THERMAL SCIENCE

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INFLUENCE OF FIBER DIAMETER ON FILTRATION PERFORMANCE OF POLYESTER FIBERS

ABSTRACT
The filtration performance of four kinds of coarse polyester filters commonly used in the market was studied experimentally. The results showed that these filter materials had better filtration efficiency for particles larger than 5 μm. There was a significant difference among the same grade filters on filtration efficiency and resistance. The maximum counting efficiency of all four Samples can be achieved when the filtration velocity was 1.1 m/s. Fiber diameter was one of the main influencing factors that affect the efficiency and resistance of polyester filters. The comprehensive effect was relatively good when the Sample fiber diameter was small.
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PAPER SUBMITTED: 2018-04-25
PAPER REVISED: 2018-06-23
PAPER ACCEPTED: 2018-07-15
PUBLISHED ONLINE: 2019-09-14
DOI REFERENCE: https://doi.org/10.2298/TSCI1904291Z
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THERMAL SCIENCE YEAR 2019, VOLUME 23, ISSUE 4, PAGES [2291 - 2296]
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