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Class / Patent application numberDescriptionNumber of patent applications / Date published
062056000 PROCESSES 1467
062132000 AUTOMATIC CONTROL 707
062467000 REFRIGERATION PRODUCER 655
062600000 CRYOGENIC TREATMENT OF GAS OR GAS MIXTURE 643
062300100 USING ELECTRICAL OR MAGNETIC EFFECT 458
062440000 COOLED ENCLOSURE 339
062340000 MEANS PRODUCING SHAPED OR MODIFIED CONGEALED PRODUCT 309
062450100 STORAGE OF SOLIDIFIED OR LIQUIFIED GAS (E.G., CRYOGEN) 269
062259100 STRUCTURAL INSTALLATION 260
062125000 WITH INDICATOR OR TESTER 195
062404000 GAS CONTROLLER OR DIRECTOR 171
062272000 WITH MEANS PREVENTING OR HANDLING ATMOSPHERIC CONDENSATE RELATIVE TO HEAT ABSORBER 170
062238100 DISPARATE APPARATUS UTILIZED AS HEAT SOURCE OR ABSORBER 147
062006000 GAS COMPRESSION, HEAT REGENERATION AND EXPANSION, E.G., STIRLING CYCLE 111
062324100 REVERSIBLE, I.E., HEAT PUMP 109
062389000 WITHDRAWABLE LIQUID, E.G., DISPENSER 102
062239000 WITH VEHICLE FEATURE 94
062246000 DISPLAY TYPE 72
062264000 WITH ILLUMINATING OR RADIANT ENERGY MEANS 55
062235100 UTILIZING SOLAR ENERGY 44
062550500 LOW PRESSURE COLD TRAP PROCESS AND APPARATUS 44
062304000 MATERIAL COOLING MEANS INCLUDING GAS-LIQUID CONTACTOR 42
062430000 INTERMEDIATE FLUID CONTAINER TRANSFERRING HEAT TO HEAT ABSORBER OR HOLDOVER 39
062271000 ATMOSPHERE AND SORBENT CONTACTING TYPE 38
062320000 WITH COMMINUTOR OR CUTTER 35
062331000 COMBINED 31
062401000 AIR COMPRESSOR, COOLER AND EXPANDER TYPE 26
062335000 PLURAL PAIRED DIFFERENT FUNCTION REFRIGERATION PRODUCING ELEMENTS, E.G., CASCADE 25
062296000 MUFFLER OR SOUND DAMPENER 22
062317000 WITH SEPARATOR-CLARIFIER FOR COOLED FLUID OR ICE-MELT 22
062001000 CONSUMABLE PRODUCTS PRODUCED BY COOLING 21
062231000 TIME OR PROGRAM ACTUATOR 18
062005000 VORTEX TUBE, E.G., RANQUE 18
062236000 WITH ALTERNATELY USABLE ENERGY SOURCES 18
062004000 CHEMICAL REACTION OR SOLIDS DISSOLVING 18
062378000 ARTICLE MOVING MEANS 15
062373000 LIQUID CONTACTING DISCRETE COMMODITY 14
062298000 WITH REPAIR, ASSEMBLY OR DISASSEMBLY MEANS 13
062529000 REFRIGERANT OR COOLANT, STORER OR HANDLER 12
062292000 WITH MEANS FOR CHARGING CLOSED REFRIGERATION PRODUCING SYSTEM 11
062323100 WITH INTERNAL-COMBUSTION ENGINE 10
062303000 WITH CLEANING MEANS FOR APPARATUS 9
062377000 ARTICLE HOLDER MOUNTED ON DOOR OR PIVOTED PARTITION 7
062337000 COOLED ARTICLE STORAGE COMPARTMENT AND COOLED ISOLATED MATERIAL HANDLER 6
062235000 RINK 5
20130074538Led Display System for Ice Rinks - A display system for ice rinks comprises a panel having at least one enclosure containing a plurality of LEDs for displaying any indicia or images etc. The panel is adapted to be placed under the ice when in use. The panel is provided with a cooling apparatus for circulating a coolant through the at least one enclosure to remove heat generated by the LEDs. In one aspect, the panel includes at least one channel, within which a plurality of light emitting diodes, LEDs, are provided. The LEDs are controlled to display any indicia or images from under the ice when the panel is in use. The panel includes a manifold system for distributing a coolant through the channels so as to dissipate any heat generated by the LED, thereby, avoiding affecting the temperature of the ice.03-28-2013
20130036758REFRIGERATION EQUIPMENT WITH SLEEVE-TYPE COLLECTION PIPE FOR ARTIFICIAL SKATING RINK - Refrigeration equipment with a sleeve-type collection pipe for an artificial skating rink comprising at least a refrigerating system (02-14-2013
20130055745ICE RINK COOLING FACILITY - An ice rink cooling facility 03-07-2013
20090000323APPARATUS AND METHODS FOR REFURBISHING ICE SURFACES - An apparatus and method for resurfacing ice surfaces such as ice hockey playing surfaces wherein an ice shaving blade system and an ice scooping system operate over the entire width of (or the entire length of) said playing surface.01-01-2009
20120073319CO2 REFRIGERATION SYSTEM FOR ICE-PLAYING SURFACES03-29-2012
062332000 DIVERSE SYSTEMS, E.G., ICE AND MECHANICAL 5
20110126575REFRIGERATING APPARATUS - There is disclosed a refrigerating apparatus which can more efficiently cool the inside of a chamber to an ultralow temperature. In a refrigerating apparatus R06-02-2011
20110000247MULTIPLE REFRIGERANT THERMAL ENERGY STORAGE AND COOLING SYSTEM WITH SECONDARY REFRIGERANT ISOLATION - Disclosed are a method and device for a refrigerant-based thermal storage system wherein a condensing unit and an ice-tank heat exchanger can be isolated through a second heat exchanger. The disclosed embodiments provide a refrigerant-based ice storage system with increased reliability, lower cost components, and reduced power consumption compared to a single phase system such as a glycol system.01-06-2011
20130145790HEATING AND COOLING DEVICE AND HEATING AND COOLING MODULE FOR A HEATING AND COOLING DEVICE - A heating/cooling device (06-13-2013
20080236185AIR CONDITIONER - An air conditioner including an indoor heat exchange unit to perform a heat exchange process by the supply and absorption of heat through the circulation of a first refrigerant, at least one outdoor heat exchange unit to perform a heat exchange process by the absorption and supply of heat through the circulation of a second refrigerant, and an intermediate connection unit to perform a heat exchange between the first refrigerant and the second refrigerant.10-02-2008
20120324939CRYOGENIC EXHAUST GAS AIR CONDITIONER - An air conditioner apparatus includes an exhaust pipe having a first end in communication with exhaust gas from an exhaust generating device disposed in a first atmosphere with a first temperature, and a second end discharging the exhaust gas to a second atmosphere with a second temperature; an inlet pipe substantially surrounding the exhaust pipe, the inlet pipe spaced apart from the exhaust pipe for providing a space therebetween and having a first end in communication with the first atmosphere and a second end in communication with the second atmosphere and through which the second atmosphere is introduced into the space; and a guide assembly disposed in the space for guiding the second atmosphere through the space for heat transfer with the exhaust gas moving through the exhaust pipe.12-27-2012
062371000 PORTABLE, COMMODITY-CONTAINING 4
20080229775Apparatus for Controlling the Temperature of a Liquid - An apparatus for controlling the temperature of water in a tank for cooling a liquid such as beer flowing in a multiple coil circuit submersible in the water in the tank. The apparatus comprises a tank, at least one divider for dividing the tank into at least two compartments. At least one compartment being a beer coil compartment for receiving the coils carrying the beer and at least one compartment being an ice compartment for receiving and storing ice from an ice making machine. Pump is provided for pumping water from the ice compartment into the at least one other compartment.09-25-2008
20100077790PLASTIC BEER KEG - A plastic beer keg includes an outer container and an inner liner. A removable lid is secured over an opening to the container to enclose the liner. In use, the lid can be removed and ice placed in the container directly on the liner, ice flows into gaps between the liner and the container to provide rapid cooling of the content of the liner.04-01-2010
20120266625APPARATUS FOR MAINTAINING THE TEMPERATURE OF A FLUID - An apparatus for maintaining the temperature of a fluid in a container includes a body having a cavity and a seal assembly adapted to engage and temporarily seal the container; a second fluid located and sealed in the cavity and having a freezing point below 0° C.; and the body and the seal assembly have no apertures through which the fluid or the second fluid flows.10-25-2012
20100011798Cooler with automatic product height adjustment mechanism - A cooler has a housing defining a product compartment having a floor panel. A product platform is disposed in the product compartment and is movable vertically relative to the floor panel. A plurality of product containers are disposed on the product platform within the product compartment. A constant force spring disposed between the floor panel and the product platform exerts an upward force on the product platform to maintain product containers at a constant height as product containers are removed and as ice melts.01-21-2010
062384000 COOLER UTILIZING SOLIDIFIED GAS 4
20130019628DEVICE FOR INSTANT COOLING OF LIQUIDS, BEVERAGES AND FOOD - Device and system for producing instant cooling, particularly for lowering the temperature of liquids and beverages contained in bottles. The same device can be used, by means of appropriate positioning of the diffusers in specific trays, for cooling foods. Moreover, the diffusers appropriately positioned in insulated containers act as portable refrigeration cabinet for foods, beverages and any product or material that requires to be preserved at low temperatures.01-24-2013
