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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
The first shipment of the order ‘prepped’ for delivery. Note the red mark front mounted throttle control providing the operator with easy access to gauges, valves and engine speed.
Supplier news
26/03/18 - Australian Pump Industries has been contracted to supply 500 bar hydrostatic test gear to the Middle East.
Aussie Pumps and TTI have teamed to produce a range of pump/tank trailers and water carts for construction sites.
Supplier news
21/03/18 - Australian Pump Industries has partnered with TTI to produce a top quality range of integrated pump and tank products for the construction market.
Non-contact and maintenance-free sensor for measuring volume flow with Bulkscan LMS511 from SICK
Supplier news
12/03/18 - Those looking to measure quantities of bulk materials on belts can now opt for a precise measuring process in the form of the Bulkscan LMS511.
PUN-H-T tubes come in a choice of new transparent colours (black, blue, red, yellow and green)
Supplier news
04/02/18 - Polyurethane-based tubes are highly popular in standard applications primarily due to their excellent flexibility.
FCI’s SIL compliant thermal flow meters, flow switches and level switches
Supplier news
28/01/18 - Fluid Components International offers a broad range of Safety Integrity Level compliant thermal flow meters and liquid/gas flow switches and level switches
The range of gravity grease separators from ACO now includes 3,000L, 4,000L and 5,000L units
28/01/18 - ACO Pty Ltd has extended their range of in-ground gravity grease separators simplifying the management of wastewater in commercial kitchen applications.
ST51 Series thermal mass flow meter
Supplier news
09/01/18 - AMS Instrumentation and Calibration has introduced a new thermal mass flow meter designed to provide accurate measurement of solid waste landfill gas flow.
FCI’s ST75 Series and ST100L air/gas flow meters and FLT93L flow switch
Supplier news
05/10/17 - AMS Instrumentation and Calibration offers flow meters and flow switches based on advanced, ultra-reliable thermal dispersion flow measurement.
Alvi’s DE39 differential pressure transmitter
Supplier news
18/09/17 - A new differential pressure transmitter from Alvi Technologies is helping operators at process plants improve the performance of filters.
FlexSwitch FLT93L flow switch
Supplier news
03/09/17 - AMS Instrumentation and Calibration has introduced a new flow switch designed to provide a reliable solution for relief valve leak monitoring.
GE Panametrics PT900 clamp-on ultrasonic flow meter
Supplier news
17/08/17 - TechRentals Pty Ltd has introduced the latest generation of portable clamp-on flow meters to their extensive rental fleet.
GE ultrasonic clamp-on flow meter
Supplier news
10/08/17 - The GE ultrasonic clamp-on flow meter combines a state-of-the-art flow measurement capability with a low-cost transmitter package.

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