PAO-4 Particle Size Distribution of a Thermal Condensation Generator (ATI-5C)

ATI-5C Thermal Condensation Aerosol Generator using PAO-4 (4 cSt polyalphaolefin)
Operating at standard set up parameters of 408° C (765° F) with a 50 psig inert gas supply

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Number

Particle Size

Surface

Particle Size

Mass

Particle Size

Volume

Particle Size

median (nm) 221 282 373 373
mean (nm) 237 364 488 488
geo. mean (nm) 219 317 421 421
mode (nm) 225 269 279 279
geo. st. dev. 1.50 1.65 1.73 1.73

*The ATI-5C aerosol distribution listed above is characteristic of the operating conditions and settings present at the time of testing. Particle size distributions generated during field usage will change  depending upon the ambient temperature, humidity and equipment settings in use.