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Liquid purification or separation March listing by industry category 03/09

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03/26/2009 > patent applications in patent subcategories. listing by industry category

20090078621 - System for filtering and removing viruses from water supply sources: A system for filtering and removing viruses from water supply sources comprises a decontaminating unit (10) inserted between a water source (12) and at least one water supply source (14, 16, 18) of a closed space, a warning controller (36) used for displaying the misoperation of the decontaminating unit (10),... Agent: James C. Lydon

20090078622 - Dialyser: The invention relates to a dialyser with a measuring unit assigned thereto that transmits data to said dialyser via a wireless link, the measuring unit being able to determine and transmit to the dialyser at least one measurable variable which can also be determined by another measuring device that is... Agent: Collard & Roe, P.C.

20090078623 - Filter device: The invention relates to a filter device, especially a line filter forming part of hydraulic installations, said filter device comprising a filter housing (1) that can be removed from a filter head and is used to receive a filter element (5) that separates a non-filtered side (13) from a filtered... Agent: Roylance, Abrams, Berdo & Goodman, L.L.P.

20090078624 - Locking filter assembly: A locking liquid filter assembly is disclosed that prevents an unauthorized user from removing the filter media cartridge after installation. The locking filter assembly includes a head unit for coupling with an inlet conduit for delivering unfiltered process liquid into the filter assembly and an outlet conduit for delivering filtered... Agent: Bachman & Lapointe, P.C.

20090078626 - Filter cartridge housing attachment systems: The present disclosure pertains to a fluid filter having integral attachment means which may take the form of a threaded portion of a filter cartridge. The threaded portion threadably interacts with a complementary threaded portion of a filter mounting to retain the filter cartridge to the filter mounting. The disclosure... Agent: Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren P.C.

20090078625 - Redundant ultrafiltration device: According to one aspect of the present invention, a dual stage filtration apparatus includes a cartridge having a first end and an opposing second end and a first filtration stage including a first bundle of first semi-permeable filtering elements and a second filtration stage including a second bundle of second... Agent: Darby & Darby P.C.

20090078627 - Liquid tank and method for manufacturing it: c

20090078629 - Exchangeable oil filter with spring-operated pin for drainage: The invention relates to a device for filtering of oil circulating in an internal combustion engine, comprising an oil filter adapter 2 for detachable fastening of an exchangeable oil filter 3 to the engine block 1 of the internal combustion engine. The invention is characterized in that the oil filter... Agent: Novak Druce & Quigg LLP

20090078628 - Pool filtration system: A filtration grid cover pre-impregnated with a filtering media such as diatomaceous earth is provided. The cover may have a pouch configuration sized and configured to receive a filtration grid of a diatomaceous earth filtration system. The entry aperture of the cover may be positioned at a top edge, side... Agent: Stetina Brunda Garred & Brucker

20090078630 - Separator for removing impurities, especially smaller particles from rain water: Separator for removing impurities, especially smaller particles, from rain water. It comprises a first reservoir (2) and a second reservoir (6). The first reservoir (2) performs the function of removing the heaviest portions of the impurities, but is also provided with a lamellar device (4), wherein small drops and impurities... Agent: The Nath Law Group

20090078631 - Modular fuel filter assembly: A fuel heater module and a water-in-fuel sensor module are disclosed that are configured to be connected to an outside surface of a filter assembly. The fuel heater module includes an inlet port and an outlet port with a heating element positioned in the fluid path between the inlet and... Agent: Krieg Devault LLP

20090078632 - Modular oil-based sludge separation and treatment system: A modular apparatus having certain processing equipment mounted on portable skids that are adaptable and versatile to permit customized arrangement for oil-recovery processing of a wide range of oil-base sludge compositions in a cost-efficient manner. In one aspect, the invention is directed to a modular apparatus optimally configured for oil... Agent: Legal Dept.,IPGroup M-i L.L.C.

20090078633 - Chromatographic stationary phases: A chromatographic stationary phase for use in reversed-phase chromatography. A process for producing a chromatographic stationary phase for use in reversed-phase chromatography, chromatographic stationary phases prepared according to the methods of the current invention, and liquid chromatography columns, which include the stationary phases, are also provided.... Agent: Agilent Technologies Inc.

20090078634 - Chromatography columns: The present invention relates to a chromatography column that removes the longitudinal load from the column tube altogether and transfers it to a yoke and stanchion arrangement situated around but external to the column tube. By using the yoke/stanchion system, the central adjuster can be used to move the top... Agent: Millipore Corporation

20090078635 - Device for treating a fluid: The invention relates to a device 1 for treating a fluid, including a container 2,3 with inner space, at least one entrance to the inner space arranged on the container, wherein the entrance includes a first and second opening 4,5, a grid body 14 which is arranged in the inner... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC

20090078636 - Body fluid treating filter device: A body fluid treating filter device capable of maintaining its treating pressure within a clinically safe pressure range even if body fluid treatment is performed over a long period and having excellent property for recovering a body fluid after the body fluid treatment is completed. A body fluid treating cylindrical... Agent: Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C

20090078637 - Surface modified filtration media: A filter media that inhibits the formation of static charge in a liquid flowing through the filter media comprises a filtration layer having a first surface and a second surface opposite the first surface and comprising a non-conductive fibrous material having a plurality of fibers, the fibrous material comprising a... Agent: Don W. Bulson (park) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP

20090078638 - Centrifugal filter: Filtration device suited for concentration of liquid samples, particularly biomolecules, and a method of concentrating, desalting, purifying and/or fractionating liquid samples. In certain embodiments the device includes a housing having a sample reservoir, and two substantially vertically oriented and spaced apart membranes disposed in the housing. An underdrain is associated... Agent: Nields, Lemack & Frame, LLC

20090078639 - Biofilter media and biofiltration apparatus employing same: A filter medium comprises a mass of elongate, differently orientated, shape-sustaining elongate elements comprising a sponge material, the different orientation of the elements causing these to form a self-supporting open network which provides substantial interstitial space between the elements, this space preferably being larger than the total volume of the... Agent: Adams Patent & Trademark Agency

20090078640 - High flux fluid separation membranes comprising a cellulose or cellulose derivative layer: The present invention provides membranes having a coating layer comprising cellulose or cellulose derivative and a porous support comprising nanofibers prepared by a process of coating a solution comprising cellulose or a cellulose derivative dissolved in an ionic liquid on to a porous support layer. The present invention is useful... Agent: Cooley Godward Kronish LLP Attn: Patent Group

