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Refrigeration December patent applications/inventions, industry category 12/10

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12/30/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories. patent applications/inventions, industry category

20100326091 - Automatic cold and hot air conditioner system: The various embodiments herein provide an air conditioner system for providing cold and warm air in cars and buildings. The air conditioner system includes a chamber, a plurality of input air blades, a plurality of input air filters, an electrical ventilator, one or more wet heat exchangers, and one or... Agent: Choobin & Choobin Consultancy L.l.c Barry Choobin

20100326092 - Heat exchanger tube having integrated thermoelectric devices: A heat exchanger for a vehicle is shown, wherein the heat exchanger includes a plurality of tubes having integrated thermoelectric devices disposed thereon to facilitate heat transfer between the tubes and an atmosphere surrounding the tubes.... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP

20100326093 - Method and apparatus for controlling temperature for forming ice within an icemaker compartment of a refrigerator: A method of controlling temperature for forming ice within an icemaker compartment of a refrigerator is disclosed. The method includes the steps of activating at least one of the compressor and the coolant pump during an icemaking cycle to provide cooling to the icemaker compartment sufficient to make ice at... Agent: General Electric Company Ge Global Patent Operation

20100326094 - Plasma processing apparatus and maintenance method therefor: In a plasma processing apparatus, a check valve is installed close to a refrigerant inlet of a compressor. When performing maintenance of a sample stage, refrigerant collected from a refrigerant flow path is temporarily stored in a flow path section extending from an expansion valve to the check valve, making... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20100326095 - Use of r-1233 in liquid chillers: This invention relates to the use of chloro-trifluoropropenes as refrigerants in negative-pressure liquid chillers and methods of replacing an existing refrigerant in a chiller with chloro-trifluoropropenes. The chloro-trifluoropropenes, particularly 1-chloro-3,3,3-trifluoropropene, have high efficiency and unexpectedly high capacity in liquid chiller applications and are useful as more environmentally sustainable refrigerants for... Agent: Arkema Inc. Patent Department - 26th Floor

20100326096 - Control sytem for bottom freezer refrigerator with ice maker in upper door: A refrigerator includes a main body defining a compartment, the compartment having an access opening and a first wall, a door supported by the main body for selectively closing at least part of the access opening, a sub-compartment on the door, the sub-compartment including a second wall having an opening,... Agent: General Electric Company Ge Global Patent Operation

20100326097 - Methods and systems for densifying a liquid fuel using a liquid nitrogen bath: A method for densifying liquid methane is described. The method includes passing the liquid methane through a liquid nitrogen bath, self-pressurizing a container associated with the liquid nitrogen bath through boil off of the liquid nitrogen within the container, and regulating pressure within the liquid nitrogen container to maintain a... Agent: John S. Beulick (24691) Armstrong Teasdale LLP

20100326098 - Cooling, heating and power system with an integrated part-load, active, redundant chiller: A cooling, heating and power system (10) includes a prime mover (12) for producing electricity having a thermal output (18) and an electrical output (20) coupled to an absorption chiller (24). A part-load, active, redundant chiller (26) is thermally coupled to the absorption chiller (24) for receiving a cooling-heating fluid... Agent: Malcolm J. Chisholm

20100326099 - High-efficiency heat pumps: As discussed herein, a first aspect of the present invention provides a high-efficiency heat pump that includes a frame, as well as a first circuit, a first compressor, a condenser heat exchanger, a first electronic expansion valve, an evaporator heat exchanger, and a controller. The first circuit, the first compressor,... Agent: Intellectual Property Group Fredrikson & Byron, P.A.

20100326100 - Refrigerant vapor compression system: A refrigerant vapor compression system includes a first compression device, a refrigerant heat rejection heat exchanger, an expansion device, a refrigerant heat absorption heat exchanger, a second compression device, and a refrigerant-to-refrigerant heat exchanger having first refrigerant flow pass, a second refrigerant flow pass and a third refrigerant flow pass,... Agent: Marjama Muldoon Blasiak & Sullivan LLP

20100326101 - Self-contained water generation system: A self-contained water generation system is disclosed. The present system allows for the generation of water using only wind power and standard air conditioning components. A wind turbine drives, directly or indirectly, a compressor that compresses refrigerant and provides the refrigerant to a condenser and evaporator. During the evaporation of... Agent: Woodcock Washburn LLP

20100326102 - Insulated ice compartment for bottom mount refrigerator with controlled damper: A refrigerator includes a refrigerator cabinet, a fresh food compartment disposed within the cabinet, a freezer compartment disposed within the cabinet, an ice compartment disposed within the cabinet, and an electronic control system associated with the refrigerator and adapted to monitor and control the fresh food compartment, the freezer compartment... Agent: Whirlpool Patents Company

20100326103 - Dehumidifier for use in water damage restoration: A transportable dehumidifier system is provided that employs a thermal expansion valve to control the flow of refrigerant therethrough.... Agent: Sheridan Ross PC

20100326104 - Aircraft cooling system evaporator arrangement for two independent coolant circuits: The present invention relates to an aircraft cooling system evaporator arrangement (10) with an evaporation device (20) for exchanging heat between a refrigerant and a coolant, the evaporation device (20) including at least four evaporators (24a, 24b, 24c, 24d) which are hydraulically separate from one another with respect to flow... Agent: Barnes & Thornburg LLP

20100326105 - Refrigerating device, in particular for aircraft: The invention relates to a refrigerating device (10), in particular for an aircraft, having a refrigerant circuit, in which a refrigerant container (12), an expansion valve (14), an evaporator (16), a compressor (20) and a condenser (22) are disposed. To save energy during operation and to increase the reliability and... Agent: Krieg Devault LLP

20100326106 - Beverage cooling apparatus: A beverage cooling apparatus includes a cooling module, a liquid tank, and a control unit. The cooling module comprises a compressor, a condenser, a flow controller, an evaporator and a plurality of circulating pipes. The compressor, the condenser, the flow controller and the evaporator are serially connected via each circulating... Agent: Muncy, Geissler, Olds & Lowe, PLLC

20100326107 - Refrigeration cycle apparatus: A refrigeration cycle apparatus (100) includes an expander-compressor unit (1) including a first compression mechanism (11) and an expansion mechanism (13), and a sub compressor (2) including a second compression mechanism (21). The first compression mechanism (11) is connected in parallel with the second compression mechanism (21) in a refrigerant... Agent: Hamre, Schumann, Mueller & Larson P.C.

20100326108 - Vapor compression system: An evaporator (168) in a vapor compression system (14) (168) includes a shell (76), a first tube bundle (78); a hood (86); a distributor (80); a first supply line (142); a second supply line (144); a valve (122) positioned in the second supply line (144); and a sensor (150). The... Agent: Mcnees Wallace & Nurick LLC

20100326109 - Refrigerating apparatus: A refrigerating apparatus for keeping an inside of a storage at a predetermined low-temperature state includes first and second refrigerant circuits including compressors, condensers, decompressors, and evaporators, connected circularly with pipings to form refrigerating cycles, the circuit having a first or second refrigerant sealed therein as a working refrigerant, a... Agent: Osha Liang L.L.P.

20100326110 - Cooling circuit for removing waste heat from an electromechanical converter and power generating plant with a cooling circuit of this type: A cooling circuit for removing waste heat from a cooling device of an electromechanical converter is provided. The cooling circuit includes a chilling medium, a cooler for extracting heat from the chilling medium, a return connecting the cooling device of the converter to the cooler and conducts warm chilling medium,... Agent: Siemens Corporation Intellectual Property Department

20100326111 - Plant for producing sanitary hot water: The invention relates to a plant for producing sanitary hot water, that comprises a water heater including a tank (1) containing a fluid to be heated, and a controlled mechanical ventilation system (2) for extracting air from a dwelling, the controlled mechanical ventilation system (2) being coupled to a thermodynamic... Agent: Cantor Colburn LLP

20100326112 - In-door fluid drainage system for a refrigerator: An in-door fluid drainage system for a refrigerator is disclosed. The drain fluid transfer system is described as extending from the door of a refrigerator to the lower compartment for transfer of drain fluid from the door to a drain fluid removal system. Also described is a drain fluid transfer... Agent: General Electric Company Ge Global Patent Operation

20100326113 - Tubular conduit: The tubular conduit system of this invention allows modules requiring utilities to be positioned at any desired location within a cabinet, such as a refrigerator. The conduit is mounted to the cabinet of a refrigerator/freezer or the doors thereof and includes at least one electrical conductor positioned between the outer... Agent: Whirlpool Patents Company - Md 0750

20100326115 - Refrigerator and handle of the same: The present invention relates to a refrigerator and a handle thereof. The handle of the refrigerator includes a supporter; a decoration member installed at the supporter; a cover member covering the decoration member and is provided with a transmissive part through which light is passed; and a light-emitting unit which... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100326114 - Refrigerator and water purification device: Disclosed herein is a refrigerator. The refrigerator includes a refrigerator body having at least one storage chamber, a door to open and close the storage chamber, a water dispenser provided in the door, and a water purification unit to purify water to be supplied to the water dispenser. The water... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20100326116 - Refrigerator: The present invention relates to a refrigerator in which an evaporator is mounted in an inside of a barrier partitioning a freezing chamber and a refrigerating chamber. With the refrigerator according to the embodiment of the present invention, the evaporator for cooling the refrigerating chamber is received in the barrier... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C. (dc)

20100326117 - Injection device: The invention relates to an injection device for injecting an injection medium into a volumetric flow of a line system. The injection device comprises a housing with at least one first compartment which is set up to receive an injection medium, and at least one second compartment which is spatially... Agent: Workman Nydegger 1000 Eagle Gate Tower

20100326118 - Ice maker and refrigerator having the same: Disclosed herein are an ice maker and a refrigerator having the same. The ice maker includes an ice making tray including a plurality of ice making cells, a driving unit to rotate the ice making tray, a plurality of blades corresponding to the plurality of ice making cells to block... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20100326119 - Distribution unit of a refrigerator and associated refrigerator: A refrigerator, including a distribution unit and a recess that has a rear wall. The rear wall includes a removable cover; and the refrigerator further includes at least one lead-guiding device that is provided in a region behind the removable cover towards the rear wall.... Agent: Bsh Home Appliances Corporation Intellectual Property Department

20100326120 - Refrigeration device comprising a water tank: A refrigeration device having a water tank with at least one wall surface and a bottom surface and a flat heating system that is arranged on the water tank, wherein the flat heating system extends at least partially over the bottom surface.... Agent: Bsh Home Appliances Corporation Intellectual Property Department

20100326121 - Air-conditioning system: The present invention provides an air-conditioning system that supplies a gas to a space to be air-conditioned and/or discharges a gas from the space to be air-conditioned through a permeable membrane in order to provide an air-conditioning system that can sufficiently block suspended matter in the air such as SPM,... Agent: Osha Liang L.L.P.

20100326122 - Refrigerator: The embodiment relates to a refrigerator. The refrigerator according to one embodiment includes: a cabinet in which a storage chamber is formed; a door that is connected to the cabinet and opens and closes the storage chamber; a receiving member that is mounted in the door and receives foods; a... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C. (dc)

20100326123 - Portable cooler: The portable cooler is a portable refrigeration system for selectively and adjustably cooling a removable container, such as a beer keg, for example. The portable cooler includes a housing that defines an open interior region for removably receiving the keg. A door is pivotally mounted to the housing, providing the... Agent: John Karl Buche Buche & Associates, P.C.

20100326124 - Expander-integrated compressor and refrigeration cycle apparatus using the same: An expander-integrated compressor (100A) has a compression mechanism (2), an expansion mechanism (3), a shaft (5), an oil pump (6), and an oil supply amount regulating mechanism (30). The compression mechanism (2) and the expansion mechanism (3) are coupled to each other by the shaft (5) so that mechanical power... Agent: Hamre, Schumann, Mueller & Larson P.C.

20100326125 - Refrigeration system: In a refrigeration system in which a compressor mechanism including a plurality of compressors, oil separators (37a, 37b) are provided at a discharge pipe (56a) of a first compressor (14a) and a discharge pipe (56b) of a second compressor (14b), respectively. An oil return passageway (32) for returning refrigerating machine... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100326126 - Absorption refrigeration machine: An absorption refrigeration machine with a working medium, containing a nonvolatile sorption medium and a volatile refrigerant, and an absorber in which a vapor phase containing refrigerant and a liquid phase containing sorption medium are separated from one another by a semipermeable membrane which is permeable to the refrigerant and... Agent: Law Office Of Michael A. Sanzo, LLC

20100326127 - Air conditioner for vehicle with heat pump cycle: An air conditioner for a vehicle includes a vapor compression refrigeration cycle configured to have a heat pump cycle for heating air to be blown into an interior of a vehicle compartment, and a heating member for heating the air using a coolant of an internal combustion engine of the... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100326128 - Fluid machine: A fluid machine includes an inflow passageway arranged and configured to introduce fluid from outside into inner and outer fluid chambers of a first eccentric rotation mechanism, a communication passageway arranged and configured to introduce fluid discharged from the inner and outer fluid chambers of the first eccentric rotation mechanism... Agent: GlobalIPCounselors, LLP

20100326129 - Refrigeration apparatus: The whole of a refrigerant circuit in which a refrigeration cycle is performed is accommodated in a casing. A heat medium circuit is provided, which is connected to the refrigerant circuit through a utilization-side heat exchanger, and which supplies a heat medium exchanging heat with refrigerant in the heat exchanger,... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100326130 - Economizer: An economizer (24) is provided in a multistage compression refrigeration system including a refrigerant circuit in which a multistage compressor, a condenser, a multistage expansion mechanism, and an evaporator are sequentially connected. The economizer (24) includes: a tank (24a) having an introducing portion (24d) for introducing a refrigerant of the... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100326131 - Method for operating a thermodynamic cycle, and thermodynamic cycle: In a thermodynamic cycle with at least one first heat exchanger for creating a first heated or partially evaporated working medium flow by heating or partially evaporating a liquid working medium flow by heat transmission from an expanded working medium flow; a second heat exchanger for creating a second at... Agent: King & Spalding LLP

