US Patent No. 10,167,712

ROTARY ISOBARIC PRESSURE EXCHANGER SYSTEM WITH FLUSH SYSTEM


Patent No. 10,167,712
Issue Date January 01, 2019
Title Rotary Isobaric Pressure Exchanger System With Flush System
Inventorship Farshad Ghasripoor, Berkeley, CA (US)
Jeremy Grant Martin, Oakland, CA (US)
Prem Krish, Foster City, CA (US)
Assignee ENERGY RECOVERY, INC., San Leandro, CA (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,167,712

1. A system, comprising:a rotary isobaric pressure exchanger (IPX) configured to exchange pressures between a first fluid and a second fluid, wherein the rotary IPX comprises a rotor, a sleeve surrounding the rotor, a first end cap, and a second end cap; and
a flush system configured to remove particulate out of the rotary IPX, the flush system is configured to pump a third fluid into a gap between the sleeve and the rotor.