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Centrifugal separator devices, systems and related methods

United States Patent

March 20, 2012
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Centrifugal separator devices, systems and related methods are described. More particularly, fluid transfer connections for a centrifugal separator system having support assemblies with a movable member coupled to a connection tube and coupled to a fixed member, such that the movable member is constrained to movement along a fixed path relative to the fixed member are described. Also, centrifugal separator systems including such fluid transfer connections are described. Additionally, methods of installing, removing and/or replacing centrifugal separators from centrifugal separator systems are described.
Meikrantz; David H. (Idaho Falls, ID), Law; Jack D. (Pocatello, ID), Garn; Troy G. (Idaho Falls, ID), Todd; Terry A. (Aberdeen, ID), Macaluso; Lawrence L. (Carson City, NV)
Battelle Energy Alliance, LLC (Idaho Falls, ID)
12/ 337,988
December 18, 2008
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.