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8834725 Method for treating acid mine drainage  
A process for treating acid mine drainage containing heavy metals and soluble contaminants is provided. In one embodiment, at least a metal cation is added to the acid mine drainage at a pre-select...
8835518 Process for the treatment of an ion exchange resin  
A process for the reactivation of an acidic ion exchange resin is described. The invention relates to the treatment of an at least partially deactivated resin which has been deactivated by contact...
8834712 Seawater desalination system  
According to one embodiment, a seawater desalination system includes a membrane filtering pump, a first to third flowmeter, a filtering membrane, a high-pressure pump, a pressure gauge, a reverse...
8834726 Treatment of gas well hydrofracture wastewaters  
A method of treating a wastewater is provided and can be used, for example, to treat a gas well hydrofracture wastewater. The method can involve precipitating barium as barium sulfate,...
8832962 Method and facility for drying slurry-like materials, in particular sludge from wastewater treatment plants  
The invention relates to a method for drying slurry-like materials, in particular sludge from wastewater treatment plants, including two drying stages, namely: a first indirect drying stage (2),...
8835159 Static solid state bioreactor and method for using same  
A static solid state bioreactor and method of using same. The bioreactor comprises a vessel having an upper end and a lower end, the upper end having a sealable opening. A gas distribution system...
8828242 Apparatus and method for de-watering of slurries  
A system for dewatering a stream of slurry has a first and a second separator. The first separator removes objects above a first size, to produce a stream of primary treated slurry. The second...
8828232 Citrate-based dialysate chemical formulations  
The present invention constitutes dialysate formulations that are suitable for use in preparing dialysate solutions for use in batch and/or proportioning systems and for improving dialysis...
8828716 Disposable and removable nucleic acid extraction and purification cartridges for automated flow-through systems  
Removable cartridges are used on automated flow-through systems for the purpose of extracting and purifying genetic material from complex matrices. Different types of cartridges are paired with...
8828728 Dosage protection system and method for an aquatic environment  
An aquatic environment monitoring system and method that includes correction for adverse conditions in the monitoring system involving the development of confidence levels for certain conditions in...
8828231 Method for recovering carboxylic acids from dilute aqueous streams  
Improvement in separating lower, C2 saturated and/or C3, and/or C4, saturated and/or unsaturated mono carboxylic acids from aqueous streams via extraction by using as the extractant an organic acid...
8828230 Wastewater treatment method for increasing denitrification rates  
A method of conditioning, separating, drying, and comminuting sulfurous acid treated wastewater suspended solids for addition to aerobic and anaerobic digesters to provide electron donor carbon and...
8828318 High-pressure extraction apparatus and method  
A high pressure extraction apparatus and extracting method therefor are adapted to maintain a medium at the supercritical state to extract substance-to-be-extracted. The apparatus includes an...
8828237 Method and system for recovering oil and removing oil from a resulting oil-water mixture  
A filtering device comprises a vessel for containing filtering media such as nutshells. Associated with the filtering device is an eductor for scrubbing and cleaning the media and removing...
8828210 Microfluidic systems  
This invention relates to microfluidic systems and more particularly to methods and apparatus for accessing the contents of micro droplets (114) in an emulsion stream. A method of accessing the...
8828240 Residential wastewater purification system  
A method to purify water includes the steps of providing a septic tank to hold unpurified water and having an outlet to provide a water stream for processing, and processing the water in an...
8828234 Device for chromatographic separations  
A device is provided for chromatographic separations comprising a manifold comprising a plurality of connectors for connecting to one or more chromatographic separation columns and/or feed or...
8828233 Vessel desalination system and method  
A multi-ported vessel system includes an outer pressure vessel containing a plurality of flow distribution tubes, each of which comprises a plurality of reverse osmosis membrane elements aligned...
8826806 Cooking container with strainer-basket  
Apparatus for cooking foods such as pasta rice including a container which receives a liquid to be heated and a cooking strainer-basket partially submerged in the liquid for cooking within the...
8828236 Light weight oriented net assembly for oil capture and containment  
A light weight oriented net or netting assembly is provided for oil capture and containment. The netting assembly is made by biaxially stretching or orienting starting materials to form a pattern...
8828192 Liquid pumps with hermetically sealed motor rotors  
Embodiments of the invention are directed toward a novel pressurized vapor cycle for distilling liquids. In an embodiment of the invention, a liquid purification system is revealed, including the...
8828189 Washer press with multiple nips and multiple displacement wash zones  
A washer press apparatus for washing and dewatering a wide range of solids concentrations of pulp in liquid suspensions includes multiple distinct displacement wash zones about a drum with multiple...
8827086 Ultrafiltration membrane  
The invention relates to a hollow-fiber membrane for ultrafiltration made from a hydrophobic aromatic sulfone polymer and at least one hydrophilic polymer, the membrane having an open-pore...
8828238 Thermophilic bacterium and uses of extracellular proteins therefrom  
A novel thermophilic bacterium is provided, which has a 16S rDNA sequence as set forth in SEQ ID NO. 1. The thermophilic bacterium excretes extracellular proteins having excellent metal-ion binding...
8828228 In-line strainer  
An in-line strainer 1 includes: a cylindrical-shaped housing 2 having an inflow port 6 for liquid and an outflow port 7 which are coaxial with each other; and a strainer element 22 disposed in the...
8828224 Device for purifying oily wastewater  
There is disclosed a device for purifying oily wastewater, including a vertical tank of an atmospheric pressure, inside which a central coagulation reaction tube, a reverse cone-shaped cyclone...
