Definition of electrostatic precipitator in English:

electrostatic precipitator

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  • A device that removes suspended dust particles from a gas or exhaust by applying a high-voltage electrostatic charge and collecting the particles on charged plates.
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    • Some use electrostatic precipitators, which are charged plates that collect the particles before they are attracted to something else in the room.
    • However, the installation of these devices, such as electrostatic precipitators, concentrates the fly ash in certain areas.
    • The flue gas-cleaning system has a semi-dry scrubber with an electrostatic precipitator, but there is no dioxin filter.

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