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Title: Purification of water from cooling towers and other heat exchange systems

Abstract

The amount of silica in cooling tower water is reduced by passing cooling tower water through a column of silica gel.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Los Alamos National Lab. (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1064442
Patent Number(s):
8236181
Application Number:
12/772,672
Assignee:
Los Alamos National Security, LLC (Los Alamos, NM)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
C - CHEMISTRY C02 - TREATMENT OF WATER, WASTE WATER, SEWAGE, OR SLUDGE C02F - TREATMENT OF WATER, WASTE WATER, SEWAGE, OR SLUDGE
DOE Contract Number:  
AC52-06NA25396
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
37 INORGANIC, ORGANIC, PHYSICAL, AND ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY

Citation Formats

Sullivan, Enid J., Carlson, Bryan J., Wingo, Robert M., and Robison, Thomas W. Purification of water from cooling towers and other heat exchange systems. United States: N. p., 2012. Web.
Sullivan, Enid J., Carlson, Bryan J., Wingo, Robert M., & Robison, Thomas W. Purification of water from cooling towers and other heat exchange systems. United States.
Sullivan, Enid J., Carlson, Bryan J., Wingo, Robert M., and Robison, Thomas W. Tue . "Purification of water from cooling towers and other heat exchange systems". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1064442.
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year = {2012},
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