|| List of recent Dilute-related patents
| Energy efficient method and apparatus for the extraction of lower alcohols from dilute aqueous solution|
The present invention relates to the energy efficient and selective extraction of dilute concentrations of c2-c6 alcohols from an aqueous solution using liquid phase dimethyl ether.. .
| Method for preparing 5-chloromethyl-2-furfural using galactan derived from seaweed in two component phase|
According to the present disclosure, there is an advantage of converting 5-chloromethyl-2-furfural from galactan derived from seaweed by means of a single process by mixing dilute hydrochloric acid and organic solvent by an optimal ratio, unlike conventional methods for producing 5-chloromethyl-2-furfural that had to go through a multi-phase process of preconditioning and saccharification.. .
| Process for the preparation of bis-(1(2)h-tetrazol-5-yl)-amine monohydrate|
This preparation process is carried out by the reaction between sodium dicynamide and sodium azide in presence of a dilute solution of an inorganic acid solution in aqueous medium.. .
| Method for the preparation of poly(disulfide) polymers and gels|
High molecular weight disulfide polymers are synthesized in aqueous media by exposing dithiol compounds to a mild oxidizing environment in the presence of a tertiary amine catalyst. The unique oxidizing system polymerizes monomers through the formation of sulfur-sulfur bonds between dithiol compounds.
| Container with concentrated substance and method of using the same|
Apparatus and methods are described herein for a container with a unit dose of a concentrated substance that can be diluted and orally consumed using the container. In some embodiments, an apparatus includes a container body that defines an opening in fluid communication with an interior of the container body.
| Container with concentrated substance and method of using the same|
Apparatus and methods are described herein for a container with a unit dose of a concentrated substance that can be diluted and orally consumed using the container. In some embodiments, an apparatus includes a container body that defines an opening in fluid communication with an interior of the container body.
| System and method for conditioning a hardwood pulp liquid hydrolysate|
A system and method for hardwood pulp liquid hydrolysate conditioning includes a first evaporator receives a hardwood mix extract and outputting a quantity of vapor and extract. A hydrolysis unit receives the extract, hydrolyzes and outputs to a lignin separation device, which separates and recovers a quantity of lignin.
| Method for chromatographic analysis of a hydrogen-containing gas mixture|
Method for chromatographic analysis of a hydrogen-containing gas mixture, wherein a first dose of the gas mixture is guided through a separation device using helium as a carrier gas during a first measurement pass and concentrations of separated components are measured, the concentration of the hydrogen in the gas mixture is measured and the measurement value is obtained up to an upper limit value in the range from 5% to 6%, and a second dose of the same gas mixture is guided through the separation device using the same carrier gas during a second measurement pass, wherein as compared to the first measurement pass the dose is reduced, the gas mixture is volumetrically diluted and/or the carrier-gas speed is reduced, and the hydrogen concentration is re-measured, and the measurement value obtained during the first measurement pass is verified against the measurement value obtained in the second measurement pass.. .
| Method, apparatus and system for controlling swirl of exhaust in a gas turbine|
Change in swirl of gas turbine exhaust gases at off-design conditions is a key driver of exhaust diffuser inefficiency that adversely impact the gas turbine performance. Conventional ways to control swirl such as blowing, suction, and vortex generation are undesirable since they require parasitic power, are complex to design, and dilute the exhaust gas energy.
|Method for preparing 42-(dimethylphosphinate) rapamycin|
A method for preparing 42-(dimethylphosphinate) rapamycin (ridaforolimus) (i) is provided, which has advantages of high conversion rate and no 31,42-bis(dimethyl phosphinate) rapamycin (iii) generated. In the method of the present invention, rapamycin (ii) is firstly reacted with triethyl chlorosilane in a base condition to form 31,42-bis(triethylsilylether) rapamycin (iv-b), followed by a selective deprotection process to obtain 31-triethylsilylether rapamycin (v-b).
|Stabilization of omega-3 fatty acids in saturated fat microparticles having low linoleic acid content|
An omega-3 fatty acid supplementation fat blend includes one part by weight of an omega-3 enriching oil containing epa and/or dha fatty acids that has been combined and diluted with at least one-half part by weight of a low linoleic acid content oxidatively stabilizing saturated fat. The omega-3 supplementation fat blend is incorporated into stabilized aqueous suspensions including beverages and foods..
|Food, particularly a beverage for human consumption|
Food, particularly a beverage for human consumption, the ingestion of which enhances cognitive processes such as intelligence, memory, creativity and mood, and/or produces energizing effects. Such food is composed of a composition dilutable or diluted in a liquid or semi-liquid solution.
|Y-type oxotitanium phthalocyanine nanoparticles, preparation, and use thereof|
Oxotitanium phthalocyanine nanoparticles in the crystal form of phase-y (y-tiopc) having particle diameters of 2˜4 nm, preparation, and applications thereof are disclosed. The preparation method comprises the following steps: mixing a concentrated sulfuric acid solution of tiopc with water or dilute sulfuric acid, or water or dilute sulfuric acid with a surfactant dissolved therein, or an aqueous solution of a low molecular weight organic compound to form a suspension or hydrosol; adding into the resulting suspension or hydrosol chlorinated hydrocarbons to extract tiopc into an organic phase, so as to form a colloidal solution of y-tiopc nanoparticles; and then, washing and drying the above nanoparticles to give rise to a powder of the y-tiopc nanoparticles.
|Silver coating pigment, and method for producing same|
Disclosed is a method for producing a silver (ag) coating pigment. The method for producing a silver coating pigment according to the present invention comprises: a step of forming a tin compound pretreatment layer on the matrix surface; and a step of forming a silver coating layer on the lower portion of the tin compound pretreatment layer through a reflux and electroless plating process using a diluted solution of silver nitrate, ammonia water, a citric acid solution, and a diluted solution of potassium hydroxide..
|System and process for trapping sulfur dioxide and carbon dioxide by ammonia absorption at atmospheric pressure|
A system and a process for capture and absorption of sulfur dioxide and carbon dioxide by an ammonia method at normal pressure are disclosed. The system has a dilute ammonia water supply device connected with sulfur dioxide and carbon dioxide absorption devices; an induced draft fan is connected with a heat exchanger connected with the sulfur dioxide absorption device; a sulfur dioxide absorption tower is connected with a carbon dioxide absorption tower; cooling devices in the sulfur dioxide and carbon dioxide absorption towers share a cooling water inlet and outlet pipe; the sulfur dioxide and carbon dioxide absorption devices respectively restore ammonia concentration to original ammonia water concentration by supplementing concentrated ammonia water; the sulfur dioxide and carbon dioxide absorption devices respectively pump solutions into the heat exchangers, then the solutions enter crystallization tanks; solid-liquid separation is performed through centrifuges, and the liquid continues to circulate in the system..
|Enhanced turndown process for a bitumen froth treatment operation|
A process for operating a bitumen froth treatment operation in turndown mode includes adding solvent to bitumen froth to produce diluted bitumen froth and separating it into diluted bitumen and solvent diluted tailings and in response to a reduction in bitumen froth flow recirculating part of the diluted bitumen into the bitumen froth and returning part of the solvent diluted tailings into the step of separating. A method for turndown of separation vessel for pft includes sustaining the feed flow to vessel; maintaining solvent-to-bitumen ratio in the diluted bitumen froth; and retaining water, minerals and asphaltenes in a lower section of the vessel while sustaining an outlet flow.
|Tsru with inlet spray system configurations for distribution of solvent diluted tailings|
A tailings solvent recovery unit (tsru) recovers a solvent from a solvent diluted tailings and includes a separation apparatus which has a flash vessel, tailings outlet, solvent outlet and an inlet spray system for supplying the diluted tailings to the flash vessel. The spray nozzle system may include multiple nozzles arranged around the periphery of the flash vessel for flash-atomization over its cross-section of the flashing chamber, a nozzle sized and configured to provide choked flow of the diluted tailings, multiple nozzles each being operable in an on/off mode to regulate a total feed flow, or multiple nozzles associated with a distributor and multiple feed conduits..
