GlobalSpec has asked its users about the latest design trends and features related to Nozzles. They have also shared their product applications and tips on how to buy and use these products.
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Q:
What new technologies are influencing nozzle design?
15 answers
Answers:
Processes at which higher temperatures are being encountered and appropriate materials need to be selected.
~Shane S, The Wiiliam Smart Company, Nozzle experts since 1967, Covington, St Tammany
Basically none, some advance in materials selection and drop size control, but nothing really innovative.
~Alfredo D, Engineer, Udine, Italy
Fluid Head ( High flow low pressure), nozzle inserts, flow enhancing nozzles (educators).
~Rajeev S, Technical Support, Pune, India
Better fluid properties. New material (assemblies, composites, etc.)
~Owner / chief engineer, Little Rock, AR
High pressure water system for cleaning/blasting hard surface.
~Dr. Peter A, Supervising Engineer, Thompson, Canada
Lower weight with heavy duty /high pressure high flow
~Engineering, Design, GANDHINAGAR, India
Nozzle tip design, pintel design and material, hertz
~Jonathan G, Design Engineer, Portland, OR
Computational Fluid Dynamics
~Fred H, Design Engineer, Lexington, NC
Computational fluid dynamics
~Research & Development, Serpong, Indonesia
Quick connect nozzles.
~Technical Support/Services, Porto, Portugal
I don't design them
~Engineering, Consulting, RAMOS MEJIA, Argentina
Spray patterns
~Engineering, Design, Oakland, CA
Finer mists
~Chris L, Engineer, Lobethal, Australia
Automation.
~Kir K, General Management, Washington, DC
Clearances
~Pankaj Sable S, Manufacturer, Pune, India

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Q:
From your perspective, which companies are creating the most innovative nozzles?
8 answers
Answers:
Based on my short experience: TYCO (fire protection) Spray Systems (industrial use) Delavan (industrial use)
~Engineering, Consulting, RAMOS MEJIA, Argentina
Bete Fog Nozzle/ Only company that actually creates a new nozzle and doesn't duplicate another's design.
~Shane S, The Wiiliam Smart Company, Nozzle experts since 1967, Covington, St Tammany
Spraying systems, Bex, Pfaudler, Lechler, Bete
~Rajeev S, Technical Support, Pune, India
For the industry Spraying Systems and Lechler.
~Technical Support/Services, Porto, Portugal
MLC, Michigan Autoflow Inc
~Dr. Peter A, Supervising Engineer, Thompson, Canada
WEH. OPW, Staublie
~Engineering, Design, GANDHINAGAR, India
Spray systems
~Chris L, Engineer, Lobethal, Australia
Bete
~Kir K, General Management, Washington, DC

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