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9028697 Methods and apparatus for controlling moisture in plant oils and liquid biofuels  
The moisture absorption capacity of biofuels can be more or less 10 times that of fossil diesel oil, causing biofuels to form acids that induce metal corrosion and form deposits in the fuel tank...
8968572 Method and apparatus for the purification of water contaminated with sulfate ions and with heavy metal ions  
In a device and a process for purifying water which is contaminated with sulphate ions and heavy metal ions, the water is collected in a water reservoir and a substance having basic activity in...
8962906 Apparatus and process for the separation of solids and liquids  
A filter column apparatus comprising a filtration zone and a reslurry zone. These zones are separated by a barrier wall or are in substantial cooperation with each other. Also disclosed is a...
8956460 Process for recovery of values from a fermentation mass obtained in producing ethanol and products thereof  
The present invention generally relates to processes for recovery of values from a fermentation mass obtained in producing ethanol. Further, the present invention relates to processes for the...
8932467 Method and a system for the pretreatment of lignocellulosic material  
The invention relates to a method and a system for the pretreatment of lignocellulosic material by thermal hydrolysis, in particular with a view to producing bioethenol, wherein the material is...
8906236 Process for the recovery of oleaginous compounds and nutrients from biomass  
Disclosed herein are methods and processes for the recovery of nutrients from non-organic phases produced during recovery of oleaginous compounds from biomass. The nutrients recovered can then be...
8906235 Process for liquid/solid separation of lignocellulosic biomass hydrolysate fermentation broth  
When lignocellulosic biomass hydrolysate is included in fermentation medium, the broth resulting from biocatalyst production is complex with low filterability. A heat treatment was found to...
8895767 Obtaining fatty acids from insect larvae  
Extract of oil rich in saturated, monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fatty acids containing oil extracted from insect larvae comprising saturated, MUFA and PUFA fatty acids and procedure for...
8882969 In-line treatment of hydrocarbon fluids with ozone  
A system for treating recovered fluids in-line that includes a thermal reactor for separating contaminated drill cuttings into drill cuttings and contaminants by applying heat to the contaminated...
8871099 Coal slurry dewatering arrangement  
A coal slurry dewatering arrangement includes a filter belt press with a filter belt having first and second sides, the first side being water-impermeable and the second side having pores and...
8815050 Processes and systems for drying liquid bromine  
Processes and systems for drying liquid bromine utilizing two fractionators to produce a substantially dry liquid bromine stream and a substantially bromine-free water stream. Wet bromine liquid...
8795531 Co-producing apparatus for salt and fresh water and co-producing method of the same  
An embodiment of the present invention includes: a recycle line that brings a part of salt-enriched membrane separation concentrated water 26 back to the rear flow side of a pretreatment apparatus...
8790519 Liquid separation from adipose tissue  
A method of extracting or removing a liquid phase from a whole sample using a centrifugal force is disclosed. Centrifugal forces are used to apply pressure to a whole sample and drive a liquid...
8764991 Dewatering biomass material comprising polysaccharide, method for extracting polysaccharide from biomass material, and dewatered biomass material  
A process for dewatering biomass material comprising polysaccharide and water. The process comprises wetting the biomass material with a wetting composition comprising an alcohol to form a biomass...
8753514 Osmotic desalination process  
An energy efficient desalination process that does not produce waste products involves the extraction of water from a first solution, such as seawater, by using a second concentrated solution to...
8741145 Methods of and systems for producing diesel blend stocks  
A method for producing biofuels is provided. A method of making biofuels includes dewatering substantially intact algal cells to make an algal biomass, extracting neutral lipids from the algal...
8734649 Methods of and systems for dewatering algae and recycling water therefrom  
A method of dewatering algae and recycling water therefrom is presented. A method of dewatering a wet algal cell culture includes removing liquid from an algal cell culture to obtain a wet algal...
8721794 Production of high solids syrup from lignocellulosic biomass hydrolysate fermentation broth  
Lignocellulosic biomass hydrolysate fermentation broth may be processed to produce a high solids syrup having relatively low viscosity that has a high energy content and may be burned in a...
8679352 Method and system for processing of aquatic species  
Disclosed herein is a method and system of recovering multiple products from industrial-scale production of a biomass of an aquatic species.
8679353 Method and systems for enhancing oil recovery from ethanol production byproducts  
In one aspect of the invention, a method recovers oil from a concentrated byproduct, such as evaporated thin stillage formed during a dry milling process used for producing ethanol. The method...
8673156 Suspension liquid extraction apparatus and method  
The present invention relates to an apparatus for removing liquid from a suspension. More particularly, the present invention relates to a filtration apparatus using vacuum pressure, compressed...
8673208 Process and equipment for the production of direct reduced iron and/or pig iron from iron ores having a high-phosphorus content  
A process and apparatus for refining iron from high-phosphorus content iron ores. The process involves mixing a high-phosphorus iron oxide ore and an alkaline solution of pH between about 12.5 and...
8632686 Apparatus and method for removing water content from organic solvents  
An apparatus and method to remove water content in organic solvents characterized in that it comprises treatment tank 10 to which organic solvent is introduced, solvent inlet section 1 that...
