Continuous flow type fluid heater
392000000 - HEATING DEVICES (CLASS 219 SUBCLASS 200)
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|Heated line section with heating element internal of flow path
|Externally heated line connected section
|Fluid conveying tube or pipe comprising resistive heating element
|Combined liquid flow heater and pump unit
|Flexibe (e.g., hose, etc.)
|Disposable cartridge, tube or bag forms heated flow path (e.g., blood bag, etc.)
|Heat exchanger for high flow rate infusion - A heat exchanger has a laminar fluid flow path receivable between the heating plates of a high flow rate infusion unit to which heat is conducted by contact with the heating plates. A bubble trap and a valve are integrated with the heat exchanger. The bubble trap collects air from the infusate exiting the laminar flow path, and includes an air vent in contact with the infusate that vents the air from the bubble trap. The valve shuts off the flow of infusate if air is detected in the bubble trap.
|Fluid Heat Exchanger - The present invention relates to a system for increasing the temperature of a fluid being infused into a patient's body while the infusion is taking place. The present invention also provides for improved monitoring of air in the infusion system such to prevent the introduction of air into the patient's body receiving the fluid infusion. The present invention also provides for a system pump which provides a variable flow rate that serves a vast amount of infusion needs and purposes. A disposable cartridge in accordance with the present invention will allow for the efficient transfer of heat energy to the fluid being infused into the patient's body. The cartridge will further ensure that deleterious amounts of air will not be introduced into the patient's body.
|HEATING ELEMENT ASSEMBLY FOR ELECTRIC TANKLESS LIQUID HEATER - In various aspects, the present application describes a heating element assembly for a liquid heater, embodiments of which may include an electrically conductive termination rod with a base portion defining a securement opening. An electrically conductive fastener may include a shank portion for fitting into the securement opening. The heating element assembly may have a head portion larger than the securement opening, and an electrical resistance heating element comprising a continuous coil. An end portion of the continuous coil may be formed to loop around the fastener shank portion. The end portion may be in electrical contact with the fastener head portion and the termination rod base portion. An adjacent portion of the continuous coil may be formed to clear the fastener head portion as the adjacent portion extends from the end portion. The continuous coil may have a coil axis substantially aligned with a lengthwise axis of the fastener.
|INTRAVENOUS FLUID WARMING SYSTEM - A fluid warming device may include a housing comprising a main body, a heat exchange body receiving compartment, and a cover movably coupled to the main body between an open position and a closed position; a heater assembly disposed within the main body and having a heat conducting surface disposed proximate the heat exchange body receiving compartment; and a heat exchange body removably disposable in the heat exchange body receiving compartment of the main body and having an input port and an output port to couple the heat exchange body to tubing to flow a fluid to be warmed through the heat exchange body. In another aspect, a fluid warming system increases or decreases power to a heater assembly to adjust the fluid temperature to ensure that the fluid is at an appropriate temperature when it reaches the patient.
|With heat exchange fluid
|COGENERATION SYSTEM - A cogeneration system of the present invention includes: a fuel cell (
|TOWEL DRIER RADIATOR WITH HEAT CARRIER FLUID INCLUDING AN ADDITIONAL HEATING DEVICE - The object of the invention is a towel drying radiator comprising two vertical uprights between which heating bars are fitted. Said radiator is equipped with an additional device for heating an air flow. Said device comprises a telescopic rail supporting a heating apparatus heating the air flow, said telescopic rail being provided with fixing means to the two vertical uprights of said radiator, said fixing means forming means for blanking off two apertures arranged through a respective wall of said vertical uprights.
|HEATING DEVICE AND HEAT EXCHANGER - The invention relates to a heating device having a heating arrangement in a housing through which a fluid medium can flow in a longitudinal direction, wherein the at least one heating arrangement comprises at least two grid elements as heat exchanger plates with openings through which the medium flows, the grid planes of which are embodied for the exchange of heat energy between the plate and the fluid medium, at least one heating element, in particular a PTC element, arranged between the grid elements, wherein the at least one heating arrangement is arranged in the housing in such a way that the grid planes of the grid elements are arranged substantially perpendicularly to the longitudinal direction, so that the flow of medium is oriented substantially perpendicularly to the grid planes, wherein the grid elements and the at least one heating element are arranged braced relative to one another by means of at least one tensioning element so that they touch, and wherein the grid elements each have at least one contact region and are arranged in such a way that they absorb the heat energy from the at least one heating element substantially via the contact region.
|Fluid heater carried on discharge member
|LIQUID-HEATING DEVICE FOR ELECTRIC HOUSEHOLD APPLIANCE - Liquid-heating device (
|Fluid warming cassette and system capable of operation under negative pressure - A fluid warming cassette for use in a fluid warming system includes a first sheet, a second sheet and a flexible spacer having a serpentine opening. At least one of the first and second sheets is a flexible plastic sheet. The spacer is positioned between the first and second sheets and the first and second sheets are joined together over the spacer to form a fluid container having a fluid channel. The fluid container includes a fluid channel with inlet and outlet ports in fluid communication with the fluid channel. The fluid warming cassette is capable of operating under negative pressure without collapse of the fluid channel in the cassette.
|HEATABLE FLUID LINE WITH A HEATING POWER WHICH CAN BE SET - The present invention relates to a fluid line for conducting and heating a medium, having a heating line comprising a conduit and an electrical heating element which is assigned to the conduit. In this case, a particular heating power per unit length can be set, the heating element comprising at least three heating conductors which run along the conduit. The ends of the heating conductors are connected to one another and can be connected to a supply voltage in such a manner that a plurality of heating conductors are connected in series and/or in parallel such that, for a particular supply voltage, the heating power of the fluid line is determined by the total resistance of the heating conductors.
|Scale-Inhibiting Electrical Heater And Method Of Fabrication Thereof - An electrical heater for heating liquid containing at least one scale forming element and methods for fabrication and use of the heater are described. The electrical heater comprises a heating unit including electrical resistance heating material, and a heat conducting sheath disposed over at least a portion of the heating unit. The heater also includes a pair of terminal ends extending from the electrical resistance heating material for connecting the heating unit to an external source of electric power. The heat conducting sheath includes an electrically insulating compound that features anisotropic heat conductivity with enhanced transparency to infra-red radiation along axes normal to a surface of said electrical resistance heating material.
|HEAT TRANSFER DEVICE - A device for transferring heat to a fluid with a heat generator comprising an electric resistance inserted in a first pipe integrally connected to a second pipe in which the fluid flows. The second pipe may comprise a steel tube coaxially inserted inside. First and second pipes are obtained inside a single block by means of an extrusion process.
|HEATING DEVICE FOR A BEVERAGE-MAKING MACHINE - A heating device for a beverage-making machine has at least one water pump for supplying water to a first continuous-flow heater for generating hot water and to a second continuous-flow heater for generating steam. The first continuous-flow heater is switched over, if required, to steam generation and be connected up to the second continuous-flow heater. The second continuous-flow heater can also be switched over, if required, to hot-water generation and to be connected up to the first continuous-flow heater. A control means which is provided for controlling the switchover operations and the connections between the continuous-flow heaters, and is configured depending upon entries input into an operating unit and relating to the previous operating state of the heating device. In comparison with conventional appliances, the configuration envisaged for the heating device also makes it possible to provide relatively large quantities of hot water or steam in a relatively short period of time.
|ELECTRICAL HEATING DEVICE, PARTICULARLY FOR AN AUTOMOBILE VEHICLE - The invention relates to a heating device comprising a housing (
|RESIDENTIAL HEAT PUMP WATER HEATER - A heat pump water heater and systems and methods for its control are disclosed. The systems are configured to heat water within a water storage tank of a heat pump water heater wherein a controller within the system is operatively connected to a plurality of heat sources including at least one electric heating element and a heat pump and sensors in order to selectively energize one of the plurality of heat sources. The controller is configure to process data representative of the temperature of water within the tank near the top of the water storage tank, and rate of water flowing out of the water storage tank, in order to automatically selectively energize the heat sources. The selection of heat sources by the controller is determined by a mode of operation selected by the user and the data processed by the controller in view of the selected mode of operation.
|NON-METAL ELECTRIC HEATING SYSTEM AND METHOD, AND TANKLESS WATER HEATER USING THE SAME - A tankless heater includes at least one non-metallic tube, at least one heating layer on or adjacent an external or internal surface of the tube, and a controller to generate a signal to be applied to the heating layer. The signal from the controller is applied through one or more electrodes coupled to the heating layer, and the heating layer generates heat in response to the signal. The heat is then transferred to a liquid flowing through, a gel located within, or a solid inside of the tube to heat the liquid, gel, or solid to certain temperature range, which may or may not be predetermined. Or, the heat is transferred to a liquid, a gel or a solid around the tube to heat the liquid, gel or solid to certain temperature, which may or may not be predetermined. In a multiple-tube configuration, the tubes may be independently selected and may have different temperature ranges. Also, according to one arrangement, no heating element is included inside any of the tubes.
