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Title: Tidal sampler

Abstract

An apparatus for pumping a sample of water or other liquid that uses the energy generated from the rise and fall of the liquid level to force a sample of the liquid into a collection vessel. A suction vessel and booster vessel with interconnecting tubing and check valves are responsive to an oscillating liquid level to pump a portion of said liquid into a collection vessel.

Inventors:
 [1]
  1. Aiken, SC
Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
863114
Patent Number(s):
4095471
Assignee:
United States of America as represented by United States (Washington, DC)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
G - PHYSICS G01 - MEASURING G01N - INVESTIGATING OR ANALYSING MATERIALS BY DETERMINING THEIR CHEMICAL OR PHYSICAL PROPERTIES
DOE Contract Number:  
AT(07-2)-1
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
tidal; sampler; apparatus; pumping; sample; water; liquid; energy; generated; rise; fall; level; force; collection; vessel; suction; booster; interconnecting; tubing; check; valves; responsive; oscillating; pump; portion; liquid level; check valve; check valves; collection vessel; energy generated; /73/

Citation Formats

Hayes, David W. Tidal sampler. United States: N. p., 1978. Web.
Hayes, David W. Tidal sampler. United States.
Hayes, David W. Sun . "Tidal sampler". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/863114.
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place = {United States},
year = {1978},
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