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Abstract

Measurements of aerosol agglomeration have been made in a cylindrical chamber and used to show that liquid (glycol fog) and solid (TiO(2)) aerosols agglomerate in the presence of a high intensity sound field. The TiO(2) aerosol was generated using a powder disperser, while the liquid aerosol was produced by the evaporation and condensation of Safex, a chemical mixture consisting mainly of glycol. The influence of the addition of glycol fog on the acoustic agglomeration of the TiO(2) was characterised in a series of experiments. The total particle concentrations during two experiments, with and without addition of glycol fog, have been compared and the results obtained are discussed.

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Authors: SOMERS J, JRC Karlsruhe (DE);MAGILL J, JRC Karlsruhe (DE);RICHTER K, JRC Karlsruhe (DE);FOURCAUDOT S, JRC Karlsruhe (DE);BARRAUX P, JRC Karlsruhe (DE);LAJARGE P, JRC Karlsruhe (DE)
Bibliographic Reference: Paper presented: 8th Annual Conference of the Aerosol Society, York (GB), March 21-23, 1994
Availability: Available from (1) as Paper EN 38231 ORA
Record Number: 199410496 / Last updated on: 1994-11-28
Category: PUBLICATION
Original language: en
Available languages: en