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Development of Defogger Equipped with a Roller Horsehair Brush  

Ma, Chang-Jin (Department of Environmental Science, Fukuoka Women's University)
Kasahara, Mikio (Graduate School of Energy Science, Kyoto University)
Cao, Renqiu (Tokyo Dylec Co., Ltd.)
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Asian Journal of Atmospheric Environment / v.10, no.4, 2016 , pp. 226-231 More about this Journal
In order to remove fog often causes various troubles in our daily lives, the novel defog blower equipped the roller brush made of recycled horse's mane hair was developed. This work presents the overview of new defog devices and the experimental data obtained at two different kinds of defogging experiments. In the model experiment carried out at the enclosed cleanroom ($W5.9m{\times}L5.1m{\times}H2.4m$) targeted a vinyl house, fog was dissipated in less than 30 seconds in case with wind entrainment and two minutes 45 seconds in case without wind entrainment after running of the newly designed defog blower. When the demisting blower was run in a duct, it has an excellent mist sweeping qualities as well as a great removal effect for the background particles (89.5% and 65.4% scavenging rates for fine and coarse particles, respectively). It can be therefore said that the mist eliminator presented in this paper is ideal for use in the sealing space like a vinyl house and the industrial sites where required to remove both harmful mist and particle.
Fog; Mist; Defog; Duct; Horsehair;
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