Compact Device for Continuous Removal of Water from an Airstream - Cascade Screen.
Patent Application, Filed 21 Oct 87,
DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON DC
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A separator for removing frozen or condensed water from an air stream, such as to aircraft environmental and avionics cooling systems, is described which comprises a generally tubular housing having an inlet and outlet, one or more screens of selected mesh size disposed in preselected spacing generally transverse of a direction of air flow within the housing, a brush or wiper disposed against each screen for removing moisture from each screen, either the screen or contacting brush being rotatable relative to the other, a motor operatively connected to the rotatable screen or brush for rotating one against the other to remove moisture from the screen, and a conduit operatively connected to the housing for draining moisture therefrom.
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