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A pyrolytic reactor comprising a fuel injection zone, a combustion zone adjacent to the fuel injections zone, an expansion zone adjacent to the combustion zone,...
Agglomeration apparatus and method for producing agglomerated particles
A method for producing agglomerated particles, including maintaining in a fluid bed a fluidised particle layer above a plate having perforations through which...
Particle size breakup apparatus having blade-supported rotor
A rotor/stator type mixer implements the particle size breakup apparatus and includes a stator having a plurality of openings formed thereon and a rotor...
Foam generation apparatus
A foam generation apparatus is claimed. The apparatus includes a housing defining an interior portion and two ports disposed on an exterior surface of the...
Apparatus for separation and processing of materials
This invention relates to a tubular cyclonic separation device the style of which was presented in PCT/ZA2003/000160 and which enables all of the inlet and...
Aeration element for the gasification of liquids
An aeration element for gasification or aeration of liquids includes an essentially flattened, rigid support element having a substantially oval cross-section...
Water-treatment separating membrane of high flux having good chlorine
A water-treatment separating membrane includes a polyamide active layer formed on999 a porous support. The ratio of a maximum value with respect to a minimum...
A method of making an ion conducting membrane includes a step of reacting a compound having formula 1 with a polymer having polymer segment 2: ##STR00001## ...
Porous multi-component material for the capture and separation of species
A method and porous multi-component material for the capture, separation or chemical reaction of a species of interest is disclosed. The porous multi-component...
Recess plate and method for detecting membrane leakage
The invention relates to a recess plate for a membrane filter device, the filter device having a stack of essentially identical recess plates, the recess plates...
Method and apparatus for reducing the total dissolved solids of a solution
In a method and apparatus for reducing the total dissolved solids of a solution, a feed solution is conveyed to at least one first chamber of a unit, and a draw...
Reverse osmosis membrane separation device
A reverse osmosis membrane separation device includes: a reverse osmosis membrane module; a flow rate detecting unit configured to detect a flow rate of...
Flue gas-treating method and apparatus for treating acidic tail gas by
using ammonia process
A flue gas-treating method for treating acid tail gas by using an ammonia process, comprising the following steps of: 1) controlling the concentration of sulfur...
Carbon pyrolyzate adsorbent having utility for CO2 capture and methods of
making and using the same
A particulate form carbon pyrolyzate adsorbent, having the following characteristics: (a) CO.sub.2 capacity greater than 105 cc/gram at one bar pressure and...
Carbon dioxide adsorbent including barium titanate, carbon dioxide capture
module including the same, and...
A carbon dioxide adsorbent may include a complex oxide including barium and titanium, wherein the complex oxide has a perovskite crystalline structure and is...
Radial pleat design and collapsible filter element
A filter element for filtering a fluid flowing through the filter element. The filter element includes a pleat pack that extends about an axis and that has an...
Filter recongnition system
A filter recognition system for use with an air purifier is provided. The air filter assembly or filter clip includes identification pins/taps which are read by...
Modular stacking filter system
A stacking modular filter arrangement may be employed as a final filter for the dust collector for woodshop or other environment in which dust in an air stream...
Jet engine with at least one oil separator, through which an
air-oil-volume flow can be guided
The present invention describes a jet engine with at least one oil separator, through which an air-oil volume flow can be guided out of at least one area...
Filter cartridges and manifolds for linear motion installation
Described are filter cartridges having an inlet opening and an outlet opening on the stem of the filter cartridges, which permit the permit the entry and exit,...
Filter assembly for an appliance
A water filter assembly is provided including a body defining a body cavity, a spool slidably positioned in the body cavity between an extended position and a...
Flexible filter device for capturing of particles or cells in a fluid
A filtering device includes a housing and one or more flexible filter arrays. The flexible filter arrays can be coupled to the housing. Each flexible filter...
Ionic liquid grafted mesoporous silica compositions for polar
gas/non-polar gas and olefin/paraffin separations
A composition comprising a mesoporous silica having grafted therewith an ionic liquid to form a mesoporous silica composition offers desirable levels of...
Fluid degassing module with helical membrane
A degassing module is adapted for degassing a liquidous fluid at relatively high throughput flow rates. The degassing module includes a tubular separation...
