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KST High Pr. Sampling Instructions

Checkfluid KST Series Probe VHKF Sampling Instructions

 

Pressurized Sampling Instructions 750-3500 psi


START PURGE SAMPLE

 

 

 

Sample hot/active fluid while the equipment is operating. Sample after 30 minutes operating time.

 

Unthread and remove dust cap from valve.

 

Thread VHKF probe assembly on actual sample bottle.

 

Record all necessary sample data and identification on forms and labels. Attach forms and labels to bottles and mailers according to procedure.

Thread L16 purge bottle on to the vent cap of the VHKF probe assembly. Make sure the ¼” OD venthole remains unobstructed.

SLOWLY thread VHBF probe on to valve. KST Series valve opens and shuts in approx 1.25 turns. Oil will immediately and quickly start to fill the purge bottle. Purge approx 1-2 ounces into waste container then turn counterclockwise to close the valve. Remove purge bottle and replace with sample bottle.

 

-Exercise extreme caution in the vicinity of operating equipment.

- Skin contact with lube oil or inhalation of vapors can cause irritations. Consider gloves and eye protection.

SLOWLY thread VHKF probe on to valve.  KST Series valve opens and shuts in approx 1.25 turns. Oil will immediately and quickly start to fill the bottle. Fill to ¾” full mark, then turn counterclockwise to close the valve.

Note: Fluid will fill bottle in a matter of seconds.

Replace the sample bottle cap, and re-thread the metal dustcap on to the sample valve.
 

-Hot/High Velocity fluid can puncture skin. Seek immediate expert medical assistance.
-Improper selection or application of products can cause serious injury, damage or death. The user is solely responsible for making the final selection of products to ensure that the overall system performance and safety requirements are met.

 

Purge Volume Guidelines

System
Pressure

Purge
Volume

Purge
Time

5psi

4cc

3 seconds

15psi

4cc

1 second

50psi

4cc

1 second

125psi

4cc

1 second

 

Fill Time Guidelines

Oil
Grade

Pressure

Temp

Time

ISO32

15psi

68°F

17 sec.

ISO32

50psi

68°F

8 sec.

ISO32

125psi

68°F

6 sec.

ISO32

250psi

68°F

5 sec.

ISO32

500psi

68°F

4 sec.

ISO32

750psi

68°F

3 sec.

 

 

 Dispose of purge oil responsibly.

 

 

Retighten cap. Send sample promptly to lab for best results & to reduce risk if action is required.

 

Video: How to Sample Using a VHKF KST Probe

Video: How to Sample Using a VHKF KST Probe with Zip Bag