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Method and apparatus for prolonging the service life of a collective protection filter using a supplemental bed

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A method for extending the service life of a Collective Protection (CP) filter includes: providing at least one CP filter comprising a filter bed; and passing an airstream through a supplemental bed configured to enhance the filter bed by promoting reactions that facilitate the removal of one or more of chemical warfare agents and toxic threat compounds. An apparatus for extending the service life of a Collective Protection (CP) filter, the apparatus including: a CP filter comprising a filter bed; and a supplemental bed configured so as to enhance the filter bed by promoting reactions that facilitate the removal of chemical warfare agents and toxic chemicals.

Inventors: 
Peterson, Gregory W.; Pompeii, Michael A.; Rossin, Joseph A.; Knapke, Michael J.
Patent Number: 
Technical domain: 
Other Fields
FIle Date: 
2014-04-24
Grant Date: 
2016-05-31
Grant time: 
768 days
Grant time percentile rank: 
14
Claim count percentile rank: 
4
Citations percentile rank: 
1
'Cited by' percentile rank: 
1
Assignee: 
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA