Integrated air flow booth and methods

  • US 6,533,654 B2
  • Filed: 02/26/2001
  • Issued: 03/18/2003
  • Est. Priority Date: 02/26/2001
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A spray booth comprising:

  • a housing comprising a ceiling and a set of walls that each have a bottom end and a top end, wherein the walls and the ceiling define an interior;

    an air intake in the ceiling;

    an exhaust outlet near the bottom end of one of the walls;

    a circulation system to introduce air into the interior through the intake and to exhaust air through the outlet;

    wherein the air intake is configured to produce an airflow gradient within the interior ceiling such that the flow rate decreases in a direction toward the outlet and such that the airflow through the interior is in a generally downward direction, and wherein the intake comprises a plurality of flow plates having different densities of openings to produce the gradient.

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