German pump producer LEWA has expanded the take a look at range of its specifically developed container check bench to take care of sizzling or explosive fluids.
The take a look at bench was initially launched in December 2018 but Lewa has thus far only used water as the conveyed medium for testing and verifying pump features. Many of the fluids Lewa offers with are ranked as supercritical by method of explosion hazard and worker protection, so the company has now expanded its test range to cowl these varieties of media.
In ไดอะแฟรม to an experimental area of explosion protection Zone 1 where the check experiments take place, the container additionally includes a secure management room with out explosion hazard for housing the drive and management equipment. Supercritical fluids corresponding to gasoline, methanol, acetone or nitrocellulose thinner are used within the take a look at chamber, whose interior could be considered via gas-tight glass panes, at process temperatures of up to 80°C and a maximum amount of 200 l. A high-resolution knowledge recording system ensures correct monitoring and outcomes.
The initial take a look at has been carried out on the system to examine diaphragm clampings for micro-leakage using a low-viscosity fluid and the the Lewa Ecoflow LDG3 type with an M9 pump head.