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Control Element Responsive To A Sensed Operating Condition

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Control Element Responsive To A Sensed Operating Condition



Steam sterilizer
12/11/14 - 20140363339 - Provided is a steam sterilizer capable of performing water vapor sterilization without using a vacuum pump as a mechanism for bringing the inside of a pressure vessel into vacuum. The steam sterilizer includes a pressure vessel (32) which stores an object to be sterilized and in which sterilization is performed...

Sterilizer
09/18/14 - 20140271370 - A sterilizer system includes a base having a chamber configured to hold water, a lid configured to cover the chamber, a switch coupled to the base and in communication with the lid, and circuitry in communication with the switch. The circuitry is configured to determine whether a sterilization cycle was...

Moving handrail disinfecting device for passenger conveyor
07/03/14 - 20140186219 - A moving handrail disinfecting device for passenger conveyor whereby disinfection solutions can be suitably used depending on the situations of the device and the like, resulting in appropriate disinfection treatment with little waste, is a moving handrail disinfecting device 10B, having a contact roller switching unit comprising an applying roller...

Chiral separation system
04/10/14 - 20140099238 - A system for separation of enantiomers includes a column packed with a stationary phase; a magnetic field generator generating a magnetic field, within which the column is placed, and the magnetic field interacts with the enantiomers as the enantiomers elute through the column with a mobile phase; and a control...

Electrically heated catalyst with waste heat recovery
03/13/14 - 20140072477 - A catalytic converter includes an inlet end, an outlet end and a catalyst body. The inlet end is configured to receive an exhaust gas from an engine. An outlet end is configured to output the exhaust gas. A catalyst body includes partitioning members disposed between the inlet end and the...

Gaseous fluid-operated ozone supply unit
03/06/14 - 20140065019 - A gaseous fluid-operated ozone supply unit includes a housing, output duct, ozone generator, an induction member and controller, the an induction member is located between the air inlet portion and ozone generator of the housing. The output duct has a coupling end and an extension end. The coupling end is...

Carbon nano tube intelligent filter for adsorption of pollutants and hydrocarbons in environment and recovery to excellent industrial carbon
01/16/14 - 20140017131 - The various embodiments herein provide for an intelligent method and system with carbon nano tube filters for adsorbing and removing toxic and hydrocarbons in exhaust and in industrial soot. The carbon nano tube filter comprises two nano catalysts and monolith cylinders. The carbon nano tubes are single or multi walled....

Decontamination solution spray device
01/16/14 - 20140017132 - A decontamination-solution spray device includes: an atomizer including first and second ports and a nozzle; a first pipe having one end and an other end respectively connected to an air compressor and the first port; a second pipe, provided lower than the second port, having one end connected to the...

Systems which determine operating parameters and disinfection schedules for germicidal devices and germicidal lamp apparatuses including lens systems
12/12/13 - 20130330235 - Systems are disclosed which include processor-executable program instructions for receiving data regarding characteristics of a room in which one or more disinfection sources are arranged and determining, based on the received data, individual operating parameter/s for the one or more disinfection sources. Other systems are provided which include processor-executable program...

Preservation system for consumables and cosmetic substances
11/21/13 - 20130309138 - Disclosed herein is preservation system for consumables and cosmetic substances. The preservation system obtains information about the consumables and cosmetic substance to be preserved, senses and measures the external environment to the preservation system, senses and measures the internal environment to the preservation system, senses and measures the state of...

Multi-stack cure system and method of operating the same
10/31/13 - 20130287633 - Provided is a multi-stack cure system. The system includes a chamber having an inlet port and an outlet port. A magazine is mounted in the chamber. A plurality of substrates having encapsulants are loaded in the magazine. A heater is mounted at the chamber and serves to heat the plurality...

Exhaust gas system with a reducing agent supply
10/03/13 - 20130259751 - A method for feeding reducing agent or reducing agent precursor into exhaust systems of mobile internal combustion engines and an exhaust system are preferably used for internal combustion engines with high nitrogen oxide compound emissions. A feed time is established. An exhaust parameter and/or necessary quantity of reducing agent is...

Sterilization apparatus
09/12/13 - 20130236363 - A hydrogen peroxide delivery system for a sterilizer having a hydrogen peroxide injection unit and a housing is disclosed. The system includes a cradle for supporting a hydrogen peroxide solution container, a drainage arrangement for aspirating the hydrogen peroxide solution from the container, and a delivery arrangement for supplying the...

