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Steam puffer

Steam puffer

Steam puffer


I need to find a product that can provide a small burst of steam (very little) for a household application. This product would ideally be activated by a photoeye and be powered by either 110 VAC or 12 VDC. It would need to work fast (no long pre-heat time). I do not know what to call such a product. The most describing term I can think of would be Steam Puffer.

If such a product does not exist I was wondering if someone could guide me to a development partner.

Alternatively I could use a photo eye activated cold water spray device.

U. Kristiansen

RE: Steam puffer

Hello IRstuff,

Thanks for your quick reply. By fast i mean that it should provide the steam puff (alternatively water spray) within 5 seconds from being activated by the photo eye. The amount of steam (alternatively water) would be very small. Just 0.02 - 0.03 liquid oz.

RE: Steam puffer

...and the distance would be only about 1". Water because it is of hygienic nature.

RE: Steam puffer


No this is not school work. I work myself as a General Manager in the packaging industry. I am trying to develop a small appliance for a household applicatino as my own project on the side.

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