flow cone

flow cone

[′flō ‚kōn]
(fluid mechanics)
One of a collection of elements of conical shape that may be attached to an aerodynamic surface to visualize the fluid flow over the surface.

flow cone

A device for measuring grout consistency; after a predetermined volume of grout is permitted to flow through an orifice of known size, the time of efflux (called the flow factor) is an indication of the consistency.
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It is often impractical to attempt to calibrate a gas flow cone meter using a liquid flow calibration facility.
The Visual Material Monitoring feature is achieved by placing a glass cylinder between the stainless-steel center section and the stainless-steel material flow cone, providing a clear view of the material inventory in the loader.
The Feedmax B hopper loaders from Wittmann have been improved by adding a sight glass between the stainless steel centre section and the stainless steel material flow cone.
The new boxes also have steel flow cones on top of the wire stack designed with Lincoln's Flow Cone[TM] technology to reduce waste and wire tangling.