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Refrigeration May archived by USPTO category 05/10Below are recently published patent applications awaiting approval from the USPTO. Recent week's RSS XML file available below.
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20100126185 - Refrigerator: A refrigerator is provided. The refrigerator may include a body having a storage room, an ice making chamber formed separately from the storage room, and a thermoelectric-module provided in the ice making chamber to generate cold air. The thermoelectric-module does not require a cold air duct to cool the ice... Agent: Ked & Associates, LLP
20100126187 - Configurations and methods for offshore lng regasification and heating value conditioning: Contemplated plant configurations and methods employ a vaporized and supercritical LNG stream at an intermediate temperature that is expanded, wherein refrigeration content of the expanded LNG is used to chill one or more recompressor feed streams and to condense a demethanizer reflux. One portion of the so warmed and expanded... Agent: Fish & Associates, PC Robert D. Fish
20100126186 - Method and apparatus for generating a gaseous hydrocarbon stream from a liquefied hydrocarbon stream: The present invention relates to a method for generating gaseous hydrocarbon stream from a liquefied hydrocarbon stream (10) such as liquefied natural gas, the method at least comprising the steps of: a) feeding a liquefied hydrocarbon stream (10) at an inlet (21) of a storage tank (2) to provide a... Agent: Shell Oil Company
20100126188 - Exchangeable air-conditioning unit: An exchangeable air-conditioning unit (1) is described for attachment to mobile equipment. The air-conditioning unit includes a compressor (5) operable to compress a refrigerant and a hydraulic motor (17) operable to drive the compressor. Hydraulic fittings (11) are provided in fluid communication with the hydraulic motor for transporting hydraulic fluid.... Agent: King & Spalding
20100126189 - Service method and service device for a liquid cooling system of an aircraft: The present invention discloses a service method and a service device (50) for a liquid cooling system (1) of an aircraft, the service device (50) being adapted to send at least one instruction to a liquid cooling control device (10) of the liquid cooling system (1). A plurality of service... Agent: Wood, Herron & Evans, LLP
20100126190 - air-cleaning device for evaporator of vehicle and control method: An apparatus is disclosed which sterilizes an evaporator of an automotive HVAC system depending on whether the vehicle engine starts. The apparatus comprises: an engine start detector (160) tor detecting whether a vehicle engine starts as the engine start detector is connected to a power line, ignition-1, necessary for the... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP
20100126191 - Cooling system and method of controlling the same: An oscillatory wave generating unit and an oscillatory wave sensing unit are installed at both ends of a refrigerant pipe of an evaporator of the cooling system, an amount of frost formed on the refrigerant pipe is determined by comparing a wave form of an oscillatory wave generated from one... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20100126192 - Spot cooling system for open boats:
20100126193 - Process and apparatus for concentrating dilute solution: The present invention provides a process and an apparatus for concentrating dilute solution.... Agent: Weingarten, Schurgin, Gagnebin & Lebovici LLP
20100126194 - Back light in ice storage area: A refrigerator includes a refrigerator cabinet, at least one compartment disposed within the refrigerator cabinet, a door for providing access to one or more of the at least one compartment, an ice container at the door, an LED housing proximate the ice container, and at least one LED disposed within... Agent: Whirlpool Patents Company - Md 0750
20100126195 - Heat pump: A refrigeration apparatus (7200) includes a heat pump circuit (7201) and a power generation circuit (7100). The power generation circuit (7100) includes an evaporator (701) including a first and a second heat exchanger (710a, 710b), a turbine (702), a condenser (703) and a pump (704). The first heat exchanger (710a)... Agent: Dykema Gossett PLLC
20100126196 - Multi-function cooler apparatus and system: A multi-function cooler apparatus and system integrated with one or more of the following elements: clock/time piece, flashlight, compass, CD/DVD player, IPOD®, speakers, lantern, computer and the like. The clock may be mounted in several different ways (Velcro®, snaps, threads) and may take on various appearances (round or square). The... Agent: Woodcock Washburn LLP
20100126197 - Vehicle humidifying/dehumidifying device: In a vehicle humidifying/dehumidifying device 10, when a control unit 26 is switched to an “intermittent operation mode”, a pair of heat exchange elements 28A and 28B are heated simultaneously and intermittently. Additionally, this allows humidified air to be generated by both of the pair of heat exchange elements 28A... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20100126198 - Condensation pump for roof-top air conditioner: A pump assembly and a method for removing condensate from an elevated air conditioner of a transport structure are provided. The air conditioner includes a base pan with a sump. The pump assembly includes a pump, a suction line and a discharge line. The pump is configured to be in... Agent: Pearne & Gordon LLP
