WO/2016/001478 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR STORING HIGH CAPACITY ELECTRIC ENERGY||WO||07.01.2016|
||PCT/FI2014/050560||TERALOOP OY ||SAARINEN, Petri |
The disclosed embodiments provide a highly efficient, utility scale energy storage and retrieval system. The system is characterized by a chain of multiple rotating interconnected masses (8), a hollow toroid- shaped housing (1), plural pairs of permanent magnets (7, 11), magnets (7, 11) and coils (10) for the charging and discharging of electric energy and is operated by an automated control system. The mass (8) chain is fitted and rotating inside the housing (1), and the energy is stored into the rotational energy of the chain. The transformation of electrical energy into rotational energy or vice versa is carried out by using coil units (10). In order to minimize losses, the chain is magnetically levitating and a vacuum is pumped into the housing (1).
WO/2015/089622 METALLURGICAL FURNACE||WO||25.06.2015|
||PCT/CA2013/001086||9282-3087 QUÉBEC (DBA TMC CANADA)||CHAO, John|
A metallurgical furnace including a refractory, which may include an inner layer, including bricks of a first type having a heat dissipation thickness, and bricks of a second type having a greater sacrificial thickness and protruding towards the furnace space. The furnace may include a force exerting member for contracting a segmented outer shell around the refractory, inward, as the refractory contracts when cooling. The force exerting member may include a tension member. The furnace may include a vertical compression member for exerting a compressive force upon the refractory, vertically compressing the refractory as it contracts. The furnace may include a cooling system, including a sleeve surrounding a layer of heated air, and air displacement members for displacing away the heated air. The furnace may include a roof, having suspension members extending therethrough, supporting an inner mesh, the inner mesh supporting insulating material. The furnace may also include an electrode seal having a plurality of shoes biased against the electrode(s).
WO/2015/084288 SECTOR OF DISK VACUUM FILTER||WO||11.06.2015|
||PCT/UA2014/000031||LANTSEVICH, Mikhail Aleksandrovich ЛАНЦЕВИЧ, Михаил Александрович||LANTSEVICH, Mikhail Aleksandrovich ЛАНЦЕВИЧ, Михаил Александрович|
The invention is intended for dehydrating products of enrichment on disk vacuum filters. A sector of a disk vacuum filter contains a flat filter element having filtrate discharge channels, a waterproof coating under end sides of the element, and a discharge fitting. The filter element is in the form of an integrated monolith made of porous plastic. The filtrate discharge channels are connected to a drainage cavity formed beneath same, said cavity being connected to the discharge fitting. The filtrate discharge channels and the drainage cavity are formed in the body of the flat filter element. The filter element is provided with micro-capillary pores. The filtrate discharge channels and the drainage cavity are provided in one central plane which is parallel to the wide end of the element. The filter element can be assembled. Technical result: decreased energy consumption, reduced cost and improved performance properties.
WO/2015/044861 PIZZA CRUST AND A METHOD FOR MAKING A PIZZA TYPE PRODUCT||WO||02.04.2015|
||PCT/IB2014/064759||ORKLA FOODS NORGE AS ||OWE, Inger, Kjensmo |
The invention concerns a pizza crust for production of a baked pizza, where said pizza crust comprises a first side for resting on a pizza-baking support such as a tray during baking and a second side for supporting additional food products / toppings. The crust is further characterized in that at least part of the first side being in direct contact with the pizza-baking support after baking is cheese. The invention also concerns a method for large-scale production of pizza crusts.
WO/2015/033315 CLIP FOR A KNOCK-DOWN STRUCTURE||WO||12.03.2015|
||PCT/IB2014/064313||CLIP-LOK INTERNATIONAL LIMITED||MUNCH-FALS, Jakob|
The invention relates to a releasable clip (10) for use in a knockdown structure, and more particularly but not exclusively, to a releasable plastic clip for use in securing panels (11) of a knock-down structure, for example a collapsible container, to one another. The releasable clip includes two legs (21,23) that extend away from one another, with the legs being connected at one end, and each leg having an opposite free end that terminates in a panel engagement formation (22,24). The clip is characterized in that at least one of the panel engagement formations is an adjustable engagement formation (24) that is adjustable between a locked position, in which the engagement formation is adapted to engage a securing aperture provided in a panel, and a release position, in which the engagement formation is adapted to be released from the securing aperture.