20090078641 - Hollow fiber membrane with excellent performance stability and blood purifier and method for producing hollow fiber membrane: Solution: The present invention provides a hollow fiber membrane excellent in performance stability, which has an average thickness of from 10 to 50 μm and an average pore radius of from 150 to 300 Å, and which shows a pure water permeability of 150 to 1,500 mL/m2/hr./mmHg at 37° C.,... Agent: Leydig Voit & Mayer, Ltd

20090078642 - Method and apparatus for confirming that a filter drier has been replaced: A filter in some embodiments of the invention includes: a housing defining an interior chamber substantially sealed from outside of the housing; a valve located in the chamber biased to a first position where the valve maintains a seal between the interior chamber and outside of the housing; and an... Agent: Baker & Hostetler LLP

20090078643 - Low off-gassing polyurethanes: A low out-gassing polyurethane is described for use in applications where contaminants must be kept to very low levels, such as during lithography. In particular, the polyurethane is essentially free of silicon-containing species, which present particular contamination problems in the context of electronic device manufacturing. The polyurethane may be utilized... Agent: Hamilton, Brook, Smith & Reynolds, P.C.

20090078644 - Membrane bags with seamless membrane substance, uses thereof, filtration units therewith and manufacturing processes: Disclosed are seamless membrane bags for example, a membrane bag comprising a spacer fabric and a volume for permeate collection, the spacer fabric comprising a first part and a second part that are spaced apart and tied together at a predefined distance by monofilament thread and the first and second... Agent: Leydig Voit & Mayer, Ltd

20090078645 - Plant capable of accumulating inorganic phosphate at high level and use of the plant: The present invention provides: a plant body with high phosphate accumulation, which is transformed to express a gene encoding a transcription factor of a gene involved in phosphate starvation reaction; a method for producing the same; a recombinant expression vector for use in the production; and a method for utilizing... Agent: Drinker Biddle & Reath (dc)

20090078646 - Conditioning system for activated sludge wastewater treatment processes: Wastewaters are treated by an activated sludge process that includes combining wastewater with bacteria-laden sludge in an activated sludge tank to form a mixed liquor, separating the mixed liquor into a clear effluent and activated sludge stream, pretreating at least a portion of the activated sludge stream in a conditioning... Agent: Siemens Corporation Intellectual Property Department

20090078647 - System and method for bioremediating oil field cuttings: Apparatus and methods for bioremediating hydrocarbon contaminated solids. The method can include introducing a slurry comprising one or more drilling fluids and one or more hydrocarbon contaminated solids to a settling system. The settling system can include one or more housings having a receiving compartment at a first end thereof... Agent: Edmonds, P.C.

20090078648 - Method for purifying effluent in an anaerobic reactor: The invention relates to a method for purifying effluents in an anaerobic reactor (1) in which the micro-organisms are held by supports, the supports forming a bed which is fixed in a part (4, 5) of the reactor. The inventive method is characterised in that it includes a step wherein... Agent: Young & Thompson

20090078649 - Method for selective removal of cadmium: A method for selective removal of cadmium from a feed solution also containing other metals such as nickel (Ni) and/or cobalt (Co), utilizing a thiourea based ion exchange resin, and a method for eluting cadmium adsorbed on the thiourea based resin.... Agent: Vale Inco Intellectual Property Group

20090078650 - Method and device for thickening sludge carried along in waste water: In one embodiment, the present invention relates to a method for thickening sludge carried along in waste water, wherein the waste water is subjected to a pretreatment reinforcing the flocculation and is subsequently introduced in the direction of gravity into a bath so as to separate the sludge from the... Agent: Rader, Fishman & Grauer PLLC

20090078651 - Mung water treatment method: A water treatment method for reducing/eliminating and preventing biofilm buildup in recirculating water systems. The method includes providing both NuTower™ and a biocide in a recirculating water system.... Agent: Reising, Ethington, Barnes, Kisselle, P.C.

20090078652 - System and method for purifying an aqueous stream: A system and method are disclosed for purifying a waste fluid stream. The system includes a recirculation pump having an inlet for a recirculation stream and an outlet to expel a pressurized stream. The system includes a compressor having an inlet for an evaporation stream and an outlet for a... Agent: Kunzler & Mckenzie

20090078654 - Method of liquid detoxification and apparatus therefor: Conversion of an untreated liquid to a clean harmless treated liquid through microbe removal, characterized in that a mechanical treatment for damaging microbes present in a liquid to thereby effect extinction thereof and sterilization, combined with a chlorination in which a chlorine-containing substance is formed from a liquid and injected... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack, L.L.P.

20090078653 - Rain gutter member: A gutter member includes an inlet operatively coupled to a gutter trough. The inlet is configured to receive matter such as water and non-water matter from the gutter trough. The gutter member further includes an outlet operatively coupled to a top of a downspout. The outlet is configured to pass... Agent: Driggs, Hogg, Daugherty & Del Zoppo Co., L.p.a.

20090078655 - Formulation and method for providing safe, clean chlorinated recreational water: A solid formulation for use with sodium chloride and a chlorine generator to provide safe, clean chlorinated recreational water. The formulation comprises a chlorine stabilizing agent and a phosphate remover agent. An enhanced salt comprising a chlorine stabilizing agent, a phosphate remover agent and sodium chloride is also described. The... Agent: Crowell & Moring LLP Intellectual Property Group

20090078656 - Apparatus and methods for ambient air abatement of electronic device manufacturing effluent: An abatement system is provided which includes 1) an abatement unit adapted to abate effluent; and 2) an ambient air supply system comprising an air moving device, wherein the ambient air supply system is adapted to supply ambient air to the abatement unit for use as an oxidant. Numerous other... Agent: Dugan & Dugan, PC

20090078657 - Device for separation of particulates from a biological sample: A device for separating plasma from blood cells involves a separation fiber having one or more characteristics such as a high silica content, a low boron content, and/or no binder.... Agent: Honeywell International Inc.

