###### Basic Fluids Mechanics Integrated Laboratory

Hydraulics is the branch of science that deals with the mechanical properties of fluids, and Fluid Mechanics provides the foundation for hydraulics.With LIFLUBA (Basic Fluids Mechanics Integrated Laboratory), EDIBON tries to give answer to the…

###### Hydraulics Bench

The Hydraulics Bench, “FME00”, designed by EDIBON, allows the study of fluid behaviour, hydraulic theory and the properties of fluid mechanics.It is formed by a movable hydraulics bench used to hold a wide variety of modules, which allow the…

###### Basic Hydraulic Feed System

The Basic Hydraulic Feed System, “FME00/B”, designed by EDIBON is a service unit for different Fluid Mechanics Units as: “FME” type modules, Fluid Friction in Pipes Unit “AFT”, etc., increasing the equipment profitability.

###### Flow over Weirs

The Flow over Weirs, “FME02”, designed by EDIBON, has many elements that are used in combination with the Hydraulics Bench (FME00): A special mouthpiece is coupled to the outlet mouthpiece for water in the Hydraulics Bench (FME00).Two soothing.

###### Dead Weight Calibrator

The Pressure Gauge Calibrator, “FME10”, designed by EDIBON, allows the study of the operation of a Bourdon type pressure gauge using a standard set of calibrated weights and the determination and the study of the pressure gauge hysteresis…

###### Flowmeter Calibrator

The Flowmeter Calibrator, “FME37”, designed by EDIBON, allows for the assessment of the accuracy and performance of the most commonly used flow meters. It features a panel of four-tube pressure gauges displaying pressure differences at various…

###### Flow Meter Demonstration

The Flow Meter Demonstration, “FME18”, designed by EDIBON, allows through 3 different flow measurement accessories: Venturi tube, orifice plate and a variable area meter installed in series in the unit, the study to find the flow rate of the fluid…

###### Depression Measurement System (vacuum gauge)

The Depression Measurement System (vacuum gauge), “FME 26”, is designed to be connected to the inlet of some flow aspiration system, in a way that we could measure the depression made by the so-called aspiration system. Such system will be…

###### Transparent Vortex Flow Meter

The Transparent Vortex Flow Meter, “FME30”, designed by EDIBON allows to perform studies and experiments of different volumetric and mass flow measurement methods, as well as the comparison of continuous and discontinuous methods.This unit…

###### Vortex Flow Meter

The Vortex Flowmeter, “FME30/I”, designed by EDIBON, allows to perform different studies and experiments of various volumetric and mass flow measurement methods, as well as the comparison of continuous and discontinuous methods.This unit includes…

###### Static Pitot Tube

The Static Pitot Tube, “FME32”, designed by EDIBON, the change in flow speed within a tube can be determined.The Pitot static tube can be moved across the whole cross-section of the tube, and thus to measure the pressure profile.This tube is…

###### Fluid Statics and Manometry

The Fluid Statics and Manometry, “FME34”, designed by EDIBON, allows the study of static fluids and manometry providing the user with an introduction in the behavior of liquids under hydrostatic conditions (fluids at standstill) and the…

###### Rotameter

The Rotameter, “FME36”, designed by EDIBON, is a variable area flowmeter with floater. This type of flowmeter can be used for flow measurements in almost any environment.The operation mode of this type of flowmeter is based on the fact that if a…

###### Hydraulic Ram Pump

The Hydraulic Ram Pump, “FME38”, designed by EDIBON, utilizes the water hammer effect to raise water to a higher level than its power source. It operates by harnessing the rapid change in water velocity in a pipe that occurs when its flow is…

###### Data Acquisition System and Sensors

BDAS is designed to monitor the measurements of each unit type “FME” from a computer (PC).This system can monitor any unit, checking the revolutions given by the water pump or the torque, differential pressures for Bernoulli theorems, pressure…

