|| List of recent Evaporation-related patents
| Cohesive assembly of carbon and its application|
Cohesive carbon assemblies are prepared by obtaining a carbon starting material in the form of powder, particles, flakes, or loose agglomerates, dispersing the carbon in a selected organic solvent by mechanical mixing and/or sonication, and substantially removing the organic solvent, typically by evaporation, whereby the cohesive assembly of carbon is formed. The method is suitable for preparing free-standing, monolithic assemblies of carbon nanotubes in the form of films, wafers, or discs, having high carbon packing density and low electrical resistivity.
| Nonmetallic spray system|
This invention relates to apparatus for a methods of crystallization of salt from brine on top of any soil surface, including repeating spraying of a ground surface, evaporation in air, controlling a moisture depth, capillary action and enhanced renewable energy to grow a layer of salt which can be collected. The brine is pumped from an underground source, sprayed in ambient air over a solid surface at a rate to either produce salt upon the ground and, if water is not completely evaporated, allowed to seep through the surface to saturate the capillary zone.
| Fuel vapor leakage detection method|
A fuel vapor leakage detection device performs a fuel vapor leakage detection method to detect a clogging of passages in an evaporated fuel processing system by (i) switching a switching valve after measuring a first reference pressure, (ii) determining whether a detected pressure equals atmospheric pressure after opening a purge valve, (iii) recording the detected pressure after closing the purge valve, and (iv) switching the switching valve to depressurize an atmospheric system and to determine whether a current detection value of the pressure sensor is the same as the first reference pressure. Then, a second reference pressure is measured for comparison with the first reference pressure, to determine whether the evaporation system is clogged.
| Fabrication system and manufacturing method of light emitting device|
The present invention provides a vapor deposition method and a vapor deposition system of film formation systems by which el materials can be used more efficiently and el materials having superior uniformity with high throughput rate are formed. According to the present invention, inside a film formation chamber, an evaporation source holder in a rectangular shape in which a plurality of containers sealing evaporation material is moved at a certain pitch to a substrate and the evaporation material is vapor deposited on the substrate.
|Wound treatment apparatus with exudate volume reduction by heat|
Apparatus (130) for use in wound therapy of mammals is described, the apparatus (130) comprising: a dressing covering the wound, the dressing being substantially sealed to prevent ingress of ambient atmospheric air to the wound; aspiration means (132) operably connected to a space between the dressing and the wound by an aspiration conduit (142) sealed to the point of entry between wound and dressing against ingress of ambient atmosphere, said conduit (142) being for aspiration of said wound and for removal of fluid from said space between said wound and said dressing; a waste container (148) for receiving aspirated fluid to be discarded operably connected to said aspiration conduit; and heating means (144) for heating said fluid in order to increase the vapour pressure thereof and to cause evaporation to reduce the volume of the fluid in the waste container (148). In a preferred embodiment of the present invention the waste fluid is also provided with a sparge gas..
|Process for producing fluorinated copolymer|
A process for producing a fluorinated copolymer, which comprises (i) a step of polymerizing a fluorinated monomer having a carboxylic acid functional group or a sulfonic acid functional group and a fluorinated olefin in a polymerization medium to obtain a mixture containing a fluorinated copolymer, an unreacted monomer and the polymerization medium, and (ii) a step of continuously or intermittently transferring the mixture to an evaporation vessel provided with a stirrer and heating it with stirring in the evaporation vessel to evaporate and recover the unreacted monomer and the polymerization medium.. .
|Low pour point lubricant base stock|
Disclosed is a lubricant base stock, exhibiting a combination of high flash point, low evaporation loss, high viscosity and unexpectedly exceptionally low pour point and high viscosity index value. Said lubricant base stock comprises at least one ester between 2-propylheptanoic acid and at least one 2,2-substituted 1,3-propanediol and/or at least one dimer, trimer or polymer thereof and/or at least one alkoxylated species of a said 2,2-substituted 1,3-propanediol or a said dimer, trimer or polymer thereof..
