Industrial, germicidal, diffuser apparatus and method

  • US 9,415,130 B2
  • Filed: 04/01/2013
  • Issued: 08/16/2016
  • Est. Priority Date: 04/01/2013
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A method for introducing a scent into breathable air, the method comprising;

  • providing a system comprising a reservoir, eductor, and separator operably connected to one another;

    providing a liquid constituting an aromatic substance selected by an operator for the scent to be introduced into the breathable air;

    drawing a first portion of the liquid from the reservoir by the eductor passing a flow of air;

    entraining the first portion of the liquid into the flow;

    forming droplets of the first portion by at least one of restricting an area through which the flow passes and the entraining;

    separating out a second distribution of the droplets by passing the flow through a wall between a first chamber and a second chamber, the flow path spiraling axially and circumferentially, simultaneously and continuously, through an arcuate channel formed through the wall; and

    passing a first distribution of the droplets out of the separator into the breathable air.

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