Influence of the Design of the Upper Vortex Swirl on Hydrodynamics of a Vortex Dust Collector

The article presents the results of computer simulation of the gas dynamics of a vortex dust collector and a comparison of the results with experimental data, as well as the results of numerical experiments conducted for various designs of the upper blade vortex swirl of a vortex dust collector. It shows that in the upper axial-blade swirler it is advisable to install five blades, which will ensure the highest possible dust cleaning efficiency without increasing energy consumption.

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Correspondence to R. V. Romanyuk.

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Translated from Khimicheskoe i Neftegazovoe Mashinostroenie, Vol. 56, No. 7, pp. 21–23, July, 2020.

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Romanyuk, R.V., Lagutkin, M.G. & Danilenko, N.V. Influence of the Design of the Upper Vortex Swirl on Hydrodynamics of a Vortex Dust Collector. Chem Petrol Eng 56, 548–553 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10556-020-00808-6

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Keywords

  • vortex dust collector
  • axial-blade swirl
  • numerical experiment
  • hydrodynamics
  • full-scale experiment
  • rational design
  • energy consumption
  • dust collection efficiency