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Title:
PROCESS ANALYTIC INSTRUMENT WITH MULTI-TUBE CONNECTION
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2013/059253
Kind Code:
A8
Abstract:
A process analytic instrument (10), such as for gas or liquid chromatography, includes an analytical module (12) configured to analyze a process fluid and a removable tube carrier (18) coupled to the analytical module (12). The analytical module (12) has a plurality of inlet ports (54) in a sealing surface (30). The removable tube carrier (18) has an end (28) with a plurality of apertures (32) aligned with the plurality of inlet ports (54) of sealing surface (30) of the analytical module (12). The removable tube carrier (18) fluidically couples a plurality of tubes (16) to the analytical module (12) when the end (28) of the removable tube carrier (18) is biased into the sealing surface (30) of the analytical module (12). The interconnection between the plurality of inlet ports and the tubes is based on a plug and socket scheme.

Inventors:
BAILEY EDWARD J (US)
PRATT JASON P (US)
Application Number:
US2012/060517
Publication Date:
August 22, 2013
Filing Date:
October 17, 2012
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Assignee:
ROSEMOUNT ANALYTICAL INC (US)
International Classes:
G01N30/16; F16L37/00; F16L39/00; G01N33/00
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
CHRISTENSON, Christopher, R. et al. (Champlin & Kelly P.A.,900 Second Avenue South, Suite 140, Minneapolis MN, US)
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