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Combined (e.g., Automatic Control)

Combined (e.g., Automatic Control) patent applications listed include Date, Patent Application Number, Patent Title, Patent Abstract summary and are linked to the corresponding patent application page.

08/28/14 - 20140238442 - Automatic dishwasher
An automatic dishwasher includes a heat pump device for heating washing liquid. The heat pump device includes an evaporator, a fan adapted to supply ambient air to the evaporator, and a device for wet dust collection connected upstream of the evaporator in the flow direction of the ambient air....

08/21/14 - 20140230855 - Detection of plating on wafer holding apparatus
The embodiments herein relate to methods and apparatus for detecting whether unwanted metallic deposits are present on a bottom of a substrate holder used in an electroplating apparatus. The presence of such unwanted deposits is harmful to electroplating processes because the deposits scavenge current that is intended to cause electroplating...

08/21/14 - 20140230856 - Obstacle sensing spray arm for a dishwashing machine
A dishwasher having a tub at least partially defining a treating chamber and in which is provided a rotating sprayer for emitting liquid into the treating chamber. The rotation of the spray arm may be controlled such that rotation of the spray arm is responsive to a determination that the...

08/14/14 - 20140224279 - Vehicle wash system
A vehicle wash system includes a track system positioned above a wash area and a movable body coupled to the track system. The movable body is movable along at least two axes and includes a gripping mechanism to selectively hold and release one or more wash tools....

08/07/14 - 20140216502 - System and method for automatically cleaning converters
A system and method is disclosed for cleaning an anilox roll and/or ink chamber of a converter. The system includes: a water supply (10a) adapted to supply water through an automatically controllable water supply valve (11a) to wash anilox roll and/or ink chamber; a cleaning solution supply (20a) adapted to...

07/31/14 - 20140209120 - Method of determining a blocked rotating spray arm in a dishwasher
A method of operating a dishwasher having a tub at least partially defining a treating chamber and at least one rotating sprayer provided in the treating chamber to determine a standstill condition of the rotating sprayer during an automatic cycle of operation that includes a rotation of the spray arm....

07/31/14 - 20140209121 - Apparatus and method for cleaning objects
A container is disclosed. The container includes a top portion and a bottom portion, both including a mesh portion, at least one hinging feature attached to the bottom portion, wherein the at least one hinging feature hingably attaches the top portion to the bottom portion, wherein the top portion and...

07/31/14 - 20140209122 - Robot cleaner and control method thereof
A robot cleaner may include a main body; a traveling assembly moving the main body; a cleaning tool assembly installed in the lower part of the main body, and contacting a floor to clean the floor; a water-feeding unit supplying water to the cleaning tool assembly; and a capacitance measurer...

07/24/14 - 20140202496 - Substrate processing apparatus and substrate processing method
In a substrate processing apparatus, a temperature of an anti-static liquid having electrical resistivity which gradually decreases as a liquid temperature increases is adjusted by a temperature adjustment part and the electrical resistivity of the anti-static liquid is higher than the electrical resistivity of a processing liquid (SPM liquid). After...

07/24/14 - 20140202497 - Methods and apparatus to monitor and control cleaning systems
Methods and apparatus to monitor and control cleaning systems are disclosed. One disclosed example method includes detecting initial contamination of workpieces before cleaning and detecting residual contamination of workpieces after cleaning. The example method also includes determining, via a processor, a system malfunction from a comparison of the initial contamination...

07/10/14 - 20140190517 - System and method for removing sludge from a storage tank
The system and method permits the use of equipment that is located exterior to a container, such as a tank container liquid hydrocarbon material within which a sludge deposit has accumulated, and then inserted, as through an access opening in the side of the tank. In addition to other innovations,...

07/10/14 - 20140190518 - Methods and systems for movement of an automatic cleaning device using video signal
A method of cleaning an area using an automatic cleaning device may include receiving, from a video camera, information associated with an edge located on a surface, determining, by an automatic cleaning device, a position of the automatic cleaning device on the surface relative to the edge and using the...

07/10/14 - 20140190519 - Cleaning and disinfecting apparatus for treating containers for human excretions
A cleaning and disinfecting apparatus for treating at least one container for human excretions. The cleaning and disinfecting apparatus comprises at least one cleaning chamber with at least one fluid device for applying at least one cleaning fluid to the container. The cleaning and disinfecting apparatus is configured to carry...

