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Liquid purification or separation August inventions list 08/13Below are recently published patent applications awaiting approval from the USPTO. Recent week's RSS XML file available below.
Listing for abstract view: USPTO application #, Title, Abstract excerpt,Patent Agent. Listing format for list view: USPTO National Class full category number, title of the patent application. 08/29/2013 > 48 patent applications in 41 patent subcategories. inventions list
20130220899 - Filter cartridge monitor: A filter cartridge monitor (1) includes a body (2), a shaft (3) extending downward from the body, a circuit board (23) installed in the body (2), an indicator (21) electronically connected to the circuit board (23), a floating component (4) that can move along the shaft (3), and at least... Agent: 3m Innovative Properties Company
20130220900 - Filter communication and identification network: A filter, and a system, such as an engine, that uses the filter are described. A wireless tag, such as an IEEE 1902.1 wireless tag, that communicates using long wave magnetic waves is mounted on the filter head or on the filter. The wireless tag is used to communicate data... Agent: Cummins Filtration Ip, Inc.
20130220901 - System for capturing, classifying and separating rainwater: A system based on the elimination of debris, turbidity and undesired water collected from the rain, through a system having a group of parts for functioning and utilizing all the collected water in a efficient and effective way. The system initially possesses a debris separating and deviating filter (8), with... Agent:
20130220902 - Plc system for automatically controlling pid for maintaining target water quality value by depositing water treatment chemical: A PLC system for automatically controlling PID for controlling the target value for residual chemicals in a water treatment facility, according to the present invention, comprises: a PID control software; a main control room computer for generating a PID control command regarding chemical deposit amount and relaying same to a... Agent:
20130220903 - Reverse osmosis negative-ion water dispenser: A reverse osmosis negative-ion water dispenser comprising a PP filter element, a granular active carbon filter element and a compressed active carbon filter element inside a housing; a low pressure switch, booster pump, an inlet solenoid valve, a RO filter bottle, a RO membrane and two water outlets for concentrated... Agent:
20130220904 - Separator filter that adapts to the volume of rainwater: A filter that separates and adapts to the volume of rainwater based on the adaptability of the variations of the volume of rain, being self-cleaning and eliminating the debris from the piping, made of a pipe (3) connected by the entrance (4) and to the filter that separates and adapts... Agent:
20130220905 - Water production, filtration and dispensing system: A water production system with a thermal separation device that defines a cold region and a hot region, a fluid-air heat exchanger located remotely from the thermal separation device and exposed to air, and a fluid circulation loop that thermally connects the cold region of the thermal separation device to... Agent: Infinite Water, Inc.
20130220906 - Water extraction system for dwellings: Apparatus (10) for extracting water from the atmosphere and supplying the extracted water to a domestic water supply to the dwelling, said apparatus being dimensioned and arranged relative to an access opening that leads from the dwelling into a roof space to be small enough to pass through the opening... Agent:
20130220907 - Portable dialysis machine with improved reservoir heating system: The specification discloses a portable dialysis machine having a detachable controller unit and base unit with an improved reservoir heating system. The controller unit includes a door having an interior face, a housing with a panel, where the housing and panel define a recessed region configured to receive the interior... Agent: Fresenius Medical Care Holdings, Inc.
20130220908 - Transportable water treatment system and chlorinator: A transportable water treatment system includes: a lower cage housing a water purifying apparatus, a middle cage housing a first water storage tank, and an upper cage housing a second water storage tank. The transportable water treatment system has a footprint approximate to the area of the lower cage. A... Agent: Water Missions International
20130220909 - Water filter device having encoding structure: The present invention relates to a water filter device comprising a filter head with filter head components, a replaceable filter candle with filter candle components, and an encoding structure which is formed between a filter head component and a filter candle component. Said water filter device is distinguished, in a... Agent: Aquis Wasser-luft-systeme Gmbh, Lindau, Zweigniederlasssung Rebstein
20130220910 - Hot detachable and replaceable water filter assembly: Disclosed is a hot detachable and replaceable water filter assembly, including a filter core cover and a filter cartridge; wherein the filter cover and the filter cartridge are fastened together. The filter cover includes an upper ceramic piece, a lower ceramic piece and a rotating shaft. The contact surface between... Agent: Ningbo Hidrotek Co., Ltd.
20130220911 - Valve for use in a water treatment system: There is disclosed a unique water treatment system which incorporates a unique primary valve. The primary valve comprises an interconnected first part and second part. The first part attaches to a water source and provides untreated water to water treatment units which are controlled by the second part of the... Agent:
20130220912 - Carrier for blood component adsorption and blood component adsorption column: A carrier for blood component adsorption includes a water-insoluble carrier composed of a fiber or particle, the water-insoluble carrier having a surface to which a functional group(s) is/are introduced, the functional group(s) containing an acidic functional group selected from the group consisting of the sulfate group, sulfite group and sulfonate... Agent: Toray Industries, Inc.
20130220913 - Fluid filters with mechanically compacted filter beds comprising granular filter media and apparatuses and methods relating thereto: A fluid filter, with a media body that comprises granular filter media and is capable of transitioning from a compacted state to an expanded state, may allow for multiple filtration cycles with regeneration of the granular filter media via backwashing cycles. Two or more of such filters may also be... Agent: Ticona LLC
20130220914 - Filter with shielded internal gasket: A spin-on fluid filter with improved attachment and sealing with the filter head. The filter has a gasket positioned at the end of threads used to connect the filter to a filter head. The described design protects the gasket from excessive engine heat, cut or tear damage during installation, and... Agent: Cummins Filtration Ip, Inc.
20130220915 - Separation membrane element and fluid collecting tube for separation membrane element: Provided is a separation membrane element used under a high-temperature environment, in which the stress acting on a portion for fixing between a fluid collecting tube and a separation membrane is reduced and a deformation caused by receiving a long time thermal history can be prevented, and also provided is... Agent: Nitto Denko Corporation
20130220916 - Device for easily removing products from vessels: A device for easily removing a product from a vessel comprises a rod associated with a flexible supporting element adapted to be introduced into a vessel containing a product either immersed or not in a liquid, said flexible supporting element having such an arrangement as to fit an inner portion... Agent:
20130220917 - Ceramic made of preceramic paper and/or cardboard structures: A ceramic which can be obtained from a composite of at least two outer pre-ceramic paper and/or cardboard structures (1, 2) as cover layers and at least one inner pre-ceramic paper and/or cardboard structure (3, 4) as an intermediate layer and spacer for the outer pre-ceramic paper and/or cardboard structures... Agent: Atech Innovations Gmbh
20130220918 - Double-layer filter strcutre: The instant disclosure relates to a double-layer filter structure disposed in an oil filter. The double-layer filter structure includes two individual filter media for removing impurities of different sizes in the engine oil. The double-layer filter structure includes a first filter medium and a second filter medium. The first filter... Agent: Insonic Company
20130220919 - Method for recovering phosphate salts from a liquid: The invention relates to a method for completely separating phosphate from a liquid and for recovering phosphate salts in a reactor, which is equipped with two groups of electrodes having differing polarities, wherein the sacrificial electrodes consist of a magnesium-containing material, and wherein said method comprises the following method steps:... Agent: Fraunhofer-gesellschaft Zur Foerderung Der Angewandten Forschung E. V.
20130220920 - Methods for improving membrane bioreactor systems: A method of conditioning mixed liquor in a membrane bioreactor includes dispersing a treatment additive in the mixed liquor. The treatment additive includes a water soluble block copolymer. Methods for improving flux in a membrane bioreactor and clarifying wastewater are also provided.... Agent:
20130220921 - Wastewater treatment process including irradiation of primary solids: The present invention provides a method for treating wastewater in which the majority of solids and biological oxygen demand compounds are separated from the wastewater feed using a primary separation process, to produce a solids phase and a water phase. The solids phase is irradiated to reduce the level of... Agent: Saudi Arabian Oil Company
20130220922 - Method and system for monitoring properties of an aqueous stream: The invention concerns an online method and system for monitoring properties of an aqueous stream of an industrial process. The method comprises providing an initial aqueous stream originating from said process, the aqueous stream containing solid matter exhibiting a first settling behavior; adding modifying agent to the initial aqueous stream... Agent: Kemira Oyj
20130220924 - Fresh water generation method and fresh water generation device: In order to prevent oxidation degradation of a semipermeable membrane and biofouling growth and avoid an increase in cost due to chemicals and the like, the present invention provides a fresh water production method including membrane-filtering raw water with a microfiltration/ultrafiltration membrane module, followed by performing membrane filtration with a... Agent: Toray Industries, Inc.
20130220923 - Non-blocking filtration system: A non-blocking filtration system wherein the suspension filtered continuously scrubs the filter, keeping it free of deposits of solid deposits while the filtrate is removed in a variety of biological and chemical applications, substantially reducing the cost of unit operations.... Agent: Therapeutic Proteins International, LLC
20130220926 - Inverse fluidization for purifying fluid streams: A method for removing a contaminant from a fluid system comprises contacting the fluid system with an inversely fluidized material, for example a particulate aerogel, thereby removing at least a portion of the contaminant from the fluid system. The method can be used to remove oil or other organic materials... Agent:
20130220925 - Methods and systems for providing red blood cell products with reduced plasma: Methods and systems for processing and conditioning red blood cells are disclosed. The methods and systems may be used to make a readily transfusible red blood cell product with reduced plasma. In general, the plasma content of the supernatant of the red blood cell product is no greater than about... Agent: Fenwal, Inc.
20130220927 - Forward osmosis: recyclable driving solutes: A forward osmosis method for desalination includes recyclable driving solutes which are easy to remove and recycle, have a high rejection by forward osmosis membranes, have low toxicity and are cost efficient.... Agent:
20130220929 - Device for the chromatographic separation of a substance mixture and use thereof: The invention relates to a multifunctional device and its use for chromatographic separation, in particular for affinity chromatographic separation of a substance mixture, which allows a uniform fluid distribution on the separation medium and a uniform flow through the stationary phase, in that the fluid to be separated is passed... Agent: Fresenius Medical Care Deutschland Gmbh
20130220928 - Method of pre-treating an adsorbent for a chromatographic separation: A method of treating an adsorbent for a chromatographic separation. The method involves sonicating particles of an inorganic metal oxide having fragile edges in the absence of any alkylating or acylating agent to form smoothened particles of the inorganic metal oxide and washing the smoothened particles of the inorganic metal... Agent: Nordion (canada) Inc.
20130220930 - Cleaning method of immersion liquid, immersion liquid cleaning composition, and substrate: A cleaning method of an immersion liquid includes supplying an immersion liquid on a surface of a cleaning substrate. The immersion liquid is to be used in a liquid immersion lithography apparatus. The cleaning substrate has a substrate and an organic film laminated on a top face side of the... Agent: Jsr Corporation
20130220931 - Composition, apparatus, and method for separating an analyte from a sample: An analyte is separated from a fluid sample by introducing the sample into a cartridge having a sample port and a first flow path extending from the sample port. The first flow path includes an extraction chamber containing a solid support for capturing the analyte from the sample. The cartridge... Agent: Cepheid
20130220933 - Apparatus for the use of nanoparticles in removing chemicals from aqueous solutions with subsequent water purification: An apparatus for removing target chemicals from water includes a reaction chamber, a source of an aqueous solution of the target chemicals that can be supplied on demand to the reaction chamber, a timer that times a reaction between the particles and the target chemicals such that a concentration of... Agent:
20130220932 - Method for filtering water in an aquarium; filtration unit and replacement kit for performing said method: A method is described that is particularly effective for the filtration of an aquarium by means of a filtration unit wherein a cartridge containing activated carbon is cyclically replaced by a cartridge containing material for the removal of nitrate and/or phosphate ions. A plurality of mechanical filters may also be... Agent: Askoll Holding S.r.l.
20130220934 - Ultraviolet oxidation device, ultrapure water production device using same, ultraviolet oxidation method, and ultrapure water production method: Disclosed is an ultraviolet oxidation device for decompositing organic materials present in water in low energy consumption and low cost, an ultrapure water production device using the same, an ultraviolet oxidation method, and an ultrapure water production method. An ultraviolet oxidation device including: a flow tank 10; photocatalyst fibers 12;... Agent: Ube Industries, Ltd.
20130220935 - Removal of 1,4-dioxane from water using carbonaceous adsorbents: The present invention relates to the use of a carbonaceous adsorbent for the removal of a recalcitrant compound (1,4-dioxane) from contaminated water. The adsorbent is able to reduce the concentration of 1,4-dioxane from thousands of μg/L to <3 μg/L (the current EPA guideline). In addition, the adsorbent is regenerable in... Agent:
20130220936 - Method to support an emission-free and deposit-free transport of sulphide in sewer systems to waste water treatment plants and agent for use therein: The present invention concerns a method for the conditioning of septic waste water to prevent the formation of hydrogen sulphide and prevent subsequent precipitation of FeS, also provided is an agent for use in said method. The agent comprises an aqueous solution of iron salts and an anionic polymer.... Agent: Yara International Asa
20130220937 - Water clarification method and device: The invention relates to a method and device for clarifying water by means treatment of the colloidal structures contained in a liquid and/or a sludge supplied in a continuous flow at a flow rate of QEB=VEB/hour. The flow is sprayed into a chamber (2) under overpressure conditions in relation to... Agent: Orege
20130220938 - Stability control system for a hydrocyclone: A method of operating hydrocyclone comprising a separation chamber which in use is arranged to generate an internal air core for affecting a material separation process, comprises measuring both a vibrational parameter of the separation chamber and a stability parameter of the internal air core during operation of the hydrocyclone.... Agent:
20130220939 - Method of controlling addition rate of an odor control chemical: The invention concerns a method of controlling addition rate of an odor control chemical to a wastewater line comprising means for adding odor control chemical to the wastewater. The method comprises measuring a level of dissolved sulfides in the wastewater line using a sulfide probe placed in said wastewater line,... Agent: Kemira Oyj
20130220940 - Methods and apparatus for aeration of liquid medium and liquid medium treatment system: A system for treatment of suspended solids in a liquid medium having a one pond, an apparatus for controlled ventilation and aeration of a liquid medium, the apparatus having a dome supported by a flotation device, a blower, a lower housing supported by the flotation device, the lower housing connected... Agent:
20130220941 - Method for purifying water: A method and a system for continuous purification of wastewater and/or utility water, wherein peracetic acid is metered into the wastewater, the flow of the wastewater, redox potential and the concentration of peracetic acid are measured, and the metering of peracetic acid is adjusted relative to the variation in the... Agent:
20130220943 - Method for treating untreated salt water for producing treated water, thus produced treated water and device for carrying out said method: The present invention relates to a method of treating an untreated saline water (RW), a process water (PW) thereby produced, and a device for carrying out said method. The method includes the steps of: a) furnishing the untreated water (RW); b) producing a mixture (M) by mixing the untreated saline... Agent: Wme Gesellschaft Fü R Windkraftbetriebene Meerwasserentsalzung Mbh
20130220942 - Methods and compositions for reducing deposits in water systems: Methods and compositions for improving water quality by reducing chlorine demand, decreasing disinfection by-products and controlling deposits in drinking water distribution systems include adding low concentrations of supplemental oxidants, for example, RE-Ox® to the systems.... Agent: Blue Earth Labs, LLC
20130220944 - Methods and apparatus for aeration of liquid medium and vectoring flow control: A method and apparatus for vectoring flow control and aeration of a liquid medium, includes a dome supported by a flotation device, a lower housing supported by said flotation device, said lower housing connected to said dome, wherein a space is defined under said dome and above the flotation liquid,... Agent:
20130220945 - Feeder with screen for shaker: Embodiments disclosed herein relate to a fluid distribution apparatus. The fluid distribution apparatus has a housing including an inlet configured to receive a drilling material, a first outlet configured to direct a first portion of the drilling material onto a first separatory surface, and a second outlet configured to direct... Agent: M-i L.L.C.
20130220946 - Foam drive system and method for dewatering filter cake: A system and method for extracting liquid and/or solids from interstices of a porous matrix is disclosed. The porous matrix has two exposed ends, one of which is exposed to a first pressure and at an upstream end and another one of which is exposed to a second pressure and... Agent:08/22/2013 > 41 patent applications in 35 patent subcategories. inventions list
20130213865 - Fresh water generator utilizing air: A fresh water generator utilizing air (100) comprises a main body bracket (114), a water making system, a water purifying system and a water distributing device (126). Both sides and the rear side of the main body bracket (114) are provided with panels, on which ventilating grilles (116, 132, 134)... Agent:
20130213866 - Sustainable system for treating water bodies affected by bacteria and microalgae at low cost: A sustainable method and system for treating and maintaining bodies of water at low cost for low density recreational use is disclosed. A system of the invention generally includes at least one containing means, at least one coordination means, at least one chemical application means, at least one non-intrusive mobile... Agent: Crystal Lagoons (curacao)b.v.
20130213867 - Filter assembly and methods for external filter for an aquarium: An external filter for an aquarium includes a canister filter having a filter assembly removably oriented therein. The filter assembly includes at least two stacked trays releasably secured together in series. The stacked trays include a compartment for holding filter media. In one embodiment, the trays are releasably secured together... Agent:
20130213868 - Cooling tower blow-down, groundwater and wastewater re-use process and system: A cooling tower blow-down, groundwater and wastewater re-use process and system is provided, which system may further include a cooling tower evaporation recovery system and process. Thus, blow-down from cooling equipment may be reused by appropriate treatment of the blow-down water, or treatment of other sources of water such as... Agent: Tempest Environmental Systems, Inc.
20130213869 - Fixture cells for bioretention systems: The invention provides structures, methods, and assemblies for incorporating fixtures and appliances, such as a tree, street lamp, or light pole, into a bioretention system. The invention also provides methods, filtration modules, and additional structures that are useful for managing storm water flow and inhibiting the flow of pollutants, debris,... Agent: Kristar Enterprises, Inc.
20130213870 - Cooling tower blow-down, groundwater and wastewater re-use process and system: A cooling tower blow-down, groundwater and wastewater re-use process and system is provided, which system may further include a cooling tower evaporation recovery system and process. Thus, blow-down from cooling equipment may be reused by appropriate treatment of the blow-down water, or treatment of other sources of water such as... Agent: Tempest Environmental Systems, Inc.
20130213871 - Chemical release system: A chemical release system. Implementations may utilize implementations of a first cartridge that include a body coupled with a cartridge head at a first end and coupled with an end plug at a second end where the cartridge head includes a through hole configured to engage with an annular flange... Agent: Nuvoh2o LLC
20130213872 - Treatment devices and methods: A treatment device for treating a potable liquid when submerged into the potable liquid, the treatment device including a porous enclosure enclosing an interior and filter media disposed in the interior of the porous enclosure and configured to adsorb impurities from the potable liquid entering the porous enclosure to yield... Agent:
20130213873 - Device for precipitating suspended materials: A device for precipitating suspended materials from a liquid, in particular for precipitating gypsum from water, having a vessel comprising a liquid inlet and a liquid outlet, and subdivided into chambers that are in sequence in the flow direction by means of partitions, wherein the liquid inlet opens into a... Agent: Bdt Gmbh, Gesellschaft Fuer Geraetetechnik
20130213874 - Water filter pouch for use in a drinking water pitcher: The present invention provides a water filter pouch for use in a drinking water pitcher. The complete water filter pouch having specialized construction enabling it to be disposed of in composting facilities. The water filter pouch is comprised of a closed water permeable pouch containing a filter media comprising activated... Agent:
20130213875 - High flux hollow fiber ultrafiltration membranes and process for the preparation thereof: The present invention relates to the production of high flux hollow fiber ultrafiltration membrane prepared from poly(acrylonitrile-co-methacrylic acid), (polysulfone and poly(acrylonitrile-co-methacrylic acid)) and (polysulfone and ion exchange resin (sulfonated polystyrene-divinyl benzene copolymer)) blend and the point-of-use filtration unit there from for water purification and disinfection. The produced membrane has an... Agent: Council Of Scientific & Industrial Research
20130213876 - Device including a compact spray nozzle for cleaning a filter cloth in a disc filter: A device for cleaning a filter cloth (4) of at least one filter element (3) in a rotary disc filter (1), including at least one flush tube (6), the centre axis of which is located between two adjacent parallel filter elements, and which includes at least one outlet (9) arranged... Agent: Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies Support
20130213877 - Fluid filter and filter cartridge: A fluid filter (1) includes an outer jug (11), an inner jug (12) and a filter cartridge (3); the inner jug (12) is installed at the top of the outer jug (11), and the filter cartridge (3) is installed in the bottom of the inner jug through the engagement of... Agent: 3m Innovative Properties Company
20130213878 - Filter cartridge: Disclosed is a filter cartridge. The filter cartridge includes an inner filter in the form of an approximately cylindrical corrugated membrane, an outer filter in the form of an approximately cylindrical corrugated membrane, the outer filter having a diameter greater than that of the inner filter and being installed around... Agent: Coway Co., Ltd.
