membrane (Total 98396 Patents Found)

A method of and an apparatus for determining the dielectric breakdown chateristics and size of membrane-sheathed particles such as living-organism cells and the apparent size of such particles after breakdown of the membrane, makes use of two measuring orifices traversed by an electrolyte across which an increasing el...
A seal structure for an air cushion vessel includes an inflatable bag secd to the hull and a plurality of juxtaposed, interconnected planer members maintained in operative position beneath the bag by a plurality of support straps. Each planer member includes a transversely reinforced shell portion and a flexible, resi...
A conventional meat skinning machine has a frame, a horizontal auger on the frame having a forward end, a tooth gripping roll rearwardly mounted on the frame and extending across the forward end of the conveyor, and an elongated cutting blade mounted on the frame adjacent the gripping roll to remove material from the o...
A cationic charge modified microporous membrane is provided. The membrane comrises a hydrophilic organic polymeric microporous membrane having bonded thereto, through a cross-linking agent, a charge modifying amount of a cationic charge modifying agent. The charge modifying agent is an aliphatic amine or polyamine, pre...
A reference electrode utilizes a small thin, flat membrane of a highly conductive glass placed on a small diameter insulator tube having a reference material inside in contact with an internal voltage lead. When the sensor is placed in a non-aqueous ionic electrolytic solution, the concentration difference across the g...
An apparaatus and method for continuously removing liquid from an aqueous suspension; the apparatus consists of a filter housing; an electrofilter disposed within the housing to provide a crossflow chamber and filtrate chamber within the housing; an inlet for supplying a suspension to the crossflow chamber and an outle...
Novel blood cell fractionation devices are provided. The device utilizes filters coated with high molecular weight polyethylene oxide derivatives cross-linked to prevent leaching from filter surfaces. These filters have a special efficacy in preventing protein adsorption and cellular adhesion to the membrane filter....
A sensor for measuring a physical amount such as an amount of air includes a membrane structure composed of metal stripes sandwiched between first and second insulating layers. A metal layer made of platinum or the like is formed on the first insulating layer and then heat-treated to improve its properties. Then, the m...
A flat loudspeaker having a back plate, a driver responsive to an electrical signal, an enhancer having a neck and a mouth, the neck attached to the driver and movable in accordance with the movement of the driver, a thin film membrane, the membrane attached to the enhancer, the membrane stretched over the frame, a fra...
The present invention relates to a polymer blend electrolyte membrane comprising an inorganic polymer having polydimethylsiloxane as a main chain, which has a pore structure at both ends formed by condensation reaction between 3-aminopropyltriethoxysilane and tetraethylorthosilicate, wherein phosphoric acid is chemical...
A method for fabricating membrane electrode assembly includes providing an anode side diffusion layer structure and a cathode side diffusion layer structure with a layer of membrane electrolyte therebetween. The diffusion layer structures include diffusion segments, which are coupled to each other by a first engaging m...
A container having an ethylene vinyl acetate-based or ethylene methyl-acrylate-based sealant as the sealant layer for a flexible membrane lid that is heat-sealed to a ring-shaped metal end on the container. In some embodiments, the sealant comprises ethylene vinyl acetate blended with a polyolefin. The polyolefin can c...
An aeration system for a submerged membrane module has a set of aerators connected to an air blower, valves and a controller adapted to alternately provide a higher rate or air flow and a lower rate of air flow in repeated cycles. In an embodiment, the air blower, valves and controller, simultaneously provide the alter...
An ion exchange membrane for a redox flow battery, the anion exchange membrane including a porous substrate; and a polymer disposed in the porous substrate, wherein the polymer is a polymerization product of a composition for forming the ion exchange membrane, wherein the composition includes a first monomer and a seco...
The present disclosure relates to highly filled polyolefin compositions with improved balance of properties particularly for applications where puncture and tear resistance is requested comprising a flexible heterophasic polyolefin composition (I), consisting of a crystalline polymer fraction (A) consisting of a copoly...
A method of obtaining helium from a process gas. The process gas is at a pressure less than 15 bar to a first membrane separation stage having a first membrane more readily permeable for helium than for at least one other component in the process gas. A first retentate stream is fed to a second membrane separation stag...
A membrane switch in which a first conductive part is formed on a first substrate, a second conductive part is formed on a second substrate, and the substrates are layered via a spacer such that the conductive parts face each other with a space therebetween, and an organic material showing piezoelectricity is filled, o...
