Accession Number : ADD000316

Title :   Anti-Frost Apparatus.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Read,Wendell S

Report Date : 20 Aug 1974

Pagination or Media Count : 4

Abstract : The patent describes apparatus for preventing frost from forming on cold components in a moist atmosphere. The apparatus includes: a housing to enclose the cold components on which frost is to be prevented from forming, with the housing having an inlet and an outlet; a honeycomb mesh fixedly positioned across the entire outlet; a source of cold dry nitrogen connected to the housing inlet; and valving means, between the source of nitrogen and the housing inlet, to control the flow of the cold dry nitrogen from the nitrogen source to the housing.

Descriptors :   *Ice prevention, *Patents, Frost, Inhibition, Honeycomb structures, Nitrogen, Gas flow, Housings(Enclosures)

Subject Categories : Snow, Ice and Permafrost

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE