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Q – Acids: Can a Nikuni VDF hydrocyclone be used with acids?
A – Yes, with some acids, current body materials are SCS13 stainless steel and Nylon6, please refer to your supplier for details and availability of other special materials

 

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Q – C-CAT: Can the Nikuni C-CAT be demonstrated on your site?             A – Yes, in Q2 of 2017 a C-CAT demonstration kit will be available

Q – Carbon dioxide: Can carbon dioxide under light pressure be used with a Nikuni KTM pump?
A – Yes in certain circumstances, and subject to the fitting of gas safety equipment, please refer to your supplier for details

Q – Chlorine: Can chlorine under light pressure be used with a Nikuni KTM pump?
A – Yes in certain circumstances, and subject to the fitting of gas safety equipment, please refer to your supplier for details

 

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Q – Demonstration equipment:  Can the Nikuni KTM pump be demonstrated on your own site?
A – Yes, a portable demonstration kit is available and can be demonstrated using tap water and other fluid wastes by prior agreement.  In certain circumstances a charge may be made for post-demonstration cleaning and sterilisation - please refer to your supplier for details

 


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Q – Flue-gas: Can flue-gas under light pressure be used with a Nikuni KTM pump?
A – Yes in certain circumstances, and subject to the fitting of gas safety equipment, please refer to your supplier for details

 

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Q – Gas: Can a gas under light pressure be used with a Nikuni KTM pump?
A – Yes in certain circumstances, please refer to your supplier for details

Q – Granite dust: Can a Nikuni VDF hydrocyclone separate granite dust? A – Yes in certain circumstances, multiple passes may be required - please refer to your supplier for details

 

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Q – Hydrogen: Can hydrogen under light pressure be used with a Nikuni KTM pump?
A – Yes in certain circumstances and subject to ATEX regulations and the fitting of gas safety equipment, please refer to your supplier for details

 

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Q – Methane: Can methane under light pressure be used with a Nikuni KTM pump?
A – Yes in certain circumstances, and subject to the ATEX regulations and fitting of gas safety equipment, please refer to your supplier for details

 

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Q – Nikuni KTM pump: Does a Nikuni KTM pump require a compressor?
A – No, a compressor is not needed, the Nikuni KTM pump draws in its own air or gas
Q – Nikuni KTM pump: How much air or gas will a Nikuni KTM pump draw in and mix with a fluid?
A – All models of Nikuni KTM pumps from KTM20 to KTM50S3 will accept up to 10% of the fluid flow
A – Nikuni KTM pump models KTM65S and KTM80S will accept up to 8% of the fluid flow

Q – Nikuni KTM pump: Can a compressor or compressed air supply be used with a Nikuni KTM pump?
A – No, it should not be used with compressed air without written approval from your supplier

Q – Nikuni KTM pump: Can a gas under light pressure be used with a Nikuni KTM pump?
A – Yes in certain circumstances, please refer to your supplier for details – see under gas letter, e.g. for ozone see ‘O’

 Q – Nikuni KTM pump: Can the Nikuni KTM pump be demonstrated on your own site?
A – Yes, a portable demonstration kit is available and can be demonstrated using tap water and other fluid wastes by prior agreement. In certain circumstances a charge may be made for post-demonstration cleaning and sterilisation - please refer to your supplier for details

 

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Q – Oxygen: Can oxygen under light pressure be used with a Nikuni KTM pump?
A – Yes in certain circumstances and subject to the ATEX regulations and fitting of gas safety equipment, please refer to your supplier for details

Q – Ozone: Can ozone under light pressure be used with a Nikuni KTM pump?

A – Yes in certain circumstances and the fitting of gas safety equipment, please refer to your supplier for details

 

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Q – Sand: Will a Nikuni VDF hydrocyclone remove particles of sand from water?
A – Yes, but it will require multiple passes - please refer to your supplier for technical advice

 


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Q – Nikuni VDF hydrocyclone: Can a Nikuni VDF hydrocyclone be used with acids?
A – Yes, with some acids, current body materials are SCS stainless steels and Nylon6, please refer to your supplier for details

Q – Nikuni VDF hydrocyclone: Can a VDF be used to separate fine particles of aluminium from machine tool coolant?
A – Yes – a good application of this product


Q – Nikuni VDF hydrocyclone: What determines the performance of a Nikuni VDF hydrocyclone?                                                                     A – The three most important factors are a) the specific gravity of the particles to be removed; b) the viscosity of the fluid; c) the size of the particles to be removed

Q – Nikuni VDF hydrocyclone: What is the lowest level of specific gravity for a Nikuni VDF hydrocyclone to remove more than 90% in one pass?
A – 2.5 

Q – Nikuni VDF hydrocyclone: Will a Nikuni VDF hydrocyclone remove particles with a specific gravity of less than 2.5 in one pass?
A – Yes, but in more than one pass

Q – Nikuni VDF hydrocyclone: Will a Nikuni VDF hydrocyclone remove particles of sand from water?
A – Yes, but it will require multiple passes

 

 

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