Separation apparatus with screen having fixed, non-uniform openings

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 10376924
APP PUB NO 20180236494A1
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15440267

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A novel separation screen, a separation apparatus utilizing the separation screen, and a method for product separation are disclosed herein. The separation apparatus includes a housing defining a separation chamber having an inlet and a plurality of outlet orifices. A separation screen, which is located within the separation chamber, has a plurality of openings having fixed, non-uniform sizes. The separation apparatus also includes an adjustable feed placement device located upstream from the separation screen to direct a feed stream to a selected region of the separation screen to achieve a desired size distribution in each of the product streams.

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FRITO-LAY NORTH AMERICA INC7701 LEGACY DRIVE PLANO TX 75024-4099

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Cogan, Kevin C Oak Point, US 11 87
Gold, Joseph H Dallas, US 11 94

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