Installation of Clotho

Clotho-1 and Clotho-2 is equipped with ID 6 mm one-touch fittings for supply of both pressurized air / vacuum inlet and Drive Gas outlets for channel A and B.

For ease of use we operate with and recommend to operate with different hose colors and material of hoses connected to Clotho.

Photo from left show at left 8 mm blue Nylon hose for connection between Alagonia pump and Sarpedon reservoir. Followed by 6 mm blue Nylon hose, 6 mm green Nylon hose, 6 mm blue transparent dark blue PU hose. Photo 2 show the many connections on the front of Clotho-2 Drive Unit with two transparent PU tube connections for the Clio-100 O-SUP (or Thalia-100 A-SUE). Photo 3 show the 3 different colored hoses connected to Clotho Drive Unit and two blue transparent PU hoses for Drive Gas to SUPs/SUEs.

Nylon-12 material hose for more stationary application which do not need to be moved around.

  • Green for vacuum supply – Drive Unit top left (better, lower than 0,1 Bar absolute)
  • Blue for dry pressured air supply – Drive Unit top right (2 - 5 Bar atmospheric)

Polyurethane (PU) material transparent blue flexible hose supplied by SMC for applications where flexibility is important.

  • Blue transparent for Drive Gas connection – centre of Clotho front panel for channel A and channel B

Photo 1 show connections and the little black USB/WiFi adaptor. Center photo with quite unique connection to Thalia-100 and Thalia-30 A-SUE. Left photo shows a complete Cronus tower including Clotho-2 connected to the two red Laser sensors and needed hoses.