US 11,052,328 B2
Fuel stabilization systems
Stephen E. Tongue, Hampden, MA (US); Jonathan Rheaume, West Hartford, CT (US); and Haralambos Cordatos, Colchester, CT (US)
Assigned to Delavan Inc., West Des Moines, IA (US)
Filed by Stephen E. Tongue, Hampden, MA (US); Jonathan Rheaume, West Hartford, CT (US); and Haralambos Cordatos, Colchester, CT (US)
Filed on Oct. 25, 2016, as Appl. No. 15/334,005.
Prior Publication US 2018/0111063 A1, Apr. 26, 2018
Int. Cl. B01D 19/00 (2006.01); C10G 31/06 (2006.01); F02C 7/224 (2006.01); F02C 7/232 (2006.01)
CPC B01D 19/0073 (2013.01) [C10G 31/06 (2013.01); C10G 2300/202 (2013.01); F02C 7/224 (2013.01); F02C 7/232 (2013.01)] 17 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A fuel stabilization system for removing dissolved oxygen from fuel, comprising:
an accumulator disposed along a fuel line, the accumulator includes a fuel inlet and a fuel outlet; and
a heat source disposed in thermal communication with the fuel in or upstream of the fuel inlet of the accumulator to increase the temperature of the fuel within the accumulator, wherein the accumulator is configured to allow carbonaceous deposits to form therein as a result of the temperature increase of the fuel.