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Title: Method and apparatus for jet-assisted drilling or cutting

Abstract

An abrasive cutting or drilling system, apparatus and method, which includes an upstream supercritical fluid and/or liquid carrier fluid, abrasive particles, a nozzle and a gaseous or low-density supercritical fluid exhaust abrasive stream. The nozzle includes a throat section and, optionally, a converging inlet section, a divergent discharge section, and a feed section.

Inventors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Regency Technologies, LLC (Tulsa, OK); The Curators of the University of Missouri (Rolla, MO)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1078308
Patent Number(s):
8,257,147
Application Number:
12/400,507
Assignee:
Regency Technologies, LLC (Tulsa, OK) ; The Curators of the University of Missouri (Rolla, MO) NETL
DOE Contract Number:  
FC26-04NT15476
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
42 ENGINEERING

Citation Formats

Summers, David Archibold, Woelk, Klaus Hubert, Oglesby, Kenneth Doyle, and Galecki, Grzegorz. Method and apparatus for jet-assisted drilling or cutting. United States: N. p., 2012. Web.
Summers, David Archibold, Woelk, Klaus Hubert, Oglesby, Kenneth Doyle, & Galecki, Grzegorz. Method and apparatus for jet-assisted drilling or cutting. United States.
Summers, David Archibold, Woelk, Klaus Hubert, Oglesby, Kenneth Doyle, and Galecki, Grzegorz. Tue . "Method and apparatus for jet-assisted drilling or cutting". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1078308.
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