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