A PORTABLE TEOM PARTICULATE MASS MONITOR FOR FIELD APPLICATION

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Army
Contract: N/A
Agency Tracking Number: 6349
Amount: $483,324.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 1989
Solicitation Year: N/A
Solicitation Topic Code: N/A
Solicitation Number: N/A
Small Business Information
Rupprecht & Patashnick Co Inc.
8 Corporate Cir, Albany, NY, 12203
DUNS: N/A
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Harvey Pataschnick
 (518) 452-0065
Business Contact
Phone: () -
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
AN INSTRUMENT CAPABLE OF REAL-TIME MONITORING OF SMOKE AND AEROSOL MASS CONCENTRATION UNDER FIELD CONDITIONS IS PRESENTED. IT IS BASED ON TEOM TECHNOLOGY WHICH ENABLES DIRECT MASS MEASUREMENTS OF PARTICULATES IN REAL TIME. THE SYSTEM MEASURES PARTICULATE MASS INDEPENDENTS OF OTHER PARTICULATES PROPERTIES AND HAS THE ADDITIONAL ADVANTAGE OF UTILIZING EXCHANGEABLE FILTER CARTRIDGES WHICH ALLOWS POST COLLECTION ANALYSES OF THE PARTICULATES IF REQUIRED. PHASE I OF THE PROGRAM WILL ADDRESS THE ENGINEERING DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT NEEDS OF THE SYSTEM FOR A SMALL, LIGHT WEIGHT, AND LOW POWER CONSUMING INSTRUMENT SUITABLE FOR FIELD APPLICATION. PHASE II WILL CONSIST OF THE FABRICATION AND TESTING OF THE INSTRUMENTATION.

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