Removing carbon nanotubes from a water system

  • US 9,975,793 B2
  • Filed: 04/10/2013
  • Issued: 05/22/2018
  • Est. Priority Date: 04/18/2012
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A method comprising:

  • forming carbon nanotubes in a reactor in a Bosch reaction;

    separating the carbon nanotubes from a reactor effluent stream, forming a waste gas stream;

    condensing water in the waste gas stream giving a water stream;

    removing carbon nanotubes from the water stream to give a purified water stream, wherein removing the carbon nanotubes comprises forming carbon oxide from the carbon nanotubes within the water stream to give the purified water stream.

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