[12] Patent
[11] Patent No.:GC0007575  
[45] Date of Publishing the Grant of the Patent: 30/Apr /2018                48/2018  
Number of the Decision to Grant the Patent:2018/126008
Date of the Decision to Grant the Patent:15/Apr/2018

[21] Application No.:GC 2014-26890

[22] Filing Date:25/3/2014

[30] Priority:

[33] State [32] Priority date [31] Priority No.
US
27/3/2013
13/851.708

[72] Inventors:1- Franklin D. LOMAX،2- Jonathan LEVY،3- Richard S. TODD ،4- Chris EBELING

[73] Owner: Lummus Technology Inc., 1515 Broad Street, New Jersey 07003-3096, Bloomfield, USA

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

  

 

  

[51]IPC:
Int. Cl.: B01D 53/047 (2006.01)

[56] Cited Documents:

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Examiner: Eng. Sattam M.AlMutairi

[54] APPARATUS FOR DISTRIBUTING FLOW
[57] Abstract: Embodiments herein relate generally to distribution of flow into vessels containing packed beds of media. An example application of such beds is to pressure swing or temperature swing adsorption systems. Systems herein may include a vessel and a distributor for distributing flow into a lower portion of the vessel. The system may include: a vessel comprising a top head and a bottom head; and a bottom head feed/effluent nozzle. A lower distributor having at least one flow permitting surface is disposed within the vessel and encompasses an inlet of the bottom head feed/effluent nozzle. A flow gap is formed between a bottom portion of the lower distributor and the bottom head feed/effluent nozzle.
No. of claims: 37     No. of figures: 13


 

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