|Cohesive settable cement system|
A lightweight cross-linked gelled settable cement fluid system derived by pre-hydrating a water gelling agent, and then using that to mix with a cement blend which results in a very stable cement blend, which will matriculate through any fluid and not disperse, and form a cohesive plug wherever it comes to rest; wherein the fluid is injected at the bottom of the 10 pound/gal brine, and the fluid rises to the top of the brine where it reforms into a cohesive plug and hardens; and wherein the fluid can be applied to any density solution, and provide stability and cohesiveness to any settable plug; and wherein the cement/gelled water mixture is then cross-linked using standard hydraulic fracturing cross-linkers to provide a stable structure and ability to matriculate through another fluid and not disperse into that fluid. In a second embodiment the lightweight cross-linked gelled settable cement fluid which is cohesive and stable to be used as a balanced plug during cementing procedures to avoid the plug from becoming dilute in order to develop compressive strength, prevent fluid interchange from occurring and ensuring that all the cement placed would set in place..
|Surface treatment method for metal material and mold treated by surface treatment method|
A surface treatment method for a metal material is provided which includes applying diluted sulfuric acid to a surface of the metal material that is composed primarily of iron, performing a heat treatment on the metal material in the presence of at least one of co, co2 and organic gas under nitriding conditions under which a nitrided layer is formed in a superficial layer of the metal material after the application of the diluted sulfuric acid to form a carbon film which includes at least one of carbon nanocoils, carbon nanotubes and carbon nanofilaments on a surface of the nitrided layer of the metal material.. .
|Sunscreen compositions for application to plants|
A sunscreen composition for application for plants comprises titanium dioxide (tio2), zinc oxide (zno), silicon dioxide (sio2), a surfactant, wetting agent, dispersant (swd) and water. The composition forms a suspension concentrate when combined that when diluted in water provides a solution that provides uniform coverage using convention spraying equipment.
|Dense/dilute pulverized coal separator structure of single-fireball octagonal direct-flow burner|
The invention discloses a dense/dilute pulverized coal separator structure of a single-fireball octagonal direct-flow burner, of which a boiler body is provided with eight burner groups, each water cooled wall is provided with two burner groups respectively, each of the burner groups comprises multiple nozzles toward the same burner, and center lines of all nozzles on the eight burner groups form an imaginary tangent circle in a furnace along the same tangential direction. In the dense/dilute pulverized coal separator structure, eight burner groups are arranged on four water cooled walls of the boiler, thus increasing pulverized coal concentration of a pulverized rich coal area, allowing wall heat load qhr of a lower burner area to be higher, allowing burning temperature of the area to meet requirements for anthracite burning stability, shortening distance of jet flow from a nozzle outlet to downstream adjacent air flow, being capable of using lower primary pulverized coal air flow velocity, enhancing heat flow intensity at the nozzle outlet, improving convection and radiation heat transfer capacity, and ensuring timely ignition of pulverized anthracite air flow and stable burning of the boiler at low load without oil..
|Method for manufacturing pure guar flour|
A method for producing pure guar flour and the use of hydroxy propyl trimethyl ammonium chloride-guar flour obtained according to the method in clear aqueous cosmetic formulations which are intended to be applied on hair and/or skin and which can be washed out or rinsed off as conditioning agents or depositing agents to dilute cosmetic formulations.. .
|Exhaust gas dilution device and pm measurement system|
The present invention is one that, in measurement of exhaust gases respectively discharged from a first engine and a second engine, reduce a pm measurement error caused by sharing a dilution tunnel, and has: a dilution tunnel for diluting exhaust gas from an engine with dilution air; a diesel exhaust gas introduction path that introduces diesel exhaust gas from a diesel engine de into the dilution tunnel; and a gasoline exhaust gas introduction path that introduces diluted gasoline exhaust gas from a gasoline engine ge into the dilution tunnel, wherein: the dilution tunnel has a gas mixing part that mixes the diesel exhaust gas introduced by the diesel exhaust gas introduction path and the dilution air with each other; and the gasoline exhaust gas introduction path introduces the gasoline exhaust gas into an upstream side of the gas mixing part in the dilution tunnel.. .
|Beverage dispensing system using highly concentrated beverage syrup|
A fountain beverage dispenser for constituting a beverage by mixture of a beverage syrup and a diluent for the syrup is characterized by use of a highly concentrated beverage syrup supply and at least one diluent and syrup blending station for diluting the highly concentrated syrup with diluent before the diluted syrup is mixed with diluent in the final mixture of syrup and diluent delivered to a dispensing nozzle.. .
|Uv hardening glass printing ink and uv hardening glass printing lacquer and method for printing a glass substrate|
A glass printing ink and a glass printing lacquer comprising at least one pigment, at least one photoinitiator, at least two resins and radicial photoinitiators. One resin is an epoxy resin having an average molecular weight based on bisphenol a, diluted in a uv hardening monomer.
|Azole pharmaceutical formulations for parenteral administration and methods for preparing and using the same as treatment of diseases sensitive to azole compounds|
A parenteral azole composition comprises a first solvent, made of benzyl alcohol and/or an acidified alcohol such as ethanol, and a lipophilic component such as peg400, and the azole, or triazole, such as itraconazole or posaconazole dissolved in this first composite solvent vehicle that is essentially free of surfactants, particularly non-ionic surfactants, and has low levels of water, preferably less than 5% water. The composition may be further diluted with an infusion fluid, such as normal saline or 5% or 10% dextrose in water, before infusion into an immunocompromized mammal, preferably a human.
|Optimized probe selection method|
The present invention provides methods for optimizing oligonucleotide hybridization probes for use in basic and clinical research. Specifically, the invention involves hybridizing serially diluted genomic sample to the oligonucleotide probes on the array, such that a signal intensity is produced for each of the probes; computationally identifying optimized probes which exhibit signal intensities that correspond to the serial dilutions of genomic sample and are reproducibly strong relative to non-optimized probes..
|Dispersible herbicidal compositions and methods of use|
Herbicidal dispersible concentrates include an herbicide and substantially water miscible amide-based solvents. Such concentrates may be diluted in water and used in methods to control weeds..
|Process for purifying absorbents comprising polyethylene glycol dimethyl ethers|
A process for purifying polyethylene glycol dimethyl ethers (pgde) based absorbent (known as selexol®) having acidic contaminants and salts thereof, this process being particularly useful in an acid gas removal loop process (known as selexol® process). A base, such as ammonium hydroxide (nh3oh), is added to the absorbent to partly of fully convert the acid into simple salts.
|Method and apparatus for reduction of contaminants in evaporator distillate|
A method and apparatus for producing high purity distillate in evaporators is useful for evaporation of waters where volatile silica or organic compounds are encountered such as in production of hydrocarbons from geological formations. An evaporator having a contaminant reduction system is provided.
|Thermal energy conversion to electricity|
A system or methodology for converting thermal energy obtained from solar thermal, photovoltaic, geothermal or industrial waste heat into electrical power is disclosed. The energy efficient way of transferring two steams of liquid solutions containing different concentrations of ionic species is disclosed.
|Process for oligomerizing dilute ethylene|
The process and apparatus converts ethylene in a dilute ethylene stream that may be derived from an fcc product to heavier hydrocarbons. The catalyst may be an amorphous silica-alumina base with a group viii and/or vib metal.
