German pump producer LEWA has expanded the check range of its specifically developed container take a look at bench to cope with hot or explosive fluids.
The take a look at bench was initially launched in December 2018 however Lewa has up to now solely used water as the conveyed medium for testing and verifying pump features. Many of the fluids Lewa deals with are ranked as supercritical in terms of explosion hazard and worker safety, so the company has now expanded its take a look at vary to cowl these type of media.
In addition to an experimental space of explosion protection Zone 1 the place the test experiments happen, the container additionally features a secure control room without explosion hazard for housing the drive and control equipment. Supercritical fluids such as gasoline, methanol, acetone or nitrocellulose thinner are used in the take a look at chamber, whose inside may be viewed through gas-tight glass panes, at course of temperatures of up to 80°C and a most quantity of 200 l. A high-resolution information recording system ensures accurate monitoring and outcomes.
เกจแรงดัน 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 sort with an M9 pump head.