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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 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.

Inventors:
 [1];  [1]
  1. Richland, WA
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Pacific Northwest National Lab. (PNNL), Richland, WA (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
868234
Patent Number(s):
5103654
Assignee:
Battelle Memorial Institute (Richland, WA)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
G - PHYSICS G01 - MEASURING G01N - INVESTIGATING OR ANALYSING MATERIALS BY DETERMINING THEIR CHEMICAL OR PHYSICAL PROPERTIES
E - FIXED CONSTRUCTIONS E02 - HYDRAULIC ENGINEERING E02D - FOUNDATIONS
DOE Contract Number:  
AC06-76RL01830
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
tensiometer; removable; wick; relates; improvements; tensiometers; measuring; soil; water; tension; comprising; rod; shaped; shoestring; rolled; paper; towel; glass; microfiber; filter; solid; ceramic; secured; cone; washer; threaded; fitting; shaped wick; rod shaped; solid ceramic; soil water; threaded fitting; fiber filter; oil water; /73/

Citation Formats

Gee, Glendon W, and Campbell, Melvin D. Tensiometer with removable wick. United States: N. p., 1992. Web.
Gee, Glendon W, & Campbell, Melvin D. Tensiometer with removable wick. United States.
Gee, Glendon W, and Campbell, Melvin D. Wed . "Tensiometer with removable wick". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/868234.
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title = {Tensiometer with removable wick},
author = {Gee, Glendon W and Campbell, Melvin D},
abstractNote = {The present invention relates to improvements in tensiometers for measuring soil water tension comprising a rod shaped wick. the rod shaped wick is 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.},
doi = {},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {1992},
month = {1}
}

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