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Posted by Paul on October 1, 2005, 7:52 pm

  Condensed water on a screen sounds like it would make a good filter.
Tou would have to clean it regularly, but you do with the link filter
in the dryer also. So, that brings us back to the double wall air to air
heat exchanger that has saturated warm air and would condense if you
exchanged heat out of it. No problem. use the condensation on a screen
as a lint after filter. I used to get lots of lint in my garage even though
there was an in dryer filter. I had to sweep and vaccum it up before
it bacame a fire hazard.

Posted by Paul on September 29, 2005, 11:08 pm

  I have thought that reclaiming latent heat with a desicant might be

Posted by most.sly on October 4, 2005, 8:13 pm
 My folks had a sink next to their washer/dryer.  They ran the dryer
output through and old panty hose leg, in the sink.  If you don't have
a drain, use a large bucket or tub to catch the the moisture.  Instant
heat capture, moisture collection, and lint filter.

Posted by Steve Spence on October 4, 2005, 10:32 pm
 most.sly@gmail.com wrote:

You don't do this with a propane dryer. Electric you can ....

Steve Spence
Dir., Green Trust, http://www.green-trust.org
Contributing Editor, http://www.off-grid.net

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