Scientific aspects of this technology were pursued with Dr. Paul Weiblen of the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis and with Dr. N.S. Rudashevsky of Mechanobr Technical Corporation in St. Petersburg, Russia.
Commercial application of EPD was being pursued by Aerie Partners, Inc. of San Diego, California (now defunct).
On the following pages, are a few examples of the use of Electric Pulse Disaggregation as a mineral and fossil separation tool.
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Click here to see an abstract on the use of Electric Pulse Disaggregation for fossil separation.
Click here to see the text of a paper on the use of Electric Pulse Disaggregation for fossil separation.
Click here for the pdf scan of the article "A New Method of Fossil Preparation, Using High-Voltage Electric Pulses, by Saini-Eidukat and Weiblen. Curator, v. 39: 139-144, 1996.
For more information on Electric Pulse Disaggregation, contact
Dept. of Geosciences
Dept. #2745, P.O. Box 6050 North Dakota State University
Fargo ND 58108-6050
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