20090078658 - Oil filter element of wound cotton/paper composition: A filter element designed for engine oil lubrication and hydraulic oils, comprising a core having a hollow interior and a perforated outer surface, in fluid communication with the hollow interior, an open first end in fluid communication with the hollow interior, and a closed second end. The filter element comprises... Agent: Lewis, Brisbois, Bisgaard & Smith LLP

20090078659 - Filtering apparatus: A filtering apparatus for purifying cooking oil is provided. The filtering apparatus comprises a housing, a filter housing including a filter and a first conduit in communication with a deep fryer for extraction of cooking oil requiring purifying from the deep fryer. The apparatus further comprises a pump for pumping... Agent: J. Michael Martinez De Andino, Esq. Hunton & Williams LLP

03/19/2009 > patent applications in patent subcategories. listing by industry category

20090071883 - Electrolytic system for obtaining a disinfectant: An electrolytic system for obtaining a disinfectant and/or sterilant is disclosed. The system comprises, among other components, at least one reaction cell, that contains a selectively permeable membrane placed between two electrodes that generate a charged field across the cell when dilute electrolytic solutions are passed through the cell. The... Agent: Browdy And Neimark, P.l.l.c. 624 Ninth Street, Nw

20090071884 - Low aspect ratio wastewater system: A leaching conduit comprising: a low aspect ratio channel; a pipe in fluid communication with the low aspect ratio channel; wherein the aspect ratio of the low aspect channel is configured to promote aerobic conditions in and around the leaching conduit. A wastewater system comprising: a processing tank; a leaching... Agent: Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, LLP

20090071885 - Filters: A filter installation has a pivotably mounted flap (13), a filter head (15) mounted on the flap, a filter cartridge (16) mounted on the filter head. Flexible piping (18,19) is provided for supplying fluid to be filtered to the filter head and removing filtered fluid from the filter head. The... Agent: Troutman Sanders LLP

20090071886 - Aquarium filter assembly and filter element: An aquarium filter assembly includes a housing having a filter cartridge and a water pump and defining a flow path therethrough from upstream to downstream from an inlet to an outlet. A replaceable filter element is mounted in one or more designated orientation positions.... Agent: Andrus, Sceales, Starke & Sawall, LLP

20090071887 - Thermal water treatment device and method: The invention relates to a device for thermally purifying waste water, comprising a tank through which waste water can flow. The inventive device is characterized by having at least one flow guiding means for guiding the waste water inside the tank in an essentially meandering manner, and by having at... Agent: The Webb Law Firm, P.C.

20090071888 - Filter system: A chromatography column to bind molecules or proteins, is filled with a replaceable matrix and is provided with fill elements with which a single feed tube can be connected to an across the column distributed fill element. The fill element keeps an inner land area free from fill openings which... Agent: Young & Thompson

20090071889 - Magnetic field generating device for polarizing fluids and distribution components using the same: The invention describes a device that can generate a magnetic field, such as a solenoid or magnet, with a shape and insulation allowing it to be crossed by a liquid which will be polarized. The magnetic field generated is regular so that its effect on the liquid passing through the... Agent: Thompson & Knight, L.L.P. Patent Property Department

20090071890 - Water dispenser and filter cartridge for use therein: A water dispenser including a water inlet adapted to receive water from a water supply, a water filter operative to filter water received from the water supply via the water inlet, a water outlet operative to provide filtered water received from the water filter, a water spill collector and a... Agent: Darby & Darby P.C.

20090071891 - Dispensing system: A dispenser system that takes high pressure fluid such as a high pressure water source and reduces the volume flow of the high pressure water as it flows into a dispenser with the dispenser having a low pressure outlet, which offers negligible fluid resistance in comparison to the inlet fluid... Agent: Jacobson & Johnson

20090071892 - Filter cartridge: A filter cartridge that is designed to accommodate differences in lengths between an outer filter media and an inner filter media by providing a flexible connection between the inner filter media and the outer filter media. In addition, the endplates of the inner filter and the outer filter together define... Agent: Hamre, Schumann, Mueller & Larson, P.C.

20090071893 - Bandscreen: A bandscreen comprising a pair of spaced-apart, endless drive chains (4,5), a plurality of spaced-apart screen-supporting members (18) each spanning between the drive chains, and a plurality of screens (10) each of which is held in position by being engaged with, but not attached to, a respective pair of the... Agent: Nields, Lemack & Frame, LLC

20090071894 - Hollow fibre membrane module with a fixed structure: A hollow fibre membrane module with a fixed structure comprises: a bearing shell (7), an inlet (8), a concentrated water outlet (10), a produced water outlet (9), a central tube (1) and hollow fibre membranes (6), in which the hollow fibre membranes (6), the central tube (1) and the bearing... Agent: Dorsey & Whitney LLP Intellectual Property Department

20090071895 - Caustic silica gel manufacturing method and gels made thereby: New silica gel materials and novel methods of producing such are provided. The method itself entails a manner of mixing the reactants together in a one-pot process such that the time required for aging is reduced without compromising the ability to target pore size production. In such a way, the... Agent: J.m. Huber Corporation Law Department

20090071896 - Membrane bags with seamless membrane substance, uses thereof and filtration units therewith: A membrane bag comprising a volume for permeate collection, wherein the volume is completely enclosed in seamless membrane substance; a filtration unit comprising at least one above-described seamless membrane bag; the use of at least one above-described seamless membrane bag in a membrane bioreactor; the use of at least one... Agent: Leydig Voit & Mayer, Ltd

20090071897 - Method for producing hydrogen sulphide and the use thereof, in particular, for depolluting heavy metal-containing flows: The invention relates to using alcalophilic sulphate-reducing bacteria selected from at least one species of a Desulfohalobiaceae or Desulfonatronum species family or from species whose gene encoding for ribosomal PARN 16S has a homology equal to or greater than 97% with a corresponding gene of any species of the Desulfohalobiaceae... Agent: Young & Thompson

20090071898 - Novel micro-organism for treating waste water and corresponding method: The invention concerns a novel isolated microorganism characterized in that it is capable of: i) transforming Kjeldahl nitrogen, ammonia nitrogen and/or nitrogen oxides into gas nitrogen; and ii) transforming carbonaceous matter into carbon dioxide; both transformation processes being carried out in aerobic condition. The invention also concerns a method for... Agent: Browdy And Neimark, P.l.l.c. 624 Ninth Street, Nw

