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William M McDonald: Process for dry synthesis and continuous separation of a fatty acid methyl ester reaction product. Crown Iron Works Company, Nawrocki Rooney & Sivertson P A, July 17, 2001: US06262285 (34 worldwide citation)

A continuous separation of fatty acid methyl esters (FAME) from glycerol in a low pressure dry transesterification process for vegetable oil is provided. Improved purity of the FAME and the glycerol fractions are achieved via the use of continuous decantation so as to thereby eliminate the need for ...


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Christopher H Price, Dale Hedtke, Geoffrey N Richards, Michael S Tempesta: Methods for the extraction of phytochemicals from fibrous plants in the absence of solvent. The University of Montana, Larex International, Crown Iron Works Company, Arnall Golden & Gregory, May 26, 1998: US05756098 (23 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus are provided for the recovery of organic compounds from fibrous plant materials. Organic compounds which can be recovered from the fibrous plant materials include plant metabolites, such as arabinogalactan and phenols, which can be isolated from the wood, for example, of the We ...


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Robert A Wills: Process for removing residual solvent from solids. Crown Iron Works Company, Nawrocki Rooney & Sivertson P A, January 21, 2003: US06509051 (16 worldwide citation)

A process for removing residual amounts of a first solvent from a granular material. The process includes the selection of a second solvent which has an ambient pressure boiling point lower than that of the first solvent in mixing the second solvent with the granular material and first solvent. Most ...


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George E Anderson, Daniel D Anderson, Richard W Ozer, Floyd C Teeter Jr: Apparatus for extracting solvent from a mass of vegetable particles. Crown Iron Works Company, Nawrocki Rooney & Sivertson P A, May 11, 2004: US06732454 (15 worldwide citation)

A system for removing from a particle mass a liquid permeating the particle mass includes a vaporizing stage having a space wherein the pressure is less than the pressure of the particle mass. As the particle mass enters the vaporizing stage, the lower pressure causes much of the liquid to vaporize. ...


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George E Anderson, William L Kratochwill, Darcy Moses, William L Stevenson, Joe C Givens: Treatment device for particulate materials. Crown Iron Works Company, Nawrocki Rooney & Sivertson P A, March 17, 1998: US05727689 (14 worldwide citation)

A device for conditioning particulate matter such as particalized soybean meats and hulls. The device includes a chamber. The chamber includes a lower increased velocity stage in which gas movement is accelerated because of constriction resulting from the interposition of a plurality of staves. The ...


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George E Anderson: Two stage apparatus for desolventizing food grain meal. Crown Iron Works Company, Nawrocki Rooney & Sivertson P A, February 14, 2006: US06996917 (13 worldwide citation)

A desolventizing system for removing solvent from a quantity of solvent-laden particles such as flakes comprises first and second desolventizer units, each having an inlet port for receiving solvent-laden particles, an outlet port for discharging at least partially desolventized particles, and a sol ...


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George E Anderson: Apparatus and method for enhanced solvent recovery from solvent extracted material. Crown Iron Works Company, Nawrocki Rooney & Sivertson P A, July 27, 2004: US06766595 (13 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and method for desolventizing particulate material having a solvent carried thereby wherein an upper indirect heating zone and a lower direct heating zone is provided. Each of the zones has a plurality of spaced apart horizontal trays for receiving particulate material. The trays define a ...


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George E Anderson: Method and apparatus for heat treating flowable materials. Crown Iron Works Company, Lawrence M Nawrocki, January 13, 1987: US04635380 (12 worldwide citation)

A continuous process for heat treating flowable materials having liquids thereon and apparatus wherein a first portion of adhering liquid is vaporized in a pre-desolventizer (PDS) consisting of at least one horizontal steam jacketed conveyor tube (60-63), the vaporized vapors of the liquid being dir ...


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George E Anderson: Apparatus for enhanced solvent recovery from solvent extracted material. Crown Iron Works Company, Nawrocki Rooney & Sivertson P A, August 28, 2001: US06279250 (12 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and method for desolventizing particulate material having a solvent carried thereby wherein an upper indirect heating zone and a lower direct heating zone is provided. Each of the zones has a plurality of spaced apart horizontal trays for receiving particulate material. The trays define a ...


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William L Kratochwill: Extractor. Crown Iron Works Company, Lawrence M Nawrocki, June 14, 1988: US04751060 (11 worldwide citation)

The present invention is an improved extractor (10) for removing a liquid from a solid carrier medium in which the liquid is entrained. The extraction process is accomplished by utilizing both percolation and immersion removal methods. The extractor (10) includes a plurality of pools (12, 12') throu ...