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MicroFLEX

Aquatrac’s microFLEX controller is the perfect economical solution that provides the latest in water management technology for Cooling Towers and Boilers.

Aquatrac's microFLEX water treatment controller offers a worry-free thermal flow switch that does not require any user adjustments.

The microFLEX integrates built-in diagnostics with real-time monitoring in a compact design (5.9"W x 5.9"H x 3.5"D).

This little controller is a powerful + affordable solution for your cooling tower or boiler.

Check out a demo for yourself at
http://microflex.aquatrac.com
or
http://microflex2.aquatrac.com

  • Controls Cooling Towers or Boilers
  • Timed or Continous Sample
  • Boiler Blowdown
  • Chemical Relay Timer
  • Conductivity Input
  • Water Meter Input
  • Status Input
  • Web Browser Interface
  • Dry Contact Alarm Relay
  • Single 4-20mA Output
  • Built-In Diagnostics
  • Configure and View from remote locations
  • Single point calibration
  • Feed chemical based on water volume
  • Verify cycles
  • Detect leaks in the system
  • Supports Bleed Then Feed
  • Supports Percentage Time Bleed & Feed
  • Analog and Digital I/O

    • Conductivity Sensor: Auto ranging from 100uS to 10,000uS
      Single point calibration, Temperature Compensated
    • Temperature Sensor: 32F to 125F (0C to 50C)
      Displayed as F or C
    • Thermal Flow Switch: 1GPM trip within 30 Seconds
      Typically 10 Second trip with in FLOW / NO FLOW
    • Water Meter Input: 400Hz, 0,5mA @5VDC Measurement Current
      Accepts Paddlewheel or Contacting Head
    • Relay Outputs: 1 SPST (Inhibitor), 1 SPDT (Bleed)
      Single controller fuse
    • 4-20mA Output (optional): Single DC Isolated, Loop Powered
      User definable span, Alarms on Open Loop
    • Alarm Relay (optional): 500mA @ 24VDC Dry Contact set, un-fused
      Normally Closed Contact, open on alarm
  • Communications User Interface

    • Keypad—LCD: 5 Key Tactile Feedback, Universal Characters - Scan rate 100 mS nominal
      2 Line x 16 Character, Backlit - User adjustable contrast
    • 10Base T, TCP/IP Ethernet LAN (optional): HTTP, Telnet Micro Web Server with User Definable Static IP or DHCP
      Browser shows controller in real time
  • Controls

    • Relay ON/OFF: ON/OFF control
      Relay 1 Inhibitor, Relay 2 Bleed Valve
    • Volumetric: User set, measure volume & pump on time
      Sequential control, measures make-up volume then bleeds for user set volume
    • Interlocking: Flow Switch contact set input
      Relay OFF when contact set opens
    • Blocking: Bleed relay may block upon activation of Inhibitor relay
    • Alarms—Feed Limit Timers: Minutes per Actuation & Minutes per Day
      User defined on Feed Limit
  • System

    • Electrical: 120VAC, 50/60 Hz
    • Fusing: 5 Amps @ 120VAC
    • Surge Suppression: Relay 2 N.O. Contacts snubbed @ 0.1uF
      Varistor on AC Line Input
    • Accessory Power: 15-22VDC, Unregulated, thermally fused @ 50mA
    • Enclosure: Non-Metallic, NEMA4X
      5.9”W x 5.9”H x 3.5”D (150mm W x 150mm H x 90mm D)
  • Certifications

    • CSA (Pending): CSA tested to comply with CE
      CSA tested to comply with UL

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Product Briefs

2. Send this document to a colleague microflexbc_prodbrief.pdf MicroFlex Single Boiler Controller Product Brief
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3. Send this document to a colleague microflexct_prodbrief.pdf MicroFlex Single Cooling Tower Controller Product Brief
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User Manuals

4. Send this document to a colleague MicroFLEX_Boiler_QSG V1.pdf Microflex Boiler Controller: Quick Start Guide
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5. Send this document to a colleague microFLEX_Tower_QSG_V1.pdf Microflex Tower Controller: Quick Start Guide
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15. Send this document to a colleague AQB2_User.pdf User Manual for MicroFlex Boiler Blowdown controller. Discusses Installation, Start-Up, Operation, and Maintenance
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16. Send this document to a colleague AQC2_User.pdf User Manual for MicroFlex Cooling Tower controller. Discusses Installation, Start-Up, Operation, and Maintenance
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43. Send this document to a colleague microCL_User.pdf User Manual for the Microflex Water Treatment Controller for Hot & Chilled Closed Loops. Measures Conductivity, Temperature, Make-up Water Meter and Operating Interlock Controls the Inhibitor Pump And Alarm Relay. Part No. CL-AH
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44. Send this document to a colleague microCM_User.pdf User Manual for the Microflex Water Treatment Controller for Condensate Monitoring. Measures Conductivity, Temperature, Make-up Water Meter and Operating Interlock. Controls Bypass Valve and Alarm Relay. Part No. CM-AH
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Application Notes

1. Send this document to a colleague HowToSetupComputerIPAddress.pdf (Adobe PDF) Instructions on how to configure the IP Address of your computer so that you can communicate (via web browser and/or Trackster) with a controller.
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4. Send this document to a colleague AN010-01_Snubbers.pdf Application Note that explains what a ‘snubber’ is and why they are required on some blowdown valves to prevent controller resets and controller power relay failures.
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5. Send this document to a colleague AN010-02_Sensor_PM.pdf Application Note on Preventative Maintenance for Cooling Tower Sensors. Lists sensors with recommended calibration, cleaning and replacement schedules
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6. Send this document to a colleague AN010-03_ORP_Sensor_Test.pdf Application Note on ORP Sensors Electrical Testing. Details electrical testing to identify ORP sensor failures
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12. Send this document to a colleague AN010-09_Paddle_Flowswitch.pdf Application Note which Provides source and part number information for the older, 1/2in NPT paddle type flow switches Aquatrac Part Number A261400; used in Smart3 and earlier version of S1T series controllers.
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16. Send this document to a colleague AN010-16_4-20mA_Troubleshooting.pdf Application Note on Current Loop Function and Troubleshooting. Discusses the troubleshooting self powered, DC isolated current loops.
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17. Send this document to a colleague AN010-17_4-20mA_Loop_Calib.pdf Application Note on Current Loop Calibration. Details calibration of controller powered, DC isolated current loops.
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20. Send this document to a colleague AN010-23_Fail_Safe_Chem_Feed.pdf Application Note on Fail Safe Acid & Oxidant Feeds. Details the installation of fail-safe hardware for acid & oxidant feeds.
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23. Send this document to a colleague AN010-24_NCCS-10K_Config.pdf Application Note on Loop Powered, Non-Contact Conductivity Measurement. Details the installation and operation of Part NCCS-10K, Loop powered, non-contact, conductvity sensor and sensor entry, Part Hdr_CN.
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24. Send this document to a colleague AN010-25_Time_Cycle_Config.pdf Application Note on Timed Cycling Special Control. Details the operation of the ‘TC’, Timed Cycling, chemical feed pump intermittent feed, special control.
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25. Send this document to a colleague AN010-26_Time_Modulation_Config.pdf Application Note on Time Modulation Special Control. Details the operation of the ‘TM’, Time Modulation, chemical feed pump duty cycle special control.
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26. Send this document to a colleague AN010-27_Fail_Safe_Acid_Feed.pdf Application Note on Redundant Acid OverFeed Protection. Details the installation of fail-safe hardware for acid pumps.
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27. Send this document to a colleague AN010-28_WM_Switching_Relay.pdf Application Note on Limiting Waste Water Volume. Details the installation of a latching relay for switching flow between a waste water plant and drain.
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28. Send this document to a colleague AN010-31_Powering_Current_Loops.pdf Application Note on Powering Current Loops. Details the wiring of a 4-20mA current loop powered by an 18-24VDC power cube located in the controller enclosure.
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32. Send this document to a colleague AN_T004.pdf Application Note on how to connect directly to a controller via Crossover cable.
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33. Send this document to a colleague AN_T005.pdf Application Note on Powering Thermal Flowswitches Connecting an Auxiliary DC Supply. Details using a 15VDC, 300mA supply to power a Flowline thermal flowswitch.
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Technical Manuals

9. Send this document to a colleague MicroFlex_Help_Definitions.pdf Explains the ?Help Numbers that can be displayed on the LCD screen of a MicroFlex controller
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Backplane Drawings

Please call (800) 909-9283 or email support@aquatrac.com to request Backplane Drawings for the Microflex product.

Troubleshooting Guides

1. Send this document to a colleague BoilerSensorTestProcedure.pdf Describes how to troubleshoot common boiler sensor problems.
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3. Send this document to a colleague trblSht_FlxAs_boil_conductivity.pdf Troubleshooting Guide for solving Boiler Conductivity problems.
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4. Send this document to a colleague trblSht_FlxAs_ct_conductivity.pdf Troubleshooting Guide for solving Cooling Tower Conductivity problems.
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5. Send this document to a colleague trblSht_FlxAs_orp_control.pdf Troubleshooting Guide for solving ORP measurement and control problems.
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6. Send this document to a colleague trblSht_FlxAs_pH_control.pdf Troubleshooting Guide for solving pH measurement and control problems.
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7. Send this document to a colleague trblSht_PmpVlvSlnd_probsAlrms.pdf Troubleshooting Guide for solving Pump, Valves, Solenoid problems and alarms.
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8. Send this document to a colleague trblSht_2SmrtFlxAs_wtrMtr.pdf Troubleshooting Guide for solving water meter measurements.
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Header Drawings

