Automotive evaporative emissions canister adsorptive restraint system

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 6136075
SERIAL NO

09304323

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This invention relates to automotive evaporative emissions canisters. Such structures of this type employ a carbon-filled foam which adds adsorptive performance to the canister without having to enlarge the canister or having to change the carbon in the canister to a higher performance carbon.

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Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
MEADWESTVACO CORPORATIONSTAMFORD, CT230

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Bragg, Bruce Barton Newport, VA 1 35
Lindstrom, Leonard Robert Covington, VA 1 35
Williams, Roger Shaw Lexington, VA 3 59

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