Cavitation Tunnel

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QinetiQ's cavitation tunnel is used for the design and assessment of propellers. It's large working section allows the propeller to be tested in conjunction with the vessel hull form. With a working section measuring 5.35m in length by 2.4m width and 1.2m in height and is capable of running at pressures between 3KPa up to 150KP, with a maximum flow speed of 7.9m/s.

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