A quencher for a flow cell battery is described. The quencher utilizes a quench solution formed from fecl2 in a dilute hcl solution in order to quench chlorine emissions from the flow cell battery.
|Water-soluble pharmaceutical compositions of hops resins|
The present invention is drawn to water-soluble compositions for providing hops constituents, particularly alpha acids, iso-alpha acids, and beta acids. A pharmaceutical gel composition can comprise a hops extract and a surfactant.
|Method for extracting bitumen from an oil sand stream|
The present invention provides a method for extracting bitumen from an oil sand stream, the method including at least the steps of: (a) providing an oil sand stream; (b) contacting the oil sand stream with a liquid comprising a non-aqueous solvent thereby obtaining a solvent-diluted oil sand slurry; (c) screening the solvent-diluted oil sand slurry thereby obtaining a screened oil sand slurry and a rejects stream; (d) introducing the rejects stream into a liquid bath; (e) transporting the rejects stream through the liquid bath to a space above the surface of the liquid bath; and (f) extracting bitumen from the screened oil sand slurry obtained in step (c).. .
|Dilute filtration sterilization process for viscoelastic biopolymers|
Manufactured hyaluronic acid products are used in numerous surgical applications including viscoelastic supplementation for the treatment of osteoarthritis, however, traditional sterilization techniques result in the breakdown of such high molecular o weight viscoelastic biopolymers and are thus unsuitable. Disclosed are processes for obtaining concentrated sterile solutions of high molecular weight biopolymers such as hyaluronic acid.
|Two-loop dilute preprocessing and pretreatment of cellulosic feedstocks|
The present application describes a dilute two-loop method for treating biomass in the production of biofuels such as ethanol. The method involves washing the biomass to dissolve sugars that are associated with the biomass, and separating the washed biomass into a solids phase and a liquids phase.
|Reagent for blood cell counting and blood analysis method|
Disclosed is a novel reagent for blood cell counting and a novel blood analysis method, which enable blood cells such as leukocytes to be counted with high accuracy by dissociating platelet aggregates in capillary blood collected from a living body. The reagent for blood cell counting is used to dilute capillary blood collected from a living body to prepare a blood sample in order to count blood cells in the collected capillary blood using a particle analyzer, and is an aqueous solution containing a chloroquine salt..
(b) 0.01 to 3% by mass of pyrophosphoric acid or a salt thereof, does not comprise a polyvalent cation or comprises a polyvalent cation in an amount of less than 0.1-fold mol relative to phytic acid, has ph 5.5 to 6.5 when diluted with water to 30% by mass, has the mass ratio (b/a) between the component (a) and the component (b) is 0.2 to 3.0, and does not comprise a fluoride or has the fluoride content of less than 500 ppm in terms of fluorine atoms.. .
|Method of upgrading and recovering a hydrocarbon resource for pipeline transport and related system|
A method for recovering a hydrocarbon resource from a subterranean formation may include applying radio frequency (rf) power to the hydrocarbon resource in the subterranean formation to upgrade the hydrocarbon resource to have a lowered viscosity. The method may further include producing the upgraded hydrocarbon resource from the subterranean formation to a wellhead, and, at the wellhead, adding a diluent to the upgraded hydrocarbon resource sufficient to meet a pipeline transport viscosity threshold.
|Apparatus and method for vapor driven absorption heat pumps and absorption heat transformer with applications|
In certain embodiments an all vapor driven absorption heat pump is provided comprising a first heat pump generator comprising a falling film heat exchanger and configured to receive a high temperature vapor and a dilute working medium and to evaporate heat transport material from the dilute working medium; optionally, a second heat pump generator comprising a second falling film heat exchanger configured to receive concentrated working medium and output vapor produced in the first heat pump and to further evaporate the working medium and provide a mid-temperature vapor output and a concentrated working medium; and a heat pump absorber configured to receive a low temperature vapor and the concentrated working medium from the first heat pump generator when the second heat pump generator is absent and to receive said concentrated working medium from the second heat pump generator when the second heat pump generator is present.. .
