US 9,810,350 B1
Fuel system components
John M. Crain, Washington, DC (US); John S. Lettow, Washington, DC (US); and Kate Redmond, Baltimore, MD (US)
Filed on Mar. 7, 2017, as Appl. No. 15/451,479.
Application 15/451,479 is a continuation of application No. 12/936,676, granted, now 9,625,062, previously published as PCT/US2009/039697, filed on Apr. 6, 2009.
Claims priority of provisional application 61/123,354, filed on Apr. 7, 2008.
Int. Cl. F16L 11/04 (2006.01); F16L 11/127 (2006.01); F16L 11/02 (2006.01)
CPC F16L 11/127 (2013.01) [F16L 11/02 (2013.01); F16L 11/04 (2013.01); Y10T 137/7036 (2015.04)] 16 Claims
1. A fuel system component, comprising:
a plurality of layers affixed to the fuel system component comprising a first layer and a second layer; and
the fuel system component in direct contact with a fuel or provides a path to ground from a second component that is in direct contact with flowing fuel; and
the fuel is a liquid fuel;
the first layer comprising at least one of a metal, a fiber, and a woven material; and
the second layer comprising a composition, the composition comprising:
a polymer;
fully exfoliated single sheets of graphene having a carbon to oxygen molar ratio of at least 50:1; and
a volume resistivity of less than 1×108 Ω·cm.