Class 096: GAS SEPARATION: APPARATUS ( Manual of U.S. Patent Classification )

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Class
096
GAS SEPARATION: APPARATUS


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Subclass Title
ClassTitle ===> GAS SEPARATION: APPARATUS
1[Patents]MAGNETIC SEPARATING MEANS
2[Patents] . Electromagnet
3[Patents] . And electric field separation apparatus
4[Patents]APPARATUS FOR SELECTIVE DIFFUSION OF GASES (E.G., SEMIPERMEABLE MEMBRANE, ETC.)
5[Patents] . Immobilized liquid membrane
6[Patents] . Membrane to degasify liquid
7[Patents] . Plural separate barriers
8[Patents] . . Parallel hollow fibers or cylinders (e.g., bundled, etc.)
9[Patents] . . Barriers connected in series
10[Patents] . Hollow fiber or cylinder
11[Patents] . Plural layers (e.g., laminated barrier, etc.)
12[Patents] . . Organic compound containing layer
13[Patents] . . . Ring containing organic compound
14[Patents] . Membrane having ring containing organic compound
15[Patents]ELECTRIC FIELD SEPARATION APPARATUS (E.G., ELECTRICAL PRECIPITATOR, ELECTROSTATIC TYPE, ETC.)
16[Patents] . And radioactive or ultraviolet light ionizer
17[Patents] . Electric charge produced by friction (e.g., by gas flow, etc.)
18[Patents] . With control means responsive to sensed condition
19[Patents] . . Concentration or temperature sensing means
20[Patents] . . Arc, spark, or flashover sensing means
21[Patents] . . . Current sensing means
22[Patents] . . Current sensing means
23[Patents] . . . And voltage sensing means
24[Patents] . . Voltage sensing means
25[Patents] . With programmed, cyclic, or time responsive control means
26[Patents] . With indicating, signal, or alarm means
27[Patents] . With means to add charged solid or liquid particles to gaseous fluid mixture
28[Patents] . Electrode cleaner, apparatus part flusher, discharger, or wet collector (e.g., wet film electrode, etc.)
29[Patents] . . Electrode or part thereof moved on or against another
30[Patents] . . With shutdown or voltage adjustment means interrelated with cleaning (e.g., cutting off flow of gaseous fluid mixture or electrical current, etc.)
31[Patents] . . . Sequential operation
32[Patents] . . Vibrating, jarring, or rapping means
33[Patents] . . . Mounted on rotatable shaft (e.g., swinging arm or hammer, etc.)
34[Patents] . . . . Having reciprocating rod or piston type activating or rapping means
35[Patents] . . . . Activated by second swinging or rotatable means
36[Patents] . . . Magnet or solenoid activating means
37[Patents] . . . Reciprocating rod or piston type activating or rapping means
38[Patents] . . . Horizontal striking means
39[Patents] . . Movably mounted electrode
40[Patents] . . . Nonliquid contact cleaning means
41[Patents] . . . Liquid bath for immersion of electrode
42[Patents] . . . . Endless belt carried or belt type electrode
43[Patents] . . Fluid contacting means (e.g., suction means, etc.)
44[Patents] . . . Liquid applying means for electrode (e.g., projection type, etc.)
45[Patents] . . . . Weir or overflow wet film type
46[Patents] . . . . Having movable spraying means for liquid
47[Patents] . . . . Including means to recirculate liquid
48[Patents] . . . . Including baffle for directing gas flow
49[Patents] . . . . Cylindrical electrode
50[Patents] . . . Apparatus purging or flushing means using gas or liquid
51[Patents] . . Electrode scraping, brushing, or wiping means
52[Patents] . With means for vapor or liquid contact (e.g., for gas separation, cooling, conditioning, etc.)
53[Patents] . . Liquid spray means
54[Patents] . Having alternating electrostatic field
55[Patents] . And serially arranged nonelectrical separator
56[Patents] . . Bypass or modification of flow of gaseous fluid mixture to second stage
57[Patents] . . Precedent nonelectrical separator
58[Patents] . . . Separator is single porous filter
59[Patents] . . Total flow of gaseous fluid mixture through porous collector electrode
60[Patents] . Including gas flow distribution means
61[Patents] . . Spiralling inflow, centrifugal, or whirl generating surface means
62[Patents] . . For contact with ionizing electrode or uniform flow in treating zone
63[Patents] . . . Having means for driving gas flow (e.g., fan, blower, etc.)
64[Patents] . . . Perforated baffle or gas diffuser
65[Patents] . . Collecting electrode modifies gas flow
66[Patents] . . . Total flow of gaseous fluid mixture through interstitial or porous collector
67[Patents] . . . . Zigzag running length
68[Patents] . . . . Particle type collector
69[Patents] . . . Layered, laminated, or coated
70[Patents] . . . Plural separate electrode members aligned in direction of gas flow
71[Patents] . . . Segmented electrode
72[Patents] . . . Continuous electrode with integral or attached projections
73[Patents] . . Flow distribution means for parallel sections
74[Patents] . With nonelectrical gas treating or conditioning means
75[Patents] . Plural diverse electric fields
76[Patents] . . One or more electrodes common to plural fields
77[Patents] . . Serially arranged ionizing and collecting or agglomerating fields
78[Patents] . . . Adjacent parallel collector electrodes are differently charged
79[Patents] . . . . Collecting electrodes are flat plates
80[Patents] . With details of voltage supply means or circuitry
81[Patents] . . Closure interlock or removable section
82[Patents] . . Circuit portions
83[Patents] . Electrode retaining or supporting means
84[Patents] . . Plural electrode unit assembly type (e.g., unitized, etc.)
85[Patents] . . . Disposable (e.g., collapsible or foldable cardboard, etc.)
86[Patents] . . . Parallel disk or plate collector unit
87[Patents] . . Parallel disk or plate collector
88[Patents] . . With insulation feature
89[Patents] . . Tensioning means
90[Patents] . . . Spring or expansible bellows
91[Patents] . . . Hanging weight
92[Patents] . . Suspensory means
93[Patents] . . . Nonrigid support (e.g., hanging electrode, etc.)
94[Patents] . . Movably supported during use or for orientation
95[Patents] . Ionizing electrode details (e.g., coil, mat, corona suppression, etc.)
96[Patents] . . Filamentary or filar form
97[Patents] . . Sharpened point, serrated, or tip discharge
98[Patents] . Collecting electrode details (e.g., sheet type, running length web, etc.)
99[Patents] . . Dielectric material containing or covering
100[Patents] . . Multiple similar elements or sections (e.g., built up, etc.)
101[Patents]CHROMATOGRAPHY TYPE APPARATUS
102[Patents] . With control means responsive to sensed condition
103[Patents] . With programmed, cyclic, or time responsive control means
104[Patents] . Plural separate and distinct stages
105[Patents] . Including injection system or inlet fluid distributor
106[Patents] . Having system connector or coupling
107[Patents] . Having imbedded baffle or flow distributor
108[Patents]SOLID SORBENT APPARATUS
109[Patents] . With control means responsive to sensed condition
110[Patents] . . Fluid flow sensing means
111[Patents] . . Concentration sensing means
112[Patents] . . Temperature sensing means
113[Patents] . . Pressure sensing means
114[Patents] . . . And programmed, cyclic, or time responsive control means
115[Patents] . With programmed, cyclic, or time responsive control means
116[Patents] . . Regulating or metering means
117[Patents] . . Indicating, signal, or alarm means
117.5[Patents] . With indicating means (e.g., color change indicator, etc.)
118[Patents] . Soluble or deliquescent type (e.g., calcium chloride, etc.)
119[Patents] . . Supported by holder with drip openings
120[Patents] . . . Including liquid contacting means
121[Patents] . Plural solid sorbent beds
122[Patents] . . With recovery or separation means for desorbing fluid
123[Patents] . . . Movable solid sorbent bed (e.g., fluidized bed, etc.)
