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Micron Orifice Design Guide

 

To help us better understand your particular needs, we have developed an easy-to-use Designers Guide which will lead you through some questions and concerns regarding your application. A representative will confirm receipt of this questionnaire within 24 hours; we will respond to your query with a custom solution and cost estimate as soon after that as possible. If you need a quicker response, either call 800-454-7369 (in MA, 781-894-0160) or fax this form to 800-370-6308 (in MA, 781-894-6308).
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This Design Guide has four sections. Please fill them out as completely as possible.
You are welcome to e-mail or call us at 800-454-7369, if you have any questions.

I. Application Requirements
II. Fitting Selection Guide
III. Filtration Selection Guide
IV. Orifice Selection Guide

I. Application Requirements

Please briefly describe your application:

Are you interested in:
(check all that apply, use the control key to make multiple selections)
Do you have any concerns regarding:
What are your flow requirements?
Liquid Type of Expected flow: SLPM's
GPM
Gas Type of Expected flow: SCCM's
SCFM
Expected Flow:
Operating pressures:
Temperature:

Would you like us to send an estimate flow guide or technical data to help you determine exact requirements?

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Yes No

II. Fitting Selection Guide

If no fitting is required, click here

What type of
fitting are you currently using? Please describe:
What brand fitting are you currently using?
1. Stainless Steel or Brass Tube Fittings for 1/4" and 1/8" tubing sizes
2. Brass Barb Fittings for flexible plastic tubing
3. Plastic Barbs for flexible tubing
4. Threaded Insert Components for direct installation into manifolds, valve bodies, etc.
5. Press-In Plug Inserts for direct installation into manifolds, valve bodies, etc.
6. Brass Barb Inserts for direct installation into flexible plastic tubes, plastic manifolds, or valve bodies
7. Pipe Plug Fittings for hydraulics, pneumatics, etc.
8. Custom Fittings

1. Stainless Steel or Brass Tube Fittings for 1/4" and 1/8" tubing sizes.
Examples: Port Connectors, Male-to-Male, Unions, Adapters, etc.
Material:
Stainless Brass
Male
Female Other
Tubing Size
Thread Size
Pressure Rating
Custom features
Please tell us any additional concerns you have, custom features you require, etc.:
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Next Section: Filtration Selection Guide


2. Brass Barb Fittings for flexible plastic tubing
Specify:
Barb size:
1/16" 1/8" Other
Thread size:
10-32 1/8-27 3-56 Other

Nickel plating for CRS?

Quick connect?

Yes No
Yes No
Pressure rating:
Please tell us any additional concerns you have, custom features you require, etc.:
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Next Section: Filtration Selection Guide


3. Plastic Barb for flexible tubing
Material: Other:  

Type:


Barb size:
Thread size:
Pressure rating:

Please tell us any additional concerns you have, custom features you require, etc.:

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Next Section: Filtration Selection Guide


4. Threaded Insert Components for direct installation into manifolds, valve bodies, etc.
Choose either:
Set Screw Hex Head Screw
(Pipe Plug NPT’s)
Material:
Stainless Brass
Preference:
Hex Socket Slot
Thread Sizes: 6-32 10-32 5/16-24 Other
1/16 NPT 1/8 NPT 1/4 NPT Other
Length:
Pressure rating:

Please tell us any additional concerns you have, custom features you require, etc.:

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Next Section: Filtration Selection Guide


5. Press-In Plug Inserts for direct installation into manifolds, valve bodies, etc.
What diameter
will fit your application?

Material:

Plating?:

Stainless Brass Alloy
Yes No
Length
Pressure Requirements
Into what
materials will insert be installed?
Please tell us any additional concerns you have, custom features you require, etc.:
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Next Section: Filtration Selection Guide


6. Brass Barb Inserts for direct installation into flexible plastic tubes, plastic manifolds, or valve bodies
What tubing diameter is
required?
1/16" 1/8" Other
What ID tubing is required?
Pressure requirements:
Insert will be:
Pressed Underflush Flush Overflush
Please tell us any additional concerns you have, custom features you require, etc.:
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Next Section: Filtration Selection Guide


7. Pipe Plug Fittings for hydraulics, pneumatics, etc.
Material:
Stainless Brass Alloy
Socket Slotted
1/16 NPT 1/8 NPT 1/4 NPT
Preference:
Thread Size:
Male-to-Male
Adapter Other
Pressure requirements
Please tell us any additional concerns you have, custom features you require, etc.:
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Next Section: Filtration Selection Guide


8. Custom Fitting
Nozzle Leak Port Wear Tip Other
Material: Stainless Brass Alloy Other
Pressure requirements

Additional Information:

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III. Filtration Selection Guide
If filtration is not required, click here:
Do you have specific filtration needs? Yes No Please specify:
Liquid Gas
What micron rating will you require? 
Are you sensitive to pressure drop?  Yes No
Material:
Stainless wire mesh  Cintered stainless steel 
Cintered bronze PVDF
Other
Will this be a stand alone filter,
or will it be used in conjunction with an orifice?

From the orifice, will you need:
Filtration upstream
Filtration downstream
Both ways

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IV. Orifice Selection Guide

The orifice will be used for:

Restricting flow 
Leak detection
Nozzles
Other

Please describe form or function:

If a nozzle, is there a specific spray pattern needed?  Yes No
Will there be any type of contact with the orifice? Yes No
Are you using an orifice now? Yes No
If yes, what type, brand and model number? 
Do you require flow in both directions? Yes No
Do you require special geometry (Cd value, etc.)? Yes No
Please describe: 

What type most clearly fits your requirements:
A. Conical, lead entry orifice
B. Straight hole, sharp edge orifice
ID sizes needed:
Flow ranges and pressure:

Elevated temperature use? Yes No
Chemical use? Yes No
What chemicals?

Will this use be for:
Hydraulics
Pneumatic
Analysis
Other

Describe any concerns you have in the orifice area, sharp edges, surface finishes, L/D Ratio, etc.


Specify Cd or Cv values:
Would an orifice sample kit offering a range of sizes help you evaluate your needs? Yes No

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Thank you for taking the time to fill out our questionnaire. A Bird Precision representative will be in touch with you shortly to offer specific recommendations and a cost estimate.

Please copy the number 6100682 into the box to the right.

 

 
 

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