Air Purification of Smoking Booth Using Photocatalytic Process and Air Filter

광촉매공정과 필터를 이용한 흡연부스 공기정화연구

  • Kim, Tae-Young (Department of Environmental Engineering, Chungbuk National University) ;
  • Cho, Yeong-Tae (Department of Environmental Engineering, Chungbuk National University) ;
  • Kim, Jae-Yong (Department of Environmental Engineering, Chungbuk National University)
  • Received : 2016.06.28
  • Accepted : 2016.07.11
  • Published : 2016.08.10


The current study evaluated the air quality of the smoking booth equipped with the air purification system consisting of photocatalysts and air filters by measuring the concentrations of hazardous substances of tobacco smoke such as CO, HCHO, $CH_3CHO$, PM10 and PM2.5. To enhance the removal efficiency of hazardous substances, an infrared ray was exposed to improve the reactivity of OH radical generated from the photocatalyst toward environmental tobacco smoke (ETS) gas phase hazardous materials. It was found that the smoking booth with the air purification system improved the removal efficiency of hazardous substances containing formaldehyde by 85.2% compared to that of the smoking booth without any purification systems. In addition, the removal efficiency of the fine dust after treatment was enhanced up to 89.4%.


Supported by : 충북대학교


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