Process for the purification of (per) fluoropolyethers with carboxylate
The invention relates to a batch chromatography process the purification of (per)fluoropolyether (PFPE) carboxylates, in particular to a process for increasing...
Methods for purifying biological cells
This invention relates to devices and methods for purifying biological cells. For example, viable tumor, stem, immune and sperm cells can be purified from a...
Sintered porous plastic liquid barrier media and applications thereof
This application discloses porous self-sealing media comprising a sintered mixture of an absorbent material and a thermoplastic. The self-sealing media block...
The present invention provides a chromatographic separation process for recovering a polyunsaturated fatty acid (PUFA) product, from a feed mixture, which...
Flow control in high performance liquid chromatography
A method for controlling the flow of liquid in a high performance liquid chromatography apparatus. The method includes operating a pump, measuring the liquid...
Heavy hydrocarbon removal systems and methods
Apparatuses and systems for removing heavy hydrocarbons from a solvent stream are disclosed herein. The apparatuses extract heavy hydrocarbons into light...
Interactive synthesizer hoop instrument
A hoop containing lights (LEDs or EL wires) that vary output, based on, for example, movement of the user, through the use of electromechanical and electronic...
Air cone flyer
Air cone flyers are aerial toys that consist of a cone for the upper surface and an annular ring or disc for their base. They have a unique three dimensional...
Transformable toy car and playing device using same
The present invention relates to a transformer toy car that automatically transforms the shape to turn a card over to provide the information on the card, if...
Vibration powered toy
An apparatus includes a housing, a rotational motor situated within the housing, an eccentric load adapted to be rotated by the rotational motor, and a...
Squeezable face-covering toy and its squeeze mechanism
A squeezable face-covering toy includes a toy figure having a face, left and right arms and a squeeze mechanism mounted inside the toy figure. The squeeze...
Apparatuses, methods and systems for a virtual security camera
A method for detecting suspicious behavior in an online gaming application is provided. The method initiates with providing an online gaming application to a...
Systems and methods for creating a playable video game from a static model
Systems and methods for creating a playable video game, or playable video game levels, from a model, typically a two-dimensional work of hand-drawn art. A set...
Gaming systems for noise suppression and selective sound amplification
A gaming system includes a central server linked to gaming zones each defined by a group of user stations. The server identifies exception sound signatures with...
Method and apparatus for executing plot instructions to show complex plots
In a computer-implemented method for executing plot instructions for electronic games to show complex plots, creating a plot object and a plot script in a...
System and method for delivering media over network
A method for delivering media from a server to a client device over a network is disclosed. An Virtual-Reality (VR) scene application running on the server...
Method and apparatus for processing stimulus signals generated by
A system that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, determining first and second stimulus signals from first and second...
Gaming machine and gaming system having control lever
A gaming machine includes a control lever that is gripped by a player, a display configured to display an effect image, and a controller programmed to execute a...
Game system, game apparatus, storage medium storing game program and game
data exchange method
A game system including a plurality of mobile game apparatuses, and a mobile game apparatus that can communicate with another game apparatus that exists within...
Light communication between user devices and physical objects
Systems and methods for communicating information between user devices and physical objects which are separate from the user devices. The physical objects may...
Game device, game control method, and game control program for controlling
game in which character is moved in...
A game device includes: a screen generation unit configured to read data for a character and an object located in a three-dimensional game field from a storage...
Information processing system, information processing apparatus, storage
medium having information processing...
An action of a first object placed in a virtual world is controlled on the basis of body state data output from a portable display apparatus. An action of a...
Storage medium storing game program and game apparatus
Displayed on a screen are: a game field having a plurality of squares; and panels which are respectively associated with a plurality of players and each of...
Methods for shuffling cards and rack assemblies for use in automatic card
Card-handling devices include a card-holding area and a card output shoe. The card output shoe includes a card-way for passage of cards from the card-holding...
Blackjack/propositions and jackpots
The Applicants are proliferating a progressively modified process for playing blackjack. The use and display of standard or modified decks of cards, including...
Curved safety component for a skating rink
A safety component for a skating rink. The safety component comprises a body portion connectable to a transparent barrier located above dasher boards of the...