|Method and apparatus for thermal control of ion sources and sputtering targets|
A method and apparatus are disclosed for controlling a semiconductor process temperature. In one embodiment a thermal control device includes a heat source and a housing comprising a vapor chamber coupled to the heat source.
|Optical system and laser processing apparatus|
Provided are an optical system and a laser processing apparatus with which spattering can be suppressed by reducing an evaporation reactive force at a workpiece by forming two focal points on the optical axis, using a simple configuration. An optical system is provided with a convex lens that focuses laser light; and a concave lens that is disposed on the same optical axis as the laser light that passes through the convex lens, wherein the concave lens has a first region that has a through-hole, that is positioned on the optical axis, and that does not have lens properties, as well as a second region that surrounds the first region and that diverges the laser light..
|Dye-sensitized solar cell|
The invention provides a dye-sensitized solar cell including: a translucent tube-shaped vessel having sealing portions at both ends thereof, a photoelectrode, a collective electrode, and a counter electrode, the photoelectrode, the collective electrode, and the counter electrode being provided in the interior of the tube-shaped vessel; external leads electrically connected respectively to the collective electrode and the counter electrode, and electrolytic solution filled in the interior of the tube-shaped vessel, wherein remaining of air bubbles cause by evaporation of the electrolytic solution when hermetically sealing the tube-shaped vessel after having filled with the electrolytic solution is avoided, whereby preferable power generation efficiency is achieved. At least one of the external leads is formed of a metallic tube, the metallic tube is sealed by the sealing portion, and a projecting end portion of the metallic tube is hermetically sealed..
|Solar air conditioner|
A solar air conditioner provides cooling by way of liquid evaporation. The solar air conditioner includes a liquid evaporation unit, a heat exchange unit, and a solar power generation unit.
|Method for extracting an odorous extract by an alternative solvent to conventional solvents|
Methods for extracting an extract of volatile odorous compounds from an organic raw material containing odorous compounds is disclosed. The method includes contacting an organic raw material with dimethyl carbonate, as a solvent, in at least one bath at a temperature of 10° c.
|Irradiation assisted nucleation of quantum confinements by atomic layer deposition|
A method of fabricating quantum confinements is provided. The method includes depositing, using a deposition apparatus, a material layer on a substrate, where the depositing includes irradiating the layer, before a cycle, during a cycle, and/or after a cycle of the deposition to alter nucleation of quantum confinements in the material layer to control a size and/or a shape of the quantum confinements.
|Ammoximation reactor for cyclohexanone oxime production|
Ammoximation reactor for cyclohexanone oxime production comprising: (a) a reactor vessel provided with a stirrer; (b) an internal filtering system; (c) an internal liquid ammonia evaporation coil; (d) an internal gaseous ammonia toroidal distributor; (e) an external cyclohexanone toroidal distributor; (f) an internal hydrogen peroxide toroidal distributor; (g) an internal cylindrical draft tube; (h) an external cooling jacket. Said ammoximation reactor allows to obtain a better mixing of the components of the ammoximation reaction and to maximize both the heat-transfer coefficients and the mass-transfer coefficients.
|Electrical heating device for evaporating volatile substances with adjustable evaporation rate|
The invention refers to an electrical heating evaporator for evaporating active substances such as perfumes and/or insecticides, in which the means for regulating the evaporation rate comprises an electrical heater resistor for which the power supplied is regulated through a potentiometer constructed on a printed circuit board. The evaporation rate can be adjusted for a wide variety of types of chemical substances, without the need of substantially modifying the design of the device..
|Process for fabricating metal bus lines for oled lighting panels|
Systems and methods for the design and fabrication of oleds, including high-performance large-area oleds, are provided. Variously described fabrication processes may be used to deposit and pattern bus lines with a smooth profile and a gradual sidewall transition.
|Internal combustion engine|
An internal combustion engine electrically ignites most of the fuel as it is introduced into the combustion chamber. This design solves the lower efficiency of typical otto cycle engines by allowing the use of a full air charge for each power cycle.
