• Publication Date: 12/01/2013
  • Author(s):
    Lavarreda, Christian A. Roberts, Daryl L.
  • Organization(s):
    MSP Corporation
  • Article Type: Technical Articles
  • Subjects: Instruments, Particle Characterization, Testing, Validation, and Regulatory Compliance
This article addresses assumptions in optical inspection of impactor nozzles then compares optical and non-optical methods of nozzle measurement.

The results bear directly on the question of accuracy of the nozzle diameter data gathered with an optical system. The repeatability of optical system measurements is a separate question that is also addressed briefly in the context of the accuracy determination.

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