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Title: Analytical liquid test sample filtration apparatus

Abstract

A liquid sample filtration apparatus includes: (a) a module retaining filter elements; (b) a filter clamping and fluid injection apparatus positioned relative to the module to engage a filter element thereon, and includes a pair of first and second opposing engageable members to engage a filter element there between; (c) an inlet tube connected to an opposing engageable member; (d) an outlet tube connected to an opposing engageable member; (e) a motor to move the module relative to the filter clamping and injection apparatus to register filter elements on the module to the clamping and injection apparatus; and (f) a motor associated with the filter clamping and injection apparatus to move the opposing engageable members into substantial sealing fluid communication relative to a filter element on the module. An apparatus for engaging opposing ends of a filter element includes: (a) a member having a recess configured to engage one end of a filter element, including a first fluid passage communicating with the recess to pass fluid between the recess and externally of the member; and (b) a second member positioned in opposing juxtaposition relative to the other member, and having a projection sized and shaped to matingly fit within themore » other member recess, the second member projection including a second recess configured to engage the other end of the filter element, the second member including a second fluid passage communicating with the second recess to pass fluid between the second recess and externally of the second member. 8 figs.« less

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
Research Org.:
EG & G Idaho Inc
OSTI Identifier:
170440
Patent Number(s):
5,482,626
Application Number:
PAN: 8-171,132
Assignee:
Lockheed Idaho Technologies Co., Idaho Falls, ID (United States)
DOE Contract Number:  
AC07-76ID01570
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Other Information: PBD: 9 Jan 1996
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
40 CHEMISTRY; LIQUIDS; SAMPLE PREPARATION; FILTRATION; MATERIALS HANDLING EQUIPMENT; DESIGN; FILTERS; OPERATION

Citation Formats

Lohnes, B C, Turner, T D, Klingler, K M, and Clark, M L. Analytical liquid test sample filtration apparatus. United States: N. p., 1996. Web.
Lohnes, B C, Turner, T D, Klingler, K M, & Clark, M L. Analytical liquid test sample filtration apparatus. United States.
Lohnes, B C, Turner, T D, Klingler, K M, and Clark, M L. Tue . "Analytical liquid test sample filtration apparatus". United States.
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title = {Analytical liquid test sample filtration apparatus},
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abstractNote = {A liquid sample filtration apparatus includes: (a) a module retaining filter elements; (b) a filter clamping and fluid injection apparatus positioned relative to the module to engage a filter element thereon, and includes a pair of first and second opposing engageable members to engage a filter element there between; (c) an inlet tube connected to an opposing engageable member; (d) an outlet tube connected to an opposing engageable member; (e) a motor to move the module relative to the filter clamping and injection apparatus to register filter elements on the module to the clamping and injection apparatus; and (f) a motor associated with the filter clamping and injection apparatus to move the opposing engageable members into substantial sealing fluid communication relative to a filter element on the module. An apparatus for engaging opposing ends of a filter element includes: (a) a member having a recess configured to engage one end of a filter element, including a first fluid passage communicating with the recess to pass fluid between the recess and externally of the member; and (b) a second member positioned in opposing juxtaposition relative to the other member, and having a projection sized and shaped to matingly fit within the other member recess, the second member projection including a second recess configured to engage the other end of the filter element, the second member including a second fluid passage communicating with the second recess to pass fluid between the second recess and externally of the second member. 8 figs.},
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