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10/02/2014 > patent applications in patent subcategories.

20140290273 - Conduction based magneto caloric heat pump: A heat pump is provided that uses multiple stages of MCMs to cause heat transfer between a heat receiving end and a heat transmitting end. Thermal blocks are placed along the direction of heat transfer at locations in the heat pump that preclude the transfer of heat in a direction... Agent: General Electric Company

20140290274 - First-order phase-transition la(fe,si)13-based magnetocaloric material showing small hysteresis loss and preparation and use thereof: The invention provides a first-order phase-transition La(Fe,Si)13-based magnetocaloric material showing small hysteresis loss, and preparation and use thereof. The material has a NaZn13-type structure, is composed of granules with a particle size in the range of 15˜200 μm and not less than 15 μm, and is represented by chemical formula... Agent: Institute Of Physics, Chinese Academy Of Sciences

20140290275 - Magnetocaloric heat generator: A magnetocaloric heat generator having an assembly of at least two magnetocaloric modules with a heat transfer fluid flowing through them. The cold ends of the modules are in fluidic communication via a cold transfer circuit and the hot ends are in fluidic communication via a hot transfer circuit. The... Agent:

20140290277 - Cryogenic refrigerator: A cryogenic refrigerator includes a compressor which compresses a working gas, a housing which includes a space which the working gas compressed by the compressor flows into and flows from, a cylinder of which an end is connected to the housing and which includes an expansion space at the other... Agent: Sumitomo Heavy Industries, Ltd.

20140290278 - 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.

20140290276 - U-shaped pulse-tube refrigerator: A U-shaped pulse-tube refrigerator includes a regenerative tube and a pulse-tube that are juxtaposed with each other; a communicating path that connects a low-temperature end of the regenerative tube and a low-temperature end of the pulse-tube; a heat exchanger that is provided at the low-temperature end of at least one... Agent: Sumitomo Heavy Industries, Ltd.

20140290279 - Liquefied gas treatment system for vessel: A liquefied gas treatment system includes: a first stream of boil-off gas, which is generated from the liquefied natural gas in the cargo tank and is discharged from the cargo tank; a second stream of the boil-off gas, which is supplied as fuel to the engine in the first stream;... Agent: Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co., Ltd

20140290280 - System for supplying liquefied natural gas fuel and method of operating the same: A system for supplying LNG fuel includes a fuel supplying line connected from an LNG storage tank to an engine, a boosting pump provided on the fuel supplying line and configured to pressurize LNG outputted from the LNG storage tank and cool down in a standby mode, a high pressure... Agent: Hyundai Heavy Industries Co., Ltd.

20140290281 - Articulated tug and barge arrangement for lng storage, transportation and regasification: Articulated tug and barge arrangements and methods for transportation, storage, and regasification of liquefied natural gas (LNG) aboard barge units and ballasting the barge units, and LNG bunker barge systems and methods for LNG bunkering, are provided.... Agent: Waller Marine, Inc.

20140290282 - Refrigerator and cold trap: This invention provides a cold trap using a Stirling refrigerator. A refrigerator includes a drive piston configured to drive a free piston so as to reciprocally move a working medium between a heat dissipation portion and a heat absorption portion, a vibration sensor configured to measure a vibration of a... Agent: Canon Anelva Corporation

20140290283 - Thermal management system for a natural gas tank: A thermal management system for a natural gas tank includes a container, and a cooling mechanism operatively positioned to selectively cool the container. A method for minimizing a loss of natural gas storage during refueling is also disclosed herein. In an example of the method, a cooling mechanism, which is... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC

20140290285 - Gel comprising a phase-change material, method of preparing the gel, thermal exchange implement comprising the gel, and method of preparing the thermal exchange implement: Gel including a phase-change material and a gelling agent. In one embodiment, the phase-change material may be n-tetradecane, n-hexadecane or mixtures thereof. The gelling agent may be a high molecular weight styrene-ethylene-butylene-styrene (SEBS) triblock copolymer with a styrene:rubber ratio of about 30:70 to 33:67% by weight. To form the gel,... Agent:

20140290284 - Proximity detection in networked freezer stocking management: A system for an ice merchandiser having a compressor in a compressor enclosure to cool the ice merchandiser includes a proximity sensor positioned to detect an amount of ice within the ice merchandiser, and a communications component coupled to the proximity sensor to receive signals from the proximity sensor representative... Agent: Spinnaker Process Instruments

20140290286 - Method and device for cooling soldered printed circuit boards: Method for cooling soldered printed circuit board modules in a cooling zone of a soldering system, wherein at least one cooling gas comprising inert gas is introduced into the cooling zone, wherein the printed circuit boards are conveyed continuously from a soldering zone of the soldering system into the cooling... Agent:

20140290287 - Method and architecture for recovery of energy in an aircraft: A method and architecture for recovery of energy in an aircraft, both at altitude and on the ground, and recovering thermal energy from an exhaust. An architecture for recovery of energy includes an auxiliary power unit APU including an exhaust nozzle and a gas generator including a shaft transmitting power... Agent: Turbomeca

20140290289 - Control device and control method for cooling system: A cooling system includes: a compressor that circulates refrigerant; a heat exchanger that exchanges heat between the refrigerant and outside air; a cooling portion that uses the refrigerant to cool the heat generating source; a first line through which the refrigerant, which has been discharged from the compressor, flows to... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20140290288 - System and method for controlling vapor compression systems: A method controls a vapor compression system including a variable speed compressor. A desired discharge temperature of the compressor is determined using a mapping between values of the discharge temperature of the compressor and values of speed of the compressor and outdoor air temperature. A transition function for transitioning a... Agent: Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories, Inc.

20140290290 - Methods and apparatus for production of natural l-menthol: Embodiments are provided that provide for efficient production of highly pure natural I-menthol. In some embodiments, a method for preparing natural I-menthol involves providing crude mentha oil in a crystallizer and gradually reducing the temperature of the crystallizer in a step-wise manner, thereby producing highly pure crystals in less than... Agent:

20140290291 - Cooling system for spot welding device: A cooling system for a spot welding device which cools heating parts of a spot welding device including two electrodes, a gun body, and a transformer, may include an air compressor, an air separator connected with the air compressor and separating compressed air supplied from the air compressor into hot... Agent: Hyundai Motor Company

20140290292 - Refrigerating and air-conditioning apparatus: An outdoor unit and an indoor unit are connected to each other by a gas-side connecting pipe and a liquid-side connecting pipe to form a refrigerant circuit in which a compressor, a four-way valve, an indoor heat exchanger, a refrigerant heat exchanger, an expansion valve, an outdoor heat exchanger, and... Agent: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation

20140290293 - Temperature-controlled portable cooling units: In some embodiments, a portable cooling unit for use with a storage container includes: a desiccant unit including at least one exterior wall defining an interior desiccant region, wherein the interior desiccant region is sealed from gas transfer between the interior desiccant region and a region external to the cooling... Agent:

20140290294 - Air heating unit of the air-conditioning: The present invention relates to an air heating unit of the air-conditioning including a compressor, a thermal compensation device and an air cooled condenser connected sequentially with one another by pipeline to define a refrigeration cycle. A high-temperature gaseous refrigerant flowing in inner and outer tubes of the thermal compensation... Agent:

20140290295 - Electrochemical compressor and refrigeration system: A refrigeration system defines a dosed loop that contains a working fluid, at least part or the working fluid being circulated through the dosed loop. The refrigeration system includes a first heat transfer device that transfers heat from the first heat reservoir to the working fluid, a second heat transfer... Agent: Xergy Incorporated

20140290296 - Heat exchange system: A heat exchange system includes a first heat exchanger that radiates heat of at least a cooling cycle, a cooler circuit in which a coolant for a heat-emitting device flows, a plurality of heat exchangers that are connected to the cooler circuit and radiate heat of the coolant, and a... Agent:

20140290297 - Vehicle air-conditioning apparatus: An outdoor unit disposed under a floor of a vehicle and including a compressor and an outdoor heat exchanger serving as a condenser during a cooling operation, an indoor unit disposed at a ceiling portion of the vehicle, including an indoor heat exchanger serving as an evaporator during the cooling... Agent: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation

20140290298 - Refrigeration cycle apparatus: A refrigeration cycle apparatus includes a refrigerant circuit of a refrigeration cycle through which a refrigerant that transits in a supercritical state is allowed to flow, and a flow dividing device that divides the flow of a high-pressure liquid refrigerant in a subcritical state into two or more parts. The... Agent:

20140290299 - Vehicle air-conditioning device: A vehicle air-conditioning device is provided that makes it possible to avoid the occurrence of condensation at a heat exchanger, and to avoid decreases in the heat exchange efficiency of the heat exchanger caused by uneven temperature distribution in the heat exchanger itself. This vehicle air-conditioning device employs a configuration... Agent:

20140290300 - Refrigerator: A refrigerator includes a driving coupler to transmit a driving force and a connecting member to transmit the driving force of the driving coupler to a transfer member. The connecting member is rotated when interference with the driving coupler occurs in a process of connecting with the driving coupler and... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20140290301 - Personal cooling unit using phase change material: A personal cooling unit, comprising: an air inlet for receiving input air; at least one heat pump having a first surface and a second surface, and being configured to extract heat from the input air at the first surface to generate cooled output air and to transport heat to the... Agent: University Of Tasmania

20140290302 - Refrigerator: A refrigerator includes a main body with a first storage compartment; a first evaporation compartment provided within the main body in order to cool the first storage compartment; and a first evaporator provided in the first evaporation compartment. The refrigerator further includes a second storage compartment independently provided in the... Agent: Lg Electronics

20140290303 - Refrigerator: A refrigerator including a main body with a first storage compartment and a first evaporation compartment provided within the main body in order to cool the first storage compartment. The refrigerator also includes a second storage compartment independently provided in the first storage compartment and maintained at a temperature lower... Agent: Lg Electronics Inc.

20140290304 - Cooling device for compressor: Provided is a cooling device which provides cooling for a compressor including: a fan device; a housing which houses the fan device; a plurality of heat exchangers which are provided on sides of the housing; a fluid inlet part which intakes a fluid into the heat exchangers; and a fluid... Agent: Samsung Techwin Co., Ltd.

20140290306 - Absorption refrigeration machine: The invention relates to an absorption refrigeration machine (10) that includes an evaporator (12) and an absorber (18) and is characterized in that the evaporator (12) comprises at least one evaporating unit (12′) having a coolant channel (26), through which the coolant (16) flows and which is delimited at least... Agent: Aaa Water Technologies Ag

20140290305 - Solar cooling with an ammonia-water-absorption refrigeration machine: The invention relates to a single-stage ammonia-water absorption refrigeration machine in a batch process without solution pump and without rectification, consisting of a generator (1) with pressure reducer (29) and solution concentration optimization (3), absorber (14), condenser (25), evaporator (24), wherein the generator (1) together with a back-cooled input vessel... Agent: Solar Frost Labs Pty Ltd

20140290307 - Method for producing a methane-rich stream and a c2+ hydrocarbon-rich stream, and associated equipment: e

09/25/2014 > patent applications in patent subcategories.

20140283530 - Method for cryogenic cooling of an nmr detection system with the assistance of a container filled with a cryogenic fluid: A method for the transmission/reception of RF signals for NMR measurements uses a heat exchanger (1) for cooling heat sources (5), the heat exchanger having a contact element (4.2) for thermal connection between a cryogenic fluid and the heat source, is characterized in that the heat exchanger comprises a container... Agent:

20140283531 - Cryopump and method for vacuum pumping non-condensable gas: A cryopump includes: a radiation shield that includes a shield front end that defines a shield opening, a shield bottom portion, and a shield side portion that extends between the shield front end and the shield bottom portion; and a cryopanel assembly that is cooled to a lower temperature than... Agent: Sumitomo Heavy Industries, Ltd.

20140283532 - Cryopump and vacuum pumping method: A cryopump includes a first cryopanel including a radiation shield and a plate member across a shield opening and a second cryopanel enclosed by the first cryopanel and cooled to a lower temperature than that of the first cryopanel. The plate member includes a plate main portion and a plate... Agent: Sumitomo Heavy Industries, Ltd.

20140283533 - Apparatus and method for electrical transport refrigeration in a tractor-trailer system: An apparatus and method for electrical transport refrigeration, including generating a direct current (DC) voltage; storing the DC voltage in a high voltage DC storage; sensing a current requirement from an electrical load (e.g., a refrigeration unit), wherein the current requirement is proportional to a power requirement of the electrical... Agent:

20140283535 - Inflatable cushion: An inflatable cushion useable for an ice cream maker. The ice cream maker can be spherical in shape and the inflatable cushion can approximate a spherical or dodecahedron shell. The inflatable cushion can be comprised of two half-shell portions that are pivotable with respect to one other to be selectively... Agent: Industrial Revolution, Inc.

20140283534 - Plasma processing apparatus and plasma processing method: A plasma processing apparatus includes: a refrigerating cycle including a refrigerant passage, a compressor, and a condenser, all of which are coupled in this order, and through which a refrigerant flows in this order, the refrigerant passage being disposed inside a sample stage and through which the refrigerant flows to... Agent: Hitachi High-technologies Corporation

20140283536 - Systems, methods, and devices for frozen sample distribution: A drilling system including a motor that produces a sonic, linear oscillatory motion is provided for removing a frozen biological sample from a stored frozen specimen and methods of use thereof without thawing the remainder of the specimen. The stator and slider assembly is operated by a servo controller which... Agent: President And Fellows Of Harvard College

20140283537 - Compositions comprising a fluoroolefin: The present invention relates to compositions for use in refrigeration, air-conditioning, and heat pump systems wherein the composition comprises a fluoroolefin and at least one other component. The compositions of the present invention are useful in processes for producing cooling or heat, as heat transfer fluids, foam blowing agents, aerosol... Agent: E I Du Pont De Nemours And Company

20140283538 - Method and apparatus for initiating coil defrost in a refrigeration system evaporator: A system for controlling the defrost cycle of an evaporator comprising a sensor in the coil of an evaporator or downstream of the coil, the sensor configured to determine changes in the liquid mass ratio of the refrigerant in the evaporator. The difference in liquid mass ratio relating to frost... Agent: Evapco, Inc.

20140283539 - Apparatus for making and preserviing an outdoor frozen surface: An apparatus for creating and preserving an improved, high performance outdoor frozen surface by covering a defined outdoor ground surface area with a layer of white base paper after clearing debris, litter, and other objects from the defined outdoor ground surface area. The layer of white base paper is saturated... Agent:

20140283540 - Heat pump water module with condensing coil in water storage tank: A water heater module with a heat exchanger configured to be submersible inside a water storage tank, and further configured to divert refrigerant between the heat exchanger and an air handler in response to a demand for heating water or a demand for conditioning an interior space.... Agent: Carrier Corporation

20140283541 - Building built-in air conditioning system: A building built-in air conditioning system comprising: an external heat exchanger (1), a reversing valve (2), a compressor (4), and microporous tubes (9, 10, 11). The microporous tubes are metal capillaries bound on a construction steel bar (12) and integrated with the concrete by casting. each microporous tube has a... Agent:

20140283542 - Refrigerator: The present disclosure relates to a refrigerator in which a water tank for storing water to be supplied to an ice maker and a dispenser is in a shelf in the interior thereof. The refrigerator includes an ice maker in a freezer; a dispenser in a front part of a... Agent: Dongbu Daewoo Electronics Corporation

20140283543 - Vehicle hvac system with lower mounted blower unit: A heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system for a vehicle may include a blower unit, an evaporator unit, and a conditioning unit. The blower unit includes a fan that draws in air into the HVAC system. The evaporator unit is downstream from the blower unit, and the air drawn... Agent: Denso International America, Inc.

20140283544 - Heat exchange reactor and adsorption heat pump: A heat exchange reactor includes: a first flow path through which a heat exchange fluid flows; a second flow path through which a working fluid flows; and an adsorbent shaped body that is disposed in the second flow path, the adsorbent shaped body having a heat transfer face at which... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toyota Chuo Kenkyusho

20140283545 - Water vapor adsorbent for adsorption heat pump, method for producing water vapor adsorbent, and adsorption heat pump including water vapor adsorbent: There is provided a water vapor adsorbent for adsorption heat pumps that has high adsorption and desorption performance and high water resistance, such as submersion resistance. The water vapor adsorbent contains a zeolite that contains at least a silicon atom, an aluminum atom, and a phosphorus atom in its framework... Agent: Mitsubishi Plastics, Inc.

20140283546 - Electronic expansion valve, and air conditioner: An electronic expansion valve includes a valve body, a valve seat, and a stepping motor. A valve portion is formed at a forward end of the valve body. The valve seat forms a variable throttle portion between the valve portion and the valve seat by allowing the valve body to... Agent:

20140283547 - Low energy gasifier-liquefier: Disclosed are two related devices which can convert gas to and from liquid, or liquid to and from gas, with no expenditure of energy for heat of vaporization or for condensation. One device is designed for discrete units of fluid, the other for continuous flow. Both devices can be made... Agent:

20140283548 - System and method for liquefying natural gas using single mixed refrigerant as refrigeration medium: A system and a method for liquefying natural gas using single mixed refrigerant as refrigeration medium are provided. The system comprises a two-stage mixed refrigerant compressor (1) driven by a motor, two coolers (21, 22), a liquid pump (4), three gas-liquid separators (31, 32, and 6), two throttling devices (51,... Agent: Xindi Energy Engineering Technology Co., Ltd.

20140283549 - Method of gas expansion using 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:

20140283550 - Method and installation for separating air by cryogenic distillation: An installation for separating air by cryogenic distillation comprises a compressor, a heat-exchange line, a system of columns, an electric motor for driving the compressor, a pipe for taking off a liquid from the system of columns, a pump for pressurising the liquid drawn off and means for affording an... Agent: L'air Liquide, Societe Anonyme Pour I'etude Et I'exploitation Des Procedes Georges Claude

09/18/2014 > patent applications in patent subcategories.

20140260328 - Electronic apparatus and cooling method: A system that cools an electric component by a cooling medium cooled by a heat exchanger, the system includes a pipe through which a cooling medium to cool the electronic component flows; a metal member configured to be coupled with an outer surface of the pipe; a Peltier device configured... Agent: Fujitsu Limited

20140260329 - Method and system for thermoelectric cooling of products on display at retail: A thermoelectrically cooled system and method is disclosed, which includes a thermoelectrically cooled sleeve, which is configured to hold one or more cylindrical cans of a retail product. The thermoelectrically cooled sleeve includes an outer cylindrical body, an inner cylindrical body, a thermoelectric element located between the outer cylindrical body... Agent: Altria Client Services Inc.

20140260331 - Devices, systems and methods of cooling the skin: According to some embodiments, a thermal conditioning system for selectively cooling skin of a subject comprises at least one thermal conditioning device comprising a first side and second side, the second side being generally opposite of the first side. In some embodiments, the system further comprises a heat sink positioned... Agent: Gentherm Incorporated

20140260330 - Thermoelectric assembly: A thermoelectric assembly is disclosed, the assembly having a cold side and a hot side, where each of the hot side and cold side comprises a fan sink. Thermoelectric modules may be between the hot side and cold side and arranged in one circuit or multiple parallel circuits, and in... Agent: Laird Technologies, Inc.

20140260333 - Direct injection phase change temperature control sysem: A thermal control unit (TCU) for controlling temperature of a device under test (DUT) includes a sealed evaporation chamber disposed therein, the evaporation chamber configured with a refrigerant inlet and a refrigerant outlet; and at least one surface for thermal engagement of the device under test and configured to conduct... Agent:

20140260332 - Dual cooling systems to minimize off-cycle migration loss in refrigerators with a vacuum insulated structure: An appliance that includes a vacuum insulated cabinet structure having an exterior wall and an interior wall with a vacuum therebetween that forms at least the back wall, bottom, right side, left side, and top of the appliance; and a dual cooling system that includes at least one vapor compression... Agent: Whirlpool Corporation

20140260334 - Secure thermoelectric device: The device includes a thermoelectric module provided with a thermocouple. Said thermocouple includes a first and second leg which are made of different thermoelectric materials, electrically connected by a connecting element configured to deform according to the temperature thereof so as to assume: a first deformation position in which the... Agent:

20140260335 - Methods and devices for drying hydrocarbon containing gas: Processes and devices for recovering natural gas liquid from a hydrocarbon containing gas are provided by introduction of compressed air to a vortex tube. The vortex tube generates a cold air stream that is introduced into a heat exchanger. A hydrocarbon containing gas of higher temperature than the cold air... Agent: Leed Fabrication Services, Inc.

20140260336 - Method of regulating the temperature of an element cooled by a cryorefrigerator with periodic operation, assocated implementation device and cryogenic installation comprising this device: The invention relates to a method of regulating the temperature of an element cooled by a cryorefrigerator with periodic operation, characterized in that it comprises the following steps: (a) measuring at least the periodic temporal evolution of the temperature T of the element, this evolution making it possible to obtain... Agent:

20140260337 - Method of producing natural gas from remote and/or isolated offshore reservoirs: A method of producing natural gas from at least one reservoir, the method including the steps of producing the natural gas from the at least one reservoir; liquefying a first tranche of the natural gas to produce liquefied natural gas; and compressing a second tranche of the natural gas to... Agent:

20140260338 - Cryopump and method for regenerating the cryopump: A method of regenerating a cryopump includes a first discharging process that includes alternately evacuating a cryopump housing and supplying a purge gas in a first pressure range, and a second discharging process that includes evacuating the cryopump housing to a low pressure region below the first pressure range. The... Agent: Sumitomo Heavy Industries, Ltd.

20140260339 - Cryopump system, method of operating the same, and compressor unit: A cryopump system includes a cryopump, a compressor of a working gas for the cryopump, a control device configured to control an operation frequency of the compressor, a gas line connecting the cryopump and the compressor, and a gas quantity adjustment unit configured to switch a working gas quantity of... Agent: Sumitomo Heavy Industries, Ltd.

