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Class / Patent application numberDescriptionNumber of patent applications / Date published
165104110 INTERMEDIATE FLUENT HEAT EXCHANGE MATERIAL RECEIVING AND DISCHARGING HEAT 1399
165200000 WITH TIMER, PROGRAMMER, TIME DELAY, OR CONDITION RESPONSIVE CONTROL 473
165185000 HEAT TRANSMITTER 444
165800100 WITH RETAINER FOR REMOVABLE ARTICLE 328
165177000 TUBULAR STRUCTURE 281
165172000 SIDE-BY-SIDE TUBULAR STRUCTURES OR TUBE SECTIONS 275
165047000 STRUCTURAL INSTALLATION 255
165120000 WITH IMPELLER OR CONVEYOR MOVING EXCHANGE MATERIAL 239
165164000 FLOW PASSAGES FOR TWO CONFINED FLUIDS 194
165041000 WITH VEHICLE FEATURE 179
165067000 WITH EXTERNAL SUPPORT 168
165058000 HEATING AND COOLING 162
165045000 GEOGRAPHICAL 155
165157000 CASING OR TANK ENCLOSED CONDUIT ASSEMBLY 129
165168000 CONDUIT WITHIN, OR CONFORMING TO, PANEL OR WALL STRUCTURE 127
165148000 RADIATOR CORE TYPE 123
165004000 REGENERATOR 123
165110100 WITH ALARM, INDICATOR, SIGNAL, REGISTER, RECORDER, TEST OR INSPECTION MEANS 102
165096000 WITH ADJUSTOR FOR HEAT, OR EXCHANGE MATERIAL, FLOW 100
165133000 WITH COATED, ROUGHENED OR POLISHED SURFACE 85
165109100 WITH AGITATING OR STIRRING STRUCTURE 56
165154000 NON-COMMUNICATING COAXIAL ENCLOSURES 43
165095000 WITH CLEANING MEANS FOR HEAT EXCHANGER 34
165135000 WITH THERMAL OR ACOUSTICAL BLOCKER 33
165138000 COMBINED 28
165110000 WITH FIRST FLUID HOLDER OR COLLECTOR OPEN TO SECOND FLUID 26
165134100 WITH PROTECTOR OR PROTECTIVE AGENT 21
165086000 MOVABLE HEATING OR COOLING SURFACE 17
165081000 EXPANSION AND CONTRACTION RELIEVING OR ABSORBING MEANS 17
165046000 FLEXIBLE ENVELOPE OR COVER TYPE 15
165084000 WITH MEANS FLEXING, JARRING OR VIBRATING HEAT EXCHANGE SURFACE 13
165144000 LINE CONNECTED CONDUIT ASSEMBLIES 12
165076000 WITH REPAIR OR ASSEMBLY MEANS 12
165140000 THREE NON-COMMUNICATING FLUIDS 9
165143000 PLURAL CASING-CONDUIT UNITS, LINE OR COMMON HEADER CONNECTED 8
165119000 WITH SOLIDS SEPARATOR FOR EXCHANGE FLUID 7
165071000 WITH PURGE, OR DRAINAGE, COCK OR PLUG 5
20130048245Heat Exchanger Having Improved Drain System - A heat recovery steam generator (HRSG) (A) has a casing (02-28-2013
20090159239VEHICLE HEAT EXCHANGER AND METHOD FOR SELECTIVELY CONTROLLING FUNCTIONS - A vehicle heat exchanger includes at least one end tank and a protruding fluid outlet formed integrally and in fluid communication with the at least one end tank. A push-connect fitting is configured to removably attach to the protruding fluid outlet, and to selectively perform at least a draining function.06-25-2009
20110005720VEHICULAR AIR CONDITIONING APPARATUS - A vehicular air conditioning apparatus is equipped with a casing having respective air passages therein, and first and second blower units are connected to the casing. Further, the casing is constituted by first and second divided casings. In addition, air is supplied to the interior of the casing from the first and second blower units. Moisture, which is generated when the air is cooled by an evaporator, is guided to forward bottom surfaces of the first and second divided casings and the moisture is discharged to the exterior from first drain ports disposed at terminal end positions of inclined surfaces that decline gradually toward opposite sides of the casing.01-13-2011
20110024080Heat Exchanger - Disclosed herein is a heat exchange apparatus. The apparatus comprises one or more double walled conduit, each having an outer conduit and an inner conduit located coaxially inside the outer conduit. The conduits define a first fluid passageway for cold water at a first temperature. A drain defines a second fluid passageway for grey water at a second temperature and is located in the drain and downstream of the grey water flowing therethrough. The grey water when flowing in the second fluid passageway effects heat transfer to the cold water flowing in the first fluid passageway across the inner and outer conduits.02-03-2011
20110100597WATER-COOLED HEAT SINK - A water-cooled heat sink includes a base, a box, a propelling module, a driving module, and a plurality of conduits. The box is disposed above the base, and receives a cooled liquid. The driving module includes a first magnet. The base defines a plurality of channels. The propelling module includes a cylinder, a piston, a second magnet, and a valve. The cylinder is disposed on an inner wall of the box. The piston is disposed in the cylinder, and defines a through hole in a middle portion thereof. The second magnet is fixed to the piston. The valve is fixed in the through hole. The conduits interconnect the cylinder and the box. The first magnet can repel or attract the second magnet, thereby sliding the piston toward the cylinder to close the valve or away from the cylinder to open the valve.05-05-2011
165069000 RESILIENT VIBRATION DAMPER ISOLATING EXCHANGER ELEMENT 5
20110277957DAMPING ELEMENT FOR HEAT DISSIPATING FAN - A damping element for a heat dissipating fan is made of a silica gel and includes a body member and a foot column extended from a first side surface of the body member. The foot column has a base portion extended from the body member, a column portion extended from the base portion and a head portion disposed at a free end of the foot column. A diameter of the base portion is larger than that of the column portion and a diameter of the head portion is larger than that of the column portion. The first side surface may include bumps. The damping element connects with the heat dissipating fan and the foot column is inserted into a hole of a computer casing. The bumps are contacted with the casing for absorbing the vibration of the fan and eliminating noise.11-17-2011
20090277606HEAT EXCHANGER SUPPORT AND METHOD OF ASSEMBLING A HEAT EXCHANGER - A heat exchanger that includes a heat exchanger core including a plurality of stacked tubes defining a fluid flow path, a housing substantially surrounding the heat exchanger core, and an elastomeric member positioned between the heat exchanger housing and the heat exchanger core and deformable to allow movement of one of the heat exchanger core and the housing relative to an other of the heat exchanger core and the housing in at least two substantially perpendicular directions.11-12-2009
20110067837HEAT EXCHANGER - A heat exchanger includes a bundle of tubes, which can be inserted into a tubular housing. Exhaust gas can flow through the tubes. A coolant duct can be arranged between the tubes. The bundle of tubes can have at least one grid-like securing structure which supports the bundle in the housing. The behavior of the heat exchanger with respect to vibrations is affected by outwardly curved metallic springs attached to the bundle of tubes which may be deformed in the opposite direction to the insertion direction of the bundle into the housing. The spring force is directed against the housing in order to dampen vibrations. The heat exchanger can also include an elastic device for permitting a change in length caused by temperature changes.03-24-2011
20110253341AUXILIARY SUPPORTS FOR HEAT EXCHANGER TUBES - A method of manufacturing or modifying a tube set for a bundled tube heat exchanger, and corresponding apparatus, is provided. An elongated support member is attached to baffles in a heat exchanger. The elongated support member has opposed contoured tube-contacting surfaces and face contact surfaces. The opposed contoured tube-contacting surfaces receive, in close-fitting relation, the exterior surface of a portion of adjacent rows of tubes passing through baffle apertures. The elongated support member is positioned so that its face contact surface is adjacent to a face surface of the baffle, and the opposed contoured tube-contacting surfaces are adjacent to the exterior surfaces of the plurality of tubes. The elongated support member is attached, e.g., by welding, to the face surface of the baffle, in a manner that does not interfere with the operation of the heat exchanger.10-20-2011
20120247727STEAM GENERATOR TUBE LANE FLOW BUFFER - A tube and shell steam generator in which a series of rods having a diameter substantially equal to that of the heat exchange tubing in the tube bundle are placed on either side of the tube lane to buffer the flow in the tube lane from the heat exchange tubes to attenuate turbulent forces on the first several rows of heat exchange tubes adjacent to the tube lane.10-04-2012
165132000 HEATING OR COOLING MEANS IN OPEN COMMUNICATION WITH RESERVOIR 5
20100018685Fluid Reservoir With Heat Exchanger - The invention relates to a fluid reservoir having a sorption medium. An energy absorbing and/or releasing device is provided for the improvement of the energy balance and for an immediately accessible heat supply from the sorption medium, for the gas release process, during the extraction of fuel from the fluid reservoir. For the intermediate storage of thus transferred energy in the form of differential heat between the filling and emptying of the fluid reservoir, the use of a latent heat reservoir, especially materials having melting temperatures of between 0° C. and 1400° C., is preferred. The use of such a latent heat reservoir enables permanent sufficient supplies of immediately accessible energy for a sufficient fluid extraction from the fluid reservoir, such that a flawless operation of an energy converter operated using the fluid, e.g. in the form of a fuel cell or a gas motor, is always ensured, especially in the event of low ambient temperatures.01-28-2010
