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    Measurement/control range and turndown ratio

    Measurement/control range and turndown ratio Most Alicat devices have a 0.01–100% measurable/controllable range. If you are looking at an older spec sheet, this may instead be listed as a 10,000:1 turndown ratio. Here, we discuss full scale control range, flow measurement range, and turndown ratio. What do full scale control range, flow measurement range, and […]

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    Modbus FAQ

    Alicat devices can be ordered with either the serial Modbus RTU or the Modbus TCP/IP protocols. Some common information on these protocols is compiled here.

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    EtherCAT FAQ

    Alicat gas instruments with EtherCAT possess our full Gas Select™ list of gas calibrations, as well as the COMPOSER™ firmware for creating custom high-precision gas mixes of 2-5 gases and storing up to 20 customized gas mix compositions.

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    Profibus FAQ

    PROFIBUS communication protocols are an option on most Alicat flow controllers, flow meters, and pressure controllers.

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    Annual recalibration FAQ

    Annual recalibration FAQ Recalibrating your Alicat meters and controllers ensures they are performing in tip-top shape. In this article, we answer common recalibration questions.

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    DeviceNet FAQ

    DeviceNet FAQ Alicat devices are compatible with a variety of analog, serial, or industrial communication protocols for easy data collection and analysis. Options include analog (4-20 mA, 0-10 Vdc, 0-5 Vdc, or 1-5 Vdc), ASCII and Modbus RTU over RS-232, ASCII and Modbus RTU over RS-485, Profibus, DeviceNet, EtherNet/IP, Modbus TCP/IP, and EtherCAT. In this […]

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    EtherNet/IP FAQ

    EtherNet/IP FAQ Alicat devices are compatible with a variety of analog, serial, or industrial communication protocols for easy data collection and analysis. Options include analog (4-20 mA, 0-10 Vdc, 0-5 Vdc, or 1-5 Vdc), ASCII and Modbus RTU over RS-232, ASCII and Modbus RTU over RS-485, Profibus, DeviceNet, EtherNet/IP, Modbus TCP/IP, and EtherCAT. In this article, we […]