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John William Fenton, Jerry Stevenson Lee, Richard James Buist: Counter-flow thermoelectric heat pump with discrete sections. Borg Warner Corporation, James J Jennings, January 3, 1978: US04065936 (124 worldwide citation)

Thermoelectric heat pumps using parallel flow, crossflow, or counter-flow of the input and output fluid streams have been designed and built, but performance has been insensitive to flow arrangement due to the use of one-piece, essentially isothermal heat exchangers on the heated and cooled thermoel ...


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Kenneth J Kountz, Richard A Erth, Bruce K Bauman: Control system for regulating large capacity rotating machinery. Borg Warner Corporation, James J Jennings, May 1, 1979: US04151725 (104 worldwide citation)

The control system of the invention regulates a centrifugal compressor having inlet guide vanes adjustable as one means for varying the compressor capacity. A variable speed motor is connected to drive the compressor, and provides another means for regulating the compressor capacity. The control sys ...


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Geoffrey N Smit, Scott R Anderson, Shan Chin Tsai: Control arrangement for a variable pulley transmission. Borg Warner Corporation, Florian S Gregorczyk, July 3, 1984: US04458318 (95 worldwide citation)

A continuously variable transmission (CVT) with adjustable width pulleys has its belt tension and ratio controlled by an electronic-hydraulic system. The CVT also has a fluid-cooled clutch on the output pulley shaft. The engine speed, transmission output speed, throttle position, and gearshift posit ...


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Kenneth John Kountz: Refrigeration control system. Borg Warner Corporation, James E Tracy, September 12, 1978: US04112703 (94 worldwide citation)

A controlled space is maintained at a desired set point temperature by adjusting the refrigerant temperature at the evaporator outlet in a refrigeration system, thereby controlling the evaporator effectiveness or capacity which is inversely proportional to the outlet temperature. When the space temp ...


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Richard W Roberts: Control system for variable displacement compressor. Borg Warner Corporation, Thomas B Hunter, July 26, 1977: US04037993 (92 worldwide citation)

A variable capacity wobble plate compressor including a fluid actuator for shifting the centering ball, on which the cam mechanism is supported, to effect a change in the length of stroke by varying the angle of inclination of the wobble plate with respect to the drive shaft axis. A control system a ...


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Kenneth J Kountz: Temperature control system for refrigeration apparatus. Borg Warner Corporation, James E Tracy, January 2, 1979: US04132086 (92 worldwide citation)

A controlled space is maintained at a desired set point temperature by adjusting the evaporator boiling pressure in a refrigeration system, thereby controlling the evaporator capacity (namely, the amount of cooling imparted to the air supplied to the space) which is inversely proportional to the eva ...


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Kelly Robert R: Pipe tong positioning system. Borg Warner Corporation, Burgess Aubrey L, May 6, 1975: US3881375 (91 worldwide citation)

The combination of a power driven pipe tong and a backup tong is supported upon a hoist mechanism to be positioned vertically with respect to the tool joints of a string of drill pipe. A magnetic eddy current detector is disposed adjacent to the drill pipe and produces a command signal to control th ...


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David R Ellis Anwyl: Digital logic control system for three-phase submersible pump motor. Borg Warner Corporation, James E Tracy, May 3, 1977: US04021700 (84 worldwide citation)

Complete protection of a three-phase submersible pump motor, such as the type used downhole in an oil well, is obtained with a solid state digital logic control system that monitors each of the three phase currents and shuts the pump motor down if any of those phase currents indicates either an unde ...


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Kenneth J Kountz, Kenneth W Cooper, Frederic H Abendschein, Lee E Sumner Jr: Microcomputer control for an inverter-driven heat pump. Borg Warner Corporation, Thomas B Hunter, March 24, 1981: US04257238 (80 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for controlling continuously and discretely the speed of an indoor evaporator fan motor and the speed of the compressor as a function of the fan speed for regulating the dry bulb temperature and relative humidity of a conditioned space includes a programmed control device whi ...


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Frank E Wills: Diagnostic system for heat pump. Borg Warner Corporation, James J Jennings Jr, March 27, 1979: US04146085 (80 worldwide citation)

A diagnostic system is provided for apparatus including a heat pump, a thermostat and a logic module intercoupled to regulate operation of the heat pump electro-mechanical units. The normal control and operating circuits for the heat pump are completed over a wiring harness plugged into an electrica ...