A humidifier including a spray unit configured to apply electric charge to water, and to spray water having electric charge applied thereto, an evaporation unit formed with a duct in which evaporation of the electrically-charged water being sprayed is taken place, and configured to guide a vapor and a foreign substance, which are separated from each other through the evaporation, to an outside, and a dust collection unit configured to collect the foreign substance at an inside the duct by forming an electric field, the humidifier capable of performing a large-capacity humidification by the generation of the electrically charged droplets, and capable of removing the foreign substance included in the droplets by using the electrical force, thereby enhancing the cleanliness of the humidification, and by using an electric field, accelerating the evaporation so that the size of the duct is minimized, and thus manufacturing the humidifier in a compact size.. .
|Fan filter device|
A fan filter device with one or more fan blades substantially comprising a filter media coated or impregnated with a fluid for removing particulates, such as dust and other pollution, from airflow in a wide variety of environments. The fluid has evaporation and viscosity characteristics suitable for maintaining the filter media in a wet condition at the desired speed and temperature of operation..
|Process for producing fluorinated copolymer|
A process for producing a fluorinated copolymer, which comprises (i) a step of polymerizing a fluorinated monomer having a carboxylic acid functional group or a sulfonic acid functional group and a fluorinated olefin in a polymerization medium in the presence of a polymerization initiator to obtain a mixture containing a fluorinated copolymer, the unreacted monomer and the polymerization medium, (ii) a step of continuously or intermittently transferring the mixture to an evaporation container equipped with a stirring machine and heating the mixture in the evaporation container with stirring to evaporate and recover the unreacted monomer and the polymerization medium, and in addition, (iii) a step of heating the recovered mixed liquid to decompose the polymerization initiator.. .
|Metal-carbon composite supported catalyst for hydrogen production using co-evaporation and method of preparing the same|
A metal-carbon composite supported catalyst for hydrogen production using co-evaporation and a method of preparing the same, wherein the catalyst is configured such that a metal-carbon composite having a core-shell structure resulting from co-evaporation is supported on the surface of an oxide-based support coated with carbon, thereby maintaining superior durability without agglomeration even in a catalytic reaction at a high temperature. Because part or all of the surface of metal is covered with the carbon shell, even when the catalyst is applied under severe reaction conditions including high temperatures, long periods of time, acidic or alkaline states, etc., the metal particles do not agglomerate or are not detached, and do not corrode, thus exhibiting high performance and high durability.
|Slurry powder cosmetic compositions and methods|
Slurry powder cosmetic composition comprising particulates coated with a binder composition, a silicone gel composition, and the evaporation residue of an aqueous based composition and a method for making the composition.. .
|Method and apparatus for manufacturing organic el device|
Provided are a method and an apparatus for manufacturing an organic el device which enable deposition of a vaporized material from an evaporation source onto a substrate in a desired pattern, while eliminating the need for a conventional strip-shaped shadow mask. A shielding portion 51 is configured to be switchable between a shield position where the shielding portion 51 is arranged between an evaporation source 4 and a substrate 81 so as to shield the substrate 81 and a shield release position where the shielding portion 51 is withdrawn from between the evaporation source 4 and the substrate 81 so as to release the shielding of the substrate 81.
|Apparatus for providing gaseous sample ions/molecules and a corresponding method|
An apparatus for providing gaseous sample ions/molecules from liquid droplets containing sample ions/molecules. The apparatus has a chamber having one or more walls which define an interior of the chamber, the chamber being configured to receive liquid droplets containing sample ions/molecules.
|Periorbital edema reduction device|
A portable head-mounted device for cooling the under-eye area of skin, said device comprising at least one cooling element arranged to be located adjacent the skin of the under-eye area when the device is mounted to the head, the cooling element having a first side that faces the under-eye area of skin when the device is mounted to a head and a second side that faces away from the skin of the under-eye area; said at least one cooling element comprising: liquid retaining means adapted to retain a liquid provided thereto; and heat transfer means adapted to transfer heat by conduction to a liquid retained by the liquid retaining means to promote evaporation of said liquid thereby providing a cooling effect when the device is mounted to the head in use. .
