US 9,808,840 B2
Air filter ultrasonic cleaning systems and the methods of using the same
Mansour A. Al-Shafei, Saihat (SA); Gasan S. Alabedi, Cheadle (GB); and Marwan Rashid Al Dossary, Dammam (SA)
Assigned to Saudi Arabian Oil Company, Dhahran (SA)
Filed by Saudi Arabian Oil Company, Dhahran (SA)
Filed on Oct. 15, 2014, as Appl. No. 14/515,066.
Prior Publication US 2016/0107200 A1, Apr. 21, 2016
Int. Cl. B08B 3/12 (2006.01); B01D 41/04 (2006.01)
CPC B08B 3/12 (2013.01) [B01D 41/04 (2013.01)] 20 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
15. A method for cleaning an air filter, comprising:
providing an ultrasonic wave washing unit comprising a housing, a chair, and a media outlet;
placing an air filter in the ultrasonic wave washing unit;
using the chair to hold the air filter in the ultrasonic wave washing unit;
applying ultrasonic energy to the air filter from the ultrasonic wave washing unit to remove residue from the air filter;
collecting residue within the chair configured to evacuate residue from the housing through the media outlet;
evacuating residue from the chair through the media outlet; and
removing the air filter from the ultrasonic wave washing unit.