In Texas, Missing Link Technology has been awarded patents for its deep water growth, harvesting, oils extraction, and biocrude extraction integrated suite of solutions.
1) MicGro Deep Water Reactor/Process: A engineered system of a series of one to ten foot deep water bioreactors configured in a stirred tank followed by a plug flow process flow design that generates algae biomass growth rates on an exponentially superior basis.
2) Shepherd Harvester: Harvesting process that eliminates the requirement to pump large volumes of water / hydraulic transport and concentrates mature algae cells to increase harvesting potential.
3) Alginator: A high pressure / high shear continuous system designed for extracting DHA/Omega oils from algae by employing rapid non-equilibrium decompression which harnessing the energy from within the algae cells to rupture and capture the oils for market. Design maximizes oil extraction while being the low-cost low-energy solution.
4) Algaefaction: Hydrothermal Liquefaction is a continuous process that converts algae biomass directly into crude oil by utilizing a combination of pressure ranges, temperature ranges and a proprietary catalyst suitable for meeting our transportation fuel needs.
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