|3d package device of photonic integrated chip matching circuit|
A 3d package device of a photonic integrated chip matching circuit, comprising: a first carrier substrate; a first microwave transmission line array formed by evaporation on the top surface of the first carrier substrate to provide bias voltages and high-frequency modulation signals to the photonic integrated chip; a second carrier substrate formed perpendicularly to the first carrier substrate or to have a certain angle with respect to the first carrier substrate, so as to constitute a 3d structure; a second microwave transmission line array formed by evaporation on the bottom surface of the second carrier substrate to match electrodes of the first microwave transmission line array, the second microwave transmission line array being soldered or sintered with the electrodes of the first microwave transmission line array; an electrode array formed by evaporation on a side surface or two opposite side surfaces of the second carrier substrate; and a microwave circuit.. .
|Particle sources and methods for manufacturing the same|
The present disclosure provides a method for manufacturing a particle source comprising: placing a metal wire in vacuum, introducing active gas, adjusting a temperature of the metal wire and applying a positive high voltage v to the metal wire to generate at a side of the head of the metal wire an etching zone in which field induced chemical etching (fice) is performed; increasing by the fice a surface electric field at the top of the metal wire head to be greater than a field evaporation electric field of material for the metal wire, so that metal atoms at the top of the metal wire are evaporated off; after the field evaporation is activated by the fice, causing mutual adjustment between the fice and the field evaporation, until the head of the metal wire has a shape of combination of a base and a tip on the base; and stopping the fice and the field evaporation when the head of the metal wire takes a predetermine shape.. .
|Substrate structure, method of mounting semiconductor chip, and solid state relay|
This invention provides a substrate structure that can effectively prevent scattering of solder balls which are produced due to explosion attributable to evaporation of flux during reflow soldering, and spreading of molten solder to the surroundings. On a substrate, a semiconductor chip is mounted via solder paste.
|Dispensing device for flowable materials|
A dispensing device dispenses flowable materials from cartridges, whereby the dispensing device comprises a base body, a connecting element for a gas cartridge on the base body, a valve element for controlling a gas flow from the gas cartridge, and a gas-permeable channel connecting the connecting element to the valve element. At least one evaporation container is arranged in the gas-permeable channel such that the gas flow from the gas cartridge is guided through the evaporation container, at least over regions thereof..
|Method and apparatus for ultra thin wafer backside processing|
A method and apparatus for ultra thin wafer backside processing are disclosed. The apparatus includes an outer ring holding a high temperature grinding and/or dicing tape to form a support structure.
|Method of alloying reactive components|
Metal ingots for forming single-crystal shape-memory alloys (smas) may be fabricated with high reliability and control by alloying thin layers of material together. In this method, a reactive layer (e.g., aluminum) is provided in thin flat layers between layers of other materials (e.g., copper and layers of nickel).
|Evaporating device and vaccum evaporation device using the same|
An evaporating device comprises a gas guiding element, an evaporating boat received in the gas guiding element to define a receiving space between the evaporation tray and the gas guiding element, and a gas channel. The evaporation tray comprises a bottom wall and two opposing first sidewalls and two opposing second sidewalls extending from the periphery of the first bottom wall.
|Device and method for an efficient surface evaporation and for an efficient condensation|
An evaporator or a condenser includes a surface on which the operating liquid is arranged. Further, turbulence generators are provided to generate turbulences in the operating liquid located on the operating surface.
|Heater and controls for extraction of moisture and biological organisms from structures|
A gas heater with specialized controls allows an operator to deploy a single device to heat and to dry when extracting moisture from a structure. The heater has a fan in a blow thru arrangement ahead of a burner.
|Process for obtaining a charge of hexanitrohexaazaisowurtzitane crystals having a rounded morphology; charge and corresponding energetic material|
Concentrating the seeded, saturated solution by at least partial evaporation of the solvent, said evaporation of the solvent being performed at a temperature of between 35° c. And 15° c.
