US Patent No. 10,507,473


Patent No. 10,507,473
Issue Date December 17, 2019
Title Nozzle Separator Bowl
Inventorship Daniele Casa, Schio (IT)
Robert Chaffiotte, Madison, CT (US)
Damon Cecchellero, Schio (IT)
Ivan Holzer, Graz (AT)
Valeria Motterle, Schio (IT)
Diego Accelli, Schio (IT)
Assignee Andritz Frautech S.r.l., Schio (IT)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,507,473

1. Centrifugal nozzle separator, comprising a bowl (4) manufactured from one single piece and defining pyramidal openings (12) pointing to openings (10) for nozzles (11),wherein the bowl (4) with pyramidal openings (12) further defines a path from an inlet for a suspension into the bowl (4) through each pyramidal opening (12) to the openings (10) for the nozzles (11) that is free from lips and free from an intervening structure, configured to allow flow of a suspension with solid particles from the bowl (4) through the pyramidal openings (12) to the nozzles (11) with minimized turbulence and without passing through an intervening structure that removes solids from the suspension.