|ELECTRIC TANKLESS WATER HEATER - In various embodiments, the invention provides a system for heating a liquid, such as, for example, water, comprising a plurality of liquid heaters, the inlets and outlets of which are respectively connected in a parallel flow relationship by respective manifolds, and configured to provide liquid having a temperature of greater than about 90 degrees Fahrenheit at a flow rate of greater than about 10 gallons per minute. In various embodiments, the present invention provides an electric tankless liquid heater system capable of delivering hot liquids, and in particular water, at even higher flow rates and or temperatures, including, but not limited to, flow rates greater than about: (1) 12 gpm; (2) 18 gpm; (3) 20 gpm; and (5) 20 gpm; and/or temperatures of greater than about: (1) 100° F.; (2) 120° F.; (3) 140° F.; and (4) 180° F.
|BATHING INSTALLATION HEATER ASSEMBLY - An exemplary embodiment of a heater assembly includes a heater housing structure defining an elongated heater chamber having a first port and a second port and defining a wetted side on the interior of the heater chamber and a non-wetted side on the exterior of the heater chamber. A resistive heater element is has an active region disposed within the heater chamber, free of any brazed or welded bulkhead members. The housing structure includes a first heater terminal opening and a second heater terminal opening, a first terminal end of the heater element passed through the first terminal opening from the wetted side to the non-wetted side, and a second terminal end of the heater element passed through the second terminal opening from the wetted side to the non-wetted side. First and second seal members are disposed on the non-wetted side respectively onto the first terminal end and the second terminal end and in contact with respective first and second seal surfaces defined on the housing structure. First and second fastener members respectively engage the first terminal end and the second terminal end and the first and second seal members. The housing structure may be fabricated of plastic, with respective current collectors in the form of unitary wire forms disposed at opposite ends of the housing structure.
|CONDUIT FOR A CONDENSATION REMOVAL PUMP - A conduit (
|HYBRID HEATER - A hybrid heater that includes a structural mass into which passages are provided to create a labyrinth for chemical flow through the structural mass, the passages being sized and disposed to receive a plurality of heater rods such that the chemical is traversed through the passages in direct contact with the heater rods. A coiled spring may be disposed or other spiral arrangement provided in the space between and against the walls of the passages and the heater rod to facilitate flow uniformity around the rods. A temperature sensor may be provided in direct contact with the heating element and may be fitted with a mass sleeve to draw off any excess heat on the sensor during transitions.
|Heating Device - The invention relates to a heating device comprising heating elements that are disposed in tubes and bear against contact plates that extend out of the tubes. According to the invention, the tubes are composed of a plurality of extruded parts that are disposed transversely to the inflow direction of a fluid to be heated, and are held next to each other by a holder.
|HEATING APPARATUS - Disclosed is a heating apparatus. In the present invention, carbon nanotube heating elements for heat fluid flowing through a flow channel in a heating chamber are disposed at a heat transfer part and the contact area of the carbon nanotube heating elements and the heat transfer part is 50% or more of the contact area of the heat transfer part and the fluid. Therefore, according to the present invention, it is possible to more efficiently heat the fluid.
|HEATER PARTICULARLY FOR A MOTOR VEHICLE HVAC SYSTEM - A motor vehicle HVAC unit includes a housing, preferably a fan, preferably a coolant evaporator for cooling air to be supplied to the vehicle interior, at least two electric resistance heaters for heating the air to be supplied to the vehicle interior and at least one delay circuit, preferably two delay circuits. The at least two electric resistance heaters are suppliable with electric current, and a device is provided for supplying current to at least one of the at least two electric resistance heaters with a time delay relative to another electric resistance heater, and during the turning on or supplying current to the electric resistance heaters a small maximum current peak requirement is to occur at low technical expenditures.
|Active air heater - An active air heater is constructed to produce heat and to transfer heat to an air flow for heating a building. The active air heater comprises spaced apart fins; adjacent elements between the fins; and an electrical source directing an electrical current through the fins and the adjacent elements for heating the fins and the adjacent elements and the air flowing through the air flow passageways formed by the adjacent elements. The adjacent elements are porous, semi-conductor material having a roughness in its surfaces for enhancing the convective heat transfer between the material and the air flow. The active air heater may be rectangular or cylindrical. The porous, semi-conductor material includes carbon foams, ceramic foams, high temperature polymer foams, and low conductance alloy foams and the aforementioned materials in nano-material format.
|AIR CONDITIONER - Provided is an air conditioner for performing heating operation through supply of a current to a heating portion including a plurality of positive temperature coefficient (PTC) heaters to be connected to a power supply section, the air conditioner including: a heater output control section for controlling an output of the heating portion; and a plurality of pulse signal generating sections provided correspondingly to the plurality of PTC heaters, each for generating a predetermined pulse signal when a corresponding one of the plurality of PTC heaters is supplied with the current, in which the plurality of PTC heaters are subjected to detection as to whether each of the PTC heaters is in a connected state or in a non-connected state based on presence/absence of the predetermined pulse signal, and the heater output control section subjects the heating portion to output control which is adjusted according to the number of the PTC heaters in the connected state.
|INSERT FOR A FLOW THROUGH HEATER - When feedback loop control is used for controlling a temperature of liquid at an outlet (
|Steam generating device - A steam generating device includes a body having a waterway defined longitudinally therein, and an inlet and an outlet are respectively connected to the body and communicate with the waterway. A heating tube is connected to the body and located close to the waterway. A pre-heat tube is connected to outside of the body and has a first end for introducing cold water into the pre-heat tube and a second end connected to the inlet. The cold water is pre-heated in the pre-heat tube before entering the waterway so that the water in the waterway is easily transferred into steam.
|HYBRID SPA HEATER - A hybrid spa heater is disclosed. In a particular embodiment, the hybrid spa heater includes a cavitation fitting, where the cavitation fitting includes a plurality of orifices adapted to use water pressure to force water through to increase water temperature. The hybrid spa heater also includes an electric heater in fluid communication with the cavitation fitting, where the electric heater is adapted to increase the water temperature when an electrical resistance is applied. In addition, the cavitation fitting includes a chamber in downstream fluid communication with the plurality of orifices and is adapted to create a fluid vortex within the cavitation fitting to increase the water temperature. The cavitation fitting includes internal threading to mate with external threading of a water pump housing to allow the cavitation fitting to be removed for inspection and cleaning.
|TEMPERATURE CONTROL AND POWER MANAGEMENT CONTROL SYSTEM FOR HYDRAULIC HEATING SYSTEMS - A hydraulic heating apparatus is provided having a power control system and a power supply electrically coupled to the power control system. One or more heating elements are provided and electrically coupled to the power control system. A first sensor is electrically coupled to the power control system for measuring incoming water temperature to the heating system. A second sensor electrically is coupled to the power control system for measuring outgoing water temperature from the heating system. A third sensor is electrically coupled to the power control system for measuring incoming water flow to the heating system. The power consumption of the heating apparatus is managed by the data collected and analyzed from the sensors by a central processing unit and a preset temperature inputted by a user interface circuit.
|ELECTRICAL HEATING DEVICE - The present invention relates to a PTC based heating device for a motor vehicle, preferably with electrical propulsion, in which one or a plurality of supplementary circuits are connected to a heating circuit for being switched in optionally. In this way it is possible to use a large number of possibilities for temperature control for energy management which is important in electric vehicles.
|TANKLESS LIQUID HEATER USING A THERMOSTATIC MIXING VALVE - In various aspects, the present application describes a tankless liquid heater receiving liquid at an inlet and providing heated liquid at an outlet. The tankless liquid heater may include a heating element for heating liquid received from the inlet. A flow sensor indicates the flow rate of the liquid received by the heating element. The heater includes a temperature sensor measuring the temperature of liquid exiting the heating element. A controller of the heater regulates the amount of electrical current energizing the heating element responsive to the flow sensor and the temperature sensor, energizes the heating element when the flow rate of the liquid exceeds a predefined value and prevents energizing the heating element when the heated liquid exceeds a predefined temperature. The heater may also include a thermostatic mixing valve for mixing the heated liquid with liquid diverted from the inlet responsive to the temperature of the heated liquid.
|Electrical Heating Device and Method for the Production Thereof - An electrical heating device includes a housing which encloses a circulation chamber through which a medium can flow and in which heating ribs protrude. The heating ribs are in thermally conducting contact with at least one PTC heating element. A control device is provided in a constructional unit with at least one assembled conductor board. The constructional unit is accommodated in a control housing that comprises a control housing cover and a control housing frame. The control housing frame circumferentially surrounds the assembled conductor board and is formed from a metallic material. During the installation of the control housing on the housing, a control element, producing a power loss, is held by the assembled conductor board and is placed in abutment with a cooling element formed on the housing.
|APPARATUS AND METHODS FOR DELIVERING A HEATED FLUID - Herein are disclosed apparatus and methods for delivering a heated fluid. The apparatus comprises at least a preheat zone, an expansion zone, and an expanded zone comprising a plurality of trim heaters, at least one fluid flow-distribution sheet, and an outlet.
|HEATERS - A heater for heating liquid to boiling comprises a heating element (
|MAGNETIC WATER HEATER - The present invention discloses a magnetic water heater including a watercourse main body and a water flow switch. The watercourse main body includes a water tank, a water inlet, and a water outlet. The water inlet, water tank and water outlet are sequentially connected with each another by pipelines. The water flow switch is arranged between the water inlet and the water tank. A plurality of magnetic heating fins is arranged in the water tank. The magnetic heating fins and the water flow switch are connected to a control circuit. The magnetic water heater can not only improve the water purifying rate, but also increase the solvency of water, and inhibit growth and breeding of
|HEATER - A heater includes a base formed with a receiving space for receiving a fuel material that is to be combusted, and a heating unit. The heating unit includes: a flow guide component disposed on the top side of the base and having a through hole axially aligned and in communication with the opening, and at least one air passage communicated with the through hole and permitting air externally of the flow guide component to flow therethrough into the receiving space via the through hole and the opening; and a heat-radiating pipe disposed to extend upwardly from the flow guide component and disposed to surround the through hole and permitting flow of flue gas resulting from combustion of the fuel material in the receiving space therethrough.
|ELECTRIC HEATER - The invention relates to an electric heater comprising a fluid-conducting housing, in which at least one, preferably helical, heating unit, preferably a wire resistance heating element, is accommodated. The heating unit can have a tubular outer body, in which a heating element electrically contacted with a control circuit accommodated in an electronics housing is embedded. According to the invention, end sections of the heating unit extend in a sealed manner through the fluid-conducting housing to, and preferably into, an electronics housing. The invention further discloses a method for actuating an electric heater and to a heater that can be operated according to such a method, wherein said heater is designed with at least one resistance heating element, which acts as a temperature sensor, so that the temperature thereof can be used for actuating the heater.
|ELECTRIC AIR HEATER, IN PARTICULAR FOR ELECTRICAL DOMESTIC APPLIANCES - Electric air heater, in particular for electrical domestic appliances, comprising at least one heating element (
|FLOW HEATERS - A flow heater comprises a heating element (
|EXHAUST APPARATUS OF AIR-COOLED FUEL CELL VEHICLE - An exhaust apparatus includes a lower side exhaust duct and an upper side exhaust duct which are branched vertically, and in that the lower side exhaust duct is extended toward the lower side of the vehicle from an exhaust outlet portion of the air-cooled fuel cell stack, and the downstream end portion of the lower side exhaust duct is opened at a lower portion of the front compartment, while the upper side exhaust duct is extended toward the upper side of the vehicle from an upper portion of an outer wall of the lower side exhaust duct, the outer wall extending toward the lower side of the vehicle, and the downstream end portion of the upper side exhaust duct is opened between the rear end portion of the front hood and the front end portion of the front window.
|REFRIGERATION APPLIANCE WITH HOT WATER DISPENSER
|HEATING SYSTEM HAVING PLASMA HEAT EXCHANGER - Systems and methods for heating a fluid are disclosed. In certain embodiments, plasma is generated and passed through a conduit. A fluid to be heated can be passed over the conduit, thereby inducing a heat transfer from the plasma to the fluid. In certain embodiments, multiple plasma generators and corresponding conduits are provided and the conduits are positioned within a housing, facilitating a more effective heat transfer. In some embodiments, the plasma generator includes an outer shell, an anode, a cathode, and insulating elements, and generates plasma by passing a gas through an electric arc created between the anode and the cathode.
|AIR SOURCE INSTANT WATER HEATER - Disclosed is an air source instant water heater, comprising an instant electric heating device (
|ELECTRICAL HEATING DEVICE AND SUITABLE FRAME - An electrical heating device includes a frame and a layer structure arranged in the frame and comprising layers of corrugated ribs and PTC-based heat generating elements. The electrical heating device includes at least two corrugated-rib elements. The frame has two frame elements forming openings and at least one frame intermediate element arranged between them. A frame, formed solely by the frame elements, forms an accommodation space extending in the passage direction of the medium to be heated, which is appropriately formed for the accommodation of a layer structure with a level of corrugated ribs and heat generating elements. A frame, formed by the frame elements and the frame intermediate element, forms an accommodation space extending in the passage direction of the medium to be heated, which is formed for the accommodation of a layer structure with several levels of corrugated ribs and heat generating elements.
|HEATING SYSTEM FOR A THERMAL ELECTRIC POWER STATION WATER CIRCUIT - A heating system for a thermal electric power station water circuit includes an extraction system for extracting water from a condenser and a first set of heaters including a first water inlet fed with a first fraction of a flow coming from the extraction system, and a input for heating the extracted water. A second set of heaters includes a heater arranged in series with the extracted-water inlet of the first set, and a steam input for heating the extracted water. A condensate cooler includes a first water inlet fed by a condensate outlet of the second set of heaters, a second water inlet fed with a complementary fraction of the extracted-water flow, a first outlet for cooled condensate to be reinjected into the condenser, and a second outlet for heated water so that water leaving the first set of heaters is mixable with water from the second outlet.
|HEATING AND COOLING TABLE - A temperature controlled table has a hollow support base with a hollow table top portion. A series of air intake openings in the support base allow air to be drawn in from the outside and circulated through the table. A series of controllable vents arraigned on the outside edge of the table top allow users to control and direct the airflow. In one embodiment, a heating element is provided within the support base to heat air as it circulates. An ice tray is provided to cool air flowing through. In this way, the user can control the temperature in close proximity to the table to enhance their comfort.
|COOLING-WATER HEATING TYPE HEATER - Provided is a cooling-water heating type heater, and more particularly, a cooling-water heating type heater capable of effectively heating cooling-water, using a first pipe with a cylindrical first heating part and a second pipe with a second heating part.
|WATER HEATING SYSTEM WITH POINT-OF-USE CONTROL - A water heater system includes an intermediate water heater having a storage tank in which water is initially received at an initial temperature. The intermediate water heater is controllable to heat the water to an intermediate temperature that is higher than the initial temperature. The water heater system also includes at least one point-of-use water heater coupled to the intermediate water heater for receiving the water from the intermediate water heater after the water has been heated to the intermediate temperature. The point-of-use heater is controllable to heat the received water to a point-of-use temperature, the point-of-use temperature being higher than the intermediate temperature.
|HEATER - The heater includes a heater main body, a housing storing the heater main body therein, and a coating material arranged in at least a part between the heater main body and the housing and covering at least a part of the heater main body. The coating material is a material containing at least one of ceramic and glass, the heater main body has a cylindrical honeycomb structural portion having partition walls separating and forming a plurality of cells and a pair of electrode portions disposed on a side face of the honeycomb structural portion, the housing contains the heater main body so as to cover the side face side of the heater main body, and the partition walls of the honeycomb structural portion is of a material containing ceramic as the main component and produces heat by energization.
|FOAM HEAT EXCHANGER FOR HOT MELT ADHESIVE OR OTHER THERMOPLASTIC MATERIAL DISPENSING APPARATUS - A foam heat exchanger, for use in connection with hot melt adhesive or other thermoplastic material dispensing applicators, comprises a foam having an open cell reticulated foam structure. Due to the open cell reticulated structure of the foam, the surface area of the foam heat exchanger, with which the air comes into contact, is significantly increased. In addition, the open cell reticulated structure of the foam heat exchanger will also cause the air flow to experience resistance and turbulence so as to in turn enhance the heating efficiency of the heat exchanger, through means of enhanced thermal energy transfer from the heat exchanger to the processed air stream, whereby a significantly larger volume of air can be heated as compared to a conventional heat exchanger of similar size.
|APPLICATION OF ELECTRIC HEAT COIL IN FAN UNIT - An electric heat coil assembly for use adjacent a heat exchanger assembly in a fan coil unit is provided including at least one electric heat coil. A mount plate supports the at least one electric heat coil such that the at least one electric heat coil extends from the mount plate. The mount plate includes an edge configured to connect to the heat exchanger assembly. At least one relay is coupled to the at least one electric heat coil. The at least one relay selectively applies power to the electric heat coil.
|COOLING DEVICE FOR NEAR INSTANTANEOUS WATER HEATER FOR KITCHEN OR BATH PRODUCTS - The present application relates to a near instantaneous water heater for kitchen or bath products such as a toilet bidet or bidet. The water heater includes a cold water chamber such that water entering the water heater flows through the cold water chamber before it is heated within a heating chamber. A heating element that heats the water in the heating chamber is provided current for heating by a driver (e.g., a silicon controlled rectifier). A thermally conductive member is provided to thermally couple the driver with water in the cold water chamber, thereby using the water in the cold water chamber to cool the driver.
|CIRCUIT ARRANGEMENT FOR SUPPLYING ENERGY TO A FUEL INJECTION VALVE FOR INDUCTIVE HEATING - A circuit for supplying energy to a fuel injection valve for inductive heating has a capacitor and a first coil in the fuel injection valve together forming a parallel resonant circuit. A first controllable switching element is connected between a first node of the capacitor and a connection point connected to ground. A second controllable switching element is connected between a second node of the capacitor and the connection point. A first diode is connected between the control connection of the first switching element and the second node. A second diode is connected between the control connection of the second switching element and the first node. The control connections of the two switching elements are connected to a positive potential. The first node is connected to the positive potential via a second coil, and the second circuit node is connected to the positive potential via a third coil.
|LIQUID HEATER WITH TEMPERATURE CONTROL - A liquid heater such as a direct electrical resistance liquid heater having multiple flow channels is provided with a temperature-sensing element in the form of a wire extending across numerous channels, preferably all of the channels, near the downstream ends of the channels. The resistance of the wire represents the average temperature of the liquid passing through all of the channels, and hence the temperature of the mixed liquid exiting from the heater. A bubble suppressing structure is provided in the vicinity of the wire.
|Electrical Heating Device For A Motor Vehicle, And Associated Heating, Ventilation And/Or Air Conditioning Apparatus - The invention relates to a device (
|WATER FEEDING DEVICE OF INSTANTANEOUS HEATING TYPE AND CONTROL METHOD THEREOF - A water feeding device of instantaneous heating type electrically connected an external power source includes a water tank, a transparent pipe, a heating module, a contactless sensing module, and a control module. The transparent pipe is connected between the water tank and the heating module. The heating module converts electrical energy of the external power source to thermal energy. The contactless sensing module disposed at an outside of the transparent pipe includes a lighting unit and a light sensing unit. The lighting unit produces a light beam toward the transparent pipe. The light sensing unit disposed opposite to the lighting unit detects intensity of the light beam propagating through the transparent pipe to generate a detection signal accordingly. The control module electrically connected to the heating module and the contactless sensing module controls the heating module whether to continuously produce the thermal energy according to the detection signal.
|INSTANTANEOUSLY HEATING WATER DISPENSER AND CONTROL METHOD THEREOF - An instantaneously heating water dispenser, electrically connected with an external power, includes a voltage detection module, a voltage compensation module, a water tank, a heating module, and a control module. The voltage detection module detects a voltage level of the external power. The voltage compensation module operates in coordination with the voltage detection module and stabilizes the voltage level of the external power. The heating module electrically connected with the voltage compensation module is connected with the water tank, and converts the external power compensated into a thermal energy. The control module is electrically connected with the heating module and the voltage compensation module and configured for controlling the amount of water flow injected into the heating module and the thermal power generated by the heating module according to the amount of water to be dispensed from the instantaneously heating water dispenser and the associated water temperature.
|Device For Electrically Heating Fluid For A Motor Vehicle, And Related Heating And/Or Air-Conditioning Apparatus - The invention relates to a device for electrically heating fluid for a motor vehicle, characterized in that it comprises: at least one heating module (
|HEATING DEVICE - A heating device, in particular for heating at least one fluid, includes at least one first heating resistor and at least one supply electronics unit, which is provided for supplying at least the first heating resistor with current provided by at least one first photovoltaic plant. It is proposed that the supply electronics unit is provided for operating at least the first heating resistor in a clocked manner at least in one operating mode.
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