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Aftermarket Maintenance Tutorials

Microfluidizer® processors are easy to use and maintain. Our processors are designed to achieve optimal results. Explore how to keep your processor functioning properly through these instructional videos.

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LAB SCALE

Replace/Rebuild Inlet Check Valves and Backflush the Interaction Chamber™ on a LV1

Replace/Rebuild Inlet Check Valves

  1. Take the inlet check valve off the pump body. (0:10)
  2. Insert new ball, spring, cone. (0:23)
  3. Reconnect the check valve to the pump body. (0:52)
  4. Tighten the gland. (0:57)

Backflush the Interaction Chamber™ 

  1. Disconnect cooling coil from Interaction Chamber™. (1:10)
  2. Disconnect Interaction Chamber™ from pump body. (1:18) 
  3. Connect backflush adaptor to Interaction Chamber™. (1:28)
  4. Connect adaptor to pump body. (1:43) 
  5. Backflush Interaction Chamber™. (not shown)
  6. After the backflush is complete, put the Interaction Chamber™ back to the original position. (1:57)
PILOT SCALE

Backflushing the Interaction Chamber™ for a M110EH

  1. Disconnect the Chamber support bracket. (0:06)
  2. Disconnect the glands to the inlet and outlet of the Interaction Chamber™ assembly. (0:14)
  3. Flip the Chamber assembly to the backflush position. (0:27)
  4. Reconnect and tighten the glands in backflush position. (0:28)
  5. Commence backflushing of the Chambers. (not shown)
  6. Disconnect the glands after backflush is complete. (0:53)
  7. Flip the Chamber assembly back to the original position. (0:58)
  8. Reconnect and tighten the glands and reinstall the Chamber support bracket. (1:09) 
PRODUCTION SCALE

Backflushing the Interaction Chambers™ on a Production Scale Processor

  1. Disconnect the gland of the clamp and support brackets. (0:06)
  2. Disconnect the gland. (0:27)
  3. Disconnect the glands and flip the Chamber assembly (180°) to backflush position. (0:47)
  4. Tighten the glands in backflush position and all other remaining parts. (1:22)
  5. Commence backflushing of the Chambers assembly. (not shown)
  6. Disconnect the glands after backflush is complete. (2:23)
  7. Flip the Chamber assembly back to the original position. (2:46)
  8. Reconnect and tighten the glands and reinstall the support bracket and clamp. (3:08)

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