Accession Number : ADD002764
Title : Thermal Switch.
Descriptive Note : Patent,
Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON D C
Personal Author(s) : Altoz,Frank E ; Porter,Richard F
Report Date : 18 May 1976
Pagination or Media Count : 5
Abstract : The patent relates to a sealed extensible bellows containing freon and a flexible wick provide a heat pipe, and fixed end of which is attached to a heat sink (a cold body). The other movable end of the bellows carries a thermally conductive plate that moves from a nonengaging relationship to an engaging relationship with a temperature regulated surface at a predetermined temperature of the cold body.
Descriptors : *Thermal switches, *Patents, Temperature control, Heat pipes, Heat transfer, Bellows, Heat sinks
Subject Categories : Air Condition, Heating, Lighting & Ventilating
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE