Tube and baffle arrangement in a once-through horizontal evaporator

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 9989320
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13744126

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Disclosed herein is a once-through evaporator comprising an inlet manifold; one or more inlet headers in fluid communication with the inlet manifold; one or more tube stacks, where each tube stack comprises one or more inclined evaporator tubes; the one or more tube stacks being in fluid communication with the one or more inlet headers; where the inclined tubes are inclined at an angle of less than 90 degrees or greater than 90 degrees to a vertical; one or more outlet headers in fluid communication with one or more tube stacks; and an outlet manifold in fluid communication with the one or more outlet headers; and a baffle system comprising a plurality of baffles; the baffle system being disposed adjacent to a tube stack so that the baffle system contacts a tube.

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GENERAL ELECTRIC TECHNOLOGY GMBH5400 BADEN

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Chapman, Paul J Windsor, US 6 14
Kupernik, William D Windsor Locks, US 1 3
Lech, Christopher J Feeding Hills, US 4 17
Magee, Jeffrey F Longmeadow, US 5 27
Pschirer, James D Enfield, US 2 14

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