8629291 Esterification of biodiesel feedstock with solid heterogeneous catalyst  
Process and steps for the production of biodiesel and/or glycerin from feedstock are provided.
8609874 Recovery of desired co-products from fermentation stillage streams  
Processes and methods of recovering desired products from fermentation stillage are presented, including processes and methods of recovering lipids and aqueous materials.
8597517 Process of recovery of exhausted ionic liquids used in the extractive desulfurization of naphthas  
A process for recovering ionic liquids comprising the steps of: providing a first ionic liquid mixture, the first ionic liquid having a halogen metallate anion, the mixture containing an organic...
8591739 Molecular separator  
The present invention discloses a method and apparatus for separating particles and dissolved matter from a fluid stream. Specifically, the present invention includes a first pressure source which...
8580084 Desalination method using a filter press  
A method of water desalination in a filter press may comprise: providing a chamber between two filter plates in the filter press, the chamber being lined by filter cloths; substantially filling...
8580119 Transesterification of biodiesel feedstock with solid heterogeneous catalyst  
Process and steps for the production of biodiesel and/or glycerin from feedstock are provided.
8562838 Method for treating mineral sludge above ground using polymers  
Provided is a method for treating sludge from the mining or mineral industry, including before above-ground spreading, contacting the sludge with a flocculating agent that is a water-soluble,...
8551336 Extraction of proteins by a two solvent method  
A method for separating proteins from plant material, in particular, intact algal cells, using an amphipathic solvent set and a hydrophobic solvent set. Some embodiments include dewatering intact...
8545702 Production of biodiesel from feedstock  
Process and steps for the production of biodiesel and/or glycerin from feedstock are provided.
8545703 Production of glycerin from feedstock  
Process and steps for the production of biodiesel and/or glycerin from feedstock are provided.
8540881 Pretreatment, esterification, and transesterification of biodiesel feedstock  
Process and steps for the production of biodiesel and/or glycerin from feedstock are provided.
8540880 Pretreatment of biodiesel feedstock  
Process and steps for the production of biodiesel and/or glycerin from feedstock are provided.
8529765 Ensiling biomass for biofuels production and multiple phase apparatus for hydrolyzation of ensiled biomass  
A method, apparatus and system for the hydrolyzation of ensiled biomass is disclosed. Ensiled biomass is processed in multiple phases, resulting in a liquid precursor hydrozate and a solid...
8496806 Dehydrator  
Provided is a dehydrator that requires no excessively large apparatus structure and achieves cost-saving while maintaining suction efficiency at a desired level by use of suction means. A...
8475660 Extraction of polar lipids by a two solvent method  
A method for separating polar lipids from plant material, in particular, intact algal cells, using an amphipathic solvent set and a hydrophobic solvent set. Some embodiments include dewatering...
8466312 Terephthalic acid purge filtration rate by controlling % water in filter feed slurry  
The process relates improving terephthalic acid purge filtration rate by controlling % water in filter feed slurry and to the recovery of a metal catalyst from an oxidizer purge stream produced in...
8460473 Method and apparatus for conversion of cellulosic material to ethanol  
The present invention provides an apparatus and a method for conversion of cellulosic material, such as chopped straw and corn stover, and household waste, to ethanol and other products. The...
8449779 Backflow collection receptacle and method for reclaiming the same  
The present disclosure provides a collection receptacle and a method for reclaiming backflow from a wellbore. The collection receptacle, in one embodiment, includes an enclosure configured to...
8444851 System for reception and transport of lime mud from a white liquor filter  
The system is for the reception and transport of dry lime mud from a continuously operating pressurized filter in a causticization process. A tube valve is used as an outlet from the pressurized...
8440082 Method and apparatus for the solid-liquid-separation of material mixtures and suspensions  
Method for the liquid solid separation of material mixtures and suspensions in which the material mixture under pressure is fed into a closed chamber having at least one filter surface and a...
8419949 Method and device for separating fossil and native organic substances  
The invention relates to a method and a device for separating fossil and native organic matter from mixtures of organic substances. The invention is characterized by subjecting the mixture of...
8404191 Biowaste sterilizer  
Biowaste sterilizers are described. In one implementation an exemplary system has waste transport vessels that can be intermittently heated and pressurized, for example, with steam, and are...
8393265 Device for delivering thick matter  
A device for conveying a mixture of substances includes a delivery cylinder having perforations and is configured to separate, through the perforations, mixture components from the mixture of...
8382986 Methods of and systems for dewatering algae and recycling water therefrom  
A method of dewatering algae and recycling water therefrom is presented. A method of dewatering a wet algal cell culture includes removing liquid from an algal cell culture to obtain a wet algal...
8366942 Method and apparatus for the solid-liquid-separation of material mixtures and suspensions  
Method for the liquid solid separation of material mixtures and suspensions in which the material mixture under pressure is fed into a closed chamber having at least one filter surface and a...
8336226 System for liquid extraction, and methods  
A process for removing water from solid material using liquid-solid extraction and liquid-liquid extraction. In most embodiments, multiple solvents are used to remove the water from the solids and...
8329042 Method of treating sludge material using electrokinetics  
Sludge is treated in a treatment chamber by providing a pair of electrodes in the treatment chamber and applying an electrical current between the electrodes such that one of the electrodes...