124[Patents] . . With rotating gas distributor
125[Patents] . . Rotating solid sorbent bed
126[Patents] . . With heat exchange means
127[Patents] . . . And means for driving gas flow (e.g., pump, blower, compressor, etc.)
128[Patents] . . . . Compressor
129[Patents] . . Zigzag arrangement of flat solid sorbent beds for parallel flow
130[Patents] . . With means for regenerating solid sorbent
131[Patents] . . Serial
132[Patents] . . . Diverse type
133[Patents] . . Plural canisters
134[Patents] . Plural diverse separating means
135[Patents] . . At least one a dispersed or impregnated solid sorbent bed
136[Patents] . . Plural housings or casings for separating components
137[Patents] . . With means to compress or compact solid sorbent bed
138[Patents] . . Including means to access or replace solid sorbent
139[Patents] . . Including baffle for modifying gas flow (e.g., flow vanes, diffuser, etc.)
140[Patents] . . . And means for driving gas flow
141[Patents] . . . And means regenerating solid sorbent
142[Patents] . . With means for driving gas flow
143[Patents] . With means regenerating solid sorbent
144[Patents] . . Gas contacting means
145[Patents] . . . Means applies steam to solid sorbent
146[Patents] . . Heat exchanger to regenerate
147[Patents] . Having mountable casing
148[Patents] . . Storage or food receptacle
149[Patents] . With means to compress or compact solid sorbent bed
150[Patents] . Movable solid sorbent bed (e.g., fluidized bed, etc.)
151[Patents] . Including means to access or replace solid sorbent
152[Patents] . Including baffle for modifying gas flow (e.g., imbedded in solid sorbent, etc.)
153[Patents] . Dispersed or impregnated solid sorbent bed
154[Patents] . Layered or laminated (e.g., solid sorbent on support material, etc.)
155[Patents]DEGASIFYING MEANS FOR LIQUID
156[Patents] . With control means responsive to sensed condition
157[Patents] . . With liquid level sensing means
158[Patents] . . . Separator inlet or outlet valve responsive to float level
159[Patents] . . . . Plural floats
160[Patents] . . . . . And temperature sensing means
161[Patents] . . . . . And pressure sensing means
162[Patents] . . . . Plural float-controlled valves
163[Patents] . . . . . At least one is gas outlet valve
164[Patents] . . . . . . And pressure sensing means
165[Patents] . . . . Gas outlet valve responsive to float level
166[Patents] . . . . . And pressure sensing means
167[Patents] . . . . . Centrifugal separating means
168[Patents] . . . . Liquid outlet valve responsive to float level
169[Patents] . . . . . And pressure sensing means
170[Patents] . . . . . And recycle means (e.g., for degasified liquid, etc.)
171[Patents] . . . . . And tangential flow or centrifugal separating means
172[Patents] . . . . With pressure sensing means
173[Patents] . . With temperature sensing means
174[Patents] . . With pressure sensing means
175[Patents] . Sonic means (i.e., using sound waves)
176[Patents] . Defoaming means
177[Patents] . . Centrifugal or rotating separator
178[Patents] . . . Having flow-through foam restrictor or eliminator (e.g., screen, etc.)
179[Patents] . . Having flow-through foam restrictor or eliminator (e.g., screen, etc.)
180[Patents] . . Having recycle means (e.g., for foam or separated liquid, etc.)
181[Patents] . And liquid contact means
182[Patents] . With separator for multiple liquids
183[Patents] . . Reservoir with three or more outlets, each for different fluid
184[Patents] . . . Horizontal reservoir
185[Patents] . . . With heat exchange means
186[Patents] . . . . And internal filter or screen (e.g., coalescer, etc.)
187[Patents] . Tank or tank part movably mounted on support (e.g., for deaerating aircraft lubricating oil, etc.)