2. Send this document to a colleague Hdr_CO_F.pdf Sensor Installation Header for Conductivity, Temperature, and Flowswitch.
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3. Send this document to a colleague Hdr_CO_OR_CR_F.pdf Sensor Installation Header for Conductivity, Temperature, ORP, Corrosion Rate, and Flowswitch
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4. Send this document to a colleague Hdr_CP_CR_F.pdf Sensor Installation Header for Conductivity, Temperature, pH, Corrosion Rate, and Flowswitch
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5. Send this document to a colleague Hdr_CP_F.pdf Sensor Installation Header for Conductivity, Temperature, pH, and Flowswitch
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6. Send this document to a colleague Hdr_CP_FF_HP.pdf Sensor Installation Header for Conductivity, Temperature, and Flat-faced double junction pH
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7. Send this document to a colleague Hdr_CP_OR_CR_F.pdf Sensor Installation Header for Conductivity, Temperature, pH, ORP, Corrosion Rate, and Flowswitch
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8. Send this document to a colleague Hdr_CP_OR_F.pdf Sensor Installation Header for Conductivity, Temperature, pH, ORP, and Flowswitch
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9. Send this document to a colleague Hdr_OR.pdf Sensor Installation Header for ORP Sensor and Solution Ground
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10. Send this document to a colleague Hdr_OR_F.pdf Sensor Installation Header for ORP Sensor and Flowswitch
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11. Send this document to a colleague Hdr_PH.pdf Sensor Installation Header for pH Sensor and Solution Ground
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12. Send this document to a colleague Hdr_PH_F.pdf Sensor Installation Header for pH Sensor and Flowswitch
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Installation and Wiring

Controller Model Search

To download the "Installation and Wiring" manual that is specific to your controller, enter the Controller Model Number (in the textbox above), then click Download.

Please call (800) 909-9283 or email support@aquatrac.com to request Installation and Wiring for the Microflex product.

Upgrade Manuals

Please call (800) 909-9283 or email support@aquatrac.com to request Upgrade Manuals for the Microflex product.

Training

1. Send this document to a colleague HowToSetupComputerIPAddress.pdf (Adobe PDF) Instructions on how to configure the IP Address of your computer so that you can communicate (via web browser and/or Trackster) with a controller.
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2. Send this document to a colleague WirelessCommunications-EvDO.pdf (PDF) Overview of wireless broadband communications (EvDO). Discusses what EvDO is and what hardware is necessary in order to implement wireless remote communications for your process controllers.
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3. Send this document to a colleague WirelessCommunications-EvDO.ppt (PowerPoint Presentation) Overview of wireless broadband communications (EvDO). Discusses what EvDO is and what hardware is necessary in order to implement wireless remote communications for your process controllers.
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4. Send this document to a colleague HowToConnectToControllers.ppt (PowerPoint Presentation) Presentation on the different ways you can connect to a controller.
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5. Send this document to a colleague HowToConnectToControllers.pdf (PDF) Presentation on the different ways you can connect to a controller.
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6. Send this document to a colleague Trackster3Overview.pdf (PDF) Presentation on the benefits and features of the Trackster 3 software.
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7. Send this document to a colleague Trackster3Overview.ppt (PowerPoint Presentation) Presentation on the benefits and features of the Trackster 3 software.
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microFLEX Cooling Tower (M2T)

Build a controller model number by selecting one option from each box.
Cooling Tower Base System
CO-IN Conductivity Control, Selectable Inhibitor Feed & Thermal Flow Sensor
Conductivity Sensor includes a 3/4" SCH40 PVC Threaded 'T', Make-up water meter input
Model Information
Model
Communication Options
CL 4-20mA Out on Conductivity Fully isolated output, Loop Powered.
LB Ethernet Networking
AR Alarm Contact
None  
Model Information
Model

microFLEX Boiler (M2B)

Boiler Base System
BB-IN Single Boiler Conductivity Control & Timed Chemical Feed
Timed Sampling Boiler Blowdown Conductivity Control, Make-up water meter input
Model Information
Model
Communication Options
CL 4-20mA Out on Conductivity Fully isolated output, Loop Powered.
LB Ethernet Networking
AR Alarm Contact
None  
Model Information
Model
Part # Description

Analog Sensors

7760002 Conductivity electrode. 3/4in NPT. 250psi Steam Max.
7760021 Aquatrac Conductivity/Temperature/Thermal Flow Switch

Solenoids and Valves

7760217 Motorized blowdown valve, 1/2in NPT, 120VAC, rated 250psi steam
7760006 Needle valve 1/2in, rated 250psi steam, color coded shaft, numbered handle
7760109 Orifice Union, 1/2in NPT, 250psi steam, with four orifice plates

Aquatrac Instruments

Office: (800) 909-9283 - Fax: (909) 476-2412

1840 South Carlos Ave. Ontario California, 91761