Method and system for optimizing the filling, storage and dispensing of carbon dioxide from multiple containers without overpressurization

Number of patents in Portfolio can not be more than 2000

United States of America

PATENT NO 10508771
SERIAL NO

15472928

Stats

ATTORNEY / AGENT: (SPONSORED)

Importance

Loading Importance Indicators... loading....

Abstract

See full text

This invention relates to a novel method and system for dispensing CO2 vapor without over pressurization from a system having multiple containers. The system includes one or more liquid containers and one or more vapor containers. The system is designed to operate in a specific manner whereby a restricted amount of CO2 liquid is permitted into the vapor container through a restrictive pathway that is created and maintained by a shuttle valve during the filling operation so that equalization of container pressures is achieved, thereby allowing shuttle valve to reseat when filling has stopped. During use, a pressure differential device is designed to specifically isolate the vapor container from the liquid container so as to preferentially deplete liquid CO2 from the vapor container and avoid over pressurization of the system until the vapor container becomes liquid dry. The system can be operated so that at least 50% of the CO2 vapor product is dispensed from the vapor container.

Loading the Abstract Image... loading....

First Claim

See full text

Family

Loading Family data... loading....

Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddress
PRAXAIR TECHNOLOGY INC10 RIVERVIEW DRIVE DANBURY CT 06810

International Classification(s)

Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Cecula, Shawn M Niagara Falls, US 5 2
Gerristead, William R Grand Island, US 3 2
Song, Xuemei East Amherst, US 12 20

Cited Art Landscape

Load Citation

Patent Citation Ranking

Forward Cite Landscape

Load Citation

Maintenance Fees

Fee Large entity fee small entity fee micro entity fee due date
3.5 Year Payment $1600.00 $800.00 $400.00 Jun 17, 2023
7.5 Year Payment $3600.00 $1800.00 $900.00 Jun 17, 2027
11.5 Year Payment $7400.00 $3700.00 $1850.00 Jun 17, 2031
Fee Large entity fee small entity fee micro entity fee
Surcharge - 3.5 year - Late payment within 6 months $160.00 $80.00 $40.00
Surcharge - 7.5 year - Late payment within 6 months $160.00 $80.00 $40.00
Surcharge - 11.5 year - Late payment within 6 months $160.00 $80.00 $40.00
Surcharge after expiration - Late payment is unavoidable $700.00 $350.00 $175.00
Surcharge after expiration - Late payment is unintentional $1,640.00 $820.00 $410.00