188[Patents] . Including means to remove mist entrained in gas
189[Patents] . . Baffle, filter, or screen
190[Patents] . . . Plural, serially arranged
191[Patents] . . . . Concentric tubular members
192[Patents] . . . . Alternate central and peripheral gas paths
193[Patents] . Pressure reducing means
194[Patents] . . And liquid flow modifier
195[Patents] . . . Centrifugal type
196[Patents] . . . . Rotating means
197[Patents] . . . Baffle
198[Patents] . . . . Plural baffles in series
199[Patents] . . . . . With heat exchange means
200[Patents] . . . Spray nozzle
201[Patents] . . With heat exchange means
202[Patents] . With gas contacting means
203[Patents] . . Spray nozzle
204[Patents] . Liquid flow slinger, spreader, deflector, disperser, or rotation modifier
205[Patents] . . And preliminary heat exchange means
206[Patents] . . At inlet to separator
207[Patents] . . . Plural, serially arranged
208[Patents] . . . Centrifugal type
209[Patents] . . . . Tangential inlet
210[Patents] . . . . . Including tangential outlet
211[Patents] . . . . . Split or plural inlets
212[Patents] . . . . . Including inner and outer casings or plural compartments
213[Patents] . . . . Tangential outlet
214[Patents] . . . . Rotating means
215[Patents] . . Plural, serially arranged
216[Patents] . . Centrifugal type
217[Patents] . . . Impeller or screw on rotating shaft
218[Patents] . Heat exchanger to degasify
219[Patents] . And fluid filter
220[Patents] . Including baffle
221[Patents]COLD WALL-HOT WALL THERMAL DIFFUSION-TYPE SEPARATOR
222[Patents]WITH MEANS TO ADD FRAGRANCE OR SCENT
223[Patents]WITH STERILIZING MEANS
224[Patents] . Germicidal lamp (e.g., ultraviolet light, etc.)
225[Patents] . Heater (e.g., electrical, steam, etc.)
226[Patents] . Means uses chemical antimicrobial agent
227[Patents] . . Liquid agent
228[Patents]WITH MEANS USING LIQUID TO CLEAN SEPARATING APPARATUS
229[Patents] . Movably mounted cleaning liquid distributor
230[Patents] . Movable separating media
231[Patents] . . Immersion cleaning
232[Patents] . Parallel vanes or baffles
233[Patents] . Filter
234[Patents]GAS AND LIQUID CONTACT APPARATUS FOR GAS SEPARATION INCLUDING MEANS TO REGENERATE, PURIFY, OR SEPARATE CONTACT LIQUID
235[Patents] . Means to add conditioning agent to contact liquid
236[Patents] . Gravitational separator for contact liquid
237[Patents] . . With heavier component mechanical mover, trap, chamber, or recess in gravitational separator
238[Patents] . . With lighter component removal means in gravitational separator
239[Patents] . . With baffle, plate, or weir within gravitational separator to aid contact liquid regeneration, purification, or separation
240[Patents] . Filter for contact liquid
241[Patents] . . Including filter adjusting or removal means
242[Patents] . Heating or cooling means
243[Patents]WITH GAS AND LIQUID CONTACT APPARATUS
244[Patents] . With control means responsive to sensed condition
245[Patents] . . Contact liquid level sensing means
246[Patents] . . . By pressure sensing means
247[Patents] . . . Valve responsive to float level
248[Patents] . . . . Plural floats
249[Patents] . . . . Contact liquid inlet valve responsive to float level
250[Patents] . . . . Contact liquid outlet valve responsive to float level
251[Patents] . . Temperature sensing means
252[Patents] . . Gas flow rate sensing means
253[Patents] . . Pressure sensing means
254[Patents] . . . Pressure sensitive diaphragm
255[Patents] . With programmed, cyclic, or time responsive control means
256[Patents] . Contact liquid movement by flowing gas force
257[Patents] . Including means varying gas flow to control saturation or dispersion
258[Patents] . . Pivotal means
259[Patents] . . . About an end
260[Patents] . . Axially movable means
261[Patents] . . . Conically or frustoconically shaped
262[Patents] . Having contact liquid level maintaining means (e.g., weir, wall openings, tubes, gates, etc.)
263[Patents] . For portion of total gas flow
264[Patents] . . Utilizing a valve
265[Patents] . Including means to control contact liquid return flow to supply or sump
266[Patents] . . With heat exchange means
267[Patents] . Diverse means for adding liquid for gas and liquid contact
268[Patents] . . Moving apparatus part for liquid contact
269[Patents] . . . And liquid bath or reservoir for contact
270[Patents] . . . And contact liquid sprayer
271[Patents] . . Means forming free-falling contact liquid curtain
272[Patents] . . Means forming flowing contact liquid film on apparatus surface
273[Patents] . . . And contact liquid sprayer
274[Patents] . . Means to apply contact liquid to solid or porous sheet or tube
275[Patents] . . . Venturi passage
276[Patents] . . . And liquid bath or reservoir for contact
277[Patents] . . . And contact liquid sprayer
278[Patents] . . Liquid bath or reservoir for contact
279[Patents] . . . Submerged inlet for subsurface contact
280[Patents] . . . And contact liquid sprayer
281[Patents] . Movably mounted contact liquid distributor
282[Patents] . . Rotatable solid disc or surface
283[Patents] . . . Partially immersed within contact liquid
284[Patents] . . . Rotation causes contact liquid to be drawn from liquid reservoir (e.g., suction, etc.)
285[Patents] . . . Rotation caused by flowing contact liquid or gas
286[Patents] . . Rotatable porous disc or surface
287[Patents] . . . Partially immersed within contact liquid
288[Patents] . . . . Belt type
289[Patents] . . . . Drum type
290[Patents] . Particulate media, shaped packing elements (e.g., Raschig rings, Berl saddles, etc.), or porous media for gas and liquid contact
291[Patents] . . Moving
292[Patents] . . In engine air inlet
293[Patents] . . In fuel dispersal means (e.g., in carburetor, etc.)
294[Patents] . . Humidifier or evaporative cooler
295[Patents] . . Gas dehydrator (e.g., glycol type, etc.)
296[Patents] . . Mesh or fabric screen, fibrous or filamentary pad, or perforated plate
297[Patents] . . . By sprayer
298[Patents] . . Foam
299[Patents] . . Parallel plate, sheet, or member
300[Patents] . . Downstream gas separation means (e.g., mist eliminator, etc.)
301[Patents] . Fixed gas whirler or rotator for gas separation
302[Patents] . . Having conical baffle with apex facing upstream
303[Patents] . . Contact liquid applied in central gaseous flow path of concentric gaseous flow paths
304[Patents] . . . Baffle, vane, or plate in outer gaseous flow path
305[Patents] . . . Baffle, vane, or plate in central gaseous flow path
306[Patents] . . Liquid contact preceding whirler or rotator
307[Patents] . . . Means forming free-falling contact liquid curtain
308[Patents] . . . Means forming flowing contact liquid film on apparatus surface
309[Patents] . . . Liquid bath or reservoir for contact
310[Patents] . . . . And downstream filter
311[Patents] . . . Contact liquid spray
312[Patents] . . . . Within a venturi passage
313[Patents] . . . . Tangential gas inlet into whirler or rotator
314[Patents] . . Liquid contact within whirler or rotator
315[Patents] . . . Means forming free-falling contact liquid curtain
316[Patents] . . . Means forming flowing contact liquid film on apparatus surface
317[Patents] . . . Liquid bath or reservoir for contact
318[Patents] . . . . And downstream filter
319[Patents] . . . Contact liquid spray
320[Patents] . . . . Baffle means for producing or aiding contact liquid spray formation
321[Patents] . . Having tangential gaseous fluid mixture inlet
322[Patents] . Means forming flowing contact liquid film on apparatus surface or free- falling contact liquid curtain for gas and liquid contact
323[Patents] . . Venturi type
324[Patents] . . Curved impingement surface
325[Patents] . . Impingement baffle or pan
326[Patents] . . Liquid flow surface perforated for gas flow therethrough
