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Main Title Predicting Pressure Loss for Pulse Jet Filters.
Author Dennis, Richard ; Wilder, John E. ; Harmon, Dale L. ;
CORP Author GCA Corp., Bedford, MA. GCA Technology Div.;Industrial Environmental Research Lab., Research Triangle Park, NC.
Year Published 1981
Report Number EPA-68-02-0268 ;EPA-68-02-1438;
Stock Number PB82-143371
Additional Subjects Air pollution control ; Air filters ; Dust ; Pressure reduction ; Adhesion ; Cleaning ; Reprints ; Fabric filters ; Pulse jet filters
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB82-143371 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. 06/23/1988
Collation 8p
Abstract The paper discusses the prediction of pressure loss for pulse jet filters. The analysis of pressure loss characteristics for the filters suggests that the relationship between dust adhesion to the fabric and the opposing force generated by pulse jet action plays a major role in dust removal. Hence, fabric cleanability is examined in terms of the adhesion/cohesion forces bonding the dust to the fabric vs. the intensity and frequency of the dust dislodgement forces produced by the high energy air pulses. The effect of jet size and location, jet air volume, and the intensity (pressure) and duration of the jet pulses is related to operating pressure loss. The mechanics of energy transfer from the jet pulse to the dust-laden fabric are explored in terms of jet pressure, solenoid valve action, the ratio of delivered pulse air volume to bag (tube) volume, and the elastic and flex properties of the felt bags. Effective and actual fabric dust holdings before and after cleaning are discussed with respect to steady-state dust deposition and removal rates, and operating pressure losses. Finally, predictive equations are proposed for estimating pressure loss over a broad range of design and operating parameters.
Supplementary Notes Pub. in Jnl. of the Air Pollution Control Association, v31 n9 p987-992 Sep 81.
NTIS Title Notes Journal article.
Title Annotations Reprint: Predicting Pressure Loss for Pulse Jet Filters.
PUB Date Free Form 1981
Category Codes 13K; 94; 68A
NTIS Prices PC A02/MF A01
Primary Description 600/13
Document Type NT
Cataloging Source NTIS/MT
Control Number 323809553
Origin NTIS
Type CAT