Reactors for conducting thermochemical processes with solar heat input, and associated systems and methods
05/30/13 - 20130136658 - Reactors for conducting thermochemical processes with solar heat input, and associated systems and methods. A representative system includes a reactor having a reaction zone, a reactant source coupled in fluid in communication with the reactant zone, and a solar concentrator having at least one concentrator surface positionable to direct solar...

Air purifier
01/24/13 - 20130022503 - An air purifier is provided which can effectively purify the air for a long period of time without increasing the capacity of an internal power supply and an external power supply. A control section determines, by means of a power supply detection circuit, whether or not the external power supplies...

System for treating selenium-containing liquid, wet flue gas desulfurization device, and method for treating selenium-containing liquid
01/03/13 - 20130004373 - A system for treating a selenium-containing liquid includes a concentration measurement element 15 for measuring the concentration of peroxodisulfuric acid and the concentration of tetravalent selenium in the selenium-containing liquid; a setting element 21 for setting the feed amount of bivalent manganese based on the concentrations of peroxodisulfuric acid and...

Exhaust gas purification apparatus for engine
11/15/12 - 20120288410 - An exhaust gas purification apparatus is provided with: a first soot-accumulation calculation unit 49 which calculates a first soot accumulation amount from an operation state of the engine; a second soot-accumulation calculation unit 51 which calculates a second soot accumulation amount from a total operation time of the engine, a...

Hydrocarbon synthesis reaction apparatus, hydrocarbon synthesis reaction system, and hydrocarbon synthesis reaction method
07/12/12 - 20120177539 - A hydrocarbon synthesis reaction apparatus includes a reactor, and a synthesis gas supply line through which a synthesis gas is supplied to the reactor, and syntheses hydrocarbons by contacting the synthesis gas and the catalyst slurry in the reactor. The hydrocarbon synthesis reaction apparatus includes a spare supply line which...

Adjustable pressure microreactor
05/24/12 - 20120128538 - Technologies are generally described for adjusting a pressure in a microreactor system. An example microreactor system may include a reaction chamber, wherein the reaction chamber is effective to receive at least one reactant, and carry out a reaction on the reactant to produce a product. An example method may comprise...

System for the conversion of carbonaceous feedstocks to a gas of a specified composition
05/17/12 - 20120121468 - The present invention provides a carbonaceous feedstock gasification system with integrated control subsystem. The system generally comprises, in various combinations, a gasification reactor vessel (or converter) having one or more processing zones and one or more plasma heat sources, a solid residue handling subsystem, a gas quality conditioning subsystem, as...

Scavenging oxygen
05/10/12 - 20120114529 - A closure (40) includes a body (42) with a screw threaded portion (44) for engaging the closure with a container, for example a bottle. Inwards of portion (44) is a liner (46) comprising a hydrogen generating device, wherein the liner includes one layer (48) which incorporates a hydride dispersed in...

Apparatus for synthesizing oligonucleotides and methods of use
05/03/12 - 20120107181 - The present invention relates to apparatus and methods for synthesizing oligonucleotides wherein a reaction zone has a variable volume based on the position of a piston, and the piston is adjusted to control the amount of headspace above solid support in the reaction zone. Methods and apparatus that limit the...

System and method of substitute natural gas production
04/19/12 - 20120093690 - A system includes a radiant syngas cooler (RSC). The RSC includes cooling tubing configured to transmit a fluid. The RSC is configured to have a heat transfer area such that the RSC generates a pressure and a temperature of the fluid exiting the RSC to a level allowing for superheating...

Clathrate hydrate modular storage, applications and utilization processes
03/22/12 - 20120070344 - Methods, apparatuses and systems directed to clathrate hydrate modular storage, applications and utilization processes. In one implementation, the present invention provides a method of creating scalable, easily deployable storage of natural gas and thermal energy by assembling an array of interconnecting, modular gas clathrate hydrate storage units....

Microreactor system
02/23/12 - 20120045370 - In relation to a microreactor, and also a microreactor system applying the same therein, not producing any dead volume therein, and thereby achieving a high level of mixing properties even at a low solution flow rate and having a simple structure thereof, disclosed herein are a microreactor and microreactor system,...

Process and apparatus for generating hydrogen
02/02/12 - 20120027643 - A solution is to be created, with a method and a device for generating hydrogen, in which silicon and/or an alloy that contains silicon is reacted in a reaction vessel (1), with an alkaline solution as a catalyst, so that the process, after starting, runs continuously and catalytically in the...

