ultrasonic atomizer

ultrasonic atomizer

[¦əl·trə′sän·ik ′ad·ə‚mīz·ər]
(mechanical engineering)
An atomizer in which liquid is fed to, or caused to flow over, a surface which vibrates at an ultrasonic frequency; uniform drops may be produced at low feed rates.
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For the ease of handling high molecular weight polymers for the given capacity of ultrasonic atomizer, the concentrations of solutions were kept as low as 1 wt%.
Compared with the atomization through pressurized nozzles, ultrasonic atomizers offer smaller drop sizes with more uniform size distribution.
The hydraulic atomizer uses only a water supply, while pneumatic and ultrasonic atomizers required both water and compressed air.