|| List of recent Evaporation-related patents
| Method for the renewal of biological tissues and device for the implementation thereof (embodiments)|
The invention relates to medicine and can be used in surgery, including cosmetic surgery, for example, for treating trophic and slowly healing ulcers, bed sores, burns, scars, etc., as well as for biological tissue rejuvenation, including skin, in different locations. The proposed method is for the regeneration of biological tissues with restoration of functional properties, characteristics and structure thereof, in which tissues are subjected to a predetermined degree of mechanically-induced trauma through the creation, in the desired areas, of at least one region of interference between acoustic waves generated by at least two sources and propagating in the tissues to be regenerated, with the possibility of subsequent natural regeneration of the corresponding biological tissues in said areas.
| Production of ethanol and recycle water in a cellulosic fermentation process|
Processes for producing ethanol from fermentation systems employing cellulosic feedstocks are provided, where water is processed for recycle. The water handling portion of the process employs multi-effect evaporators where the first effect evaporator is maintained at temperatures in excess of 105° c., and the evaporation train, beer column form a heat integrated system..
E I Du Pont De Nemours And Company
| Method for applying a foaming cosmetic composition|
The invention relates to a method for applying a cosmetic composition to hair. The method comprises the steps of removing a cosmetic composition from a sealed container, the composition comprising: a post-foaming emulsion comprising a weak acid, a weak base, a fatty acid, and a volatile buffering agent; a film forming agent; and an aqueous carrier; applying said composition to one or more eyelashes; and during or after said application to said one or more eyelashes, said cosmetic composition forms a foam, said foam resulting from the release of a gas, said gas being a reaction product of said post-foaming emulsion, and said reaction commencing after the evaporation of said volatile buffering agent, upon exposure of said cosmetic composition to atmospheric conditions..
Elc Management Llc
| Process for manufacture of sodium hydroxide and sodium chloride products from waste brine|
The present invention provides a process for the manufacture of sodium hydroxide and sodium chloride products from a waste brine stream containing sodium chloride, and at least sodium carbonate or sodium bicarbonate. The method of this invention comprises converting the sodium carbonate and/or sodium bicarbonate to sodium hydroxide through addition of lime to the brine, while simultaneously converting impurities to less soluble forms to facilitate their removal.
| Water desalination system using geothermal energy|
The water desalination system using geothermal energy includes a plurality of stepped evaporation trays. Salt water flows into the uppermost tray and cascades to each successively lower tray to overflow from the lowermost tray when all trays are full.
King Fahd University Of Petroleum And Minerals
|High temperature ester hydrolysis operating at high ester to water ratios|
A process for recovering alcohol from a fatty acid and/or diacid alcohol ester using water in an equal or lesser amount than oil on a mass basis. The process uses multiple reactors with separation of the alcohol product of hydrolysis between successive reactors.
Butamax Advanced Biofuels Llc
|Aerosol coating process based on volatile, non-flammable solvents|
A method for coating target surfaces by spraying an atomized liquid formulation of a volatile solvent, a dispersant, and adhesion promoter, a polymer, a plasticizer and particulates of an active material and vaporizing the solvent from the spray droplets to form deformable solid particles in flight that impact the target surface to form a coating. The temperature of the atomizing gas used to form the spray and the liquid formulation temperatures can be manipulated to accelerate or decelerate the evaporation of solvent and balance the heat of vaporization of the solvent in the spray liquid so that condensation of ambient vapors in the atmosphere surrounding the deposition target is prevented..
The Regents Of The University Of California
|Transducer comprising moisture transporting element|
A hearing aid or a transducer for use in a hearing aid, having a housing with an opening from an inner chamber thereof to surroundings thereof. A moisture transporting element is positioned in the opening.
