Patents by Inventor Philip P. Treier

Philip P. Treier 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: 8366798
    Abstract: A filter is disclosed herein, the filter having: a plurality of sheets of filter media, each sheet of filter media having an inlet end and an outlet end, wherein each of the plurality of sheets of filter media has a first layer of filtration media thermoformed to have a plurality of channels, the first layer having an upper surface and a lower surface; a second layer of filtration media sonically welded to a portion of to the first layer of filtration media after the first layer is formed with the plurality of channels, wherein at least one edge of the first layer is not sonically welded to at least one edge of the second layer, and wherein the sheet of filtration media has a plurality of fluid channels each having an inlet opening at the at least one edge of the first layer and the second layer and a sealed end at another end of the sheet; wherein each of the plurality of sheets of filter media are secured together by a strip of adhesive located between each upper surface of each first layer facing the secon
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 6, 2011
    Date of Patent: February 5, 2013
    Assignee: Fram Group IP LLC
    Inventors: Philip P. Treier, Christopher R. Reamsnyder, Michael S. Lynch
  • Publication number: 20120060456
    Abstract: A filter is disclosed herein, the filter having: a plurality of sheets of filter media, each sheet of filter media having an inlet end and an outlet end, wherein each of the plurality of sheets of filter media has a first layer of filtration media thermoformed to have a plurality of channels, the first layer having an upper surface and a lower surface; a second layer of filtration media sonically welded to a portion of to the first layer of filtration media after the first layer is formed with the plurality of channels, wherein at least one edge of the first layer is not sonically welded to at least one edge of the second layer, and wherein the sheet of filtration media has a plurality of fluid channels each having an inlet opening at the at least one edge of the first layer and the second layer and a sealed end at another end of the sheet; wherein each of the plurality of sheets of filter media are secured together by a strip of adhesive located between each upper surface of each first layer facing the secon
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 6, 2011
    Publication date: March 15, 2012
    Inventors: Philip P. Treier, Christopher R. Reamsnyder, Micheal S. Lynch
  • Publication number: 20110291314
    Abstract: A cast formed filter and a method for making the filter is provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 31, 2011
    Publication date: December 1, 2011
    Inventors: Philip P. Treier, Christopher P. Montelauro
  • Patent number: 8029592
    Abstract: A diesel particulate filter assembly configured to be incorporated into an exhaust treatment device, the diesel filter assembly comprising: a ceramic media disposed about a center support defining an outlet flow path; a pair of end supports secured to the center support and the ceramic media; and an end cone secured to one of the pair of end supports.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 16, 2008
    Date of Patent: October 4, 2011
    Assignee: Fram Group IP LLC
    Inventors: Eric J. Schramm, Philip P. Treier, Bradley R. Postage, Donald W. Baldwin, Timothy L. Memmer
  • Patent number: 8012232
    Abstract: A filter formed by the following steps is provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 7, 2010
    Date of Patent: September 6, 2011
    Assignee: Honeywell International Inc.
    Inventors: Philip P. Treier, Christopher R. Reamsnyder, Micheal S. Lynch
  • Patent number: 7951219
    Abstract: A cast formed filter and a method for making the filter are provided. The cast formed filter includes a cast formed filter media having an inlet end, an outlet end, a plurality of inlet openings, a plurality of outlet openings, and a fluid path. The plurality of inlet openings extend from the inlet end into the cast formed filter media, wherein a first portion of the cast formed filter media is disposed between each of the plurality of inlet openings and the outlet end. The plurality of outlet openings extend from the outlet end into the cast formed filter media, wherein a second portion of the cast formed filter media is disposed between each of the plurality of outlet openings and the inlet end, the second portion comprising at least a portion of the first portion of cast formed filter media.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 30, 2007
    Date of Patent: May 31, 2011
    Assignee: Honeywell International Inc.
    Inventors: Philip P. Treier, Christopher P. Montelauro
  • Publication number: 20100326027
    Abstract: A filter formed by the following steps is provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 7, 2010
    Publication date: December 30, 2010
    Inventors: Philip P. Treier, Christopher R. Reamsnyder, Micheal S. Lynch
  • Patent number: 7794556
    Abstract: A filter and method of making is provided. The method comprising: forming a plurality of sheets of filter media, each sheet of filter media having an inlet end and an outlet end, wherein each of the plurality of sheets of filter media are formed by the steps of: thermoforming a first layer of filtration media to have a plurality of channels, the first layer having an upper surface and a lower surface; sonically welding a portion of a second layer of filtration media to the first layer of filtration media to form the sheet of filtration media, the sheet of filtration media having a plurality of fluid channels each having an inlet opening at one end of the sheet and a sealed end at another end of the sheet; and securing the plurality of sheets together by applying a strip of adhesive between each upper surface of each first layer facing the second layer of another sheet of filter media stacked upon the upper surface of the first layer of the filtration media.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 20, 2006
    Date of Patent: September 14, 2010
    Assignee: Honeywell International Inc.
    Inventors: Philip P. Treier, Christopher R. Reamsnyder, Michael S. Lynch
  • Patent number: 7610904
    Abstract: An inlet conduit for an engine air induction system, comprising: a plurality of openings located about the inlet conduit; a hydrocarbon vapor-adsorbent member disposed on an exterior surface of the inlet conduit, the hydrocarbon vapor-adsorbent member covering the plurality of openings; and a covering member secured over the hydrocarbon vapor-adsorbent member, the covering member sealing the hydrocarbon vapor-adsorbent member to the inlet conduit, wherein hydrocarbon vapors present in the air induction system after engine shut-down are substantially retained in the hydrocarbon vapor-adsorbent member until air flows through the air induction system after the engine starts.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 21, 2007
    Date of Patent: November 3, 2009
    Assignee: Honeywell International Inc.
    Inventors: Philip P. Treier, Michael L. Herald, Christopher P. Montelauro
  • Publication number: 20090266040
    Abstract: A diesel particulate filter assembly configured to be incorporated into an exhaust treatment device, the diesel filter assembly comprising: a ceramic media disposed about a center support defining an outlet flow path; a pair of end supports secured to the center support and the ceramic media; and an end cone secured to one of the pair of end supports.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 16, 2008
    Publication date: October 29, 2009
    Inventors: Eric J. Schramm, Philip P. Treier, Bradley R. Postage, Donald W. Baldwin, Timothy L. Memmer
  • Publication number: 20080224343
    Abstract: A method of producing a porous ceramic media structure is provided. The method comprises preparing an aqueous solution that comprises ceramic fibers in a liquid carrier, adding a pore-forming, fibrous material to the aqueous solution, drying the aqueous solution to form a ceramic web, and removing the fibrous material from the ceramic web to thereby increase the porosity of the ceramic web.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 14, 2008
    Publication date: September 18, 2008
    Inventors: Donald W. Baldwin, Bradley R. Postage, Philip P. Treier
  • Publication number: 20080053048
    Abstract: A cast formed filter and a method for making the filter are provided. The cast formed filter includes a cast formed filter media having an inlet end, an outlet end, a plurality of inlet openings, a plurality of outlet openings, and a fluid path. The plurality of inlet openings extend from the inlet end into the cast formed filter media, wherein a first portion of the cast formed filter media is disposed between each of the plurality of inlet openings and the outlet end. The plurality of outlet openings extend from the outlet end into the cast formed filter media, wherein a second portion of the cast formed filter media is disposed between each of the plurality of outlet openings and the inlet end, the second portion comprising at least a portion of the first portion of cast formed filter media.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 30, 2007
    Publication date: March 6, 2008
    Inventors: Philip P. Treier, Christopher P. Montelauro