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Title: Active microchannel fluid processing unit and method of making

Abstract

The present invention is an active microchannel fluid processing unit and method of making, both relying on having (a) at least one inner thin sheet; (b) at least one outer thin sheet; (c) defining at least one first sub-assembly for performing at least one first unit operation by stacking a first of the at least one inner thin sheet in alternating contact with a first of the at least one outer thin sheet into a first stack and placing an end block on the at least one inner thin sheet, the at least one first sub-assembly having at least a first inlet and a first outlet; and (d) defining at least one second sub-assembly for performing at least one second unit operation either as a second flow path within the first stack or by stacking a second of the at least one inner thin sheet in alternating contact with second of the at least one outer thin sheet as a second stack, the at least one second sub-assembly having at least a second inlet and a second outlet.

Inventors:
 [1];  [1];  [1];  [2];  [3];  [4];  [4];  [5];  [6]
  1. Kennewick, WA
  2. West Richland, WA
  3. Richland, WA
  4. Pasco, WA
  5. Dublin, OH
  6. Columbus, OH
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Pacific Northwest National Lab. (PNNL), Richland, WA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
873572
Patent Number(s):
US 6192596
Application Number:
09/265,227
Assignee:
Battelle Memorial Institute (Richland, WA)
DOE Contract Number:  
AC06-76RL01830
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
active; microchannel; fluid; processing; unit; method; relying; inner; sheet; outer; defining; sub-assembly; performing; operation; stacking; alternating; contact; stack; placing; block; inlet; outlet; flow; path; processing unit; active microchannel; flow path; unit operation; microchannel fluid; fluid processing; /34/165/422/

Citation Formats

Bennett, Wendy D, Martin, Peter M, Matson, Dean W, Roberts, Gary L, Stewart, Donald C, Tonkovich, Annalee Y, Zilka, Jennifer L, Schmitt, Stephen C, and Werner, Timothy M. Active microchannel fluid processing unit and method of making. United States: N. p., 2001. Web.
Bennett, Wendy D, Martin, Peter M, Matson, Dean W, Roberts, Gary L, Stewart, Donald C, Tonkovich, Annalee Y, Zilka, Jennifer L, Schmitt, Stephen C, & Werner, Timothy M. Active microchannel fluid processing unit and method of making. United States.
Bennett, Wendy D, Martin, Peter M, Matson, Dean W, Roberts, Gary L, Stewart, Donald C, Tonkovich, Annalee Y, Zilka, Jennifer L, Schmitt, Stephen C, and Werner, Timothy M. Mon . "Active microchannel fluid processing unit and method of making". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/873572.
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title = {Active microchannel fluid processing unit and method of making},
author = {Bennett, Wendy D and Martin, Peter M and Matson, Dean W and Roberts, Gary L and Stewart, Donald C and Tonkovich, Annalee Y and Zilka, Jennifer L and Schmitt, Stephen C and Werner, Timothy M},
abstractNote = {The present invention is an active microchannel fluid processing unit and method of making, both relying on having (a) at least one inner thin sheet; (b) at least one outer thin sheet; (c) defining at least one first sub-assembly for performing at least one first unit operation by stacking a first of the at least one inner thin sheet in alternating contact with a first of the at least one outer thin sheet into a first stack and placing an end block on the at least one inner thin sheet, the at least one first sub-assembly having at least a first inlet and a first outlet; and (d) defining at least one second sub-assembly for performing at least one second unit operation either as a second flow path within the first stack or by stacking a second of the at least one inner thin sheet in alternating contact with second of the at least one outer thin sheet as a second stack, the at least one second sub-assembly having at least a second inlet and a second outlet.},
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url = {https://www.osti.gov/biblio/873572}, journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {2001},
month = {1}
}

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