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Title: Variable flexure-based fluid filter

Abstract

An apparatus and method for filtering particles from a fluid comprises a fluid inlet, a fluid outlet, a variable size passage between the fluid inlet and the fluid outlet, and means for adjusting the size of the variable size passage for filtering the particles from the fluid. An inlet fluid flow stream is introduced to a fixture with a variable size passage. The size of the variable size passage is set so that the fluid passes through the variable size passage but the particles do not pass through the variable size passage.

Inventors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
The Regents of the University of California, Oakland, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1176139
Patent Number(s):
7,188,731
Application Number:
10/648,626
Assignee:
The Regents of the University of California (Oakland, CA) OSTI
DOE Contract Number:
W-7405-ENG-48
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
42 ENGINEERING

Citation Formats

Brown, Steve B., Colston, Jr., Billy W., Marshall, Graham, and Wolcott, Duane. Variable flexure-based fluid filter. United States: N. p., 2007. Web.
Brown, Steve B., Colston, Jr., Billy W., Marshall, Graham, & Wolcott, Duane. Variable flexure-based fluid filter. United States.
Brown, Steve B., Colston, Jr., Billy W., Marshall, Graham, and Wolcott, Duane. Tue . "Variable flexure-based fluid filter". United States. doi:. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1176139.
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abstractNote = {An apparatus and method for filtering particles from a fluid comprises a fluid inlet, a fluid outlet, a variable size passage between the fluid inlet and the fluid outlet, and means for adjusting the size of the variable size passage for filtering the particles from the fluid. An inlet fluid flow stream is introduced to a fixture with a variable size passage. The size of the variable size passage is set so that the fluid passes through the variable size passage but the particles do not pass through the variable size passage.},
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year = {Tue Mar 13 00:00:00 EDT 2007},
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