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Title: How does a nebuliser work?
Post by: DoctorBeaver on 28/08/2009 13:52:34
I've got 1 and I started wondering exactly how the liquid & air combine to make a vapour. Any offers?
Title: How does a nebuliser work?
Post by: Nizzle on 28/08/2009 14:29:46
shaken, not stirred [;)]
Title: How does a nebuliser work?
Post by: DoctorBeaver on 28/08/2009 14:52:56
shaken, not stirred [;)]

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Title: How does a nebuliser work?
Post by: lightarrow on 29/08/2009 18:50:33
I've got 1 and I started wondering exactly how the liquid & air combine to make a vapour. Any offers?
What kind of nebulizer? To me, "nebulizer" means for example those used for perfums or to spray water for garden. I have never heard of those generating vapour.
Title: How does a nebuliser work?
Post by: LeeE on 29/08/2009 19:39:02
Do you mean one of these?

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nebuliser (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nebuliser)

...or one of these?

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Inhaler (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Inhaler)
Title: How does a nebuliser work?
Post by: DoctorBeaver on 30/08/2009 10:18:36
LeeE - the first type
Title: How does a nebuliser work?
Post by: LeeE on 31/08/2009 01:33:25
Aha - in that case, have a look at the first link  [;D]