20100326132 - Process and appratus for producing gas hydrate: A process is provided which includes: bringing a natural gas, e.g., methane gas or propane gas, or a mixture of these gases into gas-liquid contact with raw-material water to form a gas hydrate; compression-molding the gas hydrate into pellets; and cooling/depressurizing the pellets. Also provided is an apparatus for use... Agent: Jacobson Holman PLLC

20100326133 - Method and apparatus for cooling down a cryogenic heat exchanger and method of liquefying a hydrocarbon stream: Method and apparatus for cooling down a cryogenic heat exchanger, employing a programmable controller that receives input signals representing sensor signals of one or more controlled variables in a selected process, and produces control signals to control one or more manipulated variables in the selected process. The programmable controller can... Agent: Shell Oil Company

20100326134 - Hydrocarbon gas processing: A process and an apparatus are disclosed for a compact processing assembly to remove carbon dioxide from a hydrocarbon gas stream. The gas stream is cooled, expanded to intermediate pressure, and fed to the top of a mass transfer means. A distillation liquid stream from the mass transfer means is... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

  
12/23/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories. patent applications/inventions, industry category

20100319360 - Devices and methods for dispensing a cryogenic fluid: A dispensing head for dispensing a cryogenic fluid may comprise a flow passage configured to be placed in flow communication with a reservoir containing a cryogenic fluid, the flow passage defining a flow passage inlet opening configured to receive the cryogenic fluid from the reservoir, and a flow passage outlet... Agent: J.a. Lindeman & Co. PLLC

20100319361 - Method of producing a gasified hydrocarbon stream; method of liquefying a gaseous hydrocarbon stream; and a cyclic process wherein cooling and re-warming a nitrogen-based stream, and wherein liquefying and regasifying a hydrocarvon stream: A first liquefied hydrocarbon stream is provided from a first source and a second liquefied hydrocarbon stream is provided from a second source. The second liquefied hydrocarbon stream has been liquefied by cooling solely against a first cooled nitrogen-based stream. The first and second liquefied hydrocarbon streams are gasified to... Agent: Shell Oil Company

20100319364 - Insulated and refrigerated beverage transport line: An insulated and refrigerated beverage transport line provides enhanced temperature control of one or more beverages conveyed through the transport line. A plurality of coolant lines carrying a re-circulated coolant makes contact with the one or more product lines. One or more empty lines, referred to as packers, may be... Agent: Sheridan Ross PC

20100319363 - Method and apparatus for rapidly chilling or warming a fluid in a container: A method and apparatus for rapidly chilling or heating a container of liquid is provided. The method may include angularly oscillating the container in the presence of a coolant to impart inertial flow to the liquid contained in the container. Various devices for achieving accelerated cooling of liquids are disclosed.... Agent: Tiax

20100319362 - Refrigerant system detection method, refrigerant system detection system and storage component with refrigerant system detection program: A refrigerant system detection method for detecting refrigerant systems in an air conditioning system includes a drive step, an operation inhibition step and a recording step. The air conditioning system includes a plurality of indoor units having temperature sensors respectively connected to a plurality of outdoor units. The drive step... Agent: GlobalIPCounselors, LLP

20100319365 - Cross flow tunnel freezer system: A system processes a food product with a cooling gas and includes a housing with a chamber; a blower in communication with the chamber for circulating the cooling gas; a baffle disposed in the chamber for dividing the chamber into a first region for exposing the food product to the... Agent: The Boc Group, Inc.

20100319366 - Ice maker, refrigerator having the same, and ice making method thereof: An ice maker, a refrigerator including the ice maker, and an ice making method are provided. The ice maker includes a tray having a predetermined length into which water is supplied to make ice. The ice maker is configured to mechanically separate the ice from the tray by using pistons... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100319367 - Ice maker, refrigerator having the same, and ice making method thereof: An ice maker, a refrigerator including the ice maker, and an ice making method are provided. The ice maker includes a tray having a predetermined length and to which water is supplied to make ice. The ice maker is configured to mechanically separate the ice from the tray by using... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100319368 - Supercooling recognition method and supercooling apparatus: The present invention relates to a supercooling recognition method and a supercooling apparatus which can rapidly and precisely judge whether a stored object is maintained in a supercooled state on the basis of a temperature thereof. A supercooling recognition method according to the present invention includes the steps of: cooling... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100319369 - Valve and subcooler for storing refrigerant: A reversible HVAC heating/cooling refrigerant system includes a novel valve system that allows an outdoor heat exchanger to function as a subcooler during a cooling or defrost mode and function as a receiver tank for storing excess liquid refrigerant during a heating mode. In the heating mode, a cooling expansion... Agent: William O'driscoll 12-1 Trane

20100319370 - Indirect evaporative cooler using membrane-contained, liquid desiccant for dehumidification: An indirect evaporative cooler for cooling inlet supply air from a first temperature to a second, lower temperature using a stream of liquid coolant and a stream of exhaust or purge air. The cooler includes a first flow channel for inlet supply air and a second flow channel adjacent the... Agent: Paul J White, Assoc. General Counsel National Renewable Energy Laboratory (nrel)

20100319371 - Method and apparatus for drying compressed gases: Method and apparatus for drying compressed air, comprising an adsorption dryer (300) situated downstream of a refrigeration-based dryer (100), wherein the refrigeration-based dryer (100) comprises a heat-recovery arrangement (10), an evaporator (40) and an arrangement (80, 90) to separate and drain condensate, and wherein the adsorption dryer (300) comprises a... Agent: Christopher H. Hunter

20100319372 - Pulse width modulation with reduced suction pressure to improve efficiency: The present invention relates to a way of reducing the amount of energy required to partially compress a refrigerant in a compressor operating in a rapidly cycled unloaded mode. A valve on a suction line is closed when the compressor moves to the unloaded condition. In this manner, the amount... Agent: Carlson, Gaskey & Olds, P.C.

20100319373 - Ice-making unit and refrigerator having the same: Disclosed herein are an ice-making unit, which uses a cooling unit in which a refrigerant pipe is received, and a refrigerator having the same. The cooling unit includes a cooler for conduction of coldness, an inner surface of the cooler coming into direct contact with the refrigerant pipe, realizing a... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20100319374 - Refrigerating appliance comprising a no-frost system: A refrigerating appliance having at least one storage compartment cooled by circulating air; a mobile control element to control at least one circulation condition of the circulating air in the storage compartment; a motor to adjust the mobile control element; a control unit to adjust, by means of the motor,... Agent: Bsh Home Appliances Corporation Intellectual Property Department

20100319375 - Air conditioning apparatus: An air conditioning apparatus is provided. The apparatus includes: an engine; an outdoor unit including a compressor driven by the engine to inhale a refrigerant, and compress and discharge the inhaled refrigerant and an outdoor heat exchanger; an indoor unit including an indoor heat exchanger; a controlling unit which controls... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100319376 - Heat source unit of refrigeration system and refrigeration system: A heat source circuit (12) includes: a first gas port (31) constantly communicating with a discharge side of a compressor (14); a second gas port (32) constantly communicating with a suction side of the compressor (14); a third gas port (33) selectively communicating with one of a first gas line... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100319377 - Refrigeration apparatus: In a refrigeration apparatus (20), refrigerant mixture in which the C3HmFn refrigerant represented by Molecular Formula 1: C3HmFn (note that “m” and “n” are integers equal to or greater than 1 and equal to or less than 5, and a relationship represented by an expression m+n=6 is satisfied) and having... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100319378 - Hot-water storage type hot-water supply device and hot-water storage type heating and hot-water supply device: A hot-water storage type hot-water supply device includes a heat pump unit (1) for heating water, a hot-water storage tank (21) for storing hot water heated by the heat pump unit (1), and a hot-water supplying heat exchanger (22) placed so as to extend roughly entirely in a vertical direction... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100319379 - Heat exchanger coil with wing tube profile for a refrigerated merchandiser: A heat exchanger coil for a heat exchanger assembly that has a housing defining at least one airflow path and that is adapted to receive an airflow for heating or cooling refrigerant in the heat exchanger coil. The heat exchanger coil includes a substantially cylindrical tube for receiving the refrigerant,... Agent: Michael Best & Friedrich LLP

20100319380 - Outdoor unit for air conditioner: The present invention aims to prevent freezing of water droplets, etc. between a fan and a bell mouth. An outdoor unit for an air conditioner includes an eaves member that is placed above an air outlet formed by a bell mouth in close adherence with a front panel, and that... Agent: Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC

20100319382 - Blanket that keeps a person's body cool in the hot sun complete with matching bag: A cooling mat having a top sheet of a glossy vinyl material, a bottom sheet of a glossy vinyl material attached to the top sheet to provide a mat having a cavity located between the top and bottom sheets of glossy vinyl and a water/gel mixture located in the cavity... Agent: Linda M. Burrini Lb.beachbaby'sllc.

20100319381 - Body armor suite cooling system: A body cooling system is provided for utilization with a protective suit worn by a person. The cooling system includes an external air flow source that produces an air flow and blows it in free atmosphere towards an evaporative cooling apparatus. A fluid volume flows from the cooling apparatus to... Agent: Naval Research Laboratory Associate Counsel (patents)

20100319383 - Refrigerator and refrigerator door: Provided are a refrigerator and a refrigerator door. The refrigerator and refrigerator door include a transparent member provided behind an exterior member defining the exterior of the refrigerator, a light emitting member provided on an extending line of an outer end of the transparent member to radiate light toward the... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100319384 - System for cooling gas turbine inlet air: A system includes a turbine air quality device. The turbine air quality device includes a liquid desiccant path configured to circulate a liquid desiccant through an air flow directed to a turbine inlet. The turbine air quality device also includes a porous media disposed in the liquid desiccant path, wherein... Agent: Ge Energy-global Patent Operation Fletcher Yoder PC

20100319385 - Cam mechanism and ice making device: A cam mechanism may include a rotation cam body, a first moved member which is urged so as to move along an inner side cam face formed on the rotation cam body, and a second moved member which is urged so as to move along an outer side cam face... Agent: Cantor Colburn LLP

20100319386 - Refreezable ice barrel: Provided is a refreezable barrel for chilling a plurality of items. The refreezable barrel includes a cooler body defining an open end and a closed end portion. The cooler body defines a cavity extending from the open end towards the closed end portion. The cavity is configured to receive the... Agent: Stetina Brunda Garred & Brucker

20100319387 - Refrigerator: Provided is a refrigerator configured to improve the structure of an ice-making chamber provided to a refrigerator door, thereby efficiently supplying cool air into the ice-making chamber. The refrigerator includes a main body including a storage chamber, a refrigerator door rotatably coupled to the main body, an ice-making device provided... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C. (dc)

20100319388 - Lever for dispenser and refrigerator having the same: A refrigerator having an operation lever for a dispenser includes first and second levers interconnected to perform respectively different functions. At least one of the first and second levers is moved relative to the other one. Accordingly, the operability and the aesthetic appearance of the refrigerator may be improved.... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20100319389 - Lever for dispenser and refrigerator having the same: A refrigerator having an operation lever for a dispenser includes first and second levers interconnected to perform respectively different functions. At least one of the first and second levers is moved relative to the other one. Accordingly, the operability and the aesthetic appearance of the refrigerator may be improved.... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20100319391 - Refrigerator: A refrigerator including an extractable container, and a conveying unit formed in an inner space of a vertical wall of the extractable container. The conveying unit includes a guide part to guide the movement of a partition member that divides a storage space of the extractable container, and a fixing... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20100319390 - Refrigerator with a plurality of control panels: A refrigerator with a plurality of control panels comprises a refrigerator body having a plurality of cooling chambers, a first control panel configured to set temperature conditions of some of the cooling chambers, and a second control panel configured to set temperature conditions of others of the cooling chamber. The... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C. (dc)

20100319392 - Capacity varying type rotary compressor and refrigeration system having the same: A capacity varying type rotary compressor and a refrigeration system having the same are provided. The capacity varying type rotary compressor includes a casing that contains a certain amount of oil and maintains a discharge pressure state; a motor installed in the casing that generates a driving force; one or... Agent: Ked & Associates, LLP

20100319393 - Ejector cycle system: An ejector cycle system with a refrigerant cycle through which refrigerant flows includes an ejector disposed downstream of a radiator, a first evaporator that evaporates refrigerant flowing out of the ejector, a throttling unit located in a branch passage and depressurizes refrigerant to adjust a flow rate of refrigerant, and... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100319394 - Compressor and refrigeration apparatus: A compressor includes a compression mechanism having lower and upper stage compression chambers. Refrigerant compressed in the lower-stage compression chamber is further compressed in the higher-stage compression chamber. An intermediate injection pipe is arranged to inject refrigerant between the lower-stage and the higher-stage compression chambers. The compression mechanism includes at... Agent: GlobalIPCounselors, LLP

20100319395 - Heat exchanger: An heat exchanger for use in a vapor compression system is disclosed and includes a shell, a first tube bundle, a hood and a distributor. The first tube bundle includes a plurality of tubes extending substantially horizontally in the shell. The hood covers the first tube bundle. The distributor is... Agent: Mcnees Wallace & Nurick LLC

20100319396 - Method and apparatus for liquefying hydrocarbon streams: A method of cooling at least two hydrocarbon streams such as natural gas, the method at least comprising the steps of: (a) providing at least first and second hydrocarbon streams (20, 20a); (b) passing the first hydrocarbon stream (20) through one or more first heat exchangers (12, 14) to provide... Agent: Shell Oil Company

20100319397 - Cryogenic pre-condensing method and apparatus: A method and apparatus for removing components from a gas stream by feeding the gas stream into a pre-condensation unit to produce a gas stream at a lower intermediate temperature and feeding this intermediate temperature gas stream into a cryogenic condensation unit where a lower predetermined final temperature is achieved.... Agent: The Boc Group, Inc.

  
12/16/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories. patent applications/inventions, industry category

20100313574 - Superconducting magnetic apparatus: According to one embodiment, there is provided a superconducting magnetic apparatus that conductively cools a superconducting coil contained in a vacuum container with a cryogenic refrigerator. The superconducting magnetic apparatus includes a thermal conductor thermally connecting a cooling stage of the cryogenic refrigerator to the superconducting coil, a radiation blocking... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20100313576 - Hybrid vehicle temperature control systems and methods: A heating, ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC) system for a hybrid vehicle is disclosed, the HVAC system including at least one thermoelectric device for providing supplemental heating and cooling for air supplied to a passenger compartment of the vehicle. In some embodiments, the HVAC system has at least a first... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP

20100313575 - Thermoelectric-based heating and cooling system: Disclosed is a heating, ventilation and air conditioning system for a vehicle that operates in a heating mode, a cooling mode or a demisting mode. In some embodiments, the system includes a first circuit having first pump for circulating a first medium therein, a second circuit having a second pump... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP

20100313577 - High efficiency compact linear cryocooler: A method of removing heat due to compression of a working gas from a linear cryocooler is disclosed. The cryocooler includes a sealed housing, a displacer including a displacer piston and a displacer cylinder, and a compressor all arranged within the housing. The compressor includes a compressor piston that is... Agent: Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP (raytheon Sas)

20100313578 - co2-based method and system for vaporizing a cryogenic fluid, in particular liquefied natural gas: The invention relates to a method for vaporising a cryogenic fluid, in particular liquefied natural gas that comprises the following steps: supplying heat from ambient air to a heat-transfer intermediate fluid in a first heat exchanger (3); supplying heat from said intermediate fluid to the cryogenic fluid in a second... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100313579 - System and method for whole-body cryotherapy: The present invention relates to a system, and to a method for installation of the system, for whole-body cryotherapy applicable to humans or animals at a temperature of the order of −110° C. According to the invention, the treatment chamber and the refrigerating elements, or at least one of these... Agent: Young & Thompson

20100313580 - Electrostatic atomizer and air conditioner: An atomizing electrode includes: a trunk unit made to be tabular-shaped and almost rectangular-shaped for receiving water dropped from water supply means in a direction of gravitational force and delivering the water; and a top end atomizing unit which is a plate-shaped projection formed so as to be projected from... Agent: Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC

20100313581 - Method and apparatus for harvesting water and latent energy from a gaseous mixture: An apparatus harvests latent energy and water by adiabatically decompressing a controlled volume of atmospheric air to lower its pressure and temperature below the saturation point of included water vapor, thus causing the water vapor to change state to nonvaporous water and release to the decompressed air thermal energy associated... Agent: Brooks Kushman P.C.

20100313582 - High efficiency r744 refrigeration system and cycle: A high efficiency R744 air conditioning and refrigeration system and cycle comprises a vapor compressor and two independent ejectors operatively connected to high and low-pressure sides of the compressor, respectively. The two ejectors reduce the overall pressure ratio of the mechanical vapor compressor resulting in dramatically increased thermodynamic cycle efficiency.... Agent: Mccormick, Paulding & Huber LLP

20100313583 - Helium management control system: A helium management control system for controlling the helium refrigerant supply from a common manifold supplies a plurality of cryogenic refrigerators with an appropriate helium supply. The system employs a plurality of sensors to monitor and regulate the overall refrigerant supply to deliver an appropriate refrigerant supply to each of... Agent: Hamilton, Brook, Smith & Reynolds, P.C.

20100313584 - Water conservation system for evaporative cooler: A water conservation system for an evaporative cooler includes one or more probes located proximate to one or more evaporative cooler pads of an evaporative cooler. The probe(s) can detect a resistance level, a humidity level, and or a moisture level associated with the evaporative cooler pad. A controller communicates... Agent: Ortiz And Lopez, PLLC Patent Attorneys

20100313585 - Fluid expansion-distribution assembly: An expansion-distribution assembly for simultaneously throttling, mixing, and distributing refrigerant fluid upstream of a heat-absorbing component (e.g., an evaporator) of a heat pump system. The expansion-distribution assembly comprises a valve-nozzle adjustment device which moves a pin relative to a nozzle chamber to vary flow-characteristics therethrough. The pin is moved during... Agent: Don W. Bulson (park) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP

20100313586 - Refrigeration cycle apparatus: A refrigeration cycle apparatus (100) includes: a first compressor (101); a second compressor (102) connected in parallel with the first compressor (101) in a refrigerant circuit (200); a radiator (103) for cooling a refrigerant compressed by the first and second compressors; an expander (104) coupled to a rotation shaft of... Agent: Hamre, Schumann, Mueller & Larson P.C.

20100313587 - Evaporator phase change thermal siphon: An air conditioning system including an evaporator having a manifold and a plurality of tubes extending downward in a vertical direction from the manifold. The evaporator defines at least one PCM tank engaging the manifold for storing a phase change material. When operating in a first operating mode, heat is... Agent: Delphi Technologies, Inc

20100313588 - Air distribution system for temperature-controlled case: A temperature-controlled case is provided including a rear wall spaced apart from an intermediate wall, forming a cavity therebetween. The intermediate wall includes a first set of openings disposed below a second set of openings. A deck may be disposed proximate to the first set and the shelves proximate to... Agent: Foley & Lardner LLP

20100313589 - Tubular element: A tubular element including a wall defining therein an inner cavity, and a plurality of microchannels supported by the wall and extending along a length of the wall.... Agent: General Electric Company Ge Global Patent Operation

20100313591 - Adaptive heat sink for aircraft environmental control system: An avionics cooling system includes a first heat exchange system, a second heat exchange system and a vapor cycle system. The second heat exchange system has a heat sink capacity that is generally out of phase with a heat sink capacity of the first heat exchange system. The vapor cycle... Agent: Kinney & Lange, P.A.

20100313590 - Liquid-cooled cooling apparatus, electronics rack and methods of fabrication thereof: Liquid-cooled electronics racks and methods of fabrication are provided wherein a liquid-based cooling apparatus facilitates cooling of electronic subsystems when docked within the electronics rack. The cooling apparatus includes a liquid-cooled cooling structure mounted to a front of the rack, and a plurality of heat transfer elements. The cooling structure... Agent: Heslin Rothenberg Farley & Mesiti P.C.

