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European Facility For Airborne Research Feb. 25, 2018, 03:04

Instrument: Mass flow controlled Filter Pack for PM 2.5

Name Mass flow controlled Filter Pack for PM 2.5
Acronym Filters-ATHENA/RIC
Manufacturer LABORATORY MADE
Manufacturer website http://www.sierrainstruments.com/
Operated by ATHENA/RIC-AEROPHOTO-SFS
Operated onboard

Instrument type

Name Filter Sampler
Acronym Filter Sampler

Principle of operation

Measured parameter Aerosols passive collector
Operating principle

Trough a fiber glass filter the aerosols are collected for a post-flight chemical analysis.

Measurement(s) Aerosol

Dimension and weight

External dimension
Weight 15.0

Performance

Operating mode In situ
Range

Resolution

Sensitivity

Accuracy

Bandwidth

Modifications

Operational restriction

Need operator to change filter packs. Requires that this specific inlet is characterized for cut-off diameter, by operator, according to the desired flow rate

Operational requirements

Requires scroll pump and mass flow controller, the
later connected to data recording Dasy-Lab.

Certification approvals

Additional information

Access, host and processing

Access

Not specified yet

Could also fit on any aircraft having the following characteristics

General description

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