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Most Important Design Characteristics

1. Size distribution - how will the device function with particles of different sizes?
2. Most efficient with larger particles

2

Advantages

1. Low capital cost
2. Can operate at high temps
3. Low maintenance requirements
4. Requires small space

3

Disadvantages

1. Low efficiencies (especially for small particles
2. High operating costs
3. Unable to process sticky materials

4

Cyclone efficiency

90% or more PM 10