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Document ID (ISN)56451
CIS number 91-1199
ISSN - Serial title 0321-4044 - Vodosnabženie i sanitarnaja tehnika
Year 1988
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Pirumov A.I., Mettus A.A., Leont'ev V.P., Graždanov V.A., Pavlova N.A.
Title Experience in the removal of plasticiser aerosol from exhaust air
Original title Opyt očistki aspiracionnogo vozduha ot aėrozolej plastifikatorov [in Russian]
Bibliographic information Dec. 1988, No.12, p.15-17. Illus. 7 ref.
Abstract This article describes a long-term test of installations, designed for the electrical cleaning of air exhausted from artificial leather manufacturing machines, the agent removed being dioctyl phthalate plasticiser. With a specific air load through the filter inlet section of 3,000-4,000m3/(h x m2) and a phthalate concentration in the exhaust air of up to 25mg/m3, plasticiser aerosol collection efficiency was 80-88%; the installation's aerodynamic drag was 30-50Pa and persisted as such for the duration of the 3-year operation period; the power consumption off mains required for phthalate aerosol removal was 135-235W per 10,000m3/h of purified air; the electrical filters were safe against the risk of a spark-induced ignition of the precipitated flammable liquids. Result of testing a 2-stage glass-fibre filter containing 20 cylinder-form filter elements are given in tabulated form.
Descriptors (primary) air purification; local exhaust; plastics industry; aerosols; dioctyl phthalate
Descriptors (secondary) fibrous filters; moulding of plastics; air filtration; plasticizers; collection efficiency; plastics converting industry; filter resistance
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceUSSR
Subject(s) Dust, aerosols and related diseases
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Ventilation
Heating and air conditioning
Plastics industry
Esters and salts
Phthalates
Chemical industry