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# Air curtain

## Music

"Air Curtain" is a musical album of Fourcolor.

• also known as Air Curtain+
• released on (10 years ago)

## Miscellanea

Air curtain a.k.a. Air door: An air door or air curtain is a device used to prevent air or contaminants from moving from one open space to another. The most common use is a downward-facing blower fan mounted over an entrance to a building, or an opening between two spaces conditioned at different temperatures.

## Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Air curtain

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### A Brief Introduction To Fluid Mechanics (2010)

by Donald F. Young, Bruce R. Munson, Theodore H. Okiishi, Wade W. Huebsch

produces an air curtain to separate a loading dock from a cold storage room. The air curtain is a jet of air 10 ft wide, 0.5-ft thick moving with speed . The loss associated with this flow is loss , where . How much power must the fan supply ...

### Inorganic Arsenic Emissions from Low-arsenic Primary Copper Smelters: Background Information for Proposed Standards (1983)

1, an air curtain is a suitably shaped air jet with sufficient momentm to resist the forces of fugitive gas streams working against ...

### Practical Problems in Mathematics for Heating and Cooling Technicians (2012)

by Russell B. DeVore

An air curtain is a flow of air that keeps the air in two areas separate instead of using a door. One manufacturer recommends a flow of 550 ft/min air flow to create the curtain. The opening at the top of a case is % inch wide by 239 6 ft long.

### Advanced Computational Methods and Experiments in Heat Transfer X (2008)

by Bengt Sundén, C. A. Brebbia

An air curtain is a planar jet of air with large aspect ratio that has higher momentum than its surrounding air and is mainly responsible for separating two adjacent zones that have different characteristics and properties ...

### How to Open and Operate a Restaurant (2013)

by Arthur Meyer, Mick Van Vann

A plastic air curtain is a necessity, and if using insulated floors, a ramp could be ...

### Meat Refrigeration (2002)

by S J James, Bruce James

Air curtain The air curtain differs from a solid door as it provides no physical barrier between customer and product, but is similar to a door in that it does provide a thermal barrier. The air curtain is a jet of chilled air of about 1ms-1 that ...

### Post-harvest Tobacco Infestation Control (2013)

by L. Ryan

62,367 If a door must be open, an air curtain will prevent insect entry. An air curtain is a fan blowing air down the length of the opening, directed outward at a 45° angle, at 40 km/h.

### Locating and estimating air emissions from sources of polycyclic organic matter

An air curtain is a portable or stationary combustion device that directs a plane of forced air so as to create a curtain of air around the pit where the plastic is burning. Air curtains are used in some states as a means of improving the combustion ...

### Ventilation of Buildings (2013)

by H.B. Awbi

Air curtains An air curtain is a jet of air blown across a doorway or an entrance to prevent or reduce the ingress of air from outside the building or between two zones of a building. The reduction in air exchange across an unprotected ...

### Industrial Hygiene Control of Airborne Chemical Hazards (2006)

by William Popendorf

An air curtain is a long, narrow air shower that can be designed using the same principle as the push side of the push pull ventilation system described in Section IX to protect the air in some oblong work zones.24, 25 XI ...

### Illustrated Encyclopedia of Building Services (2013)

by David Kut

warm air curtain A blanket of moving warm air across a doorway or other opening to counteract incoming cold airidraught. It comprises a highvelocity duct ...

### A Dictionary of Construction, Surveying, and Civil Engineering (2012)

by Christopher Gorse, David Johnston, Martin Pritchard, Martin Pritchard (BEng (Hons), PhD.)

air curtain 12 cellular structure and durability make them a recognized alternative in most belowground situations. Aircrete originated from Scandinavia in the 1950s as an alternative to building with timber. Aircrete is also known commercially ...

### Environmental Engineering Dictionary and Directory (2000)

by Thomas M. Pankratz

air curtain aggrade To build up the level or slope of a river bed or valley by the deposit of sediment. AGI Acute gastrointestinal illnesses. Agidisc® Disc filter with integrated agitation system by Baker Process. Agisac Sock-type screening sack ...

### Special Edition - Environmental Engineering Dictionary and Directory (2000)

by Thomas M. Pankratz

air curtain aggrade To build up the level or slope of a river bed or valley by the deposit of sediment. AGI Acute gastrointestinal illnesses. Agidisc® Disc filter with integrated agitation system by Baker Process. Agisac Sock-type screening sack ...

### International Dictionary of Heating, Ventilating and Air Conditioning (2006)

by Rehva,

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### A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation (2017)

by Michael Allaby, Chris Park

air curtain A device that forces air bubbles from a perforated pipe in order to create an upward flow of water in a waterbody. This is used for example to contain an oil spill or to stop fish from entering polluted water. air drainage ...

### Concise Dictionary of Environmental Terms (1998)

by Kevin Morris, Joseph Reynolds, Louis Theodore

air curtain - a method of containing oil spills in which air is bubbled through a perforated pipe causing an upward air flow that slows the spread of oil; it is also employed to stop fish from entering polluted water. [5] air emission - the release ...

### Dictionary of Water and Waste Management (2005)

by Paul G Smith

air curtain Bubbling of air from perforated pipes in order to control the spreading of an oil slick. air diffuser A diffuser. air drying The use of lagoons, ...

### Environmental Law Lexicon (2015)

by Nicholas A. Robinson

AIR CURTAIN: A method of containing oil spills, air bubbling through a perforated pipe causes an upward flow that slows the spread of oil. It can also be used to stop fish from entering polluted water [EPA]. Devices that use a barrier of moving ...

### RSMeans Illustrated Construction Dictionary (2012)

by RSMeans

air curtain (air wall) Anarrow stream ofair directed acrossan openingtodeter the transferofhot orcoldair, contaminants, and insects fromone side to the other.

### Dictionary of Converting (2012)

by M. R. Chamberlain, J. F. Bowler

A high velocity air curtain blows through a fullwidth slot against the precoated web supported on a backing roll.The slot gapis adjustable (typically 0.5 mm) and the air pressure isbetween 0.05 and 0.3 bar.Air knives are usedto remove surplus ...

### Illustrated Dictionary and Resource Directory of Environmental and Occupational Health, Second Edition (2016)

by Herman Koren

air curtain — A method of containing oil spills in which air bubbles pass through a perforated pipe, ...

### Encyclopedia of Meat Sciences (2014)

The duct provides two functions: provides cold air through the holes in the rear panel and provides an air curtain at the Figure 6 Multideck display cabinet for wrapped products. front of the cabinet. The holes in the rear panel direct chilled air ...

### Dictionary of Architectural and Building Technology (2004)

by Henry J. Cowan, Peter R. Smith, W. K. Chow

air curtain A stream of temperature- controlled high-velocity air, projected downwards ...

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