Huntress Howard B, Novotny Raymond J: Disc brakes with cooling rods. Abex Corporation, Kinzer Plyer Dorn & McEachran, August 12, 1975: US3899054 (29 worldwide citation)

Disc brake structure which includes a rotor presenting two spaced walls with a plurality of rods connected to the interior surfaces thereof so that air passing from the center of the rotor between the interior surfaces of the rotor walls and outward from the rotor is constrained to follow a substant ...

Michael P DeFrank, Robert J Rosati: Thermally isolated probe for biomedical apparatus and method of communicating energy there through. Alaris Medical Systems, Fulwider Patton Lee & Utecht, December 18, 2001: US06332090 (28 worldwide citation)

The thermal isolation apparatus for the protruding probe of a biomedical thermometer includes an insulative air gap and a heat sink disposed between the surface of the probe and the optical path through the probe. The heat sink surrounds the optical path, such as a waveguide, and acts to evenly dist ...

Donald M McCarson: Apparatus and method for combined solar and heat pump heating and cooling system. Bailey Dority & Flint, August 21, 1979: US04165037 (28 worldwide citation)

A heating and cooling system is provided having an indoor heat exchanger, an outdoor heat exchanger, a refrigerant compressor, an auxiliary heat exchanger in parallel with the outdoor heat exchanger, a solar collector unit, with the auxiliary heat exchanger disposed within a fluid contained in a sto ...

John R Avery: Reusable thermal pack and flow retardant gel for use therein. P I, Lee Mann Smith McWilliams Sweeney & Ohlson, January 23, 1996: US05486206 (28 worldwide citation)

A thermal pack for heating or cooling portions of a body and a flow retardant gel for use therein. The thermal pack includes a gel pad and a pressure chamber. The gel includes a fibrous material disposed therein to essentially prevent flow and increase heat capacity.

Thomas Anthony Weisz: Low mass electric heater. General Binding Corporation, Hill Gross Simpson Van Santen Steadman Chiara & Simpson, August 22, 1978: US04108713 (28 worldwide citation)

A low mass electrical heater for rapid heating of a heat reactivatable adhesive, such as used in laminating machines or book binding machines, incorporates a low mass, low heat capacity metal plate. The plate is constructed of either magnesium or aluminum and has a thickness of less than 0.1 inch. A ...

Sture Ejnell, Borje Arrdal: Target device for practice shooting in darkness. Saab Scania, James E Nilles, James R Custin, April 7, 1981: US04260160 (28 worldwide citation)

A target for night-time gunnery and similar practice with the use of a heat responsive sight comprises a thin, supple fabric supported on a rigid frame to be substantially flat, with a front surface facing towards a location from which firing takes place. The fabric comprises a front protective shee ...

Tetsuya Toyao, Toshiki Matsumoto, Hiromasa Aoki, Tatsuya Fujita, Senta Tojo: Honeycomb body and catalyst converter having catalyst carrier configured of this honeycomb. Nippondenso, Cushman Darby & Cushman IP Group of Pillsbury Madison & Sutro, February 4, 1997: US05599509 (27 worldwide citation)

In a metal catalyst converter configured of the metal catalyst carrier that holds the catalyst into the honeycomb body created by alternately winding flat sheet and corrugated sheet, a plurality of slit matrix that extend in the direction perpendicular to the exhaust gas direction were arranged on a ...

Richard H Chalmers: Fixtureless environmental stress screening apparatus. The United States of America represented by the Secretary of the Navy, Harvey Fendelman, Thomas Glenn Keough, Peter A Lipovsky, August 13, 1991: US05039228 (27 worldwide citation)

A fixtureless environmental screening device is provided for the testing of mechanical, electromechanical and electrical devices. The apparatus uses a relatively incompressible fluid having a high heat capacity and a high heat of vaporization to transfer heat and vibration to a device to be tested. ...

David P Hart: Heat pump system. August 13, 1991: US05038580 (27 worldwide citation)

The present invention is a heat pump system having a direct earth coupled underground heat exchanging apparatus. The system uses a heat exchanging fluid existing in both gaseous and liquid form during operation and includes ancillary equipment and associated controls for carrying out various functio ...

Masashi Ogasawara, Eiichi Akutsu, Tetsuro Kodera: Fusing device using a heat accumulated heating medium and the fusing method using the same. Fuji Xerox, Oliff & Berridge, May 25, 1999: US05907348 (27 worldwide citation)

The fusing device using a heat accumulated heating medium and the fusing process using the same is disclosed. The fusing device comprises a heating member having relatively low heat capacity, a heat accumulating system for temporarily accumulating heat energy at the heating member, a nip arrangement ...

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