Resources Contact Us Home
Browse by: INVENTOR PATENT HOLDER PATENT NUMBER DATE
 
 
System and method to make a fuel tank inert










Image Number 4 for United States Patent #8128739.

A fuel tank safety system includes an ullage cooling assembly and a system controller. The ullage cooling assembly includes a compressor configured to extract a quantity of ullage gas from the fuel tank, a heat exchanger coupled in flow communication downstream of the compressor, wherein the heat exchanger is configured to receive the quantity of ullage gas from the compressor and reduce a temperature of the ullage gas. The ullage cooling assembly includes a turbine coupled in flow communication downstream of the heat exchanger, wherein the turbine is configured to further reduce the temperature of the ullage gas and facilitate channeling the ullage gas to the fuel tank. The system controller is operatively coupled to the ullage cooling assembly and is configured to transmit to the ullage cooling assembly one of a start signal to activate the ullage cooling assembly or a stop signal to deactivate the ullage cooling assembly.








 
 
  Recently Added Patents
Wound dressing with a discontinuous contact layer surface
Leaky wave mode solar receiver
Vehicle location information-based abnormal driving determination and warning system
Reception circuit and signal reception method
Modified continuous phase modulation communications system and related methods
Field emission cathode structure
System and method for order placement in an electronic trading environment
  Randomly Featured Patents
Metal pattern forming method
System for sustaining and storing green solar energy
Charge recovery for dynamic circuits
Method and device for equalizing the pressures in the melting chamber and the cooling water system of a special melting unit
Fuel cell assembly
Inertial spring latch assembly and compressive limit stop in a disc drive
Tufted laminate web
Semiconductor memory device including non-volatile transistor for storing data in a bistable circuit
Method for call admission in packet voice system using statistical multiplexing and dynamic voice encoding
Organic peracid polymer composition and process for producing the same