20090126915Header for Heat Exchanger - A header for a heat exchanger orients the position of an inlet port at an angle offset from the position of the outlet port on the header body in order to simplify the plumbing of the header within a system. In one implementation of a header for a heat exchanger, the header forms a header cavity defined by an external wall and which is separated into an inlet chamber and an outlet chamber by a dividing wall. An inlet port is defined within the external wall and is in fluid communication with the inlet chamber. Similarly, an outlet port is defined within the external wall and is in fluid communication with the outlet chamber. The inlet port is oriented on the external wall at an offset angle with respect to a position of the outlet port.05-21-2009
20110162824HEAT RECOVERY APPARATUS - A heat recovery apparatus comprising a vessel having: a first liquid flow path such that a first liquid can pass through the vessel between a first liquid inlet and a first liquid outlet; a second liquid flow path in thermal contact with the first liquid flow path; and a heater for occasionally heating at least the liquid in the second liquid flow path on an occasional basis. This allows Legionella growth to be inhibited.07-07-2011
20120055657COMPACT HEAT EXCHANGER - A heat exchanger includes at least two tanks containing a medium to be temperature treated and a plurality of heat exchange tubes extending between the at least two tanks. The heat exchange tubes have exterior surface areas at least partially defining a heat exchange area. A set of cooling fins is located between the heat exchange tubes of the plurality of heat exchange tubes to increase the heat exchange area. The fins are configured to define a plurality of non-straight line paths for the flow of air across the heat exchanger. The non-straight line paths force the flow of air across the heat exchange to change direction and cause impingement of the air onto the fins and tubes as well as turbulence for increasing heat transfer performance.03-08-2012
20090114378HEAT EXCHANGER AND TEMPERING CONTAINER COMPRISING A HEAT EXCHANGER - A heat exchanger comprises an evacuated reaction chamber (05-07-2009
165108000 RECIRCULATION 5
20100294467HIGH PERFORMANCE HEAT TRANSFER DEVICE, METHODS OF MANUFACTURE THEREOF AND ARTICLES COMPRISING THE SAME - Disclosed herein is an heat transfer device that includes a shell; the shell being an enclosure that prevents matter from within the shell from being exchanged with matter outside the shell; the shell having an outer surface and an inner surface; and a particle layer disposed on the inner surface of the shell; the particle layer having a thickness effective to enclose a region for transferring a fluid between opposing faces; the particle layer including a first layer and a second layer; the second layer being disposed upon the first layer; the first layer having average particle sizes of about 10 to about 10,000,000 nanometers; the second layer having average particle sizes of about 10 to about 10,000 nanometers.11-25-2010
20110146959EXTENDED-RANGE HEAT TRANSFER FLUID USING VARIABLE COMPOSITION - The present invention provides systems and methods for transferring heat using a variable composition organic heat transfer fluid that remains liquid over a wide operating temperature range useful for solar heating applications. Variable composition heat transfer fluids of the present invention comprise a miscible mixture, optionally a completely miscible mixture, of a high boiling point component selected for its beneficial high temperature physical properties, and a low freezing point component selected for its beneficial low temperature physical properties. In some embodiments, the low freezing point component is removed from the heat transfer fluid as the heat transfer fluid is heated, for example by being removed in the vapor phase, thereby selectively varying the composition and physical properties (e.g., vapor pressure, boiling point, etc.) of the heat transfer fluid as a function of temperature.06-23-2011
20110011566ARRANGEMENT FOR RECOOLING COOLING WATER - The arrangement (01-20-2011
