Patents by Inventor Herbert Broerken

Herbert Broerken has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Patent number: 4908048
    Abstract: The invention relates to a process and to an apparatus for carrying out the process for degassing of liquids at reduced pressure using a centrifugal force to produce a thin layer of liquid using a conical rotary body the interior of which is maintained at a reduced pressure and in which the liquid is conducted through a hollow shaft and is sprayed by means of a distributor to the conically widening internal surface of the rotary body into a thin film of liquid to be degassed and to flow to an annular collecting chamber from which the degassed liquid is conducted to the center of the centrifuge chamber and discharged from the rotary body against the reduced pressure through the hollow fixed shaft by means of a removal disc.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 21, 1983
    Date of Patent: March 13, 1990
    Assignee: Agfa-Gevaert Aktiengesellschaft
    Inventors: Hans Hofmann, Herbert Broerken, Franz Hoffacker