|Method and apparatus for recycling and reusing beverages and other liquids and container materials|
A system for destruction and recycling of containers (such as bottles, cans and the like), as well as associated liquids, food products or other residue, greatly reduces waste discharge and/or disposal requirements. Packaging and other solids are shredded, ground or otherwise processed, while associated liquids are collected.
|Integrated endshield and pump volute for an electric pump and method of forming an electric pump|
An electric pump comprises a stator, a rotor, and an endshield. The interface plate is fixed to the stator and is configured to couple the electric motor to a pump.
|Thermosyphon light engine and luminaire including same|
A thermosyphon light engine and luminaire including the same are provided. The light engine includes a condenser, an evaporation chamber, and a connecting element therebetween.
|Energy efficient cooling and heating system|
A cooling and heating system with a first heat exchange loop and a second heat exchange loop. The first heat exchange loop uses a first heat transfer fluid that is passed through a compression/evaporation refrigeration cycle to cool a refrigerated space and to collect waste heat, and then pumps that heat transfer fluid to a remote heat pump in the winter where the waste heat is used to provide warm air.
|Method and system for application of vacuum evaporation to the thickening and drying of tailings in oilsands and mineral mining operations|
A method and system for dewatering tailings from oilsands or other mining operations using vacuum evaporation. The method comprises i) providing one or more vacuum chambers and means for delivering the tailings to the one or more vacuum chambers; ii) delivering the tailings to one or more vacuum chambers in sufficient volume to partially fill the one or more vacuum chambers; iii) reducing the pressure in each of the one or more vacuum chambers; iii) applying heat to the tailings before, and/or after and/or during such pressure reduction to thereby dewater the tailings; iv) measuring the density or moisture content of the dewatered tailings and withdrawing the tailings from the one or more vacuum chambers when a predetermined density or moisture content of the tailings in that vacuum chamber has been reached.
|Accumulator heat exchanger|
Disclosure relates to an accumulator heat exchanger. The accumulator heat exchanger is capable of guiding only a gas-phase refrigerant to a compressor by allowing a high pressure refrigerant passing through a condenser to pass through an accumulator and to be heat exchanged with a low pressure refrigerant, thereby promoting evaporation of a liquid-phase refrigerant..
|Method and device for controlling a volume flow of a wetting fluid during adiabatic cooling|
In a method for controlling a volume flow of a wetting fluid during adiabatic cooling, an evaporation surface is wetted with the wetting fluid which flows therealong and air to be cooled and/or wetted is directed substantially transversely relative to the flow direction (15) of the wetting fluid the volume flow of the wetting fluid flowing over the evaporation surface is reduced after a predetermined period of wetting of the evaporation surface and, after the volume flow is reduced, temperatures (t1, t2) and/or time/temperature gradients (Δt1, Δt2) of the directed air are established at least at two different positions in the flow direction substantially parallel with the evaporation surface, with the volume flow of the wetting fluid being controlled in accordance with the established temperatures (t1, t2) and/or time/temperature gradients (Δt1, Δt2).. .
|Dressings and methods for treating a tissue site on a patient|
Dressings, systems, and methods for treating a tissue site on a patient involve allowing liquids from the tissue site or a priming fluid to evaporate and exit the dressing through a liquid-impermeable, vapor-permeable membrane. The dressing is able to process more liquids than would otherwise be possible without evaporation and potentially to create reduced pressure.
|Method of operating an oxy-fuel boiler system|
The present disclosure relates to a method of operating a boiler system that includes an oxyfuel boiler in which an oxygen stream and a fuel stream are combusted to generate a stream of flue gas, an oxygen gas source producing the stream of oxygen for the boiler, and a gas processing unit for cleaning and compressing at least a portion of the stream of flue gas generated in the boiler for producing a stream of pressurized fluid comprising carbon dioxide. The method includes operating the boiler system, at least for a period of time, in an evaporation mode, in which a stream of oxygen from the oxygen gas source in liquid form is evaporated prior to being introduced in the boiler by transferring heat energy to the stream of liquid oxygen from a first stream of carbon dioxide of the gas processing unit.