Sonion Nederland Bv
|Electrochromic device and making electrochromic device|
A method for lithiating an electrochromic device comprise forming a first transparent conductive layer on a substrate, forming an electrochromic structure on the first transparent conductive layer, forming a second transparent conductive layer on the electrochromic structure, and lithiating the electrochromic structure through the second transparent conductive layer. In one exemplary embodiment lithiating the electrochromic structure comprises lithiating the electrochromic structure at a temperature range of between about room temperature and about 500 c for the duration of the lithiation process.
|Multiwell plate lid for improved optical measurements|
A lid for a multiwell plates which allows improved light scattering measurement of liquid samples within the wells of a multiwell plate, and which at the same time mitigates evaporation from said samples is disclosed. A surface element protrudes from the bottom of the lid into the fluid in a well.
Wyatt Technology Corporation
System for processing water and generating electricity, rankine
A distilling device having a vapor compression distiller. The vapor compression distiller can include a reservoir for receiving liquid for distillation.
Aquaback Technologies, Inc.
Desalination apparatus and desalination method
A desalination apparatus according to one aspect of the present disclosure obtains fresh water from a liquid. The desalination apparatus includes: a water-repellent particle layer that is located below a water tank, contains water-repellent particles, and allows passage of water vapor generated by evaporation of the liquid stored in the water tank, the water tank being a space for storing the liquid; and a liquefying layer that is located below the water-repellent particle layer, and liquefies the water vapor that has passed through the water-repellent particle layer to obtain the fresh water.
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.
Methods for the preparation and delivery of fuel compositions
A process for generating a main fuel composition comprising methanol and water and not more than 20% by weight dimethyl ether, and a fumigant comprising dimethyl ether, the process comprising: providing a pre-fuel composition comprising methanol and dimethyl ether, adding water to the pre-fuel composition to cause or aid evaporation of at least a portion of the dimethyl ether from the pre-fuel composition, collecting the portion of dimethyl ether evaporated from the pre-fuel composition for use as a fumigant, and using the remainder of the pre-fuel composition comprising methanol and water as a main fuel composition. The water may be at a temperature above ambient..
Gane Energy & Resources Pty Ltd
Method and device for solvent evaporation from a liquid feed
The present invention relates to a device and an arrangement for selective solvent evaporation from a liquid feed, the feed comprising one or more components diluted in at least a first solvent or a solvent blend, comprising: a) a first tubular vessel having a distal end or a channel suitable for the formation of a droplet of a first volume, at an inflow rate n, at the tip or in the lumen of the tubular vessel, and b) means for subjecting the droplet to a solvent removal step at an evaporation rate r2 to evaporate at least part of the first solvent or solvent blend, to accumulate the components in the feed in the droplet during the evaporation process at an accumulation rate r3, to obtain a concentrated feed volume in a concentrated droplet, wherein the evaporation and/or inflow rates are continuously adjusted to achieve a desired accumulation rate. The invention further relates to a method for selective solvent removal from an analyte mixture obtained in a chromatographic separation process..
Method for charging and discharging a heat accumulator and plant for storing and releasing thermal energy, suitable for this method
A method for charging and discharging a heat accumulator is provided. A system by which the method can be performed is also provided.
Sound damper for evaporation channels in steam power plants with air condensers
A steam turbine unit, in particular for a steam power plant, comprising a steam turbine and a condenser connected to the steam turbine via an evaporation channel is provided. According to the following, a sound damper, particularly a low-frequency sound damper, is acoustically coupled to the evaporation channel..
Incontinence bed cover
An incontinence bed cover includes a stretchable three layer cover with elastic corner straps. Incontinence bed cover has elastic corner straps attached for fitting around the corners of a mattress.
Hiatt's Chair Saver, Inc.
Semiconductor device and manufacturing method thereof
As a result of miniaturization of a pixel region associated with an improvement in definition and an increase in a substrate size associated with an increase in area, defects due to precision, bending, and the like of a mask used at the time of evaporation have become issues. A partition including portions with different thicknesses over a pixel electrode (also referred to as a first electrode) in a display region and in the vicinity of a pixel electrode layer is formed, without increasing the number of steps, by using a photomask or a reticle provided with an auxiliary pattern having a light intensity reduction function made of a diffraction grating pattern or a semi-transmissive film..
Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd
Water distilling apparatus using saturated air currents and methods for maximising the performance thereof
One of these distilling apparatus (10) comprises two columns, an evaporation column (14) and a condensation column (16), separated by a partition (18) equipped with rows of slits dividing them into 4 distillation stages. The evaporation column (14) comprises plates with hydrophilic or wettable faces, and the condensation column comprises rectangular hollow-plate (21) heat exchangers (221-6).
A fuel apparatus includes a vapor passage for guiding evaporation gas in a fuel tank to a canister, a sealing valve for closing the vapor passage in normal condition to keep the interior of the fuel tank in a sealed state, a leak detection portion for detecting leak of the evaporation gas from the closed space of the fuel tank in the sealed state to outside, and an opening control portion for opening the sealing valve when leak of the evaporation gas from within the fuel tank is detected. Alternatively, the fuel apparatus includes a bypass passage connecting an upstream portion of the vapor passage located upstream of the sealing valve and a downstream portion of the vapor passage located downstream of the sealing valve to each other to bypass the sealing valve, and a bypass valve provided in the bypass passage, for opening the bypass passage in the closed state when leak of the evaporation gas from within the fuel tank is detected..
Mitsubishi Jidosha Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
Condensation occurs on an indoor fan. In an air conditioner of the present invention, an indoor heat exchanger includes an auxiliary heat exchanger 20 and a main heat exchanger 21 disposed leeward from the auxiliary heat exchanger 20.
Daikin Industries, Ltd.
When a fully-closable expansion valve is used, there is a possibility that the expansion valve is fully closed thereby to block a refrigerant circuit. In an air conditioner 1 of the present invention, an indoor heat exchanger 14 includes an auxiliary heat exchanger 20 and a main heat exchanger 21 disposed leeward from the auxiliary heat exchanger 20.
Daikin Industries, Ltd.
Dehumidification cannot be performed when a load decreases. In an air conditioner of the present invention, an indoor heat exchanger includes an auxiliary heat exchanger 20 and a main heat exchanger 21 disposed leeward from the auxiliary heat exchanger 20.
Daikin Industries, Ltd.
Cop deteriorates when a dehumidification operation is executed. In an air conditioner of the present invention, an indoor heat exchanger includes an auxiliary heat exchanger 20 and a main heat exchanger 21 provided leeward from the auxiliary heat exchanger 20.
Daikin Industries, Ltd.
Preparation of porous organic polymeric films
Porous organic polymeric films having multiple discrete cavities can be prepared by applying a water-in-oil emulsion that includes a cavity stabilizing hydrocolloid on the inner walls of the multiple discrete cavities to a substrate. The multiple discrete cavities can also include organic catalytic materials for various catalytic reactions, markers materials for security applications, or the multiple discrete cavities can be used to increase opacity, hydrophobicity, or other desirable properties compared to nonporous organic polymeric films composed of the composition and dry thickness.
Antibacterial hybrid layer operating against pathogenic bacterial strains, particularly against the bacterial strain mrsa, and a its development
The invention hereunder further concerns development of an antibacterial hybrid layer operating against pathogenic bacteria, particularly against the bacterial strain mrsa, by application of sol prepared by the sol-gel method on substrate surface and subsequent polymerization of the layer. The sol is prepared from 3-(trialkoxysilyl) propyl methacrylate and/or 3-(trialkoxysilyl) propyl acrylate, 3-glycidoxy-propyltrialkoxy-silane, titanium alkoxide, silicon alkoxide, soluble salts of silver, copper and zinc, radical polymerization catalyst, alcohol as solvent, water and acid as catalyst of polycondensation of an inorganic part of the hybrid network so that the molar ratio of 3-(trialkoxysilyl) propyl methacrylate and/or 3-(trialkoxysilyl)propyl acrylate to 3-glycidoxy-propyltrialkoxy-silane is 99:1 to 70:30, the molar ratio of 3-(trialkoxysilyl) propyl methacrylate and/or 3-(trialkoxysilyl)propyl acrylate to titanium alkoxide is 95:5 to 50:50, the molar ratio of 3-(trialkoxysilyl) propyl methacrylate and/or 3-(trialkoxysilyl)propyl acrylate to silicon alkoxide (without the share of silicon alkoxide replacing in the equimolar mixture with alkyl methacrylate and/or alkyl acrylate a part of 3-(trialkoxysilyl) propyl methacrylate or 3-(trialkoxysilyl)propyl acrylate) is 99:1 to 40:60, the content of silver, copper and zinc compounds (recalculated to metals in dry matter) is 0.1 to 5 wt.
Cooling structure for electronic circuit board, and electronic device using the same
The size of an electronic device using a cooling structure for an electronic circuit board is increased when using a heating element with a large amount of heat generation, therefore, a cooling structure for an electronic circuit board according to an exemplary aspect of the present invention includes an evaporator with an evaporation container storing a refrigerant; a condenser condensing and liquefying a vapor-phase refrigerant vaporized in the evaporator and radiating heat; and a pipe connecting the evaporator to the condenser, wherein the evaporator includes a heat receiving area, on one side of the evaporation container, thermally connecting to a heating element disposed on the electronic circuit board, and a plurality of flow path plates, in an area including the heat receiving area, extending in the direction parallel to the electronic circuit board; and a vapor-liquid interface of the refrigerant is positioned above or at the level of a lower end and below an upper end of the heat receiving area in the vertical direction, in the arrangement condition that the drawing direction of the flow path plates is approximately parallel to the vertical direction.. .
Treatment of gas well production wastewaters
A method of treating a wastewater is provided and can be used, for example, to treat a gas well production wastewater to form a wastewater brine. The method can involve crystallizing sodium chloride by evaporation of the wastewater brine with concurrent production of a liquor comprising calcium chloride solution.
Prochemtech International, Inc.
Target adapted to an indirect cooling device
The invention relates to a target which is embodied as a material source for a depositing method from the gas phase, comprising a front side and a rear side, characterized in that a self-adhesive carbon film is applied to the rear side. Said target can be embodied as a material source for a sputtering method and/or for an arc evaporation method.
Oerlikon Trading Ag, Trubbach
Systems and methods for alcohol recovery and concentration of stillage by-products
Systems and methods for separating an alcohol, and in particular butanol, from a fermented feed and concentrating thin stillage into syrup includes operation of one or more alcohol recovery distillation columns using the heat supplied by steam generated from concentration of the thin stillage in a multi-train, multi-effect evaporation system.. .
Butamax Advanced Biofuels Llc
Heat pipe based passive residual heat removal system for spent fuel pool
A heat pipe based passive residual heat removal system for a spent fuel pool has a plurality of partitions (6) arranged around the inside of a spent fuel pool (3), wherein the heights of the partitions (6) are all lower than the height of the spent fuel pool (3); a plurality of evaporation-end heat pipes (4) are arranged between the outside of the partitions (6) and an inner wall of the spent fuel pool (3), and these evaporation-end heat pipes (4) are divided into several groups. Top outlets of each group of evaporation-end heat pipes (4) are extended beyond the spent fuel pool (3) and are connected to an inlet of an ascending pipe (10).
Shanghai Nuclear Engineering Research & Design Institute
Atmosphric vortex engine
The present invention comprises a device capable of setting ambient air pressure into motion and maintaining a vortex. The apparatus uses a vacuum pump to set it into motion to generate a plurality of converging and diverging portions of high and low pressure regions.
Flash evaporation for product purification and recovery
Methods and systems for producing high purity 3-hydroxypropionic acid (3-hp) from an aqueous medium, such as a fermentation broth, are described. Aqueous 3-hp solution can be purified by flash evaporation wherein the 3-hp is vaporized at an elevated temperature without conversion to acrylic acid.
