Why Thermal Mass Flow Technology is Recommended for Accurate Gas Mass Flow Control
Thermal mass flow technology is the industry standard for gas mass flow control. Find out why it provides better accuracy compared to other control methods.
Flow Meter Installation: How to Set Up, Mount & Leak Test Your 810 Mass Flow Controller
Proper mass flow meter installation is key to accurate flow control and measurement. Our Technical Support Supervisor, Jim Oswald, has put together a series ...
How to Effectively Perform a Mass Flow Controller Leak Test
Testing your mass flow controllers for leaks is an important step in assuring precision measurement results. Jim Oswald, Sierra’s Technical Support Superviso...
How Low Can You Flow? MicroTrak Gas Mass Flow Controller
Watch a live demonstration of controlling gas mass flow rate to an incredible 0.2 sccm with a MicroTrak Model 101 flow meter by Sierra Instruments (ww...
Part 2: Why Automatic Flow Control Valves should be preferred over Manual Flow Control Valves?
In Part 1 we discussed the basics of flow control valves. Selection of the two control valves will change for every application, but below are some key benefits of Automatic Control Valves (ACV’s) operation over Manual valves operation: Pictured: Model … Continue reading →
Minute Flow Tip: Mass Flow Versus Volumetric Flow Technology
Sierra Instruments’ new Minute Flow Tip video explains the differences between mass flow and volumetric flow measurement and why it's important to industrial...
How Thermal Mass Flow Meter Technology Works
In this NEW video from Sierra, you’ll learn the operational principles of thermal dispersion mass flow technology.
How to Choose a Mass Flow Controller for High Flow Rates
Sierra Blog: The ‘Swiss Army Knife’ of Mass Flow Controllers
Why Calibrate Test Equipment?
Fluke Calibration produces the broadest range of electrical, RF, temperature, pressure & flow calibration instruments & software that help measurement professionals around the globe.
How to Configure Your 810 Mass Flow Controller Set Point
Jim Oswald walks you through how to configure the Sierra Instruments 810 Mass Flow Controller set point and how to adjust the potentiometer (pots) and DIP sw...
How Capillary Thermal Mass Flow Controller Technology Works
Learn the principles of capillary thermal mass flow controller technology operation. See how the molecule of gas travels through the pipe and instrument allo...
Why Automatic Flow Control Valves should be preferred over Manual Flow Control Valves? Part 1
There have always been a lot of discussions regarding the balancing issues in HVAC systems. Fixing hydronic balancing problems in any HVAC system adds energy-efficiency and comfort. Most experts foresee a high potential to reduce pumping-energy-consumption cost by inculcating proper … Continue reading →
How the Thermal Mass Flow Advantage Impacts Your Bottom Line
Thermal mass flow measurement has a marked advantage over volumetric flow measurements offering higher accuracy and lower installation costs. Learn why.
How Do Insertion Thermal Mass Flow Meters Work?
What if you could read the mass flow without having to worry about compensation or your lack of understanding Fourier series? Here’s where an insertion thermal mass flow meter can be a winner for you.
Capillary Tube Thermal Mass Flow Meters & Controllers User's Guide
This paper describes capillary tube mass flow meters and controllers for use in general purpose industrial and laboratory applications and in the fabrication of...
Capillary Mass Flow Meters: How to Select the Right One
Sierra Blog: Video: Select The Right Mass Flow Controller For Your Application
What types of gases (wet or dry) do thermal mass flow meters measure?
The first step to determine if Sage thermal mass flow meters are suitable for measuring gas flow of an application is to determine if the gas is wet or dry.
What are flow control valves?
In the collection of hydraulic valve components, flow control valves are any device manufactured for the purpose of modifying the rate of fluid flow in a
Ask Alicat: How do you control mass flow in TWO directions?
alicat.com/mcd Alicat Scientific introduces the world's first bidirectional mass flow and pressure controller: the dual-valve MCD. Control mass flow, ...
How to Attain Precise CO2 Injection in the Carbonated Beverage Production Process
Controlling the exact amount of CO2 injection in the carbonated beverage production process is pivotal. Learn how mass flow controllers provide precision control.