air cap

air cap

[′er ‚kap]
(mechanical engineering)
A device used in thermal spraying which directs the air pattern for purposes of atomization.
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The warm air cap that produces this inverse effect is primarily produced by downslope warming from the strong westerly winds that descend the lee slopes of the Cascades on the western boundary of the basin.
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They combine liquid and compressed air inside of the air cap to produce the finest mist of atomized liquid that can be easily adjusted to meet the needs of any application.
Oversized knobs and air cap ring for easy adjustments and maintenance
The series set-ups, which feature a new air cap with high-impingement fan jets and a reduced surface area, are able to perform the same spray applications for longer with less overall product accumulation and without clogging.
An air cap, as shown in Figure 2, with precisely sized and located holes allows air to interact with the paint fluid to control the atomization and the pattern of the paint droplets.
Available with HVLP or Trans-Tech air cap technologies, the Compact MINI is suitable for solvent- and water-based paints, as well as stains and varnishes, inks and dyes, and Lacquers.
It involves a meteorological occurrence called 'thermal inversion' whereby a warm air cap forms over Cairo.
Navy and Marine Corps would presumably have to occupy the neck of Iranian territory opposite the strait to keep artillery and missile launchers far away and maintain an air cap over the strait to drive off any attacking Iranian aircraft.
Spray fittings consist of an air manifold, air cap, and retaining ring.
Pertinent Data: The 782RA uses low volume, low pressure air and a rotating air cap to achieve 360-degree coverage while avoiding mist or overspray.
You may also encounter this weather condition adjacent to lakes or in irrigated fields that have a warm air cap.