|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||261/104 ; 128/204.13|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 14 인용 특허 : 9|
A humidifier for an inhalant gas, which humidifies an inhalant gas having a controlled composition without invasion of bacteria by bringing a stream of the inhalant gas into contact with one side of a water vapor-permeable membrane which is in contact with liquid water on the other side.
[ What is claimed is:] [1.] A humidifier for an inhalant gas, comprising:(a) a container for containing liquid water and a lid with sockets therein fitted on the top of the container;(b) a plurality of hollow fibers of a water-permeable membrane which are bent into a U-shape, and wherein each end of the U-shape is adapted to fit in a socket;(c) means for bringing a stream of an inhalant gas having a controlled composition into contact with the inside of the hollow fibers through said sockets;(d) a protective tube in which the hollow fibers are packed and...