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Category: Process connections

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    Avoiding jetting in mass flow controllers: the vena contracta

    Avoiding jetting in mass flow controllers: the vena contracta High flow mass flow controllers always need downstream valves and high flow meters can’t be plumbed with small process ports.    The reason for this is jetting. But what is jetting? What causes it? Why is it important for Alicat devices in particular and why is […]

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    Process ports and fittings

    Process ports and fittings Selecting the best process port or fitting is just as critical as selecting the correct pressure or flow technology for your specific application. Although Alicat’s devices are typically shipped with either M5 or NPT female process ports, Alicat offers many additional customization options, depending on your requirements. Skip ahead to… View […]