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Removable top fill tank

Pressure control for respiratory humidification apparatus

Preheating device of the pipeline between air pressure source and humidifier

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 Humidifier reservoir patent thumbnailHumidifier reservoir
An apparatus for humidifying a flow of pressurised, breathable air includes varying a first pressure of the flow of breathable gas to vary a level of thermal engagement between the conductive portion of the reservoir and the heater plate, varying a height of the variable portion varies a level of thermal engagement between the conductive portion of the reservoir and the heater plate, use of a humidifier reservoir base component with a maximum water capacity substantially equal to the predetermined maximum volume of water of the humidifier reservoir or the use of intersecting inlet and outlet axes.. .
 Removable top fill tank patent thumbnailRemovable top fill tank
A reservoir system for an operating unit, such as a humidifier, includes a removable water tank configured to provide the operating unit with water. The removable water tank includes a primary reservoir for holding water, with an opening in the removable water tank fluidically connecting the primary reservoir with a secondary reservoir in the operating unit.
 Pressure control for respiratory humidification apparatus patent thumbnailPressure control for respiratory humidification apparatus
A humidifier assembly includes a water supply reservoir; and a vessel defining a water holding cavity configured to hold water at a water level, and having an inlet adjacent to the bottom thereof, a respiratory gas inlet, a respiratory gas outlet, a gas pressure equalization port, a water level control port, and a water level control pipe communicating with said water level control port and configured to extend below the water level in the cavity. Tubing directs water from the water supply container to said humidifier vessel.
 Preheating device of the pipeline between air pressure source and humidifier patent thumbnailPreheating device of the pipeline between air pressure source and humidifier
A preheating device is installed to the pipeline connecting between an air pressure source and a humidifier to increase the temperature of the gas entering the humidifier and to reduce the relative humidity. The gas can fully mix with vapor generated by a heated water carrier within a short time, thereby preventing the humidifier from excessively outputting condensed water..
 Thermal cooler & dehumidifier for exhalation path in ventilator system patent thumbnailThermal cooler & dehumidifier for exhalation path in ventilator system
A ventilator system (110) includes: an inhalation filter (120) configured to receive and filter a gas; a humidifier (130) connected to the inhalation filter and configured to adjust a humidity of the filtered gas; a dual-limb patient circuit connected to a patient and configured to supply ventilation to the patient, the dual limb patient circuit including an inspiratory limb connected to the humidifier and configured to supply the filtered gas to the patient and an expiratory limb configured to receive an exhaled gas from the patient; a condenser (140) connected to the expiratory limb, the condenser being configured to cool and remove moisture from the gas from the patient; and an expiratory filter (150) connected to the condenser and configured to filter the cooled gas from the condenser.. .
 Ultrasound liquid dispersion humidifier patent thumbnailUltrasound liquid dispersion humidifier
Microstructure plating systems and methods are described herein. One method includes depositing a plating-resistant material between a microstructure and a bonding layer, wherein the microstructure comprises a plating process base material and immersing the microstructure in a plating solution..
 Control methods and systems for indirect evaporative coolers patent thumbnailControl methods and systems for indirect evaporative coolers
A control method for operating an indirect evaporative cooler to control temperature and humidity. The method includes operating an airflow control device to provide supply air at a flow rate to a liquid desiccant dehumidifier.
 Method and apparatus for removing moisture from a mattress topper patent thumbnailMethod and apparatus for removing moisture from a mattress topper
A patient support apparatus includes a pressurized air source, a dehumidifier, and a support surface including a topper having a vapor-permeable surface. The dehumidifier is configured to selectively treat pressurized air communicated to the dehumidifier from the pressurized air source and communicate the treated pressurized air to the vapor-permeable surface..
 Connection system for a respiratory humidifier patent thumbnailConnection system for a respiratory humidifier
A connecting system for connecting a ventilation tube to a respiratory humidifier (1) is provided, wherein the ventilation tube comprises an electrical line and the respiratory humidifier (1) comprises a housing (2) and a liquid container (4), the connection system including a first connection element (6) arranged on the liquid container (4); a first electrical contact element (24) arranged on the housing (2); and a second connection element (14), which can be connected to the ventilation tube (7, 9) and comprises a second electrical contact element (16), which can be connected to the electrical line of the ventilation tube (7, 9); wherein the first connection element (6) and the second connection element (14) can be connected to each other in a first connecting direction in such a way that, by establishment of the pneumatic connection of the ventilation tube (7, 9) to the liquid container (4), the electrical connection of the first contact element (24) to the second contact element (16) is produced. The electrical connection of the first contact element (24) to the second contact element (16) can be established in a second connecting direction different from the first connecting direction, preferably in a direction essentially perpendicular to the first connecting direction..
 Ventilation tube system patent thumbnailVentilation tube system
A ventilation tube system for breathing gas for ventilating patients is provided, the system having a first inhalation tube (1) connectable to a respiratory humidifier (3) and to a y-piece (5); a second inhalation tube (7) connectable to a respirator (9) and to the respiratory humidifier (3); and an exhalation tube (11) connectable to the respirator (9) and to the y-piece (5); wherein at least certain portions of the first inhalation tube (1) and the exhalation tube (11) each comprise tube heaters having at least one heating wire (15, 17) wherein each of the tube heaters is controllable by a power supply and control unit inside the respiratory humidifier (3) wherein a power supply line (13) of the tube heater of the exhalation tube (11) starts from a link of the second inhalation tube (7) at the respiratory humidifier (3) and proceeds from there via the second inhalation tube (7) and a connecting element (21) separate from the respirator (9).. .
Temperature measuring device for a respiratory humidifier
A temperature-measuring device for a respiratory humidifier (1) with a liquid container (5) is provided, wherein the temperature-measuring device comprises a flow channel (9) for breathing gas and an infrared detector (21), which is directed from the outside toward the flow channel (9) for the contactless detection of the temperature of the breathing gas in the flow channel (9), wherein the flow channel (9) comprises on its lateral surface (13) a measurement portion (15), which is aligned with the surrounding areas of the lateral surface (13) and toward which the infrared detector (21) is directed, wherein the flow channel (9) comprises a flow guide element (17), which conducts the breathing gas stream to the measurement portion (15) at a previously determined inflow angle of preferably greater than 10° and less than 170°.. .
A device is provided that humidifies breathing gas. The device has a chamber with an inlet and an outlet.
Portable humidifier
The present device deploys a portable humidifier of utilizing mineral water bottles or thermos containing mineral water, including an ultrasonic vibrator, a circuit part to generate ultrasonic waves, usb connector to supply electric power in connection to the circuit part, and a water-supply bottle join, and a main body in which a water-supply part can be installed and spray holes are formed, but the water supply part consists of a circular filter, and a support pipe, while accommodating the circular filter, a through hole is drilled on the support pipe to connect an auxiliary water-supply filter or a large and short circular filter by forming a stopper, in order to make the appearance beautiful, lighting led is installed at the said circuit part, and ornamental caps and ornamental auxiliary materials are installed at the top of the said main body.. .
Hybrid air conditioning system
A hybrid air system is provided for conditioning the air in a building and includes first and second independent air conditioning systems, one system having a larger capacity than the other and an independent dehumidifier each work independently and together to control the air on the inside of the building. The hybrid system improves air comfort while increasing efficiency and reducing operating costs and use of energy..
Wire heated tube with temperature control system for humidifier for respiratory apparatus
A pap system for delivering breathable gas to a patient includes a flow generator to generate a supply of breathable gas to be delivered to the patient; a humidifier including a heating plate to vaporize water and deliver water vapor to humidify the supply of breathable gas; a heated tube configured to heat and deliver the humidified supply of breathable gas to the patient; a power supply configured to supply power to the heating plate and the heated tube; and a controller configured to control the power supply to prevent overheating of the heating plate and the heated tube.. .
Fan assembly
A fan assembly includes a nozzle having a first casing section, a second casing section, an air inlet, an air outlet, and an interior passage for conveying air from the air inlet to the air outlet. The nozzle defines a bore through which air from outside the fan assembly is drawn by air emitted from the nozzle.
Wire heated tube with temperature control system, tube type detection, and active over temperature protection for humidifier for respiratory apparatus
A pap system for delivering breathable gas to a patient includes a flow generator to generate a supply of breathable gas to be delivered to the patient; a humidifier including a heating plate to vaporize water and deliver water vapor to humidify the supply of breathable gas; a heated tube configured to heat and deliver the humidified supply of breathable gas to the patient; a power supply configured to supply power to the heating plate and the heated tube; and a controller configured to control the power supply to prevent overheating of the heating plate and the heated tube.. .
Solar-powered humidification-dehumidification desalination system
The solar-powered humidification-dehumidification desalination system includes a supply of saline/brackish water passing through a dehumidifier/condenser. The saline/brackish water is preheated in the dehumidifier/condenser due to the condensation process.
Desiccant wheel dehumidifier and heat exchanger thereof
A heat exchanger of a desiccant wheel dehumidifier, disclosed in the disclosure, includes a frame and multiple heat exchange platy tubes. The frame has an air inlet and an air outlet.
Full cell system and method of humidifying and cooling the same
A method of humidifying and cooling a fuel cell system is provided. The method of humidifying and cooling a fuel cell system includes: exhausting, by a fuel supply unit, a hydrogen gas to a reservoir in which condensed water of an anode is stored.
Controller device, system and method for improved patient respitory care
This invention provides an improved respiratory care system for patients. This system uses vapor generated by a humidifier device to provide a humidified vapor mist directly to a trachea patient via a tubing element.
Heater and dehumidifier for game calls
The heater and dehumidifier for game calls includes a body having a least one main inlet for receiving airflow into the body, an at least one second opening formed in the body defining an at least one main outlet. A first chamber has a first passageway, a second chamber has a second passageway and a third chamber has a third passageway.
Humidification apparatus for fuel cell system
A humidification apparatus for a fuel cell system is provided herein. A membrane humidifier includes humid air inlets, through which humid air discharged from a cathode of a fuel cell stack is introduced, and air outlets, through which air humidifying dry air in hollow fiber membranes is discharged, an air line connected from a cathode outlet of the fuel cell stack to the humid air inlets of the membrane humidifier to supply humid air.
Fuel cell system and method of purging the same
A fuel cell system and a method of purging the same are provided. The fuel cell system includes: a fuel cell stack that includes a fuel electrode and an air electrode as well as an air supply unit that supplies air of a blower to the air electrode via a humidifier through an air supply line.
Humidifier for fuel cell system
Disclosed is a humidifier for a fuel cell system including a separator plate which is corrugated to provide an alternating concave-convex surface, and humidifying films provided at an upper end and a lower end of the separator plate, respectively. More specifically, the separator plate and the humidifying films form a series of drift spaces in which a width of an upper end portion is different from a width of a lower end portion which is contact with the humidifying film..
Process control of temperature and humidity for electrical appliances
The present invention relates to a method of operating electrical appliances, specifically for air conditioner, which aims to limit the maximum temperature of an environment as well as its minimum humidity level, thus providing greater local comfort and better health conditions when compared with those already known in the art. The invention is characterized by the fact that at least one control unit comprises a function for limiting the maximum temperature cooperating with at least one temperature sensor, and said maximum temperature limit function automatically activates the appliance compressor when the temperature sensor detects the maximum adjusted temperature.
Humidifier for breathing gas heating and humidification system
A humidification canister for humidifying a breathing gas, the humidification canister includes a fluid supply configured to supply a fluid and a first gas flow path in fluid communication with the fluid supply. A first gas flow path is configured to humidify the breathing gas with the fluid.
Waterless humidifier for residential and commercial furnaces
A method and apparatus for humidifying residential and commercial buildings in which a flue gas generated by a residential of commercial furnace is provided to one side of a porous liquid water transport membrane and habitable space air is provided to an opposite side of the porous liquid water transport membrane in an amount sufficient to provide a habitable space air to flue gas volume flow rate ratio of at least 8.3:1. At least a portion of the water vapor in the flue gas is condensed, providing condensed liquid water which is passed through the porous liquid water transport membrane to the habitable space air side of the porous liquid water transport membrane.
Dehumidifier apparatus
A dehumidifier is disclosed comprising a base, a fast coupler disposed on the base, a water receiving tray, a water collection tank disposed below the water receiving tray, a water discharging tank connected to the water receiving tray, and a pump having an outlet connected to the fast coupler and an inlet connected to the water discharging tank, wherein a water level switch is provided in the water discharging tank and comprises a floater and a closed hollow rod, wherein the floater has a hole for passing through of the rod and a magnet, and the rod has a magnetic field response switch electrically connected with the pump.. .
Air humidifier with boil-over protection
An air humidifier (90) for generating humidified breathing air for a patient includes a boiling pot (92) for receiving a defined water volume (91). The air humidifier (90) has a partition (93), the partition having at least one perforation (97).