20090133858System and Method for Cooling a Computer - Provided is a system and method of circulating a cooling fluid in a cooling system. For example, provided is a system, comprising a modular unit configured to mount into a computer drive bay, comprising a pump and a reservoir, configured to gravity feed a fluid to the pump, wherein the reservoir is positioned at least partially directly above the pump.05-28-2009
20130192800COOLING SYSTEM WITH COOLANT CIRCULATION DUCT - This system (S) comprises a heat exchange plate (08-01-2013
165072000 COVERED ACCESS OPENING 4
20100000714Modern Korsi and methods - This invention is related to the conservation of energy. The energy sources are limited and energy usage can cause environmental problems. This invention introduces a method of heating which is small and effective. In this method instead of heating the whole house which expensive and at times uncomfortable a limited heated space under a table means covered with a cover means is introduced that allows a person to warm up his/her body. Also, heating a smaller space can be done quickly and uses a limited energy, which is thus more cost-effective. This unit is designed to fold to a smaller unit for easy storage. In this method, an adjustable table means holds an electrical heating means under a cover and allows the person to use that limited space as heating source. The heating means has its control means and thermostat in order to keep the temp in a desired level. The table is very versatile and allows its dimensions to be changed easily so that the user has the option of choosing a size that fits its need. The unit also provides means for sitting and holding the feet comfortably. The unit also introduces a cover and a heating means for the user's back. This unit allows the persons to have a source of heat that can be set up easily, warm up quickly and to use minimal energy. It can also be stored in a very small space. The use of these units can be life saving in man made or natural tragedies in cold weather.01-07-2010
20130075060ASEPTIC CONNECTION OF HEAT EXCHANGER UNITS - A heat exchanger unit and a method for aseptically connecting such units. The heat exchanger unit comprises at least one fluid inlet and at least one fluid outlet. At least one of the inlet or outlet is sealed by at least one film and the contact surface between the film and the separation or reaction unit is aseptic. The films are adapted to be mated with a corresponding film on another heat exchanger unit and said mated films are adapted to be pulled out together two and two after mating such that corresponding fluid inlets/outlets on the two connected units are mated aseptically.03-28-2013
20100206515HEAT DISSIPATING SYSTEM AND DUCT COVER THEREOF - A heat dissipating system includes a chassis, a number of heat dissipating members received in the chassis, and a number of duct cover. The chassis defines a number of cavities corresponding to the outlets of the heat dissipating members is defined in the chassis. Each duct cover includes an outer flap and an inner flap. An opening is defined in the outer flap. The outer flap is rotatably mounted to the chassis to cover or uncover the corresponding cavity. The inner flap is rotatably mounted to the outer flap to cover or uncover the opening.08-19-2010
20120090816SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR HEAT TRANSFER UTILIZING HEAT EXCHANGERS WITH CARBON NANOTUBES - A heat exchanger with mini channels or micro channels provides enhanced heat transfer abilities. One or more surfaces of the channels may be covered with a nanostructure, such as single walled carbon nanotubes or multiwalled carbon nanotubes. The nanostructures may fully cover the entire surface of the channel or a selected surface area of the channel. Further, the nanostructures may be arranged into multiple patterned bundles covering the surface of the channel.04-19-2012
165146000 GRADATED HEAT TRANSFER STRUCTURE 3
20090145586COOLER - A cooler is provided with a thermal transmission member having a surface to be sprayed with a cooling fluid. The heat transmission member includes a first groove formed on the surface, and a second groove intersecting with the first groove and being formed on the surface.06-11-2009
20100084120HEAT EXCHANGER AND METHOD OF OPERATING THE SAME - An evaporative heat exchanger including a plurality of parallel flow passages extending through the heat exchanger and together defining a first fluid flow path, and a plurality of substantially parallel stacked plates interleaved with the parallel flow passages. Each plate can have first, second, and third sets of flow channels, a first collection manifold adjacent to an end of the plate and connecting the first and second passes, and a second collection manifold. The second collection manifold can intersect the second set of flow channels and at least some of the third set of flow channels. The plate separates the first set of flow channels from the second collection manifold.04-08-2010
