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Paul S Ayres, Louis E Stark, Joel G Feldstein, Tzerong Fu: Sleeve type repair of degraded nuclear steam generator tubes. The Babcock & Wilcox Company, Robert C Mai, Robert J Edwards, June 3, 1986: US04592577 (101 worldwide citation)

A sealable multimetallic sleeve for a rapid repair of a degraded tube caused by a detrimental chemical attack on the outside surface of the tube within and in a vicinity of a tube sheet in a steam generator, and the method for sealably inserting the sleeve in the degraded tube spanning the region of ...


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Paul S Ayres, Louis E Stark, Joel G Feldstein, Tzerong Fu: Sleeve repair of degraded nuclear steam generator tubes. The Babcock & Wilcox Company, Robert J Edwards, Robert C Mai, April 26, 1988: US04739916 (92 worldwide citation)

A sealable multimetallic sleeve for a rapid repair of a degraded tube caused by a detrimental chemical attack on the outside surface of the tube within and in a vicinity of a tube sheet in a steam generator, and the method for sealably inserting the sleeve in the degraded tube spanning the region of ...


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Edward J Campobenedetto, Stephen A Johnson, Herbert Schuster: Low nox multi-fuel burner. The Babcock & Wilcox Company, Robert J Edwards, Robert C Mai, June 7, 1988: US04748919 (36 worldwide citation)

An improved multi-fuel burning method and apparatus having means for regulating the fuel-air mixture passing therethrough and including four separately controlled passageways delivering the air necessary for combustion and transport of the fuel while reducing the formation of nitrogen oxides.


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John B Kitto Jr, Edwin Kowalski: Low pressure drop pulverizer throat. The Babcock & Wilcox Co, Robert J Edwards, Robert C Mai, April 28, 1981: US04264041 (18 worldwide citation)

A new and improved design of a pulverizer air throat for low-pressure drop, reduced erosion and improved flow distribution.


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Thomas P Seifert, Warren E Longfield: Single drum all-welded boiler. The Babcock & Wilcox Company, Robert C Mai, Robert J Edwards, April 17, 1984: US04442800 (12 worldwide citation)

A single drum all-welded boiler system is disclosed for a furnace having a combustion chamber and a convection pass connected to the combustion chamber in a transition area, comprising a superheater in the transition area, an economizer in the convection pass and a boiler between the superheater and ...


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Kurt H Haller, Carl Lieb, Pete G Todoroff: Start-up system for once-through boilers. The Babcock & Wilcox Company, Robert C Mai, J Henry Muetterties, Robert J Edwards, December 11, 1984: US04487166 (10 worldwide citation)

A start-up system for once-through boilers including the reduction of minimum flow during start-up to 15% full load by the use of multi-lead internal ribbed tubing to the enclosure tubes in the high heat input zones, the use of a variable pressure by-pass stop valve in the main flow path, a pressure ...


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Joel G Feldstein, James E Gutzwiller Jr: Method of repairing leaks in steam generator tubes. The Babcock & Wilcox Company, Robert J Edwards, Robert C Mai, J Henry Muetterties, April 30, 1985: US04513903 (8 worldwide citation)

A method of sealing leaking steam generator tubes without substantially restricting the fluid flow area by explosively welding a cylindrical sleeve over the degraded area of the tube. The sleeve has a wall thickness of approximately 0.010 to 0.040 inches and a length of about 1.5 to 4.0 inches, the ...


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Donald R Orcutt: Insulating and slag inducing composition and method for molten metal contact. The Babcock & Wilcox Company, Robert J Edwards, Robert C Mai, September 16, 1986: US04612046 (7 worldwide citation)

An insulating and slag inducing composition comprising a mixture of Kaolite aggregate and appropriate amorphous quenched slag. The mixture is applied to the exposed surface of molten metal to induce slag formation and thermally insulate the molten metal.


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William Downs, John M Rackley: Combustion of coal-water slurries. The Babcock & Wilcox Company, Robert J Edwards, Robert C Mai, December 17, 1985: US04558652 (3 worldwide citation)

A method of burning a coal-water slurry capable of being retrofitted to oil and gas fired industrial and utility steam boilers or as original equipment in new units using essentially pure oxygen, oxygen-enriched air or hydrogen-oxygen mixtures as the atomizing fluid in a burner atomizer.


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Henry Q Bibb, David E Merker, Louis E Stark: Explosive welding device. The Babcock & Wilcox Company, Robert J Edwards, Robert C Mai, J Henry Muetterties, April 22, 1986: US04583672 (2 worldwide citation)

An explosive welding device is disclosed for securing sleeves within a tubular fluid conveying conduit. The device comprises a shatterable cup member, explosive material secured within the cup, a means for detonating the explosive material and a means for releasably securing the device in position w ...