Control of humidifier chamber temperature for accurate humidity control
A breathing assistance system is provided for delivering a stream flow of heated, humidified gases to a user. The system includes a humidifier unit which holds and heats a volume of water, and which in use receives a flow of gases from a gases source via an inlet port.
Dehumidifier and breather configured for operation during regeneration
A dehydrator for dehydrating air supplied to a power related or mechanical device includes a first container configured to hold a desiccant, a first heater arranged with the first container configured to heat the desiccant in the first container, a second container configured to hold a desiccant, and a second heater arranged with the second container configured to heat the desiccant in the second container. The dehydrator further includes a conduit configured to selectively connect one of the first container and the second container to the power related or mechanical device and a controller configured to selectively operate one of the first heater and the second heater..
Apparatus for supplying air of fuel cell vehicle
An apparatus that efficiently supplies air to a fuel cell within a vehicle. In particular, a compressor compresses air and supplies a first portion of the compressed air to an evaporator and a second portion to a heat exchanger.
Combination warm and cool mist humidifier
A humidifier includes a housing with a substantially open top portion. Water can be added to the humidifier by pouring the water into a water reservoir through an open top.
Compact dehumidifiers and associated systems and methods
Compact dehumidifiers and associated systems and methods are disclosed. A representative system includes a housing having an airflow entrance, and airflow exit, and a linear flowpath between the entrance and exit.
Humidifier with scale collection features
A water boiling chamber for a steam humidifier may include an enclosure having a water volume and scale collection surfaces that are exposed to water in the enclosure. The scale collection surfaces may have a scale collection surface area that is at least two times greater than a reference surface area, where the reference surface area is defined as the surface area of a sphere having a volume equal to the water volume of the enclosure.
Humidifier with field-replacement components
A humidifier having a field-replaceable water heating enclosure and a humidifier main unit configured to receive the field-replaceable water heating enclosure is provided. The field-replaceable water heating enclosure may include a water inlet, a water outlet, a water vapor outlet, and a resistive heating element.
Integrated humidifier chamber and lid
A blower unit for use as part of an integrated blower/humidification system is described. The blower unit has an outer casing, which encloses and forms part of the blower unit, the casing including an air inlet vent.
Ventilator device
A ventilator with integrated breathing air humidifier has at least two defined air pathways provided in the breathing air humidifier, wherein the breathing air humidifier is installed and fixed on a horizontal surface of the ventilator. The ventilator with integratable breathing air humidifier has a breathing air humidifier with at least a top part and a bottom part, wherein a water reservoir is provided in the bottom part, and wherein the top part cannot be removed from the bottom part when the unit is in at least one operating mode.
Humidifier, in particular for a fuel cell
A humidifier has a housing in which a moisture exchanger is arranged. The moisture exchanger has water-permeable and/or water-vapor permeable hollow fibers.
Condensing dehumidifier
According to the present invention, a condensing dehumidifier comprises: a main body having a space for receiving an object to be dried, and an inlet and an outlet formed at the top and bottom, respectively, of the receiving space; a drying unit for supplying heated air through the main body inlet to the receiving space; a condensing unit for cooling and condensing the heated air discharged through the main body outlet and separating the air into condensed water and dry air; a first pipe connecting the main body outlet and the condensing unit to each other, and transferring the heated air discharged through the main body outlet to the condensing unit; a second pipe connecting the condensing unit and the drying unit to each other, and transferring the dry air separated by the condensing unit to the drying unit; and an intermediate pipe one end of which is branched from the first pipe, and the other end of which is connected to the second pipe, wherein a portion of the heated air discharged through the main body outlet passes through the intermediate pipe past the drying unit and is supplied to the receiving space.. .
Humidification of respiratory gases
A humidifier for humidifying a flow of breathable gas to be delivered to a patient includes a chamber configured to receive the flow of breathable gas; a tub configured to contain a supply of water, the tub being configured to be inserted into the chamber; a lid provided on the chamber and being movable between an open position and a closed position; and a seal provided on the lid, the seal being configured to seal the chamber such that the flow of breathable gas pressurizes the chamber. The humidifier may be connectable to a flow generator configured to generate the flow of breathable gas.
Surgical humidifier control
Some embodiments provide for humidifier control systems and methods configured to adjust power to a heater plate in a surgical humidifier to account for changes in flow rate to provide a consistent output, to provide functionality for different modes of use, and to provide accurate control over temperature and/or humidity at relatively low flows. The humidifier control system can receive a flow rate reading and determine a power requirement corresponding to the received flow rate reading, wherein the power requirement is one of a plurality of set points which correspond to ranges of flow rates.