20130213879 - Suction roll for dewatering a fibrous web: A suction roll for dewatering a fibrous web, having a rotatable and perforated suction roll jacket and a suction box in the interior of the suction roll. The suction box has a first suction channel that extends in the interior of the roll essentially along the axis of the suction... Agent: Andritz Ag
20130213880 - Separation membrane, separation membrane element and separation membrane production method: A separation membrane is provided containing hydrophilic molecules and having, as formed on at least one surface of a feed side and a permeate side thereof, a height difference of from 80 μm to 2000 μm, in which a weight of the hydrophilic molecules in a bone-dry separation membrane is... Agent: Toray Industries, Inc.
20130213881 - Filtration membranes and related compositions, methods and systems: Described herein are filtration membranes and related, compositions, methods and systems and in particular filtration membranes with embedded polymeric micro/nanoparticles and related compositions, methods, and systems.... Agent: California Institute Of Technology
20130213882 - Marine bacterial liquid for degradation of high-molecular-weight polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and the preparation method thereof: A composite marine bacterial liquid for the synergic degradation of high-molecular-weight polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (HMW PAHs) and the preparation method thereof. The composite marine bacterial liquid is generated by mixing the fermented culture liquid of a stain of Cycloclasticus sp. PY97M and a stain of Marinobacter sp. D15-8W, the cell... Agent: First Institute Of Oceanography, State Oceanic Administration Of China
20130213883 - Treatment of municipal wastewater with anaerobic digestion: Low strength wastewater such as municipal sewage is treated using an anaerobic digester. In some examples, a wastewater stream is separated into a solids rich portion and a solids lean portion. The solids lean portion is treated, for example to remove nitrogen. The solids rich portion is treated in an... Agent: Anaergia Inc.
20130213884 - Chromatography system with guard columns: A chromatography system with a main column comprising a chromatography resin, a first guard column and a second guard column, wherein the first guard column is connected to a first end of the main column, the second guard column is connected to a second end of the main column and... Agent: Ge Healthcare Bio-science Ab
20130213885 - Forward osmosis system and process: A forward osmosis fluid purification system includes a cross-flow membrane module with a membrane, a channel on each side of the membrane which allows a feed solution and a draw solution to flow through separately, a feed side, a draw side including a draw solute, where the draw solute includes... Agent: King Abdullah University Of Science And Technology
20130213887 - Hollow fiber membrane filtration device and method for washing hollow fiber membrane module: The present invention provides a hollow fiber membrane filtration device including a hollow fiber membrane module in which a hollow fiber membrane bundle formed of a plurality of hollow fiber membranes is inserted into a cylindrical case having a plurality of side nozzles at a side surface of the cylindrical... Agent: Toray Industries, Inc.
20130213886 - System and method for filtration: Disclosed are system and method for filtration which can minimize the contamination of the filtering membrane through a pretreatment and perform the pretreatment and the filtration with a filtering membrane in a single filtering unit so that any need for separate and additional space and facility for the pretreatment can... Agent: Kolon Industries, Inc.
20130213888 - Cooling tower blow-down, groundwater and wastewater re-use process and system: A cooling tower blow-down, groundwater and wastewater re-use process and system is provided, which system may further include a cooling tower evaporation recovery system and process. Thus, blow-down from cooling equipment may be reused by appropriate treatment of the blow-down water, or treatment of other sources of water such as... Agent: Tempest Environmental Systems, Inc.
20130213889 - Method for high efficiency reverse osmosis operation: A process for treatment of water. Hardness and non-hydroxide alkalinity are removed from feedwaters to an extent sufficient to avoid scaling when concentrated. Sparingly ionizable components in the feedwater are urged toward increased ionization by increasing the pH of the feedwater. In this manner, species such as silica become highly... Agent:
20130213891 - Method and composition for removing uremic toxins in dialysis processes: A dialysis system comprising: a sorbent cartridge in fluid communication with at least one of a patient or a dialyzer, the sorbent cartridge including a housing having a zirconium phosphate layer followed by at least one of a urease layer, a zirconium oxide layer, or a carbon layer; a storage... Agent: Baxter International Inc.
20130213890 - Modular hemodialysis system: Apparatuses, systems, and methods for the performance of kidney replacement therapy having or using a dialyzer, control components, sorbent cartridge, and fluid reservoirs configured to be of a weight and size suitable to be worn or carried by an individual requiring treatment are disclosed. The system has a controlled compliance... Agent: Medtronic, Inc.
20130213892 - Method and control devices for production of consistent water quality from membrane-based water treatment for use in improved hydrocarbon recovery operations: A method for treating water including intaking a first amount of water from a first source into a plurality of treatment blocks, treating the first amount of water, outputting aqueous treated water streams from each of the plurality of treatment blocks, separating the aqueous treated water streams from each of... Agent: Water Standard Company (mi)
20130213893 - System and method for treating produced, desalted and flow back water: A system adapted to condition an initial water feed stream into a treated water stream and to discharge the treated water stream. The initial water feed stream includes at least one of: a plurality of particles; an oil; a volatile organic compound; a hydrogen sulfide; a non-volatile compound; a heavy... Agent:
20130213894 - Cleaning method of immersion liquid, immersion liquid cleaning composition, and substrate: A cleaning method of an immersion liquid includes supplying an immersion liquid on a surface of a cleaning substrate. The immersion liquid is to be used in a liquid immersion lithography apparatus. The cleaning substrate has a substrate and an organic film laminated on a top face side of the... Agent: Jsr Corporation
20130213895 - Wastewater treatment system: A system for treating a wastewater stream produces an effluent having an acceptable level of turbidity. A PID controller is operatively coupled to at least one turbidity meter for monitoring turbidity of the effluent stream. A plurality of chemical treatment additive pumps are provided for adding a plurality of treatment... Agent:
20130213896 - Methods for treating a ferrous metal substrate: Disclosed are methods for treating and coating a ferrous metal substrate, such as cold rolled steel, hot rolled steel, and electrogalvanized steel. These methods include contacting the ferrous metal substrate with an aqueous pretreatment composition comprising: (a) a Group IIIB and/or IVB metal compound; (b) phosphate ions; and (c) water.... Agent: Ppg Industries Ohio, Inc.
20130213897 - Oil spill recovery method, vessel and apparatus: An oil spill recovery vessel (10) equipped with a skimmer unit (11) moves forward through an oil spill (6) at a normal skimming speed with its skimming unit operating to recover oil, and simultaneously transfers recovered oil through an oil transfer hose (17) to a bladder (19) being towed by... Agent:
20130213898 - Liquid processing apparatus and methods for processing liquids: A liquid processing apparatus is provided. The apparatus includes a cylindrical tube that includes an inner portion configured to contain a liquid therein and an outer portion substantially circumscribing the inner portion. The outer portion includes a porous filter. A conductive assembly is coupled to the cylindrical tube, wherein the... Agent:
20130213899 - Systems and methods for the treatment of ballast water: A system has been developed to treat ballast water by selectively dissociating target molecules into component products compositionally distinct from the target molecule, wherein the bonds of the target molecule do not reform because the components are no longer reactive with each other. Dissociation is affected by treating the target... Agent: Fahs Stagemyer LLC
20130213900 - Apparatus and method for treating aqueous solutions and contaminants therein: The present disclosure is generally directed to devices and methods of treating aqueous solutions to help remove or otherwise reduce levels, concentrations or amounts of one or more contaminants. The present disclosure relates to a apparatus including a substantially self-contained housing or container which is adapted to receive components including... Agent: Aquamost, Inc.
20130213901 - Dual surface textured filtration device & process: A stacked annular ring filtration device and process are disclosed that provide high quality filtration without the burdens of differing ring types, filter size, flushing, or plugging impediments inherent in the prior art. The device comprises a stacked series of identical annular rings encircling a vacant circular center. Each ring... Agent:
20130213902 - Method for the removal of contaminants from aqueous solutions using tightly stacked layers of graphene oxide.: The invention consists of a mechanism the parts of which specified in the invention result in a low energy process for the removal of many and various contaminants from an aqueous solution. The principal parts of the mechanism are to drive the contaminated aqueous solution by means of gravity or... Agent:
20130213903 - Screening methods and apparatus: An apparatus (25) for use in screening a liquid and solids mixture feed (2) comprises a conduit (18), including a screening portion (22) that is formed and arranged to divide a liquid and solids mixture feed flowing through the conduit. The feed (2) is divided into a first, cleaned stream... Agent:
20130213904 - Industrial separator and dewatering plant: An industrial separator and dewatering plant delivers an influent to an inclined rotating filter belt for filtering out solid matter from the influent. A wash water is sprayed on the return portion of the belt to dislodge residual solid matter captured within the belt. A dewatering portion has an auger... Agent: M2 Renewables, Inc.
20130213905 - Agricultural emitter including a filter and method of using same: An unclogging filter apparatus has an irrigation outlet and a flushing outlet. A filtering element moves between at least an operational position and a flushing position. When the filtering element is in the operational position substantially all of the fluid flowing into the apparatus is directed out the irrigation outlet,... Agent:08/15/2013 > 55 patent applications in 44 patent subcategories. inventions list
20130206653 - Modular multiple-column chromatography cartridge: A cartridge for chromatography separations comprises a housing; at least a first and a second chromatography column at least partially passing through the housing, each chromatography column comprising a first and a second end fitting operable to connect the chromatography to external tubing of a chromatography system. Connection fittings protruding... Agent:
20130206654 - Hub and removable cartridge for producing and delivering ozonated water: An apparatus has a hub including a water inlet for receiving source water, a water outlet for discharging ozonated water, and an interface between the water inlet and the water outlet. The apparatus also has a cartridge including an electrolytic cell for ozonating the source water. The electrolytic cell has... Agent: Electrolytic Ozone Inc.
20130206655 - Wearable system for performing purifying therapies of organic fluids by using extracorporeal circuits: A wearable system for performing purifying therapies on organic fluids with the use of extracorporeal circuits includes a clothing article wearable by a patient, in which at least one disposable extracorporeal circuit is removably housed. The wearable clothing article has a line for drawing, from a patient drawing point, organic... Agent: Rand S.r.l.
20130206656 - Apparatus for carrying out chromatography: Apparatus for carrying out chromatography, preferably liquid process chromatography, in particular for industrial applications, using in each case at least one positive displacement pump, provided with a drive, for feeding product and eluent (mobile phase) onto at least one separation column, wherein the drive of each positive displacement pump is... Agent: Lewa Gmbh
20130206657 - Self-sustained bio-digester for onboard degradation of human waste: This invention relates to the field of human waste handling, treatment and disposal in mobile public carriers. In particular the invention is directed to a self- sustained bio-digester for onboard degradation of human waste. Said bio-digester comprising at least three components; biological treatment component, chemical treatment component; and non-biodegradable materials... Agent: Director General, Defence Research & Development Organisation
20130206658 - Heat exchange system configured with a membrane contactor: A heat exchange system may include a first heat exchange circuit and a second heat exchange circuit. The first heat exchange circuit may circulate a first working fluid sequentially through a first heat exchanger, a second heat exchanger and a membrane contactor. The second heat exchange circuit may direct a... Agent: United Technologies Corporation
20130206659 - Moving and floating pool cleaner apparatus: A moving and floating pool cleaner apparatus includes a circular cap, a basket, a floating container, an attachment tube, and a T-shaped adapter. The moving and floating pool cleaner apparatus attaches with an existing automatic pool cleaner, and cleans the surface of the pool water by removing all of the... Agent:
20130206660 - Floating pool water controler: Disclosed herein is a floating pool water controller for dispensing germicide and antimicrobial material into a swimming pool based upon real time pool conditions. The controller includes the ability to adjust to these ever changing conditions in real time, and, to do so remotely. The controller includes a housing adapted... Agent:
20130206661 - Fluid stream hydrodynamic separator with high flow bypass: A system for separating waste materials from a flowing stream of surface water comprises a vertical cylindrical vessel and a vertical structure within the cylindrical vessel. The vertical structure comprises stacked filtering elements and weirs sized to accommodate normal and increased fluid flow for abnormally high surface water flow conditions.... Agent:
20130206662 - Segmental bio-retention basin system: A retention basin includes interlocking concrete vertical wall segments engaged with adjacent segments. Each segment has a vertical wall and a top edge that defines a lifting bore that is complimentary in shape to a removable lifting bolt that is configured to provide a lifting attachment point for a lifting... Agent: Hok Product Design, LLC
20130206663 - Fuel filter device: A fuel filter device is provided in which a filter assembly having filter layers of first multiple layers is provided in a fuel flow path extending from the interior of a fuel tank to fuel consumption means via a fuel pump, and the finest filter layer is disposed downstream-most in... Agent: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
20130206664 - Metal ion sterilization device: The present invention relates to a metal ion sterilization device. The metal ion sterilization device of the present invention includes: a chamber having a channel through which water passes; a first electrode which is installed on the channel of the chamber to receive an external voltage, and which has a... Agent:
20130206667 - Apparatus for making a chromatography column: Variable geometry columns for chromatography are disclosed that include a tube having an interior surface and an inlet end and an outlet end, a stationary phase deposited along substantially the length of the interior surface of the tube, and/or deposited on surface area-increasing members positioned within the tube. The resulting... Agent: Nobull Innovation LLC
20130206666 - Process for preparing liquid mixtures of known ph and salt concentration: A method of preparing a liquid mixture for use in a liquid chromatography system is provided. The mixture comprises one or more acids, one or more bases, one or more salts, and one or more solvents, and the method comprises the steps of: i) calculating pH and/or salt concentration at... Agent: Waters Technologies Corporation
20130206665 - Superficially porous materials comprising a substantially nonporous hybrid core having narrow particle size distribution; process for the preparation thereof; and use thereof for chromatographic separations: The present invention provides novel chromatographic materials, e.g., for chromatographic separations, processes for its preparation and separations devices containing the chromatographic material; separations devices, chromatographic columns and kits comprising the same; and methods for the preparation thereof. The chromatographic materials of the invention are chromatographic materials comprising having a narrow... Agent: Waters Technologies Corporation
20130206668 - Fixation filter assembly: A filter assembly is provided for collecting samples in a fluid environment, the assembly utilizing a laminar convective flow to cause the flow of a preservative/fixative and a filtrate through a filter. A substantially concave dead space around the filter is flushed free of the preservative and the differential in... Agent:
20130206669 - Filter endcap with integral seal, filter assembly and methods for manufacturing the same: A sub-assembly is disclosed. The sub-assembly includes an endcap connected to a seal member. The endcap includes a body, an outer circumferential lip connected to a first end of the body, and an inner circumferential lip body connected to a second end of the body. The inner circumferential lip body... Agent: Wix Filtration Corp LLC
20130206670 - Manifold assembly with tangential intake port: A manifold assembly (12) for a medical waste collection device (10) includes a manifold housing (14), a manifold cap (16), and a connection (18). The housing (14) includes a bottom (20) having a wall (24) extending upwardly about an axis (26) and defines open periphery (28) having a shoulder (32).... Agent: Stryker Corporation
20130206671 - Water electrolysis treatment device: A water electrolysis apparatus is provided that can stably produce water with high purity while preventing soiling and breakage, allows easy handling, detachment, and replacement, and allows inexpensive manufacture and maintenance. The water electrolysis apparatus includes: a treatment vessel; an anion cylinder having a cylindrical negative ion permeable membrane provided... Agent: Tomo Chemical Co., Ltd.
20130206672 - Membrane separation assemblies: Disclosed are membrane separation assemblies. The membrane separation assemblies include a plurality of membrane separation modules configured into an array, each module of the plurality of membrane separation modules includes a plurality of membrane elements configured for separating a feed flow into a residual flow and a permeate flow. The... Agent: Uop LLC
20130206673 - Tubular fiber membrane with nanoporous skin: A wet spinning process for forming a tubular fiber membrane is provided. The tubular fiber membrane has a nanoporous skin layer and a microporous lumen layer. The skin layer defines an outer surface of the fiber membrane and the lumen layer defines a lumen surface of the fiber membrane. The... Agent:
20130206674 - Fluid filter device: There is disclosed a fluid filter device. The fluid filter device comprises: a primary filter section having a first porous section; and a secondary filter section having second porous section; wherein: (i) the primary filter section and the secondary filter section are in fluid communication with one another, and (ii)... Agent: Trojan Technologies
20130206675 - Oil separator cartridge: The invention relates to a separation device (1) for separation of a constituent from a liquid mixture (5), comprising a vessel (2), an inlet (3) and at least one outlet (6), said inlet (3) being arranged above the outlet (6), a filter material (7) capable of binding the constituent and... Agent: Beko Technologies Gmbh
20130206676 - Measuring device having a pressure sensor: The present invention relates to a measuring device having a pressure sensor, with the pressure sensor having a measuring cell designed to detect a pressure. It is provided that the measuring cell of the pressure sensor is arranged in or adjacent to a protective cell filled with a measuring fluid... Agent: Rolls-royce Deutschland Ltd & Co Kg
20130206677 - Self-cleaning fluid-filtering apparatus: A self-cleaning fluid-filtering apparatus includes a container, a driving unit, a filtered-water pipe, a filtering unit and a connecting unit. The filtered-water pipe is inserted through the container, and formed with apertures. The filtering unit includes filtering bags co-axially provided on the filtered-water pipe, and each formed with an opening... Agent:
20130206678 - Fluid filter system: An endcap including a first plate member including a radial inner portion, a radial outer portion, and defining a longitudinal axis. The endcap also includes a flange disposed between the radial inner and outer portions of the first plate member and projecting axially along the longitudinal axis in a first... Agent: Advanced Filtration Systems, Inc.
20130206679 - Filter device: A filter device includes a main body portion having a cylinder shape, and the main body portion is inserted along a center axis of the pipe. One end portion of the main body portion structuring a filter device is blocked. At least one portion of a flange portion is provided... Agent: Nifco Inc.
20130206680 - Filter cartridge assembly and method of manufacture thereof: A filter cartridge has a longitudinal axis. A cartridge housing has first and second shell portions. The first shell portion has a cartridge housing opening and an annular element retention lip which is disposed axially inward of the opening and coaxial with the longitudinal axis. The filter element has a... Agent: Stanadyne Corporation
20130206681 - Interlocking frame assembly system and method: A filter assembly comprises a frame and a filter media formed over the frame. The frame comprises a first frame component comprising a particular first end portion, and a second frame component comprising a certain first end portion. The particular first end portion of the first frame component interlocks with... Agent:
20130206682 - Filters, screens, screen inserts, and methods of making same: A method of making a filter or screen can include directed a high pressure cutting jet against a hard material at a plurality of positions to be cut that are separated by a portion of the material that is to remain uncut. Prior to moving from a first position to... Agent: Inflotek B.v.
20130206683 - Method for producing a polyamide nanofiber product by electrospinning, polyamide nanofiber product, a filter medium with polyamide nanofiber product, as well as a filter element with such a filter medium: In a method for producing a polyamide nanofiber product that contains PTFE particles, a spinning solution containing polyamide, PTFE, and a conductivity-increasing additive is provided and nanofibers are produced by electrospinning from the spinning solution. The conductivity-increasing additive is an acid-resistant additive; a surfactant additive; or an acid-resistant and surfactant... Agent: Mann+hummel Gmbh
20130206684 - Purifier comprising a solids separation device, and method for wastewater purification: The invention relates to a purifier (100) for the purification of a fluid such as wastewater, the purifier comprising:—a reaction vessel (10) for a fluid, the reaction vessel having a reaction chamber (11) and a bottom (12);—a downer (14) having a top end (91) and a bottom end (92), wherein... Agent: Paques I.p. B.v.
20130206685 - Method for fixing carbon dioxide and composition therefor: Provided is a method for biologically fixing carbon dioxide dissolved in contaminated water using a microorganism derived from rhodolith. The method includes enrichment-incubating a microorganism derived from rhodolith, and treating and reacting the enrichment-incubated microorganism in contaminated water to fix carbon dioxide dissolved in contaminated water as a carbonate mineral.... Agent: Industry Foundation Of Chonnam National University
20130206686 - Limited volume waste water sbr treatment system and process: This invention refers to a single household waste water treatment plant, based on the SBR principle that uses two tanks, one lung tank (1) and one SBR reactor (2), allowing the significant reduction of size, and in consequence, a low consumption of power, as well as the reduction of transportation... Agent:
20130206687 - Method for using activated carbon for treating water: Waste water may be treated by introducing activated carbon into a biological oxidation system as a slurry wherein: (1) the slurry is stable as compared to a conventional activated carbon slurry; (2) the activated carbon within the slurry retains at least 85% of its absorptive capacity; and (3) the activated... Agent: Baker Hughes Incorporated
20130206688 - Process and system for the treatment of industrial and petroleum refinery wastewater: There is provided a process of reducing concentration of contaminants in a contaminated wastewater stream, such as contaminated wastewater output from a refinery, such as an oil-refinery; the process comprising: first, passing the contaminated wastewater stream into an electrocoagulation reactor for coagulating dispersed particles, filtering the wastewater stream after electrocoagulation... Agent:
20130206691 - Blood purification device and control method therefor: A blood purification device includes: a blood circuit including a blood removal-side circuit that carries blood taken from a subject to a plasma separator, and a blood reinfusion-side circuit that returns the blood passing through the plasma separator to the subject; a circulating circuit that connects the blood reinfusion-side circuit... Agent: Asahi Kasei Medical Co., Ltd.
20130206689 - Brine treatment scaling control system and method: The present invention may be used in systems and methods for brine treatment scaling control in a water treatment system. A concentrated brine stream influent may be treated in an electrodialysis-reversal process to produce a concentrated brine stream effluent and a lower salinity diluent water, which may be potable water... Agent:
20130206692 - Tanning wastewater treatment and recycling method based on nano-catalytic electrolysis technology and membrane technology: A tanning wastewater treatment and recycling method based on nano-catalytic electrolysis technology and membrane technology relates to a tanning wastewater treatment. The tanning wastewater treatment and recycling method based on the nano-catalytic electrolysis technology and the membrane technology and a device thereof has a high COD removal rate, a low... Agent:
20130206690 - Water treatment via ultrafiltration: Apparatus for purification of oil contaminated water, particularly of reservoir water from oil production, comprising a depression for receiving the contaminated water, wherein a first partial separation of oil particles and water is carried out within the depression, so that, on the one hand, the oil and, on the other... Agent: Gwt Georgi Wassertechnik Gmbh
20130206693 - Apparatus and method for supporting an operator in operating a medical device as well as a single-use items for a medical device: The invention relates to an apparatus for supporting an operator in operating a medical device, comprising a signaling device (2, 20, 26, 9) for signaling a necessary operation of a component to be operated of the medical device, preferably by emitting a signal from the component to be operated and/or... Agent: Fresenius Medical Care Deutschland Gmbh
20130206695 - Combination unit and combination method of multiple membrane shells: The present invention discloses a combination unit and method of multiple membrane shells. The combination unit of multiple membrane shells is formed by bundling multiple membrane shells in parallel, wherein the raw water port and the concentrated water port of each of the membrane shells are respectively connected and sealed... Agent:
20130206694 - Membrane for water purification: A porous membrane can include a polyazole.... Agent: King Abdullah University Of Science And Technology
20130206696 - Apparatus and method for treating and disposing of wastewater: An aspect of the present invention is directed to an apparatus and method for treating and disposing of wastewater produced by a facility. This aspect of the present invention is particularly well suited to manage and dispose of wastewater produced by an agricultural processing facility. Treated wastewater is selectively blended... Agent:
20130206697 - Fresh water generating apparatus and fresh water generating method: An object is to provide a fresh water generating apparatus that is capable of efficiently and stably producing fresh water. Provided is a fresh water generating apparatus equipped with a seawater-treating reverse osmosis membrane device that produces fresh water from seawater by a reverse osmosis membrane, including a mixing section... Agent: Kobelco Eco-solutions Co., Ltd.
20130206698 - Fluid distribution filter having spiral filter media and associated systems and methods: Fluid distribution filters having spiral filter media and associated systems and methods are disclosed herein. In one embodiment, for example, a filter assembly can include a canister having a body portion positioned between a first opening and a second opening. The filter assembly can further include a filter media positioned... Agent: Mcalister Technologies, LLC.
20130206699 - Method for the open-loop control and/or closed-loop control of filter systems with a media filter: A method for the open-loop control and/or closed-loop control of a filter system for the filtration of an untreated fluid with a media filter, particularly with a gravel bed filter, multilayer filter or activated charcoal filter, whereby the open-loop control and/or closed-loop control takes place on the basis of the... Agent: Krones Ag
20130206700 - Radial flow column including zero-valent iron media: Aspects and embodiments of the present disclosure are directed to apparatus and methods of filtering a fluid to reduce a level of at least one contaminant therein. The filtering of the fluid may be accomplished with a radial flow filtration column comprising a fluid chamber having an inlet, an outlet,... Agent: Siemens Pte. Ltd.
20130206701 - Method of transporting magnetic particles: A method of transporting magnetic particles enables magnetic particles to be transported between a plurality of microfluidic chambers which are connected to one another via a fluidic connection on a radially inner side, and are fluidically separated from one another on a radially outer side. Magnetic forces and centrifugal forces... Agent: Baden-wuerttemberg Stiftung Ggmbh
20130206702 - Fluid tailings flocculation and dewatering using chemically-induced micro-agglomerates: A process for tailings flocculation and dewatering is disclosed. In particular, disclosed is a method for generating chemically-induced micro-agglomerates (CIMA) of fine particles in a fluid tailings stream and using the micro-agglomerates to enhance tailings flocculation and dewatering.... Agent:
20130206703 - Gravity sedimentation process and apparatus: A gravity sedimentation process for the treatment of a slurry in a thickener to separate a solid from a liquid, the thickener having, at steady-state, a hindered settling zone and a compression zone, the process including the application of an effective amount of ultrasonic energy to the slurry in a... Agent: Crc Care Pty., Ltd.
20130206704 - Holding tank-less water ozonating system using electrolytic decomposition of water: A system is described herein which provides an ozonated liquid. The system comprises a liquid inlet arranged to continuously accept a liquid into the system at a desired flow rate; a liquid outlet to dispense ozonated liquid out of the system, the ozonated liquid having an oxidation-reduction potential of at... Agent: Tersano Inc.
20130206705 - Ph control to enable homogeneous catalytic wet air oxidation: A system and method for the treatment of process streams is provided. A catalyst mediates a wet oxidation process at elevated temperatures and pressures for treating at least one undesirable constituent in an aqueous mixture. A catalyst may be selected for its solubility at a detected pH level of the... Agent: Siemens Energy, Inc.
20130206706 - Screen intake cleaning system using variable flow of incompressible liquid: A screen intake apparatus for a water intake system uses a cleaning system to clean one or more screen intakes. To clean debris from a screen, pipes in the interior of the screen receive pumped liquid (e.g., water or incompressible liquid) from a pump. Outlets, such as apertures or nozzles,... Agent: Johnson Screens, Inc.
20130206707 - Apparatus and method for refining a process liquor by gravity settling: An apparatus for refining a process liquor that includes solids, which apparatus includes a vessel having a base and a side wall that define an internal volume for containing the process liquor and for allowing gravity settling of the solids in the liquor, whereby to produce a refined liquor toward... Agent: Rio Tinto Alcan International Limited08/08/2013 > 42 patent applications in 42 patent subcategories. inventions list
20130199972 - Filtration device: The present invention relates to a filtration apparatus for filtering and separating solids from liquids comprising at least one liquid-permeable, continuously or intermittently drivable filter belt, an intake for charging the liquid/solid mixture to be filtered onto the filter belt in a charging zone and a belt cleaner for removing... Agent: Gala Industries, Inc.
20130199973 - Filter device for separating a mixture of solid sugbstance and a liquid: The manner in which a liquid filtration in which a liquid is separated from a solid substance by means of a filter can be best realized generally depends on the specific conditions. The invention relates to a filter device for separating a mixture of solid substance and a liquid.... Agent: Lovasc B.v.
20130199974 - Device for purifying a liquid: A device for purifying a liquid is disclosed. The device includes a collecting vessel for an unpurified liquid, a collecting vessel for a purified liquid, a replaceable filter module filled with a filter material and an automatic means for timed injection of air into the collecting vessel for the unpurified... Agent: Electrophor, Inc.
20130199975 - Disposable filter for removing particulate metals from dental waste water: An inline filter assembly to be used in conjunction with surgical or other procedures, near the patient or chairside in dental operations that is capable of removing, by filtration, particulate matter from waste-water. The filter assembly is configured to permit easy and rapid changing of filter in its container. The... Agent:
20130199976 - Membrane distillation module: A membrane distillation module is provided. The membrane distillation module includes a feed water side, a membrane, and a treated water side. A heating element is mounted in the feed water side. The membrane distillation module may optionally further include a heat spreading element. The heat spreading element is mounted... Agent: Korea Institute Of Science And Technology
20130199977 - Container with biofilm formation-inhibiting microorganisms immobilized therein and membrane water treatment apparatus using the same: The present disclosure relates to a technique for inhibiting biofouling of the surface of a membrane caused by a biofilm, through immobilizing biofilm formation-inhibiting microorganisms to a container in a membrane process for water treatment. The present disclosure provides a container with biofilm formation-inhibiting microorganisms immobilized therein, including a permeable... Agent: Snu R & Db Foundation
20130199978 - Plastic frame for a metal drain grate: The present disclosure relates generally to a drain channel and grate assembly comprising a drain channel together with a frame for a drain grate. The drain grate is a metal drain grate having a series of lateral spaced elongate drain bars interconnected by longitudinal spaced and transversely orientated load bars.... Agent: Reln Pty Ltd
20130199979 - Fluid filter: A fluid filter may include a filter housing including a pot and a lid. A ring filter element may be arranged within the filter housing, through which flow may pass radially and which separates an untreated space from a clean space. The ring filter element may have an upper and... Agent: Mahle International Gmbh
20130199980 - Ion exchange filter assembly: An ion exchange filter assembly may include a housing adapted for receiving a coolant, an ion exchange filter containment region defined within the housing and adapted for housing an ion exchange filter and a coolant bypass passage defined within the housing. The ion exchange filter containment region may form a... Agent: Mann+hummel Gmbh
20130199981 - Ferrule chuck with surface micro-grip: A fitting for coupling a capillary to another component of a fluidic device is disclosed. The fitting includes a ferrule configured for enclosing a front part of the capillary and for contributing to a fluidic sealing between the fitting and the other component; a ferrule chuck configured for enclosing a... Agent: Agilent Technologies, Inc.
20130199982 - Thin layer chromatography plates and related methods of manufacture including priming prior to infiltration with stationary phase and/or precursor thereof: In an embodiment, a method for manufacturing a thin layer chromatography (“TLC”) plate is disclosed. The method includes forming a layer of elongated nanostructures (e.g., carbon nanotubes), priming the elongated nanostructures with one or more adhesion priming layers, and at least partially coating the elongated nanostructures with a coating. The... Agent:
20130199983 - Lubricant oil filter with continuous release additive vessel: An oil filter that includes an additive vessel to introduce additive material into oil flowing through the filter. The additive material includes an over-based detergent and optionally one or more of: a weak base additive, an anti-oxidant additive, an anti-wear additive, a friction modifier additive, a dispersant additive, an anti-foam... Agent: Cummins Filtration Ip, Inc.
20130199984 - Magnetic screen: A magnetic screen assembly (13). The assembly (13) is to be located in a duct (10) to screen a flowable substance passing in a direction (11). The assembly (13) has a screening position (A) so that the substance passes through the screen, and a cleaning position (B) at which the... Agent:
20130199985 - Filter device: A filter device is disclosed. The device includes at least one substantially flat filter media that may be encapsulated between non-permeable films. Some embodiments comprise ports for introducing a fluid to be filtered and for evacuating the filtered fluid. Various substrates may be employed therein in cooperation with the at... Agent: 3m Innovative Properties Company
20130199986 - Ion exchange exoskeleton and filter assembly: An ion exchange filter for a coolant may include a porous ion exchange filter exoskeleton and ion exchange resin beads. The exoskeleton may be adapted for receiving a coolant flow and may define a first set of channels. The ion exchange resin beads may be located within the first set... Agent: Mann+hummel Gmbh
20130199987 - Fluid lubricant and material shavings recapture system for a cutting operation: A system for collecting shaving remnants and excess lubrication fluids emanating from a mechanical cutting machine, comprising a catch basin, drain filter, quick connection couplings, fluid reservoir, and pump system for reticulating captured lubricating fluid. The catch basin securely fastens to a cutting machine, while the removable backsplash is deployed... Agent:
20130199988 - Spiral wound module including membrane sheet with regions having different permeabilities: The present invention is directed toward spiral wound modules including membrane sheets with regions (70,72) having different permeabilities. Said regions are arranged either axially or radially or both.... Agent: Dow Global Technologies LLC
20130199989 - Squeezable beverage bottle and filter system: Embodiments of the present disclosure could generally provide a relatively easily squeezable beverage bottle that allows control of the flow rate of the liquid being dispensed to the user. The bottle could provide sufficient radial rigidity—or resistance to squeezing—to return to its original shape (or “bounce back”) at a suitable... Agent:
20130199990 - Apparatus and method for securing underdrain filter block: An underdrain filter block for use in draining and backwashing a filtering media in a filter bed includes a top wall, a pair of side walls extending from the top wall, a bottom wall extending between the pair of side walls, and a transverse wall extending from one of the... Agent: Xylem Water Solutions Zelienople LLC
20130199991 - Filtration support geometry and membrane: A filtering element for the filtration of a fluid medium comprises a rigid porous support of cylindrical shape having a longitudinal central axis (A) and a plurality of channels for the circulation of the fluid medium to be filtered and collection of filtrate on the periphery of the support. The... Agent: Technologies Avancees Et Membrances Industrielles
20130199992 - Fine fiber media layer: Disclosed are improved polymer materials. Also disclosed are fine fiber materials that can be made from the improved polymeric materials in the form of microfiber and nanofiber structures. The microfiber and nanofiber structures can be used in a variety of useful applications including the formation of filter materials.... Agent: Donaldson Company, Inc.
20130199993 - Functional chitosan scaffold with surface charge tunability as filtering medium: The present invention discloses a method of preparing a functional chitosan scaffold and said functional chitosan scaffold for use as a filtering medium. Said method involves freeze-drying chitosan in the presence of appropriate cross-linkers and additives. The present chitosan scaffold is associated with an increased mechanical strength and elasticity and... Agent: Nano And Advanced Materials Institute Limited
20130199994 - Submerged hollow fiber membrane module: The present invention relates to a submerged hollow fiber membrane module that includes a partition membrane having a slanted slit-shaped opening, and thus capable of not only improving operating efficiency of a hollow fiber membrane module by accelerating the water flow, but also allowing easy discharge of highly concentrated raw... Agent: Hyosung Corporation
20130199995 - Porous polymer membranes, methods of making, and methods of use: Embodiments of the present disclosure may relate to porous polymer membranes, structures including porous polymer membranes, devices including porous polymer membranes, methods of using porous polymer membranes, methods of making porous polymer membranes, and the like.... Agent: University Of Florida Research Foundation Inc.
20130199996 - Ground water remediation using humate enhanced aerobic cometabolism: A process of bioremediation of chlorinated solvents is provided. The process involves stimulating a microbial biomass of bacteria having oxygenase activity through the introduction of natural organic matter, such as a soluble humate, into a contaminated aquifer. The resulting increase in bacterial biomass results in the cometabolism of chlorinated solvents.... Agent:
20130199997 - Method of treating municipal wastewater and producing biomass with biopolymer production potential: A method of biologically treating wastewater and removing contaminants from the wastewater is disclosed. In the course of treating the wastewater, biomass is produced. In addition to removing contaminants from the wastewater, the process or method of the present invention entails enhancing the PHA accumulation potential of the biomass. Disclosed... Agent: Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies Support
20130199998 - Hemodialysis system having a flow path with a controlled compliant volume: Systems and methods for the performance of kidney replacement therapy having or using a dialyzer, control components, sorbent cartridge and fluid reservoirs configured to be of a weight and size suitable to be worn or carried by an individual requiring treatment are disclosed. The system for performing kidney replacement therapy... Agent: Medtronic, Inc.
20130199999 - Chromatography methods: This application discloses, in part, 1) a stationary phase column and compression designs for preparative chromatography, 2) a method of improving performance of silica gel chromatography by controlling the hydration of silica gel and acidifying the mobile phase, and 3) a method of extending the life of a silica gel... Agent: Ironstone Separations, Inc.
20130200000 - Methods for treating waste waters using sulfidized red mud sorbents: Sorbents prepared according to the invention useful in remediation of polluted effluents including waste waters and other fluids such as air, the invention is particularly directed to use of sulfidized red muds in treatment of sanitary waste waters to substantially remove or reduce bacterial levels such as fecal coliform as... Agent:
20130200001 - Magnetite and birnessite aggregate-form mixture, synthesis method therefor, and water-treatment method using mixture: The present invention relates to a magnetite-birnessite mixture, to a synthesis method therefor, and to a water-treatment method using the same. The magnetite-birnessite mixture synthesis method according to the present invention includes: a first synthesis step in which magnetite is synthesized; a second synthesis step in which manganese is made... Agent: Korea Institute Of Geoscience And Mineral Resources(kigam)
20130200002 - Calcium removal method: In accordance with the present invention, there is provided a calcium removal method capable of reducing operation cost. A solution L2 containing potassium or/and sodium, and calcium is passed through an ion-exchange resin 35 to separate the solution into a solution containing potassium or/and the sodium, and a solution containing... Agent: Taiheiyo Cement Corporation
20130200003 - In-line single outlet filter with automatic clogged filter element bypass: An in-line filter is disclosed for filtering fluid flowing through a hydraulic system, particularly an automotive hydraulic system. The filter has a magnetic base with a central opening at its outlet and a seat with a central opening at its inlet. The base and the seat are joined by a... Agent:
20130200004 - Method and apparatus for separating low density particles from feed slurries: In a method and apparatus for separating low density particles from feed slurries, a bubbly mixture is formed in a downcomer and issues into a mid region in a chamber. An inverted reflux classifier is formed by parallel inclined plates below the mid region allowing for efficient separation of low... Agent: Newcastle Innovation Limited
20130200005 - Large volume disposable ultrafiltration systems and methods: A disposable filtration system can include a disposable filter housing having an ultrafiltration filter contained therein. The disposable filtration system can further include a feed inlet and retentate outlet in fluid communication on one side of the filter and a permeate conduit on the other side of the filter for... Agent: Xcellerex, Inc.
20130200006 - Filter cleaning system and method: The present invention discloses a system and method for self-cleaning filters without having to open the filter housing. Wash nozzles are integrated with the filter housings such that when the filters are clogged, both back-wash and regular washing can be performed with practically no down time. Moreover, without opening the... Agent: Filtration Technology Corporation
20130200007 - Liquid reclamation systems and methods: A liquid recovery system and methods of recycling water from liquid-solid mixture such as slurry produced by pavement grinding machines, drilling fluid containing cuttings, and septage. The system includes a storage tank or a settling tank, a centrifuge in flow communication with the storage tank or settling tank, such as... Agent: O3 Industries, LLC
20130200008 - Methods of improving chitosan for water purification: Methods for preparing a chitosan-based material for use in a halogen water treatment system are described. Treating chitosan or chitin with a compound selected from the group consisting of an acid, a base, a mild halogenating solution and combinations thereof provides a chitosan-based material that displays reduced leakage of halide... Agent: Water Security Corporation
20130200009 - Method for synthesis of multifunctional fe6+ - fe3+ agent: The present invention is a new, easy method for preparing stable solid Fe6+—Fe3+ agents in a fixed bed reactor by using O3 and FeOOH along with KOH with conversion efficiencies of approximately 27%. In addition, the product has been used to oxidize oil from water and to destroy tetracycline in... Agent: The University Of Wyoming
20130200010 - Sludge treatment system and method: Apparatus 12 for treating a body 16 of an input material comprising an extrudable part and a non-extrudable part comprises at least one extruding assembly 14.1. The extruder 22, 24 for converting the extrudable part into an extruded part. The extruder is located downstream of an inlet 28 for the... Agent: The Warb Trust (no. 1 Trust 13337/99)
20130200011 - Method and device for sludge handling: A method for handling sludge arranged on the bottom (2) of a water filled basin (1), wherein the water defining a surface, is described. The method comprises the steps of freezing the sludge in a portion of the bottom (2) of the basin (1), arranging a closable container (3) in... Agent: Frigeo Ab
20130200012 - Fluid treatment system with self-cleaning filter: There is disclosed a method and apparatus for treating fluid in a fluid treatment system with self-cleaning filters. The liquid treatment system includes a tank defining an interior volume of at least 25 gallons. The tank includes a gravity settling portion proximate a lower end of the tank and generally... Agent: Perry Equipment Corporation
20130200013 - Oil and gas well filtration apparatus and method: Provided are an apparatus for filtering water from and oil and gas well and a method of filtering water from an oil and gas well. The filtration unit utilizes gravity fed filtration that is open to the environment.... Agent:08/01/2013 > 53 patent applications in 43 patent subcategories. inventions list
20130193038 - System and process for removing nitrogen compounds and odors from wastewater and wastewater treatment system: A wastewater treatment system includes independent wastewater treatment facilities. Each of the facilities has a number of wastewater treatment subsystems. A wastewater collection subsystem holds wastewater to be treated. A pump subsystem moves wastewater from a wastewater collector to a filtration subsystem having a bioreacting filter. The filter has a... Agent: Biofilter Systems, LLC
20130193039 - Device and method for detecting the direction of the flow of liquid through a dialyzer: The present invention relates to a device and a method for detecting the direction of the fluid flow through a dialyzer, as well as an extracorporeal blood treatment apparatus which comprises a device for detecting the direction of the fluid flow through the dialyzer. The devices and methods according to... Agent: Fresenius Medical Care Deutschland Gmbh
20130193040 - Systems for automated capture and recovery of oil from oil-contaminated water and solids: Systems for automated capture and recovery of oil from oil-contaminated water and solids are disclosed. In some embodiments, the systems include the following: a plurality of automated robotic oil recovery units; a plurality of deployable oil collection membranes positioned within each of the units, each of the membranes including an... Agent:
20130193041 - Control of a water device via a dialysis machine user interface: A home medical device system includes a home therapy machine for performing a home therapy on a patient; a user interface operably connected to the home therapy machine, the user interface receiving operator inputs; a water treatment device in fluid communication with the home therapy machine; and a data connection... Agent: Baxter International Inc.
20130193042 - Floor drain assembly and method: A drain assembly for providing a drain in a floor. The drain assembly includes a drain conduit, a strainer and an adaptor. The drain conduit has an inner surface that defines a fluid flow path and an outer surface. The strainer is disposed above the drain conduit and has openings... Agent: Oatey Co.
20130193043 - Cleaning of swimming pools: The invention relates to a swimming pool cleaner. The swimming pool cleaner comprises a pool cleaner body comprising a conduit with an inlet end and an outlet end. The conduit defines a flow path through the body. The body is connectable to a water source from which a water stream... Agent:
20130193044 - Cooking oil storage and filtration system: A system for pumping cooking oil from a filtration device or cooking oil reservoir to a storage tank or back into the cooking oil reservoir. The system can also be used to pump oil from the storage tank to a disposal location. The system can include a pump used to... Agent:
20130193047 - Filter for rainwater harvesting: A strainer for a rainwater catchment system includes a container having a top end and a lid sized to cover the top end. The lid has an opening formed therein defined by an edge. The strainer further comprises an upper flange extending outwardly, a vertical side wall extending downwardly from... Agent: Catt Lyon Design, Inc.
20130193045 - Sediment filter system for a storm water pipe: A welded wire mesh is rolled into an elongated tubular wire frame, and sizing rings surround the tubular wire frame to maintain the tubular frame with a predetermined diameter. The wire frame is partially covered with a sediment filter fabric attached by wire clips, and an end portion of the... Agent:
20130193046 - System for water quality and quantity management: A sorptive-filtration system for removing at least one of negatively or positively charged ions, complexes or particulates from an aqueous stream. The system includes a) flow formed substantially from at least one of rainfall-runoff or snowmelt-runoff; b) a filter containment communicating with the runoff stream such that at least part... Agent: Unit Process Technologies, LLC
20130193048 - Oil - water separator: A separator is disclosed that may be used to separate oil from water in situ in the ocean or other water body. The difference in density between oil and water causes them to separate between two limbs of the apparatus, and to exit from different ports at different heights. The... Agent:
20130193049 - Multi-stage central mix and make up system for supplying any plurality of metal working machine coolant filtration systems: A system for producing and supplying a coolant to a filtration sub-system, and for reconditioning and recombining a return flow of used coolant. A main reservoir is in two way communication with the filtration sub-system via a clean coolant outlet and a dirty coolant return. An inlet feeds an untreated... Agent: Jk Industries, LLC
20130193050 - Additive carrier for spin on filters: An additive carrier for a spin-on filter is provided. The additive carrier is positioned at an upstream side of the filter and includes a basket defining an annular body. The annular body includes a concentric opening extending therethrough, a circumferentially extending recess configured to receive and store an additive material... Agent:
20130193052 - Chromatography columns: If one manufactures chromatography column tubes from plastic/thermoplastic or composite materials (such as polypropylene (PP), polyethylene (PE), polyamides, acetals, or glass-filled plastics, such as glass-fiber plastics) and secures at least one of two flow distributors within the column tube with a tight interference or press fit, the resulting chromatography columns... Agent: Repligen Corporation
20130193051 - Method of packing chromatographic columns: Improved methods for packing a chromatographic column and columns packed by these methods are provided. The methods include introducing a packing material into a chromatographic column, while simultaneously ultrasonicating and applying pressure to the packing material to form a packed column with radial homogeneity.... Agent: Purdue Research Foundation
20130193053 - Water container having germicidal water purification unit: A water container having a germicidal water purification unit. Water stored in a reservoir passes through a conduit that extends through an array of light sources that operate in at least one of the visible light frequency range and the ultraviolet frequency range to purify the water. The light sources... Agent: Solar Light Company, Inc
20130193054 - Filter apparatus with ejection arrangement: A filter cartridge including catches for ejecting the filter cartridge from a filter housing as the filter cartridge and filter housing are removed from a filter base is provided. The catches are configured to engage corresponding catches of the filter base to limit axial motion of the filter cartridge as... Agent: Baldwin Filters, Inc.
20130193055 - Interlock device: The current technology relates to an interlock device having a compression assembly and a fitting. The compression assembly has a first end, a second end, a locked position, and an unlocked position. A bayonet coupling defines the locked position of the compression assembly in a first position and defines the... Agent: Donaldson Company, Inc.
20130193056 - Filtering apparatus: A filtering apparatus has a filter tank, a conveyer having a scraper, a primary filter, and a cylindrical rotating secondary filter. The filter tank is divided into a first filter tank portion and a second filter tank portion by the primary filter. Sludge deposited at the bottom of the first... Agent: Bunri Incorporation
20130193057 - Top load liquid filter assembly, system and methods: A top load liquid filter assembly includes a filter lockout mechanism to ensure that the filter base and cover are not connectable unless there is a proper filter cartridge installed therein. The filter system can also include an automatic drain mechanism and a cartridge retention mechanism. One example embodiment further... Agent: Donaldson Company, Inc.
20130193058 - Centrifugal filter: Disclosed herein is a centrifugal filter. The centrifugal filter includes a shaft, a rotor housing which rotates around the shaft and has filter paper on the inner side surface thereof, a spindle tube which rotates along with the rotor housing around the shaft and discharges the fluid from the shaft... Agent: Shin Heung Precision Co., Ltd.
