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saturator

[‚sach·ə‚rād·ər]
(engineering)
A device, equipment, or person that saturates one material with another; examples are a tank in which vapors become saturated with ammonia from coal (in carbonization of coal), a humidifier, and the operator of a machine for impregnating roofing felt with asphalt.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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* Hand-held spray-up units such as chopper guns, saturators and gelcoaters with accessories and support equipment.
The printing of the vinyl and TFM paper takes place in an 18,960-square-foot area adjacent to the saturator. A Nakajimi printing press is used to produce the 2-mil and 6-mil reverse printed vinyl.
Briefly, the particle concentrator used virtual impactor technology in which 110 L/min flow went through a saturator, cooler, impactor, and diffusion dryer to generate concentrated particles with aerodynamic diameters between 2.5 and 0.01 [micro]m.
This compressed air is sent to a saturator, which is basically a vertical pressure tank.
Then, the samples were put into a vacuum saturator and were taken out 48 hours later for equilibrating the internal moisture content.
Compressed gas is purified and passed through a long-coiled saturator that is controlled at a stable temperature.
Mounts on 5-gal pall or wall; can be used with saturator or resin-roller attachments.
Mounts on a 5-gal pail or on a wall for use with drums or Liqui-Bins and can be used with saturator or resin-roller attachments.