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Vortex Tube : A Review

Author : Akshay K. Shinde 1 Mayuresh U. Koli 2 Sumit S. Kadam 3 shubham B. Kundale 4 Suyog S. Patil 5

Date of Publication :7th December 2016

Abstract: Vortex tube is a non-convectional device in which the compressed natural air is works as a working substance and splits air into hot and cold air, This is maintenance free and working is very simple Hence it is used in the several application in industries such as Spot cooling, cooling of workers in mines and electronic components etc. In refrigeration system the refrigerants are used and they affects the ozone layer but in the vortex tube there is no refrigerant so no ozone layer deflection, and Global worming. There is no mechanical parts (Gears, Blades, Pumps) are fitted. When the compressed air passing through the tangentially situated nozzle at the end of the nozzle the compressed air expands with high pressure and produce vortex in the pipe.

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