White Knight Cycle Rate Translators

Optimize pump operation & scale cycle rate to tool algorithm

White Knight CPT Cycle-Rate Translator

Overview

Cycle rate translators (CPT-1) enable pump replacements for existing tools. The CPT-1 operates a White Knight pump at its optimal cycle rate and scales its operational cycle rate to that expected by the tool. The CPT-1 manages cycle rate errors and eliminates steady-state cycle rate alarms. It can be configured for various systems.

Features & Benefits

  • Customizable cycle rate scale
  • Simple Plug-&-Play integration
  • Industry standard protocols
  • Software interface simplifies system setup
  • Quickly switch between operation modes
  • Compatible with White Knight bellows pumps
White Knight One-Year Warranty
CE Certification Mark

Setup

The CPT-1 maintains two separate communication loops. It operates the pump and calculates its cycle rate, and it scales the cycle rate and communicates the scaled cycle rate to the tool. CPT-1 operates in either end-stroke-detect or end-stroke/oscillate modes. It supports all White Knight high-purity pumps.

White Knight Cycle Rate Translator with Tool and Pumps

Communications

Setup controller using a Windows computer via a standard RS-232 communication protocol or a 10/100 Base-T Ethernet port. It supports automatic IP Address assignment over DHCP Network.

Power Requirements

  • CPT-1 power consumption
    2.5 watts typical with maximum of 4 watts.
  • High-power sourcing outputs
    (12 –24 VDC, 500 mA)
  • Low-power outputs
    (5 –24 VDC, 25 mA)

Wiring Connections

Digital I/O Connections: 44 Pin HD D-Sub Connector

Digital Inputs Include:

  • Left/Right signal from system
  • Left/Right signal from end stroke sensors
  • Left/Right leak detect sensors
  • Leak Reset Input

Digital Outputs Include:

  • Left/Right Solenoid Valve outputs
  • Left/Right Scaled Cycle rate signal
  • System Enabled signal
  • Leak detected signal

* Digital inputs are configurable to voltage reference high or low.
* Digital outputs are configurable to be voltage source or sink.
* Digital ports must be powered with an external source.

Advantages of White Knight Pumps

  • Process-safe PTFE/PFA flow paths
  • Nonmetal designs eliminate risk of metal contamination
  • ≤ 140 lpm (36 gpm) flow rates
  • ≤ 7 Bar (100 psi) pressures
  • ≤ 210°C (410°F) temperatures
  • ≤ 3 m (10 ft) suction lift
  • Dead-head capable operation
  • No elastomer O-rings; never retorque
  • No lubrication in shift mechanisms
  • No electric motors, which generate heat
  • No preventative maintenance during warranty
  • Minimal parts for durable design
  • Pneumatic Logic™ minimizes liquid pulsation and pump vibration
  • Machined designs offer superior containment to molded pumps
  • Class 100 cleanroom assembly, testing, and packaging
  • Various liquid connection options
  • Easy to install and service

Configuration

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White Knight Controller with Cable Connector

Digital I/O cable to wire leads

White Knight Controller with Screw Terminals

Breakout board to screw terminals

White Knight Controller Power Supply

24 VDC 60 with external power supply

White Knight Closed-Loop Control Systems

High-Purity Closed-Loop Pump Systems

Automatically maintain laminar flow or steady pressure with metal-free closed-loop pump systems offering stable temperatures, dead-head and suction lift.

Control your high purity chemical processes and delivery systems. Simplify process automation to save time, resources and reduce costs.

  • ≤ 140 lpm (36 gpm) flow rates
  • ≤ 7 Bar (100 psi) pressures
  • ≤ 210°C (410°F) temperatures
  • Maintain stable temperatures
  • No metals, no corrosion
  • No elastomer O-rings, no leaks
  • No electric motors, no heat rise
  • No impellers, no microbubbles
High-Purity Closed-Loop Systems