Streamline Automation Assigned Patent
(Targeted News Service Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) By Targeted News Service
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Jan. 26 -- Streamline Automation, Huntsville, Ala., has been assigned a patent (8,357,304) developed by four co-inventors for a "hazardous material storage and leak mitigation system." The co-inventors are Alton Reich, Huntsville, Ala., Roberto DiSalvo, Madison, Ala., Stephen Doherty, New Hope, Ala., and H. Waite Dykes, Huntsville, Ala.
The abstract of the patent published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office states: "A self-contained storage system for hazardous materials includes a containment envelope enclosing a storage tank containing hazardous materials and forming a containment space between the storage tank and containment envelope. Leaked material is detected by one or more sensors in the containment space and, depending on the concentration or time rate of change in concentration of the leaked material, alarms and corresponding mitigation measures are reversibly activated to remove leaked material from the containment space."
The patent application was filed on Dec. 10, 2008 (12/331,715). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser Sect1=PTO2&Sect2=HITOFF&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsearch-bool.html&r=1&f=G&l=50&co1=AND&d=PTXT&s1=8,357,304&OS=8,357,304&RS=8,357,304
Written by Arpi Sharma; edited by Anand Kumar.
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