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 Method and associated  process water sanitation patent thumbnailMethod and associated process water sanitation
Sanitizing method for eliminating microorganisms from washing/process water used for fruit and vegetable produce, comprising the steps of: filtering of the process water; electrolysis of the filtered process water in at least one electrolytic cell; turbulence promotion of the process water flow inside the at least one electrolytic cell, performed by providing the cell (s) with turbulence promoters; and wherein the electrolysis step is performed in (an) electrolytic cell (s) provided with bbd (boron doped diamond) electrodes.. .
Aqanat Limited


 Large-capacity electrical energy storage device patent thumbnailLarge-capacity electrical energy storage device
A large-capacity electrical energy storage device is provided. The electrical energy storage device includes a plurality of electrolytic cells and a four-quadrant electrical charger/inverter.
Areva


 Control system for an electrolytic cell patent thumbnailControl system for an electrolytic cell
A control system for an electrolytic cell includes a voltage converter converting an input voltage into a decomposition voltage, a temperature sensor generating a sensed temperature, an electric power sensor generating a sensed voltage, and a control unit storing voltage-temperature characteristics. The control unit determines a voltage that corresponds to the sensed temperature according to one of the voltage-temperature characteristics, and generates, according to a difference between the voltage thus determined and the sensed voltage, a control signal which is provided to the voltage converter such that the decomposition voltage decreases along with increase in the sensed temperature..
National Chiao Tung University


 Apparatus and  treating ballast water by using electrolysis patent thumbnailApparatus and treating ballast water by using electrolysis
Provided is an apparatus for treating ballast water by using electrolysis. The apparatus includes a plurality of ballast tanks into which ballast water is introduced; a first pipe for a main stream of the ballast water supplied to the ballast tanks; a second pipe for a side stream of the ballast water branched from the main stream of the ballast water; an electrolytic cell configured to perform electrolysis of the side stream of the ballast water; a first salinity measuring unit configured to measure a salinity of the side stream of the ballast water introduced into the electrolytic cell; a second salinity measuring unit configured to measure a salinity of ballast water introduced into at least one of the ballast tanks; and a controller configured to control to supply the ballast water to the electrolytic cell from one of the plurality of ballast tanks based on the salinity of ballast water measured by the second salinity measuring unit, when the salinity of the side stream of the ballast water measured by the first salinity measuring unit is less than a threshold value..
Techcross Co., Ltd.


 Large-capacity electrical energy storage device patent thumbnailLarge-capacity electrical energy storage device
A large-capacity electrical energy storage device is provided. The electrical energy storage device includes a plurality of electrolytic cells and a four-quadrant charger/inverter.
Areva Np


 Device and  cleaning dental appliances patent thumbnailDevice and cleaning dental appliances
A device for cleaning a dental appliance is disclosed. The device includes a holding container including an upper portion and a lower portion, the holding container adapted to receive at least one dental appliance; an electrolytic cell for generating chlorine dioxide from a chlorine dioxide precursor; and an electrical current supply including a circuit operably connecting the electrical current supply to the electrolytic cell..
The Procter & Gamble Company


 Electrolysis water-making apparatus patent thumbnailElectrolysis water-making apparatus
An electrolysis water-making apparatus (1) generates electrolyzed products by supplying a raw material solution into an electrolytic cell (4) to perform electrolysis, and generates electrolyzed water by diluting the electrolyzed products. The electrolysis water-making apparatus (1) includes a casing (20) configured to accommodate the electrolytic cell (4), and a bracket (30) fixed to the casing (20) in a freely detachable manner, and the bracket (30) includes a pair of rigid walls to which one end and the other end of the electrolytic cell (4) are attached.
Morinaga Milk Industry Co., Ltd.


 Electrochemical  producing hydrogen peroxide using a titanium oxide nanotube catalyst patent thumbnailElectrochemical producing hydrogen peroxide using a titanium oxide nanotube catalyst
The electrochemical method of producing hydrogen peroxide using a titanium oxide nanotube catalyst is an electrochemical process for producing hydrogen peroxide using a cathode formed as a nanostructured titania (tio2) electrode surface treated with nitrogen. An anode and the cathode are immersed in an alkaline solution saturated with oxygen in an electrolytic cell.
King Saud University


 Removal of dissolved selenium from aqueous solutions patent thumbnailRemoval of dissolved selenium from aqueous solutions
Processes for treating aqueous solutions to remove dissolved selenium species, for example in the presence of an excess of sulphate anions, which include the use of strongly basic anion exchange resins, or co-precipitation and adsorption of the selenate (and selenite) with mixed ferrous and ferric iron, or combinations thereof. Co-precipitation and adsorption of selenate may take place in an electrolytic cell in the presence of ferrous and/or ferric iron..
Bioteq Environmental Technologies Inc.


 A diaphragm type electrolytic cell and a process for the production of hydrogen from unipolar electrolysis of water patent thumbnailA diaphragm type electrolytic cell and a process for the production of hydrogen from unipolar electrolysis of water
The present invention relates to a diaphragm type electrolytic cell and process of production of commercial quantities of hydrogen from the electrolysis of water. The utilization of both alkaline and acidic electrolyte solutions within the electrolytic cell assists to increase the production of hydrogen and oxygen.

Separation membrane for redox flow secondary battery and redox flow secondary battery comprising the same

The redox flow secondary battery includes an electrolytic cell including a positive electrode cell, a negative electrode cell, and a separation membrane that separates the positive electrode cell and the negative electrode cell. Moreover, the above described redox flow secondary battery is configured as follows.
Asahi Kasei E-materials Corporation

Systems and methods of protecting electrolysis cells

Broadly, the present disclosure relates to sidewall features (e.g. Inner sidewall or hot face) of an electrolysis cell, which protect the sidewall from the electrolytic bath while the cell is in operation (e.g.
Alcoa Inc.

