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humidifier

 [hu-mid´ĭ-fi″er]
an apparatus for controlling humidity by adding moisture to the air.
A bubble humidifier. From Lammon et al., 1995.

humidifier

[hyo̅o̅mid′ifī′ər]
Etymology: L, humidus, moist, facere, to make
a machine designed to adjust the amount of moisture in the atmosphere of a room or respiratory device.

humidifier

Nursing A device that puts moisture in air. Cf Dehumidifier.

hu·mid·i·fi·er

(hyū-mid'i-fī-ĕr)
A device for increasing the water vapor content of a gas or of ambient air.

hu·mid·i·fi·er

(hyū-mid'i-fī-ĕr)
A device for increasing the water vapor content of a gas or of ambient air.

humidifier,

n a device for adding moisture to dry air inside the home to help counteract the reduction in saliva that often occurs as a result of hyposalivation, radiation therapy, or other treatments that cause xerostomia.

humidifier

an apparatus for controlling humidity by adding moisture to the air.
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Water was drained and replaced monthly to avoid accumulations of salts which may have caused the vaporizer to run too hot so that the relay in the humidistat would be stuck on.
Connect the water line to the solenoid valve and hook up the humidistat wiring.
An automatic reset humidistat will adjust moisture output to compensate for weather change.
Excellent control of EMC can be provided by either the thermostat method where the air temperature is maintained at a constant value above the air's dewpoint temperature or the humidistat method where temperature of the controlled space air is adjusted according to a preset RH.
Connecting the exhaust to a humidistat will keep it from running constantly.
Moreover, the humidistat and fan control let you meet any comfort need, as this humidifier can evaporate up to four gallons of water a day.
Lamb adds, "Even better, attach a humidistat that will automatically turn the fan on when moisture reaches a specific level.
The enclosed pictures show the comfort control and some details of the thermostat and humidistat.
Standard features include a humidistat, stainless steel construction, round-collar duct connections, washable filters, inorganic desiccant rotor and PTC heaters for long life.
Air-to-air heat exchangers controlled by a humidistat are one way to ameliorate the introduction of outside air into a heated home.
A Purchase a good humidistat and place it in the center of your manufacturing operation.
You might turn it on only in the damp season, or attach it to a humidistat switch.