Patents by Inventor James Keary

James Keary 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).

  • Publication number: 20190345051
    Abstract: A method of sanitising a section of a water purification apparatus able to provide a purified water stream having a conductivity of less than 1 ?S/cm at 25° C. to a dispense outlet, the water purification apparatus having a purified water recirculating section including at least one deioniser and the dispense outlet, comprising at least the steps of: (i) providing recirculation in the purified water recirculating section; (ii) providing ozone-generation in the purified water recirculating section after the at least one deioniser; (iii) allowing the ozone to circulate around the purified water recirculating section to sanitise at least the part of the purified water recirculating section having the dispense outlet; and (iv) using ultra violet radiation to stop the sanitising prior to the at least one deioniser.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 5, 2018
    Publication date: November 14, 2019
    Applicant: VWS (UK) Limited
    Inventor: James KEARY
  • Patent number: 9611160
    Abstract: A clinical analyser wastewater treatment apparatus is disclosed including a carbonator section. Preferably there is also an anodic oxidation section and a UV oxidation section, as well as a heavy metal removal section. The anodic oxidation section may include a conductive diamond anode. The apparatus may include a measurement device downstream of the carbonator section and a control system to control the operation of the carbonator. The measurement device is preferably a pH sensor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 2, 2013
    Date of Patent: April 4, 2017
    Assignee: VWS (UK) LTD.
    Inventors: Lee Underwood, Paul Whitehead, Alan Denton Mortimer, Jean-Pierre Spanu, James Keary
  • Publication number: 20140158628
    Abstract: A clinical analyser wastewater treatment apparatus is disclosed including a carbonator section. Preferably there is also an anodic oxidation section and a UV oxidation section, as well as a heavy metal removal section. The anodic oxidation section may include a conductive diamond anode. The apparatus may include a measurement device downstream of the carbonator section and a control system to control the operation of the carbonator. The measurement device is preferably a pH sensor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 2, 2013
    Publication date: June 12, 2014
    Inventors: Lee Underwood, Paul Whitehead, Alan Denton Mortimer, Jean-Pierre Spanu, James Keary