Looks like a beautiful solution to me, just make it fairly easy to inspect, and well-sealed from outside air.
Most guys just trust their regular paper air filter. The metal screen safety filters that I have read about recommend 25 micron or 400 mesh. I think about 100 square inches would be adequate, but have a replacement filter ready since cleaning the fine filter screen can take some time and effort.
thanks for the information Bruce
I built this automixer for my truck.
I think it’s different from other automixers.
the transfer of the movement does this by a hinge in place of the longitudinal displacement of an axis
this design facilitates sealing and minimizes mechanical losses caused by friction
What do you think?
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That should make things a lot easier.
Thanks for sharing the idea and video, but I don’t understand what I’m looking at. How about a sketch? I can imagine a hinge fastened to the diaphragm, but don’t understand how you are sealing the output rod.
Excuse me time for the answer, I am very busy at this time of the year
Bruse here is what I use to seal
Another advantage of this automixer design is that it can also work horizontally
Thank you for taking the time to answer. Very Clever.
I would like to replace my big 5 "cyclone with two small cyclones in parallel.
Or can I find the information to size cyclones of equivalent efficiency?
Thank , Thierry
I think l used 2 4" cyclones on my mb, worked well. Oh, that was paralell!
Dyson uses a huge array of smaller cyclones in their vacuums. They take their engineering pretty seriously so I don’t think the cyclone arrangement is an accident.
The motivation could be more compact packaging but I think it has more to do with smaller cyclones having higher accelerations to help with separation efficiency. Now that I think about it… I’m sure there is plenty of academic literature on the subject.