20090071899 - Wastewater treatment system: Disclosed is a system for treating wastewater. The system includes a microorganism clad structure positioned in a body of wastewater such that the microorganism clad structure is at least partially submerged in the body of wastewater. The apparatus also includes an aeration device, such as a propeller-type, surface mounted aeration... Agent: Crompton, Seager & Tufte, LLC

20090071900 - Submerged fixed film anoxic bioreactor: A constant velocity serpentine anoxic reactor incorporates a multiple cell vertical serpentine path, as well as a horizontal serpentine path, through the anoxic chamber. A fixed film media is mounted within each cell of the anoxic chamber to provide a structure on which the bacteria can grow to sustain the... Agent: Larry W. Miller Miller Law Group, PLLC

20090071901 - System and method for filtering liquids: In one aspect, the invention is directed to methods and systems for filtering water using membranes. The methods and systems provide for controlling water levels in a tank with membranes immersed therein to control any of various conditions in the tank, such as the gas flow from aerators in the... Agent: Herman & Millman

20090071902 - Hybrid ro/pro system: A system which includes a separation element (11) employing semipermeable membrane material (17), which system is designed so that it can operate either in an RO mode to produce high quality water or in a PRO mode to generate power from two aqueous solutions of different salt concentrations. In a... Agent: Fitch Even Tabin And Flannery

20090071903 - Composite semipermeable membranes, methods for production thereof and uses thereof: There is provided a composite semipermeable membrane that shows a high salt removal ratio and high performance in rejecting boron that is not dissociated in the neutral region. The composite semipermeable membrane is produced by a process that includes forming a separating functional polyamide layer on a porous substrate film,... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20090071904 - Membrane cover having a protective layer to prevent deterioration of uv stabilizers therein: The membrane structure according to the present invention has a top layer containing three plies. The top ply has UV stabilizers embedded therein; the bottom ply has stretch-resistant elements embedded therein; and the middle ply contains a co-extruded polyvinylidene chloride barrier film for example, for protecting the top ply against... Agent: Mario D. Theriault

20090071905 - Methods of making and using filtering unit for a virucide substance: A filtering unit for removing a virucidal substance from a biological fluid including an outer casing having at least one input aperture and at least one output aperture. The outer casing including a filter medium, which separates the filtration unit into an input compartment and an output compartment. The filter... Agent: Baker Botts L.L.P. One Shell Plaza

20090071906 - Regeneration of water treatment substrates: In a method and apparatus for operating and regenerating ion exchange material a wash fluid or elution solution for rinsing the ion exchange material (1) is prepared, there is collected as a by-product of said preparation a first waste stream including cationic species to be eliminated, the ion exchange material... Agent: Frommer Lawrence & Haug

20090071908 - Method of concentrating nanoparticles and method of deaggregating aggregated nanoparticles: A method of concentrating nanoparticles, having the steps of: adding and mixing an extraction solvent with a nanoparticles-dispersion liquid that nanoparticles are dispersed in a dispersion solvent, thereby concentrating and extracting the nanoparticles into a phase of the extraction solvent, and removing the dispersion solvent by filter-filtrating a liquid of... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20090071907 - Oil separator: A system 10 for extracting free oil from industrial processing fluids contains a solids retention cartridge 20 having a plurality of vertically oriented polymeric elements 28 therein. The cartridge 20 fluidly communicates with a retention chamber 36, wherein the retention chamber 36 provides a predetermined residence time based on fluid... Agent: L.c. Begin & Associates, PLLC

20090071909 - Washbox: Exemplary systems and methods relating to washboxes are described.... Agent: Rainier Patents Ps

20090071910 - Liquid treatment apparatus and liquid treatment method: A liquid treatment apparatus and a liquid treatment method are provided. The liquid treatment apparatus includes a nozzle configured to cause cavitation bubbles to be generated in liquid to be treated, and a discharger which generates discharge plasma in a region where the cavitation bubbles are generated. The liquid treatment... Agent: Sughrue-265550

20090071911 - Safety vent structure for extracorporeal circuit: A vent assembly is described for use in an extracorporeal fluid unit. A vent structure adjacent to a micro-porous membrane forms the assembly. The vent structure is porous, but expands when the vent structure becomes wet, thereby closing off the pores and inhibiting (e.g., preventing) fluid from flowing through the... Agent: Fish & Richardson PC

20090071912 - Device and method for removing lint: [PROBLEMS] To provide a device and a method for automatically removing lint without requiring special skill and labor by improving a lint removal technique in a continuous washing machine. [MEANS FOR SOLVING PROBLEMS] An opening (2a) is formed in a washing liquid feed tube (2), and a guide vane (6)... Agent: Foley And Lardner LLP Suite 500

20090071913 - Device and method for the cleaning of lubricant and a lubricant circuit: A cleaning device for cleaning lubricating oil which circulates in a lubricating oil circuit has an intake to be connected with the lubricating oil circuit, through which a part quantity of the lubricating oil circulating in the lubricating oil circuit is to be fed to the cleaning and a return... Agent: Cohen, Pontani, Lieberman & Pavane LLP

20090071914 - Underdrain for a filter system for filtering water or wastewater and a method of washing the filter system: An apparatus for filtering water and/or wastewater including at least one underdrain lateral. The underdrain lateral is configured to receive a liquid during a filtration cycle and directs a washing fluid through a filter bed of one or more layers of filter media during a washing cycle. The filter can... Agent: Merek Blackmon & Voorhees LLC

03/12/2009 > patent applications in patent subcategories. listing by industry category

20090065408 - Chemical injection using an adjustable depth air sparging system: A supplemental fluid adjustable depth air sparging system which is used to remediate contaminates from groundwater within the soil. An adjustable depth air injection point injects compressed air, and an adjustable depth chemical injection point injects a chemical oxidizer or nutrient into saturated or groundwater regions of the soil's subsurface... Agent: Navairwd Counsel Group

20090065409 - Gasoline-ethanol separation apparatus: This present invention provides a gasoline-ethanol separation apparatus which is used for an internal combustion engine, has a simple structure, and can separate a mixture fuel formed of mixed gasoline and ethanol into gasoline and ethanol. The gasoline-ethanol separation apparatus 1 includes a fuel tank 2 for accommodating a mixture... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20090065410 - Vacuum-actuated liquid disinfectant dispenser and system: A vacuum-actuated liquid chlorine dispenser for use in an aerobic treatment system. Effluent is diverted from a discharge pipe in an aerobic treatment system into an inlet of a venturi chamber. The resulting pressure differential resulting from effluent flowing through the venturi chamber is communicated to a dosage container, which... Agent: Gunn & Lee, P.C.

