|| List of recent Fluidically-related patents
|Apparatus for improved immunosuppressant drug monitoring|
A liquid chromatography/mass spectrometry system includes: a source of a first mobile phase solvent consisting essentially of water plus 10 mm ammonium formate plus 0.05% formic acid; a source of a second mobile phase solvent consisting essentially of methanol plus 10 mm ammonium formate plus 0.05% formic acid; a chromatography column comprising a length of 30 mm or less of a stationary phase comprising an 8-carbon alkyl chain material bonded to 2.6 μm diameter particles having solid silica cores surrounded by porous silica outer layers; an electrospray ion source of a mass spectrometer fluidically coupled to the chromatography column so as to generate ions therefrom; a mass analyzer of the mass spectrometer operable to quantitatively detect the ions; and a programmable processor electronically coupled to the mass analyzer and comprising instructions operable to determine, based on the ion detection, a concentration of everolimus, sirolimus, tacrolimus, or cyclosporin a.. .
|Method and system for liquid chromatography fluidic monitoring|
A method for monitoring a fluidic system of a liquid chromatography system is characterized by: (a) drawing a fluid into a syringe pump; (b) configuring a valve so as to fluidically couple the pump to either a fluidic pathway through the fluidic system or to a plug that prevents fluid flow; (c) causing the syringe pump to progressively compress the fluid therein or expel the fluid to the fluidic pathway, while measuring a pressure of the fluid; (d) determining a profile of the variation of the measured pressure; (e) comparing the determined profile to an expected profile that depends upon the fluid; and (f) providing a notification of a sub-optimal operating condition or malfunction if the determined profile varies from the expected profile by greater than a predetermined tolerance.. .
|Method and system for hybrid cooling systems|
Systems and methods are provided for a hybrid cooling system is provided that includes a load center with a load center inlet and a load center outlet. The system also includes a condenser that has a condenser inlet and a condenser outlet.
|Simple cycle gas turbomachine system having a fuel conditioning system|
A simple cycle gas turbomachine includes a compressor portion, and a turbine portion having an outlet. At least one combustor is fluidically connected to the compressor portion and the turbine portion.
|Connecting device for an administration system for medical treatment fluids|
A connecting device includes a connecting member having a primary flow channel and secondary flow channels, each provided with a proximal aperture intended to be fluidically connected to a respective tube for medical treatment fluid administration and with a distal aperture, the distal aperture of the primary flow channel being positioned between the distal apertures of the secondary flow channels, and a connection endpiece intended to be connected to a catheter, the connection endpiece having a mounting portion in which the connecting member is mounted, the connecting member and the connection endpiece delimiting an internal chamber into which open the distal apertures of the primary and secondary flow channels, where the cross-section of the distal aperture of the primary flow channel is greater than the cross-section of the proximal aperture of the primary flow channel.. .
|Normally closed valve for microfluidic components of a polymeric layer system and method|
A normally closed valve for microfluidic components includes a polymer substrate and a polymer membrane film arranged on the polymer substrate. The polymer substrate has a first chamber, a second chamber, and a fluidic barrier element configured to separate the first chamber from the second chamber.
|In situ probe with improved diagnostics and compensation|
A process combustion transmitter is provided. The transmitter includes a process probe extendible into a flow of process combustion exhaust.
|External combustion engine|
External combustion engine which comprises a first cylinder and a second cylinder, in which a first piston and a second piston are able to slide respectively. The first and second cylinder are fluidically connected with respect to each other for the passage of a heat-carrying fluid suitable to determine the cyclical movement of the first piston and the second piston.
M&c pb 143543wo 22 31524653-1-abhimani abstract an apparatus and method for processing organic materials is provided comprising an elongate process tube (22) having an inlet for receiving the material and an outlet for processed material. A gas conveying system fluidically conveys the material through the processing tube, the gas conveying system comprises a supply of conveying gas which is a hot pressurised inert gas, connected to the processing tube (22) at its inlet end.
|Stretch valve balloon catheter and methods for producing and using same|
A safety balloon catheter includes a flexible, multi-lumen balloon catheter and a hollow barbell-shaped stretch valve. The balloon catheter has a proximal catheter end, a balloon defining a balloon interior to be inflated with an inflation fluid, a hollow inflation lumen extending through the catheter to the balloon interior and shaped to convey the inflation fluid to and from the balloon interior, and a hollow second lumen parallel to the inflation lumen; and a balloon drainage port fluidically connecting the balloon interior to the second lumen.