20090078397RADIANT COOLERS AND METHODS FOR ASSEMBLING SAME - A method of assembling a radiant cooler includes providing a vessel shell that defines a gas flow passage therein that extends generally axially through the vessel shell, forming a tube cage from coupling a plurality of cooling tubes together to form a tube cage defined by a plurality of chevron-shaped projections that extend circumferentially about a center axis of the tube cage, each chevron-shaped projection includes a first side and a second side coupled together a tip, circumferentially-adjacent pairs of projections coupled together such that a valley is defined between each pair of circumferentially-spaced projections, each of the projection tips is positioned radially outward from each of the valleys, and orienting the tube cage within the vessel shell such that the tube cage is in flow communication with the flow passage.03-26-2009
165128000 THERMOSYPHONIC FLUE TYPE 3
20110120680APPARATUS AND PROCESS FOR THE SEPARATION OF PROCESS CONDENSATE IN STEAM REFORMING - An apparatus is provided for drying a gas by gradually releasing and condensing the moisture in various chambers of a column, different pressures and different temperatures thus being present in the chambers of the column. The gas to be dried is first fed into the bottom chamber, where the largest amount of the water contained in the gas is condensed, and the gas is then discharged from the bottom chamber via a nozzle. Subsequently the gas is cooled and fed into at least one more chamber located above the first chamber, where further moisture is condensed before the resulting condensate is fed via a pipe—preferably shaped like a siphon—into the bottom reservoir to prevent the gas from flowing from the chamber below into the chamber above. A process which enables a gas to be dried is also described.05-26-2011
20120261102Thermosyphon Heat Recovery - A thermosyphonic heat recovery unit for thermosyphonic heat transfer of heat from a hotter first fluid to a cooler second fluid comprising a heat exchanger including a first fluid conduit and a second fluid conduit, optimized means for connecting fluids to the two conduits to optimize heat transfer and fluid flow, a pressurized cold fluid input and hot fluid output, whereby the second fluid thermosyphonically flows through said second conduit as the first fluid flows through said first conduit. Said system having an optimized heat exchanger tube-on tube spirally wound, with wind direction to take advantage of the Coriolus force effect, for optimized refrigerant and other fluid turbulence and therefore optimized heat transfer, and optimum location of said heat exchanger and sizes of connecting tubes to minimize refrigerant friction related pressure loss, and to optimize heat transfer, refrigerant flow and thermosyphonic second fluid flow through said heat exchanger.10-18-2012
20120006515DIRECTIONAL THERMAL SIPHON TYPE HEAT COLUMN - A directional thermal siphon type heat column comprises: a column body which is a sealed hollow cavity formed by a lid and a base and contains a liquid; and at least one partition element, being a hood plate fixed into the column body and extended obliquely towards the base and having a first channel formed on a side of the partition element opposite to the base and a second channel formed on one side of the partition element opposite to the lid, so as to avoid an opposite flushing occurred while the liquid inside the heat column is having a liquid/vapor phase change and prevent affecting the heat dissipation and circulation operation efficiency.01-12-2012
165070000 WITH LEAKAGE COLLECTOR 2
20130068421PROTECTIVE LEAKAGE SHIELD FOR LIQUID TO AIR HEAT EXCHANGER - A leakage shield for an air to liquid heat exchanger includes a drain pan, a liquid header panel, and a closure bar. The drain pan has a first side and a second side opposite the first side. The liquid header panel has a lower end attached to the first side of the drain pan, and extends vertically upwards from the first side of the drain pan. The closure bar panel has a lower end attached to the second side of the drain pan, and extends vertically upwards from the second side of the drain pan.03-21-2013
20110226445HEAT EXCHANGER - A heat exchanger useful for mounting to an electronic component housing or other system requiring heat exchange. The heat exchanger has a manifold having a cross-sectional configured for providing an unequal coolant flow to an array of cooling channels fed by the manifold, thereby providing for preferential amounts of heat exchange over a given heat exchange surface of the heat exchanger. A safety channel may surround the channels carrying the coolant to prevent potential leakage outside of the heat exchanger.09-22-2011
165085000 AGITATOR OR IMPELLER MOTOR OPERATED BY EXCHANGE FLUID 2
20110108238HIGH-EFFICIENCY ENHANCED BOILER - The invention provides high-efficiency heat transfer devices and apparatuses In one embodiment, the invention includes a vessel capable of containing the heat transfer medium, a conduit extending through a wall of the vessel, the conduit having a first surface for contacting the heat transfer medium and a second surface for contacting a fluid within the conduit, a helical member residing around and along a length of the first surface of the conduit capable of angularly directing a flow of the heat transfer medium along the first surface of the conduit; and a plurality of fins helically arranged adjacent the helical member, each fin extending through a wall of the conduit and being capable of directing at least a portion of the heat transfer medium to an area within a radius of the conduit.05-12-2011
20130180685Heat Exchange System for a Cavitation Chamber - A method and apparatus for regulating the temperature of the cavitation medium for a cavitation chamber is provided. A heat exchange fluid is pumped through a heat exchange conduit that passes through a portion of the cavitation chamber. An external heat exchanger, couples either directly or indirectly to the heat exchange conduit, regulates the temperature of the heat exchanger fluid which, in turn, regulates the temperature of cavitation medium within the cavitation chamber. The heat exchanger can be used to lower the temperature of the cavitation medium to a temperature less than the ambient temperature; to withdraw excess heat from the cavitation medium; or to heat the cavitation medium to the desired operating temperature. The heat exchanger can utilize heated heat exchange fluid, cooled heat exchange fluid, thermoelectric coolers, heat sinks, refrigeration systems or heaters.07-18-2013
165094000 WITH SCRAPER REMOVING PRODUCT FROM TEMPERATURE MODIFYING SURFACE 2
20090188648Heat Exchanger - A heat exchanger comprises a plurality of heat exchange tubes inserted into a cleaning device. The cleaning device has the effect of movably scraping the dirt or dust accumulated in an outer side of each heat exchange tube, and a watering device is provided for spraying water to lower the temperature of the heat exchange tubes and to clean the heat exchange tubes. The cleaning device cooperates with the watering device to scrap the dirt or dust accumulated in the heat exchange tubes, clean and lower the temperature of the heat exchange tubes, so as to prevent the dirt or dust from being accumulated in the heat exchange tubes, improve the radiating effect of the heat exchange tubes and save the energy.07-30-2009
20080202728Device for Reducing Fouling in a Tubular Heat Exchanger - The invention relates to a device for reducing fouling in a tube (08-28-2008
165186000 MISCELLANEOUS 1
20090101326CONNECTING ELEMENT FOR A FLUID BEARING PIVOTAL COMPONENT - The invention relates to a connecting element (04-23-2009
165139000 INTERNALLY BRANCHED FLOW, EXTERNALLY PORTED 1
20080271878HEAT EXCHANGER AND METHOD FOR USE IN PRECISION COOLING SYSTEMS - An improved precision cooling system for high heat density applications comprises a heat exchanger having more fluid outlet conduits than fluid inlet conduits to optimize the pressure drop across the heat exchanger at a given fluid flow rate. The heat exchanger may be of microchannel or tube fin construction, and the cooling system may utilize single phase or multi-phase pumped or compressed fluids.11-06-2008
165137000 CONVERTIBLE 1
20130056186Heat exchanger produced from laminar elements - The present invention provides a heat exchanging device formable into a three dimensional configuration. The heat exchanger device may be of the heat sink type, a dual fluid type, or virtually any other as may be desired. The heat exchanger device comprises a main body which is formable into a three dimensional shape and has a plurality of individual subunit elements adapted to form a plurality of stacked heat exchanging units. The individual subunits have surface configurations which are adapted to allow fluid flow.03-07-2013

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