###### Hydrostatic Pressure

The Surface Pressure Unit, “FME08”, designed by EDIBON, allows to study the center of pressures with a partially or totally submerged quadrant.This unit consists of a quadrant mounted on the arm of a balance that pivots around an axis.When the…

###### Metacentric Height Demostration

The Metacentric Height Demonstration Unit, “FME11”, designed by EDIBON, allows the study of the stability of a floating object by calculating its metacentric height.The unit consists of a floating methacrylate prismatic base, on which a vertical…

###### Metacentric Height Demostration of a ``V`` Shaped Floating Body

The Metacentric Height Demostration of a “V” Shaped Floating Object, “FME11-A”, designed by EDIBON, allows the study of the stability of a floating object by calculating the metacentric height of a floating object starting from a V-shaped floating…

###### Metacentric Height Demostration of a ``U`` Shaped Floating Body

The Metacentric Height Demostration of a “U” Shaped Floating Object, “FME11-B”, designed by EDIBON, allows the study of the stability of a floating object by calculating its metacentric height starting from a U-shaped floating body.The unit…

###### Pascal's Principle Demonstration

The Pascal’s Principle Demonstration Unit, “FME33”, designed by EDIBON, allows to demonstrate Pascal’s principle, i.e. that the pressure in an incompressible fluid is independent of the column size section but depends only on its height (liquid…

###### Fluid Properties

The Fluid Properties Unit, “FME35”, designed by EDIBON, allows the study of the fluids fundamental properties that affect their behavior in practical applications.We can study capillarity, density and relative density (specific gravity), buoyancy…

###### Jet Impact on Surfaces

The unit consists of a cylindrical tank with lateral transparent surfaces where a nozzle, connected to the Hydraulics Bench (FME00), is aligned with a device in which the problem surface is fitted. The vertical force made by the water against the…

###### Bernoulli's Theorem Demonstration

The Bernoulli’s Theorem Demonstration unit, “FME03”, designed by EDIBON is mainly composed of a circular section pipe with the shape of a truncated cone, transparent and with seven pressure taps that allows to measure, simultaneously, the static…

###### Orifice Discharge

The Orifice Discharge Unit, “FME04”, designed by EDIBON allows the study of the different concentration, discharge and velocity coefficients for thin and/or thick wall for different types: colloidal, Venturi or diaphragm.The unit consists of a…

###### Free and Forced Vortex

The Forced and Free Vortex unit, “FME14”, designed by EDIBON, allows the study of the fluid rotation in relation to an axis and the study of circular flow at changing velocities.The unit has a cylindrical and transparent deposit with two inlet…

###### Orifice and Free Jet Flow

The Orifice and Free Jet Flow unit, “FME17”, designed by EDIBON, allows the study of the different discharge and velocity coefficients in permanent or variable regime as well as the calculation of the discharge times.The unit consists of a…

###### Cavitation Phenomenon Demonstration

The Cavitation Phenomenon Demonstration unit, “FME19”, designed by EDIBON is composed of a Venturi tube with a rectangular cross section, one of its sides being transparent, allowing a better visualization of the cavitation phenomenon.It includes…

###### Venturi, Bernoulli and Cavitation Unit

The Venturi, Bernoulli and Cavitation unit, “FME22”, has been designed by EDIBON to demonstrate some of the practical possibilities that can be achieved with a Venturi tube.This unit is designed for demonstrating some practical possibilities with…

###### Osborne Reynolds' Demonstration

The Osborne Reynolds Demonstration Unit, “FME06”, designed by EDIBON, consists of a cylindrical tank endowed with a nozzle, that is fitted to a methacrylate pipe, which allows the fluid visualization.A spillway guarantees the homogeneity of the…

###### Flow Visualization in Channels

The Flow Visualization in Channels unit, “FME09”, designed by EDIBON, allows the visualization of liquid spillage phenomena in weirs and the study of objects submerged in a fluid stream (aerodynamics).The unit consists of a transparent…

