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Spray and Droplet Research Facility: Facilities


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The facilities available at the Spray and Droplet Research Facility include various test setups, and optical diagnostic equipment. Some of them are listed below:
  • Spray visualization setup including a pulsed LED strobe, halogen lights and high speed camera
  • Droplet sizing setup including, laser diffuser, CCD cameras and long-distance microscopes
  • Setup for particle image velocimetry studies including double pulsed laser and double-shutter camera
  • Pulsed Nd:YAG lasers with crystals for fluoresence experiments
  • Schlieren setup for study of vapour
  • Thermal imaging camera
  • High-pressure, high temperature constant volume chamber
  • Mono-disperse droplet generators and syringe pumps
  • Mono-disperse droplet generators for high temperature experiments
  • Injection rate measurement setup based on Bosch-tube method
  • Heated cross-flow setup for liquid jet in crossflow experiment
  • Pilot plant for molten metal atomization studies
  • Setup for evaporation experiments on pendant droplets
  • Tower for studying the evaporation of falling droplets
  • Setup for performing studies on bubble plumes generated by electrolysis




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