Reversible, on-demand generation of aqueous two-phase microdroplets
The present invention provides methods of on-demand, reversible generation of aqueous two-phase microdroplets core-shell microbeads, microparticle preparations comprising the core-shell microbeads, and drug delivery formulation comprising the microparticle preparations. Because these aqueous microdroplets have volumes comparable to those of cells, they provide an approach to mimicking the dynamic microcompartmentation of biomaterial that naturally occurs within the cytoplasm of cells.
Organic electroluminescent materials and devices
A composition formed of a mixture of two compounds having similar thermal evaporation properties that are pre-mixed into an evaporation source that can be used to co-evaporate the two compounds into an emission layer in oleds via vacuum thermal evaporation process is disclosed.. .
Universal Display Corporation
Organic electroluminescent materials and devices
A composition formed of a first mixture of a first compound and a second compound wherein the first compound has different chemical structure than the second compound; the first compound is capable of functioning as a hole transporting material in an organic light emitting device at room temperature; the first compound comprises at least one carbazole group; the first compound has a evaporation temperature t1 of 150 to 350° c.; the second compound has evaporation temperature t2 of 150 to 350° c.; the absolute value of t1−t2 is less than 20° c.; the first compound having a concentration c1 in said first mixture, and the first compound having a concentration c2 in a film formed by evaporating the first mixture in a vacuum deposition tool at a constant pressure between 1×10−6 torr to 1×10−9 torr, at a 2 Å/sec deposition rate on a surface positioned at a predefined distance away from the mixture being evaporated; and wherein the absolute value of (c1−c2)/c1 is less than 5%.. .
Universal Display Corporation
Temperature-control system and method
A temperature-control and fire-suppression system is provided for a system space, which optionally houses it equipment. The system space has a ventilation system for providing controlled temperature air, for example to the it equipment.
Floating salt farm
The present invention, the floating salt farm, is a system situated at offshore locations for producing crystallized salt and bittern through the evaporation of seawater. The energy storage tank, which is a floating salt farm component, is a storing component for accumulating electricity generated from various energy sources.
Pioli Systems Inc.
Process for producing nanoparticles laden with active ingredient
The present invention relates to a novel process for the production of nanoparticles laden with active compounds and to the use thereof as medicaments. The process for the production of nanoparticles comprises the steps (a) dissolution of at least one active compound and at least one polymer in an organic solvent, (b) mixing of the solution prepared in step (a) with an aqueous phase, (c) evaporation of the organic solvent, (d) purification of the nanoparticles laden with active compound obtained in step (c) by means of dialysis against aqueous dialysis solution comprising the same active compound..
Merck Patent Gmbh
Evaporation mask and manufacturing display unit
An evaporation mask includes: a mask body including a pattern region configured of a plurality of passage holes; and an adjusting frame configured to hold the mask body and having a mechanism capable of adjusting positions of the passage holes on the mask body. The adjusting frame has a frame-like base material, and a movable member that is provided along one or more sides of the base material to be bonded with an outer edge of the mask body, and at least a part of which is deformable on the base material.
Multilayer flexible element, preferably made of wood, and related production process by laser engraving and/or cutting
Multilayer flexible element (10), preferably made of wood, and related production process (50) by laser engraving and/or cutting, preferably applied in fashion, furniture and design industries, characterized in that said element is composed of:—a layer of rigid material (11), supplied in sheets or plates, preferably made of wood;—a layer of flexible support material (12), in example a tissue, onto which is connected said layer of rigid material (11);—means of connection (13) of said layer of rigid material (11) to said layer of flexible support material (12), in example by glue, characterized by high elasticity and resistance to temperature changes;—a texture in vector graphics (14) which will define the cutting of the workpiece material, his flexibility and the consequent modeling and softness; wherein said process (50) comprises the following steps:—connection (51) of said layer of rigid material (11) to said layer of flexible support material (12), in example by glue;—design (52) of said texture in vector graphics (14), and download into a control system of an industrial device suitable to generate and focus a high power laser beam;—engraving (53) and/or cutting of said layer of rigid material (11), guided by the above- mentioned texture (14), by fusion and high temperature evaporation caused by a laser beam; in order to make flexible some rigid materials, like in example wood and similar materials, and suitable as decorative and/or functional elements for covering in fashion, furniture and design industries.. .
