TechConnect Innovation Program

High Efficiency Vortex Cooler for Air/Gas Drilling

Arizona Technology Enterprises (ASU), AZ, United States

TECHNOLOGY SUMMARY

Researchers at ASU have developed a low-maintenance, low-cost cooling device from vortex tubes to reduce the cost of air/gas drilling.

Primary Application Area: Energy & Efficiency

Technology Development Status: Concept

Technology Readiness Level: TRL 3

FIGURES OF MERIT

Value Proposition: This technology can be implemented into existing drilling operations and will reduce cost and increase the drilling speed, with little extra expense.

SHOWCASE SUMMARY

Organization Type: Academic/Gov Lab

Showcase Booth #: 628

Website: www.azte.com

GOVT/EXTERNAL FUNDING SOURCES

Government Funding/Support to Date: Internal ASU funding

Primary Sources of Funding: University

Looking for: Development / License Partners