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Title: Fluidizing device for solid particulates

Abstract

A flexible whip or a system of whips with novel attachments is suspended in a hopper and is caused to impact against fibrous and irregularly shaped particulates in the hopper to fluidize the particulates and facilitate the flow of the particulates through the hopper. The invention provides for the flow of particulates at a substantially constant mass flow rate and uses a minimum of energy.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
6117374
Application Number:
ON: TI85006504
Assignee:
Dept. of Energy EDB-85-038906
DOE Contract Number:  
AC02-83CH10093
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
42 ENGINEERING; HOPPERS; DESIGN; PARTICULATES; FLUIDIZATION; CONTAINERS; PARTICLES; 420200* - Engineering- Facilities, Equipment, & Techniques

Citation Formats

Diebold, J.P., and Scahill, J.W. Fluidizing device for solid particulates. United States: N. p., 1984. Web.
Diebold, J.P., & Scahill, J.W. Fluidizing device for solid particulates. United States.
Diebold, J.P., and Scahill, J.W. Wed . "Fluidizing device for solid particulates". United States.
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title = {Fluidizing device for solid particulates},
author = {Diebold, J.P. and Scahill, J.W.},
abstractNote = {A flexible whip or a system of whips with novel attachments is suspended in a hopper and is caused to impact against fibrous and irregularly shaped particulates in the hopper to fluidize the particulates and facilitate the flow of the particulates through the hopper. The invention provides for the flow of particulates at a substantially constant mass flow rate and uses a minimum of energy.},
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journal = {},
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place = {United States},
year = {1984},
month = {6}
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