|Methods and apparatus for selectively occluding the lumen of a needle|
A fluid transfer device for parenterally transferring fluid to and/or from a patient includes a housing, a needle, and an occlusion mechanism. The housing defines a fluid flow path and is couplable to a fluid reservoir.
|Valve, implant including the valve, fluid transfer arrangement, and method of treatment using the same|
A valve includes a housing with a cavity having at least one connector fluidically connecting the cavity to an outside of the housing and a plug that is movable within the housing. The plug is movable at least between a first position that substantially occludes fluidic communication between the cavity and an outside of the housing through the at least one connector and a second position that allows fluidic communication between the cavity and the outside of the housing through the at least one connector.
|Transplantation and growth of human fetal organs in non-human animal hosts|
Embodiments described herein relate generally to devices, systems and methods for transplanting and growing human fetal organs within non-human animal hosts. In some embodiments, a method for transplanting an organ from a human fetus in a non-human animal host includes fluidically coupling the fetal organ to the blood circulation system of an immunocompromised non-human animal host such that the organ receives arterial blood flow from the non-human animal host.
|Thermosiphon systems for electronic devices|
A thermosiphon system includes a condenser and an evaporator fluidically coupled to the condenser by a condensate line. The evaporator includes a housing having an opening to the condensate line, a wick located in the housing, and a flow restrictor located in the housing configured to restrict flow of a working fluid from the condensate line onto a portion of the wick.
|Removable top fill tank|
A reservoir system for an operating unit, such as a humidifier, includes a removable water tank configured to provide the operating unit with water. The removable water tank includes a primary reservoir for holding water, with an opening in the removable water tank fluidically connecting the primary reservoir with a secondary reservoir in the operating unit.
|Female quick-connect coupling element, and a quick-connect coupling incorporating such an element|
This female quick-coupling element for a quick-connect coupling is able to cooperate with a male coupling element. A control ring is able to move in translation along a longitudinal axis between a first position and a second position.
|Small supercritical once-thru steam generator|
A small supercritical once-through steam generator (otsg) includes a radiant section with a furnace coil, and a convection section downstream of the radiant section that includes a superheater which is fluidically connected to the furnace coil. Optionally, the otsg is devoid of a steam separator.
|Porting system for a turbo-charged loop scavenged two-stroke engine|
A porting system for a turbo-charged loop scavenged two-stroke engine includes a cylinder including a cylinder wall and a cylinder head. At least one inlet port is provided in the cylinder wall.
|Hydraulic actuator for a compressed air energy storage system|
A hydraulic actuator adapted to be coupled to one or more pistons of a compressed air energy storage (caes) system includes a housing forming a plurality of aligned bores, with a shaft disposed therein for reciprocating movement. For a three bore configuration, the shaft has three pistons subdividing the three bores into six pressure chambers.
|Gearbox device with cooled dry-sump area|
The invention addresses the objective of providing a gearbox device with an actively cooled oil sump area. For this purpose a gearbox device is disclosed, including: a gearbox section 7, the gearbox section 7 being designed as a power-transmitting device; a gearbox housing section 13, said gearbox section 7 being arranged in a gearbox interior 16 of the gearbox housing section 13 and cooled and/or lubricated in the gearbox housing section 13 by a gearbox oil, and an oil sump area 11 for receiving the gearbox oil from the gearbox housing section 13, the oil sump area 11 being cooled by at least one cooling channel 19, the gearbox device having a partition wall 20 between the oil sump area 11 and the gearbox interior 16 so that these form two separate chambers, and including a passage area 21 connecting the two separate chambers fluidically to one another, so that the oil sump area 11 is constructed as a dry-sump area..
|Engine manifold drain system|
A fuel system for a gas turbine engine includes an engine fuel manifold, a hydraulic actuator, and a drain piston assembly. The hydraulic actuator actuates in response to a change in pressures within the hydraulic actuator.