07/10/14 - 20140190520 - Method and device for rinsing endoscope channels
A method for rinsing endoscope channels of an endoscope with a rinsing agent from a rinsing agent supply. The method including: connecting a first endoscope channel to the rinsing agent supply via a first rinsing agent distributor, which has a testing device for checking an endoscope channel for a blockage;...

07/03/14 - 20140182624 - Method and apparatus for automatic descaling of tankless water heaters
A novel method of descaling a water heating unit at least including: a) selectively receiving a user-defined descaling operation start date and time; b) monitoring for the advent of the descaling operation start date and time; c) upon the arrival of the descaling operation start date and time, automatically shutting...

07/03/14 - 20140182625 - Dishwasher and method of controlling the same
The present invention relates to a dishwasher that can save wash water for cleaning and a method of controlling the dishwasher. A method of controlling a dishwasher according to an exemplary embodiment of the present invention is a method of controlling a dishwasher having a circulation channel through which wash...

07/03/14 - 20140182626 - Substrate treating method for treating substrates with treating liquids
A method for treating substrates with treating liquids, using a treating tank for storing the treating liquids, a holding mechanism for holding the substrates and placing the substrates in a treating position inside the treating tank, a first and a second treating liquid supply device, a temperature control device, and...

06/26/14 - 20140174474 - Systems and methods for washing a gas turbine compressor
A method is provided for washing a compressor in a gas turbine. The method includes establishing a compressor fouling set point and sensing a fouling level in the compressor with a sensor. The fouling level is communicated to a control subsystem that determines a wash initiation instruction based on the...

06/26/14 - 20140174475 - Liquid processing apparatus, liquid processing method, and storage medium for liquid process
A filtration efficiency, which is similar to the filtration efficiency obtained when a plurality of filters are provided, can be obtained by one filter, and decrease in throughput can be prevented. Based on a control signal from a control unit 101, a resist liquid L is sucked into a pump...

06/26/14 - 20140174476 - Filter bag cleaning system
A baghouse cleaning system comprises an elongated air accumulator configured to retain pressurized air and extend over a row of filter bags. An elongated air tube extends along the air accumulator and venturis extend from the air tube. The venturis blow pressurized air streams down into the filter bags to...

06/12/14 - 20140158163 - Method and system for detecting and removing a clogging condition of a filter in a dishwasher
Embodiments of the present invention relate to methods and systems for detecting and removing a clogging condition of a filter in a dishwasher. According to one embodiment, the method includes determining a normal water level or a normal rate of water level change for a wash cycle of the dishwasher...

06/12/14 - 20140158164 - Cleaning machine, and cleaning method and cleaning system thereof
The present disclosure provides a cleaning machine, and a cleaning method and a cleaning system of the cleaning machine. The cleaning method includes: detecting whether the cleaning machine is in a standby mode; and spraying cleaning fluid in a brushing room of the cleaning machine and recycling the sprayed cleaning...

06/12/14 - 20140158165 - Ice dispensing and cleaning mechanism and process
An ice dispensing system includes an ice hopper structure including a plurality of walls having inner surfaces that define an inner volume storing ice therein. The ice hopper may include a drain. A cleaning structure is coupled to the ice hopper structure. The cleaning structure includes a pump linked to...

06/05/14 - 20140150824 - Air-blown cleaning system for photomasks and method thereof
An air-blown cleaning system for cleaning a photomask includes an image capturing module, an identification and control module, and an air knife device. The image capturing module captures an image of the photomask and divided the image into a plurality of sections for the identification and control module to identify...

06/05/14 - 20140150825 - Cleaning device for a thermal power plant, method for installing a cleaning device and method for cleaning a thermal power plant
Techniques relate to a cleaning device for an interior of a thermal power plant carrying flue gases, especially a so-called soot blower. The cleaning device includes at least one rigid lance having a base and a lance add-on part which includes at least one nozzle, the lance add-on part being...

05/29/14 - 20140144470 - System for manipulating objects
A system for manipulating objects includes a scanner arranged to optically scan an object in a first position to obtain position data indicative of the first position, a manipulation module arranged to receive the position data and to generate orientation instructions therefrom for reorienting a manipulation arm from a first...

05/22/14 - 20140137892 - Method and system of process chemical temperature control using an injection nozzle
A method of process chemical temperature control for resist stripping of a substrate in a resist stripping system includes selecting at least two temperature control objectives and selecting at least two temperature control operating variables for optimization to achieve the at least two temperature control objectives. The method further includes...

05/22/14 - 20140137893 - Substrate processing apparatus, substrate processing method and storage medium
In example embodiments, a supply flow rate of a clean gas can be reduced without decreasing process performance. A flow rate of a clean gas 78, having a low humidity, supplied from a clean gas supply device 70 or 78 when a drying process is performed on a substrate is...

05/15/14 - 20140130830 - Grease port cleaning tool
A grease port cleaning tool includes a grease gun having an actuator, a cleaning fluid inlet, a pressure inlet and a pressurized cleaning fluid outlet. A reservoir of cleaning fluid is coupled to the cleaning fluid inlet and a pressure source is coupled to the pressure inlet. A coupler is...

05/15/14 - 20140130831 - Method and device for detecting a water change in a water-bearing household appliance, in particular a dishwasher
The present invention relates to a method and device for dispensing a rinse aid preparation into the interior of a dishwasher comprising a sensor for detecting water, a sensor for detecting temperature, a control unit for processing the sensor data, wherein the control unit is configured to perform the method...

05/08/14 - 20140124004 - Autonomous coverage robot
A mobile floor cleaning robot includes a robot body supported by a drive system configured to maneuver the robot over a floor surface. The robot also includes a cleaning system supported by the robot body, an imaging sensor disposed on the robot body, and a controller in communicates with the...

05/08/14 - 20140124005 - Dishwasher and method for detecting the water level within a dishwasher
The invention further relates to a dishwasher comprising a circulation pump and a TRIAC connected to the circulation pump for providing electrical power to a motor of the circulation pump, a drain pump connected to a sump of the dishwasher, means for detecting a firing angle condition of the TRIAC....

05/08/14 - 20140124006 - Apparatus and method for reprocessing lumened instruments
Methods and apparatus for liquid, gas, and gas plasma sterilization of items. The apparatus includes two chambers and a holder to connectorlessly secure a lumened instrument such that a first portion of the lumened instrument lies in the first chamber and a second portion of the instrument lies in the...

05/01/14 - 20140116468 - Sanitary foot sprayer for dry powder plants
A sanitizer assembly for foot wear is provided that includes a base platform, a plurality of nozzles and an activation pump. The base platform includes a grate upon which footwear can be placed. The plurality of nozzles are positioned under the grate. The nozzles are configured and arranged to dispense...

05/01/14 - 20140116469 - Robot cleaner system and control method of the same
A robot cleaner system may include a robot cleaner that may be automatically driven while performing a cleaning operation, a recharging base that receives the robot cleaner, and a remote control device that remotely controls the robot cleaner. The remote control device may also generate mapping information between an actual...

04/24/14 - 20140109934 - Apparatus for removing particles from printed circuit board and method for removing particles from printed circuit board
Disclosed herein are an apparatus for removing particles from a printed circuit board and a method for removing particles from a printed circuit board. The apparatus includes: a vibration generating unit vibrating a printed circuit board; a vacuum sucking unit formed over the printed circuit board and removing the particles...

04/24/14 - 20140109935 - Method of controlling automatic cleaner
A method of controlling an automatic cleaner in which the automatic cleaner is moved with a side brush assembly in a first operation type, a corner is determined during the movement of the automatic cleaner, the first operation type of the side brush assembly is changed to a second operation...

04/24/14 - 20140109936 - Method and apparatus for cleaning elongated tubes
A system and method for cleaning elongated tubes is presented. An apparatus for cleaning elongated tubes includes a cart, a lance, a pressure sensing device and a propulsion device. The lance sprays material into elongated tubes to clean the elongated tubes. The cart supports the lance while the cart is...

04/17/14 - 20140102480 - Method and apparatus for cleaning rock cores
A method and apparatus for cleaning a rock core sample loads the sample into a cell where it is supported within an interior chamber of the cell. For at least one interval of time, the sample is soaked with a liquid phase solvent pressurized at elevated pressure and temperature without...