20130193059 - Reverse osmosis filter flush device and method: An apparatus and method for reversing the flow in a reverse osmosis system is described utilizing a single unitary valve. The improved system and method provides a means to reduce operating costs, maintenance and down time associated with a reverse osmosis system by providing a reliable and robust means to... Agent:
20130193060 - Water purification cartridge: It is an object of the present invention to provide a water purification cartridge which can be manufactured in fewer steps and is provided with a raw water inlet composed of a mesh member having excellent durability. The present invention provides a water purification cartridge arranged between a raw water... Agent: Mitsubishi Rayon Cleansui Company, Limited
20130193061 - Cartridge filter: A first aspect of the present invention pertains to a filter comprising a tubular core with a plurality of apertures and a hollow interior, said core having an open end for fluid communication with the hollow interior, a length of yarn wound in a series of at least three layers... Agent: Johnsen Oil A/s Lysbjergve 11 Hammelev 6500 Vojens
20130193062 - Hydraulic filter element and associated production method: A hydraulic filter element may include cylindrical filter body having a filter material folded in a star-shaped manner. A cylindrical inner frame may be radially supported on an inside of the filter body. A cylindrical sleeve may be permeable to a respective hydraulic medium and arranged radially against the outside... Agent: Mahle International Gmbh
20130193063 - Nonwoven fabric, method for producing the same, and filter formed with the same: The present invention provides a novel nonwoven felt fabric, which is made of at least one low-melting-point short fiber and at least one high-melting-point short fiber of same type or different types, wherein the fabric is stiff enough to be self-sustaining and have the ability of shape maintenance. The felt... Agent:
20130193064 - Filter for liquids, in particular for electric valves of household appliances and the like: The filter (1) comprises a body of moulded plastic material, including a central hollow portion (3) shaped like a cup, having an axis (A-A), and a peripheral plate-like portion (4), shaped as an annular flange, extending radially toward the outside around the open end of the central cup-shaped portion (3),... Agent: Elbi International S.p.a.
20130193065 - Fabrication of enclosed nanochannels using silica nanoparticles: In accordance with the invention, there is a method of forming a nanochannel including depositing a photosensitive film stack over a substrate and forming a pattern on the film stack using interferometric lithography. The method can further include depositing a plurality of silica nanoparticles to form a structure over the... Agent: Stc.unm
20130193066 - Method of the cleanup of contaminated site/sediments: A method for the cleanup of site/sediments contaminated by heavy metals, or by chlorobenzoate, polychlorobenzoates, monochlorophenol, polychlorophenols, polychlorobiphenyl (PCB) compounds or phosphogypsum, includes treating the contaminated sites/sediments by anaerobic mesophilic bacteria (Mesotoga lineage) belonging to the order of Thermotogales.... Agent: Institut De Recherche Pour Le Developpement (i.r.d)
20130193067 - Systems and methods for anaerobic digestion of biomaterials: Systems and methods for performing anaerobic digestion of biomaterials using a clarifier, a batch reactor, and/or a digester are disclosed. The clarifier performs pretreatment processing of biomaterial to improve anaerobic digestion. The batch reactor and/or the digester are coupled to the clarifier and are configured to digest the processed biomaterial.... Agent: Epcot Crenshaw Corporation
20130193069 - Fluid treatment system: A system for treating an effluent includes a cap assembly and a reactor module. The cap assembly captures the effluent discharge from a source. The reaction module includes a reaction chamber housing a substrate and an illumination device. In operation, the effluent is drawn into the cap assembly and directed... Agent:
20130193068 - Modification of existing wastewater systems with substrate supported biofilms: In some embodiments, a wastewater treatment system may reduce contaminants in water. A system may include one or more basins which include a substrate that supports a biofilm. The bacteria used to form the biofilm may be selected to maximize the reduction of contaminants in water. Various components of the... Agent:
20130193070 - Methods and compositions using zinc for removing phosphates from water: A zinc compound and methods for use in removing phosphate from water. Preferably the compound is used in removing phosphate from water in swimming pools, spas, and similar structures. Several water treatment techniques are disclosed, as well as a variety of different methods for delivery of the active ingredients. These... Agent: Natural Chemistry L.p.
20130193071 - Removal of selenocyanate or selenite from aqueous solutions: The invention relates to a process for removing selenocyanate or selenite from industrial effluents (from hydrocaron processing industry, acid water, flue gas desulpurization) by contacting the aqueous effluent with a phenol oxidizing enzyme (peroxidase, laccase) and suitable oxidizing agent (hydrogen peroxide, oxygen). The method results in formation of elemental selenium,... Agent: Novozymes Avs
20130193072 - Water separation method and apparatus: A system for treating fractionated water from an oil and gas well. The system comprising a filter system, a diffusive membrane system, a plurality of membrane sensors, and at least one membrane controller. The filter system is fluidly connected to the diffusive membrane system, wherein the filter system comprises a... Agent: Ng Innovations, Inc.
20130193073 - Balanced flow dialysis machine: A system and method for balancing flows of renal replacement fluid is disclosed. The method uses pressure controls and pressure sensing devices to more precisely meter and balance the flow of fresh dialysate and spent dialysate. The balancing system may use one or two balancing devices, such as a balance... Agent: Baxter International Inc.
20130193074 - Water treatment process: A water treatment process for substantially removing one or more ionic species from a feed water includes an ion containing aqueous solution to produce a treated water product, the process including: (a) a sorption step, including contacting a solid sorbent with said feed water to produce a solution depleted in... Agent: Clean Teq Holdings Ltd.
20130193075 - Asymmetric membranes: Asymmetric membranes comprising a first asymmetric porous zone including a first porous asymmetry that increases from the first exterior surface through the first porous zone of the bulk, and a second asymmetric porous zone including a second porous asymmetry that increases from the second exterior surface through the second porous... Agent: Pall Corporation
20130193076 - Drive device for a membrane filtration arrangement: The invention relates to a membrane filtration device comprising a plurality of planar membrane filter elements which are combined to form a membrane package and are disposed within the membrane package parallel to and spaced apart from one another. A wall encloses the membrane package on all sides, and within... Agent: Big Dutchman International Gmbh
20130193077 - Neutralization and precipitation of silica from high ph brines: We provide a process for the neutralization and precipitation of high pH brines that eliminates the formation of “gelatinous silica” during neutralization. The high pH brine is neutralized in a two-step neutralization process. In the first step the salt concentration of a high pH brine is built up to a... Agent:
20130193078 - Systems and methods for removing finely dispersed particulate matter from a fluid stream: Disclosed herein are systems for removing particulate matter from a fluid, comprising a particle functionalized by attachment of at least one activating group or amine functional group, wherein the modified particle complexes with the particulate matter within the fluid to form a removable complex therein. The particulate matter has preferably... Agent: Soane Mining, LLC
20130193079 - Water purification system: A water purification system disinfects incoming water by filtering the water before creating ozone from the water and directly into the water. After the water is disinfected by exposure to ozone, excess ozone is removed prior to providing the disinfected water to an end user. Some embodiments divide the incoming... Agent: Electrolytic Ozone Inc.
20130193080 - Method for managing the reversal frequency of an electrochemical reactor: The method for managing the polarity-reversal frequency of at least one pair of electrodes in an electrochemical reactor for water electrolysis includes observing a fluctuation in the hydrogen potential (pH) of the water, while carrying out a comparison of the pH measured at a given moment with a previous measurement... Agent: Pool Technologie
20130193081 - Method and apparatus for fluid treatment: A system for mixing a gas in a fluid including an inlet section in fluid communication with a fluid source and a gas source, a nozzle, and a flow reverser. The inlet section has a throughbore in which the fluid and the gas combine to form a treated fluid. The... Agent: National Oilwell Varco, L.p.
20130193082 - Method of improving the water quality in aquatic ecosystems: A method for improving water quality in aquatic ecosystems is described. An effective amount of Quercus infectoria nut gall powder is added to the ecosystem to prevent excessive proliferation of pathogenic bacterial species thereby improving the health of aquaculture species in the ecosystem.... Agent: Kemin Industries, Inc.
20130193083 - Filtration system: A filtration system includes a housing having an inlet, an outlet, a first chamber fluidly connected to the inlet, a second chamber fluidly connected to the outlet, and a wall separating the first and second chambers. The system also includes a removable filter assembly, at least a portion of the... Agent:
20130193084 - Method for storing used cooking oil: Method of collecting used cooking oil includes extracting used cooking oil from at least one deep fryer to a container, storing and separating said used cooking oil within the container which is located within the cooking area. The oil from the deep fat fryer is periodically pumped to the container... Agent:
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20130193087 - Water treatment device and water treatment method: The water treatment device 12 includes a large-bore channel 22, a small-bore channel 23, and a pressure pump 24 which pressurize raw water 15a to a given pressure, the raw water containing organic substances, and further includes a laser light source 25 and a condensing lens 26 which irradiates laser... Agent: Tokyo Electron Limited
20130193088 - Thickener/clarifier feedwell having volute peripheries: A feedwell for a thickener/clarifier includes a feedwell body (40), a feedwell inlet (41), a sidewall (42), and a discharge opening (48). At least one infeed conduit (21) is connected at an upstream end of the feedwell inlet (41). The sidewall (42) has a non-cylindrical curved peripheral surface defining a... Agent: Flsmidth A/s
20130193089 - System and method for filtering beverages: A filtration system for clarifying a cloudy beverage from at least one tank in which dregs have formed, the clarifying occurring through a cross-flow filtration. The filtration system includes: a first filtration module having a first filtration element, the first filtration element including a first channel having a first diameter;... Agent: Gea Mechanical Equipment Gmbh
20130193090 - Cleaning device: An apparatus and a method is described to facilitate separation of hydrocarbons from solid particles (29) being contaminated with hydrocarbons. The apparatus (1) includes a container (3) having a closeable inlet portion (20) for solid particles; a support body (11) in fluid communication with the closeable inlet portion (20), where... Agent: Cubility AsPrevious industry: Classifying, separating, and assorting solids
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