20140260341 - Adaptive trans-critical carbon dioxide cooling systems: A cooling system includes a first heat exchanger, an evaporator coupled to a thermal load of an aircraft. first and second cooling circuits coupled to the heat exchanger, the first and second cooling circuits selectable via a set of cooling circuit valves that are arranged to direct a refrigerant through... Agent: Rolls-royce Corporation

20140260340 - Adaptive trans-critical co2 cooling systems for aerospace applications: A cooling system for an aircraft includes a first cooling circuit having a first evaporator and a second evaporator, and a second cooling circuit having a third evaporator and a fourth evaporator. One of the first and second cooling circuits includes a first set of valves arranged to direct refrigerant... Agent: Rolls-royce Corporation

20140260342 - System for refrigerant charge verification: A charge-verification system for a circuit including a condenser having an inlet, an outlet, and a coil circuit tube extending between the inlet and the outlet is provided. The charge-verification system may include a first of coil temperature sensor located on the coil circuit tube a first distance from the... Agent: Emerson Climate Technologies, Inc.

20140260343 - Variable frequency drive apparatuses, systems, and methods and controls for same: Detection of reverse rotation or operation of a refrigerant compressor is provided. In one aspect, a detection technique includes starting the compressor and determining the compressor is rotating in a reverse direction if a dome temperature of the compressor fails to exceed a first predetermined threshold at or before expiration... Agent: Trane International Inc.

20140260345 - Active insulation hybrid dual evaporator with rotating fan: An appliance having a fresh food storage compartment and a freezer compartment. The appliance includes a forced air coil system disposed between the fresh food storage compartment and the freezer compartment and is configured to selectively provide cooling to one or both of the at least one fresh food storage... Agent: Whirlpool Corporation

20140260344 - Applications of liquid tank as fresh food evaporator: An appliance having a storage tank disposed on its back surface wherein the storage tank comprises a front cover and a back cover that matingly engages the front cover to form a liquid tight seal with the front cover. The storage tank further includes a phase-changing material disposed within the... Agent: Whirlpool Corporation

20140260346 - Device and method for pressurized cryopreservation of a biological sample: A cryopreservation device (100) which is arranged for cryopreservation of a biological sample (1) comprises a pressure vessel (10) with a vessel wall (11) and an internal space (12) which is arranged to receive the biological sample (1), wherein the pressure vessel (10) is equipped with an actuating device (20)... Agent: Max-planck-gesellschaft Zur Foerderung Der Wissenschaften E.v.

20140260347 - Ice maker with heatless ice removal and method for heatless removal of ice: An ice making module includes a conductive ice tray having a bottom surface and a barrier coating on at least a portion of the conductive ice tray. An electrical circuit in electrical communication with the conductive ice tray includes a power source and a capacitor. A switch is configured to... Agent: Whirlpool Corporation

20140260348 - Method to extend the life of a twist ice maker: An ice making apparatus for an appliance comprising an ice making tray having at least one specialty feature chosen from the group consisting of: a convex bottom surface, a ledge disposed about a perimeter of the at least one ice compartment and proximate a bottom portion of the at least... Agent: Whirlpool Corporation

20140260349 - Method and system for controlling the initiation of a freeze cycle pre-set time in an ice maker: A novel control logic for an individual cube spray type ice machine. The duration of the freeze cycle is able to adapt to changes in inlet water temperature, changes in ambient air temperature, and the impact of warm temperatures of internal ice making parts within the ice machine due to... Agent: Manitowoc Foodservice Companies, LLC

20140260351 - Method and apparatus for improving the charge accuracy of a refrigerant recovery unit: A refrigerant recovery unit with improved charging accuracy is provided. In some embodiments, the contamination of charging refrigerant can be prevented while also providing greater refrigerant flow control. In addition, methods associated therewith for servicing refrigerant containing refrigeration systems are provided. In some aspects, the methods include steps that can... Agent: Service Solutions U.s. LLC

20140260353 - Modified hose flush device and method: A refrigerant recovery system includes a refrigerant storage unit, a refrigerant charge path, a flushing path, a processor, and a memory. The refrigerant storage unit is configured to store a refrigerant. The refrigerant charge path is configured to convey the refrigerant to a refrigeration system to recharge the refrigeration system... Agent: Service Solutions U.s. LLC

20140260350 - Refrigerant recovery device and method: A refrigerant recovery unit includes a refrigerant storage unit, a refrigerant circuit, a processor, and a memory. The refrigerant storage unit is configured to store a refrigerant. The refrigerant circuit is in fluid connection with refrigeration system. The refrigerant circuit is configured to recover refrigerant from the refrigeration system and... Agent:

20140260354 - Refrigerant service hose check valve device and method: A service hose includes a service coupler and a check valve assembly. The service coupler is configured to fluidly connect the service hose to a refrigeration system. The check valve assembly is disposed proximal to the service coupler and includes a recovery and a recharge flow path. The recovery flow... Agent: Service Solutions U.s. LLC

20140260352 - Temperature controlled service hoses for improved refrigerant charge accuracy: A method and charging apparatus for adding refrigerant to refrigerant system are provided. The disclosure includes thermally conditioning the interior of the service hoses of a refrigerant recovery unit used to charge refrigerant. The conditioning may be based on one or more temperature reading(s) and/or based on a function and... Agent: Service Solutions U.s. LLC

20140260355 - Water filter purge indication: A refrigeration system includes a water circulation system and a replaceable water filter. The refrigerator includes a sensor that determines if a water filter is present, and a user interface that prompts a user to purge a water filter upon installation of a new water filter in the refrigerator. The... Agent: Whirlppol Corporation

20140260359 - Adsorption heat pump and method of driving the same: An adsorption heat pump includes: an evaporator configured to generate coolant vapor; a first adsorber and a second adsorber each containing an adsorbent to adsorb the coolant vapor generated in the evaporator; a condenser configured to condense the coolant vapor generated in any of the first adsorber and the second... Agent: Fujitsu Limited

20140260358 - Apparatus and methods for pre-heating water with air conditioning unit or heat pump: Water heater apparatus includes a tank for storing water; a heat exchanger associated with the tank and being operative to receive refrigerant and transfer heat therefrom to the tank, the heat exchanger representatively being a heat conductive tube externally wrapped around the tank in heat conductive contact therewith; air conditioning... Agent: Rheem Manufacturing Company

20140260357 - Energy exchange system and method: A system and method for heating water are provided. The system includes a first subcooler for receiving a first water flow, a second subcooler for receiving a second water flow, a first condenser in fluid communication with the first subcooler and the second subcooler for receiving water from both subcoolers,... Agent:

20140260356 - Refrigerator cooling system having a secondary cooling loop: A refrigerator cooling system and method provides cooling to one or more features of a refrigerator by employing a secondary cooling loop that utilizes the excess cooling capacity of an evaporator to selectively provide supplemental cooling to the features when a thermal demand arises.... Agent: Whirlpool Corporation

20140260360 - Anti-fog heat control for a refrigerated merchandiser: A refrigerated merchandiser includes a sensor coupled to a case adjacent an air inlet. The sensor is in communication with a portion of a refrigerated airflow passing through the air inlet to sense a temperature of the airflow and to generate a signal indicative of an air return temperature. The... Agent: Hussmann Corporation

