U.S. Patent 9,227,215

Title: Determination of composition and structure of a CO2 composite spray

Inventor(s): David Jackson

Date Issued: January 5, 2016

Technology Platform: CO2 Composite Spray™

Internet Link: U.S. Patent No. 9,227,215  https://www.google.com/patents/US9227215

 

  • SnoPen™ Benchtop Spray Cleaning Systems
  • OzoKool™ Tunable MQCL™ Systems
  • 2Cool Tool™ Thermal Management Systems
  • Mobi™ Mobile Spray Cleaning Systems
  • GENESYS™ Vector Pro™ Spray Treatment Systems
  • PowerSno™ Modular Spray Treatment Platform
  • Vector Pro™ CO2 Composite Spray Applicators
  • OZPEN™ (Licensed Private Label Product, OZ Optics Ltd.)
  • CleanMaster™ (Licensed Private Label Product, Reliabotics LLC)

Abstract

A method and apparatus for analyzing, maintaining or adjusting the chemical and physical structure of a CO2 Composite Spray in real-time. A light beam is passed through a portion of the CO2 Composite Spray plume, following which the transmitted light is collected using a detector and analyzed using a computer processing device. Light absorption, reflection and/or florescence data are correlated with CO2 particle density and particle size, spray plume length, organic and inorganic spray additives, and water vapor content. The treatment spray geometry is used to optimize and control a CO2 Composite Spray in precision cleaning, machining, and cooling processes.

Related Patents

  • Taiwan Patent I577452 – Apparatus for forming and regulating a CO2 composite spray
  • U.S. Patent 9,387,511 – Particle-plasma ablation process for polymeric ophthalmic substrate surface
  • U.S. Patent 9,352,355 – Particle-plasma ablation process
  • U.S. Patent 9,221,067 – CO2 composite spray method and apparatus
  • U.S. Patent 8,197,603 – Method and apparatus for treating a substrate with dense fluid and plasma
  • U.S. Patent 8,021,489 – Substrate treatment process
  • U.S. Patent 7,901,540 – Dense fluid delivery apparatus
  • U.S. Patent 7,451,941 – Dense fluid spray cleaning process and apparatus
  • U.S. Patent 7,225,819 – Apparatus process and method for mounting and treating a substrate
  • U.S. Patent 6,979,362 – Apparatus and process for the treatment, delivery and recycle of process fluids used in dense phase carbon dioxide applications
  • U.S. Patent 6,656,017 – Method and apparatus for creating an open cell micro-environment for treating a substrate with an impingement spray
  • U.S. Patent 5,725,154 – Dense fluid spray cleaning method and apparatus
  • Patents Pending – Passive electrostatic CO2 composite spray applicator