###### Laminar Flow Demonstration

The Laminar Flow Demostration unit, “FME20”, designed by EDIBON, allows a complete study of the bi-dimensional problems associated with laminar flow. Thanks to an efficient system of dye injection we can observe the different models of flow. It…

###### Flow channel, lenght: 1 m

The Flow Channel, lenght: 1 m, “FME25”, designed by EDIBON, allows to study of the water behavior flowing through a channel.It basically consists of a channel of rectangular cross section with transparent walls, through which water flows.It has a…

###### Horizontal Osborne Reynolds Demonstration

The Osborne Reynolds Horizontal Demonstration Unit, “FME31”, designed by EDIBON, allows to study the characteristics of a liquid flowing through a pipe and the Reynolds number in each of the liquid states.The FME31 unit makes it possible to study…

###### Series/Parallel Pumps

The Series/Parallel Pumps unit, “FME12”, designed by EDIBON, allows the study of the coupling between two series/parallel centrifugal pumps, obtaining the characteristic curves as well as the calculation of the water flow rate.The unit consists of…

###### Centrifugal Pump Characteristics

The Centrifugal Pump Characteristics, “FME13”, designed by EDIBON, allows the study of several centrifugal pump characteristics such as efficiency, series/parallel couplings, etc.The unit has a centrifugal pump with similar characteristics to the…

###### Pelton Turbine

The Pelton Turbine unit, “FME16”, designed by EDIBON, allows the study of the characteristics of the tangential wheels or pressure turbines commonly used to produce electricity in hydroelectric plants to exploit large hydraulic jumps of low…

###### Radial Flow Turbine

The Radial Flow Turbine unit, “FME21”, designed by EDIBON, allows the study of a turbomachine, specifically radial turbines capable of handling slower flow levels than other turbine models.This unit consist of a miniature Radial Turbine with two…

###### Axial Flow Turbine

With the Axial Turbine, “FME27”, designed by EDIBON, it is possible to study and to understand the axial flow turbines which, unlike the radial flow turbines, the working fluid is parallel to the axis of rotation.This unit consists of an axial…

###### Francis Turbine

With the Francis Turbine unit, “FME28”, designed by EDIBON, we study the Francis turbines commonly used when we have average flow rates and heights.This unit consists on a miniature Francis turbine. The water inlet flow is controlled by a valve…

###### Kaplan Turbine

With the Kaplan Turbine unit, “FME29”, designed by EDIBON, we study the Kaplan turbines commonly used when we have high flow rates but low flow height.This unit consists on a miniature Kaplan turbine. The water inlet flow is controlled by a valve…

###### Energy Losses in Bends

The Energy Losses in Bends unit, “FME05”, designed by EDIBON allows to measure and compare the head losses produced by different singular elements: bends, section changes and valves, as well as to study the influence of the flow rate on the value…

###### Energy Losses in Pipes

With the Energy Losses in Pipes, “FME07”, designed by EDIBON, the user will be able to measure the head losses generated in a pipeline for different flow rates in both laminar and turbulent regimes.The unit consists of the following elements, used…

###### Water Hammer

With the Water Hammer unit, “FME15”, designed by EDIBON, we can demonstrate the effects of the instantaneous or gradual variation of the velocity of a fluid.The water hammer phenomenon, which appears as a consequence of a rapid change in the…

###### Basic Pipe Network Unit

The Basic Pipe Network Unit, “FME23”, designed by EDIBON, allows the study of pressures and flows created by interconnected pipes, i.e. in a network.The objective of this unit is to simulate the problems that could originate in pipe networks, with…

###### Unit for the Study of Porous Beds in Venturi Tubes (Darcy´s Equation)

The Unit for the Study of Porous Beds in Venturi Tubes (Darcy´s Equation), “FME24”, designed by EDIBON, for the study of porous beds in Venturi tubes (Darcy’s Equation), allowing the complete and detailed understanding of this equation.The unit is…