Why use In-line Filters for Flow Instruments?

July 25, 2021By BronkhorstUncategorized

One of my favorite phrases is, “buy cheap, buy twice”. This is never more apparent than when purchasing new flow meters or looking at ways to protect existing ones if necessary. There are various accessories that you can add-on flow meters. With mass flow instruments, the accessory of choice often is a communication cable, these … Read More

The Importance Of Flow Control In Chocolate Production

July 8, 2021By BronkhorstUncategorized

Dosing system with automated pump dosing Have you ever thought about how you can further optimize your process by automating the dosing process of ingredients – such as flavorings – into the production line? We often see that chocolate manufacturers, or in fact the entire confectionery industry, still use scales to dose additives into the … Read More

Accurate Dosing Of Release Agent

June 16, 2021By BronkhorstUncategorized

Have you ever seen cars with a nice ‘leather look’ dashboard? One of our customers in the automotive industry manufacturers these ‘skins’ that look like leather. These ‘skins’ are produced by spraying liquid – colored polyurethane – into moulds. To allow an easy skin release from the mould, a release agent must be applied onto … Read More

Top 10 Questions About Liquid Dosing

May 23, 2021By BronkhorstUncategorized

Almost every day you encounter products whose production process involves liquid dosing: when you eat sweets or a piece of chocolate, when you do the laundry or put on some nice perfume. There are countless other examples… Not only is liquid dosing used in the food industry to add fragrances and flavorings, it’s also used … Read More

Flow Meters In The Food Industry

May 2, 2021By BronkhorstUncategorized

In the food industry there are many processes in which gas flows or liquid flows need to be measured or controlled. Flow meters or flow controllers are used in aeration processes for beverages or ice creams and for dosing applications such as adding ingredients – like flavorings, colourants and aromas – in confectionery products. But … Read More

Pressure And Temperature Compensation To Optimize Flow Control

April 18, 2021By BronkhorstUncategorized

Various external factors can have influence on the measurement accuracy and control stability of mass flow controllers. But what are the most common challenges in pressure and temperature control? And how can you fix these?Real-time pressure- and temperature compensation can be the answer. As a Gas Flow Technology Manager at Bronkhorst, I know that efficiency … Read More

How Mass Flow Controller Can Support The Pharmaceutical Industry

March 29, 2021By BronkhorstApplications

Bronkhorst recently had a customer who needed support with the exact dosing of pharmaceutical excipients. This customer was planning a continuous Pharmaceutical manufacturing facility. Batch process manufacturing Traditionally, most human pharmaceuticals are manufactured in a step by step batch process with extensive tests between steps to ensure consistent quality and efficacy of the finished medicine. … Read More

The Role Of Flow Control In Hydrogen Production

March 4, 2021By BronkhorstUncategorized

Hydrogen has become a hot topic recently. Besides application in the traditional industry, we see more and more applications in the sustainable energy sector. Flow meters play an important role in Hydrogen Production, as reliable and precise flow measurements are essential to the process. For many years now, we have been supplying flow meters to … Read More

Mobile Calibration Setup For Flow Meters

February 25, 2021By BronkhorstFlow

How do you know for sure that the gas flow that you measure or set is right? The answer is quite simple: make sure that the flow instrument you are using to measure the gas flow gives the real value. Therefore, calibration (and adjusting) of the flow meter, at times, is necessary. What Is Calibration? … Read More

Humidification of Fuel Cells

January 20, 2021By BronkhorstApplications

Inside the engine of your car, gasoline reacts directly with oxygen from the air to cause combustion which enables your car to drive. This is the conventional way. Chemical energy is converted into useful mechanical energy. An alternative for this is combustion in an indirect way: a more clean and promising manner using a fuel … Read More