20140260362 - Heat exchanger, heat recovery ventilator including the same, and method for defrosting and checking operations thereof: The present invention relates to a heat exchanger, a method for manufacturing the same, a heat recovery ventilator (HRV) including the same, and a method for defrosting and checking operations thereof.... Agent:

20140260361 - Refrigeration apparatus and method: An energy management system may include a refrigeration apparatus. Heat rejected from that apparatus may be used for heating elsewhere. There may be cooling loads which may be prone to frosting. A defrosting apparatus is provided. It is segregated from the coolant distribution array. Recaptured heat of the refrigeration apparatus... Agent:

20140260363 - Low ambient cooling kit for variable refrigerant flow heat pump: Systems and methods for low ambient air temperature cooling in air-source based heat pump systems wherein an outdoor heat pump unit includes a discharge hood positionable over its fan. The hood including a damper that is openable and closeable as a function of outside temperature. The outdoor unit may also... Agent: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation

20140260364 - Specialty cooling features using extruded evaporator: An appliance includes a co-extruded evaporator in thermal communication with a compartment. The co-extruded evaporator includes main and support channels in thermal communication that share a common wall 22. A main cooling loop is in fluid communication with the main channel. A plurality of co-extruded fins are disposed proximate and... Agent: Whirlpool Corporation

20140260367 - Control system and method for a liquid desiccant air delivery system: An air delivery system may include a housing, a first liquid-to-air membrane energy exchanger (LAMEE), and a desiccant storage tank. The housing includes a supply air channel and an exhaust air channel. The first LAMEE may be an exhaust LAMEE disposed within an exhaust air channel of the housing. The... Agent: Venmar Ces, Inc.

20140260368 - Heat pump defrosting system and method: A heat pump system for conditioning regeneration air from a space is provided. The heat pump system is operable in a winter mode and/or a summer mode, and may be selectively operated in a defrost mode or cycle. During a defrost mode, hot refrigerant may be used to directly and... Agent: Venmar Ces, Inc

20140260366 - Moisture control system for an appliance and method for controlling moisture within an appliance: A moisture control system includes a cabinet having a mullion defining first and second compartments and openings within the mullion to provide selective communication between the compartments. An evaporator is disposed in the first compartment. A cooling bank is disposed in the second compartment in selective thermal communication with the... Agent: Whirlpool Corporation

20140260365 - Portable refrigeration unit for palletized product: A portable refrigeration unit for cooling palletized products disposed within a racking system. The portable refrigeration unit includes a case and a refrigeration system disposed in the case. The case includes a bottom wall, a top wall, and side walls. The case is configured to be supported by the racking... Agent: Hussmann Corporation

20140260370 - Controlling evaporative cooling tower chemistry: The automatic reset of an evaporative cooling water dissolved solids set point based on detection of water softener performance is provided. A controller has a sensor, or is given an input signal, which confirms that the softener is operating properly. Positive confirmation of water softener performance allows the controller to... Agent:

20140260369 - Evaporative cooling system with liquid-to-air membrane energy exchanger: An evaporative cooling system includes an evaporative cooler liquid-to-air membrane energy exchanger (LAMEE), a first liquid-to-air heat exchanger (LAHE), and a cooling fluid circuit. The evaporative cooler LAMEE is disposed within a scavenger air plenum that is configured to channel a scavenger air stream. The first LAHE is disposed within... Agent: Venmar Ces, Inc

20140260371 - Methods and systems for liquid desiccant air conditioning system retrofit: Methods and systems are disclosed for utilizing liquid desiccant air conditioning systems in connection with existing HVAC equipment to achieve reductions in electricity consumption.... Agent: 7ac Technologies, Inc.

20140260372 - Control methods and systems for indirect evaporative coolers: A control method for operating an indirect evaporative cooler to control temperature and humidity. The method includes operating an airflow control device to provide supply air at a flow rate to a liquid desiccant dehumidifier. The supply air flows through the dehumidifier and an indirect evaporative cooler prior to exiting... Agent: Alliance For Sustainable Energy, LLC

20140260373 - Variable desiccant control energy exchange system and method: Embodiments of the present disclosure provide a system and method for providing conditioned air to at least one enclosed structure. The system may include at least one conditioning module configured to provide conditioned air to the at least one enclosed structure. The conditioning module(s) may include a conditioning energy exchanger.... Agent: Venmar Ces, Inc.

20140260374 - Merchandiser with merged air discharge: A merchandiser including a case that defines a product display area. The case includes a canopy that has a first air outlet in fluid communication with a primary air passageway within the case to direct a primary air curtain into the product display area, and a second air outlet in... Agent: Hussmann Corporation

20140260375 - Modular cooling system for beverage dispenser and related methods: A cold beverage dispensing system includes a beverage dispenser having an ice maker and at least one nozzle for dispensing a beverage formed by multiple components including water. A method of operating the system involves: mounting at least one condensing unit on a frame; interconnecting the condensing unit with a... Agent: Illinois Tool Works Inc.

20140260376 - Subcooling system with thermal storage: Embodiments of the present disclosure are directed toward systems and method for cooling a refrigerant flow of a refrigerant circuit with a cool water flow from a cool water storage to generate a warm water flow and to cool the refrigerant flow by a subcooling temperature difference, flowing the warm... Agent: Johnson Controls Technology Company

20140260380 - Compressor control for heat transfer system: A compressor is connected with an evaporator, a condenser, and an electrically controlled valve for circulating a working fluid in a system for recovering waste heat to provide heated water. A controller can be configured to adjust an operating capacity of the compressor to maintain output of a condenser temperature... Agent: Energy Recovery Systems Inc.

20140260379 - Expansion valve control for heat transfer system: A compressor is connected with an evaporator, a condenser, and an electrically controlled valve for circulating a working fluid in a system for recovering waste heat to provide heated water for human use. A suction superheat temperature is determined from a measured compressor suction temperature and a suction saturation temperature.... Agent:

20140260382 - Low gwp fluids for high temperature heat pump applications: The present invention relates, in part, to heat transfer compositions, and associated systems and methods, which include a first composition selected from the group consisting of HFO-1233zd, HFC-245fa, and combinations of these: and optionally, a second composition selected from the group consisting of HFO-1234ze, HFC-134a, and combinations of these.... Agent:

20140260377 - Net heat load compensation control method and appliance for temperature stability: A refrigerator and method are provided where the refrigerator includes two or more cooling compartments monitored by temperature sensors and cooled by a plurality of evaporators. The cooling for the evaporators is provided by a compressor operating on a recurring cooling cycle. A processor provides varying levels of voltages to... Agent: Whirlpool Corporation

20140260378 - Robust fixed-sequence control method and appliance for exceptional temperature stability: A method to control a fixed-sequence dual evaporator cooling system including providing a recurring cooling cycle cooling system wherein each recurring cooling cycle comprises first and second cooling cycles for cooling respective first and second interiors, a pump-out cycle for returning coolant to a condenser, and an idle cycle, and... Agent: Whirlpool Corporation

20140260381 - User control interface for heat transfer system: A controller can be connected to a heat transfer system including pressure and temperature sensors, an electrically controlled valve, and a compressor. The controller can be configured to control the heat transfer system according to compressor suction superheat, compressor discharge superheat, compressor suction pressure, compressor discharge pressure, and temperature of... Agent: Energy Recovery Systems Inc.