327[Patents] . . Imperforate film supporting surface
328[Patents] . . . Inclined
329[Patents] . Liquid bath or reservoir for contact
330[Patents] . . Having back pressure relief or liquid blow back trap or separator
331[Patents] . . Having antisplash means or means for retaining contact liquid during upset or tilt
332[Patents] . . With movable agitator in bath or reservoir for commingling gas and liquid
333[Patents] . . Nonliquid gas separator positioned above liquid bath or reservoir
334[Patents] . . . Having means for forming contact liquid into spray or heap
335[Patents] . . . . Central downward gas inlet
336[Patents] . . . . Gas flows tangentially to liquid surface
337[Patents] . . . Superposed filter
338[Patents] . . . . Having flow guide preventing entire filter face contact by gas flow
339[Patents] . . . . Surrounding gas flow path
340[Patents] . . . . . Submerged inlet for subsurface contact
341[Patents] . . . . . . And separable liquid sump
342[Patents] . . . . Submerged inlet for subsurface contact
343[Patents] . . . . . Multiple outlet orifices in submerged inlet
344[Patents] . . . . . . Perforated pipe
345[Patents] . . . . . . Perforated plate
346[Patents] . . . . . Submerged baffle
347[Patents] . . . . Gas flows tangentially to liquid surface
348[Patents] . . . Superposed stationary deflector
349[Patents] . . . . Flow reversal
350[Patents] . . . . Tortuous path
351[Patents] . . Submerged inlet for subsurface contact
352[Patents] . . . Multiple outlet orifices in submerged inlet
353[Patents] . . . . Perforated pipe
354[Patents] . . . . Perforated plate
355[Patents] . Nonliquid gas separating means downstream of liquid contact means
356[Patents] . . Parallel vanes or baffles
357[Patents] . . . And diverse separating means
358[Patents] . . Overlapping vanes or baffles
359[Patents] . . Moving centrifugal separator
360[Patents] . . Impact vane, baffle, or wall
361[Patents] . . Filter
362[Patents] . . . Perforated plate
363[Patents] . . . Mesh or fabric screen
364[Patents] . . . Fibrous or filamentary pad
365[Patents] . . And preliminary separating means
366[Patents] . Deflector upstream of liquid contact means
367[Patents] . . Imperforate, impermeable baffle
368[Patents] . . . Conical
369[Patents] . . . Ribbed or corrugated
370[Patents] . . . Angled or inclined
371[Patents] . Filter upstream of liquid contact means
372[Patents]INCLUDING INLET MEANS FOR DIVERSE GAS OR SOLID FOR GAS TREATMENT
373[Patents] . Solid or vaporized solid
374[Patents] . Steam is diverse gas
375[Patents] . . Added into combustion products
376[Patents] . . To effect particle removal (e.g., dust removal, etc.)
377[Patents] . And outlet for condensed vapors
378[Patents] . Downstream of separator
379[Patents] . And gas regulation for each inflowing gas
380[Patents]WITH SOUND DAMPING MEANS (I.E., NOISE ATTENUATION)
381[Patents] . Sound absorbing material
382[Patents] . . For vacuum cleaner
383[Patents] . . For internal combustion engine
384[Patents] . Sound attenuating gas flow path
385[Patents] . . Baffle in flow path
386[Patents] . . . For internal combustion engine
387[Patents] . . Perforated surface
388[Patents] . . Expansion chamber
389[Patents]SONIC MEANS (I.E., USING SOUND WAVES)
390[Patents]SHELF OR EDGE TYPE
391[Patents] . Helical or spiral wound strip
392[Patents] . Parallel plates or discs
393[Patents] . . Grooved or slotted
394[Patents] . . Having fibrous filter material or porous structure
395[Patents] . Nap-like or pile-like material
396[Patents]WITH DRIP OR ESCAPING MATERIAL, OTHER THAN SEPARATED CONSTITUENT, COLLECTOR
397[Patents]WITH CONTROL MEANS RESPONSIVE TO SENSED CONDITION FOR CONTROL OF GAS FLOW OR NONGASEOUS CONSTITUENT DISCHARGE
398[Patents] . Ejection of residue container or separating unit (e.g., filter or bag, etc.)
399[Patents] . Gas cutoff or diversion
400[Patents] . . Gas pressure responsive means
401[Patents] . . . And temperature responsive means
402[Patents] . . . Plural gas pressure responsive means
403[Patents] . . . For vacuum producing means (e.g., vacuum cleaner, etc.)
404[Patents] . . Collecting bag presence responsive means
405[Patents] . . By response to accumulated separated liquids or solids
406[Patents] . . . By float
407[Patents] . . Temperature or humidity responsive
408[Patents] . Regulation of separated constituent discharge
409[Patents] . . By liquid accumulation responsive float
410[Patents] . . . Side discharge from reservoir
411[Patents] . . . . Control valve in line external to reservoir
412[Patents] . . . Control valve in external bottom discharge line from reservoir
413[Patents]WITH SAMPLING MEANS
414[Patents]WITH INSPECTION MEANS
415[Patents] . Translucent
416[Patents] . Transparent
417[Patents]WITH SIGNALS, INDICATORS, MEASURING, OR TESTING MEANS
418[Patents] . Light signal
419[Patents] . Sound signal
420[Patents] . Temperature measuring means
421[Patents] . Pressure measuring means
422[Patents] . Gas flow rate measuring means
423[Patents] . Position measuring means
424[Patents]WITH TIMING OR CHANGEABLE PROGRAMMING MEANS
425[Patents] . Of cleaning mechanism for separating media
426[Patents] . . Sequential cleaning of plural separating media
427[Patents] . . . Multiple bag-type filters in chamber
428[Patents] . . For control of pneumatic reverse flushing
429[Patents] . For advancing filter media
Class 55 is an integral part of this Class (Class 96), as shown by the position of this box, and follows the schedule hierarchy of this Class, retaining all pertinent definitions and Class lines of this class.
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Any foreign patents or non-patent literature from subclasses that have been reclassified have been transferred directly to FOR Collection listed below. These collections contain ONLY foreign patents or nonpatent literature. The parenthetical references in the Collection titles refer to the abolished subclasses from which these Collections were derived.
FOR 100COLD WALL-HOT WALL THERMAL DIFFUSION TYPE SEPARATOR (55/209)
FOR 101WITH AUTOMATIC CONTROL MEANS FOR GAS OR NONGASEOUS CONSTITUENT DISCHARGE (55/210)
FOR 102 . Ejection of residue container or separating unit (e.g., filter or bag) (55/211)
FOR 103 . Gas cutoff or diversion (55/212)
FOR 104 . . Gas pressure responsive separate reactor surface means (552/13)
FOR 105 . . Bag presence responsive means (55/214)
FOR 106 . . By response to accumulated separated liquids (55/215)
FOR 107 . . . By float (55/216)
FOR 108 . . Temperature or humidity responsive (55/217)
FOR 109 . Regulation of separated constituent discharge (55/218)
FOR 110 . . By liquid accumulation responsive float (55/219)
FOR 111WITH LIQUID CONTACTING MEANS (E.G., GAS OR MEDIA CLEANING) (55/220)
FOR 112 . With indirect heat exchange means for gas (55/222)
FOR 113 . Diverse means for contacting or applying liquid (55/223)
FOR 114 . For portion of total gas flow (55/224)
FOR 115 . Liquid control responsive to flowing gas force (55/225)
FOR 116 . With means varying gas flow to control saturation or dispersion (55/226)
FOR 117 . With treating liquid automatic control or level maintaining means (55/227)
FOR 118 . With treating liquid conditioning or separating means (55/225)
FOR 119 . With means to control liquid return flow to supply or sump (55/229)
