Patents by Inventor Horst Honacker

Horst Honacker 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: 4246010
    Abstract: The disclosure relates to a base for supporting hollow cylindrical and circular in cross section collector electrodes for an electrostatic precipitator. The base comprises a central portion and is generally circular; a plurality of arcuate venturi and collector trough assemblies which are generally circular and which intersect radially disposed drain troughs; said venturi and collector trough assemblies being concentric with said center portion of said base and drain troughs extending radially outward from said center portion; a circular wall structure secured to outer ends of said drain troughs; fixture means for securing said collector electrodes on said drain troughs; uppermost portions of said drain troughs and said venturi and collector troughs being substantially flush with each other and said venturi and collector trough assemblies disposed on a common plane to provide for uniform laminar flow relative to the collector electrodes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 3, 1976
    Date of Patent: January 20, 1981
    Assignee: Envirotech Corporation
    Inventor: Horst Honacker
  • Patent number: 4202675
    Abstract: The disclosure relates to collector electrodes for electrostatic precipitators and particularly to generally annular in cross section hollow cylindrical collector electrodes having a pair of spaced concentric wall structures with a filler means disposed therebetween, the filler means being a lightweight filler means and hermetically sealed in and between said wall structures. The disclosure also relates to fixture means in the lower ends of the hollow cylindrical collector electrodes, the fixture means comprising internally screw threaded openings in blocks secured or fixed to the lower ends of the collector electrode so as to provide for the use of screw threaded bolts for securing the lower ends of the collector electrode structures in juxtaposition. The disclosure also relates to modifications and/or various species of the lightweight filler means between the inner and outer walls of the collector electrode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 1, 1978
    Date of Patent: May 13, 1980
    Assignee: Envirotech Corporation
    Inventor: Horst Honacker
  • Patent number: 4181509
    Abstract: A flow preconditioner for an electrostatic precipitator which removes particulate matter from a stream of polluted gas immediately after it passes through a tangential inlet at the lower end of a vertical cylindrical housing and straightens and divides the stream into laminations parallel to the axis of the housing. It comprises an annular ledge or choke ring extending inwardly from said housing above the inlet and an assembly of vanes above said ledge extending radially from the axis of the housing and angularly spaced apart. Each of said vanes has a flow receiving edge directed toward said inlet, a curved portion extending upwardly and away from said inlet, and a flat portion extending upwardly from said curved portion in a plane parallel to the housing axis.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 1, 1977
    Date of Patent: January 1, 1980
    Assignee: Envirotech Corporation
    Inventors: Horst Honacker, Romuald J. Drlik
  • Patent number: 4152183
    Abstract: The disclosure relates to a method for producing hollow cylindrical structures, and more particularly for producing hollow cylindrical structures which may serve as collector electrodes for electrostatic precipitators; the method comprising the forming of a first resin and fiberous structural layer on a rotating mandrel, then applying a foam structure forming resin on the first structural layer, then permitting the foam structure to cure into a structural condition, then lathe turning the periphery of the foam structure to a uniform annular cylindrical surface, then applying a second layer of resin and fiberous material to form an external structural layer and then finishing the exterior of the last mentioned structural layer to a uniform annular shaped surface, and finally coating the last mentioned surface with a water resistent resinous material and then removing the glossy surface from said last mentioned material to prevent surface tension of water from separating flow on said last mentioned surface; the
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 15, 1977
    Date of Patent: May 1, 1979
    Assignee: Dart Industries, Inc.
    Inventors: Horst Honacker, James H. Sharpe
  • Patent number: 4077783
    Abstract: The disclosure relates to an insulator means for electrostatic precipitators wherein a column is centrally supported on a base structure above which a plurality of concentric generally cylindrical and circular in cross section discharge electrodes are electrically coupled to and suspended from radially disposed arms supported on said column; said discharge electrodes being adapted to operate between respectively circular in cross section collector electrodes; said arms being supported on said column by means of a hollow insulator having a bore therethrough and a high voltage conductor extends upwardly through said bore of said hollow insulator; said conductor being electrically coupled with said arms; and grease like dielectric material packed in said bore of said insulator and surrounding said conductor therein; and a sheath surrounding said conductor and disposed between said conductor and said grease like dielectric material; the disclosure also relating to means for mechanically coupling said insulator to
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 19, 1975
    Date of Patent: March 7, 1978
    Assignee: Dart Industries
    Inventor: Horst Honacker
  • Patent number: 3998611
    Abstract: The disclosure relates to collector electrodes for electrostatic precipitators and particularly to generally annular in cross section hollow cylindrical collector electrodes having a pair of spaced concentric wall structures with a filler means disposed therebetween, the filler means being a lightweight filler means and hermetically sealed in and between said wall structures. The disclosure also relating to fixture means in the lower ends of the hollow cylindrical collector electrodes, the fixture means comprising internally screw threaded openings in blocks secured or fixed to the lower ends of the collector electrode so as to provide for the use of screw threaded bolts for securing the lower ends of the collector electrode structures in juxtaposition. The disclosure also relating to modifications and/or various species of the lightweight filler means between the inner and outer walls of the collector electrode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 22, 1975
    Date of Patent: December 21, 1976
    Assignee: Dart Industries Inc.
    Inventor: Horst Honacker