Portable air-water generator

  • US 5,203,989 A
  • Filed: 01/30/1992
  • Issued: 04/20/1993
  • Est. Priority Date: 01/30/1991
  • Status: Expired due to Term
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1. A water generating device for obtaining potable water from ambient air, comprising:

  • means for bringing a supply of inside or outside ambient air to the device and for returning the air back outside the device after it has been processed;

    air filtering means for filtering the air;

    condenser means for extracting water vapor from the filtered air;

    first ultraviolet light means for killing microorganisms in the extracted water;

    a temporary holding reservoir for holding the freshly extracted water;

    pump means for moving the water from the temporary holding reservoir to a subsequent location within the device, or to a subsequent location exterior to the device;

    water filter means downstream of said pump means for filtering the water; and

    outlet means for allowing filtered water to exit the device.

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