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Advanced hybrid particulate collector and method of operation

United States Patent

April 8, 2003
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A device and method for controlling particulate air pollutants of the present invention combines filtration and electrostatic collection devices. The invention includes a chamber housing a plurality of rows of filter elements. Between the rows of filter elements are rows of high voltage discharge electrodes. Between the rows of discharge electrodes and the rows of filter elements are grounded perforated plates for creating electrostatic precipitation zones.
Miller; Stanley J. (Grand Forks, ND)
Energy & Environmental Research Center Foundation (Grand Forks, ND)
09/ 813,497
March 21, 2001
The invention was developed with government support under US Department of Energy Contract No. DE-FC26-99FT40719. The government has certain rights in this invention.