US Patent No: 7,685,811

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Method and apparatus for controlling a fuel-fired burner of an emission abatement assembly

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A method of operating a control unit of an emission abatement assembly includes communicating with an engine control unit of an internal combustion engine. An emission abatement assembly is also disclosed.

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Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
EMCON TECHNOLOGIES LLCWILMINGTON, DE42
ET US HOLDINGS LLCTROY, MI86

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Crawley, Wilbur H Columbus, IN 43 250
Johnson, Randall J Seymour, IN 28 111
Kong, Yougen Greenwood, IN 12 73
Taylor,, III William - 1 10

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DEERE & COMPANY (1)
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FAURECIA EMISSIONS CONTROL TECHNOLOGIES, USA, LLC (1)
8,881,718 Fuel-fired combustor 0 2010
 
TENNECO AUTOMOTIVE OPERATING COMPANY INC. (1)
8,656,708 Coaxial inlet and outlet exhaust treatment device 0 2011

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