Blower Based Air Delivery with Mass Flow Controller

Air Delivery Module with MFC for Fuel Cell Testing
Figure 1. Air Delivery with MFC Front Panel Figure 2. Air Delivery with MFC Back Panel

  • Provides mass flow control of the delivered air and an adjustable rate fail-safe purge subsystem
  • Flow rates up to 2500 SLPM per gas
  • All-digital control eliminates analog calibration requirements and inaccuracies
  • Ethernet Interface for simple configuration and expansion!
  • System-wide control of all Fideris® Test System Components using FCPower Software, Labview, or other programming language
  • Integrated hardwired Run/Standby signal
  • Power Over Ethernet (PoE) for redundant power
  • Front panel LED status of Ethernet communications, filter, purge supply, air delivery enabled, and power


Specifications of the Blower Based Air Delivery Module
Mass flow control of air delivered by a highly efficient brushless blower
Solenoid or pneumatically operated bubble tight valve
125 PSI (8.62 Bar)
All digitally controlled brands available including Alicat, Bronkhorst, Brooks, MKS, or Sierra
Air flow controller changes the speed of the blower to meet desired flow rate
Electrical Requirements
Ethernet (DHCP)
Front Panel Controls and Displays
LCD with backlight, flow setpoint, and actual flow
Tx, Rx, Ident LEDs
LED illuminates above threshold pressure for purge gas
Enabled LED
On, Off, Auto Switch
Check Filter LED illuminates when the filter needs to be replaced
Back Panel Connections
RJ45 (8P8C) Ethernet
1/4" Swagelok bulkhead union
1" or 1 1/2" tri-clamp
Physical Characteristics
9U Module: 15.75" high; 19" rackmount; 23.5" deep
Dependent on configuration,approximately 60 lbs
40F to 100F; 85% RH
Back: 6", Sides: 0", Top: 0"
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