General definition of the term
Capacity is a key figure that describes the quantity that is processed or transferred over a specified period of time.
How is the flow rate of a centrifuge calculated?
In centrifugation, the flow rate is the nominal capacity of a centrifuge. The capacity indicates the amount of suspension the centrifuge processes in a certain time.
Method of calculating capacity
Alternative terms for capacity are: flow rate, throughput performance, throughput volume, nominal capacity, performance
Relevant units related to the concept of capacity are:
- Cubic meters per hour: m³/h
- Tons per hour: t/h
- Hectoliters per hour: hl/h
- Liters per hour: l/h
- Kilograms per hour: kg/h
 Duden 05/2019: Durchsatz, www.duden.de/rechtschreibung/Durchsatz
 Horst Kuchling: Pocketbook of Physics; Published by Fachbuchverlag Leipzig, 16. Edition 1996