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Methods of separating particulate residue streams

United States Patent

7,918,721
April 5, 2011
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A particulate residue separator and a method for separating a particulate residue stream may include an air plenum borne by a harvesting device, and have a first, intake end and a second, exhaust end; first and second particulate residue air streams that are formed by the harvesting device and that travel, at least in part, along the air plenum and in a direction of the second, exhaust end; and a baffle assembly that is located in partially occluding relation relative to the air plenum and that substantially separates the first and second particulate residue air streams.
Hoskinson; Reed L. (Rigby, ID), Kenney; Kevin L. (Idaho Falls, ID), Wright; Christopher T. (Idaho Falls, ID), Hess; J. Richard (Idaho Falls, ID)
Battelle Energy Alliance, LLC (Idaho Falls, ID)
12/ 777,670
20100222120
May 11, 2010
GOVERNMENT RIGHTS This invention was made with government support under Contract Number DE-AC07-05ID14517 awarded by the United States Department of Energy. The government has certain rights in the invention.