20100126199 - Cooling device: A cooling device may be disposable in front of a fan. The cooling device may comprise a container fillable with fluid or material capable of being chilled to a temperature below ambient temperature. The container may have a plurality of through holes through which air blown by the fan may... Agent: Stetina Brunda Garred & Brucker
20100126200 - Refrigerator and method of controlling the same: A refrigerator is provided. The refrigerator may include first and second refrigerant paths that separately distribute refrigerant, a first cooling chamber connected with a first cold air duct, a second cooling chamber connected with a second cold air duct, and a third cooling chamber connected with a third cold air... Agent: Ked & Associates, LLP
20100126201 - Refrigerator: A refrigerator is provided. The refrigerator may include an evaporator that generates cold air supplied to a refrigerating chamber and a freezing chamber, a first fan that supplies the cold air generated by the evaporator to a refrigerating chamber and a freezing chamber of the refrigerator, and a second fan... Agent: Ked & Associates, LLP
20100126202 - Ice bin storage window: A refrigerator includes a refrigerator housing, a fresh food compartment disposed within the refrigerator housing, a door for providing access to the fresh food compartment, and an ice bin at the door, the ice bin having a window for viewing an ice level within the ice bin. An ice storage... Agent: Whirlpool Patents Company - Md 0750
20100126204 - Refrigerator ice compartment latch and cover: An insulated icemaking compartment is provided in the fresh food compartment of a bottom mount refrigerator. The icemaking compartment may be integrally formed with the liner of the fresh food compartment, or alternatively, may be modular for installation anywhere in the fresh food compartment. A removable bin assembly with a... Agent: Whirlpool Patents Company - Md 0750
20100126203 - Refrigerator with ice supply device: Disclosed is a refrigerator, in which the structure of an ice supply device is improved. The refrigerator includes a main body, in which at least one storage chamber is formed; a door opening and closing the at least one storage chamber; an ice making unit provided on a rear surface... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20100126205 - Refrigerator and method of controlling the same: A refrigerator is provided. The refrigerator may include a cold air generation chamber provided in a body of the refrigerator, the cold air generation chamber having an evaporator installed therein. A cold air duct may form a path through which cold air generated in the cold air generation chamber is... Agent: Ked & Associates, LLP
20100126208 - Ac unit with economizer and sliding damper assembly: Embodiments of the invention provide an air conditioning unit that includes an intake vent, an exhaust vent, a return vent, a supply vent, and an economizer assembly including a sliding damper and a partition. The partition includes an opening through which air can flow from the return vent to the... Agent: Greenberg Traurig (phx)
20100126206 - Indoor unit for air conditioning apparatus: An indoor unit for an air conditioning apparatus is provided. The indoor unit includes a cross flow fan having a structure that can reduce noise and flow resistance of air passing through a heat exchanger in the indoor unit.... Agent: Ked & Associates, LLP
20100126207 - Ventilating device and the refrigerator having the same: A ventilating device and a refrigerator, more particularly, a ventilating device including a scroll (122) of an optimized structure and a refrigerator having the same are disclosed. The ventilating device includes a ventilation fan for ventilating air, a first duct (130) for allowing some of the air discharged from the... Agent: Ked & Associates, LLP
20100126209 - Cold plate and refrigeration system: A cold plate including a cold wall, a first cavity, a first pipe, a second cavity, an expansion unit and a second pipe is provided. The first cavity covers on the cold wall to form a first fluid space, and the first pipe is connected with the first cavity. The... Agent: Wpat, PC Intellectual Property Attorneys
20100126210 - Refrigerator with ceiling mounted water system: An improved bottom mount refrigerator is provided with water and lighting systems housed in a space adjacent the top of the fresh food compartment between a false ceiling and the top wall of the liner. The water system includes a filter manifold, filter cartridge, storage tank, and valve mounted to... Agent: Whirlpool Patents Company - Md 0750
20100126211 - Refrigerating apparatus: An on-off valve (70) is provided in an oil feed path (43). When liquid refrigerant enters the oil feed pipe (43) from the oil separator (22), the temperature of the liquid refrigerant whose pressure has been reduced in the on-off valve (70) dramatically decreases. When the amount of such a... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20100126212 - Binary fluid ejector and method of use: A binary-fluid oscillating-jet pressure exchange ejector and binary-fluid ejector refrigeration cycle as a method of use are disclosed. The ejector includes a high aspect ratio jet nozzle geometry, spatial domain jet modulation, serpentine jet stream morphology and distinct fluid pathway geometry capable of equilibrating or otherwise processing dissimilar fluids. As... Agent: Greenberg Traurig (lv)
20100126213 - Liquid-vapor separating method and a liquid-vapor separating type evaporator: A liquid-vapor separating method and a liquid-vapor separating type evaporator, the method includes the following steps: (i) provide a partition device (3) in the upper portion of the evaporated liquid pipe, the partition device (3) divides the evaporated liquid pipe into a superheating section (12) and an evaporating section (13);... Agent: Alleman Hall Mccoy Russell & Tuttle LLP
20100126214 - Process for the production of a subcooled liquefied natural gas stream from a natural gas feed stream, and associated installation: A process for the production of a subcooled liquefied natural gas stream from a natural gas feed stream. Passing a first natural gas feed stream through a first heat exchanger for precooling by heat exchange with a first stream of gaseous refrigerant produced in a first refrigeration cycle comprising a... Agent: Ostrolenk Faber Gerb & Soffen
20100126215 - Method for cooling a cryogenic exchange line: The invention relates to a method for the cryogenic separation, the cooling or the liquefaction of a fluid using an exchange line, that comprises extracting from said exchange line at least one dual phase fluid (11), separating said dual phase fluid into at least one vapour fraction (4) and one... Agent: Air Liquide Intellectual Property
20100126216 - Method of bulk transport and storage of gas in a liquid medium: An integrated ship mounted system for loading a gas stream, separating heavier hydrocarbons, compressing the gas, cooling the gas, mixing the gas with a desiccant, blending it with a liquid carrier or solvent, and then cooling the mix to processing, storage and transportation conditions. After transporting the product to its... Agent: Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe, LLPIPProsecution Department05/20/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories. archived by USPTO category
20100122539 - Machine for making and dispensing food products such as ice creams, ice cream shakes and the like: The invention relates to a machine (1) for making and dispensing food products such as ice creams, ice cream shakes and the like, in which a frame (2) supports and houses a tank (3) for containing a basic product to be processed and a processing circuit (5) for making products... Agent: Shuttleworth & Ingersoll, P.L.C
20100122540 - Thermoelectric cooler for economized refrigerant cycle performance boost: A refrigerant system incorporates an economizer circuit, and a thermoelectric cooler to provide a performance boost to the conventional economized refrigerant system. A thermoelectric cooler cools the refrigerant either directly in a main refrigerant circuit, or in an economized circuit, or both.... Agent: Carlson, Gaskey & Olds, P.C.
20100122541 - Hot air generating tool: A hot air generating tool, comprising a tubular body for aspirating and discharging drying air, with which elements for heating the air and a handle are associated. The air heating elements are constituted by a Ranque-Hilsch vortex tube device supplied with compressed air.... Agent: Modiano & Associati
20100122542 - Method and apparatus for adjusting heating value of natural gas: Disclosed is a method and apparatus for adjusting heating value of natural gas, wherein components having high heating value are separated from natural gas consisting of various hydrocarbon components to reduce heating value of natural gas supplied to the markets. The method includes heating liquefied natural gas (LNG), separating the... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP
20100122543 - Refrigerator: A refrigerator includes an ice maker positioned in the refrigerator and configured to make ice. The refrigerator also includes a plate positioned at an open side of the ice making tray and configured to reduce water overflow. The refrigerator further includes a cool air inlet passage configured to allow cool... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.
20100122544 - Micro-channel heat exchanger for carbon dioxide refrigerant, fluid distributer thereof and method of fabricating heat exchanger: A micro-channel heat exchanger module is respectively connected to a compressor and an expansion device. The micro-channel heat exchanger module includes a heat transfer tube module and a block. The block has a working fluid inlet channel, a working fluid outlet channel, a working fluid distribution chamber, a plurality of... Agent: Apex Juris, PLLC
20100122545 - Tetrafluoropropene compositions and uses thereof: The present invention relates to compositions for use in refrigeration, air-conditioning, and heat pump systems wherein the composition comprises a tetrafluoropropene and at least one other component. The compositions of the present invention are useful in processes for producing cooling or heat, as heat transfer fluids, foam blowing agents, aerosol... Agent: E I Du Pont De Nemours And Company Legal Patent Records Center
20100122546 - Ice dispensing technology: An ice-making device that includes a duct through which ice is dispensed and a duct-covering part for opening and closing the duct. An ice conveying part conveys the ice dispensed through the duct. A driving speed of the ice conveying part increases for a previously set initial driving time when... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.
20100122547 - Ice dispensing technology: An ice-making device includes a duct through which ice is dispensed and a duct-covering part opening and closing the duct. A sensor part senses whether the duct-covering part closes the duct and a control part controls the duct-covering part to open the duct when the sensor part senses that the... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.
20100122548 - Refrigerator related technology: Disclosed is a refrigerator including a refrigerator main body having a cooling chamber. The refrigerator also includes a refrigerating chamber door positioned at the refrigerator main body and configured to open and close at least a portion of a refrigerating chamber. The refrigerator further includes an ice chamber disposed at... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.
20100122549 - Hermetic compressor and refrigeration cycle device having the same: To a hermetic compressor and a refrigeration cycle device having the same, an oil separator for separating oil from a refrigerant discharged from a compression unit is added. Separated oil is recollected into an oil pump driven by a driving motor. Because refrigerant separated from the oil is prevented from... Agent: Mckenna Long & Aldridge LLP
20100122550 - Hermetic compressor and refrigeration cycle device having the same: Disclosed are a hermetic compressor and a refrigeration cycle device having the same. An oil separator for separating oil from a refrigerant is installed outside a casing. The oil separated by the oil separator is recollected into the casing by an oil pump driven by a driving force of a... Agent: Mckenna Long & Aldridge LLP
20100122551 - Liquefaction method and system: A method for liquefaction using a closed loop refrigeration system, the method comprising the steps of (a) compressing a gaseous refrigerant stream in at least one compressor; (b) cooling the compressed gaseous refrigerant stream in a first heat exchanger; (c) expanding at least a first portion of the cooled, compressed... Agent: Air Products And Chemicals, Inc. Patent Department
20100122552 - Separation method and apparatus: A separation method and apparatus that separates a component from a feed stream by use of a membrane in which separation is driven, at least in part, by a sweep stream. The sweep stream may be pumped to a supercritical pressure and then heated to at least near supercritical temperature,... Agent: Praxair, Inc. Law Department - M1 55705/13/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories. archived by USPTO category
20100115968 - Heating apparatus comprising a thermoelectric device: The invention relates to a heating apparatus (10) comprising a thermoelectric device with several thermoelement legs (20). A wall (12) and a heat exchanger (26) which are in contact with the thermoelement legs are configured in an electrically insulating manner while the thermal contact is established via electrically conductive layers... Agent: Fitch Even Tabin & Flannery
20100115969 - Portable thermoelectric cooling/heating unit and related merchandizing system: A portable cooling/heating unit for cooling/heating a product container. The unit includes a thermoelectric assembly, a housing, a front side fan, and a rear side fan. The thermoelectric assembly includes a thermoelectric device, a first heat sink, and a second heat sink. The housing maintains the first heat sink and... Agent: Dicke, Billig & Czaja
20100115970 - Thermal management apparatus for gas storage: An apparatus for storing gases such as hydrogen gas at cryogenic temperatures. The hydrogen gas is stored in a storage vessel at cryogenic temperatures and those cryogenic temperatures are sustained by a heat exchanger apparatus which provides nearly uniform distribution of a volatile liquid throughout the hydrogen gas being stored.... Agent: The Boc Group, Inc.
20100115971 - Cryopump: A cryogenic refrigerator of a cryopump generates cryogenic cooling in an expansion volume by reciprocally moving a displacer in a cylinder. A cryopanel and a cup-shaped shield are received in a vacuum chamber of the cryopump and are cooled by the cryogenic cooling. The shield protects the cryopanel from radiant... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC
20100115972 - Refrigerator and control method of the same: A refrigerator that is capable of achieving smooth flow of cool air therein and improving cooling efficiency of a cooled evaporator (10) and a control method of the same that is capable of controlling operation time of an evaporator (10) and a fan (20), thereby improving cooling efficiency of the... Agent: Ked & Associates, LLP
20100115973 - Cooling storage and method of operating the same: The liquid refrigerant from the compressor 20 and the condenser 21 is alternately supplied to the cooling device for the freezing room 27F and the evaporator for the refrigeration room 27R through the three-way valve 24, so that the freezing room and the refrigeration room are alternately cooled. Here, the... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack, L.L.P.
20100115974 - Start-up control method for refrigeration cycle apparatus and refrigeration cycle control apparatus using the same: In a refrigeration cycle apparatus having an expansion mechanism, a method to swiftly generate a pressure difference upstream and downstream of the expansion mechanism of, thereby enhancing the starting performance of the refrigeration cycle apparatus. The apparatus has a compression mechanism, a utilizing-side heat exchange, an expansion mechanism for recovering... Agent: Kratz, Quintos & Hanson, LLP
20100115975 - Refrigerant vapor compression system and method of transcritical operation: A refrigerant vapor compression system includes a flash tank economizer defining a separation chamber is disposed in the refrigerant circuit intermediate a refrigerant heat rejection heat exchanger and a refrigerant heat absorption heat exchanger. A primary expansion valve is interdisposed in the refrigerant circuit in operative association with and upstream... Agent: Marjama Muldoon Blasiak & Sullivan LLP
20100115976 - Air conditioning system: An air conditioning system is provided. The air conditioning system allows coolant to selectively flow through a series of bypass pipes and valves connecting an outlet of a compressor and an outlet of an expansion member. The series of bypass pipes and valves allow a defrosting function to be performed... Agent: Ked & Associates, LLP
20100115977 - Energy conversion device: A thermodynamic energy conversion device (14) based on the effect of differential evaporation generated by a convex liquid surface and by a temperature gradient is constructed for the use either as a heat or hydraulic pump. In one arrangement the device (14) comprises two heat conductive containers (1) and (2);... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP
20100115978 - Heat pump system and method for pumping liquids: A heating system with a heat pump uses as a source of heat energy of a water, which consists of at least one integral and/or connected tubing (23, 22, 26) leading from the source drill hole (1) and/or well into the disposal drill hole (2) and/or well, during which the... Agent: Pavel Simka
20100115980 - Connection pipe and refrigerant flowing system comprising the same: The embodiment provides a connection pipe and a refrigerant flowing system comprising the same. The connection pipe and the refrigerant flowing system include: a connection pipe main body of which both ends are coupled to first and second refrigerant pipes through which refrigerant is flowed and that has a channel... Agent: Ked & Associates, LLP
20100115979 - Distributor and refrigerant circulation system comprising the same: The embodiment provides a distributor and refrigerant circulation system comprising the same. A distributor includes: an inlet flow passage on which liquid and gaseous refrigerants that flows in from the inlet pipe flows; a distribution flow passage that receives the liquid and gaseous refrigerants which flow in to the inlet... Agent: Ked & Associates, LLP
20100115981 - Sprinkle guide of water trickle ice-making machine: A sprinkle guide provided above an ice making plate (18) in a trickle ice making machine having the ice making plate (18) on which vertically extending projecting portions (20) are formed while spaced apart in the lateral direction and making a lump of ice (M) from ice making water supplied... Agent: William L. Androlia Quinn Emanuel Urquhart Oliver & Hedges
20100115982 - Evaporator integrated duct and refrigerator having the same: The present invention relates to evaporators, and more particularly to an evaporator (10) having a duct integrated therewith, in which a circulating duct (20) and an evaporator (10) are mounted to an inner case like one body for reducing a performance deviation and working man-hours. To do this, the evaporator... Agent: Ked & Associates, LLP
20100115983 - Centrifugal fan, air conditioner: To obtain an air conditioner having a lower-noise centrifugal fan capable of improving product reliability during transportation and execution properties of installation, with reduced packaging materials in favor of environment. The shape of a blade is formed so that when a blade edge positioned on the downstream side of the... Agent: Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC
20100115984 - Dual-circuit series counterflow chiller with intermediate waterbox: A dual refrigeration circuit watercooled chiller has its respective evaporators and condensers interconnected by waterboxes such that the first circuit tubes discharge into the respective waterbox and the flow of water then passes from the respective waterboxes to the respective evaporator/condenser tubes of the second circuit. Instrumentation is attached to... Agent: Marjama Muldoon Blasiak & Sullivan LLP
20100115985 - Refrigerator: A refrigerator includes a main body defining a compartment, the compartment having an access opening, a first wall and a heat exchanger supported by the first wall; a refrigeration system containing therein a working medium and including an evaporator which is disposed outside of the compartment for cooling the compartment;... Agent: General Electric Company Ge Global Patent Operation
20100115986 - Intelligent digital control apparatus for wine temperature: An intelligent digital control apparatus for wine temperature includes a tub (10), a semiconductor cooling/heating device (20), a temperature sensing device (30) and a digital control panel (40). When the wine bottle is put in the tub (10), the semiconductor cooling/heating device (20) is activated to start cooling if the... Agent: Dr. Banger Shia Patent Office Of Bang Shia
20100115987 - Evaporator: An evaporator 1 includes two heat exchanger 10, 20 of an entry-side heat exchanger 10 and an exit-side heat exchanger 20 which are arranged opposite each other, the entry-side heat exchanger 10 having a first path 10a, a second path 10b and a third path 10c, the exit-side heat exchanger... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack, L.L.P.
20100115988 - Treatment of molybdate containing waste streams: The invention is directed to a process for the treatment of an aqueous solution comprising sodium carbonate and/or sodium bicarbonate and sodium molybdate, said process comprising freeze crystallising the solution at the eutectic freezing point thereof and recovering substantially pure ice crystals, substantially pure sodium carbonate and/or sodium bicarbonate and... Agent: Banner & Witcoff, Ltd.
20100115989 - Apparatus and method for producing potable water: An exemplary device and method for removing undesired substances from original water comprises a cooling circuit for cooling the original water to or below approximately Zero degrees Celsius, whereby the saturation level of the undesired substances in the original water is exceeded, thereby causing segregation of the original water into... Agent: Francis Edward Marino
20100115990 - Method for liquefying a hydrocarbon-rich flow: Disclosed is a method for liquefying a hydrocarbon-rich stream, in particular a natural gas stream, by indirectly exchanging hear with the coolant mixture of a coolant mixture circuit. In said method, the coolant mixture is condensed in two or more stages, is divided into at least one lower-boiling and at... Agent: Shell Oil Company
20100115991 - Purification of gases in synthesis gas production process: s
20100115992 - Methods for recovering argon: Methods for recovering argon from a natural gas stream being purified are disclosed. The argon will be separated from the natural gas with helium and other impurities and can be recovered as liquids from the flash separation step of purifying the helium. The argon that is separated from the helium... Agent: The Boc Group, Inc.
20100115993 - Process for removing mercaptans from liquefied natural gas: The invention provides a process for producing purified natural gas, the process comprising the steps of: expanding a pressurised natural gas stream comprising at least 4 ppmv of mercaptans and supplying it to a first separation column, in which the natural gas stream is separated into a gaseous overhead stream... Agent: Shell Oil Company
20100115994 - Adsorbent for carbon monoxide, gas purification method, and gas purification apparatus: The adsorbent for carbon monoxide of the present invention is obtained by activating a Cu-ZSM5 type zeolite prepared as a catalyst for removal of NOX through heating at 450 to 600° C. in an inert gas atmosphere containing no moisture. The gas purification method of the present invention includes removing... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC
20100115995 - Air separation process using cryogenic distillation: In a process for the separation of air into at least one constituent by cryogenic distillation of air in a system of columns (1, 3) comprising at least one column (1, 3) for producing at least gaseous oxygen and/or nitrogen as product, if the operating pressure of the largest-diameter column... Agent: Air Liquide Intellectual Property05/06/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories. archived by USPTO category
20100107654 - Shimmed active magnetic regenerator for use in thermodynamic devices: The technology provides a shimmed active magnetic regenerator (SAMR) for use in active magnetic thermodynamic devices. The shimmed active magnetic regenerator comprises a combination of at least one magnetocaloric material and at least one shim comprising at least one passive material, such that when a magnetic field is applied the... Agent: Klarquist Sparkman, LLP
20100107655 - Climate control device: The invention relates to a climate control device having a cooling air outlet (10a) for cooled air (12a), and a heated air outlet (10b) for heated air (12b), wherein the air to be cooled (14a) is cooled by means of the cold side (16a) of a Peltier element arrangement (18)... Agent: Pauley Petersen & Erickson
20100107656 - Dehumidifier/humidifier for vehicle: A dehumidifier/humidifier for vehicle comprising a casing as air flow channel and, accommodated therein in sequence, first air blower (2a), first flow channel switching unit (4a), adsorbent module (3), second flow channel switching unit (4b) and second air blower (2b). The adsorbent module (3) is built by directly disposing first... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.
20100107657 - Apparel with heating and cooling capabilities: A process and system for heating or cooling comprising a ihermoelectric unit having a cooling surface and a heating surface, the cooling surface being thermally insulated from the heating surface is provided. A heat sink is thermally coupled the thermoelectric unit and a wicking material operatively coupled to the heat... Agent: Brown Rudnick LLP
20100107658 - Data center cooling device and method: A cooling system and method for cooling devices housed in a data center. A cabinet housing a set of condenser coils is located within the data center positioned on its floor and including fans for drawing air passed the condenser coils and exiting the device angularly to the floor of... Agent: Bay Area Technolgy Law Group PC
20100107659 - Fixed and variable refrigerant metering system: A refrigerant cooling system includes multiple evaporator coils fed by one variable refrigerant metering device and one or more fixed refrigerant metering devices. To avoid condensed moisture on the coils from being entrained by the supply air and ultimately adversely increasing the humidity of a room or comfort zone of... Agent: William O'driscoll - 12-1 Trane
20100107660 - Refrigerant charging device, refrigeration device, and refrigerant charging method: A refrigerant charging device includes: an electric valve provided in a supply pipe; a flow rate control unit for controlling the degree of opening of the electric valve such that the flow rate in the supply pipe lies within a predetermined range, on the basis of a pressure difference between... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20100107661 - Method for operating transport refrigeration unit with remote evaporator: A transport refrigeration unit for cooling the interior of a cargo box having multiple cargo compartments includes a refrigerant compressor, a main evaporator associated with a first compartment of the trailer and a remote evaporator associated with a second compartment of the cargo box. During loading of product into at... Agent: Marjama Muldoon Blasiak & Sullivan LLP
