Ari Glezer, Raghavendran Mahalingam, Mark G Allen: System and method for thermal management by synthetic jet ejector channel cooling techniques. Georgia Tech Research Corporation, Thomas Kayden Horstemeyer & Risley, July 8, 2003: US06588497 (90 worldwide citation)

One embodiment of a thermal management system comprises a heated body, where a heat energy is contained within this heated body. This first embodiment also comprises an ambient fluid adjacent to an exterior surface of the heated body. Walls forming a channel are disposed within an interior of the he ...

Katsumoto Otake, Masahiko Miyai, Yasuteru Mukai, Isao Okouchi: Method of monitoring condenser performance and system therefor. Hitachi, Antonelli Terry & Wands, June 28, 1983: US04390058 (71 worldwide citation)

A method of monitoring the performance of a condenser and a system for carrying such method into practice, wherein a cooling water temperature, a cooling water flow rate, a condenser temperature and/or a heat flux through walls of cooling water tubes of the condenser are sensed by sensors to obtain ...

Machel Adolf Ing Grad: Process and apparatus for cleaning air coolers from the outside.. Union Rheinische Braunkohlen, June 22, 1983: EP0081722-A1 (54 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a process and apparatus for cleaning air coolers from the outside by changing the direction of rotation of the fans.


Alvin B Kennedy Jr, Lawrence E Shirey, Harper Eugene Sharp, Lawrence E Trowbridge, Robert L Magee: Method for acoustical cleaning. Alvin B Kennedy Jr, Guy E Matthews, October 17, 1978: US04120699 (49 worldwide citation)

In one exemplary embodiment, the efficiency of an acoustic-energy-type cleaner for vessels, such as heat exchangers, is substantially increased by propagating through the fluid in the vessel, a plurality of opposing acoustic wave trains, and continuously varying at least the frequency or phase relat ...

Alfred A Schroeder, Perry McGuar: Automatic ice bagger with self-contained sanitizing system. Packaged Ice, Donald R Comuzzi, Christopher L Makay, October 17, 1995: US05458851 (45 worldwide citation)

An ice bagger includes a sanitizing system which periodically activates to sanitize the ice hopper. In operation, a flow of water is directed to the hopper to melt the ice in the hopper and to flush the melt water to a reservoir. A sanitizing agent is added to the water in the reservoir to form a sa ...

Paul L Traylor: Backflush coupling and method for internal combustion engine cooling system. Fulwider Patton Rieber Lee & Utecht, November 19, 1985: US04553587 (44 worldwide citation)

A backflush coupling and method for flushing the cooling system of an internal combustion engine. The preferred method comprises cutting the coolant discharge hose which extends from the engine to a heater and installing the male and female connector halves of a backflush coupling into the cut ends. ...

Hermann Rabe, Jaroslav Klouda, Ladislav Lafuntal, Siegfried Meister: Steam generator for cooking equipment having a decalcification means. Hill Van Santen Steadman & Simpson, February 12, 1991: US04991545 (42 worldwide citation)

A steam generator for supplying steam to cooking equipment comprises a water-filled boiler comprising an automatic, level-regulated water emission, a steam discharge for automatic introduction of hot steam into a cooking chamber for the cooking equipment as needed, a heating unit operating at interv ...

Tuomaala Jorma Aarne Kullervo: Apparatus for outside cleaning of boiler tubes. A Ahlstrom Osakeyhtio, Cushman Darby and Cushman, September 17, 1974: US3835817 (40 worldwide citation)

There is provided a device for outside cleaning of boiler tubes and similar, wherein the tubes are imparted to mechanical impulses or vibration within the frequency range of 200 - 2,000 Hz, suitable at about 1,000 Hz. The mechanical impulse is directed at the tubes or a part thereof immediately conn ...

Otto Muller, Hans Rottger, Hans Kastl, Hans Gunter Hagen: Apparatus for inspecting and repairing a pressurized-water reactors steam generator heat exchanger tubes. Siemens Aktiengesellschaft, Kenyon & Kenyon Reilly Carr & Chapin, January 27, 1976: US03934731 (39 worldwide citation)

An apparatus is provided for use with a pressurized-water reactor's steam generator having a manifold chamber enclosing the bottom side of a horizontal tube sheet having holes therethrough in which are mounted the tubes of a heat exchanger tube bundle, the manifold chamber having a manhole giving ac ...