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Infrared Pyrometers For Measuring Dust Explosion Temperatures
Author(s): K. L. Cashdollar; M. Hertzberg
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Paper Abstract

This paper will describe the design of two infrared optical pyrometers used to study dust explosions. One is a six-wavelength pyrometer that can measure both dust particle temperature and gas temperature by observing continuum and gas band emission in the 1 to 5 μm infrared region using PbSe detectors. The second pyrometer measures particle continuum emission in the 0.8 to 1.0 μm region of the near infrared using Si detectors. Temperature data are presented for both laboratory and full-scale mine explosions.

Paper Details

Date Published: 17 December 1980
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 0253, Modern Utilization of Infrared Technology VI, (17 December 1980); doi: 10.1117/12.959519
Show Author Affiliations
K. L. Cashdollar, U.S. Department of the Interior (United States)
M. Hertzberg, U.S. Department of the Interior (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0253:
Modern Utilization of Infrared Technology VI
Irving J. Spiro, Editor(s)

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