Patent Number: 7,708,213

Title: Method and process for providing a controlled batch of micrometer-sized or nanometer-sized coal material

Abstract: A method of providing a controlled batch of micrometer-sized or nanometer-sized coal material. This method includes the steps of: (a) specifying at least one desired physical and/or chemical parameter of the controlled batch of coal material; (b) specifying the desired range of the physical and/or chemical parameter in the controlled batch of coal material; (c) obtaining a feedstock batch of coal material; and (d) processing a feedstock batch of coal material to obtain the controlled batch of coal material having the at least one specified physical and/or chemical parameter in the specified range thereof. In a further step, the controlled batch of coal material can be activated.

Inventors: Kerns; Kevin C. (Clarks Summit, PA), Pagnotti; James R. (Old Forge, PA)

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International Classification: B02C 19/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 5/04/12018