Abstract

An abrasive cutting or drilling system, apparatus and method, which includes an upstream supercritical fluid and/or liquid carrier fluid, abrasive particles, a nozzle and a gaseous or low-density supercritical fluid exhaust abrasive stream. The nozzle includes a throat section and, optionally, a converging inlet section, a divergent discharge section, and a feed section.

Department(s)

Mining and Nuclear Engineering

Second Department

Chemistry

Comments

10 Sep 2009: Publication of US20090227185A1

Patent Application Number

US12/400,507

Patent Number

US8257147B2

Document Type

Patent

Document Version

Final Version

File Type

text

Language(s)

English

Rights

© 2009 The Curators of the University of Missouri and Regency Technologies LLC, All rights reserved.

Publication Date

04 Sep 2012

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