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Model 5400 Dynamic Scale Deposition Loop System

Model 5400 Dynamic Scale Deposition Loop System
The Model 5400 Dynamic Scale Deposition Loop fully automated system includes hardware and software to measure and evaluate the performance of scale inhibitors under high pressure and high temperature conditions.

The system consists of a test section of tubing placed within a convection oven providing exceptional temperature uniformity. Samples are pumped through the tubing at known rates while measuring the differential pressure across the test section. Scale formation inside the test section is indicated by an increase in differential pressure. Once the pressure reaches an adjustable threshold value, the test is complete and an automated clean-up phase automatically begins.

Prior to the test section, two lengths of coiled tubing inside the oven are used to pre-heat the samples to the pre-determined test temperature. A manual set-point back pressure regulator is used to create the sample pressure inside the test section during pumping. Fluids are transported through the tubing using three HPLC pumps, for anion, cation and scale dissolver. Provisions exist for system flushing through the pumps using water.

The software is designed for ease of use with features to collect all required data during the test cycle. The software provides the operator with control over flow rate, test time, fluid selection and temperature of each individual test. All data and test parameters are stored in a test-specific .CSV file for analysis.
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    Features
    • Forced Air Convection Oven
    • Removable Sample and Pre-heat Tube Assembly
    • Hastelloy C276 Sample Tubing and Fittings Inside Oven Available
    • HPLC Sample Injection Pumps
    • High reliability dP transmitter (C276)
    • Sample Injection Scheduling with Automatic Loop Cleanup
    • Microsoft Windows Based Control and Data Acquisition

    Specifications
    Maximum Pressure:
    5800 PSI (400 bar)
    HPLC Pumps (2 or 3)

    Flow Rate:
    9.99 mL/min maximum
    Back Pressure Regulator: 0 – 5800 PSI (400 bar)
    Wetted Material: 316 SS, Hastelloy C276 & Monel options available

    Pressurized Sample Bottles
    Safety Relief Valve

    Convection Oven:
    Temperature Range: 572°F / 300°C maximum
    Test Section Lengths - 3ft and 10 ft, Interchangeable
    CE and NRTL Compliant oven and HPLC pumps

    Power Requirements: 
    208-230 VAC 10A 50/60 Hz
    Computer: 115/230 VAC 50/60 Hz, <1A
    Dimensions (w x d x h): 56 x 23 x 25 in (142 x 58 x 63 cm)


    * Manufacturer’s specifications subject to change without notice.


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