Accession Number : ADD013645

Title :   Compact Device for Continuous Removal of Water from an Airstream - Cascade Screen.

Descriptive Note : Patent Application, Filed 21 Oct 87,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Sam, R G

Report Date : 21 Oct 1987

Pagination or Media Count : 18

Abstract : 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.

Descriptors :   *PATENT APPLICATIONS, *AIR SUPPLIES, *DEHYDRATION, *AIRCRAFT EQUIPMENT, *COOLING AND VENTILATING EQUIPMENT, *SEPARATORS, AIR FLOW, FREEZING, COMPRESSED AIR, MOISTURE, REMOVAL, TUBULAR STRUCTURES, WATER, DRYING APPARATUS, DEHUMIDIFIERS, DEICING SYSTEMS

Subject Categories : Aircraft
      Air Condition, Heating, Lighting & Ventilating

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE