US 9,808,758 B2
Wet scrubber apparatus for ammonia capture
Lingying Zhao, Dublin, OH (US); Lara Jane S. Hadlocon, Columbus, OH (US); and Roderick Manuzon, Frontenac, MO (US)
Assigned to Ohio State Innovation Foundation, Columbus, OH (US)
Filed by Ohio State Innovation Foundation, Columbus, OH (US)
Filed on May 13, 2016, as Appl. No. 15/154,475.
Application 15/154,475 is a continuation of application No. 14/538,094, filed on Nov. 11, 2014, granted, now 9,364,787.
Application 14/538,094 is a continuation of application No. 14/036,140, filed on Sep. 25, 2013, granted, now 8,961,915, issued on Feb. 24, 2015.
Prior Publication US 2016/0250589 A1, Sep. 1, 2016
This patent is subject to a terminal disclaimer.
Int. Cl. B01D 53/14 (2006.01); B01D 53/18 (2006.01); B01D 53/58 (2006.01); B01D 53/79 (2006.01); C01C 1/242 (2006.01)
CPC B01D 53/58 (2013.01) [B01D 53/1493 (2013.01); B01D 53/185 (2013.01); B01D 53/79 (2013.01); C01C 1/242 (2013.01); B01D 2251/506 (2013.01); B01D 2252/10 (2013.01); B01D 2257/406 (2013.01); B01D 2258/0266 (2013.01)] 18 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A device for removing a substance from a gas stream by spraying a liquid into said gas stream, said device comprising:
at least one conduit, said conduit being substantially unobstructed to permit flow of said gas stream therethrough without significant resistance, said conduit having a first and a second end, said first end of said conduit being in fluid communication with the atmosphere; and
a plurality of spray nozzles positioned in said conduit for spraying said liquid into said gas stream thereby subjecting said entire gas stream to said liquid while passing through said conduit.