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11:09 Oct 21, 2002
English to German translations [PRO] Tech/Engineering / Aerosol technology
English term or phrase:critical orifice
Critical orifice for flow control
Control of aerosol flow is necessary to achieve a desired exposure dose and to measure that dose through sampling. A relatively simple way to produce a constant, known flow rate is to use a critical orifice, through which the gas flows at the speed of sound.