centrifugal atomizer

centrifugal atomizer

[‚sen′trif·i·gəl ′ad·ə‚mīz·ər]
(mechanical engineering)
Device that atomizes liquids with a spinning disk; liquid is fed onto the center of the disk, and the whirling motion (3000 to 50,000 revolutions per minute) forces the liquid outward in thin sheets to cause atomization.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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