Predicted Optimum Efficiency due to Changes in the Design Parameters of the Small Electrostatic Precipitator

설계인자 변화에 따른 소형 전기집진장치의 최적효율 예측

Suh, Jeong-Min;Yi, Pyong-In;Jung, Moon-Sub;Park, Jeong-Ho;Lim, Woo-Taik;Park, Chool-Jae;Choi, Kum-Chan

  • Received : 2013.04.17
  • Accepted : 2013.06.03
  • Published : 2013.09.30


The result of a small electrostatic precipitator which is in order to decrease indoor air pollution for optimal efficiency was shown as follows. Although the closer distance between the discharge electrode and dust collecting electrode shows the better throughput efficiency by forming strong electrostatic Field, it does not have profound impact in case of optimal dust collecting area. G.P(gas passage) which is the distance from dust collecting electrode to dust collecting electrode is a crucial factor to decide dust collecting efficiency. The narrower distance of G.P shows the better throughput efficiency whereas it decreases when the distance is too narrow since sparks ensue by increasing the capacity of electrostatic charging system 5 mm regards as optimal efficiency in this experiment. Although the higher voltage shows the higher dust collecting efficiency overall, the experiment was not able to keep performing since the sparks which decrease dust collecting efficiency ensue over 40 kV. The efficient and safe voltage state is considered 3.6 kV in this experiment. The most crucial factor for dust collecting efficiency of an electrostatic precipitator which is in order to decrease indoor air pollution is applied voltage. In addition, optimal raw gas flow rate(2.4 m/sec) is more important factor than the excessive increase of dust collecting area.


Electrostatic precipitator;Indoor air pollution;DOP penetration test;Discharge electrode;Discharge electrode


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