[psas-avionics] Smoke generators...

Dave Camarillo dave.camarillo at gmail.com
Thu Oct 7 14:09:52 PDT 2010


Humm, interesting... It says that it's based on a vaporization principle,
where as I think the type we we're thinking of is based on combustion by
products... It may work though...

On Thu, Oct 7, 2010 at 1:24 PM, Jeremy Booth <jbooth7 at gmail.com> wrote:

> There's this little guy, but it looks like smaller foggers (this
> included) are way too expensive.
>
> http://www.theatrefx.com/moreinfo_fg90_tiny_fogger_fog_machine.html
>
> On Thu, Oct 7, 2010 at 1:07 PM, Dave Camarillo <dave.camarillo at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > Humm, bummer, I was hoping it would be an easy COTS part... Well, we were
> > talking about the possibility of using a RC glo-plug as a heating
> element,
> > so perhaps the COTS pump in conjunction with the glo-plug would do the
> > trick....
> >
> > On Thu, Oct 7, 2010 at 1:00 PM, Aaron Burt <aaron at bavariati.org> wrote:
> >>
> >> On Thu, Oct 07, 2010 at 12:12:11PM -0700, Dave Camarillo wrote:
> >> > So at one point we were talking about putting a smoke generator on the
> >> > rocket above the control surfaces so that we could see the aerodynamic
> >> > affects of the canards and fins. I came across a COTS smoke generator
> >> > online, it would be pretty cool if that were on board the rocket...
> >>
> >> Note: that's only a pump for injecting oil into the muffler of a 2-stoke
> >> hobby engine.  Won't work so well without a heat source.
> >>
> >>
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