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Refrigeration September class, title,number 09/11Below are recently published patent applications awaiting approval from the USPTO. Recent week's RSS XML file available below.
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20110232300 - Molecular fan: A method of cooling a device, by applying a molecular fan thin film to a heat sink surface of the device, dissipating heat from the device by emitting infrared radiation, and cooling the device.... Agent:
20110232301 - Method for thermoelectric energy conversion in an exhaust gas recirculation system: A method for managing thermal energy in an internal combustion engine including an exhaust gas recirculation system and an engine cooling system includes recirculating a portion of an exhaust gas through the exhaust gas recirculation system that is in thermal communication with a first side of a thermoelectric device, flowing... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations, Inc.
20110232302 - Battery test rig: The present invention relates to a battery test rig, comprising a test cell (3) in which a battery (2) to be tested is arranged, a holder (13) which is arranged in the test cell (3) and is able to hold the battery (2), a regulation unit (4) which can be... Agent: Robert Bosch Gmbh
20110232303 - Temperature regulation apparatus and method: A temperature regulation apparatus includes a dry ice module that encloses dry ice so that the module's outside surface is not hazardous to touch. Insulation, breathable material, or a combination of insulating and breathable materials, allows dry ice sublimation at a sufficiently slow rate within the attached dry ice module... Agent:
20110232304 - Systems and methods for multi-sense control algorithm for atomizers in refrigerators: A method and system is provided which receives a desired humidity level from a user for the refrigeration compartment of a refrigerator, determines the current humidity level, and then activates an atomizer in the refrigeration compartment to increase the humidity level if needed. The humidity in the refrigeration compartment may... Agent: Whirlpool Corporation
20110232305 - Systems and methods for generating power and chilling using unutilized heat: The present application provides a sorption system for generating power and chilling that includes at least one absorber to absorb a working fluid in a liquid sorbent, a pump in fluid communication with the absorber to yield a feed of pressurized liquid sorbent and absorbed working fluid, a heat source... Agent: Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company
20110232306 - Absorption refrigeration cycles using a lgwp refrigerant: An absorptive refrigeration method and refrigerant/absorbant pairs comprising fluorinated organic compounds, such as fluorinated organic compounds having from one to eight carbon atoms (C1-C8), including hydrofluoroolefin and/or hydrochlorofluoroolefin compounds. In certain embodiments, a fluorinated organic compound, including certain hydrofluoroolefin and/or hydrochlorofluoroolefin compounds (e.g. C2-C4 hydrofluoroolefin and/or hydrochlorofluoroolefin compounds) is/are utilized... Agent: Honeywell International Inc.
20110232307 - Liquefied air refrigeration system for storage container: A liquid refrigeration system for a thermally-insulated storage container includes a tank configured to store liquid air therein, a conduit system having a first end portion coupled to the tank and a second end portion configured to be positioned within an interior of the thermally-insulated storage container, a spray head... Agent: Wabash National, L.p.
20110232308 - Air conditioner: An air conditioner that can perform defrosting efficiently while heating or the like is continued even if the air conditioner is configured by one outdoor unit is obtained. In an air conditioner in which an outdoor unit having a compressor that pressurizes and discharges a refrigerant, a plurality of outdoor... Agent: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
20110232309 - Refrigerating appliance: A refrigerating appliance comprising a storage compartment, a refrigerant circuit which serves to cool the storage compartment and contains a compressor, and comprising a collecting receptacle for condensed water flowing out of the storage compartment. The collecting receptacle can be heated by a heating device that can be independently operated... Agent: Bsh Bosch Und Siemens HausgerÄ Te Gmbh
20110232310 - Air conditioner: An air conditioner includes a cooling heat exchanger configured to cool air, and a wet-state detection sensor attached to an air outlet surface of the cooling heat exchanger to detect a wet state of the air outlet surface due to condensation water. The air outlet surface of the cooling heat... Agent: Denso Corporation
20110232311 - Multi-room air conditioning apparatus: If an operation command is received from any of the indoor units when the initialization of the corresponding electronic expansion valves is not completed. First, initialization is performed on the electronic expansion valve corresponding to the indoor unit which has issued an operation command. When the initialization has been performed... Agent: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
20110232312 - Flexible wick as water delivery system: Certain embodiments of the presently described technology provide methods and systems for providing water for atomization in a refrigerator from a water source to an atomizer via a flexible wick. Certain embodiments provide a refrigerator for cooling and humidifying at least a portion of the refrigerator. The refrigerator includes a... Agent: Whirlpool Corporation
20110232313 - Chiller condensate system: The present application provides a chiller condensate system. The chiller condensate system may include a chiller that produces a flow of condensate, a condensate drain system positioned about the chiller to collect the flow of condensate, and a heat exchanger in communication with the condensate drain system for the flow... Agent: General Electric Company
20110232314 - Refrigeration device: A refrigeration device, in particular a domestic refrigeration device, includes a compressor that is connected in a refrigeration circuit and a condensation collection container that collects condensation formed during the operation of the refrigeration device. The condensation collection container has a base resting on an upper face of the compressor... Agent: Bsh Bosch Und Siemens HausgerÄ Te Gmbh
20110232315 - Regenerative evaporative cooler, cooling system and core module thereof: A regenerative evaporative cooler (REC) including: a plurality of dry channel units allowing indoor air to pass therethrough; a plurality of wet channel units formed to extract a portion of air, which has passed through the dry channel units, and formed to heat-exchange with the dry channel units; an evaporation... Agent:
20110232316 - Cooling device: A cooling device includes a refrigerant inlet, a refrigerant outlet, a cooler including therein a refrigerant passage, an introduction tube communicating with the refrigerant inlet and a filter detachably disposed between the refrigerant inlet and the introduction tube.... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toyota Jidoshokki
20110232317 - Insulation front of ice storage compartment: A refrigerator includes a refrigerator cabinet, a fresh food compartment disposed within the refrigerator cabinet, a door for providing access to the fresh food compartment, and an ice storage bin at the door. The ice storage bin includes an ice storage bin body having a front, a back, a bottom,... Agent: Whirlpool Corporation
20110232318 - Motor with three-in-one operation: A gear motor assembly capable of operation in three modes and the method of operating the assembly in such modes, is disclosed herein. The assembly is generally comprised of a reversible motor having an input shaft, a gear train assembly coupled to the input shaft, an output shaft coupled to... Agent: Molon Motor And Coil Corporation
20110232319 - Air conditioning system with variable condenser reheat and refrigerant flow sequencer: A vapor-compression air conditioning system comprising a blower positioned in a return air flow path from a conditioned space, a reheat heat exchanger positioned in the return air flow path and downstream from the blower, a system reversing valve fluidly coupled to the reheat heat exchanger, and a refrigerant flow... Agent: Lennox Manufacturing Inc.
20110232320 - Flow reversing valve and heat pump device using same: A flow reversing valve includes a reversing valve main body adapted to assume a first circulatory state where a first main valve part is in a fully-open state and a second main valve part is in a fully-closed state and a second circulatory state where the first main valve part... Agent: Fujikoki Corporation
20110232321 - Atomization of food preservation solution: Certain embodiments of the presently described technology provide methods and systems for providing an atomized food preservation solution to food stored in a refrigerator. Certain embodiments provide an atomization unit for a refrigerator for humidifying at least a portion of the refrigerator. The atomization unit comprises an atomizer for atomizing... Agent: Whirlpool Corporation
20110232322 - Upper freezer basket guided by lower freezer basket divider: A refrigerator includes a refrigerator cabinet, a fresh food compartment disposed within the refrigerator compartment, a freezer compartment disposed within the refrigerator cabinet, a freezer door for providing access to the freezer compartment, a lower freezer basket, an upper freezer basket, a divider operatively connected to the lower freezer basket... Agent: Whirlpool Corporation
20110232323 - Portable refrigerator: A portable refrigerator includes a main housing having opposed top and bottom walls, opposed side walls extending therebetween, and a rear wall. The main housing defines an interior space and an open front. A door is pivotally coupled to one of the side walls and movable between a closed configuration... Agent:
20110232324 - Turbo compressor, turbo refrigerator, and method of manufacturing turbo compressor: A turbo compressor includes an impeller fixed to one end portion of a rotation shaft by a predetermined fastening member, and a regulating portion which is used to regulate rotation of the rotation shaft during fastening of the fastening member and is provided in the other end portion of the... Agent:
20110232325 - Refrigerating apparatus: In a refrigerant circuit (5) of an air conditioner (1), a single-stage compression refrigeration cycle is performed. In the refrigerant circuit (5), a second heat exchanger (40) is provided downstream a first heat exchanger (30). In the first heat exchanger (30), high-pressure refrigerant of a high-pressure flow path (31) is... Agent:
20110232326 - Evaporator for a refrigerator: An evaporator for a refrigerator, in particular a domestic refrigerator, includes at least one refrigerant channel and at least one plate. The plate has a receptacle, arranged in a space defined by the refrigerant channel, for positioning a tube. The receptacle is formed by at least one projection, which forms... Agent: Bsh Bosch Und Siemens HausgerÄ Te Gmbh
20110232328 - Hydrocarbon gas processing: A process and an apparatus are disclosed for a compact processing assembly to recover propane, propylene, and heavier hydrocarbon components from a hydrocarbon gas stream. The gas stream is cooled, expanded to lower pressure, and fed to an absorbing means. A first distillation liquid stream from the absorbing means is... Agent: Ortloff Engineers, Ltd.
20110232327 - Method for processing off gas: A method for recovering C2 and higher weight hydrocarbons, or alternatively C3 and higher weight hydrocarbons, from off gas, such as refinery off gas, wherein the method avoids the need to significantly compress contaminated off gas in most cases, and is robust in response to pressure and temperature variations in... Agent:09/22/2011 > patent applications in patent subcategories. class, title,number
20110225980 - Magnetic flux generating device and magnetic heat pump: A magnetic flux generating device is provided. The magnetic flux generating device includes: a magnetic flux structure, including: a core and at least one coil wraps around at least part of the core; and a power module, electrically coupled between a power source and the magnetic flux structure, for exciting... Agent: Delta Electronics, Inc.
20110225981 - Compact thermoelectric merchandiser cooler: A compact merchandiser cooler is provided for chilling food and/or beverage containers. The compact merchandiser cooler utilizes thermoelectric cooling technology and is configured to be positioned within the line of sight of customers that are either approaching or present at a point of purchase so as to effectively promote impulse... Agent: Sg Beverage Solutions, Inc.
20110225983 - Cooling device: An object of the present invention is to provide a cooling device that is easy to attach and that ensures intimate contact at a contact surface between a heat absorbing surface of a Peltier element and an object to be cooled and a contact surface between a heat radiating surface... Agent:
20110225982 - Cpu cooling circuit having thermoelectric element: A CPU cooling circuit for a CPU includes a thermoelectric element and a current source circuit. The thermoelectric element includes a first thermoelectric substrate attached to the CPU, a second thermoelectric substrate opposite to the first thermoelectric substrate, a plurality of n-type semiconductor units and p-type semiconductor units alternately sandwiched... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
20110225984 - Freezer with liquid cryogen refrigerant and method: A freezer that uses liquid cryogen as a refrigerant includes an inner vessel defining a storage chamber and an outer jacket generally surrounding the inner vessel so that an insulation space is defined there between. A heat exchanger is positioned in a top portion of the storage chamber and has... Agent:
20110225985 - Apparatus for transferring a cryogenic fluid: Disclosed is an apparatus for transferring a cryogenic fluid. The apparatus includes a conduit having an inlet and outlet, a source of cryogenic fluid connected to the inlet for providing cryogenic fluid to the conduit and a cool down line disposed within the conduit, the cool down line in fluid... Agent: Chevron U.s.a. Inc.
