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SLAMf Series Elastomer Sealed Pressure Controllers

Automate your pressure control even in the harshest environments.
Models SLAMf10 / SLAMf20

Whether it’s dust, moisture, temperature extremes or wash-down requirements, the SLAMf Series elastomer sealed pressure controllers deliver the precise accuracy and long-term stability of our proven SLA5800 family of thermal mass flow meters and controllers. A specially engineered NEMA4X/IP66 enclosure protects our advanced digital electronics and ensures stable, accurate pressure measurement and control of your process-critical gas and liquid mass flows.

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Features

  • NEMA4X / IP66 rated hardened enclosure
  • Full-scale flow rates up to 50 lpm
  • Wide range of pressure measurement ratings - from 1500 up to 4500 psig
  • Hazardous area approvals for Class II & Class III, Division 2/Zone 2
  • Durable, robust metal top lid prevents damage during installation
  • Independent & easily accessible diagnostic/service port
  • Broad array of communication options including DeviceNet®, Profibus® and RS-485 plus analog interfaces

Benefits

  • Hardened device housing ensures process accuracy and control in harsh conditions
  • Weatherproof protection optional for “hosedown” applications
  • Long-term stability reduces maintenance and periodic recalibration requirements
  • User-accessible service port simplifies installation, troubleshooting and diagnostic tasks
  • Excellent accuracy backed by superior metrology systems and calibration based on global standards
  • Multi-protocol communication interface simplifies integration into existing systems

Applications

  • Thin-film processes
  • Chemical and petrochemical catalyst research and pilot processes
  • Laboratory and analytical systems
  • Fuel cell technology
  • Life sciences bioreactors
Product Type
Pressure Controller
Differentiator

NEMA 4X/IP66 approved enclosure

Perfect for hosedown/washdown applications

Wide Pressure Measurement & Control Range

 

Performance
Flow Range (Full Scale Capacity)
.003 - 50 lpm
Accuracy

Pressure

±0.25% of Transducer FS (FS > 300 psia)
±0.12% of Transducer FS (FS < 300 psia)

Flow

N/A

Repeatability

0.20% SP

Flow Temperature Coefficient

±0.1% of FS per °C

Max Pressure

Up to 50 lpm: 1500 psia / 100 bara

Up to 10 lpm: 4500 psia / 310 bara

Pressure Control Range

Turndown 100:1 for FS from 1-50 lpm

50:1 for all other FS flows

Response Time

System dependent

Ratings
Temperature Range
0 - 65°C (32 - 149°F)
Leak Integrity

1 x 10-9 atm cc/sec He

Mechanical
Seal Material
Elastomer
Valve Options

Normally Closed

Normally Open

Wetted Materials

316L Stainless Steel 

High Alloy Stainless Steel

Viton® fluroelastomers

Optional: Buna-N, Kalrez®, Teflon®/Kalrez®, and EPDM

Electrical
Analog Communication

0-5 V, 1-5 V, 0-10 V, 0-20 mA, 4-20 mA

Digital Communication

DeviceNet™

Profibus®

RS-485

Electrical Connection

DeviceNet™
1 x M12 with threaded coupling nut (B)

Profibus®
1 x 15-pin Male Sub-D
1 x 9-pin female Sub-D

RS485
1 x 15-pin Male Sub-D, (A)

Power Supply / Consumption

Analog / Profibus® / RS485

Valve Orifice > 0.032": 8 Watts

Valve Orifice ≤ 0.032": 5 Watts

Without Valve: 2 Watts

DeviceNet™

Valve Orifice > 0.032": 10 Watts

Valve Orifice ≤ 0.032":  7 Watts

Without Valve: 4 Watts

Diagnostics
Diagnostic Capability

Available

Status Lights

MFC Health

Network Status

Alarms

Control Valve Output

Network Interruption

Diagnostic / Service Port

RS485 via 2.5mm jack

Compliance
Certifications/Approvals

ATEX

IECEx

EMC

EMC Directive 2004/108/EC

CE: EN61326-1: 2006

Environmental Compliance

RoHS Directive (2011/65/EU)

Size

Large

Price
$$$$

SLAMf10 SLAMf20
Differentiator

Downstream Control

(Back Pressure Regulator)

Upstream Control

(Pressure Regulator)

Flow Range (Full Scale Capacity) 0.003 - 50 lpm 0.003 - 50 lpm
Max Pressure

1500 psi / 100 bar

Optional 4500 psi / 310 bar

1500 psi / 100 bar

Optional 4500 psi / 310 bar

Accuracy

0.9% S.P. (20-100% F.S.)

0.18% F.S. (2-20% F.S., 1-20% F.S. from 1-50 lpm)

0.9% S.P. (20-100% F.S.)

0.18% F.S. (2-20% F.S., 1-20% F.S. from 1-50 lpm)

Repeatability 0.20% S.P. 0.20% S.P.
Response Time <1 second <1 second
Diagnostic Capability

Status Lights - MFC Health , Network Status

Alarms - Sensor Output, control Valve output, Over Temperature, Power Surge/Sag, Network Interruption

Diagnostic/Service Port - RS485 via 2.5 mm jack

Status Lights - MFC Health , Network Status

Alarms - Sensor Output, control Valve output, Over Temperature, Power Surge/Sag, Network Interruption

Diagnostic/Service Port - RS485 via 2.5 mm jack

Analog Communication

0-5 Vdc, 1-5 Vdc, 0-10 Vdc, 0-20 mA, 4-20 mA

0-5 Vdc, 1-5 Vdc, 0-10 Vdc, 0-20 mA, 4-20 mA

Digital Communication

DeviceNet™

Profibus®

FOUNDATIONTM Fieldbus

RS-485


DeviceNet™

Profibus®

FOUNDATIONTM Fieldbus

RS-485


FilenameFile TypeDocuments By Language
Data Sheet pdf English
Installation Manual pdf English
0254 Series
Controls and powers up to 4 devices
0260 Series
Controls and monitors up to 30 devices, powers up to 10 devices.
Brooks Expert Support Tool (BEST)
A Windows™ based application providing expanded control of SLA and SLAMf Enhanced Series MFCs and Pressure Controllers.
Brooks LabVIEW™ DLL

Enables users to set-up communication with Brooks® digital mass flow controllers, pressure controllers and secondary electronics. The DLLs are to be used when creating your own application in LabVIEW™.

Smart DDE

Dynamic Data Exchange software allows user to make bi-directional links between Windows® based applications and Brooks Instrument RS485 S-Protocol devices.