Tool arrangement and tool receptacle for such a tool arrangement
A tool arrangement with a tool receptacle and a tool, with at least one fluid channel for supplying a fluid to the tool provided in the tool arrangement. In order to allow an improved supply of alternative fluids to the tool, the fluid channel has at least one throttle point for maintaining the pressure in the fluid channel upstream of the throttle point, and the throttle point is suitable for keeping the pressure on the fluid sufficiently high such that no excessive premature evaporation of the fluid takes place..
Franz Haimer Maschinenbau Kg
Superconductive hypersonic liquefaction nosecone
An apparatus and method for mitigating the shock front of a rocket or aerospace plane flying at hypersonic speeds while simultaneously distilling liquid chemical elements from the ambient air. The invention employs supercooling (through a combination of superconductivity and/or superemissivity) driven by the cryogenic power of liquid hydrogen and/or regenerative evaporation of liquid hydrogen and/or liquid nitrogen to drive isothermal compression and consequentially usurp the shock front in totality at mach 1.
Desalination apparatus and desalination method
The desalination apparatus according to the present disclosure includes: a water-repellent particle layer that is located below a water tank, contains water-repellent particles, and allows passage of water vapor generated by evaporation of the liquid stored in the water tank, the water tank being a space for storing the liquid; and a liquefying layer that is located below the water-repellent particle layer, and liquefies the water vapor that has passed through the water-repellent particle layer to obtain the fresh water. The water-repellent particle layer includes an anti-migration layer provided as a surface layer that faces the water tank and containing anti-migration particles.
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.
Modular humidification-dehumidification concentrating solutions
The present disclosure describes a modular humidification-dehumidification (hdh) apparatus and system for concentrating a solution including a plurality of internal modules coupled to each other. The plurality of internal modules includes a humidification module and a dehumidification module in gas flow communication with the humidification module.
Saltworks Technologies Inc.
Device and the catalytic depolymerization of material containing hydrocarbon
In a device for the catalytic depolymerisation of material containing hydrocarbon, containing at least one container which can be filled with the material, at least one conveyor device having a device for introducing heat into the interior of the conveyor device and having at least one inlet opening and at least one outlet opening spaced apart therefrom are provided in the container, wherein the inlet opening is or can be disposed in the lower region of the container and the outlet opening is or can be disposed in the upper region of the container for circulating and heating the material to the evaporation temperature. In a method for the catalytic depolymerisation of hydrocarbon-containing material using at least one container which can be filled with the material, at least one carrier medium is filled into the container, the material is introduced into the carrier medium, the carrier medium comprising the material is set in a rotary motion, the material is circulated through a conveyor device having a device for introducing heat and is heated until said material is brought to evaporation temperature, the rising vapour is condensed and the distillate components are discharged as product..
Flexible middle layer for rfid patch on tires
A tire mountable apparatus and a method of fabricating a tire mountable apparatus is disclosed. The tire mountable apparatus includes a first layer, a second layer and a middle layer disposed between the first layer and the second layer.
Michelin Recherche Et Technique S.a.
Apparatus and manufacturing particles
An apparatus and method for manufacturing solid particles based on inert gas evaporation. The method includes forming a continuous gaseous feed flow, and injecting the continuous gaseous feed flow through an inlet into a free-space region of a reactor chamber in the form of a feed jet flow, and forming at least one continuous jet flow of a cooling fluid and injecting the at least one jet flow of cooling fluid into the reaction chamber.
