Accession Number : AD0786634

Title :   Tests of General Instrument Corporation Model G1OC-X Thermoelectric Generator.

Corporate Author : COAST GUARD WASHINGTON D C TESTING AND DEVELOPMENT DIV

Report Date : 1965

Pagination or Media Count : 20

Abstract : The thermoelectric power supply was developed for use in unmanned aids to navigation. The Model 1 G1OC-X has a rated output from the voltage converter of 7 watts. It is an air-cooled, propane-fueled generator which uses bismuth telluride thermocouples and a catalytic (flameless) burner. The generator was equipped with a manually-operated electrical ignition system which operates from a 12-volt DC source.

Descriptors :   *Thermoelectric power generation, Acceptance tests, Acceptability, Navigational aids, Power supplies, Bismuth compounds, Tellurides

Subject Categories : Electric Power Production and Distribution

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE