Sling Psychrometer

Published: | Updated: November 23, 2016

Definition - What does Sling Psychrometer mean?

A sling psychrometer is a hygrometer that can be rotated in the air to make a wet-bulb attain a constant value. It is used to determine the atmospheric humidity in a given area.

Corrosionpedia explains Sling Psychrometer

A sling psychrometer is used to determine the atmospheric humidity of an environment that surrounds a given metal application.

High moisture levels in the immediate vicinity of a metal can contribute to higher corrosion rates due to the formation of aqueous ions. The use of a sling psychrometer facilitates the proper corrosion prevention methods to be taken in a timely manner depending on the observed moisture levels.

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