A filter element of a filter device for filtering a fluid may include a ring-shaped filter body from a filter material. The filter body may enclose an interior space in the circumferential direction.
|Method for producing a fluidic connection component for chromatography|
A method for producing a fluidic connection component for chromatography is described. A connection component includes a main body and at least one insert held in the main body.
|System and process for biopolymer chromatography|
A chromatography system for separation of a biopolymer is described, comprising at least one feed tank, at least one hold tank, at least one elution buffer tank, at least one eluate tank, at least two packed bed chromatography columns and at least one pump and at least one outlet detector both fluidically connected to said each packed bed chromatography column, wherein the feed tank, the hold tank(s), the elution buffer tank and the eluate tank are each fluidically connected to the packed bed chromatography columns via a system of valves.. .
|Micro-lattice cross-flow heat exchangers for aircraft|
An aircraft micro-lattice cross-flow heat exchanger and methods are presented. A first aircraft fluid source inlet provides a first fluid from a first aircraft system, and a second aircraft fluid source inlet provides a second fluid from a second aircraft system.
|Packet-wise proportioning followed by immediate longitudinal mixing|
A fluid supply system (150) adapted for metering two or more fluids in controlled proportions and for supplying a resultant mixture, the fluid supply system (150) comprising a plurality of solvent supply lines (104 to 107), each fluidically connected with a fluid source (100 to 103) providing a respective fluid, a pumping unit (110) comprising a reciprocating element (115) adapted for intaking fluid supplied at an inlet of the pumping unit (110) and for supplying the pressurized fluid at an outlet of the pumping unit (110), wherein the pumping unit (110) is adapted for taking in fluids from selected solvent supply lines (104 to 107) and for supplying a pressurized mixture of the fluids at its outlet, a proportioning valve (108) interposed between the solvent supply lines (104 to 107) and the inlet of the pumping unit (110), the proportioning valve (108) adapted for modulating solvent composition by sequentially coupling selected ones of the solvent supply lines (104 to 107) with the inlet of the pumping unit (110), and a longitudinal mixing unit (152) adapted for mixing longitudinally subsequent sections of the fluids so as to modify their succession in flow direction.. .
|Method and configuration for heating buildings with an infrared heater|
A building is heated using an infrared heater with a radiant tube. A heated gas is fed to the radiant tube at a first end and the tube is further fluidically connected at its second end to a heat exchanger.
|Evacuable inlet for gas chromatograph injector|
A gas chromatography (gc) system comprises: a sample injector adapted to receive a liquid sample into an interior cavity thereof and to volatilize the liquid sample; a gc column configured to receive the volatilized sample from the sample injector; a carrier gas inlet line fluidically coupled to a gas inlet port of the sample injector; a septum purge vent line fluidically coupled to a first gas outlet port of the sample injector; a split-flow vent line fluidically coupled to a second gas outlet port of the sample injector; and a vacuum system configured to apply vacuum to the septum purge vent line, the split-flow vent line and the interior cavity of the sample injector. Alternatively, the vacuum system may be coupled to a vacuum port of the sample injector.
|Nanopore-based determination of protein charge, shape, volume, rotational diffusion coefficient, and dipole moment|
Physical parameters of macromolecules are determined by measuring electrical current i over time for translocation events as the macromolecules in solution move between two liquid compartments that are separated by and fluidically coupled through a synthetic nanopore. Values of charge, volume, shape, rotational diffusion coefficient, ad dipole moment are derived from the measurements..
|Microchannel heat exchanger and methods of manufacture|
An apparatus includes a first flow panel and a second flow panel. The first flow panel includes a first flow portion and a second flow portion.
|Integrated vacuum port module|
An integrated vacuum port module includes a base 12 and a mounting feature secured to the base and operable to form an airtight connection with a housing 14. A first tubular conduit 28 is secured to the base 12 forming a flow passage extending through the base 12 from an exterior to interior side.
|Method for separating blood, separation container for a blood centrifuge, system for filling a freezer container|
The invention relates to a method for separating blood, to a separation container and to a system, wherein different blood fractions—erythrocytes (64), buffy coat (65) and blood plasma (66)—are obtained, wherein blood is introduced into a separation container (1) and is then centrifuged into different superimposed, fluidically connected sections of the separation container, specifically a top section (4) for receiving the blood plasma (66), a middle section (3) for receiving the buffy coat, and a bottom section (2) for receiving the erythrocytes (64). The aim of the invention is to optimize the extraction of buffy coat.
