Accession Number : ADD017352

Title :   Sonic Apparatus for Degassing Liquids.

Descriptive Note : Patent Filed 1 Jun 93, patented 13 Dec 94,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Monahan, Patrick J

Report Date : 13 Dec 1994

Pagination or Media Count : 4

Abstract : There is presented a sonic apparatus for degassing liquids. The apparatus includes a vessel for recciving and releasably retaining an open-top container and adapted to be closed with the container therein, transducer suspension structure positioned in the vessel, an ultrasonic transducer suspended from tbe structure and disposed in the container spaced from the walls and bottom of the container and beneath the surface of a liquid contained therein. The apparatus further includes a signal generated outside of the vessel for transmitting power to the transducer, and a vacuum pump for maintaining the vessel interior at a vacuum. (AN)

Descriptors :   *ULTRASONICS, *VACUUM DEGASSING, REMOVAL, TANKS(CONTAINERS), TRANSDUCERS, SUSPENSION DEVICES, ACOUSTIC SCATTERING, OILS, VISCOSITY, TRANSMITTING, GAS SURFACE INTERACTIONS, VACUUM PUMPS

Subject Categories : Acoustics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE