– solutions for humidity control


Protecting against statics

Electrostatic discharge (ESD) is the sudden flow of electricity between two electrically charged objects caused by contact.

The buildup of static charge will occur in low humidity environments. Water is a conductor. With the low water content of the air the static build up is possible and the charge can build up until a contact is made.

By increasing the humidity level, you will be able to reduce or eliminate the buildup of static charge, and thereby preventing a sudden harmful discharge.

In high speed processes where electrostatic discharge can have a negative effect on productivity and quality it could be beneficial to consider controlling the humidity of the ambient air.

Preventing desiccation

Hygroscopic material like wood, paper, textiles and foods contains water and will corresponds with the humidity of the ambient air. The products will lose or gain weight, quality, strength, size and/or flexibility because of the variation.

By maintaining equilibrium moisture content (EMC) between the products and the ambient air, you will maintain the quality characteristics of the product.

A uniform environment with a controlled humidity will provide a consistent quality and a consistent output.

Lowering temperature

Evaporative cooling can be an attractive source of cooling. It requires less energy to produce cooling as many other forms of cooling.

The evaporation of water, turning water from liquid to vapor requires 2.257 KJ of heat energy. This process can effectively be utilized to produce a cooling effect of up to 8 degrees Celsius. This process can generate 0,629 kWh cooling by using only 0,002 kWh to produce the effect.

A reduction of heat is achieved by a stable humidity, and our solution with air humidification protect both people, raw materials and processes from heat.

Reducing airborne dust

A way to reduce dust particles in the air is to increase the humidity of the air. The increased water contents of the air will reduce the level of airborne dust, keeping dust to the ground.

Maintaining a controlled humidity level will help you maintain a better internal air quality for the benefit of people, products and processes.

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