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WO/2005/017465A2
In embodiments of the invention, a vortex chamber tool in a conduit includes: an outer barrel; an inner barrel that is concentric with the outer barrel; and a corkscrew deflector coupled to an inside wall of the outer barrel and an outsi...  
WO2004111514A3
The invention relates to a flexible tubular duct for the transport of hydrocarbons in particular in the gaseous state. Said duct is of the type comprising at least one carcass (2), an internal pressure lining (3) and one or several layer...  
WO2004051165A3
The present invention relates to a flow spreading mechanism, in particular a flow spreading mechanism used with refrigerators or air conditioners to enhance spreading of cool or warm air. To achieve the above-mentioned object, this inven...  
WO2004091808A3
A durable ultraphobic surface that is capable of retaining ultraphobic properties at liquid pressures of one atmosphere and above. The surface generally includes a substrate portion with a multiplicity of projecting regularly shaped micr...  
WO2004102129A3
A flow conditioner includes a body composed of an array of vanes generally parallel to the direction of fluid flow. The vanes create a plurality of chambers to effectively reduce large scale vortices in the flow. The vanes have surfaces ...  
WO2004093152A3
A carrier with ultraphobic surfaces for promoting more effective cleaning and drying of the carrier. In the invention, entire surfaces or portions of surfaces of a carrier (12) are made ultraphobic. The ultraphobic surfaces of the carrie...  
WO/2005/004751A1
An internal formation (3) for a conduit (1). The formation (3) has a longitudinally extending member adapted to extend along an inside surface of at least a portion of the length of the conduit (1). The longitudinally extending member ha...  
WO/2005/003616A1
A flow controller (11) adapted to control a flow of fluid within the flow controller (11), the flow controller (11) having a flow path adapted to convey said fluid, wherein the cross-sectional area of the flow path varies along the flow ...  
WO/2005/001321A2
A system for conveying fluid through a conduit that creates a strong laminar flow of the material surrounded by a boundary layer flow of the same or a different flowable material, such that long transport distances through dramatic eleva...  
WO2004047908A3
A helical formation for a conduit (1). The helical formation includes an elongate member (4) defining at least a portion of a helix, the elongate member (4) comprising an inwardly extending portion (6, 7). The inwardly extending portion ...  
WO/2004/111514A2
The invention relates to a flexible tubular duct for the transport of hydrocarbons in particular in the gaseous state. Said duct is of the type comprising at least one carcass (2), an internal pressure lining (3) and one or several layer...  
WO/2004/106792A1
A fluid flow control valve, especially for severe service, e.g. gas and oil power application, comprises a plurality of vortex chambers (9) through each of which fluid flows in substantially vortex fashion between an inlet channel (8) an...  
WO/2004/102129A2
A flow conditioner includes a body composed of an array of vanes generally parallel to the direction of fluid flow. The vanes create a plurality of chambers to effectively reduce large scale vortices in the flow. The vanes have surfaces ...  
WO2004001267A3
The present invention features a fluid flow regulator (210) that functions to influence fluid flow across a surface such as a rotating or rotary device, including propellers, impellers, turbines, rotors, fans, and other similar devices, ...  
WO2004042865A3
A retractable radome strake is disclosed that includes an assembly of finger elements. The assembly of finger elements, when coupled to a radome, deflect at wind speeds greater than approximately twenty mph or wind pressures greater than...  
WO/2004/092623A2
A fluid handling component having a durable ultraphobic fluid contact surface that is capable of exhibiting ultraphobic properties at liquid pressures of one atmosphere and above. The surface generally includes a substrate portion with a...  
WO/2004/093152A2
A carrier with ultraphobic surfaces for promoting more effective cleaning and drying of the carrier. In the invention, entire surfaces or portions of surfaces of a carrier (12) are made ultraphobic. The ultraphobic surfaces of the carrie...  
WO/2004/091808A2
A durable ultraphobic surface that is capable of retaining ultraphobic properties at liquid pressures of one atmosphere and above. The surface generally includes a substrate portion with a multiplicity of projecting regularly shaped micr...  
WO/2004/093151A2
A tray carrier with ultraphobic surfaces for promoting more effective cleaning and drying of the carrier. Entire surfaces or portions of surfaces of a carrier (12) are made ultraphobic. The ultraphobic surfaces of the carrier cause liqui...  
WO/2004/091792A2
A microfluidic device having durable ultraphobic fluid contact surfaces in the fluid flow channels of the device. The ultraphobic surface generally includes a substrate portion with a multiplicity of projecting regularly shaped microscal...  
WO2004034486B1
Fuel is provided to an inlet (14) of a cascade region (15) which has a plurality of stages (17-23), each of which divides fuel flow evenly into a pair of corresponding slots (24-26). The flow is then spread across a floor surface (41) of...  
WO/2004/090346A1
In order to modify a flow (for e.g. air or water) which drives a driving unit, or which is generated by a driving unit, placing of a ball like structure (21) is suggested. The ball like structure (21) is, thereby, located preferably in t...  
WO/2004/089741A1
This specification describes a method for reducing kinetic friction by means of profiled surface patterns when devices and appliances of different materials, sizes and shapes are in contact with air, gas and liquid masses. The method can...  
WO/2004/088062A1
The invention consists in a flow generator, which comprises a hollow elongate member (2) defining an interior for flow of a fluid, and a restriction member (1) located within the interior such that air is excluded from the flow to produc...  
WO/2004/083651A1
In order to improve the flow properties of a surface the invention proposes a surface along which a medium flows, said medium consisting of a gas, a liquid, a two-phase mixture, or a mixture of multiple phases, wherein said surface compr...  
WO2004042865A9
ABSTRACTA retractable radome strake is disclosed that includes an assembly of finger elements. The assembly of finger elements, when coupled to a radome, deflect at wind speeds greater than approximately twenty mph or wind pressures grea...  
WO/2004/070212A1
An air duct outlet (10) that allows a user to redirect an air stream within a wide range of directions includes a housing having a planar first wall (18) and a convexly-curved second wall in adjacent, spaced-apart relationship and that d...  
WO/2004/070213A1
The invention relates to an accessory which is intended to be mounted to the end of the outlet conduit (4) of a sudden air discharge device (1). The inventive accessory takes the form a tube which is mounted coaxially to the axis of the ...  
WO2004048871A3
The invention proposes a method and a device to generate an area of a mixture of fluids by introducing media having at least a different physical or chemical property into a boundary layer of a surface using vortices. The method and the ...  
WO/2004/060662A1
An article for reducing the drag caused by a fluid flowing over a surface comprises a backing layer having an outer, exposed patterned surface that reduces drag, and an adhesive bonding layer for bonding the backing layer to the surface ...  
WO2004034486A3
Fuel is provided to an inlet (14) of a cascade region (15) which has a plurality of stages (17-23), each of which divides fuel flow evenly into a pair of corresponding slots (24-26). The flow is then spread across a floor surface (41) of...  
WO/2004/057198A1
A vortex valve assembly in which pressure within the vortex chamber is used to provide a switching function for automated opening of a gate (14) to increase the size of the outlet (6). The pressure in the volute is used to provide a mech...  
WO/2004/051165A2
The present invention relates to a flow spreading mechanism, in particular a flow spreading mechanism used with refrigerators or air conditioners to enhance spreading of cool or warm air. To achieve the above-mentioned object, this inven...  
WO/2004/048871A2
The invention proposes a method and a device to generate an area of a mixture of fluids by introducing media having at least a different physical or chemical property into a boundary layer of a surface using vortices. The method and the ...  
WO/2004/047908A2
A helical formation for a conduit (1). The helical formation includes an elongate member (4) defining at least a portion of a helix, the elongate member (4) comprising an inwardly extending portion (6, 7). The inwardly extending portion ...  
WO/2004/042865A2
A retractable radome strake is disclosed that includes an assembly of finger elements. The assembly of finger elements, when coupled to a radome, deflect at wind speeds greater than approximately twenty mph or wind pressures greater than...  
WO/2004/036055A2
A method and apparatus for converting single multiphase fluid flow into plural multiphase fluid flows having substantially uniform composition and flow properties. A manifold comprises an enclosure having an inlet and an inner surface pe...  
WO/2004/034486A2
Fuel is provided to an inlet (14) of a cascade region (15) which has a plurality of stages (17-23), each of which divides fuel flow evenly into a pair of corresponding slots (24-26). The flow is then spread across a floor surface (41) of...  
WO/2004/025226A1
A straightening device (4) installed in a flow passage (10) formed by a pipe (2a) on the upstream side of a flow velocity sensor (3) of a flowmeter, comprising a first straightening net (8) disposed apart from the flow velocity sensor an...  
WO2003030717A3
A non-linear flow restrictor (50) that limits the maximum flowrate in a medical aspiration system (10). The flow restrictor (50) changes the direction of fluid flow to generate non-linear effects in the fluid. This creates a non-linear r...  
WO/2004/020777A1
A suppression element (1) for vortex vibrations, comprising an envelope (2) for t least partly enveloping a tubular element (100); at least one projection (3) pointing away from the envelope. The envelope is modular to form with similar ...  
WO/2004/020841A1
According to the invention, a device for the generation of eddies creates or destroys eddies in a flowing medium (S) in a particularly simple manner, with particularly low energy requirement with the lowest possible pressure drop, whereb...  
WO/2004/015278A1
The invention relates to the use of flow distributors comprising 2 - 20 cone-shaped sheet metals which are inserted into each other for the distribution of two-phase or three-phase flows during the modification of the cross-section surfa...  
WO/2004/009949A1
A compact vibration control equipment (21) for preventing vibration of a pipe (13) set in the water effectively. A tubular body (22) covering the underwater pipe (13) is suspended from a buoy (25). A plurality of regulating members (23, ...  
WO/2004/003394A1
An object whose surface is to be treated, moving in fluid relative to the movement of the fluid. On the surface of the object, dimples having diameters from 10 to 2,500 μm and a depth of 50 μm or less are continuously formed. Fluid res...  
WO/2004/002813A1
The present invention provides methods, systems and apparatus for steering one or more cables towed through water by a vessel. In general, a diverter attached to the one or more cables may comprise a float (312), a vane (320) extending f...  
WO/2004/002380A2
A fluid flow resistor (10) for use in ophthalmic surgery includes a housing (12) having an inlet (14) and an outlet (16). An alongated turbine (22) is caused to spin within the housing (12) by a flow of fluid which extracts energy from t...  
WO/2004/001267A2
The present invention features a fluid flow regulator (210) that functions to influence fluid flow across a surface such as a rotating or rotary device, including propellers, impellers, turbines, rotors, fans, and other similar devices, ...  
WO/2003/106260A1
A method of controlling fluid flow (14) in a boundary layer at a fluid-surface interface comprising, providing a plurality of blades (11) which project from the fluid contracting surface into a boundary layer such that in use the blades ...  
WO/2003/107523A1
The invention describes devices for controlling fluid flow (306), such as valves. The devices may include one or more electroactive polymer transducers (308, 309) with an electroactive polymer (308, 309) that deflects in response to an a...  

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