Inkjet 3D Printed Venturi Microflowmeter

@article{Adamski2018Inkjet3P,
  title={Inkjet 3D Printed Venturi Microflowmeter},
  author={Krzysztof Adamski and Bartosz Kawa and Rafal Walczak},
  journal={2018 XV International Scientific Conference on Optoelectronic and Electronic Sensors (COE)},
  year={2018},
  pages={1-3}
}
  • K. Adamski, B. Kawa, R. Walczak
  • Published 2018
  • Materials Science
  • 2018 XV International Scientific Conference on Optoelectronic and Electronic Sensors (COE)
In this paper we present a 3D printed flow meter based on venture tube. Diameter of printed microchannel is 800 um for wider and 400 um for smaller channel. Application of different types of pressure sensors were investigated: differential, absolute and digital barometer. Results of measurements for differential pressure/flow and calculation of liquid flow are showed. Presented microfluidic device can be also easily adapted for modular systems. The developed flow meter is the first demonstrator… Expand

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