|Exposure apparatus, method for producing device, and method for controlling exposure apparatus|
A liquid immersion exposure apparatus includes a projection system, a liquid supply inlet, a liquid collection outlet, a separator fluidically connected to the liquid collection outlet, the separator separating one of liquid and gas, which have been collected via the liquid collection outlet from the other, and a flow-meter configured to measure an amount of the liquid collected via the liquid collection outlet.. .
|Power tool with fluid boost|
A power tool includes a fluidically-driven prime mover controlled by a multi-stage, throttle-actuated dual-ported mechanism disposed in the power tool. When the first stage is actuated, pressurized fluid is admitted into the prime mover via a first delivery path in fluid communication with one of the ports.
|Hydraulic accumulator in form of a bellows accumulator|
The invention relates to a hydraulic accumulator, comprising an accumulator housing (1), in which a bellows (21) having a selectable number of pleats (23) forms a mobile separation element between the gas side (25) and the fluid side (13), characterized in that a distancing device (33) is provided arranged inside the accumulator housing (1), and is fluidically connected to the inside of the bellows (21) or abuts to the bellows (21), thus forming an additional medium chamber.. .
|Fuel nozzle for a gas turbomachine|
A fuel nozzle for a gas turbomachine includes an outer nozzle body including an inner surface defining a mixing zone, and an inner nozzle body arranged within the outer nozzle body. The inner nozzle body includes a fluid passage.
|Aircraft liquid dispensing system|
An aircraft liquid dispensing system is provided, comprising a flexible and collapsible reservoir positioned within a pressurized aircraft interior, wherein the reservoir is secured to the aircraft by a restraint assembly; a fill port located on the reservoir; a liquid control valve fluidically coupled to one end of the reservoir; a discharge tube fluidically connected between the liquid control valve and an exterior surface of the aircraft; and wherein the reservoir is adapted to collapse and release liquids contained therein responsive to a pressure differential between the aircraft interior and outside the aircraft.. .
|Anti-cavitation throttle valve and method of operating the same|
A throttle housing having an inlet end and an outlet end includes a shuttle housing disposed within the throttle housing. The shuttle housing has a first end cap at a first end and an orifice array therethrough.
|Servicing device for vehicle air-conditioning systems and method for operating said device|
The invention relates to a servicing device for vehicle air-conditioning systems comprising an evacuation assembly for withdrawing the coolant/compressor oil mixture from the coolant circuit of a vehicle air-conditioning system and comprising a coolant gas analyzer. In said device, a gas analysis connection is provided on or in at least one of the connection lines between the servicing device and the vehicle air-conditioning system.
|Integrated vascular delivery system|
An integrated vascular delivery system having a frame configured to receive a catheter insertable in a patient to deliver fluid at an insertion site. The frame includes a first hub, a second hub, and a pair of flexible lateral members extending between the hubs and including a tubular lateral member.
|Bore cavity thermal conditioning system|
A gas turbine engine includes a rotor having at least one rotor bore cavity and a heat exchanger. The heat exchanger is fluidically connected to a conditioning air source and to the rotor bore cavity for flowing air from the conditioning air source to the rotor bore cavity.
|Method and apparatus for reducing acoustic noise in a synthetic jet|
A synthetic jet includes a first backer structure, one and only one actuator, a wall member coupled to and positioned between the first backer structure and the one and only one actuator to form a cavity, and wherein the wall member has an orifice formed therethrough, and wherein the orifice fluidically couples the cavity to an environment external to the cavity.. .
|Sleeve-fit respirator cartridge|
A respirator apparatus includes a respirator body, a filter cartridge receiver integral with and extending from the respirator body, and a filter cartridge. The filter cartridge includes a nozzle element being integral with the filter cartridge.