20140260383 - Refrigeration system with humidity control: A refrigeration system includes a supplemental heat exchanger operably disposed between a condenser and an evaporator. This supplemental heat exchanger is located in selective fluid communication with the air in the conditioned space, and can be toggled between an “invisible” mode in which the heat exchanger acts as a simple... Agent:

20140260384 - Appliance using heated glass panels: Appliances are provided with one or more heated glass panels that provide a uniform and controllable source of heat. The heated glass panels can generate heat for any desired purpose, such as drying articles and removing frost buildup in a freezer.... Agent: Whirlpool Corporation

20140260385 - Refrigerating apparatus and control device for refrigerating machine: A refrigerating apparatus includes a centrifugal compressor, a capacity control mechanism that controls a capacity of the compressor by changing an opening degree of the capacity control mechanism, an expansion mechanism that reduces a pressure of a refrigerant, and a controller. The controller calculates an opening degree of the expansion... Agent: Daikin Applied Americas Inc.

20140260386 - Air conditioning system including pressure control device and bypass valve: An air conditioning system includes: first and second utilization side heat exchangers and a heat source side heat exchanger respectively connected in series; a compressor connected between the first utilization side heat exchanger and the heat source side heat exchanger; an expansion valve connected between the first utilization side heat... Agent: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation

20140260387 - Air-conditioning apparatus: When indoor units are performing a cooling operation, an air-conditioning apparatus controls third flow passage switching valves, for example a first solenoid valve, a second solenoid valve, a third solenoid valve, and a fourth solenoid valve, so that a number of intermediate heat exchangers operating as evaporators is greater than... Agent: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation

20140260388 - Refrigerating apparatus and control device for refrigerating machine: A refrigerating apparatus includes a centrifugal compressor, suction and discharge capacity control mechanisms that control capacity of the compressor by changing opening degrees of the suction and discharge capacity control mechanisms, and a controller that compares a compressor-specific surge curve with an isentropic head to perform rotational speed control of... Agent: Daikin Applied Americas Inc.

20140260389 - Refrigerant flow control for an evaporative atmospheric water condenser: An atmospheric evaporative water condenser is disclosed which includes a refrigerant flow control system. The flow control system has a number of temperature sensors mounted throughout the apparatus which sends signals to a computerized controller. The computerized controller evaluates the signals from the temperature sensors which in turn opens or... Agent:

20140260390 - System for refrigerant charge verification: A diagnostic system for a refrigeration system including a condenser is provided. The diagnostic system may include a controller determining a subcooling temperature of the refrigeration system, an approach temperature of the condenser, and a condenser temperature difference of the condenser. The controller may determine at least one of a... Agent: Emerson Climate Technologies, Inc.

20140260392 - Apparatus and methods for heating water with refrigerant from air conditioning system: An apparatus for heating water has a tank for storing water and an air conditioning system that defines a refrigerant flow path through which refrigerant flows. The refrigerant flow path passes through the heat exchanger so that refrigerant heat is contributed to the tank. A control system controls operation of... Agent:

20140260391 - Refrigeration system with free-cooling: A system for cooling air for use with a liquid cooling fluid loop. The system includes a first refrigerant circuit with an air-cooled condenser, a second refrigerant circuit with a liquid-cooled condenser, and a free-cooling loop. A control device is provided for controlling the operation of the system between a... Agent: Johnson Controls Technology Company

20140260393 - Modular air grill assembly: A modular air grill is taught having a removable return register and a removable supply register. The supply register may be replaced with a blank when adequate cooling or rapid cooling has occurred and the cooling through the ducts is desired rather than immediately adjacent to an air conditioning unit.... Agent: Dometic Corporation

20140260394 - Refrigerated merchandiser with pivotal shelf: A merchandiser that includes a case defining a product display area and a base defining a compartment below the product display area. The merchandiser includes a shelf coupled to the case within the product display area adjacent the base. The shelf is disposed over the compartment and includes a first... Agent: Hussmann Corporation

20140260395 - Merchandiser with louver retainer: A refrigerated merchandiser including a case that defines a product display area and that has a base defining an air inlet disposed adjacent the product display area. The merchandiser also includes a canopy that has an air outlet located adjacent the product display area, an air passageway fluidly connecting the... Agent: Hussmann Corporation

20140260396 - Solar powered a/c saver and utility shed: A solar cooling shed is provided for shielding an air conditioner/heat pump unit from heating by the direct rays of the sun is provided. The solar cooling shed increases airflow through a condenser unit via one or more fans, the fans being powered by off grid energy, such as solar... Agent:

20140260397 - Electrical cabinet with improved heat dissipation: s

20140260398 - Indirect evaporative coolers with enhanced heat transfer: A separator plate assembly for use in an indirect evaporative cooler (IEC) with an air-to-air heat exchanger. The assembly includes a separator plate with a first surface defining a dry channel and a second surface defining a wet channel. The assembly includes heat transfer enhancements provided on the first surface... Agent: Alliance For Sustainable Energy, LLC

20140260399 - Methods and systems for mini-split liquid desiccant air conditioning: A split liquid desiccant air conditioning system is disclosed for treating an air stream flowing into a space in a building. The split liquid desiccant air-conditioning system is switchable between operating in a warm weather operation mode and a cold weather operation mode.... Agent: 7ac Technologies, Inc.

20140260400 - Manifold for a refrigerant recovery device and method: A manifold assembly includes a solenoid valve, a manifold, and a check valve. The manifold has an inlet bore and an outlet bore. The check valve has a first end and a second end. The first end is configured to directly mate with the solenoid valve. The second end is... Agent: Service Solutions U.s. LLC

20140260401 - Hot product impingement freezer with impingement belt apparatus: An impingement apparatus for use with a freezer includes a flexible belt having a first surface, a second surface opposite to the first surface, and a plurality of impingement holes extending through the belt between the first and second surfaces, wherein a passageway is formed in each one of the... Agent:

20140260402 - Air processor enclosure: An enclosure having a base with a chamber for holding water, right and left side panels, front and rear frames for supporting grilles or other air passages, and a top panel. At least the base, the side panels and the top panel are blow molded as separate components each having... Agent:

20140260403 - Air conditioning system utilizing thermal capacity from expansion of compressed fluid: A vehicle air conditioning system is provided. The vehicle air conditioning system includes a first vapor compression refrigeration loop. The first vapor compression refrigeration loop includes a first refrigerant compressor and a first evaporator. The vehicle air conditioning system further includes a tank for holding a compressed fluid, an outlet... Agent: Bergstrom, Inc.

20140260404 - High efficiency refrigeration system: A refrigerant system includes a first, substantially outdoor, two phase heat transfer fluid vapor compression circulation loop including a compressor, a heat exchanger condenser, an expansion device, and the heat absorption side of a heat exchanger evaporator condenser, connected by conduit in a closed loop and having disposed therein a... Agent: Carrier Corporation

20140260405 - Air-conditioning apparatus: When a first temperature difference is the difference between an inlet temperature of a first refrigerant and an outlet temperature of the first refrigerant in the heat exchanger for heating, and a second temperature difference is the difference between an inlet temperature of a second refrigerant and an outlet temperature... Agent: Mitsubshi Electric Corporation

20140260406 - Thin mold ice harvesting: An ice maker includes an ice tray which is moveably mounted to a housing and operable between ice forming and ice harvesting positions. The ice tray comprises a generally planar body portion having a plurality of ice forming cavities disposed thereon. A harvesting mechanism, including retractable or fixed contacting members,... Agent: Whirlpool Corporation

20140260407 - Ice maker for french door bottom mount refrigerator: A dedicated, hermetically sealed ice maker is provided. The ice maker includes a compartment including an ice tray and an ice bin disposed at least partially in the compartment. A dedicated ice maker circuit is disposed at least partially within the compartment and includes a microcompressor, condenser, expansion device, and... Agent: Whirlpool Corporation

20140260408 - Compact air handler with multiple fans: An air handler configured with a plurality of air distribution modules, each including a fan, and at least one damper disposed within to provide and direct conditioned air or fresh air to respective multiple zones of a building.... Agent: Carrier Corporation

20140260409 - Control system for a dual evaporator refrigeration system: A control system for a refrigeration system with dual evaporators is provided. In one embodiment, a control system for a dual evaporator refrigeration system is provided where the evaporators are operated simultaneously to provide for improved temperature and humidity control in a refrigerator appliance. In another embodiment, the control system... Agent: General Electric Company

20140260410 - Methods and systems for controlling power to an electric motor: Methods and systems for controlling an electric motor are provided herein. The system is configured to be coupled to a power supply. The electric motor system includes a rectifier, an electric motor, and a microcontroller. The rectifier is configured to convert an alternating current (AC) voltage input to a direct... Agent: Regal Beloit America, Inc.

20140260411 - Dual temperature refrigerated display case: A dual temperature refrigerated display case including a low temperature refrigerated display case defining a low temperature product display area and including a low temperature air curtain configured to flow across an access opening of the low temperature case. The dual temperature refrigerated display case also includes a medium temperature... Agent: Hussmann Corporation

20140260412 - Liquid vessel cooling system: An improved liquid vessel cooling system for cooling, transporting and dispensing liquid comprises a base assembly having a base housing enclosing a refrigeration unit and having a top surface and a bottom surface, the top surface attached to a thermally conductive support base snugly encircled by a plurality of evaporator... Agent:

20140260413 - Absorption cooling system: The absorption cooling system is capable of continuous operation both day and night while using only solar power for its basic operation. The system is an absorption type system using phase changes of aqua-ammonia and a storage system for storing chilled refrigerant for operations when solar power is not available.... Agent: King Fahd University Of Petroleum And Minerals

20140260414 - Infinitely variable vi in screw compressors using proportional valve control: A variable-efficiency screw compressor for use in a closed-loop system configured to perform refrigeration is provided. The variable-efficiency screw compressor includes an inlet port to draw refrigerant into the variable-efficiency screw compressor, one or more rotating screws in fluid communication with the inlet port to compress the refrigerant, forming a... Agent: Johnson Controls Technology Company

20140260415 - Mixed refrigerant system and method: Provided are mixed refrigerant systems and methods and, more particularly, to a mixed refrigerant system and methods that provides greater efficiency and reduced power consumption.... Agent:

20140260416 - Liquefaction systems and associated processes and methods: Liquefaction systems and associated processes and methods are disclosed herein. Liquefaction systems in accordance with the present technology can include a liquefier positioned to liquefy gases from an emission stream. The liquefier can include a compressor configured to compress a first gas to produce a first liquid, and to compress... Agent: Mcalister Technologies, LLC

20140260418 - Method to maximize lng plant capacity in all seasons: As described herein, a method and system for operating a liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant are provided. The method and system also provide for domestic natural gas production. In the present methods and systems, substantially all of the natural gas produced from a well or formation is processed to form... Agent: Chevron U.s.a. Inc.

20140260417 - Mixed-reflux for heavies removal in lng processing: Systems and methods for removing heavy hydrocarbons are provided. Methods for liquefying a natural gas stream include: (a) cooling at least a portion of the natural gas stream in an upstream refrigeration cycle of a liquefaction process to produce a cooled natural gas stream; (b) separating via a first distillation... Agent: Conocophillips Company

20140260419 - Method of controlling secondary condenser duty: A portion of the overhead vapor from a distillation column is used to heat a process stream. The temperature and flow rate of the stream out of a heat exchanger are controlled so that the vapor is condensed.... Agent: Uop LLC

20140260420 - Flexible ngl recovery methods and configurations: A natural gas liquids plant uses a demethanizer and a deethanizer in a two-column or single column configuration that can be used for ethane recovery and ethane rejection. During ethane recovery, 95% ethane recovery and 99% propane recovery are achieved, while during ethane rejection the sales gas Wobbe Index requirement... Agent: Fluor Technologies Corporation

20140260421 - Systems and methods for enhanced recovery of ngl hydrocarbons: Systems and methods for the enhanced recovery of ethane and heavier hydrocarbons using an absorbing agent. Typical absorbing agents include one or more C3+ alkanes. The systems and methods separate components of a feed gas containing methane and heavier hydrocarbons, which maximizes ethane recovery, without requiring appreciable increases in capital... Agent: Ipsi L.l.c

20140260422 - Low temperature air separation process for producing pressurized gaseous product: A compressed air stream is cooled in an exchanger to form a compressed cooled air stream. The stream is then cryogenically compressed in a first compressor to form a first pressurized gas stream. The first pressurized gas stream is further cooled in the exchanger, cryogenically compressed in a second compressor,... Agent: L'air Liquide, Societe Anonyme Pour L'etude Et L'exploitation Des Procedes Georges Claude

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20140250918 - Thermally-conditioned beverage holder: A cooling system comprises a container that is conductively coupled or convectively coupled to a thermoelectric device to selectively cool and/or heat the container. A climate controlled container system for a vehicle includes a container or cavity and a conduction element configured to cool the cavity. In some embodiments, the... Agent: Gentherm Incorporated

20140250919 - Portion cooler: A device for cooling beverages comprises a cooling chamber 3, a supply arrangement 31, a dispensing arrangement 4 and at least one thermoelectric converter 5. The cooling chamber encloses a hollow space 35, 36, 37, 38. The supply arrangement is configured to supply a liquid to the hollow space enclosed... Agent:

20140250920 - Pulse tube refrigerator: A pulse tube refrigerator includes a compressor, a regenerator to which a refrigerant gas is discharged from the compressor and from which the refrigerant gas returns to the compressor, a pulse cube including a low-temperature end connected to the low-temperature end of the regenerator, and a flow rate controller provided... Agent: Sumitomo Heavy Industries, Ltd.

20140250921 - System for supplying liquefied natural gas fuel: The system heats glycol water using steam generated by a boiler and heating LNG using the glycol water, thereby increasing efficiently the LNG to temperature required for an engine. In addition, the system senses LNG flowing to a glycol tank using a pressure sensor, etc. when the LNG flows to... Agent: Hyundai Heavy Industries Co., Ltd.

20140250922 - System for supplying liquefied natural gas fuel: A system for supplying LNG fuel is disclosed. The system includes a fuel supplying line connected from an LNG storage tank to a high pressure engine and a low pressure engine, respectively, a pump formed on the fuel supplying line, and configured to pressurize LNG outputted from the LNG storage... Agent: Hyundai Heavy Industries Co., Ltd.

20140250923 - Cryopump: A cryopump includes: a cryopanel assembly including a plurality of cryopanels each having an adsorption area on both surfaces thereof; a radiation shield forming a gas receiving space that surrounds the cryopanel assembly; and a radiation cover disposed in a cryopump inlet. The radiation cover includes a main plate located... Agent: Sumitomo Heavy Industries, Ltd.

20140250924 - Method of controlling indoor temperature: A method of controlling a temperature in a room includes the following steps: 1) Sense a volume of sound in the room to obtain a sensed volume; and 2) Control an output of an air conditioning unit to keep a temperature in the room in a first temperature while the... Agent:

20140250926 - Cooler ice net: A cooler ice net adapted to reside inside a cooler is described. The cooler ice net typically contains cubed ice dispersed among or burying the cooler articles, and also enables the cubed ice to be readily separable from the cooler articles and removable from the cooler. A mesh barrier portion... Agent:

20140250925 - Predictive failure algorithm for refrigeration systems: An apparatus and method for predicting failure of a ultralow temperature freezer is disclosed. The freezer includes a variety of temperature sensors, which monitor the temperature of the freezer at various components, such as at the heat exchanger, the condenser, and the evaporator. A controller is in communication with these... Agent:

20140250927 - Adsorption heat pump system and method of driving adsorption heat pump: An adsorption heat pump system includes: an adsorption heat pump including a condenser configured to condense a vapor of a refrigerant; an air-cooling device configured to air-cool a coolant discharged from the condenser in the adsorption heat pump and to resupply the air-cooled coolant to the condenser; and a controller.... Agent: Fujitsu Limited

20140250929 - Cooling device and method of controlling cooling device: A cooling device capable of achieving cooling performance suitable for an amount of generated heat from a heat source is provided. A cooling device cooling HV equipment includes a compressor for circulating a coolant; a heat exchanger performing heat exchange between the coolant and outside air; an expansion valve decompressing... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20140250928 - Variable pid enable for compressor control algorithm: A control system, which may be a Proportional Integral Derivative (PID) control system, controls a component by adjusting the control input and the execution of the control output whenever a change in a state of a component exceeds a certain value. A method is also described.... Agent: Continental Automotive Systems, Inc.

20140250930 - Dehumidifying apparatus: A first heat exchanger, a desiccant block, and a second heat exchanger are arranged in series. In a dehumidification operation, a first operation mode in which the first heat exchanger acts as a condenser or a radiator and the second heat exchanger acts as an evaporator and a second operation... Agent: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation

20140250931 - Seasonal thermal energy storage system: A seasonal thermal energy storage system for heat supply and removal, including an energy-storage device, a solar collector, a refrigerating unit, and a water supply device in closed-loop connection to a user terminal. The energy-storage device includes at least a heat source storage pond and a cold source storage pond.... Agent: Sunshine Kaidi New Energy Group Co., Ltd

20140250932 - Portable heat exchange cooler: A portable heat exchange cooler with a self-contained heat exchange unit configured for cost-effective transportation without wide-load travel restrictions to remote locations. The portable heat exchange cooler can include a process cooler, an engine driver, and a fuel vessel, each mounted on a gooseneck-style trailer. The process cooler is typically... Agent:

20140250933 - Cooling system for eco-friendly vehicle: A cooling system for an eco-friendly vehicle, may include an unified radiator that cools working fluid flowing therethrough to cool an electric power component and an air-cooling type AC condenser, respectively, a pump that is disposed in a series with the unified radiator to pump up the working fluid in... Agent: Kia Motors Corporation

20140250934 - Cooling system for eco-friendly vehicle: A cooling system for an eco-friendly vehicle, may include an unified radiator that cools working fluid flowing therethrough to cool an electric power component and an air-cooling type AC condenser, respectively, a pump that is disposed in a series with the unified radiator to pump up the working fluid in... Agent: Kia Motors Corporation

20140250935 - Desiccant based chilling system: A system includes an intercooler configured to receive an airflow from a first compressor, to transfer heat from the airflow to a working fluid, and to provide the airflow to a second compressor. The system also includes an evaporative chiller configured to receive the working fluid from the intercooler, to... Agent: General Electric Company

20140250936 - Heat exchange unit and refrigeration device: A heat exchange unit includes a first heat exchanger, a second heat exchanger and a water guiding member. The first heat exchanger has a first heat exchange part exchanging heat between a refrigerant flowing in an interior and air passing an exterior. The second heat exchanger has a second heat... Agent: Daikin Industries, Ltd.

20140250937 - Hermetic-type compressor and refridgeration cycle apparatus: A compression mechanism portion housed in a closed case is provided with a partition plate located between a first cylinder and a second cylinder. The compression mechanism includes a first bearing discharge port formed to a first bearing and a first partition plate discharge port formed to the partition plate... Agent: Toshiba Carrier Corporation

20140250938 - Sample cooling device: A sample cooling device is provided with, inside a sample storage which stores therein a sample rack, a first heat transfer member arranged at a position in contact with the sample rack, a second heat transfer member which cools the inside of the sample storage, and a condensate discharge mechanism... Agent: Shimadzu Corporation

20140250939 - Evaporatively cooled refrigeration system: In at least one aspect of this disclosure, a refrigeration system includes an evaporatively cooled condenser configured to transfer heat from the refrigeration system to an atmosphere, an air inlet in fluid communication with the condenser, and an evaporative cooling medium disposed between the atmosphere and the condenser such that... Agent: University Of Central Florida Research Foundation, Inc.

20140250940 - Fan support and storage apparatus: A fan support and storage apparatus for use in cooling a user's torso while the user is positioned adjacent the apparatus includes a base member having upper and lower portions. The apparatus includes a tubular support member having a first end operatively coupled to the base member and a second... Agent:

20140250941 - Transport refrigeration system with engine exhaust cooling: A heat exchanger includes an inner tube extending along a central axis, an array of a plurality of heat transfer members mounted to the inner tube, and a plurality of outer tubes disposed radially outward of and in parallel relationship to the inner tube, the inner and outer tubes extending... Agent: Carrier Corporation

20140250942 - Stable solutions of sacrosidase: A solution of sacrosidase in glycerol/water that is enzymatically stable indefinitely when maintained at about −18° C. to −22° C. is disclosed.... Agent: Qol Medical LLC

20140250943 - Automated device for storing, preserving and providing bags of blood: An automated device for storing, preserving and providing bags of blood comprises a control unit and a refrigerated cell containing a plurality of storage modules on top of one another. Each module comprises a storage disc which has on it a plurality of radially open compartments intended for housing the... Agent: Angelantoni Life Science S.r.l. Also Known As Als S.r.l.

20140250944 - Energy recovery apparatus for a refrigeration system: An energy recovery apparatus for use in a refrigeration system, comprises an intake port, a nozzle, a turbine and a discharge port. The intake port is adapted to be in fluid communication with a condenser of a refrigeration system. The nozzle comprises a fluid passageway. The nozzle is configured to... Agent:

20140250945 - Carbon dioxide recovery: The present techniques are directed to a system and method for recovering carbon dioxide (CO2). The method includes recovering the CO2 from a gas mixture including the CO2 via a CO2 separation system. The CO2 separation system includes a rotating freezer/melter.... Agent:

20140250946 - Method for recovering hydrocarbon compounds and a hydrocarbon recovery apparatus from a gaseous by-product: There is provided a method for recovering hydrocarbon compounds from a gaseous by-products generated in the Fisher-Tropsch synthesis reaction, the method comprising a pressurizing step in which the gaseous by-products are pressurized, a cooling step in which the pressurized gaseous by-products are pressurized to liquefy hydrocarbon compounds in the gaseous... Agent: Nippon Steel Engineering Co., Ltd.

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