Apparatus and method for processing magnetic particles

  • US 6,884,357 B2
  • Filed: 11/08/2002
  • Issued: 04/26/2005
  • Est. Priority Date: 02/21/1995
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. A process of mixing and separating magnetic particles comprising;

  • providing at least one container having a liquid and said particles therein;

    providing at least two linear staggered magnetic sources near said at least one container;

    providing cyclic relative linear motion between said two staggered magnetic sources and said container;

    stopping said relative motion whereby said particles become immobilized as a relatively compact mass aggregate on the inside wall of said one container nearest a magnetic source.

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