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California Engineering Students Develop Device that Reduces Lawnmower Emissions
Posted By Elliot Chang On June 6, 2013 @ 3:00 pm In Air quality,Environment,Green Products,Innovation,Reader Submitted Content | No Comments
A team of students from the University of California’s Riverside Bourns College of Engineering  recently developed a simple-yet-brilliant device that can make lawnmowers greener. The team’s NOx-Out  system is an innovative device that reduces emissions, noise, and the smell of gasoline from lawnmowers. The 6-inch-long device includes a filter, a glass jar that holds two ounces of urea solution, and a lawnmower muffler, and it works by capturing particulate matter in a glass quartz filter and then spraying an ultra-fine solution into the exhaust system. The team recently won first place at the WERC: A Consortium for Environmental Education and Technology Development Competition  in Las Cruces for the device.
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 Riverside Bourns College of Engineering: http://ucrtoday.ucr.edu/14660
 NOx-Out: http://www.nox-out.com/
 WERC: A Consortium for Environmental Education and Technology Development Competition: http://www.ieenmsu.com/werc-2/
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