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Title: Flow distribution channels to control flow in process channels

Abstract

The invention describes features that can be used to control flow to an array of microchannels. The invention also describes methods in which a process stream is distributed to plural microchannels.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Velocys, Inc. Plain City, OH (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1379198
Patent Number(s):
9752831
Application Number:
14/523,952
Assignee:
Velocys, Inc.
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
B - PERFORMING OPERATIONS B01 - PHYSICAL OR CHEMICAL PROCESSES OR APPARATUS IN GENERAL B01J - CHEMICAL OR PHYSICAL PROCESSES, e.g. CATALYSIS OR COLLOID CHEMISTRY
F - MECHANICAL ENGINEERING F28 - HEAT EXCHANGE IN GENERAL F28D - HEAT-EXCHANGE APPARATUS, NOT PROVIDED FOR IN ANOTHER SUBCLASS, IN WHICH THE HEAT-EXCHANGE MEDIA DO NOT COME INTO DIRECT CONTACT
DOE Contract Number:  
FE36-04GO14271
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2014 Oct 27
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
42 ENGINEERING

Citation Formats

Tonkovich, Anna Lee, Arora, Ravi, and Kilanowski, David. Flow distribution channels to control flow in process channels. United States: N. p., 2017. Web.
Tonkovich, Anna Lee, Arora, Ravi, & Kilanowski, David. Flow distribution channels to control flow in process channels. United States.
Tonkovich, Anna Lee, Arora, Ravi, and Kilanowski, David. Tue . "Flow distribution channels to control flow in process channels". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1379198.
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