WO/2015/016758 DEVICE FOR HANDLING DRILL STRING COMPONENTS AND ROCK DRILL RIG||WO||05.02.2015|
||PCT/SE2014/000093||ATLAS COPCO ROCK DRILLS AB ||WASE, Lars |
A handling device for handling drill string components (8,8',8") in a rock drill rig (1) which includes a rotator device (4) being arranged for rotation and driving of a drill string component and being supported movable to and fro on a feed beam (2), wherein the handling device includes means for introducing drill string components into respectively remove drill string components from a drill string position (A) of the rock drill rig. The handling device includes a guiding beam (19) which includes a longitudinal guide (42). A gripper shuttle (40) is drivingly displaceable along the longitudinal guide, wherein the gripper shuttle includes a pivotally arranged guiding gripper (41) for gripping a first end region of a drill string component. The gripper shuttle carries a drive motor (45) for driving a drive wheel (44), and the drive wheel (44) is disengageable to allow essentially free movement of the gripper shuttle along the longitudinal guide (42). The invention also concerns a rock drill rig.
WO/2015/016756 HANDLING DEVICE FOR DRILL STRING COMPONENT IN RESPECT OF A ROCK DRILL RIG AND ROCK DRILL RIG||WO||05.02.2015|
||PCT/SE2014/000091||ATLAS COPCO ROCK DRILLS AB ||WASE, Lars |
Handing device for handling drill string components (8) in a rock drill rig (1 ), wherein the handing device includes a magazine (6) for storing drill string components (8) to be introduced into and removed from a drill string position (A) of the drill rig. The magazine includes, in the region of the loading position (L), a transfer unit (41 ) for separation of a drill string component being positioned on said support means from an adjacent drill string component and to transfer the separated drill string component to the loading position. The transfer unit includes movable stop elements (47) for said separation of drill string components. The transfer unit includes a plurality of pivot arms (42) being pivotal around a pivot axis (V), being parallel to said axial direction, from a first position (Fig. 3), wherein the pivot arms lie against a drill string component being closest to the loading position on said support means (44'), to a second position (Fig. 4), wherein the pivot arms (42) allow bringing down the separated drill string component to the loading position (L). The invention also relates to a rock drill rig.
WO/2015/016757 DEVICE FOR HANDLING DRILL STRING COMPONENTS IN RESPECT OF A ROCK DRILL RIG AND ROCK DRILL RIG||WO||05.02.2015|
||PCT/SE2014/000092||ATLAS COPCO ROCK DRILLS AB ||WASE, Lars |
A device (2) for handling drill string components (10) in respect of a drill rig (1), said device including: - gripping means (9) for gripping a first drill string component (10) to be threaded on to or off from a second drill string component (12) being part of a drill string which is partly drilled into a rock formation, and - a handling unit (8) which includes said gripping means (9), and which is movable between a drill string position (D) and a loading position (L) wherein a drill string component can be brought into or taken out from said gripping means. The handing unit (8) includes auxiliary- engagement means (11) for aligning said gripped first drill string component (10) to essentially in line with an axial direction defined by said second drill string component (12). Said gripping means as well as said auxiliary engagement means (11) are adjustable for gripping drill string components of different dimensions with maintained alignment of gripped drill string components. The invention also relates to a rock drill rig including such a device.
WO/2015/002782 FORMATION OF HETEROEPITAXIAL LAYERS WITH RAPID THERMAL PROCESSING TO REMOVE LATTICE DISLOCATIONS||WO||08.01.2015|
||PCT/US2014/044076||ULTRATECH, INC ||HAWRYLUK, Andrew, M. |
Method and devices are disclosed for device manufacture of gallium nitride devices by growing a gallium nitride layer on a silicon substrate using Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD) followed by rapid thermal annealing. Gallium nitride is grown directly on silicon or on a barrier layer of aluminum nitride grown on the silicon substrate. One or both layers are thermally processed by rapid thermal annealing. Preferably the ALD process use a reaction temperature below 550 °C and preferable below 350°C. The rapid thermal annealing step raises the temperature of the coating surface to a temperature ranging from 550 to 1500°C for less than 12 msec.
WO/2014/197315 METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR PRODUCING FERRO-CHROME IN A DUPLEX FURNACE||WO||11.12.2014|
||PCT/US2014/040246||MIDREX TECHNOLOGIES, INC. ||CHEVRIER, Vincent, F. |
A method for producing a high purity high carbon molten chrome product from chrome and carbon bearing material, said method comprising the steps of: (a) continuously introducing chrome compacts directly into an electric melter; (b) heating and melting the chrome compacts in the electric melter at a temperature of between about 1300° C to about 1700° C to form high carbon molten chrome; (c) preventing oxidation of the high carbon molten chrome via minimization of the ingress of oxygen containing gas in said heating step; (d) carburizing the high carbon molten chrome to form high carbon molten metallized chrome; (e) purifying the high carbon molten metallized chrome by reducing silicon oxides to silicon and desulfurizing the high carbon molten metallized chrome to produce the high purity high carbon molten chrome product; and (f) discharging the high purity high carbon molten chrome product from the electric melter.