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    Inchfab uses mass flow and pressure control in nanoscale fabrication systems

    Cowritten by Alicat; Mitchell Hsing, Ph.D., CEO & Co-Founder of Inchfab; and Parker Gould, Ph.D., CTO & Co-Founder of Inchfab Background: Nanoscale fabrication systems & Inchfab The increasing demand for computing power over the past 60+ years has led to exponential increases in both device complexity and production volumes. To keep up with this demand, […]

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    ILS Automation integrates mass flow control with industrial communication protocols into bioreactors

    Many pharmaceutical and agricultural products, biofuels, and biochemicals are produced in a fermentation process similar to the way beer is made. Biotech and chemical research companies that make such products need to accurately control the amount of each gas that is fed into the process. One such company is ILS Automation, specializing in OEM and […]

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    Fast, accurate leak testing using one flow controller

    Looking for a fast, accurate way to leak test your system? Whisper low pressure drop controllers provide a convenient, single instrument solution. A standard controller may also work, however stable leakages are best detected when the meter generates minimal pressure drop (line pressure due to frictional resistance). This makes the low pressure drop (as low […]

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    Duralar innovates physical vapor deposition processes using mass flow control

    While anodizing and bluing prevents corrosion, it doesn’t strengthen the surface much and can scratch off. Chrome plating has been an alternative, but chrome-6 is toxic, and can still wear, pit, and spall. Vacuum deposition system manufacturer, Duralar, wanted to develop a fast, diamond-like coating process using physical vapor deposition that’s harder and more durable […]

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    Catagen tests automotive catalysts using mass flow control

    Dr. Andrew Woods We head across the pond for a glimpse at the role Alicat plays in OEM products, courtesy of our UK distributor, Premier Control Technologies (PCT). A manufacturer of catalyst testing for aging equipment, Catagen Ltd plays a significant role in the worldwide reduction of automobile emissions. Its testing equipment relies on the […]

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    Cambridge CMOS Sensors characterizes and calibrates gas sensors using mass flow control

    Cambridge CMOS Sensors (purchased by ams in 2016), is an industry leader in sensor technology. Their patented CMOS MEMS gas sensors use micro-hotplate technology to provide lower power consumption and faster response times for monitoring air quality and hazardous gases. Challenge: Testing CMOS sensors requires fast flow control flow for a wide range of testing […]