Methods for the operation of a humidification device for a fuel cell
In a method for operating a humidifier for a fuel cell wherein the humidifier comprises a moisture exchanger with at least one water-permeable or water vapor-permeable membrane and a moisture reservoir, the moisture exchanger is flushed with flushing air and the flushing air is subsequently passed through the moisture reservoir.. .
Systems and methods for operating and monitoring dehumidifiers
Systems and methods of automatically operating dehumidifiers in response to dehumidifier operating conditions are disclosed herein. A method of operating a dehumidifier configured in accordance with one embodiment includes directing air flow through the dehumidifier at a first volumetric flow rate while the dehumidifier is operating at a first operating condition.
3d blaze humidifier
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A humidifier including a spray unit configured to apply electric charge to water, and to spray water having electric charge applied thereto, an evaporation unit formed with a duct in which evaporation of the electrically-charged water being sprayed is taken place, and configured to guide a vapor and a foreign substance, which are separated from each other through the evaporation, to an outside, and a dust collection unit configured to collect the foreign substance at an inside the duct by forming an electric field, the humidifier capable of performing a large-capacity humidification by the generation of the electrically charged droplets, and capable of removing the foreign substance included in the droplets by using the electrical force, thereby enhancing the cleanliness of the humidification, and by using an electric field, accelerating the evaporation so that the size of the duct is minimized, and thus manufacturing the humidifier in a compact size.. .
Thermal humidifier
A thermal humidifier includes an upper housing provided with a steam outlet for conveying steam into a room and combined with a fundamental base having a ptc heating tube installed therein. A water-absorption member is mounted around the ptc heating tube and has a large portion soaked in a water box for absorbing liquid or water from the water box.
Convertible humidifier
A convertible humidifier that includes a base portion that produces mist, a control panel that controls the production of the mist by the base portion, a reservoir, detachably connectable to the base portion, which holds water to be used by the base portion to produce the mist, and a nozzle configured to direct the mist. The reservoir includes a pass-through connection that allows the mist produced by the base portion to be directed to an opening on a top surface of the reservoir.
Float switch of a humidifier
A float switch of a humidifier at least includes a main body, a water tank and a float switch. The main body has a base located at a bottom and provided with a water tank groove and a water basin having a projected portion formed at a bottom.
Aircraft humidifier
An aircraft humidifier is engineered as a stand-alone, fully integrated aircraft humidifier that is suitable for providing uniform, non-wetting humidified air disbursed by the aircraft humidifier into ambient air to increase the relative humidity in low humidity environments such as aircraft interiors, including cockpits, cabins, crew rests, cargo holds, and lavatories as well as any other enclosed areas.. .
Air cleaning decorative humidifier
An air humidifier comprises a case. An opening water tank can be independent under the humidifier case.
Methods and system for humidifier control using enthalpy-based calculation
A respiratory humidification system that controls the humidity of the outlet gases using an enthalpy based calculation is disclosed herein. The respiratory humidification system includes a controller that can receive data from one or more of an enthalpy sensor, a flow sensor and a temperature sensor.
Dehumidifier with a humidity display device
A dehumidifier with a humidity display device has a hook body, a housing, a display unit, an indication unit, and a recovery unit. The display unit is light-transmissive and is mounted on the housing.
Membrane humidifier for a fuel cell
The present disclosure provides a membrane humidifier for a fuel cell including: a case; a hollow fiber membrane module covering the case; a housing coupled to both ends of the hollow fiber membrane module; a plurality of hollow fiber membranes arranged in the case; and a hollow fiber membrane guide structure installed at one end or both ends of the hollow fiber membrane module and having a potting material layer formed therein to fix the plurality of hollow fiber membranes.. .
Scent pad and mechanism for housing the same
An improved scent pad and mechanism for housing the same. The mechanism is preferably a part of a humidifier or similar device and positioned adjacent to a heated surface.
Rf regeneration of hydro-absorptive material
Disclosed herein is a dehumidifier comprising a regenerable sorption matrix disposed within a drum or wheel in which microwave radiation directed by a waveguide antenna is used to regenerate the sorption matrix within a desorption segment using a programmable controller to coordinate the advancement of the rotation of the sorbent through desorption segment. A method of dehumidifying a process fluid is also disclosed..

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