air curtain


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air curtain

n
(Mechanical Engineering) an air stream across a doorway to exclude draughts, etc
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WING by VTS, the Air Curtain, is the new generation device created from passion for a light and modern design representing characteristics of gliders.
(2017a) developed infiltration curves for a door of 2 X 2.4 m (6.56 X 7.87 ft) (W X H) with an air curtain supplying air at 20 m/s (65.62 ft/s) 20[degrees] outward, but in this study the effect of people in the doorway was considered.
The 959IPS has an IP66 rating and is a hybrid solution that comprises a Hyperion 924IPS anti-static bar mounted on a Meech energy saving air curtain. The combination of the two technologies results in a high-speed laminar sheet of ionized air.
In these tests, it was validated that using an air curtain minimized the transport of viable particulates from the space outside the immediate operating area by blocking the return air pathway along the ceiling to the laminar panel arrays required by Standard 170.
7 ( ANI ): The preservation of immovable historic relics displayed in large open spaces like China's world-renowned Museum of Qin Terracotta Warriors and Horses requires air curtains and other modifications to recreate the primitive environment from which archaeologists excavated the relics.
Jamaican health officials visiting the Gainesville laboratory have been encouraged by the demonstrations of the air curtain system.
Romer's Hansbackerei specified seven Biddle MAT units, for internal and external entrances to ensure the highest levels of energy efficiency coupled with the advantages of improved health and safety as the air curtains overcome the need for physical barriers as well as preventing icing and misting on floors and walls.
Battelle, the technology research organization based in Columbus, Ohio, used an air curtain for containment of a different sort.
The east and west sides of the slab are wrapped in a thermoplastic membrane, and this is concealed by a scrim wall of three different gauges of perforated metal which shades the sun and is set forward to enclose a thermal air curtain. The porous surface, which can be washed down from gantries, is punctuated with hydraulic flaps that pop open when the sun is not shining on that side.
has created a new countertop warmer that uses a patented heated air curtain in lieu of a door, allowing for fast access to product.
The sensor has an integral air curtain around the external measurement window, which is designed to eliminate the accumulation of contaminants and condensation from the optical path.