Electrolytic cell equipped with concentric electrode pairs

A bipolar electrolytic cell particularly useful for electrochemical processes carried out with periodic reversal of polarity is provided. The cell is equipped with a series of concentric electrode pairs, the innermost pair and the outermost pair being connected to the poles of a dc generator and the intermediate pairs acting as bipolar electrodes.
Industrie De Nora S.p.a.

Oxygen reduction catalysts

The present invention relates to a method for preparing a catalyst which can be used to catalyse the oxygen reduction reaction (orr). The invention also provides a catalyst obtained from the method and its use as an electrode, for example, in a galvanic cell, an electrolytic cell or an oxygen sensor..
Imperial Innovations Limited

Electrolytic cell for the production of oxidising solutions

A three-compartment cell for production of oxidising disinfectant solutions is provided. The intermediate compartment of the cell is separated from the anodic compartment by a fibrous diaphragm in intimate contact with an anion-exchange membrane..
Industrie De Nora S.p.a.

Method for producing metal and producing refractory metal

A method for producing metal by using an apparatus for molten salt electrolysis having an electrolytic cell and an electrode pair, wherein the molten salt electrolysis in the electrolytic cell and heating of the molten salt by a joule heat generation between a pair of electrodes for electrolysis are simultaneously performed; and wherein the apparatus for molten salt electrolysis has at least two sets of electrode pair, and at least one set of the electrode pairs is electrically opened.. .

Sanitary washing apparatus

According to one embodiment, a sanitary washing apparatus includes: a nozzle including a jetting port and configured to squirt water from the jetting port to wash a user's body; a flow channel configured to guide water supplied from a water supply source to the jetting port; an electrolytic cell provided midway along the flow channel and being operable to produce sterilizing water; a heating device provided on the flow channel on upstream side of the electrolytic cell; a nozzle cleaning device configured to clean or sterilize the nozzle with the water heated by the heating device or the sterilizing water produced by the electrolytic cell; and a controller configured to perform control for stopping energization of the heating device or reducing an amount of energization of the heating device when energizing the electrolytic cell.. .
Toto Ltd.

Chlorine dioxide production device and chlorine dioxide production method

A chlorine dioxide production device 1 includes a diaphragm electrolytic cell 2 having an anode chamber 3 and a cathode chamber 5 and configured to effect an electrolytic treatment on anolyte solution containing chlorite supplied to the anode chamber 3 for generating chlorine dioxide, a flow path section c communicating the anode chamber 3 to the cathode chamber 5, a discharge section d communicating the cathode camber 5 to the outside, an aerating means 14 for supplying aeration gas to the anode chamber with allowing adjustment of its supply amount, and a neutralizing means 12 for supplying a neutralizing agent to at least one of the cathode chamber 5 and the discharge section d.. .
Taiko Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.

Electrolytic water generator, electrolytic water generating method and electrolytic water

According to one embodiment, an electrolytic water generator includes a plurality of electrolytic cells configured to generate electrolytic water by energizing a pair of electrodes arranged in water to be electrolyzed. An inflow unit is configured to let the water to be electrolyzed flow in parallel.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

Luminescent solar concentrator

Luminescent solar concentrator (lsc) comprising an aqueous microemulsion including at least one photoluminescent compound. Said luminescent solar concentrator (lsc) can be advantageously used in solar devices (i.e.
Eni S.p.a.

Use of oxygenated or polyoxygenated weak acids, or minerals, compounds or derivatives that generate same, in copper electrowinning processes in cathodes or anodes of electrolytic cells, originating from the leaching of a copper mineral

In the invention, the addition of oxygenated or polyoxygenated weak acids, minerals, compounds or derivatives that generate the same to the charged electrolytes coming from the solvent extraction phase and entering the electrowinning (ew) stage serves the purpose of homogenizing the current density within the electrolytic cell, resulting in increased electrical energy consumption efficiency versus the amount of copper deposited.. .

Electrolytic apparatus and producing electrolyzed water

According to one embodiment, an electrolytic apparatus includes an electrolytic cell including an anode chamber, an intermediate chamber, a cathode chamber, separating membranes, an anode in the anode chamber, and a cathode in the cathode chamber, a water supply portion which supplies water to the anode and cathode chambers and intermittently changes a water supply and discharge amount, an electrolyte fluid supply portion which supplies and discharges an electrolyte fluid to the intermediate chamber, and a controller which applies potential to the anode and the cathode and electrolyzes the electrolyte fluid in a state where the water supply and discharge amount is small or in a water static state in at least one of the anode and the cathode chambers.. .
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

Electrolytic cell for the production of ammonia

The invention provides an electrolytic cell 10 for the production of ammonia (nh3), comprising an electrolytic cell unit 100 comprising a first electrode 110, a second electrode 120, and an electrolyte 133, further a voltage generator 210, a supply 220 of a dinitrogen comprising fluid 221, and a supply 230 of a water comprising fluid 231. The electrolyte is configured to allow transport of protons.
Technische Universiteit Delft

Electrolytic cell intended for the production of aluminium and electrolytic smelter comprising this cell

This cell (1) comprises a pot shell (2) having two longitudinal sides (18) which are symmetrical in relation to a longitudinal median plane (p) of the electrolytic cell (1), an anode assembly which can only move in vertical translation with respect to the pot shell (2), the anode assembly comprising an anode block (100) and a transverse anode support (200) extending at right angles to the longitudinal sides (18) of the pot shell (2), from which support the anode block (100) is suspended. The anode support (200) comprises two connecting portions (202) from which electrolysis current is supplied to the anode support (200), and the cell (1) comprises electrical connection conductors (20) electrically connected to the two connecting portions (202) of the anode support (200), the two connecting portions (202) being located on either side of the plane (p)..

Electrolytic device and anode assembly intended for the production of aluminium, electrolytic cell and apparatus comprising such a device

An electrolytic cell and an electrolysis installation comprising such an anode assembly.. .

Chemical reaction device

According to a chemical reaction device of the embodiment, the chemical reaction device includes an electrolytic cell configured to store an electrolyte solution, a stack including a first electrode stored in the electrolytic cell and arranged on a light irradiation side, a second electrode arranged on a side opposite to the light irradiation side, and a photovoltaic layer formed between the first electrode and the second electrode and configured to perform charge separation by light energy, an external power supply electrically connected between the first electrode and the second electrode via a first switching element, and a power demand unit electrically connected between the first electrode and the second electrode via a second switching element.. .

Electrolysis producing chlorine dioxide with high performance

An electrolysis apparatus for producing chlorine dioxide, comprising an electrolytic cell for producing chlorine dioxide, a storage tank for receiving the produced chlorine dioxide, and a temperature control system including a coolant supply unit for providing a coolant, a directional valve, a cooling tank and a helical circulation channel. Each cooling tank is configurated to receive the electrolytic cell or the storage tankand is provided with the helical circulation channel surrounding the electrolytic cell or the storage tank.

Electrolytic device and electrode

According to one embodiment, an electrolytic device includes an electrolytic cell including a first electrode, a second electrode opposing the first electrode and a diaphragm provided between the first electrode and the second electrode. The first electrode is formed of a plate including a first surface opposing the diaphragm, a second surface located on an opposite side to the diaphragm, and first recess portions formed in the first surface with a first pattern.

Electrode unit, electrolytic cell comprising electrode unit and electrolytic device

According to one embodiment, an electrode unit of an electrolytic device includes a first electrode including a first surface, a second surface located on an opposite side to the first surface, a plurality of first pores opened in the first surface, a plurality of second pores opened in the second surface and having an opening area greater than that of the first pores, and a plurality of the first pores communicating with a respective one of the second pores, a second electrode opposing the first surface of the first electrode, and a continuous porous membrane arranged between the first electrode and the second electrode, so as to cover the first surface of the first electrode.. .

Electrode unit, electrolytic cell comprising electrode unit, electrolytic device and manufacturing electrode of electrode unit

According to one embodiment, an electrode unit of an electrolytic device includes a first electrode including a first surface, a second surface located on a side opposite to the first surface, and a plurality of through-holes opening on the first surface and the second surface, a second electrode opposed to the first surface of the first electrode, and a porous membrane containing an inorganic oxide and provided on the first surface of the first electrode to cover the first surface and the through-holes.. .

Aluminium electrolytic pot ramming machine

The present document describes a machine for compacting a ramming paste inside a gap between cathodes of an electrolytic cell. The machine comprises a guiding rod for providing a static pressure in a longitudinal axis which is coincident with the guiding rod; a vibration generator attached to the guiding rod for providing an oscillatory pressure; and a compaction tool attached to one of the guiding rod and the vibration generator for transmitting the static pressure and the oscillatory pressure to the ramming paste inside the gap..

Gas sensor element

A gas sensor is described comprising a solid electrolytic cell having at least one solid electrolyte and at least two electrodes, disposed on opposite surfaces of the solid electrolyte, namely a reference electrode and a measurement electrode. The reference electrode is disposed in a reference chamber.

System and purifying depleted brine

A system and method for removing impurities to reconstitute a nacl stream to a saturated solution salt solution and remove any impurities such as sodium bisulfate (nahso3), sodium chlorate (naclo3) and sodium iodide (nai) to improve brine quality from an electrolytic cell is disclosed, including an evaporation system connected to the electrolytic cell, a brine treatment system connected to the evaporation system and the electrolytic cell. A waste treatment system is connected to the evaporation system.
Westlake Vinyl Corporation

System for recovering and recycling acid mist generated in electrolytic cells for electrowinning or electrorefining non-ferrous

Acid mist is extracted from electrolytic cells and conveyed to a first device for trapping electrolyte droplets and condensing the hazardous contaminating sulfuric add vapors, then gaseous discharges are collected in a manifold, and the first devices are either connected directly to a second multi-chamber device for condensing the acid waste vapors that have not been trapped, which is connected to a gas extractor system which exhausts said gas either directly to the atmosphere or to a chemical treatment system for purification prior to discharge; or alternatively, the manifold discharges directly to an extractor system, which in turn discharges either directly to a centralized waste gas and vapor removal system or to the atmosphere. The recovery and recycling system further comprises a system for collecting condensates for reuse in the process and two systems for the measurement, control and regulation of acid mist extraction flows..

Method for fabricating a dense, dimensionally stable, wettable cathode substrate in situ

Compositions suitable for use in an electrolytic cell for producing aluminum are provided. The compositions can contain a powder blend of boron oxide, a titanium dioxide, aluminum, and titanium diboride.
Kcl Enterprises, Llc

Hybrid metal oxide cycle water splitting

Hybrid thermochemical water splitting systems are disclosed that thermally reduces metal oxides particles to displace some but not all of the electrical requirements in a water splitting electrolytic cell. In these hybrid systems, the thermal reduction temperature is significantly reduced compared to two-step metal-oxide thermochemical cycles in which only thermal energy is required to produce hydrogen from water.

Porous, flow-through consumable anodes for use in selective electroplating

A method for electrodepositing a coating/free-standing layer on a workpiece in an electrolytic cell includes moving the workpiece and an anode applicator tool having a consumable anode insert relative to each other; anodically dissolving a metal from the insert and cathodically depositing the metal on the workpiece; providing flow of electrolyte solution through the insert to ensure that greater than 90% of the anodic reaction is represented by dissolution of the metal; recirculating collected electrolyte solution exiting the electrolytic cell through the insert; applying an electric current to the electrolytic cell; maintaining a concentration of the anodically dissolved metal within ±25% of each ampere-hour per liter of electroplating solution; and creating a cathodic electrodeposit on the workpiece which includes the anodically dissolved metal, the chemical composition of the deposit varying by less than 25% in the deposition direction over a selected thickness of up to 25 microns of the deposit.. .
Integran Technologies Inc.

Method and a photocatalytic and electrocatalytic copolymer

A method and apparatus for a photocatalytic and electrolytic catalyst includes in various aspects one or more catalysts, a method for forming a catalyst, an electrolytic cell, and a reaction method.. .
Viceroy Chemical, Inc.

