Patents by Inventor Michael Santamaria

Michael Santamaria has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Patent number: 10422480
    Abstract: The invention is related to a storage vessel (1) comprising a shaped body (3) of a porous solid, wherein the storage vessel (1) comprises a wall (5) with a section (7) comprising at least one inlet (9), wherein the storage vessel (1) has a central axis (11) and the central axis (11) is a longitudinal axis of the storage vessel (1) and/or perpendicular to a cross-sectional area of the at least one inlet (9), wherein the shaped body (3) covers at least 85% of an inner volume (13) of the storage vessel (1) and the shaped body (3) comprises an opening (19) in an axial direction (17), axial referring to the central axis (11) of the storage vessel (1), wherein the opening (19) extends from a first end (21) of the shaped body (3) to an opposing second end (23) of the shaped body (3) and wherein the storage vessel (1) comprises exactly one shaped body (3), which is formed in one piece. The invention is further related to a shaped body and use of the shaped body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 10, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 24, 2019
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Matthias Weickert, Stefan Marx, Ulrich Müller, Lena Arnold, Adam Lack, Joseph Lynch, William Dolan, Michael Santamaria
  • Publication number: 20170336030
    Abstract: The invention is related to a storage vessel (1) comprising a shaped body (3) of a porous solid, wherein the storage vessel (1) comprises a wall (5) with a section (7) comprising at least one inlet (9), wherein the storage vessel (1) has a central axis (11) and the central axis (11) is a longitudinal axis of the storage vessel (1) and/or perpendicular to a cross-sectional area of the at least one inlet (9), wherein the shaped body (3) covers at least 85% of an inner volume (13) of the storage vessel (1) and the shaped body (3) comprises an opening (19) in an axial direction (17), axial referring to the central axis (11) of the storage vessel (1), wherein the opening (19) extends from a first end (21) of the shaped body (3) to an opposing second end (23) of the shaped body (3) and wherein the storage vessel (1) comprises exactly one shaped body (3), which is formed in one piece. The invention is further related to a shaped body and use of the shaped body.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 10, 2015
    Publication date: November 23, 2017
    Applicant: BASF SE
    Inventors: Matthias WEICKERT, Stefan MARX, Ulrich MÜLLER, Lena ARNOLD, Adam LACK, Joseph LYNCH, William DOLAN, Michael SANTAMARIA
  • Publication number: 20150094202
    Abstract: Disclosed in certain embodiments are methods of filling storage containers with adsorbent materials (e.g.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 26, 2014
    Publication date: April 2, 2015
    Inventors: William Dolan, Christoph Garbotz, Adam Lack, Joseph Lynch, Stefan Marx, Ulrich Mueller, Michael SantaMaria, Mathias Weickert
  • Publication number: 20150090611
    Abstract: Disclosed in certain embodiments are pressure release devices or filtering devices for adsorbed gas containers in order to increase the safety and efficiencies of adsorbed gas systems. In certain embodiments, the systems contain metal organic framework.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 26, 2014
    Publication date: April 2, 2015
    Inventors: William Dolan, Christoph Garbotz, Adam Lack, Joseph Lynch, Stefan Marx, Ulrich Mueller, Michael SantaMaria, Mathias Weickert, Tae Kim
  • Publication number: 20150090610
    Abstract: Disclosed in certain embodiments are methods of filling storage containers with adsorbent materials (e.g.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 26, 2014
    Publication date: April 2, 2015
    Inventors: William Dolan, Christoph Garbotz, Adam Lack, Joseph Lynch, Stefan Marx, Ulrich Mueller, Michael SantaMaria, Mathias Weickert, Hans Van Oyen, Joe Hudak
  • Publication number: 20150090226
    Abstract: Disclosed in certain embodiments are methods of improving efficiencies of adsorbed gas fuel systems and to recover vapors from gasoline containers.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 26, 2014
    Publication date: April 2, 2015
    Inventors: William Dolan, Christoph Garbotz, Adam Lack, Joseph Lynch, Stefan Marx, Ulrich Mueller, Michael SantaMaria, Mathias Weickert
  • Publication number: 20150090344
    Abstract: Disclosed in certain embodiments are pressure release devices or filtering devices for adsorbed gas containers in order to increase the safety and efficiencies of adsorbed gas systems. In certain embodiments, the systems contain metal organic framework.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 26, 2014
    Publication date: April 2, 2015
    Inventors: William Dolan, Christoph Garbotz, Adam Lack, Joseph Lynch, Stefan Marx, Ulrich Mueller, Michael SantaMaria, Mathias Weickert
  • Publication number: 20150090231
    Abstract: Disclosed in certain embodiments are methods of improving efficiencies of adsorbed gas fuel systems and to recover vapors from gasoline containers.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 26, 2014
    Publication date: April 2, 2015
    Inventors: William Dolan, Christoph Garbotz, Adam Lack, Joseph Lynch, Stefan Marx, Ulrich Mueller, Michael SantaMaria, Mathias Weickert
  • Publication number: 20150001101
    Abstract: The present invention is directed towards a natural gas storage system for a vehicle, comprising a guard bed, at least one valve and a primary storage vessel, wherein the filter is smaller than the vessel and contains a heating mechanism, and the valve controls pressure within the bed and the vessel.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 25, 2014
    Publication date: January 1, 2015
    Inventors: William Dolan, Michael SantaMaria
  • Publication number: 20140026868
    Abstract: Disclosed are methods and systems for fueling hybrid vehicles by placing as part of the vehicle fuel system a tank containing a natural gas adsorbent where the natural gas is initially stored in said tank at a pressure of 700 psia or less.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 22, 2013
    Publication date: January 30, 2014
    Applicant: BASF Corporation
    Inventors: William Dolan, Michael Santamaria, Adam Cyril Lack