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George S Ellis III: Fluid treatment system. Kinetico, Watts Hoffmann Fisher & Heinke Co, March 17, 1987: US04650586 (85 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and method for purifying a solvent such as water, using a reverse osmosis process. The apparatus includes a reverse osmosis (R.O.) unit, a storage tank for storing permeate produced by the reverse osmosis unit, and a flushing arrangement for cleansing the concentrate side of a reverse osmo ...


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George S Ellis: Filter apparatus. Kinetico, Watts Hoffmann Fisher & Heinke, October 6, 1987: US04698164 (51 worldwide citation)

A filtering apparatus including a fluid monitoring head and a replaceable filter cartridge removably fastened to said head. The cartridge includes a shut off mechanism for interrupting fluid flow through the cartridge when a predetermined quantity of fluid has been treated by the filter. The fluid m ...


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William C Prior, Keith E Brown: Control valve for water softeners. Kinetico, Watts Hoffmann Fisher & Heinke Co, November 3, 1981: US04298025 (39 worldwide citation)

An improved water softener control valve having a housing defining a servo-control chamber that encloses concentrically mounted water usage and regeneration control discs. Each disc is incrementally rotatable by ratchet drives that are driven by water usage and regeneration control turbines, respect ...


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Keith E Brown, Lyle E Kirman: Water treatment system. Kinetico Incorporated, Watts Hoffmann Fisher & Heinke Co, December 3, 1991: US05069779 (31 worldwide citation)

A water treatment system including a plurality of treatment tanks containing a water treatment material and defining a fluid flow path through the material extending between a first tank port and a second tank port. A first remotely controlled three way valve associated with the first tank port cont ...


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Norman R Avery, Dale J Spangenberg Jr, Jimmy D Buth, Kenneth C Seuffer Jr: Fluid treatment system. Kinetico Incorporated, Watts Hoffman Fisher & Heinke Co, June 11, 1991: US05022994 (30 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for controlling a fluid treatment apparatus that includes a resin tank containing an ion exchange media. A control valve controls the regeneration cycle and includes a regeneration control turbine operatively connected to a regeneration control disk forming part of a servo sys ...


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Keith E Brown, Jimmy D Buth: Deionization method and apparatus. Kinetico, Watts Hoffmann Fisher & Heinke Co, January 24, 1984: US04427549 (30 worldwide citation)

A deionization method and apparatus comprising separate cation and anion removing sections 10a, 10b, the cation section having separate tanks 14, 16 and the anion section having separate tanks 24, 26. Respective cation and anion control valve assemblies 18, 28 control the fluid communication between ...


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Keith E Brown, Kenneth C Seufer Jr, Jimmy D Buth: Water softening apparatus. Kinetico, Watts Hoffmann Fisher & Heinke Co, August 16, 1988: US04764280 (29 worldwide citation)

A water softening apparatus and method for reducing odor in, and improving the taste of, problem water, including a pair of treatment tanks and a control valve assembly for determining which tank is on-line, and which tank is off-line, and for controlling the regeneration of the off-line tank. An ex ...


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George S Ellis III: Fluid treatment system. Kinetico, Watts Hoffmann Fisher & Heinke Co, December 16, 1986: US04629568 (27 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and method for purifying a solvent such as water, using a reverse osmosis process. The apparatus includes a reverse osmosis (R.O.) unit 10, a storage tank 24 for storing permeate produced by the reverse osmosis unit, and a flushing arrangement for cleansing the concentrate side of a revers ...


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George S Ellis III: Molded plastic pressure tank. Kinetico, Watts Hoffmann Fisher & Heinke Co, April 1, 1986: US04579242 (26 worldwide citation)

The improved tank construction includes two injection molded thermoplastic sections having overlapping male and female circumferential wall portions. The male wall portion includes a crowned bonding surface that diverges inwardly towards the central axis of the tank. The bonding surface extends from ...


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Christopher L Hansen, Glen E Latimer Jr: Water treatment method. Kinetico Incorporated, Watts Hoffmann Fisher & Heinke Co, May 10, 1994: US05310488 (26 worldwide citation)

A water treatment apparatus and method for softening "problem water". The apparatus includes a pair of treatment tank assemblies, each tank including serially connected filter and ion exchange beds. When a tank assembly requires regeneration, the tank assembly is taken off line and is regenerated us ...



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