Plan the installation location carefully before installation. See Choosing the installation location.
High pressure installation:
If you are using a flow cell, see Installing refractometer with flow cell.
- Familiarize yourself with the installation site safety instructions.
Make sure the process line is depressurized.
Weld the ferrule into the process pipeline.
For the optimal self-cleaning properties, install the refractometer in a 10 ° downwards angle. If your system must comply with EHEDG, 3-A or other sanitary standard, see the standard for more detailed welding instructions.
Install the gasket.
If your system must comply with the EHEDG sanitary standard, use a gasket that complies with the current version of the EHEDG Position Paper.
Mount the refractometer. Make sure the cable glands on the refractometer are in a
Finger tighten to 3 Nm if you are using the standard clamp (with one tightening
Tighten to 28 Nm with a 9/16 inch wrench if you are using the high pressure clamp
(with two tightening screws).
- Finger tighten to 3 Nm if you are using the standard clamp (with one tightening screw).
- Make sure the refractometer is firmly in place and that there is no excessive vibration. Support the piping if needed.