20080289357LIQUID NITROGEN COOLED BEVERAGE DISPENSER - Liquids to be dispensed as “frozen” or “slush” beverages are rapidly cooled to a suitable target viscosity or percentage of frozen, by maintaining a flow of liquid nitrogen through one or more heat exchangers, counterflowing the beverage to be cooled from a reservoir to a dispenser, and controlling the flow of liquid nitrogen to achieve the target viscosity or percentage of frozen of the beverage to be dispensed.11-27-2008
20100281909REUSABLE FLOW-DOWN BEVERAGE DISPENSER - A reusable apparatus and process for dispensing, cooling and collecting a beverage are disclosed. In particular it relates to a beverage dispensers which may be used in a drinking establishment or party environment, which combines elements of decor or aesthetics with those of beverage cooling in a visible way. The dispensing part of the invention is via gravity induced flow, as the beverage is poured in to the top, flows along a channel on the surface of or through a tube within a container which holds chilled or frozen material but keeps it out of contact with the beverage, and releases the beverage to a receptacle, thus cooling the beverage flowing over or through the container. Methods and apparatus for using and enhancing the decorative nature of the container and cooling process are also disclosed.11-11-2010
20110197622DEVICE AND METHOD FOR DOSING COOLING MEDIUM FOR THE PURPOSE OF COOLING DRINKS - The invention relates to a device for dosing a cooling medium, in particular for the purpose of cooling drinks. The device comprises at least one cooling medium supply container (08-18-2011
062123000 SEPARATOR FOR SOLIDIFIED CONSTITUENT OF LIQUID MIXTURE 4
20100126193PROCESS AND APPARATUS FOR CONCENTRATING DILUTE SOLUTION - The present invention provides a process and an apparatus for concentrating dilute solution.05-27-2010
20080264078EVAPORATIVE COOLING TOWER AND METHOD - A cooling tower for evaporating water from a brine solution is provided and may include an air inlet, a brine inlet for receiving the brine solution, and a heat-exchange assembly receiving the brine solution from the brine inlet and receiving air from the air inlet. The heat-exchange assembly transfers moisture from the brine solution to the air received from the air inlet to reduce the moisture content of the brine solution.10-30-2008
20100058784METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PROVIDING UNIFORMITY OF VAPOUR AND LIQUID PHASES IN A MIXED STREAM - In method of providing uniformity of vapour and liquid phases in two or more streams derived from a mixed vapour and liquid stream (03-11-2010
20100263394CHILLER ASSEMBLY - A chiller assembly includes an enclosure having a separator panel provided therein that divides the enclosure into first and second compartments. The separator panel is mounted at an angle relative to the horizontal. A condenser is provided with the first compartment. A heat exchanger is provided with the second compartment. The heat exchanger and the condenser utilize refrigerant flowing therebetween to remove heat from a supply of fluid flowing through the heat exchanger. The enclosure includes a debris opening to provide access to debris collected on the separator panel when one of air and fluid is directed through the condenser in a direction towards the separator panel during a cleaning operation of the condenser.10-21-2010
062007000 UTILIZING FUEL AS REFRIGERANT 4
20130055728Refrigeration Vehicle and Method for Cooling its Refrigeration Space Using a Low-Temperature-Liquefied Combustible Gas - The present invention relates to a refrigeration vehicle comprising at least one refrigeration space, which can be cooled via at least one supplemental heat exchanger. The supplemental heat exchanger in the refrigeration space is connected to other components, preferably via couplings and flexible lines, establishing a heat exchange loop being able to exchange heat with an evaporator for low-temperature liquefied combustible gas. Moreover the Refrigeration vehicle comprises at least one first vehicle part and one second vehicle part being dividable and wherein the first vehicle part comprises an internal combustion engine and the evaporator for the low-temperature liquefied combustible gas. The refrigeration vehicle in addition comprises a first nitrogen tank for liquid nitrogen and a nitrogen heat exchanger as well as a boil-off device in the first vehicle part for joint storage and/or transportation of low-temperature liquefied combustible gas and liquid nitrogen by keeping the combustible gas cooled in a fuel tank indirectly or directly by the liquid nitrogen. The invention relates, furthermore, to a refrigeration method for refrigerating at least one refrigeration space of a refrigeration vehicle via at least one supplemental heat exchanger. Heat is extracted from the refrigeration space via the supplemental heat exchanger and conducted via a heat exchange loop to an evaporator, for evaporation of low-temperature liquefied combustible gas, especially liquefied natural gas, which is afterwards supplied to an internal combustion engine of the refrigeration vehicle. The present invention is especially suitable for refrigeration transporters operated with natural gas, which are used for the distribution of frozen and chilled goods to retail dealers. In particular the economic employment of a combustion engine operated with natural gas in a transporter, storing the natural gas in the liquid phase, and the combined use of this cold for cooling a refrigeration space is highly advantageous, because the amount of energy needed all in all can be explicitly lowered. Moreover, using the boil-off device in the tractor is particularly advantageous, because a simultaneous, combined filling mode for liquid nitrogen and natural gas at a corresponding filling station unit becomes possible, realizing an extraordinary increase in efficiency.03-07-2013
20080276627FUEL GAS SUPPLY SYSTEM AND METHOD OF A SHIP - A fuel gas supply system of a ship is provided for supplying fuel gas to a high-pressure gas injection engine of the ship, wherein the ship has an LNG fuel tank for storing LNG as fuel and LNG is extracted from an LNG fuel tank of the ship, compressed at a high pressure, gasified, and then supplied to the high-pressure gas injection engine.11-13-2008
20110056216Pulsed Propane Refrigeration Device and Method - Embodiments of the disclosed technology comprise a combination refrigeration and combustion system including a tank that holds liquefied gas, an expansion valve in fluid connection with the tank, and a sealable chamber housing an evaporator, with the evaporator in fluid connection with the expansion valve. The system is configured for expulsion of the liquefied gas from the tank into the expansion valve. The expulsion takes place in at least one pulse over part of a defined time interval. After an expulsion of gas, the liquefied gas expands into gaseous form in the evaporator, allowing for continuous combustion of the gas in gaseous form.03-10-2011
20110219786FLUID 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 cycle. A hydraulic motor is mechanically connected with the compressor and powered by the heat sink fluid, which is circulated by a pump.09-15-2011
062268000 VACUUMIZED CHAMBER WITH OPEN VAPOR OR GAS OUTLET 3
20090025415DEVICE AND METHOD FOR VACUUM-SEALING A COOLING MEDIUM - A device and a method for vacuum-sealing cooling medium is to allow a work piece being vacuumed for the cooling medium being introduced into the work piece. The device provides a first passage, a second passage, a sucking unit, a cooling medium supply unit and a sealing passage. The first passage and the second passage each have an end being connected to the sucking unit and the cooing medium supply unit respectively. The sealing passage communicates with another end of the first passage and another end of the second passage respectively and provides a sealing component, wherein a conveying passage is provided at the sealing component for the work piece being vacuumed or introduced with the cooling medium via said first passage or said second passage.01-29-2009
20080302121Air conditioning system - An air-conditioning system comprising water as the coolant in the heat exchanger in relation with cooling the air. A source of vacuum assists the vaporization action. The heat of vaporization of water is greater than a coolant of the fluorocarbon series, and the system operates most efficiently by dispersing the water vapor and its absorbed heat directly into the atmosphere instead of being kept within a closed cycle system which would require additional equipment and be much less efficient. One modification of the system incorporates a steam ejector system for a large air-conditioning system designed for a large structure.12-11-2008
20100139303ELECTRICAL REFRIGERATOR WITH VACUUM PRESERVING SYSTEM AND CORRESPONDING CONTROL METHOD - An electric refrigerator includes a vacuum preservation system. The electric refrigerator includes a refrigerator body with a refrigeration compartment, and a vacuum preservation system inside the refrigerator body. The vacuum preservation system includes a vacuum preservation container inside the refrigeration compartment, a vacuum generation device for building up a vacuum in the vacuum preservation container, a control device for controlling a buildup in the vacuum, and a measuring and monitoring device for measuring and monitoring an operating state of the vacuum preservation system.06-10-2010
062293000 HAND MANIPULABLE TOOL 3
20100089087Cold Probe for Cooling Liquids - A chilled probe for quickly and conveniently cooling a liquid is positioned to permit a user to insert the probe into the liquid to be cooled. Feedback, in the form of an indication of a representative liquid temperature, is also provided to increase the value of the method and apparatus. Individual sleeves are conveniently provided on a roll to keep the chilled probe from coming into direct contact with the liquid, thereby avoiding contamination between liquid samples being cooled.04-15-2010
20110192185Cryogenic freezing apparatus - A kit is described for use in freezing liquid within a first pipe of a given first diameter and a second pipe of a given second diameter less than the given first diameter. The kit includes a multi-section refrigerant chamber adapted for attachment around a pipe, the chamber having end mounting walls with openings having a diameter greater than the first given diameter; a pair of first adapter plates attachable to the outer faces of the end walls of the chamber sections, the first adapter plates having central pipe receiving openings with a diameter equal to the first given diameter; and a pair of second adapter plates attachable to the outer faces of the end walls of the chamber sections, the second adapter plates having central pipe receiving opening with a diameter equal to the second given diameter. A compressible gasket can be inserted between the chamber sections.08-11-2011
20080196434Beverage Cooling Device - A device for cooling beverages comprises a body and a clip connected to the body via an articulated arm. In use, the clip is engaged with the rim of a drinking vessel such that the arm extends into the drinking vessel and holds the body near the bottom of the vessel. The body contains a material which absorbs heat and thereby cools the beverage. The arm and clip help to keep the body immersed and prevent it from floating.08-21-2008
062265000 COMPARTMENT ACCESS OR USE AND AIR BLOCKING 3
20090255288PORTABLE RACK CARRIER DEVICE AND THE METHOD OF USE - A unique device for facilitating insertion and retrieval of biological specimens into and from a liquid nitrogen storage tank and a method of using the device is disclosed. The device basically has one U-shaped mainframe body, two handles, one semi-circular switch, four hooks, one rack rod locker, and one cross-shaped sample box holder.10-15-2009
20100018235REFRIGERATOR AND/OR FREEZER - The present invention relates to a refrigerator and/or freezer, in particular a chest refrigerator or freezer (01-28-2010
20080229773Refrigerator - A refrigerator includes: a cabinet which comprises at least one storage compartment formed with an opening at one side thereof; and a door unit which opens and closes the opening, the door unit comprising: a first door which is rotatably attached to the cabinet and opens and closes a partial area of the opening, a second door which is rotatably attached to the first door and opens and closes the remaining area of the opening, and a cool air blocking member which is disposed across a planar surface of one of the first door and the second door and a planar surface of the other of the first door and the second door and prevents cool air from leaking from a gap between the first door and the second door while the door unit is closed.09-25-2008
062258000 WITH MEANS FORMING NON-COOLED WORK SURFACE, E.G., COUNTER, TABLE, SIDEBOARD 2
20090013707Air blanketed food preparation table - A method and apparatus is provided to cool and/or protect chilled food in a food pan from warmer ambient air by passing low velocity chilled air from air vents proximate the food pan into and/or over the food pan to form a relatively stable mass of cooled air within the interior of the food pan. The low velocity air may also form a slowly moving barrier of chilled air that hinders warmer ambient air from reaching the food pan. Various embodiments employing numerous arrangements of food pans, cooling system and air ducts configured to direct the chilled air at a low velocity into and/or over the food pans are disclosed.01-15-2009
20100293979FOOD SERVING BAR - A temperature controlled food serving having at least one channel of thermally conductive material for receiving at least one food-holding pan. The at least one channel defines an elongate pan receiving cavity for placement of the at least one food-holding pan at any desired location along the cavity. A temperature control system comprises at least one heating element for heating the at least one channel to maintain food products held in the food-holding pans at a food holding temperature. The at least one channel has at least two different temperature zones along a length of the channel so that food products in different temperature zones can be held at different food holding temperatures.11-25-2010
062383000 MOVABLE THERMAL MEANS VARYING HEAT TRANSMISSION 1
20130152618VARIABLE SURFACE AREA HEAT EXCHANGER - A heat exchanger apparatus includes a housing having a sidewall defining a chamber in the housing for containing a cryogen; and a first insulation member movably mounted for coaction with the sidewall, the first insulation member moveable to a position to expose or cover a select portion of the sidewall to provide a heat transfer effect.06-20-2013
062297000 EXTERNAL SUPPORT FOR REFRIGERATOR HOUSING 1
20100083684DAMPING LEG AND REFRIGERATOR HAVING THE SAME - An adjustment leg and a refrigerator, particularly, a damping leg (04-08-2010
062322000 DISPARATE SERIALLY ARRANGED PRODUCT TREATING APPARATUS 1
20100218539ANIMAL FIXATION DEVICE AND ANIMAL FIXATION METHOD - In order to provide an animal fixation device and an animal fixation method which are able to euthanize and fix the animal instantaneously and steadily, a columnar cage in which animal is arranged, a rotation mechanism configured to rotate the cage, an euthanizing gas supply mechanism configured to supply euthanizing gas into the cage, and a solid refrigerant supply mechanism configured to supply a solid refrigerant into the cage are provided. The euthanizing gas supply mechanism includes a gas manifold for euthanizing which is connected to the cage so that the euthanizing gas flows on an inner wall of the cage along a circumferential direction. The solid refrigerant supply mechanism includes a solid refrigerant supply line which is connected to the cage so as to be abele to supply the solid refrigerant during rotation of the cage.09-02-2010
062326000 CONVERTIBLE 1
20110067428Collapsible cooler convertible to a stadium seat - A collapsible foldable cooler can be converted to a stadium seat by folding back a top lid and folding diagonally down the top portions of the sidewalls. The folded down top lid extends along the back wall, forming a part of a converted stadium seat backrest, while the sidewalls form the sides of the stadium seat.03-24-2011
062336000 MATERIAL HANDLERS OF DIVERSE TYPES 1
20120060539Cassette Puller - A cassette puller for an automated storage and retrieval system that stores biological or chemical samples in freezers maintained at ultra-low temperature (e.g., −80° C.) or cryogenic temperatures includes a vertical sleeve into which the selected cassette is lifted. The cassette puller is mounted to a traveling gantry and transports cassettes from one freezer location to another and to the system input/output module, and also includes an ejection mechanism that inserts and retrieves tube storage racks or plates from a selected shelf on the cassette. Other components such as a rack robot, a tube picking mechanism, a sample identification station, etc. are mounted on the traveling gantry as well.03-15-2012
062237000 SEPARABLE AMBULANT COOLED ENCLOSURE AND POWER OR COOLING SOURCE 1
20130213070Outdoor Heating or Cooling Seating System - A cooling or heating seating system creating an open, unbounded, temperature-controlled zone for personnel, said seating system having HVAC equipment for producing and delivering cooled or heated air, a first air outlet disposed in a deck member, a second air outlet disposed in a seat back member, and a first air return disposed in the seat back member between a seat member and a seat back rest. The system may be transportable.08-22-2013
062531000 MISCELLANEOUS 1
20090260391SHUT-OFF VALVE MOUNTING STRUCTURE, AND OUTDOOR UNIT OF AIR CONDITIONER INCLUDING THE SAME - A shut-off valve mounting structure is for holding shut-off valves in place in an outdoor unit of an air conditioner, and includes bases, and a fixing portion. The shut-off valves are connected to an indoor unit of the air conditioner via refrigerant communication pipes. The bases extend upwards from a bottom frame of the outdoor unit (2). The fixing portion is continuous with the bases, and holds the shut-off valves in place such that a space exists below the shut-off valves.10-22-2009

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