3784095 is referenced by 1 patents and cites 4 patents.

A temperature responsive device is described for use in operating a control element which, for example, controls the opening and closing of a valve or an electrical switch. The control element is moved by a trip rod which, in turn, is moved in response to the expansion and contraction of a plurality of aligned thermal expansion cells. Each of the expansion cells comprises an expander of a material having a high thermal expansion coefficient, and means restraining the expander against deformation other than in the direction in which the cells are aligned.

Title
Temperature responsive device
Application Number
05/226,043
Publication Number
3784095
Application Date
February 14, 1972
Publication Date
January 8, 1974
Inventor
Bilbrey Robert A
Agent
William E Anderson et al
Assignee
Benjamin W West d b a California Controls Company
IPC
G05d 23/02
G05D 23/01
G05D 23/02
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