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Kombucha and Armfield

The ancient recipe for Kombucha involves only tea leaves, sugar, water and the mother culture of bacteria and yeast. Adjusting the quantities of the ingredients will change the flavour of the final beverage so no two drinks from different brewers will taste the same.

The process must be monitored and refined to maintain your unique flavour and keep consistency between batches. This is where Armfield can help with the FT140X.

The temperature of the drink can be monitored and controlled throughout the process meaning it is kept consistent between consecutive batches. With built in low-speed agitators you can periodically mix the batch to improve the contact of the yeast and bacteria to the sugars, lowering the time needed to ferment and increasing your final yield. The double jacket gives close temperature control throughout the fermentation process giving you repeatable and unbeatable results.

For bottling your winning products, the Armfield FT102X gives consistent filling and carbonation (if required) capabilities for reproducible results every batch.
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Armfield Remote Controlled Equipment

As innovators of engineering educational equipment, it is not new for Armfield Ltd to offer remote access on their products. Self-based learning in the current environment is key and Armfield provide students and lecturers with the access and capability required to continue comprehensive teaching.

Engaging students in their subject is paramount, especially with restrictions on face to face teaching, so by providing access, to a user based system that not only allows you real time data logging but also to remotely control equipment, is a necessity in teaching going forward.

New Agent in Pakistan

Armfield supports local territories by working with agents with industry expertise across the world.

Supported closely by our in-house dedicated Area Sales Managers your local agent is fully briefed on our suite of products and kept up to date with the latest developments and enhancements.

We are very pleased to announce that we have partnered with National Scientific Corporation who will be working as our exclusive agent in Pakistan and we welcome to the Armfield family.

TH6 Film & Dropwise Condensation Unit

The Armfield TH6 Film & Dropwise Condensation Unit enables students to gain a knowledge of two fundamental condensation processes and how they affect efficiencies and heat transfer, found in industries such as steam power plants and distillation operations.

Used to demonstrate dropwise condensation, demonstrated by means of the condenser with a polished gold-plated surface and film condensation which forms on the matt copper surface of the second condenser.

The pressure in the main vessel can be reduced using a water jet pump to allow the student to observe it’s influence. Additionally, boiling point can be varied by a combination of changing the pressure in the system and controlling the heating power or water temperature by simple controls. The TH6 additionally includes the ability to undertake experimentation into the influence of non-condensing gases on the condensation processes.

Sensors record the temperature, pressure (vacuum) and flow rates at all relevant points. These measured values along with heater power are displayed via the unique ArmBUS software system which also includes inbuilt equations and a data export functionality for off-line analysis.

Armfield FT25 Scraped Surface Heat exchanger

New Generation Crystallisers

Armfield have released the new generation of R&D Scraped Surface Heat exchanger crystallisers for fats, oils and ice cream. Mounted on a very small footprint frame, our systems allow you to process up to pressures of 40 bar, option dependent.

Based on collaboration with industry an enhanced scaled down version of a production plant has been created allowing for rapid testing of new and existing formulations in the laboratory. Parameters can be altered quickly allowing for optimisation of the process, with the data being logged for QA/QC purposes.

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Armfield Process Control Teaching System

Introduce students to the fundamentals and principles of process control with Armfield’s Essentials of Process Control range.

A highly visible and easy to understand suite of products to demonstrate controlled variables of level, flow, temperature and pressure. ArmSOFT software allows control and data acquisition using a PC including, when testing any of the control loops, the ability to control the process and initiation of step changes as well as response recording through graphing. This real time data can then be exported for further analysis, see more at

Armfield Dissectible Pumps & Valves

Prepare students for future careers in industrial jobs with the Armfield Machine Elements range. Perfect for learning industrial skills such as pump & valve operation, disassembly, refurbishment and re-assembly via hands on practical application.

Designed for easy storage and supplied in a toughened case each set includes a full tool kit, manuals and laminated job worksheets.

Coronavirus Update

Armfield are monitoring the ongoing situation relating to the outbreak of Coronavirus and are not envisaging any disruption to the supply of goods at this time to our customers. In regards to IC&T and support services, we are adhering to UK guidelines and Government advice in relation to travel and movement of people and in the interim are able to provide support videos to help our customers.

As a company we are following all the government directives to protect our staff, customers, suppliers and the collective effort to fight the spread of coronavirus.

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Armfield Fluid Science Teaching Aids

Building on a proven track record of developing innovative hands-on teaching equipment, Armfield are pleased to broaden its range in the Fluid Science Series.

Introducing students to the world of engineering at the earliest opportunity and engaging with them to gain a fundamental understanding of Fluid Mechanics via an intuitive and practical suite of products.

Armfield aims to provide students with a thorough grounding and understanding of the theory of:- Venturi meter, Orifice plate, Energy losses in pipes, Energy losses in bends, Free surface demonstration (surface at atmospheric pressure), U-tube manometer and Inclined manometer.

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Newcastle S100 Research Flume

Armfield’s Research Flume, designed by our engineers to carry out flood event studies, was installed earlier this year at Newcastle University’s Fluid Science Department. During the commissioning of this key research equipment footage was taken showing the capabilities on environmental research including areas such as leaky barriers, dams giving away, effect on structures and more. The flume features sediment recirculation, up to a 5% tilt, touch screen control, subfloor reservoir tank and wavemaker.

This project adds to a suite of flumes in the Novak lab which are still in constant use.

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