Hydrogen production producing hydrogen

A hydrogen production system includes: a steam generator heating supplied raw water and generating steam; an electrolytic cell receiving the steam and generating hydrogen and oxygen through a high temperature electrolysis; a cooling unit cooling an unreacted part of the steam in the high temperature electrolysis and changing the unreacted part of the steam into steam condensate; a gas/liquid separator performing gas/liquid separation on the generated hydrogen and the generated steam condensate; a hydrogen compression unit compressing the separated hydrogen and transmitting thermal energy generated when the hydrogen is compressed, to the raw water; and a hydrogen storage unit storing the compressed hydrogen.. .
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

System for evaluation of current distribution in electrodes of electrochemical plants

The present invention relates to a system for direct detection of current supplied to the electrodes of electrolytic cells, particularly useful in non-ferrous metal electrowinning or electrorefining plants. The current distribution on a practically unlimited number of electrodes can be obtained through direct measurement on the electrode hanging bars without requiring the manual intervention of plant staff..
Industrie De Nora S.p.a

Configurations and positioning of contact bar segments on a capping board for enhanced current density homogeneity and/or short circuit reduction

Techniques for installing contact bar segments in an electrolytic cell can include positioning a series of contact bar segments on a capping board to provide enhanced current density distribution in the series of contact bar segments positioned along the capping board, the contact bar segments including at least three contact regions for anodes and cathodes. In some scenarios, sub-sets of contact bar segments may be provided, such that one sub-set is configured to contact n number of anodes and n number of cathodes; another sub-set is configured to contact n number of anodes and n+1 number of cathodes including one center segment; and a further sub-set configured to contact n+1 number of anodes and n number of cathodes including two end segments..
Pultrusion Technique Inc.

Electrolysis cell and electrode

The present proposals relate to electrolysis cells, electrodes for such cells and methods of using them. In particular the electrodes comprise a planar electrically conductive plate with at least part of one face of the plate is covered with a plurality of electrically conductive wires each of which is in electrically conductive contact with the surface of the plate along at least part of its length.
Water Fuel Engineering Limited

Power control device and control power control device

A power control device supplies electrolysis voltage and electrolysis current, based on input direct-current power, to an electrolytic cell for manufacturing electrolysis water by electrolysis on a raw material solution by means of electric current applied between an anode and a cathode. The power control device includes: a voltage-current control circuit that, in a constant current control mode, supplies the electrolysis current to the electrolytic cell while the voltage-current control circuit controls the electrolysis current not to exceed a current value of a reference current, the current value of the reference current being preliminarily set according to a rated current of unit cells constituting the electrolytic cell, the voltage-current control circuit, in a constant voltage control mode, supplying the electrolysis voltage to the electrolytic cell while the voltage-current control circuit controls the electrolysis voltage not to exceed a voltage value of a reference voltage, the voltage value of the reference voltage being preliminarily set according to a rated voltage and the number of the unit cells constituting the electrolytic cell.
Morinaga Milk Industry Co., Ltd.

Method and liquid metal electrode connection in production or refining of metals

In some aspects, the invention relates to apparatuses and methods for connecting a liquid first metal cathode to a current source of an electrolytic cell comprising a conduit having a first and second end, liquid first metal disposed at the first end of the conduit, a solid first metal disposed at the second end of the conduit, and a solid conductor portion in electrical contact with the solid first metal.. .

Device and a cleaning an effluent gas from an aluminium production electrolytic cell

A gas cleaning unit for cleaning an effluent gas of at least one aluminium production electrolytic cell comprises a contact reactor in which the effluent gas is brought into contact with alumina, and a dust removal device for removing at least a portion of the alumina. The gas cleaning unit further comprises a wet scrubber in which the effluent gas is brought into contact with an absorption liquid containing water for removing further pollutants from the effluent gas.

Bipolar-electrode electrolytic cell

The invention is a bipolar-electrode electrolytic cell (1) which includes a chassis (2), an electrode plate (3) and a plate-shape spacer (4) having a concavity (25) disposing the electrode plate (3), wherein an unit cell (c), which is formed by connecting a plurality of spacers (4) in which the electrode plate (3) is disposed on the concavity (25) so that one plate surface of the electrode plate (3) is directed to one direction, is disposed inside the chassis (2). The bipolar-electrode electrolytic cell (1) includes engaged portions (35, 50 and 51) which are provided on any one of the concavity (25) of the spacer (4) or the electrode plate (3) and engaging portions (10a and 10b) which are formed the other portion with respect to the one portion..
Morinaga Milk Industry Co., Ltd.

Rechargeable lithium polymer electrolyte battery for oilfield use

A battery for oilfield applications which may include: a housing and an electrolytic cell disposed in the housing. The electrolytic cell may include: a cathode, an anode, and a polymeric separator disposed between the cathode and anode.
Schlumberger Technology Corporation

Light concentration device

Light concentration device comprising: —a primary luminescent solar concentrator (lsc) having a polygonal, circular or elliptic form, comprising at least one photoluminescent compound having a first absorption range and a first emission range; —at least a secondary luminescent solar concentrator (lsc) positioned outside said primary luminescent solar concentrator (lsc), said secondary luminescent solar concentrator (lsc) comprising at least one photoluminescent compound having a second absorption range superimposable to said first emission range and a second emission range. Said light concentration device can be advantageously used in photovoltaic devices (or solar devices) such as, for example, photovoltaic cells (or solar cells), photoelectrolytic cells.
Eni S.p.a.

Electrolytic cell for metal electrowinning

The invention relates to a cell for metal electrowinning equipped with a device useful for preventing the adverse effects of dendrite growth on the cathodic deposit. The cell comprises a porous conductive screen, positioned between the anode and the cathode, capable of stopping the growth of dendrites and preventing them from reaching the anode surface..
Industrie De Nora S.p.a.

Anode apparatus

The present disclosure related to an inert anode which is electrically connected to the electrolytic cell, such that a conductor rod is connected to the inert anode in order to supply current from a current supply to the inert anode, where the inert anode directs current into the electrolytic bath to produce nonferrous metal (where current exits the cell via a cathode).. .
Alcoa Inc.

Systems and methods of protecting electrolysis cell sidewalls

Broadly, the present disclosure relates to sidewall features (e.g. Inner sidewall or hot face) of an electrolysis cell, which protect the sidewall from the electrolytic bath while the cell is in operation (e.g.
Alcoa Inc.

Solid-oxide electrolytic cell, cell stack device and electrolytic module, and electrolytic device

The present invention includes: a pair of mutually facing first and second main surfaces (n1, n2); a pair of mutually facing first and second side surfaces (m1, m2) for connecting the first and the second main surfaces (n1, n2) together; a long shape porous substrate (1) including a gas-flow passage (2) in the longitudinal direction along the first and second main surfaces (n1, n2); and an electrolytic element part (9) provided on the first main surface (n2) of the porous substrate (1) and including a fuel electrode layer (3), a solid electrolyte layer (4) and an oxygen electrode layer (6). In this configuration, the thickness (t11, t12) at both end portions in a longitudinal direction (l) of the porous substrate (1) is greater than the thickness (t2) at the center portion in the longitudinal direction (l) of the porous substrate (1)..

Liquid surface detection , and immunoassay analyzer

Disclosed are liquid surface detection methods and devices, and immunoassay analyzers. By changing the power source input of a signal drive circuit, an effective voltage of a drive signal applied by the signal drive circuit on a liquid dispensing probe is a negative voltage, so that the liquid dispensing probe is protected as the cathode in an electrolytic cell formed between the liquid dispensing probe and the cleaning fluid, and is prevented from being corroded by the cleaning fluid and rusting.
Shenzhen Mindray Bio-medical Electronics Co., Ltd.

Metal recovery reactor and metal recovery system

The present invention relates to a metal recovery reactor and a metal recovery system. The metal recovery device according to the present invention comprises an electrolytic cell which receives a solution containing metal ions from the outside, and which reduces and precipitates the metal ions of the solution on the surface of a cathode when the solution is supplied to a reaction space formed between an anode and the cathode surrounding the anode.
Korea Institute Of Geoscience And Mineral Resources

Stabilization of jet fuel

The stability of distillate type jet fuels is improved by cathodic hydrogenation in an electrolytic cell with a proton permeable membrane separating cathode and anode compartments; a source of hydrogen is oxidized in the anode compartment to form protons which permeate the membrane to effect a cathodic reduction of the nitrogenous components of the fuel in the cathode compartment.. .
Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

Anode assembly, system including the assembly, and using same

The present invention relates to an anode assembly for use in an electrolytic cell for recovery of metal. The assembly includes a hanger bar, a first perimeter bar, a second perimeter bar, optionally one or more center conductor bars, a base bar, a first tab coupled to the first perimeter bar and/or the base bar, and a second tab coupled to the second perimeter bar and/or the base bar.
Freeport Minerals Corporation

Hydrogen production producing hydrogen

A hydrogen production system includes a capacitor inputting electric power energy from a renewable power supply, and storing electric power, a pulse voltage generation unit generating a pulse voltage having a set amplitude and a set cyclic period by using the electric power stored in the capacitor, and an electrolytic cell applying the generated pulse voltage, and generating hydrogen by high temperature steam electrolysis by using steam supplied into the electrolytic cell.. .

Method and device for converting carbon dioxide in flue gas into natural gas

A device for converting carbon dioxide in flue gas into natural gas using dump energy. The device includes a transformer and rectifier device, an electrolytic cell, a turbine, a carbon dioxide heater, a primary fixed bed reactor, a secondary fixed bed reactor, a natural gas condenser, and a process water line.
Wuhan Kaidi Engineering Technology Research Institute Co., Ltd.

System for fuel cell vehicle

A system for a fuel cell vehicle is provided. The system includes an electrolytic cell installed to react residual hydrogen or oxygen within a stack when a fuel cell starts up and is shut down instead of an auxiliary resistor mounted on an exterior of a stack, thereby increasing stack durability.
Hyundai Motor Company

Method for recovering platinum group metals from catalytic structures

A method for recovering platinum group metals from a catalytic structure, such as a fuel cell membrane electrode assembly, involving dissolution of the platinum group metal by treating the catalytic structure in an electrolytic cell with a suitable electrolyte containing a complexing agent and introducing an electric current into the electrolytic cell; and subsequently re-precipitating the platinum group metal by increasing the ph of the electrolyte system and adding a reducing agent.. .
Syddansk Universitet

Method of retrofitting of finite- gap electrolytic cells

The present invention concerns a method of retrofitting of a membrane electrolysis cell, wherein a rigid cathode is shaped by plastic deformation of the regions in correspondence of cathodic supports; a pre-shaped conductive elastic element having compressed regions in correspondence of said cathodic supports is overlaid onto said rigid cathode; a flexible planar cathode provided with a catalytic coating is overlaid onto said conductive elastic element. The invention also concerns a correspondingly retrofitted electrolysis cell..
Thyssenkrupp Uhde Chlorine Engineers (italia) S.r.l.

Novel process for removal of nitrogen from natural gas

A method for removing nitrogen from natural gas includes contacting substantially dry natural gas that contains unwanted nitrogen with lithium metal. The nitrogen reacts with lithium to form lithium nitride, which is recovered for further processing, and pipeline quality natural gas.
Ceramatec, Inc.

Water treatment method and mineral therefor

The method includes adding the water treatment mineral to the body of water at a concentration of about 1200 ppm to about 9600 ppm. The water is passed through an electrolytic cell and an electrical potential is applied, sufficient to produce a predetermined concentration of hypochlorite anions in the mineralized water passing through the electrolytic cell to produce chlorinated water.

Thermal engine using noncombustible fuels for powering transport vehicles and other uses

A thermal engine includes an expansion fluid pump which propels water from an expansion fluid tank into an electrolytic cell having an anode and a cathode, which generates a quantity of oxyhydrogen from the water; and propels the oxyhydrogen into one of an engine cylinder and an exhaust chamber, whereupon oxyhydrogen propelled into the cylinder expands abruptly into steam in the intake chamber to increase pressure within the cylinder and thereby enhance thermal engine power, and oxyhydrogen propelled into the heat exchanger cools the water vapor back into liquid water, which generates a vacuum within the exhaust chamber to increase the power of the thermal engine.. .

Electrolytic cell for metal electrowinning

The invention relates to a cell for metal electrowinning equipped with a device useful for preventing the adverse effects of dendrite growth on the cathodic deposit. The cell comprises a porous conductive screen, positioned between the anode and the cathode, capable of stopping the growth of dendrites and avoiding that they reach the anode surface..
Industrie De Nora S.p.a.

Device for monitoring current distribution in interconnected electrolytic cells

The present invention relates to a device for the continuous monitoring of current distribution in the cathodes and anodes of an electrolyser comprised of at least two adjacent electrolytic cells, each containing a multiplicity of said cathodes and anodes. The device according to the invention is composed essentially of at least one current-collecting bus-bar having housings suitable for supporting the electrodes and a base of insulating material whereon the bus-bar abuts.
Industrie De Nora S.p.a.

Composite flow plate for electrolytic cell

A flow plate for use as an anode current collector in an electrolytic cell for the production of hydrogen from water is provided. The flow plate comprises a channel plate and a cover plate.
Ird Fuel Cells A/s

Acid mist control apparatus

Provided is an acid mist control apparatus for the control of acid mist emissions in an electrolytic cell. The apparatus includes an elongate hood having longitudinal edges, an upper surface and a lower surface; and a receiving aperture which is adapted to receive therethrough an anode of an electrolytic cell..
Hatch Associates Pty Ltd

Electrochemical water treatment system and method

A water treatment system comprises an electrolytic cell comprising: a first electrode; a second electrode comprising a coating of polymer comprising structural units of formula i and a power source for powering the first and the second electrodes; wherein r1 is independently at each occurrence a c1-c6 alkyl radical or —so3h; r2 is independently at each occurrence a c1-c6 alkyl radical; a is independently at each occurrence an integer ranging from 0 to 4; and b is independently at each occurrence an integer ranging from 0 to 3. An associated method is also described..
General Electric Company

Method for imparting filtering capability in electrolytic cell for wastewater treatment

An electrolytic cell, system, and method for the energy efficient electrochemical treatment of wastewater comprising organic and/or inorganic pollutants are disclosed. The system comprises an electrolytic cell comprising a solid polymer, proton exchange membrane electrolyte operating without catholyte or other supporting electrolyte.
Axine Water Technologies Inc.

Electrolytic cell equipped with microelectrodes

The invention relates to an electrolytic cell equipped with microelectrodes for the generation of un-separated products and the method for obtaining it. The cell and the microelectrodes of the present invention are obtained using a technology for the production of microelectromechanical systems (mems).
Industrie De Nora S.p.a.

Electrolytic cell

The present disclosure relates to an electrolytic cell for the production of aluminium by reducing alumina. The cell may comprise a sidewall including at least one side block.
Saint-gobain Centre De Recherches Et D'etudes Europeen

System and producing hydrogen and oxygen gas

A method and system for electrolysis. The system includes a system and method for separately collecting hydrogen and oxygen gases produced by a plurality of anode and cathode plates, one of the anode or cathode plates surrounded by an envelope penetrable by an electrolyte solution and impervious to hydrogen and oxygen gas.

Electrolytic cell and system for treating water

A water treatment system is disclosed having electrolytic cell for liberating hydrogen from a base solution. The base solution may be a solution of brine for generating sodium hypochlorite, or potable water to be oxidized.
Process Solutions, Inc.

Efficient treatment of wastewater using electrochemical cell

An efficient method and system for the electrochemical treatment of waste water comprising organic and/or inorganic pollutants is disclosed. The system comprises at least first and second solid polymer electrolyte electrolytic cell stacks in which each cell comprises a solid polymer, proton exchange membrane electrolyte operating without catholyte or other supporting electrolyte.
Axine Water Technologies Inc.

Gas generation device

Disclosed is a gas generation device 100 that has a mist trap 50a equipped with a tubular housing 51, a gas inlet port 52 for allowing the gas generated from an electrolytic cell, a gas outlet port 53 for allowing the gas to flow out of the housing, a filler receiving section 58 that is positioned between the gas inlet port 52 and the gas outlet port 53 and receives a filler 56 for adsorbing mist and microparticles, and a gas diffusion section 57 that is positioned between the gas inlet port 52 and the filler receiving section 58 and is for diffusing the gas generated from the electrolytic cell 1 through the housing 51, that the gas outlet port 53 has a gas inlet tube 55 connecting to the interior of the housing 51, and that a gas entry portion 59 of the gas inlet tube 55 is arranged so as to be embedded in the filler 56 received in the filler receiving section 58.. .

Apparatus for supplying high-concentration hydrogen gas for living organism

An apparatus includes: an electrolytic cell (6) having an electrolytic chamber (3) to which subject raw water (2) to be electrolyzed is introduced, at least one membrane (13) that partitions inside and outside of the electrolytic chamber, and at least a pair of electrode plates (4, 5) provided in the inside and the outside of the electrolytic chamber so as to sandwich the membrane, the electrode plate in the outside of the electrolytic chamber being provided to be in contact with the membrane; a direct-current power source (14) that applies a direct-current voltage to the pair of electrode plates; and a diluent gas supply means (10, 11) for supplying a diluent gas for diluting hydrogen gas generated from an electrode plate of the pair of electrode plates that is to be the cathode, wherein at least a part of a gas phase portion (7) formed in the electrolytic chamber is covered with a hydrogen gas permeable membrane (8), the apparatus blows diluent gas supplied using the diluent gas supply means to the cathode or a cathode water surface thereby to constantly maintain a hydrogen gas concentration in a position separated by 7 cm from the cathode or the cathode water surface at lower than 18.3 vol % during electrolysis so that mixed gas comprising the hydrogen gas and the diluent gas is supplied to a living organism, the mixed gas having a hydrogen gas concentration of 0.1 vol % or higher and lower than 18.3 vol %.. .

Electrolytic filtering an aqueous particulate suspension

An apparatus for the concentration of suspended algae particles in an aqueous solution. The apparatus includes an electrolytic cell containing at least an anode and a cathode, and a filter.

Electrochemical system and process for the reduction of nitric acid concentration using electrolytic cell

The present invention discloses an electrochemical system and process for the reduction of nitric acid concentration present in industrial waste using electrolytic cell. The present invention further relates to an electrochemical process for the reduction of nitric acid concentration using an electrolytic cell useful in reducing the volume of the high level liquid waste solution (hllw) and avoiding corrosion of the storage tanks for high level liquid waste solution (hllw)..

Ophthalmic lenses with oxygen-generating elements therein

Described herein is a contact lens which can actively generate oxygen that is directly supplied to the cornea when it is worn by a patient. The contact lens comprises: a lens body composed of a hydrogel material or preferably a silicone hydrogel material; at least one anode for electrolytically generating oxygen from water in contact with the anode; and at least one cathode operatively coupled with the anode to form an electrolytic cell.

Method and lining the cathode of the electrolytic cell

The invention relates to method and apparatus for lining the cathode of the electrolytic cell. The method comprises filling the cell's shell with powder material, leveling it with a rack, covering the fill material with a dust-proof film, and compaction.
Obshchestvos Ogranichennoy Otvetstvennost'yu "obedinennaya Kompaniya Rusal Inzhenerno-tekhnolog

Bipolar electrochemical printing

A bipolar electrochemistry printer and method are disclosed wherein electrolytic deposition onto a conductive substrate is accomplished by inducing ionic current in an electrolytic cell disposed above the substrate to undergo charge transfer at the conductive substrate, such that a portion of the substrate becomes a bipolar electrode. The ohmic current in the substrate undergoes a second charge transfer back to ionic current and returning to the cathode of the electrolytic cell.
University Of Washington

Electrolytic apparatus, the efficient production of nitrogen trifluoride

An electrolytic cell which is partitioned into one or more anode chambers and cathode chambers by one or more partition walls between each anode chamber and cathode chamber, wherein each anode chamber comprises one or more anodes comprising an inner surface and an outer surface, and each cathode chamber comprises one or more cathodes, wherein the anode chamber and the cathode chamber are configured such that any one of the one or more cathodes is adjacent to the outer surface of the one or more anodes and there is no cathode adjacent to the inner surface of the one or more anodes; a molten salt electrolyte surrounding the one or more anodes and the one or more cathodes; at least one anode gas outlet for withdrawing gas from the anode chamber; and at least one cathode gas outlet for withdrawing gas from the cathode chamber.. .
Air Products And Chemicals, Inc.

Magnetic shielding for measuring a plurality of input and/or output currents to an electrolytic cell

The present invention relates to a system and method for monitoring, in real time, the electric current that passes through each one of a plurality of single cathodes or anodes forming an electrolytic cell. The system comprises a plurality of sensor means including hall effect sensors.
Hatch Pty Ltd

Electric current sensing and management system for electrolytic plants

The present invention relates to an electric current management (ecm) system and method comprising at least one electrolytic cell having at least two electrodes in contact with electrolyte media; a plurality of sensor means for measuring the current passing through one or more electrodes, said sensor means being located inside at least one ecm bar installed in one or more operating electrolytic cells; a support means for supporting at least one ecm bar in each cell; wherein the support means is adapted to avoid disruption to normal electrode movements and damage to the ecm bar. The present invention introduces improvements for minimizing the effects that several types of variables have on current measurement, such as magnetic field interference, cell geometry and contact configuration, in order to provide a reliable approximation of the current passing through each electrode.
Hatch Associates Pty Limited

Bipolar alkaline water electrolysis unit and electrolytic cell

A bipolar alkaline water electrolysis unit incorporated in an electrolytic cell for electrolyzing an electrolytic solution of alkaline water to obtain oxygen and hydrogen, the bipolar alkaline water electrolysis unit including an oxygen generating anode, a hydrogen generating cathode, a conductive partition wall that separates the anode and the cathode from each other, and an outer frame that surrounds the conductive partition wall, wherein a gas and electrolytic solution passage is provided at an upper portion of the conductive partition wall and/or the outer frame, and an electrolytic solution passage is provided at a lower part of the conductive partition wall and/or the outer frame.. .
Asahi Kasei Kabushiki Kaisha

Coffee machine comprising an electrolytic cell for producing basic water

Disclosed is a coffee-tea extraction machine comprising one or a plurality of electrolytic cells that include two or more diamond electrodes or corresponding suitable stable metal electrodes or corresponding suitable stable metal electrodes for producing slightly alkaline water having a ph of 8.2 to 8.6 and for electrochemically breaking up the water molecule cluster chains of 14 to 18 molecules into clusters containing two to three molecules. Said coffee-tea extraction machine is characterized in that the solvency and extractive capacity of the brewing water in the coffee-tea machine triples or quadruples and the resorption potential through intestinal cell membranes doubles or triples.

Electrolytic cell and use thereof

In one embodiment of the present invention an electrolytic cell is provided comprising a containment vessel; a first electrode; a second electrode; a source of electrical current in electrical communication with the first electrode and the second electrode; an electrolyte in fluid communication with the first electrode and the second electrode; a gas, wherein the gas is formed during electrolysis at or near the first electrode; and a separator; wherein the separator includes an inclined surface to direct flow of the electrolyte and the gas due to a difference between density of the electrolyte and the combined density of the electrolyte and the gas such that the gas substantially flows in a direction distal to the second electrode.. .
Mcalister Technologies, Llc.

