TM 5-815-1/AFR 19-6
efficiency curves for handling a similar dust and gas.
efficiency curve in order to determine overall cyclone
All other methods of determining cyclone efficiency
are estimates and should be treated as such.
(1) A particle size distribution curve shows the
b. Predicting cyclone collection efficiency. A parti-
weight of the particles for a given size range
cle size distribution curve for the gas entering a cyclone
in a dust sample as a percent of the total
is used in conjunction with a cyclone fractional
weight of the sample. Particle size