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Method and apparatus for removing particulate metals from dental waste water

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An inline filter assembly to be used in conjunction with surgical or other procedures, near the patient or chairside in dental operations, that is capable of removing, by filtration, particulate matter from waste-water. The filter assembly is configured to permit easy and rapid changing of filters. The filter assembly also contains a series of stopcocks to permit easy and quick changing of filters while maintaining suction to the patient.

Inventors: 
Stone, Mark E.; Gullett, Jeffrey M.; Kuehne, John C.
Patent Number: 
Technical domain: 
Biotechnology and Healthcare
FIle Date: 
2005-06-15
Grant Date: 
2007-02-27
Grant time: 
622 days
Grant time percentile rank: 
11
Claim count percentile rank: 
2
Citations percentile rank: 
1
'Cited by' percentile rank: 
1
Assignee: 
US NAVY