8827084 Filter element of a liquid filter and a liquid filter  
A filter element for a liquid filter is arranged in the liquid filter housing that has at least two housing parts such that an inlet of the housing for liquid to be filtered is separated from an...
8828223 Continuously operating filtering apparatus  
A deep fat fryer with continuous oil filtering and purging of sediments therefrom during uninterrupted fryer operation is provided. The filter includes a cylindrical hollow housing with a first end...
8828239 Flexible free-standing ultrathin or thin protein membrane, its fabrication method and application  
A fabrication method for a flexible porous free-standing protein membrane formed by cross-linked protein includes (1) mixing nanostructured materials and protein to obtain a composite made of...
8828316 Electrolytic degradation systems and methods usable in industrial applications  
The present disclosure relates to the use of a split and single electrical cells in industrial applications, and particularly in aseptic packaging applications.
8828225 Polysulfone hemodialyzer  
An object of the present invention is to provide a polysulfone hemodialyzer with large membrane area that exhibits an unprecedented high dialytic performance over a wide molecular weight range from...
8826936 Float device  
A float device for use in drawing liquids such as fuel from a tank or other reservoir is disclosed. The device comprises a float arranged for rising and falling with the level of liquid in the tank...
8827942 Method for assessing a patients fluid status and/or sensitivity to fluid removal, controller, and devices  
The present invention relates to a method for assessing a patient's sensitivity to fluid removal from the patient's vascular system or to fluid replacement or addition with regard to the patient's...
8828227 Method for producing resin porous membrane with adhesive layer, resin porous membrane with adhesive layer, and filter member  
The present invention provides a resin porous membrane with an adhesive layer that exhibits excellent bonding precision and can be bonded to an adherend while maintaining the gas permeability of...
8828226 System for assessing the efficacy of stored red blood cells using microvascular networks  
A system for assessing the microvascular fitness of a sample of stored red blood cells. The system has a network device having at least one network unit. The network unit has a single inlet and a...
8828731 Method and system for analyzing concentrations of diverse mercury species present in a fluid medium  
A method for facilitating removal of mercury from a primary fluid stream of interest which is contaminated with organically-bound, elemental, and ionic mercury species. The stream is analyzed to...
8829134 Process for transporting in the tank of a tank truck or tanker ship a liquid monomer phase withdrawn from a storage vessel  
A process for transporting a liquid monomer phase which has been withdrawn from a storage vessel and comprises methacrylic monomers to an extent of ≧90% by weight, in a tank truck or in a tanker s...
8827087 Membranes having improved performance  
Permselective asymmetric membranes suitable e.g. for hemodialysis, hemodiafiltration and hemofiltration of blood, and having improved sieving characteristics providing enhanced removal of middle...
8828235 Method for removing contaminants from water using thiol-modified surfaces containing ester linkages  
The method manipulates the chemical mechanism of the toxicity of arsenic in humans, which involves the binding of arsenic by thiols on proteins and peptides, to remove arsenic from water. PET...
8827085 Monofilament-reinforced hollow fiber membrane  
A hollow fiber membrane is formed by embedding a braid having a spiral open weave of monofilaments only, to avoid a “whiskering” problem common in prior art multifilament braid-supported tub...
8828229 Distributed facultative bacteria water treatment system with membrane biological reactor package plant augmentation  
The invention is directed to wastewater treatment and wastewater reuse. A distributed biological treatment system for modification of the sewer biofilm through the mechanism of competitive...
8828241 Method for treating liquids with wave energy from an electrical arc  
A method for treating a liquid includes providing an apparatus: (a) a pump volute or hydrocyclone head having an inlet, and a throat having an outlet and a central axis, (b) a tank connected to the...
8828104 Tank fuel drying device  
A device and method for removing moisture from ethanol blended fuel in a fuel tank comprises a container made of a non-woven nylon fabric, a desiccant, and a gelling agent; wherein the desiccant...
8828222 Photocatalytic intermittent flow-through purification module  
A wearable or portable intermittently operable hydration system includes a purification module that contains one or more solid state light emitting devices that are positioned in the path of...
8821731 Systems and methods for regenerating liquid solvents used in the removal of organic contaminants from gaseous mixtures  
A method is provided of regenerating solvents used to remove gaseous contaminants from gaseous mixtures of various compositions with significantly reduced energy required, where one exemplary...
8821733 Systems and methods for recovering fine particles from fluid suspensions for combustion  
The present invention provides compositions, systems and methods for using coal from coal processing sources to remove coal fines from a mixture and form a coal-on-coal composite particle.
8821734 Method for purifying oil and apparatus therefor  
An oil purifying liquid filter, having an annular ring element receiving space, wherein the ring element has two axial end disks, a cover selectively fastened to a housing to close the receiving...
8822742 Method for increasing color quality and stability of fuel  
This invention relates to process for increasing color quality and thermal stability of fuel. Fuel that is provided as a feedstock is contacted or treated with an acidic, ion-exchange resin to...
8821729 Carrier element, biological water treatment system and their use, and method for biologically treating waste water  
The invention relates to a carrier element for an aerobic biological water treatment system. The carrier element has a first end and a second end at a distance from each other, the maximum diameter...
8821724 Liquid filter arrangement; components; and, methods  
Liquid filter arrangements are described and shown. The arrangements generally include a filter member comprising a shell enclosing a filter cartridge. Unique features for interface between the...