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Deguchi S.,Nagoya University | Takeichi T.,Nagoya University | Shimasaki S.,Nagoya University | Ogawa M.,Nagoya University | Isu N.,INAX Corporation
AIChE Journal | Year: 2011

To enhance photocatalytic water splitting, various oxidizing sacrifice agents (OSA) have been added to the system in order to scavenge the coproduced O 2, and, thus, to hinder the reverse reactions. In the aim of achieving carbon-neutral photocatalytic water splitting, nonfood hydrocarbons of castor- and jojoba-oils were evaluated as OSA. Moreover, various surfactants were tested as emulsifiers for W/O binary solution for promoting photocatalytic water splitting rate. Among the OSA used, the castor-oil was found to be more suitable candidate compared to jojoba-oil, which was attributed to its smaller carbon chain numbers of mainly 18. Without surfactants, around 20 vol %-castor-oil aqueous binary solution with TiO 2/Pt(0.10 wt %) provided the highest water splitting rate of about 30 mL-H 2/(m 2·h). Among tested surfactants, liquid-detergent was the best due to its optical transparency. 40 vol %- or 60 vol %-castor-oil emulsion with a drop of liquid-detergent resulted in a water splitting rate of 125 mL-H 2/(m 2·h), which was four times greater that the aforementioned highest value. © 2010 American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE). Source


Itaya Y.,Nagoya University | Kobayashi N.,Nagoya University | Nakamiya T.,INAX Corporation
Drying Technology | Year: 2010

A simple and effective drying technology of okara is a possible way for long-term preservation and recycling in tofu manufacture. A continuous entrained bed dryer was proposed to enhance the heat and mass transfer between wet okara and hot air by a pneumatically swirling upward flow. The effect of the dryer's structures on drying performance was evaluated. The swirl of pneumatic flow was maintained up to the top of the riser by setting a sufficiently long shaft as a swirl guide on the centerline in the riser. An enlarged head on the riser caused a complex flow pattern in the dryer. This behavior was confirmed by hydrodynamic analysis of a single-phase flow based on a cold model that does not take into account heat and moisture transfer. The energy efficiency of the present dryer was 36-46% in the present experimental conditions, but it was corresponding almost to the limit determined the oretically by saturation of drying air humidity flowing in cocurrent with wet okara. The average drying rate could be empirically correlated by an exponential function of the residence time in the riser. © 2010 Taylor & Francis Group, LLC. Source


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INAX Corporation | Date: 2010-12-07

Toilets and structural parts and component parts therefor; toilet bowls and seats, sold together as a unit; toilet stool and bowl units with a washing water squirter; disinfectant dispensers for toilets; toilet seats; toilet seats for heating, washing and drying body parts; toilets and remote controls for use with toilets, sold together as a unit; bidets and structural parts and component parts therefor; bidets and remote controls for use with bidets, sold together as a unit; bidet irrigation spray nozzles; water closets and structural parts and component parts therefor; water closets and remote controls for use with water closets, sold together as a unit; spouts for affixing on walls for bidets and toilets; plumbing fixtures, namely, sprayers for use with toilets and bidets.


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Lixil Corporation and INAX Corporation | Date: 2012-09-25

Shower toilets and structural parts therefor; toilet seats, including toilet seats with washing water squirter; toilet bowls, including toilet bowls equipped with washing water squirter; toilet seats for heating, washing and drying body parts; bidets and remote controls for use with bidets, sold together as a unit; water closets and remote controls for use with water closets, sold together as a unit; toilet tanks and structural parts therefor; toilet tank assemblies comprised of toilet tank bowls for flushing toilet tanks; toilets and remote controls for use with toilets, sold together as a unit; tanks, namely, cistern tanks for toilets; toilet tank balls; fixed spouts used directly in bidets and toilets; plumbing fixtures, namely, shower sprayers for use with toilets and bidets; bidet nozzles; handles for flushing toilet water operated by remote control; control valves for toilet flushing water.


Trademark
Lixil Corporation and INAX Corporation | Date: 2012-09-25

Shower toilets and structural parts therefor; toilet seats, including toilet seats with washing water squirter; toilet bowls, including toilet bowls equipped with washing water squirter; toilet seats for heating, washing and drying body parts; bidets and remote controls for use with bidets, sold together as a unit; water closets and remote controls for use with water closets, sold together as a unit; toilet tanks and structural parts therefor; toilet tank assemblies comprised of toilet tank bowls for flushing toilet tanks; toilets and remote controls for use with toilets, sold together as a unit; tanks, namely, cistern tanks for toilets; toilet tank balls; fixed spouts used directly in bidets and toilets; plumbing fixtures, namely, shower sprayers for use with toilets and bidets; bidet nozzles; handles for flushing toilet water operated by remote control; control valves for toilet flushing water.

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