Flow Fouling Setup

Location: MEL 2409
Contact: Professor Nenad Miljkovic

  • Large view port to observe in-situ growth of scale.
  • 12 sample slots to for large test and control group.
  • Three way valve to direct flow to sample glass tube.
  • Pressure sensor at front and back of glass tube to monitor pressure drop.
  • Could also add temperature, pH and other sensors to have a more comprehensive understanding of scaling.
  • Open loop scaling test, by combining NaHCO3 and CaCl2, we create CaCO3 precipitation with in test chamber and glass tube.
  • Imaging: DSLR camera with time-lapse.