Controller for plant
01/19/12 - 20120014838 - A controller for a plant that controls a controlled variable for the plant in accordance with estimated values, allowing to reduce any error in the estimated values that is caused by solid variation or aging of the plant. A controller for an exhaust emission control system has an estimated Inert-EGR...

Exhaust gas purification apparatus
01/05/12 - 20120003125 - An exhaust gas purification apparatus 4 includes a plasma reactor 7 having gas flow passages 28 through which exhaust gas is to pass, and a power source 8 for supplying power to the plasma reactor 7 with a variable application voltage and/or a variable frequency of the application voltage of...

Carbon dioxide capture system for diminution of global co2 levels
12/29/11 - 20110318231 - A system is demonstrated which captures carbon dioxide from the atmosphere by introducing air into the vehicle at high speeds and reacting such air with hydroxide-containing material. System comprises means for introducing air into vehicle, means for reacting the air in reaction vessels and means for stopping the carbon dioxide...

Zero-heat-burden fluidized bed reactor for hydro-chlorination of sicl4 and m.g.-si
12/22/11 - 20110311398 - A fluidized bed reactor for producing chlorosilanes from silicon tetrachloride (SiCl4), metallurgical grade silicon (M.G.-Si) includes a SiCl4 feed line, a M.G.-Si feed line, a hydrogen (H2) feed line, a hydrogen chloride (HCl) feed line, a thermal sensor and an electronic controller. The thermal sensor is located within the fluidized...

Electrically heated exhaust gas control apparatus
11/24/11 - 20110286890 - An electrically heated exhaust gas control apparatus includes: a hollow base member that has electroconductivity; a first insulation member that is disposed within the base member and that divides a vertically upper space and a vertically lower space from each other; a honeycomb catalyst formed in each of the vertically...

Plasmon filter
11/10/11 - 20110274586 - A plasmon filter may include an element supportive of plasmon energy and having a plurality of openings through which a material may pass. A system includes a fluid filter supportive of evanescent energy, an evanescent field generator, a sensor, and/or other components. A corresponding method may include generating plasmons on...

Apparatus for producing alkylate gasoline and middle distillate
10/27/11 - 20110262308 - An apparatus comprising: a) an alkylation reactor holding an ionic liquid catalyst and a reactant mixture, b) a means for measuring levels of a halide in an effluent from the alkylation reactor, and c) a control system that receives a signal in response to the measuring and communicates changes in...

Ozonated water spraying system with energy resource conversion, and ozonated water spraying apparatus thereof
10/20/11 - 20110256027 - An ozonated water spraying system with energy resource conversion is disclosed. The system includes an ozonated water spraying apparatus and an energy resource conversion device. The ozonated water spraying apparatus has an ozone generation unit, a mixing and spraying unit, and a water flow detection unit, in which the ozone...

Modular fragrance apparatus
08/18/11 - 20110200488 - A fragrance apparatus comprising a fragrance dispensing unit having a plurality of fragrance dispensers being refillable, the fragrance dispensing unit being disposed in a modular housing unit and a control unit disposed in the modular housing unit, the control unit configured to control the fragrance apparatus such that the fragrance...

Method and apparatus for generating hyperpolarized materials
06/23/11 - 20110150706 - Methods and apparatuses for generating hyperpolarized materials are disclosed. In one embodiment, a flexible fluid path is provided for use in a polarizer system. In a further embodiment, a polarizer system is provided with an electromechanical assembly for controlling the movement of a fluid path, when present, within a sample...

Hydrogen generator and fuel pellet
02/10/11 - 20110033342 - A hydrogen generator comprising a plurality of a fuel pellets (10) containing a hydrogen-generating compound such as ammonia borane, a case serving as a pressure-resistant container for containing the fuel pellets, and a controller for controlling hydrogen generation from the fuel pellets. This hydrogen generator generates hydrogen from the hydrogen-generating...

Compact natural gas steam reformer with linear countercurrent heat exchanger
01/20/11 - 20110014088 - The present invention is natural gas steam reforming apparatus for generating an output gas mixture of carbon dioxide and hydrogen. The apparatus is made from two enclosures. A first enclosure contains a source of water, superheated steam, and channels, located within a lower portion of the first enclosure, which contain...

Purification assembly having catalysts for gases and combustion fumes from solid fuel heating apparatus
01/13/11 - 20110008214 - An assembly for purifying the gases and combustion fumes from a heating apparatus, particularly from a closed chimney furnace of the type using a catalyst device (7) in the gas and combustion fume exhaust duct (5). The assembly has an electrically powered rapid acting heater for raising the temperature, in...