Dual diaphragm electrolysis cell assembly and generating a cleaning solution without any salt residues and simultaneously generating a sanitizing solution having a predetermined level of available free chlorine and ph

An electrolysis cell assembly to produce diluted sodium hydroxide solutions naoh and diluted hypochlorous acid hocl solutions having cleaning and sanitizing properties. The electrolysis cell consists of two insulating end pieces for a cylindrical electrolysis cell comprising at least two cylindrical electrodes with two cylindrical ion selective membranes arranged co-axially between them.
Aquaox, Inc.

Undivided electrolytic cell and use thereof

The present invention relates to a method for producing an ammonium peroxodisulphate or an alkali-metal peroxodisulphate, to an undivided electrolytic cell constructed from individual components and to an electrolytic apparatus constructed from a plurality of electrolytic cells of this type.. .
United Initiators Gmbh & Co. Kg

Oxyhydrogen gas generating system

A system for generating ortho-oxyhydrogen uses a number of electrolytic cells to convert water into gas via electrolysis, with the resulting oxygen and hydrogen gas mixture being input into a combustion engine through the air intake duct. The system results in increased engine efficiency.

Electrolytic cell covers comprising a resin composition polymerized with a group 8 olefin metathesis catalyst

Articles of manufacture possessing corrosion resistance characteristics are described, in particular for use in the chlor-alkali and other industries. The articles are formed from a resin composition, e.g., a cyclic olefin composition, polymerized with a group 8 olefin metathesis catalyst.
Materia, Inc.

Electrolytic cell for production of rare earth metals

An electrolytic cell for production of rare earth metals is disclosed. The electrolytic cell includes a cell housing provided with one or more inclined channels disposed in a floor of the cell housing along which channel(s) molten rare earth metals produced in the electrolytic cell can drain.
Lynas Services Pty Ltd

Electrolytic cell equipped with concentric electrode pairs

The invention relates to an electrochemical cell, particularly useful in electrochemical processes carried out with periodic reversal of polarity. The cell is equipped with concentric pairs of electrodes arranged in such a way that, in each stage of the process, the cathodic area is equal to the anodic area..
Industrie De Nora S.p.a.

Apparatus for supplying high-concentration hydrogen gas for living organism

An apparatus includes an electrolytic cell having an electrolytic chamber to which subject raw water is introduced, at least one membrane that separates inside and outside of the electrolytic chamber, and at least one pair of electrode plates provided in the inside and the outside of the electrolytic chamber so as to sandwich the membrane, the electrode plate in the outside of the electrolytic chamber being provided to be in contact with the membrane; a direct-current power source that applies a direct-current voltage to the pair of electrode plates; and a diluent gas supplier for diluting hydrogen gas generated from the electrode plate that is to be a cathode, wherein the apparatus blows diluent gas supplied from the diluent gas supplier to the cathode thereby to constantly maintain a hydrogen gas concentration in the vicinity of the cathode during electrolysis at lower than 18.3 vol % so that mixed gas comprising the hydrogen gas and the diluent gas and having a hydrogen gas concentration of 0.1 to 18.3 vol % is supplied to a living organism.. .
Miz Co., Ltd.

Electrolytic cell with advanced oxidation process and electro catalytic paddle electrode

Electrolytically treating water through influent inlet arrangements for cavitation and one or more pairs of electrodes. The electrodes can provide continuous anodic and cathodic operation for treating water.
Global Water Holding, Llc

Gas permeable electrode and manufacture

A gas permeable or breathable electrode and method of manufacture thereof. In one example there is an electrolytic cell having an electrode comprising a porous material, wherein gas produced at the electrode diffuses out of the cell via the porous material.

Electrolysis tank used for aluminum electrolysis and electrolysis process using the electrolyzer

An electrolytic cell for aluminum electrolysis includes a cell body, in which an anode and a cathode are arranged inside the cell body, the cell body is filled with an electrolyte, and at least a part of the anode is immersed in the electrolyte; the anode is arranged above the cell body, the cathode is arranged at the bottom of the electrolytic cell and is covered by aluminum liquid, the electrolyte is located between the anode and the cathode and covers the aluminum liquid; and an insulating layer is arranged on the inner sidewall of the cell body for isolating oxygen or the electrolyte from a carbon block. The anode contains fe and cu as primary components; and the electrolyte is composed of 30-38 wt % of naf, 49-60 wt % of alf3, 1-5 wt % of lif, 1-6 wt % of kf and 3-6 wt % of al2o3, and the molar ratio of naf to alf3 is 1.0-1.52..
Inner Mongolia United Industrial Co., Ltd.

Elastic cushion material and ion exchange membrane electrolytic cell utilizing same

Provided are an elastic cushion member and an ion exchange membrane electrolyzer using the same, which elastic cushion member can be installed even in an ion exchange membrane electrolyzer having such a small gap between an electrode and an electrode current collecting plate that a conventional elastic cushion member cannot be arranged therein. An elastic cushion member (10) has a pair of corrosion-resistant metal thin plates (11) arranged at a distance in parallel fashion and a fixing member (12) which fixes the pair of corrosion-resistant metal thin plates (11) and comprises a metal elastic body (13) wound between the pair of corrosion-resistant metal thin plates (11).
Chlorine Engineers Corp., Ltd.

Electrochemical machining apparatus

An electrochemical machining apparatus includes a fastening bracket, a first drive member positioned on the fastening bracket, a connecting member, a first electrode connected to the connecting member, a second driving member, a second electrode connected to the second driving member, a moving assembly positioned on the fastening bracket, an electrolytic cell positioned on moving assembly, a pump, and a vacuum pump. The first electrode defines a plurality of liquid collecting grooves spaced from each other.
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.



Electrolytic Cell topics:
  • Electrolytic Cell
  • Electrolyte
  • Hydrocarbon
  • Fatty Acid
  • Alkali Metal
  • Carboxylic Acid
  • Electrolysis
  • Chemical Reaction
  • Deionization
  • Circulation
  • Electrolytes
  • Flocculation
  • Water Treatment
  • Disinfectant
  • Specifications


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