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Paul J Latimer, Daniel T MacLauchlan: EMAT probe and technique for weld inspection. Daniel S Kalka, Robert J Edwards, June 2, 1998: US05760307 (208 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus of inspecting for flaws in a specular reflector, where the flaws having an expected length and the reflector is electrically conductive. The method includes directing a beam of an electromagnetic acoustic transmitting transducer along a beam axis toward the specular reflector ...


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John W Berthold, Daniel P Birmingham: Fiber optic sensing system for monitoring restrictions in hydrocarbon production systems. The Babcock & Wilcox Company, Daniel S Kalka, Robert J Edwards, December 1, 1998: US05845033 (95 worldwide citation)

A sensor apparatus and method for identifying a restriction in the flowline of a hydrocarbon production system, utilizes an optical fiber or optical fiber cable which is engaged along and preferably spirally wound around and along the flowline. Spaced apart strain gauges which are advantageously in ...


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Theodore L Book Sr: Power plant interactive display. The Babcock & Wilcox Company, Vytas R Matas, Robert J Edwards, Daniel S Kalka, August 1, 1989: US04853175 (84 worldwide citation)

An interactive display apparatus and method for a plant operating at a plurality of process parametes from which a current plant status can be calculated, and from which symptoms can be diagnosed which indicate the existence of transient conditions of plant status for which mitigating action must be ...


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J Jeffrey Kidwell, Stuart E Reed, Patrick M Ryan, Dennis D Harwig, E Allen Womack Jr: Manual arc welding speed pacer. The Babcock & Wilcox Company, Daniel S Kalka, Robert J Edwards, November 7, 1995: US05464957 (77 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for pacing the application of a manual weld along the weld line generates beeps or light flashes at a rate which can be correlated by the welder with markings along the weld line. As each beep or flash is perceived, the welder should reach the next marking. Spacing between th ...


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Pervaje A Bhat, Dennis W Johnson: Activated carbon flue gas desulfurization systems for mercury removal. The Babcock & Wilcox Company, Daniel S Kalka, Robert J Edwards, September 30, 1997: US05672323 (72 worldwide citation)

Activated carbon injection is provided for mercury removal in a flue gas treatment system having an electrostatic precipitator and a wet flue gas desulfurization tower by injecting fresh activated carbon into the flue along with recycled carbon from the exhaust of the precipitator to minimize fresh ...


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Robert Martinelli, Dennis W Johnson, Robert B Myers, Fred C Owens II, Peter V Smith: Flue gas conditioning for the removal of acid gases, air toxics and trace metals. The Babcock & Wilcox Company, Daniel S Kalka, Robert J Edwards, February 4, 1997: US05599508 (60 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus is described for removing acid gases, air toxics and/or other contaminants from a flue gas stream formed during the combustion of fossil fuel, and/or waste materials. The flue gas stream is conditioned immediately downstream of the combustion source with a finely atomized liqu ...


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James N Sorensen: Propane recovery process. McDermott Engineers & Constructors, Daniel S Kalka, Robert J Edwards, November 11, 1997: US05685170 (51 worldwide citation)

Increased recovery of propane, butane and other heavier components found in a natural gas stream is achieved by installing an absorber upstream from an expander and a separator. The separator is downstream from the expander and returns the liquid stream generated by the separator back to the absorbe ...


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Edgar A Womack Jr, Paul S Ayres: Superconducting electrical conductor. The Babcock & Wilcox Company, Vytas R Matas, Robert J Edwards, Daniel S Kalka, July 4, 1989: US04845308 (51 worldwide citation)

A superconducting electrical conductor comprises a porous substrate of bonded fibers which are coated by ceramic oxide superconducting material of the perovskite type so that its critical temperature of superconductivity is at or above the boiling point of liquid nitrogen. To form electrical cable, ...


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Robert B Myers, Ralph T Bailey, David R Burley, Steve Feeney, Barbara J Gray, Dennis W Johnson: Extended wear life low pressure drop right angle single exit orifice dual-fluid atomizer with replaceable wear materials. The Babcock & Wilcox Company, Daniel S Kalka, Robert J Edwards, August 6, 1996: US05542609 (51 worldwide citation)

A dual-fluid low pressure drop atomizer utilizes extended wear life material and comprises a nozzle head having a secondary mix chamber therein for receiving a mixture of a first compressible fluid and a second fluid containing solids from a primary mix chamber. The nozzle head also has an orifice t ...