Fuel reforming device
12/16/10 - 20100316532 - Provided is a fuel reforming device, which can produce and supply a reformed gas in quick response to a demand for the reformed gas and which is so inexpensive as can be suitably mounted on a vehicle. The fuel reforming device feeds a material to a reforming catalyst and produces...

Chemical reaction apparatus
06/17/10 - 20100150783 - A chemical reaction apparatus in which a chemical reaction of solutions is carried out by transferring the solutions includes moving units to seal or move the solutions in a flow passage or a plurality of chambers of a container by applying an external force to an elastic body of the...

Method for supporting a driver using fragrance emissions
05/27/10 - 20100129263 - When it is determined that a driver is extremely-concentrating, a fragrance emitted by a relaxing air freshener is intermittently released by emitting. To quickly reduce the tension of the driver, a long fragrance emit period is set, while a short fragrance emit stopped period is set. When it is determined...

Exhaust gas purification system for internal combustion engine
05/06/10 - 20100111774 - An object of the present invention is to suppress, in a system in which an NOx selective catalytic reduction catalyst and a particulate filter are provided in an exhaust passage of an internal combustion engine, discharge of ammonia from the NOx selective catalytic reduction catalyst. In the exhaust gas purification...

Surveying sterilizer methods and systems
05/06/10 - 20100111775 - Methods and systems for surveying and sterilizing one or more areas or one or more portions of one or more areas are described....

Apparatus and method for controlling the gas composition produced during the gasification of carbon containing feeds
04/22/10 - 20100098596 - A method for controlling the output composition from a gasification device for use in the gasification of biomass using a gasifier in which the biomass and gas both flow in a downward direction. The method combines the use of steam and oxygen as a mixed oxidation stream to control the...

Control of ph in formaldehyde-free binder systems
03/18/10 - 20100068103 - A system for controlling the pH of a formaldehyde-free aqueous binder composition used in the manufacture of glass fiber products. Following the formation of an aqueous binder composition, acid is added to the composition to reduce the pH to less than about 3.4. After the acid is combined with the...

Exhaust gas purifying apparatus for internal combustion engine
02/25/10 - 20100047133 - The present invention has an object to provide an exhaust gas purifying apparatus for an internal combustion engine capable of obtaining accurate temperature information relating to a catalyst placed in an exhaust passage of the internal combustion engine. The degree of influence emthc of a catalyst inlet gas temperature and...

Apparatus for producing amorphous silica ash
02/18/10 - 20100040508 - The invention provides apparatus and a method for exothermic treatment of feed material to provide an ash. The apparatus includes a housing extending about a central axis and having first and second ends, and a central mixing zone adjacent the first end. A material intake carries the feed material into...

Apparatus for generating hydrogen gas using composition for generating hydrogen gas and composition for generating hydrogen gas
02/04/10 - 20100028216 - The present invention relates to an apparatus for generating hydrogen gas using a composition for generating hydrogen gas, which generates hydrogen gas (H2) from water (H2O) through spontaneous thermochemical reaction without supplying electricity using a composition for generating hydrogen gas which generates the hydrogen gas by spontaneous oxidation with water...

Tool and tray sanitation
12/10/09 - 20090304553 - A system for sanitizing or sterilizing an item and storing the item in a sanitized or sterile environment. The system includes an enclosure into which a sealable package containing the item is placed. At least one ozone source is configured to introduce ozone inside the package. The ozone sterilizes the...

Plasma reactor with internal transformer
11/26/09 - 20090291027 - There is provided a plasma reactor with an internal transformer. The plasma reactor comprises: a plasma chamber with a gas inlet and a gas outlet, for providing a plasma discharging space; one or more core cylinder jackets for providing a core storage space in the plasma discharging space and forming...

Catalytic alloy hydrogen sensor apparatus and process
11/26/09 - 20090291028 - An apparatus comprising a processing unit; a feed conduit and an effluent conduit connected to the processing unit; at least one operating parameter device associated with the processing unit, the feed conduit, the effluent conduit or a combination thereof; a catalytic alloy hydrogen sensor in fluid communication with the processing...

Exhaust device for a diesel engine
11/19/09 - 20090285724 - A flammable-gas led-out pipe (5) has a terminal end portion (5a) disposed in an exhaust-gas route (7) and a metal cylinder (10) is arranged at the terminal end portion (5a) of the flammable-gas led-out pipe (5). An oxidation catalyst (8) is disposed within the metal cylinder (10). On an upstream...

