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Purification of water from cooling towers and other heat exchange systems

United States Patent

August 7, 2012
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The amount of silica in cooling tower water is reduced by passing cooling tower water through a column of silica gel.
Sullivan; Enid J. (Los Alamos, NM), Carlson; Bryan J. (Ojo Caliente, NM), Wingo; Robert M. (Los Alamos, NM), Robison; Thomas W. (Stilwell, KS)
Los Alamos National Security, LLC (Los Alamos, NM)
12/ 772,672
May 3, 2010
STATEMENT REGARDING FEDERAL RIGHTS This invention was made with government support under Contract No. DE-AC52-06NA25396 awarded by the U.S. Department of Energy. The government has certain rights in the invention.