FOR 120 . Movably mounted liquid distributor (e.g., moving nozzle) (55/230)
FOR 121 . . Distributor is gas contacting means (e.g., wet pad) (55/231)
FOR 122 . . . With distributor immersing means (55/232)
FOR 123 . Liquid applied to particulate or porous media for gas contact (55/233)
FOR 124 . . Media extends into bath (55/234)
FOR 125 . With fixed gas whirler or rotator means for gas separation (55/235)
FOR 126 . . Liquid applied in central of concentric flow paths (55/236)
FOR 127 . . Liquid contact preceding or within whirler or rotator means (55/237)
FOR 128 . . . Spray or film contact (55/238)
FOR 129 . . Reversal of gas flow by surface of body of liquid (55/239)
FOR 130 . With means forming flowing liquid film or sheet for gas contact (55/240)
FOR 131 . . On impervious backing (e.g., corrugated plates) (55/241)
FOR 132 . With liquid cleaning or flushing means for media (55/242)
FOR 133 . . Immersion cleaning (55/243)
FOR 134 . Gas flow contacts liquid bath (55/244)
FOR 135 . . With back pressure relief or auxiliary liquid trap or baffle (55/245)
FOR 136 . . With antisplash means or means for retaining liquid during upset or tilt (55/246)
FOR 137 . . With movable means in bath for commingling gas and liquid (55/247)
FOR 138 . . Separator positioned above liquid bath (55/245)
FOR 139 . . . With means for forming liquid into a spray or heap (55/249)
FOR 140 . . . Superposed filter (55/250)
FOR 141 . . . . With flow guide preventing entire leading surface contact (55/251)
FOR 142 . . . . Surrounding gas flow path (55/252)
FOR 143 . . . . . With separable liquid sump (55/253)
FOR 144 . . . . . With anticreep means (55/254)
FOR 145 . . . . Submerged inlet for subsurface contact of liquid (55/255)
FOR 146 . . Submerged inlet for subsurface contact (55/256)
FOR 147 . Gas separating means downstream of contacting means (55/257.1)
FOR 148 . . Parallel vanes (55/257.2)
FOR 149 . . Overlapping vanes (55/257.3)
FOR 150 . . Centrifugal (55/257.4)
FOR 151 . . Impact plate (55/257.5)
FOR 152 . . Perforated plate (55/257.6)
FOR 153 . . Heat exchange (55/257.7)
FOR 154 . . With preliminary separating means (55/258)
FOR 155 . . Filter type separating means (55/259)
FOR 156 . With deflecting means preliminary to liquid contact (55/260)
FOR 157WITH INLET MEANS FOR DIVERSE FLUID OR SOLID FOR GAS TREATMENT (55/261)
FOR 158 . Solid or vaporized solid (55/262)
FOR 159 . Steam (55/263)
FOR 160 . With outlet for condensed vapors (55/264)
FOR 161 . Downstream of separator (55/265)
FOR 162 . With flow control for each inflow gas (55/266)
FOR 163WITH HEATING OR COOLING MEANS FOR GAS, OR WITH INSULATION (55/267)
FOR 164 . Two confined fluids in indirect contact (55/268)
FOR 165 . . Heat exchanger is part of separator or is contiguous therewith (55/269)
FOR 166WITH SAMPLING, WEIGHTING, TESTING, OR METERING MEANS (55/270)
FOR 167WITH TIMING OR CHANGEABLE PROGRAMMING MEANS (55/271)
FOR 168 . Of cleaning mechanism for media (55/272)
FOR 169 . . Sequential cleaning of plural units (55/273)
FOR 170WITH SIGNALS AND INDICATORS (E.G., INSPECTION MEANS) (55/274)
FOR 171 . Moisture sensitive (55/275)
FOR 172WITH SOUND DAMPING OR ACOUSTICAL MEANS (I.E., NOISE ATTENUATION) (55/276)
FOR 173SONIC TYPE (55/277)
FOR 174SHELF OR EDGE TYPE (55/278)
FOR 175WITH STERILIZING MEANS (55/279)
FOR 176WITH DRIP OR ESCAPING MATERIAL COLLECTOR (NOT OF SEPARATED CONSTITUENT AS SUCH) (55/280)


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