air shower


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air shower

n.
1. An apparatus that blows dust and other unwanted particles off employees about to enter a clean room.
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Measuring 2,500 sq ft, the suite boasts three bedrooms, a fruit garden, an open air shower and its own lotus pond.
Candle- lit bedrooms, your own jacuzzi, an open- air shower and the ever- present Bay of Bengal -- enjoy all these in complete seclusion.
The new facilities include an ISO 6 Class 1,000 cleanroom equipped with an air shower, three ISO 8 Class 100,000 cleanrooms, an engineering office, a testing lab and a document control room.
But several years ago, data from the Akeno Giant Air Shower Array near Tokyo suggested that the ultrahigh-energy cosmic rays reaching Earth were as abundant as lower-energy rays.
Some people might think the quality will not be as good, but testing shows the air shower feels much the same as with a regular showerhead, with no perceived difference in water pressure.
According to a 24 May 2006 press release from the Port of Portland (Oregon), 28 airports in the United States are now using air shower portals.
Last year, Stella McCartney, daughter of former Beatle Paul McCartney upset her Notting Hill neighbours in London by erecting an open air shower on her roof terrace.
There is hilltop "manor house" as well as a thatched-roof cottage on a secluded beach with an open air shower and bath room.
An air shower could knock all the spores free from clothing before hospital staff or visitors enter the ward, but, as Obendorf and Dart discovered, certain fabrics are more suitable for the procedure than others.
The booths include interlocked decontamination chambers to permit entrance and exit from the booth in the form of a wet or air shower.
An air shower integrated into the clamp frame helps reduce cooling times up to 40%, while new high-temperature ceramic heater elements cut heating time 20%.