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Document ID (ISN)34025
CIS number 80-1391
Year 1979
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Brown R.C.
Title Electrical effects in dust filters.
Bibliographic information In: The Second World Filtration Congress 1979, Uplands Press, 1 Catharine Street, Croydon, United Kingdom, 1979, p.291-301. 9 ref.
Abstract Electrically active materials (resin wool, electret, synthetic fibres) used as respirator filters are described and compared. X-ray discharge and other methods of measuring the charge on the materials are discussed together with the influence of the charge configuration on particle capture efficiency. The mechanisms by which captured aerosols may reduce the effectiveness of the charge are discussed, with experimental results for a NaCl aerosol.
Descriptors (primary) filtration; static electricity; air purifying respirators
Descriptors (secondary) particulate filters
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Personal protection
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Electricity
Respiratory protection