Patent Number: 7,708,681

Title: Continuous porous bed centrifuge

Abstract: A porous bed centrifuge for continuous separation of immiscible liquids, for example water and mineral oil/petroleum, obtained by a modification to conventional disk centrifuges for increasing their efficiency, wherein the disks have been substituted by a filling of solid particles that act as a filtrating and coalescent bed.

Inventors: Bartosek; Martin (Legnano-Milano, IT), Biagi; Simona (Bazzano-Bologna, IT)

Assignee: ENI S.p.A.

International Classification: B04B 3/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 5/04/12018