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United States Patent Application

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A composite useful for both gas gettering and moisture adsorption comprising an organic getter component and a desiccant component homogeneously dispersed in an elastomeric matrix. The getter component comprises an organic material capable of reacting with hydrogen and a hydrogenation catalyst. The desiccant component is a molecular sieve. The composite is a resilient, self-sustaining body that can also function as a shock absorber. A method of forming composites useful for both gas gettering and moisture adsorption is also disclosed, along with a kit to facilitate the same.
Schicker, James Ralph (Lee's Summit, MO), Knight, Jason Allen (Lawrence, KS)
Honeywell Federal Manufacturing & Technologies, LLC (Kansas City MO)
13/ 720,440
December 19, 2012
FEDERALLY SPONSORED RESEARCH OR DEVELOPMENT [0002] This invention was made with government support under #DE-NA0000622 awarded by the United States Department of Energy. The United States government has certain rights in the invention.