Thursday, February 1, in the ski resort Hermon has been tested a new snow gun of Italian manufacture. Gun can work at zero temperature.
The snow gun has been tested at a temperature of +3 degrees Celsius and 30% humidity. Experts note that the process of artificial snow production is automated: the device’s sensors measure the air temperature and humidity, and misleading, whether the production of snow in such conditions. At zero temperature and high humidity, the snow would immediately melt.
The gun is connected to a source of water. She «consumes» half to two liters per second.
The publication of the website «Mako» noted that the leadership of the resort Hermon continues to look for solutions that would help extend the season for lovers of winter sports.