20090065411 - Filter cartridge with pressure relief valve: A filter cartridge includes a substantially cylindrical filter media and a pressure relieving structure. The filter media is adapted to allow fluid to pass from an exterior of the filter media to an interior space of the filter media. The pressure relieving structure is disposed at an upper end of... Agent: Young & Basile, P.C.

20090065412 - Apparatus for waste water treatment: The present invention is directed towards an anaerobic reactor useful for purifying waste water. The reactor comprises a chamber with a first water inlet for receiving a volume of waste water and a first water outlet connectable to a biofilter. A number of interdigitated baffle walls are arranged in the... Agent: Philip Swain, Phd C/o Gowling Lafleur Henderson

20090065413 - Ultraviolet radiation lamp and source module and treatment system containing same: The present invention relates to an ultraviolet radiation lamp. The lamp comprises: (i) a substantially sealed cavity comprising a mercury-containing material; and (ii) a heating unit disposed exteriorly with respect to the cavity. The heating unit is disposed in contact with a first portion of the cavity comprising the mercury-containing... Agent: Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP (c/o Patent Administrator)

20090065414 - Catalyst particulate diverter: The present invention generally relates to devices for diverting contaminants into catalyst blocks; and in particular to devices for diverting particulate matter such as powdered and/or solid contaminants away from spaces around and between catalyst blocks.... Agent: Babcock & Wilcox Power Generation Group, Inc.

20090065415 - Chromatography column: Said chromatographic column is characterized in that the chromatographic material in a defined compressed state is enclosed in a column body (1), which is preferably cylindrical and is provided with a discharge opening (9), between two filter plates which are fixed at a specified distance from one another by contact... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20090065416 - Elastic porous column material: A packing composition (110) for inserting into a fluidic device (100), the packing composition (110) comprising a packing material (114) adapted for separating different components of a fluid and an elastic network (115) in which the packing material (114) is embedded.... Agent: Agilent Technologies Inc.

20090065417 - Solid-liquid separator: A solid-liquid separator that separates raw water containing suspended solids into suspended solids (solid) and treated water (liquid) in easy and a short time is provided. A solid-liquid separator includes a separation tub, an inflow pipe configured to rotate raw water which flowed from the outlet of the inflow pipe... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20090065418 - Filter press with novel filter cake release mechanism: The invention provides a filter press comprising a support frame; a plurality of filter plates mounted adjacent one another on the support frame, the filter plates being displaceable between an inoperative position wherein adjacent filter plates are spaced apart, and an operative position wherein adjacent filter plates abut to form... Agent: The Nath Law Group

20090065419 - Filter cartridge with snap fit connection: A filter cartridge for use in filtering fluids, for example fuel, lubrication, hydraulic and other liquids, as well as air. The filter cartridge is a filter-in-filter design with an inner filter and an outer filter. The inner filter and the outer filter, for example the bottom end plates thereof, are... Agent: Hamre, Schumann, Mueller & Larson, P.C.

20090065421 - Crossflow pressure liquid filtration with ultrasonic enhancement: Methods and apparatus for increasing the duration of uninterrupted filtering flow by using crossflow filtration and ultrasonic energy with in difficult to filter process liquids (e.g. of the kind having (1) a carrier liquid, (2) coalescing solids particles which tend to adhere and bridge filter element gaps sized substantially larger... Agent: Flynn Thiel Boutell & Tanis, P.C.

20090065420 - Filter device: Filter device (10) is provided with a head (20), a filter element (40), and a housing (30). The head (20) is provided with an inlet (24) which is attached to a hydraulic circuit (5), and into which flows the operating oil (L1) that is to be filtered. The filter element... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione

20090065422 - Cock for water purifier: This invention relates to a cock for water purifier which has a cock body formed with two compartments partitioned with each other. One of the two compartment is provided with a tap-water passage, and then a water input passage connecting with the water inlet of the water purifier is provided... Agent: Rosenberg, Klein & Lee

20090065423 - Filter sak: The present invention is a washing machine filter that is disposable and free floating in the washing machine. The filter of the present invention in the preferred embodiment is 2¼ inches by 2½ inches. The filter is comprised of a filtering material of the dimension described, which can be placed... Agent: Dwight G. Diehl

20090065424 - Circular centrifugation chamber for separation of blood: One of the ends of this chamber has sealing means and is traversed by an intake channel for the blood that is to be centrifuged, and by at least one discharge channel). At least one circular deflector, concentric to the axis of revolution, is situated between the outlet of the... Agent: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP

20090065425 - Filter cartridge with crush ribs: A filter cartridge in a filter-in-filter design with an inner filter and an outer filter. A mechanism, for example crush ribs, connects an upper end plate of the outer filter and an upper end plate of the inner filter to prevent relative axial and radial movement therebetween when assembled. Relative... Agent: Hamre, Schumann, Mueller & Larson, P.C.

20090065426 - Spiral membrane element: An object of the present invention is to provide a spiral membrane element that can improve the barrier property of a fiber reinforced plastic layer having a fiber roll as a reinforcing phase and that can effectively prevent occurrence of cracks. The spiral membrane element of the present invention is... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP

20090065427 - Filter cartridge: A filter cartridge configured as a filter-in-filter design with an inner filter and an outer filter. The filter cartridge has features, for example an overhanging lip, to engage with a lid of a filter housing in which the cartridge is installed such that the lid is connected to the cartridge.... Agent: Hamre, Schumann, Mueller & Larson, P.C.

20090065428 - Disposable strainer: A disposable apparatus for straining food or other material is disclosed. Specifically, a strainer or colander made from a disposable material for convenient and limited use is disclosed. The strainer can be in any shape such as the shape of a bowl, box or triangular shaped vessel with holes or... Agent: Brian L. Wamsley, Esq.

