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Number: 15/316.1
Name: Brushing, scrubbing, and general cleaning > Machines > With air blast or suction > Fixed position cleaners or installed cleaning systems > Air blast only (e.g., boiler soot-blower)
Description: Apparatus wherein the sole cleaning agency is a stream of air forced from a source of higher-than-atmospheric pressure.

Sub-classes under this class:

Class Number Class Name Patents
15/318 Moving nozzle with air supply control interlocked with nozzle motion means 31
15/318.1 Sequence control 35
15/317 With blowing element housing or protecting feature, e.g., embedded, disappearing or cooling 46

Patents under this class:
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8621707 Intake control for blower in vehicle wash system Jan. 7, 2014
8613147 Hinged nozzle vehicle drying assembly Dec. 24, 2013
8578551 Method of rebuilding a sootblowing system of a recovery furnace, a sootblower for a recovery furnace, and a sootblowing system including a plurality of sootblowers Nov. 12, 2013
8499409 Cleaning device comprising a cleaning head and method for cleaning hose-type tube filters Aug. 6, 2013
8499410 Deposit removing device Aug. 6, 2013
8498746 Sootblowing optimization for improved boiler performance Jul. 30, 2013
8447431 Method for sootblowing optimization May. 21, 2013
8419862 Method for removing a contamination layer from an optical surface and arrangement therefor as well as a method for generating a cleaning gas and arrangement therefor Apr. 16, 2013
8239998 Sootblower with modular canopy Aug. 14, 2012
8220420 Device to improve effectiveness of pulse detonation cleaning Jul. 17, 2012
8056180 Ground leaf blower with hose attachment Nov. 15, 2011
7891323 Selective cleaning of heat exchanging devices in the boiler of a combustion plant Feb. 22, 2011
7890214 Method and apparatus for controlling soot blowing using statistical process control Feb. 15, 2011
7865996 Sootblower with progressive cleaning arc Jan. 11, 2011
7621019 Blower apparatus Nov. 24, 2009
7591041 Pneumatic cleaning module for magnetic ruler of position measurement system Sep. 22, 2009
7584521 Dust mitigation and surface cleaning system for maintaining a surface free from dust and other materials Sep. 8, 2009
7552504 Apparatus and method for cleaning welding nozzles Jun. 30, 2009
7484316 Nozzle arrangement for a vehicle washing installation and method for cleaning a vehicle Feb. 3, 2009
7458342 Method and system for sootblowing optimization Dec. 2, 2008
7360508 Detonation / deflagration sootblower Apr. 22, 2008
7334289 Lubricant cleansing apparatus for dry-type wire drawing Feb. 26, 2008
7296321 Tabletop wood-waste-collecting machine Nov. 20, 2007
7284296 Car wash blower control Oct. 23, 2007
7234196 Tool for removing particles from reticle Jun. 26, 2007
7234195 Cleaning apparatus using compressed air Jun. 26, 2007
7216396 Debris blower apparatus May. 15, 2007
7204208 Method and apparatuses to remove slag Apr. 17, 2007
7132017 Low-pressure cleaning system using high velocity high volume air Nov. 7, 2006
7131163 Retort cleaning apparatus Nov. 7, 2006
7086353 Lance system for inter-tube inspecting and lancing as well as barrel spraying of heat transfer tubes of steam generator in nuclear power plant Aug. 8, 2006
7055209 Method and apparatus for converting a sootblower from a single motor to a dual motor drive Jun. 6, 2006
7028926 Sootblower nozzle assembly with nozzles having different geometries Apr. 18, 2006
7005872 System for removing debris from a test socket Feb. 28, 2006
6964709 Acoustic soot blower, and method for operating the same Nov. 15, 2005
6944908 Device for keeping optical elements clean, in particular covers for sensors or cameras, in motor vehicles Sep. 20, 2005
6922867 Two position robot design for FOUP purge Aug. 2, 2005
6912756 Lance for injecting fluids for uniform diffusion within a volume Jul. 5, 2005
6907847 Ball-joint mounting for a water lance of a water lance blower Jun. 21, 2005
6892679 Multi-media rotating sootblower and automatic industrial boiler cleaning system May. 17, 2005
6883527 Method for robotically cleaning compressor blading of a turbine Apr. 26, 2005
6843833 Front opening unified pod and associated method for preventing outgassing pollution Jan. 18, 2005
6843455 Overhead support system for carwash components Jan. 18, 2005
6764030 Sootblower nozzle assembly with an improved downstream nozzle Jul. 20, 2004
6757932 Driving device for flexible lance Jul. 6, 2004
6758168 Method and apparatus for sootblowing recovery boiler Jul. 6, 2004
6745430 Apparatus for cleaning elongated cylindrical filters Jun. 8, 2004
6736089 Method and system for sootblowing optimization May. 18, 2004
6676770 Apparatus and method for removing particles from wafer pods Jan. 13, 2004
6643893 Apparatus for cleaning semiconductor wafers in a vacuum environment Nov. 11, 2003

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