Tilting Flow Channel: 150mm Wide

This is a self contained open channel designed for studying a flow phenomena. It is a service unit to be used with optional accessories and models below.

The channel is of rectangular cross section supported by rectangular steel frame. Side walls are transparent to allow full observation and are supported by adjustable steel brackets to ensure accurate wall alignment. Tilting can be adjusted by a manual screw jack. A head tank with a stilling baffle provides a smooth flow and water is returned to the storage tank via an end tank. Models are attached to the top edges or bed of the flume by screws. Screw holes at the bed can also be used for pressure tapping to measure pressure loss along the channel length.

Instruction manual is also included.

  • Open channel flow.
  • Flow measurement.
  • Hydraulic jump.
  • Continuity and energy equations.
  • Discharge under sluice gate.
Channel size 150 mm wide, 350 mm high and 6 m long or as required
Tilting adjustment -1% to + 3%
Side walls Clear acrylic tempered glass with clear vertical scale
Channel bed Stainless Steel
Head tank Stainless Steel
End tank Stainless Steel
Sluice gate Stainless steel, rack and pinion type, built in at downstream end of the channel
Flow measurement Water meter and stop watch
Software for data display and analysis by computer (separately supplied).
Power supply 220V 1Ph 50 Hz. Other power supply is available on request.
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