20110225986 - Systems and methods for gas supply and usage: This invention relates to gas vaporization and supply system that includes (a) a vessel suitable for holding a bulk quantity of a liquefied gas; (b) at least one heating source positioned on or near the vessel to supply energy to, or remove energy from, the liquefied gas; and (c) a... Agent:
20110225987 - Self generating power generator for cryogenic systems: A cryogenic self powered system includes a cryogenically cooled chamber having a heat exchanger expelling an exhaust gas therefrom and a power generator coupled to the heat exchanger to use the exhaust gas to generate electricity.... Agent:
20110225988 - Multi-lumen axial cryogenic connector: An embodiment of the invention is a cryo-connector, a connector that allows for the delivery and return of a cryogen in an axial configuration. In one embodiment, the connector is a tri-axial configuration allowing for the delivery and return of pressurized cryogen as well as the application of an independent... Agent: Cpsi Biotech
20110225989 - Cold trap and vacuum evacuation apparatus: A cold trap includes a refrigerator and a cold panel that is thermally connected with the refrigerator to be cooled. A rough surface is formed on the cold panel. The cold trap is arranged, for example, in an evacuation channel for connecting a vacuum chamber with a turbo-molecular pump in... Agent: Sumitomo Heavy Industries, Ltd.
20110225990 - Efficient heat pump: An efficient heat pump is disclosed, the heat content of the refrigerant flowing out of an existing condenser is reduced by sub-cooling using an additional condenser. The heat reduced during the sub-cooling phase is added to the evaporator to superheat the refrigerant during evaporation phase. Removing heat from condensation phase... Agent: Air Generate Inc
20110225991 - High efficiency double-effect chiller heater apparatus: The absorption chiller-heater apparatus of present invention utilizes a portion of direct heat, used to heat water, for providing the refrigeration effect. The external heat input required for providing refrigeration is minimal; hence, the efficiency of the apparatus is increased by 30-40% over the conventional systems. Further, as the quantum... Agent: Thermax Limited
20110225992 - Air conditioner using photovoltaic energy: An air conditioner using photovoltaic energy is provided. The air conditioner may include a photovoltaic cell for converting photovoltaic energy into Direct Current (DC) power, an indoor unit for exchanging heat, and an outdoor unit for exchanging heat. Photovoltaic power generated by the photovoltaic cell may be supplied to the... Agent:
20110225994 - Refrigerator and method for the temperature control in a refrigerator: A refrigerator, in particular a household refrigerator, includes an utility chamber for cooled goods and a control device, with which a cold air flow can be introduced into the utility chamber when a cooling signal is present. A defrost heating element is rendered operative by the control device to prevent... Agent: Bsh Bosch Und Siemens HausgerÄ Te Gmbh
20110225993 - Refrigerator having a defrost heater: A refrigeration appliance includes an evaporator and a defrost heater which periodically subjects the evaporator to a defrost process, A temperature sensor is disposed at least in proximity to the evaporator and is adapted for switching off the defrost heater once the temperature sensor detects a predetermined defrost temperature. The... Agent: Bsh Bosch Und Siemens HausgerÄ Te Gmbh
20110225995 - System and method for air shockwave defrosting: A system may include an apparatus for defrosting and/or clearing debris from a refrigeration component using pressurized dry air. The apparatus may include an air compressor that generates pressurized air. The air may be filtered (before or after compressing) to remove moisture and/or other contaminants to thereby generate pressurized dry... Agent:
20110225996 - Absorption heat pump for overfeed generator operating conditions: An absorption heat pump with a system for improving its efficiency under generator overfeed conditions. The absorber is bypassed to direct the rich solution directly into the generator, mixing this rich solution with liquid refrigerant.... Agent:
20110225997 - Systems and methods for cooling computer data centers: A data center cooling system is provided to maintain data center temperatures without introducing detrimental conditions into the data center. The computer data center cooling system has a cooling tower that controllably provides cooling water at a temperature in a particular range. The cooling water is then pumped through a... Agent: Mechanical Service & Systems, Inc.
20110225998 - Air-conditioning apparatus: To obtain an air-conditioning apparatus that does not make a refrigerant circulate up to an indoor unit and further can achieve energy-saving. A refrigeration cycle is configured by connecting a compressor that pressurizes a refrigerant, a four-way valve that switches a circulation path of the refrigerant, a heat source side... Agent: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
20110225999 - Refrigeration cycle apparatus: A refrigeration cycle apparatus 100 includes a low-pressure compressor 113, a high-pressure compressor 101, a radiator 103, a gas-liquid separator 107, an expansion valve 109, an expander 105 and an evaporator 111. The low-pressure compressor 113 and the expander 105 are coupled by a shaft 116, and the low-pressure compressor... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20110226000 - Water-sputtering ring and water-dispersing fan assembly for an air conditioner: A water-dispersing fan assembly for an air conditioner has a water-sputtering ring and a fan. The water-sputtering ring has an annular body and at least one set of multiple water-disturbing ribs formed on one or both of the annular outer surfaces. Each water-disturbing rib is curved and arranged substantially radially.... Agent:
20110226001 - Channel switching valve and heat pump system using the same: A rotary type channel switching valve for use in a heat pump system is provided. The channel switching valve provides a plurality of channel switching means required when switching connection of a plurality of devices to parallel/series connection, e.g., in a system including the plurality of devices including inlet/outlet ports... Agent: Daikin Industries, Ltd.
