The AP series of optical patternator is designed specifically to find out the cone angle of sprays. It is a single-axis system with two layers of laser sheets spaced 10 mm apart and conforms to SAE J2715 spray characterization standards. US Patent 6184989.
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Also used in windowed pressure chambers to obtain full patternation (spray pattern) information by rotating the nozzle a few times.
The AP series of optical patternator has 2 layers of laser sheets spaced 10 mm apart. There are two independent detectors analyzing the two cross sections of the spray as it intersects the two laser sheets. A comparison of the two cross sections reveals the spray angle or cone angle of the spray. The fast data acquisition rate of 10,000 Hz enables characterization of sub-millisecond sprays. When the system is used with opposing windows in a pressure chamber, the nozzle/injector can be rotated six times to obtain full patternation of the spray.
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