20090065429 - Stiffened surface micromachined structures and process for fabricating the same: Stiffened surface micromachined structures and a method to fabricate the same. A silicon substrate (10) is first etched to produce a mold containing a plurality of trenches or grooves (14) in a lattice configuration. Sacrificial oxide (15) is then grown on the silicon substrate (10) and then a stiffening member... Agent: Cooley Godward Kronish LLP Attn: Patent Group

20090065430 - Fabrication of filter elements using polyolefins having certain rheological properties: The present disclosure relates to filter elements and more particularly to filter elements prepared from improved polyolefin polymers, presently preferably polypropylene, characterized by a specific rheology. Most particularly, the present disclosure relates to polypropylene that has a specific molecular weight and molecular weight distribution, among other properties and/or characteristics, and/or... Agent: 3m Innovative Properties Company

20090065431 - In-line separator: An in-line separator is provided for separating fluid phases of different density from a fluid stream. The in-line separator comprises a conduit having an inlet section (2) for receiving the fluid stream, an outlet section (12) for separately transporting the fluid phases, and a swirl section (4) for inducing a... Agent: Shell Oil Company

20090065432 - Method and apparatus for removing metal sulphide particles from a liquid stream: The invention provides a method for removal of metal sulphide particles from a liquid stream comprising a solvent and metal sulphide particles, using a filter system comprising at least one membrane, the method comprising contacting the liquid stream with the membrane, thereby transferring metal sulphide particles from the liquid stream... Agent: Shell Oil Company

20090065433 - Improved analysis of polymeric scale inhibitors: The scale inhibitors in a variety of aqueous systems, or a part or sample thereof, also including one or more dissolved interfering ions, are separated therefrom and analyzed, such scale inhibitors comprising a polymer containing at least one anionic functional group, e.g., a strong acid functional group or a phosphonate... Agent: Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC

20090065434 - Removal of residual sulfur compounds from a caustic stream: A process for the removal of residual sulfur compounds from a liquid caustic stream is disclosed. One embodiment of my invention adsorbs disulfides from a caustic stream using an activated carbon adsorbent while another combines both oxidation and adsorption in single step to remove residual sulfur compounds from a rich... Agent: Mcdonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP

20090065435 - Modified biogenic silica and method for purifying a liquid: Biogenic silica is produced by combusting a biogenic source material such as rice hulls to give rich hull ash (RHA), and the combusted biogenic silica may be subsequently treated to improve the filtration or adsorption properties thereof e.g. by changing the surface charge, the surface tension, the surface area, the... Agent: Paul S Madan Madan, Mossman & Sriram, PC

20090065436 - super absorbent containing web that can act as a filter, absorbent, reactive layer or fuel fuse: The web of the invention can comprise a super absorbent layer that can act as an moisture sensitive fuel shut-off valve, absorbent, adsorbant or reactant. The web of the invention can comprise a super absorbent fabric or layer made of a superabsorbent particle or fiber. The web can comprise a... Agent: Merchant & Gould PC

20090065438 - Fluid magnetic treatment unit having moving or stationary magnets: A fluid magnetic treatment unit and treatment method are disclosed. Fluid flows through at least one annular magnet with direction of flow always perpendicular to the line of magnetic force generated by the annular magnet and closely along the surfaces of the annular magnet. The fluid flows in series, in... Agent: Intellectual Property Dept. Dewitt Ross & Stevens Sc

20090065437 - Magnetic separation combined with dynamic settling for fischer-tropsch processes: A system for separating particulate from a fluid stream having an inlet solids content, the system comprising: a magnetic dynamic settling vessel comprising at least one magnetic field inside the vessel and/or one magnetized component; at least one inlet for introduction of the fluid stream having a starting solids content;... Agent: Conley Rose, P.C. David A. Rose

20090065440 - Method and device for cleanup and deposit removal from internal hot water system surfaces: Disclosed is a method of inhibiting and/or removing deposits from internal surfaces in a hot water system. The method includes controlling a real-time oxidation-reduction potential in a hot water system to alter the dynamic between deposit constituents and the bulk water of the system to inhibit deposition or initiate deposit... Agent: Edward O. Yonter Patent And Licensing Department

20090065439 - Method and device for preventing corrosion in hot water systems undergoing intermittent operations: Disclosed is a method of controlling a real-time oxidation-reduction potential in a hot water system undergoing a wet layup sequence to inhibit corrosion in the hot water system. The method includes separating the wet layup sequence into a plurality of phases. Each phase is either short-term or long-term and a... Agent: Edward O. Yonter Patent And Licensing Department

20090065441 - Heavy metal collection system and heavy metal collection method: A former (11) works, when supplied with wastewater containing heavy metals and hydrogen sulfide, to react heavy metals contained in wastewater with hydrogen sulfide to form sulfide salts, an acquirer (12) works, when supplied with sulfide salts and acid, to acquire hydrogen sulfide and heavy metal ions produced by reactions... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20090065442 - Wastewater treatment and recycling system: A system and process for removing contaminants from wastewater where the wastewater is treated into a cleaned water that can be reused or discharged into the environment. The wastewater is transported through purification sections, depending on the system including several of the following: pre-treatment via screening and weirs to remove... Agent: Sheridan Ross PC

20090065443 - Water treatment method: A water treatment method according to the present invention comprises adding an amphoteric polymer flocculant to polluted water to flocculate suspended solids so that the polluted water becomes treated water, and filtering the treated water. An inorganic flocculent can be added to the treated water after flocculation treatment before filtering... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.

20090065444 - Use of electromagnetic pulses in cross-flow filtration systems: A fluid feed stream is flowed, subject to electromagnetic pulses, to a filter element via an input feed conduit for the filter element. A coil assembly is disposed about the input feed conduit and an AC power source is connected with the coil assembly. The AC power source has a... Agent: Michaud-duffy Group LLP

20090065445 - Aromatic imine compounds for use as sulfide scavengers: Compositions and methods relating to aromatic imine compounds and methods of their use are described. The compounds are formed from aromatic aldehydes and amino or amino derivatives. The compounds and their derivatives are useful, for example, as hydrogen sulfide and mercaptan scavengers for use in both water and petroleum products.... Agent: King & Spalding LLP

20090065446 - Process of treating selenium-containing liquid: It is to provide a process of treating a selenium-containing liquid which can inexpensively treat the selenium-containing liquid. The formation of selenate is inhibited by adding at least one selected from a group consisting of Ti and Mn into the selenium-containing liquid.... Agent: Young & Thompson

20090065447 - Filtration system with a variable restriction orifice: Various “no filter, no run” fuel filtration designs are described that include a variable restriction orifice (VRO) designed to vary the amount of fluid, for example fuel, that reaches a fluid outlet. The VRO has a fully open position at which a maximum non-zero fluid flow is permitted, and a... Agent: Hamre, Schumann, Mueller & Larson, P.C.

20090065448 - Slurry handling and separating system: A slurry handling system comprised of: at least one generation point at which a slurry is generated; a receiver tank adapted to at least temporarily accumulate the slurry; at least one separator; at least one screw press to further remove water from the slurry; a reservoir adapted to accumulate water... Agent: Absolute Technology Law Group LLC

20090065449 - Fluid separation system: s

20090065450 - Systems and methods for extracting liquid from an aqueous material: A liquid extraction unit for extracting liquid from an aqueous material is described. The unit includes a filter that is configured to allow passage of the liquid and prevent passage of the aqueous material. The unit also includes a first vacuum that is configured to extract air from the extraction... Agent: Holland & Hart LLP

20090065451 - Manifold and filtration system: The present invention is premised upon an improved filter device that has multiple flow paths with differing filtration performance. Access to the flow paths are controlled by pressure valves and are based upon the level of pressure within the system. The improved filter device is also tunable to the work... Agent: Dobrusin & Thennisch PC

03/05/2009 > patent applications in patent subcategories. listing by industry category

20090057210 - In-line filtration systems: A filtration system is disclosed that uses a combination of dead end filtration across opposing membranes with a sample take-off in the middle and cross-flow to prevent cake formation on these opposing filters. In one embodiment is a system that uses opposing filters with a central collection chamber that flips... Agent: General Electric Company Ge Global Patent Operation

20090057211 - Water treatment apparatus: It is an object of the invention to provide an effective technique for detecting the quality of water with high accuracy. A representative water treatment apparatus includes an aerobic treatment region that treats water aerobically, a downstream region in which the water aerobically treated in the aerobic treatment region flows,... Agent: Dennison, Schultz & Macdonald

20090057212 - Treatment system of low concentration sanitary sewage: This invention relates to a treatment system of low concentration sanitary sewage, mainly comprising a primary filtering device, a cyclone separator assembly and an aerobic biochemical treatment fluidized bed. The primary filtering device, cyclone separator assembly and aerobic biochemical fluidized are connected orderly. The primary filtering device is composed of... Agent: Ying Chen Chen Yoshimura LLP

20090057213 - Liquid filter assembly; and methods: A liquid filter assembly is provided. The preferred assembly includes a serviceable filter cartridge having a primary filter section and a secondary or bypass filter section. The preferred assembly includes a bypass valve arrangement and a suction filter arrangement. The suction filter arrangement preferably includes a dimensionally biased valve arrangement,... Agent: Merchant & Gould PC

20090057214 - Surface skimmer with flotation support: A handheld surface skimmer with flotation support to lighten the load on the operator. Other improvements include a hinge or swivel for ease of positioning the skimmer, and optional brushes to allow cleaning the sides of a swimming pool. If desired, a drawstring may be added to raise the skimmer's... Agent: Shirley Hanna

20090057215 - Low concentration sewage treatment system combined with landscape: This invention concerns a low concentration sewage treatment system combined with landscape, comprising a primary filter unit, a rotation flow separator combination and a primary aerobic aeration tank, wherein the back of said primary aerobic aeration tank is connected with a wetland bio-landscape facility of residential plot, the said wetland... Agent: Ying Chen Chen Yoshimura LLP

20090057216 - Chemical additive carrier for filter: A delivery device for a chemical additive is provided for an oil filter. A carrier supporting a chemical additive is arranged within a central opening of a pleated filter media. The carrier interlocks with a center tube, also arranged within the central opening, that supports that filter media. The carrier... Agent: Crowell & Moring LLP Intellectual Property Group

20090057217 - Apparatus for contaminant recovery: A contaminant recovery apparatus may have a sprayer attached to a front portion of the apparatus and operative to delivery droplets of molten wax to oil spilled in water or on ground. The apparatus may further comprise a take up system which picks up wax after it has solidified and... Agent: Stetina Brunda Garred & Brucker

20090057218 - Protector and fluid filter using same: The present invention provides a protector and a fluid filter using the protector in which the protector, which supports a cylindrical filter element so as to prevent the filter element from being crashed, can be assembled easily by a manual operation, the number of components of the protector can be... Agent: Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C

20090057219 - Replaceable filter elements including unique interfaces and filtration systems including same: One embodiment is a replaceable filter element including a filter media having a first end, a second end and an interior cavity, and an endplate coupled to the first end of the filter media, the endplate including a projection extending from the endplate, the projection including a first portion, a... Agent: Krieg Devault LLP

20090057220 - Filter assembly: A filter assembly for a household water filtration apparatus, and a method for filtering water using a household water filtration apparatus are provided. The filter assembly comprises a through-flow cartridge, which has an accessible cavity. The cartridge is removably received in the household water filtration apparatus. The filter assembly further... Agent: Bereskin And Parr

20090057221 - Pleated woven wire filter: f

20090057223 - Apparatus and method for treating injection fluid: An apparatus for treating a fluid to be injected into a subterranean hydrocarbon-bearing formation includes a filtration unit having one or more filtration membranes including either or both ultra-filtration membranes and microfiltration membranes, and an ionic species removal plant, wherein fluid to be injected is first treated by the filtration... Agent: Gifford, Krass, Sprinkle,anderson & Citkowski, P.c

20090057222 - Membrane card and method for the production and use thereof: Processes are provided for producing porous track membranes, membrane cards, membrane packages, separation elements, separation units and separation systems, for using the same for the separation of materials from fluids, and for determining the maximum pore diameter of membranes. Porous track membranes are produced by exposing a polymeric film to... Agent: Nixon Peabody, LLP

20090057224 - Dehydration processes using membranes with hydrophobic coating: Processes for removing water from organic compounds, especially polar compounds such as alcohols. The processes include a membrane-based dehydration step, using a membrane that has a dioxole-based polymer selective layer or the like and a hydrophilic selective layer, and can operate even when the stream to be treated has a... Agent: Membrane Technology And Research Inc.

20090057225 - Filtration membrane: The invention is directed to a ultrafiltration membrane that is capable for the retention of endotoxines and cytokine inducing substances (CIS) including bacterial DNA and/or DNA fragments from fluid and/or liquid media. The invention is further directed to a method of manufacturing such ultrafiltration membranes in a high quality and... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20090057226 - Reduction of conradson carbon residue and average boiling points utilizing high pressure ultrafiltration: This invention relates to a process for producing a product stream with improved reduction of Conradson Carbon Residue (“CCR”) and a reduced average boiling point from a heavy hydrocarbon feedstream utilizing a high-pressure, low-energy separation process. The invention may be utilized to reduce the CCR content and reduce the average... Agent: Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

20090057227 - Liquid delivery device, liquid chromatograph, and method for operation of liquid delivery device: The present invention provides a liquid delivery device for liquid chromatographs which, by performing liquid delivery at an accurate flow rate with limited pulsation, gives accurate results of analyses. The present invention, with a view to preventing erroneous operation due to errors in measurements at the time of judgment of... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP

20090057228 - System and method of filtering using stratified activated carbon: A stratified bed of activated carbon having regions of functionalized and non-functionalized activated carbon can be utilized to remove contaminants from fluids such as groundwater. The functionalized region has activated carbon particles comprising a cationic or anionic compound that can remove organic or inorganic anionic or cationic compounds from the... Agent: Lowrie, Lando & Anastasi, LLP U0105

20090057229 - Method and system of destruction of volatile compounds in wastewater: The invention proposes a method of destruction of volatile organic and inorganic compounds in wastewater, this method includes following stages: stripping the aforementioned volatile compounds in a stripping-chemisorption column; preliminary heating the gaseous medium containing these volatile compounds in a first heat regenerator; thermal, flare or thermo-catalytic oxidation of the... Agent: Martin D. Moynihan D/b/a Prtsi, Inc.

20090057230 - Method and system for removing inpurities from a urea solution: A method of removing impurities from a urea solution comprising contacting the aqueous solution with an ion exchange resin and adsorbing the impurities from the urea solution, and the system therefore.... Agent: Stradley Ronon Stevens & Young, LLP

20090057231 - Monodisperse boron-selective resins: The present invention relates to macroporous, monodisperse boron-selective ion exchangers having improved boron uptake kinetics and improved boron capacity, containing N-methylglucamine structures, having a median diameter D between 550 and 750 μm and a volumetric fraction of beads between 0.9 D and 1.1 D of at least 75%.... Agent: Lanxess Corporation

20090057232 - Composition and method for removing metal contaminants: A method for removing a metal from a metal-containing solution comprising contacting the metal-containing solution with a metal-removing composition comprising a substrate, an organic ion, and a metal binding agent, and recovering a solution having a lowered metal concentration when compared to the metal-containing solution. A composition comprising a substrate,... Agent: Craig W. Roddy Halliburton Energy Services

20090057233 - Polyazacrown-based materials for mercury capture and synthesis of those materials: Polyazacrown polymers based on the azacrown monomer 1,4,7,10,13,16,21,24-octaazabicyclo[8.8.8]hexacosane (“H6Aza222”) are disclosed. Azacrown monomer units are preferably linked with a suitable linking agent, and the resulting polymers are can absorb mercury from a water stream and form a stable complex therewith. Methods of making and using the polyazacrown polymers are also... Agent: Ian C. Mcleod Ian C. Mcleod, P.C.

20090057234 - Method for making brown grease: A method and system for recovering grease from wastewater is disclosed. According to one embodiment of the present invention, the method includes receiving wastewater comprising an aqueous phase and an organic phase, wherein the organic phase comprises solids and grease; pretreating the wastewater to produce a waste sludge stream comprising... Agent: Hunton & Williams LLP Intellectual Property Department

20090057235 - Sludge thickening device and sludge thickening method: A differential rate rotary thickener; a power detector which is disposed in a sludge receiver tank for thickened sludge thickened in the differential rate rotary thickener; a discriminator which receives an electric signal for a thickened sludge concentration (X) detected by the power detector and which calculates and discriminate the... Agent: Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C

20090057236 - Cleaning and purifying compositions and associated method for purifying process water from the refinement of petroleum: A cleaning and purifying composition including at least one solvent, an alkaline agent, a deflocculant, at least one surfactant selected from the group comprising an alcohol ethoxylate surfactant, an alkylamino-polyethoxy-sulfate surfactant, a polyether-phosphate ester surfactant, a surfactant that is a phosphate ester of an ethoxylated alcohol, and a surfactant that... Agent: Knechtel, Demeur & Samlan

20090057237 - Mobile systems and methods of sufficiently treating water so that the treated water may be utilized in well-treatment operations: A system is provided that includes: (a) a mobile platform; (b) an input pump operatively connected to be capable of pumping a treatment stream through the system; (c) a centrifugal separator operatively connected downstream of the input pump to centrifugally treat the treatment stream; (d) a borate filter operatively connected... Agent: Robert A. Kent

20090057238 - Pool cleaning robot: A pool cleaning robot adapted to move in a direction along the bottom surface of a pool. The robot comprises a compass, a rate gyroscope, and a controller adapted to determine the orientation of the robot, relative to a reference orientation thereof, based on readings of the compass and the... Agent: The Nath Law Group

20090057239 - Method and apparatus for water distribution: A water distribution apparatus comprises a water user outlet facility and a water recirculation loop. The water re-circulation loop comprises a water supply, a water pump for establishing and maintaining a flow of water in the loop, a water delivery path extending from the pump to a water user outlet... Agent: Moore & Van Allen PLLC

20090057240 - Process for electrolytic production of chlorine products and byproducts: An integrated process separates salts from salty waters and electrolyzes the salts to produce chlorine products such as chlorine, hypochlorites, chlorates and/or caustic soda.... Agent: William H. Drummond

20090057241 - Filter assembly: A filter assembly for a household water filtration apparatus, and a method for filtering water using a household water filtration apparatus are provided. The filter assembly comprises a through-flow cartridge, which has an accessible cavity. The cartridge is removably received in the household water filtration apparatus. The filter assembly further... Agent: Bereskin And Parr

20090057242 - Method and apparatus for removing debris from septic waste: The system involves a transitionary septic tank. The transitionary septic tank includes an enclosed containment body having an interior portion. An inlet opening is formed in the enclosed containment body. A first outlet opening is formed in the enclosed containment body. A divider is positioned in the interior portion between... Agent: Hayes, Soloway P.C.

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