20100107662 - Reduction of diluent nitrogen compressor power using vapor absorption chiller: A diluent nitrogen compressor inlet cooling system comprises a bottoming cycle heat source; a vapor absorption chiller powered by the bottoming cycle heat source, the vapor absorption chiller being configured to cool diluent nitrogen; and a diluent nitrogen compressor that receives the cooled diluent nitrogen from the vapor absorption chiller.... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP
20100107663 - Automatic control system for combustion unit of refrigerator: An automatic control system for a combustion gas refrigerator comprising a control module, a temperature sensing device and a thermoelectric couple, the thermoelectric couple is connected with the temperature sensing device and the thermoelectric couple, if the temperature inside the gas refrigerator does not reach a set temperature value, the... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC
20100107664 - Refrigerator and ice making assembly thereof: An ice making assembly according to the preferred embodiments of the present invention is characterized in that the operation of the sensing lever for measuring the storage amount of ice is smoothly activated, and that the amount of ice stored in the container is accurately measured.... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20100107665 - Refrigerating apparatus: To a refrigerant circuit (20) of an air conditioner (10) as a refrigerating apparatus, a plurality of outdoor units (30, 40) are connected. In an operation state where the first outdoor unit (30) is operated with the second outdoor unit (40) stopped, the air conditioner (10) performs refrigerant collection operation... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20100107666 - Automatic system for evaporation of condensates: The system is made up of an electric liquid level sensor, which is connected to the liquid collection container on the bottom of the external condenser unit, and which, depending on the level of liquid in the container, activates the pump, which pumps the water through pipes connected to the... Agent: Collard & Roe, P.C.
20100107667 - Refrigerant evaporators with pulse-electrothermal defrosting: An pulse electro thermal defrost evaporator system has multiple refrigerant tubes formed from an electrically conductive metal and connected in parallel for refrigerant flow. These tubes are, however, connected electrically in series. A controller is capable of detecting ice accumulation and connecting the tubes to a source of electrical power... Agent: Lathrop & Gage LLP
20100107668 - Control scheme for coordinating variable capacity components of a refrigerant system: A refrigerant system adjusts, in a coordinated prioritized manner, the variable capacities of a compressor, evaporator fan and a condenser fan to minimize the system's overall power consumption while maintaining a comfort zone within a target comfort range. The target comfort range is defined by desired temperature and humidity limits.... Agent: William O'driscoll - 12-1 Trane
20100107669 - Three-way solenoid valve, rotary compressor, and refrigeration cycle equipment: A three-way solenoid valve includes a valve box in which a first valve seat and an outflow port are provided at one end and a second valve seat is provided at an apart position. A solenoid unit, provided with the valve body, is located at the other end of the... Agent: Dla Piper LLP Us
20100107670 - Ventilated merchandising system: A ventilated merchandising system for products displayed in merchandise coolers such as refrigerator or freezer cases. One embodiment of the merchandising system includes a base member and a platform coupled to the base member such that air can flow between the platform and the base member. One or more plenum... Agent: Godfrey & Kahn S.c.
20100107671 - Indoor unit of air conditioner: An indoor unit (13) of an air conditioner (10) including: a filter member (41) for trapping dust; a dust removing mechanism (42) for removing the dust from the filter member (41); and a dust container (43) for containing the dust removed from the filter member (41), wherein the indoor unit... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20100107672 - Dual substrate loadlock process equipment: One embodiment relates to a loadlock having a first support structure therein to support one unprocessed substrate and a second support structure therein to support one processed substrate. The first support structure is located above the second support structure. The loadlock includes an elevator to control the vertical position of... Agent: Patterson & Sheridan, LLP - - Appm/tx
20100107673 - Dehumidification/humidification device for vehicle: In a dehumidification/humidification device, a blower (2) and an adsorbent module (3) are contained in a casing. In other embodiment, the blower (2), the adsorbent module (3), and a flow passage-changing device (4) are contained in the casing. The adsorbent module (3) comprises an adsorbing element (30) formed by carrying... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.
20100107674 - Refrigeration air dryer: A refrigeration air dryer outputs dehumidified air dehumidified by a cooling operation using a low-temperature refrigerant after the temperature thereof has been raised by exchanging heat with a high-temperature refrigerant at a reheater. The refrigeration air dryer includes a temperature sensor which detects the temperature of secondary air in the... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.
20100107675 - Heat exchanger with improved condensate removal: A heat exchanger includes an arrangement of refrigerant conveying heat exchange tubes and associated heat transfer fins and has an airflow inlet and an airflow outlet. A plurality of inlet guide vanes is disposed slightly upstream of the airflow inlet to the heat exchange tube arrangement so as to route... Agent: Marjama Muldoon Blasiak & Sullivan LLP
20100107676 - Spray type heat-exchanging unit: A spray type heat-exchanging unit includes a main body; a distributive refrigerant spray module located in an upper part of the main body and having an extended distributor and a refrigerant spray surface; and a plurality of heat exchange tubes provided in the main body below the distributive refrigerant spray... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20100107677 - Refrigerator: A refrigerator that is capable of easily operating a storage chamber (30) where cooling is carried out independently from a cold chamber (10) is disclosed. The refrigerator includes a refrigerator body having a cold chamber (10) defined therein and a storage chamber (30) disposed in the cold chamber, a cool... Agent: Ked & Associates, LLP
20100107678 - Refrigerator and a control method for the same: A refrigerator and a control method for the same are disclosed. A refrigerator includes a body comprising a cooling compartment (10) and a storage compartment (10) provided in the cooling compartment (10) to form a predetermined cooling space, a cool air generation compartment (20) comprising a cooler and a fan... Agent: Ked & Associates, LLP
20100107679 - Refrigerator: Disclosed is a refrigerator including a main body provided with a storage chamber; a door to respectively open and close the storage chamber; a control unit installed the door to select an operation; a reception part provided in the door to receive the control unit; and an installation hole provided... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20100107680 - Fluid machine and refrigeration cycle apparatus: An oil supply passage (68) is formed inside a rotating shaft (56) of a compression mechanism (21). An oil supply passage (38) is formed inside a rotating shaft (36) of an expansion mechanism (22). A boss portion (81) is provided at a lower end of the rotating shaft (56). A... Agent: Hamre, Schumann, Mueller & Larson P.C.
20100107681 - Heat exchanger and refrigeration cycle apparatus: Heat exchangers 40, 40a, 40b for performing heat exchange between a refrigerant and air include fins 45, 45a, 45b for heat transfer, each of which has fine pores each having a diameter ranging from 1 to 3.5 nm for adsorbing water contained in the air by a capillary condensation phenomenon.... Agent: Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC
20100107682 - Line set: A line set for a heat regulating system for circulating a refrigerant. The line set may include a first tubing member made of at least one of aluminum and aluminum alloys. The first tubing member may include a first end capable of engaging with a first service port of an... Agent: Jay M. Schloff
20100107683 - Dual-circuit chiller with two-pass heat exchanger in a series counterflow arrangement: A dual refrigeration circuit, watercooled chiller has its respective evaporators and condensers interconnected by waterboxes, with each waterbox having an inlet flow and outlet flow connection, and with three passages interconnected with the respective evaporators/condensers of the first and second circuit, and with each of the condensers/evaporators having return bends... Agent: Marjama Muldoon Blasiak & Sullivan LLP
20100107684 - Natural gas liquefaction process: The invention relates to a process for liquefying a gas stream rich in methane, said process comprising: (a) providing said gas stream; (b) withdrawing a portion of said gas stream for use as a refrigerant; (c) compressing said refrigerant; (d) cooling said compressed refrigerant with an ambient temperature cooling fluid;... Agent: Exxonmobil Upstream Research Company
20100107685 - Refinery gas upgrading via partial condensation and psa: A process and system for recovering valuable by-products (e.g., hydrogen) from refinery gas streams. For hydrogen-only recovery, the invention comprises a partial condensation step to upgrade the refinery fuel gas to a minimum of 60% hydrogen, which is further purified in a pressure swing adsorption process. When configured to recover... Agent: Praxair, Inc. Law Department - M1 557
20100107686 - Method and apparatus for separating one or more c2+ hydrocarbons from a mixed phase hydrocarbon stream: A method for separating one or more C2+ hydrocarbons from a mixed phase hydrocarbon stream such as partly vapourised liquefied natural gas, the method at least comprising the steps of: (a) supplying a mixed phase hydrocarbon feed stream (10) to a first gas/liquid separator (12); (b) separating the hydrocarbon feed... Agent: Shell Oil Company
20100107687 - Process for removing gaseous contaminants from a feed gas stream comprising methane and gaseous contaminants: A process for removing gaseous contaminants from a feed gas stream that comprises a gaseous product and gaseous contaminants, comprising: providing the feed gas stream, cooling the feed gas stream to a temperature at which liquid phase contaminant is formed as well as a gaseous phase rich in gaseous product,... Agent: Shell Oil Company
20100107688 - Separation method using a column with a corrugated cross structure packing for separating a gaseous mixture: A separation method using a column with cross-corrugated structured packing for separating a gas mixture is presented.... Agent: Air Liquide Intellectual PropertyPrevious industry: Power plants
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