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Title: Control valve and control valve system for controlling solids flow, methods of manufacture thereof and articles comprising the same

Disclosed herein is a solids flow control valve comprising a standpipe; a shoe; and a transport pipe; wherein the standpipe is in operative communication with the shoe and lies upstream of the shoe; the standpipe comprising a first end and a second end, where the first end is in contact with a source that contains disposable solids and the second end is in fluid contact with the shoe; the shoe being operative to restrict the flow of the disposable solids; the transport pipe being disposed downstream of the shoe to receive and transport the solids from the shoe.
Inventors:
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Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1351103
Assignee:
GENERAL ELECTRIC TECHNOLOGY GMBH NETL
Patent Number(s):
9,617,087
Application Number:
13/283,355
Contract Number:
FC26-01NT41223
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2011 Oct 27
Research Org:
GENERAL ELECTRIC TECHNOLOGY GMBH, Baden, CH (Switzerland)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
42 ENGINEERING

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