Accession Number : ADD014118

Title :   Particulate Mass Measuring Apparatus.

Descriptive Note : Patent, Filed 6 Nov 87, patented 28 Mar 89,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Plank, Vernon G

Report Date : 28 Mar 1989

Pagination or Media Count : 11

Abstract : An airflow particulate mass measuring apparatus directs the incoming particulate by means of a wedge ring and a central parabolic needle to strike in a capture annulus of a spinner whose change inn angular rotation is related to the mass of the particulate striking the spinner. A plurality of torque blades on the spinner cause the particulate to be accelerated and centrifugally ejected. Patents. (MJM)

Descriptors :   *PATENTS, *PARTICULATES, *MASS FLOW, MEASUREMENT, ROTATION

Subject Categories : Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE