peristaltic pump


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peristaltic pump

[‚per·ə‚stal·tik ′pəmp]
(mechanical engineering)
A device for moving fluids by the action of multiple, equally spaced rollers, which rotate and compress a flexible tube.
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Since the grapes don't come into contact with any mechanical apparatus, peristaltic pumps are considered one of the gentler options on the market to move high volumes of must.
As its primary function is to move liquid effectively, the most important facet of peristaltic pump operation is flow rate, or the amount of fluid that flows over a given time.
Most peristaltic pumps employ velocity control techniques to maintain accuracy.
Apart from its accurate dosing capability, the peristaltic pump is economic with the liquid pumped because at the end of the processing cycle or operation, the pumping motion can be reversed and any fluid remaining in the hose/tube can be returned to its source for future use and the tube/hose is drained.
AxFlow has had a high profile in the European peristaltic pump market for 35 years and as a result, it has a first-class knowledge of the technology and the vast range of applications for which peristaltic pumps can be used.
and this is where the peristaltic pump comes into its own--keeping processes running and offering high levels of reliability and functionality.
5 bars, the tiny instrument-quality peristaltic pumps provide a cost-effective alternative to syringe pumps.
Sterile products in the Multi Filling peristaltic pump system contact only medical-grade silicone tubing and filling needle.
Collected condensate is pumped out with an internal peristaltic pump and collected in a built-in container.
A peristaltic pump controls the flow of saline to the end of the sinuscope, washing the endoscopic lens while inside the surgical cavity.
TM] Benchtop System features a peristaltic pump, 500 ml feed reservoir incorporating a magnetic stirrer, 1.