Process for control of a system for metering and mixing a product with several components, as well as this metering and mixing system
11/12/09 - 20090280034 - The system comprises a first alternating pump (1) for injecting a dose of a first component (4) into a mixer (3) and a second alternating pump (2) for injecting a dose of a second component (5) into the mixer (3) sequentially relative to the first pump. The movement of the...

Fluid reforming apparatus
10/08/09 - 20090252653 - A fluid reforming apparatus of the present invention includes: a flow channel (30) in which a catalyst (1) is fixed to an inner wall; a fluid heating device (40) which heats a fluid to be reformed by the catalyst (1) and/or heats the catalyst (1) in the flow channel (30);...

Methods and systems for monitoring sterilization status
08/20/09 - 20090208378 - Methods and systems for monitoring sterilization status are provided....

Area sterilizer and method of disinfection
07/30/09 - 20090191100 - An ultraviolet area sterilizer or disinfector is incorporated into a building structure where concern exists regarding the presence of pathogenic bacteria on environmental surfaces. Ultraviolet C (UV-C) generators generate UV-C that is directed to architectural partitions of an enclosed area. The architectural partitions reflect UV-C to kill pathogens in the...

Air treatment device having an audible indicator
07/23/09 - 20090185958 - The present invention provides a system for dispensing an air treatment and audibly indicating the dispensing and/or a change in the dispensing intensity. An exemplary audible indicator may comprise a pattern of a plurality of audible indicators having the same or different durations, having the same or different intensities, separated...

Medical instrument disinfecting system
07/02/09 - 20090169436 - This disinfection system for medical instruments (1) of the type comprising a disinfection chamber (4) adapted to implement a cycle for disinfecting instruments, is characterised in that each instrument (1) is associated with a radiofrequency label (5) containing identification information and in that the chamber (4) is associated with radiofrequency...

Acoustically controlled reaction device
06/25/09 - 20090162249 - Embodiments of a system including a remotely controlled reaction device and associated controller are described. Methods of use and control of the device are also disclosed. According to various embodiments, a reaction device is placed in an environment in order to perform a chemical reaction in an environment. Exemplary environments...

Plug flow reactor and polymers prepared therewith
06/11/09 - 20090148351 - A plug flow reactor having an inner shell 27 surrounded by outer shell 21 and having at least one annular flow passage 35 therebetween can be used to prepare compositions, including polymers. The plug flow reactor also includes inlet port 36, an outlet port 37 and a plurality of exchanger...

Toy having air purification features and method for making same
05/21/09 - 20090129991 - A toy such as a plush toy having various sanitizing features is disclosed, The toy of the present invention optionally includes an air purifying device such as an ionizing device or an ozone device disposed within an interior cavity of the toy. The toy optionally includes a visco-elastic material. The...

Bio-waste sterilizer
05/14/09 - 20090123339 - Bio-waste sterilizers are described. In one implementation an exemplary system has waste transport vessels that can be intermittently heated and pressurized, for example, with steam, and are interconnected to provide multiple sterilization pathways for waste as the waste is transported. Selected sterilization pathways may depend on attributes of the waste....

Water quality monitoring device and method
05/14/09 - 20090123340 - A monitor device is attached to the water supply line of a consumer where it repeatedly measures a characteristic that correlates to quality of water in the water line. Each of a succession of a water quality values is derived from one or more of the measurements. The process continues...

Steam sterilizing system
05/14/09 - 20090123341 - A steam steriliser is described wherein the means of generation of the vacuum is a vacuum pump functioning in conditions of saturated or almost saturated steam at high temperatures, without a cooling system, and comprising a circuit of lubrication with a tank, wherein a lubricant fluid circulates, resistant to high...

Air treatment device utilizing a sensor for activation and operation
05/07/09 - 20090117012 - The present invention provides a system for detecting a malodor and dispensing an air treatment when needed. In an exemplary embodiment of the present invention, the system includes a selection mechanism which allows the user to choose how the system dispenses the air treatment, a sensor, a timing control circuit...

Air cleaners with adaptive ozone gas generation
02/19/09 - 20090047183 - An air cleaner is provided, comprising a control unit, an inverter, a negative ion generator, and an ozone gas generator. The control unit generates a control signal. The inverter coupled to the control unit generates a voltage according to the control signal. The negative ion generator coupled to the inverter...

Fragrance emitting apparatus
02/05/09 - 20090035188 - A fragrance emitting apparatus includes a case, a heat conducting board mounted in the case, a fragrance container disposed in the case and contacting the heat conducting board, a heater disposed in the case and contacting the heat conducting board, and a temperature control apparatus connected to the heater and...