Pilot Plants are the intermediate stage between laboratory experiment and full-scale operation. It’s here where precision fluid control is critical to ensure that the stage up to full-scale production is successful. FMI’s valveless pumps routinely meter monomers, catalysts, food additives, acids, extraction solvents, and even viscous fluids and slurries, just to name a few.
Fluid Metering’s valveless, ceramic pumps have proven to be ideal for pilot plant fluid control. The sapphire-hard internal components of the pumps eliminate accuracy drift typical of pumping systems that rely on valves and elastomers (flexible tubing and diaphragms) to move fluid through the pump.
Fluid Metering's pumps are unique, providing a valveless rotating/reciprocation piston design that eliminates the need for check valves, which can clog, leak, or fail over time. The result is maintenance free, drift-free fluid control that will hold an accuracy of 1% or better for millions of cycles.