Various systems for reducing noise, vibration, and harshness in an intake manifold are provided. In one example, an intake manifold includes one or more runners, a plenum fluidically coupled to the one or more runners, an inlet having a wall thickness, and a first and a second indentation, where the first indentation protrudes radially inward at a first inflection point in a first direction, the second indentation protrudes radially inward at a second inflection point in a second direction substantially anti-parallel to the first direction, and the wall thickness is maintained at the first and second inflection points.
|Modular platform for multi-tissue integrated cell culture|
The systems and methods disclosed herein are generally related to a cell culture system. More particularly, the systems and methods enable the culturing and interconnecting of a plurality of tissue types in a biomimetic environment.
|Manifold for fuel cells|
A manifold for use with fuel cell and fuel cell stacks is provided. In certain examples, the manifold may be constructed and arranged to provide air to all cathodes in a first fuel cell stack fluidically coupled to the manifold and configured to provide fuel to all anodes in the first fuel cell stack.
|Viscous fan drive systems having fill and scavenge control|
An engagement system (10) for a fluid-coupling device (9) may include a first engagement member (31) and a second engagement member (15) that is in operation with the first engagement member (31). A working chamber (33) is disposed between and at least partially defined by the first engagement member (31) and the second engagement member (15).
Gas burner of the type having a cup of the burner accommodating at least one injector for fuel gas, a head of the burner coupled to the cup and including at least one distribution chamber for a first circumferential flame spreader, a mixing chamber for mixing primary air and fuel gas to set up a fuel mixture, the mixing chamber being fluidically connected to the cup and an injector; a duct for transferring the fuel mixture from the mixing chamber into the distribution chamber, and inflow duct of the primary air from the outer environment inside the cup of the burner, as well as a separating element of the transferring duct of the fuel mixture from the inflow duct of the primary air, wherein the separating element could be tightly constrained to the head, or cup of the burner.. .
|Analysis of dried blood spot samples in a microfluidic system with dilution of extracted samples|
An apparatus for use in a chromatography system includes a microfluidic substrate having a fluidic channel configured as an analytical chromatographic column and a fluidic port on one side of the microfluidic substrate. The fluidic port opens at a head end of the analytical chromatographic column.
Embodiments described herein provide micro-fluidic systems and devices for use in performing various diagnostic and analytical tests. According to one embodiment, the micro-fluidic device includes a sample chamber for receiving a sample, and a reaction chamber for performing a chemical reaction.
|Apparatus for sanitising medical devices|
A machine for the cold sanification of medical devices comprises at least one sanification chamber (2) adapted to housing at least one medical device to be treated, means (3) for supplying one or more sanification fluids comprising a plurality of hydraulic circuits (4, 4′, 4″) each having a drawing conduit (5, 5′, 5″) for the sanification fluids connectable to a respective reservoir (s, s\ s″) and a plurality of delivering conduits (6, 6′, 6″, . .
|Dual pump/dual bypass fuel pumping system|
An example dual pump/dual bypass fuel pumping assembly may include a dual bypass valve including a first inlet port, a second inlet port, and a movable spool arranged to modulate fuel flow from the first inlet port to a first bypass port and a first discharge port and arranged to modulate fuel flow from the second inlet port to a second bypass port and a second discharge port based on a position of the movable spool; a first pump arranged to supply fuel to the first inlet port; a second pump arranged to supply fuel to the second inlet port; a supply header arranged to supply fuel to the first pump and the second pump; a bypass header fluidically coupled to the first bypass port, the second bypass port, and the supply header; and/or a discharge header fluidically coupled to the first discharge port and the second discharge port.. .
|Nanochip based sensing devices and techniques|
Systems, devices and techniques are disclosed for optically detecting single molecules using nanoscale chip configurations. In one aspect, a sensing device includes a composite membrane having an array of nanochannels that form openings at opposing sides of the membrane, a first and second substrate each including channels to carry a fluid containing particles, a fluidic module that is fluidically coupled to the channels to supply the fluid, a plurality of electrodes located along the channels, and an electrical module to generate an electric field via the electrodes to effectuate an electrokinetic force within the channels to steer the particles toward the openings of the nanochannels to immobilize the particles, in which the nanochannels operate as resonant structures to amplify localized fields produced in an optical interrogation of the immobilized particles..
|Enhanced techniques for performing and monitoring machine fluid processes|
Enhanced tools and techniques are provided for performing fluid processes in connection with the fluid system of a machine. In one embodiment, a fluid process may include fluidically connecting to a fluid system of a machine through a common location; purging at least a portion of the fluid system by applying fluid pressure to a filter through the common location; evacuating at least one fluid reservoir of the fluid system by applying negative pressure at the common location; and, refilling at least one fluid reservoir of the fluid system through the filter portion by applying positive pressure at the common location..
|Drag and/or dip finishing machine for the surface machining of workpieces by means of grinding and/or polishing granules in the presence of a liquid machining agent|
A drag and/or dip finishing machine has at least one workpiece holder for the releasable fastening of the workpieces to be machined and a container, disposed beneath the workpiece holder, for accommodating the grinding and/or polishing granules, wherein the workpiece holder and the container are movable relative to each other in that at least the container is rotationally driven. The container has a chamber, which extends around the whole of the periphery thereof and is fluidically connected to the inside, accommodating the grinding and/or polishing granules, of the container, at least on a lower portion thereof, the chamber being equipped with a liquid discharge unit in order to be able to discharge the machining agent from the chamber in the event of an excess of machining agent in the container..
|Low pressure compressor bleed exit for an aircraft pressurization system|
An aircraft pressurization system, includes an auxiliary compressor for further compressing compressed air received from a low pressure compressor section of a gas turbine engine while the compressed air is below a predetermined pressure level; a bleed passage for fluidically connecting the auxiliary compressor to the low pressure compressor section; and an environmental control system coupled to an output of the auxiliary compressor for conditioning the compressed air to a predetermined level.. .
|Packaging machine and method for producing sealed packages of a food product from a web of a packaging material|
There is described a packaging machine for producing sealed packages of pourable food products from a web of packaging material, comprising: an aseptic chamber through which web is fed and within which a sterilizing agent is applied onto web; a station which is arranged downstream from said aseptic chamber and in which a tube formed by web is, in use, fed; and a sealing device which separate chamber and station; packaging machine also comprise a conveyor fluidically connected with station and adapted to convey away residues of sterilizing agent from station.. .
|Inflatable article repair and inflation kit with a pressure reducing device|
An inflatable article repair and inflation kit comprises a canister of sealing fluid; an inlet connectable to a pressure source and connected to the canister; a selector valve interposed fluidically between the inlet and the canister; a conduit connected to the selector valve, in parallel with the canister; and a flow resistance of die selector valve and the canister to reduce the pressure in the canister with respect to the pressure in the conduit. The inflatable article repair and inflation kit ensures the best pressure into the sealing fluid canister..
|Systems and methods for compressing and/or expanding a gas utilizing a bi-directional piston and hydraulic actuator|
Systems, methods and devices for optimizing bi-directional piston movement within a device or system used to compress and/or expand a gas, such as air, are described herein. In some embodiments, a compressed air device and/or system can include a first pneumatic cylinder, a second pneumatic cylinder, a hydraulic actuator, and a hydraulic controller.
The invention relates to a valve module for influencing a fluid supply of a fluid-operated load, comprising a valve housing (4) which defines a valve chamber (17) with a fluidically communicating connection to an inlet port (18) and an outlet port (19), and further comprising a valve member (5) which is movably accommodated in the valve chamber (17) and which is adjustable along a movement axis (21) between a blocking position and a release position in order to influence a free flow cross-section between the inlet port (18) and the outlet port (19), and further comprising a spring mechanism (20) designed to apply a presettable preloading force to the valve member (5) in order to determine a preferred position of the valve member (5) in the valve chamber (17), characterised in that the spring mechanism (20) is supported, with an end region thereof which is remote from the valve member (5), on a supporting means (45) which can be located, within an adjustment range, in a freely selectable adjustment position relative to the valve housing (4).. .
|Separation membrane cleaning system and separation membrane cleaning method using the same|
A separation membrane cleaning system and a separation membrane cleaning method. A separation membrane cleaning system includes: a membrane filtration bath; a treated water storage bath configured to store treated water produced by the membrane filtration bath and discharge the treated water during reverse cleaning or chemical cleaning; a chemical storage bath configured to supply a chemical; a first pipe fluidically communicated between the membrane filtration bath and the treated water storage bath to transport the treated water produced by the membrane filtration bath to the treated water storage bath, and a fourth pipe fluidically communicated with the first pipe to transport the chemical to the membrane filtration bath; a second pipe to transport the treated water from the treated water storage bath; and a third pipe fluidically communicated with the fourth pipe to transport the chemical from the chemical storage bath..
