Accession Number : ADD000509

Title :   Water Trap for Pitot Static System.

Descriptive Note : Patent Application,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Seib,James

Report Date : 06 Jan 1975

Pagination or Media Count : 7

Abstract : The patent application relates to a trap for removing water from air which enters into a pitot static tube. A first pipe carries a mixture of air and water into the inner chamber wherein the water separates from the air and a second pipe carries the air to an instrumentation gauge. At least one drain hole is provided in the inner chamber for permitting water to drain into the outer chamber, and at least one drain opening is provided in the outer chamber for draining water from the outer chamber.

Descriptors :   *Pitot tubes, *Traps, Water, Air, Patents

Subject Categories : Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods
      Fluid Mechanics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE