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1. (WO2017064364) TWO-STAGE MOISTURE SEPARATOR

Pub. No.:    WO/2017/064364    International Application No.:    PCT/FI2016/050578
Publication Date: Fri Apr 21 01:59:59 CEST 2017 International Filing Date: Thu Aug 25 01:59:59 CEST 2016
IPC: B01D 45/04
B01D 45/02
B01D 45/12
B01D 50/00
B01D 46/00
Applicants: ALUPRO OY
Inventors: SAMELA, Vesa
KIVEKÄS, Juha
Title: TWO-STAGE MOISTURE SEPARATOR
Abstract:
The invention relates to a two-stage moisture separator for installation at the upper end of a vertical air intake channel (1). The moisture separator comprises a body frame (2) having a square- shaped horizontal cross section, which downwardly smoothly transforms to correspond to the shape of the upper end of the air intake channel (1), so as to be connected thereto in a sealed manner. Each of the sides of the square is provided with a vertically-slatted second separating louver (3), as seen in the direction of air flow, supported to the upper edge of the side. Air channels (4) having an enlarging cross section of flow curve outwardly and downwardly relative to the second separating louvers, and at the ends of the air channels there are, as seen in the direction of air flow, first substantially vertically-slatted separating louvers (5), and suction channels (6) extending downwardly from the first separating louvers. The suction openings (7) of the air channels are substantially downwardly disposed adjacent to the air intake channel (1).