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Publication numberUS1000608 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateAug 15, 1911
Filing dateSep 22, 1910
Priority dateSep 22, 1910
Publication numberUS 1000608 A, US 1000608A, US-A-1000608, US1000608 A, US1000608A
InventorsJeannot W Kenevel
Original AssigneeWilliam H Mitchel, Frank W Tussey, John R Bonine
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Electrolytic apparatus.
US 1000608 A
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1,000,608. Ptented Ang. 15,1911.



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Specification of Letters-fuient.' Patented Aug. 15, 1911.

Application led September 22, 1910. Serial No. 588,159.

i To all whom it may concern:

Be it known that I, J nANNo'r W. KENEVEL,

a citizen ofthe United States, residing in the city of Philadelphia, county of Philadelphia', and State of Pennsylvania, have invented certain Improvements in Electrolytic Apparatus, of which the following is a specification. Myiinprovements in electrolytic apparatus 'are designed for i destroying animaleules and coagulating solids held in water in an ellicient and economical manner.`

The nature and characteristic features of my improvements are fully disclosed in the following description and the accompanying drawings in illustrationthereof.

In the drawings, Figure 1 is a sectional `plan view ot apparatus embodying features of my invention; Fig. 2 is a side elevation of thelsame with parts broken away; Fig. 3 is a transverse sectional elevation taken on theli'ne 3-3 of Fig.' 1; and Fig, 4 is a diagrammatic view representing in lplan the electrolyt'ie apparatus in combination with current regulating means used therewith.

Theapparatus, as illustrated in the drawings, comprises a chamber l havin an insulating lining 1*, the chamber having suitably a cast iron body lined with porcelain.

rllhe chamber 1 has its respective ends connec'l'tiedbylthe ducts 2 and 3 'with the conduit 4 haviiiglfth'section 4, by which liquid flowing in thencndit can be passed' either throughoraroilnd'the chamber, to which end valves'yand'j control the low through the respectivel ducts 2` and 3 and avalve 7 controlsthe flow through-the section 4".

Thechamber 1 is provided with the several hoods. or covers 1 having the porcelain linings 1*,'the bod of thc-chamber having the bearings 1l an 1 and the hoods having the Vflanges 1d and 1 secured thereon by bolts 8. The respective hoods 1 have set therein the insulating bushings 9 and 10-through which passthe binding posts 11 and 12, these osts having conducting collars 11 and 12 fixed thereto within the respective hoods.

Conducting rods 13 and 14, passing through and supported by the respective hoods.

collars 11 and 12", have the rnespective electrodes 15 and 16 sleeved thereon, the' electrodes being `spaced by insulating collarsll and 12 aetingin conjunction with the col-"- lars 11 and 12",4 Nuts 13l and 14 are screwed on the ends of=the",res pective rods 13 and 14 so as to clamp the electrodes and collars firmly together.

IThe respective sets of electrodes 15 and 16 have their tops-cut atl an inclination so that-,the rod shall pass through the hi h corners of the electrodes supported there y above the coacting electrodes of the set.

The several binding posts 11 have a ponductor 17 connected therewith and the several binding posts V'12 have a conductor 18 connected therewith. lThese conductors are" connected through the eut-out 19 with the respective conductors 20 and 21,. the conductor 2Q containing the lamps 22 to provide resistance andthe conductor 21 containing the switch 23 for controlling the circuit. The conductors 20 and 21 are conlas4 nectcd through the cut-out -24 with the line conductors 25 and 2G.

The valve 7 being closed and the valves 5 'and 6 open,

the Water to be treated flows from the conduit 4, through the duct 2 and vessel 1, between the electrodes 15 and 16 of lthe respective sets of electrodes, tothe duct 3 and thence to the conduit 4 beyondV the valve'7, the water being battled and directed in tortuous courses b staggeri'ngjthe electrodes of the severalI sets. As the` water flows through the vessel, it is. subjected to electrolytic4 action, transverse to its course, ofthe characterre uired,the electric current being regulate by regulating the resistance.

I-Iaving'described my invention, I claim:

1. An electrolytic apparatus comprisin a chamber having a porcelain lining, severa hoodsfor eoverin sectionsof said chamber,

several sets of e ectrodes, and conducting means whereb a set of electrodes is sup ported-in sai chamber by each of said 2. An electrolytic apparatus comprisin a chamber having opposltely disposed `1n etl.

and outlet ducts, several 'groups of elecals 'trodes disposed in said chamber, each of In witness whereof I have hereunto :setl said -groups comprisin coacting parallel my name this 20th day of September, 1910, platesv and the plates o the several groups in the presence of the subscribing witnesses. 10

eing staggered relatively, several hoods for J EANN O'l W. KEN EVEL. said ehumber, and means whereby each of Witnesses: saidhoods supports one of said groups of Jos. G. DENNY, Jr., plates. JNO. V. HOWARD.

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U.S. Classification204/269
Cooperative ClassificationC02F1/46104