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Category: Technical documentation

  • Request CAD models and mechanical drawings

    We’ve received your request An applications engineer will be in touch with the requested CAD model or mechanical drawing, or to collect any additional information to provide these. Email, call, or chat with us to speak with an applications engineer.    

  • Request CAD models and mechanical drawings

    Request CAD models and mechanical drawings Alicat devices are highly customizable. As such, we manufacture instruments to order and provide CAD models and mechanical drawings for specific parts on request. Provide the part number, its serial number, or all relevant instrument parameters. After you fill out the form, an applications engineer will be in touch […]

  • Spec sheet glossary of terms

    Spec sheet glossary of terms Here is a list of the terms found in Alicat spec sheets and their associated definitions. If you have any questions, please contact us via phone, email, or chat. Sensor (and control) performance Max Flow Accuracy at Calibration Conditions: The accuracy of mass flow when gas is flowed at the […]

  • Valve sizing and tuning

    Valve sizing and tuning for optimal control Valve options Choosing the right valve size is critical to ensuring that your process can achieve full-scale flow under your range of expected process conditions. A properly sized valve will give your mass flow controller or pressure controller stable control throughout the entire flow range. Your instrument will […]

  • Bioprocessing equipment certifications for elastomeric components

    Bioprocessing equipment certifications for elastomeric components The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) periodically publishes standards which lead to recommendations for bioprocessing equipment certifications, with the latest edition published in 2016 (BPE-2016). These standards clearly recommend that only certain materials be used in bioprocessing to ensure that biologic and drug products are not contaminated and can […]

  • Export codes for international orders

    Export classification codes for Alicat products

  • Alicat Scientific quality policy and certifications

    Alicat Scientific quality policy and certifications ISO 9001 Certification Consistently improving quality and ensuring we meet customer’s requirements is the foundation of our business. We are proud to work with the International Standards Organization to ensure our quality management system is the best it can be. NIST-Traceable Calibration All of our instruments come with a […]

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    Service return checklist

    Service return checklist Please carefully follow the shipping instructions below to reduce shipping damage, delays, and the cost of your service order. Include the RMA number on the box. Please do not send any accessories, connectors, or fittings with your shipment unless they are related to the repair/evaluation. For FP-25 devices, please also send the temperature […]

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    Engineering units

    Alicat engineering units Most Alicat mass flow and pressure instruments have user-selectable engineering units. Below is a list of all engineering units for pressure, flow, and temperature.

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    Instrument brochures

    Instrument brochures These brochures provide a high level overview of our various mass flow, pressure, and liquid instruments.