20110226002 - Refrigerator: A refrigerator includes a condenser which is connected into a refrigerating circuit and embodied as a tubular heat exchanger having tube sections. At least one heat accumulator element is inserted into an installation interspace between the tube sections of the condenser. The heat accumulator element is arranged in spaced apart... Agent: Bsh Bosch Und Siemens Hausgerate Gmbh
20110226003 - Portable cooler having an extendable drawer system: A portable system for storing refrigerated or heated items. In some embodiments, the system includes an insulated housing and a drawer system slideably disposed therein. The insulated housing has a lid that is movable between an open position and a closed position. The drawer system has a storage cavity wherein... Agent:
20110226004 - Absorption cycle system having dual absorption circuits: An absorption cycle system utilizes an additional absorption circuit in conjunction with a traditional absorption circuit. The absorbent used in the additional absorption circuit could contain an ionic compound, or any absorbent with relatively low crystallization. Mixtures of such absorbent with water remain liquid at temperatures lower than the minimum... Agent: E. I. Du Pont De Nemours And Company
20110226005 - Distributor, and evaporator and refrigerating machine with the same: Provided are a distributor having a distribution tube having an inner surface formed as a curved surface, a plurality of distribution holes which are formed in a lower semicircular region of the distribution tube with respect to a horizontal line of the distribution tube and are arranged to be symmetrical... Agent:
20110226006 - Carbon dioxide capture and mitigation of carbon dioxide emissions: The present invention describes methods and systems for extracting, capturing, reducing, storing, sequestering, or disposing of carbon dioxide (CO2), particularly from the air. The CO2 extraction methods and systems involve the use of chemical processes, mineral sequestration, and solid and liquid sorbents. Methods are also described for extracting and/or capturing... Agent:
20110226007 - Floating system for liquefying natural gas: A floating system for liquefying natural gas comprising a vessel provided with a plant for liquefying natural gas having an inlet for natural gas and an outlet for liquefied natural gas, a feed supply system for supplying natural gas to the inlet of the plant, one or more storage tanks... Agent: Shell Oil Company
20110226008 - Integrated pre-cooled mixed refrigerant system and method: A system and method for cooling and liquefying a gas in a heat exchanger that includes compressing and cooling a mixed refrigerant using first and last compression and cooling cycles so that high pressure liquid and vapor streams are formed. The high pressure liquid and vapor streams are cooled in... Agent:
20110226009 - Process for producing liquid and gaseous nitrogen streams, a gaseous stream which is rich in helium and a denitrided stream of hydrocarbons and associated installation: This process includes the cooling of an introduction stream (72) inside an upstream heat exchanger (28). It includes the introduction of the cooled introduction stream (76) into a fractionating column (50) and the tapping at the bottom portion of the column (50) of the denitrided stream of hydrocarbons. It also... Agent:
20110226010 - Carbon dioxide capture from flue gas: A method for capturing carbon dioxide from a flue gas includes (i) removing moisture from a flue gas to yield a dried flue gas; (ii) compressing the dried flue gas to yield a compressed gas stream; (iii) reducing the temperature of the compressed gas stream to a temperature T1 using... Agent: Brigham Young University
20110226011 - Hydrocarbon gas processing: A process and an apparatus are disclosed for a compact processing assembly to recover C2 components (or C3 components) and heavier hydrocarbon components from a hydrocarbon gas stream. The gas stream is cooled and divided into first and second streams. The first stream is further cooled to condense substantially all... Agent: Ortloff Engineers, Ltd.
20110226012 - Hydrocarbon gas processing: A process and an apparatus are disclosed for a compact processing assembly to recover C2 (or C3) components and heavier hydrocarbon components from a hydrocarbon gas stream. The gas stream is cooled and divided into first and second streams. The first stream is further cooled, expanded to lower pressure, and... Agent: Ortloff Engineers, Ltd.
20110226013 - Hydrocarbon gas processing: A process and an apparatus are disclosed for a compact processing assembly to recover C2 (or C3) components and heavier hydrocarbon components from a hydrocarbon gas stream. The gas stream is cooled and divided into first and second streams. The first stream is further cooled, expanded to lower pressure, and... Agent: Ortloff Engineers, Ltd.
20110226014 - Hydrocarbon gas processing: A process and an apparatus are disclosed for a compact processing assembly to recover C2 (or C3) and heavier hydrocarbon components from a hydrocarbon gas stream. The gas stream is cooled and divided into first and second streams. The first stream is further cooled, expanded to lower pressure, heated, and... Agent: Ortloff Engineers, Ltd.
20110226015 - Air separation method and apparatus: A cryogenic air separation method and apparatus in which first and second liquid streams are produced. The first liquid stream has a higher oxygen content than air and can consist of a higher pressure distillation column bottoms and the second liquid stream, for instance, air, has a lower oxygen content... Agent:09/15/2011 > patent applications in patent subcategories. class, title,number
20110219785 - Method and apparatus for controlling temperature in a cryocooled cryostat using static and moving gas: A cryostat for providing temperature regulation, one purpose being measuring physical properties of materials, the cryostat employing a superconducting magnet assembly for generating variable magnetic field in the sample space and a cryogenic cooler for cooling the sample space. The cryogenic cooler chamber configuration provides for efficient heat exchange between... Agent: Quantum Design, Inc.
