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Sampling system and method

United States Patent

April 16, 2013
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The present disclosure provides an apparatus and method for coupling conduit segments together. A first pump obtains a sample and transmits it through a first conduit to a reservoir accessible by a second pump. The second pump further conducts the sample from the reservoir through a second conduit.
Decker; David L. (Reno, NV), Lyles; Brad F. (Reno, NV), Purcell; Richard G. (Reno, NV), Hershey; Ronald Lee (Reno, NV)
Board of Regents of the Nevada System of Higher Education, on behalf of the Desert Research Institute (Reno, NV), N/A (
12/ 706,670
February 16, 2010
STATEMENT OF GOVERNMENT SUPPORT This invention was made with United States Government support under a grant from the Department of Energy, National Nuclear Security Administration, Grant/Contract No. DE-AC08-00NV13609. The United States Government has certain rights in the invention.