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9028388 Multi-unit blood processor with volume prediction  
Method and Apparatus for predicting the volume of a component separated from a composite fluid by predicting the volume of the composite fluid from sensed pressure and predicting the volume of...
8974362 Centrifuge  
Centrifuges are useful to, among other things, remove red blood cells from whole blood and retain platelets and other factors in a reduced volume of plasma. Platelet rich plasma (PRP) and or...
8961381 Dual feed centrifuge  
A dual feed centrifuge system for separating solids from fluids in a drilling mud, the centrifuge system including: a bowl; a screw conveyor rotatably mounted within the bowl; a first feed pipe...
8956271 Method for removing particulates from a fluid  
A method for removing particulates from a fluid, the method including the steps of: producing a laminar flow of the fluid through a single-flow passageway defined by an interior surface of an...
8956272 Method and apparatus for removal of tars or resins from a scrubber liquid using a centrifuge with a discharge chamber scraper  
The invention is a method of processing tarry or resinous liquids. Tarry liquids include wet scrubber liquids containing tars and chars derived from gasification, pyrolysis or drying of biomass....
8950586 Methods and apparatus for isolating platelets from blood  
A platelet collection device comprising a centrifugal spin-separator container with a cavity having a longitudinal inner surface. A float in the cavity has a base, a platelet collection surface...
8932542 Apparatus for processing biological material  
A gripper unit for handling a vessel for receiving biological material is proposed, inter alia. The vessel has a lid which can assume an open position and a closed position. The gripper unit...
8926487 Method of separating free oil from fat  
A syringe piston used in fat transplantation is structured such that free oil is easily separated from suctioned fat by a syringe piston having a filter and naturally discharged through the rear...
8900112 Method for optimizing spin time in a centrifuge apparatus for biologic fluid  
A method for controlling a centrifuge blood component separation system for separating components of a blood product, the separation system comprising a centrifuge and a separation bag and at...
8881908 Method for simply separating carbon nanotube  
Disclosed are a method and an apparatus for separating metallic CNT and semiconducting CNT, comprising treating with a physical separation means of centrifugation, freezing-thawing-squeezing,...
8840535 Multi-unit blood processor with temperature sensing  
Method and apparatus for centrifugal blood component separation including temperature sensing in each of a plurality of separation cells. The temperature of unit of bloods over time is recorded....
8821362 Multiple modular in-line rotary separator bundle  
An apparatus and method for separating a mixed flow into a higher-density component and a lower-density component is provided. The apparatus may include a casing having a fluid entrance assembly,...
8808551 Apparatus and method for separating and concentrating fluids containing multiple components  
An apparatus that allows for separating and collecting a fraction of a sample. The apparatus, when used with a centrifuge, allows for the creation of at least three fractions in the apparatus. It...
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...
8778191 Filtering device and a method of filtering a fluid  
The invention concerns a centrifugal filtering device for filtering a fluid. The device comprises a rotatable inner casing forming an inner space and a rotatable outer casing forming an outer...
8771160 Gas injection-aided centrifugal separation of entrained solids from a solution  
The present invention describes a centrifuge system and method for improving the separation of entrained solids from a solution. The system and method introduces compressed gas to a fluid...
8758211 Centrifuge  
Centrifuges are useful to, among other things, remove red blood cells from whole blood and retain platelets and other factors in a reduced volume of plasma. Platelet rich plasma (PRP) and or...
8758210 Apparatus for performing a centrifugal field-flow fractionation comprising a seal and method  
An apparatus for performing a centrifugal field-flow fractionation is disclosed. In an embodiment of the invention, radial rotary shaft seals are used for sealing the rotating parts of the shaft...
8747291 Methods for separating constituents of biologic liquid mixtures  
Centrifuges are useful to, among other things, remove red blood cells from whole blood and retain platelets and other factors in a reduced volume of plasma. Platelet rich plasma (PRP) can be...
8702577 Liquid sample collection device for zonal centrifugation  
A centrifuge comprising a zonal rotor, a centrifuge chamber having a side wall and a bottom wall to contain the zonal rotor, an upper shield to cover the top of the centrifuge chamber and enclose...
8668634 Methods for remediating drill cuttings and other particulate materials  
Methods for separating liquids, such as oils from solids, such as drill cuttings, apply a centrifuge to process a solids-enriched output of a fluids/solid separation device. The centrifuge may be...
8636634 Reaction and separation processor and process for producing biodiesel  
Disclosed are a reaction and separation processor and a process for producing biodiesel. The processor is comprised of a stationary casing and a rotor located internal to the casing, with a gap...
8617041 Automated sample workcell and method of operation  
Illustrative embodiments of automated sample workcells and methods of operation are disclosed. The methods may include receiving a first plurality of samples, each of the first plurality of...
8602958 Methods and assemblies for collecting liquid by centrifugation  
Assemblies for and methods of coupling a microtiter plate and receptacle for centrifugation of liquid from the microtiter plate to the receptacle are provided. In some embodiments, a coupling...
8574144 Method for extracting particulates from a continuous flow of fluid  
A centrifuge is employed to continuously remove particulates from a fluid. In one embodiment, the centrifuge removes small particles of soot from lubricating oil of large diesel engines. The fluid...
8556792 Process and apparatus to automatically refill evaporation apparatus  
A fraction collector, sample drier that automatically re-fills sample contains is described. Profiles of RPM and/or back EMF decays as a rotating but unpowered rotor comes to a stop are generated....
8556793 Control of interface between separated blood components under lipemic and hemolytic conditions  
Blood separation systems and methods are provided for controlling the interface between separated blood components. The system includes a blood separation chamber configured to separate blood into...
8535543 Separation of particulate matter and animal manure  
The present invention relates to separating one or more of sand and other particulate matter from a mixture of animal waste and water. The present invention can help to control the discharge of...
8535541 Method for separating immunomagnetic bead labeled particulates  
Disclosed is a method for separating immunomagnetic bead labeled particulates. A carrier board is formed with at least one flow channel structure, which includes an inner reservoir, an outer...
8512575 Method and apparatus for collecting biological materials  
A method and apparatus can separate and concentrate a selected component from a multi-component material. The multi-component material may include a whole sample such as adipose tissue, whole...
8512577 Process and apparatus for treating exhausted abrasive slurries for the recovery of their reusable components  
Process and apparatus for completely recovering the reusable components of an abrasive slurry used in slicing crystalline materials of silicon, quartz or ceramics when it becomes exhausted and...
8506823 Apparatus and method for separating and isolating components of a biological fluid  
A device for separating and isolating components of a biological fluid comprising a container for containing the fluid to be processed, a tube cap assembly for closing the container while...
8506825 Method and apparatus for controlling the flow rate of washing solution during the washing step in a blood centrifugation bowl  
A method of washing blood mixed with undesirable elements not normally found in healthy whole blood to remove the undesirable elements, the method comprising: separating the blood into components...
8501015 Blood processing apparatus with robust automated process control  
A centrifuge for separating blood having a camera observing fluid flow, and a controller controlling the flow. The location of an interface is detected by image processing steps, which may...
8491454 Spinning force apparatus  
A spinning force system and methods of operation are provided for measuring a characteristic of a sample. The system includes a detection module having a light source for illuminating the sample...
8485958 Systems and methods for separating constituents of biologic liquid mixtures  
Centrifuges are useful to, among other things, remove red blood cells from whole blood and retain platelets and other factors in a reduced volume of plasma. Platelet rich plasma (PRP) can be...
8474630 Method and apparatus for isolating platelets from blood  
A platelet collection device comprising a centrifugal spin-separator container with a cavity having a longitudinal inner surface. A float in the cavity has a base, a platelet collection surface...
8449439 Blood processing apparatus with robust automated process control  
A centrifuge for separating blood having a camera observing fluid flow, and a controller controlling the flow. The location of an interface is detected by image processing steps, which may...
8444541 Solid-bowl centrifuge having a liquid discharge sealed such that a pond level in a separation space remains unchanged when pressurization occurs  
A solid-bowl screw centrifuge includes a rotatable drum having a horizontal axis of rotation, which drum surrounds a centrifuging space. Further included is a screw which is arranged within the...
8425448 Adjusting pH in a method of separating whole blood  
This invention is directed to a method of collecting and separating whole blood into components. The method includes the steps of adding an anticoagulant having an acidic pH to a bag for...
8343025 Centrifugal concentrator with suspended rotor bowl  
A centrifugal concentrator in which there is a common shaft for the drive motor and concentrator bowl. The cost of bearing assemblies is thereby minimized. The bowl is driven and suspended from...
8337378 Continuous self-cleaning centrifuge assembly having turbidity-sensing feature  
A continuous self-cleaning centrifuge assembly having a feed inlet for unclarified liquid and first and second outlets for clarified liquid. Solids are discharged out of a solids holding space in...
8337379 Blood processing apparatus with robust automated process control  
A centrifuge for separating blood having a camera observing fluid flow, and a controller controlling the flow. The location of an interface is detected by image processing steps, which may...
8333725 Device comprising a container system for a bodily fluid  
The invention relates to a device for separating a bodily fluid, in particular blood platelet concentrate, into fractions under centrifugal force. The device comprises a flexible container system...
8318507 Method for the fractionation and separation of particles by step-wise gradient density extraction  
A method for the separation of particles of different densities using a step-wise gradient density extraction method as described herein where a sample is suspended in a liquid volume of an...
8298128 Centrifuge separating fluids by adjusting rotation speed using rotator and centrifuging method of the same  
A centrifuge includes a rotator comprising a receiving unit receiving materials and guiding the materials to move upward by centrifugal force to an upper portion of the receiving unit, and a...
8292793 Control method of automatic balancing centrifuge using balancer  
The present invention relates to a control method of a centrifuge using balancer wherein a balancer containing balls, a liquid, or both balls and a liquid are provided, thereby helping the rotor...
8287742 Method for separating a composite liquid into at least two components  
Method for separating a volume of whole blood into at least a plasma component and a red blood cell component comprising centrifuging a separation bag containing a volume of whole blood so as to...
8278118 Method for the fractionation and separation of particles by step-wise gradient density extraction  
A method for the separation of particles of different densities using a step-wise gradient density extraction method as described herein where a sample is suspended in a liquid volume of an...
8251883 Automatic balance adjusting centrifuge and the control method thereof  
The present invention relates to an automatic balance adjusting centrifuge which calculates the magnitude and the location of imbalance of itself based on the vibration generated in the dynamic...