Apparatus and method for reducing anhydrous ammonia application by optimizing distributionIowa State University Patents
AbstractAn apparatus, method, and system for distributing gas and/or liquid phase substance from an inlet to multiple outlets with reduced variations and distribution. The apparatus includes a body having an inlet and a plurality of outlets. In one aspect, a rotatable impeller is positioned between inlet and plurality of outlets. The impeller includes a spiral fluid pathway relative to direction of substance through the inlet so that the substance passes through the impeller and is distributed to the outlets through a spinning impeller.
Patent NumberUS 6,997,400 B1
AssigneeIowa State University Research Foundation, Inc.
Application NumberUS 10/620,925
Citation InformationH. Mark Hanna and Paul M. Boyd. "Apparatus and method for reducing anhydrous ammonia application by optimizing distribution" (2006)
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