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Title: Diesel exhaust/mine dust virtual impactor personal aerosol sampler. Design, calibration and field evaluation

Abstract

A virtual impactor personal aerosol sampler (VIPAS) has been developed for use in diesel-equipped mines to collect size-separated samples of diesel exhaust and mine dust particles in the respirable size range. This sampler consists of three stages: a 10-mm cyclone, a 0.8-[mu]m outpoint virtual impactor and two filter cassettes. The large nonrespirable particles are removed in a 10-mm cyclone. The respirable particles from the cyclone pass through a 0.8-[mu]m cutpoint virtual impactor with the particles larger than and smaller than 0.8 [mu]m (mine dust and diesel exhaust particles, respectively) collected on two 37-mm filter cassettes. The sampling flow rate is 2 L/min so as to be compatible with the standard respirable dust sampler and personal sampling pumps. 22 refs., 10 figs.

Authors:
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  1. Univ. of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN (United States)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
6487632
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
Aerosol Science and Technology; (United States)
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 22:2; Journal ID: ISSN 0278-6826
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
54 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES; 42 ENGINEERING; AEROSOLS; SAMPLING; AIR SAMPLERS; CALIBRATION; DESIGN; EVALUATION; DIESEL ENGINES; DUSTS; EXHAUST GASES; MINING EQUIPMENT; PARTICULATES; COLLOIDS; DISPERSIONS; ENGINES; EQUIPMENT; FLUIDS; GASEOUS WASTES; GASES; HEAT ENGINES; INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINES; PARTICLES; SAMPLERS; SOLS; WASTES; 540120* - Environment, Atmospheric- Chemicals Monitoring & Transport- (1990-); 422000 - Engineering- Mining & Underground Engineering- (1980-)

Citation Formats

Marple, V A, Rubow, K L, and Olson, B A. Diesel exhaust/mine dust virtual impactor personal aerosol sampler. Design, calibration and field evaluation. United States: N. p., 1995. Web. doi:10.1080/02786829408959735.
Marple, V A, Rubow, K L, & Olson, B A. Diesel exhaust/mine dust virtual impactor personal aerosol sampler. Design, calibration and field evaluation. United States. https://doi.org/10.1080/02786829408959735
Marple, V A, Rubow, K L, and Olson, B A. 1995. "Diesel exhaust/mine dust virtual impactor personal aerosol sampler. Design, calibration and field evaluation". United States. https://doi.org/10.1080/02786829408959735.
@article{osti_6487632,
title = {Diesel exhaust/mine dust virtual impactor personal aerosol sampler. Design, calibration and field evaluation},
author = {Marple, V A and Rubow, K L and Olson, B A},
abstractNote = {A virtual impactor personal aerosol sampler (VIPAS) has been developed for use in diesel-equipped mines to collect size-separated samples of diesel exhaust and mine dust particles in the respirable size range. This sampler consists of three stages: a 10-mm cyclone, a 0.8-[mu]m outpoint virtual impactor and two filter cassettes. The large nonrespirable particles are removed in a 10-mm cyclone. The respirable particles from the cyclone pass through a 0.8-[mu]m cutpoint virtual impactor with the particles larger than and smaller than 0.8 [mu]m (mine dust and diesel exhaust particles, respectively) collected on two 37-mm filter cassettes. The sampling flow rate is 2 L/min so as to be compatible with the standard respirable dust sampler and personal sampling pumps. 22 refs., 10 figs.},
doi = {10.1080/02786829408959735},
url = {https://www.osti.gov/biblio/6487632}, journal = {Aerosol Science and Technology; (United States)},
issn = {0278-6826},
number = ,
volume = 22:2,
place = {United States},
year = {1995},
month = {2}
}