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Waterless Clothes-Cleaning MachineA waterless clothes-cleaning machine has been developed that removes loose particulates and deodorizes dirty laundry with regenerative chemical processes to make the clothes more comfortable to wear and have a fresher smell. This system was initially developed for use in zero-g, but could be altered for 1-g environments where water or other re sources are scarce. Some of these processes include, but are not limited to, airflow, filtration, ozone generation, heat, ultraviolet light, and photocatalytic titanium oxide.
Document ID
Document Type
Other - NASA Tech Brief
Johnson, Glenn (United Space Alliance Houston, TX, United States)
Ganske, Shane (United Space Alliance Houston, TX, United States)
Date Acquired
August 27, 2013
Publication Date
April 1, 2013
Publication Information
Publication: NASA Tech Briefs, April 2013
Subject Category
Man/System Technology and Life Support
Report/Patent Number
Distribution Limits
Public Use Permitted.

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