Streamlined Flow Mixer - U.S. Patent 20090251989

William C. Pfefferle
Shahrokh Etemad, Fairfield University
Benjamin Baird

U.S. Patent 20090251989, issued August 10, 2009.


A streamlined flow mixer is provided that includes a housing and a plurality of tubes having an upstream end and a downstream end. The tubes are flared at the downstream end. The mixer includes a header plate and the upstream end of each tube passes through the header plate in such as fashion as to be sealed therein. The housing may extend further downstream than the tubes and proved a mixing region. A second header plate may be added to provide for mixing more than two fluids.