[12] Patent
[11] Patent No.:GC0010493  
[45] Date of Publishing the Grant of the Patent: 31/May /2019                61/2019  
Number of the Decision to Grant the Patent:2019/151861
Date of the Decision to Grant the Patent:20/May/2019

[21] Application No.:GC 2013-24328

[22] Filing Date:7/5/2013

[30] Priority:

[33] State [32] Priority date [31] Priority No.
DE
9/5/2012
102012207731.6

[72] Inventors:1- Prof. Dr. Jens-Uwe REPKE،2- Prof. Dr. Günter WOZNY،3- Matan BEERY

[73] Owner: akvola Technologies GMbH , AM Borssigturm 100 , Berlin 13507, Germany

[74] Agent: Abu-Gazaleh Intellectual Property L.L.C

  

 

  

[51]IPC:
Int. Cl.: B01D21/00; B01D21/01; C02F1/24; C02F1/44; C02F9/00; C02F1/52; C02F101/30; C02F103/08 (2006.01)

[56] Cited Documents:

-WO 98/31634 Al (ERIKSSON HANS [SE];ISAKSSON KENT [SE] )23 July 1998
-US 2004/217058 Al (CADERA JASON [CA] ETAL) 4 November 2004
-US 2009/211974 Al (DEGREMONT [FR];BONNELYE VERONIQUE [FR]; MOLES JACQUES
[FR]} 27 August 2009
-WO 2008/013349 Al (KOREA INST SCI & TECH[KR]; KOREA CERAMIC CO LTD [KR]; CHOI YONG
SU [K) 31 January 2008
-DE 101 18 940 Al (GEORGI JOACHIM [DE] )24 October 2002
 
Examiner: Eng. Abdulaziz S. AlMotek

[54] APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR CLEANING WATER
[57] Abstract: The present invention relates an apparatus for cleaning water, in particular precleaning seawater, comprising at least one tank (10) for receiving water containing at least one flocculating agent for separating organic and possibly biological constituents contained in the water, wherein the at least one tank (10) comprises at least one contact zone K for contacting the water containing the flocculating agent with at least one gas, in particular air, and at least one separation zone S for separating the flocculated organic constituents buoyed up by the gas, wherein at least one gassing unit (30) is arranged in the at least one contact zone K and at least one filtration unit (40) is arranged in the at least one separation zone S, characterized in that the at least one gas is injected via the at least one gassing unit (30) without using a liquid carrier. The invention also relates to a method for cleaning water by using this apparatus.Fig. 2
No. of claims: 23     No. of figures: 4


 

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