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Filter holder and gasket assembly for candle or tube filters

United States Patent

5,876,471
March 2, 1999
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A filter holder and gasket assembly for holding a candle filter element within a hot gas cleanup system pressure vessel. The filter holder and gasket assembly includes a filter housing, an annular spacer ring securely attached within the filter housing, a gasket sock, a top gasket, a middle gasket and a cast nut.
Lippert; Thomas Edwin (Murrysville, PA), Alvin; Mary Anne (Pittsburgh, PA), Bruck; Gerald Joseph (Murrysville, PA), Smeltzer; Eugene E. (Export, PA)
Siemens Westinghouse Power Corporation (Orlando, FL)
08/ 636,432
April 23, 1996
The Government of the United States of America has rights in the invention pursuant to Contract No. W-AEPSC C8014, awarded by the U.S. Department of Energy.