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Alston Equipment Company is the new Manufacturers Representative for "Munters", the world leader in desiccant dehumidification.

Posted by Rebecca Alston on Jun 26, 2017 6:20:44 PM
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Munters Dehumidification Technology

This equipment removes moisture from the air, which allows you to control humidity in your buildings and industrial processes to very low levels.

 Moisture is removed from air by using a desiccant-a material which easily attracts and holds water vapor.  Desiccant dehumidifiers are especially well-suited to removing moisture from air at low temperatures and low humidities.

In our units, the desiccant is impregnated into a corrugated ceramic composite material which is formed into a wheel. Air passes easily through the flutes, contacting the desiccant. The wheel rotates slowly (6 to 10 rph) between two air streams. The incoming process air stream —the larger one—gives off its moisture to the desiccant. The process air is dry as it leaves the wheel. The humidity-laden wheel rotates slowly into a second, smaller airstream which has been heated. This smaller exhaust airstream – called the reactivation air – warms the desiccant. The warmed desiccant gives off its moisture, which is then carried away by the reactivation air. The newly dried desiccant material is rotated back into the process air, where it absorbs moisture once again.

5 Types of desiccant wheels:

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  2. Lithium Chloride
  3. HPX desiccant
  4. HCR deiccant
  5. Molecular sieve

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