|Polymersomes, liposomes, and other species associated with fluidic droplets|
The present invention relates generally to vesicles such as liposomes, colloidosomes, and polymersomes, as well as techniques for making and using such vesicles. In some cases, the vesicles may be at least partially biocompatible and/or biodegradable.
|Method of alternatingly emitting two or more volatile materials|
A method of alternatingly emitting two or more volatile materials comprises the steps of activating a first heater and emitting a first volatile material for a first period of time by emitting the first volatile material at a first primary evaporation rate and emitting the first volatile material at a first secondary evaporation rate after evaporation of the first volatile material at the first primary evaporation rate. The method further includes the steps of deactivating the first heater, activating a second heater, and emitting a second volatile material for a second period of time by emitting the second volatile material at a second primary evaporation rate and emitting the second volatile material at a second secondary evaporation rate after evaporation of the second volatile material at the second primary evaporation rate.
|Method, apparatus and system for concentrating solutions using evaporation|
The present disclosure is directed at a system, apparatus and method for concentrating a solution. The system includes a humidification device and a solution flow path for flow of a solution to be concentrated to the humidification device.
|Evaporation fuel processing device|
The present invention provides an evaporation fuel processing device including: a passage formed inside so as to allow a fluid to flow through the passage; a tank port and a purge port formed on one end side of the passage; an atmospheric air port formed on the other end side of the passage; and adsorbent layers filled with adsorbent which can adsorb evaporation fuel components, the adsorbent layers being provided in the passage, wherein a region which is constituted of three or more adsorbent layers and separating parts for separating the adjacent adsorbent layers, and in which a total volume of the adsorbent layers is set smaller than a total volume of the separating parts, is provided on an atmospheric air port side of the passage.. .
|Evaporation fuel processing device|
An evaporation fuel processing device is provide including: a passage; a tank port and a purge port on one end side of the passage; an atmospheric air port on the other end side of the passage; and adsorbent layers filled with adsorbent for evaporation fuel components, provided in the passage; a region provided on an atmospheric air port side of the passage, being constituted of three or more adsorbent layers and separating parts for separating the adjacent adsorbent layers, in which a volume of the adsorbent layer is smaller in the adsorbent layer closer to the atmospheric air port, a volume of the separating part is larger closer to the atmospheric air port, and the volume of the separating part located farthest on a tank port side is larger than that of the adsorbent layer located farthest on the atmospheric air port side.. .
|Fluid delivery apparatus with flow rate sensing means|
A fluid delivery apparatus with a flow sensing means for delivering a first fluid into a second fluid. In a fluid delivery apparatus using a common rail method, which produces a pulsated flow, the flow sensing means generates sensing signals indicative of the flow rate and the temperature of the second fluid, the delivery rate of the first fluid, and the evaporating rate of the first fluid, while in a fluid delivery apparatus using a pump metering method, the flow sensing means is able to provide a sensing signal indicative of the delivery rate of the first fluid.
|Hydrogenated petroleum resin pellet production method|
After a cyclopentadiene compound and a vinyl aromatic compound are thermally polymerized, the obtained copolymer is subjected to a hydrogenation reaction to form a hydrogenated product. After most of the hydrogenation solvent is separated by a solvent evaporation tank from the hydrogenated product, an additive separately prepared by dissolving an antioxidant is added to the hydrogenated product to form a mixture.
|Co-evaporation alloy material and evaporation coating method using the same|
A co-evaporation alloy material includes a first evaporation material and a second evaporation material, the first evaporation material being completely covered by the second evaporation material. The second evaporation material is a metal or metal alloy different from the first evaporation material.
