Recycled suppressor regenerants
A suppressed ion chromatographic apparatus using a regenerant recycle loop, comprising (a) an ion separation device, (b) a membrane suppressor, (c) a detector,...
Method and apparatus for liquid-liquid extraction
A Liquid-Liquid Extraction apparatus for extracting at least one species from a donor liquid solution (6) into at least one recipient liquid (8) is disclosed...
Systems and methods for forward osmosis fluid purification using cloud
A process for purification of fluids, for example, desalination of seawater or brackish water, using organic solutes in a concentrated water solution for use in...
Process and reactor for anaerobic waste water purification
The invention is directed to a process for the anaerobic purification of waste water using a sludge bed system, which process comprises feeding waste water and...
A system and method of treating wastewater from an animal confinement operation. The system including at least a first lagoon receiving water from the...
Central core element for a separator assembly
The present invention provides a central core element for separator assemblies useful in the purification of fluids, for example separator assemblies useful for...
Method and apparatus for producing potable water from seawater using
A method and apparatus for desalinating seawater which uses an ammonia bicarbonate forward osmosis desalination process. Seawater is pumped through one side of...
Lattice structure, use of the lattice structure and vessel with lattice
A lattice structure for the passage of a first medium against a second medium with transverse webs and longitudinal webs, lattice openings with a clear width of...
The present invention relates to an apparatus and method for the easy installation or removal of screen elements from a shaker table without the use of tools....
This invention relates to a method for easy installation and removal of a screen assembly for vibratory machinery and more particularly to shake table...
Biodegradable surface layer film for pools or spas to prevent evaporation
and heat loss
The present invention relates to swimming pools and other pools of standing water, and in particular to a dispensing unit that distributes a chemical solution...
Wastewater screening device
A screening device for wastewater overflow weirs and the like includes a perforate screening member through which wastewater flows from a bottom to top sides...
Wastewater treatment system
A wastewater treatment system for treating excess wastewater from a sewer system includes a container having first and second portions adapted to receive excess...
Method for recovering potable water from the exhaust of an internal
A water recovery method and apparatus which uses a desiccant, such as lithium chloride, to recover water vapor from the engine exhaust of a vehicle. The...
Coolant inspection and filtering system patent
The present invention relates to an automotive engine cooling system and the ability to filter contaminates from the cooling system liquid thus slowing down...
Method of desulfurizing hydrocarbon oil
A method of desulfurizing/refining a hydrocarbon oil by which sulfur compounds are diminished to an extremely low concentration at a relatively low equipment...
System and process for hydrodesulfurization, hydrodenitrogenation, or
A method for hydrodesulfurization by forming a dispersion comprising hydrogen-containing gas bubbles with a mean diameter of less than 1 micron dispersed in a...
Hydroconversion catalysts and methods of making and using same
Stable catalyst carrier impregnating solutions can be prepared using a component of a Group VIB metal, e.g., molybdenum, at high concentration, a component of a...
Steam generation apparatus and method
The present invention provides for steam generation replacing natural gas with a selected refined product of a feedstock of bitumen, asphaltenes or heavy oil...
Method and apparatus for achieving maximum yield in the electrolytic
preparation of group IV and V hydrides
A method for generating a hydride gas of metal M.sub.1 in an electrochemical cell comprising a cathode comprising metal M.sub.1, a sacrificial anode comprising...
Methods for plating write pole shield structures with ultra-thin metal gap
Methods and structures for electroplating shield structures for perpendicular thin film write poles having ultra thin non-magnetic top gaps on the order of a...
Electroforming mold and method for manufacturing the same, and method for
manufacturing electroformed component
To provide an electroforming mold for manufacturing a multi-step structure minute component and a method for manufacturing the same, for which height control is...
Preparation of hydrogen storage materials
A candidate hydrogen storage material, M, capable of reaction with hydrogen to form a hydride, MHm (m=number of H atoms per formula unit), and to subsequently...
Dielectrophoretic tweezers apparatus and methods
Dielectrophoretic (DEP) tweezers apparatus and methods for various applications, including particle trapping. Multiple electrodes (e.g., two or three) are...
Method for modifying the concentration of reactants in a microfluidic
A method of carrying out a chemical reaction on a microfluidic device in which a first reactant at a first concentration is delivered into a reaction channel;...
Method for separation of chemical substances and/or particles, device and
Electric fields are applied parallel to and/or vertical to the interfaces on adjacent microfluid lamellae made of nonmiscible media containing said biomolecules...
Ion measurement/calibration cell
A measurement/calibration cell for potentiometrically measuring ion concentration in a fluid interposes a barrier between measuring and reference electrodes and...
A biosensor that is capable of measuring a material contained in a sample is provided. The biosensor is configured to be inserted into a display device, and...
Coaxial shafts for radial positioning of rotating magnetron
A magnetron actuator for moving a magnetron in a nearly arbitrary radial and azimuthal path in the back of a target in a plasma sputter reactor. The magnetron...
Household appliances which utilize an electrolyzer and electrolyzer that
may be used therein
A household appliance incorporating an electrolyzer for electrolysis of water to H.sub.2 and O.sub.2 and an electrolyzer therefor. The appliance may include a...
PEM water electrolysis for oxygen generation method and apparatus
A PEM based water electrolysis stack consists of a number of cells connected in series by using interconnects. Water and electrical power (power supply) are the...
Material and device properties modification by electrochemical charge
injection in the absence of contacting...
In some embodiments, the present invention is directed to processes for the combination of injecting charge in a material electrochemically via non-faradaic...
Apparatus and method for electrostatic filtration of fluids
Disclosed herein is an electrostatic fluid filtration system suitable for removing sub micron insoluble contaminants known to cause varnish from fluids such as...
Reverse piezoelectric method for production of silane
The present invention relates to a method for production of silane where particulate quartz in a fluidized bed is treated with a gas containing hydrogen at a...
Method for agile workpiece temperature control in a plasma reactor using a
A method of processing a workpiece in a plasma reactor having an electrostatic chuck for holding a workpiece in a chamber of the reactor includes providing a...
Method and device for preparing liquid
The invention relates to a device and method for preparing liquid from solid materials such as medicinal materials. It includes liquid and materials for...
Water distillation system
A system for distilling sea or brackish water includes a feed water arrangement for supplying feed water from a feed water source to one or more flashing...
Method of applying a super-absorbent composition to tissue or towel
The invention provides a method of increasing the absorbency of an absorbent article. The method includes introducing a super-absorbent polymer composition to a...
Use of fluorescent nanoparticles to make on-line measurements of cross-web
and machine-direction component and...
Fluorescent nanoparticles such as quantum dots are incorporated into paper and other web products such as plastics to achieve cross-direction and machine...
Use of water-soluble polymer complexes in aqueous systems
A water-soluble interjacent complex that includes a first water-soluble polymer and one or more water-soluble monomers polymerized to form a second...
Inductively coupled plasma processing apparatus
An inductively coupled plasma processing apparatus (100) comprises a plasma chamber (12) with a dielectric window (400) forming a self-supporting wall element...
Remote plasma source for pre-treatment of substrates prior to deposition
A plasma processing chamber particularly useful for pre-treating low-k dielectric films and refractory metal films subject to oxidation prior to deposition of...
Substrate carrying apparatus and substrate carrying method
A substrate processing apparatus, adapted to provide a process, such as etching, to a substrate, includes a processing vessel, an ambient atmospheric carrying...
Method of preventing premature drying
An apparatus, system and method for preventing premature drying of a surface of a substrate between fabrication operations includes receiving a substrate for...
Needle-based medical device including needle guide and method for
A needle-based medical device including a needle guide and a method for constructing the same are disclosed. The needle-based medical device includes a tube...
Method for affixing adhesive tape to semiconductor wafer, and apparatus
using the same
A separator separating/collecting operation is controlled in correspondence with an adhesive tape supplying operation such that a separating point of a...
Method for producing wood fibre boards
The present invention is directed to a method for manufacturing a panel containing wood fibers. The wood material is cut into strands having a thickness and a...
Tire building drum, and building system, process setup method and
manufacturing method for tire built by same
The present invention provides a tire building, and a building system, process setup method and manufacturing method for a tire built by this tire building...
Process of thermal transfer using hot melt adhesive lamination for forming
a carpet backing and finished carpet...
A method for binding a greige carpet and a secondary backing material using a hot melt adhesive is disclosed. A heated application roll may be provided and the...
Drywall joint compound applicator for seam and patch surfacing
A drywall patch is coated with a premeasured amount of joint compound in its wet state making it immediately available for application to a wall surface. The...