Patent Number: 6,251,296

Title: Apparatus and method for separating particles from a cyclonic fluid flow

Abstract: A particle separation member is provided for use with a cyclone separator. The particle separation member divides the separator into a cyclone chamber and a particle receiving chamber. The cyclone chamber and the particle receiving chamber communicate via a plurality of apertures in the particle separation member. The separation member comprises two cooperating members movable between an open position and a closed position to provide access to the particle receiving chamber to empty the collected contents therefrom.

Inventors: Conrad; Wayne Ernest (Hampton, CA), Petersen; Dave (Courtice, CA)

Assignee: G.B.D. Corp.

International Classification: A47L 9/10 (20060101); A47L 9/16 (20060101); B04C 5/187 (20060101); B04C 5/103 (20060101); B04C 5/00 (20060101); B01D 45/12 (20060101); B01D 17/00 (20060101); B01D 21/26 (20060101); B01D 021/26 (); B01D 045/00 ()

Expiration Date: 06/26/2018