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Title: Apparatus for removing a contaminant from a fluid stream

Abstract

A device for removing a contaminant from a fluid stream flowing within a conduit is disclosed. The device includes a container and a barrier. The container has a first wall generated about an axis and a second wall generated about the same axis. The first wall defines a first volume therewithin, while the first and second walls define an annular second volume therebetween. Both the first and second volumes are sealed at one end of the device, while at the other end of the device the second volume only is sealed. A filter material occupies the second volume. The first and second walls are permeable to the fluid stream and are capable of retaining the filter material in the second volume. The barrier is impermeable to the fluid stream and creates a seal between the second wall and the conduit wall. The barrier is positioned adjacent the other end of the device such that when the other end of the device is the upstream end, the fluid stream must sequentially pass into the first volume, through the first wall, into the second volume and through the filter material, and through the second wall.

Inventors:
 [1];  [2]
  1. (Tonawanda, NY)
  2. (North Tonawanda, NY)
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Argonne National Laboratory (ANL), Argonne, IL
OSTI Identifier:
872050
Patent Number(s):
5851389
Assignee:
CSK Technical, Inc. (Tonawanda, NY) ANL
DOE Contract Number:  
W-31109-ENG-38
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
apparatus; removing; contaminant; fluid; stream; device; flowing; conduit; disclosed; container; barrier; wall; generated; axis; defines; volume; therewithin; walls; define; annular; therebetween; volumes; sealed; filter; material; occupies; permeable; capable; retaining; impermeable; creates; seal; positioned; adjacent; upstream; sequentially; pass; fluid stream; positioned adjacent; filter material; volume therebetween; walls define; stream flowing; wall defines; stream flow; /210/96/

Citation Formats

Brewster, Michael D., and Posa, Richard P. Apparatus for removing a contaminant from a fluid stream. United States: N. p., 1998. Web.
Brewster, Michael D., & Posa, Richard P. Apparatus for removing a contaminant from a fluid stream. United States.
Brewster, Michael D., and Posa, Richard P. Thu . "Apparatus for removing a contaminant from a fluid stream". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/872050.
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title = {Apparatus for removing a contaminant from a fluid stream},
author = {Brewster, Michael D. and Posa, Richard P.},
abstractNote = {A device for removing a contaminant from a fluid stream flowing within a conduit is disclosed. The device includes a container and a barrier. The container has a first wall generated about an axis and a second wall generated about the same axis. The first wall defines a first volume therewithin, while the first and second walls define an annular second volume therebetween. Both the first and second volumes are sealed at one end of the device, while at the other end of the device the second volume only is sealed. A filter material occupies the second volume. The first and second walls are permeable to the fluid stream and are capable of retaining the filter material in the second volume. The barrier is impermeable to the fluid stream and creates a seal between the second wall and the conduit wall. The barrier is positioned adjacent the other end of the device such that when the other end of the device is the upstream end, the fluid stream must sequentially pass into the first volume, through the first wall, into the second volume and through the filter material, and through the second wall.},
doi = {},
journal = {},
number = ,
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place = {United States},
year = {1998},
month = {1}
}

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