|Electrode cover and evaporation device|
The present invention provides an evaporation device for which maintenance is readily conducted, and further, provides an electrode cover which can prevent an evaporation material from being adhered to electrodes. Moreover, the present invention provides an evaporation device including an evaporation chamber; a holding portion for holding an object to be treated; an evaporation source; an electrode; an electrode cover; and a power supply, in which the evaporation chamber includes the holding portion in an upper portion, and includes the evaporation source, the electrode, and the electrode cover in a lower portion; the electrode cover covers at least a part of an exposed surface of the electrode; the electrode and the power supply are electrically connected..
|Inkjet head storage and cleaning|
Inkjet head cleaning and storage includes cleaning an orifice plate by inserting a tip of a shaped wiper into a slit of a printing mask, such that one or more shoulders of a handling end of the shaped wiper are in contact with respectively one or more edges of the slit. The shoulders of the shaped wiper facilitate the tip applying a predetermined pressure to an orifice surface during wiping.
|Evaporator with internal restriction|
An evaporator includes a vaporization chamber having a monomer inlet and a vapor outlet. There is a vapor nozzle in the vapor outlet.
|Carbon spark evaporation|
The invention relates to a method for operating a pulsed discontinuous spark discharge. The spark is fed via a capacitor.
|Method and device for non-invasive anatomical and systemic cooling and neuroprotection|
The present invention provides a method and device for non-invasive anatomical and systemic cooling. The method and device provide for cooling of various bodily fluid-containing spaces or surfaces, such as mucus-containing spaces or surfaces via delivery of a dry fluid not including a coolant into or upon the mucus-containing space or surface.
|System for supplying fuel to high-pressure natural gas injection engine having excess evaporation gas consumption means|
Provided is a fuel supply system for a high-pressure natural gas injection engine. The fuel supply system includes: a bog compression unit configured to receive bog, which is generated in a storage tank, from the storage tank and compress the received bog to a pressure of 12 to 45 bara; a reliquefaction apparatus configured to receive and liquefy the bog compressed by the bog compression unit; a high-pressure pump configured to compress the bog liquefied by the reliquefaction apparatus; a high-pressure gasifier configured to gasify the bog compressed by the high-pressure pump and supply the gasified bog to the high-pressure natural gas injection engine; and an excess bog consumption unit configured to consume excess bog corresponding to a difference between an amount of bog generated in the storage tank and an amount of bog required as fuel for the high-pressure natural gas injection engine..
|Refrigeration cycle apparatus|
A refrigeration cycle apparatus (1a) includes: a main circuit (2) composed of an evaporator (25), a first compressor (21), an intercooler (8), a second compressor (22), and a condenser (23) which are connected in this order; and an evaporation-side circulation path (5) that allows a refrigerant liquid retained in the evaporator (25) to circulate via a heat exchanger for heat absorption (6). The intercooler (8) is a heat exchanger that allows a refrigerant vapor compressed by the first compressor (21) to be cooled by the refrigerant liquid.
|Medical protruded pads or dressings for wound care including use with orthopedic and prosthetic devices|
Methods and devices for dressing a wound are disclosed. One such dressing includes a layer of spaced protrusions, each protrusion shaped to receive medication for treating a wound and a plurality of holes defined in the layer, the holes configured to allow evaporation of exudate from the wound.
The invention relates to a method of crystallising lactose from a lactose-containing liquid comprising the steps of providing a lactose-containing liquid comprising less than 80% by weight total solids, providing an evaporator system that comprises a heat exchanger and an evaporation vessel, the heat exchanger comprising a tube or tubes that define a flowpath having an inlet and an outlet, heating the lactose-containing liquid in the heat exchanger to about 50 to about 90° c. Such that the lactose-containing liquid passes along the flowpath by forced circulation or thermo-siphoning, concentrating the lactose-containing liquid in the evaporation vessel, to generate crystallised lactose in the lactose-containing liquid in the evaporator system..
|Bio-based pre-reacted product of a polyol and a monomeric or polymeric polycarboxylic acid|
An environmentally friendly, pre-reacted product of a polyol and monomeric or polymeric polycarboxylic acid or polyglycerol is provided. The pre-reacted product may include glycerol and esters of citric acid such a monoglyceryl citrate, diglyceryl citrate, and triglyceryl citrate as well as other citric acid-based esters.