20110219786 - Fluid heat sink powered vapor cycle system: An aircraft cooling system includes a refrigerant cycle including a first heat exchanger, a second heat exchanger, and a compressor. A component of the aircraft is in thermal communication with the first heat exchanger. A heat sink fluid passes through the second heat exchanger to absorb heat from the refrigerant... Agent:
20110219787 - Variable pid enable for compressor control algorithm: A Proportional Integral Derivative (PID) control system controls a component by adjusting the control input and the execution of the PID calculation whenever a change in a state of a component exceeds a certain value.... Agent:
20110219788 - Cryogenic storage device: The invention relates to a cryogenic storage device and to a method for operating a cryogenic storage device, particularly for cryogenic storage of biological samples, comprising a sample carrying device that is set up to accommodate samples, a cryogenic container that is set up to accommodate the sample carrying device,... Agent: Fraunhofer-gesellschaft Zur Foerderung Der Angewandten Forschung E.v.
20110219789 - Fast ice making device: A refrigerator includes a fast ice making device for quickly producing ice cubes. The fast ice making device includes a mold body having a plurality of ice forming cavities adapted to hold fluid. In an ice making cycle, a vacuum system evacuates air from the cavities, thereby depressurizing the cavities.... Agent: Whirlpool Corporation
20110219790 - System and method for charging hvac system: A method of charging an HVAC system by determining a relationship between a liquid line temperature of the HVAC system, a suction line pressure of the HVAC system, and an ambient outdoor temperature of the HVAC system. A method of charging an HVAC system by adjusting a mass of refrigerant... Agent: Trane International Inc.
20110219791 - Composition including 2,3,3,3-tetrafluoropropene, method for heating and/or air conditioning a vehicle: The present invention relates to a composition including 2,3,3,3-tetrafluoropropene, difluoromethane and at least one compound chosen among propane, propylene and ethylene, suitable for being used for refrigeration, air-conditioning and heating. The present invention also relates to a method for heating and/or air conditioning the passenger compartment of an automobile using... Agent: Arkema France
20110219792 - Method for heating and/or air conditioning a vehicle: The present invention relates to method for heating and/or air conditioning the passenger compartment of an automobile using a reversible cooling loop containing a refrigerant including 2,3,3,30-tetrafluoropropane and at least one compound chosen from among propane, propylene and ethylene. Said method is particularly suitable when the outside temperature is lower... Agent: Arkerna France
20110219793 - Ejector unit, heat exchange unit and refrigerant short-circuit detecting method: In an ejector unit, an ejector is bonded to a container to define in the container an inlet space in which an inlet of a nozzle portion of the ejector is open, a suction space in which a refrigerant suction port of the ejector is open and an outlet space... Agent: Denso Corporation
20110219794 - Apparatus using refrigerant, and method for installing apparatus using refrigerant: An apparatus using refrigerant is provided. The apparatus includes, a refrigerant circuit including, a refrigerant circuit component part of an outdoor unit including a compressor, an outdoor heat exchanger, a decompressor, and a liquid reservoir, in which an incombustible refrigerant is sealed before factory shipment, and a load-side apparatus which... Agent: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
20110219795 - Core assembly for air conditioner and air conditioner having the same: Disclosed are a core assembly for an air conditioner, and an air conditioner having the same. Since a core is formed in a consecutive ring shape, an impedance with respect to an electric signal is improved to enhance a communication performance through a refrigerant pipe. Furthermore, as the core or... Agent:
20110219796 - Refrigerating appliance: A refrigerating appliance comprising an inner chamber which is surrounded by a heat-insulating housing, and a plurality of electrical or electromechanical components, including a coolant circuit for cooling the inner chamber and at least one temperature sensor, in addition to a control unit for controlling the co-operation of the components.... Agent: Bsh Bosch Und Siemens Hausgerä Te Gmbh
20110219797 - Capacity control system for variable capacity compressor and display device for the system: A capacity control system for a variable capacity compressor includes target suction pressure setting means for setting, based on external information input from external information detection means, a target suction pressure for controlling the pressure in a suction pressure region as a control target, suction pressure estimation means for estimating,... Agent: Sanden Corporation
20110219798 - Communication apparatus, air conditioning system having the same and communication method thereof using refrigerant pipes: A communication apparatus, an air conditioning system having the same, and a communication method for the air conditioning system using a refrigerant pipe are provided. The refrigerant pipe may be used as a transmission line to allow communications between an outdoor unit and an indoor unit, and a low frequency... Agent:
20110219799 - Air conditioner: An air conditioner is provided that may minimize lengths of pipes connecting a plurality of indoor devices and an outdoor device, facilitate connection between respective refrigerant pipes through a distribution device, and omit a separate cable to transmit/receive a control signal between the plurality of indoor devices and the distribution... Agent:
20110219800 - Supercooling system: The present invention relates to a supercooling system which can independently supercool a liquid object contained in a storing container. The supercooling system includes a cooling apparatus including a storing unit storing a object, a cooling means cooling the storing unit, and a main control unit receiving external commercial power... Agent:
20110219801 - Solar powered compressor/pump combination: A solar powered compressor and pump is disclosed having a trough-shaped parabolic reflector for heating a conduit of refrigerant as it passes through the system. The compressor/pump combination includes a lens that covers the reflector and insulates and protects the reflector from the elements while increasing the intensity of the... Agent:
20110219802 - Sorption systems having improved cycle times: The present invention relates to process modifications and apparatus designs that are conducive towards minimizing temperature swings (ΔT) useful to yield operating pressures that provide work and/or refrigeration (e.g., electricity and/or refrigeration) in sorption systems. Such process modifications and designs are particularly suited to make use of waste heat an... Agent: Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company
20110219803 - Air conditioning device including outdoor unit and distribution unit: An air conditioning device is provided that includes an outdoor unit and a distribution unit. In the air conditioning device, a length of pipes that connect a plurality of indoor units to the outdoor unit is minimized to improve aesthetic appeal and efficiency, and pipes are arranged in the distribution... Agent:
20110219804 - Air conditioning device: An air conditioning device is provided. The air conditioning device includes a distribution device that distributes refrigerant from an outdoor unit to a plurality of indoor units, and that receives refrigerant from the plurality of indoor units and supplies the received refrigerant to the outdoor unit. The distribution device may... Agent:
20110219805 - Non-freezing storage unit and refrigerator including the same: The present invention relates to a non-freezing storage unit which can store food at a temperature below 0° C. without freezing the food, and a refrigerator including the same. The non-freezing storage unit includes an outer casing with one open surface, a drawer which can be pulled out and detached... Agent: Lg Electronics, Inc.
