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Apparatus and methods for mass-spectrometric directed purification of
A method for extracting at least one target compound from a sample includes injecting an overloaded amount of the sample into a chromatographic conduit (110),...
Device and method for filtering blood
Device (5) for filtering blood including a filter unit (7) having a blood filter, an inlet (8) for blood to be filtered and being connectable to an artery of a...
Method of treating wastewater
A method of treating a wastewater, containing the steps of: filtering a wastewater supplied into an activated sludge tank and biologically-treated therein, in a...
Anaerobic treatment process for ethanol production
A method of treating thin stillage from an ethanol production process that includes in a digester, treating thin stillage from the ethanol production process...
Retention/detention pond stormwater treatment system
Materials, compositions, substances and methods and systems for stormwater treatment in wet ponds, dry ponds and a green roof system. A first embodiment...
Grease trap with detachable residue interceptor
An apparatus and method to separate grease and solids from wastewater before reaching the sewers using a grease trap, wherein said grease trap comprises a...
Belt filter apparatus
The invention concerns a belt filter apparatus including a first belt filter section on which a mixture of fine material and a liquid can be placed...
Device for treating water, particularly a filtration device, and cartridge
A device for treating water, particularly a filtration device, including a cartridge, which has a receptacle for receiving treatment agents for water,...
Liquid vacuuming and filtering device and method
A liquid vacuuming and filtering device may include a container having an interior sealed from the ambient, a vacuum pump in communication with the interior, a...
Fluid filter seal
A filter assembly including first and second mating parts and a seal received in a groove of the first mating part. The seal includes a main body and a...
Membrane cascade-based separation
The present invention provides counter flow cascade separation systems useful to separate solute/solute pairs present in a solvent. The separation systems...
Screenless granular media filters and methods of use
A liquid filtering apparatus is placed in a vessel having a bed of filtration material, the bed comprising at least two different sizes of filter media wherein...
Stormwater control system and related method
A stormwater control system including conveyance, filtration and discharge systems. The conveyance system includes a set of conduits and connections providing a...
Filter anti-drainback valve and media pack seal
A filter is provided having a housing that includes a cavity. A center tube includes first and second ends spaced from one another. A seat extends radially from...
Arrangements to reduce hardness of water in a hot water system
Hot water pipes, in areas with hard water, tend to fill with scale until they no longer pass enough water. De-scaling water pipes with acid is dangerous,...
Process for upgrading atmospheric residues
Systems and methods for processing one or more hydrocarbons are provided. One or more hydrocarbon feedstocks can be selectively separated to provide one or more...
Ethylene furnace radiant coil decoking method
Methods are provided for decoking the radiant coils in an ethylene cracking plant. The decoking process is controlled by monitoring the coil outlet temperature...
Cell-based sensing: biological transduction of chemical stimuli to
electrical signals (nose-on-a-chip)
Methods and compositions for the reliable detection of chemical stimuli using a "nose-on-a-chip" are presented. The invention uses cells sensitive to chemical...
Ammonia nanosensors, and environmental control system
Embodiments of nanoelectronic sensors are described, including sensors for detecting analytes such ammonia. An environmental control system employing...
Water purification using conveyor sweep
Process and apparatus to remove colloids and nitrogen compounds from contaminated water by coagulating the colloids and separating them from the water. The...
System and process for treating ballast water
A system and process for treating ballast water within an ocean going vessel by generating hypochlorite for treating the ballast water. The system comprises one...
Electrochemical process for the preparation of nitrogen fertilizers
The present invention provides methods and apparatus for the preparation of nitrogen fertilizers including ammonium nitrate, urea, urea-ammonium nitrate, and/or...
Method for ensuring and monitoring electrolyzer safety and performances
There is described a method for ensuring and monitoring electrolyzer safety and performances in a manufacturing process which uses at least one electrolyzing...
Process for forming organic films on electrically conductive or
semi-conductive surfaces using aqueous solutions
The present invention concerns the area of surface coatings in the form of organic films, the coatings being in the form of organic films. It most especially...
Method of chrome plating magnesium and magnesium alloys
A process for chrome plating magnesium and its alloys. The process uses a combination of electroless nickel plating, a multi-stage copper coating transition...
Method of manufacturing nozzle plate
A method of manufacturing a nozzle plate has steps of: (e) covering a surface of a plate with a light-curable resin; (f) covering the resin with a...
Electrophoretic paint containing bismuth components
Electrocoat materials comprising bismuth compounds, further comprising (A) at least one self-crosslinking and/or externally crosslinking binder containing...
Coating line and process for forming a multilayer component coating on a
A process for forming a multilayer composite coating on a substrate is provided. The process includes forming an electrodeposition coating layer on the...
Methods and compositions for electrophoretic metallization deposition
Embodiments of the invention generally provide methods and compositions that are used during electrophoretic deposition (EPD) processes. In one embodiment, a...
Electronically conducting ceramic electron conductor material and the
process for producing an air-tight seal...
A method and an article of an electrically conductive ceramic interconnect bonded to a compatible ceramic housing for an oxygen partial pressure sensor system....
Ammonia gas sensor
An ammonia gas sensor including a reference electrode (320) is formed on the back surface of a solid electrolyte member (310), and a detection electrode (335)...
Apparatus and method for measuring hydrogen concentration in molten metals
The present invention concerns a probe for measuring hydrogen concentration in molten metals comprising a probe body and a hydrogen sensor. The sensor structure...
Multichannel potentiostat having an adjustable counter-electrode potential
The multichannel potentiostat comprises a reference terminal, a counter-electrode terminal, and at least two working terminals, respectively designed to be...
AG-based alloy sputtering target
The invention relates to an Ag-based alloy sputtering target including at least one element selected from the group consisting of Ti, V, W, Nb, Zr, Ta, Cr, Mo,...
Deposition system with improved material utilization
A target assembly for material deposition includes a first target piece having a first sputtering surface and comprising a first target material that is to be...
Electrode for electrochemical cell operating with high differential
pressure difference, procedure for the...
The invention relates to a porous electrode used in an electrochemical cell, containing a carrier and/or catalytic agent, which is characterized by that it...
Cleaning device for heat exchanger
There is disclosed a cleaning device for a heat exchanger which safely and effectively cleans the heat exchanger and which can sufficiently obtain a deodorizing...
Method for forming fine particles, method for forming concavities and
convexities, and device for forming fine...
A method of the present invention for forming fine particles includes forming fine particles on a substrate by supplying, in the presence of inert gas, to the...
A method for manufacturing a cutting tool includes the steps of providing a body of cermet or cemented carbide, having a cutting edge with an edge radius...
Method and apparatus for producing coke
A method and apparatus for quenching metallurgical coke made in a coking oven. The method includes pushing a unitary slab of hot coke onto a substantially...
Hydrofoil for a papermaking installation
A hydrofoil for a paper production installation has a side that faces the wire formed with a wear strip. The wear strip is formed with plates that are organized...
Machine for the production of a fibrous web
A machine for the production of a fibrous web including a fibrous stock suspension unit for the production of an aqueous suspension, a web former for dewatering...
Process and machine for making air dried tissue
Described herein is a new concept in air dried tissue (ADT). The wet tissue web is received from the wet end of a papermaking machine and dried by an air...
Doctor apparatus and a method for a web forming machine for doctoring a
moving surface as well as a blade holder
A doctor apparatus for a web forming machine for doctoring a moving surface with the doctor apparatus (10) has a blade (16), a blade holder (14) to which the...
Method and device for emptying the floor of a soda recovery boiler
The invention is related to a method for emptying a furnace floor in a soda recovery boiler when the soda recovery boiler is being shut down. The emptying may...
Press fabric for a machine for the production of web material
The invention relates to a press fabric, especially a press felt, for a machine for the production of a fibrous web, especially paper or cardboard, which is...
Method for manufacturing a regenerated particle aggregate
The present invention aims at providing: a recycling usable regenerated particle aggregate; a method for allowing stable manufacture of the regenerated particle...
Method for producing paper with a high substance weight
A process for producing paper of high basis weight by draining a paper pulp on a wire in the presence of a combination of at least two polymers as a retention...
Paper substrates useful in wallboard tape applications
This invention relates to paper products and/or substrates suitable for being made and/or converted into wallboard tape; which also may be known as joint tape...
Lignocellulosic fibrous material made of wood
The invention relates to a wood-based lignocellulosic fibrous material having a tearing length of more than 8 km at 15.degree. SR and a lignin content of at...