|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||134/010 ; 134/025.4 ; 134/040 ; 134/111 ; 134/109 ; 134/201 ; 435/264|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 13 인용 특허 : 15|
Provided is a parts washer that includes a multi-tiered basin, a cleaning fluid and a biological component, living within the fluid, that breaks down organic waste. The multi-tiered basin includes a sink member with a false bottom, and a support grid and filter are interposed between the false bottom and a bottom panel of the sink member. The false bottom, support grid, and filter are readily removable from the sink member. The tank is partially filled with the cleaning fluid and a pump and conduit assembly direct a flow of the cleaning fluid to the basi...
[ I claim:] [1.] In a method of cleaning hydrocarbons from an object, the method comprising the steps of introducing hydrocarbon biodegrading microorganisms into a cleaning fluid that is non-toxic to the microorganisms, wherein the cleaning fluid is within a washing apparatus including a tank for containing the fluid and a basin for receiving the part, a pump and conduit assembly for pumping the fluid from the tank into contact with the part within the basin, and a flowpath defined between the basin and the tank through which the fluid flows, and bringin...