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1. (WO2001002043) METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR DELIVERING HUMIDIFIED AIR TO A FACE MASK
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Pub. No.:    WO/2001/002043    International Application No.:    PCT/CA2000/000726
Publication Date: 11.01.2001 International Filing Date: 16.06.2000
IPC:
A61M 16/16 (2006.01)
Applicants: J & M DISTRIBUTORS LTD. [CA/CA]; 1016 IOCO RD., Port Moody, British Columbia V3H 2X1 (CA)
Inventors: HEWSON, C., Bruce; (CA).
WIENS, Benjamin; (CA)
Priority Data:
09/345,417 01.07.1999 US
Title (EN) METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR DELIVERING HUMIDIFIED AIR TO A FACE MASK
(FR) PROCEDE ET APPAREIL PERMETTANT D'ACHEMINER DE L'AIR HUMIDIFIE VERS UN MASQUE FACIAL
Abstract: front page image
(EN)A humidifier (12) comprising: (a) an inlet (32) for receiving a supply of intake air; (b) a first chamber (27) for holding a first volume of said intake air; (c) a second chamber (29) for holding a second volume of said intake air, wherein said second volume of air is passed over the surface of water (31) contained within said second chamber (29); (d) a heather (58) for heating said water and said second volume of air within said second chamber (29); (e) a mixing conduit (84) for receiving and mixing together separate first and second streams of air discharged from said first and second chambers (27, 29) respectively; and (f) an adjustable regulator (96) for regulating the amount of said second stream of air passing into said mixing conduit (84).
(FR)Cette invention concerne un humidificateur (12) qui comprend les éléments suivants: (a) une admission pour recevoir une quantité d'air entrant; (b) une première chambre (27) servant à contenir un premier volume d'air entrant; (c) une seconde chambre (29) servant à contenir un second volume d'air entrant, lequel second volume d'air passe à la surface de l'eau (31) contenue dans ladite seconde chambre (29); (d) une unité de chauffage (58) servant à chauffer l'eau ainsi que le second volume d'air dans la seconde chambre (29); (e) un conduit de mélange (84) qui va recevoir et mélanger les premier et second flux d'air distincts provenant respectivement de la première et de la seconde chambres (27, 29); et (f) une régulateur ajustable (96) permettant de réguler la quantité du second flux d'air passant dans le conduit de mélange (84).
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African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (GH, GM, KE, LS, MW, MZ, SD, SL, SZ, TZ, UG, ZW)
Eurasian Patent Organization (AM, AZ, BY, KG, KZ, MD, RU, TJ, TM)
European Patent Office (AT, BE, CH, CY, DE, DK, ES, FI, FR, GB, GR, IE, IT, LU, MC, NL, PT, SE)
African Intellectual Property Organization (BF, BJ, CF, CG, CI, CM, GA, GN, GW, ML, MR, NE, SN, TD, TG).
Publication Language: English (EN)
Filing Language: English (EN)