Evaporative cooler

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Evaporative cooler

Energy-efficient cooling system in which a fine mist of water is evaporated, lowering the air temperature. Evaporative coolers are most appropriate in dry climates, because they add humidity. Also known as a swamp cooler.
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They rely on 'Flash evaporation' of 5-micron mist which are generated by a high pressure pump (70 Bar or 1,000 PSI), Misting fans, Accessories and Brass Fittings (for turning hot air into cool air, circulated by fans to cover the target area).
The top level however is covered with tent-shape materials to prevent the direct sun rays and also equipped with 90 misting fans and mist spraying tubes to bring high temperatures down.
The long walk from the main building -- the first of eight structures planned for the WMC "campus" -- to the temporary pavilions was shaded, with misting fans and even bottles of cold water providing at least some relief from the relentless 100-plus degree heat.
Air-conditioned artificial rocks, misting fans and chilled water will be used to keep them cool during summer.
The kit should contain a reusable water bottle to maintain hydration; copies of all prescriptions and health insurance cards; phone numbers of health care providers and information concerning chronic health problems; broad spectrum sunscreen, at least SPF 30, to prevent serious burns; snap towels that activate with water and have a cooling effect when applied to the skin; misting fans that require no electricity in case of a power outage; an ID bracelet with personal information and emergency contact numbers; and a pre-paid cell phone for use in an emergency.
With predictions that the mercury could hit as high as 34C in the south-east of England today, additional supplies of water to cool off the horses have been laid on at Windsor, while Ayr and Beverley have made similar arrangements and Cartmel will again be employing the misting fans that were such a success on Saturday.
"Our strategy is to provide new, innovative products -- better products for the end user," his son agreed, naming the company's misting fans and remote-control fans as steps in that direction.
Circulair's latest addition to its line of battery-powered misting fans is the Pocket Spa.