|Aqueous pigment dispersion used for preparing ink jet recording aqueous ink, and ink jet recording aqueous ink|
An aqueous pigment dispersion used for preparing an ink jet recording aqueous ink comprises an anionic group-containing organic polymeric compound, an organic pigment, an organic pigment derivative, and the water, wherein the polymeric compound, the organic pigment, and the organic pigment derivative are dispersed in water, the organic pigment and the organic pigment derivative are a diketopyrrolopyrrole-based red pigment and a phthalimidoalkylated quinacridone, respectively, and the phthalimidoalkylated quinacridone content is in the range of 1.6 to 3.8% relative to the total (100%) of the diketopyrrolopyrrole-based red pigment and the phthalimidoalkylated quinacridone on a mass basis. Furthermore, there is provided an ink jet recording aqueous ink containing such an aqueous pigment dispersion, wherein the aqueous pigment dispersion is diluted such that the total of the organic pigment content and the organic pigment derivative content is from 1 to 8% on a mass basis..
|High yield suspension cell line, system and method for making same|
A system and method of adapting host cells to suspension cell culture and suspension cell lines atcc pta-12593 and atcc pta-12461 produced thereby are disclosed. The method includes the serial replating of substantially undiluted culture cells onto a surface area until cell clumps are visualized and then, upon cell clumping, moving the cells into a suspension culture system..
|Preparation of soy protein isolate using calcium chloride extraction ("s703")|
A soy protein product having a protein content of at least about 60 wt % (n×6.25) d.b., preferably an isolate, is formed by a procedure in which soy protein is extracted from a soy source material using an aqueous calcium chloride solution at low ph, generally about 1.5 to about 5, and separating the resulting aqueous soy protein solution from residual soy protein source. The resulting clarified aqueous soy protein solution may be diluted and the ph adjusted within the range of 1.5-5.0.
|Integrating an atmospheric fractionator with a diluent recovery unit and a resid hydrocracker|
This is a unique way to optimize an existing refinery to process heavy bitumen. The upgrade utilizes a diluent recovery unit (dru) in front of a resid hydrocracker.
|Power generation by pressure retarded osmosis in closed circuit without need of energy recovery|
A method and apparatus for clean energy generation by means of pressure retarded osmosis (pro) in closed circuit by a batch process or by a consecutive sequential process comprises two sections; one of a disengaged side conduit (sc) undergoing replacement of high salinity diluted concentrates (hsdc) by fresh high salinity feed (hsf); and the other of a close circuit system with 3 modules connected in parallel wherein low salinity feed (lsf) is continuously supplied and whereas part of the hsdc is being recycled through said modules and the other part used for power generation by means of a fixed speed turbine (t) and 3 rated generators (g1, g2 and g3) which are actuated simultaneously or separately as function the power availability during the pro process. Periodic engagement of said sc with hsf and the closed circuit enable replacement of pressurized hsdc by fresh hsf without stopping the power generation process..
|Kit and method for use in administering therapeutic botulinum toxin (botox)|
A preassembled kit organizes the administration of therapeutic botulinum toxin by providing all of the important ingredients necessary for the procedure, including a vial of botulinum toxin preserved on dry ice. The kit also includes saline solution sufficient to dilute the botulinum toxin; a syringe to inject the saline solution into the vial of botulinum toxin; one or more needles to administer the diluted botulinum toxin; and other items associated with the procedure.
|Solid herbicidal composition comprising mesotrione|
The present invention relates to a solid herbicidal composition comprising: i. Mesotrione; ii.
|Semiconductor device and method for manufacturing semiconductor device|
Provided is a method for manufacturing a transistor by which the defective shape of a semiconductor device is prevented in the case where a source electrode layer and a drain electrode layer are formed on an oxide semiconductor film. A source electrode layer and a drain electrode layer are formed each having a cross-sectional shape with which disconnection of a gate insulating film is unlikely to occur even when the gate insulating film over the source electrode layer and the drain electrode layer has a small thickness.
|Method for controlling the sensitivity and response point of chemical test kits for metals in paint and other media|
A method of changing the response level for any chemical test kits designed for the determination of a metal or compound (such as lead) in paint and other media is disclosed. The invention solves two common problems that exist with using chemical test kits for the detection of lead in paint or other coatings and media: (1) conversion of the paint sample into particles small enough to dissolve the metal in the sample; and, (2) controlling the amount of (paint) sample that gets exposed to the chemicals.