Reactive Metal Particles As
Partitioned evaporator for a reversible heat pump system operating in the heating mode
Disclosed are embodiments of a partitioned evaporator for a reversible heat pump system operating in the heating mode. Embodiments include a partitioned evaporator having a first part and a second part, the first part exchanging heat between a working fluid upstream from a reversible metering device, and the working fluid downstream from the reversible metering device.
Heat Pump Technologies, Llc
Fully regenerative liquid desiccant system for residential applications
An air dehumidification system includes a modified packed column air stripper for contacting humid air with a liquid desiccant. The dehumidification system also includes a solar distiller for regenerating the liquid desiccant through evaporation of water.
The Trustees Of The Stevens Institute Of Technology
Method for isolating polyphenols from olive mill water
The present invention relate to a highly efficient and novel method, using clean technologies, for obtaining a natural bioactive concentrate that is rich on polyphenols from olive mill water (omw). The clean technologies integrate centrifugation, a drowning-out crystallization-based separation process, and vacuum evaporation.
University Of Tsukuba
Physical vapor deposition apparatus and physical vapor deposition method
A physical vapor deposition apparatus and a physical vapor deposition method for forming a film of a substance which is hard to be made fine particles even when it is heated by plasma, arc discharge, or the like are provided. It has an evaporation chamber 10 provided inside it with an evaporation source material 15 and a heating part 16 for heating the evaporation source material 15, a powder supply source 20 provided inside it with a powder, and a film forming chamber 30, wherein the evaporation source material 15 is heated by the heating part 16 to produce fine particles (nanoparticles), the fine particles and powder are sprayed out of a supersonic nozzle 35, are placed on a supersonic gas stream, and are deposited on a substrate for film formation 33 by physical vapor deposition..
Tanaka Kikinzoku Kogyo K.k.
Potash processing with mechanical vapor recompression
A potash-extraction system and method for extracting potash from a brine containing potash without the use of water-consuming evaporation ponds or additional chemicals is disclosed. The potash processing system uses a mechanical-vapor recompression (“mvr”) cycle to separate salt and then potash from a sylvinite brine containing salt and potash.
Utah State University
Fresh water generator
There is provided a combined evaporator and condenser for a fresh water generator. The generator comprises an evaporation unit into which is introduced water to be treated (typically seawater) heated to at least a saturation temperature for the pressure in the evaporation unit for generating vapor by evaporating water from the seawater, and the condenser unit for condensing the evaporated fresh water.
Solar array system for covering a body of water
Systems and methods for supporting a solar panel array are disclosed, with embodiments specifically directed to spanning bodies of water such as aqueducts, canals, or other waterways. Cable truss assemblies are used to support panel receivers and solar panels mounted over the panel receivers.
P4p Holdings, Llc
Extensometer probe and system for monitoring displacement, water level and evaporation
An extensometer probe comprising a linear variable differential transformer (lvdt) and a novel coaxial clamp and extension tube; useful for reducing thermal error, precisely measuring displacement, and deployment in tight spaces like wells or boreholes. A novel float for measuring free surface elevation of liquid; comprising an autonomous vibrator for reducing effects of bubbles, surface tension, and friction.
Refrigerator and control method thereof
Provided are a refrigerator and a control method thereof. The refrigerator includes a compressor, a condenser, a refrigerant tube guiding a flow of the refrigerant condensed in the condenser, a plurality of expansion devices, a plurality of evaporators including first and second evaporators to evaporate the refrigerant decompressed in the plurality of expansion devices, a plurality of first evaporation passages in which a portion of the plurality of expansion devices is disposed, the plurality of first evaporation passages guiding introduction of the refrigerant into the first evaporator of the plurality of evaporators, a second evaporation passage in which the other portion of the plurality of expansion devices is disposed, the second evaporation passage guiding introduction of the refrigerant into the second evaporator and a flow adjusting unit to branch the refrigerant into the plurality of first evaporation passages and the second evaporation passage..
Lg Electronics Inc.
