publication . Patent . 1987

Active cloudwater collector

Daube, Bruce C., Jr.; Flagan, Richard C.; Hoffmann, Michael R.;
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  • Published: 06 Oct 1987
  • Publisher: U.S. Patent Office
  • Country: United States
A cloud water collector is disclosed comprised of a sampler duct having a plurality of spaced Teflon strands, in the form of screens, mounted across the conduit at an acute angle facing the open inlet of the conduit. Droplets in a cloud sample are drawn into the conduit by a fan located at the back end of the conduit, impact upon the Teflon strands and are drawn down to the lower ends of the strands, where they drop and the accumulated droplets are diverted to a sample bottle for collection. The cloud water collector can be automated to collect a plurality of successive cloud water samples by an automated sampler containing a reservoir into which cloud water obt...
Medical Subject Headings: complex mixturessense organs
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