|Fuel cell system and method of operating fuel cell system|
A fuel cell system includes: a fuel cell stack, a hydrogen gas tank, a compressor, an oxidant gas supplying flow passage, an oxidant off-gas discharge flow passage, a diluter for diluting an anode off-gas with a cathode off-gas, a branched gas flow passage through which a branched gas is directed to the diluter, a back pressure valve for controlling a pressure of branched gas, an ocv determining unit, and an i-v characteristic decreasing unit for starting power generation of the fuel cell stack and decreasing an i-v characteristic of the single cell by decreasing a stoichiometric ratios. In a low temperature start-up, the back pressure valve decreases a pressure of the branched gas introduced into the diluter when the i-v characteristic of the single cell is decreased by the i-v characteristic decreasing unit.
|Material for color and surface preparation for pools and spas and method of application|
The composition is applied in two or three parts. In a two part process, a sodium silicate/color mixture is first applied and allowed to dry.
|Methods and apparatuses for dilute phase impregnation of a milled sorbent with a chemical compound in an aqueous solution|
The present disclosure relates to apparatus designed to impregnate a sorbent. In some embodiments apparatus of the disclosure may comprise a mixing vessel having either a conical mixing chamber or an cylindrical mixing chamber designed to increase the contact surface area and/or contact/residence time of a sorbent and impregnant to produce compositions comprising an impregnated sorbent.
|Process and system for solvent addition to bitumen froth|
The field of the invention is oil sands processing. A solvent treatment system and process for treating a bitumen-containing stream include contacting that stream with a solvent-containing stream to produce an in-line flow of solvent diluted material; supplying the solvent diluted material into a separation vessel with axi-symmetric phase and velocity distribution and/or particular mixing and conditioning features.
|System and method for generating and dispensing electrolyzed solutions|
A system and method for generating and dispensing a diluted electrolyzed solution, where the system includes a solution generator, one or more containers, and one or more dispensing stations separate from the solution generator. The solution generator generates and dispenses a concentrated electrolyzed solution to the container(s).
|Soft dilute-copper alloy wire, soft dilute-copper alloy twisted wire, and insulated wire, coaxial cable, and composite cable using these|
Provided are a soft dilute-copper alloy wire and soft dilute-copper alloy twisted wire which have high electrical conductivity and high bending life and can limit disconnection during use compared with oxygen-free copper wire, and also provided are an insulated wire, coaxial cable, and composite cable using the soft dilute-copper alloy wire and soft dilute-copper alloy twisted wire. The soft dilute-copper alloy wire is subjected to annealing treatment by elongation processing of soft dilute-copper alloy material comprising copper and an additive element selected from the group consisting of ti, mg, zr, nb, ca, v, ni, hf, fe, mn and cr, with inevitable impurities as the balance, wherein the soft dilute-copper alloy wire has an average grain size that is 20 μm or less in a surface layer having a depth of 50 μm from the surface, and an elongation value that is at least 1% higher than the average elongation value of oxygen-free copper wire that has been subjected to the aforementioned annealing treatment..
|Handheld sampling-removal head, analysis arrangement and method for characterizing an aerosol|
In a sampling head (1) of an analysis arrangement (31), provision is made that a sample stream delivered via a sampling line (2) and a dilution air stream delivered through a dilution air inlet (4) are mixed together in a dilution unit (3) in such a way that a volumetric quantity entrained in at least one receiving space moved along by a movable element (8) between the sampling stream and the dilution air stream are exchanged with each other, wherein the analysis arrangement (31) has a gas analyzer (35) for the analysis of the slightly diluted sample stream and a particle determination unit (32) for the analysis of the enriched dilution air stream.. .
|Systems and methods for accurately compensating for a change in amount of unwanted fluid diluted in engine oil resulting from a recent long trip|
A system, for use in accounting for an effect of a long-trip cycle on remaining life of engine oil, being used in a vehicle, using a long-trip rebate value. The system includes a computer processor and a non-transitory computer-readable medium that is in operative communication with the processor and has instructions that, when executed by the processor, cause the processor to perform various operations.