Solar energy system
A steam condensation and water distillation system comprises an evaporation compartment in a vacuum environment in which a water source is evaporated and at least one first column in which high density water is accumulated; a steam line partly located in the evaporation compartment; a condensation pool in which steam is transferred; a condensation compartment in a vacuum environment in which steam in the evaporation compartment is transferred, a second column in which water formed by the condensation of the steam is accumulated, and a water compartment which is provided with an amount of water therein, in which condensation compartment is positioned; a first water line which is in connection with the water compartment and the second column, and by which the water coming from them are transferred to the water compartment again by being cooled; a second water line by which water is transferred for using.. .
Hse Hitit Solar Enerji Anonim Sirketi
Lithium air battery
Provided is a lithium air battery, and more particular, a lithium air battery including a buffer layer consisting of a conductive ion-exchange resin and a mesoporous carbon formed between an electrolyte and a catalyst layer configuring a cathode to prevent a contact between the catalyst layer and a large amount of electrolyte in the lithium air battery, thereby reducing occurrence of overvoltage at the time of charging and discharging the battery. At the same time, the lithium air battery of the present invention may suppress evaporation of the electrolyte solution to improve durability, thereby preventing deterioration in performance of the battery, and extending a lifespan..
Sk Innovation Co., Ltd.
Method for the production of an expanded and dehydrated protein food
A method for the production of an edible expanded dehydrated protein product which comprise submitting the pork skin pellets to a high temperature and pressure inside a sealed chamber and later to a sudden decompression in order to cause the instantaneous evaporation of the water in the pellet and produce a pork crackling having a fat content very similar to the original pellet, which is substantially lower than in the pork crackling produced by traditional methods.. .
Innovacion Sabor Y Control, S.a. De C.v.
Gas-assisted laser machining
A system of gas-assisted laser machining is provided. The system includes a nozzle that delivers a gas jet at the surface of the work piece and a laser source that can focus a laser beam on the surface of the work piece.
Solvent extraction of bitumen using heat from combustion of product cleaning streams
Described herein is a process that employs heat, derived from the combustion of product cleaning streams, such as waste streams, in a solvent-based extraction process. Solvent extraction of bitumen generally involves combining solvent with a bituminous feed to produce a cleaned bitumen product.
Exxonmobil Upstream Research Company
Apparatus and monitoring and controlling load requirements
An apparatus and method for monitoring and controlling load requirements relating to a transport refrigeration unit, including receiving one or more power information from a load: a power consumption information or a power requirement information; receiving one or more state information from the load: state of a compressor, state of a condenser, state of a compressor fan, state of an evaporation fan or state of a condenser fan; determining the following based on one or more power information and one or more state information: a) an amount of power to supply, b) a time duration for supplying power, and c) an operational frequency. In one example, one or more auxiliary information are also used for the determination: a fluid leakage measurement, a current measurement, a timer measurement, a counter measurement, a controlled environment temperature, or an environmental temperature..
Aura Systems, Inc.
Process for filling a gas storage container
A gas storage container may be filled with gas under pressure by feeding cryogenic fluid comprising liquefied gas into the container through a first conduit arrangement in a nozzle inserted into a passageway through a fluid flow control unit mounted in an opening in said container; closing the container to the passage of gas into or out of said container; and allowing said cryogenic fluid to become gaseous within the closed container. The invention involves venting displaced air and/or gaseous cryogenic fluid from said container during the feeding step through a second conduit arrangement in the nozzle.
Air Products And Chemicals, Inc.
A sock includes at least a sole portion thereof of a specialized layered fabric including a dual face or dual layer material (e.g., terry material) with a hydrophobic inner face (or layer) and a hydrophilic inner face (or layer). Moisture is adsorbed from a wearer's skin by hydrophobic yarn along the inner face or layer and is immediately absorbed by the hydrophilic yarn along the outer face or layer, with the absorbed moisture being spread along or through the outer face to promote evaporation.