|Lubricant coating for laser printer wiper blades|
A lubricant coating for laser printer wiper blades is a solution applied to a laser printer wiper blade before install that reduces friction between the wiper blade and the photoconductor drum of a laser printer in order to reduce wear, prevent damage and increase life of the wiper blade and photoconductor drum. A leveling and wetting agent ensures uniform application and reduces coating defects.
|Evaporator with internal restriction|
An evaporator includes a vaporization chamber having a monomer inlet and a vapor outlet. There is a vapor nozzle in the vapor outlet.
|Colloidal nanocrystal-based thin film and solution apparatuses and methods|
Methods of exchanging ligands to form colloidal nanocrystals (ncs) with chalcogenocyanate (xcn)-based ligands and apparatuses using the same are disclosed. The ligands may be exchanged by assembling ncs into a thin film and immersing the thin film in a solution containing xcn-based ligands.
|System and process for aluminization of metal-containing substrates|
A system and method are detailed for aluminizing surfaces of metallic substrates, parts, and components with a protective alumina layer in-situ. Aluminum (al) foil sandwiched between the metallic components and a refractory material when heated in an oxidizing gas under a compression load at a selected temperature forms the protective alumina coating on the surface of the metallic components.
A steam-blocking apparatus includes: a rolling mill configured to roll a material; a transfer roller disposed at a rear side of the rolling mill and configured to transfer the material from the rolling mill; a descaler disposed above the transfer roller and configured to spray wash water toward the transfer roller; a width-measuring part disposed at a rear side of the descaler and configured to measure the width of the material; and a shield disposed between the descaler and the width-measuring part and configured to prevent steam, generated from evaporation of the wash water, from being introduced into the width-measuring part.. .
In a turbo refrigerator in which: a gas-phase refrigerant from an evaporator is compressed by a turbo compressor and then condensed by a condenser; the obtained liquid-phase refrigerant is evaporated by the evaporator; and a cooling target is cooled down by evaporation heat of the liquid-phase refrigerant, the compressor is a back-to-back two-stage centrifugal type, and the condenser is provided at a position outside a compressor rear stage so as to overlap the compressor rear stage when viewed from each of an axial direction and a radial direction. With this, the pressure loss of a vapor refrigerant is eliminated, and the deterioration in efficiency can be suppressed.
|Motor vehicle climate control system|
A vehicle climate control system includes a thermal-adsorption heat pump driven by engine exhaust heat, the heat pump including two adsorbers asynchronously switching between adsorbing and desorbing modes, each adsorber coupled with a corresponding antifreeze tank via a plurality of refrigerant-containing wick chambers. Cold heat transfer fluid (htf) flows through the adsorber during the adsorbing mode which causes evaporation of refrigerant from the wick chambers, thereby cooling antifreeze, whereas hot htf flows through the adsorber during the desorbing mode which causes condensation of refrigerant at the wick chambers, thereby heating antifreeze.
|Elastomer composite and method for producing it|
A method of producing an elastomer composite. The method includes a) combining a first fluid comprising elastomer latex with a second fluid comprising particulate filler; b) causing the elastomer latex to coagulate, thereby forming masterbatch crumb; c) bringing the masterbatch crumb to a water content of about 1 weight percent to about 20 weight percent, thereby forming a dewatered coagulum; d) removing water from the dewatered coagulum by subjecting the dewatered coagulum to mechanical energy, thereby causing the dewatered coagulum to heat as a result of friction, while allowing the dewatered coagulum to achieve a temperature of about 130° c.
|Cell self-assembly array chip and manufacturing method thereof|
A cell self-assembly array chip comprises a first substrate, a second substrate and a plurality of spacer elements. The first substrate, the spacer elements and the second substrate are stacked to be one in turn, wherein the spacer elements are annularly arranged at interval and disposed on the second substrate, so as to define a cell self-assembly region and at least one drawing channel.