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Title: Tensiometer with removable wick

Abstract

The present invention relates to improvements in tensiometers for measuring soil water tension comprising a rod shaped wick. The rod shaped wick is a shoestring, rolled paper towel, rolled glass microfiber filter, or solid ceramic. The rod shaped wick is secured to the tensiometer by a cone washer and a threaded fitting. 2 figs.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
7283122
Patent Number(s):
5103654 A
Application Number:
PPN: US 7-596813
Assignee:
Battelle Memorial Inst., Richland, WA (United States) PTO; EDB-94-083312
DOE Contract Number:  
AC06-76RL01830
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 11 Oct 1990
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
47 OTHER INSTRUMENTATION; 54 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES; INTERSTITIAL WATER; SURFACE TENSION; TENSIOMETERS; DESIGN; MATERIALS; OPERATION; SOILS; GROUND WATER; HYDROGEN COMPOUNDS; MEASURING INSTRUMENTS; OXYGEN COMPOUNDS; SURFACE PROPERTIES; WATER; 440800* - Miscellaneous Instrumentation- (1990-); 540210 - Environment, Terrestrial- Basic Studies- (1990-)

Citation Formats

Gee, G.W., and Campbell, M.D. Tensiometer with removable wick. United States: N. p., 1992. Web.
Gee, G.W., & Campbell, M.D. Tensiometer with removable wick. United States.
Gee, G.W., and Campbell, M.D. Tue . "Tensiometer with removable wick". United States.
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abstractNote = {The present invention relates to improvements in tensiometers for measuring soil water tension comprising a rod shaped wick. The rod shaped wick is a shoestring, rolled paper towel, rolled glass microfiber filter, or solid ceramic. The rod shaped wick is secured to the tensiometer by a cone washer and a threaded fitting. 2 figs.},
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year = {1992},
month = {4}
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