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1. (WO2006017164) FILTER BACK-FLUSHING AND RINSING DEVICE

Pub. No.:    WO/2006/017164    International Application No.:    PCT/US2005/024238
Publication Date: Fri Feb 17 00:59:59 CET 2006 International Filing Date: Sat Jul 09 01:59:59 CEST 2005
IPC: B08B 9/093
B08B 3/04
B08B 9/00
B08B 6/00
Applicants: DEVERAUX, Gene
Inventors: DEVERAUX, Gene
Title: FILTER BACK-FLUSHING AND RINSING DEVICE
Abstract:
An apparatus for cleaning, back-flushing and rinsing a filter comprising a holding tank, a lower compartment, one or more perforated armatures, one or more filters, and one or more screw caps. The lower compartment comprises one or more threaded receivers, and the perforated armatures screw into the threaded receivers. The lower compartment further comprises an inlet and a main drain and is sealed so that water entering the lower compartment through the inlet can only travel out the main drain or up through the threaded receivers and perforated armatures. Each filter is placed over a perforated armature, and a screw cap is placed on top of each filter to hold it in place. The holding tank comprises one or more overflow drains, handles and a lid. A method of using the apparatus described above to clean a filter.