This Velocity Horn is used for THE PROCESSING APPLICATIONS. Ultrasonic processor (Probe sonicator is a tool specially designed for Pharmaceutical, Chemical Labs & various research institutes, colleges, universities.
Ultrasonic Processor Consists of
(A) Ultrasonic Generator to produce high ultrasonic frequency of 20 KHz and an Ultrasonic Power 120 watts.
(B) Velocity Horn fitted with PZT Crystals (Transducer Elements). This Velocity Horn assembly converts the electrical energy fed from the Ultrasonic Generator to mechanical vibrations at the rate of applied electrical frequency. The amplitude of these mechanical vibrations are magnified by this Velocity Horn.
Principle of Ultrasonic Processor
High frequency vibrations are produced by the S.S velocity Horn which is immersedinto liquid to be processed. The vibrations give raise to millions of Intense Microscopic Vacuum Bubbles which form & implode at a very high rate. This phenomenon is known as 'CAVITATION'. Cavitation give rise to intense Local Pressure Waves & Micro Streaming of liquid round the points of collapse. This in turn produces High Shear gradients which are responsible for the above stated applications.
Some of its applications are
Tissue Processing (Plant & Animal Tissues)
Emulsification of Immiscible Liquids.
De-gassing & De-aerating of Liquids.
In small volume batches of upto 500 ml.
Homogenization, Micro Fined Emulsion.
More stable compared to other processes.
Very Flexible. It can easily be transferred from one batch to other without intermediatory operations like emptying, cleaning & refilling. Ultrasonic Processor can be transported to various locations of sample operations.