Mass Flow Controllers & Meters

Gas Mass Flow Meters

Mass Flow Meters

Alicat offers a wide range of mass flow meters, including both differential-pressure based and Coriolis technologies. There are many custom build options for our differential-pressure mass flow meters, including anti-corrosive, high-pressure, and low pressure drop options – with portable versions also available for each. Devices specifically tailored for bio and OEM applications are also available.

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Model comparison: Alicat device guide

Not sure which device will work best for your application? This guide describes our product lines to assist you in choosing the model that best fits your use case.

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Tech comparison: Mass flow meters

Deciding between laminar differential pressure, Coriolis, and thermal flow meter technology? In this article, we discuss 10 important parameters to consider including gas type and flow rate, operating conditions, and device performance.

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Common types of gas flow meters

There are many types of gas flow meters, each utilizing unique measurement technology.

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How laminar differential pressure technology works

Most Alicat mass flow controllers and meters are multivariate instruments that use laminar differential pressure flow measurement technology to obtain a mass flow rate. Want to learn more?

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How Coriolis technology works

Coriolis devices measure mass flow directly with no dependence on fluid properties. Interested in learning more about how Coriolis technology works?

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M–Series Gas Mass flow Meters simultaneously measure mass flow, volumetric flow, gas pressure, and gas temperature for 98+ gases across a very wide flow range – 0.01% to 100% of full scale.

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Alicat mass flow meter as part of the peregrine product line

Whisper™ MW–Series Low Pressure Drop Gas Mass Flow Meters measure mass flow and volumetric flow rates when there is little available system pressure, with pressure drops as low as 0.07 PSID.

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MS-Series Anti-Corrosive Gas Mass Flow Meters simultaneously measure mass flow, volumetric flow, gas pressure, and gas temperature of 128+ gases, including 32 corrosives.

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MQ–Series High Pressure Gas Mass Flow Meters simultaneously measure mass flow and volumetric flow rates for operating pressures up to 320 PSIA.

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CODA KM-Series Coriolis Mass Flow Meters provide high-accuracy gas and liquid flow measurements, even when fluid composition is changing or unknown.

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CODA Coriolis mass flow meter

KMO–Series of Coriolis Mass Flow Meters are tailored for a broad array of precision ultra-low flow and high-pressure applications including OEM and any applications requiring lower accuracy than the standard CODA series.

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CODA Coriolis mass flow meter

Bio-Series Meters are designed and constructed specifically for mass flow measurement in bioreactors and fermenters, upstream or downstream. They offer the highest reliability in the industry, with communication protocols to integrate with your existing system.

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Photo of an Alicat bioprocessing-focused mass flow meter with an EtherCAT data connection and a 1-SLPM full-scale flow rate.

MB–Series Portable Gas Mass Flow Meters measure mass flow and volumetric flow rates anywhere you need for 98+ gases, making them ideal for on-the-go process calibration, verification, and validation.

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MBS-Series Portable Anti-Corrosive Gas Mass Flow Meters simultaneously measure mass flow, volumetric flow, gas pressure, and gas temperature of 128+ gases, including 32 corrosives.

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Whisper™ MWB-Series Portable Low Pressure Drop Gas Mass Flow Meters measure mass flow and volumetric flow rates with pressure drops as low as 0.07 PSID, making them ideal for on-the-go calibration, verification, and validation with minimal system impact.

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MBQ-Series High Pressure Portable Gas Mass Flow Meters measure mass flow and volumetric flow rates for operating pressures up to 320 PSIA, making them ideal for on-the-go calibration, verification, and validation of high pressure processes.

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When a single flow meter won’t cover all of your calibration needs, consider using an Alicat PCU-Series Gas Flow Portable Calibration Unit. Alicat’s PCU is a secondary calibration standard that combines up to 3 high-accuracy flow meters of varied ranges (max 500 SLPM) with totalizers into a rugged industrial carrying case for go-anywhere portability.

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Alicat PCU portable calibration unit

FP-25 Calibrator Kits for Air Quality Monitoring audit particulate matter samplers (PM10 and PM2.5) quickly and conduct quality assurance checks with ease. This comprehensive kit is compatible with all PM air monitors: TEOM, Partisol, Beta Attenuation Monitors (BAM), T640.

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Alicat FP-25 flow calibrating a Thermo Scientific Partisol 2000 FRM air sampler

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