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Title: FLUID CONTACTOR APPARATUS

Abstract

The fluid contactor apparatus comprises a cylindrical column mounted co- axially and adapted to rotate within a cylindrical vessel, for the purpose of extracting a solute from am aqueous solution by means of an organic solvent. The column is particularly designed to control the vortex pattern so as to reduce the height of the vortices while, at the same time, the width of the annular radius in the radial direction between the vessel and column is less than half the radius of the column. A plurality of thin annular fins are spaced apart along the rotor approximately twice the radial dimension of the column such that two contrarotating substantially circular vortices are contained within each pair of fins as the column is rotated.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
4314219
Patent Number(s):
2742348
Assignee:
U.S. Atomic Energy Commission
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
B - PERFORMING OPERATIONS B01 - PHYSICAL OR CHEMICAL PROCESSES OR APPARATUS IN GENERAL B01D - SEPARATION
NSA Number:
NSA-12-004583
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Other Information: Orig. Receipt Date: 31-DEC-58
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
PATENTS; CONFIGURATION; CONTROL; FINS; FLUIDS; INSTRUMENTS; PATENT; ROTATION; SOLUTIONS; SOLVENTS; TURBULENCE; VESSELS; WATER

Citation Formats

Spence, R, and Streeton, R J.W. FLUID CONTACTOR APPARATUS. United States: N. p., 1956. Web.
Spence, R, & Streeton, R J.W. FLUID CONTACTOR APPARATUS. United States.
Spence, R, and Streeton, R J.W. Tue . "FLUID CONTACTOR APPARATUS". United States.
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title = {FLUID CONTACTOR APPARATUS},
author = {Spence, R and Streeton, R J.W.},
abstractNote = {The fluid contactor apparatus comprises a cylindrical column mounted co- axially and adapted to rotate within a cylindrical vessel, for the purpose of extracting a solute from am aqueous solution by means of an organic solvent. The column is particularly designed to control the vortex pattern so as to reduce the height of the vortices while, at the same time, the width of the annular radius in the radial direction between the vessel and column is less than half the radius of the column. A plurality of thin annular fins are spaced apart along the rotor approximately twice the radial dimension of the column such that two contrarotating substantially circular vortices are contained within each pair of fins as the column is rotated.},
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place = {United States},
year = {1956},
month = {4}
}