05853455 is referenced by 8 patents and cites 18 patents.

A method is provided for efficiently controlling the operation of a vapor recovery system including a first reaction vessel and first bed of adsorbent, a second reaction vessel and second bed of adsorbent and a vacuum pump for selectively regenerating those beds of adsorbent. The method includes the step of adsorbing vapor from an air-volatile liquid vapor mixture on the first bed of adsorbent in the first reaction vessel, measuring a total amount of the vapor adsorbed by the first bed of adsorbent, comparing the total amount of vapor adsorbed on the first bed of adsorbent to a first predetermined value which is a percentage of the first bed adsorbance capacity and regenerating the first bed of adsorbent and adsorbing the vapor from the air-volatile liquid vapor mixture on the second bed of adsorbent in the second reaction vessel upon reaching the first predetermined value. The method also includes the steps of measuring a total amount of the vapor adsorbed by the second bed of adsorbent, comparing the total amount of vapor adsorbed on the second bed of adsorbent to a second predetermined value that is a percentage of the second bed's adsorbance capacity and regenerating the second bed of adsorbent and adsorbing the vapor from the air-volatile liquid vapor mixture on the first bed in the first reaction vessel upon reaching the second predetermined value. A volatile liquid vapor recovery system incorporating the new control system is also provided.

Title
Vapor recovery system with continuous inlet monitoring
Application Number
8/843306
Publication Number
5853455
Application Date
April 14, 1997
Publication Date
December 29, 1998
Inventor
David L Gibson
Louisville
KY, US
Agent
King and Schickli
Assignee
Jordan Technologies
KY, US
IPC
B01D 53/04
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