20100313592 - Refrigerator and door thereof: This present embodiment relates to a refrigerator. The refrigerator includes an exterior member which defines the appearance of the refrigerator and in which a transmissive part, through which light is passed, is formed; a decoration member provided at a rear side of the exterior member; and a light-emitting unit which... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C. (dc)

20100313593 - Refrigerator and apparatus for ice discharging therein: A refrigerator and a device for ice discharging are disclosed. The device for ice discharging includes a case having an ice introduction opening and an ice discharge opening (312); a rotation member (320) rotatable in the case to transfer ice that is held in a predetermined amount to be discharged;... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C. (dc)

20100313594 - Refrigerator including ice making device: A refrigerator, which includes an ice making compartment, an ice making device arranged in the ice making compartment, and an ice making tray provided at the ice making device and configured to receive and retain water to be frozen to make ice. The refrigerator also includes a cold air inlet... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C. (dc)

20100313595 - Refrigerator: A refrigerator comprises: a body having a storage chamber and a door for selectively shielding the storage chamber; a dispenser disposed at one side on a front surface of the door, for dispensing ice pieces made in the body from outside of the body; and a dispensing guide unit disposed... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100313596 - Cooling warehouse and air refrigerant type cooling system: The object of the present invention is to cool an inside space of cooling warehouse uniformly by using a air refrigerant type cooling apparatus. A piping for taking in air in the cooling warehouse is installed. The air taken in by the piping (higher temperature) is mixed by the air... Agent: Kanesaka Berner And Partners LLP

20100313597 - Method and system for production of liquid natural gas: A process and system for liquefying a hydrocarbon gas is provided. The hydrocarbon feed gas is pre-treated to remove sour species and water therefrom. The pre-treated feed gas is then passed to a refrigeration zone where it is cooled and expanded to produce a hydrocarbon liquid. A closed loop single... Agent: Fitch Even Tabin & Flannery

20100313598 - Separation of a fluid mixture using self-cooling of the mixture: The use of an inexpensive heat exchanger for self-cooling of a fluid mixture is disclosed. The heat exchanger is made up of a plurality of plates and each plate has at least two channels defined in the plate. A fluid mixture is cooled and expanded, and separated, generating at least... Agent: Honeywell/uop Patent Services

20100313599 - Fin for heat exchanger and heat exchange equipped with such fins: The invention concerns a fin defining a general corrugated direction (D1), comprising a plurality of corrugations (123) alternately linked by a corrugation top (121) and a corrugation base (122). The fins are formed exclusively from sintered metal particles. The invention is applicable to plate heat exchangers of a unit for... Agent: American Air Liquide, Inc. Intellectual Property Dept.

20100313600 - Method and apparatus for pressurized product production: The present invention relates to a method and apparatus for producing a pressurized product stream product by cryogenic rectification. A main heat exchanger, used in the cryogenic rectification, warms a pumped product stream composed of oxygen-rich or nitrogen-rich liquid and thereby produces the pressurized product stream. Layers of the main... Agent: Praxair, Inc. Law Department - M1 557

  
12/09/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories. patent applications/inventions, industry category

20100307168 - Thermo-electric cooler: One or more piezoelectric devices cool or heat a thermally-conductive basin. The basin is sized, shaped and arranged to receive two or more food serving trays. In a preferred embodiment, the food serving trays are sized, shaped and arranged to provide an air gap between the tray and the thermally-conductive... Agent: Docket Clerk

20100307169 - Trigeneration system and method: A trigeneration system comprising a cooling loop and a heat/power loop connected by a heat exchanger. Energy available at the high side of the cooling loop is transferred from cooling loop to the heat/power loop by the heat exchanger. This energy is put to use by the heat/power loop to... Agent: Foley & Lardner LLP

20100307170 - Cryogenically treated wooden baseball bat: A cryogenic treatment for wooden baseball bats to provide a new, cryogenically treated wooden baseball bat that has many of the advantages of the traditional and alternative material bats mentioned heretofore, but with a significant novel feature, that of having been cryogenically treated. The result is a new, cryogenically treated... Agent: Gregory D. Kendra

20100307171 - Cooling infrastructure leveraging a combination of free and solar cooling: Energy-efficient data center cooling techniques that utilize free cooling and/or solar cooling are provided. In one aspect, a cooling system is provided including a cooling tower; one or more modular refrigeration chiller units; and a water loop that can be selectively directed through the cooling tower, through one or more... Agent: Michael J. Chang, LLC

20100307172 - Refrigerant system with reheat refrigerant circuit: A refrigerant system is provided that includes a cooling refrigerant circuit, a reheat refrigerant circuit, an evaporator fan, and a controller. The evaporator fan forces indoor air in a first direction and a second direction. The indoor air passes across the evaporator before the reheat coil, in the first direction,... Agent: Cantor Colburn LLP - Carrier

20100307173 - Compressor and oil-cooling system: An external heat exchanger is used to transfer heat from a compressor lubricant to an expanded working fluid, thereby cooling the lubricant. The heat exchanger may also be used to sub-cool condensed working fluid with the same flow of expanded working fluid. A horizontal scroll-type compressor includes an intermediate lubricant... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100307174 - Method and apparatus for controlling certain refrigeration system evaporator fan motors: A method and device for controlling certain two-speed ECMs (Electronically Commutated Motors) used in refrigeration evaporator coils. Said method and device monitors and responds to the status of the cooling system, causing the ECMs to operate at high speed when the cooling system is actively cooling, and at low speed... Agent: John H. Kernkamp

20100307175 - Energy recovery enhanced condenser reactivated desiccant refrigerant dehumidifier: A method and apparatus for conditioning ambient air for use in an enclosure is disclosed which cools the ambient supply air stream in sensible energy recovery device or cools and dehumidifies the ambient supply air stream in an enthalpy energy recovery device. The thus cooled air is then cooled by... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20100307177 - Rapid compressor cycling: A single speed compressor is provided with a switching device and control for turning the compressor drive motor ON and OFF in repeated succession at a selected ON time/OFF time ratio within a selected cycle time interval. The ON/OFF ratio and cycle time interval are selected to maintain desired temperature... Agent: Marjama Muldoon Blasiak & Sullivan LLP

20100307176 - Water cooled condenser in a vehicle hvac system: An HVAC system for use in a vehicle. The HVAC system comprises an evaporator, a refrigerant compressor that receives a refrigerant from the evaporator and compresses the refrigerant, a condenser that receives the refrigerant from the compressor and has fins with air flowing through the fins to remove heat from... Agent: Macmillan, Sobanski & Todd, LLC One Maritime Plaza

20100307178 - Modular heating, ventilating, air conditioning, and refrigeration systems and methods: A modular air conditioning (AC) system including one or more AC modules is provided. The AC modules may be adapted to function individually or cooperatively as part of a modular system. The AC modules may be further adapted to connect in a variety of advantageous ways to facilitate the supply... Agent: Fletcher Yoder (illinois Tool Works Inc.)

20100307179 - Decorative and functional cabinet for through the wall air conditioners: A cabinet for covering an air conditioner mounted upon and extending through an opening in a wall separating an enclosed inside environment from an outside environment. The cabinet is readily opened to facilitate active air conditioner operation and readily closed to prevent communication of the outside environment with the inside... Agent: John F. Vodopia

20100307180 - Cold-storage heat exchanger: An outer surface of a cold-storage container (or a refrigerant tube) is provided with a plurality of protrusion portions or recess portions. A cooling air passage, in which air flows to cool a space to be cooled in a cold storage time and in a cold release time of the... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100307181 - Atmospheric moisture harvesting: The invention relates to atmospheric moisture harvesting. In particular, the invention capitalizes on the recognition that the air outside of a building usually has higher relative humidity than the air inside of the building. Therefore, the present invention relocates and/or modifies the configuration of an atmospheric moisture harvester such that... Agent: Novak Druce Deluca + Quigg LLP

20100307182 - Pump motor mounting structure for ice making machine: The object is to prevent decrease in efficiency in making ice, penetration of dust into an ice making chamber, and the like and also simplify operation of taking in and out an ice making water tank. A tank housing area 30 is provided from an ice making chamber across a... Agent: Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP

20100307183 - Device for the cooling of articles and its use: The device according to the invention for the cooling of articles, comprising at least one channel which can be connected to a first coolant source such that a first stream of a first coolant can flow through the channel, the articles to be cooled being introducible into the stream, is... Agent: American Air Liquide, Inc. Intellectual Property Dept.

20100307184 - Dispenser and refrigerator having the same: A dispenser and a refrigerator with the same are provided, the dispenser comprising a dispenser housing with an accommodating space therein, and a water supply unit disposed in the accommodating space, and implemented to adjust at least one of height and direction thereof, whereby the position of water outlet can... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C. (dc)

20100307185 - Appliance with dispenser: An appliance including a housing and a cylindrical dispenser supported by the housing, the cylindrical dispenser including a body which defines an opening and a plurality of outlets arranged around a bottom portion of the body and around the opening. The appliance includes a water supply apparatus supported by the... Agent: K&l Gates LLP

20100307186 - Refrigerator: A refrigerator includes a cold air generator configured to generate cold air. The refrigerator also includes a storage chamber configured to receive the cold air generated by the cold air generator, and store at least one food and ice stuffs. Further, the refrigerator includes a storage chamber door configured to... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C. (dc)

20100307187 - Refrigerator: The present disclosure relates to a refrigerator. The refrigerator includes a cold air generator configured to generate cold air. The refrigerator also includes a first storage chamber configured to receive the cold air generated by the cold air generator. The refrigerator further includes a first storage chamber door configured to... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C. (dc)

20100307188 - Refrigerator: A refrigerator is disclosed. The refrigerator includes a cabinet configured to define an exterior boundary of the refrigerator. The refrigerator also includes a first storage chamber defined by interior walls of the cabinet and configured to store food stuffs. The refrigerator further includes a first door configured to open and... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C. (dc)

20100307189 - Refrigeration device comprising a door-opening aid: A refrigeration device is provided that includes two housing parts in the form of a body and a door that together delimit an interior. A seal is fastened to one of the housing parts and sealingly contacts the other housing part when the door is closed and a drive element... Agent: Bsh Home Appliances Corporation Intellectual Property Department

20100307190 - Refrigeration system: The invention relates to a refrigeration system comprising a refrigerant circuit provided with a plurality of evaporator paths and a distributor (5) for distributing refrigerants to the evaporator paths, said distributor comprising a controllable valve (14) for each evaporator path. The aim of the invention is to enable the refrigeration... Agent: Mccormick, Paulding & Huber LLP

20100307191 - Method and system for rotor cooling: A motor coolant method and system is used to cool a compressor motor (36) in a refrigeration system having a multi-stage compressor (38). The compressor includes a first compressor stage (42) and a second compressor stage (44), the first compressor stage providing compressed refrigerant to an input of the second... Agent: Mcnees Wallace & Nurick LLC

20100307192 - Condensation process and containment vessel: A condenser and a containment vessel adapted to efficiently condense a gas out of a mixture of condensing and non-condensing gases. In condensers, the fraction of gas within a condenser made up of non-condensing gases can be significantly reduced by withdrawing gas from localised regions of relatively low temperature where... Agent: Woodard, Emhardt, Moriarty, Mcnett & Henry LLP

20100307193 - Method and apparatus for cooling and separating a hydrocarbon stream: c

  
12/02/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories. patent applications/inventions, industry category

20100300118 - Magnetocaloric generator: A generator comprising at least one thermal stage having magnetocaloric elements (2) arranged around an axis and a magnetic arrangement (3) supported by a drive shaft (30) that rotates about the axis to subject the elements to a variation in magnetic field. The generator comprises pistons (70) to force heat... Agent: Davis & Bujold, P.l.l.c.

20100300119 - Pump for supplying cryogenic coolant: A pump for supplying a cryogenic liquid coolant in accordance with the present invention includes: a housing having an inlet port for introducing a cryogenic liquid coolant, an outlet port for discharging the cryogenic liquid coolant introduced through the inlet port, and a chamber for connecting the inlet port and... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100300120 - Refrigerator unit and/or freezer unit: The present invention relates to a refrigerator unit and/or freezer unit having a first electronic controller which controls a second electronic controller. In accordance with the invention, the first electronic controller transmits control signals to the second electronic controller by the selective switching of one or more mains half cycles... Agent: Dilworth & Barrese, LLP

20100300121 - Method and device for the cooling of articles: The method and device according to the invention for the cooling of articles, in which the articles are introduced into at least one channel, through which a first stream of a first coolant flows, the channel being cooled by a second stream of a second coolant, is distinguished in that... Agent: American Air Liquide, Inc. Intellectual Property Dept.

20100300122 - Refrigerating circuit and method of selectively cooling or defrosting an evaporator thereof: A Refrigerating circuit according to the invention comprises a compressor, a condenser/gas cooler, an expansion device (2), an evaporator (4), and refrigerant conduits circulating a refrigerant therethrough. The evaporator (4) comprises refrigerant piping comprising a plurality of substantially horizontal layers (8, 10) each layer comprising a plurality of pipes (8a-8h,... Agent: Cantor Colburn LLP - Carrier

20100300123 - Hybrid desiccant dehumidifying apparatus and control method thereof: Disclosed are a hybrid desiccant dehumidifying apparatus and a control method thereof which are employed under poor environment, such as a ship painting field. External air cooled by an evaporator is dehumidified and heated while passing through a desiccant dehumidifier and external air heated by condensation heat of a condenser... Agent: Jae Y. Park

20100300124 - Refrigerating machine comprising different sorption materials: The invention relates to the use of an adsorbent instead of a condenser in a heat pump/refrigerating machine as well as the use of said adsorbant during the reduction of the vapor pressure in a heat pump/refrigerating machine in order to improve the desorption capacity. The invention further relates to... Agent: Ursula B. Day, Esq.

20100300125 - Automotive climate system and method of controlling same: An automotive climate control system includes an evaporator, a variable speed compressor and a controller. The controller is configured to periodically alter a previous target evaporator temperature at a selected rate to generate a current target evaporator temperature, select a target compressor speed based on a difference between an actual... Agent: Brooks Kushman P.C./fgtl

20100300127 - Refrigerated case: In a self-contained plug-in display cabinet system (100), the evaporation temperature of the evaporator (25) is between −4° C. and 2° C., and with the adaption of constant pre-cooling means (22), the high-temperature and high-pressure refrigerant gas discharged by the compressor (21) is pre-cooled allowing use of a low system... Agent: Bachman & Lapointe, P.C. (utc)

20100300126 - Refrigerating system and method for controlling the same: A refrigerating system according to the invention comprises a refrigerant circuit (2) having at least one compressor (4), a condenser/gascooler (6), an intermediate pressure container (8), at least one evaporator (10) and a respective expansion device (12) before said at least one evaporator (10), and refrigerant pipes (14) connecting said... Agent: O''shea Getz P.C.

20100300128 - Airflow-cooling apparatus for a ceiling air-conditioning circulation machine: An airflow-cooling apparatus of a ceiling air-conditioning circulation machine, and more particularly a structure permitting a smooth flow of the indoor air, wherein the drawn current of air passes through a cooling apparatus and then is guided indoors for reducing the temperature. Thus, the energy consumption and the carbon release... Agent: Rosenberg, Klein & Lee

20100300130 - Medical storage case with remote unlocking refrigerator with thermal spoilage protection: A controlled access pharmaceutical storage case has storage spaces arranged vertically one above the other and a pharmaceutical refrigerator located at its base. A remotely actuable refrigerator door lock on the refrigerator door has a data port connecting with a programmed electronic control arrangement, e.g., a computer or network. The... Agent: Bernhard P. Molldrem, Jr.

20100300129 - Systems and methods for detecting refrigerant leaks in cooling systems: A method of detecting loss of refrigerant within a cooling system of the type having a condenser, a refrigerant receiver in fluid communication with the condenser, a sensor configured to detect a level of refrigerant within the receiver, an evaporator in fluid communication with the receiver, and a pump or... Agent: Lando & Anastasi, LLP A2000

20100300131 - Cooling system: The cooling system supplements the cooling of a walk-in cooler by injecting outside cold air via an outside air intake. The system includes air intake ductwork adapted to vent cold outside air into the walk-in cooler and air return ductwork that circulates the air to provide cross-flow of the injected... Agent: Litman Law Offices, Ltd.

20100300133 - Container with air guide: In a container 1 with an end wall 5, an air treatment system 6 that is arranged in the end wall 5 and comprises an opening 14 on its bottom side, through which it emits an air flow, a floor 2 provided with channels guiding the air flow in a... Agent: Mccormick, Paulding & Huber LLP

20100300132 - Fibre assemblies and use thereof in vacuum insulation systems: The present invention relates to a fibre assembly comprising high-performance polymeric fibres and bonding fibres, the fibre assembly comprising at least 70% by weight of high-performance polymeric fibres and at most 30% by weight of bonding fibres, the fibre assembly having a layered arrangement of the fibres and at least... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100300134 - Refrigerant distribution device for refrigeration system: The invention provides a refrigerant distribution device for refrigeration system which is capable of improving heat exchange efficiency, comprising: an entering duct, a bottom cover plate, a core, a hollow cylinder, an upper cover plate and multi-branch ducts. The core is disposed in the space formed by the bottom cover... Agent: Mcnees Wallace & Nurick LLC

20100300135 - Refrigerating apparatus: A refrigerating apparatus including a first refrigeration cycle circuit having a first compressor, a first radiator, a supercooler, a first pressure-reducing device and an evaporator that are connected through a refrigerant pipe, a second refrigeration cycle circuit having a second compressor, a second radiator, a second pressure-reducing device and the... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP

20100300136 - Domestic appliance with telescopic pull-out means: A cabinet-like domestic appliance having a carcass and a door to enclose an interior, and a telescopic pull-out assembly installed in the interior, wherein the telescopic pull-out assembly has at least one rail that is movable in a depthwise direction of the interior. The rail bears a lug that is... Agent: Bsh Home Appliances Corporation Intellectual Property Department

20100300137 - Refrigerator: A refrigerator having an intermediate storage compartment, which has an improved structure of a return flow passage to return cold air from the intermediate storage compartment. The refrigerator includes a first evaporator to supply cold air to an upper storage compartment, a second evaporator to supply cold air to a... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20100300138 - Positioning foot unit of a domestic appliance: An adjustment foot unit of a domestic appliance, in particular an adjustment foot unit of a refrigerator unit and/or freezer unit, has a vertical adjustment device having a rotatable rod and a spindle rotatably supported in a housing and having a thread at least sectionally, with the rod and the... Agent: Dilworth & Barrese, LLP

20100300139 - Oil separator for air conditioner: An oil separator for an air conditioner, which includes: a case having a cylinder portion, and a lid portion and a bottom portion respectively closing an upper side opening end and a lower side opening end of the cylinder portion; an inlet pipe which is connectable to a discharging outlet... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100300140 - Air conditioning system for cooling the cabin of a hybrid-electric vehicle: An air conditioning system for use in a hybrid-electric vehicle having an engine and a cabin. The system includes a refrigerant loop and a coolant loop. A phase change heat exchanger including a first tube in fluid communication with the refrigerant loop and a second tube in fluid communication with... Agent: Delphi Technologies, Inc

20100300142 - Hermetic compressor and fridge-freezer: A hermetic compressor includes an airtight container containing lubricating oil and having a compression element and a motor element. The compression element compresses a refrigerant by being driven by the motor element. The compression element includes a crankshaft extending in a vertical direction and having a main shaft and an... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione/panasonic

20100300141 - Refrigeration apparatus: An air-conditioning apparatus uses carbon dioxide as a refrigerant, and includes comprises a two-stage-compression-type compression mechanism, a heat source-side heat exchanger, an expansion mechanism, a usage-side heat exchanger, and an intercooler. The intercooler uses air as a heat source. The intercooler is configured and arranged to cool refrigerant flowing through... Agent: GlobalIPCounselors, LLP

20100300143 - Liquid separator for an evaporator system: Liquid separator (2), designed as a U-shaped pipe (5) and arranged essentially horizontally, for a plate heat exchanger evaporator (1) system for separation of liquid droplets from vapour transported from the evaporator to the separator.... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.

20100300144 - Liquefied gas expander and integrated joule-thomson valve: A cryogenic turbine expander system which consists essentially of a cryogenic liquid pressure vessel, and the vessel further accommodating a turbine expander, an internal bypass configuration, which are operable in parallel, a three-way valve to direct incoming high pressure liquefied gas flow to the turbine expander, or the internal bypass... Agent: Ray K. Shahani, Esq., Attorney At Law

20100300145 - Apparatus and method for distributing a plurality of fluid flows through a plurality of chambers, particularly for carrying out adsorption processes: A method is disclosed for distributing a plurality of fluid which flows through a plurality of chambers and an apparatus for performing this method, which comprises a first fluid flow distribution device (2), with no mixing feature, having a first plurality P of inlet/outlet lines (31, 32, 33, 34) opposite... Agent: Saltamar Innovations

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