|Methods and apparatuses for deoxygenating biomass-derived pyrolysis oil|
Embodiments of methods and apparatuses for deoxygenating a biomass-derived pyrolysis oil are provided. In one example, a method comprises the steps of separating a low-oxygen biomass-derived pyrolysis oil effluent into a low-oxygen-pyoil organic phase stream and an aqueous phase stream.
|Process and unit for solvent recovery from solvent diluted tailings derived from bitumen froth treatment|
A tsru for recovering solvent from solvent diluted tailings includes a separation apparatus receiving the tailings and producing solvent and solvent recovered tailings. The separation apparatus includes a vessel, a tailings outlet, a solvent outlet, a tailings inlet for supplying a variable flow of the tailings to the vessel and a tailings recycle line connected to the tailings inlet for recycling part of the solvent recovered tailings into the variable flow of the diluted tailings to produce a flow rate controlled feed for introduction into the vessel.
|High viscosity liquid controlled delivery system and medical or surgical device|
The present invention relates to novel nonpolymeric compounds and compositions that form liquid high viscosity materials suitable for the delivery of biologically active substances in a controlled fashion, and for use as medical or surgical devices. The materials can optionally be diluted with a solvent to form a material of lower viscosity, rendering the material easy to administer.
|Process for microalgae conditioning and concentration|
Conditioning and concentration of microalgae are accomplished by the process steps of grinding a dilute aqueous dispersion of microalgae in the presence of grinding media and then applying adsorptive bubble separation. This process is amenable to the use of dilute feed microalgal dispersions such as are encountered in the production of algal biomass for biofuel applications..
|Device for controlled metering and mixing of several active liquids|
An automatic or semiautomatic device for the controlled metering and mixing of a plurality of active liquid substances for plants, includes elements for selectively sampling the substances in corresponding containers and moreover includes a fluid transfer element and, elements for metering, mixing, and diluting the sampled or transferred amounts of the liquid substance(s). The device also includes a controlling and managing unit that controls the sampling and transferring element and is associated with measurement elements and an element for controlling the flow of fluids within the valve-type device.
|Air conditioning system with distilled water production from air|
An air conditioning and water producing system includes a heat pumping unit and a membrane contactor in thermal communication with the heat pumping unit. The membrane contactor is configured such that a first brine flow is cooled by the heat pumping unit and diluted at the membrane contactor.
|Catheter for intravascular ultrasound and photoacoustic imaging|
The present invention includes a method of imaging and treating a target tissue without the need to occlude or dilute luminal blood in a subject by a combination of intravascular ultrasound and photoacoustic imaging by irradiating the target tissue with electromagnetic radiation at a single wavelength.. .
|Treatment of effect of chemicals with their ultradilute stereoisomers|
A method of treating an effect of a chemical agent, which agent is characterized by one or more chiral centres, by administering a dilution or an ultra-high dilution or potentised preparation of a stereoisomer of said chemical agent.. .
|Fermentation apparatus that uses biomass as feedstock|
There is provided an apparatus for treating a biomass feedstock at a high temperature, including: a cooling means for cooling a biomass liquid treated at a high temperature; an enzymatic saccharification tank for subjecting a cooled treated liquid to saccharification with an enzyme; a solid-liquid separation apparatus for removing water-slightly soluble fermentation inhibitory substances contained in the saccharide solution taken out from the enzymatic saccharification tank and a foreign substance removing unit provided with a microfiltlation (mf) membrane 113a; a dilution tank, disposed downstream of the foreign substance removing unit, for adding water thereto so as to dilute the saccharide solution; a water separation unit, provided with a reverse osmosis (ro) membrane, for removing water from the diluted saccharide solution to obtain concentrated saccharide solution; and a fermentation tank for fermenting the concentrated saccharide solution.. .
|Systems and methods for feedstock quality assessment|
Assessing quality of feedstock is provided and may be useful for determining quality of feed (such as corn kernels). The assessment determines endogenous enzyme activity within the feedstock, which correlates with total ethanol yields in raw starch hydrolysis (non-cooked) systems.