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Cyclone separator
Cyclonic separation
Cyclone separator
Cyclone separator

Cyclonic separation is a process to take out all of the unwanted particles from air, gas, or steam. The process uses a process called vortex separation and does not use filtering. It uses rotational and gravitational force to separate the unwanted particles. The process is done in a device called cyclone separator or "cyclone". The word "cyclone" in meteorology (weather) is a force in which the air's movement spirals inward.

Usage

  • Cement industry
  • Fossil fuel power stations
  • Oil refinery
  • Sawmill

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