04/17/14 - 20140102481 - Method for conditioning a power-generating circulatory system of a power plant
A method for conditioning the circulatory system (1) of a power plant is especially suited for a nuclear power plant. An amine, which is a film-forming agent, is metered into the working medium circulating in the circulatory system. The film-forming agent forms a hydrophobic film on the surfaces of the...

04/17/14 - 20140102482 - Method for cleaning and conditioning the water-steam circuit of a power plant, especially of a nuclear power plant
A method for cleaning and conditioning the water-steam circuit of a power plant, especially of a nuclear power plant, uses an amine as a film-forming agent. The amine is metered into the working medium circulating in the water-steam circuit. The film-forming agent forms a hydrophobic film on the surfaces of...

04/10/14 - 20140096797 - Method of indicating operational information for a bulk dispensing system
A method of determining the number of doses and the types of a treating chemistry available in the bulk dispensing system, and providing an indication of the determination on a user interface....

04/10/14 - 20140096798 - Cleaning device having an energy store
This disclosure proposes a cleaning device for cleaning items to be cleaned. The cleaning device has at least one fluid device for applying at least one cleaning fluid to the items to be cleaned. The cleaning device has at least one electrical load. The cleaning device further has at least...

04/03/14 - 20140090668 - In-situ cleaning assembly
A cleaning chamber is provided. The cleaning chamber includes a base portion housing a chuck and a lid affixed to the base portion. A support assembly is linked to the lid and the support assembly includes a top plate spaced apart from a bottom plate, the top plate has a...

03/27/14 - 20140083460 - Method and apparatus for energy efficient wash appliances
An electronic controller used with a washing appliance, such as a dishwasher, operatively connected to a hot water delivery system having a hot water heater, hot water delivery piping, and a circulation pump that when activated circulates water in the delivery piping back to the hot water heater. The washing...

03/20/14 - 20140076360 - Self-cleaning food cooking oven
An oven includes a cooking chamber for housing food to be cooked, a control unit, and a reservoir for containing washing detergent at room temperature. The washing detergent has an activation temperature. The oven also includes a liquid supply arrangement selectively activated by the control unit for supplying the washing...

03/20/14 - 20140076361 - Water service line repair
Methods and apparatus for removing unwanted build-up in a pipe, such as a water service line, by creating and directing one or more hydraulic pulses toward the build-up. This may be accomplished, for example, by fluidically connecting a piston assembly to the pipe, and then striking or otherwise abruptly moving...

03/13/14 - 20140069463 - Particle detection and cleaning system
A system including a shuttle movable along a shuttle path, the shuttle being operable to support a sheet; a pick-up assembly including a yoke and a detection plate located above the shuttle path, the detection plate being freely supported by the yoke and movable in a vertical direction relative to...

03/13/14 - 20140069464 - In-lined ware wash and food preparation system and method
A combination food preparation table and ware cleaning device has a frame, a food preparation table top portion and a multi-sided tub. The food preparation table top portion is supported upon the frame and defines a substantially horizontal food preparation surface. The tub has an upper opening for moving wares...

03/06/14 - 20140060580 - High intensity ultrasound for pipeline obstruction remediation
High intensity ultrasound is used for pipeline obstruction remediation. Ultrasound transducers are positioned around an outside of the pipeline. The transducers transmit acoustic energy into the obstruction. The acoustic energy heats the obstruction at a location spaced away from the walls of the pipeline. As the obstruction heats, an opening...

03/06/14 - 20140060581 - Household appliances and methods of control
A household appliance having a treating chamber in which is received an article for treatment, a treating chemistry dispenser configured to receive a unit dose container for the treating chemistry, and a controller for executing at least one cycle of operation and a method of operating the household appliance to...

03/06/14 - 20140060582 - Integrated automotive system, nozzle assembly and remote control method for cleaning an image sensor's exterior or objective lens surface
An external lens washing system has an aiming fixture configured to support and constrain an external lens which is exposed to the elements and apt to become soiled with debris. A nozzle assembly is configured to be supported and aimed toward the external lens by the aiming fixture and has...

03/06/14 - 20140060583 - Method of removing an unwanted constituent from a surface, a method of determining the cleanliness of a hard surface, and a multi-functional composition that includes hydrophilic silane
A method of removing an unwanted constituent from a siliceous surface in which the method includes contacting the siliceous surface and the unwanted constituent with a multi-functional composition that includes water, a hydrophilic silane, and a surfactant, and drying the surface....