Flashcards in Module 4 Deck (31):
Unit of metric measurement used to describe the size of particles; approximately 0.00004 in. (exactly 0.001mm)
Micron (or micrometer)
The ability of a filter to remove contaminants
In a filter, the pressure difference that would permit collected contaminant particles to pass through the filter
Maximum allowable pressure drop
The process by which moisture collects on the surface of a material but is not absorbed by it
The process by which moisture is drawn into the absorbing medium instead of collecting on the surface
Gravity contaminant separation takes place when a moving stream of air _____.
Cyclone and louver separators remove fine particles without causing a high _____.
The size of a particle of contamination is measured in _____.
Microns or Micrometers
Separators, strainers, and filters are identified or rated by the _____ of particle they will stop.
To obtain the most efficient use of filtering equipment, use both surface filters and _____ filters.
Surface filters should be used to remove _____ particles.
The strainer-wire weave that is preferred in air-filtration applications for its more efficient operation is the _____ weave.
Ribbon elements usually have _____ cross section.
Name the three types of depth air filters.
An efficient intake filter for a reciprocating compressor should remove 100% of particles measuring more than _____ microns.
An adsorption filter removes vapor from the air by collecting moisture on the _____ of the medium.
Chemical-medium filters that change color are of the _____ type.
Most pneumatic power tools require air that is compressed, cleaned, and _____.
The two basic types of air line lubricators are termed _____ and _____.
Heavy lubricators should be used only for _____ or _____ airflows.
Lubricating equipment should always be placed after the _____ equipment.
What type of contaminant separation takes place when a stream of air is slowed down?
What occurs when part of the filter medium breaks off and is carried along with the air?
Because of their ability to stop large particles, inertial separators are used as _____.
The usual way to remove large particles from the air stream is by using a(n) _____ filter.
Contaminant particle size is measured by the _____.
Which type of filter primarily uses a medium that collects moisture on the medium surface?
A strainer or filter is classified by the _____.
Size of particle it stops.
What type of oil is used to lubricate pneumatic equipment?
If a filter stops 96% of particles of a given size, that particle size determines its _____.