10i flow switch/monitor
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03/09/18 - The FS10i flow switch/monitor from Fluid Components International is designed to monitor compressed air in packaging machinery and lower energy costs.
FCI’s rugged ST100 Series thermal flow meter
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07/07/18 - Engineers responsible for accurately measuring gas production from digester tanks can depend on FCI’s rugged ST100 Series thermal flow meters.
TECTA B16 automated microbial detection system
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04/06/18 - The TECTA-PDS automated microbial detection system, TECTA B16 combines speed of detection with ease of testing.
FCI’s ST50 mass flow meter
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31/05/18 - AMS introduces a new flow meter designed to provide precise measurement of air during the operation of industrial air blowers and dryers.
KISS next mobile gas system features the FLOWSIC600 ultrasonic gas flow meter from SICK
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20/05/18 - The station makes it possible to approach wells and set up equipment for them flexibly, in line with application requirements.
FCI’s ST75 flow meter operates over a wide air flow range
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05/05/18 - FCI’s ST75 flow meters are ideal for crowded equipment areas in HVAC mechanical rooms or on the factory floor.

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