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Animal Pneumotachs 17 ml/sec-1.7 L/sec

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Pneumotach transducer 17 ml/sec
Part #: TSD237B, TSD237D, TSD237F, TSD237H

This low flow transducer is for animals such as mice or rats and includes a detachable flow head (RX237B) and a differential pressure transducer (TSD160A).

One of the problems that has been encountered with pneumotachographs is condensation from expired air. This can be prevented by fitting a non-return valve and measuring only inspiration or alternatively by heating the flowhead, but viscosity errors may arise which, in the first few breaths especially, preheat the inspired air most uncomfortably. In this range of flow heads, the problem is approached from a fresh angle. By mounting a fine stainless steel gauze in plastic rings, the thermal inertia is greatly reduced. The gauze therefore rapidly equilibrates in temperature with passing air and condensation is minimal.

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  • Lightweight and robust
  • Linear and direction sensitive
  • Twin, non kink silicone tubing
  • Economical, sensitive and robust
  • Easily cleaned, disinfected or sterilized

RX237 Series flow heads are machined from acetal to give good stability with low weight.

MRI Usage: MR Conditional

Condition: Animal use only. Contains ferrous material – must be clamped down in the safe MRI operating area.

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