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mass flow

[′mas ′flō]
(engineering)
A pattern of powder flow occurring in hoppers that is characterized by the powder flowing at every point, including points adjacent to the hopper wall.
(fluid mechanics)
The mass of a fluid in motion which crosses a given area in a unit time.
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Alicat Scientific's MCD series bidirectional mass flow and pressure controllers precisely control mass flow rate, volumetric flow rate and absolute pressure of gases in two flow directions.
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