A membrane actuator device includes a housing with an entrance port and an exit port connected by a fluid flow passageway. A gas generation chamber is disposed within the housing, the gas generation chamber comprising a first opening and a gas generating element. A membrane actuation chamber has a second opening and ma...
A membrane electrode assembly is prepared by sandwiching an electrolyte membrane between an anode and a cathode. In the anode, a first porous layer is interposed between a first electrode catalyst layer and a first gas diffusion layer. In the cathode, a second porous layer is interposed between a second electrode catal...
Methods and systems to remove gas bubbles from liquids and to improve uniform fluid flow through a region of a membrane in a microfluidic device, including to reduce, remove, and/or prevent gas bubbles on a surface of a porous membrane. An example membrane bubble trap system may include a fluid channel connected to a b...
A composition for preparation of a hollow fiber porous membrane including 40-60 wt. % a polymer matrix, 20-30 wt. % an organic mixed solution, and 20-40 wt. % a water-soluble substance. The polymer matrix is a polymer capable of dissolving in an organic solvent and melt processing. The organic mixed solution is a mixtu...
A pressurised filtration vessel, for example in cylindrical form, may include a filter element comprising a plurality of filtration membrane modules, e.g., ultrafiltration membrane modules; a distributor connected to an inlet for distributing an input fluid to the filter element; and a collector connected to an outlet ...
The present specification relates to a polymer with improved ion transport capability, a polymer electrolyte membrane including the same, a membrane-electrode assembly including the polymer electrolyte membrane, a fuel cell including the membrane-electrode assembly, and a redox flow battery including the polymer electr...
The invention provides methods, cells and constructs for optical measurement of membrane potential. These methods can be used in cells that are not accessible to presently available methods using electrodes. The methods can be directed to, for example, high-throughput drug screening assays to determine agents that can ...
A method for making a composite polyamide membrane comprising a porous support and a thin film polyamide layer, wherein the method includes:i) applying a polar solution including a polyfunctional amine monomer and a non-polar solution including a polyfunctional acylhalide monomer to a surface of a porous support and in...
In at least one embodiment, the invention preferably relates to a hollow fiber membrane mat having hollow fiber membranes arranged parallel to one another and adjacent to one another, the membranes having a wall and a continuous lumen, wherein the hollow fiber membranes are connected to one another by means of a plural...
Described herein are treatment methods involving the administration of nicotinamide, which has been discovered to stabilize the normal phenotype of retinal pigment epithelial cells and to prevent retinal pigment epithelial cell proliferation. Diseases and disorders that can be treated according to the methods disclosed...
The invention relates to a membrane nebulizer for producing aerosol in an aerosol therapy device, comprising: a membrane ( 1 ) having several through-holes for nebulizing a fluid; and a laminar carrier ( 2 ) having an opening ( 8 ), the membrane ( 1 ) being arranged in the opening ( 8 ) and fastened to the carrier ( 2 ...
Embodiments of the invention provide an ammonia operated fuel cell system including an alkaline membrane fuel cell (AMFC) having an anode, and an ammonia thermal cracker including a combustion chamber, the cracker being in gas communication with an ammonia source, and configured to provide a supply of H 2 directly to ...
In einem Hydrolager (2) ist ein Tragkörper (4) federnd zwischen zwei abstandsvariabel zueinander angeordneten Befestigungsmittel (6, 7) angebracht. Zwei über einen Dämpfungskanal (14) volumenveränderlich miteinander in Verbindung stehende Hydraulikkammern (10a, 10b) sind durch eine Trennplatte (12) voneinander sepa...
A solid acid having a core of calixarene or calix resorcinarene. The solid acid is an ion conducting compound in which at least one of the hydroxyl groups is substituted by an organic group having a cation exchange group at a terminal end, a polymer electrolyte membrane including the same, and a fuel cell using the pol...
A method for making a composite polyamide membrane including the step of applying a polyfunctional amine monomer and polyfunctional acyl halide monomer to a surface of the porous support and interfacially polymerizing the monomers to form a thin film polyamide layer, wherein the method is characterized by: i) conductin...
Fluidtight and thermally insulated tank built into a bearing structure, the tank wall comprising: - a thermal insulation barrier held on the bearing wall and consisting of blocks of insulation (1, 13) that are juxtaposed in parallel rows and separated from one another by gaps (10), - a sealing barrier supported by the ...
A method and apparatus for expressing and collecting mother's milk from a donor utilizing an adapted breastpump assembly. The breast shield (12) is adapted for engagement with a donor's breast to facilitate the expression of mother's milk therefrom. A temporary reservoir is established between the flexible ...