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1. (WO2001036879) FILTER WITH HANDLE FEATURE

Pub. No.:    WO/2001/036879    International Application No.:    PCT/US2000/030828
Publication Date: Sat May 26 01:59:59 CEST 2001 International Filing Date: Fri Nov 10 00:59:59 CET 2000
IPC: F24F 6/04
Applicants: HONEYWELL INC.
Inventors: COX, Paul
CHAN, Thomas, S.
Title: FILTER WITH HANDLE FEATURE
Abstract:
A portable humidifier including a housing (12) defining an air inlet (24), an air outlet (21), and an air flow path therebetween; a retainer (31, 32, 34) disposed in the housing; and an air permeable, liquid absorbent cartridge element (51) replaceably retained by the retainer and having a handle (68) to facilitate removal from the housing. Also included is a blower (47) disposed in the housing and activatable to produce air flow through the air flow path and cartridge element (51) and a liquid supply (18) for supplying liquid to the cartridge element.