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Title: Systems and methods to reduce reductant consumption in exhaust aftertreament systems

Systems, apparatus and methods are provided for reducing reductant consumption in an exhaust aftertreatment system that includes a first SCR device and a downstream second SCR device, a first reductant injector upstream of the first SCR device, and a second reductant injector between the first and second SCR devices. NOx conversion occurs with reductant injection by the first reductant injector to the first SCR device in a first temperature range and with reductant injection by the second reductant injector to the second SCR device when the temperature of the first SCR device is above a reductant oxidation conversion threshold.
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Cummins Inc. DOEEE
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Patent File Date: 2014 Aug 18
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Cummins Inc. Columbus, IN (United States)
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United States

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