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diffuser

A device used to scatter light. It can be a reflecting surface (e.g. matt paint) or a transmitting medium (e.g. ground glass).
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Working with the manufacturer, the designers created a custom solution that concealed the diffusors inside the lobby columns.
Two-component injection molding has been utilized for a number of applications in the healthcare, consumer goods and automotive industries; examples are shower heads, air diffusors, sensors, spatulas, shutter breaks and valves.
When a compressor is operated away from its design point, the gas flow into the aerodynamic components (impellers, blades, diffusors, etc.) deviates from its design direction.
Special coatings and filter types are available for special applications such as EMI shielding, Clarex is also offered in a comprehensive range of reflectors, transflectors, diffusors and edge light guides.