KBAUTOTECH CO., LTD.
|KBAUTOTECH CO., LTD. Patent applications|
|Patent application number||Title||Published|
|20140174099||HEAT EXCHANGER HAVING THERMOELECTRIC ELEMENT - A heat exchanger having a thermoelectric element. A heat-generating pack defines therein a circulation space, and has a passage in an upper portion of one end and a passage in the lower portion of the opposite end. A heat-absorbing pack defines therein a circulation space, and has a passage in the lower portion of one end and a passage in the upper portion of the opposite end. The heat-generating pack and the heat-absorbing pack are stacked on each other. The thermoelectric element is disposed between the heat-generating pack and the heat-absorbing pack, and has a heat-generating surface adjoining the heat-generating pack and a heat-absorbing surface adjoining the heat-absorbing pack.||06-26-2014|
|20140165609||AIR-CONDITIONING APPARATUS FOR ELECTRIC VEHICLE - An air-conditioning apparatus for an electric vehicle, which includes a main core disposed on a ventilation channel, and a thermoelectric device having a first surface and a second surface performing heat generation or heat absorption. An air-conditioning channel through which cooling water circulates around the first surface of the thermoelectric device and the main core is also provided along with a waste heat channel through which the cooling water circulates around the second surface of the thermoelectric device and an electric component A controller configured to control the thermoelectric device so that the first surface and the second surface serve as a heat generating surface and a heat absorbing surface, respectively, and control circulation through the air-conditioning channel or the waste heat channel in a heating mode.||06-19-2014|
|20140165606||AIR-CONDITIONING APPARATUS FOR VEHICLE - An air-conditioning apparatus for a vehicle, which includes an evaporator core and a heater core disposed on a ventilation channel overlapping each other, and thermoelectric device having a heat generating surface and a heat absorbing surface. A cooling line including a first cooling channel through which cooling water circulates around the heat absorbing surface and the evaporator core and a second cooling channel through which the cooling water circulates around the heat absorbing surface and an engine, and a heating line including a first heating channel through which the cooling water circulates around the heat generating surface and the heater core and a second heating channel through which the cooling water circulates around the engine and the heater core are also included. A controller controls concurrent circulation through the second cooling channel and the first heating channel or circulation through the second heating channel in a heating mode.||06-19-2014|
|20140150739||HEAT EXCHANGER FOR VEHICLE - A heat exchanger for a vehicle includes a heat radiating portion including first and second connecting lines formed alternately by stacking a plurality of plates, and receiving first and second operating fluids therethrough that heat-exchange with each other while circulating unmixed through the respective first and second connecting lines, a bifurcating portion connecting an inflow hole for flowing one of the first and second operating fluids with an exhaust hole for exhausting the one operating fluid to bypass the heat radiating portion according to a temperature of the one operating fluid, and a valve unit mounted at the inflow hole to selectively open one of the connecting lines by expansion and contraction of deformable material so as to flow the operating fluid selectively to the heat radiating portion or the bifurcating portion according to a temperature of the one operating fluid flowing into the inflow hole.||06-05-2014|
|20140130517||COOLING AND HEATING CUP HOLDER - A cup holder, which cools and heats a cup, includes an inner holder, an outer holder, a thermoelectric device and a blower. The inner holder, made of metal, holds the cup therein and has a protrusion on a side portion thereof. An open portion of the protrusion defines a flow hole. The outer holder surrounds a side surface of the inner holder at a predetermined interval, such that a circulation space is formed between the outer holder and the inner holder. The thermoelectric device, disposed in the circulation space, includes first and second sections. The first section closely adjoins the protrusion of the inner holder. The second section extends through the outer holder and is exposed outward. The blower is disposed inside the circulation space adjacent to the flow hole, and enables air inside the inner holder and air inside the circulation space to circulate and transfer heat.||05-15-2014|
|20130167556||COOLING AND HEATING APPARATUS FOR VEHICLE SEATS AND METHOD OF CONTROLLING THE SAME - A cooling and heating apparatus for vehicle seats and a method of controlling the same, which can control the cooling or heating temperature by sensing the temperature of air before the air is introduced into a cooling and heating module. The apparatus includes: a blower fan installed in a housing so as to forcibly blow cool or hot air to an air supply channel of a vehicle seat; a temperature sensor mounted in the housing at a location at which the temperature sensor comes into contact with sucked air and senses a temperature of the sucked air; and a control unit receiving a temperature signal from the temperature sensor and controlling a cooling or heating temperature according to a characteristic value that corresponds to a state of the sucked air and is selected from characteristic values stored therein.||07-04-2013|
|20130127210||VENTILATION APPARATUS FOR SEAT - A ventilation apparatus for a seat in which a positive temperature coefficient (PTC) heater is equipped in the ventilation apparatus which blows air to the seat in order to prevent overheating as well as to reduce heat loss. The ventilation apparatus includes a seat having a back and a seating section each of which has a discharge passage which discharges air toward a user. A blower is disposed in each discharge passage of the seat. A PTC heater is disposed inside each blower, and heats air that is being blown. A control unit simultaneously or individually controls the blowers and the PTC heaters. Accordingly, heating efficiency is improved and safety is increased.||05-23-2013|
|20130125563||CONDENSATE WATER REMOVING APPARATUS FOR VEHICLE AIR CONDITIONERS - A condensate water removing apparatus for vehicle air conditioners which quickly removes condensate water generated from a thermoelement assembly. The apparatus includes: a thermoelement assembly installed in an air channel that guides air sucked and blown by a blower fan for heating or cooling; a partition plate placed to come into contact with the thermoelement assembly so that it guides air when sucked air passes through the thermoelement assembly so as to become cooling or heating air, the partition plate partitioning the air channel into an air supply channel and an air discharge channel; and a moisture absorbing material covering the thermoelement assembly and extending from the air supply channel to the air discharge channel so that the moisture absorbing material absorbs condensate water generated from the air supply channel and guides the condensate water to the air discharge channel, thereby removing the condensate water in the air discharge channel.||05-23-2013|
|20120144844||AIR-CONDITIONING VENTILATION SEAT MODULE FOR VEHICLES - An air-conditioning ventilation seat module for vehicles, may include a blower unit having a housing, a thermoelectric module having a casing mounted in the housing, wherein a thermoelectric device may be mounted in the casing, and wherein an internal space of the casing may be divided into a cold air path and a hot air path, a separator connected to one side of the thermoelectric module between the cold air path and the hot air path and having a curved section in order to maximize an amount of absorbing a condensate that may be created by a temperature difference between the cold air path and the hot air path when the seat module operates in cooling mode.||06-14-2012|
|20120079836||COOLING AND HEATING DEVICE FOR ELECTRIC VEHICLE - A cooling and heating device for an electric vehicle includes a blower unit, which contains therein a blower in order to forcibly blow intake air. A temperature control unit is connected to the blower unit to receive air that is blown from the blower unit. A heat exchanger core having a thermoelectric element is disposed inside the temperature control unit. A heat pipe transfers heat. One end of the heat pipe is in contact with one surface of the thermoelectric element. Heat dissipation fins are disposed on the other end of the heat pipe. A cooling passage contains therein the heat dissipation fins of the heat pipe. Coolant fluid flows inside the cooling passage so that the coolant fluid performs heat exchange with the heat dissipation fins. The cooling and heating device can be used with electric vehicles and can increase cooling efficiency.||04-05-2012|
Patent applications by KBAUTOTECH CO., LTD.