Accession Number : AD0164947

Title :   Bottom-Freezing Apparatus.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Culbertson,Thomas L.

Report Date : 15 MAY 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 4

Abstract : The patent describes a bottom-freezing cell which operates on the liquid natural convection principle but contains no internal ducting and no insulating dividers. Additional body sections may be connected to the cell to obtain any desired cell length. This invention relates to apparatus for improving the structural characteristics of natural ice and more particularly relates to an improved bottom-freezing cell which not only improves the natural ice but accelerates the production thereof.

Descriptors :   *Patents, Freezing, Sea ice, Pipes

Subject Categories : Air Condition, Heating, Lighting & Ventilating

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE