Microvec 3D PIV System

3D PIV system is based on the original 2D PIV system but uses the principle of stereoscopic imaging to add the third dimension. At least two sets of cameras view the test area from different angles and with the two sets of two-dimensional velocity vector components a third velocity vector component can be calculated within the test area. The image is first calibrated, and afterward this third velocity component can be evaluated.

Standard Components


  • Double pulse PIV Lasers: 2 x 65 mJ/15 Hz, 2 x 70 mJ/15 Hz, 2 x 135 mJ/15 Hz, 2 x 145 mJ/15 Hz 2 x 200mJ/15 Hz, 2 x 380mJ/10 Hz, 2 x 500 mJ/10 Hz, 2 x 1000 mJ/10 Hz
  • CCD Cameras: VGA/800 fps, 1.4MP/30 fps, 2MP/54 fps, 5MP/16 fps, 6MP/25 fps, 8MP/21 fps, 9MP/17 fps,
  • Synchronizer: 8 Channel TTL Control, 0.25ns Jitter, USB Controlled
  • MicroCap PIV Image Capture Module
  • MicroVec 3D PIV Software
  • Patented Scheimpflug Adapter or Tilt/Shift lenses
  • 3D PIV Calibration Kit

Applications


  • Wind tunnels
  • Water tunnels
  • Aerospace and Astronautics
  • Compressors, turbines, fans, pumps, sprays
  • Microelectromechanical systems (MEMS)
  • Chemical Mixing Equipment
  • 3D vortex flow

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