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Convert mg/s to SCCM (Standard Cubic Centimeters per Minute)

  1. Jun 15, 2017 #1

    Can anyone explain the procedure to convert mg/s to SCCM?

    I'm working with an Alicat Mass Flow Controller, which regulates Argon (Ar) mass flow from 1 to 6 mg/s at 27o C or 300 K (room temperature).

    For documentation purpose, I need mass flow in terms of mg/s, as well as, SCCM.

    Thank you
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  3. Jun 15, 2017 #2


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    mg/s is a mass flow and SSCM is a volume flow.
    They are linked via the equation of state. For argon you can use the ideal gas law ##pV = nRT##

    Key is to find the proper standard conditions (confusion lurks, so be sure to mention them)
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