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Title: Method of separating and de-watering fine particles

Abstract

A process for cleaning and dewatering hydrophobic particulate materials is presented. The process is performed in in two steps: 1) agglomeration of the hydrophobic particles in a first hydrophobic liquid/aqueous mixture; followed by 2) dispersion of the agglomerates in a second hydrophobic liquid to release the water trapped within the agglomerates along with the entrained hydrophilic particles.

Inventors:
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Virginia Tech Intellectual Properties, Inc., Blacksburg, VA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1600222
Patent Number(s):
10457883
Application Number:
15/294,377
Assignee:
Virginia Tech Intellectual Properties, Inc. (Blacksburg, VA)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
B - PERFORMING OPERATIONS B03 - SEPARATION OF SOLID MATERIALS USING LIQUIDS OR USING PNEUMATIC TABLES OR JIGS B03B - SEPARATING SOLID MATERIALS USING LIQUIDS OR USING PNEUMATIC TABLES OR JIGS
C - CHEMISTRY C10 - PETROLEUM, GAS OR COKE INDUSTRIES C10L - FUELS NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR
DOE Contract Number:  
FE0000699
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 10/14/2016
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
01 COAL, LIGNITE, AND PEAT; 37 INORGANIC, ORGANIC, PHYSICAL, AND ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY

Citation Formats

Yoon, Roe-Hoan. Method of separating and de-watering fine particles. United States: N. p., 2019. Web.
Yoon, Roe-Hoan. Method of separating and de-watering fine particles. United States.
Yoon, Roe-Hoan. Tue . "Method of separating and de-watering fine particles". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1600222.
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