A valve device for influencing a fluid supply of fluid-operated loads, includes a valve module with a valve housing in which valve shafts are formed to accommodate valve cartridges, and further includes valve cartridges located in the valve shafts, wherein each of the valve shafts together with the valve cartridges accommodated therein bounds a pressure chamber connected to an assigned inlet port in a fluidically communicating manner, and wherein each of the valve cartridges includes two electrically selectable valve means which are designed to influence a free flow cross-section between the pressure chamber and an outlet port assigned to the respective valve means.. .
|Active cooling system and apparatus for controlling temperature of a fluid used during treatment of biological tissue|
A system for controlling temperature of a fluid used during treatment of biological tissue includes a fluid temperature control apparatus. The apparatus includes at least one heat transfer device and a solution bag and/or a heat transfer membrane.
|Implantable flow connector|
An implantable flow connector for fluidically coupling a source tissue-enclosed body space with a destination element, comprising: a conduit having a lumen terminating at an orifice at a first end of the conduit implantable in the source body space through an opening formed in a tissue wall of the source body space, and a second end of the conduit implantable in the destination element through an opening in a surface of the destination element; and a circumferential flange, radially extending from the conduit proximate the conduit first end, configured to be implanted in the source body space adjacent an opening in the tissue wall of the source body space such that the conduit extends through the opening, the flange comprising one or more circumferentially adjacent sections at least one of which has a rigidity that decreases in a radially-increasing direction.. .
|Methods and apparatus for analysis of phase-i and phase-ii metabolites and parent compounds without hydrolysis|
An apparatus comprises: a first chromatographic column fluidically coupled to a source of sample and a source of a first chromatographic mobile phase solvent; a second chromatographic column fluidically coupled to the first column; a source of a second mobile phase solvent fluidically coupled between the first and second columns; and a detector, the first chromatographic column being configurable to receive, in a trapping step, the first solvent and sample and to retain a first portion of a plurality of analytes therein and to pass a second portion of the plurality of analytes therethrough, the second chromatographic column being configurable, in the trapping step, to receive the second portion of the plurality of analytes and the first and second solvents and to retain the second portion of the plurality of analytes therein, the detector being arranged to receive the second and first portions in respective first and second elution steps.. .
|Systems and methods for processing vapor|
A system for processing vapor. The system includes a vapor source for producing a vapor and an outlet conduit coupled to the vapor source for carrying the vapor from the vapor source.
|Exhaust gas aftertreatment device for a combustion engine|
An exhaust gas aftertreatment device for a combustion engine includes an exhaust gas guide element that includes a dosage device for introducing a reduction agent into the guide element at a feed point and at least one interference element arranged upstream of the feed point, that introduces turbulences into the exhaust gas flow that is intermixed with the reduction agent. The guide element also includes a first guide portion, through which exhaust gas flows in a first flow direction, and a second guide portion, through which exhaust gas flows in a second flow direction that is opposite to the first flow direction.
|Tank system for a motor vehicle|
A tank system for a motor vehicle, the tank system having a tank, a reservoir arranged in the tank, at least one supply line which fluidically connects the reservoir to the tank, and an extraction unit which is adapted to extract fuel from the reservoir via an engine feed line and deliver the fluid to a drive unit of the motor vehicle.. .
|Side channel blower having a plurality of feed channels distributed over the circumference|
A side channel blower for an internal combustion engine includes a housing comprising an inlet, an outlet, a first housing part, and a second housing part. The inlet and the outlet are fluidically connected via an inlet region, via at least one feed channel which extends at least partially in an annular shape in at least one of the first housing part and the second housing part, and via an outlet region.
|Biofilm carriers and biological filtration systems including the same|
A biological filtration system includes a reservoir configured to receive an aqueous liquid, a multiplicity of polymeric container closures in the reservoir, a fluid inlet fluidically coupled with the reservoir, and a fluid outlet fluidically coupled with the reservoir. The fluid inlet is configured such that an aqueous liquid provided to the reservoir via the fluid inlet contacts the multiplicity of polymeric container closures.