20110219806 - Refrigeration appliance comprising a plurality of shelves: A refrigeration appliance includes at least two compartments designed for different storage temperatures to define a first compartment and a second compartment, with the storage temperature of the first compartment exceeding the storage temperature of the second compartment. A refrigerant circuit has a first branch which is routed via an... Agent: Bsh Bosch Und Siemens HausgerÃ Ä Te Gmbh
20110219807 - Tool removable adjustable divider: Provided is a basket for storing food items in a temperature-controlled environment and a refrigeration appliance including such a basket. The basket includes a substantially-horizontal platform coupled to two or more upwardly-extending walls to form an open container for receiving the food items to be stored in the temperature-controlled environment.... Agent: Electrolux Home Products, Inc.
20110219808 - Refrigerator and refrigerator drawer: Disclosed is a refrigerator comprising a main body provided with a freezing chamber and a refrigerating chamber; a receiving member provided to be able to be drawn in and out to the main body and receiving foods; fixing members disposed on right and left sides of the receiving member and... Agent:
20110219809 - Turbo compressor and turbo refrigerator: A turbo compressor according to the present invention supports a rotational shaft fixed to an impeller by a bearing in a freely rotatable manner, and supplies the lubricant oil to a plurality of sliding portions that are slid due to the rotation of the rotational shaft. Furthermore, the turbo compressor... Agent:
20110219810 - Gas balanced cryogenic expansion engine: An expansion engine operating on a Brayton cycle which is part of a system for producing refrigeration at cryogenic temperatures that includes a compressor, a counter-flow heat exchanger, and a load that may be remote, which is cooled by gas circulating from the engine. The engine has a piston in... Agent: Sumitomo (shi) Cryogenics Of America, Inc.
20110219811 - Absorption cycle system having dual absorption circuits: An absorption cycle system utilizes an additional absorption circuit in conjunction with a traditional absorption circuit. The absorbent used in the additional absorption circuit could contain an ionic compound, or any absorbent with relatively low crystallization. Mixtures of such absorbent with water remain liquid at temperatures lower than the minimum... Agent: E.i. Du Pont De Nemours And Company
20110219815 - Heat transfer compositions and methods: Compositions, methods and systems which comprise or utilize a multi-component mixture comprising: (a) from about 10% to about 35% by weight of HFC-32; (b) from about 10% to about 35% by weight of HFC-125; (c) from about 20% to about 50% by weight of HFO-1234ze, HFO-1234yf and combinations of these;... Agent: Honeywell International Inc.
20110219816 - Motor drive device, and compressor and refrigerator using same: Phase correction unit (25) for outputting a commutation signal for switching a winding that allows a current to flow to brushless DC motor (4) and drive unit (16) for outputting a drive signal indicating supplying timing of electric power supplied to brushless DC motor (4) by inverter (3) based on... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20110219814 - Tubular heat exchanger for motor vehicle air conditioners: A tubular heat exchanger is provided for a motor vehicle air conditioner with an inner tube through which a fluid or gas can flow and an outer tube radially enclosing the inner tube subject to the formation of an intermediate space through which a flow can flow. The inner tube... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC
20110219812 - Turbo compressor and turbo refrigerator: Provided is a turbo compressor configured to compress a gas in cooperation with a rotatable impeller and a diffuser formed around the impeller and to discharge the compressed gas to the outside thereof through a scroll chamber communicating with the diffuser, the turbo compressor including: an impeller casing which is... Agent:
20110219813 - Turbo compressor and turbo refrigerator: A turbo compressor according to the present invention includes: a flow rate adjustment section which adjusts the flow rate of gas that is introduced into an impeller; a driving section which drives the flow rate adjustment section; and a power transmission shaft which transmits power that is generated by the... Agent:
20110219817 - Heat exchanger: A heat exchanger includes a refrigerant condensing part including tubes and fins. A refrigerant is to flow in the tubes to exchange heat between the refrigerant and an external gas to flow outside the tubes. The fins are connected to the tubes. A gas/liquid separating part is to separate the... Agent: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
20110219818 - Apparatus and method for purification of materials using vacuum distillation for evaporation and heat circulation for condensation: Provided is an apparatus for purifying materials, including: a raw water storage unit storing and supplying raw water; an evaporation unit evaporating the raw water supplied from the raw water storage unit; a heat exchange unit connected between the raw water storage unit and the evaporation unit, and condensing vapor... Agent: Soonchunhyang University Industry Academy Cooperation Foundation
20110219819 - Process for liquefying a hydrocarbon-rich fraction: o09/08/2011 > patent applications in patent subcategories. class, title,number
20110214434 - Air dryer including vortex tube: Provided is an air dryer that includes a compressor, an air drying chamber, a vortex tube, and an external discharge member. The air drying chamber rotates compressed air supplied from the compressor to remove moisture from the compressed air using Coanda effect and dry the compressed air, and simultaneously to... Agent: Vosco Vortex Technologies Ltd.
20110214435 - Heat pump cycle system and method of providing combined cooling and heating supply: A heat pump cycle system and a method for providing combined cooling and heating supply are disclosed. The heat pump cycle system comprises a working medium reservoir, an absorbing solution reservoir, and a compression heat pump. The upper portions of the working medium reservoir and the absorbing solution reservoir are... Agent: Beijing Lianliyuan Technology Co., Ltd.
20110214436 - Air conditioning system recharging method and apparatus: A method of charging or recharging an air conditioning wherein an initial amount of refrigerant is introduced, followed by additional introductions of refrigerant during injection pulses. The pulse periods are adjusted dynamically during the charging/recharging process based on feedback obtained after each pulse related to how much refrigerant was transferred... Agent:
20110214437 - Heat pump system and control method thereof: A heat pump system which executes cooling and heating operations of an A2A indoor unit and cooling and heating operations and a hot water operation of an A2W indoor unit in a time division multiplexing (TDM) method, and a control method thereof. Further, the heat pump system solves shortage of... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20110214438 - Method for controlling a flow of refrigerant to an evaporator: A method for controlling a flow of refrigerant to an evaporator (1) arranged in a refrigeration system is disclosed. The refrigeration system further comprises an expansion valve (12) and a compressor, the expansion valve (12), the evaporator (1) and the compressor being arranged in a refrigerant flow path having refrigerant... Agent: Danfoss A/s
20110214439 - Tandem compressor of different types: A refrigerant system having tandem compressors includes at least two compressors of different types. By utilizing the two distinct compressor types, a greater difference in the provided capacity of the two compressors can be achieved at part-load conditions, as well as a particular compressor type can be engaged at specific... Agent:
20110214440 - Refrigerating apparatus and method: A refrigerating apparatus having two or more climate controlled compartments is disclosed. The refrigerating apparatus has a climate control device capable of controlling the climate of the compartments. The control device is electrically connected to an interactive display, wherein the display presents a compartment selection element to a user and,... Agent: Miele, Inc.
20110214441 - Select-fill dispensing system: A select-fill dispensing system and method for a dispenser assembly utilizes a camera to sense a desired fill level based on the location of a user's finger with respect to a container. In use, a consumer places his or her finger along a container to indicate the desired fill level... Agent: Whirlpool Corporation
20110214442 - Door mounted ice level detection device: An ice level detection device of a refrigerator includes an ice level detection arm and an ice storage container detection arm, the ice level detection arm operatively connected to a mechanical motor for movement between an ice sensing position with the ice level detection arm extending at least partially into... Agent: Whirlpool Corporation
20110214443 - Air conditioner: An air conditioner includes: an air passage 23 that is formed in a cabinet 20 so as to connect a suction port 21 and a blowoff port 22 to each other, which are open on a surface of the cabinet 20; a blower fan 25 that is disposed inside the... Agent:
20110214444 - Heat pump water heater: This heat pump water heater is provided with a refrigerating cycle in which a compressor 1, a four-way valve 2 that switches a flow direction of a refrigerant, a water heat exchanger 3 that exchanges heat between the refrigerant and water, an expansion valve 4 that adjusts and decompresses a... Agent: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
20110214445 - Pipe connection unit and air conditioner having the same: A pipe connection unit to connect a first pipe made of a first material and a second pipe made of a second material, and an air conditioner having the same. The pipe connection unit includes a first connection member fixed to the first pipe, a second connection member coupled with... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20110214446 - Desiccant air conditioner: A desiccant air conditioner includes an intake path that introduces air SA from outdoors to indoors, an exhaust path that exhausts air RA from indoors to outdoors, a desiccant rotor adapted to perform dehumidification by adsorbing moisture in air SA flowing through the intake path and regenerate dehumidifying capacity by... Agent: Yanmar Co., Ltd.
20110214447 - Ice-making machine: The present invention refers to an ice-making machine provided with an ice formation reservoir (2), an auxiliary tank (6) and an ice storage region (5). Inner part of reservoir (2) is provided with a transport element (16), a shovel (4) with angular movement and a finger-type evaporator (3) forming ice... Agent: Whirlpool S.a.
20110214448 - Non-freezing storage unit: The present invention discloses a non-freezing storage unit including an outer casing with an open front surface, a drawer which can be pulled out through the open front surface of the outer casing, a sensor installed on the outer casing and/or the drawer, a heater installed in the outer casing,... Agent:
20110214449 - Refrigerator: A refrigerator can use a gas absorption refrigeration system. The refrigerator in some embodiments can store one or two gas cylinders within an outer housing. At least one cylinder can connect to a pressure regulator within the outer housing. In some embodiments, the refrigerator can include a table.... Agent:
20110214450 - Bite-in type pipe connection structure, valve, bite-in type pipe joint, and refrigeration device: A bite-in type pipe connection structure is provided, the pipe connection structure being capable of, even if piping connection work is performed with a length of piping inserted insufficiently, minimizing deterioration of air-tightness at the joint portion, at which the piping is connected, due to an offset load acting on... Agent:
20110214451 - Compressor and refrigerating machine having the same: Disclosed are a compressor and a refrigerating machine having the same, wherein a bearing member (ball bearing) is installed between both thrust bearing surfaces and an elastic member is disposed between the bearing member and at least one of the thrust bearing surfaces so as to allow a rolling contact... Agent:
20110214452 - Integrated air-separating and water-heating apparatus intended for a boiler: An integrated air-separating and water-heating apparatus intended for a boiler is presented.... Agent: Siemens Val Metals Technologies Gmbh
20110214453 - Process and device for cryogenic air fractionation: The process and the device serve for cryogenic air fractionation, in particular for supplying an oxygen-enriched (product stream to an oxyfuel power plant. The distillation column system for nitrogen/oxygen separation has a high-pressure column (26) and a low-pressure column (32). The high-pressure column (26) and the low-pressure column (32) are... Agent: Linde Aktiengesellschaft09/01/2011 > patent applications in patent subcategories. class, title,number
20110209483 - Method and apparatus for making clear ice: Provided are a method and refrigeration appliance for making substantially-transparent ice. The refrigeration appliance includes a fresh food compartment in which a refrigeration temperature that is greater than 32° F. and less than 55° F. is maintained, and a water tray disposed within the fresh food compartment and including a... Agent: Electrolux Home Products, Inc.
20110209484 - Condenser dryer having a heat pump, and method for operating the same: A condenser dryer includes a drying chamber for items to be dried; a process-air circuit including a fan; and a heat pump in which a refrigerant circulates. The heat pump has an evaporator and a condenser, with the evaporator or the condenser or both being a heat exchanger having level... Agent: Bsh Bosch Und Siemens HausgerÄ Te Gmbh
20110209485 - Suction superheat conrol based on refrigerant condition at discharge: A relationship is developed between a discharge condition of a refrigerant leaving a compressor, and the suction superheat or refrigerant quality. By relying upon measurement and control of the discharge condition, the present invention is able to achieve very low suction superheat values. Controlling the operation to very low suction... Agent:
20110209486 - System and method for controlling operations of vapor compression system: A system and a method for controlling an operation of a vapor compression system are disclosed, such that a performance of the system measured in accordance with a metric of the performance is optimized. A control signal is modified with a modification signal including a perturbation signal having a first... Agent:
20110209487 - Monitoring system for air conditioner: An air conditioner monitoring system includes: a plurality of air conditioners (10) each including a refrigerant circuit (11) for performing a vapor compression refrigeration cycle; a local controller (60) provided for each of sets of several ones of the air conditioners (10) for receiving data output by the each of... Agent:
20110209488 - Air conditioner: An air conditioner includes a refrigerant circuit, a switching valve, an outdoor fan and a controller. The refrigerant circuit sequentially circulates refrigerant through a compressor, an indoor heat exchanger, a decompression mechanism and an outdoor heat exchanger during a heating operation. The switching valve is connected to the refrigerant circuit... Agent: Daikin Industries, Ltd.
20110209489 - Heat pump defrost control:
20110209490 - Control of multiple zone refrigerant vapor compression systems: A refrigerant vapor compression system and a method of controlling the system are adapted for controlling the distribution of cooling capacity between two or more temperature controlled zones.... Agent: Carrier Corporation
20110209492 - Condensate removal by means of condensate evaporation in a refrigeration device: The invention relates to a condensate evaporator for a cooling device that comprises at least an evaporator and a compressor (10). The condensate evaporator comprises a receiving space (12) for the condensed water that occurs in the cooling device and is to be evaporated. The receiving space (12) is arranged... Agent: Rittal Gmbh & Co. Kg
20110209493 - Refrigeration appliance with hidden user interface: Provided is a refrigeration appliance including a cabinet defining a fresh-food compartment and a freezer compartment. The refrigeration appliance includes a refrigeration system that is operable to provide a cooling effect to an interior of the fresh-food and freezer compartments. A pair of doors is pivotally connected to the cabinet... Agent: Electrolux Home Products, Inc.
20110209494 - Direct expansion ammonia refrigeration system and a method of direct expansion ammonia refrigeration: A direct expansion ammonia refrigeration system and a method of direct expansion ammonia refrigeration is described and which includes a source of liquid ammonia refrigerant which is delivered in fluid flowing relation to a plurality of evaporator tubes which incorporate wicking structures, and which through capillary action facilitated by the... Agent: Colmac Coil Manufacturing, Inc.
20110209495 - Hinge assembly and refrigerator with hinge assembly: Provided are a hinge assembly that is pivotably supported to a hinge plate for pivotably supporting a door, and which is provided with an integrally coupled retaining lever that selectively fixes the hinge plate, and a refrigerator provided with the hinge assembly. The hinge assembly includes a fixing member, the... Agent:
20110209496 - System for combined cycle mechanical drive in cryogenic liquefaction processes: A system for producing liquefied and sub-cooled natural gas by means of a refrigeration assembly using a single phase gaseous refrigerant comprises at least two expanders; a compressor assembly; a heat exchanger assembly for heat absorption from natural gas; and a heat rejection assembly, in which the expanders are arranged... Agent: Hamworthy Gas Systems As
20110209497 - System and method of carbon capture and sequestration: Systems and methods of capturing and sequestering carbon dioxide, comprising mixing a substantially non-aqueous solvent and an alkali such that the solvent and alkali form a solvent suspension, mixing water and a flue gas containing carbon dioxide with the solvent suspension such that a reaction occurs, the reaction resulting in... Agent: Expansion Energy, LLC
20110209498 - Process for separating off nitrogen: s
20110209499 - Method for removing nitrogen: According to the invention the still liquid or partially vaporized methane-rich fraction (5′) is fed to a circulation vessel (D), only the liquid fraction of the methane-rich fraction (5′) occurring in the circulation vessel (D) is completely vaporized, preferably in natural circulation, and the top product (7) of the circulation... Agent: Linde AktiengesellschaftPrevious industry: Power plants
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