Flow Controllers & Meters

Portable Gas Mass Flow Calibration Standards

Portable Gas Mass Flow Calibration Standards

Alicat portable differential pressure based mass flow meters make system checks, calibrations, and audits fast and easy. All portable flow instruments offer laboratory-grade accuracy and multivariate readings that update 1000 times a second.

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Alicat model 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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Device comparison: Portable flow meters

Know you need a portable device, but aren’t sure which one to choose? Check out this article.

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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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Tech comparison: Clamp-on and Alicat portable meters

When looking for a portable meter, you will likely come across clamp-on technology. Alicat portables operate using an entirely different operating principle and have distinct features and use cases. When should either portable technology be used?

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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 measure mass flow and volumetric flow rates for 130+ gases, including 32+ corrosives, making them ideal for on-the-go calibration, verification, and validation of processes flowing aggressive gases.

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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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